July 6, Beechworth LONG LUNCH, LONG TABLE: Indigo Vineyard are starting a series of lunches at the Cellar Door.
If you are in the area, or want to visit, join them for a for a leisurely afternoon at the cellar door.
You will be welcomed with a glass of wine, then Sally Lynch from Taste Trekkers will serve lovingly prepared share plates at the long table. Indigo Vineyard’s passions are wine and lamb, so you can guess what will be the ‘hero’ on the plate.
You will be served a wine to match the main dish and other drinks including local beer and soft drinks are available at cellar door prices.
Using their own lamb makes this an authentic paddock to plate meal and everything possible will be sourced locally.
After the main, you will be taken on a guided tour of the property farm.
This will be a lazy afternoon starting at 12:30pm and ending around 4:00pm.
If you are after more information, contact Indigo Vineyard. July 7, Wahgunyah WINTER FARMER’S MARKET: Brisk mornings, winter woollies and roaring fires, winter is well and truly here at Pfeiffer Wines Winter Farmers Market. What better way to celebrate this season than to stock up on your favourite Winter produce? Hot food, live music, good coffee and of course an array of the freshest winter produce will be available, from the crisp heads of broccoli and cauliflower to new season apples and pears. Cheese, bread, olives, pasta and much much more. All of the necessities that you will need to get you through the cold Winter days will be on offer. Of course, all of the award winning Pfeiffer wines will be available for tasting and sales. Visit www.pfeifferwinesrutherglen.com.au/home/events/coming-events for more details. July 7, Beechworth CHRISTMAS IN JULY: The Old Priory Beechworth will host Christmas in July on July 7 from 5:30pm. Tickets are $45 Adult, $20 Child (8 years +), which includes dinner, choice of either Mulled Wine or Hot Cider welcome drink, live entertainment and tea and coffee. For more information and bookings, please contact The Old Priory on info@ oldpriory.com.au or (03) 5728 1024. July 7, Wahgunyah MUSIC BY THE RIVER: On the first Saturday of every month, enjoy fabulous live music by popular local artistes while lounging on the lawns with a glass of wine and gourmet food from St Leonards Café. It is the perfect spot to enjoy with family and friends.
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm. St Leonards Café is open every weekend from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. St Leonards Vineyard Cellar Door is open Thursday to Sunday from 10:00am. Call (02) 6033 1004 for further information. July 14, Yackandandah OLD TIME DANCE: An old time dance is held at the heritage listed Yackandandah Public Hall, on the second Saturday of the month.
Practice and lessons are held every Tuesday night. Call 02 6027 1266 to confirm your place. July 14, Wahgunyah TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE: Carlyle CFA Brigade presents Fright Night Trivia at the Wahgunyah Hall.
On the night there will be a lucky door prize and prizes for best dressed. Doors open at 6:30pm, trivia starts at 7:00pm. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. Call 02 6032 8305 to confirm. July 21, Yackandandah PRODUCE SWAP: The Yackandandah Produce Swap is held on the third Saturday of each month and takes place at the Yackandandah Community Garden.
The Yackandandah Produce Swap offers beautiful fresh garden produce to be swapped or purchased. Meet some of the amazing locals and tap into their knowledge.
Produce starts rolling in at 9:30am and finishes around 11:00am. July 21, Chiltern JAM SESSION: This weekend of jam sessions will feature a blend of accomplished musicians and those beginning their jamming careers. It is a great opportunity to drop in, meet other musicians, blow your heart out on your favourite tune or kick back and listen in. There are six venues for six genres of music, take your pick. Musicians of any standard are welcome – music students, gigging musicians, amateurs of all persuasions, professionals having a night off, and even professionals having an off night. Listeners welcome. Stick with one jam, or move around. Come along for a few hours, or stay the weekend. July 29, Beechworth KERFERD ORATION: This year’s Kerferd Oration is to be delivered by Northern Territory Senator Malarndirri McCarthy. Senator McCarthy is a Yanyuwa woman from the Gulf country in the Northern Territory. She first entered the public sphere as a journalist with the ABC and more recently for SBS/ NITV. With a focus on bringing communities together and ensuring remote communities are engaged with and listened to, Senator McCarthy wants to encourage all Australians to be bold and brave to develop a united vision for Australia. Visit www. kerferdoration.org for more details.