The Longest Lunch, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia
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Pop corks and tuck into local delicacies with like-minded visitors and locals at any one of the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges annual foodie events, or join an event celebrating local history, art and culture or nature.

A region with a reputation for the fine things in life is bound to have reasons to celebrate. Food and wine are honoured regularly at events throughout the year.

The local artistic community frequently puts itself on show, while literature is also the subject of homage by pilgrims from near and far.

Hanging Rock is the backdrop to a host of unforgettable events throughout the year, from horse racing to international musicians.

Come on any weekend and you're sure to find something to shout about.

Highlights

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Daylesford Macedon Produce Harvest Festival

Daylesford Macedon Produce Harvest Festival

25 Apr - 3 May 2015

Daylesford

Indulge in a ten-day food-filled celebration of the region's harvest, food and wine, producers, farmers, provedores, restaurateurs and vignerons.

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Clunes Booktown Festival

2 - 3 May 2015

Clunes

Indulge in a weekend of book browsing when Clunes becomes a European-styled Booktown, complete with collectable titles, writers talks, and workshops.

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Spud Hub

The Great Trentham Spudfest

2 May 2015

Trentham

Food, fun, live music, frivolity and spuds galore is also what's in store for this year's eighth annual Great Trentham Spudfest. Guy Grossi,...

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Pork & Perry Taste Workshop

Pork & Perry Taste Workshop

2 May 2015

Daylesford

From $70 - $70

Chef Albert Li will create five incredible tapas dishes from Jonai Farms pork, a local rare breed pig farm. Each dish is paired to a Harcourt Perry...

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Pork & Perry Taste Workshop

Pork & Perry Taste Workshop

2 May 2015

Daylesford

From $70 - $70

Chef Albert Li will create five incredible tapas dishes from Jonai Farms pork, a local rare breed pig farm. Each dish is paired to a Harcourt Perry...

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Daylesford Macedon Producer Dinner

Daylesford Macedon Producer Dinner

3 May 2015

Daylesford

From $250 - $250

Chef Albert Li scours the region to bring you the best of Daylesford Macedon food and wine. At this very special dinner, five producers will be...

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Martini Masterclass

Martini Masterclass

3 May 2015

Daylesford

From $90 - $90

Alongside Maidenii's Shaun Byrne (also of Gin Palace) will share with participants the Maidenii Australian craft vermouth story and prepare a...

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Duneira Guided House Tour

Duneira Guided House Tour

30 Apr 2015, 7 May 2015

Mount Macedon

From $18 - $18

Take a look inside one of Mt Macedon's most gracious homes! Built in 1875 by Suetonius Officer, Duneira is a renovated homestead that tells the tale...

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Royal George Hotel

Royal George Hotel: Macedon's Finest - Good Beer Week

16 May 2015

Kyneton

From $110 - $110

Join Royal George Hotel for their regional foodie event showcasing the finest beer, wine and produce from the Macedon Ranges and surrounds. They will...

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Good Beer Week

Good Beer Week

16 - 24 May 2015

Melbourne

Good Beer Week is a nine day celebration of all that's great about beer. Melbourne and Victoria play host to 250 events at 180 venues, featuring...

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Performance Management - In Cabaret

Performance Management - In Cabaret

19 - 24 May 2015

Melbourne

From $38 - $38

Roll up, roll up. Join ringmaster Scott Hollingsworth (Velvet Addiction, Cats, Spamalot, Oklahoma) as he cracks the whip and shows that every office...

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Italian violinist Davide Monti

Woodend Winter Arts Festival

5 - 8 Jun 2015

Woodend

The Woodend Winter Arts Festival has become one of Australia's premier chamber music, literary and visual arts festivals. Held every year on the...

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Dirty Dicks Theatre Restaurant @ Cleveland Winery

Dirty Dick's Theatre Restaurant at Cleveland Winery

6 Jun 2015

Lancefield

From $75 - $75

Australia's Premier Theatre Restaurant - Dirty Dick's is coming to Cleveland Winery. Come and enjoy a brilliant night of Medieval mirth and merriment...

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Daylesford/Hepburn Springs Mineral Water Festival

Daylesford/Hepburn Springs Mineral Water Festival

6 - 7 Jun 2015

Kyneton

Come and be happy and healthy at the Daylesford/Hepburn Springs Mineral Water Festival, celebrating natural and tasty mineral water combined within a...

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Sausage and Salami Masterclass

Sausage and Salami Masterclass

16 May 2015, 6 Jun 2015

Kyneton

From $250 - $250

Fresh or dried there is more to the humble sausage than you would find in your supermarket. In this class all angles of the sausage are covered, from...

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Butchery | Whole Pig

Butchery Whole Pig

13 Jun 2015

Kyneton

From $250 - $250

This is a masterclass on how to break down a whole carcass into primary, secondary and restaurant cuts. Join Angus, a third generation butcher as he...

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Full Day Charcuterie

Full Day Charcuterie

2 May 2015, 20 Jun 2015

Kyneton

From $330 - $330

Before refrigeration, people had to find a way of preserving meat longer than its natural shelf life. This class explores the principles of salting...

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Cured and Smoked Meats

Cured and Smoked Meats

27 Jun 2015

Kyneton

From $250 - $250

Learn the traditional methods of curing and smoking with third generation butcher Angus Beaumont. In the class you will learn the skills and...

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2015 August Occasion - Paul Margocsy @ Old Post Office Seymour

2 Aug - 27 Sep 2015

Seymour

August Occasion is an Annual Art Exhibition held at the C1872 Old Post Office Seymour. Two world recognised solo artists alternate. Odd years Paul...

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Nellie and Ned Narcissus

Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival

3 - 13 Sep 2015

Kyneton

Kyneton celebrates spring and art with displays of the famous local daffodils plus markets, fairs, exhibitions, performances, tours and festival fun.

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The Seymour Great Outdoor and 4x4 Expo

The Great Outdoor and 4x4 Expo - Seymour

25 - 27 Sep 2015

Seymour

From $10 - $12

The Seymour Great Outdoor and 4x4 Expo is the place to find inspiration for all things outdoors. Whether you are an experienced caravan/camper...

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Heathcote Wine and Food Festival

Heathcote Wine and Food Festival

10 - 11 Oct 2015

Heathcote

Where else can you taste Heathcote wines from over 40 producers, as well as regional foods and produce in one central location over one great...

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Heritage Train Rides at Tastes of the Gouburn by Seymour Railway Heritage Centre

Tastes of the Goulburn

17 Oct 2015

Seymour

From $3 - $3

Tastes of the Goulburn celebrates many of Seymour's Goulburn River Valley wonderful attributes. The festival allows regional winemakers,...

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Victorian Billy Cart Championships

Victorian Billy Cart Championships

25 Oct 2015

Broadford

Originally held in Pyalong, then later in Broadford's State Motorcycle Sports Complex, the Victorian Billy Cart Championships now take pride of place...

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Creswick Market

Creswick Market

16 May 2015, 20 Jun 2015, 18 Jul 2015, 15 Aug 2015

Creswick

The Creswick Market is held the third Saturday of every month. Bring the kids and your four-footed friends, all are welcome. Located in the...

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2015 Summer Art @ Old Post Office Seymour

22 Nov 2015 - 31 Jan 2016

Seymour

Annual exhibition held at the Old Post Office Seymour, Summer Art is a group show of work suitable for giving, collecting or investment. Opening...

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fresh produce

Daylesford Farmers Market

2 May 2015, 6 Jun 2015, 4 Jul 2015, 1 Aug 2015

Daylesford

Get fresh produce and products from Daylesford's local farmers, producers and vignerons at Daylesford Primary School on the first Saturday of the month.

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2014 Mt. Macedon Challenge

2014 Mount Macedon Challenge

8 Dec 2015

Lancefield

The Mt. Macedon Challenge is a supported recreational bike ride organised by Cycling Victoria, the peak governing body for both organised competitive...

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Ballan Farmer's Market

Ballan Farmers Market

9 May 2015, 13 Jun 2015, 11 Jul 2015, 8 Aug 2015

Ballan

Ballan Farmers' Market is held on the second Saturday of the month in the beautiful grounds of Mill Cottage, Inglis Street, Ballan. Ballan sits in...

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Geoffrey Williams

Boite Singers' Festival in Daylesford

7 - 10 Jan 2016

Daylesford

From $50 - $200

The Boite Singers' Festival is a celebration of song. Every year, on the second weekend in January, singers, song writers, musicians and choirs...

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Meet the locals

Seymour Alternative Farming Expo 2015

19 - 21 Feb 2016

Seymour

A showcase of the latest in alternative farming and rural lifestyle. More than 500 sites on show at Seymour's picturesque Kings Park Reserve. There...

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Sample local wine at Bacchus Hill

Bacchus Marsh Harvest Festival

6 Mar 2016

Bacchus Marsh

The Bacchus Marsh Tourism Association invites you to visit Bacchus Marsh and surrounds for the arrival of harvest season with free farm tours,...

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