Spring is finally here and it’s time to celebrate! Get out and about this weekend with 10 of our favourite events, activities and gigs happening around town.

Rosie Waterland Crazy Lady at Canberra Theatre Centre

8:30pm Friday 1 September

One of Australia’s most candid comedic talents, Rosie Waterland is back in Canberra this weekend with her new show Crazy Lady, touching on topics spanning feminism, body image, modern life and television.

Start of Spring at BentSpoke’s Mitchell Cannery

12pm Saturday 2 September

This Saturday BentSpoke is going to hold a Start Of Spring event at their very own Mitchell Cannery. This is a great opportunity to check out a production brewery, have some fun, and enjoy some beer.

Gin Fling 2.0 at National Press Club

5pm Saturday 2 September

Get your best Gatsby dress out Saturday night for the National Press Club’s Gin Fling 2.0. Enjoy five delectable courses, expertly put together by the Press Club chefs and matched with the finest Australian gin.

The Canberra Times Fun Run at King George Terrace

7am Sunday 3 September

The Canberra Times Fun Run, presented by Westpac, is Canberra’s biggest Father’s Day event with participants coming together to celebrate fitness, fun and their community, while also helping to raise money for charity.

Vegan Day Out in Canberra at Braddon restaurants

All weekend

The Cruelty Free Shop is putting together a map for locals to enjoy vegan delights all weekend. It’s that time again for cheap eats, freebies, and sales as local cafes and businesses in Braddon will be slashing prices, giving away samples and putting special vegan products on the menu.


Also, don’t miss…

Night Ski & Ride at Corin Forrest – Last weekend

Garrett Kato Take It Slowly Tour at Smith’s Alternative – 7pm Friday 1 September

Canberra Kids Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra – 9am Saturday 2 September

Petit Feast at Buvette Bistro and Wine Bar – 11:30am Saturday 2 September

Arab Film Festival 2017 at the National Film and Sound Archive – All weekend