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What’s On in South Gippsland, in November?

 

 

1st November to 25th November

CHIMERA BY BRYAN DAWE

The Meeniyan Art Gallery proudly presents, 'Chimera', an exhibition of art works by Bryan Dawe.

The works explore his love of theatre, circus and dance, and his fascination with the architecture of Tangier and Fez.

When: Official opening on Saturday 3 November at 2pm - All welcome to attend. Exhibition: 1 - 25 November. Gallery open Wednesday to Monday: 10am to 4pm. Closed Tuesday

Where: Meeniyan Art Gallery, 84 Whitelaw Street Meeniyan

Contact: 03 5664 0101

E: info@meeniyanartgallery.com.au

W: meeniyanartgallery.com.au

 

 

1st November to 30th November

ZETTA KANTA

Storehouse Koonwarra presents an exhibition of wall hangings, tapestries and fibre works by Zetta Kanta.

When: Opening Saturday 3 November, 4-6pm. Storehouse Open 10:00 am till 5:50 pm weekly. Excluding Wednesday

Where: Storehouse Koonwarra, 4 Koala Drive Koonwarra

Contact: Thomas Burge,

0408 353 976

Email: hello.storehouse@gmail.com

 

 

Saturday 17th November

PROM COUNTRY FARMERS MARKET-FOSTER

Farm fresh produce is available, and so much more.

When: 3rd Sat each month, 8.00 am to 12.00 pm

Where: Foster War Memorial-Hall

Contact: Juneen on 0427 809 509

E: info@pcfm.org.au

W: http://www.pcfm.org.au

 

Saturday 17th November

WINNIE BLUES

When The Winnie Blues step on to the stage they bring with them a mix of established artistry and raw sincerity.

BYO Nibbles & Drinks

Where: Sandy Point Community Centre, Church Parade Sandy Point

When:  17th November, 7pm for a 8pm start

Tickets:  $30

W: http://www.trybooking.com/412735

             Sunday 18th November

INVERLOCH FARMERS MARKET

Local farm fresh produce, homemade preserves & more

When: 3rd Sunday of each month.

8am - 1pm.

Where: The Glade Park (opposite the Inlet Hotel), the Esplanade, Inverloch

Contact: Peter Arnold, 5664 0096

 

 

Sunday 18th November

TROSP WALK

Each month, members of TROSP invite all interested persons, to experience and enjoy the walking tracks local to Tidal River at Wilson's Promontory.

When: 3rd Sunday at 9.30am.

Where: This months’ walk is ……..

Read about the project on the website - and how you can help.

E: dana@danahughes.com

W: https://www.tidalriveropenspace.com/

 

 

Sunday November 18th

FREE TWIDDLE/FIDDLE MATS/MUFFS/CUFFS WORKSHOPS

Calling all knitting, crocheting, crafty peeps ... come on down to the ArtSpace to take part in our twiddle muff project. All people of all ages and all skill levels will have a ball at these fun workshops. Sheryle "GoGo" Doherty is our fabulous tutor and she will give you all the hot tips, safety info and guidance to help us put together a gorgeous selection of mats, muffs and cuffs to present to Grandridge Lodge and Strzelecki House. Stay for morning tea and a craft session or, if pressed for time, grab a Boomerang Bag of wool and fun bits to take and make. All free, thanks to funding by our Mirboo North and District Community Bank Branch.

When: Sunday 18th November 11am - 1pm.

Where: ArtSpace, 81b Ridgway, Mirboo North VIC 3871

Contact: Julie 0409 708 494
Email: artspaceatmirboonorth@gmail.com

 

 

Sunday 18th November

KONGWAK MARKET

A very popular, funky all-weather, weekly market.

When:  10 am - 2 pm

Where: Korumburra – Wonthaggi Rd, Kongwak

Cost: Gold coin donation

Contact: Jane - 0417 142 478

 

Friday November 23rd

CAFÉ CULTURE 2018 SERIES

BOLLYWOOD

A colourful and exotic end of year treat. A celebration of Indian culture both traditional and contemporary.

This show offers traditional Indian music featuring tabla, sitar and vocals as well as beautiful classical Indian

 

 

dance, contrasted by vibrant, energetic Bollywood dance routines.

Where:  Bena Hall, Bena

When:  Friday 23rd Nov. at 8 pm

Cost: Tickets $25 or $22 concession, includes supper BYO drinks and nibbles

Contact:  info@benahall.com.au

 

Saturday 24th November

LEONGATHA DAY OF PLAY

Cervus Equipment Leongatha are holding a Kids & Family Day of Play event. Petting Zoo, Jumping Castle, Wagon Rides, Giveaways, Sausage Sizzle plus test drive small tractors and mowers! ALL WELCOME!

When:  Saturday 24th November

Where:  2 Hogan’s Road, Leongatha

Contact:  03 5667 6600

Wwww.cervusequipment.com.au

Cost:  FREE

 

Saturday 24th November

MIRBOO NORTH MARKET AT BAROMI PARK

Stallholders sell plants, food, bric- a- brac, chooks, art, local vegies and honey, craft and much more.

When: Last Saturday of each month, 8am – 1 pm (Summer-Autumn)

Where: 49 Ridgway, Mirboo North

Contact: 0490 884 265

 

 

Saturday 24th November

LEONGATHA COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET

With a great ambiance, live music and a marquee for people to sit and enjoy a coffee and some tasty food.

When: 8.30am -1pm

Where: CCG Campus, 3-8 Howard Street, Leongatha

Contact: Julie Curtis, 5662 6700

 

Sunday 25th November

CAFÉ CULTURE 2018 SERIES

BOLLYWOOD

A colourful and exotic end of year treat. A celebration of Indian culture both traditional and contemporary. This show offers traditional Indian music featuring tabla, sitar and vocals as well as beautiful classical Indian

dance, contrasted by vibrant, energetic Bollywood dance routines.

Where:  Toora Hall, Gray St, Toora

When:  Sunday 25th Nov. at 7.30pm

Cost: Tickets $20 or $17 concession

Contact:  Mary 0439 178 730

Emailhall@toora.org

 

 

 

Sunday 25 November

SING NOWELL! - MUSIC ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS- IN FOSTER

Sing Nowell! Is Music for Advent and Christmas - performed by The Tudor Choristers and directed by Dr Kathleen McGuire.

When: Performing on Sunday 25th November at St. Joseph’s Catholic Parish Church in Foster at 3.00pm.

Tickets available at the door: Adults $20, Pensioners $15, Students $5.

Enquiries to Patricia Doran, 03 5686 2463 or 0422 621 175

 

       Sunday 25TH November

PORT ALBERT MARKET

The Port Albert Market is held on the 4th Sunday of the month (excluding January & Easter - these Markets are held Australia Day & Easter Sunday). The Market offers both indoor and

outdoor stalls and runs all year. Stall sites are $10.00.

When: 4th Sunday of the month, 9am - 1pm

Where: Port Albert Hall, 20 Victoria

Contact: Gayle, 0437 247 242

 

 

Sunday 25th November

KONGWAK MARKET

A very popular, funky all-weather, weekly market.

When:  Every Sunday, 10 am - 2 pm

Where: Korumburra – Wonthaggi Rd, Kongwak

Cost: Gold coin donation

Contact: Jane - 0417 142 478

 

 

Sunday 25th November

INVERLOCH COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET

BYO basket or bag, plastic bag free shopping is encouraged.

When: Last Sunday of each month, 8.00 am - 1.00 pm

Where: The Glade on the Esplanade, Inverloch

Contact: 0448 327 637

 

Friday 30th November

MEENIYAN SQUARE TWILIGHT MARKETS

Friday Twilight Market featuring street food, locally made wines, beers, crafts, clothing and a laid-back welcoming atmosphere.

Where:  Meeniyan Square,

82 Whitelaw St Meeniyan

When:  Friday evenings 30 November to 01 February 2018 from 4pm


 

What’s On in South Gippsland, in December?

 

Sunday December 2nd and 16th

FREE TWIDDLE/FIDDLE MATS/MUFFS/CUFFS WORKSHOPS

Calling all knitting, crocheting, crafty peeps ... come on down to the ArtSpace to take part in our twiddle muff project. All people of all ages and all skill levels will have a ball at these fun workshops. Sheryle "GoGo" Doherty is our fabulous tutor and she will give you all the hot tips, safety info and guidance to help us put together a gorgeous selection of mats, muffs and cuffs to present to Grandridge Lodge and Strzelecki House. Stay for morning tea and a craft session or, if pressed for time, grab a Boomerang Bag of wool and fun bits to take and make. All free, thanks to funding by our Mirboo North and District Community Bank Branch.

When: Sunday 2/16th 11am - 1pm.

Where: ArtSpace, 81b Ridgway, Mirboo North VIC 3871

Contact: Julie 0409 708 494
Email: artspaceatmirboonorth@gmail.com

 

Friday 7th December

THE HEARTLAND CONCERT

Enjoy a night of the greatest hits of opera performed by Principal Artists from Opera Australia with MC Alex Budd and Accompanist Jane Matheson.

When:  Friday 7th December

Time:  7.30pm

Where:  The Meeniyan Hall

Cost: $55 per person

Contact:  David Jones-5664 8353

Tickets:  www.trybooking.com/YSTG

Or at the Meeniyan Store

 

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

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.

Foster Craft Market

Exchange Hotel Bottleshop

9am-1pm

Saturday 17th November 2018

Saturday 15th December 2018

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 4th November 2018(Melbourne Cup weekend

       Sunday 9th December 2018

       Sunday 30th December 2018

             Sunday 27th January 2019(Australia Day weekend)

             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.

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 2018.

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.