Local Events & Attractions
Here are some of the events that are taking place in the next few months, that you might be interested in......
Various dates in June
2 - 5 Jun 2022 9 - 10 Jun 2022 16 - 19 Jun 2022 23 - 26 Jun 2022 30 Jun 2022
Take a walk, ride, or drive on the ‘East’ side of Rutherglen for a leisurely, progressive, sensory regional feast. Visit two of Rutherglen’s best boutique wineries and enjoy their wines matched perfectly to your food, prepared by Jones Winery Restaurant. Hire a bike, drive or take a hike. Visit two of Rutherglen’s best boutique wineries – Anderson’s Winery and Jones Winery & Vineyard. Picnic with a gourmet charcuterie platter at Anderson’s Winery. Grab a picnic table at the region’s most popular fine dining restaurant at Jones Winery Restaurant.
Budding local talent Dylan Forge presents a night of crooning classics and Broadway’s greatest hits. Dylan wishes to give back to his local community by sharing hits like: Come Fly with Me, That’s Life, and Theme from New York, New York. This blend of crooning classics will also highlight Dylan’s impressive baritone texture through show tunes from: Babes in Arms, Les Miserables, Company, Man of La Mancha and Chess the Musical. Supported by Celtic folk band Inveran!
The annual Chiltern Antique Fair is one of the best shows of its type attracting dealers and enthusiasts from around the country. The event showcases the full range of antiques from fine china and porcelain to furnishings, jewellery, artworks and a range of everyday older items and collectables certain to catch the eye of the discerning enthusiastic.
Staged in the Chiltern War Memorial Hall and Library the Fair runs over three-days from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 August. Opening hours are Friday 7:00pm to 9:00pm, Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm.
The Chiltern Community Market is a fun day out for all the family. They’ve got a variety of local artisan stalls for you to browse, a selection of foods and coffee to tantalize the taste buds and activities to keep the kids entertained. Browse the stalls to discover those treasures while listening to local musicians.
The Rutherglen Wine Show, one of the oldest known Wine Shows in Australia, is presented to you by the Rutherglen Agricultural Society. On Friday 23rd September there will be public tasting at Henderson Pavilion from 6:30pm till 10:00pm. The evening includes a selection of finger food, souvenir glass and results book. Early purchase of tickets are advised as the event will sell out.
Join in this small-group Girls Gravel & Gourmet Weekend: Beechworth to Rutherglen and explore the roads less travelled in the beautiful High Country while eating and drinking along the way. Stunning gravel roads meander through farmland, forest, wineries and rolling hills as you get off the beaten track to visit some of the highlights of north east Victoria.
This ride is a three day loop, starting and finishing in historic Beechworth. Cycle silky smooth gravel through the beautiful Mt Pilot National Park, riding through farmland and vineyards as you pedal to Rutherglen, one of Australia’s oldest and premier wine producing regions – the perfect location for plenty of gourmet goodness. Day two is a loop ride with a gourmet al-fresco lunch. The final day takes you through historic Eldorado to return to Beechworth for a final lunch.