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" 

10th August- 17th August 2018

Country Music

Friday 10, 10.00am - 11.30am

(morning melodies)

Horsham RSL, 36 McLachlan St

Featuring Rodney Vincent

Cost: $15 Morning Tea & Show

Ph: 5382 5912

60th Anniversary Dance

Friday 10, 8.00pm

Hamilton Lamb Memorial Hall, Kalkee Rd

Celebrating 60 years since the official opening of the Hamilton Lamb Hall. All past & present members welcome

Cost: $7

Ph: 5382 4371 or 0419 538 206

Avenue Dance Concert

Sunday 12, 11.00am and 2.30pm

Horsham Town Hall, Pynsent St

Avenue Dance Studio hits the Horsham Town Hall with exciting and original choreography, high quality costuming and fantastic performances by over 100 of Horsham and District’s finest dancers Cost: $20 Adult, $15 Concession

Ph: 5382 9555 or www.horshamtownhall.com.au

Longerenong College Open Day

Sunday 12, 10am - 3pm

Longerenong College, Longerenong

Open Day for people who are interested in studying agriculture. Enjoy farm and campus tours, hear about the many and varied career opportunities from people studying agribusiness

Ph: 03 5362 2222

Ararat Trash & Treasure and Farmers’ Market

Sunday 12, 8:00am - 1:30pm

Alexander Hall, Elizabeth Park, Ararat

Market to assist community groups with funds

Ph: 5352 2216

Happy Days - Horsham College

Thursday 16 - Saturday 18, 7.30pm

Horsham Town Hall, Pynsent St

Goodbye grey skies, hello blue! Come and support this year’s Horsham College Cast of Happy Days The Musical Cost: $20 Adult, $15 Concession

Ph: 5382 9555 or www.horshamtownhall.com.au


Horsham Regional Art Gallery

80 Wilson St

Phone 03 53829575 www.horshamtownhall.com.au

Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm

Saturday 11am - 4.30pm

Sunday 1pm - 4.30pm

EXHIBITIONS The Mann Collection Of Wildlife Art

19 May 2018 - 12 August 2018

Soft Core

19 May 2018 - 22 July 2018


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.





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