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.

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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The Fabulous Shaw Bequest

The Fabulous Shaw Bequest: Revisited

31 Jul 2014 - 28 Feb 2015

Hamilton

General consensus was that the superb showing of a selection of works from the Shaw Bequest organised in 2013 was on for too short a time so we are...

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Prints: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions

Prints: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions

6 Aug - 12 Oct 2014

Hamilton

The Hamilton Art Gallery holds over 1500 prints spanning from the 17th century onwards. They frequently come into the collection as the result of...

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The Wimmera and The Great War

29 Aug - 23 Nov 2014

Horsham

The Wimmera and The Great War is a museum style exhibition that commemorates the centenary of World War I. A small brown leather diary lies open,...

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Hamilton Quilters: Two Colour Harmony

Hamilton Quilters: Two Colour Harmony

8 Sep - 2 Nov 2014

Hamilton

There has been a renewed interest in craft and needlework in recent years as traditional arts and crafts enjoy a revival with a younger generation....

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'STEP' An exhibition of new paintings by Katrina Lodge

'STEP' An exhibition of new paintings by Katrina Lodge

25 Sep - 5 Oct 2014

Nareen

Katrina Lodge studied Painting at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1989. She has travelled extensively for 20 years and lived in Greece for 17 of...

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The Kazoos – What’s Up Croc

4 Oct 2014

Hamilton

From $12 - $15

The Kazoos rock my world Chris Cheney - lead singer and frontman for ARIA Award winners The Living End. The show is a fast paced ride full of comedy,...

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Horsham Spring Orchid Show

Horsham Spring Orchid Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Horsham

Spring Orchid Show is a weekend of tips for garden enthusiasts to make the best of growing plants in a challenging environment. The Spring Orchid...

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St Arnaud Agricultural Show

St Arnaud Agricultural Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

St Arnaud

Come along to the 2014 St Arnaud Agricultural Show to enjoy a fantastic family fun day out. With activities for all ages you will be sure to have a...

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Beautiful colours at the Pomonal Native Flower Show.

Pomonal Native Flower Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Pomonal

From $5 - $5

The 32nd annual Pomonal Native Flower Show will be held at the Pomonal Hall in Pomonal. Presented to the public by the Grampians Group of the...

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Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair 2014

Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair 2014

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Hamilton

The Hamilton Outdoor Adventure Fair is Hamilton's latest event. The inaugural event will be held on the 4th to 5th October 2013 at the Hamilton...

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The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix

The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix 2014

4 Oct 2014

Coleraine

The Australian Pedal Car Grand Prix is a community event, to raise funds for local charities and The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation. A fun,...

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WILDFLOWER SHOW

Grampians Wildflower Show

4 - 5 Oct 2014

Halls Gap

From $4 - $4

The spectacular region of the Grampians is also an oasis for wildflower and orchid lovers. Every spring, the area glows with many colourful...

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Penshurst Community Market 2014

Penshurst Community Market

4 Oct 2014

Penshurst

Penshurst is set at the base of Mount Rouse in Western Victoria. Come along to the Penshurst Community Market for a variety of stalls including fresh...

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MIXX FM Stawell Hospital Half Marathon

5 Oct 2014

Stawell

From $10 - $40

Welcome to the first ever running of the Mixx FM Stawell Hospital Half Marathon! The goal is to raise $18,000 to purchase a new microscope for the...

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VVGA State Championships

5 - 7 Oct 2014

Stawell

The Open VVGA Championships are conducted at 5 different locations annually. The Four Ball, Country, Sandscrape, Teams and State events make up the...

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Arapiles Cycling Event - The A.C.E. Ride

Arapiles Cycling Event - The A.C.E. Ride

5 Oct 2014

Horsham

The A. C. E. Ride is an opportunity for cycling enthusiasts of all abilities to experience the big sky and stunning Wimmera views; with Mt Arapiles...

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34th Annual Hamilton Rotary Art Show

9 - 12 Oct 2014

Hamilton

The 34th Annual Rotary Art Show commences on Thursday evening with a gala opening when the category winners and sponsorship prize money awards are...

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Horsham Spring Garden Festival

Horsham Spring Garden Festival

10 - 12 Oct 2014

Horsham

From $5 - $5

Horsham Spring Garden at the Horsham Botanic Gardens - Garden enthusiast you will love this event, learn to adopt practices to make best of growing...

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Western Victorian Wine Challenge

Western Victorian Wine Challenge

10 - 11 Oct 2014

Ararat

From $100 - $100

The Western Victorian Wine Challenge is open to wine producers from within Western Victorian that includes the regions of Grampians, Pyrenees,...

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Saints and Sinners Bicycle Ride

11 - 12 Oct 2014

St Arnaud

Come down to the St Arnaud Visitor Information Centre for the Saints and Sinners Bicycle Ride. On Saturday; leaving from St Arnaud from the...

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