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Melbourne has so much to offer - and hundreds of events are free! You may still need to book, however, so check individual events for details.

MSFW: Opening Night Shop–Hop - Friday 29 August 2014, 5pm to 10pm - Festivals

MSFW: Opening Night Shop–Hop

29 Aug 2014, Emporium Melbourne
New to MSFW, this one-night-only shopping event invites you to embrace the thriving retail stores that make our city Australia's fashion capital.
MSFW: Hub  - Saturday 30 August 2014 to Sunday 07 September 2014 - Festivals

MSFW: Hub

30 Aug 2014 - 7 Sep 2014, City Square
City Square takes the name MSFW: Hub – home to free fashion and retail workshops and activities, daily runways, delicious food and live music.
Catalan National Day - Sunday 14 September 2014, 3pm to 5:30pm - Food & wine

Catalan National Day

14 Sep 2014, Drill Hall, Multicultural Hub
Celebrate Catalan National Day with Catalan music, food, wine and an exhibition.
St Peter's Fair and Book Sale - Saturday 06 September 2014, 10am to 4pm - Markets & pop-up shops

St Peter's Fair and Book Sale

6 Sep 2014, St Peter's Church
Come along to a fun, family-friendly day in the beautiful setting of St Peter's Eastern Hill, Melbourne's historical 'church on the Hill'.
Hear the people sing - Saturday 04 October 2014, 12:30pm to 1:30pm - Music

Hear the people sing

4 Oct 2014, State Library of Victoria
Raise your voice together in song as part of a joyous community event inspired by the Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage exhibition.
Our Shame – the Detention of Child Refugees  - Thursday 28 August 2014, 5:15pm to 7pm - Talks & workshops

Our Shame – the Detention of Child Refugees

28 Aug 2014, Melbourne University Law School
Learn about Australia's detention of children from a leading human rights expert, and what you can do to help.
NICTA TECH Showcase - Friday 29 August 2014, 2pm to 6pm - Exhibitions

NICTA TECH Showcase

29 Aug 2014, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
This technology showcase offers the opportunity to view the latest ICT research and technology demonstrations and see the results from collaborations.
I Wish I Could Keep Liking This - Thursday 21 August 2014 to Saturday 06 September 2014 - Exhibitions

I Wish I Could Keep Liking This

21 Aug 2014 - 6 Sep 2014, Fort Delta Art Gallery
Troy Mendham's paintings are rapid mash-ups of colour and line, reminding us of an avid instagrammer, equating aesthetic value with mass receivership.
Caroline Guidi Pop–Up - Wednesday 27 August 2014 to Friday 26 September 2014 - Markets & pop-up shops

Caroline Guidi Pop–Up

27 Aug 2014 - 26 Sep 2014, The Kelvin Club
Browse a ready-to-wear collection of women's clothing, all made in Melbourne.
Be a Bug Explorer - Saturday 20 September 2014 to Sunday 30 November 2014 - Kids & family

Be a Bug Explorer

20 Sep 2014 - 30 Nov 2014, Melbourne Zoo
Trek the bug trail at Melbourne Zoo to visit the new-look Lord Howe Island Stick Insect exhibit.

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