Festivals & Events

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Start: 07:30 PM, Saturday 29 November
Address: 27 Ford Street
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
0438 881 985
International touring classical guitarist Matthew Fogan presents a concert of music arranged for 10-string guitar.
Start: 10:30 AM, Sunday 30 November
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Launch of the Mayday Hills Walks Leaflet.
Start: 05:00 PM, Sunday 30 November
Address: Scion's Winery
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Irena 0429 401 835 or Jenny King 02 6032 8868
The annual Sculpture Trail will take place at local wineries and visitors can cycle between venues. All sculptures are to be made from recycled materials. Opening night Friday 31 October, there will be a Blind Auction of two, 6 packs of wine - 3 Scion and 3 Pfeiffers per box. The winner/winners of the Rutherglen Wine Label competition and the people's choice winner will also be announced. This opening will take place at Scion's Winery Slaughterhouse Road, Rutherglen at 6.30pm.For more information www.artsrutherglen.com.au.
Start: 09:00 AM, Saturday 06 December
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
(first Saturday of every month) from 9am to-12noon. Great variety of fresh food and produce.
Start: 09:00 AM, Saturday 06 December
Address: Ford Street
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Anne Stelling 0428 565 195
A Celebration of Christmas by our community, for our community. The Twelve days of Christmas launches with an array of activities on the first weekend in December; bringing our community together in the spirit of Christmas.l
Start: 09:30 AM, Saturday 06 December
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Part of the Beechworth Christmas Spectacular.
Start: 12:00 PM, Saturday 06 December
Address: St Leonards Vineyard St Leonards Road
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
1800 021 621
(artist to be confirmed). Join us for a lazy Saturday afternoon with the family, enjoy fine wine, delicious food and great live music on the lush green grass. Held on the first Saturday of each month, the café will be open and the atmosphere will be amazing! All concerts will go from 12noon to 4pm. Strictly no BYO food or drink, entry free.
Start: 09:00 AM, Sunday 07 December
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Friends meet every first Saturday/Sunday of the month to work in the Park – weeding, revegetating, checking nest-boxes etc. All are welcome!
Start: 10:00 AM, Sunday 07 December
Address: 18 Victoria Street
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Beryl Pickering 03 57261590
Local coffee, fine foods, home grown produce, arts, craft, handmade items, barbecue and wine. Markets commence that 10am and end at 2pm. Come along for a fun day at Lake View House (National Trust Property).
Start: 12:00 PM, Sunday 07 December
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
Join the Pfeiffer “pfamily” for a “pfabulous” afternoon of Christmas “pfestivities”. With lots of your “pfavourite” Christmas carols to sing along to and “pfun” kid’s activities, this is a free community event for the whole family. 12noon-4pm. BYO picnic hamper and rug (no BYO alcohol). Cheese platters, wines by the glass and kids and adult slushies available.
Start: 07:30 PM, Sunday 07 December
Address: Town Hall Gardens Ford Street
Beechworth, Vic, 3747
Salvation Army Beechworth (03) 5728 3245
Town Hall Gardens from 7.30pm.
Start: 10:00 AM, Wednesday 10 December
Stanley, Vic, 3747
This exhibition is part of the Beechworth Family Album 2014. Open 2nd Wednesday and 4th Saturday each month 10am – 12pm or by appointment.
Start: 06:00 PM, Friday 12 December
Address: Lions Park
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
Rutherglen Lions Park 6pm. Kids special time singing, sausage sizzle and Santa. 8.30pm traditional carols. Please note date to be confirmed.
Start: 07:00 PM, Saturday 13 December
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Held at the heritage listed Yackandandah Hall and entry fee is $7. Practice lessons are held every Tuesday night and entry fee is $5.
Start: 06:30 PM, Wednesday 17 December
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Rev. Fay Fraser, Anglican Parish 02 6027 1216
The Yackandandah Carols by Candlelight is being held at the Yackandandah Memorial Gardens. Lions Club BBQ begins at 6pm. Carols at 7.30pm.
Start: 06:00 PM, Friday 19 December
Chiltern, Vic, 3683
Held at Lakeside Music Bowl, Martin Park - BBQ tea at 6pm with Pre-Carols entertainment at 6.30pm and the Main Program at 7pm. Please note date to be confirmed.
Start: 09:30 AM, Saturday 20 December
Address: Railway Avenue
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Michelle Croker 0477 417 445
On the third Saturday of each month we hold our monthly food swap, recently moved to the new Yackandandah Community Garden (William Street, next to the swimming pool).
Start: 09:00 AM, Sunday 21 December
Yackandandah, Vic, 3749
Wellsford Street, Yackandandah from 9am-1pm. Local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, olives and olive products, wine, jam, chutney and much more. Gold coin donation.
Start: 09:00 AM, Saturday 27 December
Address: Pfeiffer Wines
Wahgunyah, Vic, 3687
02 6033 2805
Summer heralds a bounty of seasonal produce, from fresh cherries and berries to juicy apricots and peaches. Vegetables are at their most vibrant and colourful best and the assortment of summer herbs are fragrant and perfumed. To celebrate summer and the success of our Spring Farmers Market, we have decided to continue with the seasonal market theme by hosting a Welcome to Summer Farmers Market. With loads of fresh seasonal produce, gourmet foods and great coffee, it is the perfect time to come along and stock up on all the goodies you will need to celebrate into the New Year!
Start: 10:00 AM, Saturday 27 December
Rutherglen, Vic, 3685
The Pfeiffer Wines Art Show celebrates the work of artists who have visited the winery and have painted, drawn, sketched or photographed a distinctive winery scene – be it the natural bush setting, the historic buildings or the century old wooden bridge. Visitors are also invited to participate in the People’s Choice Award by voting for their “pfavourite” artwork whilst at the winery. All original artworks will be for sale. More Information please contact Pfeiffer Wines on 02 6033 2805.

Last updated: 14 January 2014