There’s plenty to see and do out in West Gippsland this weekend.
Head to Warragul this Saturday and cheer on your local cowboys and cowgirls at the Warragul Rodeo. Proudly supporting the local hospital, Heli Medi services and the Riding for the Disabled foundation, this fundraising event will keep all the family entertained this weekend. 8 main events and 4 junior events. Beast vs Bikes challenge. Rides, games, trade and food stalls. Loads of fun and plenty of entertainment for the entire family! Saturday February 1 from 6pm. Adults $20, Under 18/Pensioners $15, Families $50 under 5 FREE. Logan Park Showgrounds, Howitt Street, Warragul. www.warragulrodeo.org.au
The Eco Arts Retreat Program is on this Saturday and Sunday February 1 and 2 at the Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort. The program consists of Studio and En Plein Art workshop elements inspired by the pristine alpine environment which surrounds you at the resort. Along with some of the fundamental theory aspects of landscape painting and photography, this years program will be facilitated by the current Mt Baw Baw Arts and Culture Ambassador, Peter Biram. Visit the website for more details at www.mtbawbaw.com.au, or phone 5165 1136. Mt Baw Baw Alpine Resort, 32 Currawong Road, Mt Baw Baw.
The Bairnsdale Makers Market is on this Saturday February 1. This indoor craft market showcases a wide range of quality handmade products created in the local area. Free entry and plenty of parking space available. From 9am-1pm, Boucher Hall, Bairnsdale Secondary College. Phone 0490341053 or visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bairnsdalemakersmarket.