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This Weekend in Brisbane

By Ellie Grounds - 18 Jun 2015

Miss Kay’s

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Pack away the umbrellas, Brisbanites! The weekend is on its way and with it it’s bringing sunshine and a whole lotta activities. Get keen!

Here are the best things to do in Brisbane this weekend!

Thursday 18 June

Breakfast Launches! | Miss Kay's

Attention @everyone: Miss Kay’s is now doing breakfast. Fried chicken and waffles for the most important meal of the day is no longer a deep-south-of-America dream, but a very delicious reality.

Where? Miss Kay's.
When? Breakfast available 7am – 10am, Mon – Fri.

VIHN Label Launch | Undress Runways

Ease in to the weekend with a lil bit of fashion and a lil bit of film. Sustainable fashion aficionados Undress Runways are launching their next venture, VIHN, alongside a viewing of documentary The True Cost, an inside look at the impact the global fashion industry is having on people and the planet. Wine and popcorn will be provided! Hell yeah!

Where? Factory 1 Warehouse. 37 Mollison Street, West End.
When? Thursday 18 June. 6pm – 8pm.

Friday 19 June

Women of the World Festival | QUT Gardens Point

What happens when you get a human rights activist, the former First Lady of Timor and Kath Day-Knight in a room together? The Women of the World Festival, that’s what! Wind down from the working week with a little inspiration, and get involved in events ranging from writing master classes with the former head of BBC Writers Room Kate Worland to a frank discussion on (everybody’s favourite topic) sex with erotica author Krissy Kneen.     

Where? QUT Gardens Point.
When? 19 to 21 June.
Tickets: Prices range from $60 to $200. Check out QTIX for tickets.

Saturday 20 June

Sunnybank $2 Food Trail | Sunnybank Plaza

Gather round and listen in. You’re not going to want to miss this one. Delicious Asian food. For two dollars. No, your eyes are not deceiving you. You read that correctly. Get on down to Sunnybank because the Sunnybank $2 Food Trail is back, baby! With over 30 vendors offering $2 mini-dishes of Vietnamese, Korean, Taiwanese, Japanese, Chinese and Hong Kong-style cuisines, this self-guided foodie trail is going to be a treat for the belly and the wallet.

Where? Sunnybank Plaza.
When? Saturday 20 June. 2pm – 8pm.  

Sunday 21 June

Small Batch Winter | Wandering Cooks

Whether nursing a killer hangover or wallowing in the despair of the working week to come, it’s pretty much universally agreed that Sunday arvos are not the bee’s knees.  Lucky for you, the legends over at Wandering Cooks are perking yours up this weekend with Small Batch Winter. Check out the products of over 20 local artisan food magicians, and dive in to delicious fish and chips from Swamp Dogg alumni Richard Webb, ‘North Vietnamese’ from Lien Yeomans and Fino Foods, and ‘Nonyan Street Food’ from Ugly Food & Co’s Sarah Gan.

Where? Wandering Cooks. 1 Fish Lane (corner Fish Lane & Cordelia Street).
When? Sunday 21 June. 4pm – 6pm.

Monday 22 June

Rio Rhythmics Term 3 Enrolment | Rio Rhythmics Latin Dance Academy

Arriba! Enrolment for Rio Rhythmics term 3 opens today. If you’ve ever fancied yourself samba-ing your way to stardom, now is your time to shine. Plus, if you enrol during enrolment week you’re in with a chance to win a double pass to Cuba’s Ballet Revolucion at QPAC!

When? Enrolment week 22 – 28 June.
Where? Rio Rhythmics Latin Dance Academy.

Wednesday 24 June

Nikka Appreciation Session | Saké Restaurant & Bar.

If you, like Hot Rod, like to party and love whiiiisskkkyyy, then Saké’s Fire & Ice Festival has got you covered. Check out their Nikka Appreciation Session and enjoy tasting the best whiskies Japan has to offer while nibbling on a range of delicious Japanese bites.

Where? Saké Restaurant & Bar.
When?  Wednesday 24 June. 6.30pm.
Cost: $50.

Don’t Miss Out! 

The Art of Beer | Institute of Modern Art (IMA)

The Urban List and IMA have teamed up to bring you ‘The Art of Beer’: just about the coolest beer and art collaboration this town’s ever seen. Enjoy an exclusive selection of Newstead Brewing Co’s best small batch brews, some nibbles and an inside look at current exhibition, Imaginary Accord. Grab your tickets here and come enjoy a bevvie with us!

Where? Institute of Modern Art. 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley.
When? Thursday 25 June. 6pm – 8pm.
Tickets: $50. Get yours here

Asahi Live Ice Sculpture Performance | Saké Restaurant & Bar

The celebrations continue at Saké’s Fire & Ice Festival with a unique dining experience presented by Asahi Beer. Australian ice sculptor extraordinaire (yes, that’s a profession) William Song will be chiselling ice masterpieces for you while you enjoy new dishes from Saké’s Executive Chef Daisuke Sakai.

Where? Saké Restaurant & Bar.
When? Thursday 25 June. 6pm – 9pm.

Looking for more things to do in Brisbane this weekend? Check out the Mini Edition: our guide to the best events, new openings, and cool happenings around town this June!

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