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/
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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.
Country Fun, Car & Bike Show & Spring Concert St Pauls Country Fair Sep 12, 12 – 6pm 59 Moores Rd Monbulk, Monbulk Car & Bike Show Sunday 13, 10 – 4pm, Main St Monbulk, Celtic Concert at St.Cuthberts Menzies Creek from 1pm. See our Facebook Page for all the details.
Open Stage at the Gem Community Theatre – Saturday Sept 5
Are you a budding actor, fire-breather, belly-dancer, singer, comedian, poet, or if you just want to test out your latest guitar piece in front of an audience – this is the event for you. If you’re not a performer yourself, why not come along and be part of the audience? Bring some friends and make an evening of it.
If you’d like to perform call Carol on (03) 5968 6720 or just turn up and register your interest when you arrive. The Gem Community Arts Centre, 19 Kilvington Drive, Emerald, Victoria 3782
Performers $3 | Audience $5 – no audience bookings required www.gemcoplayers.org
Puffing Billy Dinner Dance Train
25% discount per person off the regular price when you book online. See the website for more details. Train departs from Puffing Billy’s Belgrave Station, 1 Old Monbulk Road at 7.00pm. Please ensure you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the departure time. Time 7.00pm departure returning 11.30pm Cost $93pp, 3 course meal Bookings www.puffingbilly.com.au Tel 9757 0700
The Emerald Arts Society Portraits of Emerald is on until the end of August. 44 artworks, all portraits of local people and places in Emerald have been captured in a variety of mediums from charcoal to pastels, watercolours and photography. The artworks are displayed in shop windows throughout Emerald. Trail guides are available from the Emerald Newsagent or download here. Portraits of Emerald Trail Guide