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As well as
the specific events, markets, exhibitions and attractions listed below
for this particular Saturday, you may also be interested in our general
suggestions for 20 Things To
Do in Melbourne on a Saturday.
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As well as
the specific markets listed below
for this particular Saturday, you may also be interested in the White Hat
all Saturday Markets.
White Hat can recommend this market as one of the most easily accessible from
the city with a wide range of stalls and the nearby shopping and entertainment
Lygon Street to suplement a market visit. More details at
On Friday, Satuday and Sunday evenings Heffernan Lane in Chinatown is given over to a bustling
night market with a variety of Asian food stalls. This is just the place for an
after-work snack before heading off to a serious Friday night of partying. More
Chinatown Night Market >>
Victoria's premier market and major tourist attraction with fresh produce and
general goods. More information at
Queen Victoria Market.
A large undercover produce and general market. More information at
South Melbourne Market.
market commenced in February 2013 and White Hat is particulary impressed that its monthly attendances are well over the 1300-1400 customer mark. It should be a good be a good omen that the school grounds now stand on
what was once a market garden. This market has been accredited by the
A general indoor market with long-term stall and shop holders with
butchers, a fishmonger, poultry, delis, dry goods, fruit and vegetables and
some variety and clothing stores. 6am to 6pm Monday to Saturdays (Fridays
open till 7pm). On Sundays only the fruit and veg section is open (enter
from rear) from 7am to 6pm.
This farmers market in the grounds of Coburg Primary School and has activities for kids along with a good range of fresh produce straight from the farmers and producers. An animal farm is also present every 3rd Saturday of the month. Since this market is plastic-bag free, please BYO reusable bags and coffee cups. There is no entry fee but a gold coin donation is appreciated.
As well as the attractions listed below as open on this day, you may also be interested in
the White Hat Guide to
Places of Interest in Melbourne.
A gaol built in the early days of European settlement and the site of
over 100 hangings including that of the bushranger
Ned Kelly. more information
Melbourne Gaol >>
The Heide Museum of Modern Art is a gallery, sculpture park and museum of
important art and artists from Melbourne and beyond. White Hat recommends that anyone interested in Australian art, particularly that of the Heidelberg School, should pay a visit to this important site.
More details at
Heide Museum of Modern Art
The Ian Potter Museum of Art at Melbourne University is a short tram ride from
the city and a short walk from
Lygon Street Carlton. Entry is free but from time to time there are special
exhibitions in part of the gallery which may entail an entry charge. Exhibited
works are chosen from teh art clocction of the Unversity of Melbourne - the
largest university art collection in Australia.
More info >>
Covering Victoria's immigration history from the early 1800s to the present day. More information on the Immigration Museum
As well as the events listed below as open on this day, you may also be interested in
the White Hat Guide to
Bringalbit is a country property near Mt. Macedon retaining some of its
original remnant Peppermint Gums,
Yellow Box and Manna Gums fail to break the winds. These have been supplemented
confers, oaks, willow and poplar thickets, Monterey pines and Osage trees,
nearly all planted in the 19th century. The large trees, together with a small
creek feeding a couple of dams and the garden lake before cascading down it’s
rocky falls below the spillway forms a peaceful retreat in country Victoria.
There is a 60metre Quince Walk that delights in Spring and Autumn. Elsewhere in
the garden swathes of roses,
lavender, dianthus and gaura soak up the sun on the north facing terraces with
their silver foliage context of snow-in-summer edging. There is a small entry
charge per person
(children free). More info >>
Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is
short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It
features large exotic trees, a
bonsai house, a woodland section, a
fern gully a blue bell patch and
an impressive daffodil
lawn during spring; a topiary
garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a
peony walk highlighted with
climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. A
small entry fee applies (children free)
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