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!

Milk Crate and A. Baker Collaboration at Milk Crate Bar

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.

A Gin Lovers’ Dinner at National Press Club

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.’

Chinese Lantern Festival at Beijing Gardens

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.

Strangeways present Summer Nights at Transit Bar

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.

The Color Run starting at Stage 88

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