The Labour Day long weekend is upon us!
Take the three days to kick back and thank our forefathers for the 8 hour week work.
Here's what is floating around town and by the looks of it, you should clear your calendars on Saturday 10th March STAT.
1. 135th Annual Victorian Urban Fire Brigades Championships
Looking for a fun and exciting event for the long weekend? Look no further than the Urban Fire Brigades Championships!
From spectacular military type displays in full dress uniform, discipline marching contest with set movements around a course, to exhilarating ladder races.
Admission is FREE all weekend
Where: RF Turner Fire Brigade Competition Track, Weeroona Oval
When: 8.30am Saturday 10th March - Monday 12th March 2018
2. Bendigo International Madison Carnival
A massive cycling carnival held in the picturesque town of Bendigo will welcome some of the world's best cyclists & athletes.
Get your heart racing as you cheer on 17 pairs of riders over a hectic 200 laps of the Tom Flood Sports Centre.
Book tickets here
Where: Tom Floods Sports Centre
When: 10am Saturday 10th March + 11am Sunday 11th March
3. The Grapest 5km Run
Who said you can’t drink wine AND exercise?
Have your wine and drink it too at the Grapest 5k Run!
Take the 5km or 10km run through the vineyard followed by a wine-tasting 'waddle' to cool down.
Details: Saturday 10th March 4pm - 8:30pm
Where: Balgownie Estate Wines, Bendigo
4. Bendigo Community Farmers Market
This place has the goods!
Fresh, regional and seasonal produce will line the market stalls with gorgeous fruit and vegetables all while supporting and connecting with your local Farmers and Producers!
When: Saturday 10th March 9am - 1pm
Where: Sidney Myer Place, CBD
5. Moonlight Market
Hargreaves Mall will come alive this month with a new night market that will have you trawling for amazing local food and wares.
In a vibrant night market atmosphere, kick back with some delicious food and watch some brilliant live music.
When: Saturday 10th March 5pm - 9pm
Where: Hargreaves Street, Bendigo
6. Blues Tram W Wilson & White + John Flanagan
Jump on board a restored vintage W class tram, soak in the sights of Bendigo’s architecturally stunning CBD, all while being serenaded by two amazing acts: Wilson & White plus the amazing John Flanagan!
With tight arrangements and soaring 3-part harmonies they deliver a dynamic and energetic live show that will undoubtedly be a night to remember.
When: Saturday 10th March 2pm - 4:15pm
Where: Central Deborah Goldmine, Bendigo
Happy Long Weekend Everybody!