Top 10 Things to do in Canberra Sat 2 & Sun 3 Dec

10 - Charity Garage Sale

Find a bargain for all the family at the Charity Garage Sale! Check out the huge range of baby, kids, adult and household items, all at bargain prices. New items are added every month with proceeds used to fund projects that promote self-reliance in poor communities.

Saturday December 2, 8am-12pm

5 O’Grady Pl, Wanniassa

https://www.facebook.com/CharityGarageSalesCanberra/

Cost: free!

 

 

9 - Pro Wrestling Goulburn: Year of Honour 2017

Pro Wrestling Goulburn is coming to Canberra to present Year of Honour! Watch the PWG Heavyweight Championship being defended, women’s action and many more match ups! Some of the match ups include D-Railer Chris Abbott vs Mr Juicy Gino Gambino, The Bogan Warrior Crofty vs King Jengis Kong and more!

Saturday December 2, 6:30pm-10pm

The Abbey Function Centre, O’Hanlon Pl, Nicholls

https://www.facebook.com/events/1620303654677735

Cost: online – single $15 and group of 4 $50, at the door - $20 each

 

 

8 - Create with Trove

It’s time to get moving on those handmade Christmas gifts! If you knit, crochet, bead, quilt, cross-stitch, scrap, colour or weave – then this is for you! Take along any craft project you’re working on and they’ll supply the tea and biccies! Chat, craft, and meet other crafters.

Saturday December 2, 12pm-3pm

Trove, 70 Bunda St, Civic

https://www.facebook.com/events/152663642147332/

Cost: free!

 

 

7 - Lucy Sugerman in concert

Lucy Sugerman is returning to her roots as a songwriter after her stint on The Voice – and she’s performing her first headline show in Canberra this weekend! The 16-year-old will be supported by two of Canberra’s other fine singers – Amber Nichols and Sophie Edwards.

Sunday December 3 from 6pm

The Street Theatre, 15 Childers St, City West

https://www.lucysugerman.com/performances.html

Cost: Standard $35, Concession $30, Student $25

 

 

6 – PlayUP – The Right to Have an Opinion and Be Heard

Listening pods, a fuzzy felt wall and a Kindness Café are part of a new exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy! It’s the third iteration of the popular PlayUP exhibition at Old Parliament House. The all-new PlayUP explores Article 12 of the Convention – the right for children to have an opinion and for it to be listened to and taken seriously by adults. It’s a welcoming environment for families to learn about and take part in democratic processes through imagination, roleplay and discovery!

From December 1, 9am-6pm daily

Museum of Australian Democracy, Old Parliament House, 18 King George Terrace, Parkes

www.moadoph.gov.au

Cost: entry is free after museum admission

 

 

5 - Canberra United vs Brisbane Roar – W-League

Cheer on Canberra United to a fourth straight win! They’re coming off a 3-2 win over Perth and would love a strong home crowd there to support them this weekend to cheer them on to another victory! A big crowd is expected so book your tickets ahead of time and get there nice and early!

Sunday December 3, 4:30pm

McKellar Park, 5 Walkley Pl, McKellar

https://www.canberraunited.com.au/

Cost: Adult $17, Youth $9, Concession $9, Family $40, Children under 11 are free!

 

 

4 - Detonate

Bring the family along for a weekend of inspiration, music, art and dance! This FREE event is open to all ages and abilities. Visitors will enjoy Canberra Symphony Orchestra concerts, mini art workshops hosted by local artists, short films, open dance classes with top dance professionals, art exhibitions, live music, artisan market stalls and more!

Saturday December 2, 11am-4pm & Sunday December 3, 11am-4pm

Belconnen Arts Centre, Emu Bank, Belconnen

www.belconnenartscentre.com.au

Cost: free!

 

 

3 – Christmas events

Canberra’s getting into the Christmas spirit with heaps of festive events happening this weekend! Among them, Christmas Kids at the Old Bus Depot Markets, Christmas Fayre at All Saints Ainslie, Marymead’s Christmas Garage & Plant Sale, Love Christmas Love Canberra, Yarralumla Does Christmas, Carols on the Block in Curtin and heaps more! So whether you’re looking for a gift or some new decorations, there’s something for everyone!

Saturday December 2 & Sunday December 3

Various locations around Canberra

www.communityswitch.com.au

 

 

2 - Grapest 5km Run... Sip Happens!

This isn’t just your regular fun run, it’s the latest craze to hit the running scene! Imagine running through vineyards and trails in some of our most beautiful wine regions, 5km or 10km, followed by a 1km wine tasting walk! One kilometre, four wine tasting stations, eight delicious wines. Heaven! Whether you’re a running enthusiast or you just love wine, or both, this is the event for you! There’ll also be live music.

Saturday December 2, 5pm-9:30pm

Lake George Winery, Canberra

https://www.facebook.com/events/1754541204811043/

Cost: 10km $105, 5km $94.50, The Wine Waddle $80.50, Just the gig $30

 
1 - The Commons Street Feast

Imagine 10 days of pure indulgence filled with mouth-watering treats. From November 30 – December 10, the food truck festival at Commonwealth Park brings over 20 of Australia’s best food trucks to one spot, as well as craft beer and wine bars, the Pimms Garden, a butler service, Dogs Day Out, roaming performers, a visit from Santa, face painting, games, trivia and more! Try the street food, woodfired pizza, slow-cooked meats, burgers, loaded fries, fried chicken, wings, chip on a stick, yummy platters and delectable desserts!

November 30 – December 10

Commonwealth Park, Canberra

https://thecommonsstreetfeast.com.au/

Cost: free entry!


Top 10 Things to do in Canberra Sat 25 & Sun 26 Nov

10 – Sri Lanka Festival

Over 3,000 people attended this event last year, and this one’s expected to be even bigger and better! Enjoy traditional food, performances, arts and craft, dancing, beer, tea, music, astrology services and more!

Saturday November 25, 11am-6:30pm

61 Hampton Cct Yarralumla

http://www.slhcaust.org/

Cost: free!

 

9 - Canberra Players League - Legends & All Stars

The annual match is being turned up a notch this year with the legendary Cal Bruton bringing basketball back to “The Palace”. The All Star games tip off from 3:30pm in the lead up to the Legends game at 7pm. The crowd can get involved with half court shots for cash! So head along to check out The Black Pearl, The Snake, B-Dub, G-Train and the rest of Cal’s Legends as they battle the CPL All Stars for the Legends Cup!

Saturday November 25 from 3:30pm

AIS Arena, Bruce

http://canberraplayersleague.com/all-star-saturday/

Cost: gold coin donation on entry with all proceeds going to charity

 

8 - National Wine Experience

This is your opportunity to taste over 1,000 of Australia’s best wines while enjoying some nationally acclaimed local produce! Your ticket includes a 2 hour tasting session, your own Riedel Wine glass, a copy of the National Wine Show Results Catalogue, the latest copy of wine magazine Halliday and catering by Pialligo Estate.

Saturday November 25, 3pm-5pm

Coorong Pavillion, Exhibition Park

http://www.rncas.org.au/national-wine-show.html

Cost: $120pp plus a small booking fee

 

7 - Canberra Cavalry vs Sydney Blue Sox

Cheer on the Canberra Cavalry as they continue their first home series of the season! They’re taking on the Sydney Blue Sox at Narrabundah Ballpark for what’s sure to be an exciting and jam-packed couple of matches. Big crowds are expected, so book your tickets online if you can, and get there early!

Saturday November 25 at 7pm & Sunday November 26 at 2pm

MIT Ballpark, Goyder St, Narrabundah

http://web.theabl.com.au/index.jsp?sid=t4066

Cost: Adult $25, Child $22, Concession $22, Family $22, Group $20

 

6 – Shave A Tradie

The community’s once again coming together to help the Potts family, as Annabelle goes back to Mexico for more cancer treatment. Aaron Dixon and Leigh Baker will shave their beards to raise funds. If they reach their $1,000 goal, they’ll also wax their chest! There’ll also be a sausage sizzle, raffle and auction. It’s sure to be a great family day out!

Sunday November 26 at 11am

McKellar Soccer Club

https://www.facebook.com/events/1188609304573709/

Cost: free! Donations encouraged.

 

5 - Queanbeyan Swap Meet

A great weekend for car enthusiasts, collectors and anyone who loves bargain hunting! It includes the Big 3 Car Show (Ford, GM & Chrysler vehicles) and the American Car Nationals. Site holders travel from all over eastern Australia to sell their goods, with thousands of people expected through the gates. A fun family friendly event!

Saturday November 25 from 6am & Sunday November 26 from 8am

Queanbeyan Showground, Glebe Ave, Queanbeyan

http://www.qbnswap.net/

Cost: $4 per adult per day (accompanied children under 14 are free)

 

4 – Whatever Floats Your Horse

Tuggeranong Arts Centre will enliven the banks of Lake Tuggeranong with a day of fun and entertainment with an ‘animals’ theme! There’ll be yoga, zumba, comedy shows, a corgi knighting ceremony, a pet pageant, pet photo booth, face painting, mask making, heaps of food, stalls and more. Also, don’t miss the grand unveiling of ‘The Horse Float of Ideas’ – an old horse float transformed into a relocatable experimental art space by local artists and community groups.

Saturday November 25, 10am-2pm

Tuggeranong Arts Centre Lawns

https://www.tuggeranongarts.com/events/whatever-floats-horse/

Cost: free!

 

3 - Behind the Lines 2017

Check out the fantastic new exhibition at the Museum of Australian Democracy: Behind the Lines 2017! The exhibition celebrates the year’s best political cartoons! With its many tumultuous events, 2017 was a rich year for Australia’s political cartoonists who look behind the lines of the daily political sideshows to capture the spirit of our democracy in all its passion, scepticism and humour.

Open from Saturday November 25 for 12 months

Museum of Australian Democracy, 18 King George Terrace, Parkes

https://www.moadoph.gov.au/exhibitions/behind-the-lines-2017/

Cost: free after admission! Adults $2, Children $1, Family $5

 

2 - Mamma Mia

The party of the year has come to Canberra! This much-anticipated feel good musical features 22 of ABBA’s greatest hits. Mamma Mia tells the story of a young bride-to-be who’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. You won’t want to miss this one!

November 14 – December 17

Canberra Theatre, Civic Square, London Cct, Canberra

https://canberratheatrecentre.com.au/show/mamma-mia/

Cost: Check the website for session availability & ticket prices

 

1 - Renewable Energy Day

Join one of two bus tours to visit renewable energy sites throughout the ACT and surrounding region! Walk among majestic turbines, be amazed by the world’s biggest solar dish or visit the world’s leading battery testing facility, all while learning about some of the world’s most exciting and innovative renewable energy technologies.  Travel, morning tea and lunch are included!

Saturday November 25, 9am-4pm

ACT Loop leaves from Canberra Theatre & NSW Loop leaves from Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Chambers

http://www.serree.org.au/all-events/article/?id=renewable-energy-day-2017

Cost: $30pp plus a small booking fee


Top 10 Things to do in Canberra Sat 18 & Sun 19 Nov

10 - Canberra Roller Derby League Grand Final

Get ready for a big Grand Final double header at Southern Cross Stadium! The Brindabelters will be vying for the Darby Derby Cup when they take on back-to-back GF victors, the Red Bellied Black Hearts. The Surly Griffins and the Black ‘n’ Blue Belles will battle it out for third. And the finals start with a Junior Roller Derby bout featuring CRDL’s own Prime Sinisters.

Saturday November 18, doors open at 3pm with the main game at 6:30pm

Southern Cross Stadium, cnr Cowlishaw St and Athllon Drive, Tuggeranong

www.canberrarollerderbyleague.com

Cost: Adults $20, Children $12, Family $47.50, Children under 5 are free!

 

9 - Canberra City Farm Open Day

Head along for an educational and fun day at the City Farm Open Day! There’ll be farm tours, demonstrations and talks, scones, pizza and kids activities. You can also learn how to make a rocket stove or a polytunnel! Find out more about the farm and how you can get involved!

Sunday November 19, 11am-3pm

Canberra City Farm Education Centre, Dairy Rd, Fyshwick

http://www.cogs.asn.au/event/canberra-city-farm-open-day-sunday-19-november-2017/

Cost: free!

 

8 - Sing for Your Supper Festival

Watch 20 local amateur musicians compete for the Grand Prize! There’ll be something for the whole family, with a schnitzel eating competition, raffles and entertainment for the kids too. Canberra charity Raize the Roof will be there raising money for kids a little less lucky.

Saturday November 18, 10:30am-11:30pm

The George Harcourt Inn, 3 Gold Creek Road, Nicholls

https://www.facebook.com/events/1769506750022108/

 

7 - Korea Day Canberra Festival

Enjoy delicious Korean food, cultural performances and exhibitions! Try traditional cuisine like bibimbap, bulgogi, japchae, dakgalbi, gimbap, naengmyeon, kimchi jeon, insamcha and makgeolli. There’ll also be performances of taekwondo, k-pop dance, as well as traditional Korean dance and music. Visitors can check out Korean cars, home appliances and a photo exhibition showing the past and present of Korea. Experience the PyeonChang Winter Olympics 2018 through virtual reality!

Saturday November 18, 10:30am-4pm

113 Empire Cct, Yarralumla

https://www.facebook.com/events/1842115449432492/

Cost: free!

 

6 - RSPCA ACT Casting Call for 12 Barks of Christmas Carols

Does your dog have what it takes to perform on stage? The RSPCA will hold a casting call for talented pooches for their upcoming ’12 Barks of Christmas Carols’ event on December 3. Judges will pick up to 6 canine acts. If you’re one of the winning acts you’ll get a FREE family pass to the big day next month.

Saturday November 18 from 9:30am

RSPCA ACT, 12 Kirkpatrick St, Weston Creek

www.rspca-act.org.au/12barks

Cost: free!

 

5 - Tennis Rally for Movember

Nelson Parker’s epic 24 hour tennis rally started on November 17 at 6pm and goes still 6pm on November 18. Head along to show your support, with all money raised going to Movember. There’ll also be other activities including tennis trial classes for a gold coin donation for kids and adults. No need to book, just turn up! Everyone who donates goes in the draw to win some amazing prizes! Some Raiders players will have a hit with Nelson on Saturday too!

Friday November 17 6pm – Saturday November 18 6pm

Birie Place, Kaleen

https://au.movember.com/mospace/13558415

Cost: donations encouraged

 

4 - Sunset Cinema

What could be better than dinner and a movie under the stars? There’s something for everyone, with films like Dirty Dancing, Bad Moms 2, The Emoji Movie, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, The Mountain Between Us, Blade Runner 2049, Captain Underpants and more! This weekend’s film is Battle of the Sexes. Menulog is also now delivering some of Canberra’s favourite foods straight to the location!

Thursday November 16 – Saturday December 23

National Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross St, Acton

https://www.sunsetcinema.com.au/

Cost: General Admission - Adult $19, Concession $15, Child $12, Family $50
3 – Obstasplash

Where adults get to be kids for the day! Obstasplash spans 3-5km of grassland with a mixture of wet and dry inflatable obstacles such as ObstaScream, ObstaBlueBalls, ObstaClimb, ObstaTrench, ObstaBalance and ObstaDance stations – with music to get your groove on!

Saturday November 18 & Sunday November 19

Bungendore Showground, 71 Mathews Ln, Bungendore

http://www.obstasplash.com/act-rego/

Cost: $37

 

2 - Family Day at Canberra Olympic Pool

With summer just around the corner, get in the mood with a day of fun at Canberra Olympic Pool! There’ll be an inflatable racer, jumping castle, dive pool, sausage sizzle, face painting and a live DJ!

Sunday November 19, 12pm-7pm

Canberra Olympic Pool, cnr of Allara St & Constitution Ave, Civic

https://www.facebook.com/events/1611024505611065/

Cost: Adult $6.10, Children $4.50. Family passes available.

 

1 - Women's Ashes T20's Second T20

Don’t miss Australia take on England in the Women’s Ashes Series at Manuka Oval! Get your family and friends together to enjoy the action, fun and atmosphere of Big Bash Cricket on an international stage! Come prepared – pack your own food and drinks so you’re all set!

Sunday November 19, 2:35pm

Manuka Oval, Manuka Cir, Griffith

www.cricket.com.au

Cost: Adults $10, Concession $5 and kids are free!


Top 10 Things to do in Canberra Sat 11 & Sun 12 Nov

10 – Fetes

It’s that time of year where each weekend brings lots of fetes, festivals and fairs! Enjoy white elephant stalls, home-baked goods, rides and more! Among them - Ridgecrest Retirement Village Fete, St Thomas the Apostle School & Parish Fete, Kingsford Smith School Karnivale, The Great Green Fete at Arawang Primary School, Orana Steiner School Spring Fair – the list goes on!

Saturday November 11 & Sunday November 12

Check the community switch for details

www.commmunityswitch.com.au

 

9 - Canberra United vs Sydney FC

Head along to support Canberra United as they take on Sydney FC in the ‘Remembrance Round’. It’s a crucial match for both teams, who are yet to score a win so far this season.

Sunday November 12, gates open at 1pm, curtain raider at 1:30pm & main game at 4:30pm

McKellar Park, 5 Walkley Place, McKellar

www.canberraunited.com.au

Cost: Adult $22 & child/concession $12

 

8 – Mt Stromlo Observatory Site Tour

Learn about one of Canberra’s oldest sites that’s rich in history! The Mount Stromlo Observatory has been carrying out astronomical observations for over 100 years and has grown into one of the great observatories. It’s weathered two devastating bushfires and earned a Nobel Prize!

Sunday November 12, 10am-11:30am

Mount Stromlo Observatory, Cotter Rd, Weston Creek

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/mt-stromlo-observatory-site-tour-tickets-15233192890

Cost: General Admission $5

 

7 – Goulburn Convoy for Kids

Head along to show your support and help raise money for local kids with cancer and severe disabilities. Watch as the Convoy of trucks leaves the Gateway Service Station at 10am via Lagoon St, Auburn St then Mundy St to the Recreation Area for a fun filled carnival! There’ll be plenty of delicious food, over 60 market stalls and displays, live music, a jumping castle, pedal karts, rock climbing, an auction of donated prizes and a truck pull competition!

Saturday November 11, with the convoy starting at 10am

Goulburn Showgrounds, Braidwood Rd, Goulburn

http://www.convoyforkidsgoulburn.com.au/

Cost: gold coin donation at the gate

 

6 - Canberra Vikings vs Queensland Country

Get down to Viking Park to support the Canberra Vikings in the National Rugby Championship Grand Final! Watch the team take on Queensland Country and enjoy the jam-packed evening full of entertainment, music and great rugby! There’ll also be a jumping castle for the kiddies.

Saturday November 11, gates open at 4:45pm, curtain raiser at 5:30pm & main game at 7:30pm

Viking Park, 4 Amsinck St, Wanniassa

https://www.rugby.com.au/teams/canberra-vikings

Cost: free!

 

5 – Federal Amateur Open

A chance to watch some of the best amateur golfers play for prizes valued at $8,000. 102 men, 36 women and 26 juniors are taking part, including 20 locals. Josh Armstrong the number 7th ranked Australian amateur will be once again be competing along with Grace Kim, 80th ranked amateur in the world and 2nd ranked Australian Girl who is joining the comp for the first time. Overseas players include NZ’s Kerry Mountcastle and Mark Hutson.

November 10, 11 & 12

The Federal Golf Club, Gowrie Drive, Red Hill

www.federalgolf.com.au

Cost: free to watch!

 

4 - Repco Show & Shine

Check out the range of street machines, classic vehicles, muscle cars, and other vehicles that must be seen to be believed! There’ll also be a sausage sizzle! A fantastic family event.

Saturday November 11, 10:30am-1:30pm

Repco Tuggeranong car park, 58 Athlon Drive, Greenway

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Repco/219356638077596

Cost: free!

 

Marques in the Park

Continue the car action on Sunday at Marques in the Park! This year’s event will feature an array of motor vehicles including bikes and caravans. Food and drink will be available. Everyone is welcome!

Sunday November 12, 9am-3pm

John Knight Memorial Park, Belconnen

http://shownshine.info/act781.htm

Cost: gold coin donation with proceeds to go to Menslink

 

3 - ScaleACT model exhibition

The ACT Modellers’ Society is holding a two-day scale modelling event this weekend! Check out model displays, competitions, a swap and sell, presentations and workshops, as well as modelling goods and books for sale. Everyone is welcome to participate!

Saturday November 11 & Sunday November 12

UC High School Kaleen, 108 Baldwin Dr, Kaleen

https://actsms.asn.au/

Cost: Adults $5, Children $2, Family $10, Seniors $2, under 18’s & competitors are free!

 

2 - Queanbeyan Show

Enjoy all the fun of a country show! Check out the huge fireworks display, sideshow alley, rides, food, kids zone, reptile awareness demonstrations, Cam White Pro BMX, farmyard nursery, free entertainment and more! There’s also several competitions to take part in or watch, including poultry, goats, pavilion, equestrian, sheep, yard dog trials and show girl!

Saturday November 11 & Sunday November 12

Queanbeyan Showgrounds

http://www.queanbeyanshow.com.au/

Cost: Family $20, Adults $10, Children (6-16) $5 and children under 6 are free!

 

1 - A Taste of Braddon

Join in the massive festival at Haig Park this weekend to celebrate all things Braddon! There’ll be dachshund, poodle and pug races, goat yoga and heaps of delicious local food. Some of Canberra’s best musical talent will also perform to keep visitors entertained.

Saturday November 11 & Sunday November 12

Haig Park, Northbourne Ave, Braddon/Turner

https://www.facebook.com/events/270319423481232/

Cost: free!


Top 10 Things to do in Canberra Sat 4 & Sun 5 Nov

10 – Fashion markets

If you’re wanting to update your wardrobe then there’s two events for you this weekend! The Canberra Fashion Market has every fashion item you can imagine – clothes, accessories, handbags, shoes and more! Or head over to the Three Sixty Fashion Market on Sunday to pick up some preloved items, with a focus on vintage, retro and handmade clothes.

Canberra Fashion Market – Saturday November 4, 10am-3pm at Exhibition Park, Flemington Road, Mitchell

Three Sixty Fashion Market – Sunday November 5, 10am-3pm at Canberra Fitters Workshop, Printers Way, Kingston

https://canberramarkets.net.au/category/fashion-market/

http://threesixtyfm.com/

Cost: free entry!

 

9 - APIS Canberra International finals + Kids Tennis Day

Head to the Canberra Tennis Centre to watch the next generation of top tennis players in action at the APIS Canberra International semi-finals and finals! There’ll also be a free Kids Tennis Day on Saturday from 9-11am with a charity sausage sizzle, face painting, tennis sessions and a jumping castle!

Saturday November 4 & Sunday November 5

Canberra Tennis Centre, Riggall Place, Lyneham

https://www.tennis.com.au/act/

Cost: gold coin donation to watch finals

 

8 - Canberra Spring 2017 Speed Cubing Competition

This will be a sight to see - check out the best speed cubers in action! Two time former World Rubiks Champion Feliks Zemdegs will be there – he has 112 world records, 171 continental records, 6 national records and can finish a Rubiks cube in 4.73 seconds! You can also meet 2017 Australian champion Jayden McNeill who’s the current Square1 World Champion!

Saturday November 4 & Sunday November 5, 10am-6pm each day

Lanyon Vikings Club, Heidelberg St, Conder

https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/

Cost: free for spectators!

 

7 – Garage Sales

There’s two big ones happening this weekend! Pick up some good quality second hand items like books, clothes, toys, stationary, jewellery, baby equipment, puzzles, sporting gear and more at the Charity Garage Sale. All proceeds help poor communities. There’s also the Kippax Monster Garage Sale, with thousands of bargains up for grabs! They’ll also have a jumping castle and morning tea.

Charity Garage Sale – Saturday November 4, 8am-12pm at 5 O’Grady Place in Wanniassa

Kippax Monster Garage Sale – Saturday November 4, 8am-1pm at Kippax Uniting Church, Hardwick Cres, Holt

https://www.facebook.com/CharityGarageSalesCanberra/

https://www.facebook.com/kippaxmonstergaragesale

 

6 - Canberra Vikings vs Perth Spirit

Cheer on Minor Premiers the Canberra Vikings as they fight for a spot in the NRC Grand Final, when they take on Perth Spirit at Viking Park! There’s a huge line-up of activities including a jumping castle, face painting, a free Canberra Vikings pack for those who enter before 5pm and entry for the kids to the field before the curtain raiser and after the main game.

Saturday November 4, gates open at 4:50pm, curtain raiser at 5pm and main game at 7pm

Viking Park, 4 Amsinck St, Wanniassa

https://www.rugby.com.au/teams/canberra-vikings

Cost: Adults $12, free for individuals under 18

 

5 - Canberra Swap Meet

Be sure to check out the large jumble sale catering for all interests and ages, with new and second-hand parts and accessories for old and new cars, motorbikes and engines. There’ll also be automobilia, books, tools, models, toys, crafts, antiques and collectables. Bring the family for a fun day out! Get there early for the best bargains.

Sunday November 5, 7am-2pm

Exhibition Park, Flemington Rd, Mitchell

http://vvcmcc.org/swapmeet/

Cost: Admission – Adults $4, Kids under 12 are free!

 

4 - The Hills of Hall Spring Wine Festival

Six Hills of Hall Wineries will tantalise your senses with great food, music and of course, wine! The trail has expanded with each of the wineries releasing a new variety of white wine! Brindabella Hills, Capital Wines, Hops & Vine, Pankhurst Wines, Surveyors Hill and Wallaroo Wines will showcase some of the best wines the Canberra district has to offer, combined with delicious food, live music and breathtaking scenery.

Saturday November 4 & Sunday November 5, 10am-5pm

https://www.facebook.com/HillsofHall/

Cost: See Facebook page for cost and location details

 

3 – UC Capitals vs Sydney Uni Flames

Cheer on the UC Capitals as they take on the Sydney Uni Flames at their new home – the Royal Theatre at the National Convention Centre! Bring your friends and family and join in with the fun!

Saturday November 4, doors open at 1:30 with tip-off at 3pm

Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre, 31 Constitution Ave, Canberra

http://wnbl.com.au/uc-capitals

Cost: Adult $21, Junior $11, Concession $16, Family $53

 

2 – Day of the Dead Fiesta

Immerse yourself in the vibes and atmosphere of a Latin American Fiesta at this family friendly celebration of live music from local and interstate bands, dance, DJs, face painting, market and food stalls, a kids piñata, art and cultural exhibitions. AND, for the first time in Canberra, authentic Lucha Libre (Mexican wrestling) by Lucha Fantastica!

Saturday November 4, 1pm-8:30pm at Ainslie Arts Centre & 8:30pm-midnight at the Harmonie German Club (Lucha Libre 18+ party)

https://www.facebook.com/events/1586988684687253/

Cost: Tickets range from $15-$70
1 - Fetes

There’s plenty of fetes happening around Canberra this weekend – with one of the biggest being the Radford Fete! There’ll be something for everyone – rides, white elephant stalls, cupcake decorating, a raffle, car show, and entertainment by Radford’s Chamber Bands, Rock Bands, String Bands and Jazz Bands. The Radford Dance Academy dancers will also perform! Other fetes include Telopea’s La Grande Fete, the Yarralumla Primary School Festa Fantastica, the St Matthew’s School Fete and the Evatt Primary School Fete.

Radford Fete: Saturday November 4, 3pm-7pm

Radford College, 1 College St, Bruce

https://www.radford.act.edu.au/

Cost: free!