Chinatown Markets, Alice Euphemia Sale, Racoons, Sailing and more this weekend

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January 19, 2012 9:00 amtoJanuary 22, 2012 11:00 pm

Local design temple Alice Euphemia are renovating their store and to celebrate they’re having a good old fashioned renovation sale starting at 9am Thursday. Up to 80% of clothing and 30% of jewellery. Get in while you can, though we think it might be something like this. (Suckers for punishment please note Gorman is also having a sale).
What: Fashion frenzy
When: Jan 19 – 31
Where: Alice Euphemia, Shop 6, 73 Swanston St Melbourne
Web: www.aliceeuphemia.com

The 3rd Saturday of every month (that means this Saturday) Heffernan Lane in Chinatown becomes a marketplace packed full of dumplings, rice, noodles, satays, cake, souvenirs and bloated bellies. Chop chop.
What: Market street eats
Where: Heffernan Lane, off Little Bourke Street between Russell and Swanston Sts, Melbourne
When: Saturday 21 Jan 12noon to 10pm
Web: chinatownmelbourne.com.au/chinatown-market.php

play at Yah Yah’s Saturday night as part of Weekender. They are wonderful in an Elliot Smith meets Beck with a liberal splash of Brit invasion and a touch of baroque pop kinda way. You’ll love ’em.
What: Music
Where: Yah Yahs, 99 Smith Street Fitzroy
When: Saturday 21 Jan. Doors open 9pm

Is not only the French word for racoon, it’s a play showing until Sunday at the excellent Owl and Pussycat. The show was a sell out at Toronto Fringe and is billed as a comedy about love, relationships and knives that cut through the bone. And racoons.
What: Black comedy
Where: The Owl and the Pussycat, 34 Swan St Richmond
When: Now until Jan 22 @ 8pm (Sunday show @ 5pm)
Web: owlandcat.com.au

During summer the Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron holds races every Wednesday, and a quick $20 will get you aboard one of the racing keelboats. After the races, the club’s terrace is the perfect place to unwind with the crew over some vino and talk about the simple pleasures of life.
What: Sailing across the bay
Where: Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron. Pier Road, St Kilda
When: 5:30 pm, Wednesday January 11 (every Wednesday during summer)
Web: rmys.com.au/?Page=54683

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