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Port Macquarie’s feast of festivities in October 2013

Port Macquarie is having a month long festival in October to celebrate the passion, creativity, bounty and variety from its farmers, vignerons, brewers, entertainers and artists.

Event highlights:
· 6 October – Breakfast in the Beds at Near River Produce organic farm
· 6 October - Oasis by the River presents The Vintage Car Vineyard Tour
· 12 October – High Tea on the Hastings
· 18 October – Jazz and Shiraz at Eighteen Thirty Restaurant
· 19 October – World Par-TEA Victorian Luncheon Banquet
· 19 October – Black Duck Brewery Beer and Fine Food Matching Dinner
· 19-20 October – Landcare North Coast TAFE Farm Gate tours
· 20 October – A day at Bago Vineyards with a Treasure Hunt in the Bago Maze
· 24 October – Five plate tastings menu with matching wines at The Corner Restaurant
· 25 October - An Evening on the River Dinner at Port Panthers
· 26 October – Hastings Farmers Market’s 1 to 100 Acre Farming Fest
· 26 October – Artist Market in the Vines at Cassegrain Winery
· 26 October – SBS Feast Sneak Peak Party
· 27 October – Main Event: SBS Feast Tastings on Hastings 2013

Port Macquarie is a four hour drive North of Sydney or a one hour flight from Sydney and Brisbane with connections to the rest of Australia. A range of accommodation is available from 4.5 star waterfront hotels, eco-style tree houses to self contained apartments.

For event details and info on visiting, head to Tastings on Hastings, and to book accommodation and find out more about the region visit www.portmacquarieinfo.com.au

Farm Gate Tour in Port Macquarie

8, 9 and 10 June, 2013
Visit Port Macquarie on this winter long weekend and take part in the brand new Farm Gate Tour. Port Macquarie’s food bowl is thriving with a diversity of farms and organic growers of beef, pork, eggs, dairy, native bush-foods, macadamias and oysters. With over 10 farms open for touring, you may self-drive around and hear from farmers and specialists on free range, regeneration, biodiversity, water quality and all things relating to growing food. Kids will have the opportunity to run among free-range hens and meet other baby animals.

Where: Port Macquarie NSW.
When: 8, 9, 10 June, 2013.
Cost: $30 for all events.
Click here for more information.

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