What's On this Week | 28 October - 3 November 2014

What's On this Week | 28 October - 3 November 2014

Tuesday 28th October to Monday 3rd November 2014

It is always a challenge writing a newsletter the week before the big one, the race that stop's a nation, the Melbourne Cup.

There is a lot of movie news to start with but then we get down to another action packed week in marvellous Melbourne that includes Halloween on Friday.


Free Cinema

The Muppet Christmas Carol

Summertime Cinema is making its way to parks and gardens with an eclectic program of cinematic masterpieces and classics to enjoy with family and friends.

Taking place over three consecutive Saturday's in December and held in various parks and gardens within Boroondara.

Best of all entry is free!

When: 8pm, Saturday 6 December 2014
Where: Greythorn Park | North Balwyn
Event Listing: More..

Outdoor Cinema

Under The Stars

While we are talking about cinema and summer, we must mention a newish tradition in Melbourne, outdoor cinema.

Outdoor cinema's pop-up all over Melbourne where we can watch classic movies under the stars. Here are a few outdoor cinemas.

Southgate Cinema shows free movies every Tuesday and Wednesday night.

Maltesers Moonlight Cinema in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Rooftop Cinema on top of Curtin House.

Ben & Jerry's Open Air Cinema in St Kilda.

The Shadow Electric in Abbotsford Convent.

Cameo Outdoor Cinema in Belgrave.

When: from November to March
Event Listing: See Guide..

Irish dance

Celtic Legends

If you like traditional Irish dance then you must see the Celtic Legends who are currently in Australia.

Celtic Legends brings you 100% live traditional Irish dance, music and song creating an electric atmosphere which has swept countless international audiences away to the heart of Ireland.

When: Until 4th November 2014
Where: The Palais, Warragul, Frankston, Moonee Ponds and Shepparton.
Event Listing: View Gig Guide..

Coming Soon

Made In Melbourne | Film Festival

The Made in Melbourne Film Festival is an exclusive showcase for Melbourne filmmakers and films that are 'Made in Melbourne'.

MIM has more surprises, prizes, and of course quality films in store. The festival will once again showcase the best shorts, features, and high school films.

Finalists will be announced soon!

When: 27 - 30 November 2014
Bookings: mim.org.au
Event Listing: More..

Game Heaven

PAX | Penny Arcade Expo

PAX is one of the world's biggest games festivals back for a second year in Melbourne.

The festival takes a broad view of games and will encompass console video games, PC games, handheld games, board games, card games, role-playing games and miniatures.

When: Friday 31st October 2014 To Sunday 2nd November 2014
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Event Listing: More..

Right Stuff

Melbourne Pen Show

Australia's only pen show featuring vintage writing instruments, fountain pens, writing ephemera for display and sale.

Features pens - ancient and modern, vintage writing equipment, pen retailers and manufacturers, leather goods, handmade paper, ink, stationery and loads of vintage pen enthusiasts with whom a wealth of knowledge can be shared.

When: Sunday 1 November 2014
Where: Malvern Town Hall
Event Listing: More..

Friday 31st October 2014


Get out and have fun on the spookiest day of the year, Halloween - Friday 31st October 2014.

Melbourne has a scary collection of events planned including haunted houses, plays, parties, festivals, even bowling. Here is a few...

All Hallows' Eve

Ghost Ship Halloween Costume Party

Halloween at the Lake - Blackburn

Halloween Festival @ Coal Creek

Halloween Fright Night | Zombie Apocalypse

Halloween Masquerade Latin Cruise

Halloween Party @ Arena Shopping Centre

Halloween Party at Star Hotel

Halloween VS Day of The Dead

Halloween with Boylesque | GH

Happy Halloweenie Party

Hedgend Halloween

Luna Dark | Halloween 2014

Phantoms of the Theatre Ghost Tour

Spooktacular Scarefest at Wonderland Fun Park

Zombey Dance Fest | Studio Fundraising the Dead

Halloween in Melbourne

When: Halloween is on Friday 31st October 2014.
Event Listing: View More..


Emirates Melbourne Cup Eve Ball

Melbournes' most prestigious corporate Melbourne Cup event supports SecondBite.

Following the success of The Asian Executive’s inaugural Melbourne Spring Racing charity ball last year, it has green-lighted a worthy sequel.

The Palladium at Crown ballroom will look and feel divine dancing, chatting and joviality at the eve of one of the world's richest and most exciting horse races, the 2014 Emirates Melbourne Cup.

The centrepiece of the evening is a performance of Strictly Ballroom.

When: Monday 3rd November 2014
Where: Crown Palladium
Bookings: Online
Event: View Details..


During The Week

Bendigo Cup 2014 - Wednesday

World Stroke Day 2014 - Wednesday 29th October 2014

Business Market Place - Wednesday 29th October 2014 @ Showgrounds

Bushrangers -vs- NSW Blues | Sheffield Shield - cricket

Don Walker | Live (ex-Chisel) - Wednesday

Melbourne City FC V Adelaide United - Friday

Oktoberfest finishes Friday

Sunshine Short Film Festival - 1 day only Friday

The Madden Brothers - Friday @ Hisense Arena

Melbourne Victory v Wellington Phoenix - next Monday

Spring Festival Market @ Bright - next Monday

Africa Fashion Week

Spring Graze 2014

Greek Film Festival 2014


AAMI Victoria Derby Day

Aireys Inlet Fair 2014

Baby & Kids Market @ Coburg

JamGrass Music Festival

Lake Goldsmith Steam Rally | 104th

Melbourne Cup Weekend Steamfest 2014

Mountains of Books Fair @ Ferny Creek

Princess Markets | Melton

Computer Markets

Whittlesea Show 2014


Cranbourne Racecourse Swap Meet

Melbourne Cup Weekend Steamfest 2014

Mountains of Books Fair @ Ferny Creek

Nepal Festival @ FedSquare

Point Cook Arts & Craft Market

Computer Markets

Whittlesea Show 2014

Must Mentions

Melbourne Pollen Count - Daily pollen forecast

Millionaire Hot Seat - FREE Tickets

Altair Restaurant - in the heart of Warrandyte

Marigold Kids - kid's clothing for under 5's + kids wall prints

L'unico Clayton Hotel - Clayton's Premium Bar & Bistro

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