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This Week in Perth
HIGHLIGHTS: Perth Scorchers Fan Day | Kirin Railway Stakes Day | Red Hot Chilli Peppers 2019 Tour | Afternoon of Brahms  | The End of Whaling in Australia | Alfresco Music Mayhem | Crafty Xmas Markets
Nov 25, WACA Ground

Kick off the 2018-19 season at the annual Perth Scorchers Fan Day this Sunday from 10am – 12:30pm. Bring the whole family along for a FREE morning of Scorching fun including on-field games and skill sessions, player meet and greets, inflatable amusements and more!
Nov 24, Ascot Racecourse

Witness racing at its finest with The TABtouch Masters kicking off this Saturday with Kirin Railway Stakes Day. There’s all day entertainment in the Flametree Garden, a silent disco, pop-up bars and after the last race, it’s time to party with an energizing live performance from Furnace and the Fundamentals.
Mar 5, Nib Stadium

Playing their first Australian headline tour in twelve years, Red Hot Chili Peppers will bring their unique funk-rock sound and high-energy performances to Perth next March. Fan Club members can secure tickets during the exclusive pre-sale distribution, beginning today!

Nov 21 – Feb 3,
WA Shipwrecks museum

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of whaling in Australia, this eye-opening free exhibition presents a selection of images taken by professional photographer Ed Smidt that capture the last days of commercial sperm whaling in Albany.

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Slap on the sunscreen for a weekend of
alfresco music mayhem!
From pop and hip-hop to classical and indi, there's something for everyone in this fantastic array of outdoor music festivals, so make the most of the warmer weather and get groovy in WA this weekend.
Party on Port Beach
this Saturday

November 24, Port Beach Freo
From 2pm – 11pm, thousands of eager sandy toes can look forward to a supreme list of acts, icy cold drinks, ridiculous ocean views, beach club, silent disco, silly gimmicks and some series lounging, or boogying, to the backdrop of Port Beach’s spectacular sunset.
Perth Symphony Orchestra will be joined by accomplished WAAPA students to bring orchestral music with a Christmas twist. Set in the stunning alfresco amphitheatre location, these talented musicians will be performing a range of classic and contemporary Christmas hits. 
Indie tunes
& idyllic island views

November 25, Rottnest Island
Chart-topping, international festival sensation Alison Wonderland will be heading the bill at Castaway's seaside stage this Sunday. Dance on the beach to live DJ mixes, Crooked Colours, Miami Horror and Camouflage Rose, backed by the pristine blue seas of Thomson Bay.
WAVY is an open air beachside block party across two supersize stages, featuring live performances from the country’s most exciting hip hop & soul acts. Enjoy a DJ lineup stacked with Perth’s best DJs, food stalls, bars, chill out zones, and all the usual One Day Sundays trimmings. 
Top 5 events this week
Experience the cello like never before, with this dynamic instrumental duo
Nov 23, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Breaking down the boundaries between different genres of music, 2Cellos stars Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, bring their game-changing sound, passion and style to some of the world’s most popular hits, from classical and film melodies, to pop and rock chart toppers.
Classical jazz interpretation
at its finest

Nov 22 - 23, Quarry Amphitheatre
Wednesday Night Orchestra return to perform a true masterpiece, Ellington’s Nutcracker. Spend an evening under the stars at this fantastic family friendly event where WAYJO will play a host of Ellington classics joined by the Monday and Tuesday Night Orchestras.
Spend your Sunday at the spectacular Soulful Awards
Nov 25, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
In support of the Women Empowering Women Campaign, grab a glass of champagne on arrival and enjoy an evening full of inspiring awards and entertainment, featuring uplifting guest speakers, live fashion show and a delicious sit down dinner.
This Sunday, be part of the electrifying game day atmosphere and support your favourite team in their bid to bring home the NBL championship trophy. With gates opening at 13:20, spur the whole family along for an afternoon of healthy sporting rivalry.
Les Ballets Eloelle’s Men in Pink Tights boasts 20 of the best international male ballet dancers in a hilariously unique performance that combines innovative choreography with side splitting humor, all presented in specially-designed lavish costumes!
A full weekend of community festivities
Agricultural Show

Nov 23 - 24,
Wanneroo Showgrounds
This Friday and Saturday, celebrate community with the whole family at the 2018 Wanneroo Agricultural Show. Showcasing the very best of the districts produce and creativity, there’ll be food vendors, horse events, firework shows, petting zoos, and a jam packed main stage line up.
Donnybrook Food
and Wine Festival

Nov 24,
Donnybrook Amphitheatre
The Donnybrook Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of the region’s vibrant food and wine culture. Sip and savour your way through award winning wines and gourmet food, whilst enjoying live entertainment throughout the day. It’s a fun day out for the whole family!
Pride Festival

Nov 24
Newcastle Street Northbridge
Kicking off this Saturday from 8pm, head to Newcastle Street to be part of the flamboyant rainbow celebrations that champion freedom, happiness and equality of the LGBTI community. Expect some seriously lavish floats, fantastic costumes and a plethora of festival mayhem.
Rotary Jacaranda Festival
Nov 24,
Ardross Street

In a celebration of all things community, each year in November, Applecross Rotary takes over a much-loved section of Ardross Street to deliver a unique line-up of entertainment for the perfect family-friendly day of fun amongst the beautiful purple blossoms.

Araluen's Avocado Festival
Nov 24 - 25,
Araluen Botanic Park

Calling all avo-enthusiasts! This Perth Hills celebration is for the food lovers, beer drinkers, music listeners, and festival goers. All weekend-long Araluen will have live entertainment, food and drink trucks, stalls, cooking demonstrations and of course, plenty of avos!

George Street Festival
Nov 25, 
George Street Freo

This well-established festival showcases the uniqueness of the passionate Fremantle community and shares the artisan talents of WA craftspeople. Stroll along the street to discover, art exhibits, photo booths, food trucks, face painting, craft stalls and free activities for the kids. 

Coming Up
Edith Cowan University        
Nov 29 - Dec 7
Heath Ledger Theatre      
Nov 30 - Dec 1
Crown Theatre                  
Nov 30
Museum of Great Southern
Dec 1 - Feb 24
Fremantle Prison  Nov 30 - Dec 1
St Georges Terrace             Dec 1
Hotel Rottnest                      Dec 2
His Majesty's Theatre     Dec 6 - 8
Cinema Paradiso          Dec 6 - 16
PICA                                    Dec 8
Langley Park                     Dec 15
WBBL Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Renegades
WACA Ground                   Dec 22
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