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5 Awesome Things to Do in Melbourne This Week

By Iro Kotsimbos - 13 Apr 2015

What’s this?! A full week in Melbourne?! Yep, Listers, everyone’s back in town from their long weekend adventures, which is AWESOME considering the amount of brilliant things to do in Melbourne this week!

Not sure where to start? Keep reading for our top five picks…your week SORTED!

Monday 13th

Crafty Listers, get excited…Etsy at The Cullen opens today! A truly unique shopping experience held within the boutique hotel’s junior penthouse suites, Etsy at The Cullen features a curated selection of quirky homewares, art and decorator items. Spot something you just have to have? You can shop it afterwards on Etsy. Too cool!

Etsy at The Cullen | 13th – 29th April
See more in The MINI Edition

Tuesday 14th

The crafty fun continues this week, thanks to the cool kids at The Work-Shop. This Tuesday, they’ll be hosting Polymer Pots and Planters with KathyKoo Designs, another super fun thing to do in Melbourne, where you can get your hands dirty whilst making colourful polymer clay pots to decorate your space. Kathy will show you all sorts of cool techniques to personalise your planters, along with instructions on how to finish the pot and hang at home.

Polymer Pots and Plants | The Work-Shop in Fitzroy
6:30pm—8:00pm | $45 plus booking fee per person | Book here

Wednesday 15th

Foodies are sure to have a field day at GG’s in East Melbourne, a European inspired restaurant located opposite the picturesque Fitzroy Gardens. They’ve been mixing things up, though, with the introduction of a new sake menu sourced from the finest Japanese producers. Think sake won’t go with GG’s famous sliders or rotisserie meats? Think again! The knowledgeable staff will help you pick the perfect drop to accompany your meal.

GG Restaurant Sake Menu | Booking essential, call 8415 0411 to reserve a table
Read more about the sake menu here

Thursday 16th

Looking for more awesome things to do in Melbourne? Well of course you are! The Work-Shop are at it again this Thursday with their All-Girls Intro to Drumming class. Back by popular demand, the workshop gives you the chance to bash a set of drums and learn some new skillz to your hearts content, all in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment. Guaranteed to produce a heap of laughs too!

All-Girls Intro to Drumming | The Work-Shop in Fitzroy
6:30pm—8:00pm | $35 plus booking fee per person | Book here

Friday 17th 

Listers, we know how much you love a good degustation dinner with wine so you’re going to go crazy over Papa Goose’s Malbec World Day event! Held to celebrate the day that Argentina transformed its wine industry by introducing the Malbec grape varietal from France (oh those nifty Argentinians), Papa Goose’s degustation involves FIVE incredible courses…plus matched wines of course! This is one event you do not want to miss!

World Malbec Day Dinner | Papa Goose in Melbourne CBD
7:00pm—10:00pm | $140 per person

Bookings essential, call 03 9077 8117 to reserve your place

Thinking about Saturday and Sunday already? Make sure you check back on Thursday for our roundup of the best things to do in Melbourne for the weekend.

Image Credit: GG Restaurant by Michelle Jarni for The Urban List

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