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" 

February 8th - February 15th, 2019 

Art Club Junior

Tuesday 5 February - Tuesday 26 March, 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Horsham Regional Art Gallery

An eight week after school art program each Tuesday for art development, exhibition exploration and social connection. 7 - 12 year olds.

Cost: $100 per student (includes all materials

Ph. 5382 9555 horshamtownhall.com.au

Art Club Teens

Thursday 7 February - Thursday 28 March, 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Horsham Regional Art Gallery

An opportunity to develop those creative skills in a safe and supported environment. 12 - 17 years old

Cost: $100 per student (includes all materials

Ph. 5382 9555 horshamtownhall.com.au

Old Time Dance

Friday 8 8.00pm

Hamilton Lamb Memorial Hall, Kalkee Rd

Easy dance program

Cost: $7 bring a plate of supper

Ph: 5382 4371 or 0419 538 206

Horsham Triathlon

Saturday 9, 3.00pm

Sawyer Park, Horsham

Horsham Triathlon, Duathlon and Kids Triathlon all on at Sawyer Park this Feb

Ph: 0477 678 679 for more information

Modified Tractor Pull

Saturday 9, 2.00pm—10.00pm

Blue Ribbon Rd, Horsham

The Worlds Heaviest Motorsport. Vintage Classes from 2.00pm, Modified Tractors from 5.00pm, Open Pits

Organised by Blue Ribbon Raceway and Down Under Modified Tractor Pulling Association

Ph: Emma Wilken 0431 248 326

blueribbonraceway.com.au

The Sapphires

Saturday 9, 8.00pm

Horsham Town Hall, Pynsent St

The Sapphires are coming to the Horsham Town Hall this February. The play, directed by Tony Briggs, is an energetic, fun and heart-warming story, perfect for the entire family

Cost: $30 HTH Members, $40 Full, $35 Concession/Student

Ph: 5382 9555 or horshamtownhall.com.au

Try Squash Night - Horsham Squash Club

Thursday 14, 5.30pm - 6.30pm

76 McPherson St, Horsham

Kids ages 5-16 can participate in a Try & Grading Night of Squash. This night encourages children to get active and connect with other kids their age. Come along and see if Squash is for you

Ph: Launa 0408 451 762

Grampians Music Festival

Friday 15—Sunday 17

Halls Gap, Grampians National Park

Music festival featuring up and coming Australian musical artists. Market stalls, Maker’s Market and Childrens’ Artscape

Cost: Tickets from $175

Ph: 0407 407 185 for more information

grampiansmusicfestival.com

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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

 

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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

March

2 Haven Market

2 Blue Ribbon Raceway

5-7 Wimmera Machinery Field Days

10 Nati Farmers Market Plus

10 Horsham’s 41st Annual Fishing Competition

11 WACK Horsham Car & Bike Show

11 Horsham Harness Racing – Invitation Drivers Champ

15-16 Horsham & District Relay for life 2019

23 Natimuk Agricultural Show

21-24 Horsham Country Music Festival

30 Jung Market

31 Horsham Harness Racing – Pacing Cup

April

6 Haven Market

6-7 Woody’s Murray to Moyne Cycling Relay

6 Blue Ribbon Raceway

6 Horsham Market & Swap Meet

19 Good Friday 20-22 Easter Weekend 20-22 Stawell Gift

21 Nati Farmers Market

25 Anzac Day Activities

26 Country Music @ RSL

27 Country Music @ RSL

27-28 Gem & Mineral Exhibition

27 Jung Market

May

1-31 Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal

3-5 Horsham Leisurefest Roadshow

4 Haven Market

8 Horsham Harness Racing

11 Blue Ribbon Raceway

5 Wimmera Racing, Horsham

13 Mother’s Day Classic Run/Walk

19-20 Wimmera Go Kart Vic Country Series Moto-cross

20-26 Annual National Volunteer Week

24-25 Country Music @ RSL

25 Jung Market

31 May – 9 June Art Is... Festival

June

31 May – 9 June Art Is... Festival

1 Haven Market

8-10 Rotary Art Fair

8-9 Blue Ribbon Raceway

10 Nati Farmers’ Market Plus

16 Horsham Harness Racing

21-22 Country Music @ RSL

23 YMCA Open Doors family trivia fun night

27 Western Vic Careers Expo

29 Jung Market

July

6 Haven Market

27 Jung Market

29 Horsham Motorcycle Club Day

August

3 Haven Market

9-10 Country Music @ RSL

26 Operation 1914 Free Family Fun

31 39th Annual Horsham Calisthenics Competition

31 Jung Market

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