Time to do some warmup stretches and invest in a good pair of runners as Run Geelong has come around for another year. Held on November 22 the event will be supporting the redevelopment of the Geelong Hospital Special Care Nursery. Hit up www.runaustralia.com.au to register.
Maybe you haven’t heard, but a little bit of laughter goes a long way for the soul. What goes even further is when it’s for a good cause. Mercure & Novotel are hosting a one-off comedy night with Dave O’Neil, Tom Gleeson and Lehmo sharing some jokes for a Mission Australia.
The Gateways Film Festival of Amazing Shorts, or the GAFFAS as its more commonly known, have officially been launched by Gateways Support Services with famous Geelong actor, Guy Pearce, generously putting his support behind the initiative.
Laughing is good right? Wrong, laughing is the best thing you could ever do. The much loved UK comedian, Danny Bhoy, returns to Australia is 2016 with his brand new show Please Untick This Box, and better yet, Geelong is worth the visit.
The finest local produce, boutique beer and wine will all be in the one place when Extravaganza Geelong hits Deakin Waterfront on October 17. This is the third time the event has run in Geelong and is set to take locals’ tastebuds on journey.
In a new innovative work by emerging artists, the theme of abandonment will be explored through a fusion of audio, visual and sensory experiences. Held at the Deakin University Project Space on October 15 – 17 (with performances at 7pm and 8.30pm) tickets are a mere $10 to support the blossoming talents of young artists in Geelong.
Things are changing in the food scene in Geelong, and it’s all for the better. The newest venue to open is Centra, previously known as the Carrington Hotel, the newly renovated space has a rustic Italian menu and a modern ‘urban ruin’ design.
There’s the old saying of ‘taking time to smell the roses’ in this case orchids are the flowers of choice and you’ll certainly have an endless amount to smell and admire. The Ballarat Orchid Show will take place over October 16-18 at the Primary Industries Training Center in Wendouree.