The Sound of Music at The Q – Friday 19 – Sunday 21 March

Watch the all-time classic, The Sound of Music live for an epic performance at The Q in Queanbeyan. Held over eight days, this weekend the musical will be performed from Friday to Sunday at various times. Tickets can be purchased on their website.

Canberra District Wine Week Market Tasting – Saturday 20 March

Celebrate 50 years of Canberra district wines with a wine tasting event of more than 60 wines from the region. This year hosted at Kambri Precinct in Action from 3-6pm, the event will showcase around 12 different local wineries giving visitors a chance to taste a unique range and talk to the makers. There is also the opportunity to buy a bottle and even a pre-purchased grazing box to take to the lawns and enjoy the afternoon. Tickets are $40 presale or $45 at the door and includes a Plumm tasting glass to take home. Get your tickets here.

Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival – Saturday 20 March

The Canberra Craft Beer and Cider Festival is back for another delicious and thirst-quenching event, showing off the talents of local breweries. Held on the grounds around the Mercure Canberra hotel from 11am-6pm, get the opportunity to meet the brewers, enjoy beer and food matching and demonstrations by master brewers. Get all the details on their website.

Taste of Braddon Food Tour – Saturday 20 March

Discover Braddon’s food and beverage scene on an Eat Canberra Food Tour. Discover the top venues and hidden gems of the trendy precinct and enjoy a range of tasty food and drink as the guides share their local knowledge. Contact Eat Canberra Food Tours to book tickets and find out more.

Morning Tea and Paint Pinot – Saturday 20 March

Join the art talents at Paint Pinot for a guided art class with a delicious morning tea of homemade scones with jam and cream and bubbles or coffee. In 3 hours create a beautiful Tuscany scene that requires no skills. All materials are supplied, book your tickets now!

Songs and Sonnets at Glebe Park – Saturday 20 March

Lay out a picnic rug and enjoy beautiful music (even a grand piano) from a group of talented artists from 4:30-8pm. Accompanying the night will also be four food vendors. The event is free, but you must register, which can be done here.

Flix ’n Dickson – Saturday 20 March

Take the whole family for a picnic and free movie at Dickson’s Post Office Courtyard. Kicking off at 6pm with entertainment from Lucy Sparkles and friends followed by a screening of Madagascar at 8pm. The event organisers also urge you to support local and grab something for dinner in the area to bring along for your picnic. Tickets are free but to secure your spot register here.

All Things Spicy at Two Before Ten – Saturday 20 March

If you love a little bit of spice and want to learn how to make some fiery condiments for yourself, join Cafe Two Before Ten in Aranda and be guided through the makings of chili jam, sweet chili sauce and a fermented hot sauce. Included in the workshop also includes a glass of wine or beer and a cheese platter. Book tickets here.

Hellenic Festival: Street Food of the World – Saturday 20 – Sunday 21 March

Held over Saturday and Sunday the Hellenic Festival will be offering a range of street food from around the world and traditional dance and music in the Hellenic Club Woden carpark. Find more info here.

Canberra Fashion and Wine Market – Sunday 21 March

Shop sustainable fashion…and wine at the Canberra Fashion Food and Wine Market held at the Fitters workshop in Kingston from 10am-3pm. There will be a great range of new and pre-loved fashion, shoes, bags, jewellery, accessories and beauty products as well as wine. Head to their website for more info.

The Pop Inn at Telopea Park – Sunday 21 March

Canberra’s favourite pop up wine bar, The Pop Inn will be at Telopea park from 2-7pm serving up top notch wines for you to try, along with delicious meat and cheese tasting plates. Get all the latest updates on their website.

QT Fire Deck for Friends of Good Food Month – Sunday 21 March

Spark your senses for one night only at QT Fire Deck where the team from Capitol Bar and Grill will play with fire as part of Canberra’s Good Food Month. Overlook the action of the outdoor grill stations and wood fire as the chefs cook up a smoky three-course shared feast of whole flamed chicken, dry-aged tomahawk and wood-grilled cauliflower. Lighting up the Fire Deck will also be a live DJ and pop-up beverages from Capitol Bar and Four Pillar’s Gin. Grab your tickets here.

Bubbles in the Park at Bowen Park – Sunday 21 March

Head down to Bowen Park for bubbles, beer, cider and tasty snacks with House of Bubbles, for a relaxing Sunday afternoon from 2pm. Get all the details here.

Gem Tree Workshop – Sunday 21 March

Bring some zen and elegance to your surroundings by hand making a beautiful miniature gem tree with the use of crystals unique to you, at a workshop with POP Canberra. The artist will walk you through all the steps to making your beautiful tree and will also talk to you about the different properties of crystals to help you create a personalised, meaningful tree. Book your tickets here.