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What's on in the Geelong and surrounding regions is just that and a whole lot more. It is literally a smorgasboard of a variety of one off events, exhibitions, places to visit and things to see and do. Our What's On section is a wonderful lead in to an endless choice of options to fill your senses and indeed your leisure time.

Whether you have a wide appreciation for galleries and antiques, enjoy tantalising your taste buds with the many food and wine options the region has to offer, appreciate a meander through Geelong and the waterfront, or your family are looking to fill their weekend, then you will find it in the What's On section or beyond.

Whether it’s in What's On or many of the other reader interest sections on offer, we promise you will find just what you are looking for.

CorioModelTrains

44th Annual Model Railway Exhibition

28-29 January The Corio Model Railway Club will be holding its 44th Model Railway…
AngleseaArthouse

Anglesea Art House KIDS Art Bash

Kids’ Art Bash Looking for a way to entertain the kids this January? Bring them to the…
Australia Day

Australia Day Family Fun

Thursday 26 January Celebrate Australia Day at Rippleside Park with over 30 FREE…
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Avalon Airport Shuttle

Avalon Airport ShuttleAvalon Airport Shuttle offers a convenient “door to door” shuttle…
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Body & Soul Expo

Body & Soul Expo - Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 January Stressed? Would you like a different…
CatRaven

Cat Raven Small Animals & Pet Supplies

Thinking of a pet for the family or yourself? New managers Jay and Amba warmly invite you…
CatRaven

Cat Raven Small Animals & Pet Supplies

Thinking of a pet for the family or yourself? New managers Jay and Amba warmly invite you…
Marketsquare

Christmas at Market Square

Market Square - Every Parent’s Haven... Market Square Shopping Centre has transformed…
Central

Christmas in Geelong

Christmas in Geelong offers young children and families great festive fun throughout…
Cottagebythe sea

Cottage by the Sea Annual Fair

Saturday 21 January The growing popularity of the Cottage by the Sea Annual Fair has now…
Enterprize

Enterprize - Tall Ship Sailing

Come along and experience what it was like to sail in an 1830’s ship. Sail times as…
Epworth

Epworth Hospital Geelong

An excellent new choice in healthcare Epworth Geelong is a not-for-profit, private…
Bellarinesunset

Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run

2nd annual Flying Brick Sunset Run set to blaze The Bellarine… Runners and walkers can…
Heritage Wine Walk

Geelong Heritage Wine Walk 11th Feb

Saturday 11 February 2017 Everything good starts with wine, so come along and experience…
GWNH

Geelong West Neighbourhood House Calendar

2017 Term 1 Classes and Workshops – All Welcome. Geelong West Neighbourhood House is very…
Great Aust Beer Fest

Great Australian Beer Festival

Saturday 18 January at Geelong Racecourse Don’t miss the 5th annual Great Australian Beer…
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Indian Head Massage

Imagine the outside world dissolving as your shoulders and neck are stretched and…
Karingal

Karingal 2017 Hundred Hole Hike

Friday 20 January - 2017 Hundred Hole Hike and Music to a Tee It’s back! The golfing…
MarketSq

Market Square in the new year

Market Square Shopping Centre has transformed into a parent’s haven with quality…
MusicBasilica

Music at the Basilica

Friday 16 December - Christmas at the Basilica Start the festive season with Music at the…
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National Wool Museum

National Wool Museum Until 11 December War at Sea: The Navy in WWI Exhibition This…
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National Wool Museum - Pirates!

National Wool Museum Until 17 April 2017 Horrible Histories® - Pirates: The Exhibition…
Nightlife

Night Life Exhibition at Barwon Park Mansion

Wednesday 4 January – 26 March Things look different at night: N I G H T L I F E N I G H…
Nightjar

NightJar Festival

NightJar Independent Artists Festival, Torquay and Geelong Every Thursday Night at…
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Osborne House Open Day

Open Day on Australia Day - Thursday 26 January Explore the historic Osborne House…
Ozact

OZACT presents Shakespeare's MACBETH

OZACT presents for its 2017 Summer Tour MACBETH, Shakespeare’s most powerful play, an…
Pillowtalk

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk are excited to join the Geelong community with their new store, now open in…
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Pinnacle Living - Display Homes Open for Viewing

More choice at your doorstep Whether you are looking for inspiration or relaxation, the…
Mussel

Portarlington Mussel Festival

Saturday 14 January One of the biggest events on the Bellarine peninsula, the…
QueensSummerCarnival

Queenscliff Summer Carnival

26 December – 21 January Carnivals instill a sense of fun and frivolity for young and old…
QueenscliffMaritime

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Discover the fascinating maritime history of Queenscliffe and Southern Port Phillip: its…
RiptoRiver

Rip to River Run or Walk

Saturday 31 December - 37th Echo Rip To River – 10km Classic Beach Walk or Run With…
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Roraima Nursery

This beautiful, unique and exciting nursery is situated in Lara on the outskirts of…
Sand

Sand Sculpture Contest

Sunday 8 January This year marks the 19th Sand Sculpture Contest presented by…
ShelfordDucks

Shelford Duck Race

Sunday 26 February Come along to the Shelford Duck Race and Family Fun Day and enjoy live…
SPAN

SPAN Suicide Awareness Walk

Australia Day - Thursday 26 January SPAN (Suicide Prevention and Awareness Network) was…
Stjohngod

St John of God Hospital

Geelong’s first private emergency department is waiting to provide you with outstanding…
Searoadferries

Sunset Sailings with Searoad Ferries

Experience Sunset from the bay aboard Searoad Ferries If you’ve ever dreamed of sailing…
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The Gateway Hotel

Gateway Hotel - Great entertainment at great value... The ‘Gateway Feast’ all you can eat…
Gordon

The Gordon Short Courses

2017….. It’s time for a new skill This time of year is all about New Year resolutions.…
Torquaymotor

Torquay Motor Show

Sunday 12 February - 10th Anniversary Torquay Rotary Motor Show 2017 marks the 10th…
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Tranquility Fair

Saturday 7 January A feast of music, natural therapies, high quality crafts, and eclectic…
Warralily

Warralily Summer Spectacular

Summer is spectacular at Warralily Warralily is located right where the vibrant city of…
Wreck

Wreck 2 Reef Open Water Swim

Wreck 2 Reef Open Water Swim Classic 2017 Open water swim lovers, families, friends,…