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Picks of the week Feb 27 – Mar 4

Last week saw a pretty hot Pako Festa and the Ford Otway Cycling Classic, and the last of the Summer Geelong Night Markets amongst other things. This week there are also plenty of highlights including the Strawberry Fair at Wallington which promises to be massive and All Holden Day on Saturday 

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Sunday – Wallington Strawberry Fair

Wallington Primary School parents have been hard at work making their gourmet strawberry jam for this year’s Wallington Strawberry Fair. The Day runs from 10am to 4pm at Wallington Primary School on Wallington Road only minutes from Geelong on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula.  Read More

Sunday – Dachshund Derby Day

There will be lots of doggie fun at Inverleigh on the Golden Plains this Sunday with the running of the Dachshound Derby Day.

Saturday – All Holden Day

Who said Geelong is a Ford town, well it usually is but March each year the red team tries to takes over the birthplace of Ford Australia for a fantastic family event, the All Holden Day, yes that’s right Holden lovers venture into in enemy territory to display their polished treasures. Head down to the Geelong Showgrounds for a great day. Read More

Saturday – Warrambeen Film Festival

‘Warrambeen’ located in the Western District about 40 minutes out of Geelong is probably the most unique film festival in Australia, if not the world. They will show short films from all corners of the globe on five screens within a Sheep farm, ‘Warrambeen’. We also show Aussie features at night to the camping audience.


It’s the ist weekend of the Month so there are plenty of markets on around the region. More Info…

 Saturday – Golden Plains Market

Bannockburn puts on a great farmers market with plenty of fresh produ- get there early to get the freshest vegies, fruit and delicous breads, olive oils and other tasty treats.

 Saturday – Apollo Bay Market

Located on the Beautiful Foreshore, the Apollo Bay Market happens every Saturday morning.

Sunday – Ocean Grove Craft Market

Get down to Kingston Park on Sunday morning for the Ocean Grove Craft Market there is always some great local arts and crafts.

Sunday – Steampacket Market

Located on Geelong’s beautiful waterfront the Steampacket market features arts and crats, plants, plenty of novelty items and gourmet goods plus some great snacks.

Meal Deals

Meal Deals – our list is starting to grow, thanks for the feedback and suggestions!

Some of the highlights this week include


The Valley Inn -$10  Schnitzel Night

The Bended Elbow – Parmi Night

Torquay Hotel $16 Pot & Parmi

Cremorne – $12 parmis in 8 flavours


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

The Sporting Globe – $13 Eye Fillet Night

The Bended Elbow – Steak Night

Torquay Hotel $16 Pot & Parmi

Cremorne – $12 parmis in 8 flavours

Carington Hotel – $14 steak night


The Sporting Globe – $13 Chicken Parma Night

Parmi Night at the RSL in Belmont

Parmi Day at the Barking Dog

$12 TBone and Rump night at the Cremorne


The Sporting Globe $10 Burger Night

The Bended Elbow – $10 Pie Night