Top Weekenders Feb 15-17

A mammoth new night market, a new cat cafe, music on the mountaintop, 2 new foodie cafes and stunning waterfall walks are a few of the great things to do in an around Brisbane this weekend:

WHAT'S ON
Single Asian Female, Michelle Law’s sassy, smash-hit comedy about family, returns to La Boite Theatre from February 16 to March 9, 2019
This fascinating exhibition explores the history of the Australian South Sea Islanders who were tricked, kidnapped and enslaved
Tom Gleeson, one of Australia’s favourite comedians and host of ABC TVs Hard Quiz and Hard Chat. is returning to Brisbane
Brisbane's favourite rainforest venue, Walkabout Creek, is helping couples plan their dream wedding

Indulge in a relaxed Friday evening with 2 glasses of wine and 5 tastes from Aria's emerging menu by their leading chefs & sommeliers

MUST DO COMING UP
Pop the Bolly at Queensland Cricketers Club’s inaugural Black & Gold Bollinger Ball
Jurassic Park Live Music Experience, presented by Queensland Symphony Orchestra, features a screening of the action-packed adventure film

Real life married couple, Brian Meegan and Kate Raison, star in Jim Cartwright’s timeless comedy Two at QUT Gardens Theatre

Girls' Day Out returns to heritage-listed Eagle Farm Racecourse on Sat Feb 23 for a glamorous day at the races
One of Brisbane’s most beautiful wedding venues, historic Newstead House, is hosting a twilight Wedding Showcase
Sunset Cinema returns to Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens for 2019 - the perfect night out for couples, friends and families
WHAT'S NEW
Street food, market stalls, live entertainment all in a unique undercover venue: it's the ultimate Friday night destination
Funkateers is a family-friendly, funky neighbourhood pizzeria dishing up delicious pizza for lunch and dinner
Andonis is a hidden gem of a café and bar tucked away on an industrial side street in Yeerongpilly
From the fruit-inspired wall mural to the ever-flowing nutella fountain, a visit to this Italian style gelateria is a must
Salt is a specialty coffee house and microroastery residing In Newstead on the corner of Commercial Road and Doggett Street
Al Nour is a no-frills, budget Lebanese eatery tucked away in Logan Central near Woodridge Station
At this pawsome cat-themed cafe, gift shop and cat cuddling space it's possible to adopt the resident "cuddle star" cats
BCC Dessert & Cake is a dedicated dessert café and patisserie offering divine desserts and exquisite cakes
Chapel Park Cafe occupies an idyllic corner position overlooking Nundah Village
Tom's Confectionery is a giant wholesale warehouse with Brisbane's largest range of sweet treats available
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Brisbane's southside cafe for a good cause is open on Saturday evening for music on the mountain and is now trading Sundays too
WATERFALL WALKS
A part of Springbrook National Park, Cougal Cascades is home to a stunning waterfall and an easy, but beautiful, rainforest walk
Natural Bridge is the jewel in the Gold Coast hinterland crown, a heavenly cave like rock formation in Springbrook National Park
Curtis Falls Circuit is the quintessential and popular Mt Tamborine walk - a moderate grade circuit of just 1.5km return that passes through gorgeous lush rainforest
KIDS
Powerkids at the Brisbane Powerhouse is a fantastic free creative play workshop series for children aged 0-5 years
From water fun and foreshore exploring, to indoor entertainment and family-friendly dining, you'll discover a whole lot of family fun at Coolangatta
Starting the year at this historic inner city theatre is a stage adaptation of cult kids book The Day My Bum Went Psycho

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Don't miss Brisbane's biggest and best imported shoe sale
See legendary Australian author Mem Fox at SLQ
Brisbane’s annual lantern-lit night-time walk to fight MS
Fish & Spritz is the perfect prelude to summer
Scene & Heard is an epic outdoor music festival
Don't miss this glorious afternoon of classical music
Celebrate the race that stops the nation with a delectable high tea
Indulge in an exquisite seafood luncheon at Sofitel this Melbourne Cup
Celebrate Melbourne Cup at Brisbane's most exotic restaurant

Art Deco

Art Deco: The World Turns Modern is a fascinating, free exhibition on loan from the National Gallery of Australia, showing at Ipswich Art Gallery
Art Deco
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