Things to do around Victoria

April

Come to the Cabaret
The Athenaeum Theatre, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne
From 27 Apr
CometotheCabaret.com.au

Newry Community Film Night
Come together for a great community reconnecting event. Enjoy the films, and the
showcasing of local businesses through advertisements made by local young
residents. Funds raised will go towards hall maintenance.
Adults $10, Children $5 and $30 for Families.
Newry Hall, Main Street
28 Apr

Native Plant Sale
Australian Plants Society Yarra Yarra Group
Senior Citizen's Centre, 903 Main Rd, Eltham
29 Apr, 10am-4pm

In conversation - Mandy Martin, Guy Abrahams, Bronwyn Johnson and Jason Smith
55 Little Malop St, Geelong
29 Apr, 2pm-3pm
geelonggallery.org.au

Wandiligong Nut Festival
Gourmet food stalls, fresh new season chestnuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, apples and local produce.
Family fun, children’s activities and musical entertainment.
Pioneer Park, Wandiligong
29 Apr, from 9am

Wine festival in Rosalind Park
1 Williamson Street, Bendigo
29 Apr, 11am-4pm
bendigowine.org.au

Antique and Collectables Fair
Mullauna Secondary College Hall, crn. Springfield and Mitcham Rd
Antique valuations by David Freeman
Admission $5
29 Apr, 9-3pm
Enquiries: jenala8@icloud.com

200th Anniversary Dinner for Parkinson’s
Hawthorn Arts Centre
29 Apr, from 7pm
parkinsonsvic.org.au

CWA’s 46th Annual Creative Arts Exhibition
Peninsula Community Theatre Wilsons Rd Mornington
Light refreshments available
29-30 Apr, from 10am

Autumn Plant Sale
Melbourne Botanic Gardens, enter the gardens through gate E on Birdwood Ave
29-30 Apr, from 10am
Enquiries: friends@frbgmelb.org.au

Australian Chrysanthemum Championship
Bendigo Exhibition Centre, Bendigo Show Grounds, Holmes Rd
29-30 Apr, 9am-3pm

Open Gardens Victoria: Greg Block’s Garden
Ballarat
29-30 Apr, 10am-4.30pm
opengardensvictoria.org.au

Marysville Motoring Expo
Hot rods, custom & classic cars, military vehicles & tank rides, custom 4WD’s
and emergency services vehicles. Carnival & market Stalls.
Main Street, Marysville
29-30 Apr
Stall holders contact: jorelsboy@gmail.com

Daylesford Macedon Ranges Open Studios 2017
Explore artists studios in some of Australia’s most beautiful settings over three weekends
29-30 Apr
dmropenstudios.com.au

Tinalley String Quartet
Arts Centre, Warburton
30 Apr, 2pm
ach.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Home

Makers and Shakers Market
Coburg Town Hall, 90 Bell Street, Coburg
Entry is $2 and kids under 12 are free
30 Apr, 10am-3pm
themakersandshakers.com

Choral@Montsalvat
15 Choirs in 3 art galleries. Classics, Welsh male, French, world music, theatre, chorals, pop.
For the whole family.
7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham
30 Apr, 12pm-5pm
fdsingers.com

Did petty crime rewrite your history?
New photographic exhibition unlocks the history of 40 living Australians and
connects them with their convict heritage. Free admission.
Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, Lilydale
Until 30 Apr
Enquiries: museum@yarraranges.vic.gov.au

Down the rabbit hole
Stonehouse Gallery, 103 Yarra St. Warrandyte
Until 30 Apr

Paper Arts Exhibition
Mont De Lancey Gallery, 71 Wellington Rd, Wandin North
Until 30 Apr (Wed to Sun, 10am to 4.30pm)

May

Tracky Dack Day
National annual fundraiser for TLC for Kids, Australia’s only emergency response
support for sick children and their families. In solidarity, people around Australia
choose any day in May to Dack Up and Donate for Tracky Dack Day.
trackydackday.com.au

Mixed media exhibition
Leongatha Gallery, cnr McCartin Street, and Michael Place, Leongatha
Opening event on 7 May between 2pm and 4pm
2-30 May

Lost WW1 Diary
Renowned stand-up & character comedian, Damian Callinan, examines the
horrors of war through a larrikin sense of humour, as he sets off for WW1.
Tongala Public Hall, $25
3 May
counts@nikmis.org

Jack Ferver’s Mon, Ma, Mes (Revisite’)
Temperance Hall, 199 Napier Street, South Melbourne
4-7 May
Bookings: trybooking.com/271688

Geelong After Dark
Geelong CBD
5 May, 6-10pm
geelongafterdark.com.au/

Horsham Patchwork Quilters Exhibition
Horsham Town Hall, Wilson Street, Horsham
Entry is $7
5-7 May, 10am-5pm

Yirramboi First Nations Festival
5-14 May
yirramboi.net.au

High Country Harvest
The team from MoVida will explore the gourmet riches of the High Country and
meet clever growers, producers, winemakers, brewers and chefs of the region.
5-21 May
Bookings: highcountryharvest.com.au

Beechworth Drive Back in Time
Weekend starts with a Tractor Run leaving the Old Railway Goods Shed at 10am.
$10 entry includes BBQ lunch.
Cruis’n back in time starts 4.30pm.
6 May

A Tribute to Marika Ninou
Con Kalamaras and friends perform a heartfelt tribute to one of Greece’s most
renowned voices of the 20th Century.
Kew Court House, 188 High St.
6 May, 8pm
hawthornartscentre.com.au

Clunes Booktown Festival
Author talks, literary luncheons, collection of rare, out-of-print and collectable books, go
inside heritage buildings, listen to live music, watch street performers, take a horse and
cart ride and more!.
Clunes, Victoria
6-7 May
clunesbooktown.com.au

Daylesford Macedon Ranges Open Studios 2017
Explore artists studios in some of Australia’s most beautiful settings over three weekends.
6-7 May
dmropenstudios.com.au

Glenroy Art Group Autumn Art Show
Community Hall, 7 Prospect Street, Pascoe Vale
Free Entry
6-7 May, 10am-4pm

The Mill Castlemaine
A place for artisans, foodies and seekers of collectables, this repurposed 1875 woollen
mill is running free events during the Australian Heritage Festival.
9 Walker Street, Castlemaine
6-7 May
millcastlemaine.com.au

2017 Australian Knifemakers Guild Show
View and purchase the finest handmade Knives in Australia
Best Western Airport Motel & Convention Centre, 33 Ardlie St, Attwood
Entry $8
May 6-7, 9:30am-4.30pm
Akg.org.au

The Linden Open Garden
A garden blending exotic and native plants and trees.
10 Margaret Street, Research
6-7 May, 10am-4.30pm
opengardensvictoria.org.au

Annie's Open Garden
A delightful one-acre garden featuring crepe myrtles, a variety of pears, ornamental
pomegranates, fruit trees and a stunning Cercis 'Forest Pansy'
27 Brenda Road, Research
6-7 May, 10am-4.30pm
opengardensvictoria.org.au

Grampians Grape Escape
Grampians National Park, 46-72 Grampians Road, Halls Gap
6-7 May
grampiansgrapeescape.com.au

The Chrysanthemum Society of Victoria Inc. Annual Exhibition
Burwood Heights Uniting Church Hall
Cnr Burwood Highway and Blackburn Road, East Burwood
6 May (1pm-4pm) & 7 May (12-4pm)
csv.org.au

Victorian Championship Racing
Phillip Island
6-7 May
piarc.com.au

My Fair Lady
Regent Theatre
From 11 May
myfairladymusical.com.au

Belgrave Big Dreams Market
Reynolds Lane, Belgrave
Craft, Design and Produce market for the whole family
14 May
belgravebigdreamsmarket.com

Geelong Patchwork & Quilters Guild Quilt-In
Trading table, prizes and show-and-tell. Supporting Geelong-based charity
We All Rotate to help women in need in Nepal.
Barwon South Civic Centre, 7 Reynolds Rd, Belmont
20 May, 9.30am-4pm
0411 308 145

The Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition
Gallery arc and the township, Yinnar
Until 27 May
arcyinnar.org.au

Echuca Moama Artists Easter Exhibition
“Fabulous Fakes”
Alton Gallery 111 Hare St, Echuca
Entry is free
Until 27 May (Fridays 10am-2.30 pm, Saturdays 10am-1pm)
Enquiries: 0439 460 690

June

A Celebration of Ella and Louis
U.S. singer Patti Austin and Australian trumpeter James Morrison plus the Melbourne
Symphony Orchestra pay homage to the musical partnership of Ella Fitzgerald and
Louis Armstrong.
Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne.
2-3 Jun, 8pm
melbournejazz.com

National Celtic Festival
Incorporating music, song, dance, theatre workshops and more.
Portarlington
9-12 Jun
nationalcelticfestival.com

25th anniversary Exhibition “Celabrate”
Conservatory in the Ballarat Botanical Gardens
10-18 Jun
Enquiries 03 5334 2005

Belgrave Big Dreams Market
Reynolds Lane, Belgrave
Craft, Design and Produce market for the whole family
11 Jun
belgravebigdreamsmarket.com

FourPlay String Quartet
With a rock band-style energy, the ensemble’s repertoire covers the likes of
Jeff Buckley, the Beastie Boys, Radiohead and Charles Mingus.
Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Rd.
30 Jun, 8pm
hawthornartscentre.com.au

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