Spiderbait at Fun Time Pony – Friday 17 November

Don’t miss Spiderbait, the iconic Australian rock band, headlining the opening of Fun Time Pony this Friday. With eight acclaimed albums under their belt, Spiderbait has made its mark as a rite of passage for rock fans across the nation. Immerse yourself in an electric and contagious atmosphere at Canberra’s newest late-night dance club. Find your tickets here.

Canberra Short Film Festival – Friday 17 to Sunday 19 November

Celebrate the art of independent filmmaking at the Canberra Short Film Festival this weekend! Returning for its 28th season, there are over 280 films on show, across a wide range of genres. Discover a cinematic world bustling with creativity and innovation, and if you’re curious to learn more about the process, enjoy plenty of Q&A sessions, networking events and panel discussions. Find the full program here.

Dirty Janes Peddling Wares Market – Saturday 18 November

If you’re on the hunt for a new one-of-a-kind piece to spice up your home, or you simply love a weekend vintage thrift, stop by Dirty Janes this Saturday for their Peddling Wares Market! The courtyard will be bustling with sellers, offering everything from art, furniture and tableware to jewellery, books and vinyl. Entry is free, find all the details here. 

NGA Curator Talk: Anne O’Hehir on Nan Goldin – Saturday 18 November

Join the National Gallery of Australia’s photography curator, Anne O’Hehir, for a morning talk on the Nan Goldin exhibition. Gain a unique perspective into Goldin’s provocative, vulnerable and moving photographs, highly regarded as some of the defining artworks of the 1980s. Secure your spot here.

Creative Weaving at Craft + Design Canberra – Saturday 18 November

Learn to transform plant fibres into baskets, platters, wall art and sculptors at Craft + Design Canberra this Saturday. The talented artist and designer, Julieann Brooker, will guide you through the process at your own pace, helping you create at least one piece to take home with you. No experience is required! Get your ticket here.

Wine Tasting at The Tradies Dickson – Saturday 18 November

Uncover the hidden gems of the Canberra Wine Region with a casual afternoon wine tasting at The Tradies Dickson this Saturday. Hosted by the renowned local makers, Gallagher Wines, you’ll be taken through six hand-selected drops, each bursting with its own distinctive flavours and characteristics. Book your table here!

Roaring 1920s jazz night at Hotel Kurrajong – Saturday 18 November

Become transported to an era of glitz and glamour at Hotel Kurrajong’s roaring 1920s Jazz Night this Saturday. Let your hair down and indulge in an impressive three-course dinner coupled with a three-hour beverage package, along with plenty of sultry tunes and entertainment. Find your tickets here.