This weekend signals the end of Winter, though it may not feel like it now we're in September already! If you're out and about on the Mornington Peninsula, here's out top picks of what's on...
Drive a Locomotive - Trundle @ Mornington Railway 460 Moorooduc Highway, Moorooduc | Saturday 1st September 10AM-5PM
Your chance to drive one of the historic locomotives for an exhilarating Trundle up the line!
You can choose either;
1. The 1941 vintage K163 steam loco which weighs in at over 100 tons,
2. The 1968 heritage 950 horse power diesel electric loco T411,
3. For the first time, recently restored diesel hydraulic loco W241.
Choose your locomotive and select a session time for the experience of a life time! The experience will include approximately 2km of driving from Moorooduc and return including a photo opportunity in the drivers seat with the crew at the conclusion. Contact Mornington Railway for more details.
Red Hill Community Market - Season Opening @ Red Hill Recreation Reserve Arthurs Seat Rd, Red Hill | Saturday 1st September 2018 8AM-1PM
The beginning of Spring marks the beginning of the 44th season of Red Hill Community Market. After a winter hibernation, the buzz of energy is contagious as the pilgrimage of cars from the Peninsula and further afield make their way along the undulating hills towards the Red Hill Recreation Reserve. For some it's a well worn path they tread, having come to the market since its beginnings in 1975, for others it's their first time visiting this distinctive makers market.
Father's Day Excursion Trains @ Mornington Railway 460 Moorooduc Highway, Moorooduc | Sunday 2nd September 10:30AM-4PM
Experience the magic of train travel on the Victorian Railways in a bygone era. Re-live memories of your childhood as you share the joy with next generation. Join us a step back in time, aboard our piece of railway heritage.
Mornington Railway operating services as part of Father's Day Celebrations;
- Baked Potato food van at Moorooduc
-*FREE* Sausage for Dads
- The Chrysler Restorers Club who have their annual family drive day to the railway will have cars on display
Fathers Day @ St. Andrews Beach Brewery 160 Sandy Road, Fingal | Sunday 2nd September 11AM-7PM
Treat Dad to a long and tasty lunch at the brewery this Father's Day.
Every Dad who visits the brewery this Father's Day will enter the draw to win a bunch of different prizes and will take home a SABB key ring bottle opener!
Bookings are essential, book at www.standrewsbeachbrewery.com.au ... to lock in your Father's Day lunch.
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