What a week we have coming up! We've got festivals, great causes to support, exhibitions, and, of course, lots of great food. Get amongst it!
Peel St. Kitchen | Raise $$ For Typhoon Victims
The absolute legends down at Peel St. Kitchen want you to help them dig deep for the Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines. All you need to do is order their signature dish, the Chorizo Longanisa, and 100% of the sale will go directly to the Red Cross fund. Only lasts until the end of November so get down there!
Where | Peel St. Kitchen
Price | Think of it more as a donation!
Simon Johnson Pop-Up Shop
Simon 'The Purveyor of Quality Goods' Johnson has popped up on Creek St. in the CBD. Offering hampers, homewares, oils, vinegars, chocolates, confectionary and heaps more. The Simon Johnson store is a quirky little grocer with the best brands, and best quality Australian and International brands. Get in quick, the pop-up shop pops down at the end of the month.
Where | 12 Creek Street
Price | Free to browse
Open Stage Community Workshop | Opera Queensland
Ever listened to Pavarotti or Andrea Bocelli and thought to yourself…"Pfft I can do that". Newsflash — you can't! Newsflash — now you can! The kind folk at Opera Queensland are holding a 5-day workshop open to adults and teenagers of all skill levels. The culmination of your workshop will be singing in front of hundreds of people when the big Christmas tree is lit in the city! Cray cray!
Where | OperaQ Studio
Price | $210
Tinderbox Launches New Menu | Tinderbox
Tinderbox had already firmly established a place in our hearts, and the news that they have a new menu is cause for serious celebration in The Urban List offices. Their already amazing pizza menu, which features gluten-free bases and a delightfully simple range of Italian toppings, now includes the Melanzane with potato, eggplant, rosemary, and garlic. Other notable additons include the mussels with saffron and ginger, and the slow-cooked Gooralie pork with apple, cabbage slaw and lime.
Where | Tinderbox
Price | Varies
Coinciding with Woodford Folk Festival 2013/14, there are some neat little sideshows popping up all over the countryside. The team behind this festival have a real focus on getting some great folk music talent out to small towns who have next-to-no live music scene. Tix start from $24, get involved!
Rum + Rent Party | Next Door Kitchen & Bar
Inspired by the swinging house parties of Harlem in the 1920s, Next Door Kitchen & Bar are locking away the fine china and want you to get loose. Enjoy the live music, their famous gangster wings, two share plates, and a jug of house-made Harlem Rum Punch all for the cost of one pineapple (that's a $50. Try to keep up.)
Where | Next Door Kitchen & Bar
Price | $50
Kerrie Hess Exhibition | Redsea Gallery
A well-known name in both fashion and art circles, Australian illustrator, Kerrie Hess returns to Brisbane for an exclusive exhibition. You will have the opportunity to purchase original artworks, which have been used by fashion giants such as Vogue, Louis Vuitton, CHANEL and more. Exhibition ends December 15th.
Where | REDSEA Gallery
Price | Free
You had us at 3-piece band and 5-courses of French food and wine! The scene for the night will be set when you're greeted with oysters and champagne on arrival. Followed by 5 courses of traditional French cuisine, matched with some superb French wines, this is one not to miss. And may we also add, for all of that, this dinner is extremely well priced!
Where | Libertine Restaurant & Bar
Price | $85 per person
Museum of Brisbane | Silver Exhibition
Exploring every aspect of this precious metal, Silver features the work of six pairs of Queensland's finest visual artists (one jeweller and one photographer), collaborating for the first time to create works inspired by our city.
Where | Level 3, City Hall
Price | Admission is FREE!
Fair Food Brisbane | Garden Dinner Society
Former culinary Olympian and 2015 Bocuse d'Or Australia candidate, Shannon Kellam, is preparing a spectacular harvest feast under the stars as part of Fair Food Brisbane's Garden Dinner Society. Mr Kellam has promised to use only the freshest, most ethically sourced ingredients. Tickets are limited to 50, so get in quick, or keep your eye out for the next event!
Where | Jeays Street Community Garden, Bowen Hills
Price | $90
Be a part of the sea of red Santa Claus suits and participate in Variety's Santa Fun Run. All proceeds go to Variety QLD, a great organisation who help out sick and disadvantaged kids with special needs. It's only 5km, so get your family and friends involved for this great cause!
Where | Riverstage
Price | $40 donation
Poolside Sunday | Bacchus
With DJ Ben Hopkins on the decks, Sharif D on the sax, jugs of punch at the ready, and the summer sunshine on your skin, you know you're going to have a great Sunday at Bacchus. This mad sesh kicks off at 4pm.
Where | Bacchus, poolside
Price | Entry is free!