If you haven’t already got plans this weekend, here are five tempters for you!
History – Mount Ophir Estate Guided Tours, Rutherglen
This 60-minute tour of the historic property is led by owners Eliza and Nicholas Brown and explores the history of Mount Ophir Estate from its iconic winery buildings to its extensive accommodation options.
This tour is a particularly good fit for heritage buffs and architecture enthusiasts, with in-depth coverage of the purchase of the property and its ongoing restoration. Established in 1891 and at one stage owned by prominent London wine merchants, it was home to the largest state-of-the-art wine producing complex in the southern hemisphere.
There are limited numbers for tours – Saturday from 11:00am
Trivia – MARVEL Trivia Night, Albury
The Bended Elbow presents a MARVEL Trivia Night hosted by Rob Taylor Friday night. There’s prizes, games, promotions & a promises to be a fun night out. So if you love your MARVEL movies, put your knowledge to the test. Gather your team, registration from 7:30pm. Starts at 8:30pm
Live Music – Tina Turner Tribute, Albury
Rebecca O’Connor delivers her rendition of the Queen of Rock-n Roll, Tina Turner’s greatest hits in the Studio at the SS&A on Saturday night.
The Irish/Jamaican performer tours with her band of rock musicians and dancers and delivers all the hits, including the iconic ‘Simply the Best’.
Discussion – The Kerferd Oration, Beechworth
The Kerferd Oration in Beechworth promotes a culture of community discussion through sharing knowledge. The Oration brings to local people an emerging issue presented by an eminent speaker within the context of social justice in rural areas.
The 2019 Kerferd Oration titled “Still…Life. Discovering solace in the beauty of every day”, will be presented by Ailsa Piper, author, walker and story teller. The oration, lunch and community discussion are free and will be held in Beechworth on Sunday.
Art & Craft – Fibres, Yarns and Textiles Through Time, Corowa
This exhibition in its final days is a retrospective of textile and fibre techniques learnt, developed and explored over the past 40 years by fibre artist Margaret Wilmot.
Weaving, spinning and felting comes together in wall hangings, sculptures and wearables. The exhibition is at Gallery 294 in Corowa, you can check it out Saturday, but closed Sundays.
What’s On – Extra (from our Border Cafe partners)
Headline Acts – Live & Free, The Studio @ SSA
Sat Jul 27 – Tina Turner Tribute
Fri Aug 16 – Keith Urban Experience
Sat Aug 31 – Stand & Deliver