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" 

24th November to 7th December 2018 

Hamilton HIRL Farmers & Craft Market

Saturday 24 9.00am - 12.00pm

333 North Boundary Road, Hamilton

Market to promote local produce and crafts

Ph: 0407 412 470

Salvation Army Charity & Toy Ride

Saturday 24 9.30am - 11.30am

Departing from Natimuk, arriving at

Roberts Place, Horsham

Whether you ride a scooter, cruiser, sports bike or chook-chaser, here's your invitation to get into the spirit and brighten the Christmas of disadvantaged kids in your region. All money & gift donations help brighten the Christmas of disadvantaged kids in your region

Ph: 5382 7220 for more information

Dancers Zone Showcase 2018

Sunday 25 2.30pm

HTH Theatre, Horsham Town Hall

The Dancer’s Zone annual showcase promises to be a sensation of dance and song, showcasing the best of Horsham’s local talents


Cost: $20 Full, $15 Children/Concession, $7 Infants

Ph: 5382 9555

Pomonal Village Market

Sunday 25 10.00am - 2.00pm

Pomonal Community Hall, Pomonal

Selling quality goods, new and second-hand items, glassware, cut flowers, preserves and more.

Ph: 0417 883 445

Avoca Riverside Market

Sunday 25 9.00am - 1.00pm

Dundas and Cambridge St, Avoca

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

Ph: 0488 177 647

Horsham Harness Racing

Monday 26 1.30pm

Horsham Racing Centre, Bennett Road Enjoy a day out at the races

Ph: 5382 1828


Country Music

Horsham Carols By Candlelight 2018

Sunday 2 5.30pm—10.00pm

Soundshell, Sawyer Park, Horsham

Annual community Christmas Carols event to ignite the Christmas spirit across Horsham and the Wimmera, free entry (Donations welcome)

Ph: 0404 092 407

Stawell SES Market

Sunday 2 9.00am - 1.00pm

SES Hall, 33 Sloane St, Stawell

Fresh food, plants, craft, books, clothes and lots more, BBQ by volunteers

Ph: 0408 501 918

Dance for Cancer - Old Time Dance

Tuesday 4 Lessons 7.00pm, 7.30pm Program

Hamilton Lamb Memorial Hall, Kalkee Rd

Dance evening to raise money for the Cancer Council

Cost: $6 with supper supplied

Ph: 5382 4371 or 0419 538 206

Makers’ Gallery & Studio Christmas Market

Saturday 1 9.00am—1.00pm

Horsham Library Carpark, McLachlan St

Around 80 stalls of locally made items including giftware, artworks, clothing, jewelry, toys, baked goods and more

Ph: 0427 777 198

Haven Market

Saturday 1 9.00am—1.00pm

Haven Recreation Reserve, Haven

Providing quality stalls including fresh fruit and vegetables, homemade cakes, produce and interesting crafts

Ph: 0409 257 256

Beer, Beats, Cider & Sliders

Sunday 2

Launch of mobile Café on the Wimmera River.

Blend by Nourish’D Pty Ltd Food van will be located between Rowing & Apex Club rooms on the banks of the Wimmera River.

For further information phone

Ph: Jodie 0476 007 054


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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