The Southern Trove is a special place with vast treasures and a rich spirit. In March and April, there are some wonderful events on – let’s celebrate the unique offerings of this delightful region together. See you there!
A Taste of the Huon
Grab your picnic rugs and deck chairs for this celebration of produce, entertainment, wine, cider, arts and more. Although famed for its apples, the Huon Valley brims with cherries, mushrooms, truffles and honey. It’s also home to cideries and cellar doors. It’d take days to discover these yourself so pop down for A Taste of the Huon when all these flavours and producers converge in Ranelagh.
When: March 12 & 13
Where: Ranelagh Recreation Ground
Details & image credit: www.tasteofthehuon.com
The Bruny Bash
If the idea of local tunes in Australia’s southern-most vineyard sounds appealing, get yourself over to Bruny Island for The Bruny Bash. Starting from 3pm, this evening is all about enjoying handmade wines and cider, sharing great local produce and getting amongst great vibes. Gather a possie together – all ages are welcome and camping is free!
When: Saturday, March 25
Where: Bruny Island Premium Wines, Lunawanna
Details & image credit: www.facebook.com/brunybash
Le Weekend @ Cygnet
Know much about Cygnet’s French connections? Le Weekend is a two-day festival celebrating the town’s rich French history. Hear about the voyages of Bruni D’Entrecasteaux and Jacques Labillardiere, or Nicolas Baudin. Le Weekend is a fine excuse to enjoy all things French from food and wine to films and live tunes. Plus there’s sailing, art, cycling and markets.
When: April 7 – 9
Where: Cygnet Township
Details & image credit: www.facebook.com/Le-Weekend-Cygnet
Art Farm Birchs Bay Sculpture Trail Prize
Art Farm Birchs Bay has announced its theme for this year’s Sculpture Trail as Warming to Nature: Exploring the shifting dialogue between artist and environment. Allow around an hour to explore the trail, featuring some 30 sculptures. Follow the trail through glorious pear orchards and up through winding bush trails leading to views out across Bruny Island. Follow up your dose of art and nature with a visit to Pepperberries Garden Café.
When: April 13 – July 21
Where: 3866 Channel Hwy, Birchs Bay
Details & image credit: www.artfarmbirchsbay.org.au
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