Please note: While there are many events on in our region, cancellations, venue and time changes due to COVID-19 might occur.
The Bendigo Advertiser recommends people stay informed and updated on all details by:
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.
FAIRS AND FESTIVALS
Cellar doors across the Macedon Ranges will open to help host events as part of a series called the Summertime Fling Festival.
This festival will feature three weeks of wine, food and fun.
The Macedon Ranges Vignerons Association is running the event to encourage wine and food lovers to take a well-earned break from 2020 and share in the fun, scenic spaces while following COVID protocol.
This is a great opportunity to reconnect with friends, family and the community in an easily accessible, central location - that also happens to be stunningly picturesque.
For tickets and further information, please click here.
Where: Various locations and venues within Macedon Ranges.
When: Saturday, January 9 - Sunday, January 31.
The Bendigo Jailhouse Rockers Club Inc. is offering rock and roll social dancing.
These dances are a fun way to meet new people and learn a new skill.
The club also offers lessons which will be starting in February.
Where: Holy Trinity Anglican Church Hall, Keck Street, Flora Hill.
When: Monday's, January 11, 18 and 25, 7pm to 10pm.
Does your child love arts and crafts?
These art workshops are designed for those aged seven to 14 years, with events taking place each weekday.
Workshops will include wire jewellery making, tote bag making, mosaic framing, glass platters, clay figurines and much, much more.
All materials are supplied and COVID-19 safety measures are in place.
$30 per workshop, parents/guardians do not need to attend.
For further information and to book a session, please click here.
Where: The Old Auction House, Mollison Street, Kyneton.
When: Monday, January 11 to Friday, January 22, 10am to noon.
YOUTH HOLIDAY PROGRAM
Hosted by the Macedon Ranges Youth, this holiday program will have children of all ages entertained.
The events will include skate park clinics, pool parties and much more.
All events require registering due to COVID-19 requirements.
Signing in and hand sanitising stations will be at each event, with limited numbers allowed.
These events are drug, alcohol and tobacco free. For further information, click here or contact email@example.com or 0400 144 476 See less
Where: Various locations within Macedon Ranges.
When: Sunday, January 10 - Saturday, January 30.
Discover the science behind circus with this family fun, school holiday event.
Join in with your friends and the Discovery team while learning the art behind circus tricks and death defying acts.
Book online here and pay at the door.
There will be two sessions a day, one at 10am and one at 1pm.
Where: Discovery Centre, Railway Place, Bendigo.
When: Until Friday, January 29.
Children of all ages are encouraged to get involved and learn a new skill with this hands-on workshop.
Using art, science and design techniques, participants will get creative with wind power, by making and decorating their own pinwheels and twirlers.
This event is aimed at children of a primary school age.
For further information and to book, please click here.
Where: Kyneton Town Hall, Mollison Street, Kyneton.
When: Friday, January 15, from 9am.
Ceramists Sharon Alpren, Cassie Hansen and Emma Jimson have come together to showcase their exhibition Table Matters.
This exhibition celebrates the art of dining and features a floral installation from Libertine Florists.
Where: Living Arts Space, Pall Mall, Bendigo.
When: Until January 31, 9am to 4pm.
PIINPI: CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS FASHION
Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion is an exhibition showcasing garments and textiles by First Nations artists from all across Australia.
This exhibition celebrates Indigenous art, history and culture through fashion.
This exhibition will feature art fashion by Grace Lillian-Lee, Babbarra Women's Centre, Marree Clarke, Hopevale Arts and Cultural centre and many more.
Free exhibition but due to COVID-19, bookings are a must. Click here to book.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 03 5434 6088.
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, View Street, Bendigo.
When: Until Sunday, January 17, 10am to 5pm.
In addition to the regular exhibitions that the Central Goldfields Art Gallery has, there will also be pop-up exhibitions throughout the new year.
The pop-up works will feature artists who reside in the Central Goldfields region.
These exhibitions are free. For further information, phone 5461 6600 or email email@example.com.
Where: Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Old Fire Station, 1 Neill Street, Maryborough.
When: Thursday, January 7 to Sunday, February 21.
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