Grapes of Mirth, Brown Brothers, Milawa, Saturday, January 23, 4pm
Grapes of Mirth offers the ultimate festival day with five headline comedy sets and some sweet tunes by DJ Pedro Moshman. Line-up includes Peter Helliar, Nath Valvo, Harley Breen, Geraldine Hickey, Jude Perl and Merrick Watts. BYO food is allowed this year. Brown Brothers will also sell their Gourmet Food Hampers. Strictly no BYO alcohol. All tickets include a take-home wine glass. This is an 18-plus event. Return buses will run from Wangaratta, Beechworth and Albury-Wodonga.
Albury Community Wood-Fired Oven Bake, Hovell Tree Park, Sunday, January 24, 4pm
Albury Community Wood-Fired Ovens have re-opened. The ovens are fired up every second Sunday for free community use, with an oven coordinator on hand to help you. Anything you bake in your oven at home you can bake in the wood-fired oven such as bread, damper, pizza, roast meat and vegetables, cakes and scones. Bring your own utensils for cutting, turning and rolling. Live music by Nathan Vaccaro. Wodonga's Wood-Fired Oven at Belvoir Park also operates between 11am and 2pm.
Australia Day 2021 at The Kinross, Kinross Woolshed, Thurgoona, Saturday, January 23, from noon
Head to The Kinross to celebrate its first birthday and an early Australia Day with the Hottest 100 Countdown (pick the top 10 and win up to $500 or pick the top 10 in order for double that). Other highlights include yabby races from 1.30pm, Best Dressed Aussie Bloke, Best Dressed Aussie Shella, lamington eating competition and barbecue. Live music from Jack McDonald and Headroom from 7pm until 1am.
Captains Sunset Dinner and Live Music Cruise, Yarrawonga Foreshore, Saturday, January 23, 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Join the Cumberoona crew for a Saturday Sunset Dinner and Music Cruise. Live acoustics by Corowa's Marcus Osborne. Enjoy a drink or two as the sun sinks over Lake Mulwala. Sit indoors or alfresco.
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Retro Summer Live, Retro Lane Cafe, QEII Square, Albury, Saturday, January 23, 10am to 2pm
Spend the day listening to live music from Border artists, lawn games, free henna, pool table and a new menu from the crew at Retro Lane Cafe. Gather some friends and catch up on the decks at Retro. Performances by Sarah, IVA and Chloe Jade.
Floating Cinema - Frozen II, Jindera Swimming Pool, Saturday, January 23, 8.15pm
Stay cool with Frozen II at Jindera's floating cinema. Tickets include: Floating - BYO pool floatie and watch the movie from the water or Seated - BYO picnic blanket or chair to watch the movie on the lawns. Limited tickets must be bought before the event.