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Book Launch: Sarah’s Search—A Silk Odyssey

04 August 2017, 1.00 pm
@ Harcourt Heritage Centre, ANA Hall.

Join us as the Hon. Jaala Pulford MLC Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development and Maree Edwards MLA launch this much awaited book by Ian Braybrook & Marilyn Bennet.

The book is about Sarah’s search to set up a Silkworm Industry in Mount Alexander, Kings Domain and Corowa.

This is the fascinating story of a bold attempt of a woman to start an Australian silk industry, and it is about time it was told.
– Michael Cannon, Historian

For more information contact Marilyn or Ian
phone: 0409 333 513
email: ianandmazza@gmail.com.

Apple Harvest

February to May, annually
Keep an eye out for orchard vehicles on the local roads. Ask for new season fruit at your local fruiterer.

Cycling Events

Harcourt is a popular choice for cyclists in all categories of road and mountain bike rides and all levels of experience.
Racing and time trial events take place at various points throughout the year. Scheduled cycling events in Harcourt include:

  • May—Victorian Country/Metro Road Cycling Championships
  • June—Masters Individual Road Time Trial series, Harcourt Round
  • November—Tour de Bress Twilight Criteriums

For more details on those events, or results of previous ones, you will find what you seek on the website for Cycling Victoria.

Outdoor Adventures

Walking and camping is a great way to experience the delights of the wonderful countryside on and around Mount Alexander.

The folks over at Chockstone reckon it’s a top spot for rock climbing too. They’re the experts, so if you want info about seasonal conditions and appropriateness, head on over and check them out.


If you like our apples, you’ll love our cider!

Henry of Harcourt

A family run orchard specialising in traditional cider apples and boutique varietal ...
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Harcourt Perry & Cider Makers

A collective drawn together by a love for Harcourt—a gem of a town ...
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Blue Elephant Beverage Company

Cider made from passionately grown estate produce. email: info@bebc.net.au Phone: 0427 041552 ...
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Blackwood Orchard

Cherries & apples. A large range, freshly picked. Sold from the farm ...
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Visit the district’s unique and internationally famed wineries all year around.

Sanctuary Hill Vineyard

Producing a Shiraz and a Cab Sav. Cabernet Savage Dog ...
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Mount Alexander Winery

Operated by Bill and Sandra Blamires on the north-eastern slopes ...
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Harcourt Valley Vineyards

The oldest and most awarded winery in the region, with over ...
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Bress Wine, Cider & Produce

Good quality fruit, picked at flavor ripeness, fermented and gently ...
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BlackJack Wines

BlackJack Wines welcomes visitors to the cellar door to taste award-winning red wines ...
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Cafes & Refreshments

Whether your passing through or here for a stay, Harcourt has some stellar stuff to fill you up.

Skydancers Garden & Cafe

For coffee, cake and meals, eating indoors or out. Attached to the cafe is a giftware shop and a nursery. Seasonally, the butterfly ...
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Goldfields Track Cafe

In the heart of Harcourt, the Goldfields Track Cafe boasts hearty meals, tasty treats and cosmopolitan coffee style. Open Thursday, ...
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