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Maybe a slow kayak in Port Phillip Bay A walk along the cliff tops.
Visit the McClelland Sculpture Park Gallery, Langwarrin which houses a collection of fine art and over 100 outdoor works by Australian sculptors.
Stroll along the length of one of the many markets.
Feel the warmth of the sun as you watch the action at the Portsea Polo on January 10, from 10.30am to 6pm at Point Nepean Quarantine Station.
On January 10, the Rotary Club of Sorrento will be holding its Art Show at the Community Centre from 10am to 4pm.
The RACV Great Australian Rally rolls into town on January 18 at the Mornington Racecourse from 8am to 3.30pm.
Amble the Frankston Waterfront on either January 17 or 18.
There will be live music, Latin dance, food, wine, beer, cider, children s activities, and fireworks on January 17.
Relax with a coffee in a quiet corner and watch the world go by SPILL INTO THE LAST MONTH OF SUMMER The Great Peninsula Paddle will be held on February 22 commencing at 10am from Sorrento Sailing Couta Boat Club.
All welcome novices, hobbyists, families or elite paddlers.
Cost 20 to 50 Go snorkelling.
Ride the beach on horseback.
Join up for a scuba diving lesson.
Swim with the seals.
Sail the waters of Western Port.
The Pier to Perignon Swim from the Sorrento foreshore to Portsea foreshore will take place on February 28 from 10am to 3pm.
Telephone 0413 202 541 AND YET THERE IS MORE .
March opens up with new seasonal menus at restaurants, cafes, hotels and kitchens across the Mornington Peninsula.
Local produce picked from rows upon rows of vegetables, herbs and fruit throughout tantalises the minds of chefs to produce delicious dishes Ashcombe Maze with thousands of rose bushes, cottage gardens, mazes and a caf entices families to enjoy a fun day The Red Hill Show now in its 87th year is an iconic event on the Mornington Peninsula.
The 2015 Show starts at 8.30am and closes at 7.30pm on Saturday, March 28.
All the traditions of an agricultural and horticultural show will be at the fore sheep judging, shearing, cattle, miniature goats, working dog demonstrations, alpacas, a Grand Parade, fruit, vegetables, floral arrangements, an Animal Farm, ferrets, rats, cake and craft displays, art, photography, Devonshire Teas, stallholders, children s entertainment and much more.
Telephone 5989 2357 Ever wanted to learn how to paint Classes are available for beginners through to those with a more skilled hand.
Enrol in a workshop at Heronswood, Dromana and learn techniques and skills that you can take with you to your own home.
Or join up for a Garden Tour Golf courses abound here too.
From courses that beginners can learn the fine art of getting that small, white ball on the straight and narrow and into the hole to courses that challenge even the best golfer Accommodation too encompasses 5 stars to camping and everything in between It is hard to condense what this beautiful region has to offer.
You simply have to visit to experience each and every aspect of the Mornington Peninsula the sights and sounds of the Port Phillip Bay townships the relaxed Western Port towns, through to the tranquillity of the Hinterland.
Visit soon Dianne Baxter

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