If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, here are 5 suggestions:
Festival – La Dolce Vita Festival, King Valley
The winemaking families of the King Valley extend a warm invitation to wine-lovers to join them in their stunning setting to celebrate the Italian spirit on 16 & 17 November.
La Dolce Vita Festival sees nine participating wineries open their cellar doors for visitors to enjoy tastings of new and museum release wines, authentic Italian cuisine, competitions, live music, kids’ activities and more.
Relax – Music in the Gardens, Albury
Albury Botanic Gardens will be in full swing with the beats of gypsy fusion band, Lolo Lovina on Sunday 17 November. They feature a diverse mix of cabaret, heavy metal, swing and tango.
Pack a picnic or enjoy the food and drink available for purchase, including burgers, paella, ice-creams, coffee and a selection of wines.
Get in early if you want to take advantage of the limited number of chairs and tables provided or bring a rug and cushions to sit back and relax on.
Wine – Beechworth Vignerons, Spring Tasting
An annual masterclass for wine enthusiasts is underway on Saturday 17 November at the Servicemen’s Memorial Hall, Beechworth.
Independent wine writer and judge Jane Faulkner has selected nine top Beechworth wines for attendees to examine, in particular for lovers of Shiraz/Syrah grape.
Blues Music – Wodonga.
If you’re a fan of modern blues, you can check out Jamie Payet at Choppertown in Wodonga on Saturday night.
He’ll launch his new single ‘Till it’s gone’. His debut album Finding My Feet sold more than 10 thousand copies worldwide. There will be a Q&A session, a live show, after party and exclusive screening of the new film clip to Till it’s Gone – at Choppertown Wodonga Saturday 16 November from 8pm.
Comedy – Strassman, The Chocolate Diet
From London to New York, Strassman’s comic genius has shocked and surprised and he is now appearing in Albury with those infamous favourites, the loveable Ted E. Bare and the evil Chuck Wood.
Ted E. Bare’s health quest is hilariously painful and one everyone can relate to, hence The Chocolate Diet. Meanwhile Chuck is going through an identity crisis. Strassman is appearing Sunday at the Albury Entertainment Centre.
What’s On – Extra (from our Border Cafe partners)
Live & Free, The Studio @ SSA
Fri Nov 15 – House Too Crowded
Sat Nov 16 – Stand & Deliver
Fri Nov 22 – Reece Mastin & Danny Phegan
Sat Nov 23 – Southern Sons
Fri Nov 29 – Sons of Motherless Goats
Sat Nov 30 – You Are Not Alone