Tees: Exposing Melbourne’s T-shirt Culture
Got love for a classic tee? How about a FREE exhibition featuring Melbourne’s influential t-shirt culture. Including Eddie Zammit’s personal collection (over 4,000 t-shirts), photographs and Melbourne’s back catalogue of souvenir tees.
Location: NGV, Federation Square, Level G
Dates: 8th December- 17th February
Mister Nice Guys Tutorials online
If you’re looking for something a bit out of the ordinary or a bit daring than your regular pavlova, then head to misterniceguys.com and look up their ‘episodes’ section on how to make vegan goodies like cinnamon buns, cherry pies and for the festive season, candy cane cake!
DIY Cute collars and denim shorts workshops; The People’s Market
The People’s Market in Collingwood are hosting two DIY classes, one to make your own detachable decorative collars and one to jazz up your old jeans into shorts with embroidery, studs, patches and badges. Supplies are available for purchase but you’re welcome to bring your own. Remember to register and pay online prior.
Location: The People’s Market, Collingwood
Dates: 19th December 6pm
Price: $30/Collars, $40/Shorts
Romeo and Juliet, Royal Botanic Gardens
Australia’s young performers come together to re-enact Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers ‘Romeo and Juliet’, bring a blanket, a bottle of wine and maybe your own star-crossed lover.
Location: Royal Botanic Gardens
Dates: 20th December- 9th March, 2012
Coburg Night Market
Come for the tastes, sights and sounds of Coburg’s night market for the last time before it ends for the year. See local designer fashion, sample food and enjoy some live entertainment.
Location: Bridges Reserve, Corner Bell Street and Sydney Road, Coburg
Dates: Every Friday, ending 21st December
Price: FREE entry
Nervo at Seven Night Club
Australian DJ-duo and sisters, Nervo, have had a whirlwind success, having toured the world, they’re making their final stop in Melbourne’s Seven Night Club for their last show. Make it extra special, dance the night away whilst these girls do their thing.
Location: Seven Night Club, 52 albert Road, South Melbourne
Dates: 22nd December
Gingerbread Village by Epicure
Although this is meant to be for kids, there is no reason why an adult can’t go and see landmarks of Melbourne made entirely out of gingerbread. Meet the chefs behind the craft and buy some gingerbread of your own. As an added sweetener, funds go to the Starlight ‘Make a Wish’ Foundation.
Location: City Gallery, 90-110 Swanston Street
Dates: 1st December- 24th December