The sun is shining and it's shaping to be another beautiful weekend on the marvellous Mornington Peninsula! Here's our top picks of what's on in the local area...
Good Beer Week at Red Gum BBQ Friday 17 May from 6:30 to 8:30 PM @Red Gum BBQ 87 Arthurs Seat Road, Red Hill
Get to know the pitmaster, brewer and the farmer in a collaboration of the crafts. Celebrating the great partnership of barbecue, beer and ethically sourced, sustainable produce.
Hosted by Red Gum BBQ Pitmaster Martin Goffin, joined by Head Brewer of Dainton Brewing, and Adam North, ethical and sustainable meat expert.
We will talk meat and why sustainability matters. Where do we get it from, how do we smoke it and why does it taste so good? Understand the basics of the cuts, learn the language of the butcher the various ways to trim, rubs, sauces and the rest.
Understand smokers, wood, temperatures and times and learn what you can do to make truly authentic Southern-style barbecue with whatever you have got.
Be guided through a barbecue and beer flight, with a menu designed to excite the senses. Guests will be equipped with the confidence to perfectly pair their craft beer and barbecue menu at home as well as leaving with the knowledge to source sustainable produce and barbecue with passion.
Sydney Dance Company - Triple Bill Saturday 18th May from 7:30-9 PM @ Frankston Arts Centre Davey Street, Frankston
Sydney Dance Company's 50th anniversary bursts into life with formidable triple bill from three remarkable Australian choreographic talents, Rafael Bonachela, Grabrielle Nankivell and Melanie Lane. Each has carved their own unique style, pushing at the possibilities of movement and taking audiences on unforgettable journeys. Now, for the first time, these three incredible works will share the one stage.
Witness five virtuosic dancers in the world premiere of Bonachela's Cinco set to a dramatic string quarter. Soar beyond the clouds in Nankivell's new work Neon Aether and immerse yourself in a post-human world of primal seduction and belonging in Lane's 2017 New Breed smash hit Woof. Sydney Morning Herald give is 4/5 stars and says "Well worth seeing... Extraordinary... Powerful... memorable"
Ross Manning in the Light: Floor Talk and Performance Saturday 18 May from 3:00 to 3:30 PM @ Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery Civic Reserve, Dunns Road, Mornington
An exhibition floor talk and exclusive pre-opening live performance.
Saturday 18 May, 3-3.45pm (pre-exhibition opening)
Cost Free with exhibition entry
Venue MPRG, bookings preferred.
Ross Manning is an artist, instrument builder and musician. Join Manning on a walk through his exhibition where he will explain how life literally enters his art via kinetic animation of objects and movement of light beams. Be it the humble ceiling fan or a household fluorescent tube, Manning will discuss how he uses coloured light as a sonic element and sees "music and colour as interchangeable". Enjoy a unique performance where Manning will play hand-built percussive and electronic instruments, creating a musical improvisation that will enliven, respond and harmonise with his dazzling light installation.
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