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The White Hat Guide to what's on & things to do in Regional and Country Victoria

Wednesday 1st May 2019

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This day is traditionally celebrated around the world as May Day, International Workers' Day. A number of cities will have a May Day March.

Bellarine

Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about the Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay including Geelong


Drysdale Community Craft Shop Inc
The Drysdale Community Craft Shop has a range of unique uandcrafted uoods made by their members, Specialised baby bear, band bmbroidery, bnique jewellery, folk art, fand made cards, wedding charms, Australiana, paintings, patchwork & quilting. They also have a Lay-by and Order Service. ..
Geelong Mill Markets
Until recently, this location hosted a large and popular market. That market has relocated to Newcomb (see below). The remaining Geelong Mills Matket now has a large array of retro advertising signs, furniture, and larger and quirky mechanical and industrial equipment. White Hat can recommend this market as a good source for those looking to do a quirky fitout as well as to theatre companies and film-makers looking for genuine period props. It now functions more as a warehouse so give a ring before making a special trip. ..
Mill Markets Newcomb
A large indoor market with permenant and casual stallholders selling antiques,collectables, vintage clothing, homewares, memmorabilia and retro fashions. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy the Chapel Street Bazaar in Melbourne you will find a similar range of items at the Newcomb Mill Market but with more space to move. ..

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Almost 200 hectares of grassy plains and sweeping river terraces are home to a collection of animals from the grasslands of Africa, Australia and Asia. More info >>
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An impressive museum exploring the maritime history of Southern Port Phillip Bay. More information >>
National Wool Museum
The Heights Heritage House & Garden
A German prefabricated house and outbuildings in Geelong constructed in 1855 then later refurbished in 1930s style. More info >>
The Mansion at Werribee Park

Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road and hinterland

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about the Great Ocean Road and its hinterland including Camperdown and Warrnambool & Port Fairy


Up Markets
New Fashion,Vintage and Cultural Art, become a stall holder in Lorne new indoor permanent market, we do all the hard work for you selling your products seven days a week, prime beachfront location in the heart of lorne's lively shopping hub, stalls and wall space available now. ..
Warrnambool Mill Markets
A market operated in the same style as the mills markets in Newtown and Daylesford. Stalls are available on a monthly lease and you will find all manner of clothing, jewellery, antiques, collectables and bric-a-brac. The market is located in the factory and gardens created by Fletcher Jones. ..

Barwon Park

A historic bluestone mansion with 42 rooms and an enduring reminder to the wealth and success of the Western District graziers of the 19th century. The mansion also includes a room celebrating the achievements of the local soprano, Marjorie Lawrence. More information at The White Hat Guide to Barwon Park.
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Cape Otway Lighthouse
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

Grampians & the blunt end

Grampians & the blunt end of Victoria

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about the Grampian Ranges and 'blunt end of Victoria including Hamilton and Horsham


Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre
The Wool Factory
The Wool Factory

Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura

Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about the Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura


Millewa Pioneer Village

Goldfields & Macedon Ranges

Naturipe Fruits - Pick Your Own and Farm Gate Sales

Naturipe Fruits has both pick your own and farm gate sales. (please note - cash only).

Pick your own
Fruit Season Typical price
(Jan 2016)
Strawberries Mid Oct to end of May $10/kg*
Cherries Mid Nov to Jan $10/kg
Peaches Dec & Jan $3.50/kg
Nectarines Dec & Jan $3.50/kg
Apples Feb to May $3.50/kg
*Entry is free except for cherry picking where there is a small entry charge per person.
Apple seasons are Royal Gala (Feb); Golden Delicious (March); Early Fuji (late-Feb); Late Fuji (April); Pink Lady (late-April to May); Granny Smith (April)

Farm Gate Sales
Fruits for sale are fresh-picked daily and and are not waxed or stored or use any chemicals. As well as the fruits listed above, garlic is also available.

For current details consult the Naturipe Fruits website.

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Daylesford Mill Markets

A large indoor market with an emphasis on antiques, retro fashion and collectables. New stallholders are welcome. White Hat recommends that the serious browser for retro and memorabilia sets aside plenty of time because there are a large amount of goods on display. More information at Daylesford Mill Markets >>



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Ballarat Antique Market
This large antique market with a wide range of items is located on two floors of an old school building and also contains a museum with a small entry charge.It is morein the nature of a very large antique store and does not appear to have the space to cater for casual stallholders. When White Hat last visited (in April 2008) there was also a specialist coins area. ..
Ballarat Fine Art Gallery
Australia's oldest regional gallery. and home of  the original Eureka Flag. More info >>
Forest Glade Gardens
Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>
The Golden Dragon Museum

Central Victoria

Central Victoria

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General indformation about Central Victoria including Echuca


"The Willows" Museum
"The Willows" Museum
Benalla Art Gallery
Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum
Cactus Country

Furphy Foundry Muesum
Furphy Foundry Muesum
Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial & Army Tank Museum
Torrumbarry Weir

Mornington Peninsula

Mornington Peninsula

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about the Mornington Peninsula


Mornington Village Shopping Centre Market
An indoor market with home made and home produced goods. ..
Mornington Wednesday Market
This is not one of your "let's try it and see if it works" markets that has cropped up in recent years - this one has been around for 30 years rain, hail or shine and shows no signs of getting any less popular. White Hat can recommend this market (one of Victoria’s longest running street markets) as well worth a visit for those interested in homemade crafts, baked goodies, home grown plants and produce. ..
Vintage Market (Rosebud West)
Vintage Market - held at Broadway Bazaar. This is a permanent market, full of vintage and retro bargains held in the old Broadway Theatre in Rosebud Pde, Rosebud. (beach side of the Rosebud Cinemas.) With over 60 permanent stalls of clothing, bric a brac, collectables, jewelry, curios. Café attached. Ph (03) 5982 1212. Open 7 days. Mon - Sat : 9.30am - 5pm. Sun : 10am - 3pm . More information at Rosebud Vintage Bazaar
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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park
The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island

South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about South Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley plus Phillip Island


Yarra Valley & Ranges

Yarra Valley & Ranges

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about the Yarra Valley and Ranges including the Dandenong Ranges and Healesville.


National Rhododendron Garden
At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden

High Country and north-east Victoria

High Country and north-east Victoria

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about the High Country and North-East Victoria & Upper Murray


East Gippsland & the pointy end

East Gippsland & the pointy end

Wednesday 1st May 2019

General information about East Gippsland and 'pointy end' of Victoria


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