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Five Awesome Things To Do In Sydney This Week

By Alice M Davidson - 09 May 2016

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Sydney always has so much on offer; we don’t even know where to begin! This week we have found five awesome things to do in Sydney that involve a lot of drinking, eating, watching and shopping—all the things we love! 

Extreme Knitting Workshops With Jacqueline Fink

Wool is one of Australia’s finest textiles, producing almost 90% of the world’s wool. This is why this week we are celebrating Wool Week! In honour of this fine textile, Jacqueline Fink of Little Dandelion is offering two free workshops in extreme knitting. She gave up her lawyer career for the yarn and is known for working with over-sized wool to create and design absolute masterpieces. Fink ensures that each of her pieces is one of a kind. To RSVP for one of her classes, head here.

What: Extreme Knitting Workshop 
When: Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th May at 3pm 
Where: Westfield Sydney, Level 3, Bottega Veneta 
Cost: Free! 

Taste Orange Master Classes At Watsons Bay Hotel

This month is all about wine and we want all of it. This month Watsons Bay Hotel is holding a series of events in partnership with Orange including Taste Orange Master Classes. Instead of driving 260km to Orange, a resident sommelier will take you through some of the finest wines from that region, by bringing the country to the coast. To snatch up a ticket, head here.

What: Taste Orange Master Class 
When: Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 18th and Thursday 26nd May 
Where: Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel 
Cost: $45 pp

Häagen-Dazs™ House Ice-Cream Pop-Up At The Rocks

If you're thinking of treating yourself this week, there's only one place to do it: Häagen-Dazs™ House, the mouthwatering ice-cream pop-up that's here in Sydney until the 21st May. The House features a variety of delicious flavours and after selling out its tastings in Melbourne, the ice-cream extravaganza is running The. Ultimäte. Tasting experiences as well as selling scoops to try on the spot for $6 and take-home tubs for a mere $15. Check out our preview for all the essential details.

Get Your Game Of Thrones On At Balmain Of Thrones 

You are being summoned to partake in the festivities and be merry at The Balmain to watch new episodes of Game of Thrones with your fellow comrades. Every Monday night, The Balmain will be showing live episodes of GOT at 7.30pm, and also featuring the previous episodes (not that we missed it) at 6.30pm. Under the orders that all men (and women) must dine, they will be serving special Balmain of Throne burgers for just $12. If you’re a GOT fan or a burger fanatic, this cannot be missed. Head here for more details.

What: Balmain of Thrones
When: Every Monday night starting May 2nd! 
Where: The Balmain 
Cost: Free

Music, Martinis And Muses At The Strand 

Imagine late night shopping enjoying some tunes from a local Sydney artist, receiving styling tips from Elle Ferguson from They All Hate Us and sipping on martinis. Yep, The Strand has created our perfect dream. Every Thursday during the month of May, the Strand will be having live music performances, special designer appearances and giving complimentary cocktails from Hendrick’s Martini bars. Shoppers have the chance to go into the draw to win a $2,000 shopping spree too! Head to the website to find out more.

What: Strand Arcade Music, Martinis and Muses 
When: Every Thursday night starting 5th May, 5-8pm
Where: The Strand Arcade, Level One 
Cost: Free 

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Image credit: Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel

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