Autumn is a lovely time of year and there’s lots happening around the Geelong area! We’ve put together our top local activities for you to take part in over the coming months.
GEELONG’S BIG PLAY DAY
Geelong’s BIG Play Day is a fun filled day for families with preschool children and is a highlight of National Playgroup Week 2019.
This family friendly event offers free and exciting interactive children’s activities and entertainment. Come along and see the Mik Maks, Krazy Koala Puppet Show, Nicholas Ridiculous Show, Dazzling Dan The Magic Man.
Participate in storytime, nature play, recycled play, music sessions, baby play and lots of other fun activities.
Food and drinks available for purchase.
When: 10:00AM – 1:00PM, Monday 18th March, 2019
Where: GMHBA Stadium, 370 Moorabool St, Geelong
More Info: https://www.geelongaustralia.com.au/events/calendar/item/8d64ee8d0ed1737.aspx
LARA FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL
Enjoy a relaxing day on the beautiful grounds of Pirra Homestead to enjoy all that is good about our region.
A tempting array of food and wine will be on offer for you to sample and enjoy while you listen to sound styling of very talented musicians.
A range of family friendly activities for kids, displays and, of course, the cooking stage with demonstrations and competitions for your viewing pleasure and entertainment.
When: 10:00AM – 4:00PM, 24th March, 2019
Where: Pirra Homestead, 108 Windermere Rd, Lara
EASTER HUNT AT THE NATIONAL WOOL MUSEUM
Drop into the National Wool Museum over the Easter weekend!
Experience Sand in the City, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 54 and find the hidden eggs scattered around the Museum to win a sweet surprise!
Easter Hunt included in entry into the National Wool Museum. Normal entry fees apply.
When: Daily from 20 April 2019 to 22 April 2019
Where: National Wool Museum, 26-32 Moorabool St, Geelong
Local artist Matt Bonner has created evocative tributes to those who served during WW1.
The projection program which animates the front façade of City Hall features the human impact of war and it’s devastation on the lives of so many families in the Geelong region.
The projections highlight the period of conflict and culminate in the declaration of peace.
When: City Hall ANZAC commemorative projections will be displayed from midnight on ANZAC eve leading up to the predawn service, then nightly 6pm -11pm ANZAC day Thursday 25th April – Sunday evening 28th April.
Where: City Hall, 30 Gheringhap Street, Geelong