Today | Thursday 2nd October 2014..
Events below are on TODAY somewhere in Melbourne
An Art & Film FeastStudio 106 presents: an ART and FILM FEAST
Spring into Spring with a night of art and film at The Sandpit in St Kilda.
A fundraiser for Studio 106.
Thursday 2 October, 2014, 7-10pm.
Art auctions, art for sale, giveaways, drinks and a progr..
Girls Night In | Cancer CouncilJoin the 50,000 Victorian women attending a Girls Night In this October and turn a get together with the girls into a powerful fundraiser for Cancer Council Victoria to support women facing cancer.
Girls Night In is a great excuse to spend time wi..
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School Holiday Guide | SpringOur exclusive guide to keep the kids entertained during the Spring School Holidays, running from September 20 to October 5, 2014.
Keep the kids active and busy these school holiday's with these fabulous idea's.
All Day Holiday Acti..
Avenel Maze | OpenAvenel 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..
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Circus Latino | Airport WestCircus Latino is a dynamic and exciting show that thrills and captivates audiences of all ages.
Featuring talented performers from Argentina and Australia, you will be amazed at our daring aerial acts, marvel at the tricks performed with fire, ho..
Circus Royale | CorioCircus Royale is a totally professional traditional circus staged in a luxury tent featuring International circus stars.
High wire walkers, swing trapeze, clowns, acrobats, sabateco dancers, drummers, jugglers, contortion. A total of 6 humane ani..
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Anthony Jeannot is Unaccept-a-bubbleA comedy show about life, love and bubbles.
I want to talk to you about stuff that’s important to me. Stuff like love, and how it shapes our lives, a little bit about hope and how hard it is to hang on to, and a lot about bubbles and how awesome ..
Arj Barker: Keeper or CrapperJoin Arj Barker for an hour of future classics! Some call it a work-in-progress. He calls it… Arj Barker: Keeper or Crapper 2014.
Returning to one of his favorite festivals, Arj invites you on his journey to uncover some brand new comedy gold! Be..
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Creative CornerCommunity radio program on 88.9 WYN FM.
Segments include Book Chat (1st Thursday of the month)
Curtain Call (2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month)
A modern Arts show with great music and guests.
If you would like to be a guest please e-mail ta..
CLICK 14 Art Prize | Open CallOpen call photography exhibition
All themes, framed or unframed. Must be photographic (but can be manipulated).
All work must be 80x80cm or less (including frame).
Enter up to 8 entries, all will be hung.
Interstate and International Arti..
Maritime Art Awards & ExhibitionSince 2002 the Mission to Seafarers Victoria maritime art prize has exhibited the work of over 700 artists and fast become recognised as Australia’s leading maritime art award.
Prize money awarded to date has exceeded $129,000 and the organisatio..
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Balaclava Hotel Open MicOpen mic night every Thursday at Balaclava Hotel.
Every Thursday from 7:30pm!
Host: Erik Parker
Registration from 7pm
Feel free to come along even if you don't accompany yourself.
Spontaneous jams ..
Bessie's Blues BarCollingwood’s Agent 284 Restaurant & Cocktail Bar is set to sing the Blues.
Featuring live Blues bands and DJs every Thursday at Agent 284!
A fully licensed bar complete with a large variety of local microbrews and ciders (not an imported bee..
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Black Market Pop-Up CafeFitzroy's The Black Market pop up cafe on Smith Street is not what you are thinking.
The menu features fried-chicken sandwiches, tacos, shaker fries, and wings. Two beers on tap with more coming. The wine list has Australian and international wine..
Coombe | Cellar DoorYou can enjoy our delicious, estate grown Coombe Farm wines among the vines at the ‘Farm’ cellar door or as part of the full gourmet experience at Coombe – The Melba Estate.
The Coombe Farm wine brand was established in 2002, the ‘Farm’ cellar doo..
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Red Bull Flying BachATA Allstar Artists presents
Red Bull Flying Bach
Classical meets breakdance in this highly anticipated ‘come-Bach’
Following sell-out shows in 2013, Red Bull Flying Bach returns to Melbourne as part of a national tour.
Shattering the bound..
Exhibitions | Art & Photo
Art of the TableExquisitely decorated porcelain plates surrounded by cutlery and highlighted with sparkling glassware – a well-laid dining table can be a work of art.
An exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria, Art of the Table, explores dining practices ..
Bad Aboriginal Photography3 September 2014 to 7 October 2014
Bad Aboriginal photography is an exhibition of cheeky work by three Indigenous Australian artists: Brenda L Croft, Destiny Deacon and Tracey Moffatt.
In different ways they each venture into the badlands of s..
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Exhibitions | Expo | Launch
ACMI | Australian Centre for the Moving Image | OpenOpen daily 10am to 5pm
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, screen film festivals, live events, creative worksh..
Australia Will Be ThereAustralia 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 ..
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Australian Tap Dance Festival 2014Melbourne will again become the tap dance hub in the southern hemisphere.
We believe everyone should know the incredible feeling of watching or participating in tap dance!
The festival is bringing the tap community and public together to lear..
Coburg Carnivale 2014Tuesday 30 September - Saturday 4 October 2014
Victoria Street Mall and Coburg Library
Coburg Carnivale is on again...only a little bit different and twice as nice!
Join us from Tuesday 30 September - Saturday 4 October to participate in the..
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Films | Festivals & Showing
Lavazza Italian Film FestivalThe biggest Italian Film Festival in the world outside Italy.
Bringing a dash of Mediterranean romance to 15 superb Palace locations from mid-September to late October, the Festival's 15th edition will premiere 34 show-stopping new features and d..
What's Showing @ IMAXIMAX at Melbourne Museum provides you with the ultimate movie going experience on the world's 3rd largest screen.
IMAX reopened in 2014 with a new screen, sound system and twin IMAX digital projectors.
What's showing at IMAX this week | next ..
Women's Only Exercise ClassesMontmorency | Exercise classes for women, specialising in pregnancy and post natal exercise.
Every Monday and Thursday, 10am
mishfit is a personal training service that educates and provides safe exercise care to women w..
Alma Doepel Restoration SiteThe 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..
Rotary Club of CollingwoodRotary Club of Collingwood meets Thursday at 12-30pm for 1-00 pm Leinster Arms Hotel, 66 Gold Street Collingwood 3066.
The Rotary Club of Collingwood distributes the “The Original” Plum Pudding, Whisky Cake and Shortbread Biscuit Project.
High Tea & Traditional Tea
Barbie Secret Door High TeaTo celebrate the upcoming release of ‘Barbie™ and the Secret Door’ on DVD join us for a magical high tea at Aria Lounge.
Sweet treats include tiara cupcake, secret door cookie, castle marshmallow cone, fruit magic wand, flower power quiche, rainbo..
Grand Afternoon TeaA traditional Grand Afternoon Tea is served daily at Grand Hyatt Melbourne
a la carte on Monday – Thursday (2.30pm – 5pm) at $35pp.
Grand Afternoon Tea (PDF)
On Friday and the weekends, an extended dessert buffet with an incredible array of pa..
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Historical Locations & Tours
Blood on the Southern CrossStill 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..
Cooks' Cottage | Open & ToursCooks' Cottage is rebuilt in the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens to commemorate the voyages of Captain James Cook discoverer of Australia.
Monday to Sunday: 9am to 5pm
Cooks' Cottage is not open Christmas Day.
Last visitor admitted 4...
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Markets | Art, Craft & General
Brunswick MarketWalk into 661 Sydney Road and walk into another experience that is hidden from the street – BRUNSWICK MARKET - a range of fresh food and products opens up to you as you browse the aisles, including:
-:- fresh meat, chicken, fish;
-:- a mini sup..
Clayton Campus MarketThe Clayton campus market takes place every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in the courtyard at the northern end of the Campus Centre (building 10) at Clayton campus.
A wide variety of stalls and products encompassing everything from clothing, fru..
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Markets | Farmers Food & Produce
Camberwell Fresh Food MarketProduce 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'..
CERES Organic Food & Craft MarketThe CERES organic Market and Grocery and Coffee stall are now open 7 days a week.
We have live, local bands every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday mornings between 9-12. The craft market is on every Saturday morning and, coming soon, Sunday morning..
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All in a Day's WorkThe collection over 8,000 items gathered from companies hospitals donations and exchanged with other anaesthetic collections.
After a six month closure for relocation and redevelopment of the exhibition, the Geoffrey Kaye Museum of Anaesthetic Hi..
ANZ Banking MuseumThe ANZ Banking Museum is housed in the lower ground floor of the 'Gothic Bank' at 380 Collins Street, Melbourne.
It was first opened in May 1985 to commemorate the 15Oth anniversary of the granting of a Royal Charter to the Bank of Australasia, ..
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B-24 Liberator Bomber RestorationYou are invited to call in and see the great restoration work being carried out on the B-24 Liberator by the many volunteers on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays between the hours of 9:30am and 3:30pm.
Restoring Australia's only surviving B-24 Liber..
Performing Arts | Theatre
10 Things You Can't Do On StageThey made rules. We saw challenges.
Ever wondered what you're NOT supposed to do on stage, and why?
What happens if you break the Top Ten Rules?
What type of madness and mayhem ensues?
Jak and Coby plan to find out!
This innovative brand ..
7 | National Institute of Circus ArtsThe National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) is excited to present 7, a gripping triple bill performed by its second year students.
The show will be part of the 2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival from September 24 to 27 and October 1 to 4 at the custo..
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Celebrating 50 years of Forest Hill ChaseCelebrating 50 years of Forest Hill Chase
We’re mighty proud to say that our centre has been part of local life since 1964!
From Monday 22nd September – Saturday 11th October Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre will be celebrating its 50th birth..
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The Collector | Auction NightWith 30 years of experience in the antique and collectables industry The Collector is the only auction house holding collectable auctions on a weekly basis.
Auctions held every Thursday evening at 6pm
We have lots of collectables this week to c..
Eureka Skydeck 88 | OpenCreated 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 ..
Federation Square | OpenFederation 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.
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Australian Transplant Games 2014Melbourne, September 26 – October 4, 2014
First held in 1988, 1500 competitors and supporters expected More than 20 sports played, including athletics, swimming, cycling and tennis Participants must have had a life-saving transplant or be on a wa..
AFL Footy @ Channel 9Channel 9 coverage of the 2014 A.F.L. Football season.
Nine footy shows include..
--> Footy Classified (Monday),
--> Footy Show (Thursday)
--> The Sunday Footy Show (Sunday)
--> TAC Cup: Future Stars (Sunday)
Tickets to th..
Audience Required | TV ShowsTelevision shows seeking studio audiences in Melbourne...
Join the audience of the following television shows:
ABC - not at present
Channel 7 - not at present
Channel 9 - Millionaire Hot Seat | *FREE* Tickets
- AFL Footy Show - No tick..
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A Very Fine Yarn | Creswick Woollen MillsThe 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 ..
African Food TourAFRICAN FOOD TOUR
Join this 3 hour Melbourne African food tour and discover the unique blend of Indian, French, British, Egyptian and Turkish flavours that the cuisine is known for while taking in the sights and sounds of all the city's famous lan..
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FAME TriviaFAME Trivia runs trivia nights Monday through Thursday full of questions, music and audience participation that creates a competitive and fun-filled environment.
Mondays Time Host
Arcadia Hotel, South Yarra 8:00 PM Louise Crawford
Funky Bunch Trivia NightFunky Bunch trivia nights in Melbourne...
Check out all the current venues running weekly pub trivia nights in Melbourne.
Monday night trivia
The Joint Bar – 8pm
35 Elizabeth St, City
(03) 9620 5100
The Hawthorn 8pm
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics
Creativity Australia | With One VoiceNo matter what age you are or what language you speak, singing offers opportunities to learn, grow, and express who you are. Share the joy of song at your local With One Voice choir.
There are no auditions – everyone is welcome! Rehearsals are led..
Salsa Dance Class | FreeThe Salsa Foundation
Come and try our FREE (Yes, that's right, FREE) Beginners Salsa Dance classes in Melbourne CBD!
The Salsa Foundation offers FREE beginners Salsa classes every week, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 5:30pm.
It's a great w..
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Workshops | Classes & Clinics - Kids
a3 - Australian Arts Alive Holiday ProgramJoin us at the a3 Holiday Program in October!
Our talented team of singing, dance and drama instructors are excited to present the a3 - Australian Arts Alive Holiday Program.
Girls and boys will have fun in our creative, engaging and nurturing..
AllSportz | Sport Camp School Holiday ProgramHoliday Program (Sport Camp)
September 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 3.
Sports Holiday Program, Its the most fun your child can have in one day!
Designed for the serious and not so serious sport star.
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Worship | Faith | Spiritual Events
NavaratriSeptember 29 - October 3
Navaratri ** - Hindu
Waqf al Arafa - Hajj Day * ** - Islam
Religious days and holidays for 2014 celebrated in Melbourne.
Mary, Mother of God - Catholic Christian
Ballarat Wildlife ParkThe 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..
Bundoora Park Children's Farm | OpenBundoora Park Children's Farm is part of Cooper's Settlement located in Bundoora Park.
Families can visit and experience a real life urban farm. Urban farm presents an authentic farm experience with a variety of animals to touch and hold.
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