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
Brisbane's southside has welcomed a huge new undercover night market that is family friendly
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
Combine this stunning easy walk through some of the southern Gold Coast hinterland's most beautiful scenery and waterfalls with a day trip to Currumbin
A beauty spot of wonderment for all ages, the easy grade trail down to Natural Arch with its waterfall and glowworm cave return takes around 40 mins and has several viewing platforms on the way
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: Little Artists at Play 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
Taking to the stage from this weekend is everyone’s fave tale Dr Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

NOOSA alive! is a fantastic 10-day festival that is not to be missed
Triple M Rocks Tattersall's Race Day with live rock band
Join the Southern Cross Soloists as they chart a new musical voyage
Oscar Wilde’s The Young King comes to life on stage at QPAC from July 23 to 27
There's no better time to get out and explore Brisbane’s backyards
A new show has been added for A Conversation on Narcos at The Tivoli
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer
‘Unlearning’ brings together new and recent artworks
The Brisbane BBQ Festival is an epic 2-day celebration of music, meat and fire

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