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Mystery, Murder and Moonlight Ballarat Murder Bus Tour Join Eerie Tours on a 45-minute bus tour through Ballarat, stopping to visit some of the gold-rush period’s more well-known murder locations. Learn about how these disturbing incidences unfolded and the impact on the fledgling community. Limited capacity. Ages 16+. Not for the faint hearted. 1 Where: Departs from the Mining Exchange, Lydiard Street North When: 7pm, 8pm & 9pm, Saturday Cost/bookings: $10 per person. Tickets available online at www.eerietours.com.au More information: www.heritageweekend.com.au Ballarat Old Cemetery Tour Eerie Tours invites you to spend an evening exploring the dark side of Australia’s premier Gold Rush Cemetery. Hear stories of death, disease, battles, and a range of fascinating and often disturbing stories from Australia’s Gold Rush Era. A magnificent experience for everyone interested in history, cemeteries and mortality. Learn about Eureka Soldiers and Miners Graves, The Chinese Cemetery, The Jewish Cemetery, the mass grave of more than 10,000 gold rush miners and many personal stories of the builders of Ballarat. 19 Where: Ballarat Old Cemetery When: 8pm, Saturday Cost/bookings: $27.50 Adult, $22 Concession, $17.50 Child. Tickets available at 1300 856 668 and www.eerietours.com.au More information: www.eerietours.com.au 24 BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2017