Southern Cross Club Italian Buffet – Friday 27 May

Indulge in a night of Mediterranean food with an all-you-can-eat Italian buffet dinner at the Southern Cross Club Jamison. Start with a traditional antipasto station of prosciutto, salumi, pesto mozzarella and marinated vegetables, followed by a hot buffet of chicken alla cacciatore, veal ossobuco, cheese and spinach ravioli, and a dessert bar with tiramisu, pana cotta and fruit salad. Book now.

Urzila Carlson: It’s Personal – Friday 27 and Saturday 28 May  

Comedian Urzila Carlson is stopping by Canberra for her It’s Personal show this weekend. Talking all things personal and minding your own business, join her for this hilarious show. Book now.

Urban Wine Walk – Saturday 28 May

Canberra’s streets are coming alive this month as a line-up of the best bars and restaurants transform into an urban cellar door of local wines for you to visit on a self-guided trail. With nine venues participating, join Rizla as they pour Linear Wines, Bar Beirut as they feature Lark Hill Winery, Midnight Bar as they host Mount Majura Vineyard, Wilma as they have Sapling Yard and Bootleg as they share Contentious Character. Included in your ticket are 24+ complimentary tastings, 1x $10 food voucher, 1x $25 voucher for event day wine orders and a tasting glass. Limited tickets are available, book now.

High Jinks Interactive Cocktail Making Class – Saturday 28 May

Sake, stir and pour your way to a second career in mixology at High Jinks Bar’s interactive cocktail class from 3-5pm on Saturday. Watch, learn and of course taste as one of the team’s barmen makes three of their signature cocktails and give you the inside scoop on how to make the perfect cocktail. Then step behind the bar and try it for yourself! Tickets also include a drink on arrival and an antipasto platter for two. Book now.

Southern Cross Club Carnaval Experience – Saturday 28 May

Igniting the spirit of Rio De Janeiro Carnaval, the Southern Cross Club Woden is hosting a Carnaval experience. In a 90-minute theatre spectacular, enjoy live music, Brazilian dancers, Brazilian drummers, acrobatics, visuals, theatrics, and Carnaval’s most breathtaking couture costumes. Dinner and drinks are also provided in the VIP experience and dinner and show experience. Book now.

The Pop Inn at Telopea Park – Saturday 28 May

Canberra’s favourite pop-up wine bar, The Pop Inn will be at Telopea Park from 1-6pm serving up top-notch wines for you to try, along with delicious meat and cheese tasting plates. Get all the latest updates on their website.

Taste Local Workshop with Underground Spirits – Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May

Discover local produce and enjoy unique experiences of tasting adventures and masterclasses at the Canberra Centre’s Taste Local Festival. This weekend, Underground Spirits’ head mixologist will guide you through making two cocktails for you to enjoy with treats from Bettys Burgers. Book now.

Ginger Catering 20 Year’s Edition Lunch – Sunday 29 May

Enjoy lunch with a view at Ginger Catering at the National Arboretum as they celebrate 20 years. Looking through the archives of the best lunch from Ginger’s history, join them for five courses with paired wines. Lunch will start with canapés and amuse-bouche, followed by confit duck en croute with red currant glaze, beef fillet with king brown mushrooms, and rhubarb and lemon curd tuile with toasted meringue. Book a table via their website.

Pialligo Estate Bottomless Brunch – Sunday 29 May

Grab your friends, it’s time to bring Sunday Brunch back on your calendars. Putting on an epic spread, Pialligo Estate will have all your brunch favourites, utilising their local produce. Think eggs and bacon, freshly baked pastries and pancakes, Pialligo’s Smokehouse meats, fresh fruit and granola, and best of all…bottomless mimosas. With the breakfast bar available for two hours, relax in the Estate Glasshouse and soak up the beautiful views of Canberra. Tickets are available on Pialligo’s website.