22 May Port Fairy comes alive this Winter.
The Port Fairy Winter Weekends return this June and July. There are four Winter Weekends with lots of great activities.
Weekend 1 – June 8, 9, 10
Opening night kicks off on Friday 8 June at Fiddler’s Green with live music, mulled wine, hot chocolate and tasty treats.
There is a musical performance by the Bruce Campbell Collective at St John’s Church. If you’re feeling energetic you can join Port Fairy Parkrun on Saturday morning.
On Saturday morning you can join Perry Cho at Charlie’s on East where he will be telling stories about his whale photography.
Weekend 2 – June 22, 23, 24
Winter Weekend 2 kicks off with a Topographical Art Exhibition at Wishart Gallery.
Another feature of Weekend 2 is the Short Play Festival held at the Lecture Hall in Sackville St where the Port Fairy Theatre Group will be presenting seven plays.
The Winter Solstice Swim will take place on Saturday 23 June at 7am at the East Beach Surf Club. You could join in, or you could stay at Auldy’s on East and watch the action from the warmth of indoors!
Weekend 3 – July 6, 7, 8
Hot Pizza, Cool Jazz at Wishart Gallery on Friday 6 July.
Mandala Magic Workshop at Community House on Saturday sounds like lots of fun.
The Port Fairy Film Society will also be presenting a mini Aussie film festival across Weekend 3, including Tim Winton’s Breath on Saturday night at the Reardon Theatre.
Weekend 4 – July 20, 21, 22
The final Winter Weekend for 2018 starts off on Friday 20 July with late night shopping along Bank and Sackville Streets.
The Farmers Market will be on at Railway Place on Saturday morning.
A Beginner’s Guide to Making Sourdough with Kylie Treble will take place at Le Crepe Man on both Saturday and Sunday.
Another event worth booking early for is Wharf and Whisky held on the Mulloka. Embrace the magic of the Moyne as stories are paired with award-winning Timboon Whisky and Port Fairy’s own Audley and Hall chocolatier.
For updates, tickets and information www.portfairywinterweekends.com.au
To check if Auldy’s on East is available contact Tim Auld on 0439 061 616.