Events

Maldon in Winter 2017

Maldon In Winter – a festival of events that you can enjoy with family and friends during the coldest part of the year. There are steam train rides, the Maldon Art show, the Maldon Market, story tellings, knitting demos, craft for the children along with gold mine tours, music, dance, Bliss Bombs Burlesque, Kelly Auty blues and jazz, historic walks, Christmas dinners and lunches and some wonderful mulled wine. Come for the day or stay for a weekend – there’s plenty to enjoy in this beautiful old gold rush town. So grab a coat and hit the road for Maldon. Warm fires, old cottages, great food, specialty shops and much more

Program may change, check the Maldon Inc Facebook page.

Shop Windows: See the magnificent shop window displays and the winning windows judged by the Maldon Primary School children.
Cascade Print Room: Sat 1st – Sun 16th July “Wild Things” new ceramic works by Guest Artist Sam Varian.
Maldon Art Show: Sat 1st to Sun 9th July 11am-4pm, Community Centre, Francis St. $2.
Athenaeum Childrens Library: Mon, Wed, Fri 2 – 4pm, Sat 9.30-12, near Post Office, free, Joy 5475 1326.
Carman’s Tunnel Tours: Everyday school holidays 1.30, 2.30, 3.30pm. Adults $7.50, children $2.50. 5475 2656 or Visitor Information Centre 5475 2569

 

Sat 24th June
Kangaroo Tales 3-5pm at the Kangaroo – theatre, poetry and song, Ian McBride, Anita Sinclair Lauren Williams.
Winter Solstice 6pm at the Kangaroo – goat on a spit, fires, drumming, warm spiced cider, tarot readings. Kyle 5475 2214

Fri 30th June
See the magnificent shop window displays and the winning windows judged by the children of Maldon PS..

Sat 1st July
Maldon Art show 11-4pm 1st to 9th July, Community Centre, Francis St, $2.
Steam train – clowns, face painting, balloons, Maldon 10.30, 2.30pm to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Vintage Machinery Steam Day 10 – 4pm Vincent St, Peter Thompson 0408 146 537
Battery Open Day 11 – 4pm Adair St East Peter Thompson 0408 146 537
Maldon Museum. 1.30 – 4pm local history exhibitions 5475 1633 maldonnmuseum.com.au Free app tour of the historic town at tours.maldonmuseum.com.au
Fiddle session 7-9pm The Kangaroo 5474 2214

Sun 2nd July
Steam train – clowns, face painting, balloons, Maldon 10.30, 2.30 to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Spotted Cow 12-3pm lunch full Xmas roast turkey, pork, ham with trimmings $30. Bookings Tess 5475 2220
Athenaeum library 2 -3.30pm Atherton Murders and talk by author Joan Hooper $2. Joy 5475 1326
Blues – John-Luke Shelley and High Speed Steel 2pm Maldon Hotel 5475 2231

Wed 5th July
Steam train Maldon 10.30, 2.30pm to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Spinning at The Wool Stash 1 – 2pm have a go at the art of Spinning with Tammy from skeinlanestudio101
Athenaeum library – 3-4pm Snowflake scene, making a kaleidoscope, children 7-10 years, free. Joy 5475 1326
Spotted Cow – 5.30-8.30pm, full Xmas roast, plum pudding/pavlova, mulled wine $50. Bookings, Tess 5475 2220

Thu 6th July
Red Carpet Event Maldon Movies Film Society 7.15 for 7.30pm Break of Day, 40 year anniversary, black tie or period costume, $5 members/ $10 non members.
Neighbourhood Centre 0459 093 452
The Kangaroo Trivia Quiz – 7pm $10 per team, winner takes all, spot prizes, warm spiced cider. Kyle 5475 2214

Fri 7th July
Newstead Community Centre – 8pm-12 Old Time Dancing $8 incl country supper. Ross 5475 2582

Sat 8th July
Steam train – clowns, face painting, balloons, Maldon 10.30, 2.30pm to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Maldon Museum. 1.30-4pm local history exhibitions 5475 1633 maldonnmuseum.com.au Free app tour of the historic town at tours.maldonmuseum.com.au
Bluesgrass Jamming 7.30-9.30pm The Kangaroo 5475 2214
Maldon Hotel 6pm onward 3 meat Christmas dinner with home made Christmas pudding $30. 5475 2231

Sun 9th July
Maldon Market – 9-2pm home made, home grown. Warm the cockles with hot spiced apple juice. facebook.com/maldonmarket or www.maldonnc.org.au
Steam train – clowns, face painting, balloons, Maldon 10.30, 2.30pm to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Maldon Museum. 10-2pm local history exhibitions 5475 1633 maldonnmuseum.com.au Free app tour of the historic town at tours.maldonmuseum.com.au
Athenaeum library – book sale 9-2pm
Spotted Cow 12-3pm lunch full Xmas roast turkey, pork, ham with trimmings $30.. Bookings Tess 5475 2220
Kelly Auty ‘A la Carte’ – a menu of songs of rock, blues, ballads, jazz. Vintage Machinery Museum, 12.30 lunch for 1.30 show $25, Clif 0418 922 245 or trybooking.com

Mon 10th July – Wed 12th July
Art Workshop 9.30-4pm Drawing Your Story with Andrew Antoniou from Sydney, charcoal, pastel, $325, Neighbourhood Centre, Amy 5475 2093

Wed 12th July
Steam train 10.30, 2.30pm Maldon to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Spinning at The Wool Stash 1 – 2pm have a go at the art of Spinning with Tammy from skeinlanestudio101
Spotted Cow – 5.30-8.30pm, full Xmas roast, plum pudding/pavlova, mulled wine $50. Bookings, Tess 5475 2220

Fri 14th July
Bliss Bombs Burlesque Cabaret show Adults only $25   Tickets www.trybooking.com  7pm for 8pm Community Centre    Kareen 0408 844 152

Sat 15th July
Maldon Mine Open Day 10am-2pm. Learn about the history of mining in Maldon and take a peak into the current operating mine and mill. Pick up Maldon Information Centre.
Bookings essential – Anita – anita.macartney@centennialmining.com or 5475 2977
Steam train – clowns, face painting, balloons Maldon 10.30, 2.30pm to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Maldon Museum. 1.30-4pm local history exhibitions showcasing Maldon’s diverse stories. 5475 1633 maldonnmuseum.com.au Free app tour of the historic town at tours.maldonmuseum.com.au
Italian Winter Feast – 6pm at Miss Pritchard’s Pantry – sumptuous 3 course meal. Truffle risotto, porchetta and chestnuts, poached pears in grappa zabaglione – $65, Bookings essential, 5475 2282

Sun 16th July
Steam train – clowns, face painting, balloons Maldon 10.30, 2.30pm to Castlemaine www.vgr.com.au
Anzac Hill Walk 1.30pm, guided walk and talk of the history of this Avenue of Honour. Anzac Hill celebrates the centenary of its opening this year,  Noel Muller, Parks Victoria 0429 854 522