Harry the Snowdragon
It's time for Harry the Snowdragon to come out of hibernation and meet everyone for winter! On Saturday at 4pm at the Big D, Harry will be performing his first show for winter. On Sunday you can 'Meet and Greet' Harry at the CFA Station from 12 noon and get your very own photo with Harry thanks to the Snowpix photographers. Harry will be at Hotham Central on Monday and photo sessions are available at the new 'Hotham Big Chair'.
There's plenty of live music, happy hours and football at the bars and restaurants.
Swindlers will kick off a massive three days with drink specials all weekend. Happy hour 4-6pm each day with football live on the big screens! Live music on Saturday night from Freak Technique.
Check out the newly renovated bar at Chill Bar with live music and drink specials from 4pm everyday. Free popcorn at Happy Hour!
The General Store has a huge lineup all weekend including Benny Williams on Friday night, FUNK band Lucifer's Lemon and DJTickyDick on Saturday and Hotham's resident DJ Eddy on Sunday.
Launching their new menu and under new management, Zirky's fine dining restaurant has a special 5 course degustation for $60 p/head including a beer or glass of wine for Saturday and Sunday nights while at 'Steer & Beer' in Zirky's Bistro will be serving a beer and Wagyu burger for $25 for lunch and dinner all weekend. Check out the Steins on Sunday session, just $15 from 4 - 6pm.
Come and sample some lovely Feathertop Wines at Snow Monkey's new store at Jack Frost to celebrate their launch and opening weekend sale. Sunday 12th from 4:00pm.
Dinner Plain Food & Wine Festival
Australia's most reputable chefs are visiting the high country in a sensational line-up of fine food and wine events for the Dinner Plain Food & Wine Festival.
Cheesemaking pioneer, Richard Thomas, will present the best of local and international cheeses matched with local wines at Brandy Creek and Mountain Kitchen on Saturday and Sunday.
Frank Camorra, owner and Executive Chef of MoVida restaurants, will return to Cilantro Tapas & Wine Bar to create an indulgent Spanish-inspired alpine feast and conduct a book signing on Saturday night.
Enjoy Sunday lunch at Alphutte with some of the team from Conviction Kitchen including Lisa Parker (Front of House). Sample their cooking and a behind-the-scenes insight into the show. Kathy Anstey will be performing at Alphutte on Saturday & Sunday nights from 7pm.
Matt Germanchis from innovative new Melbourne restaurant, Pandora's Box, will prepare a delicious menu at Rundell's Alpine Lodge on Sunday night, inspired by the region's local produce.
Owner of Beechworth's two-hatted Provenance restaurant, Michael Ryan will host a dinner on Monday night at Japanese restaurant Tsubo, showcasing the local food and wine of the North East Victorian region.
A spectacular fireworks display will light up the sky in Dinner Plain on Sunday evening at 7pm.
25 May 2011