This week in Brisbane we've got degustation dinners, champagne tastings, fashion shows, polo in the city and Valley Fiesta and so much more! You can't ever say you're bored living in Brisbane town!
Stokehouse are inviting bubbly enthusiasts along to their special Champagne dinner. Award-winning wine writer, Stelzer will also be on hand to speak on the release of his new book The Champagne Guide 2014–2015. And who can say no to trying the much celebrated Dom Pérignon 2004 vintage?
Where | Stokehouse
Price | $210pp
A catwalk stacked with edgy fashion, a chic pop-up bar, video art and the who's who of Brisbane? Sounds like the end of year show from the QUT fashion graduates. It runs 'til Friday, in case you're running fashionably late for today's showing.
Where | Parade Ground, QUT Kelvin Grove
Price | $35
Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar is teaming Australian and French culinary talent for a five-course Beaujolais Nouveau celebration (the end of wine harvesting season). Some of the chef's favourites will be on display, such as the pressed quail and foie gras tartine. Yummo!
Where | Lutece Bistro
Price | $125
Our fave street party is back with their biggest line up yet! They've got the likes of Architecture in Helsinki, Touch Sensitive, Dune Rats, Alison Wonderland and Jackie Onassis to name a few. The best part is it's totes free!
Where | Fortitude Valley
Price | FREE!
Video Games Unplugged | Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Some of the greatest songs and soundtracks in video games are being performed by the QSO. Gamers and music fans alike will be nerding out and foaming at the mouth at the line up of songs, including tracks from Skyrim, Halo, Diablo III, and Fantasy VII.
Where | Brisbane Convention Centre
Price | from $45
Here you will find another man's treasure, good tunes, refreshments and bargains.
Where | The Box West End
Price | Free
The regal sport of polo has come to Brisbane city. Go to watch good looking men ride horses. Treat yourself to a champagne, fill some divots at half time, then cheer the winners off at full time!
Where | Doomben Racecourse
Price | From $69
In the midst of her "Darkest Love" National Tour, Bec will be paying yet another visit to LnL this November. The fiery songstress is back with her quirky lyricism and intoxicating stage presence.
Where | Lock'n'Load
Price | Free
Our friends at Moda will be trackside at Doomben Racecourse for the next five Saturdays, serving up a three-course feast in the Members Grandstand. The only way to do the races: exceptional food, in aircon comfort, ooh yeah!
Where | Eagle Farm Race Course
Price | $130pp
Red Bull gives you…roller skates and sweet disco tunes? As part of Valley Fiesta this year, Red Bull have put together the ultimate rooftop roller disco party. DJs will be spinning '70s disco tunes, and of course, there is a bar.
Where | Wilson Carpark, 31 Duncan St, The Valley
Price | FREE Entry and Skate Hire
Didn't you hear? Sunday is the new Saturday! Stroll down to funky town as DJ Pepesol spins his own hand-picked jazz and funk vinyls. Setting the perfect scene for a cruisy, whiskey-glazed afternoon.
Where | Cobbler
Price | Free Entry
Head down to Green Beacon this Sunday for an outstanding oyster event. Oysters have been sourced from various regions all around Australia, as well as tiger prawns, Moreton Bay bugs, and spanner crab. They are also tapping a limited release Belgian Blue beer (1 keg only!) at midday. Get down there and get on it!
There | Green Beacon Brewery
Price | Free Entry