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5 Awesome Things to Do in Melbourne This Week

By Iro Kotsimbos - 30 Mar 2015

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They say New York is the city that never sleeps, but I reckon Melbourne’s gotta be up there too—there’s ALWAYS something going on! This week is no different with a slew of totally awesome things to do in Melbourne, from Northside v Southside wars to crafty cool workshops. 

So, wondering what’s on? Wonder no more cos we’ve got the hippest happenings for you below.

Go forth, Listers!

Monday 30th March

Monday sees the start of the annual Best of Both Sides Festival, a free week-long party brought to you by the cool kids at Lucky Coq and Bimbo Deluxe. Over the course of the week, patrons will be treated to rockin’ concerts, drinks specials and, of course, Lucky Coq and Bimbo Deluxe’s famous $4 pizzas. Pick your side of the turf and get ready to party!

Best of Both Sides Festival | Monday 30th March—Sunday 5th April
Lucky Coq in South Yarra and Bimbo Deluxe in Fitzroy

Tuesday 31st March

Looking for super fun things to do in Melbourne this week? Etsy are hosting a series of crafty masterclasses including Tuesday’s ‘One of a Kind’ Zine Making—and afternoon of colour, craft, and creativity as you set off making your own zine. It takes us back to collage making in primary school—too fun!

Etsy Masterclass: ‘One of a Kind’ Zine Making at Work-Shop Melbourne
Tickets $50 per person, 6:30pm—8:30pm | To book, head to Work-Shop’s website 

Wednesday 1st April

On Wednesday nights in April, Mr Lawrence in Port Melbourne will be hosting Pork & Cider Wednesdays—an evening of craft ciders and matched pork meals. In true Mr Lawrence fashion, the Port Melbourne restaurant and pub is sourcing the very best ciders and the juiciest, most tender pork so you can rest assured it’ll be a meal to remember.

Pork & Cider Wednesdays at Mr Lawrence | Each Wednesday throughout April
To book, call 03 9077 4992

Thursday 2nd April

Footy fanatics, get excited…AFL IS BACK! On Thursday, Carlton will take on Richmond in an epic battle at the MCG, but rather than battle the crowds, we suggest hitting up one of Melbourne’s best pubs and watching all the action there. Search our directory for our picks of the best bars and pubs in town, and make sure you devour one of the top 50 pub meals while you’re there! 

AFL Season Opener | Carlton v Richmond at the MCG
Search the directory here for the best bars and pubs in Melbourne

Friday 3rd April

Our final pick of awesome things to do in Melbourne this week is to visit The Famous Spiegeltent—the perfect activity for a Friday night! Iconic Australian entertainer, Bob Downe, is currently in residence with a comedy cabaret show that is set to have you laughing as much as you’ll be dancing in your seat.

Big Top Bob! at The Famous Spiegeltent | Arts Centre Melbourne
Tickets $35—$48 per person | To book, head to the Arts Centre website

Wondering what’s on in Melbourne this weekend? Check back with us every Thursday, when we publish our weekend round up. 

Image Credit: Flourishing Foodie

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