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Lantern Ghost Tours - Ghosts of the Old City Williamstown

Friday and Saturdays 8.30pm to 10.30pm

Explore King William's Town, the original capital of Victoria, by lamp light. Steeped with history, apparitions, alleyways and lager it was once a thriving town full of colourful ladies, drunken sailors and convicts. Visit abandoned morgues, forgotten burial grounds and hidden laneways in Victoria's most historic seaport. Visit Victoria's oldest morgue and Australia's Timeball Tower. Meet at Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, Nelson Place, Williamstown. For more information and bookings contact 1300390119 or visit http://www.lanternghosttours.com


Step Back in Time with Williamstown Heritage Walking Tours - FREE event

6th November to 30th November

Step Back in time and unlock the secrets of Williamstown with free guided heritage walking tours.  Meet at the Hobsons Bay Visitor Information Centre, Commonwealth reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown.  Walks take place on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11.45 am.  For further information, call 9932 4310 or visit http://www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au/


Cherry Lake Market                                                                                                 

Sunday 4th November

Held beside Cherry Lake, Millers Road Altona on first sunday of each month from 9am to 3pm.  For further information contact Lions Club of Altona Inc.


Discover the Night Sky

Wednesday 7 and 14 November, 7pm to 10pm

For the Discover the Night Sky series this November, Scienceworks will be featuring star stories and emerging research in indigenous astronomy.  Indigenous Australians are some of the earliest astronomers and have been sharing stories written in the stars for many thousands of years.  Scienceworks Museum, 2 Booker Street, Spotswood.  For More information visit www.museumvictoria.com.au/scienceworks


The Jamaican Music and Food Festival

Sunday 11 November, 11am to 8pm

Back by popular demand, the Jamaican Music and Food Festival returns to waterfront Williamstown, featuring international and local acts.  Enjoy reggae, rocksteady and dancehall music in the Australian sunshine at this family focused event.  Seaworks, 82 Nelson Place, Williamstown.  For more information visit www.jmff.com.au


Art & Industry Festival opening Night - IF:Industrial Fashion

Friday 16 November, 8pm

Dont miss this spectacular night of caberet, dance and design showcasing our local landmarks with big photographs of our built environment and huge catwalk.  For more information and tickets visit www.hobsonsbaytickets.com.au or call the box office 9932 4074.  To discover other great events happening for the festival visit www.artandindustryfestival.com.au


Williamstown Craft Market

18th November

Held on the third sunday of each month.  Located in the Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place, Williamstown from 10am - 4pm. For further information visit  http://www.williamstowncraftmarket.com.au/


Williamstown Heritage Beer & Cider Festival

17th November, 12pm to 7pm

The Williamstown Heritage Beer and Cider Festival celebrates the (brewing) heritage of Williamstown while showcasing independant brewers and cider houses.  For more information and tickets visit www.willybeerfest.com.au 


Hobsons Bay Arts Society Weekend Art Workshop Showcase

23 to 29 November

A celebration featuring artworks and techniques developed in Hobsons Bay Arts Society's Weekend Art Workshop series, made possible by Hobsons Bay City Council's Community Grants Program.  The Joel Gallery, Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre, 5 Sargood Street, Altona.  For more information visit www.ljac.com.au


Macedonian Cultural Festival

Sunday 25 November, 10 am to 4pm

This festival seeks to showcase the rich culture of Macedonian through music, singing, the display of Macedonian folkloric dancing and Macedonian traditional food.  Held in Williamstown, overlooking across the bay to Melbourne city skyline, all welcome.  More details at www.macedonianculturalfestival.com.au


Farmers Market                                                                                                         

25th  November

Held in the John Morley Reserve, The Strand, Williamstown from 9am - 1pm. http://www.rfm.net.au/





















































































































For feedback and comments please contact the Tourism Officer at Hobsons Bay City Council on (03) 9932 1000 email visitorinformation@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au