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Brand NEW family-friendly event in Buluk Park
Docklands Harvest Festival is a brand new family-friendly event coming to Buluk Park from Friday 19th to Saturday 20th May 2017.

Entry is FREE and you all are invited to come along and enjoy live entertainment, delicious food stalls and get stuck into a range of hands-on activities, including lantern-making, pickling and preserving.

 

The festivities will kick off on Friday afternoon from 5pm. Soak up the atmosphere and unwind with folk band Velvet Archers. You can then end the working week with a bite to eat and if you are feeling creative, get involved in lantern-making. The evening will conclude with the burning of an incredible large-scale wooden sculpture which is sure to delight the crowd.

 

On Saturday, the fun continues with four workshop areas. Come down from 11am to 4pm and try your hand at making Italian Street food, pickling and preserving, creating pasta from scratch, gardening for balconies, hydroponics, take home terrariums and more!

Families can also sample food and beverages from the delicious food vendors, whilst enjoying music from local artists and headline act, Cookin' on 3 Burners.

Pop by after work on Friday or with family and friends on Saturday. All are welcome!

For more information on this exciting FREE festival in Melbourne, please visit whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au

 

Space 1

11:30am - Easy Pickling to Impress (My Green Garden)

12:15pm - The Age Old art of Preserving (My Green Garden)

1:00pm - Edible Gardens in Small Spaces (Leaf, Root, Fruit)

2:15pm - Hydroponics - Growing food on your balcony

Space 2

11:30am - Italian Street Food, Porchetta Rolls (Saluministi)

12:30pm - Cappelletti you won't Forgetti (Twirled Pasta Bar)

1:30pm - BBQ Demonstrations (Southside Smokers)

Space 3

11:30am - Raw food - A Healthy Alternative

12:30pm - Stove Top Coffee Appreciation (Saluministi)

1.30pm - Pairing your Tea with Chocolate (Tea Sense & Wawa Chocolatier)

2:30pm - Dumplings for Days (OTAO Kitchen)


Space 4

11:30am - Kids Seedling (Sage Garden)

1:00pm - Take Home Terrariums (Work-Shop)

2:00pm - Kids Seedling (Sage Garden)

Live Stage Entertainment (Saturday)

11.00am – Louis

12.00pm – Front Porch

1.00pm – Sunny Hawkings

2.00pm – Ed & Abe Musical Fun Times

3.10pm – Cookin' on 3 Burners

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When: 19th May: 5pm – 8pm & 20th May: 11am – 4pm
Where: Buluk Park, 898 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008
Cost: Free Event
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