Yarram Community Garage Sale
Mar.
31
7:45 am07:45

Yarram Community Garage Sale

Yarram is having a community-wide garage sale and you’re invited! Whether you want to set up your own garage sale or just see what’s on offer, we have you covered. There will even be a BBQ from 7:45am at Yarram Memorial Park.

Registration is $10 and all registered houses will get a ‘GARAGE SALE’ sign, balloons, and their site address listed on a town map.

Registration is open until the 9th of March and can be obtained from the Ship Inn Motel or Davis Manner.

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Tarra Festival
Apr.
18
to 22 Apr.

Tarra Festival

  • Yarram, Victoria Australia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

https://tarrafestival.com.au

The first Tarra Festival was way back in 1972, since then the festival has grown in popularity and size each year.

The regular events and attractions will be available during the Easter long weekend, with some old favourites returning to celebrate with Yarram locals and visitors.

The Tarra Festival is co-ordinated by a team of volunteers and representatives of local service groups and community organisations. The committees' aim is to co-ordinate and promote a program of activities and events staged by the local service groups, schools and community organisations throughout Easter.

The Festival is funded 100% by sponsorship, grants and donations from businesses, tourism bodies and the local council with dozens of volunteers assisting to help make the Festival come alive.

So whatever you are doing at Easter Long Weekend come and experience Tarra Festival and make sure you don't miss one of Gippsland's biggest and most popular events. Be sure to check the festival website.

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Easter in Port Albert
Apr.
21
9:00 am09:00

Easter in Port Albert

Port Albert will be hosting activities all day. The day begins at 9am with the Make It, Bake It, Grow It market until 1pm.

The museum will be having an ‘Offshore and Specialist Ships’ exhibit running from 10am until 4pm.

From 11am until 6pm, there will be an Easter in the Park event at Rutter Park with a circus workshop, a stage for kids to show off their talents, food vans, a ukulele workshop and more, all for free.

From 6pm onwards will be a lantern and fireworks show, with the fireworks starting at 8pm as well as fire acrobats showing their talents. Food will be available. There will also be a bus going between Yarram Memorial Park and Port Albert every 30 minutes.

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Family Fun Day
May
19
9:00 am09:00

Family Fun Day

Businesses all over Yarram will be offering free activities for children, ranging from building birdhouses to completing challenges. For more information and to register your child, contact Cooper’s Home Timber and Hardware.

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Mar.
23
8:30 am08:30

Duncan's Run

Duncan’s Run is an ultra marathon event taking place on the trails of Gippsland’s Tarra Bulga state forest. Participants can take part in a run consisting of either 6, 21 or 50 kilometers. More information can be found at the website. http://www.duncansrun.com.au/

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Breakfast with Gippsland Businesses
Mar.
22
7:30 am07:30

Breakfast with Gippsland Businesses

Our Business Breakfasts are back with a bang this year with our first for 2019 capping off with two great guest speakers.

Do you want to increase your business’ visibility, improve your knowledge and expertise and access local business events and opportunities? Daley Thompson will explain how Gippsland Business Connect can help you achieve this.

Find more information and tickets for the event at the Facebook page

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`Welshpool Autumn Flower Show
Mar.
8
to 9 Mar.

`Welshpool Autumn Flower Show

Fancy yourself a bit of a green thumb? Want to see what local gardeners are doing? Come on down to the Welshpool Autmun Flower Show and take a look! With exhibits from trees and shrubs through to vegetables, floral art and everything inbetween, there’s surely something to tickle your fancy. There’s no fee for exhibiting your produce, and entry is open to all ages.

General public admission is $3 or free for children and there are show programs available from the Welshpool Post Office, Foster Newsagency, Yarram Courthouse Information Center or by calling show secretary Fran Grylls on 5184 1376 or 0481 385 122.

Show dates are Friday March 8 from 1:30pm through to 5pm and Saturday March 9 from 10am through to 4pm.

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Hero Round Table
Mar.
2
to 3 Mar.

Hero Round Table

The Hero Round Table is the only conference in the world dedicated entirely to talking about heroism and the people performing heroic deeds. The event invites people from very different backgrounds and walks of life. Like in the famous TED conferences, the speakers present short talks to communicate their core message. Hero Round Table speakers also spend time with the audience by having lunch together, grabbing a drink, and signing books. In addition, the conference is complemented by workshops where participants can choose in which topics they want to delve further.

For more information or to purchase your ticket, check the website.

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Yarram Do-ocrats Meetup
Feb.
24
3:00 pm15:00

Yarram Do-ocrats Meetup

Are you a person with a fantastic set of skills who has missed out on meeting other people like you locally? Would you like to get together to discuss business options and further your experience and skills, discuss setting up a business or look to further your freelance career?

This is a meetup to do all of that and more. Network with other motivated people over a coffee and a chat.

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Business Planning Essentials Workshop
Feb.
19
6:00 pm18:00

Business Planning Essentials Workshop

You wouldn’t set out on a road trip without a map. The road to business success is no different. Without a map to guide you, you’re flying blind and just as likely to end up lost or facing down a dead end.

So, take the guesswork out of your next steps and fast track your business towards success at this practical two-hour workshop that will show you how to clarify your long-term goals into a solid business plan. Find out how to build your own business plan that will guide your way forward, step by step, minimise the risks ahead and prepare you to make the most of opportunities waiting around the corner.

Come away armed with a one-page road map that will set out exactly where you’re at, where you want to be in future and, most importantly, set out a clear pathway of next steps and strategies that will get you there.

As well as keeping your business on track, having a ready-prepared plan is a vital tool to have up your sleeve whenever you seek finance, lease premises, arrange permits or engage staff.

Get ready to take your business onwards to success at this essential Small Business Victoria workshop, one of many that have helped businesses get started in Victoria for more than 10 years.

Learn how to:

• Discover and explore new opportunities
• Identify key risks and limits to growth
• Solve problems using a range of tools and processes
• Think ahead and size up future directions
• Create a business framework 
• Develop strategies to fast track success
• Build a one-page business plan
• Access tools, templates, support and resources.

A light supper will be provided.

All bookings must be made via the website

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Australia Day in Port Albert
Jan.
26
9:00 am09:00

Australia Day in Port Albert

Port Albert is hosting an array of events for Australia day, kicking off with the markets from 9am to 1pm at Port Albert Hall, followed by live music, food and kids activities at Rutters Park from 11am to 4pm, and finally an evening of live music and food at Port Albert Hall from 5pm until late.

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Dec.
8
8:00 am08:00

21st Annual Keith Hamilton Toy Run

The ride will depart from Pud’s Four Parts to meet the ride departing from the Sale Clocktower at 9:30, and then to the Maffra Shed at 11:30am for the mass ride back to the Sale Clocktower Mall for the presentation of the toys at 12:00pm.

Grab a toy, buy some non-perishable food, kids clothes, gift cards or make a cash donation. Toys will be handed over to the Salvo’s and St. Vinnies for distribution.

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