PORT Fairy was buzzing as the sun lit up a third round of winter weekend events, drawing dozens to a terrace brunch, spoon crafting and dance workshops.
Kirsten Robinson brought daughter Kayla, 2, to a terrace brunch at Seacombe House during a visit to the town from Melbourne that was their first trip into regional Victoria in months.
"We took the opportunity to come and see some friends," she said. "I think Melburnians are keen to get out anywhere and it's a beautiful community."
Winter Weeekends Festival co-ordinator Amy Armstrong said most events had sold out for the final three weeks of the festival following a shaky first weekend that coincided with coronavirus restrictions easing.
"All the weekends have been feeling really nice and busy and you can tell there are lots of visitors around," she said.
She was behind a bar serving non-alcoholic drinks and brunch to festival-goers on Saturday morning and said it was the first time the festival had utilised Seacombe House's terrace.
"We would love to do this again."
Port Fairy Repair Cafe co-ordinator Natasha Mills said volunteers were approached to fix jewellery, watch batteries, and even a vacuum cleaner on Saturday.
The cafe has furniture and IT experts who try their hand at fixing anything thrown their way.
"It's great to see so many people enjoying the weekend activities," Ms Mills said. "Volunteering is what makes this town so special."
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