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Lake Bolac Eel Festival 2013

Added: Mar  11, 2013   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

"Make the Eels Migrate" Project

The 2013 Lake Bolac Eel Festival is to be held over the March 22nd to 24th weekend with music featuring some legendary names like Things of Stone and Wood, and Jim Moginie performing with Neil Murray. Remember the Art Exhibition Opening on Friday evening March 22nd from 6pm  to 8pm. Following the Art Exhibition will be a meal in the Lake Bolac Hotel with live music from the Tim Guy Trio. For bookings please phone the Lake Bolac Hotel on (03) 5350 2303

Poster for the 2013 Lake Bolac Eel Festival

There will be a number of workshops over the weekend and you will need to be prepared. For further details visit  the Lake Bolac Eel Festival website at www.eelfestival.org.au The workshops include “Stone walling: working with Ghost muscle (the Stones of SW VIC). Just to note that to particiapte you will need boots or sound shoes (no open-toe sandals please).  At  the “Eel Festival Record Club” bring along your favourite record to include on the playlist. Then sit down and listen (and/or dance !) to the variety of great music. Afternoon tea will also be served.

Enter the 2013 Recycled Sculpture Competition

Sponsored by Marx Metal Recycling of Ararat, entries have now opened for the “On the Move” Recycled Sculpture Competition with a $200 prize. Sculptures need to be taken to Lake Bolac Memorial Hall between 10am and 11am on Saturday 23rd March.  Entry fee is $2. For further information please download the Recycled Sculpture Competition flyer.

“Make the Eels Migrate” is literally a “back of an envelope” idea where you are invited to draw a short-finned eel on the back of an envelope and submit by 15th March for inclusion in the Great Eel Migration of 2013.  For further information please download the “Make the Eels Migrate” flyer.

 

 

When:
22nd to 24th of March 2013

Time:
Opening Art Exhibition – Friday evening  6pm to 8pm
Festival
- Saturday 11am to midnight

Where:
Lake Bolac – Camping is available or the Lake Bolac Motel is a comfortable option.

Tickets available at the gate:
Adult $30   Family $60    Under18 years $12    Under 12 years FREE

More information on all aspects of the festival is available on the festival website at www.eelfestival.org.au


2012 Lake Bolac Eel Festival

Added: Mar  7, 2012   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

AbaF Awards 2011 State Winner

The 2012 Lake Bolac Eel Festival is to be held on the 23rd and 24th of March with a theme of  Flows – of lava, water and story.

Festival events begin on Friday evening, March 23rd with the Festival Art Exhibition. The feature artist is glass-maker James McMurtrie of Pomonal. A recycled art competition invites you to create bird scarers making use of colour, movement, natural energy and sound.

The Festival on Saturday, March 24th is from 11am to midnight. Headlining the acts on the Saturday are Carus Thompson, Coloured Stone and Neil Murray and band.

Tickets available at the gate:
Adult $30   Family $60    13-18 yrs $15   Children 12 and under are FREE

When:
23rd and 24th of March 2012
Time:

Friday evening – Festival Art Exhibition
Saturday – 11am to midnight
Where:
Lake Bolac

Camping is available at the Lake Bolac Caravan Park (call Frank & Lorraine to book on  (03) 5350 2329) or around the foreshore ($15/site/night – the ranger will collect your fees).  The Lake Bolac Motel is a comfortable option – call Nell on (03) 5350 2218.

Phone the Lake Bolac Information & Business Centre on (03) 5350 2204 or  email  festival [at] eelfestival.org.au for further details.
(Please note:  you will need to replace [at] with an @ symbol and ensure there are no spaces in the above  email address)

Website: http://www.eelfestival.org.au

Promo Card: 8th Lake Bolac Eel Festival


Lake Bolac Eel Festival

Added: Mar  18, 2011   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

The 2011 Lake Bolac Eel Festival is to be held on the 25th and 26th of March.

Festival events begin on Friday, March 25th with an Art Exhibition preview evening between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.

On Saturday, March 26th there is to be an Environmental Forum at 11am. The theme for the festival is “Biodiversity of Indigenous Grasslands:  it’s the little things that count” from 11am to 1pm. The forum will be looking at how much grassland we used to have on the Victorian Volcanic Plain, what we have lost, why it is important, and what various people are doing to restore or protect indigenous grassland. There will also be planting out of an area of the bank near the boatshed to indigenous grassland species and organisers are hoping for plenty of volunteers to get the job done over the Festival weekend.

Live music follows from 1pm until midnight.

When: 25th and 26th of March 2011

Time:
Friday 6:00pm to 8:00pm – Art Exhibition preview
Saturday 11am to 1pm -  Environmental Forum
Saturday 1pm until midnight – Live Music

Where: Lake Bolac

Camping for the weekend is available either at the Lake Bolac Caravan Park – phone Frank and Lorraine on (03) 5350 2329 or you can camp along the foreshore ($10/site /night and the ranger will collect your fees).

For other accommodation options contact the Lake Bolac Information & Business Centre on (03) 5350 2204 or email:  LBiBC[at]bigpond.com (Please note that [at] will need to be replaced by @)

There is great music, an art show and lots more:  http://www.eelfestival.org.au

Contact Una Allender
T: (03) 5350 4244
M: 0419 891 920

For further information see Lake Bolac Eel Festival at the Visit Victoria website.


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