A Sparkling Experience at Lark Hill Winery – Friday 24 July

Join winemaker Chris Carpenter for a dive into the mysteries of making Sparkling wine.

Start by learning how to “Sabre” a bottle of Sparkling, then sip our 2011 Sparkling Chardonnay/Pinot Noir Brut as we take you through the process of making Sparkling wine using “Methode Traditionelle”. Relax over a light lunch gazing out over our Vineyard and take a bottle of our Sparkling Brut home afterwards.


Afternoon Mingling at Pollen – Friday 24 July

The CBR Woman and The Statement Life bring you an afternoon of mingling. Treat yourself to an early knock off! Mingle and sip on our signature cocktail, feast on a grazing platter and engage in some fabulous chats. Grab your gal pal to connect, inspire, empower and collaborate with like minded women in business.


The Connect-up Gala – Saturday 25 July

Presented by The CBR Gals Network On 25th July, from 4-9 PM, Hotel Realm will open its doors for a first of its kind, interactive gala on matchmaking and upskilling that flips the same-old conference model on its head in order to connect attendees with business and social partners alike. Including canapes and a two-course dinner service, live music and entertainment, the event presents two panels with speakers hailing from all sectors in the ACT. Speakers include Virginia Haussegger AM, Gai Brodtmann, Frances Crimmins, Daryl Karp AM, Zoe Lynam, Jamie Travers, Ashleigh Streeter-Jones, Ben Alexander, Kemiso Matlho, and Rasi Gupta.

Open to Canberrans of every age and profession, TICKETS

Winter Feast at BentSpoke Cannery – 25 & 26 July

BentSpoke is throwing open the brewery doors for a Winter Feast at the Cannery – bringing together local live music, craft beer and the best low and slow smokehouse style BBQ. Located at 79 Lysaght St in Mitchell, the Cannery is the site of BentSpoke’s production brewery with the 1000sqm outdoor space repurposed to house the inaugural Winter Feast 25 & 26 July.

Tickets can be purchased at: shop.bentspoke.beer

 Christmas in July at Pialligo – 25 & 26 July

Have a Merry Christmas (in July) on Saturday 25th July & Sunday 26th July at Pialligo Estate. Enter our warm Glasshouse to find a hot Mulled Wine in your hand and a buzz of excitement for the amazing meal to come. Starting with a Festive Antipasto, then Traditional Christmas spread – all estate trimmings including our famous Hay Smoked Glazed Ham, Jasper roasted spring chickens, blistered pork belly and a generous assortment of accompaniments, sauces and Estate grown vegetables. Finishing with Traditional Christmas pudding with brandy custard and Sweet Boards.

Date | Saturday 25th July (lunch and dinner) + Sunday 26th July (lunch only)
Time | Lunch: from 11.30am / Dinner: from 6.00pm
Price | Adults: $85 per person. Children: $30 (under 12 kids menu).
Location | Pialligo Estate Glasshouse.


Gin Session at 1882 Bar & Grill

Love Gin? Then this is the perfect excuse to catch up with friends! A lazy Saturday afternoon… gin, friends and good food. The session will kick off with a gin cocktail on arrival, quickly followed by a charcuterie platter and two delicious deconstructed gins. Experiment with botanicals and tonic as you bring out the best of Australia’s magical gins.


 Drive-in Movie at Questacon Carpark – ALL WEEKEND

Located in the Questacon carpark Mov’in is the new and coolest way to watch a flick. Showing favourites, classics all weekend, book in quick for this retro experience as car spaces are limited!