With a spring in our step, we move into September. Longer days, warm sun on our backs and flowers in full bloom coax St Kilda-siders out from hibernation. Embrace the change of season with this list of calendar highlights designed to awaken the soul… mentally, physically and spiritually. De-stress thoughtfully or totally blow the lid off it, there is something for every St Kilda lover on this list.
1. NO SCRUBS AT PRINCE BANDROOM
Saturday 7 September 2019
Ready to party like it’s 1999?
After sell-out nights across Australia, No Scrubs lands in St. Kilda for one show only at Prince Bandroom on September 7. Bringing all the best d-floor fillers from the 90s and early 00s -Ladies, it’s time to adorn thy dancing shoes and get ready for the throwback of the year.
Think: Backstreet Boys | Spice Girls | Britney Spears | Destiny’s Child | S Club 7 | 5IVE | N*Sync | TLC | Aqua | JOJO | Cher | Kylie Minogue | Nelly | Usher | Outkast + more.
2. SACRED HEART MISSION – GIVE A FROCK SHOP
Saturday 31 August – Sunday 15 September 2019
Designed by Give A Frock ambassador Elliot Garnaut, visit The Sacred Heart Mission’s Give A Frock pop-up op shop and help raise much-needed funds for the Women’s House. High end and designer frocks, jackets, shoes, bags and accessories donated from the much-loved wardrobes of Melbourne’s fashion elite will be available in-store and online.
Sure, the shop’s not technically in St Kilda, but we’re big fans of The Sacred Heart Mission and all they do, so Give A Frock and pop into the pop-up at 262 Chapel St, Prahran. Open seven days.
3. LISTEN OUT FESTIVAL
Saturday 27 September 2019
Listen Out, Australia’s premier dance music festival descends on Catani Gardens in St Kilda West this month bringing quality dance music to our corner of the globe. Get ready for a majestic line up, including: 6LACK, BISCITS, COSMO’S MIDNIGHT, DENZEL CURRY, DIPLO, DOJA CAT, DOM DOLLA, FLAVA D, FLUME, HANNAH WANTS, JPEGMAFIA, LEIKELI47, LUUDE, MALAA, RITON, SCHOOLBOY Q, SET MO (LIVE), SLOWTHAI, WAFIA, WHETHAN, YOUNG FRANCO + many more.
4. VEG OUT ST KILDA FARMERS MARKET
Saturday 7 September 2019
Veg Out St Kilda Farmers’ Market hosts award-winning farm producers from across Victoria selling their mouth-watering produce direct to customers, ensuring that the person you buy from is the person who helped make it, bake it, grow it, pick it, pack it and prepare it.
There’s an abundance of fresh, seasonal and organic fruit and veg, eggs and meats, olive oils, honey, wines, biscuits, preserves, spices, confectionery, bread, pasta, cheeses, seedlings and flowers – all in season and low on food miles.
5. SWAN LAKE AT THE PALAIS THEATRE
Saturday 21 September 2019
The Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to The Palais Theatre with Swan Lake – the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Swan Lake crosses the world of magic and mystical creatures with that of the real world. It is a story where the virtues of love and forgiveness conquer evil and betrayal in the end.