Save the date because Saturday 5 December 2020 from 12pm to 5pm is going to be a super special day. Register for this FREE Federation Square online event. John in for your chance to win $1000 in vouchers to spend this Christmas. All you need to do is ask a question for one of the presenters via the chat function here on the day, and the host will draw one lucky winner. You can also ask the question via Fed Square's Facebook inbox and they will go into the draw. Prizes include a $200 Myer voucher, $200 Mecca voucher, $200 Dan Murphy's voucher and a $400 Coles voucher. The winner will be drawn on the day.
North Pole University is where it's all at. A virtual Christmas workshop extravaganza like no other! Live-streaming directly from Fed Square's Deakin Edge Theatre, the legendary Tim Campbell, award-winning actor, singer and all-round crowd favourite, is your host. The schedule is as follows.
Kicking off with artist Kenny Pittock, suitable for ages 8 and under, it's a Christmas card making session. All you need to have on hand is some everyday art supplies, and a sense of adventure, ready to create. Next up, enjoy a baking masterclass with dessert king Darren Purchese. If you've always dreamed of making a gingerbread house, now is the time. Darren will take you through this sweet n-spicy festive favourite, step-by-step. Keeping up with Darren in a daggy sweater is optional, but highly encouraged.
Get the pipes ready and sing your lungs out with Miss Karen from Hello Music. Carols by daylight, for a little something different at this virtual choir session covering all the classics. If you're wanting to look your best this festive season, join celebrity makeup artist Jade Kisnorbo as she takes you through TWO festive looks you can easily create for a flawless look.
You will next journey to The Greenhouse by Joost at Fed Square. It's a living, breathing, 100% sustainable temporary home of celebs chefs Matt Stone and Jo Barrett. Using produce grown inside the Greenhouse, they'll be creating some fresh summer sides. Now you've learnt how to bake, make a side for the main meal, and make yourself beautiful, the next step is to attend a table styling class.
Thanks to the team at Creating Beautiful, you could earn a diploma in table styling by learning how to pair intricate arrangements with everyday pieces and wow everyone come Christmas day. All you have left to do now is pop out a few Christmas cocktails. Timeout Melbourne's Bartender of the Year and word-class competition bartender Nick Tesar will teach you how to make a Christmas cocktail using seasonal Australian ingredients, intricate techniques and a whole lotta flair. Now you're ready for Christmas! Happy Graduation!