What's On

This Weekend in Brisbane

By Lauren Kavanagh - 10 Apr 2014

Ah, it's finally (almost) the weekend! And with yet another busy weekend ahead of us, we've rounded up all the awesome things for you to see and do in our beautiful city. Here's what's on in Brisbane.

Wednesday 9th

Worldly Wednesdays | Claret House Wine Bar

This Wednesday, join the team at Claret House for a night of Italian Cuisine and be a part of the launch of "Worldly Wednesdays", a celebration of food from across the globe. This week you have the choice between house-made Gnocchi with Spinach, Chorizo and Red Onion, or 'Palumbo' Fettuccine with Ranger Valley Beef Cheek Ragout (hungry yet?). Guests will also be treated to a glass of Italian wine to compliment their dish. Secure your spot now! Go Go! 

When: Every Wednesday!
Where: Claret House Wine Bar
Price: $18 for your choice of dish (bookings essential)

Thursday 10th

Local Famous Launch Party | Thousand Island Dressing
Join the team from Thousand Island Dressing when they reveal the winner of the Local Famous Title! The event will also celebrate the modelling debut of six local faces on their Brunswick Street windows (exciting!) Drinks and nibbles will be provided on the night, as well as store-wide discounts! So grab your friends and enjoy a night out with the girls from TID! 

Where: Thousand Island Dressing, New Farm
Time: 6pm-9pm

Friday 11th

Spectrum | RAW:natural born artists
Come and celebrate the talented and undiscovered artists Brisbane has to offer on Brunswick Street. RAW:natural born artists is an international independent organisation that hand selects independent creatives in visual arts, film, fashion, music, hair and make-up artistry, photography, models, and performing art. Secure your tickets pronto!

Where: 210 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
Time: 7:30pm – 12:00am 
Price: $15 (pre purchased online), $20 on the night. 

Frenchy Friday's | Claret House Wine Bar
The newest Friday arvo destination! Make yourself known at Frenchy Fridays, every Friday between 4–7PM. Score Pol Roger Champagne at $12 per glass with any purchase from our delicious food menu (um, yes please!). Pencil French Friday's into your diary and make it your Friday go-to! 

When: Every Friday
Where: Claret House Wine Bar
Time: 4pm-7pm 
Book your table online at www.clarethouse.com.au

Saturday 12th

Art Vs Science Tour | The Zoo
Art vs Science are back with a brand new single, 'Create/Destroy'. Art vs Science has been acknowledged as one of Australia's most enthralling and popular live acts, and their accolades are many. However, it's their irresistible energy, relentless touring and undeniable sense of fun that has won over countless fans, both here in Australian and across the globe. So if you're an AvS fan, do yourself a favour and don't miss these guys. Book your tickets now! 

Where: The Zoo, 711 Ann Street Fortitude Valley
Time: Concert opens at 8pm
Price: Tickets available from oztix.com.au

All Inn for a Cure | Embassy Craft Beer Bar
It's time to get involved and raise some money for the Leukaemia Foundation! The boys from 'All Inn Brewery' have kindly donated a Karma keg, with all proceeds heading straight to the Leukaemia Foundation. There will also barbers on hand for all those wishing to part with their luscious locks and raise some money for a good cause. Mark this one in your diary Brisbanites, and get fundraising! 

Where: Embassy Craft Beer Bar
Time: 7:30pm (clippers start at 8:30pm!)
Price: Email Embassy for tickets.

Monday 14th

Lululemon Store Opening | Indooroopilly Shopping Centre
Yoga fans and health nuts, get excited; There's a new lululemon in town! Be the first to experience the amazing new lululemon space and meet the friendly staff (they are pumped to meet you!). Doors open at 9am, sharp. Be there!

Where: Indooroopilly Shopping Centre

Breakfast at Tiffany's Screening | Depo
This is the perfect excuse to organise a girls night (or maybe even a date?). Breakfast at Tiffany's, starring Audrey Hepburn, will be screening at West End's Depo. Doors open from 6pm for early dinner and drinks, with the movie screening at 7:30 sharp. Forget about spending your usual Monday night at home on the couch, grab the girls or your favourite man and crusie on over to Depo

Where: Depo 
Time: 6pm
Price: $15 (tickets are limited) Includes cocktails and Popcorn on arrival.

Wednesday 16th

Back to Beer Basics | Embassy Craft Beer Bar
The crew at Embassy are taking it back to basics with Beer expert Matt Kirkegaard, answering all those beer questions that you may have been afraid to ask...until now. Matt has selected 10 different styles of beers for you to try and will give you a detailed understanding of what goes into brewing and producing each beer. Dinner (yes, there is food involved) will consist of three courses designed to highlight and compliment the beers being tasted during the evening. We've got our eye on the chocolate affagato stout with almond biscotti pairing. Beer and icecream? OK!

When: Wednesday 16th April
Where: Embassy Bar, 214 Elizabeth Street Brisbane 
Price: $85 per person (Email for tickets!)

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