International Women's Day Photography Exhibition
The Melbourne Camera Club is celebrating International Women's Day by holding an exhibition of prints from female photographers
Cnr Ferrars St and Dorcas St, South Melbourne
Opening night 1 March at 8pm.
Exhibition March 3–4 and March 17–18, 11am–5pm
Jesus Christ Superstar, the musical
Presented by Ballarat Lyric Theatre
Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
Buy tickets at the door or online
Play On: the art of sport
The exhibition brings together diverse explorations of the personal and collective significance of sport and sporting culture from some of Australia’s most accomplished artists.
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
2 March to 29 April
St Anthony’s Twilight Fair
Rides, cake stalls, entertainment, silent auction and a bar
52 Austin Street, Alphington
South East Bendigo Anglican Parish Fair
14 Keck St, Flora Hill, Bendigo
2 March, 5–7pm
Rhyll Wooden Boat Festival
Fun for all ages, children’s activities, live bands, classic cars and caravans, wooden boats, art show, and craft market.
Rhyll Hall Lock Rd & Beach Rd
2–4 March, from 3pm
Exhibits will include caravans, camper trailers, camping equipment, 4WD & Off Road, food & wine, and more
Enquiries: 03 5794 1418
For the Love of Ale: Longwood Beer, Wine & Cider Festival
Craft breweries, local wineries and cider makers matched with food vendors, live music and children's activities
Longwood Recreation Reserve
3 March. 2–9pm. Entry $30, entry free for under 18s
Bayles Music Festival
Free community event. Headline act: Jugularity!
Bayles Hall & adjacent park. Main St.
3 March, 12–7:00pm
Monbulk Quilt Show
Cnr Moores Rd and Main St Monbulk
$5 entry. All money raised goes to Monbulk CFA
3 March, 9:30am–3:30pm
Nagambie On Water
Music, dance, food and wine extravaganza with unique events like grape stomping, reel racing, lake cruises and other activities.
3 March, 9am–4pm
Art & Craft Market
Free parking, free entry, artisan products in an air-conditioned hall.
Clarinda Community Centre
The market will be held on 3 March and the 1st Saturday of each month, 10am–2pm.
28th Annual Craigieburn Art Show
Craigieburn Function Room, 127, Craigieburn Road West
3–4 March, 10am–5pm
Yarra Valley CWA Group Exhibition
Warrantina Lavender Farm, 105 Quayle Road, Wandin Yallock
3–18 March, 10am–4pm
Marimekko: Design Icon 1951 to 2018
An Australian exclusive, large-scale exhibition highlighting the history and relevance of the Marimekko brand
Bendigo Art Gallery
3 March–11 June
Tickets & enquiries: www.bendigoartgallery.com.au
8th IMF Classic Car Day
All cars welcome. Heaps of trophies up for grabs. Fun for the whole family, including jumping castle, animal farm, face painting and lolly bags.
Bicentennial Park, Scotch Parade, Chelsea
4 March, 10am–3pm. Gates (open at 8:30am)
Tatfest will provide fun, family entertainment for all ages. Includes food & wine, hot air balloon, variety stalls and more.
4 March, 10–4pm
A Year of Madness - The Tandberg Exhibition
Contains a selection of cartoons from Tandberg’s last book and is a tribute to the Australian artist, Ron Tandberg
Media House Gallery, The Age, 655 Collins Street
5 March to April 19
Wall to Wall Festival
Twenty street artists from Australia and overseas will transform the city of Benalla.
9 to 12 March.
The 25th Inverloch Jazz Festival
A weekend featuring 40 Jazz bands and 200 musicians
Modern Art & Photography Show
Presented by the Corinella & District Community Centre. Showcasing modern art & sculptures, mosaics, textiles & wearable art.
48 Smythe St, Corinella
38th Annual Arts & Craft Exhibition
Presented by the Rotary Club of Numurkah
Numurkah Town Hall
The Grapest 5k Run (images included)
An outdoor evening adventure. Run through the vineyards and trails of the winery at dusk, and finish the evening by enjoying fine wine and spectacular views.
Balgownie Estate, Bendigo
From Picture to Page and Beyond
Scrapbooking, Mixed Media Art and Papercrafts Show. See the latest products in real life, take a mini class and buy craft supplies.
Kangaroo Flat Primary School Basketball Stadium, 60-80 Olympic Parade
Adults $8, entry free for kids under 16
G. V. Woodworkers Show
Shepparton Eastank, Welford Street
10–11 March, 9:30–4pm
Entry $10, children enter free
50th Scoresby Steamfest
Presented by Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club. Steam, oil engines, earthmoving, vintage cars, vintage tractors and more
1200 Ferntree Gully Road, Scoresby
10–12 March, 10am–5pm
Phoenix Macedon Ranges Art & Craft Exhibition
A wide variety of arts and crafts, recycled metal assemblage, ceramics, paintings, glass art, pottery, textiles, paper-craft, jewellery, basketry.
Old Gisborne Courthouse
Opening night 9 March, 7:30pm
Model Railway, Craft & Hobbies Exhibition
Sacred Heart College, Kyneton. Entry via New Street/Begg Street
Enquiries: Gary on 0408 996 541, Brian on 0427 047 411
Taradale Mineral Springs Festival
A family friendly event featuring local food and wine producers, live music, African drumming workshops, whip cracking, free face painting and more.
Taradale Mineral Springs Reserve, Old Calder Hwy
Adults $5, entry free for kids under 15
Gippsland Vehicle Collection Display Day
1a Sale Road (cnr Railway Pl), Maffra
11 March 2018
Entry by gold coin donation
Chryslers by the Bay Show 'n' Shine
All proceeds from the day are donated to Cottage by the Sea
Geelong Grammar School, Foreshore Rd, Corio
Terry Barker 5250 3132, Paul Allwood 0417 315 352
8th Annual Historic Vehicle Show
Vintage and classic vehicles of all types
11 March, 9am–4pm
$5 entry, free entry for children
Early Holden Car Club Wangaratta
Bellarine Agriculture Show
A family friendly event featuring a mechanical bull, free face painting, tractor selfies, pony rides, native animals, demonstrations, activities and vintage machinery.
Entry fees apply
Turkish Pazar Festival
Queen Victoria Market will be transformed into a Turkish Marketplace with entertainment, stalls, activities and fun for all ages.
11–12 March, 9am–4pm
Enquiries: 0409 439 839
Goulburn Labour Day Market
Hosted by The Lions Club of Seymour
12 March, 9am–2pm
The Festival of Live Art
A thought-provoking program of works designed to enthrall, entertain and challenge. Presented by the Arts House, the festival will bring together some of the boldest artists at their experimental best.
13 – 25 March
Starring Virginia Gay. Presented by Arts Centre Melbourne in association with One Eyed Man Productions, Neglected Musicals and Hayes Theatre.
Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne
An array of abstract acrylics and organic pastels by Mohamed Nazeer.
Highway Gallery, 14 The Hwy, Mt. Waverley
14–25 March, 12–4pm (except Mon/Tues)
There will be a raffle quilt, guessing competitions and quality handmade goods for sale.
Barwon Heads Community Hall, corner Hitchcock Avenue and Ozone Road
Entry $2, free for children under 15
Breaking Traditions: Exhibition
Contemporary and experimental embroidery and textile arts
Shearers Arms Gallery, 202 Aberdeen Street, Geelong
16 March–18 March, 10am–3pm
Maffra Mardi Gras
Celebrating the 60th birthday of the Rotary Club of Maffra Mardi Gras. Market & food stalls, carnival rides, petting nursery, face painter and a street parade.
Johnston St, Maffra
17 March, 3–9pm
Westernport Quilters Inc. present a display of members’ work, quilt raffle & lucky dip
Tyabb Community Hall, 1535 Frankston-Flinders Rd. Tyabb
17–18 March, 10am
Kyabram Mack Muster & Vintage Machinery Rally
Displays of trucks, vintage engines, blacksmithing, sheep shearing, working machinery, vintage tractors and memorabilia.
Entry $5, entry free for children under 16
Lorne Sculpture Biennale
Celebrates the best in contemporary Australian and international sculpture in a free, vibrant festival that enriches and transforms the Lorne foreshore and surrounds on the Great Ocean Road.
17 March–2 April
A4 Art Australia
Part of the Herring Island Summer Arts Festival.
Held each weekend from 17 March–15 April
Art and Craft Show
St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Corner of Castella and Jones St, Lilydale
17 March, 10am–3:30pm
Enquiries: 9735 3541
Annual Autumn Show
Hosted by the Sunshine Golden Age Garden Club
Glengala Community Hall, Sunshine.
17 March, 11am–4 pm
sunshinegardenclub.org or 0418 543 649
The Knox Art Show
A wonderful selection of some of the best works by local and regional artists. Presented by the Rotary Club of Bayswater
Knox Art Centre, Corner of Mountain Highway and Scoresby Road, Bayswater
$5 entry, free entry for children and exhibiting artists
Mack Truck Muster & Vintage Machinery Rally
Largest display of Mack trucks. Vintage engines, blacksmithing, working machinery, vintage tractors and memorabilia.
17–18 March 2018
$5 entry, free entry for children under 16
Peninsula in Peril
Rabbi Jonathan Keren-Black introduces the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change, with Al Gore's new film 'An Inconvenient Sequel', and discussion
Southern Mornington Peninsula Uniting Church, Murray-Anderson Road, Rosebud
18 March, 5pm
Entry (for tea) $10
Opera by the Lakes
Nyerimilang Heritage Park, 20 Cliff Road
Entry fees apply, free entry for children under 4
Yarra Vally Regional Food Group 20 Year Anniversary
Celebrities, face painters, live music, cooking demonstrations, a mobile reptile zoo, food stalls and jumping castles
Lawns at Yering Station
Little River Primary School Country Fair
Entertainment, auctions, side show alley games, animal farm, pony rides, ice cream vans and lots more.
18 March, 10am–3pm
Geelong Highland Gathering
Goldsworthy Recreation Reserve, Corio
18 March, 9:30am–5pm.
Entry fees apply
Opera by The Lakes
Nyerimilang Heritage Park, Near Lakes Entrance
18 March, 12–4:30pm
Bookings: 0409 771526, discount for RACV Members
HTPAA Hand Tool Sale
60 tables of user and collector hand tools from modern to antique
172 Neerim Road, Carnegie
18 March, 9am–12:30pm
Maroondah Symphony Orchestra
Mozart Piano Concerto No 27 - Soloist Hannah Shinn
George Wood PAC, Yarra Valley Grammar, Kalinda Road, Ringwood
18 March, 2:30pm
Enquiries: 0418 620 479
Herald Sun CityLink Run for the Kids
Melbourne’s most loved fun run, raising money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. 15.3km Super Course general entry $60, 5km Family-friendly Short Course general entry $55
Start/Finish: Kings Domain, Alexandra Avenue
Swanpool Swap Meet & Village Market
Local produce, live music and food stalls. Incorporating a Swap Meet, along with a Show and Shine
Albert Heaney Oval, 2426 Midland Highway
Entry fees apply
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Featuring workshops, competitions, an impressive botanical line-up and an all-around good smell. RACV members can get a discount on Early Bird tickets here.
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens
Dressage & Jumping with the Stars
See the best young horses and ponies of Australia compete in dressage, jumping and eventing
170 K Road, Werribee South
Exhibition: Women of Empire
Women from Australia and New Zealand whose lives were transformed by their experience in the First World War.
Kyabram Town Hall Gallery, 199-209 Allan Street
23 March–23 April
Reimagine - the world according to children's books
A selective survey of Australian children’s literature and book illustration, showcasing some of the most acclaimed and loved Indigenous and non-Indigenous illustrators of the past twenty years
Geelong Gallery, Little Malop St
24 March to 27 May
Moonee Valley Art Show
Food, beverages, entertainment and craft stalls set in a beautiful, historic mansion
69 Woodland St, Essendon
23 March, 6.30pm - Opening Gala Cocktail Party
24–25 March - Exhibition and sales
Tickets from $5
Donkey Society of Victoria Championship Show
See donkeys & mules competing in a variety of events. Day 2 will be an information and demonstration day.
Cressy Recreation Reserve, Cnr Brown & Tennant St
Five private homes of historical, design or architectural significance
St Joseph’s School, 571 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn
25 March, 11:30–4:30
Ringwood Highland Games
Big Scottish Festival with pipe bands and dancing
E. Ringwood Sports Ground, Mt. Dandenong Rd
25 March, 10–4:30pm
Entry fees apply
Ecotopia Earth Festival
Celebrating cultural diversity and sustainability. Includes eco market, recycled fashion parade, flying fox, live multicultural stage performers.
Yarra Junction Parklands
25 March, 10am–4pm
Deans Marsh Festival
Live music, performances, local food, wine and a unique market.
10 Pennyroyal Valley Rd
25 March, 10am–5pm
Entry by gold coin donation
Popular event that includes a monster raffle, spinning wheel, bric-a-brac, books, sausage sizzle, garden and plants stall, and Devonshire teas will be on sale.
Burnside Retirement Village, 16 Nicol Avenue
25 March, 9am–3pm
Enquiries to Village 83610499.
12th Annual Swap Meet Show & Shine
Organised by the Lions Club of Koroit and Warrnambool and District Drag Racing Association
Victoria Park, Koroit
25 March, 7am
Entry fees apply
Enquiries: Bruce 0435 366 451, firstname.lastname@example.org
Morwell Swap Meet
Hosted by the Latrobe Valley Branch of Gippsland Historical Automobile Club
Toners Lane, Morwell
25 March, 7am
Entry $5, free for children under 16
Enquiries: 0407 839 039
Bright Autumn Art Show
One of Australia's oldest. Up to 800 quality paintings.
Bright Art Gallery
29 March–13 May, 10am–4pm
Trentham Easter Art & Craft Show
Mechanics Hall, 85 High St, Trentham
Opening night 29 March, show 30 March–2 April, 10am–4pm
Inverleigh & District Good Friday Appeal
All proceeds raised to go to Royal Children’s hospital. Live auction, entertainment, classic cars, spinning wheel, market stalls, rides, jumping castle and more.
30 March, 11am–5pm
Bendigo Easter Fundraiser
Exhibition of Cross Stitch, Embroidery, Quilting, Crochet. Fundraiser for Intensive Care Auxiliary
Bendigo North Bowling Club, Fenton St
30 March–1 April, 10am–4pm
0429 011 447
BMW Car Club Victoria RCH appeal
A display of BMW and other fine cars in aid of Royal Children's Hospital
Birrarung Marr Lower Terrace
30 March, 10am
Entry by donation
Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway
Good Friday Children's Hospital Appeal
Cnr Elgar and Belmore Roads, Mont Albert North
30 March, 11am–4pm
Viewpoints: Two artist journeys along the Great Ocean Road
Art of Val Parker and Michelle Endersby inspired by the Great Ocean Road
St Luke's Anglican Church Hall, Torquay
30 March–9 April
Annual Art Show
The Ballarat Society of Artists Inc. presents a wide selection of original artwork from local artists.
The Robert Clark Centre, Botanical Gardens, Ballarat
30 March–1 April, 10am–5pm & 2 April, 10am–4pm
Wheatlands Warracknabeal Vintage Machinery Rally
31 March– 2 April
Maldon Easter Fair Quilt Show
Community Centre, Francis Street
31 March–1 April, 10am–4pm
Murrabit Country Market
Gonn Avenue, Murrabit
31 March, 8:30am–1pm
www.murrabit.com.au, 5457 2205
Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition
The world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, has opened at the National Wool Museum with 100 extraordinary images celebrating the diversity of the natural world
National Wool Museum, Geelong
1 December–13 May
Entry fees apply