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The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Weekend

Enjoy chocolate and cheese fondus in an igloo atop a Barangaroo rooftop or head to Cabramatta and tackle a mammoth 2.8-kilogram bowl of pho.
By Concrete Playground
November 27, 2020
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The Best Things to Do in Sydney This Weekend

Enjoy chocolate and cheese fondus in an igloo atop a Barangaroo rooftop or head to Cabramatta and tackle a mammoth 2.8-kilogram bowl of pho.
By Concrete Playground
November 27, 2020
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Possessor

    This nightmarish horror film about corporate-fuelled assassination via literal body snatching is one of 2020's most visceral and memorable movies.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shit Shirt Saturday

    Don your best bad shirt, throw a backyard party and live-stream DJ sets — all in aid of men's health.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    American Utopia

    Thanks to this Spike Lee-directed movie, watching a phenomenal David Byrne concert film is no longer a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  • Design & Style

    Frank Green Friday Weekend Sale

    Snag yourself a stylish new reusable cup for cheap, or pick up a few Chrissie presents, at this four-day sale.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Australian Museum Reopening

    Visit the museum after its $57.5 million makeover — without spending a cent.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Antidote 2020

    This year's lineup includes talks about post-Trump America and reasons to be cheerful, as well as free Indigenous Australian language workshops.

  • Food & Drink

    Free Burgers at Mister Gee

    The Sydney food truck is offering up freebies to the first 50 customers at each of its stores this Friday.

  • Design & Style

    Koala Cyber Sale

    The Aussie mattress and furniture retailer is taking up to 20 percent off its range of mattresses, sofas and homewares.

  • Food & Drink

    Summer Staycations

    Get ready for an epic summer escape — no expensive flight necessary.

  • Design & Style

    Looped Festival

    This first-time festival is all about the circular economy — and features educational workshops, live music and an onsite thrift shop.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ellie and Abbie (and Ellie's Dead Aunt)

    Shot and set in Sydney, this proud, contemplative and engaging teen queer rom-com gives Aussie cinema something that it's been missing.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Monsoon

    'Crazy Rich Asians' star Henry Golding turns in a quietly potent performance in this homecoming drama, playing a Vietnamese-born man returning to Saigon for the first time in decades.

  • Design & Style

    Ecosa Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale

    Snag discounted bamboo sheets, memory foam pillows and silk pillowcases.

  • Design & Style

    LSKD Black Friday Sale

    Score up to 70 percent off your next gym or beach outfit.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Milan Kuzica: Green Life

    In lieu of its regular event, Sculpture by the Sea has unveiled a towering green sculpture at Bondi.

  • Design & Style

    Castlery Black Friday Sale

    You can nab up to 35 percent off leather sofas, dining tables and sleek sideboards at this two-week sale.

  • Food & Drink

    Long Brunch

    The Dolphin is hosting its first-ever brunch with natural wines, cheese and bacon rotolo and smoky bloody marys.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Freaky

    'Freaky Friday' meets 'Friday the 13th' in this sometimes entertaining, sometimes standard horror-comedy from the director of 'Happy Death Day'.

  • Design & Style

    Free Succulents at Burwood Chinatown

    200 plants will be up for grabs across four Saturdays.

  • Travel & Leisure

    The Ultimate Christmas Market

    Entertainment Quarter will play host to 160 stalls at this huge festive market.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Mank

    Six years after 'Gone Girl', David Fincher returns with a ravishing and icy drama about 'Citizen Kane' screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz.

  • Food & Drink

    Bon Fromage 2020

    A week-long European cheese festival — in your own house.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Archie Plus

    A free program of portrait-inspired art celebrates diversity, resilience and acts of care.

  • Food & Drink

    Smoke's Glenmorangie Caketails

    Treat yourself to a decadent whisky cocktail and cake pairing at a Barangaroo rooftop bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wicked Sisters — Griffin Theatre Company

    This revenge tragicomedy following four divergent (and greying) women punches as hard now as it did back in the early 2000s.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    MQFF Interrupted

    MQFF is back for 2020 — with a mostly online program of top-notch queer cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hoyts Best of the Classics: 70s Horror and 80s Action

    Get your cinematic chills and thrills with this series of retro flicks — with 'The Terminator', 'Jaws' and 'Die Hard' all on the bill.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2020–21

    Summer has arrived with the return of Sydney's always-popular outdoor cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Chau Chak Wing Museum Opening

    Sydney's brand new cultural spot, filled with art, culturally significant artefacts and explorations of ancient civilisations.

  • Food & Drink

    Tupu's Tiki Rooftop Rumshack

    The Kings Cross Hotel's rooftop has transformed into a tiki bar complete with a tropical cocktail menu and vegan poke bowls.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brett Whiteley: Feathers and Flight

    Take a stickybeak into the famed Australian artist’s love of feathered creatures.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Budjerah

    See the Coodjinburra singer-songwriter perform in a Snowy Mountains brewery or up near the Queensland border.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rai Thistlethwayte

    Thirty Merc's frontman is touring the state solo — and you can catch him for free.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Screaming Jets

    Chair-dance along to one of the last great Aussie rock bands this spring.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    You Can Have It All

    This part-art installation, part-escape room experience takes place inside a Potts Point apartment.

  • Food & Drink

    The Rocks Picnic

    Spend a sunny Sunday feasting on next-level snacks and kicking back to live tunes — right by the harbour.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Irish Film Festival 2020

    Check out this amusing horror-comedy, a grim and involving gang drama, and plenty of docos — all from your couch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    British Film Festival 2020

    Featuring a tender romance starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, Jude Law's latest thriller, and 20 other new and classic English movies.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Pippin the Musical

    The Tony Award-winning acrobatic musical leaps into the Sydney Lyric this summer.

  • Design & Style

    Design Canberra Festival 2020

    Explore world-class design on our doorstep.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Know My Name: Australian Women Artists 1900 to Now

    This summer, catch the NGA's blockbuster exhibition that's bringing women into the spotlight.

  • Food & Drink

    Sakura Summer

    For those who can't make it to Japan this cherry blossom season, this Manly bar offers the perfect alternative.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    All of Them Witches

    This cinema series is screening everything from 'The Craft' and 'The Witches' to 'Suspiria' and 'The Wizard of Oz'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lindy Lee Exhibition Events at MCA

    Meditate alongside the celebrated artist, join in a sunset sketch session and head on a guided tour of the MCA's blockbuster summer exhibition.

  • Food & Drink

    World Vegan Month

    Celebrate the best of plant-based food with $10 vegan cheeseburgers, $1 mac 'n' cheese balls and $5 cauliflower bites.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Real Worlds: Dobell Australian Drawing Biennial 2020

    Admire the detail and diversity of extraordinary drawings by eight contemporary Australian artists.

  • Design & Style

    Virtual Ethical Christmas Market 2020

    Tick off your Christmas gift list with this online haul of locally made, ethically produced goodies.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Show Must Go On

    This month-long movie retrospective will showcase all your favourite musicals — from 'Grease' and 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' to 'Moulin Rouge!' and 'Mamma Mia!'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Great Southern Nights

    A whopping 1000 gigs are taking over NSW pubs, clubs, bars and theatres — with Barnsey, Winston Surfshirt, Tash Sultana and Matt Corby all on the bill.

  • Food & Drink

    Four Pillars Myer Pop-Up Gin Store

    Shop for Christmas gin, gin-spiked pudding and limited-release booze at this CBD pop-up.

  • Food & Drink

    'Cinderella' at The Grounds

    Have a ball wandering through The Grounds of Alexandria's laneways and tucking into its pumpkin carriage sponge cakes.

  • Food & Drink

    Glass Island Spring and Summer Cruising

    The gleaming three-level floating venue is setting sail again.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ritz Laneway Cinema 2020–21

    Watch new and classic flicks under the stars — while sitting in a director's chair in a laneway.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Visitors

    This new Darkfield Radio production begins with a dead couple inviting themselves into your house.

  • Food & Drink

    Doughnut Time DIY Kits

    Recreate some of Doughnut Time's star sugar-dusted creations at home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2020

    See the history-making winners of this year's prizes — then vote for your favourites.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lindy Lee: Moon in a Dew Drop

    The celebrated Australian Chinese artist is taking over Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art with more than 70 ethereal, vibrant and thought-provoking works.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    35 Years of Studio Ghibli

    Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

  • Food & Drink

    The Bavarian Spring Fest

    Celebrate spring with pretzels, schnitzel and two hours of bottomless drinks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    InBloom

    This colourful living exhibition features a 'watercolour painting' made from over 20,000 plants.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

    Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists is going digital — and it’s free to watch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shadow catchers

    Our fascination with shadows, doppelgangers and silhouettes is brought into focus in this free exhibition at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

    Direct from London's Natural History Museum, the best nature photographs from the past year are coming to Sydney.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    And Now

    White Rabbit Gallery showcases its greatest works from the past ten years in this huge retrospective.

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