Weekend Warriors – Location Suggestions

Please note that this list of events and places are suggestions only and provided to for those who may wish to organise a group.

Any member of the club can lead a Weekend Warriors group.
To organise a group, go to the event calendar and add your event. Once approved it will be added to the club calendar.

All Year  Bi-Annual  January  February  March  April  May  June  July  August  September  October  November  December

All Year

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

 

ArtVo

Harbour Town, Docklands

 

10:00am – 6:00pm

 

Entry

 

http://www.artvo.com.au

 

3D Immersive Gallery

 

2

Toolangi Sculpture

Trail

 

Toolangi Forest

     

http://www.toolangisculpture.com/

 
 

3

Victorian historic

racing register

 

Various

 

various

 

Entry

 

http://vhrr.com/wp/calendar/

 
             
 

4

 

RACV Calendar of Events

       

https://www.racv.com.au/travel- leisure/events.html

Select each month from the list to

display events

5

Werribee mansion

         

6

Melbourne Zoo

         
 

7

Australian National

Aviation Museum

Moorabbin Airport,

Moorabbin

   

Entry

 

http://www.aarg.com.au/

 
 

8

 

Elisabeth Murdoch Arboretum

 

Langwarrin

   

Free

http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Things_To_D o/Parks_and_Reserves/Langwarrin/Elisabeth_

Murdoch_Arboretum

 
 

9

The Mornington Peninsula

Astronomical Society

 

Mt Martha

 

1st Friday each Month

   

http://www.mpas.asn.au/

 

September Special Event

 
Bi-Annual

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

Mornington Peninsula Hinterland Scarecrow

Festival

 

Various

 

2018

   

http://www.scarecrowfestival.org.au

 

Even years (tbc)

 

2

Melbourne International Air

show

 

Avalon Airport

 

February: End March: Start

 

Entry

 

https://www.airshow.com.au/

 

Odd Years

3

Tyabb Air show

 

March

  http://www.tyabbairshow.com/

Even Years

 
January

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

 

Blessing of The Seas

 

Frankston Pier

 

January 6, 2017

 

Free

http://www.greekorthodox.org.au/?page_id= 4181

Feast Day of the Holy Epiphany

2

Tooradin Tractor Pull

Tooradin

TBC

Entry

http://tooradintractorpullers.com.au/

Truck Show, Tractors

 

3

 

Frankston Water Front Festival

 

Frankston Pier

 

TBC

  http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Things_To_D

o/Events/Major_Events/Frankston_Waterfron t_Festival

 
          https://www.facebook.com/FrankstonWaterfr

ontFestival/

 
 

4

 

Bloody Big Swim

Frankston Life Saving

Club

 

TBC

 

Free

 

http://www.thebloodybigswim.com/

 
 

5

 

Rip Race Swim

Point Nepean,

Queesncliff

 

Jan – Mar

 

Free

 

http://www.riprace.com.au/

 
 

6

Australia Day

Fireworks

 

Mornington

 

26-Jan

 

Free

http://www.mornpen.vic.gov.au/Whats_On/A

ustralia_Day

 
 

7

 

Two Bays Trail Run

Dromana, Cape

Schank

   

Free

 

http://www.twobaystrailrun.com/

 

8

Festival of Sails

Geelong

 

Free

http://festivalofsails.com.au/  

9

Lantasia

Boneo Maze

    http://www.lantasia.com.au/  

10

Two Bays Trail Run

      http://twobaystrailrun.com.au  
 

Port Arlington Mussel

Festival

 

Port Arlington

     

http://portmusselfestival.com

 
 

Festival of Sails

Geelong Waterfront

    http://festivalofsails.com.au  

 
February

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

 

Holi Festival of Colour

Carrum Downs plus various

 

Feb-13

 

Free

http://www.whatsbest.com.au/holi-festival- melbourne/

 

2

Rip Race Swim

 

Jan – Mar

Free

http://www.riprace.com.au/  

3

Western Port Festival

Hastings

 

Free

https://www.westernportfestival.org.au/

 

4

St Kilda Festival

St Kilda

Sunday, 12

Free

http://stkildafestival.com.au/  

5

Superbike Racing

Phillip Island

24 – 26

Free

http://worldsbk.com.au/world-sbk-home  
 

6

 

White Night

 

Melbourne

Saturday,18.

7:00pm – 7:00am

   

https://whitenightmelbourne.com.au/

 

7

Valentine’s Day

 

14

     

 
March

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

1

Twilight Jazz ; Cruden Farm

Langwarrin

 

Entry

http://www.crudenfarm.com.au/contact/

Buy tickets from McClelland Gallery

2

Rip Race Swim

 

Jan – Mar

  http://www.riprace.com.au/  

3

Earth Hour

   

Free

https://earthhour.org.au/home/

 
             

4

MS Melbourne Cycle Event

      http://www.msmelbournecycle.org.au/  

5

Peninsula Picnic

Mornington Race

Course

 

TBC

http://www.peninsulapicnic.com.au/  

6

Rosebud Kite Festival

Rosebud Foreshore

 

Free

http://rosebudkitefestival.com.au/  

7

Blues at The Briars

Mount Martha

 

TBC

http://bluesatthebriars.com/  

8

Melbourne International Flower

Show

Exhibition Buildings, Carlton

 

Entry

http://melbflowershow.com.au/  
 

Ventana Fiesta 2017

Frankston

Saturday 11th

Free

http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Things_To_D

o/Events/Major_Events/Ventana_Fiesta_2017

 
 

Beach Volleyball, Fancy Dress Day

South Melbourne Beach

Sunday, 5th

Free

http://www.vicbeach.com.au/event- information.php?e=342

 
 

Serenade at Sunset

Grantville

Saturday 11

  https://www.serenadeatsunset.com/  
 

The San Remo Rotary Art and Photographic Show

San Remo

10 – 13

 

http://rotary-phillipisland-sanremo.org.au/art- show/

 

 
April

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

1

Mornington Cup Day

Mornington Race Course

    http://mrc.racing.com/calendar/#/event-view  

2

OxFam TrailWalk

100Km

Jells Park

Wesburn Park

7 – 9

  https://trailwalker.oxfam.org.au/melbourne/  

3

Peninsula Picnic

Mornington Race

Course

1

  http://www.peninsulapicnic.com.au  
 

SupaNova

Melbourne

Showgrounds

28 – 30

  http://www.supanova.com.au/  

 
May

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

 

Mornington Cup Day

Mornington Race Course

     

http://mrc.racing.com/calendar/#/event-view

 

2

OxFam TrailWalk

     

Melbourne

 

 
June

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

Sovereign Hill : Christmas in July

 

Ballarat

June : End July : Start

   

http://christmasinjuly.sovereignhill.com.au/

 
 

2

Mansfield Lantern

Festival

 

Mansfield

 

27

   

http://mansfieldlanternfestival.com.au/

 

3

Taste of Sorrento

Sorrento

TBC

TBC

http://www.tasteofsorrento.com.au/  

 
July

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

Melbourne International Film

Festival

       

http://www.miff.com.au

 
 

2

Open House

Melbourne

 

Various

     

http://www.openhousemelbourne.org.au

 
 

3

Melbourne Magical

Festival

Melbourne

Northcote Town Hall

 

3 – 15

 

Entry

 

http://melbournemagicfestival.com/

 
 

Sovereign Hill :

Christmas in July

 

Ballarat

June : End

July : Start

   

http://christmasinjuly.sovereignhill.com.au/

Sovereign Hill :

Christmas in July

 

4

Melbourne Caberet

Festival

 

Prahran, Melbourne

June : End

July : Start

   

http://www.melbournecabaret.com/

 
 

5

Oz ComiCon

Melbourne

Exhibition Buildings

Melburne

 

1 – 2

   

https://www.ozcomiccon.com/melbourne/

 

 
August

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

Melbourne Orchard Spectacular

 

KKC Park, Skye

       
 

2

OSCOV Show – Melbourne Orchid

Spectacular

       

http://www.oscov.asn.au/shows.html

 
 

3

Australian Pinot Noir

Challenge

Mornington Peninsula

Various

 

14 – 15

  http://mpva.com.au/events/detail/Australian

%20Pinot%20Noir%20Challenge

 

 
September

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

 

Tesseler Tulip Festival

 

Silvan

September : Start October : Start

   

http://tulipfestival.com.au/

 
 

2

Melbourne Fringe

Festival

 

Melbourne, various

     

http://melbournefringe.com.au

 
 

3

Melbourne International Guitar

festival

 

Melbourne University

     

http://www.melbourneguitarfoundation.com

 
             
 

4

Mornington Peninsula

Hinterland Scarecrow Festival

 

Mornington Peninsula, various

     

http://www.scarecrowfestival.org.au

 
 

5

The Mornington Peninsula

Astronomical Society

 

Mt Martha

 

1st Friday each Month

   

http://www.mpas.asn.au/

 

September Special Event

 
October

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

 

Dewali / Deepavali : Festival of Lights

Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple

Carrum Downs

   

Free

 

http://www.hsvshivavishnutemple.org.au/SVT HOMA/Home.aspx : Carrum Downs

 

2

Volcano Art Prize

      http://volcanoartprize.com/home/  

3

Nhill Air Show (TBC)

Nhill

    http://www.nhillairshow.com.au/  
   

Pets Day Out

 

Frankston

    http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Things_To_D

o/Events/Major_Events/Pets_Day_Out

 
 

4

Yarra Valley Balloon Festival (Cox Plate

Race Meeting)

 

Yarra Valley Race Course

     

http://www.yarravalleyracing.com.au/yarra- valley-balloon-festival

 
 

5

Balnarring Picnic

Races

 

Balnarring

     

http://balnarringraces.com

 
 

6

Australian Adventure Festival

 

East Gippsland

 

TBC

   

http://adventurefestival.com/

 

 
November

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

 

1

 

Eureka Climb

Eureka Tower, Melbourne

     

https://www.eurekaclimb.com.au/

 
 

2

Frankston Festival of

Lights

 

Frankston

   

Free

   

3

Remembrance

Various

11.11

Free

   
             

4

Festival of Wheels

Moorabbin Airport

       
 

5

Castlemaine Rotary Annual Truck and

Music Show

 

Castlemaine

     

http:://truck.rotarycastlemaine.org.au

 

 
December

 

What

Where

When

Cost

Web

Comments

1

FPC Christmas Party

         
 

2

 

Christmas Lights

 

Various

 

December : Start December : End

   

http://www.christmaslightsearch.com.au/Melbourne/

Photgraphing Christmas Lights https://open.abc.net. au/explore/61181, last accessed 26

January, 2017