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Published July 21st 2016
Must do events this August across Perth
Perth will be waving goodbye to the winter blues with the list below of free & ticketed events across Perth.

There is something for everyone with the list below:

1. Sugar Blue Burlesque
When: 5 August 2016: 7pm-10:30pm
Where: Rigby's Bar & Bistro, 221 George's Terrace, Perth
Cost: General Admission: $30pp or $60pp including 3 course dinner.
Details: This event will showcase a night of entertainment of burlesque performances. Click here for website.

2. Creator's Corner Crafters Markets
When: 6 August 2016: 10am-2pm
Where: Thornlie Christian College, 19 Funley Rd, Southern River
Cost: Free
Details: These Markets will include a celebration of all things crafts with handmade item stalls. Click here for website.

3. Indonesian Cooking Class
When: 7 August 2016: 4pm-6pm
Where: Temple David, 34 Clifton Crescent, Mount Lawley
Cost: See website.
Details: This cultural event will include learning about local spices, techniques and skills on making delicious wonderful traditional Balinese meals. Click here for website.

4. Avon Descent Festival
When: 7 August 2016: 10am-3pm
Where: Fish Market Reserve, Meares St, Guildford
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly event will feature a day of entertainment, shows, activities, circus, workshops, roving entertainment, demonstrations, giveaways, face painting, amusement rides, craft activities, market stalls, gourmet food trucks and more. Click here for website.

5. Arab Film Festival
When: 11 & 12 August 2016: 12pm-12am
Where: Curtin University, Kent St, Bentley
Cost: See website.
Details: This event will showcase a fusion of contemporary and traditional works in Arab cinema from Australia, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Syria, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Click here for website.

6. Perth Science Festival
When: 13 & 14 August 2016: 10am-4pm
Where: Perth Cultural Centre, James St, Perth
Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly festival will showcase over 50 interactive stalls. So head down to the Perth Science Festival for over 50 interactive stalls, explosive experiments, science theatre and more.

7. Fitness & Health Expo
When: 20 & 21 August 2016: 10am-5pm
Where: Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth
Cost: Adults: $20pp, 2-day Adult tickets: $35pp, Children (12-16yrs): $12pp, 2 day child ticket: $20pp & Family of four: $58
Details: This exciting event will include all things fitness and health with stalls, demonstrations, workshops, talks, free workouts, displays, competitions, and more. Click here for website.

8. Ballajura Community Fair
When: 13 & 14 August 2016: 10am-3:30pm
Where: Ballajura Community College, cnr Illawarra Crescent & Cassowary Drive, Ballajura
Cost: Gold coin donation
Details: This family-friendly event will showcase entertainment, activities, multicultural displays, market stalls choirs, dancing, performances, art & craft, fair ground activities, novelty stalls, food stalls, clowns, talent shows and more.

9. Wired For Science Community Expo
When: 21 August 2016: 10am-3pm
Where: Canning River Eco-Education Centre, Kent St, Wilson
Cost: See website.
Details: This family-friendly event will include science and sustainability with entertainment, hands-on activities, workshops, presentations, displays and more. Click here for website.

10. Rockingham Antique & Collectors Fair
When: 28 August 2016: 9am-3pm
Where: Gary Holland Community Centre, 19 Kent St, Rockingham
Cost: $4pp
Details: You will find all things antique at this Fair with over 60 stalls selling china porcelain, silver coins & banknotes, stamps, retro clothing, vintage toys, tools and more.
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When: 1-31 August 2016
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Cost: Free & ticketed events - check above
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