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The Weekender: October 26 – 28

Luke Henriques-Gomes

Thu Oct 25 2012


CELEBRATE 10 years of Federation Square with Stonefield, get zombified for a day or enjoy the fun and colour of a Primary School fete. Luke Henriques-Gomes has more.

Hola Mexico Film Festival
Until October 28 – ACMI

You probably love Mexican cuisine (who doesn’t?) but there’s more to Mexico than just Burritos and Tequila – including a unique film industry. This year’s Hola Mexico Film festival showcases the best of Mexican cinema. From documentaries, action films, dramas and comedies. Get down to ACMI to check out what’s making waves on the big screen in The Land of The Hot Sun. To book tickets head to the festival website.

Fed Square Turns 10
All Weekend, Federation Square

Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square is celebrating its tenth year anniversary with a weekend packed full of free live music and activities. This includes performances from all girl rockers Stonefield and local indie favourites Animaux.  There’ll also be workshops at ACMI, The Ian Potter Centre and Kirra Galleries, behind-the-scenes tours and a chance to try the official Federation Square beer. The Fed Square website has more.

Brunswick North Primary School Fete
Saturday, 27th October, Brunswick North Primary School

Brunswick North Primary is having their Family Fete this Saturday from 10am-3pm. Head on down to the school for a day full of shopping, eating, rides and fun. There are also chances to win some great prizes in the raffles and auctions. For more info visit the Brunswick North Primary School website.

Melbourne Zombie Shuffle
Sunday, 28th October, Carlton Gardens

Get ready and zombified! The 2012 Melbourne Zombie Shuffle is being held on Sunday 28th October. This year the Melbourne Zombie Shuffle has a great line-up of home-grown bands featuring Sydney’s The Snowdroppers teamed with Drunk Mums, Double Black, Burn In Hell & Cherrywood. Head to the Melbourne Zombie Shuffle Facebook page for the details.