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Yalca: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Cockatoo Island Art Retreat

Visit the Cockatoo Island Art retreat on the beautiful Broken Creek at Nathalia. Walk amongst the artists and view their work.

Classes are available to all ages and to artists from beginner to accomplished. Painting and sculpture classes are available in a relaxed and welcoming environment.

Glenda Cornell teaches and produces art (paintings, sculptures and murals), produces public art on a commission basis and works with schools as an artist in residence.

Art classes at Cockatoo Island Art Retreat are on the banks of the Broken Creek.

Community art projects include producing murals and working on street beautification projects. Glenda also works on private commissions and produces art work for local art shows.

A large range of art supplies are also available, as well as paintings and sculptures for sale.
Glenda Cornell has recently opened the Whistlestop Studio Gallery on the wharf at Echuca. The Whistlestop stocks a range of Glenda's works and art and craft from other local artists. Ross Paterson's wonderful watercolours are also available for sale at the Whistlestop Studio Gallery

443 Paynes Road
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 17.7K from Yalca

Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre

Visit the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre in Nathalia to discover and explore the colourful history of the Barmah National Park.

Learn about the fascinating and diverse history of this iconic region and be amazed at the struggles and achievements of the local forefathers, from pre-history to the present day.

Stories are told in an easy going style that educates and enlightens. Displays include local indigenous history, timber industry, wood cutters, river boats, leach and feather collectors, cattlemen and more.

The centre is a great resource for schools, educational, tour groups and social groups, with a video room available. Guest speakers can be arranged to speak to your school or group

A visit to the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre is a must before seeing the heritage listed Barmah National Park.

73 Blake Street
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 18.0K from Yalca

Nathalia Golf Club

With nine immaculately presented greens and well kept, watered fairways, along with eighteen tees, Nathalia Golf Course is a very attractive par 70 course.

The club has a relaxed dress code and bar facilities are available on competition days. Bookings are not usually necessary for individuals or small groups. Nathalia Golf Club welcomes visitors on almost every day of the year.

444Paynes Road
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 18.0K from Yalca

Yalca: Events

Nathalia Little Athletics Club - Registration night

Register prior to the night online or on the night. All athletes even those who are coming for first time must be registered online prior to participating for insurance purposes, however just submit without payment.

Information session for parents/careers whilst kids do event/activities.

A family, fun and fitness community sporting organisation that provides Athletics to children aged five (as of 1 Oct 2016) to sixteen.

Affiliated with Little Athletics Victoria the events consist of long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus, vortex (five-11), javelin (12 or older), hurdles, sprints (70, 100 and 200 metre), distance (800 and 1500 metre).

Ages under six and seven can do 'On Track' - teaching the kids the fundamental skills required to run, jump, throw, skip and leap. The basic skills required for all sports.

The season runs from 7th September to 14th December, starting at 4:45 on Wednesdays. Kids focus on doing their best with personal bests. Nights in season to help promote athletes to get personal bests.

The cost is $90 per athlete, discount applies to families of more than three kids, Uniform club singlet $10

Event Dates
      7th Sep

Park Street
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 17.1K from Yalca

Nathalia Lions New Years Eve Carnival

Having run for more than 50 years, the Nathalia New Years Eve Carnival is the only major event of its kind in the area. Occurring concurrently with the festival is Art Windows Festival which showcases regional art in the widows of retail and professional shopfronts in Blake Street Nathalia.

A large number of works are also hung in the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre which is open seven days a week in Blake Street during normal business hours. The Heritage Centre also acts as the Tourist Information Centre so a must for visitors to town.

The Art Windows Festival commences on 1 December and will continue until 29 January. It is free and can be viewed all day, each day and is not to be missed. Wander beautiful Blake Street and see paintings, ceramics, photographs and more.

The carnival itself commences on New Years Eve on Blake Street and will officially begin with the arrival of cars for the show and shine. The Broken Creek Cruise Show and shine has proven very popular and attracts a wide range of cars, motorcycles and even vintage trucks. It commences at 4pm.

At 4:00pm the Highway is closed and the carnival rides and the street market commence. There is a gourmet food court on the banks of the Broken Creek as well as the local cafes and hotels open for meals and drinks.

The event is alcohol free and designed to be an affordable family event with free demonstrations of sheep shearing, wood chopping and sleeper cutting together with an animal nursery. The night culminates with a massive fireworks display at the recreation reserve at midnight, a gold coin donation helps to cover the costs and it is one of the best fireworks displays in regional victoria running for around 20 minutes.

Event Dates
      31st Dec

Blake Street
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 17.7K from Yalca

Peter Forward - Departure Lounge Sculptures and Installation

Come along on for a once in a lifetime chance for a workshop with John Kean (scientist, illustrator, curator).

Works by local artists for sale in complementary Community Gallery exhibition.

Located in a converted grain store shopfront in the middle of Nathalia, The G.R.A.I.N Store is a not-for-profit nationally recognised rural arts centre with a history of exhibitions, performances and workshops.

24 Blake Street
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 17.8K from Yalca

The Rotary Club of Nathalia Fifth Annual Art Show

Held in the Nathalia Community Centre, the Rotary Club of Nathalia present their fifth annual Art Show.

All proceeds from door sales and raffle will got to the Rotary Club of Nathalia for its continuing work in the Community.

Enjoy a visit to beautiful Nathalia on the Broken Creek.

Robertson Street
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 17.9K from Yalca

Childhood Memories Exhibition

Echuca Moama Artists are conducting an exhibition, Childhood Memories, 4 July to 1 August.

The exhibition takes a nostalgic look at the past, as artists draw on childhood memories and experiences for their inspiration.

73 Blake Street
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 18.0K from Yalca

The Charcoal Burners - Exhibition

The Charcoal Burners

The Charcoal Industry as told by three Barmah and district charcoal burners.
An exhibition is being held at The Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre .

Open seven days a week nine am till five pm.

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Blake Street,
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 18.0K from Yalca

Yalca: Travel Tips

Nathalia Barmah Visitor Information Centre

Nathalia Barmah Visitor Information Centre can help you explore the areas of Nathalia and Barmah, and show you the best attractions nearby.

Nathalia is set on the beautiful Broken Creek, it is a haven for visitors looking for a peaceful holiday with a welcoming ambience. Take a leisurely stroll along the main street to see historic buildings from days gone by. These add charm to the shopping strip where you'll find eateries and specialty stores.

Be sure to look out for local galleries and exhibitions. The Nathalia Golf Club is nearby or simply sit along the banks of Broken Creek in the centre of town.

A must see attraction is the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre. It offers terrific information for those looking to explore the nearby Barmah National Park. Find out about the local indigenous culture, way of life and achievements.

Barmah is the gateway to the Barmah National Park, home to the largest stand of River Red Gums in the world and a wetland that is recognised under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of International significance.

And they are not talking just any River Red Gum! Some of these trees are over 500 years old and grow to an astonishing thirty or forty metres in height. The Yorta Yorta indigenous community has lived in this area for more than 40,000 years, and today descendants remain to live and share this rich heritage.

A sixty kilometre self-drive tour takes you to places of interest throughout the park, including sacred Aboriginal sites, flora and fauna. Being on a major flight path for migratory birds, the park's wetlands are significant breeding grounds for water birds. Bush camping is enjoyed in the park, with canoeing or kayaking a great way to explore the waterways of this area.

73 Blake Street
Nathalia, VIC, 3638

Located 18.0K from Yalca

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