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September 23 - 25
Embroiderer's Guild of the ACT annual
Albert Hall, Yarralumla
This annual exhibition will feature displays of traditional and contemporary needlework, needlework demonstrations by members, and
verbal valuations of needlework tools.
Phone: 6265 8035 Website: embroiderersact.org.au Cost: Adult $9, pensioners $7, children under 12 free.
Ark Barker - Eleven. Because
Sometimes 10 Just Isn't Enough
Join Arj as he tackles 11 of the most controversial topics around, including 3D Maps, death, Google, and prawns.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $44.90, child $39.90, concession $39.90
Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom
Cowra Japanese Garden, Cowra
This much loved event on the Cowra cultural calendar is a showcase of Japanese arts, crafts and cultural activities. At a time of year
when the nature of beauty is in full bloom, you can learn the secrets of Japanese flower arranging, watch the skill of martial arts
experts, or see real sumo wrestlers in action.
Phone: 02 6341 2233 Website: cowragarden.com.au Cost: Adult $15, Concession $13, Children $9, families $40
September 24 - October 2
Rotary/Queanbeyan Art Show
City Walk, Canberra
A week of fine arts, where the work of local and interstate artists will be on display. The show is open to all artists, whose work will be
on display in City Walk, Civic
Phone: 0439 392 709 Website: qarts.gov.au Cost: Free entry.
September 24 - October 8
Tradies 2011 Australian Masters Hockey
National Hockey Centre
It's state against state, as Australia's top veteran hockey players converge on Canberra. See more than 1500 competitors including
ex-Olympians in action, in age groups ranging from over 35's to over 70's.
Phone: 0418 430 253 Website: mastershockeycanberra.org.au Cost: Free entry
Open Day at Government House and
Government House, Yarralumla
An opportunity to see inside the two official residences, Government House and The Lodge. Visit the reception rooms and grounds
of the Governor General's official residence, picnic in the grounds, and enjoy the entertainment. One ticket allows entry to both
residences. All proceeds go to the Australiana fund.
Phone: 029231 2795 Website: theaustralianafund.org.au Cost: Adult $10, concession $8, family $20
Shaolin Warriors: Legendary Masters of
Featuring rarely seen Buddhist meditation alongside deadly martial-arts prowess, this breathtaking extravaganza showcases the
remarkable skill, stunning movement and spectacular imagery of kung-fu.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: $43.75 - $79.
My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch
A rollicking musical tale of city kid Kate who has to spend the holidays with her eccentric grandmother in outback Gooligulch. Kate is
sure it will be the worst holiday of her life, but when she finds the animals in Gooligulch can talk, her eyes are opened to a whole new
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $23.90, concession $23.90, family $80.00
September 28 - October 2
For five magical nights, Floriade will transform into Floriade Nightfest. Enjoy spectacular lighting, acrobatics, comedy, music, and night
markets. Take a ride on the giant ferris wheel, or chill out in the Butterfly Lounge or Glow Bar.
Phone: 132849 Website: floriadeaustralia.com or ticketek.com.au Cost: Adult $25, Child $10, Family $50, Concession $10, children
under five are free.
National Police Remembrance Day
National Police Memorial, Kings Park
Honour the memory of police officers who have given their lives in the line of duty at the National Police Memorial. This annual
commemorative service recognises all Australian police jurisdictions and police members.
Website: npm.org.au Cost: Free
In The Mood
This brassy, all-American celebration of swing jazz recreates 1940s America live on stage, through sizzling choreography, sassy
costumes, and a hypnotic thirteen-piece big band.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adults $79.90 - $89.90, Concession $75.90 - $84.90, child $74.90
- $79.90, Groups (10+) $79.90.
September 29 - October 4
Goulburn Lilac City Festival
Various venues, Goulburn
Visit Australia's longest continuously-run community festival, as Goulburn comes alive with the 60th annual Goulburn Lilac City
Festival. Featuring a street procession and carnival, fireworks, markets and music entertainment, this festival is sure to entertain.
Phone: 02 4821 1839 Website: igoulburn.com Cost: Costs may apply
Casey Donovan Pays Tribute To Mama
Casey Donovan pays tribute to Mama Cass, the powerful voice that drew together the lush harmonies of superstar Group The Mamas
and Papas, in this uplifting yet moving performance.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: thecanberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $50, concession $40.
September 30 - October 2
Great Southern Blues Festival
Mackay Park, Batemans Bay
World class music arrives at Batemans Bay, as the 16th Great Southern Blues Festival rolls into town. This festival pushes the
boundaries of blues and roots music in a fantastic location.
Phone: 02 4476 2996 Website: bluesfestival.tv Cost: $50 - $200
September 30 - October 2
ANU Arts Revue
The Courtyard Studio
See politics, the arts and student life through wine-stained glasses. This show follows a James Joycean approach to narrative on
Twitter, and is sure to have you in hospital getting stitches if you take it too seriously.
Phone: 6275 2700 Website: canberratheatrecentre.com.au Cost: Adult $20, student $15
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