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Events ACT is your guide to what’s on in Canberra each week. Here are some events you shouldn’t miss! Why not sign up to our newsletter and get our weekly wrap up sent straight to your inbox?

10 Oct 20
11 Oct 20
Bright red Azalea in blue pot

2020 Canberra Bonsai Society Annual Show

Canberra High School

Canberra Bonsai Society Show featuring a variety of traditional exotic trees and Australian natives, some by artists featured at the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection at the National...

24 Sep 20
1 Nov 20

A Stilled World | Painting by Kim Shannon

Strathnairn Arts

The genre of still life tells a story; it is an expression of one’s time and place. An ordinary, very familiar object has meaning, the belonging I have inherited from my parents and grandparents ...

25 Sep 20
10 Oct 20

A Wild Night Out - Spring

Tidbinbilla Wildlife Reserve

There has never been a better time to experience Canberra’s iconic wildlife sanctuary than this September/October school holidays with the ultimate family sleepover - A Wild Night Out at...

27 Aug 20
17 Oct 20


Craft ACT

After by emerging Adelaide -based artist, Kasia Tons, is a solo exhibition of textiles and photography. Kasia uses textiles to create soft sculptures, 2D works, and wearables that explore personal...

3 Oct 20
4 Oct 20
AMB100 Async Marathon Racing.

AMB 100 Async Mountain Bike Marathon

Kowen Forest

Join locals and mountain bikers from all over Australia this October long weekend and conquer the Sparrow Hill and Kowen trails! You can RACE the way you RIDE with Rocky Trail Entertainment in the...

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