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


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


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



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


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


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


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


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

ObstaSplash ACT

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


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


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

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