What's On Around Us ....... October 2017
Saturday 28th October
Run for the Roses Picnic Race Meeting on Cox Plate Day
Where: Alexandra Race Club Ruoak Way, Alexandra, VIC 3714
Alexandra Race Club opens the Victorian Picnic Racing Season with the Run for the Roses Meeting on Cox Plate Day. Shake off those winter blues with your friends and enjoy Spring Picnic Racing at the best picnic track in the hills.
Book a marquee online and receive a bonus picnic backpack with all the bibs and bobs and cutlery for a bonza country picnic. There will be lucky race book prizes drawn throughout the day.
Enjoy R&B music by Soloman and Lacey. Bookies and Tote so you can punt on all local, Melbourne and interstate meetings.
Sunday 29 October
Spring Degustation Dinner
Holmesglen at Eildon, 92 Moore Road, Eildon Six decadent courses featuring local Spring produce, not to be missed for lovers of fine food. A specially selected wine list featuring local wines to match each course has been created. Fully licensed bar. Reservations are essential. Accommodation packages available. firstname.lastname@example.org 03 5774 2631
Dove Cottage Open
The Alexandra Historical Society lease Dove Cottage from the Shire. After a grant was received it was restored and now houses many donated artefacts.
Dove Cottage, one of only a few original miners cottages left in Alexandra, is situated on the banks of the U.T. Creek adjoining Leckie Park. (Named after Dame Pattie Menzies family). The cottage will be open from 10 am to 4 pm for you to wander through as well as the garden which is looked after by our members.
We are incorporating this weekend with Victoria's History Week.
Come and maybe learn something of the towns history.
Friday 27 – Sunday 29 October
Festival of Flowers
St Johns Anglican Church, 39 Downey Street, Alexandra. During the Alexandra and District Open Gardens weekend, the interior of St John’s Church Alexandra is transformed by a magnificent display of floral art. Tickets for the gala opening can be obtained from Alexandra Pharmacy Photo Lab or pre-booked by email. www.alexanglicans.org email@example.com 0404 001 824