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    November 2019

    The Rat Art Group: Locus

    November 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 1 December 2019

    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Locus

    For the artists in the Rat Art Group, an exhibition space is a ‘locus’, a place where art happens, not simply a site where it squats, a passive presence for the all-consuming eye to roll over. David Bromfield, Scott Fredericks, PJ Gregg, Diokno Pasilan and Pippa Tandy have broad-ranging practices: from sculpting and creating assemblages to painting, printmaking, photography and video. OPENING 15 November 2019, 6 for 6.30 pm Guest speaker: Andrew Gregg

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

    Robert Clark Horticultural Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Ballarat gardening group - Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens

    Growing Friends is an enthusiastic group of gardeners who are considerably knowledgeable about plants, especially those that thrive in the Ballarat environment. The group is friendly, relaxed and welcoming of new members wanting to share in the love of gardening. The Growing Friends meet in the Friends Nursery located behind the Robert Clark Centre, every Tuesday and every second Sunday of the month 1-4pm, no matter what the weather. Growing Friends ensures that a selection of plants is always available…

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    The Rat Art Group: Locus

    November 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 1 December 2019

    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Locus

    For the artists in the Rat Art Group, an exhibition space is a ‘locus’, a place where art happens, not simply a site where it squats, a passive presence for the all-consuming eye to roll over. David Bromfield, Scott Fredericks, PJ Gregg, Diokno Pasilan and Pippa Tandy have broad-ranging practices: from sculpting and creating assemblages to painting, printmaking, photography and video. OPENING 15 November 2019, 6 for 6.30 pm Guest speaker: Andrew Gregg

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    BizConnect November Networking

    November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Royal Hotel, 188 Main Street
    Bacchus Marsh, Victoria 3340 Australia
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    BizConnect

    This month, we have guest speaker Steve McGhie MP, State Member for Melton. Come along and have a chat with other local business owners. Make some new friends and connections. It's sure to be a fun, relaxed night. Tickets are Free and book through the Eventbrite link.

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    Trivia Night at the Mallow

    November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

    The Mallow Hotel, 20 Skipton Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free Trivia. 7:30pm start. $18 burgers and $15 jugs of beer. Prizes and booze to be won.

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    The Rat Art Group: Locus

    November 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 1 December 2019

    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Locus

    For the artists in the Rat Art Group, an exhibition space is a ‘locus’, a place where art happens, not simply a site where it squats, a passive presence for the all-consuming eye to roll over. David Bromfield, Scott Fredericks, PJ Gregg, Diokno Pasilan and Pippa Tandy have broad-ranging practices: from sculpting and creating assemblages to painting, printmaking, photography and video. OPENING 15 November 2019, 6 for 6.30 pm Guest speaker: Andrew Gregg

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    The Gallery offical launch!

    November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    The George Hotel, 27 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    The Gallery Launch

    We're celebrating our new gallery with a fab launch night showcasing local artists! With 3 spaces on show, you'll see works from - MICHAEL BRENNAN - TAHLIA STANTON - KERRYN GALLAGHER & MORE! Event starts at 6pm, nibbles provided!

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    The Rat Art Group: Locus

    November 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 1 December 2019

    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Locus

    For the artists in the Rat Art Group, an exhibition space is a ‘locus’, a place where art happens, not simply a site where it squats, a passive presence for the all-consuming eye to roll over. David Bromfield, Scott Fredericks, PJ Gregg, Diokno Pasilan and Pippa Tandy have broad-ranging practices: from sculpting and creating assemblages to painting, printmaking, photography and video. OPENING 15 November 2019, 6 for 6.30 pm Guest speaker: Andrew Gregg

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    2019 Ballarat Rod Run

    November 22 @ 6:00 pm - November 24 @ 6:00 pm
    Ballarat Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat Road Rodders

    Friday 22 November: 6pm-8pm Registration, Bench session at the Caravan Park BBQ provided, Happy Hour 6-7pm (BYO after7pm) Saturday 23 November: 8am -9:30am Bacon & eggs, cereal & toast brekky at the Caravan Park 8am – 10am Registration at the Caravan Park 11am Poker/Observation Run commencing from Caravan Park. Cruise concludes at Ballarat Road Rodders Clubrooms. (Ballarat Airport) Hot Dog Lunch, Activities & Games @ Clubrooms. 5:30pm – 7:30pm Optional Dinner at The Golf House Hotel, 902 Doveton Street, North…

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    Friday Karaoke Night

    November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 26 January 2020

    Robin Hood Hotel, 33 Peel Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Karaoke Night

    Karaoke in the Urban Bar every Friday Night! $6 IRON JACK SCHOONERS $5 HOUSE WINES $10 COCKTAILS

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    Beaufort Town Market

    November 23 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    4th Satuday of every month
    Beaufort Memorial Park,, Cnr Havelock and Livingstone Streets
    Beaufort, Victoria 3373 Australia
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    gold coin

    A new country town market, that will feature artisan produce, speciality foods, wine, fresh produce, arts, crafts, hand made gifts, collectibles, children's activities, old fashioned board games, pop up Devonshire tea room, DIY workshops, entertainment, food trucks, 4th Saturday of every month, 8am to 1pm at the Memorial Garden in the heart of Beaufort.

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    Brown Hill Market

    November 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 28 November 2020

    375 Humffray Street North, 375 Humffray Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    The market features fresh vegetables, including certified-organic, 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, salami, donuts, mushrooms, eco-homewares, Cornish pasties, fresh ground coffee, yummy biscuits, hand-made jewellery, knife sharpening and much more... there really is…

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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    November 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
    Creswick, Vic 3363 Australia
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    creswick events - produce swap - ballarat produce swap

    Homemade &​ Homegrown Food, Produce, Seeds & Skills to Swap & Share. No money changes hands. Bring your figs and take home some jam, swap your worm juice for a pumpkin, an hour of mowing for some sewing…. Norm's world famous wood fired pizza will be on offer & tea/ coffee by donation. A great social morning. All welcome at rear Creswick Neighbourhood Centre – co-hosted with Creswick Community Garden. If you don't have something to swap, just bring an…

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    Wasted Pillow Factory

    November 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Debbie Weston Maker, Shop 7, Block Arcade, Doveton Street Sth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Wasted Pillow Factory

    Over the next 2 weeks Shop 7 Block arcade Ballarat will become the ultimate reclaimed pillow factory. (Friday, Monday 12.30 - 4pm and Saturdays 10pm to 4pm) You can design create or make your own pillows using Maverick Upholstery's waste and off cut fabric then filled with Deb Weston's #iwaslandfill shorts. We have a huge amount of fabric patterns, floral's, stripes and textures. There are so many different kinds on offer just check out the fabric files. Over the next…

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    The Rat Art Group: Locus

    November 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 1 December 2019

    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Locus

    For the artists in the Rat Art Group, an exhibition space is a ‘locus’, a place where art happens, not simply a site where it squats, a passive presence for the all-consuming eye to roll over. David Bromfield, Scott Fredericks, PJ Gregg, Diokno Pasilan and Pippa Tandy have broad-ranging practices: from sculpting and creating assemblages to painting, printmaking, photography and video. OPENING 15 November 2019, 6 for 6.30 pm Guest speaker: Andrew Gregg

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    Women’s Big Bash League at Eastern Oval

    November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Eastern Oval, 1 Ebden Street, 1 Ebden Street, Ballarat East
    Ballarat, 3350
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    Women's Big Bash

    The Women’s Big Bash will return to Ballarat’s Eastern Oval in November for the league’s first standalone season. The Renegades will host the Melbourne Stars! The City of Ballarat and our Sport and Active Living team are proud to secure another Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) match to the region through our collaboration with Cricket Victoria and the Melbourne Renegades. The Eastern Oval represents everything WBBL wants for its upcoming fixture – it’s the perfect venue to create a family…

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    Daylesford Sunday Market @ the Station

    November 24 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 28 February 2021

    Daylesford Railway Station, 18 Raglan Street
    Daylesford, Victoria 3460 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Daylesford Sunday Market

    Rain, hail or shine, the Daylesford Sunday Market operates every Sunday from 8.00 am until 3.00pm or 4.00pm at Daylesford Station. You’ll find stalls with everything from books to spare parts for the car, fresh local produce, clothing and collectables. Dogs on a leash are welcome. Plenty of free parking.

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    Avoca Riverside Market

    November 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 27 June 2021

    Avoca River, Cambridge Street
    Avoca, Victoria 3467 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Avoca Riverside Market

    The Avoca Riverside Market is held along the banks of the Avoca River and in Cambridge St. The tranquility of the venue adds to the enjoyment of meandering around the market. Between 50 and 70 stallholders provide a varied range of goods, including wine, crafts, fresh food, soaps, candles, plants, garden art, clothing, jewellery, lollies and more. Local community groups are encouraged to run the BBQ each month to raise funds for their organisation. The day starts with a bacon…

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    SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday

    November 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Springfest Ballarat, Lake Wendouree
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    SpringFest

    Visit Ballarat’s famous annual Springtime event. There’s something for the whole family! If you enjoy your retail therapy with a side of fresh air and picturesque surroundings, SpringFest Ballarat – Market Sunday is well worth a visit. Proudly presented by Optus – SpringFest Ballarat is a project of the Rotary Club of Ballarat and a must-do for the whole family. The annual market spans the entire six kilometres of the Lake Wendouree foreshore and features over 530 market stalls, serving…

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    The Rat Art Group: Locus

    November 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 1 December 2019

    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Locus

    For the artists in the Rat Art Group, an exhibition space is a ‘locus’, a place where art happens, not simply a site where it squats, a passive presence for the all-consuming eye to roll over. David Bromfield, Scott Fredericks, PJ Gregg, Diokno Pasilan and Pippa Tandy have broad-ranging practices: from sculpting and creating assemblages to painting, printmaking, photography and video. OPENING 15 November 2019, 6 for 6.30 pm Guest speaker: Andrew Gregg

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