Plan your weekend with this week's guide to events across the region


NATIONAL Ride to School Day will see over 2000 schools across Australia get active on their way to school.

RHYME Time at Warrnambool’s City Library welcomes infants to three-year-olds for 30 minutes of singing and books from 10.30am.

The TERANG Country Music Festival will run across the weekend from Friday night to Sunday midday. The Terang Racecourse will be filled with music and activities including a best dressed cowboy and cowgirl competition for children under 12.

Yee-haw: Siblings Leyla Meric, 10, Emre Meric, 5,and Sema Meric, 9, are ready for the Terang Music Festival this weekend. Picture: Rob Gunstone

Yee-haw: Siblings Leyla Meric, 10, Emre Meric, 5,and Sema Meric, 9, are ready for the Terang Music Festival this weekend. Picture: Rob Gunstone


GATEWAY Plaza in Warrnambool is hosting a World’s Greatest Shave on Saturday from 11am until 2pm. Organisers are encouraging participants to shave and support those with blood cancers.

The COBDEN Art Show will exhibit over 100 pieces at the Supper Room in the Civic Hall on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

The WESTERN Victoria Holden Car Club is hosting a show and shine on Saturday at Warrnambool’s Lake Pertobe from 10am to 2pm.

WARRNAMBOOL’S Lighthouse Theatre will host 100% Kylie 2017 Greatest Hits Tour on Saturday night from 8pm.

SCOPE Galleries are launching Noela Stratford's 30 + One: Landscape and Evolution exhibition at 3pm on Saturday.

BIG V Season opener at Warrnambool’s Arc Stadium will see The Seahawks start their division one men's title defence at 8pm and Mermaids making their return from 6pm. Youth league men will kickstart proceedings at 4pm.

A PEPPA PIG movie fundraiser will show from 10.30am until 12 noon on Saturday at Warrnambool’s Capitol Cinema. Proceeds to the Warrnambool Toy Library


ST PAT’S Scenic Circuit Fun Run will see competitors walk or run three or six kilometres from St Pat’s Koroit school around the rim of Tower Hill. Registrations are from 8am on Sunday.

The WANGOOM Memorial Hall will host a Treasure and Tea event on Sunday from 11.30am until 2pm. The event will include face-painting, home-made goods, plants, live music, coffee and kids activities. 

The BLACK DOG RIDE will travel from Penshurst to Caramut on Sunday to raise awareness of depression and suicide prevention.

Warrnambool and District Drag Racing Association will meet at the Warrnambool Airport on Sunday from 7.30am.

KEN SMITH will headline this week’s traditional Old Style Country Concert at the CWA Hall on Rae Street in Colac on Sunday. The event will run from 1pm to 5.30pm. 

The WARRNAMBOOL Art Gallery will host an Afternoon of Opera on Sunday from 1pm. Local musicians and vocalists will perform the classics for an hour.


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