A gloomy grey Friday is hardly an optimistic outlook for the weekend ahead. So to put the excitement back into the days ahead, check out our top 10 favourite events, performances and gigs!

Wine and Dine at the Gungahlin Lakes Golf & Community Club

6:30pm Friday 19 May

Wamboin’s Contentious Character vineyard is hosting a fine dining experience for foodies in the ACT to showcase the winery’s delicious range of wine. The sampling of these wines is paired with a six-course meal for attendees to enjoy throughout the evening.

Petula Clarke at the Canberra Theatre

8 pm Friday 19 May

This weekend, legendary performer Petula Clark continues her Australian tour at the Canberra Theatre Centre. Known for her film and theatre music career, this two-time Grammy Award-winner presents a show of world-class musical talent for one night only.

Feminartsy Ideas Fest 2017

10 am Saturday 20 May

Feminartsy is a one-day event that brings together women from a range of creative fields for a day of feminist activism and creative outlet. The event is an opportunity for like-minded feminists to come together and meet like-minded people in the Canberra community.

Million Paws Walk at Commonwealth Park  

9 am Sunday 21 May

The Million Paws Walk is celebrating its 20th birthday party at Commonwealth Park this weekend. With the main event, the Big Paws Walk, starting at a modest 11 am, people and their pooches are set to turn out in masses for this event! After the walk, a party will be hosted back at Stage 88 filled with fun for puppies and their owners.

Moshfest 2017 at The Basement 

5:30pm Sunday 21 May

Moshfest is kicking off at The Basement with a killer line-up of all your favourites this Sunday night. Performers at the event include: WE MAY FALL | Hollow Heart | autumn | Starrats | Within Arms Reach | Panic Burst | Misery Cult | FALCIFER | Kid Presentable


Also, don’t miss…

Paola at the Hellenic Club of Canberra  – 8:30 pm Friday 19 May

The Llewellyn Choir presents Verdi’s Requiem at Llewellyn Hall ANU – 7:30 pm Saturday 20 May

Peace Train: A Tribute to Cat Steven’s at the Canberra Street Theatre – 8 pm Saturday 20 May

A Celebration of Wool at the Old Bus Depot Markets – 9 am Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May

Pop-up Champagne Bar at the Canberra Centre – All weekend