Flickerfest at Palace Electric Cinema – Friday 16 April

Celebrating its 30th year, Flickerfest short film festival will be taking its tour to Palace Cinema to present A-list short film programmes recognised amongst the best in the world, in Best of Australian Shorts. Ticketholders will also get the chance to meet the filmmakers before the screening and enjoy a beer, wine or juice plus popcorn on arrival. Tickets can be purchased on their website.

Mamma Mia! At The Q – Friday 16 and Saturday 17 April

Free-Rain Theatre Company presents the beloved musical romantic comedy Mamma Mia! At The Q in Queanbeyan, during three performances this weekend. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled ABBA classic, tickets can be purchased on The Q’s website.

La Clemenza Di Tito by Canberra Symphony Orchestra – Saturday 17 April  

Gather at Llewellyn Hall for an outstanding performance by the talented Canberra Symphony Orchestra, as they play one of Mozart’s last operas, La Clemenza di Tito. Book a seat here.

Raiders v Eels at GIO Stadium – Saturday 17 April

Join in the Viking clap at kick off at 7:35pm on Saturday at GIO Stadium and support the Canberra Raiders. Take the whole family, enjoy in the food and drink stalls and cheer on the Greens to victory! Tickets are available at the door. For parking other information head to GIO’s website.

Genesis Owusu at UC Hub – Saturday 17 April

Catch singer Genesis Owusu perform back in his hometown at UC Hub. After treating audiences to a taste of his debut album in his Kofi’s Black Dog Jams shows last October, he returns with his highly anticipated Smiling With No Teeth Album Tour with his Goon Club in tow. Grab tickets to his enigmatic performance on moshtix.

Flix ‘n Dickson – Saturday 17 April

Take the whole family for a picnic and free movie at Dickson’s Post Office Courtyard. This week join them for a screening of Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs 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 from 6pm. Tickets are free, but to secure your spot register here.

Lunch with a National Gallery Curator at Marble & Grain – Saturday 17 April

Hear from the curator of Botticelli to Van Gogh: Masterpieces from the National Gallery London exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia while you enjoy an exquisite 3-course lunch with matching wines at Marble and Grain. Tickets are essential and also include complimentary tickets to the exhibition. Grab them here.

The Wiggles – We’re All Fruit Salad Tour – Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April

It’s time to get ready to Wiggle! The Wiggles are coming down to the Canberra Theatre Centre as part of their We’re All Fruit Salad Tour. Expect the whole gang singing and dancing to all their hit songs alongside their Wiggly Friends. With only three shows on Saturday and Sunday snatch up last-minute tickets before they sell out! Bookings can be made here.

Laneway to Lagos at Verity Lane – Sunday 18 April

Experience tastes of Nigeria with Laneway to Lagos Sunday sesh, hosted by Vbz Entertainment and joined by Reload Bar and Verity Lane Market. From 3pm come hungry and ready to dance with Canberra’s best Afro-Caribbean DJ’s, live entertainment and authentic Nigerian Food. Tickets are essential, grab yours here. 

Canberra Huge Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale – Sunday 18 April

If you’re looking to add some low-light plants to your house this Autumn, this is for you. Located at The Jungle Collective in Kingston, free registration is required for you to browse their selection of over 200 species of plants. There are also a large range of designer pots and experts in horticulture and interior design to help you with your specific needs. Purchase your tickets here.

Harvest Day Out at Lanyon Homestead – Sunday 18 April

Celebrate the delights of Lanyon Homestead’s Autumn harvest and reflect on sustainable practices at their Harvest Day Out as part of the ACT Heritage Festival, from 10am to 4pm. Book in for workshops and specialist talks and Devonshire tea or a lunch hamper for a picnic in the beautiful gardens. Get all the information on the day here.