The third installment of the 2021 Port Fairy Winter Weekends program is offering a fun way to keep warm during the depths of the coldest season of the year.
A Shadow Grooves Freestyle Dance Class will be held at the Port Fairy Sea Scouts Hall this Saturday afternoon from 2-3pm.
The class is for people aged 12 and over, with comfortable shoes and a desire to dance up a storm needed.
On Saturday, members of the public will be able to take an inside look into the workings of live theatre.
The Port Fairy Theatre Group will open the doors to the Lecture Hall from 3-5pm for the public to sit in on readings of plays that are described as works-in-progress.
After actors and directors have done their thing, a short discussion will be available for the audience to chat to theatre group members about how a production is put together.
The Port Fairy Historical Society will be holding its annual SS Casino Commemoration on Saturday from 10am.
This event will be held at the SS Casino memorial in King George Square.
The historical society's museum, which has a permanent exhibition dedicated to the SS Casino, will be open after the commemoration.
A book about the SS Casino will be launched on July 29 at 4pm at the museum.
The book is a posthumous publication by Stan Evans and has been edited by Richard Patterson.
Reardon Theatre will host a session from 7.30pm on Saturday night entitled Old Men and the Sea.
Three local abalone divers, Bree Fox, Craig Fox and Len McCall, will talk about their experiences under the water.
Port Fairy author Jock Serong will MC the event.
An shorebird expert from Birdlife Australia will be the guest speaker at a session at the Port Fairy Surf Life Saving Club on Sunday at 10am.
The expert will delve into the ways and lives of shore birds that frequent the Port Fairy area, providing information aimed to help the birds survive and thrive in their local environment.
The Repair Cafe will be operating out of Port Fairy Community House on Saturday morning.
Members of the public are invited to attend from 10am to 1pm and bring along possessions that may be in need of some fixing.
Community house will also be holding a market on Railway Place. Stalls at the market will begin trading at 9am.
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