What's On: 2-4 September in West Melbourne and Beyond

It's relatively quiet for unique events this weekend in West Melbourne and Beyond. If you love board games get out on Friday night in Point Cook! There's the Ethiopia festival in Footscray on Saturday and the Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival to start off spring!!! As the first weekend of the month there are also plenty of markets on the go as well!

Board Games in the West (Point Cook)

Board Games in the West (Point Cook)

Looking for something different but nice and warm as well. This family friendly event may be just right for you. On from 6PM - 11PM. Fees apply. Point Cook Community Learning Centre,1-21 Cheetham Street, Point Cook. Friday 2 Sep. www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/whats-on/board-west

Board Games in the West (Point Cook)

Ethiopian New Year Festival (Footscray)

Ethiopian New Year Festival in #footscray Sat 3 September 11AM to 5 PM. Cultural demonstrations including Ethiopian coffee ceremonies, fashion, music and dance. www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity/Festivals/Ethiopian-New-Year-Festival-2022

Ethiopian New Year Festival (Footscray)

Family Foodie Weekend (Point Cook)

Family Foodie weekend in Point Cook 3-4 Sep 11AM - 4PM. Book for specific events. www.stockland.com.au/shopping-centres/centres/stockland-point-cook/offers-and-events/events/food/family-foodie-weekend

Family Foodie Weekend (Point Cook)

Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival

Get to the #Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival this weekend. #westmelbourneandbeyond #whatsonmelbourne #westisbest www.visitmacedonranges.com/events/annual-kyneton-daffodil-arts-festival/

Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival

Car Torque (Altona)

If you love classic cars and a local community feel then this monthly event might be right for you.

CAR TORQUE is a regular get together on the FIRST SUNDAY of every Month at the Hobsons Bay Men's Shed, 280 Queen St Altona, gates open 8.30am close 3pm.

Car torque

Visitors are welcome, especially owners of classic vehicles or motorbikes to display and join in with Car Torque members and have a yarn.

BBQ and egg and bacon rolls, tea, coffee, water and soft drinks available.

Bring the family and the dog, enjoy the day, see some great vehicles. Shed tours are available - just ask politely!

Facebook link here.

Altona Homestead

The Altona Homestead provides visitors of all ages the opportunity to take a step back in time. The Altona Homestead is located at at 128 Queen Street, Altona, overlooking Logan Reserve and very close to the Altona foreshore and pier. The homestead is a unique and treasured part of Altona’s heritage.

Altona Laverton Historical Society Inc
Source: https://alhs.com.au/

On display are paintings, objects and pictures reflecting everyday life from 1840 through to the mid 1900’s.

Altona Homestead 2022

The Altona Homestead has slightly unusual opening days and times of Tuesday – 11am to 2pm, Saturday – 10am to 12pm and the first Sunday of the month – 10.30am to 2.30pm. Devonshire tea is available on the first Sunday of the month with bookings essential.


Grazeland (Spotswood)

Heaps and heaps of food stalls and live musical entertainment. Located at 20 Booker Street, Spotswood (next to Scienceworks). Friday - 5pm to 10pm, Saturday - 12 noon to 10pm, Sunday - 12 noon to 9pm.

Grazeland (Spotswood)

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Vintage Dress Exhibition - Castlemaine

The 'Heavenly' exhibition celebrates fashion and ephemera from life's great occasions. At 24 Hargraves St, Castlemaine 8.30am - 3.30pm. FREE entry. From the high Victorian era through to the 1970's, strapped up Edwardians, the roaring 20's, the sleek lines of the 1930's, the austerity of the war years and beyond into the reemergence of luxury through the 60's and 70's.

Vintage Dress Exhibition - Castlemaine

Image: www.bendigoregion.com.au/

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Saturday Markets

Darley Community Market (Bacchus Marsh)
The Bridge Market (Ballarat)
Yarraville Village Farmers Market
Yarraville Village Craft Market
Creswick Market
Woodend Farmers Market
Daylesford Sunday Market
Laverton Market
Gisborne Olde Time Market
Ballarat Market
Bendigo Showgrounds Market
Altona Cherry Lake Market
Altona Meadows Farmers Market

Sunday Markets

Arts in West Melbourne and Beyond
Bowery Theatre
WIT Incorporated
Wyndham Theatre Company
Williamstown Musical Theatre
Williamstown Little Theatre
Altona City Theatre
Wyndham Cultural Centre
Footscray Community Arts
Louis Joel Arts
Western Arts Theatre


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