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    February 2019

    Brown Hill Market

    February 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 7 July 2019

    Brown Hill Hall, 375 Humffray Street North
    Brown Hill, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
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    Stalls include: both organic & non-organic fruit & vegetables, bread & cakes, meat, cheese, dry goods (spices, grains & pulses), vegetarian baked goods, jam, mushrooms, wine, honey, healthy snack bars, hot food (Indian, sausage sizzle, pasties,  dumplings, vegetarian sausage rolls, potato twirls, panzerotti and much more!).  Some of the other options from our stallholders include steam-punk jewellery, ugg boots, new clothing, dog portraits, vegetarian dog treats, vegetable and flower seedlings, bulbs, native plants, fresh ground locally blended coffee, tea blends,…

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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    February 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
    Creswick, Vic 3363 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
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    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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    Smart Building and Living E-xpo

    February 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
    Royal Park, cnr Hedrick and Warrenheip St
    Buninyong, 3357
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    Now in its sixth year, the Smart Building and Living Expo to be held in Buninyong on the 24h of February 2019, is an established feature of Australia’s biggest Sustainable Living Festival and is the largest event of its kind in Western Victoria. As always our ‘festival’ approach will showcase local sustainable building and lifestyle services and products for those planning to build or retrofit sustainable home solutions, and those interested in sustainable transport, lifestyle and food choices. This year…

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    March 2019

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    March 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30am 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…

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    Ballarat Green Drinks

    March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Main Bar, 28 Main Road
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map

    Green drinks is a non political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds.    Typically we have a short presentation and then get together for a chat.   It is a way for people interested in sustainability and the environment to meet socially. Ballarat Green Drinks is a subsidiary of the world wide “Green Drinks” movement www.greendrinks.org Check Facebook for this month's topic/speakers.

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    Ballarat Farmers Market

    March 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 31 May 2019

    Free
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    Stalls include: both organic & non-organic fruit & vegetables, bread & cakes, meat, cheese, dry goods (spices, grains & pulses), vegetarian baked goods, jam, mushrooms, wine, honey, healthy snack bars, hot food (Indian, sausage sizzle, pasties,  dumplings, vegetarian sausage rolls, potato twirls, panzerotti and much more!).  Some of the other options from our stallholders include steam-punk jewellery, eco-homewares, dog portraits, vegetarian dog treats, vegetable and flower seedlings, bulbs, native plants, fresh ground locally blended coffee, tea blends, second-hand books… and…

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    Creswick Farmers Market

    March 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until 29 February 2020

    Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
    Creswick, Vic 3363 Australia
    + Google Map

    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

    March 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
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    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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    Brown Hill Market

    March 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 7 July 2019

    Brown Hill Hall, 375 Humffray Street North
    Brown Hill, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat Events - Brown Hill Market

    Stalls include: both organic & non-organic fruit & vegetables, bread & cakes, meat, cheese, dry goods (spices, grains & pulses), vegetarian baked goods, jam, mushrooms, wine, honey, healthy snack bars, hot food (Indian, sausage sizzle, pasties,  dumplings, vegetarian sausage rolls, potato twirls, panzerotti and much more!).  Some of the other options from our stallholders include steam-punk jewellery, ugg boots, new clothing, dog portraits, vegetarian dog treats, vegetable and flower seedlings, bulbs, native plants, fresh ground locally blended coffee, tea blends,…

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    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    March 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am 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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    Make your own Olla (ancient method of irrigating your garden)

    March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    One event on 27 March 2019 at 6:00pm

    ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
    Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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    $85.00

    Wednesday 20th February OR Wednesday 27th March 6-9pm. $85 includes all materials, tuition and kiln firing. As seen on Gardening Australia! During this 3 hour workshop you shall construct your own Olla using terracotta clay and the coil building method. Your Olla will hold approximately 3-4 litres of water, and we will also make a lid. Your Olla will remain at the studio to dry and be kiln fired. Once you learn how to make an Olla you can make…

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    April 2019

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    Ballarat Green Drinks

    April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Main Bar, 28 Main Road
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map

    Green drinks is a non political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds.    Typically we have a short presentation and then get together for a chat.   It is a way for people interested in sustainability and the environment to meet socially. Ballarat Green Drinks is a subsidiary of the world wide “Green Drinks” movement www.greendrinks.org Check Facebook for this month's topic/speakers.

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    Ballarat Produce Swap

    April 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am 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 Farmers Market

    April 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 31 May 2019

    Free
    allarat Events - Ballarat Farmers Market

    Stalls include: both organic & non-organic fruit & vegetables, bread & cakes, meat, cheese, dry goods (spices, grains & pulses), vegetarian baked goods, jam, mushrooms, wine, honey, healthy snack bars, hot food (Indian, sausage sizzle, pasties,  dumplings, vegetarian sausage rolls, potato twirls, panzerotti and much more!).  Some of the other options from our stallholders include steam-punk jewellery, eco-homewares, dog portraits, vegetarian dog treats, vegetable and flower seedlings, bulbs, native plants, fresh ground locally blended coffee, tea blends, second-hand books… and…

    Find out more »
    Ballarat Events - Creswick Market

    Creswick Farmers Market

    April 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until 29 February 2020

    Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19-21 Victoria Street
    Creswick, Vic 3363 Australia
    + Google Map

    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…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Community Garden Working Bee

    April 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Ballarat Community Garden, Cnr Queen Street & Dytes Parade
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
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    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 »

    Brown Hill Market

    April 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 7 July 2019

    Brown Hill Hall, 375 Humffray Street North
    Brown Hill, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat Events - Brown Hill Market

    Stalls include: both organic & non-organic fruit & vegetables, bread & cakes, meat, cheese, dry goods (spices, grains & pulses), vegetarian baked goods, jam, mushrooms, wine, honey, healthy snack bars, hot food (Indian, sausage sizzle, pasties,  dumplings, vegetarian sausage rolls, potato twirls, panzerotti and much more!).  Some of the other options from our stallholders include steam-punk jewellery, ugg boots, new clothing, dog portraits, vegetarian dog treats, vegetable and flower seedlings, bulbs, native plants, fresh ground locally blended coffee, tea blends,…

    Find out more »

    Swap-It (Creswick Produce Swap)

    April 27 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am 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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    May 2019

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    Ballarat Green Drinks

    May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Main Bar, 28 Main Road
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map

    Green drinks is a non political "get together" of like minded people from a variety of backgrounds.    Typically we have a short presentation and then get together for a chat.   It is a way for people interested in sustainability and the environment to meet socially. Ballarat Green Drinks is a subsidiary of the world wide “Green Drinks” movement www.greendrinks.org Check Facebook for this month's topic/speakers.

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Produce Swap

    May 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 9:30am 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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