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Golden Plains is renowned for its award winning wines of the Moorabool Valley, iconic festivals, breathtaking natural beauty and open spaces.

Rolling green hills, golden fields, rugged bush landscapes and rocky volcanic plains span the region from its historic gold mining towns in the north, to the river valleys in its south.

Savour award winning wine and bountiful local produce that is showcased in quality local eateries and available at markets, cafes and cellar doors.

Discover stunning natural scenery, enjoy an outdoor adventure at your own pace and experience the unique and authentic local charm of the Golden Plains region for yourself.

All of this is located just a stone's throw from Melbourne, Geelong, Ballarat and the Surfcoast.

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Smythesdale Country Market

Saturday January 16, 9am to 1pm
Historic Precinct, Brooke St, Smythesdale 
Featuring fresh produce, craft stalls and delicious food ready to eat. For more information,
ph 03 5342 8751.


Teesdale Country Market

Sunday January 24, 9am to 1pm
Home grown, hand made and vintage market at Teesdale Community Hall. A fun day of treasure hunting with the family including sausage sizzle and Devonshire Tea
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Golden Plains Farmers’ Markets

Saturday February 6, 9am to 1pm
The kids are back at school! Come on down to the market and enjoy the sunshine and have a chat with your favourite farmer. Shop for some lovely fresh ingredients for a healthy summer salad and a beautiful bunch of flowers to brighten up someones's day.
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Shelford Duck Race

Sunday February 28, 11am to 5pm
Shelford Cricket Club, The Parade Rd, Shelford, VIC
A fun filled community event for all ages with market stalls, live entertainment and the main event, the duck race!
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Inverleigh Dachshund Derby

Sunday March 6, 10am to 2.30pm
Victoria Park, Inverleigh. Fun day out for both children and adults with small dogs. Events include fancy dress for dogs and children, best child handler, obedience competition, egg and spoon race, sack race, musical chairs, best tricks, fastest pie eater, adults pooper scooping, all breeds race culminating in the Dachshund Derby.
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Golden Plains Arts Trail 2016

Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 March, 9am to 4pm
Come and join artists and makers from across Golden Plains Shire as they open their homes, studios and hearts for a very special weekend of inspiration.
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