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Spring Racing Carnival Brunch

Giddy up Melbourne! The Spring Racing Carnival is well underway and the Como is celebrating its long history and close relationship with the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival by hosting an exclusive racing-themed brunch with a very distinguished guest, the 2016 Emirates Melbourne Cup! Get glam with your best racing outfit and join the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) in their elegant ballroom this September 24, for a stylish and scrumptious canapé style brunch with complimentary bubbles. While dining on your breakfast, enjoy a live acoustic duet on the croquet lawn and don’t forget to snap a selfie with the prestigious Cup, made of pure 18 carat gold and worth $175,000. When: Saturday, September 24 Where: Como House and Gardens, Corner Williams Rd & Lechlade Ave, South Yarra 3141 VIC Visit the website here.

Melbourne Cup Carnival Garden Party

The Emirates Melbourne Cup is coming to Como.  Get dressed in your spring racing best and spend a leisurely afternoon filled with food and fashion at the Como House’s Melbourne Cup Carnival Garden Party. The event will be spring racing themed with live entertainment and will include a silent auction with all proceeds going towards the ongoing restoration of Como. When: 12pm – 4pm, Saturday 19th September Where: Como House, Crn Williams Road & Lechlade Avenue, South Yarra Cost: $65pp (limited tickets available) We Know Melbourne readers receive a 10% discount. Use promo code CUP10 at time of booking. Book: Or contact (03) 9656 9889,