Weekend What’s On

Get into the festive season and unwind from the year with a day with friends and family at the Pakenham Cup. 138113

Pakenham Cup

Get into the festive season and unwind from the year with a day with friends and family at the races! With Christmas hospitality options, mini marquees and shaded umbrella packages, there’s something for groups of all sizes.

  • Saturday 9 December.

Christmas Night Market and Car Boot Sale

Come down to the Bunyip Scout Hall for some Christmas shopping, sausage sizzle, car boot sale and market stalls. Only $20 to hold a stall. For bookings and payment contact Kellie on 0416 121 032 or Fiona on 0414 921 625

  • Friday 8 December from 4pm-9pm.


Whispers is an exhibition of works by SECAN Artists which will be displayed at Gate 6 Gallery. During the year-long Whispers project, images were passed from artist to artist, each one drawing from the preceding artist’s work before passing along to the next artist.

  • Official launch from 6pm-8pm on Friday 8 December. Exhibition running until Sunday 10 December, 11am-5pm each day. Gate 6 Cardinia Street, Berwick.

Pakenham Carols by Candlelight

Pack a picnic and head down to Toomuc Reserve for a festive sing-a-long not to be missed! Gates open at 6pm with pre-carols entertainment by local primary schools starting at 7pm. The official program begins at 8.30pm with the Cardinia Civic Concert Band and their 30-piece ensemble. To top the night off there will be a fireworks display at about 10pm. Santa may even make a guest appearance! Auslan interpreters in attendance. This is an alcohol and smoke free event. Pets are not permitted. Assistance dogs accepted.

  • Saturday 9 December, 6pm-10.30pm, at the Toomuc Reserve.


Christmas trees

Friends of Ermera are selling fresh Christmas trees in three sizes at Akoonah Park Sunday market. All proceeds support education and training programs in the Ermera district of Timor Leste.
Trees are also able to be ordered from friends.of.ermera.president@gmail.com or 0418 557 988. Delivery available in City of Casey for $5.

  • The trees are on sale at Akoonah Park market, Cardinia Street, Berwick on Sundays, 10 and 17 December, 8am-1.30pm. Trees range from 7 foot ($70), 6 foot ($60) and 5 foot ($50).


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