Ballarat farmers market
Where: Wendouree Parade, opposite the Botanical Gardens. When: 9am. Tickets: free.
Organic and non-organic fruit and vegetables, second hand goods, and a free stall for community groups at Lake Wendouree.
Rockabilly car show
Where: The Cabaret Club, 4/9367 Western Highway, Warrenheip. When: 12pm. Tickets: free.
As well as a hot rod car show and an exhibition of classic car photos by 17-year-old photographer Aaron Develyn, rockabilly band The Infernos will perform at The Cabaret Club.
Ballarat Vegan Festival twilight market fair
Where: Alfred Deakin Place, Ballarat. When: 5pm. Tickets: free.
Guest speakers, demonstrations, raffles, and art at a market fair featuring plenty of vegan options.
Organs of the Goldfields - Il Diavolo
Where: Mary’s Mount, 1660 Sturt Street. When: 8pm. Tickets: $35.
The Devil’s Trill Sonata and other works from the era when composers’ sketches often demanded and expected the brilliant, devilish improvisatory skills of the master violinist.
Lavendula harvest day
Where: Lavendula Swiss Italian Farm, 350 Hepburn-Newstead Road, Hepburn. When: 10am to 5pm. Tickets: $6 adults, $2 children. Leashed dogs welcome.
Learn about the lavender farm, tour the Swiss Italian farm house, check out live music and Morris dancers, or ride on a unicorn.
Where: Ballarat Botanical Gardens. When: 3pm. Tickets: free.
Alice Skye leads a solid lineup of musicians for a free performance at the Botanical Gardens. There’s also food trucks and a pop-up garden bar.