Winter: Port Fairy Winter Weekends opens at the Fiddler's Green from 6pm. Celebrate the launch with street food, live music, mulled wine and hot chocolate.
Time to shine: Performers can take to the stage at the 15 Minutes of Fame fundraising family variety concert, St Brigid's Hall Crossley, starting at 7.30pm.
Lightbulb: Bring all of your best thoughts to The Ideas Place at Port Fairy's Reardon Theatre, from 7.30pm.
Legend: Critically acclaimed performer Toni Childs will delight with a two-hour show at Warrnambool's Lighthouse Theatre.
Live Music: Performer and entertainer Shaun Kirk's music comes from a place deep within his soul and this shines through in his live shows, supported by Warrnambool's Flynn Gurry at The Loft.
Rivalry resumes: Football and netball rivals Port Fairy and Koroit meet at Gardens Oval, Port Fairy. Cross-town rivals Warrnambool and South Warrnambool clash at Reid Oval. Netball starts 1.15pm and the footy at 2pm.
Round 'em up: The 23rd Annual Kelpie Muster at Casterton is on today and tomorrow. Saturday's feature is the kelpie festival which includes the kelpie hill climb and a range of other activities while on Sunday there are five hours of yard demonstrations at Island Park followed by a kelpie auction at 3pm.
Festival favourite: Join the Dachshund Dash as part of the Port Fairy Winter Weekends, Campbell Street Port Fairy, 10am-12pm.
Lighthouse open: Winter Weekends Griffith Island Lighthouse opening
Doors closing: The annual Arockalypse showcase of local musicians will keep the cold away on a winters afternoon. The final event before the Loft closes their doors will see a 14 hour, three stage extravaganza light up the venue. Doors open at 11am, and close for the last time at 1am.
Live Music: Wendy Goyen will entertain at Hotel Warrnambool from 3pm; Russ Goodear is playing at the Cally Hotel Warrnambool starting at 4pm.
Entertainment: Great South West Dairy Nite Moooves - WestVic Dairy's evening of entertainment & food. MC Shane Jacobson will lead the festivities at Terang Civic Hall from 7pm-11.30pm.
Live music: Cool grooves from the Jazz Combo at Hotel Warrnambool from 8.30pm.
Adventure junkies: The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour makes it's debut at the Capitol Cinema Warrnambool. A range of short films shot by adventurers around the world will get the adrenaline flowing. Doors open at 6.30pm.
Choir: The all abilities Find Your Voice Choir will host a One Night Only concert, with the help of some friends at Warrnambool's Lighthouse Theatre starting at 6pm.