Please note: While there are still many events on in our region, cancellations, venue and time changes due to COVID-19 might occur.
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We will continue to keep the community informed of events while they are still operating.
Please contact your council or the Department of Health and Human Services for any further information required.
Every year the City of Greater Bendigo's park and natural reserves team puts on a colourful display of tulips.
The 50,000 tulips assist in brightening up the city's streets from September to mid-October.
The tulips run along Bendigo's Pall Mall and the Conservatory Garden.
Curators will host talks about their techniques and they will also share some techniques to help people create their own tulip garden.
People can phone 1800 813 153 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Where: Pall Mall and Conservatory Gardens, Bendigo.
When: Until mid-October.
The Bendigo Sunday Market is a community event run nearly every Sunday.
The market is one of the largest in central Victoria and is COVID-19 safe, meeting council guidelines.
There will be plenty of fresh fruit, vegetables, various foods, coffee, plants, clothing, furniture, craft items, children's items, picture framing, gifts for everyone, antiques and much more.
The market is also free to attend with ample parking available.
Where: Prince of Wales Showgrounds, 42-72 Holmes Road, North Bendigo.
When: Sunday, September 27, 8.30am to 2pm.
This farmers market is proud to have some of the region's best produce.
People shopping at this market will get high-quality fresh produce, in season and in a traditional market square atmosphere.
Support the region's farmers and creators and enjoy an afternoon out at this market.
Visit www.bcfm.org.au or email email@example.com for further information.
Where: The Good Loaf Sourdough Bakery and Cafe, Hargreaves Street, Bendigo.
When: Every Thursday, 2pm to 4.30pm.
Catch up in Castlemaine and support central Victorian producers.
This market is on the first Sunday of every month and every Wednesday.
It features fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, cakes, jams, preserves, wine, beer, plants, livestock and much more.
This market has strict COVID-19 measures in place to keep the community safe. Please use hand sanitiser at entry points and maintain a safe distance. Card purchases are preferred.
For more information, click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: Western Reserve, Forest Street, opposite IGA carpark and Castlemaine Market building, Castlemaine.
When: Wednesday, September 30, 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
Located opposite the Albion Hotel, Castlemaine, this weekly market showcases the producers of fruits and vegetables, along with the makers of the handmade, quirky and cute items.
Buy that perfect gift at this market.
Free admission and parking.
Stallholders must book beforehand. To book a stall or for more information, please phone 0418 117 953.
Where: Corner of Duke Street and Van Heurck Street, Castlemaine. Opposite the Albion Hotel.
When: Saturday, September 26, from 9am to 1pm.
Hosted by Bendigo Student Association Bendigo, this online event will show you how to paint your own watercolour cat.
This workshop will be hosted by a talented artist who specialises in creating cartoon illustrations.
Pictures of your cats as inspiration is welcome.
This event will be one full of chatting, laughing and of course learning a new skill.
Where: Online event, click here for more details.
When: Sunday, September 27, from 3pm.
These school holidays, work on a new skill and decorate a piece of pottery.
Choose a plate, mug or bowl and allow artists to help you paint your own masterpiece.
After the workshop, the designs will be glazed and put into fire, ready for every day use.
There will be collection of creations after about two weeks or postage home (at cost) can be arranged.
Sessions run for around an hour. $25 a person. Bookings essential, phone 5448 4404.
Where: Bendigo Pottery, 146 Midland Highway, Bendigo.
When: Until Friday, October 2, various sessions and times.
The Greater Bendigo region has a community of First Nations artists whose cultural histories span all throughout Australia.
Sharing Process invites a selection of these artists to reflect upon cultural influences and celebrate with a variety of their works.
All works in this exhibition are for sale here. For more information phone 5434 6060.
Where: Living Arts Space, Bendigo Visitor Information Centre, Pall Mall, Bendigo.
When: Until Monday, November 30, from 10am.
Online exhibition via The Bendigo Art Gallery, until November 8
The Burning World exhibition brings together works by four Australian artists, Hoda Afshar, Peta Clancy, Rosemary Laing and Michael Cook.
This exhibition examines natural landscapes to reveal more about human inhabitation.
These works confront realities and focus attention to what may have been overlooked.
This is a free online exhibition and can be viewed via the Bendigo Art Gallery website.
Where: Online exhibition, click here.
When: Until November 8.
Artist, Minaal Lawn, makes domestic scale ceramic objects that celebrate the reconciliation of her Indian heritage with her Australian upbringing.
Her work shows the transformation of culture, childhood and object symbolism.
Minaal Lawn's work shows coloured ceramic knots and knuckle forms.
Where: Corner Store Merchants, 220 Barker Street, Castlemaine.
When: Until October 24, Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm.
Falkner Gallery has re-opened their doors with two exhibitions, Pilbara by Margaret Lees and Observateur des Oiseau by Sue Gilford.
Margaret Lees works with oil pastels and Sue Gilford works with pyrography.
The Falkner Gallery also displays works by Jean-Marc La-Roque, Robert Marnika, Margaret Cromb, Linda McLean, Tarli Glover, Liz Caffin, Sarah Ormonde and others.
For more information, please email email@example.com or phone 5470 5858.
Where: Falkner Gallery, 35 Templeton Street, Castlemaine.
When: Thursday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm.
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