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Things To Do This Weekend 21-23 july

A winter wine festival, side-splitting comedy, art and craft-inspired dinner, an epic new sky climbing venture, 1950's American-style diner, cool new cafes and bars and some stunning city river walks are just some of the great things to do and try around Brisbane this weekend:

What's ON

Music, dance, stand-up and fireside storytelling combine in the powerful story told by charismatic actor and storyteller, Jimi Bani (Mabo, The Straits, Redfern Now) on stage with his family members...more


Get set for a double barrel of laughs when two leading ladies of Australian comedy - Judith Lucy and Denise Scott - hit the Brisbane Powerhouse stage in a show that will have audiences gasping for air...more

Art & Craft Degustation Dinner

A must-attend for foodies is this exquisite and unique five course degustation dinner with matching boutique wines, held in the stunning pavilion of Brisbane's only cellar door, Clovely Estate...more

Winter Wine Festival

Spend a lazy weekend sampling top notch wine from around the world, delectable food & music and 'high coffee' in the winter sunshine and idyllic setting of Sanctuary Cove's splendid Marine Village...more

Night Noodle Markets

Brisbane's favourite night markets are back at South Bank for Good Food Month, peddling delicious street foods from Vietnam, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, China and the Philippines...more

Sung into Being: Aboriginal Masterworks 1984-94

Sung Into Being

View 100+ works from an era when Aboriginal art began to be more widely shown and appreciated in Australia as fine art, featuring major artists from Arnhem Land, N.T. &  Kimberley, W.A...more

Must do Coming Up

A laneway at Eat Street Northshore is transformed into a festive winter wonderland with real snow for this fabulous long table dinner featuring delectable roast turkey and Christmas pudding...more

Marvel Up Late

Explore Marvel: Creating the Cinematic Universe after hours, hear from local artisans in the 'All in the details' talk series, with food and drinks at the Up Late bars and a stellar line up of musicians..more 

Gail Kelly on Life & Leadership

Book now for this very special event with Gail Kelly, the first female CEO of one of Australia's big four banks, n conversation with award-winning journalist, author and commentator, Madonna King...more

Ballet Theatre of Queensland 80th Anniversary Gala

Celebrate Ballet Theatre of Qld's rich 80-year history supporting city and regional Qld dance & dancers, in this one-off, glittering gala event featuring pieces from 4 of the best loved classic ballets...more

Dmitry Sinkovsky: the Singing Violin

Inimitable Russian virtuoso violinist Dmitry Sinkovsky is back in Brisbane performing Vivaldi and Locatelli with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra for just one night in a concert not to be missed...more

What's New

Get ready to scale new heights when this unique epic indoor climbing centre opens on Friday 21st...more

Hummingbird Bar & Restaurant

This schmick new bar and eatery has just raised the dining bar in a charming inner westside village...more

Stefani's on Latrobe

The new tenant in an art deco line-up is serving delicious all day breakfast, vegan treats & dinner...more

Outta Town Diner 

Step back in time at this quaint new 1950's American style diner that has popped up on the east side...more

Duce & Co

Take the marble staircase downstairs to this ethical little coffee bar in an historic CBD hideaway...more 

What We Loved This Week

Finding this charm-filled beauty parlour that is the perfect party venue for girls of all ages, with special 'Mummy and Me' sessions and even BFF Fundays for grown-ups with high tea...more 

River Walks

This highly varied circuit takes in mangrove boardwalks, river parks, botanic gardens, & Story Bridge...more

Brisbane Riverwalk

A must do at least once is this walk from the CBD to New Farm via the 870m long river walkway...more

Yeronga to UQ

A little known but lovely walk along the Yeronga riverside across the Eleanor Schonell bridge to UQ...more 

What's On for Kids

Jabiru Island Park

Take the magical mystery boardwalk adventure to find this secret slice of paradise - a perfect day out for children and families - with playground, sheltered sandy beach and picnic & BBQ facilities...more

Light Play for Kids 

IAG's Children's Gallery is transformed into a constantly evolving light scape - a dazzling world where kids can explore their artistic potential for free in an interactive space created especially for them...more

Lone Pine Movie Nights

Bring the family along to this fun Friday riverside market and movie night, with a free screening of Diary of a Wimpy Kid from 6pm. BYO chair, blanket and picnic or partake in the market food onsite...more