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    December 2019

    Sunday Sessions

    December 1 @ 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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    Celebrate 2019 and get ready for 2020

    December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    City Oval Bowling Club, 1406 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Bowling Night

    A social evening of barefoot bowls, barbeque and info session on 2020 for our football and netball players, their families and carers. We also invite community organisations, groups and individuals with an interest in supporting the Club and taking on roles for the next season. The Ballarat Bulldogs need your support to build a strong foundation so we can grow and offer new opportunities. During the info session we will talk about the Committee and seek expressions of interest from…

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    Quiz Night at Irish Murphy’s

    December 2 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating indefinitely

    Irish Murphy’s, 36 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat events at Irish Murphy's
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    Faraway Storytelling

    December 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December 2019

    Collins on Lydiard, 22 Lydiard Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat Events - Faraway storytelling

    Step into the magical world of children’s adventures with Faraway Storytelling where you will travel from a world of dinosaurs to a toadstool village for fairies and all the places in between. Faraway Storytelling at Collins Booksellers will be held every Tuesday at 10am. It is ideal for children aged 3 - 5 years and for parents who want to relax for a moment while their children listen to a story for half an hour. The heritage-listed location of ‘Collins…

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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Growing Friends

    December 3 @ 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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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanic Gardens – History Friends

    December 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    George Longley Building, Gillies Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens - history and heritage events

    The History Group undertakes research into the history of the Gardens. A major project which has involved members for many years is the extraction of references to the gardens primarily from Ballarat City Council correspondence files which are housed at the Ballarat Archives Centre of the Public Record Office Victoria, but also from newspapers and resources held by the Ballarat Historical Society at the Gold Museum. This primary research material has been collated to form the basis of a major…

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    Trivia Night at the Mallow

    December 4 @ 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

    Free Trivia. 7:30pm start. $18 burgers and $15 jugs of beer. Prizes and booze to be won.

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    Amie Brûlée sings Tom Waits

    December 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Craig’s Royal Hotel, 10 Lydiard St Sth
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    Songs and poems from master songwriter Tom Waits. All the beauty, humanity and groove of Mr Waits, without his gravelly voice. Songs you know, like Downtown Train and Time and LIttle Drop of Poison, and less famous songs that I like (and I'm sure you will too), with a handful of spoken word and poetry readings. Free entry - pay what you feel for the music. This means the hat will go around at some point and you throw your…

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    FREE Digital Marketing Workshop

    December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    One event on 5 December 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Level 1, 2 Webster Street, Ballarat, VIC 3350, Level 1, 2 Webster Street
    Ballarat, 3350
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    I will be hosting a series of FREE Digital Marketing Workshops. My goal is to help all business owners / managers / or influencers educate and upskill their knowledge of the Digital Marketing field, at no cost to them. Topics covered will include - Social Media, Search Engine Optimisation, Search Engine Marketing, Website Development and Management plus more. From the session, I will help every attendee develop their own business digital marketing strategy to take home with them. Bookings are…

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    Daylesford Twilight Christmas Market

    December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Daylesford Town Hall, 74 Vincent Street
    Daylesford, Victoria 3460 Australia
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    Twilight Christmas Market

    Find us in the Daylesford Town this year! Come along and have a browse through the stalls, grab a sausage from the sausage sizzle and support local charity, Hepburn Regional Community Cheer. A wishing tree will be set up for donations of non-perishable foods and new toys. Stalls still available, contact Sue 0400025602

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    Christmas Parade

    December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Christmas in Clunes, Fraser Street
    Clunes, Victoria 3370 Australia
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    Christmas Parade

    Bring your family and friends to Clunes to watch the Christmas Street Parade and join in an evening of circus inspired Christmas festivities suitable for all ages. Listen to live entertainment, watch the circus performances and pantomimes, try your hand at a few circus tricks, buy a few stocking fillers at the Christmas stalls, and enjoy the food from the local cafes/restaurants/hotel or food carts. Stay late to see the Christmas lights switch on and then watch the Christmas movie…

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    Friday Karaoke Night

    December 6 @ 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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    Bridge Mall Farmers Market

    December 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 31 January 2021

    Bridge Mall, Bridge Mall
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Bridge Mall Farmers Market

    Buy direct from the farmers, bakers, growers and makers. Sample fabulous food and wine, enjoy a coffee and a tasty bite to eat while listening to local artists playing live in the Mall. Free Animal Farm, and enjoy the Face painting, Jumping Castle or the Playground throughout the day. The market offers a fun and vibrant community hub with stacks of activities, local music, community events and bagfuls of information. Speaking of which, please bring your own bags because we like to minimise our…

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    Design Market

    December 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 29 November 2020

    Bridge Mall, Bridge Mall
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Design Market

    Next time you come to the Bridge Mall Farmers Market you should check out our new addition the ‘Bridge Mall Design Market’, full of local Ballarat designers. Have a gift to buy? Or want to treat yourself?

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    Daylesford Farmers Market

    December 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 25 April 2021

    Daylesford Primary School, 102 Vincent St
    Daylesford, Victoria 3460 Australia
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    Free
    Ballarat Events - Daylesford Farmers Market

    The farmer's market offers fair exchange for the time and energy put in by farmers and producers to grow and make top quality foods, which will feed and nourish their customers. There is an opportunity to talk with producers and learn more about the various products, nutrients and uses, etc on offer. The Daylesford Farmers Market offers true value to consumers and the farmers who produce and grow the food.

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    Ballarat Produce Swap

    December 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    Regular monthly communal produce swap, where goods can be placed on the swap table, and whatever is needed is taken. Nothing is sold, although a donation to the host - the Ballarat Community Garden is always appreciated. Anything left at the end of the swap is taken to # Food is Free Laneway. While the focus of the swap is on produce, many other things are swapped - seeds, plants, baked goods, recycled items, books, knowledge and experience. The kettle…

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    The Green Wardrobe

    December 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Old Sheriff’s Office, Camp Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    This clothes swap is targeted towards 12-25 year olds, but people of all ages are more than welcome to attend, and they are going to be able to exchange their clothes which they no longer love, for something of someone else’s which they will enjoy much more. At this event young people not only be able to swap their clothes, but they will also be able to hear from our sustainably conscious guest speakers. There will be live music performed…

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    Buninyong Village Christmas Market

    December 7 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Buninyong Town Hall, 309A Learmonth Street
    Buninyong, Victoria 3357 Australia
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    Buninyong Village Market

    Enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping at the Buninyong Village Christmas Twilight Market - held in the historic Buninyong Town Hall precinct. There'll be lots of gorgeous handmade stalls, plants and food gifts - as well as yummy food trucks! This market is in conjunction with the Buninyong Carols in De Soza Park - enjoy the market then see Santa on stage!

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    Daylesford Sunday Market @ the Station

    December 8 @ 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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    Clunes Farmers Market

    December 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 25 April 2021

    Collins Place, Collins Place
    Clunes, Victoria 3370 Australia
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    Ballarat Events - Clunes Market
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