July 14, Yarrawonga- Mulwala and surrounds
It’s the last day of the Yarrawonga Mulwala Kids Festival, with activities from Bundalong to Burramine. Kids can marinate and jar their own olives at Rich Glen Olives, or explore the oldest homestead in Victoria when Byramine Homestead hosts a kids trivia hunt. Seeing the drained Lake Mulwala is worth the drive.
Hurry, Hurry, Hurry
July 14-22, Gateway Village, from $25
Lennon Brothers Circus is the oldest touring circus in Australia. What started 125 years ago as a Buck jump show has evolved into today’s sophisticated modern circus production. The circus performs daily, showcasing a variety of acts such as clowns, flying trapeze, acrobats, and motorbike riders in the double wheel of death. It is one of just a Australian few circuses with big cats in the program.
Got it covered
July 14-15, St Bernard's School hall, 10am-5pm, $5
Quilting is an art that has been around for generations and this exhibition showcases some of the fine needlework from the Rural City of Wangaratta Quilters. The group of enthusiastic quilters, old and young, meet each month to learn new quilting skills and this annual display highlights just some of their work.
Walk and talk
July 14, Rutherglen Wine Experience, 9.15am
Have you ever wondered about life in days gone by? Every Saturday (if the weather is suitable) members of the Rutherglen Historical Society lead an informative and leisurely stroll around the main streets of Rutherglen. The tour is a great way to learn about the history of some of the magnificent buildings in the famous wine town. Walks take about 90 minutes and include a Walking Tour booklet.
Get your skates on
to July 22, Richardson St Wodonga, 9.30am, from $16
A section of Wodonga Showground’s pavilions have been converted into a frozen wonderland for some school holiday ice skating fun for all ages. There’s four 90-minute sessions each day starting from 9.30, and an evening session from 7pm on Saturday. A toboggan slide will also operate and all the gear you need is provided. There’s hot drinks and snacks available as well.
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