Helix Bar & Dining Truffle and Wine Dinner – Friday 29 July

Join Helix Bar & Dining in the Vibe Hotel for a 3-course dinner in partnership with The Truffle Barron Farm and Contentious Character Winery. With every course delicately curated by their chef, perfectly infused with the amazing flavours of truffles, treat yourself to a decadent evening. Book now.

Water’s Edge Truffle Dinner – Friday 29 July

Hosting a truffle dinner every Friday during truffle season, join Water’s Edge for a 3-course, fine-dining experience. Expect refined dishes such as lamb backstrap with pistachio pesto, truffle mash, baby carrot, truffle gel and shaved truffle, and a truffle cheesecake with sable crumb and beet sponge. Book a table now.

(In)tangible Exhibition – Friday 29 to Sunday 31 July

Showcasing the work of five artists, Canberra Potters Gallery’s (in)tangible exhibition explores themes of mental health and wellbeing through the act of making. Presenting a range of perspectives through wood, glass, ceramics, print and drawing and glass, the boutique selection of works reflects tangible responses to these intangible concepts. To find out more, head to their website.

Contentious Character Gala Truffle Dinner – Saturday 30 July 

Expect all things truffled at Contentious Character’s annual Gala Truffle Dinner. Curating a 4-course menu with Blue Frog Truffles, tantalise your tastebuds with a spiced duck breast with truffle mash and warm your soul with a baked Barossa camembert with sliced truffle. The truffle grower himself, Wayne from Blue Frog Truffles will also be there on the night to walk guests through this year’s season and everything you’ve ever wanted to know about truffles! Tickets are limited, book now.

East Meets West Orchestral Concert – Saturday 30 July

East Meets West Orchestral Concert is a colourful compilation of critically acclaimed classical works from the East to West. Led by Australian-Chinese conductor Dane Lam and revered music maestro Guy Noble, the concert will be performed by the renowned Queensland and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras alongside emerging talent and Australian soloists. Audience members can look forward to an exciting line-up of classical Chinese music such as the ‘Butterfly Lovers’ and the ‘Yellow River’, amongst an additional collection of equally enchanting and iconic compositions. Hosted at Llewellyn Hall for a 7:30 sitting book now.

High Jinks Interactive Cocktail Making Class – Saturday 30 July  

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

EPIC Farmers Market – Saturday 30 July  

Join EPIC for great offers on seasonal produce and support local growers. Find a great variety of fruit and vegetables, poultry, seafood, handmade goods and delicious made-to-order foods. The markets will be open from 7:30-11:30am. For further information head to their website.

Handmade Canberra Market – Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July

Bringing some of the county’s best handmade, Australian-made products all under one roof, the Handmade Markets at EPIC are back for 2021. This weekend shop unique jewellery, fashion, homewares, gifts and so much more! To grab free tickets and search all the market stalls, head to their website.

Haig Park Village Markets Winter Wonderland – Sunday 31 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.