Storms & Technology

The joys of technology breakdowns, scary storms, trees down, power outages and one or two other things that intruded on our time meant that we missed a couple of weeks of these updates and consequently a few events passed us by. But we’re back and hoping that the Gremlins have left the building.

New Life for an Old Lady

The heritage listed Pasco’s building that has stood in the main street of Creswick for well over 150 years is looking toward a new life. The property and adjacent former hardware has remained empty since the store closed in 2007. The property now has a new owner, new purpose and a whole new life and they are looking for new tenants. To read more

Eureka is one of Australia’s highly contested historical events. Eureka Centre is bringing some of Eureka’s most polarising issues through an exciting new format: Eureka Soapbox. Guest speakers and audience response. Sunday 1st December
10.30am ‘Where should the Eureka Flag reside: the Art Gallery of Ballarat or the Eureka Centre?’ Dr Anne Beggs-Sunter – Author, researcher and Lecturer in History at Federation University Ballarat.
Ron Egeberg – Past Director, Eureka Stockade Centre
2.30pm ‘What is the preeminent Eureka artefact: the Ballarat Reform League Charter or The Eureka Flag?’ Brett Edgington – Secretary, Ballarat Trades Hall – Jennifer Beacham – Historian, Ballarat Trades Hall. Both Sessions are free and there is no need to book.

Food Fossikers Tour of Bendigo. Feed your curiosity with a guided tour through Bendigo’s finest places to taste and shop for local, unique and delicious food. The Food Fossicking Tour is a journey through Bendigo’s history and culture, meeting passionate food heroes who showcase local produce. This guided tour showcases some of Bendigo’s most intriguing venues, including wine tastings at the historic Bendigo Post Office. Includes tour, tastings and a complimentary locally made tote bag. Next tour is 14th December. For more details or to book visit

Farewell Kavisha
Kavisha Mazzella, the much loved and admired musician, singer, songwriter, performer and choir leader, is leaving Castlemaine to return to her original home town of Perth.  Sat 30th Nov. Theatre Royal Castlemaine

IneXterior Cafe is introducing Friday nights!
Unwind after a long week with some live music, drinks and a yummy tapas menu, starting from 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Events are child friendly! Cnr Mair & Doveton Sts. Ballarat

Trentham Twilight Night
Friday 29th November

See you in Trentham Friday 29th November 2019 as the traders and hot spots of Trentham leave the lights on late and help start the silly season in style! A great family friendly community event – not to be missed

Clunes Makers Market Summer Fair. We’re not quite sure if we call this a market or a fair. Whatever it is it’s worth a visit. With more than 60 stalls of handmade and locally designed goodies. Food, music and something for all ages. Entry $5 family $2 single. Clunes Showgrounds Sun December 1st