If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here are five ideas of what’s on.
History, The Paddle Steamers of Wahgunyah Exhibition
Paddle steamers were one of Australia’s inland pioneering transport systems and at their peak there were about 190 paddle steamers operating on the Murray-Darling rivers.
As a major river port at the time, the Wahgunyah History Group has a large collection of pictures and photographs of local paddle steamers including P.S Jane Eliza, Wahgunyah and Waradgery, as well as others that passed through the port. Join Pfeiffer Wines Rutherglen throughout the month of August to view this exciting exhibition.
Entertainment – Border Choral Voice, Albury
The founding Artistic Director and Conductor of ‘The Choir of Hard Knocks’ Jonathon Welch returns to the region for a choral event, incorporating workshops, ‘flash mob events’ a casual public choir event and a Saturday night concert.
Money raised will go towards Wewak Street School MUSIC-ABILITY program.
Markets, Lake View House, Chiltern
Enjoy a leisurely Sunday drive to Chiltern on Sunday for the markets at Lake View House, a National Trust Property.
Local coffee, fine foods, home grown produce, arts, craft, handmade items, wine and barbecue lunch. Markets commence at 10:00am and end at 2:00pm.
Tasty – Community Wood Fired Oven, Albury
The Community Wood Fired Oven roars into life on Sunday. It’s a place to come together to cook, share, learn and eat. Once you’ve tasted the delicious flavours of food from a wood fired oven, you’ll be hooked!
The skills, time and expertise of an Oven Coordinator will be on hand to assist you, at Hovell Tree Park near Albury Swim Centre on Sunday from 11:00am – 2:00pm.
Creative – Clay workshops, Yackandandah
Learn how to work with clay to create your own unique piece with Helen Lemke at Yack Station Arts Hub, Yackandandah.
Workshops are designed to cater for your own individual skill level whether this is hand building or working on a wheel. You will take your artwork from initiation through to the end product which includes glazing and kiln firing.
What’s On – Extra (from our Border Cafe partners)
Headline Acts – Live & Free, The Studio @ SSA
Fri Aug 16 – Keith Urban Experience
Sat Aug 31 – Stand & Deliver