Never Ending 80s at the Hellenic Club – Friday 22 July

The era of big hair, big hits and big fun. The Hellenic Club is celebrating the 80s with a night packed full of the biggest hits for you to dance the night away. Purchase your tickets here.

Chef’s Table at Capitol Bar & Grill – Friday 22 July

QT Canberra’s lavish Capitol Bar & Grill is bringing the heat this winter, offering a unique dining experience for Canberrans to enjoy for this month only. Capitol’s Chef’s Table experience will see a 16-seat intimate Italian-inspired six-course journey take place every Friday, led by Executive Chef Michael Box. A tour of seasonal tastes, highlighting the best of the region with farm-to-table dining, book the best seats in the house and treat yourself to a truly decadent evening. Book via their website.

The George Truffle Dinner – Friday 22 July

Celebrate the delicious truffle season with a decadent 7-course truffle dinner at The George Bar & Grill. Available for one night only, the Executive Chef will take diners on a culinary journey with each course perfectly paired with local Eden Road Wines. Book a table here.

Melting Pot – Friday 22 July

A monthly series of original and improvised funk, soul, jazz and blues, join John Mackey and Redbrick Coffee for an intimate music night. Hosted at Makeshift by Redbrick, enjoy Australian wine or beers from Capital Brewing Co and Heaps Normal with a few snacks and listen to live tunes. Tickets can be purchased online.

Roald Dahl’s The Twits – Friday 22 and Saturday 23 July

Multi award-winning Shake & Stir Theatre Co are bringing to life an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s gruesome twosome The Twits to delight and disgust in equal measure. Packed with mischief, hilarious mayhem and big belly laughs, don’t miss out on seeing the famous book live on stage. Book now.

MEGAfauna: Myths & Legends! – Friday 22 to Sunday 24 July

Enormous creatures that inspire myths and legends, art and culture have taken over the National Botanic Gardens. As you search through the gardens to find the megafauna, ancient plants and more, let your imagination run wild and daydream about what it was like to live with these gigantic animals. Download the trail map here.

Hippo Co Whisky Tasting – Saturday 23 July

Join Hippo Co for their weekly whisky tasting Saturday night from 6pm. The team are experts on all things Scotch, American, Irish and international whisky and will take you through 6 whiskies from around the world while you enjoy the flavours and learn about the history, production and tasting techniques. Tickets are $70 and also include a cheese plate for the table. Secure your table here.

Winter Wonderland at the Haig Park Village Markets – Sunday 24 July

On Sunday, join the Haig Park Markets as they turn into a winter wonderland. From twinkling lights, fire pits and a mulled wine and hot cider garden to festive workshops, children entertainment and live music, there are plenty of ways to get you loving winter. And as usual their stalls will include delicious cuisines, tasty treats, fresh produce, artisan products, craft, jewellery and more. To find out more or apply for a stall, head to their website.