What's On

This Week In Brisbane

By Phil Swan
4th Nov 2013

Looking for things to do in Brisbane this weekend? We've got you sorted!

Monday 4th

Gypset Pop Up

Gypset style (a sexy combo' of gypsy and jet-set) is so hot right now, and you can discover a curated collection of exotic jewellery, gypset accessories and artefacts at James Street's Gypset Pop Up Shop, by Christie Nicolaides, running until the 10th of Nov.

Where | Shop 65 James Street (James Lane), from 10am to 4pm

Price | Prices vary

Tuesday 5th

Melbourne Cup at Vintaged

Here's one for the ladies. Join Babes in Business as they host a grandiose event at Vintaged Bar + Grill. You'll be treated to a 4-course lunch, free flowing Veuve Clicquot, and Cloudy Bay wines. And of course there are "best dressed" prizes up for grabs!
Where | Vintaged Bar + Grill

Price | from $199pp

Melbourne Cup at ARIA

Dining at ARIA for Melbourne Cup will see you eating a three-course lunch designed by Matt Moran, himself.  You know the food is going to be good, and if you back a winner you won't even need to worry about the ticket cost!
Where | ARIA

Price | $145

A Spring Affair | Doomben Racecourse

The Melbourne Cup event that Byblos Restaurant and Laruche Bar are putting on is going to be a doozey. The who's who of Brisbane will make their way trackside at Doomben Racecourse for gourmet canapés, tapas, seafood, Mumm champagne and premium wine and spirits. Not to mention a little band you may have heard of—Sneaky Sound System are playing live. To top things off, Aussie fashionista, Pip Edwards will be on hand to judge fashions on the field.

Where | Doomben Racecourse

Price | $350

Wednesday 6th

Meditation and Art Workshop | The Box

After her last, highly successful Box curation, Laura Horrocks is back with another thought-provoking series of workshops dedicated to the art of mindfulness. Kicking off from 7:30pm, we recommend you bring an open mind to this blissful event.

Where | The BOX

Price | $10

Thursday 7th

Ebony Rose LIVE | Cobbler

Aussie songstress Ebony Rose will be setting up shop in Cobbler tonight to croon the night away. Which is exactly what you need when swilling a whiskey neat. You would usually have to break a lobster to see Ebony at most gigs, but tonight, they let you in for free.

Where | Cobbler

Price | Free

Friday 8th

Dean Reilly | Red Hill Gallery

Dean Reilly is one of Queensland's most highly acclaimed and versatile artists, and he is exclusively showcasing his latest work for the next two weeks at Red Hill Gallery.
Where | Red Hill Gallery

Price | Free

Good Food & Wine Show 2013

Running until Sunday, the Good Food & Wine Show is somewhat of a food conference. Producers, chefs and wineries all come together to share product knowledge and recipes. Anywhere that has a destination called "Cheese Alley" has us on board, 100%!
Where | Brisbane Convention Centre

Price | $25

Sake Master Class | Moga Izakaya

Kakutoro Kubo is a third generation sake master and runs one of the most well known sake breweries in Japan. It actually opened in 1902! Kakutoro is in town at Moga Izakaya for one night, to essentially get you drunk! A six-course dinner will be served with matching sakes and house made plum liqueur.

Where | Moga Izakaya

Price | $85pp

Eat Street Market Begins

Is there anything we like more than a new market? Well, yes actually. How about a night market made out of shipping containers with pop up bars and live music? That will do the trick! Eat Street is open from 4pm to 10pm. For more market action check out our November market calendar!

Where | MacAurthur Avenue, Hamilton Wharf

Price | Entry is free

Saturday 9th

Steve Irwin Day | Gala Dinner

Celebrate the life and legacy of Australia's original wildlife warrior, Steve Irwin. All proceeds from ticket sales will be going straight back in to wildlife conservation, and continue the amazing work that the khaki crusader started. A 3-course dinner will be served, with over 80 items up for auction throughout the night.
Where | Brisbane Convention Centre

Price | $195 each  

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