Newsletter | #403 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #403 | What's On this WeekNewsletter | #403 | What's On this Week

What's On this Week | Melbourne Newsletter

Tuesday 23rd September to Monday 29th September 2014

Is there any bigger week in Melbourne than Grand Final week? As the Hawks take on the Swans at the G on Saturday, the kids celebrate the end of the first week of school holiday's with a week to go.

Not that anyone needs reminding, but our holiday guide has a zillion things to do including the Royal Melbourne Show which we hear is fabulous this year.


Peter Mac Fundraiser

Give Back to the Mac

The Rotary Club of Melbourne Park, Melbourne's first young Rotary club, invites you to our 2014 "Give Back to the Mac"beach party supporting the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation.

Tickets include champagne on arrival, canapes served throughout the night, and a raffle ticket.

When: Saturday 25th October, 2014
Where: Sandbar Beach Cafe | Middle Park
Bookings: Online
Event: View Details..

Schools Out

School Holiday Guide

The Spring School Holidays run from Saturday September 20 to Sunday October 5 2014.

Use our guide to keep the kids entertained during the spring break with over 300 fabulous activities to keep everyone happy during the school holidays.

When: Saturday 20th of September 2014 To Sunday 5th of October 2014
Guide: View Winter School Holiday Guide

Show Time

Royal Melbourne Show

For sheer fun discovery and excitement there's nothing like a value packed day out with family and friends at the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show.

The Royal Melbourne Show is the state's largest annual community event attracting more than 500000 people over 12 days.

When: Saturday 20 September to Wednesday 1 October 2014
Where: Melbourne Showgrounds
Event: View Details..

Big Dance

AFL Grand Final

The 2014 grand final between Hawthorn (Hawks) and Sydney (Swans) is on Saturday 27th September 2014 starting at 2.30pm.

Pre-match entertainment includes Sir Tom Jones, Ed Sheeran, Olivia Newton-John and (Up There Cazaly) Mike Brady.

The 'Granny' at the 'G' should be a ripper of a game!

When: Saturday 27th September 2014
Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Event: 2014 A.F.L. Grand Final

Speaking of the G, Sunday is MCG Open Day

New Market

Batman Market

Introducing to you Batman Market - a multicultural food and crafts market that is located behind an abandoned textiles factory in Coburg!

~ global cuisine & baked goods;
~ fresh fruits & vegetables;
~ handmade crafts & plants;
~ clothing & baby accessories;
~ and live cultural performances!

When: Grand Opening 11-12 October 2014.
Where: 14-22 Gaffney Street, Coburg | next to Batman Railway Station
Event: View Details..


Rose & Pinot Noir Yum Cha

Announcing our popular 'yum cha' lunch for October, featuring 4 Rose & 4 Pinots.
All the yum cha you wish to eat and 8 bestselling Rose & Pinots from around the world. Now that's YUM!

When: Saturday, 11th October, 2014
Where: David's Yum Cha, Prahran
Bookings: Online
Event: View Details..


Animaga Expo 2014

The Animaga Expo will see anime lovers unite and experience the hottest games, Japanese fashion, pop culture and a range of fan-driven interactives.

Activities will include a cosplay competition, karaoke, video and table-top gaming, drawing tuition, mecha area, maid cafe, concerts and ...more! With an Exhibitor Zone and Artist Alley, you will definitely get yourself some swag.

When: Saturday & Sunday 27&28 September 2014
Where: Royal Exhibition Building | Carlton
Event: View Details..

Healthy Body & Soul Expo

Join us for pampering or inspiration, enjoy a massage or healing then grab a seat and attend one of our amazing speakers on our main stage.

Maybe a free Zumba class or a laughter workshop is more your style, there is something for everyone at the Healthy Body and Soul Expo.

When: Saturday, 11th October, 2014
Where: St Kilda Town Hall, Prahran
Event: View Details..


Arthur Miller's All My Sons

All My Sons established Arthur Miller as one of the greatest playwrights of the 20th Century. Set at the end of World War II, all-American family man Joe Keller has placed the prosperity of his family above the lives of others, with devastating consequences.

Director Peta Hanrahan has assembled a cast of Melbourne's finest professional actors to bring this unforgettable classic to life.

When: ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY - Sunday 28 September at 3pm
Where: The Sandpit | St Kilda
Event: View Details..

CARRIE The Musical

Carrie White, the troubled teenager with telekinetic powers is a touchstone character in pop culture. First emerging in Stephen King's sensational debut cult novel, followed by Brian De Palma's iconic 1970's movie, she now returns in CARRIE-THE MUSICAL.

When: September 25-October 12, 2014
Where: Chapel Off Chapel | Prahran
Event: View Details..

Acoustic Session

Thirsty Merc

THIRSTY MERC are one of Australia's finest live acts. Such a claim is rarely upheld but even the most hardened media agree: Thirsty Merc's live shows demonstrate some of the best musicianship Australia has to offer.

They mark a 10-year milestone since the release of their self-titled double platinum debut LP with the announcement of their Acoustic Anniversary Album and national tour.

When: Thursday 9th of October 2014
Where: Melbourne Public Bar & Restaurant
Event: View Details..

This Week


Drive-In Food Truck Festival @ Coburg Drive-In - Wednesday

Australian Native Orchid Show @ Montrose - Thursday

Bright Pink Lipstick Day - Friday September 26th

Last Mime Standing - 23-27 Sept @ Gasworks - The Clover Club

Melbourne Rising v Canberra Uni Vikings | Thursday Rugby @ AAMI Park

Model Railways & Collectables Swapmeet @ Forest Hill - Thursday

The Conscious Closet | Clothing Sale @ Queen Victoria Women's Centre


A Plus Market @ Frankston

Australian Native Orchid Show 2014 @ Mount Waverley

Food, Wine & Jazz | Tesselaar Tulip Festival

The Conscious Closet | Clothing Sale @ Queen Victoria Women's Centre

Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre Now Open in Frankston


Australian Native Orchid Show 2014 @ Mount Waverley

Baby & Kids Market @ Malvern

Bendigo Bank East Malvern Charity Race Day @ Caulfield Racecourse

Volkswagen Car Club Showcase @ Federation Square

Food, Wine & Jazz | Tesselaar Tulip Festival

Huckleberry Market @ Moonee Ponds

International Moke Day @ Swan St Bridge

Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST 2014 @ Melbourne's State Netball & Hockey Centre

Thrifty Fashionista Market @ Southland Shopping Centre


Police Blue Ribbon Day - Monday 29th Sept @ Victoria Police Memorial


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