After a rainy start this morning, surely all of the bad weather is behind us! So let’s focus on a (hopefully) fine weekend ahead chock full of awesome events, markets and activities. Here are 10 of our favourites:
All the very best in pop-culture will be on display this weekend at Gamma.Con 2017. Get set for a weekend of video games, board games, anime, comics, sci-fi, fantasy, books, arts, crafts, collectables, live show, panels, workshops and much more.
10am Saturday 5 August
Stock your wardrobe with the very best vintage wares in town this weekend at the Canberra Fashion Market. This local market will host a variety of new, vintage and recycled clothing and accessories.
10am Sunday 6 August
Join the guys at the National Portrait Gallery this weekend for a day full of winter fun. Activities on the day will include ice sculpting, wool weaving, drawing, magic performances and special guests, The Tjanpi Desert Weavers, who will lead a weaving workshop.
1:45pm Saturday 5 August
The Giants are back in the ACT for their final match at Manuka Oval for the 2017 season. Head out to support the boys as they take on the Demons in what is sure to be a tough match.
Canberra’s annual Swing festival is back this weekend. Running over four nights, the festival will host dancers from across the globe alongside social dancing, local and interstate musicians, performances and much more.
Also, don’t miss…
Dirrum Dirrum Festival 2017 at Radford College – 2pm Saturday 5 August
Night Ski & Ride at Corin Forest – 5:30pm Saturday 5 August
CBR Brave V Sydney Ice Dogs at Brave Cave – 5:30pm Saturday 5 August
Multicultural Old Bus Depot Markets – 10am Sunday 6 August
The Ten Tenors at Canberra Theatre Centre – 7:30pm Sunday 6 August