Newsletter | #419 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #419 | What's On this WeekNewsletter | #419 | What's On this Week

Tuesday 13th January 2015 to Monday 19th January 2015

As we're over half way through January let's start with a heads up: this newsletter covers the main big events with a wide appeal.

To see all the events on offer, head over to the event calendar and select a date. Most week's there are over 1,500 events in the calendar

Isn't Melbourne marvellous!

High Tea

High Tea @ Olinda Tea House

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with family or friends over high tea @ the Olinda Tea House!

Located in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges, only 50km from Melbourne, come for a nice drive and enjoy a cuppa in our beautiful contemporary building whilst being surrounded by the beautiful lush backdrops nature has to offer.

The Olinda Tea House has an amazing ambiance and will leave you with an experience which will inspire you and your guests! It is the perfect place to celebrate friendship and bring your loved ones together. Visit our website for more information.

When: Sunday 18th January 2015 - 12:00pm & 2:30pm
Where: Olinda Tea House
Event Listing: More Details..

Festival & Fireworks

Frankston Waterfront Festival

Over two exciting days celebrate everything that is so great about Frankston with family and friends at the Frankston Waterfront Festival. Local live music, markets, beach activities, water sports, regional food and wine and so much more make this a must visit event this summer.

The Festival is the City's annual celebration of its iconic Waterfront, award winning beach and Visitor Centre, envious bayside location and the relaxed lifestyle of the Mornington Peninsula.

When: 17-18 January 2015 - Saturday 11am - 10pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm
Event Listing: More Details..


Brickvention | LEGO Expo

Brickvention is a two-day event that brings together LEGO fans of all ages from all over Australia to view original and unusual creations built by Australian modellers and collectors.

So if you love LEGO, come along and view the amazing creations and models made out of LEGO.

When: 17-18 January 2015
Where: Royal Exhibition Building | Carlton
Event Listing: More Details..


Australian Open

For 2 weeks every year there's nowhere tennis fans would rather be than Melbourne Park.

As the world's top tennis players hit town to stake their claim on the Australian Open trophies, fans flock to the world famous Melbourne Park courts to share in all the action and excitement of Grand Slam tennis.

Don't miss a minute of the action as the greatest tennis players in the world take over Melbourne Park in an all-or-nothing battle for Grand Slam glory.

When: 19 January - 1 February 2015
Where: Rod Laver Arena | Melbourne Park
Event Listing: More Details..


Band of Magicians

Join magic superstars Justin Willman, Nate Staniforth, Justin Flom and Australia's own James Galea on a journey only the sharpest minds in magic could create.

Band of Magicians bring a world of mind-bending illusions and astounding artistry as they present a virtuosic performance of imagination and ingenuity.

When: 7-17 January 2015
Where: The Palms at Crown | Melbourne
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The Musical

Strictly Ballroom

Global Creatures presents Strictly Ballroom The Musical, based on the much-loved Australian film.

Directed by Baz Luhrmann, Strictly Ballroom The Musical features classic songs from the film including Love is in the Air and Time after Time, as well as some wonderful new songs by artists such as Eddie Perfect and Sia.

The cast includes Thomas Lacey and Phoebe Panaretos as Scott Hastings and Fran with Bob Baines, Drew Forsythe, Natalie Gamsu, Robert Grubb, Fernando Mira, Heather Mitchell and Mark Owen-Taylor leading an ensemble of over 40 performers.

When: 14 January 2015 - May 2015
Where: Her Majesty's Theatre | Melbourne
Bookings: Book Online
Event Listing: More Details..

Garage Sales

Gazza's Garage Sales

Our good friend Gazza tells us this coming weekend is the first big weekend of the year for garage sales in Australia.

Gazza already has over 70 garage sales in Victoria and over 120 Australia wide.

Top Tip: Saturday morning, visit Gazza's Garage Sales and create a list of sale addresses to visit and go shopping for bargains.

When: Every weekend
Cost: 100% Free | Buyers & Sellers
Event Listing: View Victorian Sales..

Free Movies in Western Suburbs

Twilight Movies in the Park

As the sun sets in the west, gather your friends, family and neighbours to share an evening under the stars while watching a family favourite movie.

All movies commence at 8.30pm. Pre-movie entertainment starts from 7.30pm.

Friday 16 January
Movie: Frozen
Kinder Smith Reserve, Braybrook

Event Listing: More Details..

Fitzroy Gardens

Sunset Series

Presented by the City of Melbourne, the Sunset Series is a celebration of summer in the city, held in the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens.

The annual summer event will take place at sunset on the Stage Lawn in Fitzroy Gardens over the second and third weekends in January.

Enjoy free live music and dance workshops. Hang out with your friends and family, bring a picnic, have a dance and relax on the grass as the sun goes down. Some of Melbourne's favourite food trucks will be on-site to provide tasty treats.

Sunday 18 January:
Rhythm and Spice Bollywood Dance Workshop

Sunset Series is a glass-free event.

Event Listing: More Details..

Summer Kids

School Holiday Guide

Our exclusive guide to keep the kids entertained during the Summer School Holidays.

Be sure to check in regularly for updates on things to do including information for children's activities and care programs festivals exhibitions shows attractions and events operating throughout the school holiday period..

When: 20 December 2015 - 27 January 2015 | Summer Guide

Coming This Week


Twilight Street Market | Friday @ Werribee

Little Red Riding Hood | Phoenix Theatre

Kooyong Classic 2015

Caribbean Pirates | Polly Woodside

Funfields Family Park | Whittlesea

Shadow Electric Open-Air Cinema | Abbotsford Convent

Dare to enter Lion Gorge | Melbourne Zoo

GREASE | The Musical


Circus Latino | Melton

Enjoy sky high thrills | Eureka VERTIGO

Computer Markets


Australia -v- India | Carlton Mid ODI Tri-Series @ MCG

Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway

Chocolate Fest - North South Feast West | Immigration Museum

KCC Park Swap Meet | Skye

Point Nepean Portsea Craft Market

Sunset Sounds | Into the Mystic: The Music of Van Morrison | Malvern Gardens


Bits of Australia - Australian made handcrafts, boutique souvenirs and gifts

Little Champs Sports Club - Little Champs Sports Club is a multi-sports program for children age 16 months to 6 years. The program helps facilitate children to move, jump and play all while having fun. Available in several locations including Cranbourne, Dingley, Hallam, Pearcedale, and Tooradin, Little Champs Sports Club provides an easy way for parents to help their children get active in the middle of a fastpaced day.

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