6 Cool Things To Check Out This Week

Cool Sh*t, Play, Sydney / 3 July 2019

Don’t let the weather dampen your spirits, here are 6 fun things to check out.

While this week’s forecast bodes rain, rain and more rain, don’t let the weather dampen your spirits. From boozy 4th of July parties to Harry Potter in concert, here’s what you should be checking out this week. Refrain from hibernating just yet!

Apollo 11 Exhibition

This is your chance to get up close and personal with a giant 7 metre installation of the moon at the Apollo 11 Exhibition. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, you can catch the installation + over 200 objects showcasing this defining historical moment at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum. The exhibition is open to the public, running until January 2020. To book your tickets, click here.

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Surly’s 4th July Party

Never failing to disappoint when it comes to an awesome Independence Day party is this American smokehouse and tavern. This Thursday 4th July, head to Surly’s for food and drink specials, a wings eating competition and old school hip hop from 12pm til late. There’s also prizes for best dressed, so be sure to come wearing your finest all-Americana attire. For more information, check out the Facebook event here.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince in Concert

Attention HP fans! Now is your chance to relive Harry’s six years at Hogwarts, live in concert. Hosted at Sydney Opera House from 10-13th July, you can see the film on the big screen with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra performing the score live. To secure your tickets, click here.

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Kebabs and Bottomless Wine at Efendy

Balmain’s beloved Turkish restaurant is bringing back its bottomless wine deal and this time it is paired with Turkish kebab boards. For only $60, get ready to feast on Adana kebabs, chicken skewers, lachmacun, ezme, beef kofte and suju alongside two hours of bottomless Turkish wines. Available on Wednesday and Thursday from 1st July – 1st August.

British Pub Classics Degustation at nel.

This is British pub food, but not as you know it. Surry Hills’ degustation-only restaurant nel. is winter’s chill with a new British pub-inspired degustation. Under chef Nelly Robinson’s command, the menu takes British classics like chicken Kiev, potato pie, steak and chips and lemon meringue pie to new, incredibly refined heights. The food menu is $118pp, plus $95pp for wine and cocktail pairing. For more information, click here.

Mary's Underground

Catch a gig at Mary’s Underground

Head below to the recently opened Mary’s Underground to catch a free gig. Each night brings you a different band, with different vibes. The Underground menu has had us chomping at the bit to get down there, so be sure to enjoy the music over a candle lit dinner.

Mary’s Underground, 7 Macquarie Pl, Sydney NSW 2000, Open Mon – Wed 5pm – 12am, Thurs 5pm – 1am, Fri & Sat 5pm – 2am Sun Closed.