Author Archive | Justin Meadows

March 2015

Historic Displays – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. – Jamieson – Jamieson and District Historical Society Museum, at the old Jamieson Courthouse, is open 10am-4pm weekends and public holidays from Nov-May. View their fantastic photographic and historical displays. Jamieson “Bimbi” Car and Memorabilia museum – featuring an incredible display of restored cars and home wares memorabilia, the museum is located on Waterson Road, Jamieson. Entry by gold coin donation with all proceeds to Mansfield Hospital, CFA or other local charities. Further details call Steve or Carol on 5777 0733. Every Saturday – Mansfield Produce Swap. Free registration required at event. Attendees can bring excess produce grown or preserves etc. from home to swap for others’ excesses. Snowgum Nursery, High St, Mansfield. 10am-12pm. Labour Day Weekend Sat 8 – Merrijig Rodeo – McCormack’s Park, Merrijig. Gates Open 3pm […]

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February 2015

Historic Displays – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. – Jamieson – Jamieson and District Historical Society Museum, at the old Jamieson Courthouse, is open 10am-4pm weekends and public holidays from Nov-May. View their fantastic photographic and historical displays. Saturday 14 – 129th Tolmie Sports Day An annual favourite – enjoy a fabulous day of exciting events and traditional activities including wood chopping and family entertainment. Stay overnight and kick up your heels with the Tolmie Bush Dance in the evening. View www.tolmietimes.com The 129thTolmie Sports will be full of love this year! Falling on Valentine’s Day, the organizers are making it the main theme for the day.Expect to see all your favourites but with a Valentine’s Day bent. There will be the ever popularwood chop and equestrian events, Trixie the Clown and face painting for the kids, […]

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January 2015

· Australia Day Events · Ongoing events – Day by day events – Find accommodation Historic Displays – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition: Teddy Bear and Golliwog feature display. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. – Jamieson – Jamieson and District Historical Society Museum, at the old Jamieson Courthouse, is open 11am-3pm weekends and public holidays until May. View their fantastic photographic and historical displays. Jamieson “Bimbi” Car and Memorabilia museum – with an incredible display of restored cars and home wares memorabilia, the museum is located on Waterson Road, Jamieson. Entry by gold coin donation with all proceeds to Mansfield Hospital, CFA or other local charities. Further details Steve or Carol on 5777 0733. Mansfield Zoo – White Lion feeding at the Mansfield Zoo 5pm every day of the January school holidays. Hand feed most of the animals in the zoo. Open […]

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December 2015

– Mansfield Historic Display – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. – The Great Victorian Rail Trail, 134km long, from Tallarook to Mansfield, with a spur line to Alexandra from Cathkin, traverses through farming country and crosses Lake Eildon at Bonnie Doon. Cycle, walk or horseride the trail, and pack your bathers for a swim in Lake Eildon along the way. Drinking water is limited along the trail so please carry food and water with you. www.victorianrailtrails.com.au – Mansfield Armchair Cinema, 1 Chenery Street, Mansfield. Fully digital screenings showing the latest blockbusters and kids’ & teen flicks. Open 7 days in school holidays. www.the-mac.com.au – White Lion feeding atMansfield Zoo, 1.30pm every Saturday, Sunday; from School holidays (21st December) it will be 5pm daily. Open daily 10am. Hey kids, book an overnight sleepover at the zoo – available throughout school […]

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November 2015

Historic Display – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. Mansfield Zoo – Lion feeding will be 1.30pm every Saturday and Sunday. Hand feed most of the animals in the zoo, including the monkeys. See the Chicken Run! See over 400 free range hens and the bus they live in at night! Open daily 10am. Call Bronwen on 5777 3576. Mansfield Armchair Cinema – call 5775 2049 or see website for details of this month’s screening sessions. HIGH COUNTRY FESTIVAL – www.highcountryfestival.com.au HIGH COUNTRY FESTIVAL – including art exhibitions, performances, music, fireworks, open gardens, and other community events. The Grand Parade, Torchlight Parade and Fireworks are still a highlight of the festival but there are so many more wonderful events – with the finale being the Mansfield Picnic Races. Full program details can be found at www.highcountryfestival.com.au, or pick […]

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October 2015

Historic Display – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. · Rail Trail Open, Mansfield to Bonnie Doon Now open between Bonnie Doon and Mansfield. Ride or walk some or all of the 22 km scenic Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail through farming country and crossing Lake Eildon at Bonnie Doon. Drinking water is limited along the trail so please carry food and water with you. Refer www.victorianrailtrails.com.au for Trail updates. · Petanque every Saturday at Picnic Point, Goughs Bay – 3.30pm to 5pm. An ideal chance to enjoy the great outdoors! BYO chair and drinks. Boules can be supplied. Open to all ages. · Mansfield Armchair Cinemas – For program and session times visit www.the-mac.com.au/ or call the Cinema on 5775 2049. 1 Chenery Street, Mansfield. · “Bimbi” Car and Memorabilia Museum. An incredible display of restored […]

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September 2015

Historic Display – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, will run a display showcasing significant historical events in Mansfield, Mansfield’s Timeline and an ongoing Railway feature. Open every Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11am – 3pm. Gold coin entry donation. · Rail Trail Open, Mansfield to Bonnie Doon The Rail Trail is open every day of the year for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of North East Victoria while traversing through farming country and crossing Lake Eildon at Bonnie Doon on the 20km open section from Mansfield to Bonnie Doon. The GRHCRT is currently under construction from Tallarook to Bonnie Doon with a spur line to Alexandra. When finished later this year the trail will be 134km long, one of the longest and most picturesque in Australia. Drinking water is limited along the trail soplease carry food and water with you. Refer www.victorianrailtrails.com.au for trail updates. · Petanque every Saturday at Picnic […]

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August 2015

· Historic Display – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. · Mansfield Library offers a fabulous range of activities and programs for people of all ages – including internet access. Call the library on 5775 2176 to find out more! Closed Sunday & Monday. · Rail Trail Open, Mansfield to Bonnie Doon Now open between Bonnie Doon and Mansfield. Ride or walk some or all of the 22 km scenic Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail through farming country and crossing Lake Eildon at Bonnie Doon. Drinking water is limited along the trail so please carry food and water with you. Refer www.victorianrailtrails.com.au for Trail updates. · Petanque every Saturday at Picnic Point, Goughs Bay – 3.30pm to 5pm. An ideal chance to enjoy the great outdoors! BYO chair and drinks. Boules can be supplied. Open to all […]

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July 2015

· Historic Display – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday Saturday & Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. · Mansfield Library offers a fabulous range of activities and programs for people of all ages – including internet access. Call the library on 5775 2176 to find out more! Closed Sunday & Monday. · Mansfield Armchair Cinemas – For program and session times visit www.the-mac.com.au/ or call the Cinema on 5775 2049. 1 Chenery Street, Mansfield. · Chess Club welcomes players of every level, Weds 10.30am, Mansfield Library, Collopy St. · Rail Trail Open – Mansfield to Bonnie Doon. Now open between Bonnie Doon and Mansfield. Ride or walk some or all of the 22 km scenic Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail through farming country and crossing Lake Eildon at Bonnie Doon. Drinking water is limited along the trail so please carry food and water with […]

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