Great gift ideas: buy local this Christmas

Christmas is coming up so quickly! We really need to get our skates on and start buying gifts for the special people in our lives. Here are some gift ideas you can buy right here in Bendigo. Support local, with gifts that are inexpensive and thoughtful. It really makes a difference to our local

Where to see live music in Bendigo

Live music is something that we always look forward to. Not only is it a great experience seeing live bands, it's an awesome way to catch up with friends and you can support local Bendigo businesses and artists all at the same time! Bendigo has some great venues that regularly host touring bands, up and

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

2019 Federal election democracy sausages

Everyone needs an election day sausage, even if you've already pre-polled! Nowadays there are cake stalls and more! Where to go to vote in the Federal State Election on Saturday 18 May? There are many options, but here are our picks and they also raise money for your local schools and community organisations. Sausage sizzle AND

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

Updated July 2021 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. The Old Green Bean 179 Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo Delicious and cute,

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

The MIFF Travelling Showcase in Bendigo

The MIFF Travelling Showcase is hitting the road across regional Victoria and will arrive in Bendigo at Star Cinema from 5-6 October 2018. The Showcase will bring highlights from this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival. The two day program features four diverse films including the Opening Night film, ACUTE MISFORTUNE, starring Daniel Henshall and Toby

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