Halloween has migrated to St Kilda in ghoulish force. Fitzroy Street, St Kilda Town Hall and the Astor are all set to thrill you and your younger self. The legendary Moonee Valley Drifters offer a toe tapping contrast on Saturday night at the Memo. Also check the art from the guys at Galliamble on Wednesday – art and recovery can be amazing.

Nick Riewoldt’s autobiography launch @ Readings St Kilda
Monday 23 October, 11.00 am
Be at the launch of Nick Riewoldt’s autobiography, The Things That Make Us. Hear from Nick and his publisher, and celebrate the official launch of this sporting story.
Free, but please book here


Celebrating 20 deadly years @ St Kilda Town Hall

Monday 23 October, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Port Phillip Citizens for Reconciliation are celebrating 20 years of of bridging the gap between black and white Australia. Hear from Leila Gurruwiwi (Marngrook Footy Show), Richard Frankland (Victorian College of the Arts) Aboriginal Elder Arweet Carolyn Briggs, broadcaster and poet Den the Fish and Aunty Judith ‘Jacko’ Jackson. Finger food, entertainment and door prizes too.
Free
RSVP


Buln Buln Buterfly Dreaming @ St. Kilda Baptist Church Foyer Gallery
Wednesday 25th October, 6.00 – 8.00 pm
Galiamble Art Exhibition features art by the men from Galiamble, a local Indigenous Men’s Rehabilitation Centre. All art is for sale and available to take on the night. All welcome to a night of celebration of art and music. Light refreshments available
9 Pakington Street, St. Kilda


24 hour spooktacular @ Astor
Saturday 28 October, 2 pm
Astor’s annual Halloween marathon is back bigger, meaner and nastier than ever this year with 24 Hours of fright to get you in the Halloween spirit! Check the films online
Info and screaming list


Spook-tacular Halloween Festival @ Fitzroy Street
Saturday 28 October. 4.00 – 7.00 pm
Family friendly Halloween street fest with stilt walkers, fire twirlers, and face painters plus a goolish cast of characters including Rocky Horror devotees. Celebrations will span the entire length of Fitzroy Street, and will include an amazing mirror selfie booth, lurch, and more…
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One Day to Conquer Cancer
Sunday 29 October, 6.30 am – 4 pm
Fundraising walk from Albert Park Lake through St Kilda to Elwood raising funds for Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
theoneday.org.au


Spooktober @ St Kilda Town Hall

Friday 27 – Tuesday 31 October, 2 pm – 10 pm
A festival of Halloween with haunted houses, trick or treat trail, roaming characters, food trucks and a bar. Various prices from $22/$16 through $66/$55
www.spooktober.com.au


Malcolm Gartside @ Brightspace
Opening Saturday 28 October, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm,
New oil paintings by Malcolm Gartside
Info and times
8 Martin Street, St Kilda, 11 am – 5 pm Wed – Fri, 12 – 4 Weekends


Moonee Valley Drifters @ Memo
Saturday 28 October, 6.30 pm
Melbourne’s very own classic swing, Honky-Tonk country and boogie band. The music is toe tapping and the dancers are mesmerising. A phenomenon to watch.
Tix and info

Ongoing

Book of Exodus – Part II @ Theatreworks
Until Sunday 29 October
A mass of children wait in the desert. With no leader to guide them, and no one to answer their cries, they summon an unruly force. Performed by children, PART II traces a community propelled from a violent past into an uncertain future. $38 / $30
Info


Voiceless Journeys @ Space2b

Until 3 November, Wednesday – Friday 10 – 5pm, Saturday – Sunday 10 – 2 pm
Voiceless Journeys celebrates and portrays ten people from cultural diverse backgrounds. It maps their journey; their struggle; their achievements. The entire art project series is compiled in the Voiceless Journeys Book, also on sale during the exhibition. www.voicelessjourneys.org | Vimeo
Space2b, 144 Chapel St. 3182 St. Kilda, VIC


American Song @ Redstitch

Until Sunday 5 November
Written by Joanna Murray-Smith and starring the amazing Joe Petruzzi, American Song explores how a good life can turn irredeemably bad.
redstitch.net