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Winery hosts Oaks Day style

THE glamour and elegance of Oaks Day came to Inverloch last Thursday when Dirty Three Wines and Events by Kate hosted an afternoon of frivolity. The event at the winery featured entertainment by Mauz and Olly of Wonthaggi (Maureen Alford and Leigh Owens), and grazing food by Lime and Co. An intimate gathering relished the […]

November 13th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Artists shine in 11th show

THIRTY three local artists are currently showcasing their work in Leongatha. The 11th annual Leongatha Art Show officially opened in Bair Street on Saturday afternoon. The show will run until November 24, open every day from 10am to 4pm. Artist Florence Crighton established the art show to give her students in the Leongatha Painters Group […]

November 13th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Family focus at rose spectacular

A NEW family focus is coming to the annual Leongatha rose spectacular. The show is set to be held this Friday and Saturday at Leongatha’s Memorial Hall. For almost 50 years, the Rose Spectacular has been more than a beautiful flower show; it’s a hub of community activity. Now with the inclusion of a Kiddies […]

November 6th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Bands enchant at church’s Spring Concert

THE music of Scotland, Ireland and Andrew Lloyd Webber filled St Joseph’s Catholic Church at Korumburra on Sunday, when two talented bands performed admirably. South Gippsland Concert Band and South Gippsland Shire Brass Band played at the church’s Spring Concert to a crowd of more than 50 appreciative music lovers. The concert is the third […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Artist makes semi-finals

INVERLOCH artist John Mutsaers was a semi-finalist in the richest portrait prize in the southern hemisphere. His oil painting of his son was among the 100 works to make the semi-finals of the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize from 1100 portraits entered from across Australia. He was hoping to make the final 30 but that […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Garlic festival seeks stalls

GIPPSLAND is exploding with outstanding new food enterprises that could benefit from exposure at the Meeniyan Garlic Festival on Saturday, February 16. That is the word from festival chairman David Jones. “We’re delighted to have keen interest already from former stallholders wanting to return, but we’d love to also have new products for our patrons […]

October 30th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Brilliant band entertains 400

NEARLY 400 people enjoyed the music of the Wonthaggi Citizens’ Band during its’ Annual Variety Concert on Saturday night. Held at the Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre, the concert was dedicated to the memory of Gus Marinus, the father of bandmaster Craig, who died two weeks ago. Gus was a life member of the band. […]

October 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Coal Creek promises Halloween fun galore

TICKETS are now selling at the Halloween event at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra. Get ready to be excited, shocked, entertained and scared at Halloween at Coal Creek on Saturday, October 27. It could well be the scariest night of your life. The park will be full of ghosts, monsters, witches and other […]

October 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Literary festival inspires

THE 11th annual Coal Creek Literary Festival held at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at Korumburra last Sunday showcased nine speakers and inspired audiences with the festival catch phrase “the magic of words.” In conjunction with speakers, the literary festival includes the Bert Van Bedaf Short Story and Open Poetry prizes. This year’s winner […]

October 16th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

100 years of Armistice

THE Inverloch Community Hub hosted a living tribute performance by Cultural Infusion and the Wonthaggi Citizens Band to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day, last Saturday. The tribute began at 10am at Inverloch Community Hub with about 20 spectators absorbing cheeky theatrics and brass band music. There were two further performances held for the celebration […]

October 16th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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