Film: Warrnambool Mental Health Week presents 16 short films created by young people between 10 and 25 designed to break down the stigma of mental illness. The free event starts at the Lighthouse Theatre at 7pm.
Spring songs: The Port Fairy Spring Music Festival features 28 concerts across the weekend. All performances explore the 2019 theme 'Emergence'. Head to portfairyspringfest.com.au for more information and the catalogue of proceedings.
Closing night: Portland CEMA Theatre Group presents 'Every Brilliant Thing' at the Portland Business Hub from 7.30pm.
Fitness morning: Snap Fitness is inviting everyone to its bootcamp beginning at 9am at Lake Pertobe. Gold coin donation is required to participate with all proceeds going to the 'Buy A Bale' foundation.
Show time: The Camperdown show is on Saturday and Sunday. There will be the dog high jump, animal nursery, a beaut ute competition, vintage vehicle and machinery displays and for the first time the Camperdown arts group will contribute to the craft pavilion and trade stalls. For more information head to: camperdownshowgrounds.com.au/
Car and Bike show: Razorbacks Social Club is holding its show at Lake Pertobe from 10am-2pm. Entry is $5 per vehicle or a gold coin donation to check out all the cars and bikes. All proceeds will be supporting Legacy.
All aboard: The steam train will arrive at Warrnambool station at 1.55pm and depart about 6.50pm after the engine is spun on the turntable about 4pm. Tickets have sold out for the two afternoon shuttle runs. The 951 R-class Westcoaster steam train will race a 1864 designed Grumman Ag-Cat from Camperdown to Allansford on its way to Warrnambool.
Card competition: Warrnambool will welcome 100 bridge players will come from across Victoria for the annual bridge congress tournament at Brother Fox Cafe, Deakin University, from 10am-4pm.
Season-opener: It's round one of cricket season in the South West Cricket Association with Noorat versus Bookaar in Noorat, Pomborneit takes on Cobden in Pomborneit, Heytesbury Rebels play against Terang in Timboon and Mortlake takes on Camperdown in Mortlake. All the action begins at 11.30am.
Rugby: The Limestone Coast Rugby League has a big weekend hosting three matches at Deakin University. Gunditjmara Bulls versus Horsham Panthers at 12pm, at 1.30pm Naracoorte Jets take on North Warrnambool Warriors and Warrnambool Raiders come up against Mount Gambier Knights at 3pm.
Cricket: The Warrnambool and District Cricket Association games start at 12.30pm with Russells Creek plays Wesley-CBC at Jetty Flat, Port Fairy takes on Brierly-Christ Church at Avery's Paddock, Woodford comes up against Nestles at Bushfield, Dennington challenges Allansford in Dennington and West Warrnambool takes on Merrivale at Davidson Oval.
Balling: Country Basketball League season starts with Warrnambool Seahawks taking on the Portland Coasters. Tip off at 7pm at the St Joseph's Primary School gym.
Live music: Hotel Koroit's stage lights up with Wild Thing starting at 8pm.
Gig: A great mix of rock 'n' roll and country rock comes your way with the Loose Cannons from 9pm at the Vic Bar.
Tunes: Hotel Koroit hosts The Sheik from Scrubby Creek and the one and only Chad Morgan performing with The Muirs. Show starts 2pm with bookings essential.
Weekend blues: Hotel Warrnambool has the cure to you Monday-itis with The Big Blue from 3pm.
Talent time: A bunch of amazing teens hit the stage from 7pm at the Lighthouse Theatre to battle it out to be crowned the inaugural Warrnambool's Got Talent Champion. Tickets available through the Lighthouse Theatre with all proceeds going to Warrnambool Special Developmental School.
Laugh out loud: Mother's Ruin - A Cabaret about Gin is equal parts historical and hysterical, all heaving harmonies and tipsy candour, explore the history of gin through story and song. Show starts at 8pm with tickets available through the Lighthouse Theatre.
Jazz: Get through the rest of the week at the Hotel Warrnambool for Jazz Combo beginning at 8.30pm.
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