Friday, March 9, 2012

What's on at Docklands, Labour Day Weekend: Melbourne Flea Market, Animal Farm, Free Kids Cooking Class, Lunch at Livebait

Melbourne Flea Market
Docklands is now the host of a fantastic new market, the Melbourne Flea!
Each Saturday, locals, tourists, workers and those just walking past can enjoy a day of fun, food and shopping. The venue is an experience in itself- stalls are all located in and around vibrant revamped shipping containers.

The market is broken down into 3 areas to allow for the whole community to find something that takes their fancy.
Farmers: 9:00 am – 2:00pm
Flea: 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Container: 9:00am – 9:00pm

Where: 453-507 Docklands Drive, Docklands VIC 3008.
When: Every Saturday, 9am-9pm. Opening weekend, Saturday 10th March.
Click here for more information.

Animal Farm at Harbour Town
The cute and cuddly Animal Farm is back at Harbour Town this Labour Day Monday! Visit all your favourite farmyard friends, and get up close to all the lovable animals. If you’re lucky you may even get the chance to feed a baby lamb!

When: Monday 12th March, 11am-3pm.
Where: Harbour Town Shopping Centre, Docklands. Located near Temt and Novo Shoes
Click here for more information.

Free Kids Cooking Classes
This Saturday head to Harbour Town where Little Kitchen cookbook author and teacher Sabrina Parrini will host a FREE live family cooking demonstration and hands on cooking classes in an undercover marquee at Harbour Town Shopping Centre.

A cooking demonstration will be held at 11:30am, followed by three FREE kids cooking classes for young chefs keen to take part in an interactive cooking experience with Parrini, during which they will prepare delicious Italian styled meatballs, and a traditional English Eton Mess for dessert.

Each cooking class session will run for 30 mins and will offer up to 20 junior cooking enthusiasts the opportunity to dress in chef’s aprons and hats while getting their hands dirty making tasty treats for the whole family to enjoy.

Where: Harbour Town Shopping Centre, Docklands
When: 10th March, 11:30am-4pm (Classes are 1pm, 2:15pm, and 3:30pm), outside Globalize.
Bookings: All pre bookings have booked out. Walk up bookings available from 11am at the marquee- limited spots left so be sure to get in quick!
Click here to find out more.

Lunch at Livebait
If you’re in Docklands this weekend, why not stop by for a bite to eat at Livebait? Brand new head Chef Giorgio has created a new menu full of delicious dishes and seafood specials. Enjoy your feast overlooking the water and taking in the great city views.
Click here to take a look at the new menu.

Where: Livebait, 55B NewQuay Promenade, Docklands
When: Open for lunch & dinner 7 days.
Click here to find out more about Livebait, or phone: 03 9642 1500


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