Finders Keepers Christmas Market
Australian Technology Park
Locomotive St, Sydney
ColourMeArt and Helen Ashley Designs are hosting Christmas Markets at the ATP. Runs all weekend, December 11-13.
Pop Up Xmas Market
107 Projects, 107 Redfern St, Redfern
Another Christmas market – support local makers and creatives in Redfern this Friday. Dear Pluto have curated another set of markets featuring ceramics, cards, cool vintage things, jewellery, art and homewaresas well as an in-house florist with the most beautiful range of natives and a pop-up nail salon.
Runs 11-13 Dec, with opening drinks on Friday night and shopping hours 10-6 over the weekend.
Tim & Eric – ‘Stralia – Zealand Experience’
Enmore Theatre, 8pm
Absurdist American comedy duo Eric Wareheim and Tim Heidecker, creators of the five-season strong ‘Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!’, are bringing their bizarre satirical comedy live to Sydney this Friday.
Astral People present KOTOWN
Goodgod Small Club, from 10pm
Fresh from his Subsonic performance last weekend, UK’s Kotown will be helping you dance your way through Friday night, along with Sydney’s Cliques and EK Collective.
$ 15 money tokens
Milkk EP Launch
Vic on the Park, Marrickville
Milkk are finishing off their ‘Open Signals Cast’ tour in Marrickville, joined by Adelaide’s Sparkspitter and Draining Pool.
$ free $
Reclaim the Streets
Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, from 2pm
Another multi-stage mobile protest against Sydney’s lock out laws will be meeting in Newtown at 2pm and leaving soon after. Show your support by boogying down the streets in dissent.
Artist talks and performance
4A Centre of Contemporary Asian Art
181 – 187 Hay St, 1-2pm
Future Archaeology closes this Saturday, and artists will come for a chat between 1-2pm. Claudia Nicholson will be performing, concluding her work on On Our Terms.
Parasol ft. OPTIMO + SUB BASS SNARL + Deepchild DJ Set
The Chippendale Hotel, 12pm-12am
Parasol, a “peace and fun loving day-time affair” will bring boogying beats to the courtyard of Chippendale hotel, and heavier tunes down in the basement. Vibes delivered by Glasgow’s duo Optimo and Berlin’s Deepchild, along with Simon Caldwell, Steregamous, Jeremy Baker and more.
Presale and first release already sold out.
$ 30 for second release tickets, 40 for general admission $
Bed Wettin Bad Boys
The Roxbury, 182 St Johns Rd, Glebe, from 7pm
RIP SOCIETY present the Bed Wettin Bad Boys (what a name), Angie, Overman and Del at The Roxbury this Saturday.
$ free $
The Pinheads Free Show
Hotel Steyne, 75 The Corso, Manly
Off the back of their ‘Kooks and Spooks’ East Coast Tour with Hockey Dad and Skegss, energetic six-piece (sometimes seven) rock ‘n’ roll dudes The Pinheads will be returning to Manly with Bears with Guns.
Frankie’s Christmas Vinyl Fair
Frankie’s Pizza By The Slice, 12pm
Come check out vinyl from local record stores and independent vinyl vendors, along with comics, art, jewellery, books and more.
Fair will run from 12-6, followed by bands The Neptune Power Federation, Black Aces, Kvits of Vice and Babymachine.
Manly Santa Sunday Session
6 The Corso, Manly, 2-8pm
Back again this year with hopes to raise over $30,000 for Stewart House, don your best Christmas costume and hit the streets of Manly for what is essentially a pub crawl to raise money for disadvantaged children all over NSW and the ACT. More info at www.stewarthouse.org.au