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The Weekender: May 9 – 11

CATCH a gig in Brunswick, check out the Disney display in Armadale, head to Ballarat for the heritage weekend or pick up something hand made at the Lonely Hunter Market. Daniel Driscoll has you covered this weekend.

Maximum Rage at Bar 291
Friday, May 9 (8.30 pm); Bar 291 (291 Albert St, Brunswick)

Brunswick’s Bar 291 is putting on the first of its free Friday night Maximum Rage gigs.

The evening has an excellent line-up of experimental acts on offer including Baller Player Gnar from New Zealand, Sydney’s Making and Soft Power (featuring members of Sky Needle and Cured Pink).

Matthew Brown, Horse MacGyver and Schoolgirl Report will also be playing on the night.

For more info check out their Facebook page.

Enchantment: The Art of Walt Disney & Dreamworks
Saturday, May 10 – Sunday, September 28 (Opening Times Vary); Silver K Gallery (1092 High St, Armadale)

Image: Avrajyoti Mitra via Flickr

Image: Avrajyoti Mitra via Flickr

Silver K Gallery has a huge selection of prints and photographs from a whole range of genres that celebrate the art of Disney and Dreamworks Animations.

Check out more than 150 pieces on display from numerous television shows and films with original film cel master backgrounds and Disney television production cels.

There’s also their huge collection of images from film, television, pop culture and music from the past 50 years. Have a look around and maybe you’ll even pick up something special to take home!

Check out Silver K Gallery’s official website for more of an idea on what you can expect from this event.

Ballarat Heritage Weekend
Saturday, May 10 – Sunday, May 11 (10.00am), (25 Armstrong St, Ballarat)

Image eGuide Travel via Flickr

Image eGuide Travel via Flickr

The Ballarat Heritage Weekend has a huge program of free entertainment, activities, performances, markets, tours, dining and dancing experiences and other not to be missed activities.  

Check out the Ballarat Mining Exchange for exciting displays, sample mulled wine and view exclusive vintage fashion shows.

Enjoy the Indie Vintage Market in Bath Lane or take a ride on a double-decker bus or steam train.

If you’re for something different and away from the city, head down to Ballarat this weekend and discover a city filled with rich history with stories of ordinary people striving to build a home and a vibrant community.

More information on Ballarat Heritage Weekend can be accessed at their official site

Lonely Hunter Market
Saturday, May 10 (12.00pm – 5.00pm); The Cape Lounge (298 Johnston St, Fitzroy)

Image: avlxyz via Flickr

Image: avlxyz via Flickr

The Lonely Hunter Design Market, a monthly design market is on again at Cape Lounge in Brunswick.

The indie design market focuses on locally made products, showcasing the best in handmade fashion, art, homewares, accessories and jewellery. You’ll find up-and-coming designers offering a variety of goods as well as a chance to get creative with DIY workshops at their Lost In The Craft program.

Head on over to find a gift or something for yourself that you know is quality made by the people you’re buying from.

To find out more, check out Lonely Hunter Design Market’s official website for further details.

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