Here's our pick of events across the region


Terang: Terang is hosting its first Twilight Market at the town’s Civic Hall on Friday between 5pm and 8pm. The event is a fundraiser for the local CFA who’s members fought to save homes and properties in the St Patrick’s Day fires. The markets will offer a range of goods including new furniture, antiques, crafts, essential oils, candles, hand painted silk scarves, smoked honeys and artwork. Live music will also accompany a sausage sizzle, coffee van, fairy floss, raffles and prizes.

Camperdown: Camperdown College are presenting a young performers edition of ‘The Wizard of Oz’. Students will be performing on Friday and Saturday night in the AG Daws Hall within the senior campus from 7.30pm.

Live Music: Mitch Crute at The Last Coach from 8pm to 11pm.  Acoustic session at The Loft. Ruby Gill and Billy Barker at The Dart and Marlin from 8pm. Louie and Dazz at the Kirkstall Hotel from 8pm.

Sound: The Warrnambool Art Gallery are hosting ‘Facilitated Sound Baths’ across the weekend. The ticketed meditation sessions explore the effects of sound in lowering stress, cortisol and adrenaline levels. The one-hour sessions are running on Friday from 6pm to 7pm and Saturday from 2pm to 3pm for adults only and Sunday 2pm to 3pm for children and families. 


Music: Warrnambool’s Lighthouse Theatre will host ‘Eric Bogle Alive and Pickin’ on Saturday. The folk, country music singer with more than 17 albums to his name will perform with Ami Williamson from 7.30pm.

Camperdown: The South West's Big Freeze will take place at Camperdown’s Leura Oval between 10am and 4pm on Saturday. The Motor Neurons Disease fundraiser will include children’s activities, silent auctions and merchandise sales taking part during the match between the Camperdown Magpies and the Cobden Bombers. Local personalities will also be taking the plunge into a giant ice pool from 1.30pm. 

Exhibition: The Outlaw Gallery in Warrnambool’s Fletcher Jones Factory is hosting ‘Southern Coastline By Biancavera Rubega’. The exhibition includes works in soft pastels on paper depicting the southern ocean landscape from The 12 Apostles and The Grotto to Tower Hill. The exhibition runs until June 30.  

Freezing: HFNL president John Ross and former south-west jockey Neville 'Nifty' Wilson are hosting a BigFreeze fundraiser for MND at the Leura Oval on Saturday. Picture: Morgan Hancock

Freezing: HFNL president John Ross and former south-west jockey Neville 'Nifty' Wilson are hosting a BigFreeze fundraiser for MND at the Leura Oval on Saturday. Picture: Morgan Hancock

Paint: Warrnambool’s Super Kawaii Studio located off Koroit Street is hosting an ‘Introduction to Contemporary Watercolour’ with Tim Freeman on Saturday. The session is part of the Winter Workshop Series and will run from 10am to 2pm. 

Craft: Western Plains Spinners Weavers Craft Group are presenting a Craft Show 2018 at the Soldiers Memorial Hall in Mortlake on the weekend. Exhibitions, demonstrations and sales will accompany a light lunch and Devonshire tea from 10am to 3.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. 

Art: Warrnambool artist Ella Webb will be exhibiting the work of her Loop Studio students on the weekend. Many pieces within the collection have a close connection to historical stories in Warrnambool and are the works of over 60 of her regular pupils. The free exhibition will take place at Flagstaff Hill onSaturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm.

Live Music: DJ Spinners at Hotel Warrnambool from 2pm to 7pm. Reilly Fitzalen and Andre Pangrazio at The Loft. Eddy Boyle and The Exciters at the Koroit Commercial Hotel from 8pm.


Comedy: Dirty Angel Comedy will present a range of acts at the Mozart Hall on Sunday.  Comedians from Melbourne, Geelong and Warrnambool will be hoping to supply laughs from 5pm.

Markets: The Fresh Market is on at Warrnambool’s Lake Pertobe from 9am to 1pm. More than 20 stalls are expected, offering an array of goods including coffee, doughnuts, seafood, fruit and veg, gifts, cakes, plants and fresh bread.

Cobden: The Cobden Miniature Railway Park is open from 11am to 4pm on Sunday. The park provides miniature train rides, 18 hole mini golf, a canteen, children's playground and barbecue facilities.

Walks: Derrinalum’s Mount Elephant will be open to the public between 1pm and 4pm on Sunday. The one-hour walk from the carpark to the rim of the volcano offers extensive views, vegetation and geology. 

Live Music: DJ Spinners at Hotel Warrnambool from 2pm to 7pm. Lyn Moloney and The Melways at Hotel Warrnambool from 3pm. 


Comedy: Dirty Angel Comedy are hosting ‘Open Mic Comedy’ at the Dart and Marlin on Wednesday night.  An all-local line up of comedians will be trying out new material from 7.30pm with audiences encouraged to take to the stage and try their hand at stand-up comedy.


Live Music: John Hudson Guest Session at Hotel Warrnambool from 8pm. 


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