Make Italian sausages
There’s plenty to do in Harvey this month from the Italian Sausage Sagra to the 100th birthday of beloved characters Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.
Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre will host a stage show about the life of author May Gibbs, creator of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.
May Gibbs spent her formative years at Stirling Cottage in Harvey and the show will feature music, anecdotes and images to tell her life story and cultural impact.
The show is on Saturday, November 17, at 2pm, for more information call 9729 3311.
There will also be a free event on Thursday, November 12, to celebrate the centenary of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie at Stirling Cottage Gardens.
Activities are on from 9am to 12pm with storytelling at 9.15am and Ricky Possum performances starts at 9.30.
Harvey Community Radio and Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre are working together to showcase the town’s Italian culture and history with an Italian sausage festival.
The Harvey Italian Sausage Sagra will feature celebrity butcher Vince Garreffa as a judge in the sausage competition and live music from Tony Bandera and Michael Barbaro.
There will also be demonstrations on making the perfect Italian sausage and making fresh, authentic pasta.
To enter the Italian sausage competition or apply to hold a stall, visit the Harvey Community Radio website.
In addition to the various Italian entertainment acts, there will also be a historical tour of the World War II Italian Internment Camp and Jail.
For more information visit the Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre website.