MONDAY AUGUST 5TH
Bennetts Lane Big Band
Start your week with a visit to one of Melbourne’s most famous jazz venues, and get your cool points climbing. Let your toes tap to the ultra cool tunes as the music of the Big Band washes over you.
Bennetts Lane Jazz Club
25 Bennetts Lane
Time: 8.30 pm
TUESDAY AUGUST 6TH
Equus is more than just the play that took Daniel Radcliffe from PG to M rated famous. A troubled young boy commits a violent act and a psychiatrist tries to understand why.
Brunswick Mechanics Institute Performing Arts Centre
Cnr Sydney and Glenlyons Roads Brunswick
Price: $20 (Cheap Tuesday!)
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 7TH
This two day wine showcase features everything from the palest white to the darkest red. Here’s the chance to sample over 30 of the best wines from Victoria, and enjoy two evenings of fancy fun as you learn to be a connoisseur.
Late night on a Thursday and all you want is a tipple and a giggle. Trevor Jones offers a musical comedy performance that will delight your ears; rumour has it that this night offers a chance to get up close and personal with local musical stars.
The Butterfly Club
Carsons Plc, off Little Collins
AUGUST FRIDAY 9TH
Valhalla Social Cinema Drive-In Double Feature
Grab a cuddle buddy or a whole car full of friends and come on down to the drive in. A horror movie double feature that will bring you back to the 80s, so get excited to get scared.
Genovese Coffee Roasters
Cnr of Nicholson St and Moreland Rd, Brunswick East
Price: $27, online registration only
AUGUST SATURDAY 10TH
The People’s Market Collingwood
It’s the weekend so let’s go to market to market, to buy a large collection of local designs and goodness from more than twenty vendors. Check out the coffee from Proud Mary’s Pop-Up Brew Bar to warm yourself up on this winter’s day, and let the local djs wind you down from a long week.
46 Stanley St, Collingwood
Time: 9am opening
SUNDAY AUGUST 11TH
If you’ve grown sick of seeing beautiful women strip off sensually for your aesthetic pleasure, maybe it’s time to watch some beautiful men. Spend your day of rest with a few friends and a bottle of wine as you enjoy a Magic Mike inspired dance performance.
373 Chapel St, South Yarra
Time: Doors 7pm, show 8 pm