Peninsula Visitors Guide, Summer 2014, Page 008 (transcription)

In The Know THIS SUMMER As 2014 glides into place, excitement builds.
Excitement at the thought of new beginnings.
Excitement at the realisation that there are special destinations to be explored or simply re-visited The Mornington Peninsula is ready to be discovered or awaits your return Dinner under the stars.
Family fun in thetreetops Music amidst the vines.
Walking tours along Millionaires row .
Cricket on the beach.
Romantic sunset strolls.
Accommodation for all ages.
Horseback winery tours.
White sands and aquamarine waters.
Workshops for Gardeners.
Coves to call your own.
Ghosts and more And the list expands like achapter in a special book .
Slowly movE into JAnuAry and visit the Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm where you canpick your own strawberries or simply sit back andtempt your tastebuds with freshly baked scones withstrawberry jam and whipped cream.
Make sure youpurchase a farm made ice-cream to take with you many delicious flavours to choose from Or watch the beauty of horses as they majesticallystrut their way through dressage in the hope of securing a place at the 2014 World Equestrian Centre.
This event will take place from January 24to 26 at Boneo Park Equestrian Centre.
Children between the ages of 5 and 12 can Hoist the JollyRoger at Rosebud Library on January 14.
Re-live the songs of Queen and ABBA at Bayview Estate Winery, Main Ridge on January 18.
Australia Daycelebrations January 26 will take place at manytownships across the Peninsula.
Join in the prideand fun of the occasion.
Or visit Frankston to enjoy the Waterfront Festival, which will be held on January 18 and 19.
There will be sand sculpting, live music, children s activities, Stand Up Paddling and much more Take time out and enjoy fine dining which is a speciality of the Mornington Peninsula.
La Petanque Restaurant, Main Ridge offers delicious French and modern Australian cuisine complemented by an incredible wine list and delightful surrounds.
Venture out onto the deck at Stillwater at Crittenden.
Let the gentlebreeze stir around you as the ducks gatheron the lake.
A leisurely lunch made up of ingredients freshly picked from localpaddocks dishes to delight FEbruAry a time to visit the MorningtonPeninsula Regional Gallery.
The Sea of Dreams Port Phillip Bay 1915-2013 PartTwo exhibition is a broad chronological survey of major Australian artists whose works are closely associated with the Bay .
The exhibition includes works by Fred McCubbin, Arthur Streeton, Penleigh Boyd, Clarice Beckett, Arthur Boyd and Sidney Nolan.
Join like-minded gardeners at the Espalier training workshop atHeronswood in Dromana.
Espalier is an ancientform of tree pruning that not only allows many larger trees to be grown in a small space, but can actuallyimprove the yield of a fruiting or flowering variety .
This interesting workshop runs for 1-1 2 hours, costing 25 per person.
The date of the workshopis February 16.
Enjoy the fruits of amateur and professional film-makers on the Village Green in Rosebud on February 1.
The Peninsula Short Film festival attracts film buffs, celebrities, and the general public and is a free outdoor event.
Mythor Real As part of the Sorrento Ghost Tours, visit around 12 historical locations at least 8 of which are believed to be occupied by Ghosts These tours take place on the first Saturday of each month 8 PACKAGESSTARTING FROM Book your dining or marquee package today.
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