What’s on around Geelong this week
7th – 13th September 2015
Friday 11th – Saturday 12th September 2015
Melbourne International Film Festival Travelling Showcase
The Geelong Performing Arts Centre (GPAC) will be hosting four fantastic films from the Melbourne International Film Festival. Friday will see Results being screened, with Songs of the Sea, Neon and Putuparri and the Rainmaker all being shown on Saturday. For more information http://miff.com.au/travelling-geelong
Sunday 13th September 2015
Amy’s Gran Fondo
More than 500 cyclists are expected to compete in Amy’s Gran Fondo along the magnificent Great Ocean Road in a fundraiser for the Amy Gillett Foundation. The event sees a series of races from a 14 KM family ride to the premier 100 Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo from Mount Joy Parade in Lorne. The race will take in Skenes Creek, Apollo Bay, Forest, Barwon Downs and Deans Marsh before heading back into Lorne. For registrations and more information
Sunday September 13th 2015
Geelong Memory Walk & Jog
Eastern Park will host the 2015 Geelong Memory Walk and Jog that will feature a 7 kilometre run and a 2.4 kilometre walk. The event raises funds for Alzheimer’s Australia in an effort to help stamp out dementia. The event kicks off at 7:00 AM with registrations, with the run beginning at 8:00 AM and walks beginning at 9:00AM. For more information www.memorywalk.com.au
Saturday 12th September 2015
Rail Paddle & Plate Dining Experience
Experience quality dining and the charm of travel from a bygone era with Geelong’s spectacular Rail, Paddle and Plate dining experience! The excitement begins with the arrival of the vintage train at the Geelong Railway station this will take you on a scenic rail journey to the historic gold rush city of Ballarat.
Enjoy a delicious meal in the comfort of the Begonia Princess, Ballarat’s oldest paddle ferry, whilst you cruising on the picturesque Lake Wendouree. Rail Paddle and Plate is a value packed unique experience.
Pick up from Geelong railway station at 3:30 pm and return by 9:45 pm. For bookings and details contact www.dermpav.net.au