Saturday 19th May 2018


    Mass and Procession for St. Anthony of Padua   

9am Myrtleford Piazza, Clyde St.

Following the Mass, a procession of veterans from the Italian Army’s Alpini Brigade and community members will carry the statue of St. Anthony acquired by St. Mary’s Catholic Church along Clyde Street. Come along and dress up in traditional regional Italian costume! Free entry.


    Wild Mushroom Forage   


Enjoy a morning walk foraging for wild mushrooms with expert guides on the outskirts of Myrtleford. Learn the secret to finding these wonderful natural treasures and enjoy the option of tasting preserved mushrooms. Participants need to be fit and healthy and wear suitable footwear for walking in hilly terrain.

Limited numbers.
$40 per person (no concessions).

This is an extremely popular event and is run subject to environmental conditions - On-line bookings will opened at 9am Saturday 5th May 2018

    Pizza Dough Throwing Demonstration   

10.30am Bastoni Pizzeria, Great Alpine Rd.

Talented Bastoni Pizzeria chef Alessandro will impress you as he freestyles, stretches, spins, tosses and juggles pizza dough like never seen before.

The kids can try too! Free entry.


    Food & Wine Festa   

10.30am-4.30pm Clyde St & Piazza, Myrtleford.

Sample some wonderful local wines from Alpine Valley Vigneron members and great regional produce, including traditional dishes from around Italy. Wine tasting glasses will be available for sale $5/each. Entertainment providing a village feel atmosphere. West Primary School Choir and Myrtleford Theatre Troupe. For the little ones, there’s a Mountain View Children’s Centre tent with lots of activities, free face painting and balloons




    Nonni in Cucina - Casalinga (Home Cooked)    

St. Paul’s Church Hall, Clyde St.

Presented by Patrizia Simone from Simone’s of Bright.
Local Nonni’ will demonstrate how to create those wonderful, simple Italian dishes handed down over generations
$10/person (includes recipes).


    Laughter The Italian Way    

1pm Jubilee Park (opposite Piazza)

Join the Myrtleford Laughter Club for a healthy dose of unconditional laughter about all things Italian.

Laughter Yoga utilises simple laughter exercises which quickly stimulates natural spontaneous fun and laughter. Works simultaneously on mind, body

and spirit. $2 donation appreciated.


    Viva Michelini   

12pm-3pm Michelini Wines, 213 Great Alpine Rd.
Wine and food Italian style! Three Italian style courses matched to three Italian wines.
$35/person. Prepaid tickets available from Michelini Wines cellar door: (03) 5751 1990.

    Tastes of Italy   

12pm-3pm Gapsted Wines, 3897 Great Alpine Rd.
Enjoy this three course culinary experience matched to Italian wine varietals. $49/person.
Bookings recommended: (03) 5751 1383


    Open House at the Old School Museum   

2pm-5pm Old School Museum, 29 Elgin St.

Visit the community museum and view presentations on Italian migration, the Italian P.O.W. Camp and migrant involvement in local agricultural industries (tobacco and forestry) and prominent families contribution to community life.

Entry: $5 Adults, Concession $3, $1 Children.


    Spritz O'clock @ Bastoni Pizzeria   

5pm-6pm Adjacent to Piazza, Great Alpine Rd.

Come and unwind with a Spritz
$8 Aperol, Campari or Limoncello Spritz.
Enjoy an authentic woodfired pizza to complete your Italian experience


    Italian Movies and Supper at EMPAC   

EMPAC  - is Myrtlefords state of the art theatre - Prince Street Myrtleford   - 

Movies and screen time to be confirmed.




    From Italy with Love! Dinner Dance   

6pm Club Savoy, 252 Great Alpine Rd.

Traditional Italian Entertainment by Rick Brun (tbc)
Adults $31 (members $27), Children 6-12 $14, 13-17 $21.50, Children under 5 years free.

Bookings strongly recommended to avoid disappointment: (03) 5751 1296.

Payment required upon booking