Native Wine festival
Clint Nolan’s Northbridge outdoor “wine and cocktail garden” Henry Summer is hosting the inaugural Native Wine, a tasting zeroing in on the state’s growing organic and lo-fi winemaking scene. Guests can taste more than 50 wines from West Australian producers including Cullen Wines, Corymbia, Express Winemakers and Side Project Wines. The afternoon will also include winemaker talks, snacks and a Henry Summer wine glass. Native Wine is on Saturday November 10 from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. Tickets are $35 plus booking fee and are available online.
Joondalup lights up
Kaleidoscope 2018, one of the state’s biggest light shows, returns to the Joondalup city centre for its third year. Come for the light installations that will transform the Joondalup library, Central Park and other landmarks, stay for projections and live performances and to browse the line-up of more than 60 food trucks including Porta Pizza, JD’s Mexican and Paella On The Move. The event runs from Thursday November 1 to Sunday November 4 and entry is free.
Australia’s first Tanqueray Terrace opens at Hadiqa
Australia’s first Tanqueray Terrace is popping up for two months at Andy Freeman’s Moroccan-themed venue at Hibernian Place, Hadiqa. Opening on Thursday November 1 and running throughout November and December, the Tanqueray Terrace includes a “living wall” herb garden that allows guests to pick their own garnish for icy Tanqueray gin Martinis. Jerry Fraser, meanwhile, will be shucking oysters. The Tanqueray Terrace is open Monday to Saturday.
Food trucks in Fremantle
The Under The Bridge Fremantle Food Truck Collective has announced its first location for the summer season and will be returning to the East Street Jetty in Fremantle. Food trucks will be serving from Monday November 5 (and every consecutive Monday) from 5pm to 8pm.
George Street Festival
Block out the last Sunday of November for East Fremantle’s annual George Street Festival. The family-friend event has been held in East Freo’s vibrant thoroughfare since 1990 and includes entertainment, stalls and kids activities. To eat, George Street cafes and restaurants including Young George and Cook & Mason will be joined by food trucks. The festival will be held on Sunday November 25 from 11am to 6pm and entry is free (gold coin donations are welcome and will be shared between the community groups assisting with the event).