Music, Markets & Other Stuff

The winter print issue of Secrets will be available from 15th June.  We loved Donna Crebbin’s image of kangaroos in the mist so much, we thought it was fitting to have our national icon adorn our winter issue.  The weekend after a long weekend is usually a bit quiet(ish), but we’ve found a few things to get you out and about.

Jump n Jive – Malmsbury

Saturday, 15 June 2019 | 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM 
There’s something about a country dance.  Friendly, fun, sometimes quirky and worth experiencing.  If you’re around the Macedon Ranges this weekend, why not give this a go? Jump n Jive live band offering upbeat dance music with drinks at bar prices. BYO nibbles and supper to share.
Malmsbury Town Hall, 91 Mollison Street, Malmsbury – Cost $18 prebooked or $20 at the door – More info Sue Love 0408 336 352

The Art and Science of Making Faces

If you’re fascinated by forensic science and can’t get enough of all those ‘Silent Witness’ type of TV shows, this is an afternoon you will want to attend.  Special guest speaker, sculptor Jennifer Mann, takes the audience on a fascinating journey through forensic facial reconstruction. Jennifer speaks of how her passion for portraiture set her on a path to become a highly skilled forensic facial reconstruction sculptor and how she brought back the face of an Ancient Egyptian.   Cost: $15 includes light refreshments. All funds raised at this event go to The Smith Family : Castlemaine Town Hall | Sunday 16th June 2pm to 4.30pm.  Enquiries & Bookings 0417 003 444


The Guitar Collaboration – Friends and Songs
Bendigo Bank Theatre – Friday June 14 – 7.30

The Guitar Collaboration is performing in their latest collaboration, “Friends and Songs. Jenni Heinrich and Anne Begg are joined by flautist, Jenny Gogolin and soprano, Pamela Jackson for an evening of beautiful music of melodic guitar, celtic and spanish folk songs.
Cost: $25, $20, $12

Giveaway ends on the 15th – that’s Saturday!

You have until Saturday to go into the draw to receive one of three copies of this new release.  Simply click on the link to enter and while you’re there, we’d love it if you liked our page and maybe even shared the post.

A Few Ideas for That Coffee Hit (and more)

Ballarat – Eclectic Tastes, Burnbank Street
Bendigo – Indulge Belgian Chocolates, Bendigo Bank Central
Castlemaine – Johnny Baker’s Drive In, 359 Barker Street
Creswick – Red Fox Cafe, Albert Street
Trentham – Chaplins, High Street
Woodend – Maison Maloa House, High Street



Markets this weekend
Wesley Hill Castlemaine
Trentham Farmers Market
Buninyong Farmers Market
Creswick Market
Glenlyon Country Market
Daylesford Sunday Market
Woodend Market