Warm up for the beginning of spring by going to some of these great events. Check out our list and see what our region has to offer.
Big Bike Film Night
This event will have you celebrating cycling in all its forms. Enjoy thirteen films, devoted to the bicycle and those who ride.
The films showcase an array of cycling genres and range from 2 to 26 minutes.
Tickets: $25 for adults, $16 for under 16's. For more information, click here. To buy tickets, phone 5446 2025.
Where: Star Cinema, Peg Leg Road, Eaglehawk.
When: Wednesday, September 5, from 7pm.
Artist Samantha Bews, together with a local bakery cafe, has produced a live-art installation for Dementia Awareness Month.
The piece features a maze made by sculptor Eliza Jane Gilchrist and inside the maze, people will find the “Book of Loss and Nourishment”.
The book details interviews conducted with people experiencing dementia.
Order a coffee, find your way through a maze, see hidden nooks and then share some bread.
Where: The Good Loaf Sourdough Bakery and Cafe, Hargreaves Street, Bendigo.
When: Wednesday – Friday, September 5 - 7, 10am – 5pm.
Celebrate Father’s Day in Maryborough with a day of local community company, great shopping and the local Lions market.
The market features over 50 stalls of different crafts, bric-a-brac, clothing, produce and memorabilia.
For more information on how to be a stallholder, phone Trevor on 0407 114 770.
Where: Corner Nolan and Alma Streets, Maryborough.
When: Sunday, September 2, 8am – 1pm.
Bendigo Ballroom Dance Club Inc. invite you to the inaugural Gala Dance.
The evening features music by Ian Werfel, prizes, raffles, a delicious supper and a program featuring Foxtrot Medley, Tracey Leigh, Linden Swing, Waltz Caroline and much more.
All welcome to come and dance or sit and watch. $10 admission.
Contact Mhairi 0429 705 080 or Lesley 5442 1815 for more information.
Where: Spring Gully Hall, Spring Gully Road, Bendigo.
When: Thursday, September 6, 8pm – 11.30pm.
Ten of the 2018 third year visual arts students of La Trobe University’s Bendigo and Mildura campuses showcase their contemporary artworks in this exhibition.
The works include photography, painting, video, sculpture and installation.
Though varied, the works are all the result of a desire to explore the boundaries of creativity.
Where: Punctum's White Space Gallery, Halford Street, Castlemaine.
When: Saturday and Sunday, September 1 and 2, 11am – 3pm.
Make your way to Junortoun this weekend for an inviting community market.
The market features second-hand goods, local produce and crafts, homewares, local business products, sausage sizzle and coffee van.
There will also be entertainment for all ages.
For more information phone Denise Johns 0400 865 480 or Glenys Rahill 0407 819 986.
Where: Bendigo Baptist Church carpark, McIvor Highway, Junortoun.
When: Saturday, September 1, 9am – 2pm.
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