January, February, March
Barramul (Emu) and Milakuk (Lightning) Time. A Time of Reverence.
Barramul become pairs and after the eggs hatch, the male raises the young.
2018 kicks off with the annual Highland Gathering in Maryborough. Cool off in one of the many swimming pools or try Expedition Pass or Cairn Curran Reservoirs! Markets abound across the region including every Sunday in Daylesford, second Sunday in Maldon and third Sunday in Talbot. Don’t miss summer music festivals across the region including Newstead Live Music Festival.
2018 is the Chinese year of the Dog. Bring in the Lunar New Year on February 16 in Bendigo then spend a weekend meandering towards Trentham. The Four Seasons Fine Music Festival, museums, shopping and lakeside fun in Daylesford and Hepburn Springs making the trip to Trentham Falls enjoyable for whoever is along for the ride.
From Scots Day Out in Bendigo's Rosalind Park to the Marimekko exhibition at the Bendigo Art Gallery – Bendigo is always good for a visit before heading South to Lockwood and Maldon, ending up in Newstead for Waterhole – a celebration of pools, food, music, dive-in films and a submersive performance of In the Deep End by Clunes-based Asking For Trouble.