October Events

Cockatoo Country Market

Sat 2nd October , 8.30am - 1.30pm

Stalls include fresh produce, pantry items, crochet and knitwear, leather goods, wooden goods, plants, gift items and other local businesses (stalls do vary depending on season). Food options include coffee van, scones, slices and biscuits, as well as hot chips and burgers. Stalls are located both indoors and outdoors. Please comply with current COVID rules - masks and distancing.

77 Pakenham Road, Cockatoo

Kallista Community Market

Sat 2nd October , 9am - 1pm

Kallista is a vibrant outdoor country market with handmade and home crafted goods including jewellery, plants, wood crafts, soap, clothing, delicious food and so much more.

Village Green, Church St, Kallista

Art Show by Yarra Valley Art Society at Warratina

Sat 9th October  until Sun 17th October , Wednesday - Monday 10am - 4pm

Come and enjoy our annual Art Show, with works on display by members of the Mount Evelyn and Yarra Valley Arts Society. During the Art Show there will be opportunity to meet the local artists, attending at various times throughout the show. They will be able to talk further to you about their work and inspiration behind their pieces. All artwork displayed during the 8 days will be available to purchase. After visiting the Art Show make sure you visit our Lavender Tea House and spoil yourself with some delicious home-made food, our famous lavender scones or even a High tea. Bookings for the High Teas are necessary. Finish your visit with a stroll around our beautiful lavender gardens. Entry to view the exhibition is free, so gather your friends and come for a lovely day out!

Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Rd, Wandin Yallock

Exhibition entry: FREE

Monbulk Produce Market

Sat 9th October , 9am - 1pm

Monbulk Produce Market at top of main street brings fresh seasonal produce, home baked good and wares to our local town where the community. Make it, Bake it, Grow it. Meet the producers and everyone benefits.

50 Main Road, Monbulk

Free Entry

Belgrave Big Dreams Market

Sun 10th October , 9 am - 2 pm

A place to find all things grown and made with love : A dream come true : A dream to foster community, abundance, joy and creativity. You'll discover a collection of Melbourne's finest Artists and Makers. Discover original and bespoke design pieces alongside some of the yummiest and freshest produce the area has to offer with live music courtesy of our very talented onsite buskers, bouncy castle and facepainting for the kids, this is a market for the whole family to enjoy!

Reynolds Lane, Belgrave

Free Entry

Montrose Craft Market

Sat 16th October , 9am - 1.30pm

Situated at the base of Mt Dandenong on the way to Lilydale the Montrose Market has a variety of craft and fresh produce stalls. Drop in on the way out to the Yarra Valley.

Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Montrose

Enquiries: 9728 1703

Emerald Craft and Produce Market

Sun 17th October , 10am - 3pm

The Emerald Market is vibrant and colourful featuring locally made products and home grown produce right in the centre of town. Visitors can expect a variety of goods including preserves, cakes, hot food stalls, local specialties, vegetables and plants, jewellery, clothing, food, lifestyle products and massage. Our market is plastic bag free, so don’t forget to bring along your own bags.

Cnr Kilvington Drive & Main St, Emerald

Enquiries: 03 5968 3881

Gembrook Market

Sun 24th October , 9am - 2pm

Promoting sustainable living, many of the 90+ stall holders are artisans and craftspeople who have created unique items from recycled materials. Purchase home grown produce including some wonderful gourmet foods. We have a 'garage sale site' and if occupied on the day you visit, who knows what bargain you may find! A jumping castle, farm animals or similar activities for young children are on site at most markets.

Gembrook Community Centre, Gembrook-Pakenham Rd, Gembrook

Off the Rails LIVE - The Engagement - Murder Mystery

Sun 31st October , 2pm (Family Friendly) & 7pm (For the Grown-ups)

Join the Gemco Players for The Engagement, a family friendly matinee to celebrate Halloween by our talented Murder Mystery Cast. This is a Family Friendly Matinee at 2pm (No murder, a different mystery). We are a community theatre company set in Emerald, Victoria, with an emphasis on quality performance and a friendly atmosphere.

Gemco Community Centre, 19 Kilvington Drive, Emerald

Theatre Seating $15. Cabaret Table for 4 $70.