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5th October – 11th October 2015

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Saturday 10th October 2010
Oktoberfest Geelong
The Geelong Racecourse will celebrate all things German with a huge OKtoberfest coming to Geelong. There will be stein races, beard competitions, strong woman battles and miss Oktoberfest, even cow milking and some fantastic oompa bands. Some of the best Bavarian fare will be available including mouth watering sausages and of course some of Germany’s finest


Saturday 10th October 2015
Kazka a Fairytale
By popular demand, Lehenda Ukrainian Dance Company brings KAZKA to Geelong, straight from it’s hugely successful North American tour.KAZKA is a fairytale of love, loss …and a mysterious blue fox. An original folk ballet inspired by Ukrainian fairytales, KAZKA has been created by Melanie Moravski Dechnicz

Saturday 10th October 2015
Dereel and Surrounds Spring Festival
The Dereel Soldiers Memorial Hall and Community Centre will host a fantastic day kicking off at 9:00 AM. There will be a art exhibition, plenty of activities for the kids, market satlls, BBQ and some great displays. Dereel can be found bewteen Rokewood and Mt Mercer on the Ballarat – Colac Road around an hours drive from central Geelong along the Hamilton Highway.

Saturday 10th October 2015
Geelong College Carnival
The Geelong College is holding a fantastic carnival with lots of fun for all ages at their middle school in Minerva Road. Imogen Brough, The Wellingons and footy’s Billy Brownless will be a few of the celebrities and performers for the event. The day starts at 2:00 PM with a huge fireworks spectacular closing the carnival around 9:00 PM.

Saturday 10th October 2015
Bellarine Relay for Life – Auction
Come along to the Leopold Sportsmans’ Club in Kensington Road for a great night to support Team Loz’s effort for Bellarine Relay for Life. The night kicks off at 5:30 PM with a fantastic auction and fun for all. Chasing Mojo will be performing and there will be plenty of door prizes, raffles and other activities. For ticket info


Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th October 2010
Birregurra Festival and Art Show
The normally tranquil rural township of Birregurra becomes an exciting event space when the Birregurra Festival and Art Show take over the main street and public places. The weekend is full of activities including music, food and art. Highlights include performances by Woodlock, Kite Machine and Moosejaw Rifle Club on Saturday, while Sunday will see everyone’s favorite Panda band the Mik Maks, Murdena and Orchestral Maneuvers in the Marsh just to name a few.


Saturday 10th October 2015
Geelong Stamp and Coin Fair
The Geelong Philatelic and Numismatic Societies are holding a stamp and coin fair at the Geelong West Town Hall in Pakington Street between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM on Saturday. As well as a wealth of dealers there will be many collectors displaying their collections. Admission is free.


Saturday 10th October 2015
Spring Fair
The Leopold Uniting Church is holding their annual spring fair, featuring plenty of goodies and fun for the whole family. The day kicks off on the Church grounds on the corner of Ash and Bellarine Highway at 10:00 AM and runs through until 1:00 PM. There will be lots of great stalls, food and even a jumping castle and pony rides for the young.


Sunday 11th October 2015
Geelong Riverfest
The Barwon River will be a hive of activity for the annual River Fest to raise funds and awareness for Give Where You Live. The day takes place on the Barwon Rowing Mile from 10:00 AM. Festivities include fantastic regatta action, market stalls, food and even some tasty brews from Little Creatures. Come along and support one of the Geelong Community’s best assets.


Sunday 11th October 2015
Geelong Bridal Expo
The Geelong Bridal Expo returns to Deakin’s Waterfront Campus on Sunday the 11th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM with everthing you help plan the most perfect wedding. There will be some amazing displays from some of Australia’s best wedding professionals. There will be some great prizes including a$3000 honeymoon and a pamper bag giveaway. Be sure to catch the amazing fashion parade at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM to see the latest in bridal fashion.