The latest in news, trends and happenings for the home.
Etsy Made Local Canberra
As part of SouthFest, the Etsy Made Local Canberra Markets will connect shoppers with local makers, designers and creators on Saturday 24 November 11am-6pm at the corner of Reed Street North and Cowlishaw Street, Tuggeranong.
Go to southfest.com.au/about to find out more.
Museum Shops Sunday
Head to the Parliament Shop on Sunday 25 November at Australian Parliament House for Museum Shops Sunday, an annual event held in cultural institution stores across the globe. There will be 10% off storewide on books, wine and gin, jewellery, homewares and Indigenous gifts with further discounts on selected items; just in time for Christmas shopping! The event takes place internationally with participation by more than 700 museum stores worldwide, across 10 countries in three continents.
Christmas shopping event
Join Scott and Phillipa Leggo at the Scott Leggo Gallery on Tuesday 4 December 6-8pm for a special Christmas shopping evening. With a glass of Tasmanian sparkling on arrival, lucky door prizes and other giveaways, Scott Leggo Gallery’s Christmas shopping event is a chance to get your Christmas shopping done before the mad last minute rush. From lakeside photos of Canberra to the heart of Central Australia there’s something for everyone on your Christmas shopping list.
Visit the gallery at 45 Jardine Street, Kingston or online at scottleggo.com
New app to report wasps
An updated mobile app has been released to assist Canberra residents in reporting European Wasp (eWasp) sightings and nests. The app has a GPS mapping tool and camera capability. If residents come across individual wasps, they are encouraged to treat them with a registered insecticide. It is recommended that established nests are treated by a qualified pest controller to avoid any possible stinging incidents and to ensure the nest is properly controlled. Once a report is submitted, the report is sent to the eWasp team to action.
To report an eWasp queen or nest, contact the European Wasp Hotline on 6258 5551, or use the new app, available from the App store and the Play store. More info: ewasp.com.au