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Diy wotz on guide for the weekend of 12 August 2011

By johnboy - 11 August 2011 14

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A wet miserable weekend looms.

What’s worth seeing and doing around Canberra to lighten our spirits?

Just leave your suggestions in the comments!

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Diy wotz on guide for the weekend of 12 August 2011
crabb 11:35 am 13 Aug 11

It’s National Science Week. Today, amongst other events, is Open Day at the Shine Dome, with an emphasis on the science of food:

http://www.science.org.au/events/openday/2011.html

For other events see http://www.scienceweek.gov.au/Pages/EventsMap.aspx?state=act

johnboy 6:27 pm 12 Aug 11

Arboretum open day between 10am and 4pm on Sunday.

ginganinja 5:11 pm 12 Aug 11

The Wedded Bliss + Quarry Mountain Dead Rats at the Phoenix on Saturday night. 9pm kick off. Country / Bluegrass goodtimes 🙂

wherestarzan 2:05 pm 12 Aug 11

Fash ‘n’ Treasure is on again on SATURDAY the 13th of August. Canberra’s first and only dedicated fashion market, with stalls of new, vintage, second-hand and designer fashion. They also now have a section for comics, records and books.

Doors open at 10am. Free entry and free parking. Lunch and coffee available all day. Old Bus Depot Building in Kingston.

http://www.fashntreasure.com.au

glenroiheights 3:28 pm 11 Aug 11

Local indie rockers Waterford support Brisbane folksters Harmony at the Front on Saturday night from 8pm, then back it up with a set at the Bootlegs (at the Phoenix) on Monday alongside Crash the Curb and Killing Birds. So, you know. That’s something innit?

http://www.facebook.com/waterfordtherockband
http://www.myspace.com/waterfordthrockband

Overheard 2:53 pm 11 Aug 11

Dammit! Half an hour after posting the DeeJay Gosper gig, she had to cancel due to a lurgy. There will no doubt be something almost (though not quite) as awesome in her stead at the Old Canberra Inn at that timeslot on Friday night.

Overheard 2:15 pm 11 Aug 11

Oops, the Jenny M Thomas gig is on Friday 12 August

Overheard 2:15 pm 11 Aug 11

Jenny M Thomas and the System (Melbourne)
Launching their brand new album ‘Bush Gothic’

The Front Café and Gallery
Wattle Street, Lyneham
8pm

http://www.jennymthomasandthesystem.com

Overheard 2:01 pm 11 Aug 11

DeeJay Gosper and band
Old Canberra Inn
Friday 12 August, 8.30pm
Old Canberra Inn, Mouat Street, Lyneham

http://djgosper.com/HOME.html

silvernitrate 1:48 pm 11 Aug 11

REGURGITATOR AUG 14 – Canberra ANU BAR. Plus Disasteradio and Super Best Friends.

Overheard 1:34 pm 11 Aug 11

Mike McClellan — The Return of the Song and Dance Man
supported by Craig and Simone Dawson

The Merry Muse, Turner Bowling Club
54 McCaughey Street, Turner
Friday 12 August. Doors 7.30pm, music from 8pm

http://mikemcclellan.com.au/
http://merrymuse.org.au/

Mess 1:03 pm 11 Aug 11

Raiders v Rabbitohs, Sunday 14th, 2pm kick off. Raiders are playing for pride now, so it should make for some entertaining football.

johnboy 12:31 pm 11 Aug 11

Ffat Controller also sent this on, I believe it’s tonight:

Greetings Rioters….or perhaps Riotactors is more appropriate given whats happening in england..but i digress.

As part of The Pot Belly muso night we have introduced a fortnightly feature act. This week we have the talented Canberra songstress “Neonhoney”, The Beer is cold and tasty,The log fire burns throughout the colder months and the talent is mostly local. Come support musicians up there doing it for the love of it.

For further information contact the pot belly by phone on 62514530

johnboy 12:04 pm 11 Aug 11

BMA’s putting on a show of female performers at Transit tonight:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=263710196988065.

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