What's On this Week | 26 July 2016 - 1 August 2016

What's On this Week | 26 July 2016 - 1 August 2016

Tuesday 26th July 2016 to Monday 1st August 2016

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Open House Melbourne

143 buildings open their doors for you to experience good design and architecture across the world’s most liveable city.

With old favourites and new discoveries, an expanded metro footprint, residential additions, there is even more to discover.

Free Port of Melbourne Boat Tours

When: Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st July 2016
Links: openhousemelbourne.org | Desktop | Smart Phone

musical comedy phenomenon

Funny Girl

The brilliant Caroline O’Connor stars in Gale Edwards’ new staging of Funny Girl, a musical about the great Broadway comedienne, Fanny Brice. Also starring Australian tenor David Hobson and the legendary Nancye Hayes.

When: 23 – 31 July 2016
Where: State Theatre | The Arts Centre
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

Crafty Fair

Melbourne Craft & Quilt Fair

Craft & Quilt Fair invites you to Shop, Learn, Make and Be Inspired!

Heralded as THE Home of Craft, the fair is a fixture in the diary of crafting enthusiasts and has everything under the one roof to be inspired and get creative.

When: 28-31 July 2016
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Links: Book Online | Desktop | Smart Phone

World Premiere Film

Abandoned to Die

Years in the making, the feature film "Abandoned to Die" by R. Thomas Bradbury will have its world premiere in Melbourne. Based on a true story, this action/adventure/romance film is set on the American western frontier of 1867.

By Invitation Only: Secure your free invitation now.

When: Thursday, 13 October 2016 < one showing only
Where: The Astor Theatre, St Kilda
Links: Request Invitation | Desktop

Final Weekend

The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition

National Trust exhibition starring the stunning haute couture costumes featured in the movie made by award-winning costume designers Marion Boyce and Margot Wilson.

When: 22 April to 31 July 2016
Where: Rippon Lea House & Gardens
Links: Book Tix | Desktop | Smart Phone

Electric Guitar Workshop

The Rock God Blueprint

The goal of this workshop is to introduce you to The Rock God Blueprint with musical examples and creative exercises to help you apply each concept directly into your own playing.

When: Saturday 27th August 2016
Where: Richmond
Links: Book Today | Desktop | Smart Phone

Highlight Events


George & Co. - hilarious standup


200 Years of Australian Fashion - The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

Australia-China Business Week 2016

Jobskills Expo 2016 - Lardner Park


Arab Film Festival Australia 2016

Earth-Q | ACMI Film Screening

Melbourne International Film Festival 2016

Scandinavian Film Festival 2016

Food & Drink

Fratelli Fresh Melbourne - The Alfred, 7 Alfred Place Melbourne

Melbourne Truffle Festival 2016

Sweet Tooth Truck Festival - Preston


3 Computer Markets

Bend and Snap Market

Kangaroo Flat Market

Kew Night Market - Friday July 29th

Piccadilly Market | Geelong

Sisters' Market @ Melbourne Central

Wild About Melbourne | Pop Up Makers Market - Brunswick

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55 Garage Sales

Antique, Art & General Sale | Christopher Bragg - Hawthorn East


Round 19 | AFL Premiership 2016

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National Play Festival 2016 - Malthouse Theatre


Cruden Farm | Open Day - this Thursday and Friday

Dry July 2016 - booze-free to support adults living with cancer

Horses’ Birthday 2016 - Monday 1st August 2016

National Tree Day 2016 - Sunday 31st of July 2016

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