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5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Greta Waters - 20 Nov 2017

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Summer is a’comin friends, and if these 30-something degree days are any indication of what’s to come, Melbourne, we're in for a season of scorchers. If you’re a heat wave hater, don't stress, we've got a few ice-cool events to get you through the working week. 

Lock and load, guys. Here’s five awesome things to do in Melbourne this week.

Tuesday 21 November

REEL ROCK AT THE ASTOR

Adventure addicts at Bogong Equipment are joining forces with The Astor for the Reel Rock Film Tour. What does this mean for us feet-on-the-ground kinda folk? A one-night-only session of rock climbing-related flicks, plus some pretty sweet giveaways. Tickets are only $25 (you score a $5 buck discount if you book online), so forget the whole safety-first thing and get around Melbourne’s rock climbing community!

Where: The Astor Theatre, 1 Chapel St & Dandenong Rd, Melbourne
When: Tuesday 21 November, from 6pm  
For more details, click here.

Wednesday 22 November

MIDWEEK DODGEBALL 

If you can dodge a wrench, we’ve got an exciting hump-day activity for you. Melbourne’s Dodgeball League in Parkville invites you and (six to ten) ball loving friends to dodge, duck, dip and dive your way into the night. With DOC Pizza two blocks away and your first game totally free, you’ve got nothing to lose!  

Where: University High School, 77 Story St, Parkville
When: Every Wednesday, 5.30pm-late
For more details, click here.

Thursday 23 November

URBAN RETREAT AT THE BEATT

As we come round the bend of yet another busy year, it’s time for some well-deserved TLC. The Beatt has curated the perfect day of zen for 12 lucky wellness warriors. The agenda consists of vinyasa flow and yin yoga classes, health and wellbeing talks, guided meditation, blissed out treatments, a wholesome lunch, yummy drinks and take-home treats. With limited spots, we suggest booking your Urban Retreat ASAP.

Where: The Beatt, 24 Beatty Ave, Armadale
When: Thursday 23 November, 9am-4pm
For more details, click here.

WILD TURKEY THANKSGIVING AT TRUNK

America—the land of the super-size, Donald Trump and a public holiday with copious amounts of eating and drinking. Exhibition St's favourite American diner, Trunk, invites you and your red, white and blue appetite over for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Leave your skinny jeans at home for this one people. There’s a Wild Turkey glazed big bird, seven all-American sides and the obligatory pecan pie. Channel your inner Yank, get stuffed and give thanks in style. Book tickets here.

Where: Trunk Bar & Restaurant, 275 Exhibition St, Melbourne
When: Thursday 23 November, 6-9.30pm
For more details, click here.

IPA APPRECIATION WEEK AT BOILERMAKER

Boilermaker is having a week of all things Indian Pale Ale. IPA lovers, you can expect a range of food specials and infusions, tap takeovers and special releases. Highlights include the Heavily Hopped Launch Party (where a new IPA will be rotated through the throats of attendees every half hour until all 10 taps have felt the IPA love they deserve) and the IPA-A-THON Closing Party, with an exclusive and intimate tasting session.  

Where: Boilermaker House, 209-211 Lonsdale St, Melbourne
When: Friday 24 November – Monday 4 December
For more details, click here.

Don't Miss

Crab and Cava Fiesta

Usually, we stop at 5, but this week we just had to give a shout out to Bar Lourinhã who are throwing one hell of a crab party on Wednesday. We're talking eight courses of crab.  Crab croquetas, crab bocadillos, chilli-roasted crab and straight up crab with peas and truffle. Chef and co-owner Matt McConnell will be riffing the Spanish and Portuguese flavours, including some famed Catalonia fizz. Grab your tickets here

Where: Bar Lourinhã
When:
7pm, Wednesday 22nd November
For more info, click here

Pop this one in the diary—there's a Mexican wrestling and tequila party coming to Melbourne. 

Image credit: Griffin Simm | The Beatt 

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