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5 Awesome Things To Do In Melbourne This Week

By Ioana Dragnef - 18 Feb 2019

Whether you’re recovering from your weekend or your Valentine’s Day, it’s no excuse to get lazy. With street eats, rum events, and a vegan wine and cheese tasting, there’s plenty to keep you occupied while we kick this week into gear.

So without further ado, here are five awesome things to do this week in Melbourne.

Tuesday, 19 February

Plant Tales & Cold Ales at Howler

Get ready to celebrate all things leafy at Howler this week. Hear from a collective of designers, musicians, mixologists and artists alike on how the power of plants inspire their creative craft. Hidden in a Brunswick carpark beside the train tracks, Howler’s secret garden will be serving up some of the city’s best cold ales and plant-based eats, so you’re in for a good time all around.

What: Plant Tales & Cold Ales at Howler
Where: Howler, 7-11 Dawson St, Brunswick
When: Tuesday 19 February, 6 pm - 9 pm
For more info, click 
here.

Wednesday, 20 February

Melbourne Street Eatz in Footscray Park

Just in case you need a reminder: Melbourne Street Eatz is in Footscray this month. This means world-class food vendors, live acts, an outdoor cinema, amusement rides, food competitions and more. The entire event is pet-friendly, so make sure to bring your furry sidekick. Entry is $5 and all proceeds support RSPCA Victoria.

What: Melbourne Street Eatz
Where: Footscray Park, Ballarat Road, Footscray
When: Wednesday 20 February, 4 pm - 10 pm
For more info, click 
here.

Australian Rum and Caribbean-Inspired Food Pairing at Black Pearl

The Black Pearl’s at it again. With the help of local Chef Erica Nelson, the team at the Attic have put together 3 bespoke rum cocktail and food pairings at an absolute steal—for $65, you’ll receive three cocktail and food pairings, all with a Caribbean twist. With an offer this good, you’ll want to get in on it fast.

What: Australian Rum and Caribbean-Inspired Food Pairing
Where: Black Pearl, 304 Brunswick St, Fitzroy
When: Wednesday 20 February, 6:30 pm - 11 pm
For more info, click 
here.

Thursday, 21 February

Opening Night: Love Me Love Me Say That You Love Me Exhibition

Valentine’s Day might be over but that doesn’t mean the love-themed exhibitions have to stop. Explore and spread the love with No Vacancy Gallery’s Love Me Love Me Say That You Love Me, a group exhibition celebrating all kinds of love.

What: Opening Night: Love Me Love Me Say That You Love Me Exhibition
Where: No Vacancy Gallery / QV, 34-40 Jane Bell Ln
When: Thursday 21 February, 6 pm - 8 pm
For more info, click 
here.

Vegan Wine and Cheese Night at The Cruelty Free Shop

If you’ve been thinking of giving the vegan life a try but can’t part with your cheese, then this event is for you. The Cruelty Free Shop will be serving up a range of fine cheeses to try, including the excellent Dilectio Gourmet vegan blue cheese and an array of fine wines to sample from Six Parallels South. All money from ticket sales will go to Humane Research Australia, who are attending on the night to talk about the great work they do for animals.

What: Vegan Wine and Cheese Night
Where: The Cruelty Free Shop, 124 Johnston St, Fitzroy
When: Thursday 21 February, 6:30 pm - 8 pm
For more info, click 
here.

 
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