10 – Collectable Sunday

Fancy yourself as a collector? On the fourth Sunday of the month, the Old Bus Depot Market highlight collectables – anything from records, to furniture, antiques, vintage clothing, ceramics, glassware, china, vinyl records and more. If it’s worth collecting, you’ll find it there!

Sunday August 26, 10am – 4pm

Old Bus Depot Markets, 21 Wentworth Ave, Kingston

https://obdm.com.au/

Cost: free entry

 

9 – Canberra Bird Club Annual Sale 

There’ll be stacks of birds for sale like parrots, finches, budgies and more. No poultry allowed. There’ll also be trade tables there with a large variety of bird related products for sale. Buyers and sellers welcome!

Sunday August 26, 10am – 1pm

Exhibition Park, Flemington Rd, Mitchell

http://communityswitch.com.au/events/view/19067/canberra-bird-club-annual-sale/

 

8 – Luis and the Aliens

There’s a new kid’s film coming out at the cinemas and you have a chance to catch it early! Luis and the Aliens is an animated adventure comedy about an 11-year-old boy that makes friends with three loveable aliens who crash their ship into his house.

Sunday August 26, 10:30am

Hoyts Woden, Hoyts Belconnen, Event Cinemas Manuka & Dendy Canberra Centre

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4410000/

Cost: check preferred cinema for ticket prices

 

7 – Mystery Box Rally Fundraiser

Help support the cancer council for the ugg boot bowls extravaganza! Meet the Canberra teams participating in the Mystery Box Rally in October. Raffles, lucky door prizes & plenty of beers to be had! Tell your mates, pack your uggies and get down to Weston Creek Labour club to support this amazing cause. Don’t forget your gold coins!

Saturday August 25, 1pm – 4pm

Weston Creek Labor Club, Teesdale Close, Stirling

https://www.facebook.com/events/421166938389862/

Cost: $20 per head or $50 per family
6 – Alpacas & Llamas in the Mist

A rare opportunity – meet over 200 alpacas and llamas, learn about them, feed them and take some selfies with them! Take your own picnic breakfast and mingle with these gentle and inquisitive animals. Warning – they will capture your heart! Wear warm and comfy clothes with sturdy shoes. Well supervised children are welcome! Bookings essential.

Sunday August 26, 8:30am – 10am

Alpaca Magic, 2771 Sutton Rd, Sutton

www.alpacamagic.com.au

Cost: $40

 

5 – The Truffle Festival

Indulge in a feast for the senses and beat the Canberra chill for the last week of the Truffle Festival! Enjoy heavenly truffle creations at local restaurants, cafes, bars and wineries. Be amazed by the talented truffle dogs as they hunt and learn from accomplished chefs at cooking classes and demonstrations. Choose from a range of events!

June 2 – August 31

Various locations

https://trufflefestival.com.au/

Cost: check particular event for details

 

4 – All Japanese Car and Bike Show

The All Japanese Car and Bike Show 2018 is here for its 4th year! It’s promised to be the biggest AJCBS ever complete with amazing Japanese cars and bike, awards, entertainment and family friendly activities.

Sunday August 26, 10am – 3pm

Exhibition Park, Flemington Rd, Mitchell

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/all-japanese-car-and-bike-show-2018-tickets-48368358061

Cost: $10 per vehicle and general public is gold coin donation

 

3 – Latin American Film Festival

The LAFF returns with a selection of 14 movies representing Latin America at its finest! The Embassies of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela have partnered once again to bring the biggest festival of its kind to Canberra. The ANU Film Group’s on board to offer the best viewing experience.

August 9 – August 27

ANU Film Group (Coombs Theatre), Corner Garran and Fellows Roads, Acton

http://www.anu.edu.au/events/latin-american-film-festival-in-canberra

Cost: free!

 

2 – Raiders vs Rabbitohs

You won’t want to miss this – the last home game for the season! It’s Members Appreciation Round, with lots of activities, including a post-match signing session. There’ll be 3 live matches this week, so plenty of footy action! Souths will be a dangerous side to take on, so our guys will need as much support as they can get!

www.raiders.com.au

Saturday August 25, gates open at 10:45am with the main game at 3pm

GIO Stadium, Battye St, Bruce

Cost:

 

1 – Tertiary Open Days

See what your future may hold and check out the range of courses on offer at the Australian National University, the University of Canberra, the Australian Catholic University, the Canberra Institute of Technology and the Australian Defence Force Academy. Chat to staff and students to help work out where to take that next step in your education.

Saturday August 25 from 9am

ANU, UC, ACU, ADFA & CIT

Cost: free!