What’s happening in downtown Victoria | January 15-21, 2021 | Bendigo Advertiser

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COVID-19 is a rapidly changing situation. The Bendigo Advertiser encourages people to stay tuned and keep up to date with all the details by: We will continue to update the community on events as they happen. For more information, contact your municipality or the Ministry of Health. BOOKS, BOOKS AND BOOKS Looking for your next book? St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral Bendigo hosts its Pop-up Book Shop every Thursday in January. Paperbacks cost $1 each and hardbacks $2 each. The store is located in the front of the Myers Street building. For more information, visit stpaulsbendigo.org.au, email office@stpaulsbendigo.org.au or call 5443 5061. Where: St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, 8 Myers Street, Bendigo. When: Thursday from 9.30am to 11.30am. INTERACTIVE THEATER Looking for something fun to do with the kids? This Friday, head to the Castlemaine Library and join the T-RIFIC T-Rex party! This event is an interactive production about a cheeky dinosaur with lots to see and learn along the way. Please note that according to state government requirements, anyone attending the event who is over the age of 18 must prove that they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. To reserve your place click here. Visit goldfieldslibraries.com for more information or call 5472 1458. Where: Castlemaine Library, Barker Street. When: Friday, January 21 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. COME AND TRY CROQUET Come and try croquet for a day at the Golden Square Croquet Club. The sport is suitable for people of all ages and is a way to get healthy while having fun. This event is free and without obligations. All equipment is provided, wear flat shoes only. For more information, call Don at 5449 6332 or Pam at 5441 8220. Where: Golden Square Croquet Club, Wade Street, Bendigo. When: Monday and Friday from 9.15am to 11am. IMPRINT Imprint sees a selection of local artists come together to exhibit prints of their original artworks. The exhibition aims to help artists reconnect with locals and visitors to Bendigo following the cancellation of COVID-19. This exhibition shows a large and diverse range of art styles. For more information, call 5434 6060. Where: Living Arts Space (in Bendigo Visitor Center), Pall Mall. When: until Sunday 30 January from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. SUMMER OF CELLAR DOORS Summer of Cellar Doors kicks off again in 2021 with another series of events that will keep people coming back to Heathcote during the summer months. Wineries in the region celebrate releases old and new, with guest chefs and producers. There will be food and wine pairings, new cellar doors and lots of live music. More than 10 wineries join in the fun, with something for every wine lover to enjoy. All wineries operate in a COVID safe manner. Booking in advance is recommended. Click here for more information. Where: Heathcote region. When: Every weekend in summer from 10am to 6pm. PLAN AHEAD TOWN FOLK FESTIVAL Castlemaine will gather in February to celebrate contemporary artists in music. This folkloric festival is home to artists such as Carissa Myalu, Charm of Finches, Felicity Cripps, Forever Son, Galaxy Hop, Hannah Blackburn and Hugh F to name a few. There will be four stages of entertainment in three great locations. For more information and tickets, click here. Where: Castlemaine. When: Saturday, February 12 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. ROOM MUSIC FESTIVAL Are you planning your next festival? Look no further than the Bendigo Chamber Music Festival. This event will feature 15 concerts over five days featuring budding superstars such as Chloe Lankshear, Grace Clifford and Charlotte Miles. David Elton, Sulki Yu, Amir Farid, Donald Nicholson and Stephen King will also make their first appearance at the festival. Offering a varied repertoire throughout the week, the festival will continue the tradition of the Community Concert at Bendigo Town Hall, along with the Bendigo Chamber Choir. For the full program click here. Where: Various locations in Bendigo. When: February 2-6. The Spring Gully Dance committee has decided to cancel its Saturday and Monday evening dances until further notice. Visit facebook.com/SpringGullyDance/ for the latest information from the committee. If you have an event that you’d like to include in our What’s On, please contact us using one of the methods below: Also regularly send us events that have been canceled so we can update the community. Our journalists work hard to provide local, current news to the community. Here’s how to access our trusted content:



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