The end of July in nearing, which means we can see the light at the end of this cold, wintery tunnel. While Melbourne may still be freezing, it’s also promising to keep us entertained this week. You can keep your mind off the winter chill through celebrating Christmas in July, or taking a sourdough cooking class! Here are 5 awesome things to do in Melbourne this week.
Christmas in July Party
Welcome to Thornbury is delivering the goods yet again, and they’re bringing Christmas in July to Melbourne. This chilly Monday night will feature eggnog, presents, Christmas jumpers, and festive decorations! Get out those daggy Christmas jumpers and go searching for the mistletoe–the most extravagant Christmas jumper wins! There’ll also be a Golden Ticket hidden somewhere in the venue, making for the ultimate Christmas gift. Eggnog, mulled wine, and mead will be poured along with the usual beer on tap, and your usual food truck favourites like Mr Burger and Bites on Wheels will be there to keep you festive.
Sourdough Cooking Classes at Locavore
Ever dreamt of learning how to make bread, but never quite mustered up the courage? Now’s your chance, master chefs! Locavore is offering up a Sourdough workshop this Tuesday night that goes for two and a half hours! Head down to Lilydale to score a lesson on how to bake some of the best goods you can find. Tickets are $150 per person, and you can grab them here. You’ll also score 10% off your next cooking class and a Locavore tote bag!
Five Senses Coffee Classes
Five Senses know how seriously us Melburnians take our coffee, and that’s why they’re offering an Espresso Fundamentals class. These sessions are suitable for all levels of experience, regardless of whether you’re a beginner or an experienced barista. The class runs for 3 hours and will give you all the need-to-know about brewing shots, adjusting brewing variables–and obviously tasting the actual coffee! Get ready to be taken on an espresso journey.
Meat Market South Wharf
The South Wharf Meat Market is back, and is determined to bring you the best of the Barossa Valley! This Thursday night you can enjoy a four-course meal with 6 perfectly matched wines, all while scoring a scenic view of the Yarra River. This is the ultimate place to impress your date, or just to #treatyoself?!
Wine and Cheese at Milk the Cow
On the last Thursday of every month, Milk the Cow treats us to a night of wine sipping, cheese nibbling, and French feeling. You’ll get to listen to live French music while indulging in fromage and vino! With tickets at just $20 per person, Milk the Cow knows how to give us the luxury experience without the price tag. Deets here.
Image Credit: Meat Market South Wharf.