Come and Try Chinese Lion Dancing
Learn the ancient art of Chinese Lion Dancing as part of the beginning of Harmony Festival across Ballarat. Se how they perform such fluid and beautiful performances while under the lion costume.
When: 5pm - 6.30pm.
Where: Trades Hall, 24 Camp Street.
Harmony Week Intercultural Celebration
Ballarat Community Health, YMCA, Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre, Phoenix College, Delacombe PS, Lumen Christi PS and the Salvation Army present an evening of Intercultural information, dancing and food.
When: 5.30pm - 8pm.
Where: Ballarat South Community Hub, Tuppen Drive, Sebastopol.
Get active to start the weekend by testing your self against other locals during the weekly Ballarat Parkrun.
When: 8am - 10am.
Where: Victoria Park.
Creswick Farmers Market
Catch some free live music and over 90 specialist boutique sites, offering a variety of unique locally made goods ranging from arts and crafts to freshly made delicacies. There's something for everyone.
When: 9am - 1pm.
Where: Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street, Creswick.
Harmony Fest 2019: Intercultural Welcome Lunch
Previously known as the ‘migrant morning tea’, this lunch encourages mingling, networking and friendships for people of differing cultures.
When: 11am - 1pm.
Where: Sebastopol Library, 181 Albert Street, Sebastopol.
Tickets: Bookings essential.
Dunnstown Irish Festival
Prepare for two exciting and colourful days of Irish culture at the Dunnstown Irish Festival. The festival is in its second year, and will look to acknowledge and celebrate Dunnstown’s Irish history with competitions like Sheaf Tossing, Potato Peeling, Potato Picking and of course the Tug Of War.
When: Saturday 1pm - Sunday 10pm.
Where: Dunnstown Community Centre & Recreation Reserve, 2855 Old Melbourne Road, Dunnstown.
Tickets: $30 for a one day pass, $50 for a two day pass.
Indian Kerala Food Fest
Take your taste buds on a journey to India as part of Harmony Festival. Explore some amazing food and diversify your pallet!
Where: St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall, 3 Lyons Street South.
Intercultural Variety Concert
Experience entertainment from all over the world as The Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council puts on their gigantic Intercultural Variety Concert.
When: 7.30pm - 10.30pm.
Where: Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street, Wendouree.
Tickets: $30 adults, $25 for low income concession, $15 for children under 18.
The Resonant Rouges, a duo made up of Keith J. Smith on guitar, suitcase bass drum, percussion and vocals and Sparrow on the accordion, banjo and vocals have been making their way through Victoria as part of their first tour south of the equator.
When: 8.30pm - 11pm.
Where: Ballarat Trades Hall, 24 Camp Street.
Alfredton Rotary Club Fishing Competition
Alfredton Rotary Club is again running their annual Fishing Competition on Sunday March 17th on and around Lake Wendouree. The event is open to kayak fishing, boat fishing and shore fishing.\
When: 6.30am - 2.30pm.
Where: Lake Wendouree.
Tickets: $25 for adults, $10 for children under 15.
Explore the always entertaining and interesting Ballarat market, where you just might find the hidden gem you've been looking for.
When: 8am - 1pm.
Where: Ballarat Showgrounds, Creswick Road.
Head for a lovely drive out to Daylesford to check out the absolutely massive range of unique nick-knacks and oddities as well as fresh local produce.
When: 8am - 3pm.
Where: Daylesford Train Station.
Talbot Farmers Market
Explore the stall lined streets displaying an impressive range of seasonal fruit and organic vegetables, local artisan cheese, fresh bread, local wine, gourmet oils, delicious delicacies and more.
When: 9am - 1pm.
Where: Heritage Precinct, Scandinavian Crescent & Camp Street, Talbot
Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines, Cultural Day
Enjoy music, dance, drums and food from Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines at this fantastic day of culture.
When: 10am - 2pm.
Where: Civic Hall, Doveton Street North.
Ballan Autumn Festival 2019
Get ready for a fun-filled day of excitement out in Ballan. Music, magic and a giant parade will be the main attractions of the day.
When: 10am - 4pm.
Where: Inglis Street, Ballan.
Cape Clear Slownet Inland Yacht Race
The Bi-Annual Yacht Race is back for 2019! Come along to a fun filled day of racing yachts designed by the students of Cape Clear Primary School. There will be other games and activities for all the family to enjoy as part of the day.
Where: Cape Clear Recreation Oval.
Piano for Pleasure Concert Series
Ideal entertainment for the whole family, enjoy the free one-hour concert featuring students of Bron Sozanski performing music spanning the 18th – 21st centuries.
Where: Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North.
Nathan Power at Lost Ones
After a huge 2018, Nathan Power is looking to keep up his momentum and continue to perform his own brand of music to the public.
Where: The Lost Ones Basement Bar, 14 Camp Street.
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