What's on this weekend

Fair traders will show everything from German army helmets to new rifles at the 25th Eureka Arms and Militia Fair.

Fair traders will show everything from German army helmets to new rifles at the 25th Eureka Arms and Militia Fair.

The 25th Eureka Arms and Militaria Fair

When: Saturday 9am-3.30pm and Sunday 9am-2.30pm.

Where: Wendouree Sports & Events Centre, Norman Street, Ballarat.

Details: There will be 130-plus trading tables with many displays, antique and modern arms, medals, uniforms, living history and related memorabilia and more. Adults cost $8, concession $7, under 16s free with adult. For more details, phone 5342 4433.

Stars of the Ballarat Art Foundation

When: Saturday (July 12), 8-10pm.

Where: Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat.

Details: The Ballarat Arts Foundation (BAF) provides grants and support services for emerging artists from all disciplines who have lived, worked or studied in Ballarat. Past BAF shining stars come together to help raise more funds so that others can also benefit. Adults cost $30, concession $25. For more details, phone 5320 5858 or visit www.artgalleryofballarat.com.au

At Last

When: Saturday, 8pm.

Where: Her Majesty’s Theatre, 17 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat.  

Details: In 1938 America had endured a full decade of hardships and economic misery as The Great Depression wreaked havoc across the damaged land. It was to this turbulent backdrop that a fourteen-year-old African American girl gave birth to a baby daughter named Jamesetta Hawkins, but the world would come to know her as Etta. Etta James. Entry is $45-$69. For more details, phone 5333 5888 or visit www.hermaj.com

Rug Up Winter Market

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Where: Ballarat Mining Exchange, 8 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat.

Details: Rug Up Winter Market is an event that spans all ages and encourages you to rug up, step out and warm up in the heart of the Ballarat CBD. The event includes a winter delights market covering food, clothing and things to do. The Ballarat Quilters will have their Ballarat Icon Quilts on display; you can enjoy musical and poetry performances between Noon and 2pm and view art installations plus interact with Sovereign Hill, MADE and other community groups. The event also has the opportunity to support local charities such as the United Way, United Care and the soup bus. Enjoy some relaxing time in the café. Cost: Donation welcomed. For more details, visit  www.lbwr.org

M.A.D.E for Movies

When: Sunday, 2pm.

Where: Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka,102 Stawell Street South, Ballarat.

Details: In collaboration with ACMI will be screening a film in the M.A.D.E theatre. featuring the film Fire in Babylon. Bookings recommended. Adults $10, concession $7. For more details, phone 1800 287 113 or visit www.made.org

The Gruffalo 

When: Tuesday (July 15), 11.30am and 1.30pm.

Where: Her Majesty’s Theatre, 17 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat.

Details: Whether their favourite food is roasted fox, owl ice cream, scrambled snake or Gruffalo crumble, audiences eat up this delectable tale about adventures of a clever little mouse in a forest full of predators. Join mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark wood in this big scary monster of a show. Let your imagination run wild with songs, laughs and fun for all children aged 3 and up and their adults. For more details, phone 5333 5888 or visit www.hermaj.com

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