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 Country Roast. Enjoy “Sunday Roast Lunch” of slow Pinnaroo beef matched with wines from the Upper Goulburn. Deck on High. 11.45am. Bookings 5775 1144.
MANSFIED LANTERN FESTIVAL
Saturday 20th June. Come along and celebrate the start of winter and the winter solstice. 5pm-7pm. Join in the fun of the lantern parade. Everyone welcome! More information
Saturday 6th June. Opportunity to see and learn about the beautiful alpacas and high quality garments made from their incredibly soft fibre. 8.30am-2.30pm, High Street Reserve opposite Post Office.
ORANGE SAFARI AUCTION
Sunday 7th June. Orange Safari in conjunction with North East Auctions are holding an antiques and collectibles auction onsite from 10am. Catalogue available with viewing, Sat 10am-5pm and Sun 9am-10am. Located at 28 High Street, Mansfield.
MAN OF LA MANCHA
From Friday 12th June – 27th June. MMuDS proudly presents the classic “Man of La Mancha” at the Mansfield Performing Arts Centre. Performance dates 12th, 13th, 17th, 19th, 20th, 23rd, 26th, 27th June at 8pm with matinee show Sunday 14th June at 2pm. Tickets Adults $25, Children $15, available online www.mmuds.org.au or Mansfield Party Hire.
Tuesday 16th June. Public talk addressing challenging behavior and developing positive values through the medium of story with Susan Perrow. Mansfield Rudolf Steiner School, 7pm. $10 inc supper. Full day workshop avail 17th June. Enquiries 5779 1445.
CELTIC SPIRITUALITY DAY
Saturday 20th June. Reflective, experiential and informative day with spiritual director, retreat leader and professional Celtic harpist, Cath Connelly at St John’s Anglican Church Hall. $25 pp inc morning and afternoon tea, 10am-4pm. Bookings essential on 5779 1778.
Sunday 21st June. Set in the beautiful acoustic of the Melliodora Hall, Mansfield Rudolf Steiner School, local musician, Claire Little, presents Consortium, a performance showcasing variety and virtuosity of the recorder family and its consort repertoire. 2.30pm. www.trybooking.com/133781 or Orange Safari, 28 High St.
DENIMS & DIAMONDS
Saturday 11th July. Party and auction raising funds for Mansfield Hospital and the Mansfield Football Netball Club (MFNC) $65pp inc finger food, tastings by local brewers and cider and live music. 7pm MFNC, Highett St. Enquiries: Sue Swan 5777 5605.
CHRISTMAS IN JULY
Saturday 25th July. Celebrate a winter Christmas in July around the region. Kevington Hotel. Raise funds for the Upper Goulburn Community Channel 8 UHF Repeater. $40pp includes 2-course meal with drinks at bar prices. 12 noon start. Bookings: 5777 0543.
Saturday 25th July. Goughs Bay Boat Club. 3-course Dinner $25 members $30 non members. Bar open at 5.00, dinner at 7.00. Bookings: Ann 5777 3631.
Saturday 8th – 31st August. An exquisite collection of paintings & fine art ceramics by High Country Artist Wendy Jagger. Opening night 5.30-7.30pm at Alpine Central Mt Buller. Exhibition continues until 31 August – all art work is for sale. www.artsmansfield.com.au
Saturdays throughout July, August & September.
Aerial Spectacular. Enjoy spectacular views of Mt Buller Mt Stirling and the surrounding High Country with a scenic helicopter flight. Prices start from $95 per adult/$85 per child U12. Maybe land at Craig’s Hut and enjoy a hot chocolate or cappuccino! Craig’s Hut Flights from $190pp. Further information visit www.alpineheli.com.au Bookings essential. Call 1800 BULLER or drop into the Mt Buller Clocktower.
Lion feeding at the Mansfield Zoo is 1.30pm every Saturday, Sunday, school and public holidays; Zoo open daily – hand feed most animals all day. Ph: 5777 3576. Great family fun!
Call into the Mansfield Visitor Information Centre. The friendly team are happy to suggest a range of activities available in the district. They offer a free booking service and can get you underway on a guided snowshoe walk, helicopter scenic flight, a High Country horse ride, a paintball session and a host of other fun ways to enjoy your winter visit. Open 7 days a week, 9am-5pm. Freecall 1800 039 049.
WINTER ENTERTAINMENT AND GIG GUIDE
Movies at the Mansfield Cinema. Warm up with a hot chocolate or a glass of red as Mansfield Armchair Cinemas screens all the latest movies. View www.the-mac.com.au Ph 5775 2049. Located at 1 Chenery St.
Saturday 6th June – Crashlanders – Deck on High. $10 in aid of the Unicef Nepal Earthquake appeal 8.30pm.
Saturday 6th June – Live band “Strap Ons” – Bonnie Doon Hotel Motel. From 8.30pm.
Friday 17th July – Bracket and Jam – Mansfield Regional Produce Store. 7pm.
Friday 21st August – Bracket and Jam – Mansfield Regional Produce Store. 7pm.
Saturday 6th June – Mansfield Bushmarket, Highett Street, 8am-2pm. No dogs permitted.
Sunday 7th June – Bonnie Doon Country Market & Car Boot Sale, Community Centre, Arnot St. 8.30am-1pm.
Saturday 13th June – CWA Produce & Craft Market, High Street, Mansfield, 10am-2pm.
Saturday 27th June – Mansfield Farmers’ Market, High Street opp Post office 8.30am-1pm.
Saturday 11th July – CWA Produce & Craft Market, High Street, Mansfield. 10am-2pm.
Saturday 25th July – Mansfield Farmers’ Market, High Street opp Post office 8.30am-1pm.
Saturday 8th August – CWA Produce & Craft Market, High Street, Mansfield, 10am-2pm.
Saturday 22nd August – Mansfield Farmers’ Market, High Street opp Post office 8.30am-1pm.
Sunday 30th August – Maindample CFA Plant & Garden Sale, Maindample CFA shed – 9am-2pm.
WINTER AT THE MANSFIELD LIBRARY
Mansfield Library offers a fabulous range of activities including school holidays and programs for people of all ages including feature exhibitions.
In June, Arts Council of Mansfield invites you to enjoy the Wolfensohn Gift travelling exhibition on loan from National Gallery of Australia.
Friday 5th June – Saturday 27th June – The “Blue Case-Technology” exhibition. Open during usual library operating times. Phone 5775 2176 to find out more! Closed Sunday & Monday.