This weekend is going to be an absolute scorcher! But, why let the heat get in the way of a good time? With so many great gigs, markets and foodie adventures to be had, you won’t want miss out on the fun this weekend!
5pm Friday 10 February
Tonight Milk Crate Bar is collaborating with A. Baker to produce an amazing three-course dinner for just $60pp. Kicking off with $6 drinks at Happy Hour from 5 pm, the dinner will commence at 7pm with dishes exclusively created from produce grown in the A. Baker gardens and a menu developed by the A. Baker and Milk Crate chefs.
7pm Friday 10 February
The National Press Club has partnered with the Canberra Distillery to deliver the Gin Lovers’ Dinner. Attending gin enthusiasts will go on a gin-infused informative, culinary journey, curated by executive chef Daren Tetley and Canberra Distillery owner Tim Reardon. The menu will include canapés, entrée main and dessert prepared by the award-winning team with three hats in the ‘Gault & Millau Restaurant Guide.’
6:15pm Saturday 11 February
Grab a group of friends and family and make sure that you bring your picnic blanket to enjoy the colour and spectacle of the traditional Chinese Lantern Festival. Whether you bring your own lantern or buy one there, there are plenty of ways to get involved in the event.
8pm Saturday 11 February
Strangeways returns to Transit Bar for 2017 with Summer Nights. The night is set to feature a slow burning celebration of disco, house and techno beats that’ll help you ease into the hazy nights of a long Canberra summer.
8am Sunday 12 February
This Sunday masses of people will gather in Commonwealth Park ready to run, dance, skip and walk down a 5-kilometre stretch. With a pre-run group Zumba warm up kicking off the event at 7:20am before the run starting at 8am. Experience all the fun of the usual colour explosions along your travel down the rainbow road and be whisked away to a tropical paradise.
Also don’t miss …
Kuren at Mr Wolf – 10pm Friday 10 February
Gooch Palms live at The Phoenix – 8pm Friday 10 February
University of Canberra: Capitals Vs Bendigo Spirit at Southern Cross Stadium – 3pm Saturday 11 February
Canberra Travel Expo at the National Convention Centre – 10am Sunday 12 February
International Day at the Old Bus Depot Markets – 10am Sunday 12 February