November in Swan Hill
The Melbourne Cup long weekend provides a fantastic opportunity to take a road trip to Swan Hill! There is always so much to do on and around the Mighty Murray and details of the November events in Swan Hill are below:
- The Swan Hill Show and Shine has combined this year with Shannon’s 2018 car enthusiasts Rush to make for a huge weekend!
- The Massive Murray River Paddle – a 5 day paddle ending in Swan Hill
- A 4 day music festival, The Murray Muster, held in the nearby Tooleybuc
- Then there is the pumping R’n’B performance by B2M
As always – don’t miss the local markets and live music.
See you at the Park!
Swan Hill in November!
B2M (Bathurst to Melville) – Mamanta
Sunday, 11 November 2018 at 6.00pm
Mamanta – meaning ‘friend’ in Tiwi – is a pumping R’n’B performance, Tiwi style! Come and see this seven-piece band of Indigenous performers from the Tiwi Islands as they showcase their new album with its unique blend of contemporary and traditional sound.
Incorporating footage and imagery of the Tiwi Islands, Mamanta is a vibrant cultural experience told through a mix of dance, chants and song.
Live Music at the Swan Hill Club
Head on down to the Swan Hill Club for an causal dinner and live music.
- 2nd – Seven Car Pileup
- 4th – Sunday Session with Scoogs
2018 RUSH – Swan Hill, Victoria
3rd & 4th of October
Mallee Cruisers Car Club and Swan Hill Loins Club are putting on RUSH – a car enthusiast weekend
All proceeds from the weekend will be helping with mental health awareness in the community.
Over the weekend you can:
Meet n greet Friday night
Enter a car based scavenger hunt/challenge
Drag your mates at the swan hill drag strip
Sunday will be a show n shine at riverside park
With market stalls, cars and motorbikes on display
Family entertainment, food stalls
Massive Murray Paddle 2018
19th to 23rd of November
Massive Murray Paddle 2018 – 50yrs of great paddling from Yarrawonga to Swan Hill, 404kms, 5 days, 1 river, 50 years. All funds raised assist local Community driven programs. Paddlers will be arriving at the river steps, Riverside Park Swan Hill, throughout the day on Friday 23rd November.
Murray Muster at Tooleybuc
November 15, 16 & 18th
Murray Muster at the Tooleybuc Sporting Club. 4 days of first class entertainment featuring Gedupandance, Rob Breese, Johnny Shilo, Country Horizon, The Hoffmans, Shane Parle, Joe Musico, Graham Hugo, Cameron Mason Kinta, Craig Giles and Anthony Tenace. $45.00 for a 4 day pass or $15.00 for a day pass, Free Courtesy Bus.
The Portrait and the Selfie
From 19th of October
The portrait – a considered and deliberate rendering of the sitter, offering a deep and insightful window to the soul. The selfie – a spontaneous and superficial digital self portrait, produced almost exclusively for distribution on social media platforms. View the portraits from the permanent collection, create a selfie and then add it to our growing exhibition
Dave Jones: Story Maker
From 19th of October
Enter the world of the storymaker; puppeteer, technology manipulator, filmmaker, and Natimuk based community artist Dave Jones. A 2013 Australia Council Fellow and internationally acclaimed short filmmaker and artist Dave Jones, loves to tell a story. In recent years, Jones’ practice of digital animation.
Local Markets – All Month
The Swan Hill region, known as the ‘heart of the Murray’ is situated in North West Victoria nestled on one of our most beautiful natural assets, the Murray River. Bathed in sunshine, Swan Hill has long, warm summer days and crisp, clear winters which is perfect for producing abundant local produce and wonderful wineries.
For additional information on Local Market check out our blog – here