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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Feast on truffle-filled treats at this Garden City restaurant or tap into your inner Francophile at a festival dedicated to French wine, cheese and culture.
By Concrete Playground
November 19, 2020
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The Best Things to Do in Brisbane This Weekend

Feast on truffle-filled treats at this Garden City restaurant or tap into your inner Francophile at a festival dedicated to French wine, cheese and culture.
By Concrete Playground
November 19, 2020
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators

    Peer at ancient creatures from the deep — and their fossils — across more than 70 exhibits.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ellie and Abbie (and Ellie's Dead Aunt)

    Shot and set in Sydney, this proud, contemplative and engaging teen queer rom-com gives Aussie cinema something that it's been missing.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Monsoon

    'Crazy Rich Asians' star Henry Golding turns in a quietly potent performance in this homecoming drama, playing a Vietnamese-born man returning to Saigon for the first time in decades.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Mank

    Six years after 'Gone Girl', David Fincher returns with a ravishing and icy drama about 'Citizen Kane' screenwriter Herman J Mankiewicz.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Let's Dance Laneway Party

    Outdoor dancing is allowed in Queensland again, so Welcome to Bowen Hills is hosting a dance party.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Valley Laneway Markets — Valley Fiesta Edition

    Browse your way through Fortitude Valley's laneways — and the Brunswick Street Mall.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Spritzes

    Choose from six different types seven days a week.

  • Food & Drink

    Pinot Palooza Side B

    A day dedicated to tasting the best burgundy from the southern hemisphere — at home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Freaky

    'Freaky Friday' meets 'Friday the 13th' in this sometimes entertaining, sometimes standard horror-comedy from the director of 'Happy Death Day'.

  • Design & Style

    Castlery Black Friday Sale

    You can nab up to 35 percent off leather sofas, dining tables and sleek sideboards at this two-week sale.

  • Food & Drink

    Naughty or Nice Festive High Tea

    W Hotel is serving up Christmas-themed cocktails over high tea.

  • Food & Drink

    BrewDog Australia Collabfest

    The Scottish beer behemoth is dedicating a weekend to celebrating four local breweries — and their brand new brews.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Brazen Hussies

    This important, impassioned and engaging documentary steps through Australia’s women’s liberation movement during the 60s and 70s.

  • Food & Drink

    Bon Fromage 2020

    A week-long European cheese festival — in your own house.

  • Food & Drink

    Ritapalooza

    You'll find Skittle margaritas, margarita tasting paddles and $4 tacos at this six-week festival.

  • Food & Drink

    Cherry Blossom Garden

    Sit beneath lanterns, drink matcha sours and whiskey highballs, and eat gyoza.

  • Food & Drink

    Brisbane Good Food Month 2020

    Including yum cha paired with Gelato Messina's desserts, an acclaimed Noosa pop-up making a Brisbane appearance, and a weekly oyster and martini night.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    MQFF Interrupted

    MQFF is back for 2020 — with a mostly online program of top-notch queer cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Radioactive

    There's much that's standard about this Marie Curie biopic — but it isn't without its interesting, probing and thoughtful elements.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Sea Monsters After Dark

    Drinks, discussions and a tour of Queensland Museum's new marine-themed exhibition, all during a night at the museum.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dance Rites 2020

    More than 350 First Nations performers from across Australia will compete in the Opera House's annual dance festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Flaming Sambucas' ABBA Show and More

    Dig out your best sparkly jumpsuit and make your way to this ABBA tribute night in the outback.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Daydreams and Ice Cream

    Eat frosty desserts, listen to live tunes and wander through ice cream-inspired installations.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Valley Fiesta 2020

    The Valley's huge celebration of local tunes is back.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Irish Film Festival 2020

    Check out this amusing horror-comedy, a grim and involving gang drama, and plenty of docos — all from your couch.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    British Film Festival 2020

    Featuring a tender romance starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, Jude Law's latest thriller, and 20 other new and classic English movies.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bleach* Festival 2020

    This 11-day festival takes over the Gold Coast's beaches, parks, gardens and abandoned buildings.

  • Design & Style

    Garage Sale Trail 2020

    Save your life's clutter from landfill or land yourself some bargains — in-person and online.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Victoria Park Christmas Putt Putt 2020

    'Tis the season to putt your way around this festive mini-golf course.

  • Design & Style

    Virtual Ethical Christmas Market 2020

    Tick off your Christmas gift list with this online haul of locally made, ethically produced goodies.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Life's a Drag

    GOMA is dedicating a month to celebrating drag on film.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Show Must Go On

    This month-long movie retrospective will showcase all your favourite musicals — from 'Grease' and 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' to 'Moulin Rouge!' and 'Mamma Mia!'.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Yoga in The Common

    Bend and stretch for free a West End garden.

  • Food & Drink

    Bramble in Bloom

    Sip fruit-flavoured cocktails by the river while surrounded by flowers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bauhaus Now

    Survey the work of an influential German art school — and the designs it inspired.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Open Season

    The Tivoli is hosting a three-month-long curated series of gigs and shows.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Visitors

    This new Darkfield Radio production begins with a dead couple inviting themselves into your house.

  • Food & Drink

    Doughnut Time DIY Kits

    Recreate some of Doughnut Time's star sugar-dusted creations at home.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    35 Years of Studio Ghibli

    Get spirited away at this magical cinema tribute.

  • Food & Drink

    The Bavarian Spring Fest

    Celebrate spring with pretzels, schnitzel and two hours of bottomless drinks.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Razzle Dazzle

    This free outdoor art exhibition features 11 artists across nine Brisbane locations.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Storytellers

    Explore the history of this fair city of ours at the Museum of Brisbane's free exhibition.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

    Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists is going digital — and it’s free to watch.

  • Food & Drink

    $10 Ramen at Hai Hai

    Slurp your way through the beginning of the week.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Feel Good Program 2020

    Everything is better when it's free — especially exercise.

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