Top Weekenders Sep 13-15

From dessert festivals, eco expos, country music fests and laneway plant markets to wine bars in book shops, magnificent new cafe bars and day trips to the bay - the best things to do in Brisbane this weekend: 

Shining a light on the work of an acclaimed Australian artist & teacher and his immense impact on Brisbane’s cultural landscape
Brisbane Festival brings a host of hilarious, side-splitting shows to various venues across Brisbane this September
Australia’s largest sustainability expo – Eco Expo – is coming to the Brisbane Showgrounds for 3 days
Colour by Numbers, the landmark second album of '80's supergroup Culture Club, is celebrated at MELT Vinyl
The Plant and Homewares Market returns to Fortitude Valley's hidden laneways for the Spring Edition
Enjoy the very best from The States including food, renowned rums, boutique brews and iconic guest speakers
Country Music Weekend is bringing a massive weekend of boot-scootin' fun to Doomben Racecourse
OutdoorX is set to take over Sanctuary Cove from September 13 to 15 in celebration of the great outdoors
Prepare for a close encounter of the fabulous kind when Briefs: Close Encounters crash-lands at QPAC's Playhouse
Sweet As Brisbane Dessert Festival, dedicated to all things sweet, returns to West End for 2 fantastic sugar-filled days
Hitler's Daughter is a​​​​​​ Helpmann Award-winning stage adaptation playing at QUT Gardens Theatre in September
I’m A Phoenix, Bitch is a masterpiece about motherhood, heartbreak and finding inner strength coming to QPAC
New seats have been added for the award-winning Muriel's Wedding the Musical opening at QPAC this weekend
Celebrate Queensland's local produce and craft beer with a 5 course Beer Degustation Dinner at Four Points By Sheraton
Laser Beak Man, Brisbane’s favourite local hero, is back with a stunning visual theatre show at QPAC from Oct 2-5
Mirusia & the Original Seekers celebrate Australia's first super-group with a unique concert at QPAC
This fantastic festival offers more than 270 free or low-cost children's activities over the school holidays in Logan
Don't miss the chance to see Broadway star and Disney Legend, Lea Salonga, live in concert at QPAC on Nov 9
Bring the tribe for some awesome free school holiday fun at Indro Island
Celebrate Riverfire from Brisbane’s highest viewing point on the top of Sky Tower
The Boy from Oz, the story of Peter Allen, is being brought back to the stage by Savoyards

Eat Street Northshore is bringing back this popular all-ages attraction these school holidays, with 12 awesome games and rides

Following on from his first sell out exhibition, artist David Hayes opens his second solo exhibition at Mitchell Fine Art
The Next Step Live on Stage is coming to Brisbane for one show only on Tuesday, September 24 at Fortitude Music Hall
An historic Newstead warehouse has been transformed into an exquisite 19th century French-inspired oasis with courtyard garden
Transform your next weekend or special occasion into something extraordinary by taking an AirShare helicopter ride
Milky Lane has landed in Brisbane with an uber-cool burger bar slinging loaded burgers with a side of hip-hop
Yolk is Newstead's new go to for breakfast, coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice
Chapters Book Shop, Cafe & Wine Bar brings urban chic to the westside suburb
This cute cake shop occupies an original 1865 store front in Ipswich's historic "Top of Town" precinct
Coffee on Browns is a cute, little cafe dishing up delicious bagels, baked goods & PNG organic coffee
Start the Spring season with a romantic adventure in a World Heritage listed Aussie paradise
A selection of some of the best things to do and sights to see on a day trip to Cleveland.

Historic Sandgate is one of Brisbane’s most picturesque seaside villages and one that has been enjoyed by day trippers for over 130 years

Redcliffe is enjoying a renaissance, thanks to a world famous pop group and the rediscovery of its natural charms
Brisbane Festival favourites, Briefs, are bringing Brat Kids Carnival to QPAC's Playhouse on September 14 and 15
Hit the ski slopes, go ninja, parkour, play laser tag, bounce on the tramps and climb to new heights on the 10.5 metre rock walls at Australia’s only indoor ski and adventure park

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

The Triffid is hosting a massive month-long series of live music events
Yatala Drive-In is screening the cult classic
It's the most hilarious, deliciously naughty, Sunday brunch ever!
Don't miss Brisbane's biggest and best ladies shoe sale
Revisit Captain James Cook's arrival in the Pacific 250 years ago
The Home Collective Market is a must-visit for the home & garden lover
Share an evening with Julia Gillard as she discusses Women and Leadership
Join this lively online discussion between siblings, Benjamin & Tammy Law
The Big Band Cabaret Dinner & Show returns to Cloudland

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