You’ll be busting to jump out of your warm bed and pj’s this weekend to entertain yourself with our top picks of events.
Disney on Ice Celebrates Mickey and Friends – 21-23 June
Grab your mouse ears, the Disney on Ice tour is back for another year of the fun-filled stories you know so well on ice! The 2019 tour celebrates 90 years of Mickey Mouse and honours Walt Disney’s legacy, this year’s show also has a lot of exciting new instalments. Including the highly anticipated arrival of Disney’s Moana, but don’t worry your Disney favourites such as Mickey and Minnie Mouse and characters from Toy story, Frozen and more will still be making an appearance. To Grab last minute tickets head here.
Women in Sport: Rising to the Top – Live Q&A – 22 June
106.3’s Kristen Henry is hosting a Q&A at the Canberra Centre with an inspirational panel of women, from Olympic Rower Kim Brennan to Para-Olympian Sarah Walsh. All of your burning questions about motivation, health and what it takes to make it to the top will be answered. If you need some inspiration to get back into that healthy routine over winter this is the place to be this Saturday from 11-12pm. For tickets and more information head to Canberra Centre’s website.
International Yoga Day, Wellness and Yoga Session – 22 June
Yoga wellness coach, Heidi Horne has teamed up with Dorma Hotels to host a free yoga session at Hotel Realm’s National Ballroom from 6-7am to celebrate International Yoga Day. New comers are welcome as the session includes insights to the physical benefits and techniques of yoga, as well as the mind and wellbeing aspects. To register for the event email Dorma Hotels
60’s 70’s Canberra Band Revival – 22 June
The Harmonie German Club is celebrating the 60’s and 70’s with Canberra’s rich and vibrant music scene, bringing together a diverse range of local bands, musicians and lighting and audio technicians to re-live decades gone by. Six bands from the era are re-forming for this night only so secure tickets now!
Gala Truffle Dinner at National Press Club – 22 June
With truffle season in full swing there is no better time to taste the small sought after gems. The National Press Club of Australia is celebrating the truffle season this year with a degustation dinner created by award-winning chefs. Enjoy a five-course meal with perfectly matched Eden Road Wines with each course. Tickets also include guest speakers from Clear Range Truffles, Eden Road Wines, Tathra Place Free Range and Moonlight Flat Oysters to talk about the fresh and seasonal produce that has been incorporated into the menu. Tickets for the event are very popular, try the National Press Club’s website for the last available tickets or to go on their waiting list.
Salsa on Saturday – Gatsby Party – 22 June
This year Salsa on Saturday will be held at the Kurrajong Hotel in the Parliamentary Precinct. Get out your beaded dresses and double-breasted suits because this year’s party is Gatsby themed. The tickets include a pre party workshop at 6pm from instructors from Melbourne, performances from local schools and a special guest DJ from Sydney. For a fun night of dancing book tickets here.
German Markets – 23 June
You’ll find Kranskys, bratwursts, leberkase, black pudding, caraway rye loafs and everything German at the annual German Markets at the Harmonie German Club. This year the market will also be introducing 15 new stalls to browse and buy. So head over this weekend for a Sunday feast from 9-1pm. Go to the club’s website for more information.
Canberra Kids Market – 23 June
Looking for bargains on children’s clothes, toys, books and more? Head over to Exhibition Park this Saturday and explore the range of stores with quality treasures for your 0-12 year old. Shopping can make you hungry so food and drink is also available. Find more information here.
Pink in the Night – 23 June
Join The Boardwalk Bar and Nightclub for a fun night to destress, rekindles your creativity and paint your own masterpiece. From 3-5pm enjoy a guided painting session from an experienced artist while you eat, drink and listen to music. For tickets and more information click here.