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Travel guide Victoria

The Cat in the Hat
By ATDW Database

Contact: 0047 4697
Venue: 100 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne Victoria
Date(s): From Thu 02 Jan 14 To Thu 09 Jan 14
Based on the all-time favourite book by Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat is now a magically witty play for children produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain (producer of the award winning play War Horse). Following a sold out season at Sydney Opera House The Cat in the Hat now comes to Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne for a special summer holiday treat for all the family.With mischievous humour and madcap style, The Cat in the Hat introduces his new friends to a crazy afternoon. The Cat busts the boredom of a rainy afternoon with all sorts of zaniness including the acrobatic tricks of Thing One and Thing Two. Rhyming his way through the house while balancing cups and tools, Cat brings a cosy home to chaos where Sally, her brother and their outspokenly cautious pet Fish, are amused, a... Read more

The Castle Jazz Festival
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9331 6367 or info@overnewtoncastle.com.au
Venue: 51 Overnewton Road, Keilor, Melbourne Victoria
At the Castle, hear the trombone echo through the valley as you follow the music to the entry.

Featuring some of Melbourne's finest jazz artists, performing in the one location, including; The Moonshine Whistlers, The Gin Remedy, The Gravy Train and Ben Gillespie with guests.

Suitable for all ages, pack a picnic or buy one on the day. Adult price includes a glass of bubbly on arrival and plenty of room to lay your picnic blanket.

Pull on your gloves, don your favourite hat... Read more

South Melbourne Night Market
By ATDW Database

Contact: 9209 6880 or smm@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Venue: Corner York and Coventry Streets, South Melbourne Victoria
Date(s): Start Thu 31 Oct 13 repeat weekly for 16 week(s)
The South Melbourne Night Market, catering to lovers of food, fashion and musical delights, is back for the warmer months.

Browse the stalls showcasing local designers clothing and homewares under the verandah and in SO:ME Space.

Soak up the party atmosphere with some great music and live entertainment with friends under the stars. Dine at one of the restaurants along Cecil Street, or sample some street food from one of the many street food vendors.

The South Melbourne Ni... Read more

Peninsula Music Festival
By ATDW Database

Contact: peninsulamusicfestival@gmail.com
Venue: 1 Sunnyside Road, Mount Eliza Victoria
Held at Morning Star Estate, the inaugural Peninsula Music Festival brings together the community.Top local artists including Ross Wilson and The Peaceniks, Raw Brit featuring Mick Pealing, Bob Spencer, Jason Vorher & Peter Maslen, Lachlan Bryan & the Wildes, Aleyce Simmonds, Coral Lee and the Silver Scream, Little Willy & The Hopeless Romantics and the Weeping Willows who will present a wide range of music including rock, rockabilly, blues, country and alternate country, making for a great day's entertainment.Fans will be able to meet and greet the artists after each performance and purchase their CD's at the merchandise marquee.Festival chairman Ian Davey promises all attending a wonderful day of musical entertainment plus a variety of market stalls, children's rides, raffles and reasona... Read more

Highland Games at Amulet
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5727 0420 or sales@amuletwines.com.au
Venue: 1036 Wangaratta Rd, Beechworth Victoria
Get ready to don the kilt and sporran and make your way to the sixth annual Highland Games at Amulet! The games will take place on Saturday 3rd May 2014 and are held on site at Amulet Vineyard, Beechworth. This picturesque setting, is the perfect place to enjoy this celebration of Scottish heritage, surrounded by vines, bushland and views to the valleys below. It's a family focused event that offers something for everyone, with traditional Scottish games, pipe band performances, traditional sword fighting displays and lessons, haggis hurling, activities for the children and boutique wine and cider that is made on site.Professional strongmen compete for the title of "Southern Highlander". These feats of strength are rarely seen outside metropolitan areas and it is the only event of its kind... Read more

Wonderland Christmas Carnivale
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Contact: 9602 1311 or melissa@knockoutevents.com.au
Venue: 120 Pearl River Road, Docklands Victoria
Date(s): Start Fri 22 Nov 13 repeat weekly for 6 week(s)
The Wonderland Spiegeltent presents Wonderland Christmas Carnivale. The Carnivale will see some of Australia's and the World's headlining comedians take over the Wonderland Spiegeltent as part of our upcoming program.

The Wonderland Spiegeltent located under the Melbourne Star is the entertainment hub of Docklands and is the perfect Christmas Party venue.

An astounding line up of Australian and International Top Headlining comedians, acts of intrigue and wonder, acrobatics and wo... Read more

Tiger Hare Girl Bear
By ATDW Database

Contact: elise@elisehurst.com
Venue: 2 Swanston Street, Melbourne Victoria
Date(s): From Tue 05 Nov 13 To Sun 17 Nov 13
Tiger. Hare. Girl. Bear. is an exhibition of new drawings, accompanied by a selection of paintings and etchings, by artist Elise Hurst.

Elise welcomes you back to a world of dapper foxes and elegant ladies, early last century fashion and a landscape that is recognisable yet surreal. From her background of picture book illustration and fine art, Elise combines her abilities to create extraordinary moments of narrative.

Following on from her highly successful first solo exhibition '... Read more

The Shed Crew exhibition at Wangaratta Visitor Information Centre
By ATDW Database

Venue: 100 Murphy St, Wangaratta Victoria Date(s): From Fri 01 Nov 13 To Thu 28 Nov 13
The Shed Crew exhibition at the Wangaratta Visitor Information Centre will include works from, Janet Campbell, Jan Clements, Di Glenister, Helen Hill, Joan Huggan, Janis Jago, Joan Mullarvey, Pam Proctor, Eileen Sidell and Kathy Whelan showcasing a variety of artwork.

The Exhibit will be on view between 1 and 28 November 2013. . www.visitwangaratta.com.au/monthlyevent.asp?EventID=89771 Read more

The Great Gondos Variety Show
By ATDW Database

Contact: 5721 3758
Venue: Detour Rd, North wangaratta Victoria
The last performance of the Cafe Culture Series for 2013. Side-splitting physical comedy of romantic blunders, where beautiful moments collide with absurd acrobatics, mind-blowing body bending and a breathtaking tango for three.

Tickets can be purchased from Edgars Newsagency.

For more information on the Variety Show, call 03 5721 3758

. www.visitwangaratta.com.au/monthlyevent.asp?EventID=89725 Read more

Steps Australia Butter Making Class
By ATDW Database

Venue: 428 Malvern Road, Prahran Victoria
Churn baby churn! Learn the art of turning milk into butter and ricotta at Hobba in South Yarra with Steps Australia and The Butter Factory.

Sip on a glass or two of wine while Naomi Ingleton, owner of The Butter Factory in Myrtleford shares her butter brilliance with a group of select dairy enthusiasts.

Walk away with experience, knowledge and recipes to turn any kitchen into a dairy factory.
. www.stepsaustralia.com.au Read more

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