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" 

19th October to 26th October 2018 

Horsham Red Cross Blood Collections

Until Thursday 8 November

Horsham Mobile Donor Centre, Dixon Drive

Roll up your sleeves and give blood while the Mobile Donor Centre is in town

Times: Call 13 14 95 or visit donateblood.com.au

Country Music

Friday 19 10.00am - 11.30am (morning melodies)

Horsham RSL, 36 McLachlan St

Featuring Justin Standley & Robyn Gleeson

Cost: $15 Morning Tea & Show

Ph: 5382 5912

SMJ School Fun Run—Colour Explosion

Friday 19 11.00am—4.00pm

7 McLachlan St, Horsham

St Michael & John’s Primary School are fundraising by holding a colour explosion fun run. Come and support the school and watch all the action take place

Ph: 5382 3000 for more information

Horsham Spring Garden Festival

Saturday 20—Sunday 21 9.00am—5.00pm

Horsham Botanical Gardens

Demonstrations from local experts with local knowledge across the weekend and spot prizes with the GWM spinning prize wheel

Cost: $6 per person

Ph: 0425 761 410 for more information

12th FJC Rogers Seminar 2018—Goodeniaceae

Saturday 20—Sunday 21

Holy Trinity Lutheran College, Horsham

Presentations by experts on identification, propagation and how to grow plants in your garden at home. The event will have plant sales, book stalls, displays and tours of the gardens, alongside an evening dinner with guest speakers

Ph: 03 5383 6200 for info on session times and costs

Warracknabeal Community Market

Saturday 20 9.00am - 1.00pm

Fisher's IGA Carpark, 141 Scott Street, Warracknabeal

Market showcasing local and regional produce, arts and crafts and more

Ph: 5398 2417 or 5394 1923

Horsham Urban Landcare Swap

Sunday 21 11.30am

Sawyer Park (Soundshell), Hocking St

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

Ph: 0409 973 066

Horsham Chapliancy Committee Book Fair

Friday 26, 12.00pm – 9.00pm /

Saturday 27, 9.00am – 12.00pm

Maroske Hall, Dimboola Rd, Horsham

Book Fair selling a wide range of used books and magazines with all proceeds supporting the work of the Chaplains at Horsham College. Free entry

Ph: 0428 109 363

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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

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The Makers’ Gallery & Studio Horsham

28 McLachlan Street, Horsham

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

Saturday 10:00am – 12:00pm

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Natimuk’ s Goat Gallery

87a Main Street, Natimuk

www.goatgallery.com.au

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Red Rock Books & Gallery

65 Firebrace Street, Horsham

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

Phone: 5381 0866

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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.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  2018

 

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