Top Weekenders Mar 22-24

From French ballet, Canadian comedians and mountain films to new art deco wine bars, war igloo restaurants, Fijian and Brazilian cafes and rock pools, here's 20+ epic ways to make this weekend a top one:

WHAT'S ON
Dangerous Liaisons is a hedonistic tale of love, virtue and humanity, reimagined into a dramatic new ballet
One of the world's best mountain film festivals, Mountainfilm on Tour, returns to Brisbane on Tuesday, March 26
Self-described ‘Gentleman Elf’, DeAnne Smith brings her new show to this year's Brisbane Comedy Festival
The longest running cult film of all time, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is back at the Schonell Theatre with live floor show

Tom doesn’t have a real job any more so please come and give him some of your hard-earned money in exchange for the product of laughter

Palm Island & Our People is a fascinating exhibition now showing at the State Library of Queensland
Flames, Smoke & Noise rocket launch is blasting off this Sunday, March 24
MUST DO COMING UP
Opera Queensland opens its anticipated 2019 season with A Flowering Tree at QPAC from April 2 to 6
Mission Discovery 5-Day Space and STEAM Program is a unique opportunity for ordinary kids to do something extraordinary
David Walliams’ best-selling children’s book, Billionaire Boy, comes to life on stage at QUT Gardens Theatre
Renowned figurative artist Bernard Ollis returns to Brisbane with an exciting contemporary art exhibition at Mitchell Fine Art
WHAT'S NEW
Corella is one of Brisbane's most exquisite dining experiences, tucked away under The Drapery in Woolloongabba
Maeve Wine Bar is an art deco Euro-style bar diner occupying the top floor of a heritage-listed bank
An old war igloo in a Valley side street has been converted into a chic 2 level European wine bar and restaurant
City Winery in Fortitude Valley is a working micro-winery, wine bar and restaurant offering a unique inner-city experience
Bula Vinaka is a quaint cafe found at Red Hill Bowls Club serving well-brewed Campos coffee, home baked treats and Fijian fare
Jocelyn's Provisions has re-opened in Fortitude Valley, taking up residence in stylish Ada Lane opposite the Calile Hotel
O Brasileiro is a little slice of Brazil found in Brisbane's CBD dishing up authentic Brazilian fare for breakfast and lunch
Morning News is a modern cafe in Brisbane's CBD dishing up fresh, wholesome fare for breakfast and lunch
Coffee Warden at Brighton is a handy and charming bayside cafe to visit for brunch or lunch
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
From museums to former factories and even a rum distillery, here are some of Logan’s most fascinating historical sites
ROCK POOLS
Kondalilla Falls National Park occupies a stunning corner of the Blackall Ranges in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The highlight of any visit is a refreshing
Cedar Creek Falls is one of Mount Tamborine's most popular tourist attractions with stunning views over the open canyon, waterfall and rock pools.
Rocky Hole is an idyllic series of bush rock pools in the Mt Mee section of D’Aguilar National Park, that makes a great natural swimming spot on a hot summer’s day
KIDS
Powerkids: Little Artists at Play at the Brisbane Powerhouse is a fantastic free creative play workshop series for children aged 0-5 years
Mabel Park is loaded with innovative play and fitness equipment and an abundance of open space
Kids can get wet and cool off for free at one of these 7 great aquativity and water parks in and around Brisbane

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

Boho Luxe Market is a massive festival-style market at The Old Museum
Dolly Diamond's Bl*nkety Bl*nks is a hilarious variety show for adults-only
Quilty is a stunning exhibition of the works of contemporary artist Ben Quilty
Australia's biggest Inflatable Fun Park is coming to Brisbane
The BBQ & Beer Roadshow at Redland Showgrounds where you can sample delicious BBQ meat and craft brews
Join award-winning author Tara June Winch in conversation with Melissa Lucashenko
Logan Live is a month-long celebration of live music
Queensland Music Festival returns for 3 weeks in July
Portside Wharf is hosting a decadent chocolate festival

Winter School Holiday Activities

Keep the kids busy this winter school holidays with Brisbane City Council’s fantastic free and low-cost school holiday activities
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