It's beginning to look a lot like... summer.
Celebrate central Victoria during the warmer months at these great events.
If you have a community event that you think should be featured in our What's On section, contact us on one of the below:
Are you ready to laugh?
Perk up your Saturday by having a laugh with the Bendigo Laughter Club.
This event is fun, free and aims to bring people together from all walks of life to feel connected.
Where: Ewing Park (opposite Brougham Arms Hotel), Bendigo.
When: Saturday, December 21, from 8.30am.
The sun is shining and that means it is the perfect weather to visit an open garden this weekend.
River Gardens in Axedale features perfumed roses, salvias, lavender and granny bonnets adorning the terraced gardens.
The gardens overlook the Campaspe river and include water features, seating under trees and much more.
There will also be the chance to mix and match garden plants for compatible planting combinations.
Entry $8, children free to attend. Devonshire tea, coffee and scones available for additional fee.
No dogs allowed.
Where: 91 Brownes Lane, Axedale.
When: Saturday and Sundays, December 21 and 22, 28 and 29, January 4 and 5, 11 and 12, 18 and 19, 25 and 26, 10am to 4pm.
Join host, Lucky, on a storytime adventure.
This weekly event features stories filled with wonderful characters and messages to help children develop language and listening skills.
Songs and dancing are also performed.
Children (including babies) of all ages are welcome. Breast (and bottle) feeding friendly space.
Where: Squishy Minnie Bookstore, 6 High Street, Kyneton.
When: Thursday, December 26, 10.30am to 11am.
JOSH MUIR: WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND?
Experience augmented reality at the Josh Muir: What's on your mind? exhibition.
The exhibition features works with hidden meanings behind them, which is accessible through the use of an iPad.
This is a free exhibition with limited availability.
Phone the art gallery on 5434 6088 and please see gallery reception to organise your experience.
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View Street, Bendigo.
When: Until Sunday, March 1.
This exhibition will appeal to both adults and children, showcasing a playful atmosphere in a gallery space, with works from local artists.
The exhibition features Bendigo LEGO User Group's iconic landmarks from our region, jewellery, textile animals, needle felting, ceramics, pop art paintings and much more.
Free exhibition. For more information, email: email@example.com or phone 1800 813 153.
Where: Living Arts Space, Pall Mall, Bendigo.
When: Until Saturday, February 29, 9am to 5pm.
Enjoy an exhibition by the Art Pathways and Tuesday Studio students of the Castlemaine Community House.
See the creations and artworks from throughout the year and support local budding artists.
Where: Lot 19, Langslow Street, Castlemaine.
When: Saturday and Sunday, December 21 and 22, from 11am to 5pm and Friday, January 3 to Sunday, January 5, 11am to 5pm.
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