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    November 2019

    Early Start: Art to Grow Up With

    November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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    Every second Wednesday during school terms
    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $5
    Ballarat Events - kids art events

    Early StART is an exciting new program which introduces very young children to the Gallery environment for experiences that are both fun and creative. Join a fun session in the Gallery itself, looking at images and themes in the art around you, creating artworks in response to what you see, and discovering some great tips on engaging with your child through art. After the session, head to Kittelty’s for a coffee and a babyccino, with a 10% discount for Early StARTers.…

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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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    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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    Kids rockclimbing at BALC

    November 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Lake Gardens, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $8

    Rock climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit while having fun at the same time! Come and give it a go for yourself! Our rock climbing wall features 6 auto belays with 18 different routes to choose from, varying in difficulty. Our rock climbing wall is ideal for the whole family. Children must be at least 5 years to climb. Children aged 5-12 years do not need to climb with an adult in the Saturday sessions. Children aged 5-10 years…

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    Kids rockclimbing at BALC

    November 23 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Lake Gardens, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $8

    Rock climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit while having fun at the same time! Come and give it a go for yourself! Our rock climbing wall features 6 auto belays with 18 different routes to choose from, varying in difficulty. Our rock climbing wall is ideal for the whole family. Children must be at least 5 years to climb. Children aged 5-12 years do not need to climb with an adult in the Saturday sessions. Children aged 5-10 years…

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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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    Free
    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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    Ballarat Market

    November 24 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 28 February 2021

    Ballarat Showgrounds, Cnr Creswick Rd & Howitt St
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $2
    Ballarat Events - Ballarat Market

    The Ballarat Market (formerly the Trash and Trivia Market) opened on the 18th November 1979 and has been conducted at the Ballarat Showgrounds for all that time. The market is a fun day out with stalls laden with second hand wares, hand made crafts, home grown plants and vegetables, sweet treats, food stalls and trestles of toys, trinkets, trash and treasure. Members of the Rotary Club of Ballarat South initiated the project and have since been responsible for its operation…

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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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    Free
    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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    Free
    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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    Faraway Storytelling

    November 26 @ 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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    Kids rockclimbing at BALC

    November 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Lake Gardens, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $8

    Rock climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit while having fun at the same time! Come and give it a go for yourself! Our rock climbing wall features 6 auto belays with 18 different routes to choose from, varying in difficulty. Our rock climbing wall is ideal for the whole family. Children must be at least 5 years to climb. Children aged 5-12 years do not need to climb with an adult in the Saturday sessions. Children aged 5-10 years…

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    Kids rockclimbing at BALC

    November 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Lake Gardens, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $8

    Rock climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit while having fun at the same time! Come and give it a go for yourself! Our rock climbing wall features 6 auto belays with 18 different routes to choose from, varying in difficulty. Our rock climbing wall is ideal for the whole family. Children must be at least 5 years to climb. Children aged 5-12 years do not need to climb with an adult in the Saturday sessions. Children aged 5-10 years…

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    December 2019

    Ballarat Market

    December 1 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 28 February 2021

    Ballarat Showgrounds, Cnr Creswick Rd & Howitt St
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $2
    Ballarat Events - Ballarat Market

    The Ballarat Market (formerly the Trash and Trivia Market) opened on the 18th November 1979 and has been conducted at the Ballarat Showgrounds for all that time. The market is a fun day out with stalls laden with second hand wares, hand made crafts, home grown plants and vegetables, sweet treats, food stalls and trestles of toys, trinkets, trash and treasure. Members of the Rotary Club of Ballarat South initiated the project and have since been responsible for its operation…

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    Daylesford Sunday Market @ the Station

    December 1 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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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    Free
    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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    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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    Early Start: Art to Grow Up With

    December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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    Every second Wednesday during school terms
    Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $5
    Ballarat Events - kids art events

    Early StART is an exciting new program which introduces very young children to the Gallery environment for experiences that are both fun and creative. Join a fun session in the Gallery itself, looking at images and themes in the art around you, creating artworks in response to what you see, and discovering some great tips on engaging with your child through art. After the session, head to Kittelty’s for a coffee and a babyccino, with a 10% discount for Early StARTers.…

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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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    Free
    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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    Kids rockclimbing at BALC

    December 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Gillies Street Nth
    Lake Gardens, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    $8

    Rock climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit while having fun at the same time! Come and give it a go for yourself! Our rock climbing wall features 6 auto belays with 18 different routes to choose from, varying in difficulty. Our rock climbing wall is ideal for the whole family. Children must be at least 5 years to climb. Children aged 5-12 years do not need to climb with an adult in the Saturday sessions. Children aged 5-10 years…

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