July 2015

MT BULLER SEASON OPENING CELEBRATIONS Saturday 6th June. Enjoy live entertainment and fireworks as Mt Buller Village celebrates the opening of the 2015 snow season. Festivities kick off at 4pm in the Village Square. Other great events throughout the snow season include Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour on Saturday 27th June, Burton Cattleman’s Rail Jam, 11th July and Mt Buller Sled dog racing 28-29th July.   HIGH COUNRTY ROAST COLLECTION Throughout June. Nothing brings people together like a hearty roast! As part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (www.melbournefoodandwine.com.au) join our regional events including: Sunday 7th June – Come’n get Stewed at Magnolia. Slow roasted free range pork and organic vegetable cassoulet in the warmth of Magnolia Mansfield. 6pm. Bookings 5779 1000. Friday 19th June – Slow Roasts and Elegant Reds. Showcasing three courses skilfully put together by famed local chef Stuart Wadsworth. Amongst the Sticks at Goughs Bay. 6.30pm. Bookings 5777 3030. Sunday 21st June – High […]

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June 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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May 2015

JAMIESON AUTUMN FESTIVAL Saturday 2nd May. Join the Jamieson community for a fabulous day to celebrate the beautiful AUTUMN FESTIVAL autumn colors at the annual Jamieson Autumn Festival. Showcasing the diversity of skills among local personalities, displays, activities and workshops will include blacksmithing, whip cracking,fly fishing, bush cooking demos, recitals of bush poetry and buskers. View www.jamieson.org.au for full program. ROS RITCHIE AT MAGNOLIA Saturday 2nd May. As part of Aussie Wine month, experience the best of The High Country’s hand crafted wines by award winning wine maker Ros Ritchie; taste the passion from the bottle to the plate. Together with Chef Travis Boltong, a five course menu to challenge your mind & to tease your taste-buds has been created. Magnolia Mansfield, 6.30pm, $110pp. Bookings: Ph 5779 1000. ONE MAN’S SHED Sunday 3rd May. Take a trip down memory lane as Marty Briscoe opens his much renowned shed to the public from 10am-4pm. Authentic Convent spinning wheel will spin again from 12-1.30pm. Sausage sizzle, produce stall. Supporting […]

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April 2015

· Easter activities · Rail Trail The Rail Trail will be open in its entireity from early April. There may be some areas still requiring works.Enjoy the spectacular scenery of North East Victoria while cycling,walking or horse riding the trail. Cross over Lake Eildon on the 385m Bonnie Doon Bridge,traverse through farming country and enjoy the serenity. The trail runs between Mansfield and Tallarook with a spur line to Alexandra, a total of 134kms. Drinking water is limited along the trail so carry food and water with you. See www.victorianrailtrails.com.au for trail updates. · Historic Displays – Mansfield – Mansfield Historical Society, located in the historic old Mansfield Railway Station, has a new exhibition. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am-3pm. Entry by gold coin donation. – Jamieson – Jamieson and District Historical Society Museum, at the old Jamieson Courthouse – 10am-4pm weekends and public holidays from Nov-May. View the fantastic photographic and historical displays. · Mansfield Library – Tues 3rd […]

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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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