Maldon in Winter

Maldon in Winter 2018 Events and Activities
Come for the day or stay for the 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 so much more!

Friday 29 June – 29 July
“Maldon Winter Wonderland” theme on display throughout various shop windows
Promenade Main and High Streets and discover Maldon’s hidden Winter Wonderland displays in participating shop windows. Lee Mead, Maldon’s 2017 Citizen of the Year will be judging the windows and awarding prizes.

Saturday 30 June, 7, 14 and 21 July 1.30 – 4pm and Sunday 8 July 10 – 2pm Market Sunday
Maldon Museum & Archives Association presents
An Exhibition: Check out our “Old Stuff” – get up close and personal with the rich history of Maldon District
Maldon Museum, Maldon Gardens, 93 High Street
Enquiries: Val Evans 5475 2598

Sunday 1 and 8 July
Christmas Lunch or Dinner at the Spotted Cow
Christmas roast turkey, ham and pork with 7 different veggies
Choice of Xmas pudding or Pavlova for dessert, mulled wine to start or house wine
$50 PER HEAD $42 with no alcohol
Bookings preferred 5475 2220

30 June – 15 July     1.30, 2.30, 3.30pm
Carman’s Tunnel Tours
Every school holidays
Adults $7.50, Children $2.50
Enquiries: 5475 2656 or Maldon Information Centre 5475 2569

Monday 2 July   7.30 pm
38th Maldon Focus Quarterly Conversation in partnership with Makarrata Garden Tarrangower
La Larr Ba Gauwa: Stones and Mountain
Speaker: Rodney Carter, CEO Dja Dja Wurrung Aboriginal Clans Corporation
Maldon Community Centre, Francis St, Maldon
$5 donation

Friday 6 July    7pm
Talk by John Flaus
Screening I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
Maldon Neighborhood Centre
$5 members, $25 non-members
See Tarrangower Times for details
Booking essential: 0421 909 835

Saturday 7 July
1pm The Tall Target (1951)
2.30pm The Curse of the Cat People (1944)
4pm The Seventh Victim (1943)
Maldon Neighborhood Centre
$5 members, $25 non-members
See Tarrangower Times for details
Booking essential: 0421 909 835

Saturday 7 July    10am
Phud’s Fun and Friendly Dog Walk and Parade for Prizes
Meet outside Phud’s Health Store for Pets, 7 Main Street, Maldon
The walk is short and suitable for old dogs
Prizes: Phud’s products Cutest – best trick – oldest and best presented
$4 to enter and money raised will be donated to local Wildlife Rescue
Enquiries: 5462 4190

Saturday 7 – 15 July     11am – 4pm daily
Annual Maldon Art Exhibition “Winter in Wonderland”
An art exhibition in Australia’s First Notable Town, showcasing the work of artists from the Central Victorian Region. A large range of work using a variety of media is exhibited and all works will be available for purchase. Guest Sculptor: K J Bishop Community Centre Hall, Francis Street, Maldon Entry Fee $2

Sunday 8 July     9 – 2pm
‘Maldon Market: Hand Made, Home Grown’ is a monthly farmers and makers market. Take your time to explore the market stalls, enjoy the wonderful village atmosphere, music and entertainment in the picturesque town of Maldon
Fountain Street and Maldon Gardens or

Sunday 8 July     9am – 1.30 pm
Maldon Athenaeum Library
Reading Room Book Sale
Enquiries: Joy 5475 1326 or Lesley 5475 1920

Sunday 8 July
Tarot Readings at Monkey Mountain
20, 30 or 60 minute Tarot readings with an experienced local reader
Advance bookings are recommended
61 Main St, Maldon
Enquiries: Carol Hooper – 0428 611 034

Sunday 8 July       4 – 5.30pm
Make Your Own Kokedama Workshop
Koke (moss) dama (ball)
Kusaki – a botanical obsession
Main St Maldon
Special price for Maldon in Winter
$60 Adult
$80 Adult + child (10yrs+)
Bookings essential Kerrie – 0428 366 556

Friday 13 July
Winter Movie Fest and Bonfire at the Maldon Golf Club
6pm Bonfire and mulled wine
6.30pm Light meal and salad
7.30pm Viewing of movie The Alive Tribe A story set in Melbourne’s 1990’s of a father’s passion for his football club and his son’s quest for something more in life starring Maldon’s own John Arnold
$15 per head includes meal and movie viewing
Golf Links Road Maldon
Drinks at bar prices

Saturday 14 July
Bastille Day Special performance by French Chanson Kelly Auty
SteamRoller @ The Maldon Vintage Machinery Museum
7.15pm Doors and bar open
Live music from 8pm
Table or general seating
Welcome to bring platters or hampers
All Tix $20
Enquiries: 0418 922 245

Sunday 15 July    2pm
Musical afternoon with well-known Irish fiddler Sean Kenan
Sean will give a presentation of fiddling and explain the tradition of playing the fiddle
The Maldon Athenaeum Library – The Reading Room
Cost $5.00 Light refreshments will be served
Enquiries: Joy – 5475 1326 or Lesley – 5475 1920

Saturday 21 July     6.30pm
Intimitá – an intimate night of Italian inspired food, wine and song
A sumptuous three course Italian Winter Dinner followed by a solo performance by renowned folk singer songwriter Kavisha Mazzella
Miss Pritchard’s Pantry
$80 Dinner and Show
Bookings essential – 5475 2282

30 June – 6 August
Insta Art Project
Maldon’s Myths and Legends art installation
Collaborative artwork by MANet (Maldon Art Network)
Maldon Hotel and McArthur’s Corner wall, Main and Dolphin Streets
Sponsored by Maldon Inc.

Sunday 1, 8 and 15 July     Wednesday 4, 11 July     Saturday 7, 14 July
Victorian Goldfield Railways – Steam train rides, clowns, face painting, balloons
Maldon 10.30, 2.45pm to Castlemaine

Saturday 23 June 7pm      Saturday 28 July 7pm
Murder on the Orient Express
Book Now $110

Maldon INSTA project
Sponsored by Maldon Inc.
MANet (Maldon Art Network) presents the “Maldon, Myths and Legends” during the Winter in Wonderland program. The project includes a mural hung on the Maldon Hotel wall depicting myths and legends gathered from stories told by residents, stories from Dja Dja Wurrung and those associated with Maldon. Painted in a landscape setting that employs tromp l’oeil techniques viewers can take interesting and intriguing ‘selfie’ photographs within a wonderland setting to upload onto social media sites, like instagram and facebook. Art installation continues along Dolphin Street to the Maldon Art Exhibition at the Maldon Community Centre in Francis Street.

Maldon in Winter Wonderland Art Exhibition 2018
Category prizes for two winning artworks and the Best Local subject award place or person within the Mount Alexander Shire and Peoples’ Choice Award.

‘A Splash of Colour’ a perpetual memorial prize dedicated to Melanie Sunners in recognition of her energy, vibrancy and colourful personality that added to Maldon.
Sponsor: Anita McGoldrick-Ford, Simply Magnificent

An initiative of Maldon Inc.
Maldon Inc. gratefully acknowledges the support of Mount Alexander Shire Council, Waller Realty and Maldon & District Community Bank