Donella’s Yoga: Rest and Restore


Fri 7 June 7-8:30pm
Fri 22 June 7-8:30pm
Fri 5 July 7-8:30pm
Fri 19 July 7-8:30pm

Port Fairy Yacht Club, Battery Point

Designed by Donella for people at all levels, come along for a special session of asanas, yoga nidra (relaxation), pranayama (breathing) and meditation. A peaceful and authentic way for all levels to explore and connect with yourself in a beautiful riverside setting.

Entry at the door or pre-book by phone on 0428 654 570.

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Coffee Class: Espresso and Milk Texturing


Friday 7 June 4-5:30pm
Friday 21 June 4-5:30pm
Friday 6 July 4-5:30pm SOLD OUT
Friday 19 July 4-5:30pm

Driftwood Espresso and Eatery, 10 Bank St

Perfect the art of espresso making in this intense, hands-on class. Guided by Ally from Port Fairy’s small-sized but big-hearted Driftwood Cafe, learn how to make the perfect latte and understand precisely which beans to select. With detailed instruction on dialling in your grinder, dosing beans and heat and action required for milk texturing, this exclusive class takes coffee-making to a whole new level. Includes all beans, instruction and equipment. Also includes delicate, tasty treats to take home.

Small classes, places are limited. Bookings essential. Book via Instagram message or phone 0435 750 105.

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Degustation: A Touch of Fur


Friday 6 June 7pm

Limestone Gallery, 506 Princes Highway, Port Fairy

Yani’s Kitchen presents a five-course degustation and cabaret show at the beautiful Limestone Gallery. Be swept away by amazing harmonies, jazz and swing sets while feasting on a menu designed by Yani’s team of pop-up dinner maestros. This event is a chance to dress up and sparkle in winter by wearing a touch of fur, a touch of glamour. Dancing shoes a must.

Limited tickets. Bookings essential. Email to book now.

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15 Minutes of Fame


Fri 6.30 dinner, 7.30pm show

St. Brigid’s Hall, Crossley

The ever-popular 15 Minutes Of Fame, where community takes centre stage, presents an amazing mix of live entertainment and hearty homemade tucker, including that always-amazing array of desserts. Bring your mates, BYO drinks, grab a table and settle in for a full night of local and emerging acts. Fundraiser for the St Brigid’s Hall Fund.

Tickets at the door.

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Festival Opening Party


Friday 7 June 6-7:30pm

Fiddler’s Green

THE season has arrived. Let’s celebrate with street food, live music, mulled wine and hot chocolate to launch this year’s packed program of events in local style – rugged up, on the Green, with mates, kids and welcoming vibes. Gather and glow in the dark winter night, before heading off to enjoy the lights of Wishart St, some wind-down yoga, inspiring conversation, a fantastic feast or live fireside music.

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The Ideas Place: The Party People

$10, entry buys you a drink ticket

Friday 7 June 7:30-9pm

Reardon Theatre, Bank St

The Ideas Place is for thinkers, doers and bright sparks across the southwest. For this special Winter Weekends event, it’s hosting an evening with speakers who are in the business of bringing people together. Take a seat by the stage in the old-school Reardon Theatre for inspiring conversation from the people producing events - including directors from the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, the Port Fairy Folk Festival and the so-new-it-hasn’t-even-started-yet Port Fairy Adventure Film Festival. Phew! What a lineup! Your ticket includes a drink ticket and gorgeous live performance by Leah Senior.

Speakers include:
Caroline Moore, Director Port Fairy Film Festival
Aimee Luxton, Head of Events, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
Athena Morton, Co-founder Port Fairy Adventure Film Festival
Loren Tuck, Winter Weekends
Gareth Coliton, your host and Idea Place guru

Tickets available here or at the door.


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