Newsletter | #008 | What's On this Week


Newsletter | #008 | What's On this Week

Your guide to Melbourne events, exhibitions and sport March 5 - 11, 2007.

There is so much on next week, maybe we should all relax and save some money for some of the big events. It's a long weekend coming up due to the Labour Day Holiday this Monday the 12th of March. Can you believe these events are all on next week - Grand Prix, Swimming Championships, Food & Wine Festival, Thai Cultural Festival, St Patricks Day, Brunswick Music Festival and World's Greatest Shave?

Maybe if you have children you can tire them out at The Moomba Festival starting this Friday. Join Melbourne's cultural communities and watch the 52nd Moomba Parade. See floats, marching bands, dancers and street performers as they travel down Swanston Street on Monday, 12 March from 11am to 12pm. The Parade moves along Swanston Street from Little Bourke Street to Princess Bridge, ending in the St Kilda Road Service Lane (opposite the Arts Centre). The Jetstar Birdman Rally will be on this Sunday 11th of March, noon to 1pm at the Yarra River Sea Wall (Birrarung Marr).

Moomba FireworksRoll up to the river and watch it ignite with the Moomba Waterfest Fireworks. Stand river-side for an intimate display of sparkling stars and a billion brilliant lights splashing over the Yarra in a pyrotechnic performance. Bring a blanket and settle in for a dazzling spectacular in the sky this Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 9.30pm every night along the banks of the Yarra River (between Princes Bridge and Swan Street Bridge). Hearts will pound and heads will spin as the most thrilling, daring and exciting rides come to Birrarung Marr. Join the adrenaline rush on the many scream-inducing rides or try your luck and win a prize at one of the sideshow stalls. There’s also a kids' carnival near the Children’s Garden for the younger Moomba-goers. Rides are ticketed. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Birrarung Marr (Lower Terrace), near Federation Square.

The RocKwiz team will be performing on the opening night of Moomba by the Yarra. The night will include a live version of the SBS smash hit music trivia show, featuring all the usual segments, and of course special musical guests, audience participation and a few surprises. The evening will also include selected highlights and musical performances from past RocKwiz shows on the big screen. To close the night, the RocKwiz team are proud to present a performance by one of Australia’s true rock and roll legends - Daddy Cool! Bring the family, pack a picnic and put up your hand to be in the show! This Friday, 9th of March, at 6.30pm, Alexandra Gardens.

If you want to get away for the weekend, then maybe try Daylesford and the Millout Festival. Featuring live music from Renee Geyer, a market and films over the long weekend. You might want to try something different, then why not the Dragon Boat Festival at Docklands this Sunday. Dragon boating is a sport that captivates its participants. It is also an event that showcases the preparedness of Australians to accept and enjoy a cultural activity that has its roots in ancient China and celebrates the many unique aspects of Chinese culture.

Motor ShowThe Melbourne International Motor Show is one of the world's longest running motor shows and Melbourne's largest indoor exhibition, it continues until Monday. The star attraction this year is the Caparo T1 which can accelerate to 160 km/h in less than 5 seconds and it promises a top speed beyond 300 km/h. Most of the major car manufacturers will be displaying their latest and upcoming models.

The L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival continues until Sunday, with all the glamour and glitz you would expect from the fashion industry. It's not just about catwalk shows and models, there are many exhibitions at the Museum, RMIT and various other venues which are sure to inspire you. I am always amazed at how the fashion industry comes up with new ideas and keeps improving on the past. Clothes are becoming cheaper and more stylish every year.


Poker at Crown casino Exhibitions - Art | Festival | Show

Arts & Theatre - Cabaret, Circus, Comedy and Theatre!

- onlyMelbourne Arts & Theatre Guide

Music - Gig's, Concerts, Dance

Future Music Festival Imagine the world’s shiniest electronic music stars, playing across multiple open-air arenas presented by your favorite local and international music brands. Then imagine thousands of happy hedonists, hands in the air for twelve hours of non-stop sunshine, beats, bleeps and bass. It's on this Sunday at the Arts Centre, Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

- www.ticketmaster.com.au

Markets - Arts & Craft, Fairs, Fete's, Produce and Garage Sales

There are many fabulous markets in Melbourne for bargains on art, computers, technology, baby stuff to food and clothes.

At Queen Victoria Market this week:
Foodies Tour - Tour the three main produce sections of the Market: the Meat and Fish Hall, the Fruit and Vegetable Stalls, and the Dairy Hall as you discover new food and meet specialist traders while sampling the goods. Cost: $28

Tours depart on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.


- onlyMelbourne Markets Fetes and Fairs Guide

Restaurants

Melbourne is spoilt for choice when it comes to online Dining & Drink Guides

Bars & Clubs

We make it easy for you to find Melbourne's hidden and secret bars. Many new bars and nightclubs have opened recently and some even have free internet access where you might find some of the OnlyMelbourne staff working away.

Go here for Bars and Clubs Guides.


 
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