Your guide to events this weekend


Pool: The Hawkesdale Swimming Pool is hosting a back to school pool party  from 4pm to 7pm.

Cobden Miniature Railway is open on Sunday from 11am to 4pm.

Cobden Miniature Railway is open on Sunday from 11am to 4pm.

Mothers: The Warrnambool Breastfeeding Centre are presenting a two-day conference on the challenges and joys of parenting.


Run: Warrnambool’s Lake Pertobe will host the city’s 67th parkrun from 8am. Race the clock in a 5km time trial or head to Timboon for the town’s own parkrun from 8am.

Terang: The Terang Harness Racing Club will be home to the Terang Pacing Cup on Saturday. Live music, hot food, pony trots and children’s activities will feature after gates open at 5.30pm. The first race is at 6pm.

Film: The Port Fairy Film Society are offering a free community screening of Operation Jeedara at the Reardon Theatre from 7pm thanks to the Wilderness Society and Sea Shepherd.

Dance: Old Time Dancing and Scottish Country Dancing at Warrnambool’s Anglican Church on Koroit Street, 8pm, supper provided, casual dress.

Photography: Warrnambool’s F Project Gallery on Timor Street is launching its latest exhibition entitled ‘Trash and Treasure – The things we leave behind’ from 6pm to 8pm. 


Trains: The Cobden Miniature Railway Park is open from 11am to 4pm. The park offers 10-minute miniature train rides along the venue’s 1.8km track, 18-hole mini golf, a canteen, children's playground and barbecue facilities.

Showgrounds: Warrnambool’s Koroit Street showgrounds will be home to the city’s only undercover market from 8am to 1pm on Sunday. 

Run: Timboon are hosting an inaugural 9.6km run along the train trail from 8.30am. The event starts in central Timboon and is open to all-ages and all-abilities.

Climb: Walk the Mount Elephant crater in Derrinalum between 1pm and 4pm. Distance from the carpark to the crater rim is 2km return. 

Markets: The Fresh Market is offering stalls of home-made produce, gifts, hot food, coffee, candles and clothing from 9am to 1pm at Warrnambool’s Lake Pertobe.


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