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PALLIATIVE CARE AUXILIARY FUNDRAISER
Join in for an afternoon of entertainment and fun with Peter Sheahan's Walk Up.
This event will be raising funds for Palliative Care Auxiliary.
All door proceeds will be donated.
This event will feature Terry Andison, Graham Hall, Evelyn Sheahan, Floreena Forbes, Bendigo Bill, John Tehan, Olive Bice OAM, Ken Jones, Les Smith, Debbie Penhall, John K, Ken Bice, Flash Back and Rick Sheahan.
There will be all kinds of music, poetry, yarns and a raffle. There will also be lucky door prizes.
Drinks at bar prices, phone to book for a meal on 5443 8166.
For table bookings, please phone Peter on 0400 076 634 or 0407 059 480
Walk up artists welcome, please register at 12.30pm.
Must have proof of double vaccination.
Where: All Seasons Hotel, McIvor Road, Bendigo.
When: Sunday, January 23, 1pm to 6pm.
JULIE KALA ART EXHIBITION
Julie Kala is showing her first exhibition at Dudley House.
Julie is a self taught artist and will be displaying a fun side to art with Ode to Kath & Kim, as well as a variety of styles in watercolor, oils and acrylics.
There will also be pencil sketches and watercolours of the local area on display.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Where: Dudley House, 60 View Street, Bendigo.
When: Saturday and Sunday, Janaury 22 and 23, 9am to 4pm.
Djaara Lights is a unique event that aims to highlight Dja Dja Wurrung culture in the Bendigo region through displays of Djaara artwork and augmented reality experiences.
There will be stories of the Dja Dja Wurrung six seasons on Djandak (Country) from Dja Dja Wurrung People, the Traditional Owners of Bendigo.
Follow the links to download the Djaara Lights Augmented Reality app to view the artworks, iOS and Android.
Read more here.
Where: Oscars Walk and Bath Lane Precinct, Bendigo.
When: Ongoing, 8pm to 11pm.
Imprint sees a selection of local artists come together to exhibit prints of their original artwork.
The exhibition is aimed at helping artists re-connect with Bendigo locals and visitors alike after COVID-19 cancellation.
This exhibition features a large, diverse range of art styles.
For further information, phone 5434 6060.
Where: Living Arts Space (inside Bendigo Visitor Centre), Pall Mall.
When: Until Sunday, January 30, 9am to 5pm.
OUTDOOR MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON
Enjoy a free movie night with your family and friends as part of Summer in the Parks Bendigo.
Bring along a chair and picnic rug and watch the movie Farmageddon.
This is a free event, no bookings required.
Please note, all events are alcohol and pet free events.
Where: Garden For The Future, White Hills.
When: Friday, January 28, 6pm to 8pm.
CAMPBELLS CREEK COLLECTABLES FAIR
The fifth annual Campbells Creek Collectables Fair will be held this weekend featuring the best local and interstate dealers.
There will be over 100 indoor and outdoor stalls, filled with antique goods, vintage, collectables and retro items.
Click here for more information.
Where: Campbells Creek Community Hall, Elizabeth Street, Campbells Creek.
When: Saturday and Sunday, January 22 and 23.
AUSTRALIAN MASTERS WATER SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS
Established in 1960, the Bridgewater Water Ski Club is located on the Loddon River.
Hosted over three days, this event attracts the best event skiers in the country.
This event includes age groups from 10 and under to over 65's.
For more information, email: email@example.com
Where: Park Street, Bridgewater on Loddon.
When: Friday to Sunday, January 21 to 23.
30TH SHOW N SHINE
Join in with the Centre State Swap Meet for their Show N Shine this weekend.
COVID-19 rules apply and double vaccination certificates are required. Masks to be worn indoors.
Note, no dogs.
For all information, click here.
Where: Bendigo Racecourse, Heinz Street, White Hills.
When: Sunday, January 23, from 7am.
SUMMER HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
Learn a new skill or build on your artistic talents with this summer holiday workshop.
This event will be inspired by the current exhibitions at the gallery with children encouraged to express their individuality through creativity.
This event is designed for those aged four to 14. Children under seven must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Children will be able to learn how to make their own flag using geometric stamps and crayon drawings.
To book, click here. $8 per child.
Where: Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View Street, Bendigo.
When: Tuesday, January 25, 11am to noon and 1pm to 2pm.
CASTLEMAINE ARTISTS MARKET
Take a trip to Castlemaine this weekend and browse a series of works at the Artists Market.
There will be about 80 stalls featuring designers with their handmade goods, art, sculptures and much more available.
There will also be unique gifts for everyone.
For more information, click here.
Where: Western Reserve, Forest Street, Castlemaine.
When: Sunday, January 23, 10am to 3pm.
Stroll along Broadway in Dunolly to view the range of stalls at the Dunolly Community Market.
There will be baked goods, fresh produce, second-hand goods, plants, giftware and craft items.
Click here for more information and updates on the market.
Where: Broadway, Dunolly.
When: Saturday, January 22, 4pm to 8pm.
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Planning your next festival? Look no further than the Bendigo Chamber Music Festival.
This event will feature 15 concerts across five days with budding superstars such as Chloe Lankshear, Grace Clifford and Charlotte Miles performing.
There will also be David Elton, Sulki Yu, Amir Farid, Donald Nicholson and Stephen King making their first appearances at the festival.
The festival boasts a varied repertoire throughout the week and will continue the tradition of the Community Concert at the Bendigo Town Hall, along with the Bendigo Chamber Choir.
To see the full program click here.
Where: Various venues in Bendigo.
When: February 2 to 6.
TOWN FOLK FESTIVAL
Castlemaine will come together in February to celebrate contemporary artists in music today.
This folk festival will host artists such as Carissa Myalu, Charm of Finches, Felicity Cripps, Forever Son, Galaxy Hop, Hannah Blackburn and Hugh F just to name a few.
There will be four stages of entertainment across three great venues.
For further information and tickets, click here.
When: Saturday, February 12, 3pm to 11pm.
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