June Events

Body Basics Dance Academy Mid-Year Concert

Date: 21-23 June
Venue: EMPAC, Myrtleford
Contact Details: 

0403 391 361

Fantastic new dance circuit, come and see the future stars performing at the wonderful EMPAC facility in Myrtleford. Canteen available.

6pm start

$5 per person | $15 family (2 adults, 2 children)

Price: Various

Tour and Tasting at The Butter Factory

Date: Every Thursday
Venue: The Butter Factory, 15 Myrtle St, Myrtleford
Contact Details: 

www.thebutterfactory.com.au | info@thebutterfactory.com.au | 03 5752 2300

Partake in a guided tour of the factory and taste some homemade butter. Learn how Myrtleford butter is made, the history of the Factory and sample the different aromatic butters and products made on site.

Price: $8

Time: 11am to 11.45am

Hands on Butter Tour

Date: Third Saturday of the month
Venue: The Butter Factory, 15 Myrtle St, Myrtleford
Contact Details: 

www.thebutterfactory.com.au | info@thebutterfactory.com.au | 03 5752 2300

Get hands on at the Butter Factory making award winning Myrtleford cultured butter, buttermilk ricotta and learn the secret to some of the special aromatic butters. Lunch and tastings are provided.

Bookings essential, maximum 10 people per tour.

2013 Dates:
-19 January
-16 February
-16 March
-20 April
-18 May
-15 June
-20 July
-17 August 
-21 September
-19 October
-16 November
-21 December

Price: $120

Time: 10.30am to 2.30pm

Mount Beauty Art Group

Date: Every Thursday
Venue: Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre
Contact Details: 

03 5754 1945

Come along and try the art group. Experienced or beginner any anywhere in between welcome, qualified tutors available.

Price: $3 (BYO lunch)

Time: 10am to 3pm

Mount Beauty Community Markets

Date: First Saturday of each month
Venue: Hollonds St and Kiewa Cres
Contact Details: 

03 5754 4097

Come and enjoy the Mount Beauty Community Market day on the first Saturday of each month from 9am - 2pm. First originating in 1979, the Mount Beauty Community market features a variety of home-grown fresh produce, new and used goods, household items, craft stalls, sausage sizzle and much more!

Come and join in with the locals and have a relaxing wander around all the stalls. Lots of local eateries join in with fine fare as well. A very relaxed, safe and fun time to be had for tourists, families and locals alike.

This market has around 25 stalls selling local produce and home made goodies, crafts and trash and treasure. 

Price: Free

Time: 9am to 2pm

Live Music at Bright Brewery

Date: Every Sunday
Venue: Bright Brewery, Bright
Contact Details: 

03 5755 1301 | www.brightbrewery.com.au

Kick back at the end of the weekend and enjoy a bit of blues with your beer.

Open Mic Afternoon with Rudi Katterl - First Sunday of the month
Dust off your pluckin' fingers and vocal chords and join in at the open mic.

To join the lineup, just come along or better still - contact the Brewery or Rudi (0417 133 293).

Contact the Brewery for start times.

Price: Free

Mount Bogong Clay Target Club Shoots

Date: First Sunday of each month
Venue: Kiewa Valley Highway, Tawonga South
Contact Details: 

0427 498 919 | kjones@g-mwater.com.au

Registered shooters can compete for events shot on the day. Visitors are most welcome to watch or participate under club supervision.

$40 open
$30 ladies and veterans
$25 juniors
$15 targets only

11am start

Price: Various

Tour and tasting at Bright Brewery

Date: Every Monday and Friday
Venue: Bright Brewery
Contact Details: 

www.brightbrewery.com.au | 03 5755 1301

Come and discover the art of beer brewing with our weekly tour and tastings program.

Come behind the scenes with our brewer for an in-depth tour of the brewery and find out how we brew our award winning Mountain Crafted beers using delicious local ingredients right in the heart of beautiful Bright.


$20.00 Includes a guided tour and tasting of beers on tap (must be over 18 years).

$10.00 Tour only, under 18’s welcome.

Weekly Tour Times:

Monday, 12pm
Friday, 3pm
Saturday, 3pm

Other days and times considered by appointment.


Bright Escapes Website  OR

Phone Bright Brewery on  03 5755 1301


Bright Markets - Make It, Bake It, Grow It

Date: Third Saturday of each month
Venue: Howitt Park, Bright
Contact Details: 


A visit to the Bright Markets is shopping heaven if you’re looking for something original, something handmade, something special…  something organic, something recycled, something ethical... you’ll find original artworks, woodwork, homewares and skincare, as well as gorgeous fashion and jewellery by local designers, all guided by our philosophy of “make it, bake it, grow it”. 

If you’re a foodie or wine buff, you’ll especially love our market …Bright is situated in the heart of the Great Alpine Valleys; our own little food bowl! We have a wealth of fresh produce – including fresh nuts, fruit and vegetables, freshly baked breads, locally made cheeses and meats.

And, when you need a break from the shopping, sit back and be entertained by a our local performers guaranteed to get you in the groove.  We haven’t forgotten about the children either, they will absolutely love the array of activities hosted by one of our many community group which may include face painting, craft activities, balloon animals or even the egg and spoon race.

Bring a picnic rug or chair for a great family morning out!


Price: Free

Time: 9am to 1pm

Wine Tasting at Grape & Grain Bar

Date: Last Saturday of the month
Venue: Grape & Grain Bar, 2C Anderson Street, Bright
Contact Details: 

03 5750 1112 | www.grapeandgrainbar.com.au

Relax in a cosy bar and be treated to samples of great local wines with a different winery being showcased each week. Tastings are open to the general public with no booking necessary, simply come along and have a 'commitment free' experience. If something takes your fancy, feel free to have a glass or two in a relaxed, comfortable environment (at discounted prices) or take a few bottles home to enjoy!


Price: Free

Time: 5pm to 7pm

Kiewa Valley Historical Society Inc Exhibition

Date: June-August
Venue: Mount Beauty Visitor Information Centre, 31 Bogong High Plains Rd, Mount Beauty
Contact Details: 

03 5755 0596

Two exhibitions are featured during this period;

Off to War tells the story of the people that left the Kiewa Valley to go to war and those that returned.
The History of the Tawonga/ Mount Beauty Hospital showcases a chronological history including photos and artefacts from the Keiwa Valley Historical Society collection.

Price: Gold coin donation

Time: 9am to 5pm