Melbourne Weekend May 15-17

What’s happening in Melbourne this weekend?

 [Design Week] Northside Design Walk Saturday May 16th, Lygon Street, East Brunswick

Wonder through Lygon street, visiting various specialty designers along the way. Led by a local designer, the walk will come with guides, explanations and exclusive discounts. 

 

[Design Week] Brunch at the Bakehouse Saturday May 16th, Bakehouse Studios, 27-29 Hoddle Street, Richmond
This cultural institution is usually closed to the public, but tomorrow you’ll have the change to get beyond the nitty gritty exterior and meet the artists and designers over a delicious brunch supplied by Collingwood deli, Alamemtari. 

  
[Design Week] DEN Furniture and Design Fair Saturday May 16, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

This carefully curated event offers the public to see the best in contemporary designer furniture, lighting, textiles and soft furnishing. A focus on emerging artists guarantees fresh looks and the chance to find something new. 

  
Emerge in the West Festival Saturday May 16th, Nicholson Street, Footscray

This annual festival promotes emerging arts, culture and small businesses from Africa, commencing the week-long Africa day celebrations in Melbourne. 

 
[Darebin Homemade Festival] Make Mead from Honey Sunday May 17th,  Location TBC

Letting others make your food takes half the fun away! Learn to turn honey into mead from a pair of backyard beekeepers. 

  
[Good Beer Week] Japanese Craft Beer Bonanza Sunday May 17th, Kump Iazakaya and Sake Bar, 152 Lygon Street

Enjoy a six course Japanese feast with your selection of eight out of twenty premium Japanese beers on offer.

 
[Good Beer Week] Craft Beer and Zumbo Saturday May 16th, TRU BRU, 3/9 Yarra Street

Macaroons, cronies and craft beer. What more could you want in life?! Match three craft beers with three treats by celebrity pastry chef Adriano Zumbo. 

 

[Good Beer Week] Northern Regards Artisan Market Saturday May 16th, Northcote Social Club

This pub gets taken over by stalls selling wares made from beer caps, bottles and labels. To top it off, three local breweries will be on site offering free tastings. That’s right, free. How could you turn that down!

 

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