See the world’s most iconic animals at dusk, enjoy an intimate dinner and experience African cultural entertainment
Werribee Open Range Zoo, K Road, Werribee South
Friday and Saturday nights, from 9 November until the end of March
The Barham Rock ‘n’ Roll Festival
A weekend of 50’s and 60’s Rock ‘n’ Roll with Honky Tonk Rockers & Rhythm Connection. Sunday Breakfast and Show & Shine. Saturday Night “Spooks & Kooks” Gala Night.
cluBarham, 6-8 Niemur St
1 to 3 February
$15 Daily Pass or $35 Festival Pass.
AGL Peninsula Film Festival
The short film festival sees up to 20 shortlisted films screened outdoors. These films are judged live by a panel of celebrity judges and awarded monetary prizes.
Rosebud Village Green and Hastings Foreshore
Film festival Free, Musiqua from $20
The Commonwealth Championship Sheepdog Trials
The Gardens Oval, Bourne Street, Port Fairy
4 to 10 February
Australia’s preeminent Pinot Noir event offers winemakers, wine media and Pinot lovers the chance to enjoy an unparalleled selection of Pinot Noir from around Australia and the world.
8 to 9 February
RACV Cape Schanck Resort
Mirboo Nth Italian Festa
A free day of activities including stage and children’s entertainment, Flag throwers from Italy, food trucks, market stalls, cooking and cultural displays.
Baromi Park, Mirboo Nth
10 Feb, 10am to 5pm
Gellibrand River Blues and Blueberry Festival
Blues music and market fun
Gellibrand River, The Otways
22 to 24 February
$30 Adults entry for Saturday's main music event.
Apollo Bay Seafood Festival
A truly unique and memorable pescatarian experience with perfect sea views
Apollo Bay Harbour, 1 Breakwater Road
15 to 17 February
The Makers & Shakers Conference
‘Super-makers’, business and social media gurus and academics will all be participating in a conference designed to support the growth of Australian creative businesses, and to discuss where the market for locally handmade goods is heading.
Deakin Edge, Federation Square
Lonsdale Street Greek Festival
Melbourne’s biggest Greek Street party, with three stages of free entertainment, children’s rides, over 60 stalls and mouth-watering culinary delights.
Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
23 to 24 February, 10am