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Things To Do This Weekend 9-11 nov

A huge 3 day art and design market, Italian ballet, epic ladies shoe sale, a must-try Korean fusion restaurant, quaint cafes, sculpture garden and an historic farmhouse are just a few of the great things to do in and around Brisbane this weekend:

What's On

This massive three day event at the Brisbane Showgrounds features over 200 indie art and design stalls, dedicated food and beverage stalls, live music, a bar, fresh coffee and food trucks...more

La Scala

Italy's celebrated La Scala Ballet performs two iconic productions, both much-loved and stunning works of the classical repertoire - Rudolf Nureyev's festive Don Quixote, and the haunting Giselle...more

Opera in the Reservoir

Death and Desire is the theme for this stunning intimate night of opera to be performed 6m underground in the arched caverns of Brisbane's heritage-listed Spring Hill water reservoir...more

Camerata - Viva Vivaldi

Don't miss this rare chance to revel in the passion and energy of Vivaldi's complete set of 12 instrumental concertos performed by Camerata with Italian Baroque violin virtuoso Davide Monti...more

Picnic for Peace

A family-friendly Remembrance Day at SLQ with free sausage sizzle, live performances by Tim Jackman, Birralee Singers choir & the South Brisbane Federal Band & fun kids activities...more

West End Ladies Shoe Sale

One of Brisbane's biggest and best ladies shoe sales, the be-all and end-all of quality warehouse clearance sales, is on for 4 days over this weekend with 3000+ pairs of shoes to be snaffled up...more 

The Armed Man

The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace Brisbane City Hall

This special commemorative concert at Brisbane City Hall on Remembrance Day is a moving 2 hour tribute of war and peace songs to mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War 1...more

Avenue Q

This Tony award-winning adults-only, politically-incorrect musical comedy with a cast of quirky puppets plus a few humans returns to Brisbane Arts Theatre after four sell-out seasons...more

Sea Jellies Illuminated

Featuring an amazing array of sea jelly displays and educational elements, this exhibition takes guests on an illuminating journey into the fascinating underwater world of these aquatic animals...more

Friday Nights at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium

Friday nights at the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium just got a whole lot hotter with two new fantastic shows to view under the Cosmic Skydome - We Are Aliens and Bela Gaia...more

Bowies Down Brunswick

The annual epic fund-raising dress-up walk inspired by the music icon is back in the Valley on Saturday with bar stop offs for Bowie-themed cocktails, followed by a David Bowie dance party...more

Must Do Coming Up

Experience your favourite Star Wars movie like never before on the largest screen in the Southern Hemisphere (44 metres long) for an unforgettable night under the stars at Eagle Farm Racecourse...more

The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art  

The hugely ambitious APT series returns to QAGOMA this summer, bringing significant art from across the Asia Pacific to Brisbane, featuring more than 80 artists and groups from 30+ countries...more

Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour

The popular US comedian brings his massively hysterical 'The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour' to Brisbane where he will perform 360º in-the-round, a first for a stand-up comedy tour of this scale...more

Talking Ideas: Chloe Hooper

Join Chloe Hooper in conversation with Paul Barclay as she shares her compelling journey inside the mind of Black Saturday arsonist Brendan Sokaluk, the firestorm, the investigation and the court case...more 

Joner 1on1 & Soccer Genius Australia Camp

Joner 1on1 and Soccer Genius Australia

Joner 1on1 and Soccer Genius Australia are holding a very special two-day soccer camp for girls and boys aged from seven to eighteen years old at QUT Kelvin Grove's world class training facility...more

Tattersall's Club Celebration Race Day

Celebrate the upcoming Christmas and end of year in style with a full day of racing excitement on and off the field at Doomben Racecourse, including a 9 race program and fantastic kids activities...more  

Christmas Actually

Presented by The Little Red Company, creators of Rumour Has It and Lady Beatle, this festive must-see show is based on the 2003 Christmas-themed romantic comedy movie Love Actually...more 

Land Rover Polo in the City 

The hottest event this summer gallops into town on Nov 24, taking over Dorrington Park and delivering unrivalled glamour, gourmet hospitality and showcasing Australia's finest polo talent...more

Tali

Mitchell Fine Art's final stunning exhibition for 2018 showcases Aboriginal paintings which explore connection to country and the influence of the rich landscape of Central Australia...more

What's New

An historic shop has been turned into an exquisite Korean fusion restaurant serving dinner & brunch...more

The Frond Café 

The Frond Cafe New Farm

A charming parkside café has recently opened in New Farm, making for a delicious brunch spot...more

Scooters on Straddie

The cool new carefree way to explore every nook and cranny of beautiful North Stradbroke Island...more

Bardon Thyme

Bardon Thyme 

Just opened at an historic inner westside tram stop corner is this charming new dog-friendly cafe...more

Coffee on Hamilton

This cute little coffee nook is the go-to for top notch coffee, cronuts, Danishes, donuts & sweets...more

Beenleigh Early Bird Markets

This town square has a mid-week market perfect for a budget breakfast, coffee and a shop browse...more

Marriott Hotel

One of Brisbane's best loved 5 star hotel has had a major refurbishment - you should see it now!..more

Tram Stop Coffee

Tram Stop Coffee Wooloowin

An historic corner store is now a quaint coffee lounge with original fireplace & miniature library...more

What We Loved This Week

Great Walks of the Southern Gold Coast

From stunning beach walks to boardwalks and rainforest hikes, Southern Gold Coast is a walker's paradise...more 

Arts & Heritage Sites

South east Queensland's heritage-listed farmhouse circa 1852 is just 20 mins from Brisbane CBD...more

Tradecoast Central Heritage Park

Tradecoast Central Heritage Park Eagle Farm

This secret park was once a female convict prison, with relics of World War II & Brisbane Airport...more 

Phoenix Sculpture Garden

This beautiful mountain top sculpture garden in a rainforest is open to the public on Sundays...more 

Kids

Children can Use colourful and creative craft materials to imagine and make something for free...more 

Best Logan Kids Parks

You can easily spend a weekend in Logan with the kids discovering these then fantastic parks...more

Brisbane Tramway Museum

Kids and grandparents can spend Sunday afternoon taking tram rides in this outdoor museum...more