DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 6 May 2011

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The days grow shorter, the mornings, colder, and the weekend is upon us again.

What’s worth seeing and doing around town?

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12 Responses to DIY wotz on guide for the weekend of 6 May 2011
johnboy johnboy 9:13 am 07 May 11

Canberra’s only AFL game for 2011 at Manuka oval this afternoon.

Swans v. bulldogs. One expects Julia might be there!

Freddyp Freddyp 8:48 am 07 May 11

Fred Pilcher at Beyond Q, Curtin shops, 2-4pm Saturday 7 May

“?Fred can do things with a twelve string guitar that has to be seen. He is a great entertainer with a song book of stories that can have you on the edge of your chair. His variation on Teddy Bears Picnic is a touch risque but very very funny. ??Fred modestly describes himself as just a song and dance man . . . where as most of us would describe him as Canberra’s Song and Dance man. Great voice, great covers a true musician.”

ianblake ianblake 8:53 pm 06 May 11

Cassidy’s Ceili at the National Museum of Australia: Sunday at 3pm

inverted63 inverted63 11:48 am 06 May 11

Tonight is kind of a big night at King O’Malleys in Civic. After protracted negotiations & aborted attempts, the Identical Strangers are finally playing their first ever gig at O’Malleys!

If you have seen the Strangers & are a fan – come along & rock out. If you havent yet caught up with the Strangers – drop in for a pint & some finely crafted tunes from 10.00.

Enjoy Identical Strangers – smooth & refreshing!

John Moulis John Moulis 8:01 pm 05 May 11

Hall Ute Competition and Family Day
Saturday, 07 May 2011, 11:00am – 04:00pm

The fourth annual Hall Ute Competition and Family Day will be held on 7th May 2011 at the Hall Polocross Ground in North Canberra with profits being donated to Snowy Hydro SouthCare.

Ute Competition entries are now open on This year a new dimension has been added to the ute competition. Each competitor is encouraged to collect tax deductible donations to Snowy Hydro SouthCare and the person who has raised the most money will be win a great prize.

The day starts at 11.00 am with a “cruise” from Flemington Road, Mitchell to the Hall Polocrosse Ground arriving at 11:30 am. Family activities begin at noon with the award ceremony at 3:45.

Location: From Flemington Road Mitchell to Hall Polocrosse Ground, Hall

Jack Kirby Jack Kirby 4:01 pm 05 May 11

Come along to the Mothers’ Day Bake Sale at the Ainslie shops on Saturday between 9 and 2 and support the Inner North Playschool. There will be a fantastic range of delicious homemade baked treats and jams on sale. Buy a ticket in the Mother’s Day raffle, with over $600 worth of prizes to be won.

Mess Mess 2:51 pm 05 May 11

Groovin the Moo, Sunday 8th May University of Canberra. Heaps of great acts, and you can get tickets from

lumpy lumpy 2:40 pm 05 May 11

Against Me, ANU Bar

Overheard Overheard 12:33 pm 05 May 11

Fred Pilcher at Beyond Q Bookstore and Café, Saturday 7 May at 2pm

Overheard Overheard 12:33 pm 05 May 11

Friday night about 7-ish at the George Harcourt Inn
Alicia and Alanna Egan
(from Melbourne)
After wowing them at the National Folk Festival, these young women are back in Canberra on Friday night. Their harmonies are breath-taking. Get a pre-gig sample of their work on Artsound FM 92.7/90.3FM and on air at on Friday from 5pm.

Les Lozenger Les Lozenger 11:13 am 05 May 11

Friday Night at The Potbelly – Looking Glass with The Flat Earth Confederacy


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