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


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

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


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


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


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


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

Whatever Floats Your 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


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


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


Cost: $30pp plus a small booking fee

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