Crossley: Troy Cassar Daley will join Killarney musician Shane Howard for an evening of stories and song at the St Brigids Church in Crossley. Kupang Al will begin at 7.30pm and follow with light supper at 10.30pm. BYO drinks welcome.
Fundraiser: The Cancer Council’s annual Relay for Life is on this weekend at Deakin Warrnambool from 6.30pm on Friday to 1pm on Saturday.
Portland: Bike enthusiasts are invited to show off their motorbike and catch up with fellow enthusiasts at the South Coast Drag Raceway. The event begins at 4pm on Friday, concluding Sunday at 9am and will include a ride to the Portland Foreshore for a barbecue lunch and 'show and shine' on Saturday.
Gigs: Games night, The Loft (beer pong, darts, card and board games), A Change is Gonna Come-The Songs and Times of Sam Cooke, Lighthouse Theatre, 8pm, Willinko, The Last Coach, 8-11pm.
Art: The F Project Gallery is hosting a new exhibition entitled Soil Born by Maddy Honan Hoey and Aylish O’Beirne from 10am to 4pm. The exhibition includes paintings and plant-dyed costumes and runs until March 3.
Shooting: The Warrnambool Gun Club is hosting its three-day Seaside Carnival including clay-targets and down-the-line shooting at its Lake Gillear venue from Friday 6pm.
Bells: The final bell ringing for the detained refugee children on Nauru will be held on the Fiddlers Green in Port Fairy at 5pm on Friday.
Live Music: Australian singing legend James Reyne will perform his show ‘A Crawl to Now’ at Warrnambool’s Lighthouse Theatre from 6.30pm on Saturday.
Tyrendarra: The 102nd annual Tyrendarra Agriculture Show is on at the Tyrendarra Oval on Saturday from 8am to 5pm. The event will feature a pet competition, cattle, horses, sheep, poultry, car show and shine, vintage tractor and motor display, craft, cooking and vegetable competition.
Trivia: The Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club is hosting Rock Trivia with Jack High from 7pm. Combining an evening of music trivia with live music and dancing.
Surfing: The south-west Disabled Surfing Association branch will host its second and final free event for the season on Saturday at Warrnambool’s McGennans Beach from 9am.
Timboon: The Timboon Parkrun offers an opportunity for community members of all ages to come together for a timed walk, jog or run. Meet near the skate park at the corner of Bailey Street and Snake Track Road, Timboon.
Pets: Petstock and PetRescue are hosting a National Pet Adoption Day at Petstock Warrnambool from 10am to 2pm.
Markets: The Skipton Market is on at the Skipton Mechanics Hall in Wright Street from 9am to 1pm.
Row: The City of Warrnambool Rowing Club are offering the chance to learn to row for fitness, social or competitive at Warrnambool’s Hopkins River from 8.30am to 11am. Rowers must be over 16 and be able to swim 100 meters. Equipment and experienced coaching provided.
Karts: The Warrnambool Kart Club is hosting Round 1 of the 2019 Victorian Country Series at its track in Allansford from 9am on Saturday to 5pm on Sunday. The event will include some of the best karters from Victoria and South Australia.
Speedway: The Ken Willsher Classic media day at Laang Speedway from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.
Gigs: Skip Gorman (US) with Pete Daffy, Courthouse Camperdown, 7.30pm. Wild Thing, Commercial Hotel Koroit, 8pm. The Average Band, Vic Hotel Warrnambool, 9pm-late. Muncie Girls with Ben David, The Loft from 8pm. 4-Wide at the Seanchai Irish Bar from 10pm.
Markets: The Fresh Market is on at Lake Pertobe on Sunday. The free community event features fresh produce stalls, hot food, coffee and music from 8.30am to 1pm.
Garden bar: The Summer Garden Bar featuring cocktails, music and nibbles will set up in the Fletcher Jones’ Garden from 2pm on Sunday.
Sale: The Cobden Angling Club is hosting a White Elephant Sale at Lake Elingamite from 10.30am.
Horse Racing: The Colac Cup is on at the Colac Turf Club. Gates open at 11am.
Gigs: Blue Sunday, Hotel Warrnambool, 3pm. Ben Cross, Warrnambool Bowls Club, 4-7pm.
Frisbee: Warrnambool’s Brauer College is hosting the Ultimate Frisbee Outdoor Social session on the school grounds from 5pm to 7pm.
Arts: Woolcock and ‘Gone but not forgotten’ exhibition at the Portland Arts Centre from 10am to 4pm daily until April 29.
AFL: The Australian Rules Football League’s Geelong Cats will host a free player meet and greet event at Warrnambool’s Lake Pertobe on Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm. The event will include activities, signings, selfie opportunities, food and interviews.
Gigs: Zoo Choir, all ages, all-abilities free session at The Loft, 7pm.
Film: The F Project Cinema are screening Carol at Warrnambool’s Mozart Hall from 6.30pm.
Field Days: The 38th Sungold Field Days begins on Wednesday and features more than 200 exhibitors. The three-day annual event will fill the land behind Cheeseworld in Allansford and feature food, clothing, machinery, animals, services and farming equipment. Entertainment will run across the three days. A courtesy bus will depart Warrnambool’s Lava Stret bus stop and Visitor Centre daily.
Youth: Warrnambool and Moyne Youth Achiever Awards will be held at the Lighthouse Theatre on Wednesday evening from 7pm. The event is held every year and recognises and celebrates the achievements of local young people in categories including academic, arts and culture.
Markets: The Warrnambool Community Garden Market is on every Wednesday from 3pm to 7pm. Fresh local produce and sustainable products are on offer at the Grafton Road site.
Gigs: Floroain Lindemann, The Loft.
Racing: The Warrnambool Racing Club is hosting a country racing day on Thursday from 11am to 4pm.
Live music: The Warrnambool Hotel is hosting ‘A Touch of Paris’ with guest sessions from Wendy Lee Taylor and Phillippe Petit from 7pm.
Gigs: Nick Alexander, The Loft, 7pm to 9pm, One Love Thursdays from 9pm.