April 2024

Racecourse Market  @ Mornington 

A beloved fixture on the Mornington Peninsula's calendar, this monthly market beckons locals and visitors alike to discover the region's finest offerings. Immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of creativity, where every item is lovingly handcrafted, homemade, homegrown, or proudly Australian designed.

A makers market, where everything sold is hand made, home made, home grown or Australian designed.

Dining options are aplenty with street food vendors serving up delicious take away food. Relax on the lawn and enjoy live music while you tuck in.

When the market is over, the town's boutique shops and coastal pleasures completes a great day's outing.

Parking $5. Please no dogs.

 

14 Apr 2024

 

Mornington Cup Day 

Get ready to immerse yourself in a day of exhilarating horse racing, vibrant fashion, and infectious energy as Mornington Racecourse hosts the highly anticipated Mornington Cup day.

More than just a horse racing event; it's a celebration of style, culture, and community spirit. As the Mornington Racecourse comes alive with color and excitement, attendees are treated to a spectacle like no other.

Mornington Cup Day promises an unforgettable experience filled with thrills, entertainment, and camaraderie. Whether you're a seasoned racegoer or attending for the first time, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and join us for a day of racing and revelry at Mornington Cup Day 2024. Get your tickets now and be part of the excitement!

 

20 April 2024

 

 

Whisky Flame Fest @ Foodyard - Mornington

Get ready to ignite your senses at Whisky Flame Fest!

Join us for an electrifying evening filled with the finest whiskies, expertly crafted cocktails, and mouthwatering flame-grilled street food.

As daylight savings arrives and the temperatures drop, immerse yourself in the cozy glow of festoon lighting, the rich flavors of local whiskies, and the mesmerizing dance of flickering flames.

With Krispys Smash Burgers, Melbourne Street Food Awards Champion, leading our lineup of food trucks, it's sure to be an unforgettable night out with friends.

Come join the fiery festivities!

 

20 Apr 2024

 

Anzac Day - Mornington Peninsula  

Join the Anzac Day dawn services and marches across the Mornington Peninsula. Commemorate the sacrifices of Australian and New Zealand soldiers at locations across the Peninsula as we reflect on, honour, and pay tribute to our veterans.

Balnarring

Service 9.30am: Anzac Park – Corner Frankston-Flinders Road and Russell Street, Balnarring

Crib Point

Dawn Service 6am: Cenotaph at Tingira Place, Crib Point

March 10.45am: Crib Point RSL, Milne Street, Crib Point to Crib Point Cenotaph

Service 11am: Cenotaph at Tingira Place, Crib Point

Dromana

Dawn Service 6am: War Memorial, The Peninsula Club, Gibson Street, Dromana

March 9.15am: O’Donohue Street, Dromana to Dromana Cenotaph

Service 9.30am: Dromana Cenotaph, Corner Pt Nepean Road and Verdon Street, Dromana

Flinders

Service 10am: Flinders Hall, corner Norman Street and Cook Street

March 11am: Flinders Hall, corner Norman Street and Cook Street to Flinders War Memorial

Service and wreath laying 11.30am: Flinders War Memorial, corner Cook Street and The Esplanade

Hastings

Dawn Service 6am: Cenotaph Hastings Foreshore

March 10.30am: Hastings RSL, King Street, Hastings to Cenotaph Hastings Foreshore

Service 11am: Cenotaph Hastings Foreshore

Mornington

Dawn Service 6am: Memorial Park, Barkly Street, Mornington

March 9.30am: Corner Queen Street and Main Street to Memorial Park, Barkly Street, Mornington

Service 10am: Memorial Park, Barkly Street, Mornington

Mount Eliza

Service 2pm: Remembrance Garden Cenotaph, Mount Eliza Community Centre, Canadian Bay Road

Red Hill

Service 10.15am: Red Hill Community Park, Shoreham Road, Red Hill South

Rosebud

Dawn Service 6am: Rosebud RSL Memorial, Eastbourne Road, Rosebud

March 9.30am: Corner 9th Avenue and Point Nepean Road to Rosebud Cenotaph, corner Jetty Road and Point Nepean Road, Rosebud

Service 9.45am: Rosebud Cenotaph, corner Jetty Road and Point Nepean Road, Rosebud

Rye

Dawn Service 6am: Memorial Wall, Rye RSL, Nelson Street, Rye

March 12pm: Rye Pier to Rye RSL

Service 12.30pm: Memorial Wall, Rye RSL, Nelson Street, Rye

Sorrento

Dawn Service 6am: Sorrento Foreshore War Memorial, Sorrento

March 11.30am: Corner Ocean Beach Road and Melbourne Road, Sorrento to Sorrento Foreshore War Memorial

Service 12pm: Sorrento Foreshore War Memorial, Sorrento

Tyabb

Dawn Service 6am: Tyabb Central Reserve, corner Mornington-Tyabb Road and Frankston-Flinders Road

25 Apr 2024

 

International Sculpture Day  @ Pt Leo Estate 

Experience the magic of International Sculpture Day amidst the stunning landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula, guided by our esteemed Sculpture Park Curator, Geoffrey Edwards.

On Saturday, April 27th, embark on a captivating journey through our Sculpture Park, accompanied by insightful commentary from Geoffrey Edwards himself. Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with a choice of Estate NV Sparkling, or a soothing cup of tea or coffee, setting the perfect tone for the day ahead.

As you traverse the park, immerse yourself in the beauty and intrigue of each sculpture, while gaining a deeper understanding of the artistic vision behind them. Following the tour, indulge in a delightful morning tea thoughtfully prepared by our Culinary Director and Head of Pastry, adding a delicious conclusion to your artistic adventure.

Please remember to dress warmly, as we embrace the elements of nature within our Sculpture Park, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all attendees. Join us for a day of inspiration, creativity, and celebration of the art of sculpture on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula.

 

27 April 2024

 

 

Nonno & The Olive Farmer: Olive Preserving Workshop at Torello Farm

Join us for a truly unique opportunity to delve into the world of olives and learn the art of curing them at home, guided by two passionate individuals with distinct approaches to olive cultivation and curing techniques.

Our hosts for the day are Erin Summers, hailing from the renowned Little Pier olive grove in Tuerong, and affectionately known as the Olive Farmer, and Nonno Mick, our beloved Dad, whose roots trace back to a small farm in Calabria, Italy. Erin and Peter, along with Mick and his family, share a deep-rooted passion for sustainable, organic, and regenerative farming practices, embodying a profound connection to the land.

During the workshop, Erin will share her expertise in olive tree cultivation and offer a glimpse into her journey of producing exquisite olive oil, with plans to expand into curing olives in the near future. Meanwhile, Nonno Mick will draw upon his heritage and upbringing, sharing cherished family recipes passed down through generations, including his own secret formula for curing olives.

Participation in this enriching experience includes olives to take home and cure, comprehensive notes, and tantalizing tastings.

27 April 2024