This week in Canberra, people are cooking up a storm. BentSpoke Brewers are putting on a smoky barbeque feast out at the Cannery. Contentious Character Chef Tom will host a lunch at their winery centred around the art of cheesemaking. And Norton Road Wines is hosting Paella Sunday, a feast of paella and wine for a relaxing Sunday afternoon.
The TEDxCanberra Ideas Challenge is on to find a way to flatten the climate curve, while The CBR Woman and The Statement Life are hosting an afternoon of business networking just for the girls.
The University of NSW is presenting an online expert panel discussing what our government’s role should be in surveilling our population during COVID-19. The panel is free, but you must register your attendance on the RISE Canberra website.
Where: The Cannery, 79 Lysaught St, Mitchell
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Cost: $10 per ticket, kids under 5 free
BentSpoke is opening up The Cannery this July with ‘WinterFeast’ – bringing together local live music, craft beer and the best low-and-slow smokehouse-style BBQ.
Their container bar will be pouring 12 BentSpoke tap beers including a great line up of IPAs, winter dark beers, a hot-off-the-press warmed spiced cider and selected local wines.
They will be dusting off their ‘Roller Racing’ bikes so challenge your mates, get the blood pumping and head out to win great BentSpoke prizes.
When: Submission close Sunday 26 July, 11:59 pm
TEDxCanberra invites anyone between the ages of 15 and 23 to join the ideas challenge in pitching an idea to people around the world on how to flatten the climate curve. With exclusive and on-demand training materials designed to help perfect your idea, the best will be invited to present live at a special, virtual TEDxCanberra event in August as part of the #WhereYouAreFestival.
Submissions are now open, for more information and to register, visit the RISE Canberra website.
Where: Pollen, Clunies Ross St, Canberra
When: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Cost: $50 + booking fee
The CBR Woman and The Statement Life have invited Canberra women in business to join a fun afternoon of connecting with other females. Sip on delicious cocktails and feast on a grazing platter as you inspire, empower and collaborate with like-minded women.
Tickets include a signature cocktail, access to the grazing platter, a gift bag with exclusive products and vouchers, and copies of photos from the Insta-worthy event. For more information and to book your ticket, visit the event page.
Where: Contentious Character, Wamboin NSW
When: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Cost: $160 per person
Contentious Character Chef Tom and Bridgette, a cheesemaker from Wee Jasper, will prepare delicious cheese dishes and take you through making your own cheeses and pairing them in an enjoyable lunch experience at the Contentious Character Winery.
For more information and to book groups, visit RISE Canberra.
When: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Cost: Free live streaming, donations welcome
Enjoy a night of live music with Black Cypress and The Faumuis right from the comfort of your own home in an all-new live music concert hosted by Live In Ya Lounge and presented by the #WhereYouAreFestival.
To find out how you can watch from right where you are, visit RISE Canberra.
Where: Norton Road Wines, 344 Norton Road, Wamboin
When: Sunday 26 July, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Cost: $35 per person for paella and a glass of wine
Join Norton Road Wines as they put on a feast of paella and wine for a relaxing Sunday afternoon.
Enjoy the delicious Spanish food with a glass of wine and great views. The normal winter menu will also be available.
Bookings via their Facebook page or contact them on 0411 657 640 or 6238 3143.
Where: Canberra Museum and Gallery
Canberra Museum and Gallery present ‘Seeing Canberra’, an exhibition for children in preschool to year 2 to discover and create artworks reflecting the growth of the Canberra city landscape.
For school inquiries and more information, visit RISE Canberra.
When: 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm
UNSW Canberra is hosting an expert panel, exploring the space of technology and our government’s role in surveilling these interactions.
For more information and to register your place, visit RISE Canberra.
Where: 88mph bar, 8-10 Hobart Pl, Canberra
When: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am
Cost: Free entry
Are you a singing superstar and fan of iconic classics from over the decades? Join 88mph as they host a karaoke night in their bar. There’ll be colourful cocktails, refreshing beers and tasty jaffles on offer to fuel your superstar performance. Table bookings are recommended, book via their website.