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Picks of the week Feb 13 to 19

Last week was a huge week in the region with the Davis Cup and Geelong Multi-Sport Festival to name a few of the huge events. This week is also jam packed, there is plenty of great stuff to see do and experience around the Geelong, Bellarine, Surfcoast and Great Ocean Road region this week here are a few of our picks. See our gig guides, and what’s on pages for more details and an extensive listing.

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All Ford Day
Sunday the 19th will see Ford enthusiasts in their thousands flock to Deakin University at Waurn Ponds for the annual Kiwanis All Ford Day. Over 1000 show vehicles will on display and there will be plenty of trade and other stalls. Special guest this year is racing legend Alan Moffat. More Info..

Frock Up
Frock Up Geelong is on at the Geelong West Town Hall this Saturday and promises to be amazing. Frock Up Geelong is a Vintage Fashion market and special events which is coming to Geelong for the first time, it is also touring six other cities around Australia.

Festival of Glass
The 2nd Annual Festival of Glass will take place at the Drysdale Sports Centre in Drysdale on Sunday the 19th. This show will feature not only some beautiful glass but give visitors the opportunity to see glass being blown and turned into some incredible items. The event will also feature plenty of entertainment and some great food.

Shows and Entertainment

RAW Comedy
For a great laugh GPAC is the place to be on Saturday night with Australia’s biggest open mic comedy competition, RAW Comedy coming to Geelong.
Saturday night there will be a wonderful performance of The Merry Widow as part of Music Under The Stars at the 13th Beach Golf Club in Barwon Heads. The show will be performed by the Melbourne Opera Company and Orchestra will be conducted by Greg Hocking.

Music in the Gardens
Sunday the 19th sees another great evening of entertainment with another dose of Music in the Gardens, this week Soul Sister Swing will be performing some all-time classics.


Geelong Night Market
It’s the second last chance to visit Geelong Night Market this year. It’s the best thing to do in Geelong on a Friday night over summer, a wide array of tasty international cuisine; market stalls and fantastic entertainment- don’t miss it!
It’s the third weekend of the Month so there are plenty of markets on around the region. More Info…

Cowrie Community Market
Torquay’s Cowrie Community Market takes place on the Elephant Walk on the foreshore on Sunday morning.

Inverleigh Market
Inverleigh’s Market is held on Sunday at Victoria Park which you will find on the Hamilton Highway between 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM

Colac Market
Memorial Square in Colac will be a buzz with the freshest of Western District produce and plenty of other items on Sunday when the Colac Lions host their Sunday Market.


Some Great Meal Deals around the Pubs



The Valley Inn -$10  Schnitzel Night

The Bended Elbow – Parmi Night


Sir Charles Darling & The Bush Inn – $12 Steak Night

The Sporting Globe – $13 Eye Fillet Night

The Bended Elbow – Steak Night

The Sporting Globe – $13 Chicken Parma Night


The Sporting Globe $10 Burger Night

The Bended Elbow – $10 Pie Night



Coming Up

These are only a few highlights- visit our events calendar for a full listing
25th February – Pako Festa
26th February – Ford Otway Cycling Classic
3rd March – All Holden Day
3rd March – Warrambeen Film Festival
4th March – Wallington Strawberry Fair
11 March Bellarine Show
17-18 March 55th Annual Highland Gathering