SUNDAY, MAY 15TH

9:30am - 1:00pm
Il Mercato - Myrtleford Farmers Market

Il Mercato

Il Mercato - Myrtleford Farmers Market

WHERE: La Piazza, Myrtleford

WHEN: Coffee, freshly cooked Italian frittole, roasted chestnuts or Vin Brulee - what better way to start the day.

Entertainment provided by Jazz Amore & Matt Arena.      

Meet our local producers with new season walnuts, hazelnuts, chestnuts, mushrooms, homemade pasta & sauces, artisan bread, salami, cheeses and so much more.  All you  need is to bring yourself and a basket to fill.  

The Myrtleford Farmers Market is an accredited VFMA produce market.  Gold coin donation is welcomed.

10:30am - 11:30am
Masterclass @ Il Mercato

Patrizia Simone

Masterclass @ Il Mercato

WHERE: Anglican Church Hall, adjacent La Piazza

WHAT: This year we see Patrizia Simone join forces with James Mele from The Meat Room to bring you class on the tradition of salami & sausage making, how to select the meat, mixing, filing, curing.  Once you’ve learnt how to make your sausages Patrizia will share some Umbrian secrets and recipes.  

Recipes & tastings included in presentation.

Entry by donation

8:30am - 5:30pm
La Fiera Cup – Soccer Challenge Match

La Fiera Cup Soccer Challenge

La Fiera Cup – Soccer Challenge Match

WHERE: Savoy Park, 25 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford

WHAT: Traditional rivals Myrtleford Savoy Soccer Club vs Wangaratta City play head-to-head for the LaFiera Cup. Always a good crowd of supporters from both towns, this game is not one to miss. Main Game commences at 3.00p.m. Bring a chair & blanket and enjoy the best canteen in the league with great Italian food available.

Best canteen in the league with great Italian food available. Free entry.

10:00am - 5:00pm
Michelini Wines – Cellar Door Experience

Michelini Wines

Michelini Wines – Cellar Door Experience

WHERE: 213 Great Alpine Road, Myrtleford  

WHAT: A visit to Michelini Cellar Door for a tasting of Italian varietals is highly recommended when  in Myrtleford.  Bookings not essential but recommended, book via www.micheliniwines.com.au or phone (03) 5751 1990

11:30am - 12:45pm
Masterclass, Wine tasting - the Italian Varietals @ Billy Button Cellardoor

Billy Button

Masterclass, Wine tasting - the Italian Varietals @ Billy Button Cellardoor

WHERE: 161 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford

WHAT: Join us at Billy Button’s Myrtleford Cellar Door, for a wine tasting Masterclass from 11.30 am to discover some of our unusual Italian varietals.  Learn the different methods we use to make our range of Prosecco and taste your way through our white & red varietals such as Arneis, Vermentino, Barbera and maybe even a Schiopettino!

Limited spaces, $35 per person.  

Booking online at www.billybuttonwines.com.au

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tastes of Italy @ Gapsted Wines

Gapsted Wines

Tastes of Italy @ Gapsted Wines

WHERE: 3897 Great Alpine Road, Gapsted

WHAT: Tastes of Italy brings you a beautiful 3 course Italian inspired menu matched with Italian wine varietal wines @ $65 per person. 

Bookings essential, online or call directly: www.gapstedwines.com.au  Phone: (03) 5751 9101

From 12:00pm
Mangiare with the Michelini’s

Michelini Wines

Mangiare with the Michelini’s

WHERE: 213 Great Alpine Road, Myrtleford

WHAT: 3 course lunch with matching Italian wines.

Bookings only. $55 per person.

Book online at www.micheliniwines.com.au or call 03 5751 1990.

12:00pm - until close
Billy Button – Cellar Door

Billy Button

Billy Button – Cellar Door

WHERE: 161 Myrtle Street, Myrtleford

WHAT: Antipasto & toasted Focaccia at Billy Button Wines form an Italian inspired sharing menu for the duration of the La Fiera weekend.

Enjoy an Antipasto with delicious salami, Italian cheeses, frittata & pickled vegetables or a Herb Focaccia filled with Italian inspired ingredients toasted to perfection.  Complete your visit with a tasting or glass of wine.

Bookings preferred but not essential, bookings online www.billybuttonwines.com.au 

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Old School Museum Open House

Old School Museum

Old School Museum Open House

WHERE: 29 Elgin Street, Myrtleford

WHAT: Visit the community museum and view presentations on migration, Italian contribution to agriculture and forestry, the Italian P.O.W. Camp (1942-46) and prominent families and their contribution to community life  Entry: $5 Adults, $3 concession $1.00 Children.

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

Session One: 2pm | Session Two: 6pm
Living Chess Match reinvented – Theatre Production

Empac Theatre Production

Living Chess Match reinvented – Theatre Production

WHERE: EMPAC Theatre, Prince Street, Myrtleford

WHAT: Benvenuti to La Fiera's production of the Living Chess match, a 15th century comedic love story with a twist.       

The production has been reinvented, making a transition from an outdoor performance to an interactive modern theatrical spectacular. Not to be missed.

Rescripted & written by Emilio Ricciuti & EPR Productions of CIAO fame.

Doors open: 1pm for 2pm start & 5pm for 6pm start

Adults $20.00 Concession $10 & U18 Free

Come early & enjoy some light refreshments before the production.

Wine available for purchase.

Session One: 2pm | Session Two: 6pm. Doors open early for light refreshments.

Tickets on sale at https://www.trybooking.com/BYSGK

 

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Spritz O’Clock @ Bastoni Pizzeria

Bastoni Pizzeria

Spritz O’Clock @ Bastoni Pizzeria

WHERE: Adjacent to La Piazza, Great Alpine Road, Myrtleford

WHAT: Come and unwind with an Aperol, Campari or Limoncello Spritz, before you enjoy an authentic wood fired pizza to complete your Italian experience. Bookings preferred, phone (03) 5751 1478.