Event Map

Filters

  • Jul 10

    Walk and Draw with Angharad Neal-Williams

    Walk the Lakes Entrance Ocean Walk with Angharad Neal Williams - for a botanical illustration workshop ON FOOT. Walk and talk with this brilliant Gippslandia illustrator (who does many of our FLOAT infographics and illustrations.)

  • Jul 2

    Artisans and Produce Markets & Family Funday

    A wonderful selection of stalls by local artisans, producers, food vendors and organisations, as well as a range of FREE attractions for families and youth, including a jumping castle, face painting, craft activities, VR experiences and giant lawn games!

  • Jun 25

    Let It Snow Trivia Night

    Beat the winter blues and get up to 'snow' good with us. Join us for a night of fun, frivolity and trivia!

  • Jul 1

    Food Van Feast Under The Stars in Mallacoota

    A celebration for children and families. Bringing visitors and locals together in Mallacoota for an evening of food vans and entertainment. Light up your night by joining us at FOOD VAN FEAST under the stars this winter!

  • Jul 9

    Foundations of Mental Health & Wellbeing Workshop with Karen

    Join Karen to learn more about the foundations of Mental Health & Wellbeing, to encourage and support you to live well and understand the importance of taking care of yourself. Learn the difference between mental health (including mental illness) and well-being and the pillars that enable us to live well.

  • Jun 28, Jul 5

    Freedom Flow Moving Meditation with Caz

    Join Emotional Wellbeing & Resilience Practitioner, Caz Sandeman on the Metung Village Green for a powerful moving meditation, supporting you to reconnect with your mind & body through conscious, mindful breathwork, sensory awareness, meditation, visualisation and gentle physical movement and release tension & resistance from your mind & body.

  • Jun 30, Jul 7

    ‘Choose Happy’ Holistic Wellbeing with Jodie

    Join Jodie on the Metung Village Green for an inspiring information session on how you can say goodbye to feeling overwhelmed and find more joy, happiness and contentment in life! Come along for an inspiring session full of tips, including positive affirmations and diaphragmatic breathing, to boost your positivity and happiness!

  • Jul 3

    Mindful Photography with Kerrilee

    Join Kerrilee in Metung and take an hour to delve into the practice of viewing the world slowly and in minute detail through the lens. We will be retraining our brains, noticing, and delighting in the hidden details of our everyday world.

  • Jun 26, Jul 4

    Nutrition for Optimal Health with Megan

    Improve your overall health by following five key nutrition & lifestyle tips by the founder of I Choose Health and Clinical Nutritionist Megan Pfeffer. Megan will guide you through some key foundational principles to help you avoid poor health and promote optimal health.

  • Jun 25

    Positive Mental Health & Wellbeing with Karen

    Join Karen on the Metung Village Green to learn the importance of allowing yourself 15 minutes each day to focus on your mental health and wellbeing, with 3 simple steps that she will share with you, that will help you to start each day in joy and create long lasting change and growth.

  • Jun 27, Jul 6

    Morning Meditation & Gentle Flow Yoga with Poeta

    Join House of Yoga Metung & Himalayan Herbs & Teas as they join together to bring the extra warmth to your body and soul this winter holidays. Poeta will guide you in gentle yoga asana with breath awareness & meditation. Enjoy delicious traditional chai tea by Himalayan Herbs & Teas.

  • Jul 1, 8

    Qi Gong with Kerrilee

    Join Kerrilee on the Metung Village Green for Qi Gong. This is a modern version of an ancient moving meditation practice. Enjoy slow movements and peaceful breathing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Metung foreshore. Both beginners and the more experienced will benefit from this simple practice.

  • Jun 29, Jul 2

    Mindful Nature Alignment Walk with Jo

    Join Jo from Sol Synergy for an opportunity to reconnect with nature right near the water in Metung to help bring calmness, clarity and balance. As part of the Nature Alignment Walks, you will be immersed in nature and learn some simple ways that you can practice at home to feel healthier and happier in your everyday life.

  • Jul 10

    Gentle Yoga with Rhonda

    Join Rhonda, International Yoga Teacher on the Metung Village Green for a gentle yoga session to calm the mind, reduce stress and increase flexibility. Suitable for all fitness levels. Bring a mat or towel & water bottle, dress in warm clothing.

  • Jul 10

    Sardine Dining x Cuvee Chocolate Degustation

    A 6 course degustation lunch with paired wines, brought to you by the teams at Sardine Dining & Cuvee Chocolate

  • Jul 10

    Cuvee Chocolate + Wine Masterclass

    A chocolate + wine matching masterclass brought to you by Cuvee Chocolate + Sardine Cantina

  • Jun 18

    Free Lantern Making Workshop – Bairnsdale

    Come along to our free Lantern Making Workshop hosted by Michele D’Amelio on Saturday 18 June! All ages are welcome to attend to create fun and unique lantern designs that you can use at the various lantern parades happening throughout the East Gippsland Winter Festival.

  • Jun 24

    Wyanga Winter Feast

    Let Wyanga warm your soul with a four course feast of winter comfort food. Including matched Wyanga Park wines, Red Bluff beers, winter warming cocktails and the open fire!

  • Jul 10

    Wy Yung String Quartet Concert

    Our Wy Yung Quartet is one of John Noble's Quartet Program ensembles. Established in July 2020 during lockdown, this talented & exciting quartet has performed at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Capital Theatre Bendigo and at other venues across the East Gippsland region. They are supported by Crashendo - East Gippsland.

  • Jun 29

    Lunch in the Shearing Shed

    The Local Metung keeping it Local. Just lamb, in the shearing shed. Just Neil & Angela from Forge Creek Lamb & Stuart from the Local Metung.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 2

    Paint & Sip @ MYC

    Explore your creativity at our Paint & Sip event at Metung Yacht Club overlooking boats in the marina & Bancroft Bay. Perfect for all skill levels, but more ‘fun art’ than ‘fine art’! Relax with a drink & nibbles on arrival and paint your masterpiece with guidance from a local artist.

  • Jun 18

    Rose’s Art Show

    My name is Rose. I am 8 years old. I am having an art show. I believe everyone is creative in their own way. There will also be some photos, paintings and drawings by me but I asked some other people to donate some of their art to be sold too. My aim is to raise $1000, for meals on wheels.

  • Jun 19, 26, Jul 3, 10

    What’s That Bird Saying?

    Small group bird language exploration tuning your senses to heed bird communication then apply it as you wander the East Gippsland landscape. (bonus treasure hunt and Facebook Group to catch your stories)

  • Sold Out
    Jun 29

    The Milky Way from Metung

    Join amateur photographer Peter from Araluen Park Cottages in a basic Night Photography Workshop on the hilltop escarpment at Metung Hot Springs overlooking Lake King. Learn more about photographing the night sky with basic theory, learn about equipment & camera settings. BYO equipment if you wish to experiment in photographing the night sky.

  • Jul 3

    Fairytale Fanatical Winter Warmer Panel Discussion

    Join author of The Wolf in a Suit, Anita Bentata, with guest speakers & panel members including comedian Mia Stanford share & unpack stories of resilience.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 9 - 10

    Leadlighting with Maree Zavarise

    To learn the artform of lead lighting, you will first need to learn the basics. Throughout the 2-day workshop, Maree will guide you through all the steps: from pattern making, correct cutting technique of glass, and then construction of the piece using lead came. Once you complete this, you will have the skills to make windows, doors, and more, in this lovely artform.

  • Jun 26

    Howitt Park Market

    Howitt Park Market is a variety market with around 100 stalls run by the Rotary Club of Bairnsdale Sunrise. Find some unique clothing or jewellery, some home or garden decor, or delicious food and drinks in our food court.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 29

    Dinner in the Shearing Shed

    The Local Metung is keeping it Local. Just lamb, in the shearing shed. Neil & Angela from Forge Creek Lamb & Stuart from the Local Metung.

  • Jun 25

    Pig Day Out

    Four courses of porky goodness from The Tank wood fired unit paired with four beers from Red Bluff Brewers. Saturday 25th June from 12 noon at Red Bluff Brewers

  • Jun 18

    Capturing Winter

    A filmmaking workshop that goes beyond the classroom. Learn to tell meaningful story and capture cinematic video on any device. Then be a part of it when our film is projected on the streets of Bairnsdale.

  • Jul 7

    Kids Skateboard Painting Session

    Grom's will be taught our step by step creative process & the fundamentals of creating their own skateboard deck at The Saltwater Creative Co studio in Lakes Entrance.

  • Jun 17

    Cocktail Hour (or 2!) @ Sardine CANTINA

    Cocktails + paired snacks to celebrate the start of the East Gippsland Winter Festival

  • Jul 9

    Songs From the Valley at Iceworks

    A cozy evening at the unique Iceworks Studio in Lakes Entrance for songs and stories inspired by the local area as part of the EG Winter Festival.

  • Jun 25

    Songs From the Valley at Paynesville Wine Bar

    Grab a wine and settle into the snug Paynesville Wine Bar for songs and stories inspired by the local area as part of the East Gippsland Winter Festival.

  • Jul 2

    Steph Strings LIVE at the Waterwheel Beach Tavern

    Singer/songwriter Steph Strings will be playing live at the Waterwheel Beach Tavern with local duo Todd Cook & Martin Potts. Come along for a great night of live music next to Lake Tyers and the Ninety Mile Beach.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 25

    Jill Hermans – Lost Wax Casting Jewellery Workshop

    Learn about the art of lost wax casting with jeweller Jill Hermans.. Create your own silver ring or pendant. Working with bees wax warmed over the fire pit, share a chai as you shape and mould your piece.

  • Jul 1

    Steph Strings LIVE at Eight Acres

    Steph Strings will be playing an intimate session at Eight Acres Lakes Entrance complete with woodfired pizzas, local craft beers, mulled wine, a spectacular fire performance, chai lattes, hot chocolates & bonfires on Friday 1 July 2022

  • Jun 19

    Free Lantern Making Workshop at Foundry

    Be guided by Julia Trezise (Deeva Art) to create a lantern to adorn your body or carry along with you! We are imagining hats, jewellery pieces, bags - illuminating the night sky at one of our many local lantern parades!

  • Jun 18

    Fire & Ice @ Metung

    Join Metung locals on the Metung Village Green for a winters afternoon of fantastical fire and ice entertainment, live acoustic music, tasty winter foods to warm the belly, a late night shopping spree & a whimsical lakeside lantern parade.

  • Jul 9

    MidWinter Metung Market

    Come along to our Metung Winter Market and enjoy live acoustic music by Ben Cawood & entertainment by Wacky Wombat whilst you shop for beautiful local Winter produce, flowers, preserves, bread, pastries & biscuits, clothing, artisan items & more.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 25

    Make your own Sourdough

    Learn the art and science of making a wild yeast starter and your very own sourdough bread. Participate in the whole hands-on process and relax in between by the wood fire oven with home cooked lunch provided and optional meditation and/or garden exploration.

  • Jul 10

    Today’s Menu live music @ Delegate River Tavern

    Local band 'Todays Menu' will be lighting up the Delegate River Tavern and bringing live music to the remote border community. Starting @ 3pm with food available. Come along for a memorable night!

  • Jul 2

    Fairytales in the Gardens

    A family evening of fairy tales and folk stories from around the world in the magical setting of the Community Gardens.

  • Jun 25

    Class with Brass

    East Gippsland Music the home of East Gippsland Brass, East Gippsland Symphonia, East Gippsland Training Band and the Bairnsdale Gentlemen's Choir will separately and combined showcase a variety of styles. The massed group will be spectacular with over 50 artists on stage.

  • Jun 23

    CRASHENDO! Youth(ful) Orchestra Open Rehearsal

    Community musicians of all ages and skill levels. Come and play or just watch.

  • Jul 2, 9

    Flutter Tent

    *SAT 9 JULY - POSTPONED* Join us at Fisherman's Landing, on the banks of Lake Tyers in the Flutter Tent for night time stories as FROTH presenters regale us with environmental rhapsodies in a gentle act of community survival.

  • Jun 19, 24, 26

    Fika Blooms Winter Workshops

    Spend a night or afternoon filled with laughter and enjoy creating, relaxing and learning - making your very own dried vase arrangement, terrarium or fresh flower arrangement for your home. Each workshop will include two cocktails and a delicious grazing platter to enjoy.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 8

    Winter Sky Meditation

    Join Rhonda James International Yoga Teacher for a Winter nights sky meditation at the Hilltop Escarpment.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 3

    Yin & Gin

    Yin & Gin a collaboration with Poeta Hope, Aroma Cafe Metung and Logan's Micro Distillery.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 22

    Global Sound Bath

    Join us in celebrating Global Sound Bath 2022 at Metung Hot Springs on the picturesque Hilltop Escarpment.

  • Jul 3

    Walk With Me Winter Festival

    Live music performances with local artists, Twilight Market, food vendors, community, and clothing/artware. Open Mic, NAIDOC week celebration, new Murals opening, see the park transformed by millions of Fairy Lights after dusk, rug up and hang out to catch the sunset and our main event on stage.

  • Jul 9

    Todd Cook & The Rufous Whistler EP launch

    Todd Cook, with his new band the Rufous Whistlers, will be launching their new E.P. at the Bruthen Mechanics Hall Saturday July 9th. With special guests Harry Hookey, and The Alley Cats Community Choir. This should be a night to remember.

  • Jul 2

    Winter Solstice Sip & Plunge

    NEW DATE & TIME: Sat 2 July at 10:00am Gippsland Jersey Winter Solstice Sip & Plunge Lakes Entrance Footbridge

  • Jun 22, 29

    Lemon Hill Gallery By Night

    Lemon Hill Gallery will be open for night viewing from 7 - 9pm on Wednesday 22nd June and Wednesday 29th June.

  • Jun 25

    Lakes Entrance Lantern Festival

    The Lakes Entrance Lantern Festival will be held on the foreshore on Saturday June 25th to celebrate the winter solstice and our wonderful part of East Gippsland. For the 3rd year we will 'Light up the Lake' with our parade of beautiful hand-made lanterns - many created by our local school children.

  • Jul 9

    Augmented Plant Walk

    Augmented Reality Plant Walk by Dylan Martorell featuring music and illustrated music scores based on the estuarine plants of Lake Tyers. The event is hosted by Dylan and local plant specialist Frank Flynn for Observatorium by FLOAT.

  • Jun 25

    Paynesville Farmers’ & Makers’ Market

    The Paynesville Farmers' & Makers' Market will be held on Saturday, the 25th of June from 8.00am to 12.30pm along the Paynesville foreshore. Our popular market offers a wide range of stalls selling high quality farm produce to home made items.

  • Jun 18 - 26

    REGENEROSITY

    It’s been quite a year (or two) here in Gippsland. We’ve had to learn a lot about natural disasters, resilience, the power of community, kindness - and renewable energy. It's time for a photographic celebration of Gippsland’s GOOD ENERGY by Rachel Mounsey.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 18

    Beers, BBQ & Beats in Laneway3875

    Laneway3875 in the heart of Bairnsdale's CBD will come to life in mid-winter and be lit-up with a celebration of art, music, good food and craft beer on Saturday 18th June 2022 from 6pm.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 19

    ‘Slow & Soulful’ at House of Yoga Metung

    A cosy afternoon of yoga, guided meditation and warming soul food and drink at House of Yoga Metung studio.

  • Jun 19, 26, Jul 3, 10

    ON FOOT. IN WINTER

    ON FOOT - will curate four Sundays of morning walks to the Entrance. Pick up your map at Iceworks Studio then head across the Lakes Entrance Footbridge. Enjoy our ON FOOT morning walk, made by locals, embedded with local artists and nature lovers. Guided or DIY.

  • Jun 26

    Paganini The 24 Caprices

    International Violinist Jonathon Glonek presents a rare performance of the fiendishly difficult and spellbinding caprices of Niccolo Paganini for solo violin. This marathon performance will be held in in the historic casual setting of The Iceworks Studio.

  • Jun 11 - 26

    F/LAMP Exhibition

    An exhibition of artist-made lamps installed in the gloriously upcycled Iceworks Studio. Artists from across Gippsland are creating their best f/lamps for our second annual show - and $1,000 1st prize makes for an illustrious exhibition.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 19

    Growing and Cooking with Mushrooms Workshop

    SOLD OUT. Join local mushroom grower Sena and professional chef Christiane to explore the magical kingdom of mushrooms this winter. Learn how to grow and cook mushrooms, their healing powers and more. Enjoy handmade fresh pasta with gourmet mushrooms for lunch with Nicholson River Winery Pinot Noir.

  • Jul 7

    Winter Arts & Creativity Workshop

    Join us for some winter art and creativity using various mediums, facilitated by local artist Madeline. Enjoy some homemade soup, sandwiches and cakes.

  • Jun 25

    A High Country Star Party

    Dress up like a star, and wear your best, 'warm' star outfit to view the dark skies. indulge in wine (BYO), cheese, music, whilst viewing the galaxy above via a telescope or natural eye.

  • Jun 24, Jul 1, 8

    Sodafish Seafood Feast

    Be greeted with songs, sea shanties, freshly shucked oysters and warm spicy cider. Come upstairs to your 4 course seafood feast with matched local wines and beers and enjoy a wonderful evening with family and friends.

  • Jun 21

    High Country – Star Lantern Making Workshop

    Join us for a brilliant star making workshop, facilitated by talented local artist, Tracey Johnston.

  • Jun 17

    Alcohol Ink Workshop

    2 hour Alcohol ink art workshop at The Saltwater Creative Co in Lakes Entrance.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 1, 2

    Stanley’s mid winter curry night at Pier 70

    This event is now FULLY BOOKED. The best location on the Gippsland Lakes, Pier 70 presents a degustation of Indian pommie fusion with something for everyone: handmade breads, poppadoms, bhajis and pakoras, masalas, kormas and vindaloos, fine rice and fine wines for vegetarians and carnivores alike !

  • Jul 1

    Street Performances by the Paynesville Pop-Up Choir

    The Paynesville Pop-Up Choir is back again for the East Gippsland Winter Festival! The Choir will be wandering along the foreshore of Paynesville, popping into restaurants, shops, and even onto the ferry to have a group sing-a-long.

  • Jul 8

    Wonky Boobie Mug art workshop

    A step by step guide on how to interact with clay to shape your very own masterpiece in a small group setting at The Saltwater Creative Co.

  • Jul 6

    Kids Shadow Drawing and Monsters Workshop

    Kids drawing workshop at The Saltwater Creative Co in Lakes Entrance.

  • Jul 2

    Kids Paper Mache Masterpieces Workshop

    Everyone loves art! Unlock your child's inner creative with our paper mache session at our studio space in Lakes Entrance over the school holiday break!

  • Jul 8, 9

    Tinamba Hotel Fine Dining Experience Hosted at La Riva

    For the first time, join high acclaimed Hatted restaurant Tinamba Hotel in East Gippsland for an exclusive 6 course dinner or lunch with selected wines at La Riva, a luxury homestead perched on the riverbank of the Mitchell River in Eagle Point.

  • Jul 9

    Light Up Orbost

    'Light Up Orbost' is a free community event being held on Saturday 9th July (4-9pm) and will feature street performers, live music and great food from street traders. Orbost township and main street (Nicholson Street) will be a warm wintery glow from 17th June-10 July

  • Jun 24

    Free Winter Aqua Run

    Join us at the Lakes Entrance Aquadome for a FREE fun-filled Winter Night on the Aqua Run from 5pm-7pm. Children under 5 years old need to be accompanied by a responsible person over 16 years.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 24

    A Wild Feast at Northern Ground

    Enjoy Mulled Wine around the fire pit on arrival, before sitting down to a four course menu featuring Wild ingredients from Gippsland and matched with local wines.

  • Jul 2

    Winter Dining at Arturo’s Latin Cuisine, Paynesville

    Experience the authentic taste of Latin Cuisine for the Winter Festival on Saturday July 2nd. Arturo’s Latin Cuisine offer a fixed price menu including a starter, main and a glass of wine, beer or cider for $70 per person

  • Jul 1 - 3

    Open Garden Art Exploration at La Riva – Morning

    Explore the grounds of La Riva positioned on the bank of the Mitchell River in Eagle Point. Discover East Gippsland art sculptures showcased throughout the seven acres of manicured gardens, whilst enjoying coffee/tea, Scones, Jam & Cream. Profits will be donated to support the arts community.

  • Jul 1 - 3

    Open Garden Art Exploration at La Riva – Afternoon

    Explore the grounds of La Riva positioned on the bank of the Mitchell River in Eagle Point. Discover East Gippsland art sculptures showcased throughout the seven acres of manicured gardens, whilst enjoying canapés and a glass of local sparkling wine or beer.

  • Jul 1

    Kids Mini Mokedamas – Kokedama making for kids

    Paint and create your very own mini kokemdama! Learn how to use simple household items to make your own mini planter!

  • Jun 30

    Kids Succulent planter pot painting workshop

    Paint and create your very own planter pots complete with your very own take home succulents! Learn how to use simple household items as inspiration and templates for creative rainbow masterpieces.

  • Jun 29

    Kids Fluid Acrylic Art Workshop

    Relax and make a mess with the original Saltwater kids class. Each child will learn a variety of fluid paint pouring techniques and complete up to 5 finished artworks.

  • Jun 24

    Kokedama making with Mokedamas

    Create your own Kokedama with Marley from Mokedamas.  Complete with herb name tag, you will learn how to use spaghnum moss and how to assemble a 20cm( approx) kokedama, finished with a unique natural twine wrapping.

  • Jun 18, Jul 6

    Resin Art Workshop

    Learn the art of epoxy resin painting in one of The Saltwater Creative Co's community resin art workshops.

  • Jul 2

    Lantern Making Workshop in Paynesville

    Join our instructor Michelle for a fun morning creating your very own Lantern! Bring along your creativity and join our workshop for a few hours of enjoyment making a lantern you can take home with you.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 19

    Candlelight Yoga & Sound meditation – Newlands Arm

    Enjoy a slow paced Yin Yoga practice followed by a soul soothing sound meditation in the serenity and soft glow of candlelight. Illuminate your mind, body, and spirit with this special experience.

  • Jul 1, 5

    Candlelight Yoga & iRest meditation – Paynesville

    Enjoy a relaxing slow yoga meditation experience in a candlelit room of flickering flame and movement of shadows with the healing heat of infrared panels.

  • Jun 22

    Candlelight Yoga & iRest meditation – Bairnsdale

    Enjoy a relaxing slow yoga meditation experience in a candlelit room of flickering flame and movement of shadows.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 23, Jul 3

    A Fungal Foray for Budding Citizen Scientists

    **CHANGE OF LOCATION** Be guided on how to observe and record wild fungi as a citizen scientist on a walk around the gorgeous Nyerimilang Heritage Park.

  • Jun 18

    Nowa Nowa Music and Food at the Hall

    An evening of Music and Food from Nowa Nowa locals

  • Sold Out
    Jun 19

    Pottery Pitfire Workshop

    Two part Pottery workshop with a Pitfire Session One:- Wednesday 18th May 2022 is to provide guidance in making of pottery suitable for the Pitfire, Session Two:- Sunday 19th June 2022 is to decorate pottery and manage the Pitfire.

  • Jun 19, 26, Jul 3, 10

    Nature Alignment Walks – Lakes Entrance

    Take a break from your daily routine and responsibilities and immerse yourself in nature on a Nature Alignment Walk at the breathtakingly beautiful Lakes Entrance Beach. Join me for a guided walk, taking in both the coastal bushland and beach where I invite you to slow down, relax and become present in nature.

  • Jul 1

    Koala Island Night Tour

    Join a small group on a one hour night tour of Raymond Island Koala Trail from early dusk until after dark. Walk the Koala Trail, hear interesting information about koalas, ask questions and see the koalas after dark in their natural habitat.

  • Jul 2, 3

    Winter Cruise on the Gippsland Lakes

    Enjoy a one hour cruise on board the Lady Jodie with H2O Tours & Adventures. Cruise the Paynesville canals and take in the beauty of the Gippsland Lakes.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 20

    iLOOMination Tapestry Workshop

    Make your own whimsical, illuminated woven tapestry to brighten up your winter walls! All materials and equipment are included for this beginner-friendly workshop, no prior experience needed.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 5

    Rustic Rug Weaving Workshop

    Rug Up for winter with this 6 hour beginner workshop with all materials and supplies included. You will create a thick-textured woven floor rug/ hall runner using wool yarn and unspun wool tops. This is a beginner-friendly workshop, no prior experience needed.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 10

    Bottomless BBQ Brunch at Northern Ground

    4 Coarse Brunch Menu - cooked over, on, or in the coals with Bottomless Lightfoot Wines Sparkling Mimosas

  • Jun 24 - Jul 10

    LIGHT – Art exhibition

    Artworks in all media by local artists on the theme of LIGHT. Come and join us for a warming mid-winter celebration at the exhibition opening on Friday 24th June at 5pm.

  • Jul 2

    Cassilis Community Market

    A Community Market will be held at the Cassilis Recreation Reserve on Saturday, the 2nd of July from 10.00 - 2.00pm. Stallholders selling farm produce, craft and trash and treasure are welcome to attend.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 9

    Make your own Sourdough

    SOLD OUT. Learn the art and science of making a wild yeast starter and your very own sourdough bread. Participate in the whole hands-on process and relax in between by the wood fire oven with home cooked lunch provided and optional meditation and/or garden exploration.

  • Jul 3

    Circling Time by Kutcha Edwards – Bairnsdale

    Circling Time - Songs & Stories by Kutcha Edwards. 2022 Victorian Tour. 7:30pm at the Forge Theatre and Arts Hub in Bairnsdale

  • Jul 2

    Kutcha Edwards Singing Workshop – Lakes Entrance

    Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards for Choirs and Individuals at the Lakes Entrance Mechanics' Institute Hall. 4:00pm - 5:00pm.

  • Jul 3

    Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards – Bairnsdale

    1 hour singing workshop with Kutcha Edwards for choirs and individuals at the Forge Theatre & Arts Hub in Bairnsdale. 4:00 - 5:00pm

  • Jul 2

    Circling Time by Kutcha Edwards – Lakes Entrance

    Circling Time - Songs & stories by Kutcha Edwards. 2022 Victorian Tour. 7:30pm at the Lakes Entrance Mechanics' Institute Hall.

  • Jul 2

    Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

    The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is hitting East Gippsland to home-deliver the freshest and funniest from the 2022 Festival.

  • Jul 1

    Circling Time by Kutcha Edwards – Mallacoota

    Circling Time - Songs & Stories by Kutcha Edwards. 2022 Victorian Tour. 7:30pm at the Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion.

  • Jul 1

    Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards – Mallacoota

    1 hour Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards for Choirs and Individuals in Mallacoota. 4:00 - 5:00pm at the Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion.

  • Jun 17 - Jul 10

    The Phoenix Trail

    The Phoenix Trail is a trail of artists' studios and galleries running throughout East Gippsland from Omeo to Mallacoota.

  • Jun 22 - Jul 3

    Sardine Dining winter lunch series at Ocean Grange

    Highly acclaimed hatted restaurant Sardine Dining are teaming up with the iconic Ocean Grange Homestead once again to bring you a sensational series of winter lunches as part of the 2022 East Gippsland Winter Festival.

  • Jun 29

    Drama workshop for people living with a disability

    The Dog Theatre is very excited to announce their Performing Arts (Drama) Improvisation workshop, especially tailored for people living with a disability, during the East Gippsland Winter Festival 2022.

  • Jun 25 - 26

    Improvisation Workshop with Born In A Taxi Theatre Co

    It's time to change the way you think about Acting & Performing, Whether you engage with Acting and Performing for fun, as a profession, or you have always wanted to give it a go and not had the opportunity … This is your time. These workshops are for everyone - together

  • Jul 1, 2

    The Waiting Room

    An award-winning theatre performance by Born In A Taxi, one of Australia’s most highly regarded theatre companies and proudly presented by The Dog Theatre Inc. Friday 1 July and Saturday 2 July at Iceworks Studio - Lakes Entrance.

  • Jul 2

    Yoga Mini Retreat – Winter Medicine for Body & Mind

    Be guided by Deborah Langley, Yoga Teacher, through this mini retreat learning ways to nourish and support our bodies during winter using holistic approaches.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 22

    World Bathing Day at Metung Hot Springs

    Join Metung Hot Springs on 'World Bathing Day' as people come together across the world to celebrate water. At sunrise, we invite you to join us as we follow the path of the sun across the globe.

  • Sold Out
    Jun 26

    Luxe Yoga at Metung Hot Springs

    SOLD OUT. Come and treat yourself with an indulgent experience created as a collaborative event between Metung Hot Springs Wellness Team, Poeta Hope from House of Yoga Metung and Naomi Ballinger from Integral Sound Healing.

  • Jun 22

    Winter Wellness Business Masterclass

    ‘Tapping into the Wellness Visitor Economy’ - Are you an East Gippsland business owner? Attend this free Masterclass to find out how to capitalise on the huge increase in wellness tourists visiting the East Gippsland region.

  • Jun 29

    Childrens Wellness Adventure (Ages 9-13)

    A fun and active session for children including a Sensory Walking Exploration, Kids Yoga with Poeta Hope, Clay Face painting and a campfire cooking experience.

  • Jun 29

    Children’s Wellness Adventure (Ages 3-8)

    A fun and active session for children including a Sensory Walking Exploration, Kids Yoga with Poeta Hope, Clay Face painting and a campfire cooking experience.

  • Jul 8 - 10

    Sailors Grave Brewing ‘Deep in the Weeds’ Festival

    Join Sailors Grave for the return of ‘Deep in the Weeds Festival’ and 3 big days of weird & wonderful beers, live music and good food in Orbost alongside the famous Snowy River, with their mates from Bodriggy Brewing.

  • Jul 2

    Bruthen Medieval Winter Fire Festival

    Winter is coming and Bruthen is going medieval for the Winter Festival on July 2nd.  There will be fun for all ages from 3pm onwards with sword fighting, medieval feasting, great costumes, music, drumming, lanterns, fire sculpture and a good old bonfire.

  • Sold Out
    Jul 2

    White Night at Rivendell Farm Estate

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Nestled in the hills of Tambo Upper, East Gippsland sits Rivendell Farm Estate. Come dressed in your fabulous whites and enjoy a winters nights with flowing champagne, gorgeous cocktails & dance the night away

Walk and Draw with Angharad Neal-Williams

Walk the Lakes Entrance Ocean Walk with Angharad Neal Williams - for a botanical illustration workshop ON FOOT. Walk and talk with this brilliant Gippslandia illustrator (who does many of our FLOAT infographics and illustrations.)

Find out more
Artisans and Produce Markets & Family Funday

A wonderful selection of stalls by local artisans, producers, food vendors and organisations, as well as a range of FREE attractions for families and youth, including a jumping castle, face painting, craft activities, VR experiences and giant lawn games!

Find out more
Let It Snow Trivia Night

Beat the winter blues and get up to 'snow' good with us. Join us for a night of fun, frivolity and trivia!

Find out more
Food Van Feast Under The Stars in Mallacoota

A celebration for children and families. Bringing visitors and locals together in Mallacoota for an evening of food vans and entertainment. Light up your night by joining us at FOOD VAN FEAST under the stars this winter!

Find out more
Foundations of Mental Health & Wellbeing Workshop with Karen

Join Karen to learn more about the foundations of Mental Health & Wellbeing, to encourage and support you to live well and understand the importance of taking care of yourself. Learn the difference between mental health (including mental illness) and well-being and the pillars that enable us to live well.

Find out more
Freedom Flow Moving Meditation with Caz

Join Emotional Wellbeing & Resilience Practitioner, Caz Sandeman on the Metung Village Green for a powerful moving meditation, supporting you to reconnect with your mind & body through conscious, mindful breathwork, sensory awareness, meditation, visualisation and gentle physical movement and release tension & resistance from your mind & body.

Find out more
‘Choose Happy’ Holistic Wellbeing with Jodie

Join Jodie on the Metung Village Green for an inspiring information session on how you can say goodbye to feeling overwhelmed and find more joy, happiness and contentment in life! Come along for an inspiring session full of tips, including positive affirmations and diaphragmatic breathing, to boost your positivity and happiness!

Find out more
Mindful Photography with Kerrilee

Join Kerrilee in Metung and take an hour to delve into the practice of viewing the world slowly and in minute detail through the lens. We will be retraining our brains, noticing, and delighting in the hidden details of our everyday world.

Find out more
Nutrition for Optimal Health with Megan

Improve your overall health by following five key nutrition & lifestyle tips by the founder of I Choose Health and Clinical Nutritionist Megan Pfeffer. Megan will guide you through some key foundational principles to help you avoid poor health and promote optimal health.

Find out more
Positive Mental Health & Wellbeing with Karen

Join Karen on the Metung Village Green to learn the importance of allowing yourself 15 minutes each day to focus on your mental health and wellbeing, with 3 simple steps that she will share with you, that will help you to start each day in joy and create long lasting change and growth.

Find out more
Morning Meditation & Gentle Flow Yoga with Poeta

Join House of Yoga Metung & Himalayan Herbs & Teas as they join together to bring the extra warmth to your body and soul this winter holidays. Poeta will guide you in gentle yoga asana with breath awareness & meditation. Enjoy delicious traditional chai tea by Himalayan Herbs & Teas.

Find out more
Qi Gong with Kerrilee

Join Kerrilee on the Metung Village Green for Qi Gong. This is a modern version of an ancient moving meditation practice. Enjoy slow movements and peaceful breathing surrounded by the natural beauty of the Metung foreshore. Both beginners and the more experienced will benefit from this simple practice.

Find out more
Mindful Nature Alignment Walk with Jo

Join Jo from Sol Synergy for an opportunity to reconnect with nature right near the water in Metung to help bring calmness, clarity and balance. As part of the Nature Alignment Walks, you will be immersed in nature and learn some simple ways that you can practice at home to feel healthier and happier in your everyday life.

Find out more
Gentle Yoga with Rhonda

Join Rhonda, International Yoga Teacher on the Metung Village Green for a gentle yoga session to calm the mind, reduce stress and increase flexibility. Suitable for all fitness levels. Bring a mat or towel & water bottle, dress in warm clothing.

Find out more
Sardine Dining x Cuvee Chocolate Degustation

A 6 course degustation lunch with paired wines, brought to you by the teams at Sardine Dining & Cuvee Chocolate

Find out more
Cuvee Chocolate + Wine Masterclass

A chocolate + wine matching masterclass brought to you by Cuvee Chocolate + Sardine Cantina

Find out more
Free Lantern Making Workshop – Bairnsdale

Come along to our free Lantern Making Workshop hosted by Michele D’Amelio on Saturday 18 June! All ages are welcome to attend to create fun and unique lantern designs that you can use at the various lantern parades happening throughout the East Gippsland Winter Festival.

Find out more
Wyanga Winter Feast

Let Wyanga warm your soul with a four course feast of winter comfort food. Including matched Wyanga Park wines, Red Bluff beers, winter warming cocktails and the open fire!

Find out more
Wy Yung String Quartet Concert

Our Wy Yung Quartet is one of John Noble's Quartet Program ensembles. Established in July 2020 during lockdown, this talented & exciting quartet has performed at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Capital Theatre Bendigo and at other venues across the East Gippsland region. They are supported by Crashendo - East Gippsland.

Find out more
Lunch in the Shearing Shed

The Local Metung keeping it Local. Just lamb, in the shearing shed. Just Neil & Angela from Forge Creek Lamb & Stuart from the Local Metung.

Find out more
Paint & Sip @ MYC

Explore your creativity at our Paint & Sip event at Metung Yacht Club overlooking boats in the marina & Bancroft Bay. Perfect for all skill levels, but more ‘fun art’ than ‘fine art’! Relax with a drink & nibbles on arrival and paint your masterpiece with guidance from a local artist.

Find out more
Rose’s Art Show

My name is Rose. I am 8 years old. I am having an art show. I believe everyone is creative in their own way. There will also be some photos, paintings and drawings by me but I asked some other people to donate some of their art to be sold too. My aim is to raise $1000, for meals on wheels.

Find out more
What’s That Bird Saying?

Small group bird language exploration tuning your senses to heed bird communication then apply it as you wander the East Gippsland landscape. (bonus treasure hunt and Facebook Group to catch your stories)

Find out more
The Milky Way from Metung

Join amateur photographer Peter from Araluen Park Cottages in a basic Night Photography Workshop on the hilltop escarpment at Metung Hot Springs overlooking Lake King. Learn more about photographing the night sky with basic theory, learn about equipment & camera settings. BYO equipment if you wish to experiment in photographing the night sky.

Find out more
Fairytale Fanatical Winter Warmer Panel Discussion

Join author of The Wolf in a Suit, Anita Bentata, with guest speakers & panel members including comedian Mia Stanford share & unpack stories of resilience.

Find out more
Leadlighting with Maree Zavarise

To learn the artform of lead lighting, you will first need to learn the basics. Throughout the 2-day workshop, Maree will guide you through all the steps: from pattern making, correct cutting technique of glass, and then construction of the piece using lead came. Once you complete this, you will have the skills to make windows, doors, and more, in this lovely artform.

Find out more
Howitt Park Market

Howitt Park Market is a variety market with around 100 stalls run by the Rotary Club of Bairnsdale Sunrise. Find some unique clothing or jewellery, some home or garden decor, or delicious food and drinks in our food court.

Find out more
Dinner in the Shearing Shed

The Local Metung is keeping it Local. Just lamb, in the shearing shed. Neil & Angela from Forge Creek Lamb & Stuart from the Local Metung.

Find out more
Pig Day Out

Four courses of porky goodness from The Tank wood fired unit paired with four beers from Red Bluff Brewers. Saturday 25th June from 12 noon at Red Bluff Brewers

Find out more
Capturing Winter

A filmmaking workshop that goes beyond the classroom. Learn to tell meaningful story and capture cinematic video on any device. Then be a part of it when our film is projected on the streets of Bairnsdale.

Find out more
Kids Skateboard Painting Session

Grom's will be taught our step by step creative process & the fundamentals of creating their own skateboard deck at The Saltwater Creative Co studio in Lakes Entrance.

Find out more
Cocktail Hour (or 2!) @ Sardine CANTINA

Cocktails + paired snacks to celebrate the start of the East Gippsland Winter Festival

Find out more
Songs From the Valley at Iceworks

A cozy evening at the unique Iceworks Studio in Lakes Entrance for songs and stories inspired by the local area as part of the EG Winter Festival.

Find out more
Songs From the Valley at Paynesville Wine Bar

Grab a wine and settle into the snug Paynesville Wine Bar for songs and stories inspired by the local area as part of the East Gippsland Winter Festival.

Find out more
Steph Strings LIVE at the Waterwheel Beach Tavern

Singer/songwriter Steph Strings will be playing live at the Waterwheel Beach Tavern with local duo Todd Cook & Martin Potts. Come along for a great night of live music next to Lake Tyers and the Ninety Mile Beach.

Find out more
Jill Hermans – Lost Wax Casting Jewellery Workshop

Learn about the art of lost wax casting with jeweller Jill Hermans.. Create your own silver ring or pendant. Working with bees wax warmed over the fire pit, share a chai as you shape and mould your piece.

Find out more
Steph Strings LIVE at Eight Acres

Steph Strings will be playing an intimate session at Eight Acres Lakes Entrance complete with woodfired pizzas, local craft beers, mulled wine, a spectacular fire performance, chai lattes, hot chocolates & bonfires on Friday 1 July 2022

Find out more
Free Lantern Making Workshop at Foundry

Be guided by Julia Trezise (Deeva Art) to create a lantern to adorn your body or carry along with you! We are imagining hats, jewellery pieces, bags - illuminating the night sky at one of our many local lantern parades!

Find out more
Fire & Ice @ Metung

Join Metung locals on the Metung Village Green for a winters afternoon of fantastical fire and ice entertainment, live acoustic music, tasty winter foods to warm the belly, a late night shopping spree & a whimsical lakeside lantern parade.

Find out more
MidWinter Metung Market

Come along to our Metung Winter Market and enjoy live acoustic music by Ben Cawood & entertainment by Wacky Wombat whilst you shop for beautiful local Winter produce, flowers, preserves, bread, pastries & biscuits, clothing, artisan items & more.

Find out more
Make your own Sourdough

Learn the art and science of making a wild yeast starter and your very own sourdough bread. Participate in the whole hands-on process and relax in between by the wood fire oven with home cooked lunch provided and optional meditation and/or garden exploration.

Find out more
Today’s Menu live music @ Delegate River Tavern

Local band 'Todays Menu' will be lighting up the Delegate River Tavern and bringing live music to the remote border community. Starting @ 3pm with food available. Come along for a memorable night!

Find out more
Fairytales in the Gardens

A family evening of fairy tales and folk stories from around the world in the magical setting of the Community Gardens.

Find out more
Class with Brass

East Gippsland Music the home of East Gippsland Brass, East Gippsland Symphonia, East Gippsland Training Band and the Bairnsdale Gentlemen's Choir will separately and combined showcase a variety of styles. The massed group will be spectacular with over 50 artists on stage.

Find out more
CRASHENDO! Youth(ful) Orchestra Open Rehearsal

Community musicians of all ages and skill levels. Come and play or just watch.

Find out more
Flutter Tent

*SAT 9 JULY - POSTPONED* Join us at Fisherman's Landing, on the banks of Lake Tyers in the Flutter Tent for night time stories as FROTH presenters regale us with environmental rhapsodies in a gentle act of community survival.

Find out more
Fika Blooms Winter Workshops

Spend a night or afternoon filled with laughter and enjoy creating, relaxing and learning - making your very own dried vase arrangement, terrarium or fresh flower arrangement for your home. Each workshop will include two cocktails and a delicious grazing platter to enjoy.

Find out more
Winter Sky Meditation

Join Rhonda James International Yoga Teacher for a Winter nights sky meditation at the Hilltop Escarpment.

Find out more
Yin & Gin

Yin & Gin a collaboration with Poeta Hope, Aroma Cafe Metung and Logan's Micro Distillery.

Find out more
Global Sound Bath

Join us in celebrating Global Sound Bath 2022 at Metung Hot Springs on the picturesque Hilltop Escarpment.

Find out more
Walk With Me Winter Festival

Live music performances with local artists, Twilight Market, food vendors, community, and clothing/artware. Open Mic, NAIDOC week celebration, new Murals opening, see the park transformed by millions of Fairy Lights after dusk, rug up and hang out to catch the sunset and our main event on stage.

Find out more
Todd Cook & The Rufous Whistler EP launch

Todd Cook, with his new band the Rufous Whistlers, will be launching their new E.P. at the Bruthen Mechanics Hall Saturday July 9th. With special guests Harry Hookey, and The Alley Cats Community Choir. This should be a night to remember.

Find out more
Winter Solstice Sip & Plunge

NEW DATE & TIME: Sat 2 July at 10:00am Gippsland Jersey Winter Solstice Sip & Plunge Lakes Entrance Footbridge

Find out more
Lemon Hill Gallery By Night

Lemon Hill Gallery will be open for night viewing from 7 - 9pm on Wednesday 22nd June and Wednesday 29th June.

Find out more
Lakes Entrance Lantern Festival

The Lakes Entrance Lantern Festival will be held on the foreshore on Saturday June 25th to celebrate the winter solstice and our wonderful part of East Gippsland. For the 3rd year we will 'Light up the Lake' with our parade of beautiful hand-made lanterns - many created by our local school children.

Find out more
Augmented Plant Walk

Augmented Reality Plant Walk by Dylan Martorell featuring music and illustrated music scores based on the estuarine plants of Lake Tyers. The event is hosted by Dylan and local plant specialist Frank Flynn for Observatorium by FLOAT.

Find out more
Paynesville Farmers’ & Makers’ Market

The Paynesville Farmers' & Makers' Market will be held on Saturday, the 25th of June from 8.00am to 12.30pm along the Paynesville foreshore. Our popular market offers a wide range of stalls selling high quality farm produce to home made items.

Find out more
REGENEROSITY

It’s been quite a year (or two) here in Gippsland. We’ve had to learn a lot about natural disasters, resilience, the power of community, kindness - and renewable energy. It's time for a photographic celebration of Gippsland’s GOOD ENERGY by Rachel Mounsey.

Find out more
Beers, BBQ & Beats in Laneway3875

Laneway3875 in the heart of Bairnsdale's CBD will come to life in mid-winter and be lit-up with a celebration of art, music, good food and craft beer on Saturday 18th June 2022 from 6pm.

Find out more
‘Slow & Soulful’ at House of Yoga Metung

A cosy afternoon of yoga, guided meditation and warming soul food and drink at House of Yoga Metung studio.

Find out more
ON FOOT. IN WINTER

ON FOOT - will curate four Sundays of morning walks to the Entrance. Pick up your map at Iceworks Studio then head across the Lakes Entrance Footbridge. Enjoy our ON FOOT morning walk, made by locals, embedded with local artists and nature lovers. Guided or DIY.

Find out more
Paganini The 24 Caprices

International Violinist Jonathon Glonek presents a rare performance of the fiendishly difficult and spellbinding caprices of Niccolo Paganini for solo violin. This marathon performance will be held in in the historic casual setting of The Iceworks Studio.

Find out more
F/LAMP Exhibition

An exhibition of artist-made lamps installed in the gloriously upcycled Iceworks Studio. Artists from across Gippsland are creating their best f/lamps for our second annual show - and $1,000 1st prize makes for an illustrious exhibition.

Find out more
Growing and Cooking with Mushrooms Workshop

SOLD OUT. Join local mushroom grower Sena and professional chef Christiane to explore the magical kingdom of mushrooms this winter. Learn how to grow and cook mushrooms, their healing powers and more. Enjoy handmade fresh pasta with gourmet mushrooms for lunch with Nicholson River Winery Pinot Noir.

Find out more
Winter Arts & Creativity Workshop

Join us for some winter art and creativity using various mediums, facilitated by local artist Madeline. Enjoy some homemade soup, sandwiches and cakes.

Find out more
A High Country Star Party

Dress up like a star, and wear your best, 'warm' star outfit to view the dark skies. indulge in wine (BYO), cheese, music, whilst viewing the galaxy above via a telescope or natural eye.

Find out more
Sodafish Seafood Feast

Be greeted with songs, sea shanties, freshly shucked oysters and warm spicy cider. Come upstairs to your 4 course seafood feast with matched local wines and beers and enjoy a wonderful evening with family and friends.

Find out more
High Country – Star Lantern Making Workshop

Join us for a brilliant star making workshop, facilitated by talented local artist, Tracey Johnston.

Find out more
Alcohol Ink Workshop

2 hour Alcohol ink art workshop at The Saltwater Creative Co in Lakes Entrance.

Find out more
Stanley’s mid winter curry night at Pier 70

This event is now FULLY BOOKED. The best location on the Gippsland Lakes, Pier 70 presents a degustation of Indian pommie fusion with something for everyone: handmade breads, poppadoms, bhajis and pakoras, masalas, kormas and vindaloos, fine rice and fine wines for vegetarians and carnivores alike !

Find out more
Street Performances by the Paynesville Pop-Up Choir

The Paynesville Pop-Up Choir is back again for the East Gippsland Winter Festival! The Choir will be wandering along the foreshore of Paynesville, popping into restaurants, shops, and even onto the ferry to have a group sing-a-long.

Find out more
Wonky Boobie Mug art workshop

A step by step guide on how to interact with clay to shape your very own masterpiece in a small group setting at The Saltwater Creative Co.

Find out more
Kids Shadow Drawing and Monsters Workshop

Kids drawing workshop at The Saltwater Creative Co in Lakes Entrance.

Find out more
Kids Paper Mache Masterpieces Workshop

Everyone loves art! Unlock your child's inner creative with our paper mache session at our studio space in Lakes Entrance over the school holiday break!

Find out more
Tinamba Hotel Fine Dining Experience Hosted at La Riva

For the first time, join high acclaimed Hatted restaurant Tinamba Hotel in East Gippsland for an exclusive 6 course dinner or lunch with selected wines at La Riva, a luxury homestead perched on the riverbank of the Mitchell River in Eagle Point.

Find out more
Light Up Orbost

'Light Up Orbost' is a free community event being held on Saturday 9th July (4-9pm) and will feature street performers, live music and great food from street traders. Orbost township and main street (Nicholson Street) will be a warm wintery glow from 17th June-10 July

Find out more
Free Winter Aqua Run

Join us at the Lakes Entrance Aquadome for a FREE fun-filled Winter Night on the Aqua Run from 5pm-7pm. Children under 5 years old need to be accompanied by a responsible person over 16 years.

Find out more
A Wild Feast at Northern Ground

Enjoy Mulled Wine around the fire pit on arrival, before sitting down to a four course menu featuring Wild ingredients from Gippsland and matched with local wines.

Find out more
Winter Dining at Arturo’s Latin Cuisine, Paynesville

Experience the authentic taste of Latin Cuisine for the Winter Festival on Saturday July 2nd. Arturo’s Latin Cuisine offer a fixed price menu including a starter, main and a glass of wine, beer or cider for $70 per person

Find out more
Open Garden Art Exploration at La Riva – Morning

Explore the grounds of La Riva positioned on the bank of the Mitchell River in Eagle Point. Discover East Gippsland art sculptures showcased throughout the seven acres of manicured gardens, whilst enjoying coffee/tea, Scones, Jam & Cream. Profits will be donated to support the arts community.

Find out more
Open Garden Art Exploration at La Riva – Afternoon

Explore the grounds of La Riva positioned on the bank of the Mitchell River in Eagle Point. Discover East Gippsland art sculptures showcased throughout the seven acres of manicured gardens, whilst enjoying canapés and a glass of local sparkling wine or beer.

Find out more
Kids Mini Mokedamas – Kokedama making for kids

Paint and create your very own mini kokemdama! Learn how to use simple household items to make your own mini planter!

Find out more
Kids Succulent planter pot painting workshop

Paint and create your very own planter pots complete with your very own take home succulents! Learn how to use simple household items as inspiration and templates for creative rainbow masterpieces.

Find out more
Kids Fluid Acrylic Art Workshop

Relax and make a mess with the original Saltwater kids class. Each child will learn a variety of fluid paint pouring techniques and complete up to 5 finished artworks.

Find out more
Kokedama making with Mokedamas

Create your own Kokedama with Marley from Mokedamas.  Complete with herb name tag, you will learn how to use spaghnum moss and how to assemble a 20cm( approx) kokedama, finished with a unique natural twine wrapping.

Find out more
Resin Art Workshop

Learn the art of epoxy resin painting in one of The Saltwater Creative Co's community resin art workshops.

Find out more
Lantern Making Workshop in Paynesville

Join our instructor Michelle for a fun morning creating your very own Lantern! Bring along your creativity and join our workshop for a few hours of enjoyment making a lantern you can take home with you.

Find out more
Candlelight Yoga & Sound meditation – Newlands Arm

Enjoy a slow paced Yin Yoga practice followed by a soul soothing sound meditation in the serenity and soft glow of candlelight. Illuminate your mind, body, and spirit with this special experience.

Find out more
Candlelight Yoga & iRest meditation – Paynesville

Enjoy a relaxing slow yoga meditation experience in a candlelit room of flickering flame and movement of shadows with the healing heat of infrared panels.

Find out more
Candlelight Yoga & iRest meditation – Bairnsdale

Enjoy a relaxing slow yoga meditation experience in a candlelit room of flickering flame and movement of shadows.

Find out more
A Fungal Foray for Budding Citizen Scientists

**CHANGE OF LOCATION** Be guided on how to observe and record wild fungi as a citizen scientist on a walk around the gorgeous Nyerimilang Heritage Park.

Find out more
Nowa Nowa Music and Food at the Hall

An evening of Music and Food from Nowa Nowa locals

Find out more
Pottery Pitfire Workshop

Two part Pottery workshop with a Pitfire Session One:- Wednesday 18th May 2022 is to provide guidance in making of pottery suitable for the Pitfire, Session Two:- Sunday 19th June 2022 is to decorate pottery and manage the Pitfire.

Find out more
Nature Alignment Walks – Lakes Entrance

Take a break from your daily routine and responsibilities and immerse yourself in nature on a Nature Alignment Walk at the breathtakingly beautiful Lakes Entrance Beach. Join me for a guided walk, taking in both the coastal bushland and beach where I invite you to slow down, relax and become present in nature.

Find out more
Koala Island Night Tour

Join a small group on a one hour night tour of Raymond Island Koala Trail from early dusk until after dark. Walk the Koala Trail, hear interesting information about koalas, ask questions and see the koalas after dark in their natural habitat.

Find out more
Winter Cruise on the Gippsland Lakes

Enjoy a one hour cruise on board the Lady Jodie with H2O Tours & Adventures. Cruise the Paynesville canals and take in the beauty of the Gippsland Lakes.

Find out more
iLOOMination Tapestry Workshop

Make your own whimsical, illuminated woven tapestry to brighten up your winter walls! All materials and equipment are included for this beginner-friendly workshop, no prior experience needed.

Find out more
Rustic Rug Weaving Workshop

Rug Up for winter with this 6 hour beginner workshop with all materials and supplies included. You will create a thick-textured woven floor rug/ hall runner using wool yarn and unspun wool tops. This is a beginner-friendly workshop, no prior experience needed.

Find out more
Bottomless BBQ Brunch at Northern Ground

4 Coarse Brunch Menu - cooked over, on, or in the coals with Bottomless Lightfoot Wines Sparkling Mimosas

Find out more
LIGHT – Art exhibition

Artworks in all media by local artists on the theme of LIGHT. Come and join us for a warming mid-winter celebration at the exhibition opening on Friday 24th June at 5pm.

Find out more
Cassilis Community Market

A Community Market will be held at the Cassilis Recreation Reserve on Saturday, the 2nd of July from 10.00 - 2.00pm. Stallholders selling farm produce, craft and trash and treasure are welcome to attend.

Find out more
Make your own Sourdough

SOLD OUT. Learn the art and science of making a wild yeast starter and your very own sourdough bread. Participate in the whole hands-on process and relax in between by the wood fire oven with home cooked lunch provided and optional meditation and/or garden exploration.

Find out more
Circling Time by Kutcha Edwards – Bairnsdale

Circling Time - Songs & Stories by Kutcha Edwards. 2022 Victorian Tour. 7:30pm at the Forge Theatre and Arts Hub in Bairnsdale

Find out more
Kutcha Edwards Singing Workshop – Lakes Entrance

Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards for Choirs and Individuals at the Lakes Entrance Mechanics' Institute Hall. 4:00pm - 5:00pm.

Find out more
Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards – Bairnsdale

1 hour singing workshop with Kutcha Edwards for choirs and individuals at the Forge Theatre & Arts Hub in Bairnsdale. 4:00 - 5:00pm

Find out more
Circling Time by Kutcha Edwards – Lakes Entrance

Circling Time - Songs & stories by Kutcha Edwards. 2022 Victorian Tour. 7:30pm at the Lakes Entrance Mechanics' Institute Hall.

Find out more
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is hitting East Gippsland to home-deliver the freshest and funniest from the 2022 Festival.

Find out more
Circling Time by Kutcha Edwards – Mallacoota

Circling Time - Songs & Stories by Kutcha Edwards. 2022 Victorian Tour. 7:30pm at the Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion.

Find out more
Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards – Mallacoota

1 hour Singing Workshop with Kutcha Edwards for Choirs and Individuals in Mallacoota. 4:00 - 5:00pm at the Mallacoota Mudbrick Pavilion.

Find out more
The Phoenix Trail

The Phoenix Trail is a trail of artists' studios and galleries running throughout East Gippsland from Omeo to Mallacoota.

Find out more
Sardine Dining winter lunch series at Ocean Grange

Highly acclaimed hatted restaurant Sardine Dining are teaming up with the iconic Ocean Grange Homestead once again to bring you a sensational series of winter lunches as part of the 2022 East Gippsland Winter Festival.

Find out more
Drama workshop for people living with a disability

The Dog Theatre is very excited to announce their Performing Arts (Drama) Improvisation workshop, especially tailored for people living with a disability, during the East Gippsland Winter Festival 2022.

Find out more
Improvisation Workshop with Born In A Taxi Theatre Co

It's time to change the way you think about Acting & Performing, Whether you engage with Acting and Performing for fun, as a profession, or you have always wanted to give it a go and not had the opportunity … This is your time. These workshops are for everyone - together

Find out more
The Waiting Room

An award-winning theatre performance by Born In A Taxi, one of Australia’s most highly regarded theatre companies and proudly presented by The Dog Theatre Inc. Friday 1 July and Saturday 2 July at Iceworks Studio - Lakes Entrance.

Find out more
Yoga Mini Retreat – Winter Medicine for Body & Mind

Be guided by Deborah Langley, Yoga Teacher, through this mini retreat learning ways to nourish and support our bodies during winter using holistic approaches.

Find out more
World Bathing Day at Metung Hot Springs

Join Metung Hot Springs on 'World Bathing Day' as people come together across the world to celebrate water. At sunrise, we invite you to join us as we follow the path of the sun across the globe.

Find out more
Luxe Yoga at Metung Hot Springs

SOLD OUT. Come and treat yourself with an indulgent experience created as a collaborative event between Metung Hot Springs Wellness Team, Poeta Hope from House of Yoga Metung and Naomi Ballinger from Integral Sound Healing.

Find out more
Winter Wellness Business Masterclass

‘Tapping into the Wellness Visitor Economy’ - Are you an East Gippsland business owner? Attend this free Masterclass to find out how to capitalise on the huge increase in wellness tourists visiting the East Gippsland region.

Find out more
Childrens Wellness Adventure (Ages 9-13)

A fun and active session for children including a Sensory Walking Exploration, Kids Yoga with Poeta Hope, Clay Face painting and a campfire cooking experience.

Find out more
Children’s Wellness Adventure (Ages 3-8)

A fun and active session for children including a Sensory Walking Exploration, Kids Yoga with Poeta Hope, Clay Face painting and a campfire cooking experience.

Find out more
Sailors Grave Brewing ‘Deep in the Weeds’ Festival

Join Sailors Grave for the return of ‘Deep in the Weeds Festival’ and 3 big days of weird & wonderful beers, live music and good food in Orbost alongside the famous Snowy River, with their mates from Bodriggy Brewing.

Find out more
Bruthen Medieval Winter Fire Festival

Winter is coming and Bruthen is going medieval for the Winter Festival on July 2nd.  There will be fun for all ages from 3pm onwards with sword fighting, medieval feasting, great costumes, music, drumming, lanterns, fire sculpture and a good old bonfire.

Find out more
White Night at Rivendell Farm Estate

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT Nestled in the hills of Tambo Upper, East Gippsland sits Rivendell Farm Estate. Come dressed in your fabulous whites and enjoy a winters nights with flowing champagne, gorgeous cocktails & dance the night away

Find out more