A Midsummer Night’s Dream by the Queensland Ballet – Friday 27 and Saturday 28 October

Don’t miss the Queensland Ballet’s enchanting performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream this Friday. The Canberra Theatre will host the production of Shakespeare’s fantastical masterpiece, which has captured the attention of young and old since its inception. Be transported to a world laced with mischief, mayhem, and romance. Get your ticket here.

Oktoberfest at the Harmonie German Club – Friday 27 to Sunday 29 October

Get a slice of the worldwide Oktoberfest celebrations at the Harmonie German Club this weekend. It wouldn’t be the people’s festival without authentic German beer, party games, competitions, oompah music and an irresistible dance floor. Time to dig out your Oktoberfest costume! See all the details here.

Women’s History Walking Tour – Friday 27 to Sunday 29 October

Learn the untold stories of Women’s History with a walking tour through the Capital this Sunday. With many well-known stops including the National Archives, the High Court and Old Parliament House, discover a layer of Canberra’s History often overlooked in history books. Secure your spot here!

Verity Lane Market: Decadence and Debauchery– Saturday 28 October

Acclaimed burlesque performers from across the country are taking over Verity Lane Market’s upstairs space this Saturday night. Expect nothing short of fire eating, vintage stripteases, fan dancing, live music, and comedy. Everyone is welcome, as long as you’re prepared to have a descendant and debaucherous time! Secure your spot here.

PhotoAccess Open Day – Saturday 28 October

Immerse yourself in the world of art, photography and creative expression at the PhotoAccess Open Day this Saturday. Get a peek behind the curtain and witness artists at work in the film studio and the fully equipped darkroom. Then join the celebrations and be serenaded with live music, food and drink stands and free activities, including cyanotype tote bag and portraiture photography. Plus, get your hands on some quality second-hand camera gear from the market stalls! Find all the details here.

10 Yards: Whisky & Wagyu– Saturday 28 October

Join 10 Yards’s head chef, Toby Peddle, for a luxurious night of whisky and wagyu. Gather around the Aranda Long Table, and taste whisky from various regions, paired with the smoked cuts of quality beef. Tickets are limited, get yours here.

Handmade Market Canberra – Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October

Support Canberra’s talented designers and producers at the Spring Handmade Markets this weekend at EPIC. With everything from art, fashion, jewellery, and beauty to homeware, browse the stalls and fall in love with local products made with care and innovation. Along with the Gourmet Food Hall, supplying a diverse range of tantalising cuisines. Entry is free, find the full market line-up here!