Floriade – all weekend
Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson are set to star alongside the likes of Grug and Where’s Wally as this year’s Floriadetakes visitors on a trip down memory lane through the theme of Pop Culture. Featuring a jam-packed program drawing inspiration from this year’s theme, festival-goers will be treated to an exciting array of retro-inspired flowerbeds showcasing some of the 20th Century’s most iconic figures in music, film, literature and social media.
Cézanne – Portraits of a Life – all weekend
Australian premiere of Cézanne – Portraits of a Life. This visually beautiful documentary film explores the life and art of hugely influential French painter Paul Cézanne. Based on the lauded exhibition of Cézanne portraits currently on view at the National Portrait Gallery, London, the film features interviews with curators, art experts and his great-grandson Philippe Cézanne. Including correspondence from the artist, it successfully sheds new light on the life and work of this hugely influential artist. Opening nationally in cinemas on 20 September.
Gin Degustation at Chifley’s Bar & Grill – Saturday
Chifley’s Bar & Grill again joins forces with The Canberra Distillery to put together a five-course gin degustation. Starting the evening with canapés on arrival followed by courses including gin and juniper pork belly and gin cured kingfish; all perfectly matched with locally made gin and Tim Reardon from The Canberra Distillery will be talking you through each match. Saturday 22nd September, $145 per person, 6pm to 10pm. For booking, click here
Spring Gin x Pop Chinese at Natural Nine- Saturday
Spring Gin x Pop Chinese is coming to natural nine on Saturday 22 September! Six types of gin paired with five courses of Pop Chinese cuisine for $90pp. View the menu here. Happening Saturday 22 September at natural nine, located within Casino Canberra, 21 Binara Street, Canberra City. Visit the website to book!
Walk 4 Hope – Sunday
Walk 4 Hope is an annual event designed to raise funds and awareness for Huntington’s disease. This year the Canberra walk will be held at Weston Park, Yarralumla. The EJ EH Club Act will be partner with Huntington’s NSW ACT. Register on line it will be a fun day and we want everyone to have a fun day. Sunday at 11 AM – 2 PM.
Canberra Times Fun Run – Sunday
Thousands of individuals, families and groups of friends are set to come together from across the ACT and surrounds, to take part in the 1km, 5km or 10km events, taking in some of the city’s most iconic landmarks including the Parliamentary Triangle and Lake Burley Griffin starting 7am.
High Tea Screening at Dendy – Sunday
Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney, Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John. Includes a glass of sparkling wine, cup of tea and a delicious mix of sweet and savoury finger foods on arrival! Sunday 23 September, 10AM for 10.30AM Premium Lounge Screening.