Newsletter | #342 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #342 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #342 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 23rd July to Monday 29th July 2013

This week, there's a celebration of some of our most iconic landmarks with Open House Melbourne featuring over 100 venues in a program that opens many normally-closed doors to the public.

Another jewel in Melbourne's crown gives a sparkle with the return of the Melbourne International Film Festival, and for anyone wanting to tap their toes to keep warm, there's the Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

WIN Daydream Island Holiday!!

WIN a Daydream Island Holiday WIN a Daydream Island Holiday with Phillip Island Nature Parks who are offering great prizes that include the ultimate getaway for two along with an iPad Mini up for grabs each day. For your chance to win, find the Pop-Up Penguin about town, snap a picture and enter via the Phillip Island Nature Parks Facebook page.
When: Competition Ends July 27

Elvis Revisited on Stage

A Tribute to Elvis: Rapid City '77A Tribute to Elvis: Rapid City '77 is a full scale theatrical presentation of one of The King's last concerts in Rapid City held in 1977. Presented by Bluestone Productions and held at Melbourne's Dallas Brooks Hall for four shows only, Tony Franks brilliantly re-creates the performance of one of the world's greatest entertainers.
When: August 23 to 31 - Bookings Advised

WIN a $100 ENVY Gift Certificate!!

WIN an Envy Apron!!! WIN an Envy Gift Certificate!! The ENVY collection by Margarette Louise has released a fantastic range of designer bags and is offering the chance to WIN an ENVY gift certificate to the value of $100. To enter into the running, simply 'LIKE' their facebook page and leave a comment telling which ENVY bag is your fave.
LIKE Envy Today & WIN!!

Vintage High Tea in Albert Park

Vintage High Tea at The Vincent Vintage High Tea at The Vincent in Albert Park is a great chance to indulge in an afternoon of decadence with a three course high tea service. With dainty sandwiches, delicate cakes, fluffy scones, pastries, sparkling wine and a wide selection of specialty teas, the ambience is perfected with the sounds of live jazz in their sunlit Garden Room.
When: Sunday July 28 - Bookings Advised

Women of Achievement Nominations Now Open!

Women of Achievement Award | Nominations Open! Women of Achievement Award | Nominations Open!
Do you know a family member, friend, colleague, neighbour or community member who has made a contribution to society around them? If so, nominate her for the 2013 BrainLink Women of Achievement Award. Nominations are open until Monday July 29.
Women of Achievement Award | Application Form

Melbourne Bound

Open House Melbourne Open House Melbourne is a free event that will allow Melburnians and visitors to the city the rare opportunity to discover the often hidden wealth of design, architectural, engineering and historic gems in the city with more than 100 iconic locations open to explore this year, including the Esplanade Vaults in St Kilda.
When: Saturday & Sunday, July 27 & 28

Melbourne Rare Book Fair Melbourne Rare Book Fair, presented by ANZAAB takes place at the University of Melbourne's Wilson Hall. Held as part of Melbourne Rare Book Week, an impressive array of rare and collectable books, prints, maps, ephemera and more will be offered for sale by reputable, leading Australian and international booksellers.
When: Friday to Sunday, July 26 to 28

Warm Winter Blues

Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival Echuca-Moama Winter Blues Festival offers a program of music featuring over 40 blues and roots performers from across the country. Playing in the streets and venues that include award-winning restaurants, this year's line-up features Alister Turrill, Broderick Smith, The Continental Blues Party and many other great guests.
When: Friday to Sunday, July 26 to 28

World's Finest Films

Melbourne International Film Festival Melbourne International Film Festival celebrates 62 years as one of Australia's key cinema events and also one of the world's oldest film festivals. Held at various venues, the program features films from across the globe, special guests, Q&A screenings and much more with documentaries, short films and much more.
When: July 25 to August 11

Victoria's Young Stars

State Schools Spectacular State Schools Spectacular, held at Hisense Arena for two shows only, will proudly bring together students from Victorian government schools in a stunning explosion of dance, music and song with the show also celebrating a diversity of performance mediums that include choir, vocal, drama, circus and orchestra.
When: Saturday July 27 - 11am & 5pm

All Aboard for Intrigue

Murder On The Puffing Billy Express Murder On The Puffing Billy Express presents a unique and intriguing night of murder, mystery and suspense aboard the iconic Puffing Billy's evening dinner train special. With guests invited to come along dressed as their favourite Agatha Christie characters, there are fun prizes offered to the best dressed on the night.
When: Saturday July 27

King Kong King Kong, performed at Melbourne's Regent Theatre, is a landmark theatrical event that brings to life the iconic story of an enormous gorilla's battle for survival in New York City. With a talented cast of actors, singers, dancers and puppeteers, the musical features revamped 1930s Broadway classics and dazzling new songs.
When: Until October 6

Hump Day the Swedish Way

Lill Lördag Lill Lördag, Swedish for "Little Saturday"and held each Wednesday at Melbourne's du NORD in Little Bourke Street, celebrates the half way mark to the weekend with a night of market price cocktails and Swedish street food alongside entertainment with Dj Mr Lob playing 60s 70s Soul, Funk and old school hip hop 45s.
When: Wednesdays, 6pm to 11pm

Liverpool Clash

Melbourne Victory v Liverpool Liverpool and Melbourne Victory will go head to head and toe to toe at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for what will be Liverpool's first trip to Australia, with a huge crowd expected to fill the iconic stadium.

Melbourne Victory v Liverpool
Wednesday July 24 - MCG - 8pm

AFL Premiership | Round 18 AFL Premiership | Round 18
Essendon v Hawthorn
Friday July 26, 7:50pm - Marvel Stadium
Melbourne v North Melbourne
Saturday July 27, 2:10pm - Marvel Stadium
Collingwood v GWS
Saturday July 27, 4:40pm - MCG
Geelong v St Kilda
Saturday July 27, 7:40pm - Simonds Stadium
Western Bulldogs v Westcoast Eagles
Sunday, July 28, 3:15pm - Marvel Stadium

More Sports Events HERE

Good for What Ails Ya!

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