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5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Gen Nenna - 27 Feb 2017

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Has the thought of the upcoming work week got you feeling a little unenthusiastic about life? Well, we've compiled the perfect list of 5 awesome things to do in Melbourne, designed purely to liven up your work week.

All Week

Black Star Pastry Pop-Up

Brighten up your work week and indulge your sweet tooth with a trip (or three) to the Black Star Pastry Pop-Up in Carlton. This illustrious Sydney patisserie has brought down a selection of their famous sweet treats for us to try—including their signature Strawberry Watermelon Cake—and our mouths are well and truly watering.

Where: Black Star Pastry, 56-66 University Street, Carlton
When: 10am to 8pm, Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm, Sunday   
For more information, click here

Monday 27 February

Opera In The Market

For one night only, the fruit and vegetable stalls of the historic Queen Victoria Market will be transformed into a gorgeous theatre as opera stars Cheryl Barker, Shanul Sharma and Jeremy Kleeman hit all the right notes, accompanied by a 50 piece orchestra and 100 voice choir. Enjoy an evening filled with fine wine, delicious food from some of Melbourne’s best food trucks and a whole lot of drama—on stage, of course.

Where: Queen Victoria Market, Corner of  Elizabeth Street and Victoria Street
When: 7:45pm to 10:30pm, Monday 27 February
Book tickets here.

Tuesday 28 February

Masterclass With Ian Curley At The Pantry 

Step into The Pantry, Brighton this Tuesday night and prepare for a dining experience unlike any other—featuring live entertainment, five courses of beautiful culinary delights and a masterclass hosted by executive chef Ian Curley, along with his team from The European and French Saloon. Talk about dinner and a show!

Where: Pantry Brighton, 1 Church Street, Melbourne
When: 7pm, Tuesday 28 February
Book tickets here.x

Wednesday 1 March

Harry Potter Trivia 

Harry Potter fans rejoice! Our obsession with the wonderful world of witchcraft and wizardry can actually help in the fight against poverty. This Wednesday night, The Clyde Hotel is holding a Harry Potter trivia night in order to raise funds for Live Below The Line. Get in quick—tickets are selling faster than Weasleys’ Wildfire Whiz-Bangs during an Umbridge administration.

Where: The Clyde Hotel, 385 Cardigan Street, Carlton
When: 7:30pm to 10:30pm, Wednesday 1 March
Book tickets here

Thursday 2 March

Hip Hop Karaoke At Boney

Tupac and Biggie fans, round up your crews and get ready for a karaoke rap battle of epic proportions. The East Coast vs. West Coast hip hop rivalry has finally reached its tipping point and the time has officially come to settle the score. Need a little confidence booster before you spit some rhymes? The team at Boney have got some great drink specials on offer, including $5 basic spirits until midnight.

Where: Boney, 68 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
When: 9pm, Thursday 2 March
For more information, click here.

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Image credit: The Pantry, Brighton 

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