Here is the Diary’s guide to what’s going on this weekend:
Run along the river
If you swelter through Friday night and fancy some morning air, and maybe an maybe a bit of friendly competition, head on down to Stiggants Reserve at 7:30 for a 2,3,4 or 5km run along the river.
All this friendly group of locals require is a gold coin donation which goes to end-of-season prizes.
With four season’s a year and a unique handicap system, the field is wide open and anyone can win, from track n’ field speed demons to the Sunday morning plodder.
Visit the Warrandyte River Runners website for more information.
Writer and poet Leo Lazarus will be leading a Bushwriting Workshop at Black Flats this Sunday.
If you feel like some natural inspiration, visit the eventbrite page and sign up now.
Carols at the lake
Fancy a warm-up to next weekend’s Warrandyte Carols, why not head down to Lilydale Lake this Saturday from 5:30pm for some festive singing.
BYO picnic blanket and chairs, show starts at 7pm.
Christmas Pet Parade
A fun pet parade and constume contest is taking place on Main Street, Croydon on Saturday 11am – 2pm.
Visit their website to register your pet and to find out more about the furry cuteness on show.
Walk for wellness
On Sunday, Healseville hosts the “walk for wellness”, starting at Donnelly’s Weir.
Tickets cost $10-$20.
For more details, visit the Facebook page.
The Buzz, Out and About and Five for Friday would not be possible without the help of Park Orchards based Facebook group InYourBackyard.
Visit their Facebook page for more things to do in the Yarra Valley.