Top Weekenders Jun 14-16

From kitefests, cabaret festivals, iconic art exhibitions and night markets to Mexican brunches, tram rides and neighbourhood walks, here's 15+ awesome things to do in Brisbane this weekend

Margaret Olley: A Generous Life is a major free exhibition at GOMA featuring more than 100 works
The skies over Redcliffe are set to come to colourful life again with the annual KiteFest
June is cabaret month in Brisbane when the Queensland Cabaret Festival comes to town with music, comedy and dance
Award-winning comedian, Judith Lucy, is bringing her brand new solo comedy show, Judith Lucy Vs Men, to the Brisbane Powerhouse
Explore the romance and tragedy of one of greatest operas of them all, Tosca, performed by Opera Queensland at QPAC
Step back in time at the Brisbane Night Market for a lively evening of Roaring Rockabilly on Friday, June 14 from 4-10pm
Queensland’s own Tenori will perform their new show, Timeless, for one night only performing, classics from the worlds of opera, musical theatre, jazz and
Bite Markets is a fantastic northside night market, with more than 40 shipping containers of gourmet eats and drinks
Enjoy a delicious 5-course dinner paired with Barossa Valley's favourite Teusner Wines at Eden's Table, The Westin
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer with a 5 course Beer Degustation Dinner at Four Points By Sheraton
It may be cold outside but you can still stay fit and healthy this winter in Brisbane, with free and low-cost fit and healthy activities
Salt Meats Cheese at South Bank is celebrating Negroni Month with a fabulous Negroni Sunday Session
This fascinating, free exhibition explores Queensland homes during the 1960s and 70s
Quilty is a stunning exhibition of the works of socially engaged contemporary artist Ben Quilty
Eats & Beats returns to Underwood Park with an epic food truck and music festival on Friday, June 28 from 5-9pm
Join award-winning author Tara June Winch in conversation with Melissa Lucashenko as they discuss Tara's new novel
Due to overwhelming demand, a second show has been added for A Conversation on Narcos at The Tivoli on July 25
Tattersall Racing Club's premier race day will close the 2019 Winter Racing Carnival at Eagle Farm Racecourse
This critically acclaimed new comedy sees one of Australia’s favourite performers, Jonathan Biggins, morph into Paul Keating

 This must-see murder mystery adapted from the novel by Marguerite Duras is to be performed live on stage 

Finish the week with a fun Winter Weekend Unwind session on Friday and Saturday nights at Golf Central BNE
Das Haus in Hamilton is a coffee nook by day, craft beer bar by night offering top-class coffee, beer and wine
Raw and Rice, the Sunshine Coast's popular poke bar, has opened a Brisbane store in uber-cool California Lane
The Cupcake Patisserie in Albion is a retro-inspired patisserie cafe offering heavenly, homemade cupcakes & more
Mama De Luna Cafe is a colourful Mexican cafe serving brunch and lunch
Steamtrain Espresso Bar is a cool coffee nook in Auchenflower serving specialty coffee and all day breakfast fare
Spring Hill Kitchen is Brisbane's first Nepalese fast food restaurant offering authentic fare from the Himalayas
 Aikido Yoshinkan in West End offers basic and advanced Aikido and self-defence classes for adults, teens & kids
The City of Logan is packed with great things to do from riverfront restaurants to stunning walks and historic sites
This walk of around an hour and a half to two hours, depending on stops, begins at New Farm CityCat Terminal
This picturesque walk along the winding ridges of hilly Paddington comes densely packed with history
A walk around Windsor is charming with hilly streets revealing a fascinating history of gorgeous villas, stunning vistas, tragedies, medical firsts and quirks.
Brisbane Tramway Museum is the fascinating outdoor museum where a handful of restored trams that once trundled through Brisbane’s streets take passengers for Sunday rides
Daisy Hill Koala Centre is a dedicated koala education centre located in Daisy Hill Conservation Park, 25 kilometres south of Brisbane
A selection of some of the best kids parks and playgrounds in and near Brisbane. All independently reviewed by Must do Brisbane

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Eagle Farm Racecourse is the place to be this spring racing season
The Workshops Rail Museum is hosting its Open Day with FREE entry
This exhibition showcases the works of 3 men from the Pintubi Nine
A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s books
Step aboard The YOT Club super yacht for 90 minutes of high fashion on the high seas
Open Homes is theatre in a stranger's living room
Enjoy a ghoulishly fun night with the family this Halloween
Take a tour and traditional Japanese tea ceremony
Antigone is a modern retelling of Sophocles’ timeless tragedy playing at Bille Brown Theatre

Melbourne Cup High Tea

Celebrate the race that stops the nation with a delectable high tea in the luxurious surrounds of award-winning Bacchus Restaurant
Melbourne Cup High Tea