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ONGOING EVENTS (SCROLL DOWN FOR EVENTS BY MONTH)

ALBURY WODONGA PARKRUN
Saturdays 8am
Free weekly 5k fun run for all fitness levels, Hovell Tree Park, Albury, register at  http://www.parkrun.com.au/alburywodonga/

ALBURY WODONGA FARMER’S MARKET
Saturdays 8am-12pm
Alternates between Hovell Tree Park in Albury and Gateway Village Wodonga. Full calendar at https://alburywodongafarmersmarket.com/calendar/

ARTSPACE WODONGA
Gallery with exhibitions from emerging and professional practising contemporary artists, to touring exhibitions and projects in conjunction with cultural organisations. Events including performance, dance, film and functions. More info http://www.wodonga.vic.gov.au/leisure-arts-visitors/arts-culture/arts-space.asp

BEECHWORTH FARMER’S MARKET
First Saturday of the month
Christ Church on the Hill, Ford Street Beechworth. Stalls open 9am – 12pm.

HOLBROOK COMMUNITY MARKETS
Fourth Saturday of the month
Held monthly on the fourth Saturday (8:30am – 1:30pm) of the month, the Holbrook Community Markets gives local vendors and farmers a place to come together and showcase their goods. Corner of Wallace and Albury Streets, Holbrook.

MURRAY ART MUSEUM ALBURY (MAMA)
MAMA inspires, educates and encourages new audiences to engage with art and culture. Various exhihitions, classes, and events. Visit http://www.mamalbury.com.au/

RUTHERGLEN FARMER’S MARKET
Second Sunday of the month
Lions Park, Rutherglen. Stalls open 9am – 12:30pm

WODONGA TOY LIBRARY
Tuesdays 9:30am-2:30pm, Saturdays 9am-12pm
Providing fun and educational toys for children aged birth to 6 years. ROOM 30, Wodonga West Primary School, cnr Lawrence St and Murphy StWodonga.

YACKANDANDAH LIONS CLUB COMMUNITY MARKET
Third Sunday of the month
Wellsford Street, Yackandandah Stalls open 9am – 1pm

NOVEMBER

 

BEECHWORTH CELTIC FESTIVAL
Friday November 10 – Sunday 12.
Weekend long festival featuring markets, music and more. For more info see: http://www.beechworthcelticfestival.com.au/

CORK AND FORK FESTIVAL
Friday November 10
Free outdoor festival at Noreuil Park. Featuring local food, 100% estate grown wine by Borambola Wines, Tuckerbox beer and apple cider plus live entertainment. Held Friday nights from 5.30 to 9.30pm. For food vendors and entertainment information see the Cork and Fork Facebook page.

HOLBROOK AGRICULTURAL SHOW
Saturday November 11
Annual agricultural and community show with horses, cattle, food, arts and crafts.

CULCAIRN SWAP MEET AND SHOW N SHINE
Sunday November 12
Whether you are a car enthusiast, a bargain hunter or just looking for great day out, the Culcairn Swap Meet and Show n Shine will have something for you to enjoy.

BONEGILLA MIGRANT CENTRE 70TH ANNIVERSARY
November 13-19
Bonegillla Migrant Reception and Training Centre celebrates its 70th anniversary with a week full of tours and exhibitions, live music, theatre performances, an author talk, a Sunday Roast lunch, market stalls and more. Followed by the official anniversary celebration to be held on Saturday, November 18.  To see all the details of these events and more, find the full event program at bit.ly/BME70yrs

LAVINGTON EAST PUBLIC SCHOOL COMMUNITY FOOD FESTIVAL AND MARKET DAY
Friday November 17
International Food Stalls, cake stall, BBQ & drinks, market stalls, face painting, fairy floss/popcorn/slushies, jumping castles, photo booth and so much more. 5pm-7:30pm.

GATEWAY VILLAGE OPEN DAY
Saturday November 18
Gateway Village is located between Albury & Wodonga and will be holding an Open Day displaying all on offer in the arts & cultural precinct. Art stalls, music, markets, buskers, exhibitions, kids fun activities and more. See here for more information.

BORDESCROS NEWCOMERS GATHERING
Saturday November 18
Local medieval re-enactors invite you to a day featuring tournaments, games and activities from pre 1600 .   Arts & Sciences display, with clothing, embroidery, armour, calligraphy, illumination, brewing and much more. Albury Wodonga Sportfishing Club, Lockheed Drive, Albury, 2.30 p.m start time. More details at bordescros.sca.org

MURRAY GARDENS CHRISTMAS FAIR
Saturday November 18
Stalls including craft, jewellery, woodwork, soaps, art, chocolate, cakes, Christmas gifts, ceramic dolls, trash and treasure.  Sausage sizzle, giant raffle with several draws. Murray Conservatorium Orchestra playing in the rotunda.  Proceeds to Albury Wodonga Cancer Centre Trust Fund. Murray Gardens Retirement Estate, 36 Mountford Crescent, East Albury. Starts 11am.

SUSTAINABLE LIVING FAIR
Saturday November 18
An exciting day full of sustainability themed attractions at Junction Square, Wodonga. Pick up some local sustainable produce at the farmers market, find out about sustainable products and services at the Green Market stalls, experience a Tiny House in the tiny house tour, take in some of the talks at the Goods Shed function room and get hands on with some of the workshops and demonstrations. Info here

LAKE HUME FLOTILLA OPEN DAY
Saturday November 18
Lake Hume Flotilla of The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard is celebrating their new vessel for the Lake Hume Coast Guard with an open day in conjunction with the Bonegilla CFA. BBQ and kids entertainment. CFA/Coast Guard Headquarters, cnr Murray Valley Highway & Maher Road, Bonegilla. 10am – 2pm, FREE.

THURGOONA PUBLIC SCHOOL P&C SPRING MARKET
Saturday November 18
A fabulous Spring Market with nearly 30 different stalls, P&C Run BBQ and Cake stall, animal nursery, face painting, bubble station, and a jumping castle. Come and enjoy some relaxed shopping, buy a ticket in our monster raffle and support our local primary school. 9am-2pm. Bottlebrush Street Thurgoona.

COROWA CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL 2017
Friday November 24
Family event with Santa’s Elves sharing lollies, and photos with Santa. Activities for the youngsters will include face painting, jumping castle, and street chalk drawing. Local food vendors and cafes will be in full swing, shops open with many offering specials for the one night only. On stage entertainment by local dance troupes, All Schools Choir and the CBC Choir. Vouchers for Christmas Shopping drawn during the evening. Sanger Street Corowa, 5-8pm

A NIGHT IN WHITE
Saturday November 25
Inaugural event raising funds for The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund’s. The fundraiser is inspired by the world famous secret dinner party phenomenon, Diner en Blanc, where all guests are dressed in white for an al fresco dinner party at a mystery location. Lucky door prizes with entertainment by Toucan Rock. $40 per person. Gourmet picnic hampers for two are available at $80 each. Tickets are available by contacting the Trust Fund on (02) 6064 1538 or email events@awcancertrust.com.au

URBAN INSPIRATION ART EXHIBITION
Saturday November 25 – Sunday December 17
This body of work by Neil Hartles has been inspired by the alleyways of Melbourne. Come in to GIGS Art Gallery to see the amazing paintings and sculptures made out of re-purposed steel that Neil has put together for this unique exhibition. GIGS Art Gallery - Gateway Village - Lincoln Causeway.

LAVINGTON PS P&C COLOUR FUN RUN
Sunday November 26
5km Fun Run with colour dust (non-toxic colour dust may stain clothing).  BBQ, Photo Booth, and Live Entertainment.  Community welcome!  Gates open at 10am, for 10:30am start. Primary School age children require adult supervision.  No pets allowed. Equestrian Centre, Corrys Road Thurgoona. Tickets – Adult $15, 5-17 years $10, Under 5’s Free.  Purchase tickets via https://www.stickytickets.com.au/5486

ST MATTHEW'S CHARITY CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL
Various
To be part of the Christmas Tree Festival and to raise funds for your own group or nominated charity please contact St Matthew's Office to obtain entry form and details by 20 November. The Festival runs from Tuesday 28 November until Sunday 3 December and members of the public are invited to come and vote for their favourite tree. A vote costs $5 and the entire amount of each vote goes to the charity represented by that tree.  

DECEMBER

A LITTLE RAY OF GIVING
December 1 onwards
Ray White Wangaratta is partnering with Salvation Army Wangaratta for a gift drive to help disadvantaged children who may need a little extra light in their festive season. From December 1st drop your gift into the office at 105B Murphy Street, Wangaratta. You don’t even have to wrap it!  For more info contact Kalin or Penny on 03 5721 5458 or wangaratta.vic@raywhite.com

LADIES NIGHT
Friday December 1 & Saturday December2
Albury Wodonga Theatre Company invites you to their latest show, Ladies Night. The hilarious comedy is about 5 local guys who find themselves unemployed and come up with the brilliant idea to become adult entertainers!  Cabaret seating, BYO nibbles, drinks at bar prices. Rated MA. 234 Olive Street South Albury, doors 7:30pm. For more details: http://www.awtco.org.au/

GREAT AUSTRALIAN BEER FESTIVAL ALBURY
Saturday December 2
Beer & cider lovers are in for a treat as brewers from around the country descend upon Albury to experience first-hand what makes GABF a most loved and unique beer festival.  Featuring brewers from across the country, live entertainment and masterclasses from industry experts. QEII Square. For ticketing and information: https://www.gabfalbury.com.au/

CUDGEWA CHRISTMAS MARKET 
Saturday December 2
Cudgewa Hall will be launching the festive season with their Annual Cudgewa Christmas Market featuring indoor and outdoor stalls, refreshments, arts & craft, plants, produce, gifts and more on Saturday 2nd December from 9am. There will be something for everyone.

ALBURY WODONGA DOLL, BEAR AND HOBBY SHOW
Saturday December 2 & Sunday December 3
Featurring competitions, exhibitions and demonstrations from artists and crafters who specialize in making porcelain and other types of dolls, bears, dolls houses, embroidery, beading, quilting, paper-craft, knitting, crocheting, miniature trains and many other hobby activities. Traders from local and interstate destinations All funds raised supporting Carevan. Mirambeena Community Centre, Lavington. 10am-4pm Saturday, 10am-3pm Sunday.

CORK AND FORK FESTIVAL
Friday December 8
Free outdoor festival at Noreuil Park. Featuring local food, 100% estate grown wine by Borambola Wines, Tuckerbox beer and apple cider plus live entertainment. Held Friday nights from 5.30 to 9.30pm. For food vendors and entertainment information see the Cork and Fork Facebook page.

GATEWAY VILLAGE OPEN DAY
Saturday December 16
Gateway Village is located between Albury & Wodonga and will be holding an Open Day displaying all on offer in the arts & cultural precinct. Art stalls, music, markets, buskers, exhibitions, kids fun activities and more. See here for more information.

WODONGA CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Sunday December 17
Wodonga Brass presents this traditional Carols by Candlelight. Bring a chair, relax, have a picnic and sing along while you enjoy the standard Christmas Carols. A wide range of local performers backed by the Wodonga Brass and the beautiful 70 voice Wodonga Carols Choir. Willow Park. Pearce St, Wodonga. FREE. Full info

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