It may only be a two-day weekend, but hey, let’s make the most of it! We have put together a list of our 10 favourite gigs, performances and festivals going on around Canberra to add to your weekend to-do list:
6pm Friday 28 April
Tonight Night at the Museum returns as heroes clash against villains. Wear a mask to keep your alter ego hidden, then prepare for a night of superhero-sized adventures!
10pm Friday 28 April
Australian producers Cosmos Midnight will bring their blend of blissful electronica to Mr. Wolf tonight. Supported by NayNay, Ryan Fennis and Growly, this is a performance that is sure to start your weekend on a high-note!
The 1897 gothic horror novel by Irish author, Bram Stoker, is a classic story about, Count Dracula – the world-famous, blood-sucking vampire. This weekend Canberrans have the chance to see experience the story on-stage at the Canberra Theatre Centre. It is the definition of fear, which unleashes the terror we have in our society and ourselves.
For the first time ever, Bungendore is having its very own Harvest Festival! Hosted by Southern Harvest Association, the weekend-long event from Friday 28 until Sunday 30 April, celebrates the food, farming and fibre that Bungendore has to offer.
10pm Sunday 30 April
Tusk, a new Canberra-based women’s collective founded by Charlotte Stevens, is passionate about empowering women in hospitality. This Sunday Tusk will launch with a bar takeover by women, for everyone. This event consists of a four-course meal, specially designed cocktail list, art exhibition of local female artists – with all proceeds raised going to White Ribbon, Australia.
Also don’t miss…
Capital Region Farmers Market at Exhibition Park in Canberra – 7:30am Saturday 29 April
Celebrate Gungahlin Festival at Hibberson Street – 10am Saturday 29 April
Plus500 Brumbies V Blues at GIO Stadium – 4:05pm Sunday 30 April
Vegan Day Out at Mort Street – All weekend
Borrow Tomorrow by Luke Chiswell at the Nishi Gallery – All weekend