Victoria, Stawell, Stawell Christmas Tree Festival

EVENT DATE:  Saturday 28 November – Sunday 29 November 2015

Stawell Christmas Tree Festival will be held at Stawell Entertainment Centre, 63-65 Main Street, Stawell

Hosted by Stawell Lutheran Fellowship, it will be the eleventh annual festival with displays of decorated trees, (large and small) mantle-pieces, wreaths, angels and Christmas boxes, with a special section of children’s Christmas posters and hand-made cards, stalls, competitions and lucky dips. Morning and afternoon teas included in entry fee with Saturday and Sunday afternoon entertainment.

EVENT DETAILS:
Date:  Saturday 28 November – Sunday 29 November 2015
Venue:  Stawell Entertainment Centre
Address:  63-65 Main Street, STAWELL VIC 3380
Time:  Saturday: 10.00am to 5.00pm and Sunday: 10.00am to 3.30pm
Entry:  $5.00 Adult and Children under 15 years FREE

Bookings and further information contact John Simpkin on (03) 5358 4035.

ABOUT THE HALL:

The Foundation stone was laid on 20th February 1872 and the building was opened in 1873. The building has Grampians freestone facings and a tiled entrance hall. The main hall at the rear of the building was added in 1924 and the clock tower and clock were added in 1939. The animated clock figures and Westminster chimes were added in 1969 and these are activated at 9am, 12 noon and 3pm daily. Hanging in the downstairs foyer (near the stairs) is the Stawell Amalgamated Miners Association banner of 1878. (Restored in 1990.)