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    July 2020

    Ballarat Farmers Market

    July 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map

    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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    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

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    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    July 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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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    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Farmers Market

    July 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Lake Wendouree, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map

    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)

    July 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free
    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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    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Guiding Friends

    July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

    The Guiding Friends  are interested in learning and sharing their knowledge of these heritage gardens.  The guides pride themselves on their friendly and informative tours. Informal meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am in the George Longley Building. The meetings are more like workshops and a range of activities takes place – guest speakers, garden tours, excursions, preparing brochures and AV presentations to enhance visitors' experience of the gardens and opportunities to research topics…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

    Find out more »

    August 2020

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    August 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Farmers Market

    August 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map

    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…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    August 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Farmers Market

    August 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Lake Wendouree, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map

    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…

    Find out more »

    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    August 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    Free
    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…

    Find out more »

    Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Guiding Friends

    August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

    The Guiding Friends  are interested in learning and sharing their knowledge of these heritage gardens.  The guides pride themselves on their friendly and informative tours. Informal meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am in the George Longley Building. The meetings are more like workshops and a range of activities takes place – guest speakers, garden tours, excursions, preparing brochures and AV presentations to enhance visitors' experience of the gardens and opportunities to research topics…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

    Find out more »

    September 2020

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens: Growing Friends Nursery

    September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

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

    Ballarat Botanical Gardens, Wendouree Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free

    The Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Nursery has re-opened and is full of fabulous plants. Located at the rear of the Robert Clark Horticultural Centre it is open Tuesday afternoons and the second Sunday of the month, 1-4pm.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    September 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »
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