It’s the weekend to treat mum and if you’re still scouting somewhere to take her on Sunday, check out our guide here. Check out all the other events circulating Canberra this weekend!

Penfolds Wine Dinner at The Lakes – Fri 10 May

Gungahlin Lakes Club is proud to be presenting a Wine Dinner in collaboration with Penfolds. The event will begin with a selection of canapés followed by a four-course menu crafted by their Executive Chef, Peter Robinson, and each course will be paired with a Penfolds fine wine. Guests will also enjoy the knowledge of a Penfolds Fine Wine Ambassador. The ambassador will offer insights into individual wine tasting notes and the wine-making process. Go for a date night, spoil mum before Mother’s Day. If you are a food and wine lover, this is the wine dinner for you! Tickets are $115 for non-members and $105 for members. Limited seats are available.  Click here to secure your tickets or view the full menu.

Greenway Fitness Precinct Open Day – Sat 11 May

Greenway is about to heat up with an all-new Fitness Precinct! Combining HIIT Republic, Psycle Life and Studio by Club Lime, there is something to suit all fitness lovers! Head down to 171 Soward Way in Greenway for their Open Day from 10am – 2pm. Learn more about what’s on offer, have some fun and get around some exclusive opening deals! HIT 104.7 will be there on the day with competitions, prize giveaways with memberships to win, kids activities and more!

Netier National Capital Rally – Sat 11 May

It’s that time again for round 3 of the Netier National Capital Rally! From 9am – 5pm, view some of the best racing in the capital! The National Capital Rally has been promoted by the Brindabella Motor Sports Club and been running continuously since 1995. In 2019 the tradition of presenting a popular and safe event with the support of both the ACT Government and the local forestry continues. This time round it will be held at Cotter Forrest. See here for more information.

Mutts and Mums – Sat 11 May

For mums who love their pups as much as their children, The Social Dog Company has partnered up with The Mercure Hotel to bring you Canberra’s first Mutts & Mums event – turning Mother’s Day into Dog Mums Day! Whether you are a dog mum or you’re a mum that just loves dogs, Mutts & Mums is the best Mother’s Day event you could ask for! Set in a dog-friendly private courtyard, tickets include sparkling wine or juice on arrival, chef selected savory and sweet platters, fun activities and photo opportunities for the humans, raffles, and giveaways, and of course, treats and more for the dogs! Purchase your tickets here. 

Mother’s Day Classic – Sun 12 May

For all the active mum’s out there, the Mother’s Day Classic is back! Choose to walk, jog, run, skip or jump and have fun while you’re at it! All proceeds go towards raising money for breast cancer research.  The run will kick off at Rond Terraces along Lake Burley Griffin at 7am. Register here for the 5km walk, 5km run or 10km run!

Suitcase Rummage in Canberra – Sun 12 May

Suitcase Rummage is back in Canberra, in the ever delightful, NewActon Precinct! Suitcase Rummage is a sustainable market alternative that heralds recycling and conscious consumption. It promises to be everything that is a market but without the hassle. It’s about bringing a suitcase (or three!) filled to the brim with all sorts of treasures. From 11am – 3pm, you can be a part of the Rummage experience by selling your secondhand or handmade wares here or come along to buy some real beauties! There will be: brilliant vintage, bric-a-brac, second hand clothing, books, jewellery, shoes, records, badges, cards, art… You name it! The event is free to attend. Buy your tickets here