Come to Hotham and Dinner Plain on the Queenâ€™s birthday long weekend and celebrate the Official Opening of the 2012 snow seasonÂ with a bang!
The General Store has lots going on and itâ€™s FREE all weekend.
Friday - celebrate Opening Day Eve! Catch up with friends, enjoy the footy and relax to the tunes of local favourite Benny Williams.
Saturday - Cool Summer Festival headliners Graveyard Train will be returning due to popular demand and upstairs, DJ Tricky Dick will be blending together a mix of the finest dance, hip-hop and party jams.
Sunday - To wrap up the weekend, wind down with aprĂ¨s tunes from Ricki Wood from 4â€“6pm and upstairs the one and only DJ Eddy will keep the party going!
Watch the footy on Hotham's biggest screen at Swindlers. Enjoy a beverage on the deck or warm up on the couches in front of the fire. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, kids eat FREE from 5 - 6pm with any main meal purchased.
Saturday â€“ AprĂ¨s sessions with Matt McFerran and Marcus Toop 3 â€“ 5pm followed by Ganga Giri.
Sunday â€“ AprĂ¨s sessions with Matt McFerran and Marcus Toop 3 â€“ 5pm followed by DJ Teags and DJ Toop.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and Hotham's favourite coffeeÂ will be served all weekend! Happy hour is 4 - 6pm daily with $16 jugs of Boags Draught Saturday and Sunday afternoons 3 - 5pm.
Zirky's Cafe will be open from 8am throughout the weekend. Come and check out the fantastic new range of breakfast and lunch options. Zirky's Bistro is open from 11am each day. Enjoy a hearty European inspired menu for lunch or dinner. Happy hour is from 4 - 6pm daily, starting Opening Weekend with Stella Artois and Hooegarden new to the taps this winter.
Whet your appetite at the Snowexcuse Dinner Plain Food and Wine Festival. Celebrity chefs Frank Camorra and James Campbell from MoVida, Nick Gardener from Tetsuyaâ€™s, Matt Germanchis from Pei Modern, cheese maker Richard Thomas and local chef Michael Ryan. For further details, see www.visitdinnerplain.com
A spectacular fireworks display will light up the night sky in Dinner Plain on Sunday evening at 7pm (weather permitting).
As you welcome the 2012 snow season, there are plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained including free face painting, sleigh rides, snowman competitions and tractor train rides. Keep your eyes peeled for Harry the Snowdragon who will have just woken up from his winter hibernation! Harry will also be performing his first show on Saturday June 9 at the Big D.
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30 May 2012