Dreams: Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show – Friday 28 May
Dreams is returning to The Harmonie German Club to bring Fleetwood Mac’s hottest tracks to life. Grab tickets now and relive the seventies and eighties.
Canberra Centre Pop Up Bar – Friday 28 May
Take a break from your Friday night shopping with a drink from the Canberra Centre’s pop-up bar. Every Friday 5-8pm throughout May enjoy a complimentary drink and nibbles in the cosy set-up with live music from local artists. Pre-bookings are required, make them here.
Pup’s Picnic at Haig Park – Saturday 29 May
Come and join the Sydney Dingo Rescue at Haig Park as they hold a fundraiser for the 61 dingoes they currently have in their care. Their volunteers will be hosting a pawstively pawsome picnic and invite you and your pooches to enjoy a variety of stalls, including dingo merchandise, vegan BBQ, vegan cakes and baked goods, dog coats, dog toys, a puppy kissing booth and other pet-themed vendors. There will also be dingoes available for adoption, plus a cuddle and a selfie. And if that isn’t enough there will be a best-dressed pet competition. Entry is a gold coin donation, find out all the details here.
Kurrajong Farmers Market Dining Experience – Saturday 29 May
Join Hotel Kurrajong as they transform their courtyard into the first Kurrajong Farmers Market experience. From field to fork enjoy fresh food as the courtyard becomes an interactive market with live chef stations, featuring spring lamb, risotto, olives and cheese, wine tasting from Eden Road and farmer booths to engage and interact with. Book now on their website.
Vertikal Snow Dance Party – Saturday 29 May
Get your parents and grandparents old-school fluro snow gear out and celebrate the start of winter at Canberra’s Vertikal Indoor Snow Sport! From 6:30 to late, dress retro, dance to live music, watch on-ski demos, get involved in snow-inspired activities, enjoy gourmet pizza and win epic prizes for this year’s snow season, including Thredbo lift passes and 2117 snow gear. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for non-members and includes pizza. Children are welcome and early entry is free for under 12. Purchase yours here!
Pop Inn at Bowen Park – Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May
Canberra’s favourite pop-up wine bar, The Pop Inn will be at Bowen Park from 1-6pm 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.
State of the Territory – Sunday 30 May
Whether you’re a musician, an industry worker, or just someone who’s enjoys a local gig, come along for some drinks and brilliant live music at aMBUSH Gallery at Kambri for the first MusicACT State of the Territory! If you’re engaged or wanting to engage at any level in the professional world of music, this afternoon is the perfect opportunity to join in. Hosted by Canberra music icon Chris Endrey (Pomegranate Creative), you’ll hear some great performances, learn from the shared insights of a range of experienced musicians and industry workers, and if you’re up for it, share your dreams for how we can build an even better future. Bring your band, bring your team, or just come along for the ride. Get your free tickets online.
Sunflowers at Paint Pinot – Sunday 30 May
Get arty this weekend with a Paint Pinot art class and delve deep into your creative mind while sipping on good wine with friends. Classes are available every week, but this weekend go Van Gogh style and paint sunflowers. Tickets are $60 each and include all the materials needed to create your artwork. BYO your favourite bottle of wine or bubbly and enjoy a selection of snacks to purchase on the night. The session begins at 6pm and runs for three hours. Head to their website for all the details, tickets and images of what to expect from your painting.
Truffle Hunt and Degustation – Sunday 30 May
Join Jayson and Australia’s best truffle dog team on an exhilarating truffle hunt experience. Jayson will guide you through everything you’ve ever wanted to know about truffles as you hunt for the elusive black truffle through the forest of 6,000 oak and hazelnut trees. Once the perfect truffle is found, head back to the warmth of the truffle shed for a six-course degustation. Executive chef, Damian Brabender will prepare the truffle dishes in front of you while teaching you all the secrets to using truffles at home. Sit back and enjoy the dishes or get up and get involved in this interactive and entertaining event. Book on their website to get your first taste of truffles for the season.
Pialligo Estate Sunday Roast – Sunday 30 May
Sunday Roasts at Pialligo Estate are back! As the cold weather comes out, so do the roast veggies picked fresh from Pialligo’s field and succulent meats roasted to perfection. Join them in their glasshouse from 11:30am to 5:30pm for a nostalgic winter feast, paired with regional wines. Book your table on their website.
Haig Park Village Markets – Sunday 30 May
Join Haig Park Village Markets from 8am to 2pm for a vibrant farmers market filled with fresh, nutritious, quality produce and products at reasonable prices, with the added bonus of supporting and promoting our regional farmers and businesses. Working together with regional growers and local business the markets aim to create a lively and community driven market that seeks to become a destination for locals and visitors alike. Head to their website to find out more.
Bag Raiders DJ Set at Assembly – Sunday 30 May
Friction Presents is back at Assembly with Australia’s much loved Bag Raiders (Dj Set) from 2pm. From club stardom to world tours and festival slots over the past decade, the pair have built a reputation for mammoth dance releases that keep the world moving with them, including the gold-certified singles ‘Way Back Home’ and ‘Sunlight’, and 32 times platinum, runaway meme phenomenon and global anthem ‘Shooting Stars’. Grab your tickets here.