Plants over People Pinot & Picasso Session – Friday 10 June

Get your creative juices flowing with the help of a little liquid courage and a helpful instructor. From 7-10pm, channel your inner plant mother and paint a ‘Plants over People’ painting with vibrant bright colours. All painting equipment is supplied, the only thing you need to bring is your favourite bottle of vino and some nibbles! Book your tickets on Pinot & Picasso’s website.

Kirklandd at UC Hub – Friday 10 June

Local Canberra rapper, songwriter and instrumentalist Kirklandd is performing his unique hip-hop, alt-rock and punk at UC Hub this weekend. Following a recent co-sign from T-Pain, Kirklandd has been working on his debut mixtape with collaborators including Taka Perry (Denzel Curry), Young Monks, Jack Moffitt (The Preatures) and Tasker (Rest for the Wicked) to carefully craft a sound that captures the essence of the 2000s punk and alt-rock that he grew up listening to. Performing a preview of his new music, grab tickets and be one of the first to listen. Book via Moshtix.

High Jinks Interactive Cocktail Making Class – Saturday 11 June

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 bartenders 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 are $65 and also include a drink on arrival and an antipasto platter for two. Book now. 

The Jezabels at UC Hub – Saturday 11 June  

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2011 Australian Music Prize, ARIA & AIR award-winning, The Jezabels are hitting the road on a national tour. For the first time, the band will be playing their most successful record, in its entirety live on stage. Performing in Canberra for one night only, catch them live at UC Hub on Saturday from 7:30pm. Get your tickets via Moshtix.

Human Nature at the National Convention Centre – Saturday 11 June

Australia’s homegrown heroes and Hall of Fame inductees Human Nature are rebooting their acclaimed live show plans, announcing a return to the stage in 2022. Live 2022 Rebooted – People Get Ready, Again will bring together the very best elements of the Good Good Life tour and People Get Ready AAA tour into one new, amalgamated show. To see them live at the National Convention Centre, head to Ticketek.

Canberra Miniature Train Rides – Sunday 12 June  

The Canberra Miniature Railway invite you to their first June public running day. All their trains will be running both the Mura Line and the Yerrabi Line with canteen facilities available selling hot food, coffee and ice cream. With rides starting at $4, your fun long weekend activity with the kids is sorted. Book now to avoid disappointment.

The Market at Bungendore – Sunday 12 June

Open on the second Sunday of every month, The Market at Bungendore has a great range of unique local produce, products, art and crafts and general stalls. A light lunch and great coffee will also be available. Make a day out of it this long weekend and explore the markets and the rest of Bungendore. Entry is free, find out more here.