Mean Girls (Musical) at Sunset Cinema – Friday 9 February

Catch the latest rendition of Tina Fey’s Mean Girls at Sunset Cinema this Friday. With gates open from 6:30pm, grab a bean bag, dinner from the food trucks, some drinks and your favourite movie snacks and get ready for this hilarious musical. Purchase your tickets.

Lifeline Bookfair – Friday 9 to Sunday 11 February

Raising money for our local crisis support service, Lifeline Canberra is hosting another one of their huge bookfairs over the entire weekend at EPIC. With something for every book lover, explore the wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, including rare books, collectables, children’s books, textbooks, foreign language books, magazines, comics, maps and more. You’ll also find records, CDs, DVDs, games and jigsaws. Get all the info on their website.

Lunar New Year at Hyatt Hotel – Saturday 10 February

Welcome the Year of the Dragon with Hyatt Hotel Canberra. On Saturday from 6pm, enjoy a vibrant evening at The Promenade Café with a celebratory seafood buffet and Asian culinary delights. Then, be entertained by the Canberra Prosperous Mountain Dragon and Lion Dance troupe with a special performance at 7pm. Book now.

10 Yards Gnocchi Night – Saturday 10 February

Perfect the art of making light and fluffy gnocchi at 10 Yards’ workshop. Be guided step by step by one of the chefs on how to assemble and cook the delicious Italian potato dumplings before enjoying it with a delicious sauce and paired local wines and craft beers. Tickets are limited, book now.

Lunar New Year at Dickson Woolley Street – Saturday 10 February

Canberra’s unofficial Chinatown is celebrating Lunar New Year with special performances, delicious food, activities and workshops. From 11am-11pm on Woolley Street in Dickson, catch a wide range of performances from lion and dragon dancing, traditional Chinese dance, martial arts, live music, face painting and calligraphy while you stop at one of the Dickson’s delicious Chinese restaurants including Ruby Chinese Restaurant, Dickson Asian Noodle House, Chongqing Street Noodles, Jimmy’s Place and more. Get all the info here.

Old Bus Depot Market International Day – Sunday 11 February

Old Bus Depot Market is taking their annual International Day to new heights, with all the sensations from around the world. Explore different cultures with an assortment of Indian block-printed textiles, handcrafted South African hair combs, Nepalese jewellery and more. Plus, food from countries including Ethiopia, Laos and Italy. The market will also have dragon and lion dancing throughout the day to celebrate Lunar New Year. Get all the info on their website.