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Heyington: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Melbourne Tram Museum

Open to the public every second and fourth Saturday of each month, the Melbourne Tram Museum preserves and shares the rich tramway history of Melbourne, with something for all ages.

The museum houses 21 fully-restored trams including, a toast-rack bodied V-class from 1906, one of the first electric trams in Melbourne. Several versions of the iconic Melbourne W-class trams, the prototype of the Z-class which marked the steady modernisation of the fleet when it was introduced in 1975.

A large range of tramway artefacts and ephemera are also on display.

8 Wallen Road
Hawthorn, VIC, 3122

Located 1.2K from Heyington

Como House and Garden

A stone's throw away from Melbourne's shopping mecca and perched high above the Yarra River lies the sanctuary of Como.

Boasting one of Melbourne's finest gardens, an inspiring historic mansion and an impressive collection of antique furniture, the property provides a glimpse into the privileged lifestyle of its former owners, one of Australia's wealthiest pioneer families. Now 160 years old, a visit to Como reveals the life and times of Melbourne aristocracy and offers an insight to the transformation of the city through the Gold Rush, a Depression and two World Wars.

Wander the beautifully manicured gardens and immerse yourself in the history, luxury and inspiration that make Como Melbourne's most glamorous location.

Corner Williams Road and Lechlade Avenue
South Yarra, VIC, 3141

Located 1.6K from Heyington

Herring Island Environmental Sculpture Park

Accessible only by boat, Herring Island, 3.2 hectares in size, is just 3 kilometres from the city, and the only substantial island in the Yarra River. This informal parkland has provided the inspiration for curator Maudie Palmer to develop a concept in which artists are commissioned to create site-specific sculptures.

Internationally renowned British environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy has created two works - a slate Cairn and a Stone House constructed from Dunkeld sandstone. Four Australian artists have also installed works on Herring Island: John Davis - A Hill, a River, Two Rocks and a Presence, Jill Peck - Steerage, Julie Collins - Audience, Robert James - The Ramp and Torres Strait Islander, Ellen Jose - Tanderrum.

Melbourne horticulturist Iain Shears has designed a Native Wild Garden using patterns and species which occur naturally in temperate grasslands in Victoria. The wild garden starts flowering in early spring.

Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.

Yarra River
South Yarra, VIC, 3141

Located 1.7K from Heyington

Rush Escape Game

Rush Escape Game provides adrenaline filled live escape game experiences to thrill seekers from all over the world.

Our goal for every player of the game is to feel the rush of escaping - others would refer to this experience as "being in the zone" while researchers call it "flow". At the peak of this state you will feel great and perform at your best, action and awareness merge, time flies and self vanishes. If you have ever been involved in an activity or project where everything else was forgotten, then you will be familiar with this state.

Rush Escape Game deliberately focuses on maximising fun, playing this game feels even more exciting and engaging as you realise that no one escapes alone, this means you will need to work together as a team to overcome all of the challenges. Co-operation, critical thinking, pattern recognition and fast decision making will be required, and before you know it, your primal survival and problem solving instincts will surface to help solve unusual puzzles, uncover clues, keys and codes with the ultimate aim of escaping.

230 Toorak Road,
Unit 4
South Yarra, VIC, 3141

Located 2.4K from Heyington

Heyington: Events

Como Dusk Tours

Immerse yourself in the mansion and its history during an exclusive tour of the mansion, followed by drinks and light refreshments at dusk.

Enjoy views from the balcony and take in the marvelous views from up high.

Event Dates
      6th Jan
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Corner Williams Roadand Lechlade Avenue
South Yarra, VIC, 3141

Located 1.5K from Heyington

Como House and Garden Market

Explore a variety of stalls including handmade jewellery, arts and craft and vintage in the beautiful surrounds of Como House and Garden.

Visit the stalls up the main drive and out the front of our gorgeous 19th century mansion and then enjoy a game of croquet and a walk around our stunning heritage gardens. Bring a picnic and spend the day.

Event Dates
      29th Jan

Corner Williams Road and Lechlade Avenue
South Yarra, VIC, 3141

Located 1.5K from Heyington

Boroondara Farmers Market

If you are passionate about food and the planet, join a dedicated group of farmers and locals each month at the Boroondara Farmers Market. The market is one of the largest and longest running genuine farmers markets operating in Melbourne and supporting Victorian farmers and producers.

Accredited with the Victorian Farmers Market Association (VFMA), the market sells only the best produce available. You can buy fresh fruit and vegetables, seasonal organic produce, meat, herbs, honey, eggs, bread, olives, cakes, dips and sauces, even wine and beer.

Talk directly to the farmers and producers and learn about the ingredients and processes that brought the food to you. It is all part of shopping in a community, reducing food miles and supporting small Victorian primary producers. Bring the kids and your four-footed friends - you are all welcome.

The Boroondara Farmers' Market is an initiative of the City of Boroondara in partnership with the Rotary Club of Glenferrie. All money raised assists with community projects run by Rotary of Glenferrie and Foundation Boroondara.

The market is held on the third and fifth Saturday of each month at Patterson Reserve, Auburn Road, Hawthorn, 8:00am to 1:00pm.

Please call or visit the Facebook page for more information.

Event Dates
      17th Dec

Auburn Road
Hawthorn East, VIC, 3123

Located 2.1K from Heyington

New Year's Eve Chanting Meditation

Celebrate among friends who enjoy ecstatic chanting, meditation and healing music. This event was listed Number 1 in The Age Newspaper's "Weird and Wonderful Things To Do on New Year's Eve" and it regularly attracts a full house. It is set against a backdrop of beautiful lighting in a charming air-conditioned venue, is presented annually as an alternative and spiritual celebration.

The universal chants are easy enough for almost anyone to sing. Each chant is followed by a short silent meditation. You can sit on chairs or cushions, move to the music, or lie down, relax and soak up the positive energy. Bring your own cushion for extra comfort.

Traditionally everyone brings some vegetarian snacks to share. Nourishing chai will be available at no extra cost and there will be lots of opportunities to socialise throughout the evening. At midnight, waves of flowing OM chants will greet the New Year, along with a deep natural meditation, to manifest peace, health and abundance in 2017.

New Year's Eve Chanting Meditation is presented by Jarek Czechowicz.

Event Dates
      31st Dec

2 Minona Street
Hawthorn, VIC, 3122

Located 2.3K from Heyington

Off The Beaten Truck - Food Truck Fiesta + Live Music

The Food Trucks are in Prahran every Sunday at the Mt Erica! Come and join us for "Off The Beaten Truck", a mini-festival featuring incredible local food trucks and live music from 4pm onwards.

The whole venue will be dedicated to this spectacular Sunday session, with drinks available for purchase from the bar and guests able to sit down and enjoy the entertainment from either the spacious courtyard, the car park or within the venue itself.

Entry to the food truck fiesta is free for all ages!

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420 High Street
Prahran, VIC, 3181

Located 2.4K from Heyington

Italian Cooking Classes - La Cucina di Sandra

Come to La Cucina di Sandra for an Italian cooking and eating experience like no other. Learn how to cook Italian food like an Italian in this interactive cooking demonstration, plus a memorable lunch or dinner.

Sandra's classes are held in her European styled warehouse in Richmond, just minutes from Melbourne city.

Sandra's food is presented with a modern approach never experienced before and you will learn how to do so yourself.

Your experience will include interesting and topical conversation on the history surrounding the origins, the culture and the stories behind the dishes cooked.

For four hours you will feel like you are on an Italian holiday as you enjoy Sandra's passionate and interactive demonstrations, with down to earth tips and advice on how to cook brilliant Italian food. You will be provided with advice on where to shop in Melbourne for the best ingredients.

Classes are public or a private group of up to eight people.

Event Dates
      13th Dec
      15th Dec
      20th Dec

62/62 Lyndhurst Street
Richmond South, VIC, 3121

Located 2.7K from Heyington

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