What’s on this weekend in Shepparton
Winemakers Series at SAM
Shepparton Art Museum’s rooftop bar and terrace is putting a spotlight on Broken River Vineyard as part of the Winemakers Series. Hear directly from the winemaker as you sip on five of the best estate-grown wines with matched canapés, and enjoy live music from Jessica Lorraine. The experience costs $95 and runs from 6pm to 10.30pm on level four of SAM.
2022 Shepparton Squash International
The seventh Shepparton International Squash Championships will take over the Goulburn Valley Squash Club this weekend. Starting on Thursday, it runs until Sunday, July 10, between 9am and 5pm each day. The tournament is part of the PSA Australian Tour and is round eight of the Victorian Grand Prix Graded Squash Circuit. Entry is free for spectators.
Violet Town community market
Peruse a variety of stalls at the Violet Town community market on Saturday from 8.30am to 1pm. The market is held at the recreation reserve on Tulip St, Violet Town on the second Saturday of each month.
Mooroopna safe plate day
Neighbourhood Watch Greater Shepparton is joining forces with Mooroopna Kiwanis to deliver a community safety initiative on Saturday. Motorists can bring their vehicles to the rear car park of Mooroopna Woolworths, McLennan St, Mooroopna, to get their number plate screws replaced with security screws between 10am and 1pm. Gold coin donations to Neighbourhood Watch will be collected.
Pre-loved clothing market, Regional Rummage, is on at Tatura’s Victory Hall at 81 Hogan St on Sunday. Have a browse at the clothing, footwear and accessories ready to take on a second life. The rummage is on from 10am to 2pm and entry is with a gold coin donation to a local charity.
Echuca Country Music Club
Guest artist Alan Chapman is headlining the Echuca Country Music Club event on Sunday, July 17, at Tongala public hall, Mangan St, Tongala. Doors open at 10.30am and the event runs from 11am to 4pm. Entry is $9 for members and $10 for non-members, with a door prize, nifty fifty and raffles on the day. BYO non-alcoholic drinks, food and nibbles. Contact Lesley on 5482 6281 or Val Ryan on 0438 160 222 for any queries.
Shepparton Croquet Club
Winter playing times are Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 12.30pm for a 1pm start. A game for all ages — beginners welcome. All equipment supplied, flat sole shoes must be worn. Proof of vaccination must be shown. Inquiries to the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0419 002 682.
Calling all bagpipers
Goulburn Valley Pipes and Drums members desperately need experienced pipers and drummers to join the band. Members would also welcome people wishing to learn to play the bagpipes or side, tenor or bass drum. Members practise on Thursday from 7pm in the hall at The Hub, Morrell St, Mooroopna. For information phone Eileen Mackie on 0420 350 216.
Over-60s Friendship Group
A friendly social group meets every second Tuesday of each month at 6pm at Casablanca Restaurant, 125 High St, Shepparton, for a meal and to discuss the coming month’s itinerary for day and evening outings. Singles, friends and couples all welcome. No committee, fees, or commitment to attend outings. For information, phone David on 0409 133 044 or Jan on 0458 211 104.
Members of the public interested in joining Lodge Eshcol are encouraged to apply. The Freemason group is looking for new members to join its ranks to help give back to the Shepparton community. Contact Alan Thomson on 0402 284 797 for details.