Weekend events for your diary

Rotary Art Show: Warrnambool artist Ella Baudinette will showcase her talents at this weekend's event, which doubles as a fundraiser for Standing Tall. She is pictured with Standing Tall chairman Ross Morey, Standing Tall co-ordinator Matty Stewart and East Warrnambool Rotary Club's Roger Cussens. Picture: Rob Gunstone

Rotary Art Show: Warrnambool artist Ella Baudinette will showcase her talents at this weekend's event, which doubles as a fundraiser for Standing Tall. She is pictured with Standing Tall chairman Ross Morey, Standing Tall co-ordinator Matty Stewart and East Warrnambool Rotary Club's Roger Cussens. Picture: Rob Gunstone

FRIDAY

CULTURE: Hopkins Falls will host Culture, Creativity and Place II, an indigenous land and water celebration involving elders from Australia and Canada, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and performers. The event will begin at 10am and will continue the following day with a conference at Deakin University’s Warrnambool campus.

ARTS: The 24th annual City of Warrnambool Art Show begins on Friday night at Warrnambool Primary School’s performing arts centre. Nibbles and drinks are available and Warrnambool Jazz Band will perform from 7pm. 

DANCE: Warrnambool’s Lighthouse Theatre will host Celtic Illusion – a show combining modern Irish dance with magic – on Friday from 8pm and at Hamilton Performing Arts Centre on Saturday from 7.30pm. 

SATURDAY

SPORT: The 2016 Hampden League Football Netball season will wind up with a grand final showdown at Warrnambool’s Reid Oval from 9am on Saturday. Open grade netball is at 1.30pm and senior football at 2.10pm.

FILM: Timed to coincide with World Rivers Day, various regional Coastcare Landcare groups are presenting Going Upstream World Rivers Film Night on Saturday at Warrnambool’s Mozart Hall in Gillies Street from 7pm.

THE BEATLES: The Beatles No1 Beatlemania Tour will start at 8pm on Saturday night at Warrnambool’s Lighthouse Theatre. All the Beatles hits from 1963 to 1970 will be performed in a two-hour concert.

DANCE: Old-ttime and Scottish dancing returns to Warrnambool’s Anglican Church hall at 8pm with supper provided.

SUNDAY

MUSIC: Ken Smith’s country music charity concert is at St Pius school hall in Morriss Road, Warrnambool from 1pm to 4.30pm. 

FILM: Corangamite Film Society will present the 1987 British comedy drama Withnail And I at Camperdown’s Theatre Royal in Manifold Street from 7.30pm.

BOOK LAUNCH: Maggie Black will discuss her book Up Came a Squatter about local pioneer Neil Black at Warrnambool’s Mozart Hall at 2pm.

HOCKEY: Hockey Victoria and Hockey South Australia’s under 14 state teams will compete against Warrnambool and District Hockey Association in a three-day tournament from Sunday to Tuesday at the Hockey Complex along Cramer Street in Warrnambool. Sunday competition is from 10am. 

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