One more week before school holidays -and still lots of fun things happening in Melbourne! I’ll be at Footscray Finds with my store CycleStyle while T learns some hair-styling skills with Lady AB at Beers & Braids!




  • Agent 88 Warehouse Sale (Sat 16 Sep) –  clothing, shoes, ex display toys & furniture will be on sale including Christmas decorations  & trees.
  • Kiddyrock Family Jam (Sat 16 Sep) – Music, drums, singing, dancing, art activities and a special performance by Ally Boom Boom and the Cool Bananas.
  • All for Kids Market (Sat 16 Sep) – baby and kids market for boutique and pre-loved items.
  • BE Block Party (Sat 16 Sep) – DJ, food trucks, coffee.
  • Writing Workshop Ailsa Wild (Sat 16 Sep) – Spend an hour making stories with Ailsa Wild: she promises laughter, way too many ideas, and to answer anything you can think of to ask at this Writing Workshop!
  • Diamond Valley Railway (Sun 16 Sep) – miniature railway and two adventure playgrounds. Full review. 
  • Coburg Farmers Market (Sat 16 Sep) – farmers market every Saturday near Harmony Park playground.
  • Pirate Market (Sat 16 Sep) – Melbourne’s finest sellers of Piratical Wares come together to showcase their range of strange and wonderful things.
  • Darebin Family Fun Day (Sun 17 Sep) – AFL Star Ben Brown, AFLW legend Daisy Pearce, Face painting, Craft Stalls, Photo Booths, Food Trucks, Coffee, Proud 2 Play Sports Activities, Fairy Floss, Popcorn, Book Corner, Silent Disco, Westside Circus, Music, Rainbow Families Victoria, Blackfulla’s for Marriage Equality doing a weaving / yarning circle and much much more!
  • Hermione’s Birthday Party (Tue 19 Sep) – celebrate the birthday of one of the greatest girls in modern fiction: Hermione Granger!
  • Preston Food Trucks French Foodie Festival (Fri 15 Sep – Sun 16 Sep) – vibrant, edgy and attractive venue offering Melbourne’s favourite food trucks on rotation, events and entertainment. FULL REVIEW.
  • Bug Lab Melbourne Museum (Fri 15 Sep – Oct) – exploring the world of bugs. Full review. 
  • National Geographic Photo Ark (Fri 15 Sep – 1 Oct) – exclusive photo exhibition is using the power of photography to inspire people to save animals before it’s too late.

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  • Tesselaar Tulip Festival (Fri 15 Sep – Tue 10 Oct) –  tulip fields, live entertainment, market stalls and tempting foods.
  • Victorian State Schools Spectacular (Sat 16 Sep) – Across the two shows, over 10,000 people will have the chance to see some of the rising stars of today.
  • Schwerkolt Cottage Heritage Family Day (Sun 17 Sep) – Pack a picnic and have a wonderful FREE day out with friends and family enjoying old-fashioned sack races, pony rides, an animal farm, face painting, live music along with demonstrations of spinning, weaving, woodturning and blacksmithing.
  • Yarra Valley Railway (Sun 17 Sep) – take a trip on the historic Walker RM22 Railmotor from Healesville to Tunnel Hill. Full review.
  • Box Hill Miniature Railway (Sun 17 Sep) – Every 3rd Sunday the ride this wonderful Miniature Railway, the track winds through the picturesque surrounds of Elgar Park. READ THE REVIEW.
  • Party Time Eastland (Mon 18 Sep – Wed 20 Sep) – Join in the fun with Poppies for Grace’s PARTY TIME. A morning of party craft and games. Free for 3 to 5 years.

Altona Miniature Railway



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