Wine, Dine and Unwind
The Milton Theatre is a historic building (c1927) seating 200 people, with excellent acoustics and great ambience. Features local Australian and overseas artists. Used for live theatre and community performances. Coming in 2014 Cyril B. Bunter Band Saturday 15th March; Christine Anu - The Aretha Franklin Songbook 22nd March; Tim Rogers duo with Shane O'Mara 12th April; John Waters - Looking Through A Glass Onion 19th April; Ian Moss 24th April; Tex Perkins and Charlie Owen 27th April; Wendy Matthews 4th May; Kevin Borich 10th May; Casey Donovan 30th August; Diesel 5th and 6th September; Stayin' Alive - The Australian Bee Gees Show 25th September. Tickets 4455 3056.
Weekly jam sessions and bands at the hotels. Check out Local gig guide for this weekend's live acts!
The Shoalhaven Coast Winter Wine Festival annual wine festival held on the June long weekend at variouse local venues - wine and cheese tastings, fine food, winery tours, market stalls and local produce, inemakers' dinners and live music. The Shoalhaven Coast wine growing region produces a wide range of varieties such as Verdelho, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chambourcin, Rosé, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Meet vignerons and wine makers at the cellar door. A là carte dining in award-winning restaurants.
The Milton Scarecrow Festival is held on the Saturday of the June long weekend: Lots of scarecrows - fancy dress and scarecrow judging; markets, Shoalhaven zoo, animal show, petting zoo; jumping castles, golf and football fun, climbing wall, skate ramp. Local entertainment, bands, singers, dance shows, guessing competitions, games. This year's guest scarecrow judge Charles Maxwell from radio 2ST was frightened out of his wits when he saw a scarecrow emerging from a cupboard on the Princes Highway at the southern end of Milton. The creation was awarded the best overall scarecrow title, with the Milton Public School creepy creation taking out the community category and the Milton Bed and Breakfast voted Best Business 'Scary Chef' Scarecrow!
Escape Artfest The Southern Shoalhaven Arts Festival is held annually in September - October. Enjoy a host of exhibitions and events in the area including art, music, film, fashion, sculpture, literature, photography, dance and performance - over 60 artistic events.
In 2013 Milton B&B proudly presented for the sixth year an exhibition of art and craft works by the residents of Sarah Claydon Care Centre and Shoalhaven Community. Debbie has filmed a short story called "Jean: Over the Rainbow" which is featured on ABC Open "My Crazy Passion" website. It is about the making of this year's craft project being shown at the exhibition and films the night of the Milton Gallery Walk. The film also features the special performance on the night and original soundtrack by The Escalators.
Harbourfeast Food and wine festival showcases cuisine and wine from the local region on the wharf of Ulladulla harbour. Wine tasting, superb local entertainment, the best cuisine, novelty events, on-site cook off competition, Kids Cove, Plate of the day, Wine of the day... and a few surprises