Spring into Mans­field this sea­son

Mansfield Courier - - MANSFIELD COURIER PROPERTY GUIDE - Tolmie Craft and Farm­ers Mar­ket Bim­bimbi Straw­berry Jam Day Mans­field Farm­ers’ Mar­ket Bon­nie Doon Coun­try Mar­ket Moun­tain Bay Clas­sic Jamieson Pri­mary Wine and Cheese Fundraiser Jekyll & Hyde the Mu­si­cal Bon­nie Doon Photo Ex­hi­bi­tion MIFF Trav­el­ling Showca

Come and en­joy the di­verse stalls of art, craft, lo­cal pro­duce and break­fast all morn­ing among the trees and his­tory of Tolmie.

Tolmie Sports Ground, Old Tolmie Rd Tolmie.

Tues­day 19

Jam mak­ing with or­ganic farmer Nina from Bim­bimbi Farm and well­known chef Me­gan Knapp from The Kitchen Door in Bar­jarg.

Learn about straw­berry grow­ing, sam­pling fresh ripe straw­ber­ries fol­lowed by a hands-on guided work­shop cook­ing your per­fect jam.

Bim­bimbi Farm, Bar­jarg and The Kitchen Door Bar­jarg.


Satur­day, Septem­ber 23, Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 28, Satur­day, Novem­ber 25

A true farm­ers mar­ket show­cas­ing lo­cal and re­gional pro­duc­ers.

The Oc­to­ber mar­ket com­bines with the Mans­field Arts Coun­cil to show­case the best of both lo­cal food and lo­cal art.


Plenty of stalls of­fer­ing arts, crafts, pro­duce, pre­serves, toys, jew­ellery, knitwear, trash and trea­sure, etc. Plus an op­shop of bar­gains. Tea, cof­fee and hot/cold food is also avail­able.

New stall-hold­ers and car-boot sales are wel­come.

Bon­nie Doon Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Arnott St, Bon­nie Doon. 8:30am - 1:00pm. www.bon­niedoon.net.

Fri­day 13 – Sun­day 15

Fam­ily-friendly fish­ing event on the shores of Lake Eil­don. Over $10,000 of prizes to be won. www.face­book.com/ MFNC­moun­tain­bay­clas­sic.

Satur­day 14

$35 en­try fee in­cludes etched wine­glass.

Un­lim­ited tast­ings of wines, beer, cider and cheeses from Aus­tralia and around the world.

Mon­ster auc­tion of fine wines and spe­cial items to raise funds for Jamieson PS bus fund.


Satur­day 21 – 31

An evoca­tive tale of the epic bat­tle be­tween good and evil, Jekyll & Hyde the mu­si­cal is based on Robert Louis Steven­son’s clas­sic story about a bril­liant doc­tor whose ex­per­i­ments with hu­man per­son­al­ity cre­ate a mur­der­ous coun­ter­part.

Tick­ets www.mmuds.org.au or S&AJ 85 High St.

Thurs­day 26

The Magic of Bon­nie Doon – a col­lec­tion of pho­tos from lo­cal pho­tog­ra­phers show­cas­ing the magic of Bon­nie Doon and cap­tur­ing the ap­peal that lures peo­ple to the area. Old Li­brary, Arnott St, Bon­nie Doon. www.bon­niedoon.net.

Fri­day 27 – Sun­day 29

Melbourne In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val will be show­cas­ing four amaz­ing films from their 2017 event.

A gala event on Satur­day night, a doc­u­men­tary award win­ning for­eign film and an in­ter­na­tional thriller makes this an event not to miss.


Fri­day 27

Join us once more for Spring Arts in Mans­field – a cel­e­bra­tion of the arts in all its forms, with artis­tic and fam­i­lyfriendly ac­tiv­i­ties through­out the whole week.


Satur­day 28

Join Wendy Jag­ger for a day of painting ‘en plein air’ in Mans­field’s beau­ti­ful High Coun­try.

Learn about com­po­si­tion, gouache painting tech­niques and revel in the joy of painting in the open air, sur­rounded by the moun­tains, bush­land and wa­ter­ways.

www.wendy­jag­ger.com. man­age­ment and en­hance their fish­ing ex­pe­ri­ence.

Free reg­is­tra­tion at www. mans­fieldmt­buller.com.au/twt.

Satur­day 18

Lots of fun for the fam­ily with plenty to see and do - in­clud­ing stock­man’s chal­lenge, horse show and com­pe­ti­tions, dog high-jump and dash, an­i­mal nurs­ery, rides and show­bags, Shet­land derby, re­fresh­ments, am­a­teur wine mak­ing dis­plays, vin­tage en­gines and his­tor­i­cal demon­stra­tions, kids’ lolly scram­ble, pavil­ion dis­plays show­cas­ing lo­cal arts, crafts, pro­duce, flow­ers, cook­ery, pho­tog­ra­phy and much more.


Satur­day 18

Es­cape to the High Coun­try and ex­pe­ri­ence the an­cient craft of ce­ram­ics.

A hands-on work­shop, Wendy Jag­ger takes care to en­sure you quickly de­velop the ba­sic skills to cre­ate your own col­lec­tion of beakers, cylin­ders and bowls on the pot­ter’s wheel. No ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary. www.wendy­jag­ger.com.

Sun­day 19

Join Wendy Jag­ger for a day of painting ‘en plein air’ in Mans­field’s beau­ti­ful High Coun­try.

Learn about com­po­si­tion, gouache painting tech­niques and revel in the joy of painting in the open air sur­rounded by the moun­tains, bush­land and wa­ter­ways.


Satur­day 25 – Sun­day 26

This is the of­fi­cial open­ing of the water sport sea­son by cel­e­brat­ing with an ac­tion packed week­end fo­cused on all things water at Bon­nie Doon and Goughs Bay.

On water demos and stunts, fire­works, sport boat expo, twi­light mar­ket, food stalls, kids’ entertainment, boat show-and-shine, live mu­sic, wake­board and ski­ing lessons and sail pass.


Sun­day 26

Mans­field Wine­mak­ers are proud to part­ner with two lo­cal ex­ec­u­tive chefs, artisan pro­duc­ers and gourmet providers to host a Spring De­gus­ta­tion Lunch matched with hand­crafted wines from the cool cli­mate of Mans­field’s High Coun­try.

Live mu­si­cal entertainment will also com­ple­ment the am­bi­ence and mood of the af­ter­noon.

Book­ings es­sen­tial with Su­san Kin­loch on 0418 595 878. 12 noon - 5pm. Cost $130 all in­clu­sive. www.mans­field­wine­mak­ers.com.au.

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