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            FEATURED EVENTS

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              • Where Plants Meets Science: Virtual Laboratory

                Visit this interactive digital space for beauty education and plant-powered skincare prizes.


              • Doughnut Festival 2022

                A two-day homage to the world's favourite holey treat, from the classic to the totally left-field.


              • The Other Art Fair 2022

                Showcasing works from over 100 contemporary artists, alongside live tattooing, VR experiences and cocktails, this art fair does things a little differently.


              • The Enchanted High Tea

                The Westin is making fairytales come true with this themed high tea inspired by the 'Cinderella' musical.


              • Coburger Drive-In

                Catch a sneak-peek drive-in screening of 'The Bob's Burger Movie', complete with food trucks slinging punny burgs.


              • College Lawn Cider Fest

                This southside pub is getting into the autumn spirit with a three-day celebration of cider, complete with hay bales, mulled drinks and live music.


              • Democracy Barbecue 2022

                Swap your Election Day sausage for a three-course barbecue feast paired with Canadian craft beers.


              • Art After Dark

                This two-night after-hours arts celebration sees Melbourne's leading cultural institutions come alive with a program of music, installations, food, workshops, pop-up bars and gallery access.


              • Calendar of Cage

                Thirteen weeks. One actor. So many crazy grins.


              • Spider-Thon

                Stick yourself to the Astor Theatre's seats to watch nine 'Spider-Man' flicks in one huge 16.5-hour sitting.


              • Democracy Barbecue 2022

                Swap your Election Day sausage for a three-course barbecue feast paired with Canadian craft beers.


              • Draught Punk Beer Fest

                Sip exclusive new-release Colonial brews as you party among the fermenters to sounds from Set Mo, Aroha and DJ Be Kind to Other People.


              • Double Delicious

                Five performers share their stories while each preparing a signature dish, in this compelling fusion of theatre and culinary immersion.


              • The Fitzroy Mills

                A new Fitzroy market showcase a top selection of local food producers each Saturday.


              • Tokyo Tina's Bingo Academy

                Bring the big weekend energy to your Saturday afternoon with this bottomless boozy bingo brunch.


              • Democracy Barbecue 2022

                Swap your Election Day sausage for a three-course barbecue feast paired with Canadian craft beers.


              • Double Delicious

                Five performers share their stories while each preparing a signature dish, in this compelling fusion of theatre and culinary immersion.


              • Half-Price Paella

                Mr Joe's new Thursday night deal will level up your midweek dinner game, with half-price paella and bottomless cocktails to match.


              • Draught Punk Beer Fest

                Sip exclusive new-release Colonial brews as you party among the fermenters to sounds from Set Mo, Aroha and DJ Be Kind to Other People.


              • Banff Mountain Film Festival 2022 Tour

                This annual showcase of adventurous cinema is bringing nine mountain-focused flicks to Melbourne.


              • Democracy Barbecue 2022

                Swap your Election Day sausage for a three-course barbecue feast paired with Canadian craft beers.


              • Draught Punk Beer Fest

                Sip exclusive new-release Colonial brews as you party among the fermenters to sounds from Set Mo, Aroha and DJ Be Kind to Other People.


              • Double Delicious

                Five performers share their stories while each preparing a signature dish, in this compelling fusion of theatre and culinary immersion.


              • Banff Mountain Film Festival 2022 Tour

                This annual showcase of adventurous cinema is bringing nine mountain-focused flicks to Melbourne.


              • Yum Cha Sundays

                Cure your Sunday arvo blues with dumplings at The National Hotel in Richmond.


            MELBOURNE'S BEST BURGER JOINTS

            JUANITA PEACHES

            Doughnuts by day, fried chicken by night.

            12 Edward Street
            Brunswick
            T (03) 8060 6664

            THE B.EAST

            A Brunswick East haunt for burgers, drinks and live music.

            80 Lygon Street
            Brunswick East
            T (03) 9036 1456

            LEONARD'S HOUSE OF LOVE

            Drink tinnies, down burgers, dance and play pool in Leonard's lounge room-like bar.

            3 Wilson Street
            South Yarra
            T 0428 066 778

            TUCK SHOP TAKE AWAY

            Tuck shop delights worth ditching class for.

            273 Hawthorn Road
            Caulfield North
            T 0431 406 580

            CHEW BURGER

            Get chewing on some of the north's best burgers.

            147 Plenty Road
            Preston
            T (03) 9484 9720

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