This Weekend Feb 28-Mar 1

Comedy shows, a new Turkish rooftop bar, an underground escape room bar and the return of a beloved music hall are amongst 20+ top things to do this weekend:

WHAT'S ON
Visit Vivaldi’s Venice with internationally-celebrated French harpist Xavier de Maistre when he returns to QPAC
Comedy superstar Cal Wilson is heading to Brisbane to delight fans with her new stand-up show
Join some of Australia's funniest female comedians for an afternoon of laughs at Brisbane Powerhouse

Head to Doomben Racecourse on Saturday for a day of non-stop racing and brilliant beats with  DJ Jamie Lee Fox and Soul Cutz

Celebrate the launch of UQ Art Museum’s 2020 creative program, Union, on Friday, February 28
How Cities Work is a fantastic, interactive family exhibition featuring a spectacular 2-metre-high cityscape
Eagle Lane is turning into Rio for a day with an epic Brazilian street carnival
Darling & Co is serving up the full Mediterranean Summer experience, complete with citrus, seafood and bottomless fries
Visit the awe-inspiring Anzac Square and Memorial Galleries and delve deeper into Queensland’s military past
MUST DO COMING UP
Experience the beautiful ballads of Edith Piaf when the award-winning cabaret, Exposing Edith, comes to QPAC
Ben Folds will perform his best known works live with Queensland Symphony Orchestra at QPAC on March 11 and 12
The smash hit Senior Moments returns to QPAC from March 4 to 8 with an hilarious sequel, Senior Moments 2
Aviation High is hosting its annual Aerospace Experience Day on Saturday, March 7 with rocket launching & more
All aboard the vintage picnic train for a Sunday jaunt to historic Swanbank
WHAT'S NEW
This splendid Turkish-inspired rooftop bar has day beds, exotic cocktails and a secret shisha lounge
Discover Brisbane's rich history on an Art Deco Tour travelling in style with Roaring Twenties Vintage Cars
An other-worldly immersive adventure land and bar located in the basement of historic Dods House
That Wrap Place is a super cool little eatery, serving up an array of bright and healthy wraps, bowls, smoothies, juices and waffles
A retro-cool, child- and dog-friendly cafe with onsite playground within VEND artisan marketplace
Lefty's Music Hall is like a lavish honky tonk saloon meets bordello beamed up from the deep south of 19th century America
Cafe Kalina is a family and dog friendly cafe with stunning country views into a local nature corridor
Yarrabilba Coffee Hub is a laidback suburban eatery, perfect for coffee catch-ups, family breakfasts, or a Friday night feast
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Iceworld™ Olympic Ice Rinks have been part of the Brisbane landscape for almost 40 years
JAPANESE GARDEN WALKS

The picture perfect, self-contained Japanese garden sits on the eastern hill end of Queens Park behind the historic caretakers cottage

It’s possible to happily pass an hour or a day within the 52 hectare subtropical expanse that is Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens.
Tamborine Mountain Botanic Gardens is a hidden treasure atop Mount Tamborine, that features a diverse range of native & exotic flora to enjoy.
KIDS
This park offers something for the whole family with sports fields, a playground, picnic areas, dog parks and a fitness station
Urban Xtreme in Hendra is Australia’s largest indoor snow sports and adventure centre
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