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Mulberry Hill Open Day

Langwarrin South, vic

Home of Artist Sir Daryl and Joan Lindsay, author of Picnic at Hanging Rock.

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Historic Garden Walking Tour of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch’s beloved Cruden Farm

Langwarrin, vic

Learn about the history and provenance of one of Australia’s most remarkable gardens. Created over more than 80 years by renowned philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, Cruden Farm is an oasis of flowers, trees, formal gardens and lakes. A true labour of love left as a place of public recreation.

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On Bunurong Country: Art and Design in Frankston

Langwarrin, vic

McClelland Gallery invite you to hear from a panel of historians who contributed to the recently published book. On Bunurong Country: Art and Design in Frankston. Learn about Frankston's fascinating connections with artists such as Daryl and Joan Lindsay, Violet Teague, Christian and Napier Waller.

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Celebrate 100 Years of Frankston High School

Frankston, vic

2024 is a momentous year in the history of Frankston High School.....the school turns 100! We would like to share some of the celebrations with the wider community. Come along and visit our museum which documents the school's development since 1924.

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Emma Donovan: Songs, Stories and Soul from Family and Country

Frankston, vic

Witness the talent of ARIA-nominated, award-winning Indigenous singer and songwriter Emma Donovan and her band. Join us for this incredible concert where she will share stories, providing an understanding of Country and community.

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Don’t be caught dead pub quiz

Frankston, vic

At which National Trust property on the Mornington Peninsula was Joan Lindsay’s book Picnic at Hanging Rock written? If you know the answer to this question, join us at Frankston Brewhouse for our don’t be caught dead pub quiz.

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Mt Eliza Ranelagh Estate Walk

Mount Eliza, vic

A guided walk through parts of the Walter Burley Griffin designed Ranelagh Estate in Mt Eliza to learn about the history and heritage values of the estate, including an opportunity to visit the Ranelagh Club House at conclusion.

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Ramsay Open House – A Roy Grounds Hidden Gem

Mount Eliza, vic

This rarely seen property offers visitors the opportunity to explore an intact 1930s Roy Grounds waterfront holiday house set amidst a faithfully reconstructed landscape of native coastal vegetation, located in the Victoria Heritage listed Ranelagh Estate designed by Walter Burley Griffin in 1924.

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Trees in the Australian Garden

Cranbourne, vic

Trees in the Australian Garden show the diversity of Australian plants and how they have survived over time. Learn about how plants have been adapted to the changing environment.

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Our Stories: Sharing the Past, Connecting Community

Mornington, vic

Unearth your past and share your stories at this lively event. Bring along your treasures to show expert valuers and conservators, stay and listen to guest speakers, and learn more about our local history.

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Tour of State and Nationally significant Fossil Beach Mornington

Mornington, vic

This proposed site visit of Fossil Beach Mornington will be accompanied by visiting experts with knowledge and interest in the significant features.
State and Nationally important for the geology, palaeontology, cement works 1862-64 plus coastal and natural elements.

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Fun Researching Family & Local Histories

Cranbourne, vic

If you are just beginning your family history, maybe you have come up against some brick walls with a certain relative, or you want to research some people in the Casey Cardinia area, come along and our volunteers will assist you with your research enquiries.

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Trees: A Canopy Extraordinaire Exhibition

Dandenong, vic

A City of Greater Dandenong exhibition that celebrates, reflects and recognises the significance of trees in the local landscape over time and the essential timber industry that grew the local community. An opportunity to understand how we can sustain the tree canopy for future generations.

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Re-imagining mid-century architecture

Beaumaris, vic

Join a panel of expert architects, designers and creatives with experience in renovating and restoring mid-century modern homes or building a house inspired by mid-century modern design. The talented panel will present images of their projects and answer questions at the completion of the discussion

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The Library and the Pub

Berwick, vic

In 1878 Robert Bain, owner of the Border Hotel, gave land on a 500-year lease for a Mechanics Institute and Library. The connection between the library and the pub continues. The Berwick Mechanics Institute & Free Library still operates a free lending library on this land, close to the Berwick Inn.

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Endeavour Fern Gully

Red Hill, vic

Rich in flora, fauna and habitat diversity, Endeavour Fern Gully is Mornington Peninsula's original rain forest.

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Connecting today with our history

Black Rock, vic

Visit historic Black Rock House in the city of bayside and explore the history of its inhabitants of yesteryear. 168 years ago the house was built as a family summer home. Visit and see for yourself how they lived in 1856.

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Connections to the Past: A Heritage Walk Through Cowes

Cowes, vic

This captivating, guided walk will unveil many enchanting tales behind the old homes and sites that grace the streets of Cowes. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in Cowes' captivating past.

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Rowville’s Italian Prisoners of War

Rowville, vic

During WWII a Prisoner of War camp was set up in Rowville to intern the local Italian migrant population. Join local author Darren Arnott to hear the history and stories, the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Scout Heritage Victoria Open Day

Bentleigh East, vic

The Scout Heritage Adventure Centre - 'Museum on Mackie' is the premier Scout Museum in Victoria. It showcases the History of Scouting in Victoria from 1908 to the present day. The Centre holds our Victorian Scouting Archives and memorabilia collection.

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McCrae Homestead Open Day

McCrae, vic

McCrae Homestead is one of Victoria's oldest homesteads and is a physical reminder of the early pioneering life.

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