What's Happening Locally

Experiences – Open for Business:

Horsham/Dadswells Bridge/Wartook Valley/Natimuk

Stone Forest Adventure Mini Golf, Aquatic Centre, Cinema and shopping at Horsham.

Horsham Art Gallery – an outstanding collection of Australian, as well as a collection of Max Dupain photography. Shopping Café culture. Green Lake- 5 minutes East of Horsham, on the Western Highway is perfect for swimming and water ski-ing. Wineries of Lower Norton. Golf at one of Australia’s premier green courses at Horsham.

Wander Inn Restaurant & Arts and Craft Studio, Wartook Valley, provides travellers with refreshments and a chance to buy quality crafts and souvenirs.

Grampians Quad Bikes - experience the thrill of quad biking on a 410 acre property at the foothills of the majestic Grampians Ranges, Wartook Valley.

Grampian Horse Riding Centre-Brimpaen, Wartook Valley.

Wartook is renound for its plentiful Kangaroos and Wildlife, also has one of the highest Bird counts in Victoria.

Old Dadswell Town - Open to day trippers - a unique old style Australian town with themed accommodation. Mt Arapiles - nature walks and world famous rock climbing mecca - watch the rock climbers. There is a drive part way up the top of Mt Arapiles.

The recent rain events have filled our regions lakes seeing the return of fishing and water recreation activities and with the Grampians National Park providing a spectacular back drop for many of our waterways it is a perfect opportunity to relax and unwind with the family. Natimuk Lake is now full and great for fishing, and water skiing. Green Lake is also very popular for families, just 5 minutes east of Horsham. Reports are coming in that Rocklands Reservoir is producing great fishing – yellow belly/redfin.

Horsham / Dadswells Bridge Taylor’s Lake and the Wimmera River are delighting fisherfolk with the opportunities that have returned so quickly. Reports of catches of red fin and yellowbelly are rewarding.

A monthly Discover Dunkeld collection of galleries, gardens and other attractions provides great reasons to visit and stay. Griffin’s Hill Yoga Retreat, in Dunkeld hosts regular sessions but bookings are essential.

Hamilton Regional Art Gallery has one of the most extensive collections of early colonial and impressionist art in Australia. Specialty shopping – antique jewellery, bookshops offer some great retail therapy opportunities. Ros McAthur Art Studio- Ros is known for her flower paintings and still life, landscape and contemporary art work.

The Grampians Cellar Doors are open for business so please take the time to visit our Cellar Doors, taste our region’s signature Shiraz and discover one of Australia’s most historical and acclaimed wine districts. Please visit the Grampians Winemakers web site www. grampianswinemakers.com.au for more information on our regions Cellar Doors.


"What’s On"




Horsham West and Haven PS - Fete for Paint Friday 13 October, 5.00pm - 8.00pm

Lots of fun for the whole family including games and activity stalls, jumping castles, merry go round, dunk tank, lots of yummy food, party planners and a haunted house.

Horsham West PS, Hilary St Call 5382 1285

Old Time Dance

Friday 13 October, 8.00pm

Music by Shirley Petschel. All your favorite old time dance tunes. Please bring a plate to share, a smile and your dancing shoes!

Hamilton Lamb Memorial Hall, Kalkee Rd

Call 5382 4371 or 5381 0222

Damian Mullin’s Elvis Tribute Live

Friday 13 October, 5.30pm

Cost - $55 inc. dinner and show

Horsham RSL, McLachlan St

Call 5382 5912

Horsham Spring Garden Festival

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Featuring fascinating guest speakers, demonstrations & all things garden. Cost - $6, under 18s free.

Horsham Botanical Gardens, Firebrace St

Hopetoun Show and Shine and Hopetoun Show 2017

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October

Preorder tickets on facebook

Call 0449 219 879

Taste of the World

Saturday 14 October, 3.00pm - 5.00pm

An international cuisine demonstration event that happens bi-monthly

Horizon Building, 28 Urquhart St

Call 0418 749 984

Horsham Urban Landcare food swap

Sunday 15 October, 11.30am

Bring along your excess fruit, vegetables, seeds, seedlings or eggs to share with likeminded people.

Sawyer Park soundshell, Hocking St

Nutbush dancing class

Sunday October 15

Horsham Aquatic Centre

Call 0427 840 324

Dance for Cancer

Tuesday 17 October, 7.00pm

Dance evening to raise money for the

Cancer Council. Cost - $6 with supper supplied

Lessons 7.00pm, 8.00pm Dance Program

Hamilton Lamb Memorial Hall, Kalkee Rd

Call 5382 4371 or 5381 0222

An Evening with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday 17 October, 8.00pm

Special guest British clarinet virtuoso Michael Collins will enthral audiences as he plays alongside and conducts the MSO.

Horsham Town Hall, Pynsent St

Call 5382 9555 or horshamtownhall.com.au

Horsham Country Music

Thursday 19 October, 6.30pm

Cost: $33 Dinner & Show

Friday 20 October, 10.00am

Cost: $14 Morning Tea & Show

Featuring Marcia Rae & Leo Tellefson

Horsham RSL, McLachlan St

Call 5382 5912  


Horsham Regional Art Gallery

80 Wilson St

Phone 03 5382 9575


Tuesday- Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 11:00am - 4:30pm Sunday 1:00pm - 4:30pm


Constructive Narratives Remix Impressions: Printmaking in the Wimmera

All from 19 August until 8 October.

Horsham Art Gallery

80 Wilson St

Phone 5382 9575, www.horshamtownhall.com.au

Tuesday - Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 11:00am - 4:30pm

Sunday 1:00pm - 4:30pm


The Makers’ Gallery & Studio Horsham

28 McLachlan Street, Horsham

Open: Tuesday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am – 12:00pm


Natimuk’ s Goat Gallery

87a Main Street, Natimuk



Red Rock Books & Gallery

65 Firebrace Street, Horsham

Weekdays 9:00am-5:00pm Sat 9:30am-12:30pm

Phone: 5381 0866


Threadmill Market—Contact Milly on 0488 395 779

Open Thurs-Fri 10-5 Sat, Sun and public holiday Mondays 10-4

 Located at 39 Wawunna Rd Horsham In the Old Flour Mill.

Vintage & Retro items, crafts & collectables & giftware.





 2 Horsham ‘Farm to Fork" Night Market

3-5 Natimuk Frinj Festival Biennale

3 Wimmera Racing, Horsham Cup

3-4 Horsham Rockers Rock And Roll

4 Haven Market

4-5 Taylors Lake Sand Drags

5 Nati Farmers’ Market Plus

11 Remembrance Day

11 Northfest Family Fun Festival

11 Horsham Calisthenics College Annual


12-17 Tri State Games

18-19 Horsham Intersport Basketball Classic

23 Horsham Harness Racing

23-24 County Music @ Horsham RSL

24-25 Kannamaroo Festival

25 The Great Wimmera River Duck Race

25 Annual Salvation Army Charity & Toy Ride

25 Jung Market

26 Nutbush World Record attempt


2 Haven Market

2 Makers’ Gallery Xmas Market

3 Carols By Candlelight

10 Nati Farmers’ Market Plus

17 Santa Day Races

16 Jung Market

30 Blue Ribbon Raceway



8 Horsham Pacing Cup

26 Horsham Australia Day Celebrations

26 YMCA Pool Party

28 Jung Market


3 Blue Ribbon Raceway

3 Haven Market

8 Horsham Harness Racing

11 TRI Horsham

22-28 FAI Sailplane Grand prix

24 Jung Market


3 Haven Market

3 Blue Ribbon Raceway

6-8 Wimmera Machinery Field Days

11 Nati Farmers Market Plus

11 WACK Horsham Car & Bike Show

11 Horsham’s 38th Annual Fishing Competition

12 Horsham Harness Racing

17-18 Relay for life

18 Fly the Flag (Car Rally)

25 Natimuk Agricultural Show

22-25 Horsham Country Music Festival

30-1stApr Blue Ribbon Raceway

30 Good Friday 30-2 Easter weekend 31-2 Stawell Gift

31 Jung Market









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