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" 

September 13th–September20th

Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Monday 9 –Friday 27, by appointment

Dixon Drive, Horsham

Roll up your sleeves and give blood. Appointments are available Monday to Friday within the above dates.

 

 

Creating 3D abstract forms with Dónal Molloy-Drum

Saturday 14, 1.00pm -3.30pm

Horsham Art Gallery

Join Dónal for a workshop to make 3D organic forms using corrugated cardboard, paper and card.

 

 

Game of Thrones Trivia

Saturday 14, 8.00pm sharp

Horsham RSL, 36 McLachlan St, Horsham

Teams of up to 8. Lots of prizes, best dressed, giveaways and more.

Cost: 12 Entry Per person

 

Horsham Urban Landcare Produce Swap

Sunday 15, 11.30 sharp

"The Patch" @ The Salvos, Lynott Street

HUL free monthly produce swap, held on the third Sunday of every month. Bring along produce to swap with others. Please date eggs & include ingredients on home made goods.

 

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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

As Far As the Eye Can See

This exhibit presents the work of 22 Australian artists which celebrate the diversity and depth of current print-making practice. Each artist examines their individual relationship to the land.

Kent Morris: Unvanished

Kent Morris is a Barkindji man based in Melbourne. His photography concentrates on reconstructing the shapes and structures of the built environment to reflect the rhythms, form and geometric designs of the first people of Australia.

Dónal Molloy-Drum: Decades

Molloy-Drum is influenced by the vast space of the Wimmera and Mallee region where he lives.

All Exhibitions at Horsham Regional Art Gallery from August 24 -November 10, 2019

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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

  2019

October

Murtoa’s Big Weekend

Friday 4 - Sunday 6, Full program of events

Murtoa, various sites

A community event that invites the wider community to come and celebrate Murtoa. With Art Exhibition, Flicks & Tricks in the Sticks, Murtoa Show, Murtoa Cup, Show N Shine and so much more.

ACE Ride

Saturday 5

NC2 Office, Main Street, Natimuk

Arapiles Cycling Event is based at Natimuk and takes in Mount Arapiles, Noradjuha, Grass Flat, there are 3 circuits to choice from and a minimum of $20 from the 100km/50km entry fee goes to support the Wimmera Drug Action Taskforce.

 

Dami Im - "Dreamer" Tour 2019

Saturday 5, 8.00pm

Horsham Town Hall

Australias most revered pop artist of the new millennium, Dami Im is bringing her exciting band along, concertgoers can expect to see something special in Damis live show; an array of established hits and fan favourites, power ballad and international Eurovision smash "Sound of Silence".

 

Rio’s Ride - For Children With a Terminal Illness

Saturday 5 & Sunday 6

This is a charity ride from Adelaide to Sydney (via Melbourne & Hobart), raising money to support the care and look to build appropriate facilities for these amazing children.

 

Horsham & District Orchid Society Inc. presents Spring Show

Saturday 5 & Sunday 6

Horsham College Hall, Dimboola Rd

This is an annual event where keen gardeners can get tips and tricks about all things related to Orchids. There will be demonstrations, displays and sales.

 

Wimmera Hospice Care Auxiliary present High Tea At Baa 3400

Sunday 6, 2.00pm

Baa 3400, 118 Baillie Street

Wimmera Hospice Care Auxiliary are a group of volunteers that raise funds that go to equipment for clients of Wimmera Hospice Care.  

Stawell SES Market

Sunday 6, 9.00am - 1.00pm

SES Hall, 33 Sloane St, Stawell

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

 

Open Arms-Mental Health First Aid Training

Thursday 10 - Friday 11, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Horsham RSL, 36 McLachlan St

This two day workshop is provided free to the veteran community. It will teach you how to assist those experiencing mental health issues.

 

Horsham Arts Council - "Mamma Mia"

Thursday 10 - Saturday 19, various times.

Horsham Town Hall

Mamma Mia is a romantic comedy contrasting the dreams and aspirations of a mother and daughter through the magic of the songs of ABBA. On the eve of her wedding a daughters quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mothers past back to the island they last visited 21 years ago….

 

Horsham Spring Garden & Sustainability Lifestyle Festival

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 9.00-5.00pm Daily

Horsham Botanical Gardens

Our annual festival this year in 2019 features Costa Georgiadis helping with all things garden. There will also be other speakers & demonstrations.

Cost: $6 adults, kids under 16 free.

 

Hopetoun District A & P Society Show

Sunday 13, from 10am

Hopetoun Recreation Reserve

Its on again! The Show, with all the usual events, as well the Show N Shine will be even bigger with an Agricultural Swap Meet as well as International Harvester products. And to add to the entertainment the rides are back for the young and young at heart.

 

Horsham Country Music

Thursday 17, 6.30pm

Friday 18, 10.00am - 11.30am

Horsham RSL, 36 McLachlan St

Featuring Joy Adams and Ron Pannan

Cost: $35 (two course meal and show)

$15 (morning tea and show)

 

Horsham Urban Landcare Produce Swap

Sunday 20 11.30 sharp

"The Patch" @ The Salvos, Lynott Street

HUL free monthly produce swap, held on the third Sunday of every month. Bring along produce to swap with others. Please date eggs & include ingredients on home made goods.

 

Pomonal Village Market

Sunday 27, 10.00am - 2.00pm

Pomonal Hall, Pomonal

Cut flowers, plants, fresh produce, home preserves, all sorts of food, craft items, antique china & glassware and much more.

 

Jung Market

Saturday 26, 9.00am – 1.00pm

Jung Recreation Ground, Jung

Monthly Market, with fresh produce, clothes, plants, food and more

 

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