Bright & Region April Update

 Bright & Region update









What's ON.......

Friday 31 March 
Live Music - Dean Haitani
Ginger Baker Wine Bar and Cafe
127 Great Alpine Road, Bright
Free entry
Ph: 03 5755 2300  

Saturday 1 April 
Fred Smith - The Dust of Uruzgan
Mount Beauty Community Centre
His performances are informative, sad, energetic, innovative, positive and optimistic linked with a wicked sense of humour which often passes like a sniper's bullet leaving some listener's stunned and gasping. "What did he say?"
0407 093 054 


Saturday 1 April to Sunday 2 April 

Junior Mountain Climb Alpe d'Buffalo
Mount Buffalo
The Cycling Australia Junior Mountain Climb Championships is a two day, two stage junior road cycling event conducted at Mount Buffalo. 
An individual time trial is conducted on the Saturday with the road racing held on the Sunday. Both races are national championship events and involve an ascent of Mount Buffalo. Competitors also vie for the coveted 'Alpe d' Buffalo' tour winner's jersey. 
The weekend offers a unique and challenging test for the junior competitors on the toughest course in Australia.

Saturday 1 April to Sunday 2 April 
Ovens Valley Canine Club Championship Show
McNamara Reserve, Myrtleford 
Free entry
Judging from 8.30am     
Please note: the local Football and Netball Games will be played on the Saturday 1 April at these grounds and is a paid event.

Saturday 1 April to Sunday 2 April
Pioneer Park, Bright
Adventure riders will flock to Bright for the chance to test ride motorcycles from all the major manufacturers, something that, until now, has been unprecedented outside the major capital cities.

Sunday 2 April 
Yin Yang Yoga Workshops with a focus on the lungs and the Autumn energy.
Wandiligong Public Hall
462 Morses Creek Road, Wandiligong
$30 booked online ($40 on the day)
3.00pm - 5.00pm

Sunday 2 April 
Vinyasa Yoga in the Vines at Ringer Reef
Ringer Reef Winery
6835 Great Alpine Road, Porepunkah
$40 pp. Pre-paid event. Includes food, wine, yoga class, mat and prop use and mind blowing views.
6.00pm to 9.00pm

Tuesday 4 April 
Minibeast Discovery - Junior Ranger
Lake Catani, Mount Buffalo National Park
Discover a bug’s world in Lake Catani. Use a net to catch water bugs from the waters edge and view them up close using a magnifying glass and microscope. Learn about the adaptations the bugs have made to live in the water and how they are an indication of water quality. A great activity for the whole family….even the mums, dads and grandparents enjoy this activity.
1.30pm - 3.00pm


Tuesday 4 April and Wednesday 5 April
The Cafe Sessions - FAM
Bright RSL Sub Branch, 5 Camp st, Bright
Tickets $15
Bar opens at 6pm, show starts at 6.30pm (duration 60 mins)
Live theatre in everyday places, 2 Woman Sketch Comedy Show.
Ph: 0418 564 768

Every Friday prior to the Ski Season
The Ivory Rooms Tapas Bar
181 Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga
6pm to late
Bookings  0419 930 000

Every Saturday & Sunday
Remedy Small Batch Gin Tasting 

Tani Eat & Drink
100 Gavan Street, Bright
12.00pm -3.00pm
Come in and taste our RSB limtied release gin.
An Australian Alpine Gin made with local & wild botanicals in Bright.
G&T's and cocktails also available
Ph: 03 5750 1304

Everyday - Pick your own Chestnuts
Wandiful Produce
795 Morses Creek Road, Wandiligong
Time: 10am to 4pm
Would you like to know when the chestnuts start to fall? It’s an exciting time for those who know chestnuts, love to roast fresh ones and enjoy them with a glass of red wine and family.
We also offer a peeling service, so you can pick your chestnuts and have them peeled (only takes 5 mins) ready to use straight away or store in the freezer for when you want to use them, perhaps at Christmas time.  Enjoy a slice of chestnut cake and coffee or a light lunch in the farm shed.

Everyday - Hand feed European Red Deer, Goats, Chickens and Emus
Red Stag and Deer Farm
Hughes Lane Eurobin
Great place for kids - there are lots of deer and emu, ostriches, goats and chooks. The chickens are wondering around freely everywhere. All the other animals are safely enclosed.
Ph: (03) 5756 2365 
Fully Licensed & open daily from 10am to 4.00pm 7 days a week

Everyday - Catch your own fish
Mountain Fresh Trout and Salmon Farm
10 Stony Creek Road, Harrietville
Great place for kids - If you like fresh fish you cannot get any fresher. You catch it yourself, then it is gutted for you so all you have to do when you get home is cook it.
Ph: 03 5759 2558

Everyday - Kiewa Valley Historical Society Museum
7 days a week 9 am - 5 pm at Mt Beauty Information Centre, Kiewa Valley Highway,
the Kiewa Valley Historical Society’s Museum has the following 4 permanent displays -
The First Peoples of the Kiewa Valley and the Bogong High Plains
Kiewa Valley Cattlemen and Women and their High Plains' Huts
Cross Country Skiing on Mt Bogong and the High Plains
The Kiewa Hydro Electric Scheme and the town it created - Mount Beauty
We also have additional rotating exhibitions.
Entry - Donation appreciated

Steak Night from next Wednesday, Thaco Thursday  and Friday CFA Happy hour raffles every week
Snowline Hotel
Kitchen Open Every day from 12 – 230pm and 6-830pm
Bar Open Every day from, 12noon till late
03 5759 2524
Hatha Yoga Class Schedule
Tuesday 6.45pm
Harrietville Community Hall
$17 casual class or 10 class pass for $140 
Contact Gianna 0412 024 005

Emily Rose Yoga Class Schedule
Tuesday 7pm: Vinyasa Flow
Alpine Fitness Centre
Hawthorn Lane, Bright, VIC 3741 
Free for Alpine Fitness Centre members ($15 Casual Class price)
Wednesday 6.30pm: Vinyasa Flow
Wandiligong Public Hall
462 Morses Creek Rd, Wandiligong VIC 3744
Only 5 minute drive from the centre of Bright
0431 423 442
Ginger Ki Yoga and Wellness Class Schedule
Monday - Vinyasa Yoga
Total Synergy Dance Studio 
65 Myrtle St
Wednesday - Vinyasa Yoga
Anglican Church Hall 
Church Street
Thursday - Vinyasa Yoga 
Porepunkah Hal,
Martley Street

Every Monday, Friday and Saturday
Tour and tasting at Bright Brewery
$18 tour and tastings | $10 tour only
3.00pm start
03 5755 1301
Every Thursday
Mount Beauty Art Group
Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre
$3 per person (BYO lunch)
10.00am – 3.00pm
03 5754 1945
Every Friday
Tour and tasting at Bright Chocolate Factory
Bright Chocolate Factory
$10 per person
2.00pm start
03 5750 1235
Every Saturday
Running and Walking Club - Alpine Fitness Centre
Hawthorn Lane, Bright
03 5750 1137

Every Saturday
Myrtleford Indoor Market
150 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford
Free entry
9.00am – 1.30pm
0427 272 777
Every Saturday
Myrtleford Laughter Club
Myrtleford Neighbourhood Centre
1.00pm start
03 5752 2258
Every Saturday
Live Music at the Alpine Hotel
Alpine Hotel, Bright
Free entry
03 5755 1366
Every Sunday
Live music at Bright Brewery
Free entry
2.00pm start
03 5755 1301
Every Sunday
Sunday Sessions at the Wandi (live music)
Mountain View Hotel (Wandi Pub)
Free entry
2.00pm start
Every week
Tasting at Sweetwater Brewery

211 Kiewa Valley Hwy, Tawonga South
Friday - Sunday  1.00pm to 6.00pm
You can visit the Brewery and enjoy a selection of 5 Sweetwater Beers on tap fresh from the on site brewery.
03 5754 1881

Tour and Tasting at the Blizzard Brewery
Blizzard Brewing Company, Dinner Plain
Green Season Hours:
Friday - 2pm to 8pm
Sat - 2pm to 8pm
Sun - 2pm to 6pm
Want to stay later?  Arrive before closing and let us know - we will stay open.
​Tour free; tastings $14 per paddle
Monday to Thursday - Tap Room is closed, but we will usually be in the brew house - brewing, kegging, canning, and so on.  Give us a ring or knock on the door for packaged takeaways.
Please contact us for our current tour schedule
0417 335 548