Mount Alexander Seniors Festival

Mount Alexander Seniors Festival 2019

Friday 4th October –  Sunday 13th October.

 ‘Get into It!’

 

This year’s festival kicks off Friday 4th of October with the Official Opening Ceremony, to be held at the Castlemaine Market Building. Details to be announced soon!

Straight after the opening, the 3-day Exhibition gets underway. The expo is a great opportunity to find out more information about local senior groups and organisations, with the convenience of being all in one place!

Expression of Interest Form is now available! Collect a copy from Castlemaine Community House Reception (30 Templeton Street) or download via above link.

The Seniors Festival Steering Committee meets monthly during the lead up to the festival. If you would like to be involved please contact seniorsfest@cch.org.au

If you or your organization would like to host/run an event or activity please contact seniorsfest@cch.org.au

 

About

Steering Committee Members accepting the Event of the Year Award.

 

The annual Mount Alexander Senior’s Festival is fun and uplifting celebration of senior members of our community. The festival continues to grow over time with more than 30 separate events were held right around the shire including at Newstead, Harcourt, Chewton, Campbells Creek, Metcalfe and Castlemaine.

The 2018 festival saw the return of a public opening ceremony, held on the steps of the Castlemaine Market Building. Around 400 locals of all ages enjoyed entertainment by the Bendigo Chinese Lions, Ukule-ladies and local singing group the Blenders. Following the opening an expo featuring local service providers, organisations and groups for seniors, which saw 1,000 visitors through the Market Building over two days.

With the festival winning the 2018 Community Event of the Year, the steering committee of volunteers, who give their time and expertise, are aiming to make 2019 even better!  We thank all of those involved, without who, the festival would not be possible.

 

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