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5 Awesome Things To Do This Week In Melbourne

By Marina Nazario - 04 Dec 2017


So dunno 'bout you, but last weekend seemed a little drizzly. Sheesh. We totally get it if you made like a sloth and binge-watched Netflix. (We did too). But our batteries are recharged and we’re ready to be social butterflies again. It’s going to be an eventful first week of December. 

Here are five awesome things to do in Melbourne this week.  

All Week

Crown Melbourne Christmas

The Christmas lights are up at Crown and it’s definitely a sight to see. Appaz it's Australia’s only 24-hour, fully lit Christmas tree. Crown hav organised a massive line-up of live entertainment for December, and of course Santa will be there on standby if, yu know, you want to go and beg for that new Gorman bag. 

Where: Crown Atrium
When: All month long
For more info, 
click here

Tuesday 5 December

Chocolate + Skincare Workshop

Chocolate and flawless skin aren't usually best of buds, but food expert Theresa Howson is showing us how at The Botanical Store on Tuesday. Learn how to make four different types of healthy (yup) raw, vegan chocolate. Plus, they’ll be making a cacao body scrub and lip balm using the exact same ingredients (say what??) Best part: you can take home everything that you make. Score!

Where: The Botanical Store
When: 6:30pm-8:30pm, Tuesday 5 December
For more info, 
click here.

Wednesday 6 December

Four Pillars Dinner At Henry Sugar

Five courses. Five gins. Ninety bucks. Henry Sugar is hosting a five-course gin tasting dinner showcasing the full Four Pillars range this Wednesday. Some of the gins include a limited edition Bloody Shiraz Gin and the recently released Australian Christmas Gin. The fact of the matter is, if you drink gin you’re fancy AF.

Where: Henry Sugar, Carlton North
When: Wednesday 6 December
For more info, 
click here.

The Future Of Work

Machines are inevitably changing the workplace environment. Just look at McDonald’s with its fancy new kiosks. Think Tank by Adobe is hosting a broadcast on Facebook Live to discuss how our lives are transforming with the integration of machines at work. Explore with Think Tank thought leaders as they consider a future where people and machines work seamlessly together.

Where: Facebook Live
When: Wednesday 6 December
For more info, 
click here.

Pope Joan Summer Camp Cookout

Not quite your childhood summer camp, but close! Our friends at Pope Joan are hosting a tasty cookout this week, complete with a backyard garden, fire pit and BBQ. On the menu is rosemary and potato bread, avocado dip, turkey dimmies, and mussels. The cookouts are held every Wednesday-Friday over summer and the menu changes weekly. Dig in!

Where: Pope Joan, Brunswick East
When: From 
6pm, Tuesdays – Fridays
For more info, click here.

Don't Miss

Shop The City

We know we said FIVE awesome things, but we just had to prep you for this one. Shop the City is a massive retail takeover in five of the CBD's biggest shopping centres. It not only has amazing offers, but you can also snag some FREE cookie dough, FREE sausage sizzle, and perk up at a dedicated Rosé bar. It's gonna go off. 

Where: Emporium Melbourne, Melbourne Central, Melbourne’s GPO, QV Melbourne, The Strand Melbourne
When: Wednesday 6 December
For more info, 
click here.

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Image credit: Annika Kafaloudis | Pope Joan 

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