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, 25 and 28 September, 11am to 5pm (3pm on 25th)
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

October

4th Annual Show’n’Shine & Swap Meet
The Myrtleford Rotary & The Chopped & Changed Kustom Car Club run their 4th annual event. Proceeds towards Rotary’s local and global community projects.
Myrtleford Showgrounds
5 October, 8am
$5 entry, U12 free
myrtleford-rotary-club.com

Lake Eildon Boating & Fishing Show
This show harnesses all of boating lifestyle positives and delivers a great event for exhibitors, for industry, for the region, as well as everyone who comes along to enjoy the event and take in the Lake Eildon boating lifestyle.
Lake Eildon Dam Wall, Lookout, Houseboat Harbour and Demonstration Area
11 to 13 October
Free entry
lakeeildonboatingandfishingshow.com.au or communications@biavic.com.au

Dookie Military Vehicle Rally
The Military History Group invites history and military vehicle enthusiasts to display their interests and vehicles at the 10th annual event and swap meet.
Main St, Park Dookie
12 and 13 October
Free entry
dookieemporium@bigpond.com or 0427 538 667

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
12 and 26 October, 11am to 5pm
Gold coin donation
hawthorntramdepot.org.au

Day of the Morris Minor
This event is held every two years where all the Morris Minors come out to play. The judging of the cars is done by peoples’ choice, with trophies and lucky car prizes to win. Includes complimentary morning tea.
Caribbean Gardens, 1280 Ferntree Gully Rd, Scoresby
13 October, 9am to 2.30pm
Vehicle registration$10 plus $2.50pp
morrisminorvic.org.au/events

Chryslers at Caribbean
All Chrysler models can attend from Veteran or Vintage to Valiant and New age MOPAR, Charger and Chrysler Cousins. Chrysler 300c and Japanese Chrysler's Welcome also.
Caribbean Gardens, 1280 Ferntree Gully Rd, Scoresby
20 October, opens 9am
Adult $2.50, child $1
chryslerclubvic.org.au

Studebaker Show & Shine
All Studebaker and Packard owners & car enthusiasts welcome.
Eastern Beach Reserve, Geelong
26 October, 9am
Free entry
facebook.com or Michael 0438 116 335

All American General Motors Car Show
Hosted by the Nunawading Lions Club, car enthusiasts come to see Pontiacs, Chevs, Cadis and more. Stalls to peruse with food and drink available. Fun day for all.
Manhattan Hotel, Cnr Canterbury Rd and Heatherdale Rd, Ringwood
27 October
$5 entry
nunawading.vic.lions.org.au or 0411 212 619 or nunawading@lionsclubs201v5.org  

November

Nhill Airshow
Celebrating 100 years of aviation in Nhill, the Airshow will include spectacular aerobatics, skydiving joy flights, and a varied ground program.
Nhill Aerodrome, 221 Propodollah Rd
2 November, 9am to 4pm
Adult $30, family $70, pensioner/student $20, children $10
nhillairshow.com.au or nhillairshow19@gmail.com or 0417 014 278

Tarwin District Auto Festival
Cars, Bikes, Tractors & Trucks welcome, children's activities, food, market, family fun day for all.
Recreational Reserve, Walkerville Rd, Tarwin Lower
9 November, 9.30am to 3.30pm
$5 entry, children free
stude1@live.com

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
9 and 23 November, 11am to 5pm
Gold coin donation
hawthorntramdepot.org.au

28th Historic & Classic Rob Roy Hillclimb
Experience a range of exciting machines at the second oldest, permanent built, hill climb in the world. Full catering by local CFA.
Clintons Rd, Christmas Hills/Smiths Gully
10 November
robroyhillclimb.com.au

Cars That Changed The World
Display day & display theme for our Motor Museum until the end of February. Bring your vehicle to create our display for the day 'All makes welcome'. Trophy for Best Presented Vehicles.
1A Sale Rd, Maffra
10 November, 9am
Gold Coin
gvc.net.au or 0409 667 096 or 03 5147 3223

Motors at the Mansion
Classic Cars and Motorbikes of all ages and makes. Exhibitors and People’s Choice trophies.  Professional Photographer available. Eats and Drinks.
Pirra Homestead, 108 Windermere Rd, Lara
10 November, 9am to 2pm (8am for exhibiters)
Exhibiters $10 per car, spectators $2, U12 free
motorsatthemansion@gmail.com

Yarra Valley Machinery Preservation Society Annual Swap Meet
Cnr. Parker and Old Baker Rod, Wandin East
10 November, public entry 7am
Public $5, sellers $15
03 9878 7627

Drouin Rotary Club Swap Meet and Show & Shine
150 Stalls selling assorted goods, car parts, memorabilia and a Show’n & Shine. Catering on Site. No Dogs.
Lardner Park, 155 Burnt Store Rd
10 November, starts 8am
Stall holders $25, public entry $5
0408 149 802

Jaguar Car Club of Victoria Annual Display Day
This annual display day features 60 years of the Mk 2 and a history of Jaguar sportscars. Approximately 300 Jaguars will be on display.
Wesley College Glen Waverley Campus, 620 High Street Rd
17 November
$10 per vehicle
jagvic.org.au or publicrelations@jagvic.org.au

The Great Victorian Bike Ride
Join 5,000 participants of all riding abilities and pedal along the Limestone Coast and the Great Ocean Road.
Robe to Torquay via the Limestone Coast and Great Ocean Road
22 November to 1 December
Free to $1,249
greatvic.com.au

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

Ron Vincent Sings Cat Stevens
If you love the music of Cat Stevens then seeing Ron Vincent perform is a must. Ron's Cat Stevens Show is a trip down memory lane, exploring Stevens' unsurpassed musical career and features some of his most classic hits.
Oakleigh, Frankston, Narre Warren, Geelong, Warrnambool, Mount Gambier
6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21 September, 8pm
See venue website for ticket price
ronvincentsingscatstevens.com

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

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

reFraming Nature: Natural History Art Exhibition
A biennial celebration of natural history through illustration, showcasing a visually stunning selection of artworks. Hosted by the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
Domain House, Dallas Brooks Drive, Melbourne (opposite the Herbarium)
21 September to 6 October
Gold coin donation
rbgfriendsmelbourne.org or botanicexhibitions@frbgmelb.org.au

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

An Idea Needing to Be Made: Contemporary Ceramics
Acknowledging the increased interest in ceramics across the art world, this exhibition provides a chance to see some of the most inventive practitioners at work today from across the globe alongside their Australian peers, creating an international dialogue for this once marginalised medium.
Heide Museum of Modern Art, 7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen
Until 20 October
Adult $20, concession $15, U16 free
heide.com.au/exhibitions

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

October

Connected Voices present "A Natural Connection"
Textile artists, Mattiske, Miglietti and Walters, work in three different mediums. View their individual perspectives on A Natural Connection.
Meeniyan Art Gallery, 84 Whitelaw St
2 to 28 October, 10am to 4pm
Free entry – closed Tuesdays
meeniyanartgallery.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

The Sleeping Beauty
Back by popular demand after a 2018 sold out season. The world’s favourite fairy tale comes to life featuring international guest artists supported by over 100 talented dancers from The Australian National Youth Ballet.
The National Theatre, 20 Carlisle St, St Kilda
4 and 5 October
Tickets from $40
ticketek.com.au/sleepingbeauty

2019 ANL Maritime Art Prize & Exhibition
An award exhibition of Maritime Art addressing the theme: 'the Relationship of Humanity to the Sea' at the Mission to Seafarers.
The Mission to Seafarers Victoria, 717 Flinders St, Docklands
4 to 20 October
Gold coin entry
missiontoseafarers.com.au/art-prize or artprize@missiontoseafarers.com.au

Little River Annual Art Exhibition
Promoting and selling the work of regional artists in our heritage Hall. A train, bicycle and car friendly picnic destination.
Mechanics Institute Hall, Corner Rothwell Rd and Flinders St, Little River
5 and 6 October, 10am to 4pm (Sun 2pm)
Free entry
mkarakasch@gmail.com

Springdale Artists Annual Exhibition
Springdale Neighbourhood Centre, High St, Drysdale
Until 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
Until 6 October
$25 to $60 (plus booking fee)
circusoz.com/aurora

reFraming Nature: Natural History Art Exhibition
A biennial celebration of natural history through illustration, showcasing a visually stunning selection of artworks. Hosted by the Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.
Domain House, Dallas Brooks Drive, Melbourne (opposite the Herbarium)
Until 6 October
Gold coin donation
rbgfriendsmelbourne.org or botanicexhibitions@frbgmelb.org.au

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
Until 6 October, open 11am
Free entry
pamelaconder.com.au or info@pamelaconder.com.au

Victorian Mini Pipe Band Championships
Pipe Bands, Brass Bands, street parade, Uncle Bob’s Country Market. Enjoy the display of community bands and explore historical St Arnaud.
Queen Mary Gardens, Napier St, St Arnaud
12 October
Free entry
ttwl@iprimus.com.au

Mt Evelyn & Yarra Valley Art Society Art Show
Annual exhibition by talented local artists. All items for sale.
Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Rd, Wandin North
12 to 20 October
Free entry
warratinalavender.com.au/events or info@warrantinalavender.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

An Idea Needing to Be Made: Contemporary Ceramics
Acknowledging the increased interest in ceramics across the art world, this exhibition provides a chance to see some of the most inventive practitioners at work today from across the globe alongside their Australian peers, creating an international dialogue for this once marginalised medium.
Heide Museum of Modern Art, 7 Templestowe Rd, Bulleen
Until 20 October
Adult $20, concession $15, U16 free
heide.com.au/exhibitions

Drawn to Nature
Exquisite wildlife drawings and fabulous garden sculptures by Darren Gilbert and Janet Matthews.
Town and Country Gallery, 111 Princes Hwy, Yarragon
Until 20 October, 10am to 5pm
Free entry
gippslandartgallery.com/exhibition

Heart of St Kilda Concert
A unique concert of live music and comedy in support of the Sacred Heart Mission’s Meals program.
Palais Theatre, Upper Esplanade, St Kilda
23 October
Tickets $50.50 to $100.89
sacredheartmission.org/events

Jekyll & Hyde: 25th Anniversary Concert
A tale of tantalising suspense about the duplicity of human nature: restraint and transgression, brutality and civility – a singularly compelling story of Victorian dread. Starring Anthony Warlow and Jemma Rix, and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi Grammy and Tony nominated Frank Wildhorn with the Book and Lyrics by double Oscar and Grammy winning Leslie Bricusse.
Hammer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne
25 October
Tickets from $99.90
artscentremelbourne.com.au/whats-on

The Australian Welsh Male Choir
Presenting an afternoon of song featuring the City of Greater Dandenong Band.
St Pauls Cathedral
27 October, 2.30pm
Free entry

Glen Eira City Choir presents:  Favourites From Opera & Oratorio
Conducted by Jane Elton Brown, OAM and featuring  Judith Dodsworth, Soprano, and Berta Brozgul, Piano.
Glen Eira City Auditorium, cnr. Glen Eira & Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield
27 October, 2.30pm
Tickets $35, concession $30. Available at the door.
0412 178 277 or 03 9578 1947

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 1 November
Free entry
grainger.unimelb.edu.au/whats-on

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
Until 5 November
Adult $16, senior $14, concession $12, child 5 to 17 $10, U5 free
twma.com.au

Manggan: gather, gathers, gathering
Exploring the distinctive contemporary and traditional rainforest art of the Girringun region of far north Queensland. The works are both plentiful and playful, and unique to the region, comprised of nine traditional owner groups.
Melbourne Museum’s Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Until 1 January
Free with museum entry
museumsvictoria.com.au/bunjilaka/whats-on

Annemieke Mein
Annemieke Mein OAM is a global phenomenon. From Rosedale to Russia, the Sale-based artist has inspired generations through her depictions of native Australian wildlife in textiles. Featuring her new work, The Recycled Hopper (2019), which is inspired by the grasshopper plagues Annemieke experienced on her bush block near Briagolong.
Gippsland Art Gallery, 70 Foster St, Sale
Until 19 January
gippslandartgallery.com/exhibition

The Lynley Dodd Story
Enter the world of Hairy Maclary and Friends™ at this exhibition featuring original artworks from Dame Lynley Dodd. See unpublished illustrations and learn about how Dame Lynley created her beloved characters. The exhibition program is full of exciting events to entertain young and old, so bring your favourite small humans or take a stroll down nostalgia lane.
Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, 35-37 Castella St, Lilydale
Until 26 January 2020, 10am to 4pm daily, except public holidays
ach.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Whats_On

Pose Photography Exhibition
Highlighting the work of Ballarat’s talented photographic studios, Pose will feature portraiture styles from carte de visites to celebrity postcards. The exhibition will also display an extensive selection of cameras – from the 19th century box brownie to the 21st century smartphone.
Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill
Until 8 March 2020, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Adult $14, Child 5-15 $7.40, Family (2x4) $36.60. Special discount entry will be offered for BIFB visitors for the Gold Museum during the festival. BIFB visitors must show their festival program to staff for this special entry price.
sovereignhill.com.au/gold-museum-ballarat/exhibitions or enquiries@sovereignhill.com.au

November

Keys to Heaven - Australian Chamber Choir & Douglas Lawrence
Experience the feeling of being transported to heaven with music written for the Sistine Chapel by Josquin and Palestrina.
Geelong, Macedon, Brighton, Middle Park
3, 16, 17 and 24 November, 3pm
Adult $65, senior $60, pensioner $40, student $20
auschoir.org/book-now or 0452 531 750

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
Until 5 November
Adult $16, senior $14, concession $12, child 5 to 17 $10, U5 free
twma.com.au

Symphonic Spectacular- An American Celebration
Frankston Symphony Orchestra & Tony Smith - Timpani virtuoso, performing Daugherty 'Raise The Roof', Copland 'Hoe Down' from Rodeo, Dvorak Symphony No 9 'New World'.
Peninsula Community Theatre, 91 Wilsons Rd, Mornington
23 November, 7.30pm
Adult $30, concession $28, U18 $5
trybooking.com

Maroondah Symphony Orchestra Concert
George Wood PAC, Yarra Valley Grammar, Kalinda Rd, Ringwood
24 November, 2.30pm
Adult $20-$25, children free
maroondahsymphony.org.au or 0418 620 479

Manggan: gather, gathers, gathering
Exploring the distinctive contemporary and traditional rainforest art of the Girringun region of far north Queensland. The works are both plentiful and playful, and unique to the region, comprised of nine traditional owner groups.
Melbourne Museum’s Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Until 1 January 2020
Free with museum entry
museumsvictoria.com.au/bunjilaka/whats-on

Annemieke Mein
Annemieke Mein OAM is a global phenomenon. From Rosedale to Russia, the Sale-based artist has inspired generations through her depictions of native Australian wildlife in textiles. Featuring her new work, The Recycled Hopper (2019), which is inspired by the grasshopper plagues Annemieke experienced on her bush block near Briagolong.
Gippsland Art Gallery, 70 Foster St, Sale
Until 19 January 2020
gippslandartgallery.com/exhibition

The Lynley Dodd Story
Enter the world of Hairy Maclary and Friends™ at this exhibition featuring original artworks from Dame Lynley Dodd. See unpublished illustrations and learn about how Dame Lynley created her beloved characters. The exhibition program is full of exciting events to entertain young and old, so bring your favourite small humans or take a stroll down nostalgia lane.
Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, 35-37 Castella St, Lilydale
Until 26 January 2020, 10am to 4pm daily, except public holidays
ach.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Whats_On

Pose Photography Exhibition
Highlighting the work of Ballarat’s talented photographic studios, Pose will feature portraiture styles from carte de visites to celebrity postcards. The exhibition will also display an extensive selection of cameras – from the 19th century box brownie to the 21st century smartphone.
Gold Museum, Sovereign Hill
Until 8 March 2020, 9.30am to 5.30pm
Adult $14, Child 5-15 $7.40, Family (2x4) $36.60. Special discount entry will be offered for BIFB visitors for the Gold Museum during the festival. BIFB visitors must show their festival program to staff for this special entry price.
sovereignhill.com.au/gold-museum-ballarat/exhibitions or enquiries@sovereignhill.com.au

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

October

Bendigo Orchid Club Spring Show
Plant Sales, Raffle, Displays, Demonstrations, Refreshments, chat to judges, photography and floral art displays, free parking.
Truscott Recreation Reserve, 5 Murdock St, California Gully
4 to 6 October
$5 entry
facebook.com/BendigoOrchidClub

2019 Ringwood Orchid Society Spring Show
Massed display of orchids, potting demonstrations, answers to questions and more. Devonshire tea available.
Melba Secondary College Community Hall, Brentnall Rd, Croydon
5 and 6 October
$5 entry
facebook.com

Astolat Open Garden
Elegant and beautifully maintained two-acre garden surrounding an impressive Italianate Victorian mansion. Features the original pavilion built in 1890.
630 Riversdale Rd, Camberwell
5 and 6 October, 10am to 4.30pm
Entry $10, U18 free
opengardensvictoria.org.au

The Garden Lovers' Fair
Join a guided tour or just wander the grounds of one of Victoria’s finest gardens. Renowned garden designer Paul Bangay will be on hand to share his love and knowledge of gardening. 45 stalls with rare plants, specialist nurseries, bespoke handcrafted sculpture, garden furniture, gardening tools and books.
Bolobek, 370 Mount Macedon Rd, Macedon
5 and 6 October
Tickets from $12
gardenloversfair.com.au

Melbourne Gluten Free Expo
If you have coeliac disease, gluten intolerance or follow a gluten free diet for other reasons this expo is for you.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
5 and 6 October, 9am to 4pm
Adult $15 online, $18 at door, U16 free
glutenfreeexpo.com.au/melbourne

The Wellness Walk and Research Run
Join Olivia Newton-John at this walk and run to raise funds to support cancer research and world-leading wellness programs, giving patients hope during cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
Alexandra Gardens - Palm Lawn, Boathouse Dr, Melbourne
6 October, 9am
Entry fee $15 to $40
wellnesswalkresearchrun.com.au or 03 9496 57 53 or events@onjcancercentre.org

Gippsland Garden and Home Expo
A great family day out. All funds raised by Drouin Lions Club go back to the Community.
Lardner Park via Warragul
12 and 13 October
Adult $10, U16 free

Cloudehill Spring Fair
Get gardening with Diggers at the Cloudehill Spring Fair. Free mini-workshops, tours, displays and a one-off sale in the Diggers Garden Shop. Fresh produce and preserves from local stallholders and children’s activities on the Sunday.
Cloudehill Gardens, 89 Olinda-Monbulk Rd, Olinda
12 and 13 October, 9am to 5pm
$10, Diggers Club member and U16 free
diggers.com.au/whats-on

Bickleigh Vale Open Gardens
Eight gardens opening within the enchanting village designed and created by Edna Walling village at Bickleigh Vale almost 100 years ago.
Bickleigh Vale Rd, Mooroolbark (off Pembroke Rd)
13 October, 10am to 4.30pm
Entry $25 for eight gardens, U18 free
opengardensvictoria.org.au

Upper Murray Bicycle Ride
Explore the magnificent forests of the Upper Murray on your bicycle on this fully supported ride from Shelley Station to Tallangatta along sections of the High Country Rail Trail. Bus transfers between each section of the ride. Morning, afternoon tea and lunch all included.
Visitors Information Centre, Tallangatta
13 October, 8am
$80

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
Until 13 October, 10am to 5pm
Adults $29, concession $25, U16 free
tulipfestival.com.au or 03 9737 7722

Mornington Community Garden Open Day
Plant sales, Book sale. Morning & afternoon tea & sausage sizzle. Free workshops & children’s activities.
Pine Reserve, Mitchell St, Mornington
19 October, 10am to 4pm
$2 entry, U16 free
dig-itcomgarden@hotmail.com

Kilmore Plant Expo and Sale
The Australian Plant Society Mitchell Group host this expo, which includes door prizes, art display and book sales.
Memorial Hall, Sydney St, Kilmore
19 October, 9am to 3pm
$2 entry
aps.mitchell@gmail.com

Spring Plant Sale of the Growing Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Look on the Friends of the RBG website for the catalogue full of interesting and hard to source plants, many from the RBG.
On the lawns adjoning E Gate, Birdwood Avenue
19 and 20 October, 10am to 4pm (Sun 3pm)
Free entry
friends@frbgmelb.org.au or 03 9650 6398

Warragul Bonsai Group Annual Show
Inspirational display of over 60 trees styled in the ancient art of Bonsai, demonstrations, sale table, children’s workshop.
Community College Gippsland, 71 Korumburra Rd, Warragul
19 and 20 October, 10am to 4pm
$5 entry, concession $3
wgbonsai@gmail.com or 0438 877 393

Glenrowan Grazing Weekend
Enjoy crafted menus with paired wines at The Makers & The Chef dinners or sample, sip and savour along the Tapas & Tucker Trail at the Glenrowan wineries and brewery.
Glenrowan Wine Region
19 and 20 October
$95 for The Makers & The Chef dinners
visitglenrowan.com.au or 1800 801 065

Gardivalia: West Gippsland Festival of Gardens
Be spoilt and inspired by 22 beautiful gardens, glorious scenery, a bird walk, garden design, music, exhibitions & compost making.
West Gippsland
19 October to 5 November
Adult $0 to $10
gardivalia.com.au or Maree 0403 449 179

The Warrnambool Show
Traditional Agricultural Show. Events running all day. Fun for the whole family. Major evening entertainment.
Warrnambool Showgrounds, 331 Koroit Street, Warrnambool
26 October, 9am to 10pm
warrnamboolshow.com.au or warrnamboolshow@bigpond.com

Bunyip Flower Show
St Thomas' Church Hall, Cnr A'Beckett Rd and Anderson St
26 October, 9.30am to 3pm
Pam 0400 599 783 or Wendy 0417 352 258

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
26 October, 11am
$10, tour limited to 20 people
eventbrite.com.au

Bacchus Marsh Flower and Garden Show
This community show features flower and produce competitions along with cake decorating and photography and new this year, a jam and preserves section.
Public Hall, Bacchus Marsh
26 and 27 October, Sat noon to 4pm, Sun 9am to 4pm
$5 entry
bmflowershow.org

Yarra Valley Spring Plant Fair
Huge range of plants from bulbs to natives, edibles to roses, orchids to indoor and everything in between. Guest speakers Jane Edmanson ABC Gardening Australia Presenter and Philip Johnson Chelsea medal winner, yummy food, local beer and wine.
125 Quayle Rd, Wandin
26 and 27 October, 10am to 5pm
$12 to $15
yarravalleyplantfair.com.au or clive@larkmannurseries.com.au

Wingspread Open Garden
Cool climate plantings of rhododendrons, camellias, and maples on two hectares set against the beautiful backdrop of the Toolangi State Forest.
1380 Myers Creek Rd, Toolangi
26 and 27 October, 10am to 4.30pm
Entry $10, U18 free
opengardensvictoria.org.au or 0472 997 880

Cranbourne Friends Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria's Spring Plant Sale
Held near the Kiosk at the northern end of the Australian Garden. A large variety of Australian native plants will be available, with a plant list available on our website approximately a week before the sale.
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Cranbourne
26 and 27 October, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
rbgfriendscranbourne.org.au

Girgarre Open Garden Festival
Five spectacular gardens to view, including High Tea, live music and an art display by Ross Franzi. No dogs please. Purchase Garden Passes on day at Girgarre Community Cottage.
Girgaree Community Cottage, 27 Olympic St, Girgarre
27 October, 10am to 4pm
Adults $15, accompanied children free
girgarrenh@bigpond.com or 03 5854 6482

November

The Language of Flowers
This is the Welshpool and District Horticultural Society Inc. 59th Spring Show.
Welshpool Memorial Hall, South Gippsland Hwy
1 and 2 November
Adult $3, children free
dunkineely3971@gmail.com or Helen 0427 880 014

40th Annual Oxley Bush Market
175 stalls of exciting products at great prices. Homemade, homegrown, home-produced or new items only. Gourmet food, music and entertainment for the kids. Oxley is the gateway to the Milawa Gourmet Region in NE Victoria.
Historic Oxley Shire Hall
2 November, 9am to 3pm
Free entry
oxley.vic.au/oxley-bush-market or oxleyhall@gmail.com or 0437 243 583

St Erth Spring Festival
A Celebration of Gardening, Real Food and Green Living. Celebrity chef and keen gardener Paul West, (presenter of River Cottage Australia) joins the St Erth Spring Festival this year to launch his new book and present a very special masterclass ‘Growing, Cooking & Building Community'. Plus all the usual festivities all weekend.
The Garden of St Erth, 189 Simmons Reef Rd, Blackwood
2 and 3 November, 9am to 5pm
$10, Diggers Club member and U16 free
diggers.com.au/whats-on

Pelargonium and Geranium Society of Victoria Show
Plants on show and for sale.
Bellfield Community Centre, Cnr Oriel Rd and Banksia St, Ivanhoe
2 and 3 November, Sat 12 to 4pm, Sun 9.30am to 4pm
$5 entry includes morning/afternoon tea
lorna82@bigpond.com or 0404 941 462

Upper Yarra Valley Garden Club "Open Gardens Weekend" 2019
Seville to the Warburton area along the Warburton Highway, entry passes at any of the gardens for both days.
2 and 3 November, 10am to 4.30pm
$20 for all 5 gardens, $5 for a single garden
upperyarravalleygardenclub.com or hincek@bigpond.net.au or Kevin 03 5966 2828

Heirloom Open Day at Heronswood
Flower Trials, Tours and Picnics at the home of The Diggers Club. Our gardeners will lead tours at 11am and 1.30pm and picnics will be available from our Fork to Fork restaurant for you to enjoy under the historic trees.
Heronswood House and Garden, 105 Latrobe Parade, Dromana
5 November, tours 11am and 1.30pm
$10, Diggers Club member and U16 free
diggers.com.au/whats-on

Gardivalia: West Gippsland Festival of Gardens
Be spoilt and inspired by 22 beautiful gardens, glorious scenery, a bird walk, garden design, music, exhibitions & compost making.
West Gippsland
Until 5 November
Adult $0 to $10
gardivalia.com.au or Maree 0403 449 179

Leongatha Rose Spectacular
A beautiful and fragrant collection of roses showcased with a large cut flower section, children’s activities and our Annual Feature Rose. Plants, posies and refreshments for sale.
Leongatha Memorial Hall
8 and 9 November
$5, children free
leongathahorticulturalsociety.com.au

Wanderlust 108 Melbourne
Wanderlust has gathered world-leading yoga teachers, meditation experts, musicians and inspiring leaders for a transformational festival experience in Melbourne.
Alexandra Gardens, 3 Boathouse Dr, Melbourne
9 November
wanderlust.com/108-events/melbourne-2019

City of Monash Open Gardens
Presented by the Waverley Garden Club & supported by City of Monash, showcasing 7 private gardens. You are invited to go through their gates to see what each has done in a suburban block- big and small lots.
7 Gardens - addresses on website
9 November, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
Peter 0418 110 345

Rotary Club of Yea Annual Open Gardens Weekend
10 exceptional country and town gardens open. Full details and maps can be viewed on our website.
9 and 10 November
yearotary.org.au or elainorm@hotmail.com

Maribyrnong Orchid Sarcochilus Show
Maribyrnong Community Centre, Randall St
9 and 10 November
Entry $5
mosnews19@gmail.com

Creswick Garden Lovers Weekend
10 private and 7 commercial gardens open to the public, flower show, plant sales, displays and more.
Various locations in and around Creswick
9 and 10 November, opens 9am
Adult private garden $5, children free
creswick.net/whats-on

Rose Society of Victoria Inc. Spring Rose Show
Rose advice, information, plant sales, refreshments. Guest Speakers and displays by Regional Rose Gardens.
Mt Waverley Community Centre, Miller Crescent, cnr Stephensons Rd
9 and 10 November, Sat 1 to 5pm, Sun 10am to 4.30pm
Adult $5, concession $4
rosesocietyvic.org.au/spring-rose-show

The Makers and Shakers Market
An indoor, curated, retail event that brings together people who care about where things come from, how things are made and what they are made of. Focused on homewares, gourmet food and lifestyle products. Shoppers can meet the maker, as they discover some wonderful new handmade treasures to take home.
Coburg Town Hall, 90 Bell St
10 November, 10am to 3pm
$2, U12 free
themakersandshakers.com.au

African Violet & Gesneriad 2019 Show & Plant Sale
Show and plant sale, new, unusual and rare varieties, demonstrations, advice and equipment, crafts and refreshments.
Mt Waverley Community Centre, Miller Crescent
16 and 17 November, 1pm to 4pm (Sun 11am)
$5 entry
facebook.com/earlymornafricanvioletgroup

Lavender Season Garden Walks
Enjoy walks through the lavender fields, & private homestead gardens. Free ice-cream on first visit. Refreshments at Tea Room. Gift Shop.
Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Rd, Wandin Yallock
18 November to 19 January, 9.30am to 4.30pm
$10 seasonal entry $7.50 concession
warratinalavender.com.au/events or info@warratinalavender.com.au

Warratina Open Garden Weekend
Fields of lavender blooming, garden walks, music, entertainment, craft demonstrations, market stalls, food vendors, children’s activities. Donation to local community.
Warratina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Rd, Wandin Yallock
30 November and 1 December
Adult $10, child $5, family $25
warratinalavender.com.au/events or info@warratinalavender.com.au

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

Warragul Antiques and Collectable Fair
Warragul Regional College Hall
14 September, 9.30am to 3pm
chaplaincywrc@gmail.com or 0447 374 298

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

Channels Festival 2019
This festival is set to broaden horizons as International and Australian video and performance art blurs fact with fiction to delve deeper into difference, connectivity, power and place.
12 venues across Melbourne
Until 15 September
Ticket price depends on the event
channelsfestival.net.au

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
Until 20 September, 10am to 4pm
Gold coin
warratinalavender.com.au or 0409 165 227

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

Ballarat International Foto Biennale Festival
Multiple events including Liu Bolin’s Camouflage exhibition and talks with the artist, Fiona Foley’s Who are these strangers and where are they going?, To the Moon and Back exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, a Q&A with journalist Ray Martin, along with film, jazz, theatre and many more events. For a full list of exhibitions, events, walks, talks and educational programs visit the website
Venues across Ballarat
Until 20 October
Members save 10% on tickets through racv.com.au/tickets
ballaratfoto.org

October

Melbourne International Arts Festival
A giant adventure through the arts awaits when pop culture icons, political prose, immersive magical meals and musical heroes are celebrated in a festival all about 'Connection'.
5 to 20 October
festival.melbourne

Embroideres Guild Victoria Annual Exhibition
From exquisite table linens to mixed media textile art, traditional and modern embroidery in all its diversity will be on show.
170 Wattletree Rd, Malvern
5 to 20 October, 10am to 3pm (4pm weekends)
$10, students and EGV members $7
embroiderersguildvic.org

Tongala Community Garage Sale
A huge variety of goods, plus food and coffee stalls.
Over fity sites within the township of Tongala
5 October, 8am
facebook.com/TongalaGarageSale

In-House Music - presented by Terang Hospital Ladies' Auxiliary
Enjoy four half hour concerts in three beautiful homes and a church. All proceeds to Terang Mortlake Health Service.
Terang RSL Hall, Shadforth St
6 October, 1.30pm start
$25 tickets from Josie Black Day Centre
Eve 03 5592 5333 or Susan 0437 177 634

Fishing the Murray River
Photographs, stories, memorabilia. Groups welcome.
Echuca Historical Society,1 Dickson St
6 October to 31 Janauary, 10am to 2pm
$5 entry
eh.soc@bigpond.com or 03 5480 1325

Geelong Ballroom Dance Weekend Extravaganza
Friday Music by The Chordettes $15 supper included (8 to 11pm), Saturday Ball Midnight Music by Pattie and Tony $35 supper included (8pm) and Sunday Music by The Silhouettes $15 light lunch included (11am to 2.30pm).
Geelong Ballroom, Cnr of Bayview Parade and Carey St, Hamlyn Heights
11 to 13 October
$60 3-day Weekend Pass, or individually priced.
lesfacer@ncable.net.au or Gwenda 0418 584 051

Geelong Stamp & Coin Fair
Exhibitions and displays, plus stamp and coin dealers.
Geelong West Town Hall, Pakington St
12 October
Free entry
toomigirl@bigpond.com or 0419 620 976

Melbourne Buttonfest 2019
An event for people to display, view and purchase a wide range of collectable buttons and to discover their history.
Burwood Heights Uniting Church, Cnr Burwood Highway & Blackburn Rd, Burwood East
12 October, 9.30am to 3.30pm
$4, U12 free
vicbuttonclub.com.au or 0412 783 320

Gulf Station Open Day with the Victorian Working Draught Horse Association
Sheep dogs, blacksmiths, leatherwork, spinners & weavers, basket makers, rope making, bush band, bush poet, art exhibition, food vendors or bring a picnic, tour the historic farm and garden, buy a plant.
Gulf Station, Yarra Glen National Trust Property
12 October, 11am to 4pm
Adult $15, concession $12, child $10, family (2x2) $40
nationaltrust.org.au/places/gulf-station

Mordiallo Lapidary Club GEMFAIR
N.G. Wishart Senior Citizen Centre, 964 Nepean Highway, Moorabbin
12 and 13 October, 9.30am to 5pm (Sun 4pm)
mordialloclapidaryclub.com.au or mordialloclapidaryclub@gmail.com or 03 9580 0401

Birregurra Festival and Art Show 2019
A 2 day event for the whole family.  Everything from great music, Art Show, stalls, food and wine, children activities and so much more.  A wonderful event to promote not only Birregurra but the beautiful region and Otways plus great food and wine.
Main Street, Birregurra
12 and 13 October
Gold coin donation
birregurrafestival.com

Melbourne Meccano Club Annual Exhibition
View working Meccano models from early times to the present day at this exhibition.
80 Gardenvale Road, Gardenvale
12 and 13 October, 9.30am to 5pm
Family $15, adult $8, student $2
melbournemeccanoexhibition.com.au

Art & Craft Exhibition
Supporting 'The Outpost', Geelong.
Star of The Sea Community Hall, Torquay
12 to 20 October
Pauline 0418 319 104

Dean and District Old Sniff Classic
Sheepdog trials, steam memorabilia, barbecue and home-made cakes.
Dean Recreation Reserve
13 October, 7am to 5pm
Entry donation to Newlyn Dean CFA
Brian on 0438 304 479

Melbourne Marathon Festival
Experience Melbourne’s famous landmarks alongside swathes of fellow athletes. From the stunning St Kilda foreshore to Flinders St Station and Albert Park Lake, there is no more satisfying way to experience the city’s sightseeing hotspots. Featuring five cleverly curated courses for people of all ages, abilities and athletic stature.
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
13 October
melbournemarathon.com.au

Stage & Screen Cabaret
Fun, frivolity and trivia. All your film and Broadway favourites. It's the annual music trivia and dance fundraiser.
Clayton Hall, 264 Clayton Rd
18 October, 7pm
$15 per seat or $100 for table of 10
monashconcertband.org.au/performances

Cobden Spring Festival
Come for the day or stay for the weekend you're sure to find something fun at the Cobden Spring Festival.
Various Cobden venues
18 to 20 October
Free
cobdenspringfestival.com.au

Great Australian Beer Festival Albury
Sip and sample your way through 150+ beers and ciders. GABF mixes the familiar elements of an outdoor beer festival – beer, food and cider stalls, brewing demos, educational sessions and live music – then adds more obscure flourishes.
QEII Square, Dean St
19 October, 1 to 8pm
Adults $39, child 12-17 $20, U12 free
gabfalbury.com.au

Kevin Heinze Grow 40th Anniversary Spring Festival 2019
Huge selection of plants, fruit trees, tomato and veggie seedlings, Devonshire teas, 2nd hand book stall, kids corner, face painting, coffee, BBQ, Jazz, flowers and Roving Refills.
39 Wetherby Rd, Doncaster
19 October, 9am to 3pm
Gold coin donation
kevinheinzegrow.org.au

Oxfam Diamond Valley Book Fair
Lots of Books, fiction and non fiction, available to buy. Proceeds go to Oxfam's projects.
Eltham Senior Citizens Hall, 903-907 Main Rd
19 October, 8am to 5pm
Most books for Adults $2.50, YA $2 and Children $1.50
facebook.com/DVoxfamBookfairEltham

Grand Fete
Lots of stalls, food, Entertainment. Huge Trash 'n Treasure stall. Pre-loved books, Pre-loved clothes, Craft, Cakes, Plants, Silent Auction. All proceeds from the Fete support Church's Outreach Projects.
Glen Waverley Uniting Church, cnr Kingsway and Bogong Ave
19 October, 8.30am to 2pm
Free entry
03 9560 3580

Giant Garage Sale & BBQ
Stalls available.
Ormond Uniting Church, Cnr North Rd & Booran Rd
19 October, 9am to 3pm
office@ormond.unitingchurch.org.au or 03 9578 1553

Nunawading Gem Club Annual Exhibition
Demonstrations of all aspects of jewellery making. Handcrafted jewellery for sale. Huge range of gemstones, minerals and fossils.
Dorset Primary School, Rescorla Ave, Croydon
19 and 20 October, 9am to 5pm (Sun 10am)
Judith 0422 799 082 or Phil 03 9761 3169

Say Cheese Festival
Produce and speciality dishes, demonstrations, parings, Grilled Cheese Invitational and more.
Prahran Market, 163 Commercial Rd, South Yarra
20 October, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
prahranmarket.com.au

Heyfield Food & Wine Festival
Set amongst the beautiful Heyfield Wetlands, the day will showcase food, wine and beer from all over Gippsland. Live music and children's activities.
Heyfield Wetlands, 1A Macfarlane St
20 October, 11am to 4pm
Adult $10, children free
03 5148 3447

Whorouly Village Fair
Showcasing Whorouly’s bountiful produce and talented people, there are market stalls, static displays, entertainment, activities and lots of food on the day. A great community event.
Whorouly Recreation Reserve, 587 Whorouly Rd
20 October, 10am to 2pm
visitwangaratta.com.au or cindy@rochetransport.net or 03 5727 1279

Stamps, Coins and Cards Fair
Hosted by The Victorian Telephone & Smart Card Collectors Club, refreshments are available, and children are most welcome. There is a car park beside the centre.
Bentleigh- McKinnon Youth Centre, Higgins Rd, Bentleigh
20 October, 8.30am to 1pm
Free entry
John 0418 322 315

Ballarat International Foto Biennale Festival
Multiple events including Liu Bolin’s Camouflage exhibition and talks with the artist, Fiona Foley’s Who are these strangers and where are they going?, To the Moon and Back exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, a Q&A with journalist Ray Martin, along with film, jazz, theatre and many more events. For a full list of exhibitions, events, walks, talks and educational programs visit the website
Venues across Ballarat
Until 20 October
Members save 10% on tickets through racv.com.au/tickets
ballaratfoto.org

Mount Hunter Country Music Stampede
A celebration of country life and country music. It’s a blockbuster line up and there’s plenty to entertain aside from the artists.
K Ranch Equestrian Centre, Wollondilly
26 October, 9am
Adult $64.30, concession $54.10, child 6-13 $32.15, family (2x3) $145.90
countrymusicstampede.com

Bayswater Craft Market
Unique handcrafts direct from the maker.
Senior Citizens’ Centre, 790 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater
26 October, 10am to 2pm
bw1market@bigpond.com

The Great Duck Regatta on the King River
Run by The King River and District Fishing Club, there will be fishing activities for the children and a family barbecue followed by the race.
Gentle Annie Caravan and Camping Reserve on the King River, 98 Gentle Annie Lane, Whitfield
26 October, 11am to 2pm
$5 for duck
visitwangaratta.com.au or enquiry@gentleanniecaravanpark.com.au or 03 5729 8205

The Elegance of Embroidery Exhibition
Mornington Peninsula Branch EGV present a colourful, creative and inspirational exhibition of both modern and traditional embroidery. Gift stall and light refreshments.
Peninsula Community Theatre, cnr Nepean Hwy and Wilsons Rd, Mornington
26 and 27 October, 10am to 5pm
Adults $6, children free
mornington@embroiderersguildvic.org

29th Annual Woodworking Show
In it's 29th year, with new venue and new date, demonstrations of about 40 different skills will be on show, including, turning, boxmaking, carving, Pyrography and so much more.
MacIntosh Centre, High St, Shepparton
26 and 27 October, 9.30am to 4.30pm
$10 entry
gvwoodworkers.com.au or Len 0458 777 901 or Bob 0417 141 382

St Albans Arts Hub Craft Market
Great ideas for Xmas presents.  Enter draws to win free papermaking and recycling jewellery workshops.
6 Highcombe Crescent, St Albans
26 and 27 October, 9am to 4pm
Free entry
stalbartshub@gmail.com

Mt Evelyn Street Party
Celebrating the 1950’s in epic style. Family friendly event. Rock n roll dancing, bands, cars, huge marketplace and great food.
Wray Cres, Mt Evelyn
27 October, 10am to 3pm
Free entry
mtevelynstreetparty.com or Michelle 0418 589 822

Ned Kelly Chaser
At its soul, the Ned Kelly Chase is a 100km test of physical endurance. It is a battle of willpower, grit and determination. It offers a 100km and 50km solo run, Marathon and Half Marathon solo run, 100km Relay (four x 25km legs), 100km and 50km bicycle chase, and 10km fun run.
Apex Park, Clements St, Wangaratta
27 October, 6am to 12pm
nedkellychase.com.au or racedirector@nedkellychase.com.au or 0417 229 222

Walhalla Halloween Ghost Tour
An exciting experience in the historic gold mining town. Bookings essential.
Old Print Shop, Walhalla
31 October, 7.30pm
Adult $25, Children up to 16yrs and concession $20, Family (2x3) $75
facebook.com/walhallaghosttours or walhallamuseum@activ8.net.au or 03 5165 6250

November

A Hitch To The Sticks Festival
AHTTS is a celebration of live music that embraces regional history, local artists and produce, indigenous culture and unique event spaces in Wangaratta's spectacular country landscape.
1 to 3 November
Tickets start at $38.80
ahitchtothesticks.com

Rotary Club of Ocean Grove 9th Annual Art Show
Proceeds to RDA, Surfing for the Disabled and local charities.
Point Lonsdale Primary School Function Centre
1 to 3 November
Gold coin donation

Maldon Folk Festival
Four days of folk music and dance, interactive workshops and activities around the Maldon township – featuring artists such as Gina Jeffreys, Rod McCormack, Lloyd Spiegel, Marcia Howard, Fred Smith and more. All venues have access for people with a disability.
Various venues in Maldon
1 to 4 November
maldonfolkfestival.com

Land of Plenty Festival
A destination festival bringing together some of Australia’s hottest and upcoming artists for a day of live music. The festival will display a variety of music and experiences as well as local food and drink.
Shepparton Showgrounds
2 November
General admission $99, VIP $149
landofplentyfestival.com

Vibes & Vino
Kick off the “cup long weekend” with a new and exciting wine & music event “Vibes & Vino". Famous for its award-winning wines, and conveniently situated only 1.5 hours from Melbourne, Heathcote is the perfect getaway for a weekend of music wine & food.
Barrack Reserve, Heathcote
2 November
Adult $47, senior $29
heathcote.org or 03 5433 3121

Down the Garden Path: Ballarat Quilters Inc. Biennial Exhibition
Over 100 quilts on display, featuring traditional, contemporary, art and modern styles also pop up shops and Raffle Quilt.
St Patricks Community Hall, 3 Lyons St South, Ballarat Central
2 and 3 November, 10am to 5pm (Sun 4pm)
$5 entry, U12 free
ballaaratquilters.com or ballaaratquiltersinc@gmail.com

Whittlesea Show
Whittlesea Showgrounds, Yea Rd
2 and 3 November, 9am to 5pm
Adult $20, concession $15, child 6-14yrs $5, U6 free, family pass $45
whittleseashow.org.au  

Phillip Island Patchworkers Display
Annual display of handmade patchwork quilts, embroidery and other items made by members. All proceeds go to Emergency Services on the island.
Newhaven Hall, 23 Cleeland St
2 to 5 November, 10am to 4pm
$5 entry, children free
lduguid6@bigpond.com or Lyn 0427 593 936

Swan Hill Film Festival
Fundraiser for the Swan Hill Bone Marrow Group (Fight Cancer Foundation).
Showbiz Cinemas, McCrae St, Swan Hill
8 to 9 November
$15 per film
Steve 0428 584 325

Werribee Craft Festival
The Werribee Craft Festival is now in its 41st year and showcases local handmade crafts. New Friday night opening hours.
80 Derrimut Rd, Hoppers Crossing
8 to 10 November, 9am to 4pm (Fri 6 to 9pm)
Free entry
werribeecraftfestival@hotmail.com

Sale Stamp & Coin Fair
Hosted by the Sale & District Stamp & Coin Club, this event features Melbourne and Local dealers tables, with valuations given for stamps and coins. You could also win a nights accommodation in Sale for two at the Best Western Aspen Motor Inn.
Sale Band Hall, Princes Hwy
9 November, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
Barry 03 5144 5670 or Laurie 0419 132 824

Australian Historic Telephone Society Show/Fair
Retro123 has kindly donated an area within their Antique centre to house and display early telephones and related items ranging from the 1880’s to the 1960’s. Come see the many rare historical items on display, including selling and information tables.
Retro123 site, 3/287 Melbourne Rd, North Geelong
9 November, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
telecommunicationsandsound.com  or  Marco 0402 780 093

Eltham & District Woodworker's Club
This exhibition, which includes sales, demonstrations and childrens woodwork activities, has been run by the Eltham & District Woodworking Club for the past 20 years.
Eltham Community Centre, Pitt St
9 and 10 November
Free entry
facebook.com/ElthamWoodworkers

Rotary Eltham Festival
Music and entertainment on three stages, Have a Go oval, stalls, food and drink options and lots of fun activities including some free rides for small children. Fireworks at dusk on Saturday 9 November.
Alistair Knox Park and Eltham Central Oval, Main Rd
9 and 10 November, Sat noon to 9.30pm, Sun 9am to 5pm
elthamfestival.org.au

Cityscape Murrumbeena Art in Action Outreach Project
See artists in action. Come and sketch/paint alongside other artists. Free activities for children.
Within all shopping precincts in Murrumbeena and under the station
10 November, 10am to 3pm
Free
gleneiraartistssociety.org or ianfaye@bigpond.net.au

Rosebud's Foreshore Rockfest
Fun for all the family with cool cars, hot bands, Elvis movies, dances and shows. And a classic car show with pre-1975 cars, Hot Rods, motorbikes and vintage caravans.
14 to 17 November
foreshorerockfest.com.au

Metamorphosis - Australian Quilts in Public Places (AQIPP)
Quilters demonstrate their talents and originality interpreting the theme “Metamorphosis” – from zoology to magical, to a marked or complete change of character, appearance, condition etc.
Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Maroondah Hwy
14 November to 19 December
Free entry
australianquiltersassociation.com

Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival 2019
The Word for Word National Non-Fiction Festival returns to the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. This year’s theme is Nyaal, a Wadawurrung word meaning to ‘Open Your Eyes’. Expect to be challenged, confronted and entertained.
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop St
15 to 17 November
Tickets from $22/$18.50
wordforwordfestival.com.au

Due West Arts Festival
Celebrating the best of arts and culture in Melbourne's western suburbs, set in some of the city's most intriguing venues. Party in a rope factory, watch circus in a drill hall and go behind the shop counter at Due West.
Various locations in Melbourne’s western suburbs
15 to 24 November
duewestartsfestival.com.au

Festa di via Verde
Celebrating all things Italian the festival promises food, wine, dancing and scopa playing under the oak trees of Green Street Healesville.
Green Street, Healesville
16 November, midday to 6pm
ciaoyarravalleyciao.com

Geelong Woodcraft Exhibition
Many demonstrations and displays with expert advice available. Lots of items for sale.
Anglican Church Hall, cnr. McKillop & Moorabool Sts
16 and 17 November
Adult $5, children free
barwonvalleywoodwrights.com

Eltham 50th Anniversary Wine Show
Australia’s premier amateur wine show with over 700 wines available for tasting including grape, country, fortified wines and liqueurs.
Veneto Club, 191 Bulleen Rd, Bulleen
17 November, 10.30am to 2.30pm
$17, concession $10, includes commemorative tasting glass
amateurwine.org.au or info@amateurwine.org.au

Polish Festival @ Federation Square
A showcase of Poland's famous hospitality, the festival features performances, merchandise and food guaranteed to bring a taste of Poland to Melbourne.
Federation Square, Melbourne
17 November
Free entry
polishfestival.com.au

Woodturning In The Park
In the grounds of the McClelland Sculpture Park see an exhibition of woodturning, demonstrations and items for sale.
Peninsula Woodturners Guild, 390 McClelland Dr, Langwarrin
21 to 24 November, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
pwguild.org.au

Queenscliff Music Festival 2019
A celebration of live music from Australian and international artists, coupled with family-friendly activities, craft beer, wines and local produce.
Various venues around the town of Queenscliff
22 to 24 November
$50 to $270, U13 free
qmf.net.au

Santa's Magical Kingdom
An enchanting experience for families and people of all ages. Join Santa, Mrs Claus and their friends as they share the magical Christmas spirit and this delightful walk-through wonderland.
Caulfield Racecourse, Station St
22 November to 24 December
Adult $40.68, child (12-2) and concession $38.64
santasmagicalkingdom.com.au

Bayswater Craft Market
Unique handcrafts direct from the maker.
Senior Citizens’ Centre, 790 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater
23 November, 10am to 2pm
bw1market@bigpond.com

Gippsland Antiques & Collectables Fair
This weekend event is now in its 24th year and has grown into a major event in Gippsland, with a huge range of antiques and collectables on display and for sale. There will be something for everyone. organised by the Gippsland Antique Bottles and Collectables Club Inc.
Kernot Hall, Princes Drive, Morwell
23 and 24 November, opens 9.30am
$5 entry
facebook.com/gippslandantiques or Wayne 03 5174 8050

Discover Something New: Meet The Maker
A weekend to meet with the creative minds who make amazing artwork in their home studios. Discover places you never knew existed. Listen to the story behind the work, browse and buy direct from the maker.
Self-guided tour through West Gippsland
23 and 24 November, 10am to 5pm
openstudioswestgippsland.com.au

Draught Horse & Yesteryear Festival
A fun day with working displays including: Draught Horses, Vintage Machinery, Blacksmiths, Woodturners, Working dogs, Chainsaw carving, PLUS much more.
71 Wellington Rd, Wandin North, Yarra Valley
23 and 24 November, 10am to 4.30pm
Adult $10, children free
montdelancey.org.au or 03 5964 2088

St Albans Arts Hub Craft Market
Great ideas for Xmas presents.  Enter draws to win free papermaking and recycling jewellery workshops.
6 Highcombe Crescent, St Albans
23 and 24 November, 9am to 4pm
Free entry
stalbartshub@gmail.com

Castlemaine Traditional Arts Fair
Traditional, Culinary and Botanical Arts. Demonstrations, Workshops and Stalls. Children’s Activities, Food, Music, Coffee, Icecream and much more.
Buda, 42 Hunter St, Castlemaine
24 November, 10am to 4pm
Adult $5, children free
budacastlemaine.org/event

The Color Run Love Tour Melbourne
Celebrating the love that is all around, Victorians of all ages and abilities will soak up good vibes as they tackle the ultimate color-sprayed 5km fun run. Participants are encouraged to raise funds and awareness for official Charity Partner, the Starlight Children’s Foundation, who are committed to bringing fun, joy and laughter to sick kids and their families all over Australia.
Flemington Racecourse
24 November, 7am to 1pm
thecolorrun.com.au

Glenroy Art Group Art & Craft Show
Since 1966, the diverse members of the Glenroy Art Group use a variety of mediums for enjoyment and exhibiting their art to the public. Their aim is to encourage greater appreciation of Art through Demonstrations, Workshop activities, and Exhibitions.
Pascoe Vale Neighbourhood Facility, 7 Prospect St
30 November to 1 December, 10am to 4pm
Free entry
glenroygroup.com.au