THURSDAY 12 - SUNDAY 15 MAY 2022
2021 Program

Sunday 16 May 2021


Please see each event for booking details.


Limestone Coast Food Group – Farmers & Makers Market
9am – 1pm: Penola War Memorial Park – Corner of Church St & Arthur St, Penola
FREE – Walk-in


Kids Arts Classes – Scruffy Dogs and Cats with Anna Mitchell
9.30am – 11am: McKay Children’s Centre – 7 Scott St, Penola
Sponsors: Bendigo Bank Penola Branch, McKay Children’s Centre
FREE – Book:
McKay Children Centre 08 8737 2535 – Kids supervised event

Your children create their own scruffy dog or cat artwork using fun drawing techniques. Accessorise with fabrics and collage materials. Anna (Relish Art Room, Mount Gambier) runs these small group art classes. Children build confidence and learn a range of drawing and painting skills and techniques.


Literary Brunch – In conversation with Dee Nolan and Katie Spain

10am-12pm – Penola Bowls Club, Queen Street, Penola
$50 – includes brunch and glass of fizz
Book here | Sponsored Festival Events

In conversation with Dee Nolan, international journalist and the author of “A Food Lover’s Pilgrimage to France” and to “Santiago de Compostela” about her fascinating life and career, with Katie Spain. Paul Stone renowned chef of Fodder will create an inspired brunch.

Sponsors: Hollick Estate, Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival, with thanks to Suzie Kidman and the Book Club members.


Paint a Blue Wren with Cindy Cross
10am – 2pm: Parker Coonawarra Estate – 15688 Riddoch Hwy, Coonawarra
$145 – includes materials, lunch, wine
Book:
cindycross.com or 08 8737 3525

Have a fabulous day out! Create a masterpiece of your own to take home, enjoy some fabulous homemade food and of course, delicious Parker wine.


Down The Lane

From 11am – Petticoat Lane, Penola
FREE – Wander down the Lane and enjoy the fine food and beverages whilst listening to the Cartwheels. A lovely way to celebrate the Arts Festival on a Sunday.
Book here | Sponsored Festival Events

Sponsors: Wattle Range Council, The National Trust, The Side Project, Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival.

Bendigo Bank Kids Program

From 11am – Mary Mackillop Memorial School, Petticoat Lane, Penola
FREE – Walk-in on the day, with free arty kids activities and fundraising stalls from our local schools.
Book here | Sponsored Festival Events

3pm-4pm FREE Kids Show – Basketball man
FREE – Walk-in on the day, for a free show of basket-ball tricks, raps and rhymes.
Book here | Sponsored Festival Events

Sponsors: Bendigo Bank Penola Branch, Mary Mackillop Memorial School, Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival.


Kids Arts Classes – Scruffy Dogs and Cats with Anna Mitchell
12pm – 1.30pm: McKay Children’s Centre – 7 Scott St, Penola
Sponsors: Bendigo Bank Penola Branch, McKay Children’s Centre
FREE – Book: McKay Children Centre 08 8737 2535 – Kids supervised event

Your children create their own scruffy dog or cat artwork using fun drawing techniques. Accessorise with fabrics and collage materials. Anna (Relish Art Room, Mount Gambier) runs these small group art classes. Children build confidence and learn a range of drawing and painting skills and techniques.


Hollick Estate

Workshops & Women of the World by Pippin Ellis
10am-1pm, or 2pm-5pm Workshops- 11 Racecourse Road, Coonawarra
11am-5pm: each day until 31 May 2021
$65 – includes a glass of wine, nibbles & all materials
Book here – Paint & Sip | 10am | Hollick Estate
Book here – Paint a Pot & Sip | 2pm | Hollick Estate

Wanting to adorn your walls with your very own masterpiece? At 10am, come and enjoy painting your very own lovely lady or modern landscape piece. Or at 2pm, for the plant lovers or soon to be plant lovers! Bring a passion to get painty and create your own painted terracotta pots. Pippin Ellis is a creative from the Limestone Coast producing pieces that are unique and colourful that bring joy and character to people’s spaces.


Reunion Open Mic Comp presented by the Penola Bypass Allstars
From 11am: Royal Oak Hotel Penola
 – 31 Church St, Penola
FREEWalk-in or pre-register as a busker [email protected] – expect heats, finals and cameos. Cash prizes.

Register as a busker for a one hour spot for Saturday and get an auto spot in the Open Mic held Sunday from 11am, at the Royal Oak Hotel Penola. Open to all acts and styles (bush pets encouraged).


The National Trust Herb Garden – Art with Julia Reader – Tours with Herb and Vegetable Experts
Tours 11am or 1pm: The National Trust Herb Garden
– Petticoat Ln, Penola
FREE
– Walk-in any time

Join us on Sunday behind the historical Sharam’s Cottage on Petticoat Lane for short guided tours by Penola’s local herb and vegetable experts. Talented Mount Gambier water-colour artist, Julia Reader will be demonstrating the painting of herbs straight from the garden. Art available for sale.


Check out booking details for the Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival

•  Sponsored Festival Events
•  Featured Events
•  The Full Program including all Events

•  Friday 14 May 2021
•  Saturday 15 May 2021
All weekend and Ongoing

 

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