Australia’s leading international student news website

The Weekender: March 2 – 4

Meld Magazine

Thu Mar 01 2018

Moonlight Cinema Opening Night Melbourne044

Moonlight Cinema
December 1 – April 1 (Various times) | Central Law (Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne)

2015/16 Moonlight Cinema Summer Season

Image provided.

See world-class actors in highly decorated films at one of Melbourne’s great outdoor cinemas, the Moonlight Cinema! And with the Oscars just right around the corner, why not use this weekend to catch up on some nominated features?

This weekend, Moonlight Cinema will be screening Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, I, Tonya and Get Out on Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Invite your friends, bring your own rug and some snacks and really make a night of it. Don’t worry if you don’t have anything to eat or drink, a bar and food options are available for purchasing at the Moonlight Cinema.

For more on the Moonlight Cinema, visit its website.

Lantern Festival
Saturday, March 3 – Sunday March 4 (Sat: 9.00am – 3.00pm, Sun: 9.00am – 4.00pm) | Queen Victoria Market (Corner Elizabeth St and Victoria St, Melbourne)

The Lunar New Year festivities do not stop here in Melbourne! By the time the Lantern Festival takes off, it will have been the 15th day the Lunar New Year calendar.

What is the Lantern Festival? It’s a two-day festival filled with cultural performances, food and family-friendly activities all dedicated to the cultures that celebrate Lunar New Year!

Taking place at Queen Victoria Market, visitors will also be able to take part in cooking workshops and demonstrations, visit unique stalls selling an assortment of goods and decoratives to bring home and see plenty of amazing live entertainment across that weekend.

Find out more about the event at the Queen Victoria Market’s website.

Lekker Bikes Annual Garage Sale
Saturday, March 3 – Sunday, March 4 (10.00am – 5.00pm) | 23 Provost St, North Melbourne

On the hunt for a new bike? Or want to take up riding cause the cost of getting around on public transport is too high?

Lekker Bikes is having its annual garage sale this weekend where you can find premium vintage Dutch bikes at amazing prices! Normally valued at around $700 for their most ‘affordable’ bike, the sale will see these bikes slashed at 50 per cent! Truly a huge saving!

These bikes look incredible so if you’re in need of a bike to get you moving all around Melbourne, consider visiting this sale and picking one up this weekend!

More on Lekker Bikes, including its range of bikes, can be found at its website.

Nocturnal at Melbourne Museum
Friday, March 2 (7.00pm – midnight) | Melbourne Museum (11 Nicholson St, Carlton)

The museum can be pretty cool and this Friday, you can see the museum in all its wonder at this exclusive 18+ event!

Describing itself as more than just a party, Nocturnal invites patrons to experience the museum in a completely different way. Hear live music performed by DJs and bands, engage in serious discussion with museum experts, drink from its open bar and pick at some delicious gourmet food, all while walking around the museum itself and seeing all it has to offer.

Essentially turning the museum into a playground for adults, Nocturnal is an adults-only event that occurs every first Friday of the month and one that promises to be a fun time for all who come!

For more on Nocturnal, visit the Melbourne Museum website.