Valentines Weekend – Spoil your valentines with the ‘sounds of music’. Saturday 13th – Two Divas & a Didge Summer Concert at St. Cuthberts Chapel Menzies Creek. Featuring the talented Katey Brooks and Sarah Lynn accompanied by Stax and Colin Edwards. 8pm start. 196 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Menzies Creek. Adults $25, Concession $20, Kids 4 – 15 $15. Book online www.trybooking.com/KDJP Sunday 14th Emerald Lake Park Summer Music Series Our Shires musicians ranging in age from 8 to 80 will perform family friendly music and invites children to participate in some of the performances. 12.30pm – 3pm. Emerald Lake Park, Emerald Lake Rd, Emerald www.emeraldlakepark.com.au
WHAT'S ON NOW!
Local Markets to explore and enjoy! Cockatoo & Kallista Country markets are on Saturday February 6 and Emerald’s Grow It Make It Bake It on Sunday February 7. Summer Series Free Music at Emerald Lake Park also on Feb 7 starting at 12.30pm.
Storytelling, Puppets and Summer Kids PAVE (Performing & Visual Arts in Emerald) is on from January 11 – 17. Something for kids of all ages including Spanish fun, making a community canvas, magic show, dance adventures and puppet show. Visit www.pave.org.au for the full program.
Grab some great Christmas gifts at our local hills markets
Saturday December 5th Cockatoo Country Market, Alma Treloar Reserve – 74 Pakenham Rd Cockatoo Time 9am – 2pm Cost Free
Saturday December 5th Kallista Market, 2 Church St Kallista Time 9am – 1pm Cost Free
Sunday December 6th Grow it Make it Bake it Market – Lions Club Emerald, Emerald Mechanics Hall – 400 Belgrave-Gembrook Road Emerald Time 10am – 3pm Cost Free
Market Shopping for Christmas November 15 – then make a day out in the Dandenong Ranges to Emerald Market. The largest market in the Dandenongs with over 100 stalls and lots of beautiful homemade Christmas gifts & decorations, homewards, plants, music, food, clothing, jewellery, bric a brac, art and music and a whole lot more to buy and enjoy.Cnr Belgrave-Gembrook Rd and Kilvington Dve Emerald 9am – 3pm. https://www.facebook.com/emeraldmarket/
Sunday Nov 1. Grow It Make It Bake It Market this Sunday at the Emerald Hall, Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald. Indoor & Outdoor Market close by to Emerald Lake Park and Emerald Museum. Make a day of it and enjoy the beautiful Eastern Dandenong Ranges. https://www.facebook.com/GrowItBakeItMakeItMarket/?fref=ts
Tuesday Nov 3. Cup Day at Forest Edge. 2905 Launching-Place Rd Gembrook. Bookings essential 5967 7007. Cost $80 Adults, $40 Children under 12 https://www.facebook.com/Forestedgerestaurant/?fref=ts
Gembrook Market – Sunday Oct 25 Gembrook market runs from 9am – 2pm alongside the Gembrook Railway Station for Puffing Billy. A charming country market offering local made produce, plants, food, music and giftware. If you’re planning to spend the day in the area why not take in lunch at The Independent and enjoy superb Argentinian cuisine to share, a visit to The Motorist Vintage Motor Museum, and Beautiful Room for a superb range of homeware. All located in the main street of Gembrook and opposite the Gembrook Market.
Enjoy Emerald Market on this glorious Spring Day
Emerald Market is on today form 9am – 3pm. The largest market in the Dandenongs with over 100 stalls, you’ll find a great variety of local produce and handmade goods, clothing, jewellery, plants, international foods and music. https://www.facebook.com/emeraldmarket?fref=ts
If you’re in the Dandenong Ranges for the weekend why not spend some time in the Eastern Dandenong Ranges Hills region. The Cockatoo Country Market is on today, Saturday 3rd from 9am – 2pm. The market is nestled in the Alma Treloar Reserve, a beautiful spot to picnic, with play areas and lots of shade to enjoy fresh locally grown made produce and fare you can buy at the market. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1699826886908111/
September School Holiday activities – so much to enjoy now Spring is here. Great for all the family is a picnic at Emerald Lake Park or Cardinia Reservoir, a visit to Kurth Kiln or Emerald Museum, the Tesselaar Tulip Festival, Children’s Festival Mt Dandenong, Emerald, walks & bicycle trails through Wrights Forest, Gembrook & Cockatoo Markets, and fishing and mini golf at Macclesfield Trout Farm.