Weekend Picks: Christmas, carnivals and concerts
Around the nation this week, the Roller Derby rolls into the Australian Institute of Sport on Saturday, with Canberra taking on Brisbane. In Hobart, the Fourth Vodafone Test sees Australia playing Sri Lanka from Friday, Port Macquarie hosts the Festival of the Sun with a wicked line-up on Friday and Saturday, while Fremantle gets Tame Impala on Saturday. The Gold Coast hosts Movies Under The Stars from Saturday, stretching through the summer, and Madama Butterfly flies out of Melbourne on Saturday - catch it before it’s too late. Adelaide hosts the Semaphore Summer Carnival, with entertainment and amusement for the whole family from Saturday until the end of January, and Alice Springs’ Christmas Carnival unleashes on Friday with performers and entertainment on multiple stages across the city. JLo plays in Sydney on Friday and Brisbane on Tuesday. And comedian JB Smoove laughs his way through Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from Friday.
For our full list of weekend picks tailored to where you are, sign up to the Eventfinder Weekly Newsletter - your local event guide, dropped in your inbox every Thursday morning. To get the best picks for your city or state, pick your home locations in settings.