While some events are coming back within our region, there might still be cancellations and time changes due to COVID-19 and health restrictions.
It is always best to check with your council about the rules for attending events in your area.
Click here to read about Bendigo's COVID-19 updates.
Have you ever wondered who does Bendigo's local street art? Join in this tour and explore Bendigo's street art scene.
The local artists from Nacho Station artist collective will show attendees what goes into creating a work, showing international artists work and much more.
This tour begins with a coffee and some sticker designing before an hour and half walking pace tour.
Selected Saturdays only. $35 per attendee.
Click here for more information and to book.
Phone 5434 6060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Bendigo's streets. Commences at Get Naked Espresso/Handle Bar, Mitchell Street.
When: Selected Saturdays.
Meet the team at Twisted History and join in for scary stories of Bendigo's haunted past.
Guides will take you through local streets and lanes and speak about the spooky and unexplained in Bendigo.
Stories told are based on real history and are well researched.
This lantern tour will take about 90 minutes and will feature a costumed guide.
A 90 minute walking tour by lantern light with a costumed guide.
Adults $35 (ages 17 and up), child $25, family tickets $120.
Group tours available. Click here for more information.
Phone 5434 6060 or email email@example.com
Where: Bendigo's streets. Departs from Information Centre, Pall Mall, Bendigo.
When: Selected Saturdays, from 8pm.
If you love stories, reading and words, then this Shared Reading Circle is for you.
A story will be read out loud and there will be a discussion to follow.
Discussions will detail what characters do, how they could be feeling and how it relates to us.
This group is open to anyone who loves to read and wants to connect with others through words.
For more information, see the Facebook event here.
Where: Woodend Neighbourhood House, 47 Forest Street, Woodend.
When: Monday's, July 20, July 27, August 3, from 10am.
Grab your nibbles, grab your drinks and join in the fun with this online trivia night.
Test your knowledge from the comfort of your own home and meet other locals via your devices.
All you need is a laptop, computer or tablet with a webcam to join the Zoom event - and your phone to play.
To register for this fun, online event, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Online event, via Zoom - email for the link to join.
When: Friday, July 24, 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITIONS
MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIAN HISTORY & ART
Take a walk through local Australian history and see various displays and artworks.
This museum and gallery features Aboriginal history, convict history, explorers, Victorian clothing, mining and Chinese history.
The art gallery also has items available to purchase.
Large group bookings available by appointment also.
Adult entry $6, pensioners and children (aged five -12) $3.
For further information and to book, please phone 0477 589 692 or email email@example.com.
Where: 29 Station Street, Maryborough.
When: Every week on Thursday - Sunday, from 10am.
RENEWABLE ENERGY ART AWARD
The DELWP Loddon Mallee Renewable Energy Art Award is an exhibition that showcases a more sustainable future for the Loddon Mallee communities.
Created by artists from across the region, this exhibition will ask you the question of how does renewable energy future look to you?
The exhibition is aimed to inspire and gain awareness.
For more information, click here.
Where: Phee Broadway Theatre Foyer, Mechanics Lane, Castlemaine.
When: Until Wednesday, July 23.
AG ART 2000-2020
The Elmore Field Days Ag Art competition has been challenging central Victorian designers during the past 20 years with the aim of creating a garment from materials found on farms.
These everyday farming items are transformed into wearable outfits that are showcased and modelled on a catwalk at the Elmore Field Days.
The garments include materials such as wrap, chicken wire, hay bands, tractor tubing and much more.
2019 was the last year the competition would run.
This exhibition celebrates the winners, highlights and creations from the Elmore Field Days AgArt competitions.
For more information, phone 1800 813 153 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Where: Click here to see the exhibition online.
ROSS TAYLOR: FIELD NOTES
Field notes presents a new body of work by central Victorian artist Ross Taylor.
Ross Taylor is a Kyneton based artist who relocated to Australia from the UK in 2009.
This exhibition explores the landscape, history, people and architecture of central Victoria and how it has shaped through time.
For further information, click here or phone the gallery on 5434 6088.
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View Street, Bendigo.
When: Until Sunday, October 18, 10am to 5pm.
MANY STORY TREEHOUSE EXHIBITION
The Many Story Treehouse Exhibition celebrates Terry Denton's illustrations for the Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths.
This exhibition showcases original illustrations and sketches, and the development of ideas, characters and stories for the Treehouse series.
This free exhibition does require booking. Please phone 5461 6600 or click here to book.
Entry at the door during school holidays is not guaranteed.
Where: Central Goldfields Art Gallery, 3 Neill Street, Maryborough.
When: Until Sunday, August 16, 10am to 4pm.
If you have an event you would like included in our What's On, please contact us on one of the below:
- Email us at: email@example.com
- Have a chat with us on: 5434 4470
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