Stawell Gift, Grampians, Victoria, Australia
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Time your trip with local events to sample the best of the Grampians region's food and wine, arts, sports and great outdoors. Pace yourself for the Stawell Gift, raise a toast at the Grape Escape, frock up for the Avoca Cup, and get a feel for the region's creative side at arts events throughout the year.

The famous Stawell Gift
Come at Easter for the famous Stawell Easter Gift. Held every year since 1878, the meet is renowned internationally as a leading professional foot race. For amateur runners, the annual Run The Gap in May offers a range of track lengths, taking in the Grampians National Park and stunning Lake Bellfield.

Fine regional food and wine events
Foodies should head directly to the Grampians Grape Escape Food and Wine Festival in May, a wonderful celebration of local food and wine and music set against the spectacular backdrop of the Grampians National Park.

Stop at farmers markets in regional towns to fill your basket with locally grown produce.

Spring racing
Get your glad rags on for the Avoca Cup in October, and enjoy the fantastic food, wine and track-side entertainment of one of country Victoria's largest spring racing meetings.

Sample the region's artistic side at arts events throughout the year and look out for events in the great outdoors for unforgettable Grampians experiences.

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Views of Windsor: PAUL SANDBY

Views of Windsor: PAUL SANDBY

13 May - 9 Aug 2015

Hamilton

Paul Sandby frequently returned to Windsor Castle as subject matter for his prints and arguably his finest works were his aquatints depicting Windsor...

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New Glass

New Glass

10 Jun - 4 Oct 2015

Hamilton

The Gallery holds an extensive collection of glass and continues to develop this part of the collection. In the past few years groups of glass from...

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‘There are no Words’  - Michelle Hamer

‘There are no Words’ - Michelle Hamer

17 Jul - 30 Aug 2015

Ararat

Michelle Hamer's There are no Words project explores the gaps between what words mean, how language is used and the ways in which this both...

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'Writhe' - Laura Woodward

'Writhe' - Laura Woodward

17 Jul - 30 Aug 2015

Ararat

Writhe is a major kinetic installation by Ballarat-born, Melbourne-based artist Laura Woodward. Developed specifically for Ararat Regional Art...

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Facets of Life

18 Jul - 2 Aug 2015

Ballarat central

Ballarat's Backspace Gallery presents the exhibition 'Facets of Life', featuring work by nine artists from MAGnet - the Moorabool Artist Group...

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Lost WW1 Diary with Damien Callinan

1 Aug 2015

Horsham

Obsessed from a young age by the ANZAC legend and intrigued by the mystery surrounding the identity of two diggers from a family photo, Damian sets...

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Australasian Young Designers Wool Awards Fashion Parade

Australasian Young Designers Wool Awards Fashion Parade

2 Aug 2015

Hamilton

Sheepvention introduced the Australasian Young Designer Wool Awards in 1991. This exciting competition is a wonderful opportunity for young designers...

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Dunkeld Kindergarten Mosaic to Mountain Fun Run - 2014

Mosaic to Mountain Fun Run

2 Aug 2015

Dunkeld

Enjoy a challenging, yet scenic five and ten kilometre run or five kilometre walk, taking in spectacular views of the Grampians National Park in...

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Sheepvention 2015

Sheepvention 2015

3 - 4 Aug 2015

Hamilton

Sheepvention is Hamilton Pastoral and Agricultural Society's biggest farming event with over 25, 000 visitors attending last year's show in regional...

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Gina Hogan | The Women of the 60's

Gina Hogan | The Women of the 60's

3 Aug 2015

Horsham

This high-class show will take you back in time to the fabulous music of the 60's, featuring songs by artists such as Dusty Springfield, Dionne...

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