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.

Highlights

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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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William Hogarth - Characters and Caricatures

William Hogarth: Characters and Caricatures

22 Oct 2014 - 24 Jan 2015

Hamilton

William Hogarth was most famously known for his biting commentary on 18th century manners and morals. A controversial and individualistic character...

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ILLUMINATION: The art of Philip Wolfhagen

Illumination: The art of Philip Wolfhagen

13 Nov 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

Hamilton

This exhibition Illumination: The art of Philip Wolfhagen is the first major survey of this Tasmanian artist. A landscape artist, Wolfhagen is a...

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TRANSCENDENCE: photographs by David Stephenson

Transcendence: Photographs by David Stephenson

3 Dec 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

Hamilton

David Stephenson has photographed a range of subjects in countries around the world, including landscapes, skyscapes, cityscapes and cathedral...

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Penshurst Boxing Day Races

2014 Penshurst Boxing Day Races

26 Dec 2014

Penshurst

Come along to Penthurst Racecourse and the join the fun that many family, friends and racegoers from off across Victoria have been doing at the...

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Nhill Boxing Day Races

26 Dec 2014

Nhill

What better way to continue on the Christmas fun and games than at the Nhill Boxing Day Races. Offering live music, activities for the kids, a TAB,...

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2014 New Year's Eve Celebration - Rotary Club of Hamilton North

31 Dec 2014

Hamilton

The New Year's Eve Street Party is organised by the Rotary Club of Hamilton North for the benefit for young families wishing to celebrate New Years...

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Adelaide Chamber Singers

Promenade of Sacred Music

1 Jan 2015 (dates to be confirmed)

Hamilton

In April 2011, the historic churches of Hamilton and surrounds are transformed into concert halls for the annual Southern Grampians Promenade of...

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Hamilton Pastoral Museum - Past Times Open Weekend

Hamilton Pastoral Museum - Harvesting Day

3 - 4 Jan 2015

Hamilton

The Hamilton pastoral Museum presents Past Times with a huge weekend of activities including vintage machinery, cars, motorbike displays, blacksmith...

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Beaufort Market

Beaufort Market

3 Jan 2015

Beaufort

Held in Memorial Park, the Beaufort Market offers a range of goods for sale from produce and plants to second-hand goods and jewellery. The market...

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Horsham Harness Pacing Cup

Horsham Harness Pacing Cup

11 Jan 2015

Horsham

Horsham is a thriving town situated on the edge of the Grampians National Park in Western Victoria and is the hub of the Wimmera, they will be...

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Sunday Tapas

Sunday Tapas

18 Jan 2015

Beaufort

From $65 - $65

Come down to Michael Unwin Wines and experience the sensational combination of six tapas dishes featuring intense local flavours and six of Michael's...

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Hamiton Races

Hamilton Races 2014/2015

23 Jan 2015

Hamilton

Enjoy a day fun day at the races! The Hamilton racecourse is situated on the Henty Highway, only five kilometres from the town Centre. The racecourse...

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Tennis Clubhouse

Charlton Lawn Tennis Club Annual Tournament

24 - 26 Jan 2015

Charlton

The Charlton Lawn Tennis Club holds an annual three day tennis tournament over the Australia Day weekend on 16 grass courts. There are Open, A, B, C...

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Basketball

Bendigo Bank Junior Basketball Tournament 2015

24 - 25 Jan 2015

Hamilton

Supported by Bendigo Bank a Basketball Tournament for boys and girls under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18 will be held at the Hamilton Indoor...

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Avoca Riverside Market

28 Dec 2014, 25 Jan 2015

Avoca

The tranquillity of the venue on the grassy banks of the Avoca River adds to the enjoyment of meandering around the Riverside Market. Browse more...

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Australia Day 2015 - Hamilton

26 Jan 2015

Hamilton

Australia Day ceremonies occurring across the Shire include flag raising, guest speakers, presentations, entertainment and community barbecues....

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Sunday Afternoon in the Gardens 2014

Sunday Afternoon in the Gardens 2014 / 2015

4 Jan 2015, 1 Feb 2015

Hamilton

Sunday Afternoon in the Gardens Bring a chair and enjoy a pleasant Sunday afternoon at the Hamilton Botanic Gardens. Make a day of it and bring the...

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Jazz Festival Halls Gap

Grampians Jazz Festival

7 - 9 Feb 2015

Halls Gap

Whether or not you are a big fan of jazz music, you should never miss the amazing Grampians Jazz festival. With over 5,000 musicians and many fans,...

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Wool & Craft Guild

Hamilton Wool and Craft Guild

9 Feb 2015

Yulecart

The Hamilton Wool and Craft Guild meets every second Monday of each month, excluding the months of December and January, where you can come along and...

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