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Whats on in Gippsland

FEBRUARY 2019

 

                                                                                  30th January to 25th February

'CAELUM ET TERRAM' - SKY AND EARTH

Exhibition by Martin King. Opening Sunday Feb 3

When: January 30 - February 25. Open 10 - 4pm (closed Tuesday)

Where: Meeniyan Art Gallery - Gallery 1, 84 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan

Contact: 03 5664 0101

E: info@meeniyanartgallery.com.au

W: meeniyanartgallery.com.au

 

30th January to 25th February

EBB AND FLOW

Exhibition by Mandy Gunn

Opening Sunday Feb 3

When: January 30 - February 25. Open 10 - 4 (closed Tuesday)

Where: Meeniyan Art Gallery, 84 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan

Contact: 03 5664 0101

E: info@meeniyanartgallery.com.au

W: meeniyanartgallery.com.au

 

 

1st February to 28th February

SPLASHES OF COLOUR

Come and visit this exhibition lovingly created by 3 local artists: Florence Crighton, Lynn Fisher, and Patricia Richards.

Grand opening: 2nd February, 2pm to 4pm.Drinks and nibbles provided.

When: Exhibition throughout February - open daily 10am to 2pm

Where: Stockyard Gallery, Cnr McDonald & Main Streets Foster

Contact: 03 5682 1125

E: stockyardgallery@dcsi.net.au

W: stockyardgalleryandshop.org.au

 

 

 

2nd February to 28th February

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Our new exhibition BIRDS OF A FEATHER features works by award-winning mother and daughter artists, Carol Linton and Anne-Marie and Debra Patterson.

When: February 2 - 28. Hours 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where: Toora Village Studio Gallery, 25 Stanley Street

Contact: 0423 155 542

 

 

 

Saturday, 23rd February

WOOD ENGRAVING PRINT WORKSHOP

Wood Engraving Print Workshop. Saturday 23 February with Bob Hickman. Artist Quarter Studio (Koonwarra). $150 per person, includes tools, materials and a light lunch.

When: Saturday 23 February, 10am to 4pm

Cost: 150 per person

Contact Bob for more information - 0439 303 244

E: bobarty13@gmail.com

W: https://bobhickman.blogspot.com/

 

Saturday, 23rd February

LEONGATHA FARMERS' MARKET

If you're a person, who loves fresh food and locally grown produce, you can enjoy a new Community Farmers Market.

When:  Saturday 23rd February, 8.30am to 1pm.

Where: Community College Gippsland's Leongatha Campus in Howard Street, Leongatha

Contact: Julie Curtis, 03 5662 6700

E: lfm@ccg.asn.au

W: leongathafarmersmarket.org.au

Saturday, 23rd February

MIRBOO NORTH MARKET

Huge variety of stallholders including plants, food, bric a brac, chooks, art, local veggies and honey, craft and much more.

When: Last Saturday of the month

8am - 1pm

Where: Baromi Park, 49 Ridgway Mirboo North

Contact: Cheryl Belton, 0490 884 265

E: cherylbelton60@gmail.com

W: facebook.com/mirboonorthmarket

 

 

Sunday, 24th February

GEAR HEAD - SOUTH COAST SHOW & SHINE

South Coast Show and Shine - raising money for Eastern Health Foundation Cancer Research.
Cars, bikes, trucks, tractors, army tanks and rides. Live Armoury display, helicopter rides, live music, and FREE kids activities all day including a face painter and tumble town play centre. There will be coffee carts, slushies machine, ATM, hot and cold food and drinks all day. Fully licenced and catered for.
Awards given out on the day.

When: Sunday the 24th of February 2019. Gates open at 8am

Cost: Entry $10 per car, bike or truck - gold coin donation for passengers. General admission $5 per adult, children under 15 free.

Where: Toora Recreation Reserve, Jetty Rd Toora

Contact: Joe, 0431 020 881

 

 

 

Sunday, 24th February

Harvest Lunch - Vegetables from the garden

Learn the skills to create restaurant plated meals, using produce from the Jacican kitchen garden and Gippsland producers.

Harvest seasonal produce from the Jacican kitchen garden.

Utilize the pantry and Gippsland produces to create restaurant quality meals. Learn the knife skills, cooking techniques and plating to become your own culinary artist.

Create, cook and share a three course meal

When: February 24th 2019, 11am to 2pm

Cost: $125.00 per guest

Where: Jacican Cooking School & Food Studio, 32 Giles Street Mirboo North

Contact: Jaci Hicken, 03 5668 2475, 0407 577 205
E: jaci@jacican.com.au
W: www.jacican.com.au

 

Sunday, 24th February

INVERLOCH COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET

Come along to enjoy a day of great local produce, a terrific range of local wines and chilled live music!

When: Sunday 27th January 8.00 am - 1.00 pm

Where: The Glade on the Esplanade Inverloch

Contact: 0448 327 637

 

Sunday, 24th February

PORT ALBERT MARKET

The Market offers both indoor and outdoor stalls and runs all year. Stall sites are $10.00. Port Albert is located in beautiful South Gippsland and is the oldest port in Victoria. Visitors are encouraged to come along and see what Port Albert has to offer.

When: Sunday 9am - 1pm

Where: Port Albert Hall, 20 Victoria St Port Albert

Contact: Gayle, 0437 247 242

 

Sunday, 24th February

KONGWAK MARKET

Funky ALL-WEATHER Market, Kongwak comes to life with a fabulous variety market every Sunday, with indoor and undercover stalls selling a selection of vintage/retro and second hand home wares, clothing, albums, art, jewellery, local produce, plants, books, live music, great food and coffee, plus a fun atmosphere.

When: Every Sunday 10am - 2pm

Cost: Gold coin donation

Where: Kongwak General Store and Sheds

Contact: Jane, 0417 142 478

 

27th February to 1st April

A FEW FACES - MEENIYAN ART GALLERY

A Few Faces by Roger Boyce

Opening Sunday March 3 at 2pm

When: February 27 - April 1 2019. Gallery open 10am to 4pm (Closed Tuesdays).

Where: Meeniyan Art Gallery - Gallery 1, 84 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan

Contact: 03 5664 0101

E: info@meeniyanartgallery.com.au

W: meeniyanartgallery.com.au

 

27th February to 1st April

ONCE UPON A TIME ON A FARM

Exhibition by Bev Mitchell-Symons.

Opening Sunday March 3 at 2pm

When: February 27 - April 1 2019. Open 10am to 4pm (Closed Tuesdays).

Where: Meeniyan Art Gallery - Gallery 2, 84 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan

Contact: 03 5664 0101

E: info@meeniyanartgallery.com.au

W: meeniyanartgallery.com.au

 

 

27th February to 1st April

MY COLOURFUL GARDEN

Exhibition by Dawn Duncan-Smith.

Opening Sunday March 3 at 2pm

When: February 27 - April 1 2019. Open 10am to 4pm (Closed Tuesdays).

Where: Meeniyan Art Gallery - Gallery 3, 84 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan

Contact: 03 5664 0101

 

What’s On in South Gippsland, in March?

 

Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th March

PROM COAST FESTIVAL

The Prom Coast Festival provides a focus for community engagement and for showcasing the exciting opportunities available in the shire for both locals and tourists. The biennial Festival, now in its 7th iteration, will take place over the weekend and beginning March 14th – 17th 2019. It celebrates creativity, culture, lifestyle and landscape.
Join us in Prom Country for a whole weekend of music, arts, creativity, kids' events, food & wine.
See a large array of events on the website!

When: March 14 -17

Where: Various locations around Prom Coast.

W: https://www.promcoastfestival.org/

 

Please visit the website………for updated content and events @ www.visitpromcountry.com.au or

 If you would like to submit a local event, you can contact the Prom Country VIC on 5655 2233 or email us: infocentre@southgippsland.vic.gov.au

 

 

Prom Country Farmers' Market

The Farmer's Market is one of the Prom Coasts' most popular events, and it's not just because of the abundance of local produce!

The Prom Country Farmer's market provides a fantastic meeting place for members of the South Gippsland community. Visit to pick up some freshly caught seafood for dinner or delicious handmade bread for lunch, sample the district's fine wines, chat with the friendly local foodies and don't forget to pick up a jar of delicious preserves to take home with you.

Location
Foster War Memorial Arts Centre Hall
Main St
Foster

Market Days and Opening Hours
The Farmers market is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month between 8am - 12pm

See the Foster and District Events Calendar for details on the next Farmer's Market.

 

Meeniyan Farmers Market 

2nd Sunday of every month 9.00am to 2.00pm

         January 13th 2019

          February 10th

          March 10th

          April 14th

          May 12th

          June 9th

          July 14th

          August 11th

          September 8th

Contact us at: info@rfm.net.au

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Prom Country Craft Market

Craft markets are held each year between Melbourne Cup weekend (1-5 November) and April at the football grounds in Foster. The markets are a huge support to the communinty, with profits going towards the Foster Rotary club, the Fish Creek JC's and the Toora Lions Club.

A $2 entry fee applies to adults, with kids entry free. Dogs are not permitted.

More than 250 stalls are set up for each market, and there are a huge variety of goods on offer, ranging from local produce, to handmade arts, crafts and furniture, to plants, seedlings and pots, to jewellery and clothing, to children's toys, to pets and farm animals. The kids will love riding around the oval on the miniature train. Stroll around the oval, have a freshly made lunch and take home a bargain or two!

Markets are run on long-weekend Sundays over summer between 8am and 2pm.

             Sunday 10th March 2019(Labour Day weekend)

             Sunday 21st April 2019(Easter Sunday)

Foster and District Show

Held on the 3rd Saturday in February each year, the Foster show is a fantastic, fun-filled family day out and draws visitors from all across Victoria. Watch equestrian events, see the farm animals, play games and enjoy the rides, view the handmade craft displays, taste great show food, watch or join in with the dog trials and pick up some showbags for the kids. Make sure you stay for the Grand Parade!

See the Foster Show blog for more information.

Unfortunately no show for 2019

Prom Coast Seachange Festival

Join the communities of the Prom Coast in celebrating creativity, culture, lifestyle and landscape in this beautiful part of the world. The Seachange Festival will be back in 2019.

See the website for more information.

Local Theatre Events

The local Theater company runs performances, festivals and much more. Check the FAMDA website for more details.

Exhibitions

 Plenty of Galleries with interesting exhibitions to see, why not  visit the Foster Museum to see their latest exhibition?

Sport Through The Ages- they are open from 11am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday.

Web: http://www.aumuseums.com/vic/gippsland/foster-and-district-historical-society-inc

For more information on exhibitions and workshops – you can visit https://www.facebook.com/SouthGippslandArtsandEvents/

 

Upcoming Events in Sandy Point

There are various upcoming events ranging from live music to sandcastle competitions. Please see the Sandy Point website for more information and dates.