You can feel the vibe rising in St Kilda. Mild weather, spring racing optimism, the slide to Christmas. First Halloween and then the real horror that is Xmas shopping begins. Strap yourself in for some good times in the ‘hood. Read with Barnsie on Wednesday, share memories with Brian at Memo, buy a book at the Library and see the best of British at the Astor. This Week in St Kilda
Halloween @ Acland Street
Tuesday 31 October, 4.30 pm – 7.00 pm
Face painting and lollies.
A book signing with Jimmy Barnes @ Readings
Wednesday 1 November, 2 pm
He’s a working class man and now he has another book.
Stories and Songs Record Club with Brian Nankervis @ Memo
Wednesday 1 November, 7.30 pm
Brian shares musical memories with the audience and local music industry legend Bill Armstrong – with musical guest Freya Josephine Hollick. $30 /$18
Book sale @ St Kilda Library
Thursday 2 November, 10 am – 3 pm
Buy instead of borrow
90 years of croquet @ Elwood Croquet Club
Thursday 2 November, 12.30 pm
Celebrate 90 years at Elwood Croquet Club. All welcome to come and try croquet. Wear flat soled shoes and bring a sense of humour?
Joan 0466 991 663
33 Head Street, Elwood
Nic Cester (Jet) @ Memo
Thursday 2 November, 7.30 pm
Cester performs with an unmissable, all-Italian live touring band – The Milano Elettrica.
Clapton: Life in 12 bars @ Astor
Friday 3 November, 7 pm
A documentary film about the life and work of guitarist Eric Clapton told by those who have known him best.
Potterfest @ Astor
Saturday 4 November, 11 am
To celebrate 20 Years since the publication of the first novel, the Astor presents Potterfest. A movie marathon containing all the Harry Potter films + a 70mm presentation of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them
Times & tix
It’s a bloody long walk @ Sea Baths finishing line
Sunday 5 November
Join a 35 km trek through Melbourne to raise funds for mitochondrial disease research.
Chris Wilson in the afternoon @ Memo
Sunday 5 November, 2 pm
Harmonica legend, power house blues singer and so much more. In the afternoon.
Book our tix and get your fix
American Song @ Redstitch
Until Sunday 5 November – Extra matinee scheduled
Written by Joanna Murray-Smith and starring the amazing Joe Petruzzi, American Song explores how a good life can turn irredeemably bad.