Held on the fourth Sunday of each month the Avoca Riverside Market is held along the banks of the Avoca River and in Cambridge Street. The tranquility of the venue adds to the enjoyment of wandering between the 40+ stalls providing wine, crafts, fresh food, plants, garden care, clothing and more. Local community groups raise money through a bacon and egg breakfast and sausage sizzle for lunch. New stall holders are always welcome – phone 0493 053 673.
This month Avoca Riverside Market welcomes Nichola Hall from Soul Dance Circus.Under the shade of the ancient gums she will be performing her amazing hula hoop routine and then running a drop-in workshop. So come have a little taste of a truly joyful form of fitness.Try a few tricks or hang around and explore all that is hula hooping… dance, movement,coordination, cardio, core strength, body awareness, connection, flow, play,and expression. This is a fun and inclusive space for all ages so come have a spin and a giggle. You will also see this accomplished circus artist Nichola Hall performing some dazzling tricks and bringing her unique fusion of hula hooping and dance.Hula hoops provided and if you really love it, you can buy your own high quality handmade Polipro hoop!! Nichola Hall is a multi disciplinary circus artist and movement teacher,specializing in Static Trapeze, Aerial Silk,and Hula Hoop fused with Contemporary Dance. She is also a qualified Yoga and Barre á Terreteacher. She began her circus career inthe Americas, where she completed a 3-year Diploma in Circus and Dance in Argentina. She spent 8 years performing, teaching, and studying throughout Canada, and Central and South America. She came to Castlemaine in 2019 to begin her project Soul Dance Circus and work as a trainer at the Castlemaine Circus Inc. Nichola is a passionate and intuitive teacher, encouraging people to be more embodied and feel empowered. This free outdoor workshop is brought to you byPyrenees Shire Council and the CovidSafe Outdoor Activation Fund in partnershipwith the Avoca Riverside Market.
Located Cambridge and Dundas Street, Avoca