Top Weekenders Feb 22-24

From comedy festivals and champagne balls to country manor cafes and breakfast by the bay, here's 20 great ways to make this weekend a top one:

WHAT'S ON
Brisbane Comedy Festival returns with an all-star line-up of Australian and international comedians
Pop the Bolly at Queensland Cricketers Club’s inaugural Black & Gold Bollinger Ball
Leading Australian Baroque artist, Sara Macliver, joins Camerata for their first main stage concert of 2019
Dave Thornton is a phenomenal stand-up comedian and he's bring his new show to the Brisbane Comedy Festival
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
MUST DO COMING UP
Treasury Brisbane’s popular Wine & Cheese event returns with an enchanted evening of cheese & wine tasting on March 8
Joanna Lumley is appearing live on the Brisbane stage to narrate the latest stunning Blue Planet cinematic experience
The epic craft beer, cider and music festival returns early to Brisbane
It’s time to sit back and relax with Brisbane’s favourite hometown hero of comedy, Mel Buttle
BrisAsia Symposium 2019 will explore the theme Belonging with an exciting, diverse line-up of artists and speakers
Celebrate the start of racing season at Tattersall’s RNB Race Day on this Saturday at Doomben
Everybody’s favourite show pony is back premiering his brand new hour, I’m Happy For You
Sunset Cinema returns to Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens for 2019 - the perfect night out for couples, friends and families
Beloved children’s fantasy tale The Gruffalo returns to the stage at the Gardens Theatre this March
WHAT'S NEW
One Fish Two Fish is a seafood restaurant and bar with the wow factor in a beautifully renovated Queenslander
Saigon Eats is a cute, little Vietnamese eatery nestled next to Yuen’s Farmers Market at Underwood Central
Tommy Smith Cafe sits within the elegant surrounds of Woodlands of Marburg, a sprawling 250 acre historic estate
This shabby chic café offers a bounty of sweet treats, decadent loaded shakes and signature rainbow coffee
Neo-Generalist is a gorgeous vintage store where the Wild West meets old Hollywood glamour
3 Eight Nine Cafe offers stunning waterfront views over Bramble Bay, fresh seasonal meals and Campos coffee
Wake x Brew is a cool, little coffee nook tucked away in a side street of West End
Buncha Buncha brings a taste of Hanoi to Stones Corner serving authentic Vietnamese street food
The Big Kid Ice Creamery is an old school ice-cream parlour located across the road from Settlement Lagoon
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
The City of Logan has plenty of unique visitor attractions that are worth taking a detour from the M1
NIGHT MARKETS
Brisbane's southside has welcomed a huge new undercover night market that is family friendly
Eat Street Northshore is Hamilton's iconic riverfront shipping container eat precinct and markets, which have morphed into Brisbane's very own Disneyland
The Collective Markets are Brisbane’s premier on-trend market, peddling art, live music and everything unique under the sun in the historical precinct of Stanley St Plaza
KIDS
APT9 Kids features 8 fun, interactive hands-on activities and multimedia projects especially for children and families
Urban Xtreme in Hendra is Australia’s largest indoor snow sports and adventure centre and the only place in Queensland where you can hit the slopes
Laserzone makes a fantastic all ages escape from the every day – a mega indoor fantasy land

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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There's no better time than this sunny mild winter to get out and explore Brisbane’s backyards
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