Top Weekenders Jun 21-23

From  3-day designer markets, US comedians and jazz singers to night golf, art deco bay cafes and 24/7 coffee warehouses, the top things to do this weekend in Brisbane: 

WHAT'S ON
The Finders Keepers is a fabulous festival-style 3-day market held in the Brisbane Showgrounds
American actor, writer & comedian, Nick Offerman, is bringing his brand-new live comedy show to QPAC on Jun 21
Rising jazz star, singer and piano player Frances Madden & Band, return to Brisbane's Doo-Bop Jazz Bar on Friday, June 21
Tattersall Racing Club's premier race day will close the 2019 Winter Racing Carnival at Eagle Farm Racecourse

Learn how to make the perfect pizza from scratch, from stretching the dough by hand to topping it like a pro

The classic musical Oklahoma! is coming to Brisbane performed by Savoyards Musical Theatre Brisbane
Finish the week with a fun Winter Weekend Unwind session on Friday and Saturday nights at Golf Central BNE

Learn the basics of cocktail making, equipment and garnishes as you craft the perfect Espresso Martini and Negroni

Tank Extravaganza at Tamborine offers the public an awesome chance to get up close to and ride in a real tank
June is cabaret month in Brisbane when the Queensland Cabaret Festival comes to town with music, comedy and dance
MUST DO COMING UP
Portside Wharf is hosting a decadent chocolate festival that no sweet tooth will want to miss
Treasury Brisbane's popular Wine & Cheese evening is back this winter, complete with a secret mulled wine room
One of Ireland's funniest comedians, Dara O Briain, is bringing his brand new, live comedy show to QPAC on September 11
100 Years of The History of Dance combines dance and theatre in a unique, charming & funny way at Brisbane Powerhouse
Boho Luxe Market is a massive festival-style market held over three huge days this winter at The Old Museum
Brisbane’s only FREE ice skating rink is popping up at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre these winter school holidays
Acoustic Guitar Spectacular features three internationally-acclaimed acoustic guitarists performing live on stage in July
Award-winning UK TV science presenter and New York Times bestselling author Dr Michael Mosley returns to Brisbane
Join ABC KIDS star Andy Day on an epic adventure when he brings his live show to Brisbane Powerhouse
Young Historians and their families are invited to a fantastic day out at Brisbane's oldest residence, Newstead House
Kallianku is an aboriginal art exhibition featuring 17 spectacular artworks by Aboriginal artist Patrick Tjungurrayi
The BBQ & Beer Roadshow is a chance to spend a day out at Redland Showgrounds sampling delicious BBQ meat and craft brews
My Urrwai is a unique and intimate show created by Ghenoa Gela, Torres Strait mainlander and walking political statement

Over 3 weeks in July, Queensland Music Festival will unfold an unforgettable musical journey through the cities, regions, and remote corners of Queensland

Celebrate the best of Queensland on a plate at Brisbane Marriott's Celebrity Chef Harvest Dinner on July 18
WHAT'S NEW
Paddington Social is a charming bakery cafe by day and pop-up Thai kitchen by night in the heart of Paddington
The Witchin' Kitchen is a charming art deco bayside cafe with a delicious healthy menu
One of Brisbane's best ramen bars has opened in Stones Corner serving big bowls of delicious tonkotsu soup
Hot Shot Espresso Bar is a 24/7 coffee lounge in a refurbished industrial warehouse in Geebung
Bar 951 in Cannon Hill is a top-class craft beer bar with 17 brews on tap, served along with artisanal spirits & wines
Gasp Cafe is a hidden gem in Springwood serving well-brewed Di Bella coffee and all day breakfast fare
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Mt Cotton Retreat is a beautiful bush retreat found half an hour's drive from Brisbane on the side of Mt Cotton
ISLAND WALKS
A flat easy walk or cycle of about 7km return, this shady path hugs the seafront through a continuous parkland to the Bribie Island Bridge and beyond
Coochie Mudlo Island is one of Moreton Bay's most secluded and compact sand-fringed islands, relatively untouched by time or tourists.
The North Gorge Walk on Pt Lookout is, quite simply, one of South East Queensland’s most spectacular coastal walks.
KIDS
Keep the kids busy this winter school holiday with Brisbane City Council’s fantastic free and low-cost activities
Pirate Ship Park is an adventure playground featuring Australia’s first mammoth “Intrepid” ship
15 of the very best bush walks for kids in and around Brisbane, taking in old gold mines, castle ruins, waterfalls and more

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

This fascinating exhibition uncovers the stories of Greek migrants
The Boy from Oz is being brought back to the stage by Savoyards
Riverfire at Riverbar and Kitchen is back
Celebrate Riverfire from Brisbane’s highest viewing point
Brisbane Festival paints a canvas in the night’s sky this September 28
Laser Beak Man, Brisbane’s favourite local hero, is back!
BIFF 2019 brings more than 110 features, documentaries & short films to town
This signature event will showcase Brisbane as part of a unique & growing international network
Broadway legend Faith Prince returns to Brisbane

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