Take the kids and explore the Wimmera this winter. There's so much to see and do!

The Wimmera-Mallee Pioneer Museum, in Dimboola-Rainbow Road, Jeparit is a must see for locals and tourists alike. Get your history on!
The Wimmera-Mallee Pioneer Museum, in Dimboola-Rainbow Road, Jeparit is a must see for locals and tourists alike. Get your history on!

Go out and explore with the help of the Out & About CALENDAR OF EVENTS. That’s just a start as there are so many great stories in the magazine, read all about it here, you will be able to tour in style and visit them all over the next few months.

Look out for our next Spring edition of Out & About too, as it is full to bursting with great traveller ideas, all in a new format.

But first pencil in a visit to the WIMMERA MALLEE Pioneer Museum  Vintage Rally

June 9 - 10

WHERE: Wimmera-Mallee Pioneer Museum, Dimboola-Rainbow Road, Jeparit.

HIGHLIGHT: See working displays of engines, Clydesdale horse teams, a blacksmith’s cottage and more in two days of interactive history action.

CONTACT: Visit the Wimmera-Mallee Pioneer Museum Facebook page for details.

WIMMERA Rockers Danceworld 2018

July 6 - 8

WHERE: Horsham Town Hall

HIGHLIGHT: A celebration of all things rock ‘n’ roll, the annual dance will include a public demonstration, two nights of dancing with top rock ‘n’ roll bands and a barbecue.

CONTACT: 5382 0021 or visit the Wimmera Rockers Danceworld Facebook page.


August 6 - 7

WHERE: Hamilton Showgrounds, Shakespeare Street, Hamilton.

HIGHLIGHT: Hamilton Pastoral and Agricultural Society’s biggest farming event, Sheepvention features a mix of competitions, entertainment, food and fashion, drawing up to 25,000 visitors.

CONTACT: Visit the website for more information at www.hamiltonshowgrounds.com.au

SPEED Mallee Machinery Field Days

August 1 - 2

WHERE: 2km south of Speed, 190km north of Horsham via Hopetoun (140km

south of Mildura).

HIGHLIGHT: Showcasing the latestand greatest in farming technology, thousands of visitors flock to Speed for the field days each year. Gates open from 9am to 5pm.

CONTACT: Visit the website at www.mmfd.com.au.



Last Sunday of the month, 10am to 2pm.

WHERE: Pomonal Hall, Ararat- Halls Gap Road, Pomonal.

HIGHLIGHT: Offering local produce and quality goods, jams and preserves, baked goods and confectionary, this is a great place to be.

CONTACT: Visit https://hallsgapcommunity.org.au/directory/pomonal-markets/

Natimuk Farmers Market

June 10, 10am to 1.30pm

WHERE: Natimuk main street.

HIGHLIGHT: A Queen’s Birthday long weekend tradition, this market will feature local goods and entertainment. Visit the different sections, including the farmers market, artist section and picnic craft areas.

CONTACT: Enquiries to natifarmersmarketplus@horsham.vic.au.


Last Saturday of the month, 9am to 1pm

WHERE: Jung Reserve, Jung.

HIGHLIGHT: A traditional country market with a difference, this market attracting local and Melbourne traders selling clothes, crafts, fruit and veg, nuts, lollies, honey, plants and much more.


First Saturday of the Month, 9am to 1pm

WHERE: Heading out of town on the Hamilton Highway.

HIGHLIGHT: Offering a great variety of goods in a quiet location, this regular market offers kids’ entertainment and craft goods.