Workshop: Art of Creativity


Sat 20 July 10am-1pm

Community House,Railway Place

Enhance your creativity through journaling, dreams, drawing, painting and meditation. In this session, laugh and enjoy yourself, learn artistic skills and traditional art techniques, connect with like-minded others and explore awareness of the self. Hosted by multi-form artist Catherine Bailey, these workshops have evolved from her experience as an artist, the Atelier Studio Method (National Art School), the work of Jungian Therapist Sally Gillespie and meditative techniques from Catherine’s Qi Gong teacher, Li Ying. Workshops are suitable for beginners to those with intermediate art experience.

Bookings essential. Book here or phone 5568 2681.


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Music: Vinyl Swap Meet

Gold coin donation

Sat 20 July 1-5pm

The Wharf, 29 Gipps St

Vinyl hoarders, music collectors, crate diggers and closet DJs...gather with your people for an arvo of swapping, selling and spinning. Take home awesome albums from some of the best collectors in the record game. Swap or sell your loved-but-unplayed records. There’ll be DJs on the decks, mixing classics and numbers you’ve never heard before. Plus, the superbly priced bar’s open for a winter’s ale.

To lock in a stall email

This event is proudly sponsored by Prehistoric Sounds.

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Mad Hatter's Tea Party

$25, includes high tea and entertainment

Fri 19 July 5:30-7:30pm
Sat 20 July 5:30-7:30pm

St John’s Church Hall, Barclay St

Join the Mad Hatter, Alice and the White Rabbit for a Tea Party never to be forgotten! Be immersed in this interactive production where taste buds will tingle in an evening of riddles, jokes and poems as the Mad Hatter and his friends have tea with you. A wonderful high tea from Yani’s popup will be served as the entertainment surrounds you. Hurry up, don’t be late!

For two nights only. Suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bookings essential.


This event is proudly sponsored by Seacombe House Comfort Inn.

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Farmers Market


Sat 20 July 8am-1pm

Railway Place, Bank St

Our fabulous farmers market featuring local and delivered fruit, vegetables, bread, great coffee and more. There’s also a quality selection of organic or handmade preserves and small goods, plus eggs and homemade cakes. Wind, rain, hail or shine, the committed stallholders are there on the third Saturday of every month with fresh, seasonal offerings.

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It’s Grow Time: Winter Tree Planting


Sat 20 July 10am-12pm

Battery Hill, meet near the car park

Winter is the PERFECT time to plant trees. Join Conservation Volunteers Australia at picturesque Battery Hill to help celebrate National Tree Day (July 28). If you want to learn about native plants and animals and do your bit for the local environment then this is the activity for you! Suitable for all ages. All trees and equipment provided. Dress warm and ready for digging in the dirt.

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More Brilliant, Blissful Baroque Music


Sat 20 July 4-5pm

Reardon Theatre, Bank St

Baroque string specialist Ben Singh (violin, viola, cello) with Peter Cheng Yu-Jen (flute) and Julie McErlain (piano) and guest soprano Linda Thompson present a truly gorgeous variety of classical treasures from the Baroque era. Be early for this one – there was a full house last year!

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This Is Not A Brunch: Asian Fusion Dinner

$70, includes three courses

Sat 20 July 6pm

Bank St + Co, 28 Bank St

It’s a fave local brekky/lunch joint that opens after dark only for very special nights. Bank Street + Co have heard your demands and are back with this delicious instalment in their popular Fusion Dinner series. Places are limited for Dinner #4, so book early and beat the winter chills with rice and spice, drinks and more.

Bookings essential. Call 5568 1610.

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Film: Adventure On Screen


Sat 20 July 6pm for 7pm screening

Reardon Theatre, Bank St

Port Fairy Adventure FilmFestival is a new festival for our town, launching in November 2019. But…we can’t wait! So they’ve compiled the world’s best adventure short films from 2018 for an evening of beauty and awe. Crack a beer and immerse yourself in an incredible selection of short films about climbing, biking, skiing and kayaking. Inspiration and reactions of needing to explore someplace or do something new guaranteed. Doors and bar open at 6pm for screening at 7pm.

Tickets available at the door or via

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Every festival Saturday, 8am

Russell Clarke Reserve, James St

Start the weekend right with a jog around on of the prettiest parts of Port Fairy. A timed 5km event for people of all ages and abilities to walk or run around the lake and parklands in the morning winter light. Register online, print out your barcode and meet at the amenities block 7.50am for the briefing. Dogs (on a lead) are also welcome!

Register to run at

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