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 Ferment 101 

Sat. November 10th - 10am-1pm

 Create your own unique Sourdough Mother, Yoghurt Mother, sparkling booch and pickles.

Social Activities


NOVEMBER: Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th in Wangaratta 


Jan advises that 30 members are planning a trip to Wangaratta, staying three nights at Wangaratta Gateway Quality Hotel, visiting two wineries in the area. Friday 23rd, Gapsted Wines near Mytleford, and Saturday 24th Rutherglen Estates at Rutherglen. Cost is $350 per person for accommodation and meals at the hotel plus winery charges to be confirmed.                                               Coordinator: Jan Gillett


DECEMBER:  Monday 10th   We look forward to Christmas Lunch in ‘Whites Paddock’ at RACV Resort.  12:00pm for 12:30.   Lunch consisting of two course meal using alternative drop, Turkey with roast vegetables altn. with Salmon, and later desert of Christmas pudding.  If you have special meal requirements contact David 0416 109 910.  Cost $50.00 with drink on arrival, to be paid to Peter or direct to Westpac bank deposit, code CHR+surname by Monday 15th October.


It is proposed to have door prizes of wine and a food hamper and a choir from the Men`s Shed will sing, similar to last year.                                                                      Coordinator:  David Hosking





JANUARY:  Monday 22nd   ‘Ming Dynasty’ Chinese dinner at 6:15 pm. Cost $22.00   code CHI+surname


                                                                                                                          Coordinator:  David Hosking


FEBRUARY: Tuesday 22nd RAAF Museum Self drive to RAAF Base Williamstown, Point Cook Road, Point Cook


                                                                                                                                 Coordinator:  Jan Gillett


MARCH:  Sunday 17th Opera on the Lakes.  Twenty five members are off to Metung leaving Saturday 16th to see and hear the Opera on the Lakes on Sunday 17th.  We can book a lunch pack, including drink, and wine can be purchased from hospitality tent.  Cost $18.00 to be paid to Peter or direct deposit code LUN + surname.                                                                                                 Coordinator:  David Hosking


Jan and David Cheatley have a program to entertain us on Monday and Tuesday and over weekend for anybody not interested in the Opera performance on Sunday.  It is planned to visit Bruthen area with lunch at refurbished Bruthen Pub and drive pass Paynesville to see the silt jetties at the mouth of Mitchell River. We leave for home on Wednesday, March 20th.


MAY: Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd Bendigo   The Social Committee is planning a two night self drive, or alternative Train trip, to Bendigo, and want to find how many people would be interested in seeing the delights of Bendigo:-  Tram Museum, tram ride,  Central Deborah Gold Mine, Chinese Museum, Heritage Building Walks,  Art Gallery, The Great Stupa (Buddhist Temple).


Once we have an idea of possible numbers we can organise the trip and accommodation.       


                                                                                                                                         Social Secretary:   David Hosking