July

Slingshots Rod & Custom Club Swap Meet
Automobile, motorcycle, boat, bicycle part related swap meet, vintage toys and classic vehicles for sale are also welcome. All proceeds go to local charities.
Warragul Show Grounds
7 July
Public entry 7am
djstewart@dcsi.net.au

Transporting Art
Exhibition showcasing 40 years of Melbourne's art trams, from 1978 to 2018.
Melbourne Tram Museum, 8 Wallen Rd, Hawthorn
13 and 27 July, 11am to 5pm
Gold coin donation
hawthorntramdepot.org.au

August

Melbourne Music Bus Tour
Explore the sacred sites of Melbourne’s rock ’n’ roll history. Equal parts relevant and irreverent, educational and entertaining, this is a music tour like no other.
Departing from Australian Music Vault, Arts Centre Melbourne
3 and 24 August, 7 and 21 September, 5 and 19 October, 11am and 2pm
$69
artscentremelbourne.com.au/whats-on

The Blues Train
Whether you’re a diehard blues fan, train enthusiast or fun-loving grown-up looking for something different, you will love the Blues Train. Enjoy premier blues artists, heritage steam train and fine local food and wine.
Departing from Queenscliff Railway Station
3 and 10 August, 7 and 14 September, 6.30pm
$135
thebluestrain.com.au

Transporting Art
Celebrates 40 years of Melbourne’s groundbreaking art trams, decorated by the likes of Mirka Mora, Howard Arkley, Michael Leunig and Reko Rennie.
Melbourne Tram Museum, 8 Wallen Rd, Hawthorn
10 and 24 July, 11am to 5pm
Gold coin donation
hawthorntramdepot.org.au

September

Nyora Father’s Day Swap Meet
Grundy Avenue, Nyora
1 September
Sites $10, Admission $5
Daryl on 0438 596 408

Melbourne Music Bus Tour
Explore the sacred sites of Melbourne’s rock ’n’ roll history. Equal parts relevant and irreverent, educational and entertaining, this is a music tour like no other.
Departing from Australian Music Vault, Arts Centre Melbourne
7 and 21 September, 5 and 19 October, 11am and 2pm
$69
artscentremelbourne.com.au/whats-on

Rolls-Royce & Bentley Concours d'Elegance
100 display vehicles are expected, with stunning cars ranging from over 100 years old to latest models.
Springthorpe Common, Cnr Springthorpe Boulevard & Ernest Jones Drive, Macleod
14 September, 11am and 3pm
Free entry
girob@bigpond.net.au

Transporting Art
Celebrates 40 years of Melbourne’s groundbreaking art trams, decorated by the likes of Mirka Mora, Howard Arkley, Michael Leunig and Reko Rennie.
Melbourne Tram Museum, 8 Wallen Rd, Hawthorn
14 and 28 August, 11am to 5pm
Gold coin donation
hawthorntramdepot.org.au

Cool Cars Kickin' Cancer 2019
Annual fund raiser for the Maffra unit of the Cancer Council, hosted by the Gippsland Vehicle Collection in conjunction with the Newry 8's Rod & Muscle Club, Gippsland Motorplex and Shannons.
1A Sale Rd, Maffra
22 September, 9am
gippslandvehiclecollection.org.au

July

On the Wall
A diversity of mediums, subjects and styles for your wall by Stonehouse members and friends.
Stonehouse Gallery, 103 Yarra St, Warrandyte
2 to 31 July
Free entry
info@stonehousegallery.com

Annie Get Your Gun
Come and join the Diamond Valley Singers production of this well-known Irving Berlin shop stopper; “Annie Get Your Gun".
Warrandyte High School Theatre, Alexander Rd, Warrandyte
5 to 7, 10, 12 and 13 July
dvsingers.org

54th Camberwell Art Show
Prestigious Camberwell Art Show, largest of its kind in Australia, showcases 1350 paintings in all genres vying for $40,000 prizemoney.
ATC Building Swinburne University, 427 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn
Until 7 July 
Adult $10, Concession $5, Child free
camberwellartshow.org.au

Beep
The unexpected friendship between a noisy robot and a cuddly buddy called Mort. A heart-warming tale, perfect for the family and suitable for children aged 2 to 7 years. *Auslan Interpreted performance.
Arts Centre Melbourne
9 to 13* July, 10am* and 12.30pm
$30
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Revolutions per minute (rpm)
Performances by Australian and international youth dance companies on the theme of change, speed and our increasingly global community.
Flat Pavilion - Meat Market, 3 Blackwood St, North Melbourne
10 and 11 July, 7pm
$35, Ausdance member/concession/groups of 4 or more $30
ausdancevic.org.au/aydf

Between Tiny Cities
Budding hip-hop fans can get up close to a high energy b*boy battle in the tale of cultural ownership told through the language of dance.
Arts Centre Melbourne
10 to 13 July, 6pm (5 and 7pm on Sat)
Adult $28, U16 $26
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Jazz in July Barwon Heads
Throw off the winter chills with a 2 course lunch and cool Swing music by vocalist Georgia Brooks and her 5 piece "Swingtet”.
13th Beach Golf Club, 1732 Barwon Heads Rd, Barwon Heads
14 July, 12pm
$70 to $75
trybooking.com

Violin Concertos with The Melbourne Musicians
The Melbourne Musicians present  Bach’s Violin Concertos with Justin Kenealy, and Mozart Sinfonia Concertante with Anne Harvey-Nagl and Sally Clarke.
St Johns Southgate, 20 City Road, Southbank
14 July, 3pm
Adult $60, Senior $50, Student $25
melbournemusicians.com

Cranbourne Chorale presents ‘On with the Show’
Over 40 singers perform songs from a wide range of musical shows, so come along and enjoy a great musical afternoon.
Casey Grammar Performing Arts Centre, New Holland Drive, Cranbourne
14 July, 2pm
Adult $25-$30, Concession $20-$30, Child $6
Bookings and Enquiries: 0438 358 032

Top Arts 2019
Top Arts exhibition presents a diverse range of works from the brightest young thinkers from across Victoria, tackling the issues facing young Australians today.
Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Until 14 July, 10am to 5pm 
Free entry
ngv.vic.gov.au/exhibition/top-arts-2019

The Krystyna Campbell-Pretty Fashion Gift
Showcasing more than 150 superb garments from Parisian haute couture and international fashion houses, gifted to the NGV by leading philanthropist Krystyna Campbell-Pretty.
NGV International
Until 14 July
ngv.vic.gov.au/exhibition/the-krystyna-campbell-pretty-fashion-gift

An Evening with Punch Brothers
Grammy Award winners (Best Folk Album 2019, All Ashore) the Punch Brothers combine spontaneity and improvisation of Bluegrass music with the structures of modern classical music, each member of the band is a virtuosic instrumentalist.
Arts Centre Melbourne
16 July, 8pm 
$69 to $89 on sale 11am 16 April
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Paper Landscapes
Unique sculptured paper exhibition by prize-winning Australian paper sculptor, Ray Besserdin, inspired by the Cranbourne and Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens.
Visitors Centre Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
20 July to 4 August
Free
papersculptureartist.com

Jazz in July Charlton
A red-hot winter warmer as the Hot B Hines heat up the Rex with their scintillating jazz beat.
Rex Theatre, 30-34 High St, Charlton
21 July, 1.30pm
$25 general admission
rextheatre.org.au/live-shows

Yes, Prime Minister
All the razor-sharp wit and hilarious situations of the TV series reside in this delicious play by Antony Jay and Jonathon Lynn and directed by David McCall. Cabaret style seating, BYO drinks and nibbles.
Mount Eliza Community Centre, 90-100 Canadian Bay Rd, Mount Eliza
26 and 27 July, 2 to 4 August, 8pm
$15 to $28
trybooking.com

2019 VIGEX International Photographic Exhibition
An exhibition of the top 70 photographic prints from the twentieth Geelong based VIGEX International Photographic Print Salon.
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop St, Geelong
26 July to 12 August
Free entry
vigex.org.au

Bauhaus Now!
Bauhaus, the most influential art and design school in history. Bauhaus Now! reveals a range of contemporary experiments inspired by the Bauhaus diaspora.
Buxton Contemporary, University of Melbourne, Cnr Dodds St & Southbank Blvd, Southbank
26 July to 20 October, Wed to Sun 11am to 5pm, Thu 11am to 8pm
Free entry
buxtoncontemporary.com

Allan Fox: Good Vibrations
Good Vibrations, an exhibition of colourful recent works by Swifts Creek-based artist Allan Fox. Discover colours and shapes within complex but beautiful compositions.
Gippsland Art Gallery, 70 Foster St, Sale
Until 28 July
gippslandartgallery.com.au

Brickman Cities powered by LEGO® City
Immerse yourself in history during this brand-new interactive experience created by the LEGO® Masters Judge, Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught.
Scienceworks Melbourne, 2 Booker St, Spotswood
Until 4 August
Adult $27.50, Concession and ages 4 to 16 $15, Family $67.50
premier.ticketek.com.au

TarraWarra International 2019: The Tangible Trace
The Tangible Trace explores the notion of a trace as a residue or marker of a place, situation or body of knowledge.
TarraWarra Museum of Art, 313 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, Healesville
Until 1 September, 11am to 5pm
Adult $10, Senior $8, Pensioner and Student $5, U12 free
twma.com.au

dhumba-njan (speak I) dhumba-njarr (speak you)
Immerse yourself in a culture defined by a living language. Hear the songs, feel the rhythms and see the shapes and colours of a timeless people.
Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, Lilydale  
Until 1 September, 10am to 4pm, excluding public holidays
ach.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Whats_On or boxoffice@yarraranges.vic.gov.au  

The Moon Exhibition
20 July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. The Moon brings together artistic responses to the celestial body that orbits the Earth.
Geelong Gallery, 55 Little Malop St
Until 1 September, 10am to 5pm
Free entry
geelonggallery.org.au

Our Bodies, Our Voices, Our Marks
A suite of exhibitions exploring that art of tattoo, alongside themes of identity, self-expression, culture and community.
Immigration Museum, 200 Flinders St, Melbourne  
Until 6 October, 10am to 5pm 
Free with general entry
museumvictoria.com.au

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality + Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape
Chinese art and culture past and present – China’s ancient Terracotta Warriors alongside a parallel display of new works by exciting contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang.
NGV, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Until 13 October, 10am to 4pm
Adult $30, Concession $25, Child (5 to 15 years) $10, Family (2 adults & 3 children) $65
ngv.vic.gov.au

August

CWA State Creative Arts Exhibition
See an amazing display of crafts, cooking and preserves by the talented members of the Country Women’s Association of Victoria.
Kyabram Town Hall, 199-209 Allan St, Kyabram
2 and 3* August, 9am to 5pm (*4pm)
Adult $10, accompanied child free
cwaofvic.org.au

The Red Tree
An extraordinary journey to a world of imagination, where origami boats take you on an ocean voyage, giant fish host musical interludes and parades pass you by.
Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
3 and 4* August, 11am* and 2pm (*Auslan interpreted)
$27
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Yes, Prime Minister
All the razor-sharp wit and hilarious situations of the TV series reside in this delicious play by Antony Jay and Jonathon Lynn and directed by David McCall. Cabaret style seating, BYO drinks and nibbles.
Mount Eliza Community Centre, 90-100 Canadian Bay Rd, Mount Eliza
2 to 4 August, 8pm (2pm 4 August)
$15-$28
trybooking.com or 1300 665 377

Stardust + The Mission – Theatre Show Double Bill
Two true stories about love, music, war and the things people leave behind... starring ABC Presenter Joel Carnegie & Gunditjmara actor, Tom Molyneux.
Touring Victoria - Cororooke, Balmoral, Warrnambool, Melbourne, Wangaratta, Yea and Healesville and more.
Various dates from 3 August to 1 October
thespacecompany.com.au

Robin Boyd: Design Legend
This exhibition forms part of the centenary celebrations for Robin Boyd (1919–1971), one of Australia’s most respected and well-known architects, and one of our first public intellectuals and media celebrities.
Heide Museum of Modern Art, 7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen
3 August to 27 October
Adult $10, concession $15, U17 free
heide.com.au

High Tea Live: What the World Needs Now
Melissa Langton and Mark Jones will present a joyous, foot stomping, hand clapping celebration of the swinging sixties. Brining to life the hits of Tom Jones, Petula Clar, Dusty Springfield, The Beatles and more!
Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
4 August, 12pm
$89, includes a glass of Azahara bubbles and high tea
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Concertofest 2019
Works by Rossini, Beethoven, Saint-Saëns and Vaughan-Williams. Featuring soloists from the Surrey Hills Orchestra.
MLC Barkers Rd, Kew
4 August, 2.30pm
Full $25, Concession $20, U16 $10, Family $50
surreyhillsorchestra.org

Paper Landscapes
Unique sculptured paper exhibition by prize-winning Australian paper sculptor, Ray Besserdin, inspired by the Cranbourne and Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens.
Visitors Centre Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
Until 4 August
Free
papersculptureartist.com

MIPSF Gala Concert
Witness musical prodigies and celebrated maestros in action at the Melbourne International Piano and Strings Festival Gala Concert.
Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Cnr Southbank Boulevard and Sturt St, Southbank
5 August, 7.30pm
Standard $28, concession $23, student $15
melbournerecital.com.au/events

One the Bear
A fairy-tale for the hip-hop generation, jam-packed with infectious beats, endless rhymes and humour.
Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
8 to 10 August, 7.30pm Thu-Fri, 10am*, 2pm and 6pm Sat (*Auslan interpreted)
$26-$36
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Surf Coast Arts Trail
Enjoy a drive along the coast and through the hinterland while discovering the 50 talented and inspiring artisan venues.
10 and 11 August, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
surfcoast.vic.gov.au

Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination
Great works for choir are linked by year to voyages in search of Terra Australis, the fabled Great Southern Land. Performed by The Australian Chamber Choir.
Basilica of St Mary of the Angels, 136 Yarra St, Geelong
11 August, 3pm
Adult $50, Senior $45, Pensioner/Student $40
auschoir.org/terra-australis or admin@auschoir.org

2019 VIGEX International Photographic Exhibition
An exhibition of the top 70 photographic prints from the twentieth Geelong based VIGEX International Photographic Print Salon.
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop St, Geelong
Until 12 August
Free entry
vigex.org.au or salon@vigex.org.au

HBAS 40th Anniversary Exhibition
Display of art by members of the Hobsons Bay Arts Society, from original members to current members.
Joel Gallery, 5 Sargood St, Altona
16 to 29 August
0417 056 762 or HUBAS@y7mail.com

Monash Concert Band presents "Classics"
Monash Concert Band entertains you with a selection of our favourites and yours, including classical and some show tunes.
Monash Music Auditorium, 55 Scenic Dve (Bdg 68), Monash University Clayton
18 August, 2.30pm
Full price $25, concession $20
monashconcertband.org.au/performances

Mount View Art Show
Celebrating its 35th year, the show this year will feature both established and up and coming artists, in traditional and contemporary styles.
Mount View Primary School, Shepherd Rd, Glen Waverley
21 to 25 August
mountviewartshow.com.au

Twenty Melbourne Painters Society Inc 101st Annual Exhibition
The 101st Annual Exhibition of this prestigious group of traditional realist painters promises to generate great interest amongst collectors and the public.
Glen Eira City Council Art Gallery, Cnr Hawthorn and Glen Eira Rds, Caulfield
22 August to 8 September, 10am to 5pm
Free entry
jennypihanfineart.com.au

An Afternoon with Marco and Carmela - Winter Warmer Concert Series
Marco Cinque & Carmela sing musical theatre, operatic & Italian classics. Delicious afternoon tea included.
St David's Church, 1111 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster East
25 August, 2pm
$20
9842 4115

Music that Leaps and Bounds
The prominent young musicians of Chao Feng Chinese Orchestra will dazzle you with their stunning performances at the orchestra's 37th anniversary concert.
Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School Performing Arts Centre
25 August, 4pm
$30, concession or per ticket for group of 10 $28
chaofeng.com.au or 0403 368 720

Last Night of the Proms
Legends of Brass, Melbourne Chorus and Rats of Tobruk Memorial Pipes and Drums. Our most popular concert of the year!
The Centre Ivanhoe, 275 Upper Heidelberg Rd
25 August, 2pm
$25
trybooking.com or David on 9497 3637

Casey Choir’s 21st: Celebration in Song
The best from our 21 years. A female choir of 50 members with great harmonies. Don’t miss it.
Bunjil Place Studio, 2 Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren
31 August, 2pm
Adult $27.50, U16 $15
bunjilplace.com.au

John Young Zerunge: The Lives of Celestials
The lives of remarkable characters from the Chinese diaspora period in Australia from the 1840s onwards. Reimagined memories of the local Chinese elite, abject madmen and more are distilled into large-scale installations.
Town Hall Gallery, 360 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn
31 August to 20 October
Free entry
boroondara.vic.gov.au/events/john-young-zerunge-lives-celestials

TarraWarra International 2019: The Tangible Trace
The Tangible Trace explores the notion of a trace as a residue or marker of a place, situation or body of knowledge.
TarraWarra Museum of Art, 313 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, Healesville
Until 1 September, 11am to 5pm
Adult $10, Senior $8, Pensioner and Student $5, Child U12 free
twma.com.au or 03 5957 3100

The Moon Exhibition
20 July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. The Moon exhibition brings together artistic responses to the celestial body that orbits the Earth.
Geelong Gallery, 55 Little Malop St, Geelong
Until 1 September, 10am to 5pm
geelonggallery.org.au

Hidden Faces 2019: Victorian Salon des Refuses
An exhibition of portraits by Victorian artists, originally submitted for a number of national portrait prizes, which were either not hung in the ‘official’ shows or have not been shown in Melbourne.
Pan Pacific Melbourne, 2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf
Until 3 October
Free entry
eventfinda.com.au

Bauhaus Now!
Bauhaus, the most influential art and design school in history. Bauhaus Now! reveals a range of contemporary experiments inspired by the Bauhaus diaspora.
Buxton Contemporary, University of Melbourne, Cnr Dodds St & Southbank Blvd, Southbank
Until 20 October, Wed-Sun 11am to 5pm, Thu 11am to 8pm
Free entry
buxtoncontemporary.com

How it Plays: Innovations in Percussion
A collaborative exhibition and performance project which shines a light on key innovations and experimentation in tuned percussion, focussing on Melbourne musical pioneers.
Grainger Museum, Gate 13, Royal Pde, Parkville
Until 20 December
Free entry
grainger.unimelb.edu.au/whats-on

September

High Tea Live: Michael Cormick sings the hits of Broadway
Performing hits from The Phantom of the Opera, Beauty & The Beast, and Les Misérables as well as sharing personal stories from some of his favourite shows that he has performed.
Arts Centre Melbourne
1 September, 12pm
$89 - includes a glass of Azahara bubbles and high tea
artscentremelbourne.com.au

TarraWarra International 2019: The Tangible Trace
The Tangible Trace explores the notion of a trace as a residue or marker of a place, situation or body of knowledge.
TarraWarra Museum of Art, 313 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, Healesville
1 September, 11am to 5pm
Adult $10, Senior $8, Pensioner and Student $5, U12 free
twma.com.au or 03 5957 3100

The Moon Exhibition
20 July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. The Moon exhibition brings together artistic responses to the celestial body that orbits the Earth.
Geelong Gallery, 55 Little Malop St, Geelong
1 September, 10am to 5pm
geelonggallery.org.au

A Not so Traditional Story
A hilarious and unique tale of adventure highlighting the importance of culture, identity and friendship.
Arts Centre Melbourne
7* and 8 September, 11am and 2pm*
$26, *Auslan interpreted performance
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Community Art Show
Over 60 artists contributing over 250 original and beautiful paintings.
9 Wedgewood Rd, Roxburgh Park
7 and 8 September, 10am to 3pm
Free entry and car parking
03 9308 8335

Pakenham National Photographic Exhibition
An annual national photographic competition held in Pakenham with fantastic work from amateur photographers all over the country.
Cardinia Cultural Centre, Lakeside Boulevard, Pakenham
7 and 8 September, 10am to 5pm
Gold coin donation
pakenhamcameraclub.org or pakenhamnational@hotmail.com

Twenty Melbourne Painters Society Inc 101st Annual Exhibition
The 101st Annual Exhibition of this prestigious group of traditional realist painters promises to generate great interest amongst collectors and the public.
Glen Eira City Council Art Gallery, Cnr Hawthorn and Glen Eira Rds, Caulfield
Until 8 September, 10am to 5pm
Free entry
jennypihanfineart.com.au

Zirk! Circus - The Big Top Spectacular
Combining the thrills and fun of Russia’s finest circus traditions with all the skills and daring of today’s new age circus heroes.
Birrarung Marr, Batman Ave, Melbourne
7 to 12 September
Tickets from $45
zirk.com.au

Maroondah Singers Annual Concert
Melba College, 20 Brentnall Rd, Croydon
8 September, 2.30pm
maroondahsingers.org.au or 0400 120 319

'Made of Stars' 2019 Victorian State Schools Spectacular
With a talented 80-piece orchestra and some of the best vocalists and dancers from Victorian state schools, the show will feature a galaxy of out-of-this-world performances from a top musical line-up of songs.
Melbourne Arena, Olympic Blvd
14 September, 1pm and 6.30pm
Adult $40, concession $30, U15 $20
ticketek.com.au/spectacular or 132 849

The Beautiful Game, Australian Premiere
Set in Northern Ireland in the troubled 1970s,  Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton's award winning musical tells the story of ordinary people in an extraordinary situation.
Chapel off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel St, Prahran
14 to 29 September
Tickets from $69
chapeloffchapel.com.au

Archibald Prize 2019 Victorian Tour
The exclusive Victorian tour venue for the Archibald Prize 2019, Australia's oldest and most prestigious annual art award. 51 works providing a snapshot of Australian culture – from politicians and celebrities to sporting heroes and authors.
TarraWarra Museum of Art, 313 Healesville-Yarra Glen Rd, Healesville
14 September to 5 November
Adult $16, senior $14, concession $12, child 5 to 17 $10, U5 free
twma.com.au

Something Old, Something New - Maroondah Symphony Orchestra
A new commission by well-known local composer David Keeffe opens this concert, followed by Mozart Concerto No. 5 in A and Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E Minor.
George Wood PAC, Yarra Valley Grammar, Kalinda Road, Ringwood
15 September, 2.30pm
$21 to $26, children free
maroondahsymphony.org.au or 0418 620 479

Springdale Artists Annual Exhibition
Springdale Neighbourhood Centre, High St, Drysdale
15 September to 6 October, 10am to 4pm
Gold coin

Circus Oz: Aurora
Blasting audiences into other atmospheres, Aurora will be a collision of amazing artistic elements, including jaw-dropping acrobatics, stunning visual projections and harmonically rich soundscapes.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, entry via Observatory Gate on Birdwood Av
18 September to 6 October
$25 to $60 (plus booking fee)
circusoz.com/aurora

Eras in Jazz by James Morrison & His Academy Orchestra
Australian Jazz Museum proudly presents ERAs in JAZZ with James Morrison & His Academy Orchestra. Together they will take you on a journey of different jazz styles in ERAs in JAZZ.
Alexander Theatre, Monash University Campus, Clayton
21 September, 7pm to 9pm
$49 to $69
monash.edu/mlive/whats-on or 03 9905 1111

TETRIS
Witness four performers intertwine and connect, to bring this classic video game to life right in front of your eyes!
Arts Centre Melbourne
25 to 28 September, 11am
$28
artscentremelbourne.com.au

Resin Flow Art Show & Expo
The fastest growing and selling Art Medium. Come and learn all about it from our trade displays and demonstrations at the first Australian Resin, Flow Art Show and Expo.
Officer Community Hub, 1 Parker St
27 to 29 September, 10am to 4pm
$2 entry
cardiniaartsociety@gmail.com

Pamela Conder, Wild Lives - In Our Hands
New collection of paintings, drawings and photography featuring Pamela's interaction with orang-utans and other animals. Proceeds donated to Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.
Steps Gallery, 62 Lygon St, Carlton
29 September to 6 October, open 11am
Free entry
pamelaconder.com.au or info@pamelaconder.com.au

Hidden Faces 2019: Victorian Salon des Refuses
An exhibition of portraits by Victorian artists, originally submitted for a number of national portrait prizes, which were either not hung in the ‘official’ shows or have not been shown in Melbourne.
Pan Pacific Melbourne, 2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf
Until 3 October
Free entry
eventfinda.com.au

John Young Zerunge: The Lives of Celestials
The lives of remarkable characters from the Chinese diaspora period in Australia from the 1840s onwards. Reimagined memories of the local Chinese elite, abject madmen and more are distilled into large-scale installations.
Town Hall Gallery, 360 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn
Until 20 October
Free entry
boroondara.vic.gov.au/events/john-young-zerunge-lives-celestials

Bauhaus Now!
Bauhaus, the most influential art and design school in history. Bauhaus Now! reveals a range of contemporary experiments inspired by the Bauhaus diaspora.
Buxton Contemporary, University of Melbourne, Cnr Dodds St & Southbank Blvd, Southbank
Until 20 October, Wed-Sun 11am to 5pm, Thu 11am to 8pm
Free entry
buxtoncontemporary.com

Robin Boyd: Design Legend
This exhibition forms part of the centenary celebrations for Robin Boyd (1919–1971), one of Australia’s most respected and well-known architects, and one of our first public intellectuals and media celebrities.
Heide Museum of Modern Art, 7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen
Until 27 October
Adult $10, concession $15, U17 free
heide.com.au

How it Plays: Innovations in Percussion
A collaborative exhibition and performance project which shines a light on key innovations and experimentation in tuned percussion, focussing on Melbourne musical pioneers.
Grainger Museum, Gate 13, Royal Pde, Parkville
Until 20 December
Free entry
grainger.unimelb.edu.au/whats-on

July

European Night Market 2019
Warm up with the tastes, smells, sights and sounds of Europe every Friday night in July.
Madame Brussels Lane, 50 Lonsdale St
5, 12, 19 and 26 July, 5pm to 10pm
Free
madamebrusselslane.com.au

Clarinda Art & Craft Market
Everything handmade, home grown and produced here in Australia.  Proceeds to local community. Coffee/tea and snacks available. Every 1st Saturday of the month.
Clarinda Community Centre, Cnr Viney & Bourke Rds, Clarinda
6 July, 10am to 2pm
Free entry and parking
03 9544 1161 

Briars Aboriginal Cultural Walk
Celebrate NAIDOC week and discover how Victorian Aboriginals have cared for and used the flora and fauna of the Mornington Peninsula during a beautiful walk with Gunditjmara Kirrae Wurrung-Bundjalung man Lionel Lauch (Living Culture) as your guide.
The Briars, 450 Nepean Hwy, Mount Martha
8 July, 10.30am to 1pm
Adult $45, concession $35
eventbrite.com.au/o/the-briars-12255672353

Endangered Plants and Conservation - Guided Walk
Geelong Botanic Gardens
14 July
Gold coin donation
geelongaustralia.com.au/events/calendar/item/8d696828db44674.aspx  

The Handmade Show
The Handmade Show is a craft market supporting local crafters and artisans to showcase and sell their handmade products.
St. Anthony’s Parish Hall, corner Grange and Neerim Roads, Glen Huntly
20 July, 10.30am to 3.30pm
Free entry
facebook.com/thehandmadeshow

Cranbourne Friends Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria's Winter Plant Sale
A large variety of Australian native plants available for sale. Plant list online a week before. Parking and entry available nearby.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Cranbourne
27 and 28 July, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
rbgfriendscranbourne.org.au

Bonsai Exhibition and Sales
Exhibition of quality Bonsai, exposing their Winter beauty. Over 70 trees on display, huge Sales of pots, trees, tools and soil, demonstrations and raffles.
Footscray Community Arts Centre, Mooreland St, Footscray
27 and 28 July, 10am to 4pm
$5 entry
bonsainorthwest.com.au

August

Friends of the Auburn Tower present An Evening with … David Parkin
David Parkin OAM will share the many facets of his life experience from mentoring young sports people to promoting the importance of Men’s Health.
MCC Kew Sports Centre, 397 Barkers Rd
1 August, 7pm
$30
trybooking.com/BDDJD or 0407 338 214

The Art of Riverkeeping
Waterways worldwide have suffered from urbanisation. Hear from Yarra Riverkeeper Andrew Kelly and Werribee Riverkeeper John Forrester about the voluntary work they do to help maintain the health of Melbourne’s waterways.
Australian Garden Auditorium, Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Corner Ballarto Rd and Botanic Dr
3 August, 2pm
Adult $25, member $20, student $10.
To book call 9707 5275

Truffle Week at Mister Bianco Restaurant
Experience a truffle farm in a restaurant! Enjoy delicious food, meet a farmer and watch their dog truffle hunt.
Mister Bianco, 285 High St, Kew
5 to 11 August
misterbianco.com.au

Bush Food Experience: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Delve into the rich history and thriving culture of the local First Peoples. Learn about their connection to plants and explore the delights of bush foods on a gastronomic walk with an Aboriginal guide.
Visitor Centre, Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave
9 August, 1.30pm
Adult $50, concession and child $43 – Bookings essential
rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on

Bonsai Show 2019 - Waverley Bonsai Group
Mount Waverley Community Centre, Cnr Stephensons Rd and Millr Cres
10 and 11 August, 10am to 4.30pm
Adult $5, U16 free

Solar Tour
View our nearest star with an expert astronomical guide and learn about the solar system and the historic buildings of Melbourne Observatory.
Visitor Centre, Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave
11 August, 1.30pm
Adult $13, Child and concession $10, family $38 – Bookings essential
rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on

Climate Watch Walk
Become a citizen scientist and help monitor the biodiversity in the Gardens. On this guided walk, you’ll search for the impacts of climate change and collect valuable information for Earthwatch with the ClimateWatch app.
Visitor Centre, Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave
13 August, 11am
Entry by donation
rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on

Lunar Tour: National Science Week
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing with a guided Lunar Tour through Melbourne Observatory.
Visitor Centre, Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave
15 August, 8pm
Adult $18, concession $14, family $55 – Bookings essential
rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on

The Camelia, Garden & Floral Art Show
Camellias, Floral Art exhibits, Children's section, fruit & vegetables, cut flowers plus plants for sale.
Mt Waverley Community Centre, 47 Miller Cres
17 and 18 August, Sat 1 to 2pm, Sun 10am to 4.30pm
$5 entry, children free
0412 914 388

A Walk in the Park – Step out for Parkinson’s
Be part of this uplifting community event dedicated to improving the lives of Victorians living with Parkinson’s.
Federation Square, Melbourne CBD
18 August, 9.30am
Early bird registration $35, $55 on the day. Concession and child discounts available. U5 free
parkinsonswalk.org.au

The Melbourne Exhibition of Orchid Art and Photography
With entry to the Melbourne Orchid Spectacular, Australia's largest orchid fair, bring your camera and use our studio to take photos of orchids using state of the art photographic lighting, and backdrops.
KCC Park, Skye
23 to 25 August, 9am to 4pm
$10 entry
oscov.asn.au

Outdoor Escapades: A Forest School Adventure for Families
Engage your tactile senses, ignite your imagination and experience winter in this hands-on workshop. Learn new skills, experiment with hand tools and try your hand at lighting a small fire to keep warm.
Hopetoun Lawn, Gate A, Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave
24 August, 11am
$20, child accompanying adult free
rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on  or 9252 2429

Mount Ophir Estate Guided Tour
This 60-minute walking and talking tour is led by owners Eliza and Nicholas Brown and explores the history of Mount Ophir Estate from its iconic winery buildings to its extensive accommodation options.
168 Stillard Lane, Rutherglen
24 August, 21 September and 26 October, 11am
$10, tour limited to 20 people
eventbrite.com.au

Birds in the Australian Garden
Identify some of the birds often spied in the Australian Garden and hear stories about how they have shaped the forests and wildflowers of Australia on this free guided walk.
Visitor Centre, Cranbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Corner Ballarto Rd and Botanic Dr
24 August, 10am
Free, but bookings essential
rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on

Maindample CFA Plant and Garden Sale
Many stalls selling everything you need for the Garden. Sausage sizzle/tea and coffee available.
Maindample CFA Shed
25 August, 9am to 2pm 
Contact Tracey on 0427 170 297

Chocolate and Spice Tour
Discover the essence of chocolate on a delectable walk. Spice up your senses with stories and recipes about cinnamon, cardamom and the intoxicating vanilla bean. Discover exotic food plants growing in the Gardens and satiate your taste buds with a delicious hot chocolate at the end of your tour.
Visitor Centre, Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave
25 August, 1pm
Adult $25, concession $20 – Bookings essential
rbg.vic.gov.au/whats-on

63rd Leongatha Daffodil & Floral Show
Leongatha Horticultural Society presents a beautiful display of daffodils, camellias, flowers, shrubs, floral art, photography and children’s work. Plants and refreshments for sale.
Leongatha Memorial Hall, 6-8 McCartin St, Leongatha
30 August to 1 September
$5, children free
facebook.com/Leongatha-Horticultural-Society-Inc

Dingo Discovery Sanctuary & Research Centre Open Days
Members of the public are invited to photograph and cuddle adorable dingo cubs and meet friendly dingo adults – all while learning about Australia’s apex predator and native dog.
366-400 Gisborne-Melton Rd, Toolem Vale
Every Sat and Sun until 22 September, 11am to 2pm
Adults $49, Children 7-12 $35 – Bookings essential
ticketebo.com.au/dingopuppyencounters

September

Maryborough Lions Market
Stalls: Loddon River Honey, Cornish Cream Fudge, historic signs from Pastsigns, seasonal fruit & vegetables from The Little Produce Box, jewellery, crafts.
Cnr Nolan and Alma Streets
1 September, 8am to 1pm
0421 435 674

63rd Leongatha Daffodil & Floral Show
Leongatha Horticultural Society presents a beautiful display of daffodils, camellias, flowers, shrubs, floral art, photography and children’s work. Plants and refreshments for sale.
Leongatha Memorial Hall, 6-8 McCartin St
1 September
$5, children free
facebook.com/Leongatha-Horticultural-Society-Inc

Australian Plants Sale
Hosted by APS Wilson Park Berwick in conjunction with City Casey Garden Expo.
Wilson Botanic Park, 668 Princes Hwy, Berwick
7 September, 9am to 3pm
9707 5275

Everything Patchwork and Quilting
Everything Patchwork and Quilting at Gembrook will feature 30 traders, demonstrations, a Guest Quilter's display, raffle and refreshments. Profit supports Gembrook CFA.
Gembrook Community Centre, Gembrook-Pakenham Rd
7 September, 10am to 4pm
facebook.com/EverythingPatchworkQuiltingatGembrook

Australian Plants Expo
Huge native plant fair, books on related subjects, talks, demonstrations, displays & more.
Eltham Community & Reception Centre, 801 Main Rd
14 and 15 September, 10am to 4pm
Adult $5, Concession $4, Child free
apsyarrayarra.org.au or 0430 513 433

Yallaroo Open Garden
Australian native garden bursting with colourful spring floral displays from grevilleas, leschenaultias and eremophilas. All plants labelled for easy identification.
7 Hillsmeade Drive, Narre Warren South
14 and 15 September, 10am to 4.30pm
Entry $8, U18 free
opengardensvictoria.org.au

Tesselaar Tulip Festival
With over a million flowering bulbs on show, the fields will be filled with colour and festivities abound. Head to the stunning Dandenong Ranges for an amazing day out.
Tesselaar Flower Farm, 357 Monbulk Rd, Silvan
14 September to 13 October, 10am to 5pm
Adults $29, concession $25, U16 free
tulipfestival.com.au or 03 9737 7722

ACRA Ashburton Artisan Market
The Ashburton Artisan Market showcases Australian handcrafters. Buy local.
Copeland Room, 154 High St
21 September, 10am to 2pm

Spring Orchid Show
Exhibitor Displays, Orchids for sale and Potting Demos.
Anglican Church Hall, Main St, Drouin
20 and 21 September, 9am to 4pm
$5 entry
Bev 03 5625 4996

2019 Clivia Expo
Beautiful display of a variety of different colours and species, quality sales plants, demonstrations on germinating seeds and pollinating flowers. Refreshments available.
Mount Waverly Community Centre, 47 Miller Crescent
21 September, 10am to 4pm
melbournecliviagroup.org.au or 0477 134 863

Native Flowers Show and Sales Bendigo
A wonderful display of Australian flowers. Sales of books, plants and more. Come and ask questions, be inspired, and enjoy.
Freeman Drive, Kangaroo Flat
21 and 22 September
Adult $3, Child free
apsvic.org.au/aps-bendigo

Yea Garden Expo
Yea Saleyards, Flat Lead Rd
21 and 22 September, 9am to 3pm
Adult $7, U16 free
yeagardenexpo.com.au or yeagardenexpo@optusnet.com.au

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society 2019 Spring Show
Wide range of flowering Australian and exotic orchids on show, experts available for advice and growing tips, flowering orchids and orchid accessories on sale. CC facilities and refreshments available.
N.G. Wishart Senior Citizens Hall, 964 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin
21 and 22 September, 10am to 4pm
$4 entry
ssosvorchids.com or 0400 889 739

David’s Garden
Charming inner-city garden featuring over 50 fruiting trees, shrubs and vines producing an incredible array of food.
16 Central Avenue, Footscray
21 and 22 September, 10am to 4.30pm
Entry $8, U18 free
opengardensvictoria.org.au

Mount Ophir Estate Guided Tour
This 60-minute walking and talking tour is led by owners Eliza and Nicholas Brown and explores the history of Mount Ophir Estate from its iconic winery buildings to its extensive accommodation options.
168 Stillard Lane, Rutherglen
21 September and 26 October, 11am
$10, tour limited to 20 people
eventbrite.com.au

Dingo Discovery Sanctuary & Research Centre Open Days
Members of the public are invited to photograph and cuddle adorable dingo cubs and meet friendly dingo adults – all while learning about Australia’s apex predator and native dog.
366-400 Gisborne-Melton Rd, Toolem Vale
Every Sat and Sun until 22 September, 11am to 2pm
Adults $49, Children 7-12 $35 – Bookings essential
ticketebo.com.au/dingopuppyencounters

Wonders of the Human Body with Dr Michael Mosley
Find out what makes us tick, how to keep yourself in good shape whatever your age and an eye-opening discovery as to how to live in the modern world.
Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne
27 September
From $69.90
livenation.com.au/artist/michael-mosley-tickets

Maroondah Orchid Society Spring Show 2019
Potting demonstrations, sale of plants, potting media & accessories, floral art, refreshments. Free orchids for children.
St. Timothy's Catholic Community School Hall, 21 Stevens Rd, Vermont
28 and 29 September, 9am to 5pm
Adult $5, U12 free
03 9801 1628

Wangaratta Orchid Show
Come along and enjoy a wonderful display of orchids this Spring. Potting demonstrations and advice sessions, a photographic display and slide show, orchid and book sales, refreshments and a chance to win the raffle.
St Patrick's Hall, Ford St
28 and 29 September, Sat 10.30am to 4.30pm, Sun 10am to 4pm
$4 entry
g-n-luke@optusnet.com.au or 0488 936 918

July

Island Whale Festival
Celebrate the arrival of whales in our waters with a range of activities across the weekend.
Cowes Cultural Centre, Phillip Island
5 to 7 July
islandwhales.com.au

Strictly Quilts Exhibition
A combined display of Quilts from the quilters of the Rural City of Wangaratta.
St Bernard's School Hall, Williams Rd, Wangaratta
5 to 14 July, 10am to 5pm
$5 entry and raffles
0417 158 220

2019 International Scarf Exchange Exhibition
Spinners and weavers display their skills in crafting an accessory using an anonymous exchange parcel of 150gm of fibre
Purbrick Hall, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Wangaratta
6 to 14 July
Gold coin donation
internationalscarfexchange2019@gmail.com

Stitched Up Festival
A biennial celebration of all things textile, involving people of all ages and featuring a diverse range of textile art and crafts.
Stitchy Central, Gallery 2, Wangaratta Art Gallery, 56 Ovens St, Wangaratta
6 to 14 July, 10am to 4pm
Gold coin donation
stitchedupfestival.com or info@stitchedupfestival.com

The B# Big Band - Swingin' The Copa
Melbourne's winter tradition of swing dance is back. What a great way to spend those lazy Sunday afternoons with friends!
139 Smith St, Fitzroy
7 July, 1pm to 3.30pm
swinginmelbourne.com.au

2019 Bastille Day French Festival
Bringing the spirit of the French Revolution to Fed Square’s Atrium and Deakin Edge Theatre, you’ll experience the best of la vie à la française in the heart of Melbourne.
Fed Square Atrium, Federation Square
12 and 13 July
bastilledaymelbourne.com 

Quilt In
Uniting Church, Valonia Ave, Surrey Hills
13 July, 10am to 4pm
$8
03 9873 4371

Western Money Fair
Salvation Army Hall Werribee, 211 Watton St
13 July, 9.30am to 2.30pm
Gold coin donation goes to Salvation Army
westernmoneyfair.com or info@westernmoneyfair.com

Yarragon Charity Book Fair
Nearly 40,000 top quality books for sale from $1 each. All proceeds to Yarragon Fire Brigade and Yarragon Primary School.
Yarragon Public Hall, Campbell St
13 and 14 July
Gold coin donation

Tea Cosy Exhibition
Wonderful tea cosies created by local knitters. Includes competition for Tea Cosy, Soft Toy and Beanie. All proceeds from sales go to Cancer research.
Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Rd, Wandin
13 to 21 July, 10am to 4pm
warratinalavender.com.au

The Big Red Bash
Music fest to host three-day program of iconic Aussie Rock and unique Outback entertainment. 9,000 festival-goers of all ages to converge for one-off Midnight Oil performance, and 16 celebrated Australian music acts.
Big Red sand dune, 35km West of Birdsville
16 to 18 July
From $92. Child U11 free
bigredbash.com.au

Second Nature Wildlife Art Exhibition
Wildlife Art Society of Australasia invites you to Second Nature, an exhibition of wildlife art in support of Birdlife Australia.
AGRA Galleries, 1 Inglesby Rd, Camberwell
17 to 28 July, Wed-Fri 10am to 4pm, weekend 1pm to 4.30pm
wildlifeartsociety.com

Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival
Unforgettable documentary films from around the globe, with post screening film maker discussions connecting audiences with the stories behind the stories.
Theatre Royal Castlemaine, 30 Hargraves Street
19 to 21 July
cdocff.com.au

The Sugarbeats & The Wheatley Sisters
The Sugarbeats & The Wheatley Sisters will perform. Delicious afternoon tea included.
St Davids Church, 1111 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster East
25 July
Tickets $10-$25
03 9842 4115

Phillip Island Festival of Stories 2019
The cream of local and national storytellers bringing to life the big and the small stories that bind, challenge and intrigue us.
Cowes Cultural Centre, Philip Island
26 to 28 July
pifestivalofstories.com

Bayswater Craft Market
Unique handcrafts direct from the makers.
Senior Citizens’ Centre, 790 Mountain H’wy, Bayswater
22 June, 10am to 2pm
bw1market@bigpond.com

The Australian National Brooch Show 2019
An annual collection of innovative contemporary hand crafted art brooches by artists Australia wide. Unique, affordable wearable artworks.
Until 9 August
Fitzroy Library, 128 Moor Street
Free entry
0407 059 194
contemporaryartsociety.org.au

August

The B# Big Band – Swingin’ The Copa
Melbourne's winter tradition of swing dance is back. What a great way to spend those lazy Sunday afternoons with friends!
139 Smith St, Fitzroy
4 August and 1 September, 1pm to 3.30pm
Tickets $20 via website, $25 on the door
swinginmelbourne.com.au or 0416 271 319

14th Melbourne Teapot Exhibition
Entries from local and interstate artists with awards for functional and non-functional being given.
Stonehouse Gallery, 103 Yarra St, Warrandyte
4 to 31 August
Free entry
info@stonehousegallery.com

The Australian Brooch Show 2019
An annual collection of innovative contemporary hand-crafted art brooches by artists Australia wide. Unique, affordable wearable artworks.
Until 9 August, Library hours
Free entry
contemporaryartsociety.org.au or 0407 059 194

Upwey Fire Brigade Annual Book Sale
Upwey Fire Station, Main St
10 August, 9am to 2pm
Free entry

Bendigo Stamp Fair
St. Andrews Church Hall, 24 Myers St
10 August, 9.30am to 3.30pm
Free entry
bendigophilatelicsociety.org

Extrasensory
National Science Week's Extrasensory event, combining performance, storytelling and experimentation.
Parliament House, Spring St, East Melbourne
10 August, 6 to 10pm
$10, concession $8 – plus booking fee
inspiringvictoria.org.au

WinterWild Festival
Apollo Bay’s Arts, feast and music festival returns  with the theme “Visions and Ecstasies” exploring the fringe states of body and mind that result in the ecstatic and the blissful.
Apollo Bay
16 to 18 and 30 August to 1 September
winterwildapollobay.com.au

Supersence: Festival of the Ecstatic
The intoxicating exploration of ecstatic performance and wonder, a brilliant collision of music, performance, dance and theatre.
Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
23 to 25 August
artscentremelbourne.com.au/supersense

Bayswater Craft Market
Unique handcrafts direct from the makers.
Senior Citizens’ Centre, 790 Mountain H’wy, Bayswater
24 August, 10am to 2pm
bw1market@bigpond.com

Mornington Patchworks StitchFest
Celebrating the diverse creative works of our members. Quilts, Embroidery, Knitting, Felting, Textile Arts, Stalls, Demonstrations, Café and Raffles.
PCT Theatre, 91 Wilsons Rd, Mornington
24 and 25 August, 10am to 4pm
$8 entry
morningtonpatch.com.au

Society of Folk & Decorative Artists Victoria
Art sales, demos and classes.
H.V. Jones Reserve, Ferntree Gully
25 August, 10am to 3pm
Free entry
sfdav.com.au

Flowers in Praise
The Church is decorated with Floral Arrangements and Tea Towels & Collections Display. Refreshments available. Part of Leongatha Daffodil Festival.
St Peter's Anglican Church, cnr McCartin & Bruce Sts, Leongatha
29 August to 1 September, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
imdewar@dcsi.net.au  or 0409 165 227

Kyneton Antique & Vintage Fair 2019
Kyneton Town Hall, Mollison St
30 August to 1 September
Adult $7, U11 free
friendsofkynetonmuseum@gmail.com

Haute Couture Beading with KHÒLÒ
If you are an embroidery fanatic or just want to learn a unique skill, come along to this once in a lifetime workshop by Haute Couture Beading Australian fashion label Khòlò.
The Windsor Workshop, Lvl 11, 115 Chapel St
31 August, 10am to 1pm
General Admission $155, Bring a Buddy $150
the-windsor-workshop.com

Spinning Open Day - Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria
Come and learn how to spin its fun and easy and a great opportunity to see and try all the stages from fleece to yarn.
655 Nicholson St, Carlton North
31 August, 10am to 3pm
Free entry
hwsgv.org.au or info@hwsgv.org.au

Frankston and Peninsula Lapidary Club Annual Show
Minerals for sales, jewellery, traders, demonstrations. Food available.
Peninsula Community Centre, Crn Nepean Highway and Wilsons Rd, Mornington Peninsula
31 August to 1 September, 9am to 5pm
$5 entry, under 16 free
0420 364 980 or 0401 305 707

Mildura & District Gem & Jewellery Show 2019
Exhibits of rocks, gems, fossils, minerals and jewellery for display and sale, with children’s giveaways. Fun for everyone.
Sunraysia Masonic Centre, Fifteenth St, Irymple
31 August and 1 September, 9.30am to 6.30pm (Sun 4.30pm)
$4 entry, U12 free
facebook.com or 0428 540 933

Wood Working Wonders Expo
Wonderful creations by local artisans. Sales of all wood work with proceeds to Wandin CFA.
Warratine Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Rd, Wandin Yallock
31 August to 15 September, 10am to 4pm
Gold coin
warratinalavender.com.au or 0409 165 227

September

The B# Big Band – Swingin’ The Copa
Melbourne's winter tradition of swing dance is back. What a great way to spend those lazy Sunday afternoons with friends!
139 Smith St, Fitzroy
1 September, 1pm to 3.30pm
Tickets $20 via website, $25 on the door
swinginmelbourne.com.au or 0416 271 319

Flowers in Praise
The Church is decorated with Floral Arrangements and Tea Towels & Collections Display. Refreshments available. Part of Leongatha Daffodil Festival.
St Peter's Anglican Church, cnr McCartin & Bruce Sts, Leongatha
1 September, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
imdewar@dcsi.net.au  or 0409 165 227

Frankston and Peninsula Lapidary Club Annual Show
Minerals for sales, jewellery, traders, demonstrations. Food available.
Peninsula Community Centre, Crn Nepean Highway and Wilsons Rd, Mornington Peninsula
1 September, 9am to 5pm
$5 entry, U16 free
0420 364 980 or 0401 305 707

Mildura & District Gem & Jewellery Show 2019
Exhibits of rocks, gems, fossils, minerals and jewellery for display and sale, with children’s giveaways. Fun for everyone.
Sunraysia Masonic Centre, Fifteenth St, Irymple
1 September, 9.30am to 6.30pm (Sun till 4.30pm)
$4 entry, U12 free
facebook.com or 0428 540 933

Kerang Museum Heritage Day
Annual heritage day giving us the opportunity to display static and working machinery. Emphasis on lost trades, e.g. blacksmithing, shearing, etc. Display of toys from the 1930’s & 40’s. Social and agricultural history of country Victoria.
7 Museum Dr
7 September
Entry $5, children $2
sandra.westblade@bigpond.com

FOJAM - Festival of Jewish Arts and Music
Melbourne's one-day international contemporary Jewish music and arts festival.
Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt St, Southbank
8 September
From $70 to $180
fojam.com

Melbourne Fringe Festival
Melbourne Fringe Festival heralds an electrifying new chapter as the Festival takes over the historic Trades Hall as its civic heart.
Various locations
12 to 29 September
melbournefringe.com.au

Western Money Fair
A combination of Geelong Numismatic, Philatelic and Footscray Philatelic. Stamp & Coin Dealers in attendance. Light Snacks and Refreshments. All proceeds to the local Salvation Army Corp.
Salvation Army Hall Werribee
14 September
Gold coin
westernmoneyfair.com.au or Philip on 0477 638 807

Wang Lit Fest 2019
The Wang Lit Fest and Book Fair, with more than 40,000 books donated from the local community to help raise funds for community projects.
St Patrick's Hall, Ford St, Wangaratta
14 and 15 September, 9am to 5pm
wanglitfest.com.au or 0490 238 959

Schwerkolt Cottage Family Open Day
Free kids activities including games, an animal farm, face painting and more fun!
Schwerkolt Cottage and Museum Complex, Deep Creek Rd, Mitcham
15 September, 11am to 4pm
Free entry
03 9873 4946

Jolt Sonic Arts Festival
The JOLT Sonic Arts Festival incorporates inclusivity as a critical means for creating the cutting edge of auditory exploration.
Footscray Community Arts Centre
20 to 22 September
joltarts.org

SUN Festival at ECOSS - Cultural Celebrations of the Sun and New Solar Technologies
Live stage music, talks, tours of ECOSS, large eco market, tiny houses, cultural celebrations.
Yarra Valley ECOSS, 711 Old Warburton Rd, Wesburn
21 September, 10am to 4pm
Adult $10, concession $5
ecoss.org.au

The Royal Melbourne Show
Rides, animals, live entertainment and fun for the whole family at The Royal Melbourne Show. As proud supporters, RACV is excited to share some special offers exclusively for our members. While you’re there, why not pop into the RACV Members Zone, situated in the RACV Pavilion.
Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Rd, Ascot Vale
21 September to 1 October
racv.com.au/royalmelbourneshow