Things are happening!

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.


Walking Soccer 2018

It’s about “Soccer for All” Perfect for everyone no
matter what your ability, your gender, your age or
level of fitness
$4 (+$10 once only registration fee)

Times: Womens – Thursdays 10am, Mens – Tuesdays – 6:30pm
Where: Sorrento Community Centre
Email: terryphippen@y7mail.com
Ph: 0488 115 433


Manyung Gallery presents Wendy Grace

Summer series @ Sorrento & Flinders
The Rhythm of Summer – Share the beauty of Wendy’s
work with the wonderful environment of the
Mornington Peninsula

Web: www.manyunggallery.com.au
Ph: 03 9787 2953


Bridgit Thomas presents Fish and Ships

@ Merricks House Art Gallery

Dates: 3rd to 25th February
Time: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Web: www.mgwinestore.com.au


Happy hour at The Nook Rye

Enjoy a fabulous beach view & happy hours cocktails

When: Fri/Sat/Sun
Time: 4:00 to 6:00pm
Where: The Nook, 8/2319 Point Nepean Rd, Rye


Tennis Anyone!

Book a court online at Boneo Tennis Club. Also Summer social Tuesdays (7-9pm)
$15 per hour or $20 per hour for night session

Date: everyday
Web: www.tennis.com.au/boneotc/


Sunday Sessions @ The Briars

Free family event with live music, great food,
beer garden, kids activities, pony rides and
free parking

Date: last Sunday of each month
Web: www.bayevents.com.au/sunday-sessions/
Ph: 5932 4141

Ghost Tours are back!

Visit 8-12 historical locations which are believed to be
occupied by ghosts, including the Continental Hotel, Athenaeum
Cinema & Three Palms Restaurant

Date: Saturdays
Time: 7:30pm
Web: www.sorrentoghosttours.com.au
Bookings essential: 0409 844 768


Live music @ Peninsula Hot Springs

The Bath House café will come alive with music performed by a local artist. Enjoy a delicious pizza or snack from the café as you relax in your robe. Live music performances are complimentary to guests who purchase Bath House bathing

Date: Commencing Thurs 23rd November until April
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Bath House Café
Web: www.peninsulahotsprings.com


Indigenous Cultural Walk & Bathe @ Peninsula Hot Springs

Discover bush tucker, experience guided didgeridoo meditation and enjoy bathing in geothermal springs. Open to all ages. Phone 5950 8777

Date: Last weekend of every month (Saturday & Sunday) – January thru June
Time: 9:00am
Where: Meet at the 16th Beach car park
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


Ride & Rise with Horseback

Featuring an opportunity to see the stunning beach life as you ride for 90 minutes along the beach (experienced riders will get to canter) by horseback, seeing the water, an incredible Mornington Peninsula sunrise and possibly, the stunning movements of sea life. There are
2 fabulous options available.

Date & Time: Refer to website
Where: 154 Balnarring Beach Rd, Balnarring
Website: Book online www.horseback.com.au
Bookings essential and limited to 10 riders


Georgie Bass Café & Cookery

Forage – Cook – Taste. Patch to plate cooking classes
+ lots of other options. Bookings essential

Dates: refer to website
Web: www.georgiebass.com.au


Peninsula Guided Walks

Sorrento Back Beach – Sundays (10am)
Bushrangers Bay – Tuesdays (7pm)

Dates: Sundays & Tuesdays
Web: www.peninsulaguidedwalks.com.au
Ph: 0400 566 525


Blues @ The Briars

Family friendly festival with world class blues & roots acts – all day & night. Bring a picnic rug. Great blues music & food vans
Bookings essential

Date: 24th February
Time: 11:00am till late
Web: www.bluesatthebriars.com


Afternoon Recital @ Beleura House & Garden

Laurence Matheson joins one of Australia’s finest pianists
and ABC FM host Kristian Chong for an afternoon featuring
two of the best loved works from the piano duo repertoire
$45/$40 concession

Date: Tues 27th February
Time: 1:30pm (followed by afternoon tea)
Web: www.beleura.org.au
Ph: 5975 2027


Lola Green: A Living Treasure @ MPRG

Artist talk and shell necklacing workshop. For full details see website

Date: 2nd March
Times: 11am – 3.30pm (11am- 11:45am – Artists Talk)
(11:45-12:15 Morning Tea) (12:30-3:30 workshop at Baluk Arts)
Web: www.mprgmornpen.vic.gov.au
Ph: 5950 1580


Nepean Historical Society Monthly Speaker

Frank Hindley – Convenor of the NHS Heritage & Planning Committee will speak about The Point Nepean Master Plan

Date: 2nd March
Time: 8:00pm
Web: www.nepeanhistoricalsociety.asn.au


INXSIVE – The INXS Tribute Show

@ Rosebud Country Club for a 2 Course dinner & show
$65 for members/$75 for visitors
Tickets are selling fast!

Date: Saturday 3rd March
Web: www.rosebudcountryclub.com.au
Ph: 5950 0800


Melbourne Mandolin Orchestra

A special programme including world premieres of
works from selected musicians and meet the orchestra
after the concert. Refreshments will be served
Tickets $25 each from JackanAndy’s Op Shop & St Johns

Date: 4th March
Time: 3:00pm
Ph: 0408 316 938


Cooking with Kindness Book Launch

Author Pam Ahern is the founder and director of Edgar’s Mission and dedicates her life to the protection of farmed animals. Along
with the book launch enjoy 2 plant based courses from ‘cooking with kindness’ alongside wines from Baillieu & Elgee Park
$75 per person. LIMITED PLACES ARE AVAILABLE
Bookings essential

Date: Friday 9th March
Time: Noon
Web: www.mgwinestore.com.au
Ph: 5989 8088


Heronswood Harvest Festival

Celebrate the homegrown harvest at the home of the heirloom seeds.
And join the celebration of 40 years of the Diggers Club amongst
the stunning showcase gardens of Heronswood

Dates: 10th & 11th March
Time: 9:00am t0 5:00pm
Web: www.diggers.com.au
Ph: 5984 7321


Gardening Workshops @ The Diggers Club

Huge selection of gardening courses for 1.5 to 3 hrs

Dates & Times: see website
Website: www.diggers.com.au/our-gardens/heronswood/workshops/
Ph: 5984 7321


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