Rock the Cot 2019 – 15th to 17th Nov
It’s back for the fourth year in a row! 3 massive days of pumping music, cracking artists and non-stop entertainment at The Rose Cottage! Pothole’s Aussie Smokers will be serving up delicious smoked ribs, sausages and brisket during the afternoon and after 8PM each day!
*This is a FREE event on Friday and Sunday, however tickets must be purchased for Country Rocks the Capital on Saturday night!
Twilight Zone at OPH – Fri 15th Nov
Sign off from your working week before you dip into the weekend, in a transformed space of both reality and dreams. Discover the new Old Parliament House with a reanimating flair, that occurs at that moment when day blends with night. Kicking off Friday 4 October at 5pm, Canberrans are invited to embrace that golden hour of an afternoon, where for some unexplained reason drinks taste better, stars sparkle brighter and conversions flow freely. OPH has partnered with some exciting drink partners to get every Friday off to a buzzing start. The courtyard will be activated with music, snack-y foods and crisp drinks.
Prosecco and Co. at Walt and Burley – Fri 15th Nov
For the love of Prosecco every Friday from 5pm Walt and Burley will be serving up a brand-new punchy Prosecco menu that bursts with Summer flavours. Wind down at the end of the week the bubbliest way how on the Foreshore. Book now on 6239 6648.
Stop-motion curiosities at the National Museum of Australia – Nov 15th
Stop! Animation time! This session of DreamWorks Up Late is all about stop-motion, with cardboard stop-motion, master animator Daniel Agdag and Melanie Etchell from ‘The Public Office’ in Melbourne. Hear their passion for hand-created cardboard worlds, and learn how they bring them to life, one frame at a time!
Dancing in the Shadows of Motown at the Harmonie German Club – 15th Nov
Head down to the Harmonie German club and witness this 10 Piece Powerhouse all-star band featuring internationally renowned performers and some of Australia’s most accomplished musicians playing classic hits from the Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Martha and Vandellas, Four Tops, Jackson Five, and many more.
Cocktails & Clydesdales at Kings Park – 16th Nov
Imagine enjoying the lakeside views as the sun starts to set, cocktail in one hand and massive Clydesdale being patted by the other! Heavy Horse Heaven and Pets In The Park Canberra have joined forces to bring a truly unique experience to Canberra. Small ponies will wander the gathering for selfies while two very majestic Clydesdales / Heavy Horses provide the perfect companion for amazing professional photos. So dust off your favourite cocktail dress or suit and join us lakeside for a fun couple of hours! 5-7pm 16 Nov 19.
Festival Indonesia 2019 – 16th Nov
Festival Indonesia is a yearly program hosted by Indonesian Embassy in Canberra which features five main attractions, namely: Indonesian Food Stalls, Live Cultural Performances, Art and Cultural Exhibitions, Art Workshop/Demo, as well as Kids Corner and Photo Booth. This year, The Embassy of Indonesia proudly to bring various cultural performances from Aceh, Central Sulawesi, Papua, and North Sumatera to the greater Australian and international audience. Please come and enjoy the enchanting Indonesian food and cultures!
This event is open for public and free entry.
French Market By the AF Canberra – 16th Nov
Your French Market in Canberra! Food, drinks, deli, handmade products… discover a wide selection of fine French products and services at our annual French Market. Make it a family outing and enjoy some French food while browsing the different stalls and enjoying live music.
This event is open for public and free entry.
Highroad Markers’ Market – 17th Nov
Who doesn’t love a Sunday sesh market of local and homemade products? Come along to the Highroad in Dickson this Sunday and enjoy a day filled with art, wine, food, live music, second-hand clothing and much much more. The beer taps will be flowing and the music pumping! Don’t be silly and miss out on this FREE event!
Marques in The Park 2019 – 17th Nov
Come down to the John Knight Memorial Park this Saturday and enjoy this a static car display! This year will feature an array of motor vehicles from vintage to modern including bikes and caravans in the lovely John Knight Memorial Park in Belconnen, Canberra.
Food and drink will be available on site. Entry is FREE and everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy the beautiful and unique motor vehicles on display.
Sunseeker Sunday’s at Walt and Burley – Sun 17th Nov
A new Summer Sunday sesh has arrived in town! Say hello to those golden rays with Walt and Burley’s Sunseeker Sundays: Pimm’s Edition. Sit by the waters edge with refreshing Pimm’s Pop-up Bars, fresh seafood bars, live acoustic tunes and chilled lake vibes. Try the Paddles and Boards weekend special where you can select a premium beer paddle with any grazing board for just $50 (wine flight option +$10). Relax at Walt and Burley all Sunday, every Sunday from 11am, just as the Foreshoreans do. Book now on 6239 6648.
Story Time at National Library of Australia – All Weekend
Story Time: Australian Children’s Literature is an exhibition of much-loved children’s books from the colonial period through to the present day that will appeal to anyone who has experienced the magic of stories. This exhibition will reacquaint you with old friends and introduce you to new ones. It will take you on a nostalgic tour through childhood, looking at the works of great Australian authors and illustrators including Bronwyn Bancroft, Mem Fox, May Gibbs, Bob Graham, Emily Rodda, Ivan Southall, Shaun Tan and Ethel Turner. A must-see exhibition, Story Time explores the rich history of Australian children’s literature and takes you on a journey across time and place—real and imagined. Families can also have fun in the dedicated kids section, Playtime. Presented in association with the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature.