Donella's Yoga: Rise and Shine


Sun 9 June 8-9:30am
Sun 23 June 8-9:30am
Sun 7 July 8-9:30am
Sun 21 July 8-9:30am

Port Fairy Yacht Club, Battery Point

Designed by Donella to make mornings clearer and brighter. Asanas, yoga nidra (relaxation), pranayama (breathing) and meditation, all in a beautiful riverside setting.

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

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Workshop: Make Your Own Wax Wraps


Sat 6 July 11am-1pm
Sun 21 July 11am-1pm

Community House, Railway Place

Reduce your dependence on single-use plastic by learning how to make your own beeswax wraps and create a container to store them in. Perfect for using in lunch boxes – you’ll have no need for cling wraps after this session run by experienced maker Judith McKay. All fabric, wax and equipment provided, but feel free to bring your own fabric if you prefer.

Bookings essential. Book here or phone 5568 2681.

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Merrijig Kitchen's Sunday Winter Roast


Sun 23 June 12:30pm SOLD OUT
Sun 7 July 12:30pm SOLD OUT
Sun 21 July 12:30pm SOLD OUT

Merrijig Kitchen, Cnr Campbell and Gipps Streets

Join the ‘jig for their 2019 Winter Roast Sunday Lunch series! Enjoy a shared 2-course luncheon cooked entirely in their garden wood-fired oven, with pre-lunch cocktails and a few special treats thrown in. Grab some friends, sit round the long table and enjoy an afternoon of winter feasting!


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Winter Whale Trail: Dr Blake Allen on Technoecology

Gold coin donation

Sun 21 July 10-11:30am

Charlie’s On East, East Beach

A self-described technoecologist, Dr Blake’s PhD explored how technology can examine animal movement in modified landscapes. As the Chief Remote Pilot for Deakin’s Victorian Coastal Monitoring Program, Dr Blake specialises in drone imagery, photogrammetry, spatial statistics, geographic information systems, species distribution modeling, and volumetrics. Intrigued? Hear how the program – along with citizen scientists - gathers valuable info about our local coastal conditions, hazards and the expected longer-term impacts of climate change. Impacts that effect life above and below the water.

This event is part of the Winter Whale Trail from Cape Otway to Cape Nelson and is supported by I Am Warrnambool. Your entry donation goes to Port Fairy Coastal Group.

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Fundraiser: Community Bank Swim Challenge


Sun 21 July 10-2pm

Belfast Aquatics Swimming Pool, Campbell St

This is a fundraiser of epic proportions – for community and for the pool! Eight teams of five swimmers from a local community group swim as many laps as they can, relay style, in a 2-hour time slot. The Community Bank gives them $1 for every lap! PLUS, they’ll match that money and donate it to the pool. Who will raise the most?? How high will the lap count go?? Why are people so active on a Sunday!? Be there to cheer them on and enjoy the competition and novelty races of the Community Swim Challenge!

Groups must be incorporated not-for-profit bodies. To register, contact Nicole Dwyer at or 0419568775 by 1 July 2019. Good luck to all! This event is proudly sponsored by Port Fairy and District Community Bank.

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Film: Adventure on Screen


Sun 21 July 2:00pm

Reardon Theatre, Bank St

Another teaser session of what’s to come in November, when Port Fairy Adventure Film Festival kicks off for real. Settle in for an afternoon of more excitement and inspiration on film. Screenings to be announced closer to the date - see the festival website for all the details.

Tickets available at the door or

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Workshop: Splash Trash Art


Sun 21 July 2-4pm

Port Fairy RSL Hall, Bank St

This (free!) marine debris art workshop is hosted by local artists Denise Regan, Britt Gow and Karen Clarke, who create works made of plastic collected from our beaches, oceans and other waterways. Consider the problem of plastic pollution, understand how to reduce your plastic footprint and create your own artwork. Artists will supply plastic collected from local beaches by BeachPatrol 3280- 3284 volunteers, but feel free to bring found objects of your own.

Spaces limited to 20. Phone 0458 016 300 to book now.

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Winter Weekends Closing Party


Sun 21 July, 5-6pm

Port Fairy Wharf, Gipps St

A beautiful riverside gathering to close out the festival! With mulled wine and hot chocolate, live DJ, hot street food and fire drums – just remember to bring the marshmallows. There’ll be creepy-cool puppets from Magic Lantern to spook you out. And you can pop up to Wishart St for the last night of Light Up Port Fairy. Join us in a little party to say thanks for another awesome winter! This event is weather permitting, check at the Visitor Info Centre or the festival website on the day.

This event is proudly sponsored by Ashmont Motor Inn & Apartments.

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Codrington Wind Farm Tours

Every festival Sunday 1:30-2:30pm
Codrington Wind Farm, 5213 Princes Hwy, Codrington (meet at the gate)

Did you know that just outside Port Fairy is Australia’s first commercial wind farm? Opened in 2001, the site was selected as being ‘close to perfect’ with strong prevailing winds blowing off the Southern Ocean. Your tour guide Tim has over 18 years’ of wind energy knowledge to share. He will show you around the base of the farm’s 81m towers and explain how the farm generates enough energy to power 10,000 Victorian homes every year.

These tours require a minimum of 10 and maximum of 20 people. Only a few tickets are available at the gate. Please book here or phone 0419 188 715.

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