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Upcoming Local Events & Attractions

There is always something happening here on the Mornington Peninsula – festivals, exhibitions, sporting events, food and wine tastings, markets and much more! Check out below to see what is coming up soon.


Literary Luncheon @ Cakes & Ale

Enjoy the conversation & insights of one of Australia’s
finest writers over a delicious 3 course lunch and wines

October – Garry Disher – “Her”

Dates: 27th October
Times: 12:30 to 3:30pm
Web: for bookings www.eventbrite.com.au


Sunday Roast & Red @ Rye Hotel

Enjoy a 3 course roast lunch or dinner
with a glass of pinot for $35pp

Dates: Sundays
Web: www.ryehotel.com.au
Ph: 5985 2277


Indigenous Cultural Walk

Discover local bush tucker, experience a guided
didgeridoo meditation session and enjoy bathing in natural
geothermal hot springs for $87pp

Dates: 1st Saturday of the month until the end of the year
Time: 9:00am
Web: www.peninsulahotsprings.com


Live music @ MP Brewery

Looking for some “hop” culture”? Along with tasting some fantastic
beers you can enjoy live music (check out their website) in a very
relaxed atmosphere. I’m thinking a little bit hipster! Wine and
other drinks available too. And the pizzas are to die for.
Don’t forget to check out their fabulous original posters.

Date: every Sunday
Time: 2:00 to 5:00pm
Web: www.mpbrew.com.au
Ph: 5976 3663


Face Time for all the Family @ MP Regional Gallery

It’s free!! Drop in any time during the exhibitions and enjoy
a hands-on activity for the family. Let you imagination go
wild as you fashion a funky face

Dates: 28th Sept to 26th November
Times: Tues – Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm
Web: www.mprg.mornpen.vic.gov.au
Ph: 5950 1580


Polperro Dolphin Swims

Special offer for a family sightseeing trip for
2 adults & 2 children
Usual rate $225 now$199

Dates: 1st to 30th October
Web: www.polperro.com.au
Email: crew@polperro.com.au
Ph: 5988 8437


Georgie Bass Cooking Classes

“Forage in Flinders”
Make the most of the spring Weather and learn
the tricks & tips for creating delicious seasonal dishes
from their Head Chef

Date: Every Saturday in October
Time: 4:00pm
Web: www.georgiebass.com.au


Bushwacked @ Merricks House Art Gallery

Baden Croft & Jess Milne present a series of paintings
reflecting their relationships with the natural environments of Victoria.

Date: 14th October to 19th November (meet the artists
Sat 14th 3pm to 5pm)
Times: Gallery 8:30am to 5:00pm
Web: www.mgwinestore.com.au
Ph: 5989 8088


Rock The Boat – 30th Anniversary Celebration

Live music, food trucks, roving entertainment &
Fireworks. Featuring artists – Bob Evans, GL,
& Vince Peach

Date: 21st October
Time: see website
Web: www.searoad.com.au
Ph: 5257 4500


Sorrento Maker’s Market

Take a leisurely stroll through the Sorrento village, stopping along the way
to sample fine foods, meet the makers behind the handcrafted products
and take in the market atmosphere.

Date: Sunday 22nd October
Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm
Web: www.craftmarkets.com.au


“Meeting Mrs Watts” @ The Sorrento Museum

Celebrate history week and see how the Watts family
lived in the 1870’s. Lots of fun & activities for the kids
centred on the Cottage & Museum

Date: 22nd October
Time: for guided tours 10:00am & 12:00noon
Web: www.nepeanhistoricalsociety.asn.au
Ph: 5984 0255


Lunch with Jane Webster @ Merricks General Store

Celebrating the launch of her new book “French House Chic”
2 course lunch with beautifully matched wines from
Baillieu & Elgee Park. $75pp

Date: 27th October
Time: 12:00 noon
Web: www.mgwinestore.com.au
Ph: 5989 8088


Halloween for Kids @ Rye Hotel

Prizes for the best costume plus lollies
kids cocktails & disco

Date: Tues 31st October
Time: 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Web: www.ryehotel.com.au
Ph: 5985 2277


Ladies Oaks Day – SUPPORTING ROSEBUD HOSPITAL @ Rye Hotel

$3 of every ticket will be donated to the hospital
Fashions on the Field, glass of champagne on arrival,
sweep on the Oaks plus a gourmet luncheon! And much more!
All for $25pp

Date: Thurs 9th November
Time: 12:00noon
Web: www.ryehotel.com.au
Ph: 5985 2277 (Bookings essential)


Austen Tayshus 30th Anniversary Tour

Don’t miss this National Australiana Tour of one
of our biggest names in comedy @ Rye Hotel in
The Main Sail Upper Deck. This is a 18+ event

Date: 10th November
Time: Doors open 7:30pm for a 8:30pm show
Web: www.ryehotel.com.au
Bookings: 5985 7222


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