What’s on in the west – November 2018

With summer on the way and the weather warming up, there are a lot of fun-filled family activities to do in Wyndham Vale and Werribee. Here are a few kid friendly events to keep your tribe busy this November.

The Lost Lands Festival
3–4 November

The Lost Lands Festival is an event for the inner adventurer in all of us. Bringing music, art, comedy, performance, installations, food, wine and kids’ entertainment to Melbourne’s spectacular Werribee Park, this festival has something for the whole family. Whether you like to sleep under the stars, or experience a touch of luxury The Lost Land Festival has you covered with camping, glamping and hotel options to suit all.

Find out more here.


Pre-loved Baby and Kids’ Market
4 November

Source a great bargain at the Pre-loved Baby and Kids’ Market at Eagle Stadium. This market is filled with stallholders selling their used baby and kids’ items they no longer need.  Find great items including clothing, shoes, toys, books, prams, bikes, cots, highchairs, rockers and other nursery items.

Set up your nursery for a fraction of the retail cost!

Learn more here.


Windermere FREE Kids’ Coding and Robotics Workshop
For kids from prep to grade 6!
11, 18, 25 November

As part of Windermere’s commitment to education, we are partnering with STEM Birds to offer FREE introductory coding and robotics workshops for primary school children in the Wyndham area.

What kids will learn:

  • Introduction to robotics
  • Conceptual skills
  • Computational and logical thinking
  • Problem identification and solving skills
  • Basic coding concepts and basic programming patterns
  • 2D/3D sprite animations
  • Adapting to new challenges and problem-solving approaches
  • Information and communication skills
  • Interpersonal and self-directional skills
  • Critical reasoning and persistence
  • Optimisation
  • Analysing systematically and collaborating effectively
  • Hand’s on experience with different educational robots
  • Techniques to design, build and program you own robots

This will be the first of three workshops that will be held in the Windermere Sales Gallery over the month of November.

Find out more about what these workshops will offer and register your child’s attendance here. Be quick as there are limited spaces available!


Werribee Craft Festival
10–11 November

Head down to the Encore Events Centre to celebrate the Werribee Craft Festival’s 40th year with its biggest event yet. Over 100 stalls will showcase a variety of handmade, unique and high-quality products you can chose from whilst enjoying the food stalls and children’s activities also on offer.

Find out more about this event here.


Mini Fete
24 November

The residents of Mercy Place Wyndham are welcoming the community to a mini fete that the whole family will enjoy. Featuring a barbecue for all to enjoy, a delicious selection of treats at the cake stalls and books and plant stalls, there will be something for everyone at the fete. You might even win the raffle!

Click here to find out more about this event.