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GREATER HAMILTON HAMILTON BALMORAL BRANXHOLME BYADUK CAVENDISH COLERAINE DUNKELD GLENTHOMPSON PENSHURST TARRINGTON 1800 807 056 visitgreaterhamilton.com.au @visitgreaterhamilton
SPRING/ SUMMER WOODHOUSE-NAREEB TRIVIA NIGHT SEPTEMBER 20 MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE SEPTEMBER 27 RUBBER SOUL - BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND OCTOBER 15 FULHAM HOMESTEAD OPEN GARDEN OCTOBER 20 CHRISTMAS ON THE TRAIN DECEMBER 8 DRAW/PAINT SUMMER FEBRUARY 23 NEED HELP PLANNING YOUR TRIP? 1800 807 056 • Sheep shearing, wood-chopping and sheepdog competitions at our Country Shows, www.visitgreaterhamilton.com.au • Live music with local food and wines at festivals, @visitgreaterhamilton • Sprintcar racing at the Western Speedway, • Tasting local produce at our markets, • The Pedal Car Grand Prix around the streets of Coleraine, • The kids’ happy, muddy faces in the NHK Obstacle Race, • Maypole dancing, German beer, kuchen cake and hay bale art at Tarrington’s Laternenfest, • Festive excitement at street parades, markets and Carols by Candelight. …Or other lasting memories made at one of the eclectic events listed in the following 12 pages? Throughout the 10 unique towns and villages in the Greater Hamilton region you and your family can experience immersive events, phenomenal natural wonders and the community spirit that makes this place so special. There’s something for everyone, from world-class performances and exhibitions to sporting events, Cover photos: Hamilton Dance Company Performance, Koonara races and workshops, a myriad of attractions and Food & Wine Fiesta, Dunkeld Races, Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix. things to see and do. Inside cover: Hamilton Cup. Back cover: Dunkeld & Grampians Visitor What are you waiting for? Let’s make some memories! Information Centre. Southern Grampians Shire Council acknowledges the Gunditjmara, Tjap Wurrung and Bunganditj people, the traditional custodians of the lands where we live and work, and we pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past and present. HAMILTON BALMORAL BRANXHOLME BYADUK CAVENDISH 2 COLERAINE DUNKELD GLENTHOMPSON PENSHURST TARRINGTON
Your guide to the markets of the Greater Hamilton region SEPT OCT NOV DEC FEB SAT 28 SEPT SAT 5 OCT SAT 16 & SUN 17 SAT 14 DEC SAT 29 FEB FARMERS & COMMUNITY ART MARKET FARMERS & FARMERS & CRAFT MARKET MARKET OFF THE RAILS CRAFT MARKET CRAFT MARKET HAMILTON PENSHURST GALLERY, HAMILTON HAMILTON INSTITUTE OF MEMORIAL HALL DUNKELD INSTITUTE OF INSTITUTE OF RURAL LEARNING RURAL LEARNING RURAL LEARNING SAT 19 OCT 29 NOV - 23 DEC 3 PEAKS MAKERS FESTIVAL MARKET DUNKELD HAMILTON ARBORETUM SAT 30 NOV FARMERS & CRAFT MARKET SAT 26 OCT HAMILTON FARMERS & INSTITUTE OF CRAFT MARKET RURAL LEARNING HAMILTON INSTITUTE OF RURAL LEARNING 1800 807 056 | visitgreaterhamilton.com.au | @visitgreaterhamilton
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SEPTEMBER EVERY SAT SEPT-FEB HAMILTON PARKRUN SUN 1 SEPT HANG ON TO YOUR LAKE HAMILTON HANGER-ONS 8am-9.30am. Free, HAMILTON CINEMA weekly, timed 5km, run, 6-8pm. A locally made walk or jog around Lake comedy/drama feature film Hamilton. Open to people screened publicly for the of all ages and abilities. first time, followed by Q&A Meet at Lakes Edge with the filmmakers. Adventure Playground. heimaryproductions. parkrun.com.au/Hamilton weebly.com SUN 8 SEPT FRI 13 SEPT SUN 15 SEPT SUN 15 SEPT HAMILTON COUNTRY DOWNTON ABBEY AN AFTERNOON OF HAMILTON SYMPHONY MUSIC CLUB DAY MOVIE PREMIERE SPRING PAINTING ORCHESTRA CONCERT HAMILTON GOLF CLUB HAMILTON CINEMA PETSCHEL HOUSE 2019 12pm-4.30pm. Enjoy live 5.30pm-8pm. Enjoy 1pm-5pm. Artists HAMILTON PAC country music from guest pre-screening nibbles and Jenni Mitchell and 2pm. Enjoy a special artists and local walk-ups drinks from 5.30pm and Mervyn Hannan will performance of an at this monthly family- settle in for the big-screen demonstrate their method amazing variety of music friendly afternoon. adaptation of the beloved of working quickly to under the artful baton British historical drama. capture the essence of of Conductor, Angus 0468 440 278 03 5571 0444 Spring. BYO materials Christie, and stay for light or purchase from the refreshments after the studio, refreshments and concert. THU 19 & FRI 20 SEPT FRI 20 SEPT afternoon tea provided. HAMILTON FILM GROUP TRIVIA NIGHT - AN UNEXPECTED LOVE WOODHOUSE-NAREEB HAMILTON CINEMA HALL petschelhouse.com.au hamiltonpac.com.au 7.30pm Thu, 2pm Fri. 7pm-10.30pm. Quiz Juan Vera’s smart, funny Master for this year’s and hugely entertaining Trivia Night is comedian, romantic comedy actor and writer, Damien featuring two of Latin Callinan, famous for cinema’s most beloved his roles in TV and film stars, the superb Ricardo including Skithouse, The Darín and Mercedes Merger, Before The Game Morán, as a long-married & Backyard Ashes. Come couple who are led to along for an entertaining question the true meaning evening of fun games, of love and desire after auctions and prizes. becoming empty nesters. woodhousehall@gmail. hamiltonpac.com.au com Hamilton Symphony Orchestra SUN 22 SEPT SUN 22 SEPT FRI 27 SEPT SAT 28 SEPT COLERAINE CUP SCRUNCHIE MY BRILLIANT DIVORCE HAMILTON FARMERS COLERAINE CRAFTERNOON BALMORAL MECHANICS & CRAFT MARKET RACECOURSE CATCHING PEN CAFÉ HALL HAMILTON INSTITUTE 11am-6pm. Bring a picnic COLERAINE 7.30pm-9.30pm. OF RURAL LEARNING or book a hospitality 2-5pm. Learn to upcycle Radiantly witty and warm 9am-12pm. Over 40 package and enjoy 8 clothing and fabric personal account of local and interstate horse races, free kids into simple, fun hair Angela, dumped by her stallholders, featuring activities, Fashions on accessories, both classic husband for a younger fresh produce, home- the Field. Enjoy the great and with an additional model. Follow her achingly made food, crafts and live atmosphere of this annual bow. Workshop includes funny story as she fumbles music. Barista coffees and Cup, which has run for refreshments and through life. hot BBQ available. over 150 years. munchies as we craft up some scrunchies! Details and booking link on the blog. countryracing.com.au/ coleraine mycrafternoons.com 0400 191 610 hirl.org.au 1800 807 056 | visitgreaterhamilton.com.au | @visitgreaterhamilton
OCTOBER EVERY SAT SEPT-FEB HAMILTON PARKRUN SAT 5 OCT PENSHURST SAT 5 OCT THE AUSTRALIAN PEDAL LAKE HAMILTON COMMUNITY MARKET CAR GRAND PRIX 8am-9.30am. Free, MEMORIAL HALL COLERAINE weekly, timed 5km, run, 10am-2pm. A range of 1-4pm. Teams build and walk or jog around Lake stallholders, morning tea race their own unique Hamilton. Open to people by the Hospital Ladies pedal cars. In the 8th year of all ages and abilities. Auxilary, sausage sizzle, of this quirky fundraiser; a Meet at Lakes Edge coffee and raffles. two hour relay endurance Adventure Playground. event around a 1.1km 0402 870 738 CBD circuit. Children’s parkrun.com.au/Hamilton entertainment, special cars on display and SAT 5 OCT SAT 5 & SUN 6 OCT SUN 6 OCT continuous interesting commentary. Pedal cars FoRT HAMILTON BASKETBALL TRAVEL JOURNALS, on the move from noon, HAMILTON PAC TOURNAMENT NOTES & SKETCHES race starts at 2pm! 2pm. Two strange HILAC & THE HAMILTON PETSCHEL HOUSE & ALEXANDRA COLLEGE pedalcargp.com.au characters appear 10am-4pm. Learn travel hunting for whispers and 8am-6pm. Annual event tips for painting and adventure. In a series of attracting basketball sketching on the run, what Hamilton vignettes, a couch, table, teams from around art supplies to pack for a cushions, sheets and Cup VIC and SA. A great “handbag” kit and learn broomsticks transform opportunity to see all our to create a visual journal. into rockets, trampolines, local talent, and the talent Suitable for all abilities. cliffs and tents. FoRT of other associations in a includes ridiculous competitive environment. clowning, spectacular acrobatics and poetic visual imagery. Suitable for ages 5-15 years. hamiltonpac.com.au 0410 292 553 petschelhouse.com.au THU 10 - SUN 13 OCT SAT 12 OCT SAT 12 OCT SUN 13 OCT ROTARY CLUB OF HAMILTON PARKRUN HAMILTON CUP NHK JUNIOR HAMILTON NORTH 39TH 4TH ANNIVERSARY HAMILTON RACING CLUB OBSTACLE RACE ANNUAL ART SHOW LAKES EDGE ADVENTURE From 11am. Something LAKES EDGE ADVENTURE HAMILTON PAC PLAYGROUND for everyone, with live PLAYGROUND, HAMILTON Thu 7pm-10pm, Fri & 8am-9.30am. Celebrate music, free kids activities, 10.30am-1pm. Much- Sat 10am-6pm, Sun the 4th Anniversary of Fashions on the Field and loved fundraiser allowing 10am-3pm. Gala opening Hamilton’s free, weekly, fantastic horse racing. young athletes the Thursday with category timed 5km, run, walk or Frock up and book a ticket opportunity to develop winners and sponsorship jog around Lake Hamilton. into one of the enclosures, and test their fitness prize money awards Everyone is invited, come a mini marquee or just in an exciting, outdoor announced by Guest along and bring your bring your picnic rug for a environment where having Judge, Amanda Hyatt, friends - there will be relaxing day out. fun and getting dirty is over wine and finger delicious cake for all to mandatory. Racers of food. Paintings can be enjoy! all athletic abilities are admired and purchased all encouraged to run, walk, weekend. crawl and climb their parkrun.com.au/ hamiltonracingclub. rotary-art.weebly.com way through a fun filled Hamilton com.au obstacle course and discover the fun fitness can be. NHK Junior Obstacle Race 0417 363 498 #HAMILTONPARKRUN HAMILTON BALMORAL BRANXHOLME BYADUK CAVENDISH 6 COLERAINE DUNKELD GLENTHOMPSON PENSHURST TARRINGTON
SUN 13 OCT TUE 15 OCT HAMILTON COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL RURAL MUSIC CLUB DAY WOMEN’S DAY 2019 HAMILTON GOLF CLUB STERLING PLACE, 12pm-4.30pm. Enjoy live DUNKELD country music from guest 9am-3pm. Connecting artists and local walk-ups Rural and Regional Women at this monthly family- of the Western District friendly afternoon. with a jam-packed day hosted by the Dunkeld & 0468 440 278 District CWA and Western AG Supplies. Guest speakers, morning tea & lunch, networking, before returning home feeling #WOMENSDAY inspired, empowered and connected. International Rural 0439 541 036 Women’s Day 2019 TUE 15 OCT THU 17 & FRI 18 OCT FRI 18 OCT SAT 19 & SUN 20 OCT RUBBER SOUL - HAMILTON FILM GROUP 2019 TELSTRA & PASTORAL MUSEUM BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND HAMILTON CINEMA SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS OPEN DAY HAMILTON PAC Thu 7.30pm, Fri 2pm. SHIRE BUSINESS HAMILTON PASTORAL 11am-2pm. A fabulous Art house movies for you AWARDS MUSEUM Beatles tribute followed by to enjoy. Memberships HAMILTON PERFORMING 10am-4pm. History In a light lunch to celebrate for the Film Group are ARTS CENTRE Action! – Celebrate 70 ‘Get Into It’ this Seniors available at the door and 6-10pm. A great years of the Chamberlain Festival. An event not to in advance from the PAC. opportunity to join with Tractor. Tractor pull and be missed! other business owners and grand parade. Explore the hamiltonpac.com.au hamiltonpac.com.au celebrate the success and museums streetscape and excellence of the winning galleries, browse vintage businesses. vehicles and machinery. sthgrampians.vic.gov.au 0409 258 135 SAT 19 OCT SUN 20 OCT 3 PEAKS FESTIVAL FULHAM HOMESTEAD DUNKELD ABORETUM OPEN GARDEN & MUSIC 10am-4pm. Mark your BALMORAL calendar for a day of 11am-5.30pm. Live sunshine, shopping and music, market stalls and festivities, this year in a kids activities amid the stunning new location. beautiful gardens and With a large range of historic buildings of this Hamilton Pastoral unique local craft stalls, c.1846 homestead on the gourmet food, boutique banks of the Glenelg River. Museum Rally beer, local wine, music and a great range of kids activities makes this the perfect family day out or fabulous place to catch up with friends for a relaxing day in Dunkeld. 0418 575 438 #3PEAKSFESTIVAL discoverdunkeld.com/ 3 Peaks Festival whats-on 1800 807 056 | visitgreaterhamilton.com.au | @visitgreaterhamilton
THU 24 OCT SAT 26 OCT HARNESS RACE DAY HAMILTON FARMERS HAMILTON HARNESS & CRAFT MARKET RACING CLUB HAMILTON INSTITUTE 12pm-5pm. Enjoy a OF RURAL LEARNING fantastic afternoon at the 9am-12pm. Over 40 harness races. Meals and local and interstate bar facilities available. A stallholders, featuring great family fun day out! fresh produce, home- made food, crafts and live harness.org.au/hamilton music. Barista coffees and hot BBQ available. #HARNESSRACING Hamilton Farmers hirl.org.au & Craft Market NOVEMBER EVERY SAT SEPT-FEB HAMILTON PARKRUN SAT 2 NOV COLERAINE SHOW SAT 2 NOV BYADUK SPRING LAKE HAMILTON COLERAINE FLOWER SHOW 8am-9.30am. Free, SHOWGROUNDS BYADUK HALL weekly, timed 5km, run, 8am-11pm. A fun filled 11am-4.30pm. Annual walk or jog around Lake event with something for spring flower show Hamilton. Open to people all the family to enjoy. with stalls, BBQ, of all ages and abilities. Featuring kids group - The vintage car display, Meet at Lakes Edge Kazoos! There are horse children’s activities, a Adventure Playground. events, carnival rides, free hall full of flowers from parkrun.com.au/Hamilton kids’ activities, animal local gardens, garden displays, wood chop, displays, chocolate cake wool exhibition, shearing, championship and lots SAT 2 NOV SUN 3 NOV working dog display, more! stockman’s challenge, LADY BEATLE BALMORAL LIONS eel races, fireworks in the HAMILTON PAC SHOW‘N’SHINE evening and much more. 7.30pm. Starring UK-born BALMORAL RECREATION RESERVE 0428 752 018 0427 300 312 Australian stage and screen star, Naomi Price, 10am-3pm. Show off and inspired by true your collectable cars, MON 4 & TUE 5 NOV WED 6 NOV accounts, Lady Beatle is a bikes, trucks and 4 wheel rollicking magical mystery drives or come and enjoy CREATIVE CUP DAY - MELBOURNE tour soundtracked by The the display, with stalls, DRAWING & PAINTING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Beatles’ biggest chart music, food and raffles. PETSCHEL HOUSE HAMILTON PAC toppers, including Lucy in Many original redgum 10am-4pm. Not going 7.30pm. A breathtaking the Sky With Diamonds, trophies to be presented. to the Cup? Use the evening of classical Eleanor Rigby, Yellow Come and get some great break to create with masterworks, including Submarine and Penny inspiration for your next experienced artists, Schubert’s dramatic Lane. hobby project! including demonstrations Third Symphony, a high- of drawing techniques, spirited and charming hamiltonpac.com.au 03 5570 1448 day one and painting, day romp imbued with the two. Come for one day or composer’s youthful both and relax while you vigour. Soloists love draw the beautiful lines performing Mendelssohn’s around the garden or set Violin Concerto with its up a project in the comfort vivacious rhythms and of the studio. BYO lunch hummable melodies, and materials, afternoon then Vivaldi provides an tea and refreshments extra dose of violin in his provided. Concerto completing an evening both elegant and exhilarating. You can also enjoy a pre-concert talk at 6.30pm. Balmoral Lions Lady Beatle Show‘n’Shine petschelhouse.com.au hamiltonpac.com.au HAMILTON BALMORAL BRANXHOLME BYADUK CAVENDISH 8 COLERAINE DUNKELD GLENTHOMPSON PENSHURST TARRINGTON
THU 7 NOV FRI 8 NOV SAT 9 NOV SUN 10 NOV MSO SCHOOL & FAMILY CAVENDISH FLEECE PRODUCTION SEDANS HAMILTON PERFORMANCES & FLOWER SHOW & DEMO DERBY VITALITY FUN RUN HAMILTON PAC MEMORIAL HALL WESTERN SPEEDWAY LAKES EDGE ADVENTURE 10am Kinder-Yr 2, 3.30pm-8pm. Showcasing 4pm-10pm. Enjoy family- PLAYGROUND 11.30am Years 3-6. A beautiful displays of friendly fast-paced action 7.30am-11am. Hamilton’s fun-filled, interactive flowers, cakes, craft, with the Demo Derby, annual premier running classical adventure for needlework, woodwork Production Sedans, event for the whole family, children aged 5-12 years and children’s creative Modified Sedans, Junior businesses and schools. and their families. Diving art. Market stalls, goods Sedans and Standard Choose between the into some of the most and services auction Saloon. various distances from the exhilarating orchestral plus a BBQ dinner. An ½ marathon 21km, 10km music, this guided Antique Valuer will also be and 4.2km run or just walk program introduces available to appraise your either 10km or 4.2km. young audiences to the collectables - don’t miss marvellous musical family this great country show! that is the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. The westernspeedway curious creatures of the 0488 742 313 hamilton.com.au hamiltonfunrun.com orchestra will emerge as the MSO explores the wide world of music on a symphonic safari! #VITALITYFUNRUN hamiltonpac.com.au SUN 10 NOV HAMILTON COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB DAY HAMILTON GOLF CLUB 12pm-4.30pm. Enjoy live country music from guest artists and local walk-ups at this monthly family- friendly afternoon. Cavendish Fleece 0468 440 278 & Flower Show Hamilton Vitality Fun Run WED 13 NOV THU 14 - FRI 15 NOV FRI 15 NOV FRI 15 NOV HARNESS RACE DAY HAMILTON FILM GROUP WDHS OP SHOP KOONARA WINES HARNESS RACING CLUB HAMILTON CINEMA GOLF TOURNAMENT FOOD & WINE FIESTA 12pm-5pm. Enjoy a 7.30pm Thu, 2pm Fri. HAMILTON GOLF COURSE HAMILTON BOTANIC fantastic afternoon at the Art house movies for you 10am-6pm. Over 130 GARDENS harness races. Meals and to enjoy. Memberships participants from 4pm-9.30pm. Koonara bar facilities available. A for the Film Group are different organisations Wines and local producers great family fun day out! available at the door and and businesses across are going to ‘pop up’ in in advance from the PAC. Victoria compete in this the beautiful Hamilton Ambrose Stableford Botanical Gardens for a harness.org.au/hamilton tournament, allowing for great night of wine, beer, hamiltonpac.com.au great networking whilst cider, food and live music. raising funds for specialist Come along to get your Hamilton Harness Races medical equipment for the weekend started in the Hamilton Base Hospital. best way at this family Get a team together and friendly event! join in the fun! wdhs.net 08 8737 3222 #GRAMPIANS #GREATERHAMILTON 1800 807 056 | visitgreaterhamilton.com.au | @visitgreaterhamilton
FRI 15 - SUN 17 NOV SAT 16 NOV SAT 16 & SUN 17 NOV THU 21 NOV HAMILTON DUNKELD RACES DUNKELD ART MARKET DIRTY DICK’S DANCE COMPANY DUNKELD RACECOURSE OFF THE RAILS GALLERY THEATRE RESTAURANT PERFORMANCE 2019 11am-6pm. The region 9am-4pm. Paintings, HAMILTON PAC HAMILTON PAC comes alive as locals Photography, Jewellery, 6.30pm. Enjoy a brilliant 7pm Fri & Sat, 2pm Sun. and visitors flock to Sculpture, Digital night of Medieval mirth Annual performance Dunkeld to enjoy grass Art, Textile and Fibre and merriment featuring a showcasing local dancers roots country racing at Arts, Printmaking and spectacular all new stage in an entertaining the most picturesque Scuplture by local artists show with side-splitting program of Classical racecourse in Australia. and artisans will be on comedy, witty‘n’wacky Ballet, Contemporary, Enjoy spectacular racing, display and for sale. Don’t songs, madcap parlour Jazz and Acro. Presenting fashion, food and fun miss what will be an games and hilarious the wonderful ballet along with free musical outstanding showcase of audience involvement production “Poems” and entertainment and a free local talent! plus a most magnificent 3 Jazz “Fosse”. super kids enclosure. course sumptuous feast! hamiltondancecompany countryracing.com.au/ .com.au dunkeld 0432 550 436 hamiltonpac.com.au SAT 23 NOV SAT 29 NOV - FRI 29 NOV SAT 30 NOV YULECART SHOW MON 23 DEC 25TH ANNIVERSARY HAMILTON FARMERS YULECART RECREATION MAKERS MARKET OF THE ANNUAL & CRAFT MARKET RESERVE HAMILTON LATERNENFEST HAMILTON INSTITUTE 9am-4pm. A traditional 9am-6pm. Local makers, TARRINGTON OF RURAL LEARNING country show providing artists and growers getting 5pm-10pm. Special 9am-12pm. Over 40 a fun day out for the together for a one stop edition of this unique local and interstate whole family, featuring Christmas shopping lantern festival celebrating stallholders, featuring horse events, a dog show, destination. the beginning of Advent fresh produce, home- fleece judging, cookery, through German heritage. made food, crafts and live photography, flower and 0448 925 801 See traditional maypole music. Barista coffees and craft competitions. This dancing, taste German hot BBQ available. year will also feature food, wine and Kuchen mini golf and circus cake, compete in the entertainment, plus free stein-holding competition, kids activities all day! tour the historic Lutheran #DUNKELDCUP Church and make lanterns for the closing lantern 0400 410 464 parade. You can also hirl.org.au explore the famous hay bale art lining the streets Laternenfest from mid-November until early New Year. #LATERNENFEST 0417 503 265 SAT 30 NOV 360 SPRINTCAR GOLD CUP WESTERN SPEEDWAY 4pm-10.30pm. Enjoy family-friendly fast- paced action with the 360 Sprintcar Gold Cup, Limited Sportsman Action Series Round 1, Wingless Sprints & Late Models. Yulecart Agricultural westernspeedway Show hamilton.com.au HAMILTON BALMORAL BRANXHOLME BYADUK CAVENDISH 10 COLERAINE DUNKELD GLENTHOMPSON PENSHURST TARRINGTON
DECEMBER EVERY SAT SEPT-FEB HAMILTON PARKRUN SUN 1 DEC MUSIC IN THE GARDENS TUE 3 DEC PARTY WITH LAKE HAMILTON HAMILTON BOTANIC THE PONIES 8am-9.30am. Free, GARDENS HAMILTON RACECOURSE weekly, timed 5km, run, 2pm-4pm. Enjoy this free 11am-6pm. Come together walk or jog around Lake afternoon of live music by to celebrate International Hamilton. Open to people local bands and singers. Day of People with a of all ages and abilities. Music to suit all ages, Disability. There will be Meet at Lakes Edge bring a picnic, some local lots of fun activities on Adventure Playground. wine and a blanket/chair. offer for everyone. parkrun.com.au/Hamilton 0437 190 946 hamiltonracingclub.com.au THU 5 & FRI 6 DEC FRI 6 DEC Music in the Gardens HAMILTON FILM GROUP SKETCH & PAINT HAMILTON CINEMA NIGRETTA FALLS 7.30pm Thu, 2pm Fri. WANNON Art house movies for you 10.30am-4pm. Artist, to enjoy. Memberships Jenni Mitchell will for the Film Group are demonstrate techniques available at the door and for capturing the essence in advance from the PAC. of the landscape and painting water reflections. hamiltonpac.com.au A camera is useful for working up a later studio painting with the FRI 6 DEC field sketches. BYO art materials and lunch, ST MARY’S refreshments provided. CHRISTMAS PARADE HAMILTON CBD petschelhouse.com.au 5.30pm. A community parade through Hamilton’s CBD heralding SUN 8 DEC SUN 8 DEC SAT 7 & SUN 8 DEC the beginning of the Christmas season in HAMILTON COUNTRY CHRISTMAS ON HAMILTON & NESTLES the Greater Hamilton MUSIC CLUB DAY THE TRAIN ROWING REGATTA region. Enjoy late night HAMILTON GOLF CLUB HAMILTON MODEL LAKE HAMILTON shopping, entertainment, 12pm-4.30pm. Enjoy live RAILWAY Named 2018 Regatta food, drinks and raffles, country music from guest 11am-3pm. A family fun of the Year, this regatta culminating in the lighting artists and local walk-ups Christmas Picnic Day on weekend highlights our of Hamilton’s Christmas at this monthly family- the miniature railway, with local rowing community Tree– fun for all the family! friendly afternoon. sausage sizzle, music and on the state-wide stage. a visit from Santa at 2pm! Events include single 03 5551 9000 0468 440 278 0407 951 371 sculls, double sculls, quads, fours and eights across Saturday & Sunday, FRI 13 DEC FRI 13 DEC catch the best views from the Aquatic Club precinct COLERAINE CHRISTMAS HAMILTON CAROLS or the start line at the CARNIVAL & STREET BY CANDLELIGHT #MUSICINTHEGARDENS spillway! PARADE HAMILTON BOTANIC WHYTE STREET, GARDENS 0400 160 317 COLERAINE 6pm-9.30pm. Bring 6pm-10pm. A great family the family to enjoy event with a parade, games, crafts and kids a large range of side entertainment from shows, stalls, music, 6-7.30pm and stay for the entertainment and food festive performances by to suit all ages. Raffles local choirs, a children’s will be drawn on the night choir, soloists and groups and parade winners will from 8-9.30pm. BYO be announced. Join us picnic, chairs and rug, for an evening of festive food and coffee available Coleraine family fun! to purchase. Christmas 0408 394 965 0477 932 607 Carnival 1800 807 056 | visitgreaterhamilton.com.au | @visitgreaterhamilton
SAT 14 DEC SAT 14 DEC SAT 26 DEC SUN 29 DEC HAMILTON FARMERS SHOWCASE 2019 – PENSHURST F500 SPEEDWEEK & CRAFT MARKET TARA’S MUSIC SCHOOL BOXING DAY RACES WESTERN SPEEDWAY HAMILTON INSTITUTE HAMILTON PAC PENSHURST RACE 4pm-10pm. A huge night OF RURAL LEARNING 1.30pm. Come and see COURSE featuring the Junior 9am-12pm. Over 40 some of Hamilton’s most 12pm-6pm. Family- F500, Production Sedans, local and interstate promising and talented friendly fun, with 7 horse Standard Saloon Cash stallholders, featuring music students as they races including the Grab and the Limited fresh produce, home- harmonise and play their Penshurst Cup, live music, Sportsman Action Series. made food, crafts and live way through well-known free kids activities and westernspeedway music. Barista coffees and tunes. An afternoon of giveaways, Fashions on the hamilton.com.au hot BBQ available. fun & entertainment for Field and plenty of food all ages. and beverage options. Free shuttle bus from TUE 31 DEC Hamilton and marquee packages available! NYE FIREWORKS & STREET PARTY country.racing.com/ MELVILLE OVAL, hirl.org.au hamiltonpac.com.au Penshurst HAMILTON 7pm-10.30pm. This free, family-friendly NYE JANUARY EVERY SAT SEPT-FEB HAMILTON PARKRUN FRI 3 JAN WINGLESS SUMMER Celebration includes live music, entertainment, LAKE HAMILTON SLAM children’s activities and 8am-9.30am. Free, WESTERN SPEEDWAY amusement rides, food weekly, timed 5km, run, 4pm-10pm. An action- and drinks plus a raffle. walk or jog around Lake packed night featuring the The event concludes Hamilton open to people Wingless Summer Slam, prior to the Hamilton of all ages and abilities. Street Stocks SSS and NYE fireworks display at Meet at Lakes Edge Amcars. 10.30pm. Adventure Playground. westernspeedway parkrun.com.au/Hamilton hamilton.com.au 0414 780 068 SUN 5 JAN SUN 12 JAN MUSIC IN THE GARDENS HAMILTON COUNTRY HAMILTON BOTANIC MUSIC CLUB DAY 2020 GARDENS HAMILTON GOLF CLUB 2pm-4pm. Enjoy this free 12pm-4.30pm. Enjoy live 26 JANUARY 2020 afternoon of live music by country music from guest local bands and singers. artists and local walk-ups HAMILTON Music to suit all ages, at this monthly family- bring a picnic, some local friendly afternoon. wine and a blanket/chair. Members of the public are invited to attend the Southern Grampians Shire Council official Australia 0437 190 946 0468 440 278 Day Celebrations. Celebrations will take place throughout the Greater Hamilton region where SUN 12 JAN MON 13 & TUE 14 JAN people of all ages and from all walks of life have ANNUAL PACING CUP 2 DAY PRINTMAKING the opportunity to come together to celebrate our HAMILTON HARNESS WORKSHOP national identity. RACING CLUB PETSCHEL HOUSE For further information please contact the 12pm-5.30pm. Lots of 10am-4pm. Linoprint Southern Grampians Shire Council on family fun at the Hamilton workshop. Jenni Mitchell 03 5573 0444 or email@example.com Harness Racing Club’s and Mervyn Hannah will annual cup! Live music, assist with sketching and kids activities, meals and cutting lino techniques, bar facilities available. before moving to the print harness.org.au/hamilton stage on day two. #GREATERHAMILTON 0417 585 102 HAMILTON BALMORAL BRANXHOLME BYADUK CAVENDISH 12 COLERAINE DUNKELD GLENTHOMPSON PENSHURST TARRINGTON
FEBRUARY EVERY SAT SEPT-FEB HAMILTON PARKRUN SUN 2 FEB MUSIC IN THE GARDENS SUN 9 DEC HAMILTON COUNTRY LAKE HAMILTON HAMILTON BOTANIC MUSIC CLUB DAY 8am-9.30am. Free, GARDENS HAMILTON GOLF CLUB weekly, timed 5km, run, 2pm-4pm. Enjoy this free 12pm-4.30pm. Enjoy live walk or jog around Lake afternoon of live music by country music from guest Hamilton. Open to people local bands and singers. artists and local walk-ups of all ages and abilities. Music to suit all ages, at this monthly family- Meet at Lakes Edge bring a picnic, some local friendly afternoon. Adventure Playground. wine and a blanket/chair. parkrun.com.au/Hamilton 0437 190 946 0468 440 278 SAT 15 FEB SUN 23 FEB EUREKA DRAW PAINT SPRINTCAR SERIES SUMMER WESTERN SPEEDWAY PETSCHEL HOUSE 4pm-10.30pm. Hit the 10am-4pm. Bring your Western Speedway for favourite paints, pencils an action-packed night and pastels, use the studio of high speed racing, materials or purchase art including the Eureka supplies and begin the Sprint car Series, Vintage day with a demonstration Sprintcars, the F500 by artist, Jenni Mitchell, Stampede Series and the 3 as she uses techniques to Litres Dash for Cash. paint quickly the essence of summer. Beginners and experienced artists alike can paint inside the air conditioned studio or westernspeedway find a cool spot beneath Petschel hamilton.com.au one of our trees around House the lake in our expansive gardens. Light lunch and SAT 29 FEB THU 27 FEB refreshments provided. HARNESS RACE DAY HAMILTON FARMERS HAMILTON HARNESS & CRAFT MARKET RACING CLUB HAMILTON INSTITUTE petschelhouse.com.au OF RURAL LEARNING 12pm-5pm. Enjoy a fantastic afternoon at the 9am-12pm. Over 40 harness races. Meals and local and interstate bar facilities available. A stallholders, featuring great family fun day out! #GREATERHAMILTON fresh produce, home- made food and crafts. harness.org.au/hamilton hirl.org.au Western Speedway Racing 1800 807 056 | visitgreaterhamilton.com.au | @visitgreaterhamilton
Discover workshops, art classes, pop-ups, performances and exhibitions throughout Greater Hamilton 1800 807 056 People, places & events · · Petschel House My Crafternoons · Off The Rails petschelhouse.com.au · Hamilton Institute of Rural Learning · The Gables Art Studio & Art School · Hamilton Community House · Chameleon Arts Collective · Mud Gallery · Hamilton Wool & Craft Guild · Penshurst Arts Creative · The Skills Shop · Dunkeld Art Group WHAT’S ON 20 JUL - 15 SEPT WATERCOLOUR 3 NOV - 8 DEC VCE CREATIVE SHOWCASE AT HAMILTON BRILLIANCE Exhibition features work created by local VCE students GALLERY Showcasing the brilliance undertaking studies in a range of creative subjects. of Australian watercolour Work is selected from secondary schools in the Southern through the remarkable Grampians Shire Council: Baimbridge College, The collection of Hamilton Hamilton and Alexandra College, Monivae College, Good Gallery. Such artists as Shepherd College and Balmoral Community College. Napier Waller, Lionel Lindsay, Hans Heysen, Frank Hinder and John Wolseley 7 SEPT - 3 NOV demonstrate the potential GREAT MOVEMENTS for fine nuances, as well as OF FEELING spontaneous expression in their landscapes, Great Movements of portraiture, still lifes, Feeling, is an in-depth abstract compositions group project, curated and direct, expressionistic by Zara Sigglekow and modes of painting. Drawing initially supported by on a long history of tradition Gertrude Contemporary and experimentation, and the Next Wave this exhibition reveals Image: Niamh Sutherland S.T. Gill, England (1818-1880) Festival. The project transition and how KITCHEN BUOY Aborigines resting at Wannon considers emotion as a contemporary artists Design and Textiles Falls, Coleraine District, cognitive and bodily force explore the malleability of Visual Communications and Western Victoria the watercolour medium, Design Watercolour on paper that drives, circulates and producing new and The Hamilton and Alexandra Purchased by the Hamilton sticks. With discursive and unexpected results. College Gallery Trust Fund centrifugal ambitions, this exhibition observes human Exhibiting the distinctive emotion through personal light and atmosphere of the Australian landscape, and historic lenses. we celebrate the important contribution watercolour has made to the development of Australian art in the twentieth century. Works in this exhibition have been selected to show #HAMILTONGALLERY experimental combinations of various media and techniques in modernist and contemporary Australian art. 107 Brown Street Hamilton Hours: Mon-Fri 10-5, The information listed may be subject to change. For Phone 5573 0460 Sat 10-12 & 2-5, Sun 2-5 confirmation of exhibitions please contact Hamilton Gallery.
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