This Weekend Jun 11-13

From mega car and beer fests &  European masterpieces from The Met to bay trips and farm stays, Greek tavernas and secret book stores, the top things to do this weekend around Brisbane:

WHAT'S ON
RACQ's MotorFest is the ultimate car lover's day out - a spectacular auto exhibition at the Brisbane Showgrounds
GOMA is the exclusive Australian venue for European masterpieces from The Met, opening this weekend
A massive craft beer and cider festival is coming to Brisbane in June with an array of pop-up beer, cider & seltzer bars
MS Brissie to the Bay, Queensland’s biggest cycling event, is back for another year on Sunday, June 13
This evocative exhibition explores our intrinsic relationship with plants through photography, illustrations & historical objects

Take the sculpture trail through Mt Coot-tha Botanical Gardens & Auditorium, with artist led tours & live presentations. from Friday to Sunday 

See world-class artists such as Troy Cassar-Daley, Busby Marou and Mau Power in one of Australia's most stunning settings for FREE
MUST DO COMING UP
Don't miss a minute of the action with the return of Tattersall's Tiara Race Day this winter at Eagle Farm Racecourse
Get race day ready as Bridge to Brisbane returns to the Gateway Bridge to celebrate its 25th anniversary in August
A splendid weekend of opera and chamber music set in the enchanting surrounds of the grand historic Jimbour Homestead
Don't miss this chance to take a fascinating look back at how laidback subtropical Brisbane saw itself over the years
Learn about the indigenous artworks around Brisbane city with this fascinating free night tour 
A fabulous 3 day community festival of all things retro, with drive-in movies, music, classic cars, markets and more
Dinosaur Time Machine is roaring into Brisbane Powerhouse this winter school holiday from June 29 to July 3
Experience the sights, sounds, tastes & aromas of the Middle Ages as you step back in time at the Abbey Medieval Festival
Join Carly Findlay, author of  Growing Up Disabled in Australia, in conversation for an empowering event in July
Grab your beanies, scarves and mittens for a real snow-based experience at this magical winter festival
WHAT WE LOVED THIS WEEK
Here are the top 15 free things that should not be missed on a visit to Brisbane's fabulous riverside playground
The quintessential Greek taverna, perched high on a hill in the original heartland of Brisbane's Greek community
A traditional slice of France can be found atop an inner westside hill with sweeping views
ESCAPES
Enjoy a fantastic coastal escape just thirty minutes from Brisbane CBD, with a day trip to these beautiful bayside villages
Want to experience life on a farm without moving to the country? Then check out these fantastic farm stays
Enjoy a day of laidback island life with a trip to beautiful Coochiemudlo Island, just a 10 minute ferry ride from Victoria Point
WHAT'S NEW
A massive 1800sqm food mecca in the heritage-listed Peters Ice-Cream Factory in West End Village
White Horse Ranch is a boho-inspired, farmhouse cafe and gift shop, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks
Book lovers will be over the moon when they discover The Cupboard Under the Stage, a hidden gem of Paddington
The stunning new 5m wide elevated riverwalk and cycle way features viewing platforms
Kazba is an exotic Middle-Eastern themed bar, nestled next door to sibling restaurant Za Za Ta

Top Things To Do In Brisbane This Week

An unforgettable live music experience celebrating Creedence Clearwater Revival
A fascinating look back at how laidback subtropical Brisbane saw itself
Join Becky for a big night of laughs at Brisbane Powerhouse
Learn about the artworks around Brisbane city on this free night tour 
Journey to the sun-kissed isle of Santorini
Treasury Brisbane’s popular Wine & Cheese series returns
A fabulous 3 day community festival of all things retro
A weekend of opera and chamber music set in an historic homestead
Eats & Beats is back on Friday, June 25!
EDITOR'S PICK

European Masterpieces from The Met

The once-in-a-lifetime exhibition features works by Rembrandt, Turner, van Gogh, Monet, Degas and many more
European Masterpieces from The Met
MUST DO

Boo's Kitchen

This hidden gem of a Thai restaurant is the go-to for a unique & traditional taste of north Thailand
Boo's Kitchen
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