Wanting to attend a performance this weekend? Have a look through our list to see what activities our region has to offering this week.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Following a sold out season in London, The Simon & Garfunkel Story has returned to Australia for a national tour.
Performing across the country, this production tells the tale of how two young boys from New York went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time.
The performance features UK performers Philip Murray Warson as Paul Simon and Charles Blythe as Art Garfunkel.
Relive all the songs and stories that shaped the duo, their split and their seperate careers in this performance.
Click here for tickets and extra information or phone 5434 6100.
Where: Ulumbarra Theatre, Gaol Road, Bendigo.
When: Thursday, August 23, from 8pm.
Bendigo Bush Poets
Bendigo and Central Goldfields Bush Poets present their concert this weekend.
This free event features an afternoon of Australian entertainment, lots of poets, fun and music.
Walk up bush poets and songsters are made most welcome in the supportive atmosphere.
For more information phone/email Ken Jones on 5441 5121 / firstname.lastname@example.org or Geoffrey W Graham (President) on 5446 7104 / email@example.com
Where: The Golden Vine Hotel, Corner of King and Myrtle Streets, Bendigo.
When: Sunday, August 19, 1pm – 4pm (meals available from 12 noon).
Does an evening of dancing, music and like minded company appeal to you? If so, head over to this event for a Saturday evening dance.
The dance features music by Rita and Bob, a home cooked supper and a raffle and prizes.
Admission is $9.00 and everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Keith on 5444 2953.
Where: Spring Gully Hall, Spring Gully Road, Bendigo.
When: Saturday, August 18, from 8pm.
Guitars and Voices
The St Paul's Proms Series continues this weekend with even more music.
Enjoy some of Bendigo’s best local talent with an afternoon of three short perfomances.
These performances include, The Guitar Collaboration, Pamela Jackson (soprano) and Bendigo Chamber Choir.
After each performance, you have the chance to meet the artists over refreshments.
Tickets $8 a session or $20 for all three. School children free.
Phone 5443 5061 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and tickets.
Where: St Paul’s Cathedral, Myers Street, Bendigo.
When: Sunday, August 19, starting 2pm.
Join Lucky on a colourful rug and dive into exciting story adventures.
For 30 minutes, children and parents can hear stories filled with inspiring characters and messages which will help little ones develop their language and listening skills.
There will also be a few songs and a little bit of dancing too.
Children (including babies) of all ages are welcome.
Storytime runs weekly and sometime features a special author or illustrator.
Squishy Minnie Bookstore is a breast and bottle feeding friendly space.
Where: Squishy Minnie Bookstore, 80 Mollison Street, Kyneton.
When: Thursday, August 23, from 10.30am.
The Bush Dance and Music Club are holding a family friendly dance this weekend.
The evening features a program of old time and bush dances and music will be played by the Emu Creek Bush Band.
There will also be a raffle and lucky door.
Everyone welcome. Tickets $8 adults and children under 16 years free.
A plate of supper would also be appreciated.
For more information, contact Mary on 5442 1153.
Where: Anglican Church Hall, Keck Street, Flora Hill.
When: Saturday, August 18, starting at 8pm.
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