There’s plenty to see and do this Australia Day weekend in the Gippsland region.
Held on Saturday, the Traralgon Farmers Market is an excellent opportunity to get your hands on some local produce, talk with the farmers in the community and learn more about the various products avaliable. From 9am to 1pm down at the Kay Street Gardens, opposite the Council Chambers, Traralgon. Visit the website for more details.
Celebrating its 30th year in 2014, the Annual Kilcunda Lobster Festival is this Sunday January 26. Running from 9am to 4pm or until all lobsters are sold, the Lobster Festival is a great day out for the family on the coast, with proceeds going to the Kilcunda and local communities. Live music all day, monster raffle, carnival rides and amusements, as well as plenty of hot foot, drive and market stalls. A family friendly event, the Annual Kilcunda Lobster Festival is a great way to spend your Australia Day. Head to www.kcda.org.au for more information.
Kelly and Gemelli-Art and Design exhibit is in its final days down in San Remo, South Gippsland. Displaying a range of contemporary artworks by various artists in the theme of Ocean Views for the Aesthetic Traveller. Be sure to pop into the cafe afterwards, and take in the breathtaking water views of Westernport whilst enjoying a coffee.
Open Saturdays and Sundays 9am – 4pm or by appointment. 57 Phillip Island Road, San Remo. www.kellyandgemelli.com
Australia Day Events.
There are many events held in various locations around Gippsland this Australia Day, from Lakes Entrance to Leongatha and everywhere in between. Visit www.eastgippsland.vic.gov.au or www.southgippsland.vic.gov.au for times and locations.