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The Monthly Round Up - What's On in August

With so much happening every single day in Geelong and The Bellarine, we figured we'd try and round up a bunch of the upcoming events for your planning pleasure. Every single month.

It's not a full list, but it's a start!

(Credit to 360Q Queenscliff for the cover shot)

 

The ‘Coming Soons’...

Paint and Sip Classes at Leura Park Estate

9 and 30 August

Bring out your inner Picasso at Paint and Sip at Leura Park Estate.  This hands-on painting class includes art supplies, personalised instruction, five 75 ml premium wine tastings, delicious canapes & cheese and your own canvas masterpiece to take home.

Pl@n B - Hits of the 60s

6 August

Enjoy the electrifying, floor stomping, danceable music of Pl@n B, a four-piece band that passionately plays blues, soul and rock & roll from the 1950s and 60s.   

Down to Earth Historic Theatrical Tour

10 August

An interactive theatre experience, a roaming play performed in the historic grounds of Werribee Park and based upon the history of its once active farm.  An entertaining mixture of comedy, history and fright factors.

Terra Australis - The Australian Chamber Choir

11 August

A world first Terra Australis – Land of the Imagination Australian Chamber Choir; a musical voyage of discovery.  Each choral piece is matched with the year of voyage in search of Terra Australis.  Directed by Douglas Lawrence, held in the magnificent Basilica of St Mary of the Angels and featuring music by Josquin, Merulo, Sweelinck, Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Messiaen, Henry and Holley. 

The Big Bike Film Night - Geelong

15 August

Showcasing the 2019 collection of the best cycling short films from around the world.  It is everything a cycling-centric audience could want; action, drama, humour and plenty of inspiration.  The evening is steering toward being unashamedly, unequivocally, and utterly Bike-alicious.

TUSK The storybook tribute to Fleetwood Mac Clubhouse Soiree

16 August

From Rumours to TUSK and beyond, immerse yourself in the songs and stories of Fleetwood Mac.  Tickets for this event not only include the live stylings of TUSK (tribute band) but also a delectable three-course dinner and drinks at bar prices at Curlewis Golf Club.

The Hunter. The Hunted.

16 August

‘…a beautiful blend of dark humour and a classic love story. It will have you cackling with laughter one moment and crying in the next… soak up the beauty of The Hunter. The Hunted. ‘ - theatrepeople.com.au.  For one night only at the Potato Shed.

The Neil Diamond Tribute Show Hot August Night

17 August

Get your ‘Crunchy Granola’ on with a fabulous night of revelry and rock at the Neil Diamond Tribute Show.  Fittingly scheduled to appear on a ‘Hot August Night’, tickets include live show, three-course dinner from a select a la carte menu and drinks at bar prices at Jack Rabbit.

Geelong to Bellarine Cruise, Wine and Dine with Port Phillip Ferries

31 August

Port Phillip Ferries are saying farewell to winter in absolute style with a Geelong to Bellarine Cruise.  Departing from Geelong Waterfront and cruising to the bountiful Bellarine where you will feast and sip at Bennetts on Bellarine and Bouchon at Bellarine.  Ticket includes ferry trip from Geelong to Portarlington, transfers to venues, sparkling wine and cheese and charcuterie table at Bennetts, main meal and glass of wine at Bouchon and bus transfer back to Geelong.

 

The ‘Almost Overs’…

1:1 – Anita Iacovella

26 and 27 July

Anita Iacovella – professional and acclaimed artist.  Join Anita for a 1:1 workshop that will allow you to explore contemporary and painterly approaches and create unique works on paper grasping a thorough understanding of Mono printing.  This is truly an exceptional hands-on, personalised experience.

The Dining Collective

26 July

A premium culinary event.  Attendees will be treated to an address by guest chef David Kapay, owner and mastermind behind Wodonga’s prestigious Miss Amelie restaurant, and then followed up with an scrumptiously appetising five-course degustation menu matched with Bellarine’s very own Jack Rabbit wines.

ABBA Tribute Show and Dinner at 360Q

27 July

Gimme, gimme, gimme a great night out.  Well, that is assured with the ‘Bjorn To Be Wild’, ABBA tribute show.  Grab your dancing queen friends and book your tickets.  Tickets include show, three-course dinner, beer, wine, sparkling and soft drinks at 360Q.

Geelong Jazz Soirées

28 July

Featuring jazz vocalist Amelia Evans accompanied by Callum Watson on piano, this event series celebrates Geelong’s strong jazz culture of both established and emerging talents. 

Winter Cooking Class Series at Terindah Estate

2 August

The interactive, rustic and relaxed culinary sessions are back this Winter at Terindah Estate, led by chef Ivan Roianov.  The final of this series will elevate your Asian street food knowledge.  Enjoy your completed dishes, paired with matched Terindah Estate wines.

The Moon

20 June – 1 September

An exhibition programmed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and first steps taken on its surface.  Across five key exhibition themes, The Moon will invite a new engagement with, and provide new perspectives on, this enigmatic celestial body.

 

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