With magical misty mornings setting in and glorious warm afternoons lingering, it’s the perfect time to see the Mornington Peninsula in all her glory. Witness the changing of the leaves through Red Hill and Main Ridge or take a moment to soak up the autumn sun on our bay side beaches.
May is the month to enjoy the last of the outdoor events and welcome some cozy indoor activities…and a great excuse to sample some of Mornington Peninsula’s culinary delights.
Once again, we give you ‘one good reason’ to get out and experience the wonderful events in May.
ART SHOW | Art Red Hill
Friday 4th May – Sunday 6th May | Opening Night Friday 4th 7:30pm – 10:30pm
ONE GOOD REASON…touted by many as the best on the Peninsula, Art Red Hill show cases the talents of both local artists and artists from around Australia. A great community event, there will be activities for the kids, delicious food + coffee and of course artwork and creations to admire and purchase.
MARKET | Red Hill Community Market
Saturday 5th May 8am – 1pm
ONE GOOD REASON…just in case you need another reason to visit Red Hill on the first weekend of May, this long running market boasts over 300 stalls filled with hand made products and gourmet food.
WORKSHOP | Flower Crown Workshop
Sunday 6th May 2:30pm – 4:30pm
@ Mercetta, 115 Main Street, Mornington | $60 including nibbles + glass of wine.
ONE GOOD REASON…organised by Mornington Peninsula Mums Wine Club and presented by Jessie from Flower Press Co. this is a delightful opportunity to take some time for yourself, enjoy a wine and come away with your very own flower crown creation.
MARKET | Mornington Craft Market
Sunday 13th May 9am– 2pm @ Mornington Racecourse
ONE GOOD REASON…the perfect Mothers’ Day outing, where you can wander the stalls and enjoy some of the delectable food on offer from local creators and makers.
KIDS WORKSHOP | MPRG Kids Young at Art – ‘All at Sea’
Tuesday 15thMay 10am – 11am or 11:30 – 12:30
@ Mornington Peninsula Gallery, Dunns Rd, Mornington | $5 per child
ONE GOOD REASON…a welcoming introduction to the works being exhibited at the gallery, children can explore the themes of the art works and create their own art work to take home.
WORKSHOP | Abstract Painting Workshop
Saturday 19thMay 2pm – 5pm
@ Lumiere Art + Co. Dromana | $290 per person.
ONE GOOD REASON…take your creativity to the next level in this workshop. Under professional instruction from artist Emma Cleine, you will create your own abstract artwork, finished off with oak framing. Your friends and family will think you’re the next Picasso or at the very least think you’re bloody clever!