With a weather forecast of 28 degrees on Saturday and a cooler 21 on Sunday, this weekend is looking like being a great one for getting out in the local community.
It's no secret we think we live in the best pocket of the world, the Mornington Peninsula has it all! Here's a look at our top picks of what's happening in the local area...
Red Hill Community Market | Saturday 3rd March 8AM - 1PM
This market has been a favourite since its humble beginnings in 1975. There's a staggering range of hand made goods scattered across the grounds of the local recreation reserve and three sheds.
Featuring over 300 stalls of artisan products, the famous Red Hill Community Market is more than just a market. It's a meeting place, a day out, a tasting plate and a shopping experience.
Plenty of onsite parking at $4 per car, with proceeds going to the Red Hill Lions Club.
Play On: The art of sport - 10 years of the Basil Sellers Art Prize
Mornington Peninsula Regional gallery Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington
From Saturday March 3rd to Sunday 29th April 2018
Play On: The art of sport is a selection of key works from the Basil Sellers Art Prize, a former biennial exhibition of new commissions that reflect upon sport and sporting culture. One of Australias richest and most prestigious art awards, the Basil Sellers Art Prize inspired innovative and complex explorations of sport from a rollcall of Australia's most accomplished artists. Play On distills the best of these works into an engaging touring exhibition that gives audiences throughout Australia the opportunity to view familiar sporting concepts through a sometimes surprising lens.
Flinders Polo | Sunday 4th March 2018 | Mornington-Flinders Rd, Flinders
Flinders Polo is the creation of the team behind the incredibly successful Portsea Polo. They have been keen to put together a more intimate, sophisticated event for select companies and individuals, and have finally found the perfect venue.
Flinders Polo will allow guests to experience a bespoke afternoon of fast paced 20/20 style polo in a traditional picnic setting, hosted at a beautiful 60-acre private property in Flinders. The meticulously manicured polo field is surrounded by Paul Bangay landscaped gardens in the breathtaking surrounds of the Flinders countryside. MC for the day Hamish McLachlan will ensure all guests leave the day as polo aficionados.
Check out their website for more details: http://flinderspolo.com.au
Mornington Peninsula Blues Sessions | Saturday March 3 | Peninsula Community Theatre, 91 Wilsons Road, Mornington from 6PM
The seventh of the "Mornington Peninsula Blues Sessions" Summer '18 will be held on Saturday the 3rd of March 2018. It will feature leading Australian Blues artists Lloyd Spiegel, Jimi Hocking, Iseula Hingano and Dan Dinnen. All four artists will play both acoustically and electrically and this format, combined with the intimate environment of the Mornington Peninsula Community Theatre, is sure to produce some special magic from some of Australia's best exponents of Blues and Rock.
Summer '18 will also feature two special guests during the electric second half, with Karl Willibrant on Bass and Tim Burnham on Drums.
See website for more info: https://www.morningtonpeninsulabluessessions.com/
We'd like to thank the above organisations for putting on great local events for the community, thank you to the great people at Visit Mornington Peninsula for helping to showcase the great events that happen around us. We are in no way affiliated with any of the above businesses or events we just like to help keep our local community informed of some of the great activities on in our beautiful pocket of the world. If you have an upcoming event that you would like us to feature please let us know ---- > CONTACT US