The south-west is alive with the sound of music and family activities this week.
PEACE: A collective of yoga teachers will begin running yoga classes from 8am at Fiddlers Green every Tuesday.
CULTURAL INFUSION: Over two days the interactive and inclusive program engages children with Indigenous culture on the Fiddlers Green, Port Fairy beginning at 1pm on Tuesday and 10am on Wednesday.
SUMMER FUN: Summer By The Sea has heaps on offer today with Eastern Maar traditional seaweed bag making from 11am in Warrnambool. Rockpool Ramble kicks off at 6.30pm at Peterborough. For the full program, more information and to book head to summerbythesea.vic.gov.au
GIG: Evan Daly will play at The Cally Hotel from 8pm.
RELAX: Rise and shine with Yoga from 9am at Pavillion Cafe and Bar. Classes are $15.
BOX BUILDING: Children work to make impressive structures on Fiddlers Green from 1pm.
INFLATABLES: Slip slide and splash at Belfast Aquatics from 1pm. Children are $6.50 entry.
SUMMER FUN: Summer By The Sea has heaps on offer today with Marine Birds and their habitats from 11am at Killarney Beach. Short-tailed Shearwater arrivals kicks off at 8.45pm at Griffith Island and Meet the Fishos begins at 10.30am in Port Campbell. For the full program, more information and to book head to summerbythesea.vic.gov.au
EXHIBITION: The F Project's first exhibition of the year opens at 10am. Caroline Healey's Coastal Horizons runs until February 2 and features acrylic on canvas paintings of Warrnambool landscapes. The F Project is open from 10am-4pm on Wednesday-Sunday.
HISTORY: Open on Wednesday and Saturday from 2pm-5pm and Sunday from 10.30am-12.30pm, the Port Fairy Historical Society Museum and Archive has a huge collection of toys, fashions and photos to show. The society is now showing Port Fairy in the 1950's.
SCARY: Meet at the Port Fairy Public Cemetery at 4pm for a tour through the tombstones. Adults are $10 and school-aged children are free.
CALM: End your day with yoga at the Port Fairy Yacht Club from 7pm. Classes are $20 per session or you can purchase a five class pass for $90. Contact Donella on 0428 654 570 for bookings and bring a mat and blanket if you can.
GARDEN: Head down to the Community Garden Markets and Music and listen to Bruce Campbell and Friends from 3pm and Fiona Kershaw from 5pm.
EASY: Head along to a relaxing night at Flagstaff Hill with Chill On The Hill. From 5.30pm listen to The Bucks Trio and visit local food vendors on site. Adults cost $6.50 while members and children are free.
SUMMER FUN: Summer By The Sea has heaps on offer today with Junior Rangers from 10am at Killarney Beach and again at Tower Hill from 2pm. The Secret Behind our Famous Shipwrecks kicks off at 7pm at Port Campbell. For the full program, more information and to book head to summerbythesea.vic.gov.au
PAWS DAY: All pets are invited to Fiddlers Green from 10.30am for heaps of activities for animals and their owners to enjoy.
CARTOON: Shelley Knoll-Miller has drawn cartoons for several newspapers including The Age and is bringing her expertise to the Art Shack Warrnambool. Knoll-Miller will hold classes on January 9 and 16 from 3pm for children wanting to discover their cartooning talents.
MUSIC: Join in with the Port Fairy Ukulele Club From 7.30pm at the Community House in Port Fairy. All visitors are welcome to have a go at the guitar for $2.
JAZZ: Hotel Warrnambool will be filled with music from the Jazz Combo from 8.30pm.
BREAKFAST: For men wanting to find a place and chat, look no further than the Grab Life by the Balls community who meet at Lake Pertobe at 7am every Friday.
SUMMER FUN: Slugging it out for Science begins at 7.30pm in Warrnambool as part of Summer By The Sea. For the full program, more information and to book head to summerbythesea.vic.gov.a
SAIL: Arrive at the Yacht Club by 5.30pm to register for the Twilight Sailing night. The event runs until February 21 and children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 0427 567 851.
MARKETS: The Warrnambool Summer Markets series in on again at Lake Pertobe with a range of stalls, delicious foods, boutique beers, wines and ciders from 4.30pm.
MOVIE: Warrnambool City Council will screen Aladdin at Lake Pertobe from 7pm to fundraiser for the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery program.
BLUES AND ROOTS: St Brigid's Blues and Roots Festival runs across the weekend and features Shane Howard, John Schumann, Flynn Gurry and many more at St Brigids Hall and Church in Crossley.
PARTY: Warrnambool Laneway Bar is back for its fourth summer installment from 5pm. Enjoy $5 drinks from 5pm-8pm with entertainment throughout the night.
SES DAY: Meet your local State Emergency Services team from 10am on the Fiddlers Green.
RUN: The Warrnambool parkrun meets every Saturday at Lake Pertobe at 8am.
MARKET: Locally grown produce and handmade items are available at the community market at Railway Place, Port Fairy. Head down from 8.30am and stroll around the hundreds of stalls.
PARKRUN: The Port Fairy parkrun meets at South Beach at 7.50am.
SWIM: Warrnambool hosts the second leg of the Shipwreck Coast Swim Series from 11am.
SUMMER FUN: Summer By The Sea has heaps on offer today with Sea Slug Census from 10am at Killarney Beach followed by Beach Clean up at 11am. Rockpool Ramble kicks off at 10am at Pickering Point. For the full program, more information and to book head to summerbythesea.vic.gov.au
SUMMER MUSIC: Gavin James and his friends will perform on the Fiddlers Green from 11am.
ENGINE: The Orford Vintage Weekend kicks off today and features vintage displays, ute muster, tractor pulls and stalls. Campers are welcome and entry is $5 a head.
ROCK N ROLL: The Quick Sixes are bringing their toe tapping mix of surf tinged blues & rock n roll to Port Campbell Hotel.
MUSIC: The Black Belts hit the Vic Hotel stage from 9pm.
LIVE: Gig Jam will play at the Star of the West, Port Fairy from 8pm.
JAM: Darren Ely performs at The Cally Hotel from 9pm.
GOOMFEST 2: Last minute tickets to the two-day camping alternative music and arts festival in Wangoom are still available through the Goomfest 2 Facebook page.
SELF CARE: Donella's Yoga and Yani's Kitchen bring the Rise and Shine Yoga Class and nourishing breakfast at the Limestone Gallery. The class and breakfast costs $40 starting at 8am. Bring your own mat and blanket.
SURF'S UP: Head to East Beach from 10.30am and get involved in Nippers.
TOE-TAP: The Warrnambool Ukulele Group will bring their vast repertoire to the Fiddlers Green from 11am.
FLYNN GURRY: The young singer-songwriter will perform at the Fiddlers Green from 1pm.
ANDREA WHEEL: The local songstress will follow Flynn Gurry at the Fiddlers Green from 2pm.
SUMMER FUN: Summer By The Sea has heaps on offer today with Sardines and Sharks! from 7.30pm at Port Campbell. Rockpool Ramble kicks off at 10.30am at Pickering Point. For the full program, more information and to book head to summerbythesea.vic.gov.au
DONATE: Warrnambool Bowls Club are holding charity bowls today for the Victorian fire appeal fund via the Red Cross from 1pm.
WATCH: The Loose Cannons will perform from 3pm at Hotel Warrnambool.
LIVE MUSIC: Blue Sunday Blues Band will hit the Hotel Warrnambool stage from 3pm.
DUO: GabLou will perform at Raffertys from 6pm.
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