Summer Paradise Seekers and Treehouse bar – Friday 2 November

From 7pm the night will showcase a range of new products stocked by Summer Paradise Seekers the label steaming off what has been seen at FASHFEST last year in conjunction with introducing new label Flamingo + Sass who have just started out last month in Canberra’s Niche markets. A number of special guests and speakers will be there on the night including Sarah Kelly and Jason roses from 104.7.  Go along and share the support local canberra business in the fashion industry expressing our city’s creativity with a night of cocktails and entertainment.

Ladies High Tea at Brick & Basil- Friday 2 November

An inspiring afternoon featuring a bright conversation from guest speaker Lanai Scarr, Senior Reporter from News Corp Australia in support of their Charity of the Year, Marymead. From 2-5pm, indulge in a high tea whilst Lanai will share her life story on motherhood, her career and her childhood as a youth in foster care. Tickets are $75 and include a special gift bag, complimentary glass of champagne, high tea delights, endless tea and coffee and fundraising opportunities. Have a lovely day out with the ladies and purchase your tickets here.  

Niche Markets  – Saturday 3 November

From 10-12pm, at the newly expanded Fyshwick Markets. The event is supported by The Ricky Stuart Foundation and will consist of live music and radio broadcasting, face painting, Raiders players, merchandise and amazing prizes, including $2000 in Market vouchers, family Raiders memberships and home game Raiders tickets.

Canberra Centre’s Lifestyle Precinct First Birthday- Saturday 3- Sunday 4 November

Canberra Centre’s Lifestyle precinct in Monaro Mall is celebrating its first birthday! The precinct filled with unique local products and world-class brands will come alive with cooking demonstrations, champagne, live entertainment and giveaways. Cooking queen’s, Sammy and Bella – winners of My Kitchen Rules 2011 and hosts of Channel Ten’s Kitchen Rescue – will be showing off their skills in a morning (10am) and afternoon (1pm) cooking demonstration with a focus on how to cook a luxury spread!

Canberra Outlet Centre Fashion Events

The Canberra Outlet Centre Spring Summer fashion events are back! Join Centre stylist Tracey Davis & Sofia Polak from the Fashion Vault for their next workshop in our series of fashion styling tips and tricks to get you shopping like a stylist Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November. At 11am: Stylists will give you the lowdown on creating the perfect outfit in this interactive workshop. Learn how to create multiple outfits out of one item and mix and match your style by creating must wear flatlays. At 1pm: join the shopping tour as the style team takes you to a selection of their favourite stores full of fab finds. Bookings [email protected]progroup.com.au

A Festival of food at La Grande Fete- Saturday 3 November

La Grande Fête will be a celebration of all things French and all things food, serving fete-goers everything from raclette to saucisson and crepes, as well as a True Blue BBQ, German Bratwurst and more. A Trek mountain bike and $5000 towards return airfares to Paris will also be up for grabs in the Raffle Extraordinaire. The fete will be taking place from 2:30pm until 7pm at Telopea Park School in Barton.

Potterfest- A Harry Potter Marathon at Palace Electric- Saturday 3 November After two sell-out events in 2017 and to celebrate the upcoming release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Palace Electric will be screening PotterFest once again featuring all films. The marathon will feature giveaways, cosplay and over 20 hours of Wizarding World Magic. More information on session times here.

Book Week Exclusive Screening at Dendy- Sunday 4 November Dendy Cinemas is hosting an exclusive screening of Book Week at 4pm! The film is about Nicholas Cutler who is a smart yet self-destructive, once famous novelist stuck teaching English to iPhone-addicted teenagers at a working class high school. After writing a trashy zombie story he recaptures the interest of publishers who are willing to give him a second chance as long as he can prove he has cleaned up his act. However, what could have been the best week of his life spirals into chaos and he’s forced to finally put others ahead of his selfish dreams. Make sure to grab your tickets to this exclusive screening before they sell out!