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Not heading to Riverboats?

Missed out on tickets to the Riverboats Music Festival?

Never Fear, Echuca Moama is jam packed with fun activities to keep the whole family entertained this weekend!

1. Kyabram Blue Light Relaunch event: Pool Party Disco

Pool inflatables | Music | Lights;

Door and competition prizes;

Food and drink available for purchase;

Friday 15 February ~ 6.00pm until 8.30pm;

Cost: $8.00 - Tickets available on the day;

Fully supervised by Police, Lifeguards and Volunteers;

Pool rules and Blue Light Conditions of entry apply;

For more information please contact: Mitchell Bull - Kyabram Police 5853 1777 or
Brenda Wallis - Rochester Police 5484 1100.

2. Paint & Sip at the Lockington & District Living Heritage Complex

Enjoy a relaxed evening of painting, chatting and having fun over a glass of wine and nibbles. Bendigo based artist Susan McMinn will guide you step by step through the painting process to create your very own take home masterpiece.

Friday 15 February ~ 7.30pm – 9.30pm;

Cost: $60 (includes Art Materials, 2 glasses of wine or beer and nibbles);

2-10 Market Street, Lockington.

3. North East Travelling Dress Exhibition at The Foundry Arts Space

One Dress - Seven Towns - Eleven Photographers.

The North East Travelling Dress Loop saw a floral vintage dress travelling across North East Victoria being photographed in different settings by different photographers. The dress, photographs and other images will be on display as part of the exhibition. The Foundry Arts Space is open daily from 10am to 4pm.

4. Scribbler on High Featuring works by Veronica Lamb as well as textile art by Valerie Hill

Veronica Lamb – has painted and exhibited in Flinders Lane and Galleries throughout Melbourne, Australia and overseas with both traditional and contemporary work. A self-taught artist and current curator and gallery Director of Alton Gallery. Veronica has had the luxury of painting and selling her work in France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy and New Zealand.

Valerie Hill has been interested in art all her life and has tried many mediums particularly enjoying the immediacy of pastels.

The exhibition will be on show through to Saturday 30 March at Alton Gallery, Echuca. Entry is FREE.

Open hours: Friday 10.00am - 2.30pm, Saturday 10.00am - 1.00pm and by private appointment.

5. The Strawberry Pick

Enjoy a unique ‘Pick Your Own’ Strawberry Experience, only 10 mins from Echuca.

Fresh country air, delicious strawberries and some special memories created with your loved ones.

Select premium strawberries straight from the plant and indulge in some sorbet, ice cream or traditional scones with jam and cream.

Open 9.00am – 4.00pm.

6. Kyabram Town Hall Gallery Exhibition

Isobel Harvey's 'Remember When Exhibition' featuring a meander through the ages is currently on display at Kyabram Town Hall Gallery.

Entry to the ‘Remember When Exhibition’ is $8.00 adults, $6.00 conc. and $10.00 family.

Kyabram Town Hall Gallery is open daily 10am to 4pm (except Sundays).

Also on display is ‘Wild Exposure’ by Felicity Johnson and ‘A Survey’ by Splinter Contemporary Artists.

The exhibitions will be on show through to March.

Entry to the ‘Remember When Exhibition’ is $8.00 adults, $6.00 conc. and $10.00 family.

Kyabram Town Hall Gallery is open daily 10am to 4pm (except Sundays).

7. MV Mary Ann

Take in all the sights and sounds that the Murray River has to offer, while dining in air conditioned comfort.

Choose any item from their all day café menu and receive a complimentary Murray River Cruise. Cruising Friday to Sunday at 10.30am, 12.00pm and 1.30pm.

Coffee ~ Breakfast ~ Brunch ~ Lunch

And enjoy a stunning sunset river cruise in their a la carte restaurant. Cruising Saturday night at 7pm. Book online: maryann.com.au/cruises.

8. Kids Club Horsehand

3 Hours of horse fun whilst learning horsemanship and riding skills. Increase your child’s awareness of nature and animals. Play horse games and cool off under the rain ride! Meet new friends.

Beginners welcome ~ ages 5-15 years. Experienced school master horses and ponies supplied.

Saturday 16 February: 1.00pm till 4.00pm just $75.00.

Come for just the day or for a series of club dates.

Phone Georgia 0447 201237 for bookings.

9. Colour Kyabram 2019

A 5km Fun Run with Colour dye and lots of fun. Jumping castle and activities for the kids. Sunday 17 February ~ 9am to 1pm at Kyabram Showgrounds. Registration from 9am, Colour Throw and Run commence at 10am. Food and drinks as well as merchandise will be available to purchase after the run.

10. Beers, Berries & Bubbles Indulgence

Experience a taste of our superb attractions! Simply collect a guide from the Echuca Moama Visitor Information Centre and then take it to three fabulous attractions to receive fabulous specials:

Step 1: Collect your Guide from Echuca Moama Visitor Information Centre;

Step 2: First stop, The Great Aussie Beer Shed and Heritage Farm Museum. One of the most unique and entertaining tourist attractions in Australia! This tour will take you on a journey to discover an unbelievable display of Aussie Icon paraphernalia including over 17,000 beer cans from around the world. Other interesting items include tap tops, handles, barrels, bottles, signs, brewery manufacturing equipment and machinery. On completion of the tour, enjoy an ice cold beer in the purpose built function centre. Present your Guide and receive 15% of entry, drinks and purchases!

Step 3: Next stop, The Strawberry Pick, a pick your own strawberry farm! The perfect way to relax on a summer’s day. Choose the most delicious premium strawberries straight from the plant! And to cool off you can indulge with some real strawberry sorbet or ice cream! Present your Guide to receive a bonus 500g punnet with every 1kg of PYO purchased at the farm.

Step 4: Enter a riverside Oasis at Cape Horn Vineyard to experience local history and local wines. Taste a range of wines at the air conditioned Cellar Door and choose a spot to enjoy your favourite drop under the shade of a River Gum on the Murray River’s edge. Present your Guide and receive 15% of wines and the best wood fired pizzas!

For further info: https://capehornvineyard.com.au/whats-on/

 

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