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    December 2019

    Weekly Meeting: BNI Ballarat

    December 10 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December 2019

    Golf House Hotel, 920 Doveton Street North
    Ballarat, Vic 3350 Australia
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    $20
    BNI Ballarat

    BNI as a global organisation generated $15.5 billion dollars between members worldwide last year. We're proud that as a chapter, we generated $1M+ dollars between our members in 2018. We meet each week and generate quality word of mouth referrals through professional networking. We are currently interviewing business professionals who will bring enthusiasm and integrity to our meeting. One person only from any professional specialty is allowed to join each chapter. We welcome all visitors to join us for lunch…

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    COOKING BASICS FOR FAMILIES

    December 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $8.00

    Trying to feed a family healthy food on a budget can be difficult. Join this course to learn how to cook easy, healthy meals the kids will love. Each session you will cook a meal to take home. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 Terms Cost: $8 per weekly 2.5 hr session

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    Cooking Basics

    December 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50.00

    Learn basic cooking skills and how to plan and prepare healthy meals on a budget. Each session you will cook simple, delicious food to enjoy as a group. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 School Terms with a break over the School Holidays Starting: Thursday, 1st August 9:30am to 12:00pm Cost: $50 per Term

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    Mill Markets Ballarat Christmas Shopping Night Extravaganza

    December 13 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Mill Markets Ballarat, 9367 Western Hwy
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Mill Markets Christmas Shopping Night

    Supporting the 3BA Christmas Appeal. On Friday December 13th we will be keeping our doors open until 9pm. With over 80 permanent stalls selling everything from Vintage and Antique items, Gifts, Homewares, Jewellery, Toys, Plants, 100’s of 1000’s of unique gifts and stocking fillers. There is Something for everyone. Repurposed gift With fantastic discounts and Spot Sales through out the evening. 15 x Door Prizes to be won (Mill Markets Vouchers). Santa will be arriving in a Vintage Oakland Car…

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    Ballan Farmers Market

    December 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 27 June 2021

    The Mill Cottage, 96 Inglis Street
    Ballan, Victoria 3342 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat Events - Ballan Farmers Market

    We are a community based and volunteer run, not-for-profit market donating our proceeds back to local charities and organisations. Ballan Farmers Market is held on the second Saturday of the month from 9.00am to 1.00pm. The Ballan Farmers Market commenced in November 2011 in its unique location - The Mill Cottage, 96 Inglis Street Ballan. With 25 or more stallholders placed throughout the beautiful surrounds our market attracts hundreds of people each month. The Mill Cottage is a beautiful old world…

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    Ballarat Farmers Market

    December 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 12 December 2020

    Wendouree Pde, opposite the Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    The market features fresh vegetables, fruit, plants (including natives, edibles & succulents), bread, olive oil, cheese, jams, chutneys & sauces, coffee van, wide range of hot food cooked on the spot, clothing, fudge, gifts, health bars, eggs, honey, a massive range of dry goods (flours, grains, pulses, dried fruit, herbs, herbal teas, nuts & much more), wine, Cornish pasties, fresh ground coffee, yummy biscuits, hand-made jewellery and much more... there really is something for everyone! FREE entry & free entertainment…

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    Back to the 70s, 80s & 90s Tribute Band & Dinner

    December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    $70

    After popular demand they are back for another Christmas Tribute show - BACK TO THE 70s, 80s & 90s. Let's get together in your favorite glam / retro costumes and go back, way back...To the 70's, 80's & 90s Offering you a 2 course dinner and show for $70. Early Bird tickets are now on sale for $65 but will close on 1st September 2019 Doors open at 6.30pm For Bookings: www.trybooking.com/BBVBG Phone: 5335 9041 for inquiries or bianca@ballarattrottingclub.com.au

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    Talbot Farmers Market

    December 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until 31 January 2021

    Heritage Precinct, Scandinavian Crescent & Camp Street
    Talbot, Victoria 3371 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat Events - Talbot Farmers Market

    On the third Sunday of every month the tiny town of Talbot comes alive as thousands of visitors enjoy the vibrant village atmosphere of the 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.  In true country farmers’ market style you will also chickens, stockfeed, cut flowers, plants and seedlings. An  ATM is available in Talbot, inside the…

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    Permaculture, wetland, straw building

    December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    ORTO, 100 Allisons Rd
    Blampied, Victoria 3364 Australia
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    $55

    We are offering a tour of our burgeoning permaculture farm followed by afternoon herbal teas and homemade treats. We are on 15 acres in Blampied between Daylesford and Ballarat. We began establishing our property on permaculture principles four years ago. We are halfway along our permaculture journey. Some things we are doing very well, while other areas can be improved and are only inhibited by a lack of consensus. As an individual and as a family the opportunities for creating…

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    Sunday Sessions

    December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 22 December 2019

    The Sporting Globe, 201 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Sunday Sessions

    Something new is coming to Sunday! Summer Sessions is launching on Sunday 3rd November. Make Sunday a fun day at The Sporting Globe! Grab a cold one and enjoy our drink and food specials. Available from 2-8pm Dollar Wings $5 Basic Spirits $10 Highballs & Classic Cocktails $25 Buckets of Corona & Somersby $28 2LTR Tap Towers

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    Weekly Meeting: BNI Ballarat

    December 17 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December 2019

    Golf House Hotel, 920 Doveton Street North
    Ballarat, Vic 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $20
    BNI Ballarat

    BNI as a global organisation generated $15.5 billion dollars between members worldwide last year. We're proud that as a chapter, we generated $1M+ dollars between our members in 2018. We meet each week and generate quality word of mouth referrals through professional networking. We are currently interviewing business professionals who will bring enthusiasm and integrity to our meeting. One person only from any professional specialty is allowed to join each chapter. We welcome all visitors to join us for lunch…

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    COOKING BASICS FOR FAMILIES

    December 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $8.00

    Trying to feed a family healthy food on a budget can be difficult. Join this course to learn how to cook easy, healthy meals the kids will love. Each session you will cook a meal to take home. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 Terms Cost: $8 per weekly 2.5 hr session

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    Bohemian Twilight Market at Kryal Castle

    December 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Kryal Castle, 121 Forbes Road
    Leigh Creek, Victoria 3352 Australia
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    $5
    Bohemian Twilight Market

    Merchants, Mystics, Craft demonstrators, Food, Music, Swordcraft, Street Theatre Expressions of interest for stallholders, mystics and buskers please email theforestandthefae@optusnet.com.au

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    Cooking Basics

    December 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 20 December 2019

    Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Grove
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $50.00

    Learn basic cooking skills and how to plan and prepare healthy meals on a budget. Each session you will cook simple, delicious food to enjoy as a group. Length: 2.5 hrs weekly for 2 School Terms with a break over the School Holidays Starting: Thursday, 1st August 9:30am to 12:00pm Cost: $50 per Term

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    Small Business CHRISTMAS PARTY – Sarina Russo Entrepreneurs

    December 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Platypus Coworking, Level 2, 51 Lydiard St Sth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    Get off your phone, turn off your computer and join us in a Christmas celebration and networking event. And everyone will have the opportunity to do a 20 second pitch about their business followed by networking and generally having a good time. Did I mention there will be FREE food and refreshments. 5:30 - Arrive 6:00 - 6:30 - 20 sec business pitches 6:30 - 7:00 - Networking

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    Christmas Market

    December 20 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    375 Humffray Street North, 375 Humffray Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    Christmas Market featuring a wide range of personal gift items, homewares, special produce, wine & food items. Most stalls will be in the Brown Hill Hall, so shop in comfort. Watch out for special Christmas gift packs and offers from our stallholders. Coffee van on site, plus hot food including Tim's Toasties (Tim Bone, Ballarat Masterchef finalist) FREE entry & FREE entertainment on the night. Note time: 4 pm to 8 pm, Friday before Christmas. See you there - and…

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    Creswick Farmers Market

    December 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until 29 February 2020

    Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
    Creswick, Vic 3363 Australia
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    Located in the picturesque and historic township of Creswick, just 20 minutes to either Ballarat or Daylesford. The Creswick Market is open 9am till 1pm, on the third Saturday of every month. The market is a great day out for the whole family – Bring the kids and your four-footed friends – you’re all welcome. 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…

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    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    December 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    ballarat events - ballarat community garden working bee

    Members and friends of the garden we need you! Come and help keep the garden in shape at our friendly bee and share a cuppa and some morning tea! Look forward to seeing you there.

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    The Western Hotel’s – Brunch With A Twist

    December 21 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until 21 December 2019

    The Western Hotel, 1221 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $55
    Brunch with a Twist

    It's brunch but with a twist.. Ohh la la! Every once in a while, a latte-centric early breakfast just won't cut it. Treat yourself to morning-meets-afternoon delights and a drink or two at The Western Hotel! For $55 per person choose from a selection of cocktails, bubbles, wine and tap beer. Accompanied with platter style share plates featuring some sweet and savoury options to satisfy your tastebuds in the Beer Garden! Perfect for a small Xmas break up or catch…

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    Bottomless Brunch – Christmas Edition

    December 22 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
    Moon and Mountain, 220 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $60
    Bottomless Brunch - Christmas

    $60pp Make the most (or least) of your Sunday at Moon & Mountain with our Bottomless Brunch Includes M&M Signature Yum Cha style lunch range and our infamous cocktail jugs (with a Christmas twist 🎄) Minimum party of 4 people - security deposit of $10pp must be taken at time of booking (deposit is non refundable ) ** DIETARY REQUIREMENTS MUST BE FINALIZED 72 HRS PRIOR TO EVENT / DIETARY REQUIREMENTS CAN NOT BE CHANGED ON THE DAY ** Phone…

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