Towong Shire

What's On

February 2018


23 February

Learn basic cheese making methods that you can try at home. You will learn to make Haloumi, Feta, Ricotta and two types of Camembert. 

When: 23 February 

Time: 9.30am - 3pm 

Where: Tallangatta Library and Community Centre 

Cost: $80 

Registration: Please phone Towong Shire Council on (02) 6071 5100


Come along to the Tallangatta Community Markey and grab some local produce and homemade goods. 

When: 24 February 

Time: 9am - 2pm 

Where: Tallangatta Traingles 

March 2018


1 March, 5 April, 3 May, 7 June

Come along to Corryong story time with Shirley on the first Thursday of everymonth. Introducing new stories can help enhance your child's listening and imagination skills. 

When: First Thursday of every month 

Time: 10am to 10.30am 

Where: Elyne Mitchell Library, Corryong 



2 March, 6 April, 4 May, 8 June

Bring the little ones to Tallangatta Library to find out what storyteller Jo has in store! 

Tallangatta story time is held the first Friday of every month.

When: First Friday of every month 

Time: 10am to 10.30am 

Where: Tallangatta Library and Community Centre 




10 March

The Tallangatta Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc welcomes you to the 122nd Annual Tallangatta Show. As a society we strive for excellence in every aspect of the Show and with help of exhibitors and the support of our many generous sponsors and volunteers, the 122nd  Annual Tallangatta Show will be bigger & better than ever.
We invite all members of the public to come along on Friday for our Dogs Victoria All Breeds Championship Dog Show commencing at 11am in front of the Grandstand
Saturday is a full day of competitions and we encourage you to exhibit or come along for a look and a chance to meet up with old friends for a drink and a chat.

When: 10 March 

Time: 9am onwards

Where: Tallangatta Showground 



10 March

Horse racing commenced at Towong in 1871 and to this day still remains one of the districts most exciting and fun social events of the year.

The Towong Cup run on the Victorian labour day long weekend hosts around 2000 guests who travel from near and far to soak up the atmosphere of true country racing. With Victoria’s oldest free standing grandstand, magnificent century-old elm trees and sweeping views of the majestic Snowy Mountains, you could be forgiven for thinking it still was 1871.

In fact the setting is so nostalgic that the Towong Race Course was used in the filming of the classic Aussie film, Phar Lap! 

When: 10 March 

Time: 10am onwards 

Where: 84 Race Course Lane, Towong VIC 3707, Australia (454km from Melbourne). 


23, 24 & 25 March

Explore the high country rail trail and the surrounding area, view the Snowy Mountain and bush trails from Shelly, the highest railway station in Victoria. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the historic Avondale gardens  with fellow horse riders.

Where: Shelly Forrest Camp, 33 Avondale road, Koetong, Victoria, 3701. 

Cost: $160/per person or $350 per/ family (2 adults and 2 children) 

Contact: Please phone 0428399113 

For more information click here

April 2018


5 - 8 April

Four days of entertainment in Corryong featuring the Man from Snowy River Challenge - the showcase event to find the modern 'Man from Snowy River'! Read more...