Renee and I are back on Mix106.3 tomorrow morning between 8am and 10am. We’ll take a look at the Top 10 Things to do in Canberra. Good luck to Matt Millar and the team at Gold Creek. If you’re on the north side, be sure to visit Gold Creek Country Club and give Golf a Go!
Then, if you’re in the market for a new property, industry experts join us for the mix106.3 Real Estate Show thanks to realestate.com.au
Tonight I’m hosting the MBA’s Builders Apprentice Awards at the Hellenic Club. Good luck to all nominees.
10 – Come & Try Golf Day at Gold Creek
Try golf for yourself and see how much fun it can be, while learning new skills at the same time! All age groups and skill levels are welcome. There’s also a sausage sizzle and golf equipment Swap Meet – find a bargain or a new home for those pre-loved clubs (raising funds for junior golf).
April 30 11am-1pm
Gold Creek Country Club, 50 Curran Dr, Nicholls
9 – Insane Championship Wrestling: Capital Carnage
Insane Championship Wrestling returns to the Belconnen Community Centre to present Capital Carnage! Featuring champion Rob Mezzenger, Russell the Love Muscle, Crofty, Nyx Jade and many more. All ages are welcome – fun for the whole family!
April 29, doors open 5:30pm, show starts 6pm
Belconnen Community Centre, 26 Chandler St, Belconnen
Cost: Adults $10, Kids $5, Under 5’s free!
8 – Yass Show n Shine and Wheelie Day
A celebration of anything on wheels! The Show n Shine and Wheelie Day features cars, bikes, trucks, billy karts, race cars and more! All proceeds go to Yass Valley Branch Can Assist, supporting local cancer patients.
April 29 all day
15 Comur St, Yass, NSW
Cost: $20 per vehicle entry, spectators are a gold coin donation.
7 – Majura Valley Bush Festival
Visitors can enjoy wood chopping, shearing demonstrations, whip cracking and making, saddlery making, heritage engine and old tool displays, heritage horse drawn vehicles and hay rides, an animal nursery, merry-go-round, pony rides, heritage games and more! Take a picnic or buy some local lamb, beef or corn from one of the BBQs! Don’t forget the local beer and wine!
April 30 9:30am-4:30pm
701 Majura Road
Cost: Tickets $5-$10
6 – Brumbies v Blues
The Brumbies welcome the Blues to Canberra for their only Sunday afternoon game of the year and they’ll be looking for revenge after suffering a big loss in Auckland last year. Themed as the Family Round, gates open at 1:45pm with plenty of fun activities like an obstacle course, face painting, petting zoo, photo booth, balloon hat making and more! Plus, kids get in for free with a paying adult or concession. An afternoon of Rugby not to be missed!
April 30, gates open at 1:45pm with main game at 4:05pm
GIO Stadium, Battye St, Bruce
Cost: Tickets from $12.25
5 – MS Walk and Fun Run
Enjoy a great day out with family and friends while supporting Australians living with multiple sclerosis. Choose to walk or run 5 or 10km while taking in the views of Canberra’s spectacular landmarks. Dogs on leashes are welcome! You can register on the day from 7:45am.
April 30 from 9am
Rond Terrace, Commonwealth Park
Cost: Adult $50, Child (6-16) $30, Family $130, Children 0-5 free!
4 – Canberra International Music Festival
Check out dynamic musical performances from an impressive line-up of overseas and Australian musicians over 11 days at venues around Canberra, including the National Museum, National Gallery, National Library, National Portrait Gallery and the Fitter’s Workshop. Over 20 expertly curated concerts are based on this season’s theme “Revolution” – looking at great milestones in our history.
April 27 – May 7
Various Canberra venues
Cost: Check website for particular event prices
3 – Bungendore Harvest Festival
The streets of Bungendore will come alive with stalls, talks, cooking demonstrations and other activities to showcase local food and farming. Try fresh local food and wines, as well as many other delights! You can also participate in farm and winery tours, wander through beautiful gardens, go chestnut picking and check out local cafes, restaurants and wineries.
April 29 & 30 from 10am each day
Cost: Check website for particular event prices
2 – Model Car Exhibition 2017
Head along to check out over 300 model cars, as well as boats, some LEGO, tanks, cranes, planes and more! All ages are welcome. There’ll be sausage sandwiches and drinks available.
April 29 9am-3pm
17 Rivett Place, Rivett
Cost: entry is free!
1 – Celebrate Gungahlin Festival
Celebrate all that is wonderful about this great part of Canberra! There’ll be stacks of entertainment, market stalls, information on local community groups and yummy food! Enjoy group yoga, Bollywood dancing, a performance by the Ginninderra Wind Orchestra and much more!
April 29 10am-3pm
Gungahlin Town Square, Corner of Hibberson and Gozzard streets