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Festivals and Events in Melbourne October 2011

Royal Melbourne Show Saturday 24th September 2011 until Tuesday 4th October 2011 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. Amusement rides, showbags, animal displays and lots of entertainment.

Crown's Annual Pink Ribbon Breakfast Friday October 2011 in the Crown Conference Centre. With live entertainment from Australian Girls Choir and Melbourne Latin Dance Company. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Melbourne Fringe Festival through to 10th October 2011. Independent performing arts festival.

 

Melbourne International Festival of Brass  1st October 2011.

National Young Writers Festival to 3rd October 2011.

Lavazza Italian Film Festival Wednesday 14th September 2011 till 5th October 2011.

Trading and Investing Seminar and Expo 2011 7th October and 8th October 2011 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Southbank Melbourne.

Pregnancy, Babies and Children's Expo Friday 21st October 2011 to Sunday 23rd October 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre South Wharf.

Melbourne International Arts Festival  6th October 2011 until Saturday 22nd October 2011. A feast of art, dance, theatre, music, visual arts, multimedia and outdoor performances. A various locations throughout Melbourne.

Melbourne Home Buyers and Property Investors Show 2011 Friday 7th October 2011 to Sunday 9th October 2011 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Southbank Melbourne.

Melbourne Meccano Exhibition Saturday 8th October 2011 to Sunday 9th October 2011 at Brighton Philatelic Society in Gardenvale.

Tesselaar Tulip Festival  until 12th October 2011. Located just 1 hours drive from Melbourne.

Greek Film Festival October 2011. Wednesday 12th October 2011 until Sunday 30th October 2011 Various venues throughout Melbourne.

All-Energy Australia 2011 clean energy conference.  Wednesday 12th to Thursday 13th October 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Melbourne Cycling Festival 2011 Friday 14th October 2011 until  Sunday 16th October 2011.

Federation Square Microbreweries Showcase Wednesday 19th October 2011 and Thursday 20th October 2011 at Federation Square

Timber & Working with Wood Exhibition Friday 21st October to Sunday 23rd October 2011 at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Picnic with the Classics Friday 21st October until Sunday 23rd October 2011 at Royal Exhibition Centre . 100 classic cars on display.

Diwali Indian Festival of Light Saturday 22nd October 2011 at Federation Square.

Armageddon Multimedia Expo 2011 Saturday 22nd October 2011 and Sunday 23rd October 2011 at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.

Walk to Cure Juvenile Diabetes 10.30am Sunday 23rd October 2011 at South Melbourne. Twilight Walk 6pm Thursday 27th October 2011.

CraftExpo 2011 Thursday 27th October 2011 to Sunday 30th October 2011 at Royal Exhibition Centre Carlton Melbourne.

Porsche Club Car Showcase Sunday  30th October 2011 at Federation Square 11am - 2.30pm. Free event - just turn up and check out the cars.

Sporting Events in Melbourne October 2011

Melbourne Marathon Sunday 9th October 2011. Finishes outside the MCG.

Basketball in Melbourne October 2011

A-League Football (Soccer) in Melbourne October 2011:

Netball games in Melbourne October 2011

Horse Racing in Melbourne October 2011

2011 Caulfield Cup Carnival 8th October 2011 - 15th October 2011 at Caulfield Racecourse.

 

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Last updated 16th October 2011

Music Concerts and Music Festivals in Melbourne October 2011

Musica Viva - Stephen Hough 8pm Saturday 1st October 2011 at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Blind Guardian 8pm Sunday 2nd October 2011 at Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Suzi Quatro 7.30pm Monday 3rd October 2011 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Placido Domingo & Katherine Jenkins 7.30pm Monday 3rd October 2011 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Normie Rowe 'Back in Town' Tuesday 4th October 2011 at the Melbourne Town Hall. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Simple Plan 8pm Tuesday 4th October 2011 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Dusty, Doris and Me Wednesday 5th October 2011 at the Melbourne Town Hall. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Justine Clarke Little Day Out Tour 2011 children's music and entertainment 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm Wednesday 5th October 2011 at the Dallas Brookes Centre East Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Taylor Dayne Friday 7th October 2011 at the Shoppingtown Hotel and Saturday 8th October 2011 at the Chelsea Heights Hotel. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Funkoars 8pm Friday 7th October 2011 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Godskitchen 2011: A Trance Odyssey 10pm - 7am Saturday 8th October 2011 at the Hisense Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

An Intimate Evening with Dame Kiri Saturday 8th October 2011 at the BMW Edge Federation Square. Tickets available from Ticketek.

The Amity Affliction Tuesday 11th October 2011 at the Billboard the Venue. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Meatloaf Friday 8pm 14th October 2011 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

St Petersburg Quartet 7.30pm Saturday 15th October 2011 at the Melbourne Town Hall. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Tex Perkins - Double Barrell 8pm Saturday 15th October 2011 at the National Theatre St Kilda. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Liam Burrows and the Swing City Big Band 8pm Saturday 15th October 2011 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers 8pm Saturday 15th October 2011 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

James Rhodes Wednesday 19th October 2011, Thursday 20th October 2011 and Friday 28th October 2011 at the Melbourne Recital Hall. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Chris Cornell 7.30pm Thursday 20th October 2011 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Kate Cebrano 8.15pm Friday 21st October 2011 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Def Leppard Saturday 22nd October 2011 at the Rod Laver Arena. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Mark Vincent 8pm Saturday 22nd October 2011 at The Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Dropkick Murphys Tuesday 25th October 2011 and Wednesday 26th October 2011 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Janet Jackson 8pm Wednesday 26th October 2011, Thursday 27th October 2011 and Saturday 29th October 2011 at the Arts Centre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Steely Dan & Steve Winwood 7.30pm Thursday 27th October 2011 at the Rod Laver Arena. tickets available from Ticketek.

The Jezabels 7.45pm Thursday 27th October 2011, Friday 28th October 2011 and Sunday 30th October 2011 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo 8pm Friday 28th October 2011 at the Arts Centre Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Melbourne Chamber Orchestra Thursday 27th October 2011 and Sunday 30th October 2011 at Melbourne Recital Hall SouthBank. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Hernan Cattaneo 10pm Friday 28th October 2011 at Billboard the Venue. tickets available from Ticketek.

Shapeshifter 8pm Saturday 29th October 2011 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Graveyard Train 8pm Monday 31st October 2011 at the Forum Melbourne. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

 

Entertainment in Melbourne October 2011 - Theatre, Dance, Comedy

Shaolin Warriors martial arts Saturday 1st October 2011 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Hale & Pace comedy 8pm Thursday 6th October 2011 and Friday 7th October 2011 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Festival of Russian Ballet Friday 7th October 2011 and Saturday 8th October 2011 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Jim Davidson UK stand up comedian 8pm Friday 14th October 2011 at the Palms at Crown. Tickets available from Ticketek.

John Edward medium 7pm Friday 14th October 2011 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Jamie Kilstein comedy 7.30pm Thursday 20th October 2011 at the Trades Hall. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Stand Up Spectacular Friday 21st October 2011 and Saturday 22nd October 2011 at the Comedy Club. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Carmen opera 7.30pm Saturday 22nd October 2011 and 6.30pm Thursday 27th October 2011 at the Athenaeum Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

QI Live comedy starring Stephen Fry and Alan Davies Tuesday 25th October 2011 - Saturday 29th October 2011 at Her Majesty's Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketek.

Stand Up Spectacular Friday 28th October 2011 and Saturday 29th October 2011 at the Comedy Club. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

Larry King Live comedy 8pm Monday 31st October 2011 at the Palais Theatre. Tickets available from Ticketmaster.

 

 

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