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Golly only 7 weeks until Christmas! That means Christmas events are already starting to pop up in this week’s events list (Photo from Myer Giftorium).




  • Holy Saviour Community Festival at Vermont South (Sat 8 Nov) – Exciting entertainment all day and into the night with bands, pizza and bar open until 8:30pm.
  • Cirque de Santa at Westfield Southland (Sat 8 Nov) – Featuring the fabulous ‘Petite Circus’ as well as stilt walkers, jugglers, Diablo artists, contortionists, balloon modellers, face painting, hoop artists and SO much more.
  • Dandenong Show (Sat 8 Nov – Sun 9 Nov) – carnival rides, animal competitions, live music, spectacular fireworks display.
  • Family Open Cockpit Day at Moorrabin Airport (Sat 8 Nov) – Open cockpits include F-111, Vickers Viscount, Canberra, Hunter, C-47, DH Sea Venom and more. Aircraft engine runs, model kits store, Military Vehicle display and motorcycle display from Antique Motorcycles.. For the kids – large jumping castle, fairy floss, popcorn and paper plane competition.
  • Bark In The Park at Rippon Lea (Sat 8 Nov) – Rippon Lea Estate welcomes dogs on leads and owners to enjoy the magnificent grounds and gardens. You’ll also find homemade dog treats available in the café.
  • Valkstone Primary School Fair at Bentleigh East (Sun 9 Nov) – Cakes, Auction, Lollies, Games, Rides, Show Bags, Crafts, Animal Farm, Plants, Raffles, Novelties, Toys, Fairy Floss, TreasureHunt, Photobooth.
  • Emerald Hill Festival in South Melbourne (Sun 9 Nov) – Free kids weaving at the ATW from 10am to 4pm plus heaps of other activities, music and more.


  • MoreArt Tour of Brunswick with Culture Mamas (Fri 7 Nov) – Take a trip down the train line with your little one, starting at Gowrie Station with a jewelry making workshop with artist Roseanne Bartly, then continue down the line to Anstey station to take in the artworks installed along the Upfield bike path. The tour will finish up at a child-friendly cafe in Brunswick.
  • Santa’s Magical Wonderland at Westfield Eastland (Sat 8 Nov – Wed 24 Dec) – Enjoy an enchanting Christmas at Eastland and visit Santa’s Magical Wonderland at Centre Court, Level 1. Hail the festive season with a range of activites including story telling and craft activities.
  • Family Festival at Finns in Lower Templestowe (Sun 9 Nov) – Family festival featuring craft, food and community information stalls, animal farm, camel and pony rides, children’s rides, and entertainment.
  • Belgrave Big Dreams Market (Sun 9 Nov) – Discover original and bespoke design pieces, some of the yummiest and freshest produce the area has to offer, live music, bouncy castle and facepainting for the kids.
  • Maroondah Festival in Croydon (Sun 9 Nov) – community displays, tasty food vendors, market stalls, roving entertainment and amusement rides.  



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