The Girgarre Moosic Muster is a family friendly music festival based on a combination of Bluegrass, Irish, Gospel, country and folk music - a little for everybody.
It is a festival where a very strong emphasis is placed on participation whether that be as a performer, a teacher or a learner. Approximately 35 workshops are run covering a huge range of activities which includes lessons in guitar, banjo, double bass, mandolin, ukulele, violin, tin whistle, harmonica as well as workshops on signing and harmony, percussion and music rotation. These workshops are of different levels so that they are inclusive of all, whether it be as a novice or a gifted musician. A designated children's program is ran in conjunction with the Community Cottage.
A total of six concerts cater for all tastes in music - the two Friday evening concerts are open to all to participate. The Saturday evening offer different musical experiences. The outdoor concert is for the bands with big sounds while the indoor concert is a coffee club style of music.
Sunday morning concerts are continued at the Farmers market and at a gospel session inside the hall. Festival ends with a walk up concert on Sunday evening....
With the theme Make it, Bake it, Grow it, on the second Sunday of the month, the Girgarre Farmers' Produce Market is a true country market with a variety of seasonal produce, home made and locally grown products.
Over 90 stalls offer an array of locally hand made crafts and produce, including fresh orange juice, free tea and coffee with cake, Thai and Asian food and ice creams.
Musical entertainment can also be enjoyed early morning till noon....