What’s on about the region this week?



Join a walk to show LOUD support for all survivors and victims of child sexual assault. The LOUD Ballarat March will starts at the Ballarat Town Hall at 2pm on Sunday. The walk will LOUDly continue on to Alfred Deakin Place in Camp Street for an "extra-LOUD" minute of noise. Bring Your Own whistles, drums, banners and ribbons to make a statement that there has been way too much silence. Family friendly. Food & drinks available.


Cerebral Palsy Support Network is hosting a social squad event on Saturday for young people in Ballarat, aged 10-30, living with cerebral palsy. It is a chance to make friends, relax and have fund in a supported environment. The squad meets at a central location before embarking on an activity for the day. Social squad costs are included in the NDIS package,

This month’s theme is in-house fun and games at Ballarat Specialist School FARM campus.

Details: cpsn.org.au.


Tiny town Talbot is set to come to life on Sunday for the popular, monthly Talbot Farmers Market. Visitors can enjoy and explore the vibrant village with stall-lined streets displaying an impressive range of seasonal fruit and organic vegetables, local artisan cheese, fresh bread, local wine, gourmet oils and delicious delicacies. In true country farmers’ market style you will also chickens, stockfeed, cut flowers, plants and seedlings. Market runs from 9am-1pm.

Smythesdale Country Market is also on Saturday, from 9am.