Things to do this Weekend 16-18 Nov

Star Wars under the stars, the museum after dark, Brisbane’s stunning new 24/7 restaurant and bar, new laneway dessert bar, New Orleans on the river and a yoga café are just a few of the great things to do in Brisbane this weekend:

WHAT'S ON
Coming to the largest screen in the Southern Hemisphere from a galaxy far, far away ...
Explore the Queensland Museum after hours with glass of wine in hand and no kids allowed
A Darling Affair at the Brisbane Racing Club is a boutique wedding event not be missed
Love jewellery & homewares, then the annual Rare Rabbit Warehouse Sale with up to 80% off is the place for you.
Tali is an exciting exhibition of Aboriginal paintings showing at Mitchell Fine Art from November 14 to December 22.
Celebrate the stunning new look and taste of Fairfield Gardens Shopping Centre at Fairfield Flavours
MUST DO COMING UP
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, presented by Queensland Symphony Orchestra, features a screening of the epic sci-fi film
Catherine Tate, the critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor is bringing The Catherine Tate Show Live to Australia for the first time
Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, is coming to Brisbane this festive season in a world premiere playing at QPAC
Iconic handbag and fashion brand, Louenhide, are holding their end-of-year warehouse sale with must-have pieces to suit every occasion and budget.
Spend an evening with Australia’s master storyteller, Peter FitzSimons as he tells the dramatic story of the famous mutiny on HMS Bounty
Peter Combe, the original King of Kids, is performing his much-loved Christmas album live in concert at the Brisbane Powerhouse
Queensland Cheer Elite, one of the most awarded cheerleading programs in Australia, offers cheerleading classes for ages 4 to adult
This exciting exhibition features more than 200 garments from the internationally-acclaimed, Brisbane-based fashion house
Multi-platinum, chart-topping rock band, NICKELBACK, are bringing their massive Feed The Machine to Brisbane this summer
WHAT'S NEW
Beirne Lane is the jewel in the crown of Fortitude Valley’s Brunswick St Mall – a stunning old world-meets new 24/7 bar and eatery
The Terrace by E’cco is a casual chic al fresco bar and eatery in Newstead’s Haven complex, next door to E'cco Bistro
The Westin Brisbane, part of Marriott International, is a unique urban retreat in the City Botanic Gardens end of Brisbane's CBD ...
Hitching Post Bar and Grill in Pullenvale is the kind of establishment every neighbourhood needs – a local bar and eatery
Proud Mary is a sprawling New Orleans-inspired riverside bar restaurant on the ground floor of the Brisbane Powerhouse
The Stand is a seriously delicious dessert and cocktail bar found at the entrance of Fortitude Valley’s funky California Lane
Brisbane dwellers can host a sensational dinner party of world food at home for less than the cost of a restaurant thanks to chef Robert Bousamra.
Om Pantry and Coffee is a charming, wholefood café in Rochedale South serving delicious wholesome meals along with organic coffee
Entangle Living Art is an eco-friendly cafe, giftshop and art gallery within Dayboro's Old Butter Factory
Sonny's Cafe, Bar & Restaurant is a convivial, modern breakfast, lunch and dinner venue in the western Brisbane suburb of Jindalee
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Salt Meats Cheese, one of Brisbane’s favourite Italian eateries, is launching their Gelato Cocktail Menu
QUARRY WALKS
The Old Quarry in Daisy Hill is a hidden oasis, surrounded by a myriad of walking trails and mountain bike tracks
Historical Hemmant Quarry Reserve is a pocket-sized slice of bush paradise, halfway between Brisbane CBD and Wynnum.
Haig Street Quarry Reserve is a former quarry that has been transformed into a tranquil bushland reserve, just 5 minutes from the centre of Ipswich and an easy drive off the Warrego Highway,
KIDS
The RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre offers a fascinating display of aircraft and insight into SEQ’s military aviation history and opens to the general public
The Gold Coast Butterflies hobby farm is a charming little place sure to cause a flutter of excitement in young and old alike
Jabiru Island is an idyllic waterfront family playground, reached via a scenic boardwalk and located just behind a soft sandy beach

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Get into the spirit of Christmas at South Bank’s Carols by Twilight at River Quay
Brisbane’s annual Christmas Parade, presented by David Jones, is a must-see, festive event
The summer night sky above South Bank will light up this festive season
Ring in the new year at Brisbane's most glamorous New Year's Eve party
The school-holiday mecca for fantastic, imaginative fun for kids and families
Welcome the New Year in style at Brisbane’s glamorous riverside botanical bar
Join the Queensland Pops Orchestra for a spectacular night of entertainment with two New Year's Eve Gala Concerts
The Illusionists: Direct From Broadway are returning with a mind-blowing spectacular new show
First of a series of fun and exciting free, ticketed performances in the school holidays

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