Arj Barker: We Need To Talk Encore – Friday 21 May

Due to popular demand, Australia’s adopted son of comedy, Arj Barker returns with an encore performance of his hit show, We Need To Talk. Catch him live at the Canberra Theatre Centre for a night of promised laughs, ticket can be purchased online.

Belconnen Labor Club x Capital Brewing Co Beer Dinner – Friday 21 May

Join the Labor Club in their new alfresco area this Friday for a beer-matched four-course dinner featuring Canberra local Capital Brewing Co classics, plus one speciality release. Uplift the flavour of your beer with delicious meal pairings including, spicy fish tacos with mango salsa and chargrilled ribeye with truffle fries. Live entertainment will also be accompanying the night with local artist Special K performing from 8:30pm. If you’re a lover of a good cold one you won’t want to miss this. Grab your tickets here.

Late Night Love Stories at the National Portrait Gallery – Friday 21 May

Listen to comedian Chris Ryan as she busts out her dry observations on relationships, personalities and life. Joining her will also be a line-up of Canberra’s coolest comedians, including Laura Campbell, Anthony Tomic, Jeffrey Charles and more, from 6pm. If you’re looking for an evening of entertainment, buy your tickets here.

Wedding Open Day at Hotel Kurrajong – Saturday 22 May

If you’ve started planning your big day but still haven’t decided on a venue, put Hotel Kurrajong on the list and see what they can offer at their wedding open day. From 11:30am-2:30pm meet with a curated selection of Canberra’s finest boutique wedding professionals and suppliers, view inspiring receptions and ceremony spaces and taste wines and their new season canapé menu. Plus go in the running to wine a honeymoon valued at $1,500 including flights and accommodation at a TFE Hotel in Australia. Entry is free, head to their website for more info.

Taste Local Workshops with Tallagandra Hill Winery – Saturday 22 May

The month-long Taste Local Festival by the Canberra Centre is celebrating local producers and talents by giving you the opportunity to discover their produce right in the centre! On Saturday afternoon from 2-3pm Tallagandra Hill Winery will be offering tastings and sharing secrets on matching wines with special moments. Taste a sample of wines with a cheese board between two and a tasting sheet to help describe the characters of each wine. Reserve your spot now and end your weekend shopping spree with a little taste of local.

Winter Red Wine Cruise – Saturday 22 May

Rug up and keep warm with red wine from across Australia during an afternoon winter red wine cruise on Lake Burley Griffin. During the two-hour cruise explore five unusual and alternative red wine varietals and blends alongside a grazing platter lunchbox and dessert. Purchase tickets here.

NRL Raiders vs Storm – Saturday 22 May

Join in the Viking clap at 7:35pm 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 or online. For parking other information head to GIO’s website.

Chant Du Vin at The Vintner’s Daughter – Saturday 22 May

The Chant Du Vin wine and music experience is taking its double decker bus to the Canberra wine region at the Vintner’s Daughter winery in Murrumbateman. Presenting an evening of premium wines and iconic artists in an intimate acoustic setting, join them and get an up-close personal experience with the winemakers and artists. Tickets are limited, grabs yours here!

Shrooms and their Magic Workshop – Saturday 22 May

Get educated on all things fungi with a workshop at Two Before Ten, run by a local mushroom growing expert who grows his shrooms in the cool rooms of the café in Aranda. After the class enjoy a lunch of mushroom delights with a glass of wine or beer. Book in online.

Honeyland at Kambri Cinema – Saturday 22 May

To celebrate National Bee Day the Kambri Cinema’s is doing a special screening of the award-winning documentary, Honeyland. The film with then be followed by a reception including canapes and wine. Book a seat here. 

Autumn High Tea at Pialligo Estate – Sunday 23 May

Catch up with friends and family and treat yourself to Autumn inspired cakes, mini pastries, finger sandwiches, scones, an Autumn cocktail and more at the beautiful Pialligo Estate. There are two sessions available at 10:30am or 2pm, don’t miss out on Pialligo’s final high tea for autumn. Tickets can be purchased here.

Vegan High Tea at Kitchen NV – Sunday 23 May

Join Kitchen NV in Queanbeyan for a delicious plant based high tea. Still enjoy high tea classics like scones with jam and cream and macaroons, as well as jackfruit sliders, bean and mushroom ceviche, cucumber sandwiches and mini pavlova and cheesecake. Table bookings can be made here.