This weekend in Brisbane is set to be a cracker, with loads of live music, drinks to sample, movies to watch, and heavily discounted wares to get your paws on. Here's a hit list of what's on around Brisbane town.
Nebbiolo Wine Dinner | Fix Wine Room, Port Office Hotel
This very special wine dinner will be hosted by T'Gallant Wine's Kevin McCarthy in Port Office's private Fix Wine Room, and tickets include an amazing 3 course dinner and some seriously good wines. To book, phone 3003 4712.
Price | Tickets are $80 per person
When | from 6:30pm
MTNS | Black Bear Lodge
MTNS are taking over Black Bear with their lucid, ambient sound. These guys are newbies to the stage, but that doesn't stop them from putting on a great live show. This up and coming Brisbane band will be supported by Bilby and Govs. Doors open from 7pm.
Price | Tickets are $13.30
Treasures 4 You | Record Sale
Love a vinyl treasure hunt? Then you'll dig the record sale on at Stone's Corner's Treasure 4 You until Saturday the 8th. The records are going for $5 each, or 10 for $30. They've got rock, jazz, country, classical, disco – you name it!
Where | 20 Old Cleveland Road, Stones Corner
When | Monday to Saturday 9-5pm and Sunday 9-2pm
Tourism | The Zoo
Tourism are brining their magnetism back to The Zoo, along with Byron kids The Familiars, The Vanns, and Flavour Machine. Doors open from 7:30pm
Price | Tickets are $10 on the door
Bro-Ski New Zealand Tap Takeover | Brewski
In celebration of Waitangi Day and all the great beers our rivals across the ditch are making, Brewski are going kiwi for the day, changing their name to Bro-ski, and featuring a selection of NZ brews, including the Killer Hop Zombie, and the much hyped Yeasty Boys and Pretty Things collaboration effort, 'Your Turn, Our Turn'.
When | Open from 12pm
Love Your Local Twilight Markets | Hawthorne Park
On every first Friday of the month, these charming markets are the perfect start to the weekend. With a licensed bar, great food to nosh, and a jazz/funk band (groovy man), what's not to like?
When | From 4pm
Hint: Want more markets? Check out our printable market calendar!
Champagne Appreciation Evening | Bungalow 4171
Hawthorne's Bungalow 4171, along with Grape Therapy, are hosting a very fizzy Champagne appreciation evening with sparkling varieties from Italy, Spain, and Australia, and, of course, Champagne from France. On from 6pm to 7:30pm, book yourself a spot now, or miss out!
Price | $55 per head, phone 0408 677 467 to book
The Never Ending Story 1984 | GoMA
An '80s throwback we'll never get sick of, The Never Ending Story is on from 2pm at GoMA as part of their Fairytales and Fables cinema screenings.
Price | Free Admission
Diva's Wardrobe | Brisbane Showgrounds
Shopping lovers, here's one for you. This Sunday the Brisbane RNA Showgrounds will be taken over by the wardrobes of 26 sartorially blessed Fashion lovers, and you are allowed to go home with their stuff! The closets of stylists, fashion agents, boutique owners and media personalities (AKA celebs) are all up rifling through. You'll find designer pieces, pre-loved gems, and end-of-season boutique wares.
Price | Prices vary
When | From 11am to 3pm
Star Wars Trivia | Black Bear Lodge
Trivia at The Lodge if back, and this time it's the Star Wars Edition (how do you say nerd is Ewok?). You can register your team here. These trivia nights have a tendency to fill up fast so get there early.