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Victorian Opera

Parrwang Lifts the Sky Victorian Opera

Concert or Performance

24 May 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Victorian Opera is once again proud to present this family show, inspired by the Wadawurrung story of Parrwang, the courageous...

Orphan Annie with her arms crossed on a red glitter background.

Ballarat Lyric Theatre’s Annie

Concert or Performance

29 Feb 2024 to 10 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Ballarat Lyric Theatre proudly presents the classic family favourite musical “Annie”. Performances include evening and matinee shows running for a...

Kaze Karaoke at The Sporting Globe ballarat - Thursday Nights from 7pm

Thirsty Thursday Karaoke at The Sporting Globe Ballarat

Community Event

22 Feb 2024 to 27 Jun 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

Kaze Karaoke is at The Sporting Globe Ballarat on Thursday Nights!Have you ever dreamed of being the next Mariah? Do...

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An evening with Vika & Linda

Concert or Performance

11 May 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Vika & Linda are the most loved vocal duo of their generation – admired and respected by fans and fellow...

A drag queen with whimsical digital art in the background.

Drag Bingo with Gabriella Labucci

Concert or Performance

21 Mar 2024 to 20 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: $20.00

Join in for an unforgettable evening of glamour and entertainment at Drag Bingo, hosted by the fabulous Gabriella Labucci with...

Prawn cocktail

Sip and Savour at RJM’s

Food and Wine

25 Feb 2024 to 31 Mar 2024

Distance from: 3.3 kms | Price from: $60.00

Sip and Savour is the perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon at RJM’s.Sit back and relax, enjoying five (60...

Zoo Keeper teaching children about a snake

Junior Keeper Program

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 Feb 2024 to 31 Mar 2024

Distance from: 5.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Ballarat Wildlife Park’s ‘Junior Keeper Program’ is an incredible three-hour experience hosted by some of the Wildlife Park’s experienced...

Backyard Beekeepers

Secret Life Of Bees: Open Hive Experience

Food and Wine

24 Feb 2024 to 23 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: $75.00

Immerse yourself in a curious experience held at an urban apiary in the centre of Ballarat - Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat....

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40 and Fabulous! Embroidery Exhibition presented by The Embroiderers Guild Victoria Ballarat Branch

Exhibition and Shows

9 Mar 2024 to 11 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $7.00

The Embroiderers Guild Victoria Ballarat Branch presents their biennial embroidery exhibition 40 and Fabulous! The exhibition showcases the past two...

Artist at work

Photogravure Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 Mar 2024 to 3 Mar 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $595.00

With internationally-recognised photographer Silvi Glattauer, learn the use of photopolymer plates in combination with digital photography to create photogravures.On day...

Stitched canvas bag

Sailor’s Ditty Bag Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

23 Mar 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $230.00

Learn to sew a sailor's ditty bag with Rick Mitchell.This pouch was traditionally used to store the small tools of...

Battle scene in AURA sound and light show

AURA Sound and Light Show at Sovereign Hill

Exhibition and Shows

19 Feb 2024 to 21 Jul 2025

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

From a place you know comes a story you don’t — AURA immerses you in the story of gold in...

Interior Bunch of Grapes

Ballarat Green Drinks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

21 Mar 2024 to 17 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Free

Ballarat Green Drinks is a regular event that occurs every third Thursday of the month. This is a free event...

Ballarat Begonia Festival

Ballarat Begonia Festival

Festivals and Celebrations

9 Mar 2024 to 11 Mar 2024

Distance from: 1.6 kms | Price from: Free

The Ballarat Begonia Festival will make a flourishing return next year over the Labour Day long weekend.The three-day event will...

Ballarat civic hall

John Williamson in Concert

Concert or Performance

29 Nov 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Back by popular demand, John Williamson will again return to the stage at the Civic Hall Ballarat for one show...

Art Masterclass

Mosaic Classes in Ballarat

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 Mar 2024 to 3 Mar 2024

Distance from: 5.6 kms | Price from: $99.00

Experience the Magic of Mosaic Lamp Making at their Ballarat pop-up!Picture yourself embarking on an enchanting artistic adventure, right here...

Blues at Hop Temple

Blues, Brews and Barbecue

Food and Wine

25 Feb 2024 to 26 May 2024

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Every Sunday at Hop you can join in for Blues, Brews and Barbecue!Each week a favourite blues artists will take...

Embroidered piece

Chinese Silk and Gold Embroidery Workshop at Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

26 Oct 2024 to 27 Oct 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $350.00

Learn the art of embroidery with award-winning artist, Alison Cole.In this two-day workshop, you will be working on an embroidery...

Coloured cloth

Natural Dye Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

23 Mar 2024 to 4 Aug 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $510.00

Learn to create a world of colour using natural dyes with Churchill Fellow, Heather Thomas!In this two-day workshop, you will...

Mirusia - Classique Live In Concert

Mirusia – Classique

Concert or Performance

24 Aug 2024

Distance from: 1.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Prepare to be enchanted as the Australian/Dutch soprano and entertainer, Mirusia, tours her highly anticipated album "Classique" in her homeland...

A woman holding her hand to camera, draped in chain with name plaques on it.

Layers of Blak

Exhibition and Shows

19 Feb 2024 to 10 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

Layers of Blak celebrates the creative outcome of the Koorie Heritage Trust’s second year of the Blak Design program, showcasing...

Embroidered pieces

Beginners Embroidery Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

7 Jul 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $205.00

Learn the art of Blackwork Embroidery with award-winning artist, Alison Cole.In this workshop, students will be working on an embroidery...

Marg Monday

Margarita Monday at Roy Hammond

Food and Wine

19 Feb 2024 to 29 Apr 2024

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Sip, Sip, Hooray, Margarita Monday's are here!Raise your glasses and salt those rims because every Monday they're celebrating the zesty,...

Man with drum

Frame Drum Making Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Jun 2024 to 16 Jun 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $1195.00

Handcraft your own Zilli-Tar frame drum with instrument maker Matt Stonehouse.Over three days, you will use traditional hand tools and...

Aunty Jacks

Taste the Taps at Aunty Jacks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

21 Feb 2024 to 6 Jul 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: $30.00

Discover the history of brewing in Ballarat with a beer paddle and a tour of the Aunty Jacks Brewery.Immerse yourself...

Ballarat Civic Hall

Bohemian Rhapsody – Ballarat

Concert or Performance

21 Jun 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Staring Thomas Crane on the 2024 "Made in Heaven" tour. Direct from sell-out theatres, Australia’s longest-running Queen Tribute since 1993,...

The Mind Field

Arj Barker, The Mind Field

Concert or Performance

4 May 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

All of reality, as you can ever possibly know it, exists exclusively in your minds.Armed with this knowledge, Arj sets...

Lechon

Vesta x Jigs Degustation

Food and Wine

22 Feb 2024 to 21 Dec 2024

Distance from: 1.5 kms | Price from: $110.00

With a menu changing every two weeks, Vesta x Jigs presents a six or eight course degustation menu from Thursday...

The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do, The Happiest Refugee

Concert or Performance

21 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

By popular demand, Anh returns with his smash hit show!Comedian Anh Do brings his best-selling memoir, The Happiest Refugee, to...

Ballarat runners

Ballarat Marathon

Sporting Events

27 Apr 2024 to 28 Apr 2024

Distance from: 1.7 kms | Price from: Not Available

A weekend running festival in stunning Ballarat featuring two days of running for all ages and abilities. Focused in the...

Pint & a Plate

Hop Temple Pint and a Plate

Food and Wine

21 Feb 2024 to 29 May 2024

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Hump day pint and a plate at Hop TempleWhy cook on a Wednesday when you can head to Hop Temple...

Ballarat

Jimeoin

Concert or Performance

8 Jun 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Jimeoin, who's your man? Presented by A-list Entertainment.Ever wondered why dogs get so excited around 6pm? Or what the point...

Multicultural Comedy Gala, March 2024

Multicultural Comedy Gala

Concert or Performance

14 Mar 2024

Distance from: 9.8 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Multicultural Comedy Gala is a side-splitting celebration of Australia’s rich cultural diversity, by a world class selection of the...

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Wednesday Night Karaoke at Volta Ballarat

Community Event

21 Feb 2024 to 28 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.5 kms | Price from: Free

The team are excited to be at Volta for Wednesday Night Karaoke. Amazing sound, big stage and an extensive song...

Split frame image with white budgerigar and twigs

Leila Jeffreys: Nature is not a place to visit. It is home

Exhibition and Shows

19 Feb 2024 to 23 Feb 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

Using some of the world’s most advanced slow-motion film technology, Leila Jeffreys draws a parallel between the bonds that exist...

Wednesday Games Night includes games such as Pictionary, Uno, Shaky Shark, Line Up 4

BLC Games Night

Community Event

21 Feb 2024 to 27 Mar 2024

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: $0.00

Every Wednesday night at Ballarat Leagues Club you can come and have a laugh with friends and family (or even...

Portrait of the author

In Conversation with Lucas Jordan

Community Event

21 Feb 2024

Distance from: 2.6 kms | Price from: $10.00

On 9 August 1918, on high ground overlooking the Somme River, an entire British Army Corps is held up by...

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Baroque Festival Bach And Vivaldi Concertos

Concert or Performance

5 Apr 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australia’s own baroque star Erin Helyard kicks off MSO’s Festival from the harpsichord, showcasing the incredible variation of three of...

CX Ballarat riders at the finish line

CX Ballarat

Sporting Events

16 Aug 2024 to 18 Aug 2024

Distance from: 1.8 kms | Price from: Free

CX Ballarat is the AusCycling cyclo-cross (CX) national championships, the pinnacle event for CX in Australia. With races over laps...

Musical Bingo

Musical Bingo

Food and Wine

19 Feb 2024 to 1 Jan 2026

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Every Thursday night at Hop Temple it's Bingo with a twist- Musical Bingo!Instead of your standard old bingo numbers, they...

The World of Musicals in Concert

The World of Musicals in Concert – Wendouree

Concert or Performance

10 Jun 2024

Distance from: 1.3 kms | Price from: $59.90

Following a sell out 2022 Australia tour - The World of Musicals in Concert Returns to Australia in 2024 featuring...

amber joy poulton

Coal Miners Daughter

Concert or Performance

15 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

“Loretta Lynn paved the way for women like me in country music, to take centre stage” – Amber Joy Poulton...

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Beer and Bread by Aunty Jacks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 Feb 2024 to 5 Jul 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: $45.00

Immerse yourself in a beer experience like no other as you familiarise yourself with a range of craft and accessible...

wine selection

Summer Local Wine Tasting Experience at RJM’s

Food and Wine

25 Feb 2024

Distance from: 3.3 kms | Price from: $25.00

Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon sampling local wines at RJM’s Wine Bar this summer.You’ll be able to sample five (60ml)...

Road in foreground, market stalls with customers under tree

Ballarat Farmers Market

Markets

24 Feb 2024 to 22 Feb 2025

Distance from: 1.1 kms | Price from: Free

Ballarat Farmers Market takes place in central Ballarat near the shores of beautiful Lake Wendouree. The market runs all year...

Earring raw materials

Droplet Earrings Workshop at Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

10 Mar 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $485.00

Make your own earrings from precious metal and wood with jeweller Brendon Collins.In this full-day workshop, you will make two...

Horse at Ballarat

Miners Rest Community Cup

Sporting Events

25 Feb 2024 to 24 Mar 2024

Distance from: 8.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Join the team at Ballarat Turf Club for their Family Friendly Miners Rest Community Cup celebrating the clubs in their...

Woven basket

Basket Weaving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 Oct 2024

Distance from: 3.6 kms | Price from: $240.00

Learn the art of Random Weaving with Jodie Goldring.In this full-day workshop, you will learn how to create a basket...

Underbelly: The real story

Ballarat Leagues Club host Underbelly

Exhibition and Shows

24 Feb 2024

Distance from: 3.1 kms | Price from: $55.00

Ballarat Leagues Club are excited to host Underbelly! Up close and personal with two of the finest crime writers and...

Ballarat civic hall

The Sunshine Club

Concert or Performance

14 Jun 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Hit Productions is proud to be presenting this important Australian work all around the country to metropolitan, regional and remote...

Kaze Karaoke

Cocktails and Karaoke at JD’s Bar & Lounge

Community Event

23 Feb 2024 to 28 Jun 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

Cocktails and karaoke!Kaze Karaoke is now at JD'S Bar & Lounge on Friday Nights. Release your inner Rockstar on JD's...

Photo of large room with books around the wall and a sunroof

BMI Building Tours

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

20 Feb 2024 to 30 Apr 2024

Distance from: 2.6 kms | Price from: $10.00

Join a tour to hear tales of the colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and its people.The Ballaarat Mechanics’...

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Festival of Australian Queer Theatre

Festivals and Celebrations

22 Aug 2024 to 25 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.6 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australian Theatre has a celebrated and relatively recent history of queer theatre. From censorship furors over The Boys in the...

Linda Franklin and participants with finished gilded prints.

Gilded Ink

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 Feb 2024 to 20 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: $120.00

Enter an independent art gallery, be welcomed by your host Linda; be guided to explore ink stamp printing using an...

Image of the author

In conversation with Noel Braun

Community Event

21 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.6 kms | Price from: $10.00

Felix Schmidt is backpacking on the Camino de Santiago when he meets the love of his life, the beautiful French...

A photo of older man in a tweed jacket and flat cap standing next to a topiary figure with fake eyes

All my lifetime it was there – Paul Lambeth

Exhibition and Shows

19 Feb 2024 to 31 Mar 2024

Distance from: 4.7 kms | Price from: $4.00

This selection of photographs from Ballarat East dates from a 1992 National Trust of Victoria funded heritage project - the...

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Concert or Performance

20 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Satu Vänskä joins QSO Chief Conductor Umberto Clerici for a wonderful program that sees the MSO performing...

Kilmore Victoria Milky Way Masterclass Workshop

Ballarat Milky Way Masterclass

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 May 2024

Distance from: 2.8 kms | Price from: $297.00

Do you want to learn night photography to capture the beautiful Milky Way? Join multi-award-winning photographer David Magro for a...

The Second Act Tour

Missy Higgins, The Second Act Tour

Concert or Performance

29 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Missy Higgins is unveiling ‘an anniversary tour with a difference’ to celebrate 20 years since her trailblazing debut, The Sound...

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CraftAlive Ballarat

Exhibition and Shows

22 Mar 2024 to 24 Mar 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: $15.00

CraftAlive is in Ballarat for three big days.Featuring both local and interstate craft experts, the show is packed full of the...

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