3 April 2009

DIY Wotz on guide for the weekend of 3 April

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[First filed: April 02, 2009 @ 08:59]

If it’s Thursday it must be the hive-mind’s time to shine.

The weekend approacheth, what’s to be seeing and doing around town?

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The Sunpilots at The Transit Bar in Civiv on Saturday, 4th April. Entry’s free, things will start kicking at 9pm but think they’ll start performing at 10pm.

Sutton Public School Country Fair


Sutton Public School Country Fair and Inaugural Ute Muster
10.00am to 2.00pm
Sutton Public School Oval, follow the signs from the Federal Hwy Exit Ramps

Lots to see and do… Ute Muster, Amusement Rides, Market Stalls, Lucky Envelope, White Elephant Stall, Bottle Lottery, Pony Rides, Cow Pat Lotto, Plants, Books/CD’s, Sausage/Steak Sandwiches, Cakes, Slices, Devonshire Tea and much, much more!

Come along and support the Sutton Public School The Fair is our major fundraiser and goes toward the continued support and development of the school grounds and resources for the children in this rural area.

Auto Italia on at OPH sunday.

A reader languishing behind a firewall has recommended the Large Model Scale Rally. No, it’s not Sophie Dahl climbing walks, but rather big model airplanes. Apparently a64 aircraft have been registered.

Plus it’s at Dick Smith’s property at Gundaroo so you can have a stickybeak.

Mathilda’s Market on Sunday 10am til 2pm at the Bradman Room, Manuka Oval.
Entry is free. http://www.mathildasmarket.com.au/
This is a market for new handmade and locally designed baby and children’s gear.
Gotta get back to the dye vats, bamboo fabric takes ages to brew but it’s so worth it.

Event listings, not chit chat and RSVPs please.

Loquaciousness is always looking for speakers, PM! Email her at loquacities(at)gmail(dot)com. You can also find her on Twitter with username Loquacities.

Are you coming?

I know Ruth Ellison!! Wow…

When am I invited to speak??

Geek Girl Dinner #2 swings into action this Saturday ….

Date: Saturday, 4 April, 2009
Time: 7pm for a 7:30 start
Venue: Indian Affair, Colbee Court, Phillip
RSVP: http://girlgeekdinnerscanberra.blogspot.com/

Unleash your inner geek!

Forgot to say I’m going to see Lucinda Williams on Saturday night, her Little Honey tour.

Nature/Nuture and Looking for Mike Oldfield – Street Two – Nicole Canham, Robert Davidson and Matthew Aitchison.

The Machine that Carries the Soul – Strret One – Phluxus Dance Company.


Hall Markets
Sunday 10-3pm
Hall Showgrounds

Canberra Raiders v North QLD Cowboys.
Gates open at 430pm for Toyota Cup Match.

auto italia on the lawns of parliament house, sunday 10-2


The annual goat barbeque kicks off at noon on Sunday, in the courtyard of Cafe in the House. Bookings required, $15.00 per person – 6273 4366 or email info@gingercatering.com.au

And as we all know, goat is the new black (or possibly faun)….

Itchy Triggers Friday night at the Holy Grail, Kingston, 10pm-2am.

Friday: Jigzag and Kim Churchill at the Folkus Room (Italo-Australian Club, Forrest) from 7.30pm. $23/$18.

Saturday: Ruthie Foster and Jenny M. Thomas at the same venue, same time. $44.

Sunday: Jazz Uncovered at the same venue from 10am to 11pm. $30/$20/something less for kids, I think.

Monday: Trivia in the Trams at the Tradies, Dickson is off until further notice due to club refurbishments. Apparently.

Indie rockin radness at the Pot Belly Saturday with Waterford, the Jump Set and Loud So Clear. $5 on the door.


Triabunna 13 fundraiser TONIGHT (Thursday)


Your Support is urgently needed to help pay the legal fees of the 13 forest defenders who are being sued by Gunns Ltd for the 2008 Triabunna action at Gunns’ woochip mill.

Now is the time to donate. You can donate online at http://www.huon.org or head along to the funraiser being held tonight @ The front gallery and cafe in Lyneham from 7pm. Entertainment will include: Circus performances, Video presentations, Chilled music and an auction of artworks by local artists, Ken Appleby and Atomic Dave

More info:

A reader from behind a nasty firewall has sent in the following:

    Wine Harvest Festival at Pialligo Estate

    Fri 3 – Sat 5 April

    As part of the Canberra District’s Wine harvest festival, kick start your weekend by coming to Pialligo Estate on Friday evening from 5pm – 7pm for tapas and drinks. On Saturday and Sunday we will again be offering a special festival menu with platters from $20pp, including a brunch platter, an antipasto platter, a vegetarian platter, a sea-food platter and a meat platter, as well as a dessert platter, plus various side salads and breads. While you sip wine and enjoy delicious food, you can listen to live music from 1pm – 4pm each day.

    Grape Picking and Foot Stomping – 2 days only

    Experience traditional wine making techniques. At 10am on Saturday and Sunday you can come along and pick grapes (bring your own scissors or secateurs) then at 10.30am join in foot stomping those same grapes (don’t worry, we’ll get you to wash your feet first), and then taste the delicious fresh juices you have created.

    Bookings on 6247 6060 or visit


    at Beaver Galleries

    2 – 21 April 2009

    Denese Oates sculpture

    Denese Oates’ sculptures are often a mass of intertwined copper wires fashioned into abstracted organic forms that appear as if they were transplanted from an unknown forest.

    Bruce Latimer Tenuous connections works on paper

    The etchings of Bruce Latimer explore the dysfunctional and counter-productive relationships between society and the natural world.

Nambucco Deliria10:26 am 02 Apr 09

Dylan Moran tomorrow night is a sell out.

Three time Golden guitar winners the McClymonts at Vikings Erindale tonight, 8pm

Pommy bastard said :

Dylan Moran at Canberra Theatre tomorrow night.

I can’t wait!!


urrr.. that link says wednesday 29 April?

by my calculations.. thats not tomorrow night…

The Chief Minister is touting the Tidbinbilla Extraagvanza!

    “The Extravaganza has been bringing Canberrans together to experience activities on offer at Tidbinbilla for more than a decade,” Mr Stanhope said. “This free family event promises live music, story-tellers, Aboriginal dancers, face painting and the Cuddly Critters kids’ show.

    “Visitors can also experience the flying foxin the Discovery Playground, get close to wildlife in the Sanctuary or explore one of the many scenic walking trails in the reserve.

Sunday 11.30-3.00

Steady Eddie9:24 am 02 Apr 09

Computer Fair, Old Bus Depot Kingston, Saturday 10AM-2:30PM, Admission $3.00, kids free.

I was going to take the kids to the Canberra Model Railway Expo.
April 4 & 5
Lyneham Hockey Centre, Mouat St, Lyneham, Canberra

their website needs some work


Pommy bastard9:03 am 02 Apr 09

Dylan Moran at Canberra Theatre tomorrow night.

I can’t wait!!


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