Regional Tourism Guide for The Grampians
Victoria , Australia  
Spring Painting Workshop with Jenni Mitchell
Date Sat 10th Nov 2018 to Sun 25th Nov 2018
Jenni and Mervyn invite you to come and paint around their beautiful garden, now with the fresh green tinge and floral display of Spring.

Jenni will demonstrate how to paint the essence of a subject quickly using tone and colour. Students will then receive individual tuition working with own subject around the grounds of the historic 1854 bluestone house and gardens or in the comfort of the new garden studio. There is plenty of painting material - formal gardens, ancient red gums, lake, alpacas, peacocks, native trees and orchard. Suits beginners or artists who want to further their skills in a beautiful setting. Bring your own paints, or purchase from the studio. Lunch provided.
VCE Creative Showcase
Date Sat 10th Nov 2018 to Sun 2nd Dec 2018
VCE Creative Showcase 2018 features work created by local VCE students undertaking studies in a range of creative subjects.

This exhibition highlights Hamilton Gallery's strong commitment to supporting arts education in the region and celebrating the talents and achievements of young people. Audiences gain an insight into the influences that inspire our young citizens.

Work is selected from secondary schools in the Shire: Baimbridge College, The Hamilton and Alexandra College, Monivae College, Good Shepherd College and Balmoral Community College.
Hamilton Races
Date Tue 13th Nov 2018 to Tue 28th May 2019
Pack the picnic rug and bring the family for a great afternoon of racing at the Hamilton Racing Club.

On-course catering and bar facilities available.

Gates open 12:00 noon.
Hamilton Dance Company Performance
Date Fri 16th Nov 2018 to Sun 18th Nov 2018
This annual performance showcases young and talented local dancers in an entertaining program of classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, acro and hip hop.

Presenting the wonderful Christmas ballet production, The Nutcracker, this end of year performance from Hamilton Dance Company is not to be missed.

2018 Dunkeld Races
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
The region comes alive as locals and metropolitan and interstate visitors flock to Dunkeld to enjoy grass roots country racing at the most picturesque racecourse in Australia.

Your day at the races is sure to be one to remember as you enjoy spectacular racing, fashion, food, fun along with free musical entertainment and a free super kids enclosure.

Corporate, group and individual hospitality packages sold to many people along with many attend for general admission only.
Dunkeld Art Group Art Market
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018 to Sun 18th Nov 2018
The Dunkeld Art Group will once again be holding an art market to coincide with the weekend of the Dunkeld Races.

Local artists will be presenting paintings, drawing, textile and fibre arts, jewellery, photography, metal sculpture, digital art, printmaking, cco-dying and other artefacts for display and sale.
Dunkeld Cup Platinum Marquee - Darriwill Farm & Koonara Wines
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
Join Darriwill Farm Hamilton and Koonara Wines from Coonawarra for a day of racing, elegance and fun at the William Thomson Dunkeld Cup, Saturday 17 November 2018.

Their Platinum Marquee is an exclusive space where you will enjoy a five-hour of premium wines and beer package, entry into the racecourse, the best views of Mt Sturgeon and the race course in sophisticated surroundings, with gourmet food, live entertainment, and a selection of our award winning wines.

Package includes: entry into the racecourse; a five hour premium Koonara wines and beer beverage package; prime views; cocktail food served throughout the day and live music.

Tickets are limited so please book to avoid disappointment.
MIXX FM Horsham German Fest
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
The Horsham German Fest will be held on Saturday, November 17, from 2:00pm to 10:00pm at Maydale Reserve - Horsham Showgrounds. A bierhalle (beer hall) in The Maydale Pavilion will be complimented by an al fresco dining area on the riverfront amongst the German food trucks

Live music, DJ's, two licensed bars, a beer stein holding competition and Miss (& Mr) Horsham German Fest will be just some of the entertainment.
White Ribbon Day March Ararat
Date Tue 20th Nov 2018
Everyone is invited to participate in Ararat Rural City Council's White Ribbon Day event. Join in on a united walk down Barkly Street to the Ararat Town Hall, where guest speakers, a plaque presentation and free barbecue will take place.

Meet at Edith Cavel Reserve (top of Barkly Street) at 5:15pm for a 5:30pm start.

Proudly supported by the Ararat Rural City Council.
Macdeth - Ararat
Date Wed 21st Nov 2018
Company 13’s Macdeth is a Shakespearian treat performed in an immediate and accessible style. A funny, cautionary and fake-bloody tale that combines Shakespeare’s rich language with a healthy dose of invention and idiocy.

Macdeth is the perfect show for audiences who love the classics with a twist. Macdeth pulls no punches in making the Scottish play a different sort of tragedy. It includes all the previously omitted scenes – the witches brewing up a hallucinogenic cat soup, King Duncan revealing his undying passion for chocolate cake, the gothic love story of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Created for children aged nine and above and their families, the show is perfect for kids who have never seen Shakespeare or think the classics are a ticket to the land of sleep.

The side-splitting tale combines Shakespeare’s rich language with a healthy dose of invention and idiocy. It pulls no punches, leaving in all the murder and foul play, all the injustice and cruelty, all the horror of one man’s ambition gone horribly wrong, but in a fun way. This is Shakespeare unplugged and re-wired, performed with stupidity and skill.
Kannamaroo Festival
Date Fri 23rd Nov 2018 to Sat 24th Nov 2018
The Kannamaroo Festival is a family friendly and free community event held annually in November each year in Horsham.

The Kannamaroo Festival commenced in 1980 and has been operating ever since. The Festival was originally located on the banks of the Wimmera River and the iconic waterway was the inspiration behind the name of the Festival; "Kanna" meaning beautiful and "Amaroo" meaning waterhole. Due to periods of drought over the decades,the Kannamaroo Festival was relocated to Firebrace Street, the heart of Horsham's shopping precinct.

This years event will be held over two days with the traditional Friday night Festival being held in Firebrace Street, along with evening activities at Sawyer Park on Saturday.
Kanamaroo Weekend of Festivals
Date Fri 23rd Nov 2018 to Sun 25th Nov 2018
The Kanamaroo Festival weekend runs over two days commencing on Friday evening with a street carnival. On the Saturday there is a family fun day of activities on the river bank at Sawyer Park.

Friday afternoon and evening is full of varies actrivities including: super heros for all the kids who would like to dress up to come to Kannamaroo, roaming clowns, a magician, and mascots and a bungy jump.

There will be lots of music with buskers, bands, Voices of the Wimmera and the Signing Choirs and Santa will pay a visit to get everyone into the Christmas Spirit.

A full program of activities is on Saturday including fireworks in the evening. The program continues into Sunday.

Kana means beautiful and Amaroo means waterhole.
Yulecart Community Inc Agricultural Show
Date Sat 24th Nov 2018
The Yulecart Show is a traditional country show. Located just six minutes drive from Hamilton, the Show offers a fun day out for the whole family.

Featuring horse events, fleece judging, cookery, photography, flower and craft competitions, dog show, whip cracking and a range of activities for the kids.
Run with the Wind Ararat
Date Sun 25th Nov 2018
The first running festival ever held inside a Victorian wind farm. Run with the Wind Ararat offers a five kilometre, a ten kilometre or a half marathon to ensure there is something for everyone.

Family-friendly environment, walkers and pram-pushers are welcome.
Henty CWA 90th Birthday High Tea
Date Sun 25th Nov 2018
Join the Henty Country Women's Association for a delicious high tea as we celebrate the past 90 years of the CWA with past, present and future members of the Henty Group.

You will revisit the fashions over the decades, sharing memories and unearthing historic memorabilia, and listening to some insights into the history of the CWA and the great work of this year’s charity; The National Centre for Farmer Health.

Free to attend and open to any women who want to celebrate the CWA, connect with others across the district or learn more about becoming involved. RSVP essential - contact your local branch or email by Nov 10.
Yoga and Nature Weekend at Tim's Place
Date Fri 30th Nov 2018 to Sun 2nd Dec 2018
Yoga and Nature weekend at Tim's Place, Halls Gap, Gariwerd National Park.

During this yoga weekend you will practise simple yoga postures which are suitable for beginners. The emphasis will be on relaxation and gentle stretches. You will also practice breathing techniques which help with the meditative part of yoga and have a range of health benefits, as well as simple meditation practises to calm your mind and increase your awareness .

Course costs from $245 (bed in a shared room) which includes two nights accommodation, yoga / meditation instruction and an afternoon nature walk with local wildlife guides. Participants may upgrade accommodation from the shared room option. Options include single room, double room, one or two bedroom apartments.

Guests choose restaurant or own cooking.

There is a limited number of places so it is necessary to book through Tim's Place to confirm your booking in the course.
Hamilton Makers Market
Date Fri 30th Nov 2018 to Sat 22nd Dec 2018
The Hamilton Makers Market is a one stop pop-up shop of local, handmade goods, open only during December in Hamilton.

All products have been carefully made with love, by local makers and creators. A great opportunity to do your Christmas shopping and support local.
Reel Rock 13 World Film Tour
Date Fri 30th Nov 2018
Reel Rock 13 delivers jaw-dropping action, soulful journeys and rollicking humour in a brand new collection of the year’s best climbing films. From Olympic training centres to the frozen landscape of Antarctica, explore the cutting edge of climbing with four new films. Featuring Adam Ondra, Madaleine Sorkin, Alex Honnold, Conrad Anker and many more.
St Mary's Christmas Expo and Street Parade
Date Sat 1st Dec 2018
St Mary’s Christmas Expo heralds the beginning of the Christmas Season in Hamilton and the surrounding district and strengthens the community spirit.

Christmas Expo is not only a community event, it also helps to raise important funds for the school.

Come along and join in the excitement of the street parade. There is a variety of events and activities including entertainment, Santaland, Gourmet Gifts, food, music and fun for all the family.

This year is the 26th event and they would love you to be part of it.

360 Sprintcar Gold Cup and Demo Derby
Date Sat 1st Dec 2018
Head to Hamilton's Western Speedway for a great day of fast-paced action.

The event includes 360 Sprintcar Gold Cup, Standard Saloon Showdown, Limited Sportsman Action Series and round one of four cylinder Demo Derby.
Meet the Exhibition: Amabile Dalfarra-Smith: A Line through Landscape
Date Sun 2nd Dec 2018
Enjoy a morning tea as we explore Amabile Dalfarra-Smith's survey of linocuts, paintings ans drawings from 1994 through to 2018, focusing on her unique style which incorporates realism, expressionism, design and the graphic line.
Meet the Artist: Amabile Dalfarra-Smith
Date Sun 2nd Dec 2018
Join Horsham Regional Art Gallery for an afternoon coffee as exhibiting artist Amabile Dalfarra-Smith presents an illustrated talk about her exhibition, A line through landscape, which is influenced by photography, as well as her training as a graphic designer.

Free entry, all welcome.
Breath and Sound Workshop in Halls Gap
Date Sun 2nd Dec 2018
This is a beautiful afternoon workshop to promote wellness, stress-relief, relaxation and mindfulness.

For the first half hour, Aaron will guide you through breathing techniques to help settle the nervous system, ready to enjoy a deeply profound soundbath with Carmen and David.

During the soundbath you are welcome to sit or lie down, and let the sounds wash over you and through you.

Soundbath instruments include gongs, Alchemy quartz crystal singing bowls, chimes, Japanese and Tibetan singing bowls and Carmen's beautiful singing voice.

The afternoon will be energising, uplifting, relaxing, powerful and nurturing.

Please bring everything you need to be comfy and warm such as yoga mats, airbeds, cushions, rugs, shawls.

Please bring your own bottled water.

Hosts include: Carmen Warrington an author, meditation guide, soundbath facilitator, celebrant, Aaron Schultz a Wimmera-based Meditation and Yoga teacher and David Jones a Gong-master, renowned drummer-percussionist.

The Teskey Brothers Live on the Lawn
Date Sun 2nd Dec 2018
Halls Gap Hotel annual outdoor concert this year sees The Teskey Brothers headlining an amazing day of live music on the lawns of the Halls Gap Hotel, in the heart of the Grampians National Park.

Supported by Rach Brennan and The Pines, MANE and Alister Turrill, this year is shaping up to be the biggest yet.

The amazing Teskey Brothers will bring their old school Motown sound of blues and soul to warm the hearts of everyone. Following a hugely successful 2017 with their debut album Half Mile Harvest, a national tour and sold out headline shows in LA, New York and London, there has been no slowing down in 2018. Onstage singer Josh Teskey's smoked whiskey voice defies expectation while the band around him hold an irresistibly tight groove beneath heartfelt soulful melodies.

Family friendly, great food, stellar local wines and breathtaking views ensure this is a day not to be missed. Get in quick as this event will sell out quickly.
Pleasant Sunday Afternoon in the Botanic Gardens
Date Sun 2nd Dec 2018 to Sun 3rd Feb 2019
Enjoy a pleasant Sunday in the Hamilton Botanical Gardens listening to local musicians play songs to suit all ages throughout the afternoon.

Bring a picnic and refreshments and enjoy an afternoon well spent with family and friends.
Coleraine Christmas Carnival and Street Parade
Date Fri 14th Dec 2018
The Christmas Carnival and Street Parade is a great family event with a large range of sideshows, stalls, music and entertainment to suit all ages.

All sorts of raffles will be drawn on the night and parade winners will be announced. Come along and join in the fun at this free family-friendly event.
Interference Pattern: Rebecca Najdowski and Vivian Cooper Smith
Date Sat 15th Dec 2018 to Sun 24th Feb 2019
What does it mean to make landscape photographs today?

Interference Pattern challenges the conventions of landscape photography by bringing together the work of Rebecca Najdowski and Vivian Cooper Smith to form new temporal images - landscapes in flux.

Their artwork is formed through studio and darkroom interventions with landscape imagery derived from the Wimmera region. Working from photographic film, Rebecca manipulates their structure - cutting, scratching, burning, tearing, stapling, folding - to give a sense of additive-erasure and draw attention to how photographs frame nature.

Vivian primarily uses re-photography, adding further disruption to this process through visual obstructions to the lens such as crystals and mirrors as well as introducing movement of the prints during long exposure. The results are landscape images largely untethered from any identifiable location but resonant with the site and performance of making, embracing the idea that photographic materials, camera, photographer and subject-matter are active and equal participants in the process.

Rebecca Najdowski and Vivian Cooper Smith, Interference Pattern, composition image, courtesy the artists.

A HRAG Exhibition.
Recent Acquisitions
Date Sat 15th Dec 2018 to Sun 24th Feb 2019
Horsham Art Gallery Trust supports annually the purchase of new artworks to build the gallery's collection. The Gallery works with three members of the community to explore current trends and their relationship to the collection. Exhibitions are visited, websites viewed, articles shared, reports written, a shortlist is made and the artworks are assessed against the Horsham Regional Art Gallery Collection Policy.

The photography of Australia’s First Nations people has become a significant component of the collection of Australian photographic practice. This year they welcome work by James Tylor, Kent Wilson and Destiny Deacon.

Deacon uses our obsession with football and humour to investigate our representation of Indigenous people, while Kent and Tylor each in their own way illustrate that culture is ongoing, and connected to the natural world be it urban or the bush.

Through the work of Honey Long and Prue Stent we focus on their work 'Salt Lake' made on Dimboola’s Pink Lake and purchased through the Nance Kroker Bequest.

The gallery continues to celebrate Mack Jost’s extraordinary gift to the community with a work by Alice Wormald, whose oil painting continues the investigation of landscape painting and enters the collection through the Mack Jost Bequest.

Australia Day Celebrations in Horsham
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Whether you are a local, an interstate traveller or visiting from abroad, you will enjoy Australia Day celebrations in the Wimmera.

Head to Sawyer Park in Horsham, celebrations will be held on the banks of the Wimmera River. Horsham welcomes you to the Australia Day festivities of 2019.

Horsham Rural City Council with the wonderful support from the combined Service Clubs of Horsham, will provide a free barbecue breakfast from 7:00am which including bacon, eggs, orange juice and fruit.

The official ceremony will commence at 8:00am sharp. Followed by a naturalization ceremony, Australia Day Awards and other entertainment
Australia Day - Coleraine
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Coleraine Australia Day Celebrations which will be held at the Coleraine Tourist Information and Exhibition Centre.

Activities include breakfast, flag raising, award presentation and music.

Guest speaker is to be confirmed.
Australia Day - Balmoral
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Balmoral Australia Day Celebrations which will be held at Balmoral Swimming Pool on Glendinning Street.

Activities include guest speaker, award presentation, welcome to new residents and free community breakfast.
Australia Day - Tarrington
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Tarrington Australia Day Celebrations which will be held at the Tarrington Community Park.

Includes flag raising and a free barbecue breakfast.
Australia Day 2019 - Cavendish
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Cavendish Australia Day Celebrations which will be held on Saturday January 26, 2019 at the Town Square, Cavendish.

Activities include community recognition awards, shared morning tea, barbecue lunch at the Bunyip Hotel and music.

Guest speaker to be announced.
Australia Day - Byaduk and North Byaduk
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, combined Byaduk and North Byaduk Australia Day Celebrations which will be held on Saturday January 26, 2019, at the Byaduk Sports Pavilion.

Activities include free breakfast and flag raising ceremony.

Guest speaker: To be announced.
Australia Day - Glenthompson
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Glenthompson Australia Day Celebrations which will be held on Saturday January 26, 2019, at Glenthompson Recreation Reserve.

Activities include the a flag raising and official ceremony with Guest Speaker.

Roast lamb lunch and fruit salad dessert.

Australia Day - Penshurst
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Penshurst Australia Day Celebrations which will be held on Saturday January 26, 2019, at the Penshurst Botanic Gardens.

Activities include a flag raising, official ceremony with local awards and Guest Speaker and free barbecue breakfast.
Australia Day - Dunkeld
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Dunkeld Australia Day Celebrations which will be held on Saturday January 26, 2019, at Dunkeld Memorial Park.

Activities include a flag raising, local award presentations and free breakfast.

Guest speaker: TBA
Australia Day - Branxholme
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire, Branxholme Australia Day Celebrations which will be held on Saturday 26 January 2019 at the Old Railway Station Reserve, Railway Terrace, Branxholme.

Guest Speaker: TBA.

Enjoy cold meat and salads, but bring your own chairs.
Australia Day - Hamilton
Date Sat 26th Jan 2019
You are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire Council official Australia Day celebrations in Hamilton.

Celebrations will also take place throughout the region where all members of the community, as well as visitors to the region, are invited to come together as a community for Australia Day 2019.

For further information, please contact the Southern Grampians Shire Council.
The Sapphires
Date Sat 9th Feb 2019
The Sapphires is one of the Australia’s best-loved stories. Winning multiple awards as a play, film and soundtrack album there was one challenge left and that was to undertake a national tour of Australia.

Writer Tony Briggs will direct his work in a version he promises will be the most intimate telling of The Sapphires story yet.

Four young women from regional Australia, who like singing country music, suddenly get the chance to change their tune, their clothes and their lives. Wearing uniforms of sequins and armed only with microphones they find themselves trying to spread joy in the hell that is the Vietnam War.

The Sapphires is a funny, heartwarming tale inspired by the true story of writer Tony Brigg’s mother.
Hamilton Relay For Life
Date Fri 15th Mar 2019 to Sat 16th Mar 2019
Hamilton Relay For Life is an overnight community event that raises vital funds for Cancer Council Victoria’s research, prevention and support services.

Everyone is welcome to join to celebrate local cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, walking together throughout the night to fight back against cancer.

There are no age limitation or fitness requirements - Relay for Life is suitable for everyone and anyone can join in the fun.
Grampians Texture 19
Date Sat 16th Mar 2019 to Thu 21st Mar 2019
Grampians Texture 19 is where you can develop your interest in fibre arts and textiles. An opportunity to work with Australian and international textile tutors in two, four and six day workshops.

Fantastic Australian and international tutors cover topics of felting, jewellery, print making, books, dyeing, knitting, leather, stitching by hand and machine, fabric and fibre.

Please visit the website for more information.
Horsham Country Music Festival
Date Thu 21st Mar 2019 to Sun 24th Mar 2019
The 12th Horsham Country Music Festival will be held from Thursday 21 March to Sunday 24 March 2019, with another excellent artist line up.

The line up will include Peter Coad and the Coad Sisters, Brian Letton, Johanna Hemara, Sandie Dodd, Col Perkins, Graham Rodger, Kiara Rodrigues, Venessa Warra, Justin Standley and many more.

The official program will be available in 2019.
Woody's Murray to Moyne
Date Sat 6th Apr 2019 to Sun 7th Apr 2019
Woody's Murray to Moyne Annual Cycle Relay is an annual cycling relay with approximately 1,500 riders and support crews travelling 520 kilometres from the Murray to the Moyne rivers.

The 33rd Murray to Moyne Cycle Relay will pass along major roads through the Southern Grampians Shire with a stopover at the Hamilton Showgrounds, as teams raise funds for health related causes.

Cheer on the riders as they depart on Sunday morning for Port Fairy.
Y Fest Easter Festival
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Held over the Easter weekend, Y Fest offers activities to suit a wide range of age groups and interests including a three-day vintage machinery rally starting on Easter Saturday, Horse Racing on Easter Saturday, four-day golf tournament starting on Good Friday and an art show starting Good Friday.

There is also a busking competition Saturday afternoon, armed bowlers triples tournament on Easter Sunday, along with the major attraction of the Annual Street Parade on the Easter Saturday morning.
Marina Prior and David Hobson - The 2 of Us Encore Show
Date Sat 27th Apr 2019
After selling out their 2018 show well in advance, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends of Musical Theatre and Opera, Marina Prior and David Hobson announce their 2019 Encore Show at the Horsham Town Hall on Saturday 27 April 2019.

Such is their vast repertoire and collective careers, there will be new songs and stories, so best you come along.

The 2 Of Us, Up Close and Personal is accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance.

Marina and David will perform their classics from productions such as The Phantom of The Opera, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme, to name but a few, as well as favourites from their award-winning albums.

Hear the classics, their recorded favourites and a hint of humour thrown in. Definitely a show not to be missed.

Grampians Grape Escape
Date Sat 4th May 2019 to Sun 5th May 2019
Rediscover the majesty of the Grampians and journey to the heart of Halls Gap for a festival of regional wine, food and music.

Meet the winemaker, learn from the producer, support the family owner and taste the best artisan wine and food on offer in Western Victoria.

Gather your tribe together and embrace your inner food floozy while you wander through a village of 120 stalls that will indulge all the senses.

Enjoy cooking demonstrations, masterclasses, live music, guest chefs plus plenty of free fun for kids of all ages.

There is no better place to celebrate the end of vintage than at Grampians Grape Escape. It is the ultimate experience for any wine, food and music lover.

Stay in touch on the Facebook page or check the website for details.
James Reyne: A Crawl To Now
Date Fri 24th May 2019
A Crawl To Now is a 90 minute live show featuring songs selected from over twenty albums. James will be joined on stage by renowned guitarist Josh Owen in acoustic duo format.

James Reyne’s songs have provided the soundtrack to endless Australian summers, including ‘The Boys Light Up’, ‘Reckless’, ‘Beautiful People’, ‘Lakeside’, ‘Daughters Of The Northern Coast’, ‘Fall Of Rome’, ‘Hammerhead’, ‘Motor’s Too Fast’ and ‘Slave’.

Join James Reyne and his guitarist for an unforgettable acoustic celebration of his career – A CRAWL TO NOW !
Charlton Badminton Club Ladies Tournament
Date Fri 26th Jul 2019
The Charlton Badminton Club conducts an annual Ladies Badminton Tournament on the second Friday of school term three in each year.

Commencing at 9:30am, and finishing by mid afternoon; it is a graded, round robin tournament, so you will have a variety of partners and opponents.

A pleasant day's exercise is assured.

There are five badminton courts in the stadium.
Wonderland Run
Date Sat 24th Aug 2019 to Sun 25th Aug 2019
Travel to the Grampians for one of Victoria's most scenic running events, Wonderland Run.

New Ultra distance event for 2019, plus 30ish, 20 kilometres, 8 kilometres and 2 kilometre distances.

With a level of intensity not experienced in any other event, you will be engulfed by a whole different world. You are in the landscape. It will chew you up and spit you out, and you will love it.

All events based from Halls Gap in the mighty Grampians.

Please visit the website for more information including how to register.

Murtoa's Big Weekend
Date Fri 4th Oct 2019 to Sun 6th Oct 2019
Come and explore Murtoa’s Big Weekend, held during the first weekend of October, which provides visitors with a stunning three day annual event loaded with attractions.

The program’s large range of features includes tours of the National Heritage-listed Stick Shed, the Annual A&P Agricultural Show, Saturday morning’s Monster Street Market and Show’n’Shine, Murtoa Cup Race Meeting, Dunmunkle Sumpoilers Historic Engines display and the Water Tower Museum.

Each year, fresh and exciting features are introduced to this massive line-up of events.

Murtoa’s Big Weekend also provides an excellent opportunity for all to experience the beautiful Lake Marma and Rabl Park surrounds.