DIY Wotz-on guide weekend 11-13 Dec ’09

RiotPost 12 December 2009 13

[First filed: Dec 10, 2009 @ 9:36]

Well the weekend has started early for this slightly hungover admin today and it’s roadtrips ahoy as holidays commence. But for those staying in Canberra what are the top activities, events, etc on this weekend?

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13 Responses to DIY Wotz-on guide weekend 11-13 Dec ’09
jjoking jjoking 8:56 am 12 Dec 09

Summer rythum Festival 09 is on this sunday at Goolabri in Sutton

More info at

Trunking symbols Trunking symbols 5:42 pm 11 Dec 09

Sorry I’m late – Computer Market, Southern Cross Woden Basketball Stadium, Saturday 10AM-2:30PM. Admission $3.00, kids free. One of the last opportunities before Christmas/New Year.

Producteur de probleme Producteur de probleme 4:56 pm 10 Dec 09

Potbelly Saturday 12th of December

Straight Vedge Tour ‘09 featuring Chris Duke and The Royals (NSW) touring with The Resignators (VIC), The Decline (WA) and Canberra locals Rotten Opera! This is one not to be missed!

Kicks off around 8pm.

Overheard Overheard 3:46 pm 10 Dec 09

Overheard Productions presents Mixed Allsorts Christmas Assortment
Music of all sorts at
Civic Holy Grail

Friday 11 December 2009 from 6pm

Leanne Melmoth, Killing the Sound, Kooky Fandango, Walter Tugmutton, Mal and Bron, maybe Teddy Conrick, maybe Max the Busking Bass Player from Melbourne (you know the cool dude playing bass solo at the traffic lights near OPSM in Civic?) plus maybe others.

All profits to the Dylan Cook Appeal (see separate post by Hells_Bells_74).

All other NFP and NGOs and events are urged to check out the web-site and contact the manager. There’s an open invitation to Walk Against Warming on Facebook and we’ve previously invited GetUp! along. Bring your people along for free (or pay full price to help the Dylan Cook Appeal).

Free entry if you go to the web-site and register.

Thanks to Artsound FM and 2XX for their radiophonic support, and others mayhaps to come in the next 24 hours!

greenthreads greenthreads 3:10 pm 10 Dec 09

If you’re coming to the Walk Against Warming this Saturday, clean out your wardrobe before you leave and bring your unwanted clothes to the ACT otherWISE/Green Threads Clothes Swap.

We’ll be collecting clothes from 11am on the lawns of New Parliament House (the site of WAW) from 11 then the swap will start at 12, after the walk.

Bring as much as you like, take as much as you like, or make a donation to ACT otherWISE and support youth led sustainability in the ACT.

Any questions? email

emd emd 2:33 pm 10 Dec 09

Charlie Bold are playing at Maram Bar in Erindale on Friday 11 December from 8pm til midnight. Great covers band, lots of fun.

Les Lozenger Les Lozenger 12:37 pm 10 Dec 09

Saturday night at the Phoenix – Rock


Black Creek
The Chuffs
Tiff and The Kids

Free entry!

Annacs Annacs 12:27 pm 10 Dec 09

Check out the NEW “Bush Market” at Rose Cottage, Monaro Highway, Gilmore this Sunday 13th December from 10am to 2pm. This is in a great Bush setting with a great atmosphere. It will be on every Sunday until Christmas. Come see handcrafted and other items – support your local craftspeople this Christmas! New stall holders are welcome! more info ring Clancy on 0409830983 or

Matt Sheppard Matt Sheppard 12:19 pm 10 Dec 09

Lots of Impro shows this weekend – See for all the details

Once Upon A…

Saturday 12 December (11am – 11:45am)
Sunday 13 December (3pm – 3:45pm)
The Street Theatre
Book on 02 6247 1223 .

Tickets : $10 (Adults at kids prices)

An improvised fairytale for the young and young at heart based on ideas suggested by the audience. Aimed at children aged 2-12, but parents and carers will enjoy it too. Also, why not join a NATIONAL IMPRO INITIATIVE and bring along household items or gifts that the improvisers may be able to incorporate into the show and then donate to St Vincent de Paul.

Naughty or Nice

Saturday 12 December (7:30pm)
Sunday 13 December (7:30pm)
The Street Theatre
Book on 02 6247 1223 .

Tickets : $20, $10 concession or groups of 10+

An improvised Christmas show. In the first half witness St Nick and his brother battle it out to win the Christmas challenge and in the second half you decide which characters have been naughty or nice this Christmas. Also, why not join a NATIONAL IMPRO INITIATIVE and bring along household items or gifts that the improvisers may be able to incorporate into the show and then donate to St Vincent de Paul.

Genie Genie 11:57 am 10 Dec 09

Santa’s Pub Crawl – Friday Night
Starts 6pm at the Wig and Pen

See more details on the Facebook Event.

Thumper Thumper 11:56 am 10 Dec 09

The FELDONS- live original mod, pop, rock, blues…

Chisholm Tavern, I mean JAG BAR, Sunday, 2.30pm…

Last gig for the boys for 2009.

“entertaining, danceable, listenable as well as easy on the eye. “ (Culturazi December 2009)

Nambucco Deliria Nambucco Deliria 11:33 am 10 Dec 09

As part of the Waldorf’s ongoing commitment to excitement in the city, The Faster Louder.Com Christmas Party, featuring The Trivs, which was scheduled to be held at the Transit Bar tonight, has apparently been moved to The Front. Bastards.

geminisc geminisc 10:35 am 10 Dec 09

Walk Against Warming!! 11.30am outside New Parliament House on the lawns.

Come out and walk to show you care about climate change.

Speakers include: Comedian Rod Quantock, Richard Dennis, Shane Rattenbury and Simon Corbell.

There will also be a sustainability market and local canberra music acts including:

lady Grey
Steady The Fall
D’Opus & Roshambo

Come out, walk, make a difference and bring a picnic. Have a fun day listening to great local music while eating organic food

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