Entertainment

Where to see live music in Bendigo

Live music is something that we always look forward to. Bendigo has some great venues that regularly host touring bands, up and coming artists and local DJs. Here is a list of our favourite five places: Tap House A craft beer and cider lounge that hosts touring bands regularly. With a standing capacity of 300,

Help raise money for Movember with Mo Laughs

If you’re like me, a lady who has no chance of being able to grow her own moustache, comedy fundraiser ‘Mo Laughs’ is a great way to give money to the cause while enjoying a fun-filled night (and not growing facial hair). Prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide are among the leading health

2018 State election democracy sausages

Whether you're from Bendigo East or Bendigo West, you need an election day sausage; that's the best. A sausage. At a sausage sizzle. Oh, let's have a cake stall too hey? Where to go to vote in the Victorian State Election on Saturday 24 November? There are many options, but here are our picks and they

Get out of town: Weekend adventures with the family

Are you stuck wondering what to do with the family on the weekend? We’ve put together a few of our favourite adventures, all around an hours’ drive from Bendigo (2 hours for Fairy Park). Go on, get out of town! Hanging Rock Macedon Ranges Only a short one-hour drive from Bendigo, Hanging Rock is a

Anti Poverty Week: Bendigo’s Big Night Out

This week is anti-poverty week. The aim of this week is to strengthen the understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty in Australia and around the world, to encourage action by individuals, communities, organisations and governments to address these problems. Bendigo Foodshare have organised Bendigo’s Big Night Out which will take place this Thursday,

Ride2Work Day: Where to park your bike

Ride2Work on Wednesday 17 October for a better way to start your day! There will be a free community breakfast to celebrate in Hargreaves Mall. Festivities kick off at 7:30am and include music, community and bike shop stalls and other entertainment. Breakfast is served between 7:30am and 8:30am. With help from Bike Bendigo, we've researched

The Wine Science Show

An exciting addition to the inaugural Bendigo Comedy Festival, a comedy and educational talk about all things wine. Join Luke Morris as he explains the origins of Champagne, explains how alcohol affects the body, and answers questions about how much you can drink and why you drink. The event will be held at local comedy hot

Dining with a four-legged friend

Does your pup look longingly at the door wondering where his invite is when you leave for your Saturday brunch? We have done some on-the-ground research to find the best dog-friendly dining spots in Bendigo for you and your furry friend. Wallys Dog Café Bendigo Off Leash Dog Park, Strathdale This mobile café is not

We love tulips

Bendigo tulip facts: There are more than 30,000 tulip bulbs planted (each year) They open at varying times, from mid to late September to mid October, depending on the variety This year, some of the varieties on display are Antarctica, Atilla Graffiti, Strong Gold and Silentia Find them in both the Pall Mall gardens and Conservatory Garden

Where to watch the AFL Grand Final

If you’re a footy fan, especially a Pies or Eagles supporter, this Saturday is the most exciting day of the year… AFL Grand Final Day. Unfortunately, the weather in Central Victoria is forecast to be pretty average. With a maximum temperature of 15 degrees, we’re thinking we will be indoors for this one. So, we’ve