Don’t have any plans this weekend? Not to worry, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday Canberra is jam packed with the delicious food and drink events!
International Beer Day at Fellows Bar & Café – Fri 2
Fellows Bar and Café is celebrating International Beer day! All day grab a beer bucket (4 beers) at $35 per bucket and choose from Bentspoke’s award winning selection of flavours: Bentspoke easy, Gluten Free ginger beer, Morts Gold and Crankshaft.
Grain V Grape Masterclass at National Press Club – Fri 2
Take part in a masterclass where you’ll enjoy single malt and blended whiskeys to brandies and cognacs from some of the world’s finest distillers, accompanied by a chef’s selection of canapes, charcuterie and cheese platters. Starting at 5:30pm, visit the NPC website for tickets.
Italian Truffle Dinner at Agostini’s – Sat 3
As part of the Canberra Region Truffle Festival, Francesco Balestrieri is crafting a delicious meal to showcase the local truffle. Agostinis is celebrating the truffle season in true Italian style with a delectable 4-course dinner! Tickets are $80pp with a glass of Prosecco or an extra $45pp with matching wines. Bookings are limited, reserve your seat on 6295 6925 or online here.
Chris Harland Duo Performs at The Old Canberra Inn – Sat 3
Listen to blues as imagined by the Chris Harland Duo, while sitting by the fire at the Old Canberra Inn from 2-5pm. This is a free event.
Kurrajong Winter Feast – Sat 3
Join Hotel Kurrajong this Saturday for a flavoursome long lunch, featuring slow cooked lamb shanks, succulent roast beef and winter vegetables and a beverage package from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. There will be beers on tap or warm up with some bold red wines. Acoustic entertainment will be brought to by Chicago Charles. Find tickets here.
Truffle Dinner at Contentious Character – Sat 3
Enjoy an amazing 5 course truffle degustationwith Contentious Character this Saturday. Starting at 6:30pm in the Barrel Room, experience a special tasting by Contentious Character’s winemaker, and listen to talks by Tom and Wayne of Blue Frog Truffles on their experiences of farming and cooking with truffles. Visit the Contentious Character website to book your tickets.
Monster’s Afternoon Delight – Sun 4
Add a little extra flavour to your signature lazy day with Monster’s High Tea from 1:00pm. Amidst the hand-crafted furniture, bespoke artwork, and ambient lighting, find the familiar flavours you have come to appreciate from the team at Monster accompanied with a range of exclusive tea flavours by Tea Garden co, tea inspired cocktails and champagne.
Choose from three exotic ticket choices: Light Brew: $70/person, Medium Brew: $80/person, Full Strength: $120/person. Bookings are essential, secure your place here.
Flynn Gurry Performs at The Old Canberra Inn – Sun 4
Coming all the way from his hometown in Warrnambool Victoria, The Old Canberra Inn is very excited to welcome 18 year old signer/songwriter Flynn Gurry to their stage from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. His unique take on Folk, Blues and Roots has earned him a spot on the triple J unearthed list. This is a free event.
Danger Close Preview Screening – Sun 4
Dendy presents a afternoon preview screening of Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan. Directed by Kriv Stenders, the Australian war film is a nail biting and dramatic explorationof heroism, tragedy and the sacrifice of battleduring the Vietnam War. For more information and tickets, visit the Dendy website.
Haig Park Clean Up – Sun 4
Trash Mob, who in the first half of 2019 cleaned up all around the Territory, are leading two clean ups in Haig Park during August. The first of these will be on Sunday the 4thfrom 11:00am – 1:30pm! Walk, ride or catch the light rail to the park to do your part for Mother Earth and be rewarded with a free lunch in the park. This is a free event, for more information visit the Facebook event page.
Wild Tea: a not-so-tame high tea – Sun 4
Wildflour is bringing you an intimate traditional high tea menu with a twist. Look forward to high tea favourites, such as scones, finger sandwiches, mini sweets and treats done a little bit differently. Wash it down with a glass of French champagne—as well as punch and mocktails—while listening to the sweet sound of Canberra’s Mickey Sulit. This event runs from 2-4pm. Get tickets here.