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Tuesday 3 to Sunday 8 October
Mount Buffalo Junior Ranger Spring BioQuest
Mount Buffalo National Park
Join Parks Victoria for the Spring BioQuest! Search for plants and animals and contribute what you see to keep our parks healthy. Great family fun, with prizes to be won. Download the QuestaGame app and register online to join.
Free
131 963 | questagame.com/junior-rangers

Friday 6 to Sunday 8 October
Spartan Trifecta
Pioneer Park, Bright
The Bright Spartan Trifecta weekend is an opportunity to earn 4 medals over 2 incredible days of racing. With a total vertical gain over the 2 days of more than 3,000 metres, this is one of the world’s most picturesque and challenging Spartan events. Choose from the 7km Sprint, 14km Super, 20km Beast, 42km Ultra Beast and 4hr Hurricane Heat and keep the kids busy with the Spartan Junior Race. Aroo!
www.spartanrace.com.au
 
Friday 6 & Saturday 7 October
Ginger & Tonic: For Love or Money
Bright Courthouse Theatre, Park Street, Bright
8.00pm start
The G&T girls are back and have big ideas to make big buck! Armed with killer harmonies, this girl gang is pitching in more ways than one, hoping to find success in this dog-eat-dog world.
Tickets $30/$25 per person
0418 564 768 | www.trybooking.com/QYZK
 
Saturday 7 October
FReeZA Push Start Battle of the Bands Regional Finals
Bright Community Centre, Railway Ave, Bright
1.00pm to 5.00pm
The FReeZA Push Start competition showcases the best young musicians from across North East Victoria, giving them the opportunity to perform, gain local exposure, and win their way to a spot on the Grand Final line up. The FReeZA Push Start competition features all styles of music, including bands, soloists, duos, hip hop artists, electronic acts, acoustic acts, etc. and supported by a professional headliner act. This is a free event for all ages and is drug/smoke/alcohol free.
0419 915 319 | www.facebook.com/alpineshire.ydo
 
Saturday 7 October
Show’n’Shine & Swap Meet
Myrtleford Showgrounds, Myrtleford-Yackandandah Rd
Gates open at 8.00am
This is the second annual event run by Myrtleford Rotary Club in conjunction with the Chopped and Changed Car Club. There will be a static display of custom and classic cars and trucks, a swap meet for car parts, motoring-related clothing and memorabilia, and competitions for 50's and 60's fashions and for the cars on display. There will also be live music, food and drinks and a speedway display.
www.choppedandchanged.com
 
Saturday 7 October
Mount Beauty Community Market
Hollond Street and Kiewa Crescent
9.00am to 2.00pm
Free entry
03 5754 4097

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 October
Mount Hotham closing weekend
Mount Hotham Alpine Resort
From 8.30am
After a fantastic season of snowfall, come and celebrate the extended snow season in it's final days. Fun for the whole family!
www.mthotham.com.au/lift-passes/lift-pass-deals/extending.asp
 
Saturday 7, Saturday 14 & Saturday 21 October
Alpine Hotel Oktoberfest – Bavarian Music
Alpine Hotel Bright, 7-9 Anderson St, Bright
In conjunction with Bridge Road Brewers, the Alpine Hotel will be celebrating all things Bavarian with music, steins, specialty beer on tap and a mouth-watering menu to suit.
www.alpinehotelbright.com.au
 
Monday 9 October
Seniors Festival 2017 – Bingo at Bright Senior Citizens Centre
Bright Senior Citizens Centre, Cobden St, Bright
1.00pm start
Free, includes afternoon tea.
03 5750 1247 (Cath)
 
Tuesday 10 October
Seniors Festival 2017 – Cloud 9 Cinema presents: Voyage of the Southern Sun
Cloud 9 Cinema, Gavan St, Bright
10.30am start
Voyage of the Southern Sun is the story of Michael Smith’s around-the-world adventure in his tiny amphibious plane featuring stunning footage, tales from around the world, and insight into this record-breaking and award-winning voyage.
$15 for seniors included boxed morning tea. Bookings essential by 6 October.
03 5750 1581 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Regular Events…
 
Every Monday, Friday and Saturday
Tour and tasting at Bright Brewery
$18 tour and tastings | $10 tour only
Discover the art and science of brewing beer and come behind the scenes for an intimate and in-depth tour of the brewery. 3.00pm start
03 5755 1301 | www.brightbrewery.com.au
 
Every Tuesday
Lego Club
Mount Beauty Library, Lakeside Ave
Suitable for children aged 6+. Use your imagination to create great lego. Starts at 3.30pm.
03 5754 4305
 
Every Tuesday
Bright U3A Cycling Group Ride
Meet on the Rail Trail at the Old Railway Station Museum
9.00am start
It’s free to join in, bring money for a coffee afterwards. Call John for information about the week’s ride.
0407 683 160
 
Every Tuesday and Wednesday
Emily Rose Yoga
Tuesday 7pm: Vinyasa Flow
Alpine Fitness Centre, Hawthorn Lane, Bright
Free for Alpine Fitness Centre members ($15 Casual Class price)
Wednesday 6.30pm: Vinyasa Flow
Wandiligong Public Hall, 462 Morses Creek Rd, Wandiligong
Only 5 minute drive from the centre of Bright
0431 423 442
 
Every Wednesday
Community Cuppa
Dumu Balcony Cafe, 4 Ireland Street, Bright
Come up and have a free cuppa to help out trainees.  Donations welcomed and tax deductible.
03 5755 1489 | www.dumubalconycafe.com.au
 
Every Thursday
Learn to Play Croquet
Bright Croquet Club, 10 Wood Street, Bright
Visitor fee $5
A mixture of chess, billiards and golf croquet - equipment supplied. 9:30am till 12noon
03 5750 1437
 
Every Thursday to Monday
Catch your own fish
Mountain Fresh Trout and Salmon Farm, 10 Stony Creek Road, Harrietville
With free entry and rods & bait provided, you only need to pay for what you catch. If you like fresh fish you cannot get any fresher! Bring the kids for a fun day out. Any fish caught will be cleaned for you, so all you have to do when you get home is cook it.
03 5759 2558 | www.mountainfreshtroutharrietville.com.au
 
Every Friday
Tour and tasting at Bright Chocolate Factory
Bright Chocolate Factory, 8/3 Riverside Ave, Bright
$10 per person
Learn about cacao and the bean to bar chocolate making process. Take a walk through the factory floor gaining an understanding for each stage of the chocolate making process. 2.00pm start
03 5750 1235 | www.brightchocolate.com.au
 
Every Friday
Bright U3A Scrabble Morning
U3A Rooms, Bright Community Centre, Railway Ave, Bright
03 5750 1555 (Rosemary)
 
Every Saturday
Running and Walking Club
Alpine Fitness Centre, Hawthorn Lane, Bright
Come for a run or walk at 8.00am followed by coffee and breakfast (please bring $$)
03 5750 1137
 
Every Saturday
Mount Beauty Parkrun
Foreshore Park, Lakeside Ave, Mount Beauty
Free, timed 5km runs. Enjoy the benefits of exercise and socialising on a weekly basis. 8.00am start.
www.parkrun.com.au/mountbeauty
 
Every Saturday
Myrtleford Indoor Market
150 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford
Free entry
9.00am – 1.30pm
0427 272 777
 
Every Saturday
Myrtleford Laughter Club
Myrtleford Neighbourhood Centre
1.00pm start
03 5752 2258 | www.laughwithus.com.au
 
Every Saturday
Live Music at the Alpine Hotel
Alpine Hotel, Bright
Free entry
03 5755 1366 | www.alpinehotelbright.com.au
 
Every Sunday
Live music at Bright Brewery
Free entry
2.00pm start
03 5755 1301 | www.brightbrewery.com.au
 
Every Sunday
Sunday Sessions at the Wandi (live music)
Mountain View Hotel (Wandi Pub)
Free entry
2.00pm start
www.thewandipub.com
 
Everyday
Kiewa Valley Historical Society Museum
Mount Beauty Information Centre, Kiewa Valley Highway
The Kiewa Valley Historical Society’s Museum has four permanent displays:
- The First Peoples of the Kiewa Valley and the Bogong High Plains
- Kiewa Valley Cattlemen and Women and their High Plains' Huts
- Cross Country Skiing on Mt Bogong and the High Plains
- The Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme and the town it created - Mount Beauty
Additional rotating exhibitions will also feature throughout the year.
03 5755 0596 | www.visitmountbeauty.com.au/visitor-information-centre/
 
Hand feed European Red Deer, Goats, Chickens and Emus
Red Stag and Deer Farm, Hughes Lane, Eurobin
A great place for the kids - there are lots of deer and emu, ostriches, goats and chooks to see and hand feed. A wonderful experience for the whole family. Stop for lunch or a coffee at the café and enjoy the stunning surrounds.
03 5756 2365 | www.redstag.com.au
 
Every week
Tastings at Sweetwater Brewery
211 Kiewa Valley Hwy, Tawonga South
Friday - Sunday  1.00pm to 6.00pm
You can visit the Brewery and enjoy a selection of five Sweetwater Beers on tap, fresh from the on-site brewery.
03 5754 1881 | www.sweetwaterbrewing.com.au

Tour and Tasting at the Blizzard Brewery
Blizzard Brewing Company
5 Cattle Pen Drive, Dinner Plain
7 days - 12 noon to late
Similarly, while the Tap Room is closed until noon, we will usually be in the brew house - brewing, kegging, canning, and so on.  Give us a ring or knock on the door for packaged takeaways.
http://www.blizzardbrewing.com
Please contact us for our current tour schedule
0447 847 029


 

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