Here are our top picks for five things to do around Albury Wodonga and surrounds this weekend.
Fresh Produce – Myrtleford Farmers Market
Honey is being celebrated at this month’s Myrtleford Farmers Market at the Piazza in the heart of Myrtleford on Saturday 28 July.
Each month the market has a theme aligned to the true seasonality of the region’s produce, recognised in cooking workshops, ‘meet the grower’ profiles and in the catering on market day.
Chef and ambassador Patrizia Simone Country Cooking School is giving away a recipe for a traditional sweet made with Webby’s Honey in a masterclass that starts at around 10:00am
The market is underway from 9:00am to 1:00pm.
Film Festival – Mountainfilm on Tour, Falls Creek
The 2018 Mountainfilm on Tour features the best short films from the annual Mountainfilm festival in Telluride, Colorado, that celebrates adventure, environment and the human spirit.
This year’s films feature a mix of short films featuring skiing, rafting, mountaineering, expedition travel, cultural and environmental stories. This is an event to inspire you to take on the world and experience all it has to offer.
Screenings are at Easy Eats Brewhouse Falls Creek on Saturday 29 July at 5pm and 8pm
Laughs – French Women do Everything Better, Public House Albury
Paris style icon Fanny Bouffante is on a missionary position to turn Australian bogans into ‘beau gens’. She takes audiences through her best-selling book French Women Do Everything Better, a controversial guide to love, fashion and food.
Fanny Bouffante is appearing at Public House Albury on Sunday from 5pm. Tickets are $25 ($22 Concession) – if not sold out!
Arts & Culture – Re-Mapped, Arts Space Wodonga
Re-Mapped by Joanne Mott is a visually-alluring exhibition which shines a spotlight on the significant social and environmental impacts of globalisation.
By playfully reconstructing territories and borders through the physical act of pinning, Mott raises questions about ownership, consumption, intention and authority.
Opening: Saturday, July 28, 2pm
Inspire – Kerferd Oration, Beechworth
The annual Kerferd Oration brings an eminent speaker to Indigo Shire to challenge our thinking, foster discussion and promote activate citizenship in the community.
This year’s Kerferd Oration is to be delivered by Northern Territory Senator Malarndirri McCarthy.
Senator McCarthy is a Yanyuwa woman from the Gulf country in the Northern Territory. With a focus on bringing communities together and ensuring remote communities are engaged with and listened to, Senator McCarthy wants to encourage all Australians to be bold and brave to develop a united vision for Australia.
The Oration is a free community event and will be held at George Kerferd Hotel, Mayday Hills Beechworth on Sunday 29 July from 11am.
What’s On – Extra (from our Border Cafe partners)
July/August Headline Acts, Live & Free, The Studio @ SSA
Friday July 27 – Glenn Shorrock
Friday Aug 10 – Peter Cupples sings – Songs in the Key of Life
Saturday Aug 18 – British Invasion
Friday Aug 24 – Night Fever – Bee Gees Tribute Show
Saturday Aug 25 – James Birmingham as George Michael
Friday Aug 31 – Mahalia Barnes