This weekend in the region

It’s going to be a hot weekend, but that’s no reason to stay home.  There’s lots of things to do – here’s just a few ideas.

Let’s kick off with a couple of special markets.

Clunes Autumn Makers Market

This innovative and exciting seasonal market is on this Sunday 3rd March at Clunes Showgrounds.  Showcasing the talented artisans of the region.  From 9.30am to 3.30pm.

The Castlemaine Artists Market

The Castlemaine Artists Market is one of the most popular art/craft markets in the region.  Sunday 3rd March

A musical to have your toes tapping

It starts 28th February and runs until 10th March. The Ballarat Lyric Theatre’s production of Jekyll & Hyde – The Musical. Described the world over as The Phantom of the Opera meets Les Miserables.  Don’t miss it.  Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts.

A One-Off behind the scenes look at Sovereign Hill’s costumes
But you’ll have to be quick!

Sovereign Hill will draw back the curtain of their Costume Department, offering guests a behind the scenes glimpse as part of the 2019 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Arts Program.  On Monday 4th March from 5.30pm – 7pm, fashion enthusiasts will be invited to join Sovereign Hill’s Costume Manager Erin Santamaria and her team for an exclusive insight into the living museum’s Costume Department and a look at some of the work in progress.


Tiny House

Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival

The annual Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival showcases the region’s premier environmental programs, projects, products and services. Featuring an exciting line-up of inspiring exhibitors, free workshops, guest speakers, film screenings and kid’s activities. Saturday 2 March 2019 – 9am – 3pm.  Meet Matthew Turner of Enduring Domain Architecture – Secrets Magazine’s regular writer on sustainable living practices.

Why not try something deliciously different.

Namaste Nourishment is Ballarat’s only plant based cafe specialising in breakfast and dessert.
Decadence without the guilt.  Read their story and a delicious recipe in the autumn issue of Secrets.
Located at 54 Victoria Street, Ballarat

Markets this weekend

Golden Plains Farmers Market – Bannockburn
Ballarat Bridge Mall Farmers Market
Daylesford Farmers Market – Daylesford Primary School
Heathcote Bush Market – Heathcote

Castlemaine Farmers Market – Beside old market building
Castlemaine Artists Market – Western Reserve Forest St.
Gisborne Old Time Market – Hamilton St