For ballet lovers

Join Melbourne City Ballet for a reimagining of one of William Shakespeare’s most popular works, Romeo and Juliet, at Kyneton town hall on August 19. Tickets are priced from $15 for students to $42 for adults.


LGBTI group

Mix and mingle at a social and support group get-together for transgender, gender-diverse, gender-fluid or gender- questioning people aged 12-25 who live, work or play in Macedon Ranges. The next gathering is August 23 at Woodend Community Centre, corner High and Forest streets, Woodend.

■ 5421 1666


Trick or treatment

Pills and potions to fix anything from baldness to dimples are on display at the Trick or Treatment exhibition at Kyneton Museum. The exhibition explores the medical quackery that was rife in the Victorian era. Friday to Sunday, 11am-4pm.

■ 1300 888 802 or


Frock-up for garment history

Don’t miss this show of historic garments from Mount Macedon’s grand mansions, with pieces dated 1890s-1940s on show; 10am-noon at Gisborne Courthouse every Wednesday and Saturday this month.



Calling collectors

Learn the legal way to transfer large vinyl record collections and memories on VHS tapes to digital format to keep them safe and secure. There’s a workshop at Sunbury library on Friday, July 29, 10am-noon.

■ 9205 2200


How our council works

Macedon Ranges council will hold information sessions so residents and prospective candidates can bone up on the role and purpose of local government. August 2, 7-9pm, at council’s Gisborne offices.

■ 5422 0345


Cool for Kids

Help kids with cancer at a night of music, fun and dancing when The Naturally Cool Big Band performs at Sunbury Bowling Club from 7.30pm, August 20. Tickets: $30; proceeds to Royal Children’s Hospital.

■ 5428 2228


To market to market

Woodend’s authentic, community-based farmers’ market is at High Street this Saturday, 9am-1pm.




Here’s your chance to see We Will Rock You, the awe-inspiring musical that has thrilled 16 million theatergoers in 28 countries. The show features stunning costumes, sets and lighting, and 24 of Queen’s legendary hits. Star Weekly has two double passes to give away for the 6pm show at the Regent Theatre on Sunday, September 4 (valued at $239.80 each).


To enter, click here.

Entries close at 11.59pm on Sunday, July 31, and will be drawn at 9am the next day at 380 City Road, Southbank, 3006. Entrants must be more than 18 years old and reside in Victoria. See our competition terms and conditions for more details. All winners will be contacted direct by the prize supplier within seven days of the competition being drawn.

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Photo: Supplied