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:

Night at the Museum: Heroes and Villains at The National Museum of Australia

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!


Cosmos Midnight at Mr Wolf

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!


Dracula at Canberra Theatre Centre

Last weekend

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.


Bungendore Harvest Festival

All weekend

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.


Tusk Takeover at Bar Rochford

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