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3rd – 9th November 2014

We are into the last few weeks of winter but there is still plenty to do around the Geelong region and this week is no exception.

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Monday 3rd November 2014
Cup Eve Comedy Night
The Barwon Heads Hotel is holding a fantastic night of comedy featuring three of Australia’s best comedians, Fiona O’Loughlin, Dave O’Neil and Brad Oakes. Tickets are $25

Friday 7th November 2014
Food Trucks
The popular food trucks return to the Geelong Mall at lunchtime in what has become a huge success in our city this year. There will be plenty of tasty treats on offer, lots of places to kick back and enjoy the food and a fantastic atmosphere. Don’t pack your lunch and head into the city for a treat.  Visit our Facebook Page for photos

Friday 7th November 2014
Pivotonian Pop-Up Cinema
The Ukrainian Community Hall in Pakington Street, West Geelong are hosting the first in a series of Pop-Up cinema events. The opening night will feature a retro surfer double bill with Uncharted Water and Puberty Blues. The night starts at 6:30PM and there will be plenty of fun and even free popcorn. for more information

Friday 7th November 2014
Freeza Push Start
The Courthouse Arts in Gheringhap Street is hosting the Freeza Push Start Regional Finals for 2014 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Trippe J’s Hayden Calnin will head line and Lochlan Watt from the J’s Racket Program will be a special guest judge.

Saturday 8th November 2014
Ashby Primary’s Market Day & Art Show
Ashby Primary School in Waratah Street West Geelong is holding their Market Day and Art Show from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. There will be lots of fun for the whole family with plenty of tasty foods face painting, jumping castles and a fantastic second hand toy and book sale. The art display will be amazing with many works done by the kids of the school. There will be a high quality craft market and even a cake stall.

Saturday 9th November 2014
Celtic Legends
Deakin’s Costa Hall at Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus is hosting a night of amazing Celtic music and dance when Celtic Legends perform. The show from Connemawa in Ireland has toured the world to great reviews. The performance is bathed in Irish tradition and celebrates the land, the people, the pubs and the amazing atmosphere of this enchanting country.

Saturday 8th November 2014
Bellarine Relay for Life
Relay For Life is an opportunity to get together with your community to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and fight back against cancer. This years Bellarine Relay For Life will be held on the 8th and 9th of November, this overnight event runs from 12:00 PM Saturday until 12:00 PM Sunday. There are loads of free kids activities, live music, ceremonies and lots more! This event will take place at the Collendina Recreation Reserve in Minerva Close, Ocean Grove. For more information head to or email

Saturday 8th November 2014
Hope Fest
The Baptist Church in Spruham Avenue Norlane are holding a fun community festival. There will be plenty of free and fun activities for the kids including petting zoo, a haunted house, face painting and plenty of great local music. The fest will feature a market and there will be lots of tasty food. The day starts at 10:00 AM and runs until 2:00 PM.

Sunday 9th November 2014
SCART is a free community event that is taking place in Corio at the Fort on the corner of Melbourne Road and St Georges Road. This event will be huge with plenty of fun for all ages. There will be a mechanical bull, photo booth, atomic drop slide and lots of entertainment including jelly wrestling, tarrot reading and face painting. There will be market stalls and even a aerosol art demonstration. The fun kicks off at 11:00 AM and runs through until 3:00 PM. For more information visit

Sunday 9th November 2014
Stand up Paddle Race
Get Stoked at Eastern Beach II at the stand up paddle race. This event is a race on 14′ and 12’6 boards around a 4.5 kilometre course between Eastern Beach to Cunningham Pier and to Limeburners Point doing two laps. The event starts at 8:00 AM at Eastern Beach. For more information visit