Autumn is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with a weekend filled to the brim with local events and entertainment. Markets, performances and delicious treats mean that there is something for everyone this weekend in Canberra.
As the lights go on across the Parliamentary Triangle this weekend Canberrans will dine on authentic Asian eats, from dumplings to dosa. Bars and music will add to the market atmosphere, making it an event for the whole family.
Wind It Up: Verity Lane Party and other various locations
Moving beyond the regular festival formula, this unique event encapsulates a weekend of workshops, industry discussions and parties uniting industry insiders, as well as local and interstate performers.
11:30am Sunday 5 March
Now in its 45th year of racing, the Group 3 Mercedes-Benz Canberra Black Opal Stakes will be off and racing at 11:30am Sunday 5 March 2017, ensuring a great line-up of action on and off the track.
7:45pm Saturday 4 March
This Saturday night the Plus500 Brumbies are coming back to their home turf to take on the South African Sharks at GIO Stadium. Kick off is at 7:45pm Saturday 4 March and the Canberra boys are calling on the support of locals after such a close call in Round 1 against the Crusaders losing 13-17.
The National Gallery of Australia is bringing back the magical night time parties of Versailles for Enlighten 2017. Live like Louis XIV and enjoy a glass of champagne with this night time premium access to Versailles: Treasures from the Palace.
Also don’t miss…
Neon Night at Canberra Glasshouse – 6pm Friday 3 March
Capital Region Farmers Market at EPIC – 7:30am Saturday 4 March
2017 Yoga Big Day Out at The Boat House – 8:30am Sunday 5 March
Canberra Wedding Fair at AIS Arena – 10am Sunday 5 March