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View Event: Rush Escape Game - Grand Opening
Rush Escape Game - Grand Opening

View Event: GO Festival 2015 | Celebrating Women
GO Festival 2015 | Celebrating Women
This is Melbourne's Ultimate Girls Day Out! Held Annually to Celebrate Women. What's at Melbourne's leading Women's Expo? Main Stage: Entertainment, Fashion Parades, Key Note Speakers Health & Wellness Stage: Fitness fun, Workshops, Pr.. More..

View Event: Thomas & Friends™ | 70th Birthday Celebration

Thomas & Friends™ are hosting the ultimate 70th birthday celebration at Flinders Street Station, with a huge life-sized Thomas birthday cake and pop-up shop. BUST MY BUFFERS, THOMAS IS 70! Thomas & Friends™ has been a much loved character for g..More..
View Event: Cappuccino for a Cause | Gloria Jean’s Coffee

Gloria Jean’s Coffees is excited to announce that Cappuccino for a Cause, their major fundraising event, is back bigger than ever in 2015! This community event takes place in Gloria Jean’s coffee houses nationwide on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 Mar..More..
View Event: World’s Greatest Shave 2015

Be Brave & Shave this March! The Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave is back March 12-15 and we’re asking you to take part! Just sign up, decide to shave or colour, then ask family and friends to sponsor you – it’s an easy way to have fu..More..

Today | Saturday 7th March 2015..

Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne

View Event: FCG Run for Love X | World's Greatest Shave

Be brave and shave, run and donate for the Leukaemia Foundation’s. As Leukaemia Foundation and World's Greatest Shave are introduced to Chinese community for the first time, FCG Property will be hosting a running event in Albert Park, aiming to r.. More..
View Event: Good Friday Appeal | Guinness World Record Attempt

Guinness World Record Attempt Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Penguins Good Friday Appeal Penguin Parade car park, Phillip Island Phillip Island Lions Club invites you to be part of a very unique and fun gathering for the Good Friday Ap.. More..
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Children | Family

View Event: Adventure Park | Open

Victoria’s biggest and most exciting theme park Adventure Park is opening its gates for another supercharged summer! If you have any questions please call us on (03) 5250 2756 Open.. More..
View Event: Avenel Maze | Open

Avenel is a very different maze to those of England’s Hampton Court or France’s Palace of Versailles. For one thing it is set in a stunning Australian landscape overlooking through gum trees filled with cockatoos magpies and parrots the hazy Goulburn.. More..
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View Event: Eroni's Circus | Lyndhurst

Melbourne's favourite family circus!! Eroni's Circus is a high quality, traditional, touring circus. We aim to bring a show with a difference, with inspiration drawn from old world, vintage style of circus presentation. We feature gorgeous and.. More..
View Event: Silvers Grand Magic Circus | Altona

Apex Park | Silvers Extravaganza is suitable for all ages includes the Phoenix Riders in the Globe of Death the Wheel of Steel aerial acts clowns and the latest in Los Vegas illusions. Established in 1976 Silver's Circus still travels Australia an.. More..
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Comedy & Magic

View Event: Live Comedy @ Comic's Lounge

Live comedy six nights per week. The Comic's Lounge has live comedy Monday to Saturday with dinner before the show at 7pm and the laughs kick off at 8pm. The Comic's Lounge is Australia's only 6 night a week live stand up comedy venue hosting .. More..
View Event: Melbourne Comedy's Rising Stars

Melbourne Comedy’s Rising Stars showcases some of the best young talent of the Melbourne stand-up comedy scene. Your MC for the evening, Michael Shafar (Footy Couch, Round Squares), will introduce comedians who have performed at comedy and fringe .. More..
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Community Events

View Event: Car Boot Sale | Vermont South

Holy Name Anglican Church Vermont South 474 Burwood Highway is holding a CAR BOOT SALE on its grounds on Saturday February 7th commencing at 8am. To book a stall please call 0398023510. .. More..

Competitions | Challenges & Games

View Event: Rush Escape Game - Grand Opening


Concerts | Music

View Event: Carl Maria Von Weber's 'Der Freischütz'

Melbourne Opera presents a new production of Weber's Romantic masterpiece, the powerful Der Freischütz/The Marksman, not seen in Melbourne since 1969! Sung in English, directed by Suzanne Chaundy and conducted by David Kram and Greg Hocking, Der F.. More..
View Event: Cavalleria Rusticana

Following on from the stunning success of CitiOpera’s production of Otello, Stella Axarlis returns to direct Mascagni’s masterwork, Cavalleria Rusticana. This thrilling and passionate opera has been an audience favourite since its first performance. .. More..
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Culinary | Wine & Dining

View Event: Are U Game

Are U Game - As part of the 2015 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 4th, 5th, 11th & 12th March, 2015 | From 6pm Enjoy a three course dinner created with a diverse range of game from organic producers, Yarra Valley Game Meats. Each dish will be en.. More..
View Event: Beatles Night @ Cuckoo Restaurant

The Cuckoo Restaurant is within easy reach of Melbourne nestled in the stunning Dandenong Ranges an ideal venue for all celebrations and for tour groups. Open nearly every day of the year the Cuckoo offers a delicious international smorgasbord p.. More..
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Dance & Ballet

View Event: Depth of Field

Depth of Field / is summoned from the twilight in a cascade of simultaneous realities and chance encounters. The change of light over an hour is a movement in time. A chance meeting in the street switches our focus in a blink. We experience these .. More..
View Event: In The Heights | The Musical

NEVER BEFORE SEEN IN AUSTRALIA - Presented by StageArt Australian Premiere BEST MUSICAL – 2008 Tony Awards BEST SCORE – 2008 Tony Awards BEST CHOREOGRAPHY – 2008 Tony Awards IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in Ne.. More..

Exhibitions | Art & Photo

View Event: Alex Prager

Alex Prager is an American photographer and film maker. In her elaborately conceived staged photographs, Prager openly references the aesthetics of mid-twentieth century American cinema and photography. Each of her lush colour images resemble.. More..
View Event: Arone Meeks: Works on Paper

The Sandpit is thrilled to announce an exhibition of Arone Meeks' stunning works on paper. Featuring the sensational 'Spirit Ark', this exhibition has been months in the making, and is a Melbourne exclusive. Born 1957, Arone is a Kuku Midigi man, .. More..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch

View Event: Australia Will Be There | Mildura

Australia Will Be There: Victorians in the First World War (1914-1919) Through historical photographs and personal stories, this exhibition will present the chronology of the First World War (1914-19) and provide the opportunity to discover the fa.. More..
View Event: Bon Scott Leather Jacket | Scots Wha Hae

AC/DC rocks at Immigration Museum The leather jacket of AC/DC front man Bon Scott will be on display at Immigration Museum from 15 November in Scots Wha Hae, an exhibition detailing the impact of Scottish culture on Victoria. “The leather jacke.. More..
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View Event: Curvy Couture Runway

Curvy Couture Runway puts Australian Plus Size fashion designers in the spotlight Curvy Couture Runway, as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) Cultural Program, will showcase the best of what Australia has to offer from.. More..

Festivals | Fairs

View Event: Ballarat Antique Fair 2015

The Ballarat Antique Fair is back on the Labour Day Long weekend in 2015. With 100 Dealers from all over Australia, we will bring you a huge range of quality antiques and collectables from all over the world, including antique furniture, jeweller.. More..
View Event: Ballarat Begonia Festival 2015

The Ballarat Begonia Festival voted Australia’s Favourite Event brings together family enjoyment and fun over three exciting days on the long weekend in March! The star of the Festival this year is the world’s largest outdoor LEGO flower which me.. More..
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Films | Festivals & Showing

View Event: ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | Open

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) located at the heart of Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square presents a vibrant annual calendar of award-winning exhibitions, films, talks, live events, creative workshops, education programs and collecti.. More..
View Event: Alliance Française French Film Festival 2015

Celebrating its 26th edition in 2015, the Alliance Française French Film Festival is a highly anticipated and extremely popular event on the Australian cultural calendar. The annual festival is a collaboration between the Embassy of France in Aust.. More..
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Fitness & Fun Events

View Event: parkrun | Albert Park

Albert parkrun is a FREE weekly 5km event for runners of all standards, which takes place every Saturday at 8am in Albert Park. It is not a race against other runners, but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be, whether tha.. More..
View Event: parkrun | Diamond Creek

Diamond Creek parkrun takes place every Saturday at 8:00am It is not a race against other runners but a 5k timed run and it can really be whatever you want it to be whether that's for fun or as part of a training plan. It offers an opportunit.. More..
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Group | Club Meetings

View Event: Alma Doepel Restoration Site

The Alma Doepel is a three masted topsail schooner, Australian built and operated, being restored at Docklands by members of the Alma Doepel Supporter's Club. The Alma Doepel Supporter's Club (ADSC) was founded in 1976 "to provide both physical an.. More..

High Tea & Traditional Tea

View Event: Afternoon Tea at the Windsor

The Hotel Windsor in Melbourne has been serving traditional afternoon tea since 1883. Our 5 star hotel in Melbourne serves its famous afternoon tea to your table on a three-tiered silver stand and consists of exquisite French pastries and finger s.. More..
View Event: Grand Afternoon Tea

A traditional Grand weekend Afternoon Tea served every Saturday & Sunday complete with an extended dessert buffet at Grand Hyatt Melbourne To make a reservation at Collins Kitchen, please telephone +613 9653 4831. .. More..
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Historical Locations & Tours

View Event: Blood on the Southern Cross

Still the Hottest Show in Town! ‘Blood on the Southern Cross’ is an explosive multi-million dollar sound-and-light show like nothing you’ve ever seen before! The story of the Eureka Rebellion, a dramatic battle between gold miners and Governmen.. More..
View Event: Como House House Tours

Como House will be open to the public by guided tour on special weekends and occasional Wednesdays. Tours cover the history of Como House and the families that have lived on the property. They run for approximately 45 minutes. Tickets wil.. More..
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Markets | Art, Craft & General

View Event: Abbotsford Market

The Abbotsford Market, based in the vibrant inner city suburb of Abbotsford (just a block back from Victoria St at Abbotsford Primary School) is launching in 2014 and is Abbotsford New Community Market. It is the sister market to the Fitzroy Mark.. More..
View Event: Apollo Bay Market

Every Saturday morning showcasing art, craft and produce of the Otways The Apollo Bay Market is on most Saturdays throughout the year and provides and excellent opportunity for a pleasant morning with quality handmade wares, conversation, coffee f.. More..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce

View Event: Bundoora Park Farmers' Market

The Bundoora Park Farmers' Market has over 35 stalls with local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables. Bring the family, your dog (on leash), shopping jeep, baskets and green bags for a great shopping experience. Entry to the market is free and .. More..
View Event: Camberwell Fresh Food Market

Produce market selling meat, seafood fruit & vegetables. Great little market. Fresh highest quality produce from fruit & vegetables, seafood, poultry, meats & sausages to gourmet selection of delicatessen items from 5 different deli, superb illy'.. More..
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Museum & Science

View Event: Australian National Aviation Museum | Open

The Australian National Aviation Museum contains the finest collection of Australian made and designed aircraft as well as the broadest collection with representative types covering the development of air travel and military aviation within Australia.. More..
View Event: Australian Railway Historical Society Museum | Open

The Australian Railway Historical Society Museum in Williamstown North is open on Saturdays between 12 noon till 5pm. The railway museum is located on Champion Road near the intersection of Kororoit Creek Road and close to the North Williamstown r.. More..
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Open Days

View Event: Open Gardens

Australia's Open Garden Scheme opens over 8,000 of Australia's best private gardens every weekend along with special gardening events. There are open private gardens of every size, style and description. Old and young, large and small, from inner.. More..

Parties & Social Events

View Event: Billboard Saturday's

Billboard Saturdays every Saturday night at Billboard The Venue. Regular international DJs plus top resident DJs bring you the latest & greatest in house music! State of the art sound & lighting & a large capacity venue - theres no better place to pa.. More..
View Event: Poof Doof

Poof Doof is Melbourne's Gay Dancefloor. A gay club open Saturday nights with a big dance floor and bar. Gets busy after midnight with great music, great vibe, great crowd! The music is a fusion of underground house, and a few scattered cam.. More..

Performing Arts | Theatre

View Event: As You Like It

As You Like It takes centre stage in the Australian Shakespeare Company’s new festival playground. From New Years Eve until 14 March 2015, the Royal Botanic Gardens will be transformed into a Shakespearian festival of fantastical fun. Before t.. More..
View Event: At The Hop @ Amstel Golf Club

Experience those carefree days of the 50’s, as “At The Hop’s” performers croon, swoon and buffoon their way to bring you those magical songs from the Grease®* sound track and some of the best Rock & Roll tunes from that era in this fabulous “Review”.. More..
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Pet | Animal Events

View Event: Dog Shows & Trials

Dogs Victoria presents dog show and trials every weekend throughout Victoria.. All Breeds Show Obedience Trials Obedience Trials Pug Shows For further events or to learn more about any of the listed disciplines or venues, please visit More..


View Event: Remembrance Services @ The Shrine

Remembrance Services held at the Shrine of Remembrance. Remembrance Services on a Sunday, honour all units no longer able to make the pilgrimage to the Shrine. Monthly weekday memorial services commemorate specific units and their efforts in c.. More..

Seminars | Lectures | Talks

View Event: Home Business Seminar | How to Start & Help

We have a workshop coming up in 6th - 8th of March Where: RYDGES ON SWANSTON MELBOURNE 701 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Australia This is a My Online Business Education business Summit. We have opened it to the public for those interested in .. More..
View Event: Meet an American Buddhist monk

Discover practical ways to apply the Buddha's teachings in your life with Reverend Heng Sure of the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, USA. We have three sessions held at three locations. Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 - 5:00pm-6:30pm Come to University o.. More..


View Event: Eureka Skydeck 88 | Open

Created to reach for the sky nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere's highest viewing platform. Skydeck 88 is the only observation deck in the world that can thrill .. More..
View Event: Federation Square | Open

Federation Square never closes Melbourne's most prominent meeting place and unique cultural precinct brings together a creative mix of attractions museums and galleries and the finest of dining with its many restaurants cafes and bars. Federati.. More..
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Sporting Fixtures

View Event: Australian Guineas Day 2015

The family day of Flemington’s Festival of Racing, the Australian Guineas boasts a blue-blooded, Group 1 line-up featuring the Group 1 $505,000 Australian Guineas. The meeting offers families the opportunity to enjoy Australia’s premier racetrack,.. More..
View Event: Bubble Soccer World Cup

The first ever bubble soccer world cup event at St Kilda beach on March 7, 2015. We will have a live DJ, music, food stands, 16 nations competing in a round robin/knockout bubble soccer competition + kids entertainment. We will be charging $2 f.. More..
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Swap Meets

View Event: Ballan Vintage Swap Meet 2015

Ballan Vintage Swap Meet - Ballan District Vintage Machinery & Vehicle Club Saturday 7 March 2015 Ballan Racecourse, Racecourse Road Ballan Host: Ballan District Vintage Machinery and Vehicle Club Inc Contact: Ray 03 5368 1177 Our club encou.. More..

Talk | Discussion

View Event: Cafe Conversation in French

Every Saturday afternoon during each Term (except School & Public Holidays) For the sweet tooth: meet our tutor in French-inspired cafés where you will be able to treat yourself to delicious pastries while speaking French! 1.5 hours of French .. More..

Television Shows

View Event: Coxy's Big Break

Coxy's Big Break is a travel show where you can find great things to do from the comfort of your armchair. Destinations have criss-crossed every corner of Australia; from the magnificent Great Ocean Road in the south to spectacular rainforests o.. More..

Tours & Trips

View Event: A Very Fine Yarn | Creswick Woollen Mills

The Creswick Woollen Mills tourism experience “A Very Fine Yarn” showcases the journey of fibre; all the way from its source on the alpaca, through the manufacturing process and how it ends up on the shop shelf. The exhibit gives a great insight .. More..
View Event: Aradale Ghost Tour

Aradale is Australia's largest abandoned lunatic asylum. Opened in 1867 as Ararat Lunatic Asylum, this building housed tens of thousands of people described as "Lunatics", "idiots" and "imbeciles" - some of them described as the worst lunatics in the.. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics

View Event: Chinese New Year Cooking Class - Laverton

Join us for a scrumptious Chinese New Year feast! You will be learning how to make some traditional Chinese dishes that are usually served during Chinese New Year. Some dishes that we would be making are braised duck breast, Teochew style steamed .. More..
View Event: Fruit Bottling Workshops

Bottle up as much new season fruit as you want Join one of our fruit bottling sessions and get to take home some of the tastiest bottled fruit you eat – we supply everything, from the bottle to the fruit - enjoy a relaxed environment while bottlin.. More..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids

View Event: Bentleigh Calisthenics Enrolments

Bentleigh Calisthenics College is accepting enrolments for 2015 now. We have places available in all age groups. Ages 3 – 99 years NEW STUDENTS WELCOME Bentleigh Uniting Church Hall 497 Centre Road Bentleigh To register your interest please.. More..
View Event: Minitalia Lab | Italian for Children

Minitalia Lab, The Creative Way To Learn Italian, Italian for children in Melbourne. Minitalia Lab is a studio immersed in the Italian language and culture where everyone may become a little explorer of an imaginary world. Our workshops are des.. More..
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events

View Event: Buddhist Class | Free

FREE Buddhist Class every Saturday afternoon This friendly and welcoming Buddhist class offers teachings, Dharma discussion and meditation to suit all levels and cultural backgrounds. Drawing inspiration from the major Buddhist schools, this.. More..

Zoological & Farms

View Event: Ballarat Wildlife Park

The Ballarat Wildlife Park is the brainchild and dream of Mr Greg Parker who moved to Ballarat to open his own Wildlife Park based upon his love of Australian native animals and reptiles and his extensive experience in the zoo industry. The Park open.. More..
View Event: Collingwood Children's Farm | Open

Situated on 7 hectares of land just 4 kms from Melbourne’s CBD the Collingwood Children’s Farm provides a unique educational and fun country experience for city folk. Family Day - First Sunday of each Month Farmers' Market - Second Saturday of e.. More..
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Stows Waste Management
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As a leading provider in waste management services for Melbourne, Stows is recognised for its customer excellence and competitively priced solutions. We offer our clients an unmatched line of ...

Melbourne Escapees | Amazing Escapes
View Melbourne Escapees | Amazing Escapes
Welcome to a new era of exploration, Escapees is a dedicated group for all those who have time to get out of the city and explore our amazing Victoria while meeting likeminded people. If you ...

Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks | Live
View Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks | Live
Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks are coming to Melbourne Public for the first time playing for our annual Labour Day Eve concert! Ross Wilson is a true star of Australian rock whose songs have provided ...

GO Festival 2015 | Celebrating Women
View GO Festival 2015 | Celebrating Women
This is Melbourne's Ultimate Girls Day Out! Held Annually to Celebrate Women. What's at Melbourne's leading Women's Expo? Main Stage: Entertainment, Fashion Parades, Key Note ...

High Tea @ Olinda Tea House
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Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with family or friends over our once a month high tea @ the Olinda Tea House! Located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, only 50km from Melbourne, come for a nice drive ...

Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
WITNESS IMPOSSIBLE OCCURRENCES, ONE OF MELBOURNE’S MOST EXCLUSIVE ATTRACTIONS. Award winning magician Luke Hocking intrigues and amazes with astounding displays of magic, illusion and mind ...

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Cruden Farm Open Garden & Family Day
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Visit the spectacular Cruden Farm for a very worthwhile cause, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. Cruden Farm Open Garden & Family Day fundraiser in | More..

Moomba Festival 2015
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Every Labour Day long weekend, Moomba brings Melburnians together to share in the vibrancy and spirit of our much loved city. A celebrated part of the | More..

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Melbourne Monopoly
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Melbourne is set to be immortalised with its very own official MONOPOLY board! The Lord Mayor Robert Doyle and the manufacturer of Monopoly announced the launch of a Melbourne edition in March ...

The Women's Ride
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Your ride. Your friends. Your day. The Women's Ride is a single day celebration of women's riding. Unlike other organised rides, The Women's Ride is not focused around a single ride or ...

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