9 things to do over Easter week­end

From spooky art in­stal­la­tions to choco­late fes­ti­vals, Easter is shap­ing up to be an ab­so­lute corker. By Re­becca Russo

Time Out (Melbourne) - - THINGS TO DO -

Wil­liam Eg­gle­ston at the NGV’S Fes­ti­val of Pho­tog­ra­phy

Di­rect from the Na­tional Por­trait Gallery in Lon­don, this ex­hi­bi­tion of work by Mem­phis pho­tog­ra­pher Wil­liam Eg­gle­ston is a dreamy dive into Amer­i­can sub­ur­bia. à NGV In­ter­na­tional, 180 St Kilda Rd, Mel­bourne 3006. 03 8620 2222. www.ngv.vic.gov.au. Daily 10am-5pm. Free. Un­til Jun 18.

Shake it loose at Boo­gie Fes­ti­val

The line-up at this three-day camp­ing jaunt fea­tures punk rock leg­ends Cos­mic Psy­chos, Strand of Oaks, Sonny & the Sun­sets, Jen Clo­her and a heap more. à Bruzzy’s Farm, Tal­la­rook-pya­long Rd, Tal­la­rook 3659. www.boo­gie.net.au. $0-$229. Apr 14-16.

Laugh your arse off at Triple J’s Good az Fri­day

The Mel­bourne In­ter­na­tional Com­edy Fes­ti­val and Triple J join forces for a broad­cast hosted by new break­fast team Ben and Liam, fea­tur­ing live mu­sic and some of the fes­ti­val’s best tal­ents. à Mel­bourne Town Hall, 90-130 Swanston St, Mel­bourne 3000. 03 9658 9658. www.com­e­dyfes­ti­val. com.au. Noon-3pm. Free. Fri Apr 14.

Groove along to Roland Tings at Howler

Mel­bourne pro­ducer Roland Tings is per­form­ing in pro­mo­tion of his new six-track EP Each Mo­ment a Di­a­mond, which fea­tures bouncy sin­gle ‘Higher Ground’. à Howler, 7-11 Daw­son St, Brunswick 3056. 03 9077 5572. www.h-w-l-r.com. 8.30pm. $20. Fri Apr 14.

Rock­wiz Live at Hamer Hall

Ju­lia Zemiro and Brian Nankervis will trade the Espy for Hamer Hall as they host a mu­sic trivia spe­cial event they’re call­ing ‘An­other Re­ally Re­ally Good Fri­day’. Ex­pect tough-as-nails ques­tions, gut-punch­ing gags and the ace Rock­wiz Orkestra. à Hamer Hall, 100 St Kilda Rd, Mel­bourne 3004. 03 9281 8000. www. arts­cen­tremel­bourne.com.au. 8-10pm. $30-$129. Fri Apr 14.

Al­ter your per­cep­tion with ‘House of Mir­rors’ in Bendigo

Cre­ated by Mel­bourne artists Chris­tian Wagstaff and Keith Court­ney, ‘House of Mir­rors’ is a dis­ori­ent­ing walk-through in­stal­la­tion de­signed to make it im­pos­si­ble to main­tain a sense of di­rec­tion. It made its de­but as part of MONA’S Dark MOFO fes­ti­val. à Ros­alind Park, be­hind Bendigo Art Gallery, 42 View St, Bendigo 3550. 03 5434 6088. www.bendigoart­gallery.com. au. Daily 2-9pm; Apr 14-16 10am-10pm. $0-$10. Apr 7-30.

Choc till you drop at Choco­late Food Truck Fes­ti­val

This free, li­censed, all-ages event will bring the choccy good­ness with ice cream, waf­fles, chur­ros, shakes, dough­nuts and cup­cakes. àpre­ston Food Truck Park, 518 High St, Pre­ston 3072. the­foodtruck­park.com.au. Fri 5-10pm; Sat noon-10pm; Sun noon-9pm. Free. Apr 15-16.

Have a Good Fri­day seafood party at Tommy Ruff Fish Bar

Opt for a hearty feed on Good Fri­day by dig­ging into a sig­na­ture seafood chef’s plat­ter for two in­clud­ing grilled fish, prawn skew­ers, cala­mari, fish wings, tacos and oys­ters. à Tommy Ruff Fish Bar, 121 Chapel St, Wind­sor 3181. 03 9521 7195. www.tom­myruff.com.au. Daily 11.30am-10pm.

Head to Churchill Is­land Her­itage Farm for an Easter egg hunt

Phillip Is­land’s north­ern neigh­bour will have tra­di­tional farm­ing demon­stra­tions, live mu­sic and kids’ work­shops and games. Their epic an­nual egg hunt will kick off on Easter Sun­day at 10am. ■ à Churchill Is­land Her­itage Farm, 246 Sa­muel Amess Dr, Churchill Is­land 3925. 03 5951 2800. www.vis­it­phillip­is­land.com/list­ing/churchill-is­land­her­itage-farm. Wed-sun 11am-4pm. $6.40-$58. Apr 12-16.

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