What's On in Bright and Surrounds - Weekly Program

BIG4 Porepunkah Caravan Park is located in the beautiful town of Porepunkah a few minutes drive from Bright. Enjoy spectacular mountain views, rivers, fishing, cycle/walking tracks, wineries and natural produce. Whether it be autumn - experience natures colourful show, winter - snow all around us, or summer/spring - endless things to see and do. Enjoy!

Stay, Tour, Explore,Indulge and Relax

 

WEDNESDAY
15 August

Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre High Tea
Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Tennis Court Ave, Mount Beauty
Enjoy a delicious high tea and help raise funds for the Mount Beauty Neighbourhood Centre at the same time. A variety of sweet and savoury treats will be available to enjoy at the centre, take away or pre-order to have them delivered to local workplaces! Book at table for 6 people or more or pre-order delivery for 3 or more people. 
11.30am to 1.30pm
$25 per person
03 5754 1166 

FRIDAY
17 August

Bright Winter Instameet (17 to 19 August)
Bright & surrounds
If you love taking photos, and would love to capture some of Australia’s most spectacular winter snow covered vistas, come along to Bright 2018 Instameet - Winter. Join a gathering of photographers, keen and amateur, and Instagrammers, new and established. Once again, @BrightMystic, @BrightBrewery and @BrightandSurrounds will be hosting a weekend of sunsets, sunrises and a few favourite locations in between. During the winter instameet you will visit snow covered mountains and villages, and share in a weekend of inspirational images, tips and laughter. Transport around the region will be provided for a nominal fee along with some meals and unique adventures. Numbers are limited so book soon.
4.00pm Friday to 1.30pm Sunday
$75.00 per person, includes most transport, breakfast and dinner on Saturday and hire of snowshoes.
Friday Night Live – Open Mic in the Bar
Happy Valley Hotel, 4994 Great Alpine Road, Ovens
Throughout winter, tune up your guitars, dust off your flute and come have a play at the Happy Valley Hotel bar open mic night. PA provided. 
7.00pm start
Free
03 5751 1628

SATURDAY
18 August

Bright Make It Bake It Grow It Market
Howitt Park, Bright
By following the Make it, Bake it, Grow it ethos, the Bright Monthly Markets strive to showcase the best local produce and products going around. The market has been operating since September 2010 and has grown to include over 70 local stall holders. The market also provides live entertainment and children's activities all contributing to a vibrant atmosphere for local members of the community and visitors alike.
9.00am – 1.00pm
Free entry
0402 890 940

Disney Classics Film Festival (4 & 5, 11 & 12, 18 & 19, 25 & 26 August)
Cloud9 Cinema, 119 Gavan Street, Bright
Relive your childhood and give the kids an opportunity to see four of Disney’s most treasured animated classics on the big screen over four weekends this August. Films include 101 Dalmatians (4 & 5 August), Bambi (11 & 12 August), Dumbo (18 & 19 August) and The Lion King (25 & 26 August). This weekend, see the little elephant with big ambitions in Dumbo.  
11.00am start (Saturday and Sunday)
All tickets $10
03 5750 1581

Bright Art Gallery Café Culture Series: Dr. Crask and His Swingin’ Elixir
Bright Art Gallery, 28 Mountbatten Ave, Bright
As part of the Cafe Culture Series 20th birthday program, Mary Souness is delighted to invite you to Bright Art Gallery’s Dr. Crask and his Swingin’ Elixir. Whatever ails, a dose of Dr. Crask and his Swingin’ Elixir is guaranteed to get you on your feet. Playing swing dance tunes predominantly from the 30’s and 40’s. You’ll hear songs that were performed by Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Prima just to name a few. The rhythm and horn sections, together with the silky smooth vocals of Jen Salisbury create that lovely ‘little big band’ sound. Feel free to BYO drinks and nibbles.
8.00pm to 10.00pm
Tickets $30, bookings advised
03 5750 1660

Bright Winter Instameet (17 to 19 August)
 

SUNDAY
19 August

Disney Classics Film Festival (4 & 5, 11 & 12, 18 & 19, 25 & 26 August)
Cloud9 Cinema, 119 Gavan Street, Bright
Relive your childhood and give the kids an opportunity to see four of Disney’s most treasured animated classics on the big screen over four weekends this August. Films include 101 Dalmatians (4 & 5 August), Bambi (11 & 12 August), Dumbo (18 & 19 August) and The Lion King (25 & 26 August). This weekend, see the little elephant with big ambitions in Dumbo.  
11.00am start (Saturday and Sunday)
All tickets $10
03 5750 1581

High Tea at The Riverdeck Cafe
The Riverdeck Café, 119 Gavan Street, Bright
Enjoy a delicious traditional High Tea complete with scones, finger sandwiches, sweets, savouries and bottomless tea or coffee. Get together with friends, indulge yourself and enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon at one of Bright’s most picturesque spots – the Riverdeck.
From 2.30pm
$30 per person, children under 12 years $25 – bookings essential
03 5755 2199

Bright Winter Instameet (17 to 19 August)

 

REGULAR EVENTS

FOOD, WINE & BEER

Every Monday, Friday and Saturday

Tour and tasting at Bright Brewery
Bright Brewery, 121 Great Alpine Road, Bright
Discover the art and science of brewing beer and come behind the scenes for an intimate and in-depth tour of the brewery.
3.00pm start
$18 tour and tastings | $10 tour only
03 5755 1301

 

Every Wednesday 
Community Cuppa
Dumu Balcony Cafe, 4 Ireland Street, Bright
Come up and have a free cuppa to help out trainees.  Donations welcomed and tax deductible.
03 5755 1489

 

Every week
Tastings at Sweetwater Brewery
211 Kiewa Valley Hwy, Tawonga South
You can visit the Brewery and enjoy a selection of five Sweetwater Beers on tap, fresh from the on-site brewery.
Friday - Sunday  1.00pm to 6.00pm
03 5754 1881 | www.sweetwaterbrewing.com.au Tour and tasting at the Blizzard Brewery
Blizzard Brewing Company, 5 Cattle Pen Drive, Dinner Plain
At an altitude of 1550 meters, Blizzard Brewing Company is Australia's highest brewery. Located in the Victorian Alps at Dinner Plain, it is 10km from the ski lifts at Mt Hotham, and 50 meters from the Cobungra ski lift. Come into the brewery to enjoy the Beer From Up Here.
Open 7 days from 12.00pm during ski season
0447 847 029

 


SPORTING & OUTDOORS

Every Tuesday 
Trails & Ales
Mystic Landing Paddock, Morses Creek Road, Bright
Get together in a fun, social, outdoor environment and combine your love for trail running and beer!
6.00pm start (check Facebook page for any changes)
 

Every Thursday 
Learn to Play Croquet
Bright Croquet Club, 10 Wood Street, Bright
A mixture of chess, billiards and golf croquet - equipment supplied.
9:30am till 12noon
Visitor fee $5
03 5750 1437

Every Saturday
Running and Walking Club
Alpine Fitness Centre, Hawthorn Lane, Bright
Come for a run or walk followed by coffee and breakfast (please bring $$)
8.00am start
03 5750 1137

Every Saturday
Mount Beauty Parkrun
Foreshore Park, Lakeside Ave, Mount Beauty
Free, timed 5km runs. Enjoy the benefits of exercise and socialising on a weekly basis.
8.00am start
 

Every Saturday
Bright Parkrun

Mystic landing paddock (bike path), Morses Creek Road, Bright
Free, timed 5km runs. Enjoy the benefits of exercise and socialising on a weekly basis.
8.00am start
 

Every Sunday
Indoor Carpet Bowls

Bright Bowls Club, 14 Churchill Ave, Bright
All welcome.
1.00pm start
0401 228 512


LIVE MUSIC, ARTS & CULTURE

Every Saturday
Live music at the Alpine Hotel
7-9 Anderson Street, Bright
Free entry
03 5755 1366

Every Saturday
Live music at The Old Factory

15 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford
4.00pm start
Free entry
03 5752 1435 

Every Sunday
Live music at Bright Brewery
121 Great Alpine Road, Bright
2.00pm start
Free entry
03 5755 1301

Every Sunday
Sweet Sunday Sessions
Sweetwater Brewing Company, 211 Kiewa Valley Hwy, Mount Beauty
3.00pm start
Free entry
03 5754 1881 

Every Sunday 
Sunday Sessions at the Wandi (live music)
Mountain View Hotel (Wandi Pub), 580 Morses Creek Road, Wandiligong
2.00pm start
Free entry
 

Every Day
Kiewa Valley Historical Society Museum

Mount Beauty Visitor Information Centre, Kiewa Valley Highway, Mount Beauty
9.00am to 5.00pm daily
Entry by donation
 


COMMUNITY, KIDS, CLUBS & MARKETS

Every Tuesday
Lego Club
Mount Beauty Library, Lakeside Ave
Suitable for children aged 6+. 
From 3.30pm
03 5754 4305

First and third Wednesday each month
Lego Club
Bright Library, Ireland Street
Suitable for children aged 6+. 
From 3.30pm
03 5755 1540

Every Friday
Bright U3A Scrabble Morning
U3A Rooms, Bright Community Centre, Railway Ave, Bright
10.00am to 1.00pm
03 5750 1555 (Rosemary)

Every Saturday
Myrtleford Indoor Market
150 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford
9.00am – 1.30pm
0427 272 777

Every Saturday 
Myrtleford Laughter Club
Myrtleford Neighbourhood Centre, 156 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford
1.00pm start
03 5752 2258

 

MAKE AN ENQUIRY

Call: 1800 234 798

Curl up in front of a fire - enjoy!!!!!!

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