There’s plenty to see and do this weekend in the West Gippsland region. Held on the third Sunday of the month, the free Warragul Arts Market is a great cultural event where visitors can view and explore what the local arts community has to offer. Painting, printmaking, illustrations, sculpture, ceramics, handmade jewellery and clothing is all available at this weekends Arts Market. Visitors can also view demonstrating artists, live music and performers and hands-on creative art activities. Children most welcome.
Warragul Arts Market is on Saturday January 18, from 9am-2pm. Civic Park, Albert Street, Warragul. For more information head to the website at www.bawbawartsalliance.org.au.
Or for something a little more musical, the Gypsy Fiesta at Gypsy Creek Winery is on this Friday January 17. For an evening of Spanish gypsy music, a three course feast and dancing, head down for a enchanting night of firey Gypsy music performed by Karavana Flamenca and a sumptuous feast accompanied by the outstanding wines of Gypsy Creek Winery. Bookings essential: 5628 7751 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Friday January 17 form 7pm-11:30pm.
Australia Day Celebrations.
For a unique way to spend your Australia Day, there’s nothing better than a day out at the show. The Neerim District Country Show has been a successful agricultural and horticultural show and the enjoyment of the local community and visitors for nearly 100 years. Activities include live country music, stunt motorbike show, Picco the clown, Victorian Title wood chopping events, VASA dog high jump , major steam engine and vintage car & truck displays, beaut utes, 2 ring circus & showjumping, local farm produce exhibits, show personalities, carnival rides, show bags, kids pavilion with face painting & pot a plant, trade stalls and much more. Family friendly. Neerim Recreation reserve.
Visit the website for more information at www. neerimdistrictcountryshow.com