Entertainment

New Years Eve in Central Victoria

It's hard to believe that 2019 is just around the corner! We've put together a list of things you can do to celebrate the New Year in our beloved Bendigo, and beyond. Bendigo’s Annual Midnight Fireworks Display Rosalind Park, Pall Mall, BendigoHead to Rosi Park and secure your spot under the Poppet Head. Watch the

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

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