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What’s On in September

Like the ocean, times and dates may be subject to change without notice so be sure to check the accompanying links for confirmation.

Blooming September!

Mannerim Stables Co Public Picking
4 million freesias, daffodils, tulips and Spring blooms
542-580 Swan Bay Road, Marcus Hill – Bellarine Peninsula

Blue Water Yoga @ The Lakeroom Studio

Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 September
Expand Your Capacity for Love
Svaroopa Yoga Weekend Workshop with Janaki Murray
9:30am – 5:30pm

Torquay Farmers Market

Saturday 23 September
And every Saturday
8:30am – 1:00pm
Click here for details

ANGAIR Wildflower and Art Show

Saturday 23 September
McMillan Street, Anglesea
Contact (03) 52633128

Horrible Harriet

Saturday 23 September
Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Drama Theatre – 50 Little Malop St, Geelong
12:00pm; 2:30pm
Click here for details

Queenscliff Community Market

Sunday 24 September
Lower Princes Park, Gellibrand-Symonds Streets
9:00am – 2:00pm
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Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Sunday 24 September – Friday 29 September
Monday 2 October – Friday 6 October
School Holiday Program Guided Cultural Tours
410 Surfcoast Highway, Grovedale
Click here for details

Wacky Woolly Creatures Craft Workshops

Monday 25 September – Friday 6 October
For children 3 – 16 years
National Wool Museum
26 Moorabool Street, Geelong
Click here for details

Captain Jack Pirate Show and Cruise

Monday 25 and Friday 29 September
Searoad Ferries
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Ozbots Robots Craft Session

Tuesday 26 September
Urban Upcycle, Grovedale

Junior Golf @ Peppers The Sands Torquay

Week 1: Wednesday, September 27 – 29 From 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Week 2: Wednesday, October 4 – 6 From 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Bookings – The Pro Shop 5264 3307
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The Bieber Experience Live

Thursday 28 September
Featuring teen sensation Aydan Calafiore
Ages 3 and up
Sphinx Hotel, North Geelong
Bookings 5278 2911
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Torquay Farmers Market

Saturday 30 September
And every Saturday
8:30am – 1:00pm
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Barwon Heads Market

Saturday 30 September
And last Saturday of every month
Community Hall, Hitchcock Avenue
Contact 0402 642 357
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Tarndie Heritage Sheep Farm

June – October
Sit and Yarn Sessions; Heritage Accommodation;
Woolcraft Workshops
Tarndie Farmgate Store 10:00am – 4:00pm Saturdays and Sundays
37 Roseneath Rd, Warncoort
Click here for details

Essential Oils Workshop

Sunday 1 October
AromaBliss @ Aspire Wellbeing
4/19 Gilbert Street, Torquay
2:00pm – 5:00pm
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Battle Bots – Build a Lego Robot

Tuesday 3 October – Torquay
Wednesday 4 October – Lorne
For children 7–14
2:00pm – 4:00pm
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Dolphin Discovery Cruise

Wednesday 4 and Friday 6 October
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Ozobots – Little Robots for Little Kids

Friday 6 October
For children 4–8
10:00am – 11:30am
Robot Programming for 7–14-year-olds
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Geelong Eastern Hub
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Kids Gardening Workshop@ Basils Farm

Friday 6 October
43 – 53 Nye Road, Swan Bay
11:00am – 1:00pm
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The Torquay Celebration Lunch

Saturday 7 October
Drink Art Food Torquay Festival
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Otway Oktoberfest

Saturday 7 October
Prickly Moses Handcrafted Beer
10 Hoveys Road, Barongarook
Tickets available
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The Bellarine Railway

Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 October
Day Out with Thomas
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Drink Art Food Torquay

Sunday 8 October
DAFT & Bell Street Fiesta
Bell Street, Torquay
11:00am – 5:00pm
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The Popular Mechanicals

Wednesday 11 October – Saturday 14 October
Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Drama Theatre – 50 Little Malop St, Geelong
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GORW presents a special screening of ‘The Magic Pill’

Friday 13 October
RACV Torquay Resort – 1 Great Ocean Road
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Birregurra Festival and Art Show

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October
Opening night Friday 13 October @ 7:00pm
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Basils Farm Spring Gardening Workshop

Sunday 15 October
43 – 53 Nye Road, Swan Bay
10:00am – 12:00pm
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Nippers @ Jan Juc Surf Club

Sunday 15 October – training program begins
27 December – 12 January – Surf Ed Program
Call (03) 5261 2755
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Grug and the Rainbow

Saturday 21 October
Geelong Performing Arts Centre
Drama Theatre – 50 Little Malop St, Geelong
12:00pm; 2:30pm
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Free Family Fun Day @ The Potato Shed

Sunday 22 October
Entry via Peninsula Drive, Drysdale
Contact 5251 1998
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Anglesea Golf Club Annual Open Week

Sunday 22 October
8-Day Golf Tournament – Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Events
Contact (03) 52631582

Family Fun Day @ The Shed

Sunday 22 October
The Potato Shed
Peninsula Drive, Drysdale
11:00am 3:00pm
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Freshwater Creek Steiner School Spring Fair and Open Day

Saturday 28 October
52 McIntyres Road, Freshwater Creek
Contact 0415542050

Cancer Council Bellarine Relay for Life

Saturday 28 October – Sunday 29 October
Leopold Primary School
1–29 Kensington Road, Leopold
Click here for details

Archibald Prize – Daily Exhibition

Saturday 28 October – Sunday 10 December
Geelong Gallery – 55 Little Malop Street, Geelong
Click here for details


Anglesea Art Studios Open Weekend

Saturday 4 November

Toast to the Coast

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November
Tickets available here

Melbourne Cup Seaside Market

Saturday 5 November
Lorne Foreshore, Mountjoy Parade
10:00am – 4:00pm
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Melbourne Cup Culinary Carnival

Tuesday 7 November
Jack Rabbit Vineyard
12:00pm – 4:00pm
85 McAdams Lane, Bellarine
Click here for details

Lorne Film Festival

Saturday 11 November – Monday 13 November
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A Day of Kundalini Yoga

Sunday 12 November – Doors open 9:30am for 10:00am sharp start
Mantra, meditation, gong and didgeridoo shower
Vegan lunch, morning and afternoon tea included
Bancoora In 291 Breamlea Road, Connewarre

Sun Bear Children’s Festival

Sunday 12 November
Spring Creek Reserve, Torquay
11:00am – 3:00pm

Melbourne City Ballet – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Thursday 23 November
Geelong Performing Arts Centre
The Playhouse – 50 Little Malop St, Geelong
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Queenscliff Music Festival – Family Event

Friday 24 November – Sunday 26 November
Princess Park, Queenscliff
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Black Diamond Afterglow Twilight-Night Trail Run – Torquay

25 November
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Adventurethon Anglesea – TBC

Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 December
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January 2018

7-Day Meditation and Chakra Retreat

Monday 22 – Sunday 28 January
The Summer House, Torquay
Click here for details

February 2018

Flying Brick Cider Co Bellarine Sunset Run

Saturday 3 February
Click here for details


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You’ll find all the latest and new releases, adult, teen, in-between and children’s fiction – and non – in this beautifully laid out book store. Torquay Books really know their stuff, and will order in anything quick smart if they don’t have what you’re looking for currently in stock....

Fashion, Style Me / 21.10.2016

Hooray for everything at Strumpet! If you’ve found yourself on the Surf Coast without beach bag and kit, Strumpet’s got your back. Beach, BBQ to best. A one-stop wonderment of casual and comfy holiday gear, evening and after-dark prettiness, and all the extraneous and fun stuff to jazz it up. Stunning array of Camilla kaftans; great mix of LTB jeans; Maison Scotch tees and shirts; Free the People and Kalypso. There’s more to Strumpet, Torquay, than the pretty window dressing, which is always an enticement to enter...

Eat me / Drink me, Wineries / 21.10.2016

Had ‘that crazy feeling’ first foot in the door here. From that rare angel side of Lou and The Velvet Underground’s Sunday Morning greeting to the sun-shiny counter welcome – good vibrations from the get-go. If you’re looking for soul food and a place to eat – and taste test some top-notch local vino in the mix – Bellbrae Estate Wines and Café won’t disappoint. The cauliflower and blue cheese soup was a light and luscious smash. Longboard Pinot Gris was the suggested accompaniment. Big Brother went the...