10 – Insane Championship Wrestling

Insane Championship Wrestling returns to the Belconnen Community Centre to present: ONE. It features ICW Champion Jake Gibson, Dozer, Mike Kelly, Sam Driver, Tank, Benny Whiplash, Nyx Jade and many more. All ages are welcome – fun for the whole family!

Saturday December 21, doors open 5:30pm, show starts 6pm

Belconnen Community Centre

http://communityswitch.com.au/events/view/21147/icw-one-2019/

Cost: Adults $10, Kids $5, Under 5’s free

 

9 – Canberra Cavalry vs Brisbane Bandits

Cheer on the Canberra Cavalry as they take on the Brisbane Bandits at MIT Ballpark! Our guys are coming off a series loss to the Sydney Blue Sox last week, so they’ll be keen to get more wins back on the board! The perfect way to spend your sunny weekend with friends!

December 19 – 22

MIT Ballpark

https://canberracavalry.com.au/

Cost: tickets from $20

 

8 – Christmas Lego Display

Check out a private Lego display in a very quaint setting of Christmas lights. There is a Raffle with over $200 of assorted Lego prizes to be won, with all proceeds going to Rise Above – Capital Region Cancer Relief. You’ll see rare and exclusive creations like Hogwarts Castle, NASA Apollo Lunar Lander, a Disney castle, Sydney Opera House, trains and many more.

December 21 – 24, 6:30pm – 10pm

Karrugang Cct, Ngunnawal

https://www.facebook.com/events/2360997324005095/?active_tab=about

Cost: free (donations welcome)

 

7 – UC Capitals vs Bendigo Spirit

Join the reigning WNBL champions, the UC Capitals, as they take on Bendigo Spirit. Our girls hope to get back to their winning streak, after going down to the Southside Flyers last weekend. The Caps would love a strong home crowd to cheer them to victory!

Saturday December 21, doors open 4pm, main game 5pm

National Convention Centre

Home

Cost: tickets from $10

 

6 – Matisse and Picasso

Matisse and Picasso is the first exhibition in Australia to tell the story of the artistic relationship between two of Europe’s greatest twentieth century artists. It brings together masterpieces from collections across the world, with more than 60 paintings and sculptures.

December 13 – April 13

National Gallery of Australia

https://nga.gov.au/matissepicasso/

Cost: tickets from $20

 

5 – A Very NFSA Christmas

Another fun way to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! Enjoy special Christmas screenings at the NFSA with some festive surprises. Films to be screened include “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “Die Hard” and “Home Alone.”

December 20 – 21 (Home Alone on the Saturday at 2pm)

National Film and Sound Archive

https://www.nfsa.gov.au/events/season-very-nfsa-christmas

Cost: tickets from $10

 

4 – Sunset Cinema

Enjoy a film under the stars in a beautiful setting! There’ll be plenty of hot food, drinks and snacks on site, or pack a picnic. Add to your experience by booking a bean lounger, beanbag or lawn chair. Or take your own rugs or seats from home. There’s a range of new and classic films being screened, including “Love Actually”, “Frozen II”, “Last Christmas”, “Ford v Ferrari”, “Charlie’s Angels” and more.

November 22 – January 12

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Canberra

Cost: check website for details

 

3 – Christmas in Canberra Red Nose Lights

You can experience Canberra’s very own Christmas extravaganza with amazing lighting displays and miniature railway rides and live entertainment, culminating in a spectacular light show. Entry includes unlimited train rides, live entertainment on stage, fantastic light displays and for the kids, use of a giant train themed jumping castle/slide and the opportunity to meet Santa in his all new Grotto. Proudly supporting Red Nose saving little lives.

December 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 and 23 from 6pm-10pm

Canberra Miniature Railway

https://christmasincanberra.com.au/

Cost: $15 online, $20 at the gate

 

2 – Christmas in the City

Celebrate Christmas in the City with the log cabin in Garema Place hosting a range of free family activities! There’s lots of ongoing events like Santa letter writing, lantern making, theatrical performances, a public art treasure hunt, Christmas choir performances, musical Christmas mash-ups and a visit from the big man in red! A key feature brightening up the city is the kaleidoscopic Christmas tree!

December 7 – 21

Garema Place

www.merryandbrightcbr.com.au

Cost: free

 

1 – Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers

Expect an electric atmosphere with as the Sydney Thunder take on the Adelaide Strikers in this pre-Christmas Big Bash League match! Enjoy the stunning Manuka Oval sunset as the Thunder chase a win in front of their ACT fans. The result is expected to come down to the final overs. Air quality is being monitored closely to determine whether the game goes ahead.

Saturday December 21, gates open 4:10pm, game starts 6:10pm

Manuka Oval

www.cricket.com.au

Cost: tickets from $5