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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Weekend

Enjoy bottomless booze and all-you-can-eat pizza at this Abbotsford tavern or pick up a good read at the Melbourne Book Market.
By Concrete Playground
October 14, 2019
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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Weekend

Enjoy bottomless booze and all-you-can-eat pizza at this Abbotsford tavern or pick up a good read at the Melbourne Book Market.
By Concrete Playground
October 14, 2019
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Maiden

    This exhilarating documentary captures the highs and lows of a pioneering all-female around-the-world yacht race.

  • Food & Drink

    Rosé-Gin Bottomless Brunch

    This new sky-high bottomless brunch features rosé-gin cocktails and boozy ice cream.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Judy

    Renee Zellweger wears Judy Garland's ruby slippers as if they are her own in this exceptional performance — and she might just win her second Oscar for it.

  • Food & Drink

    Vietnamese Yum Cha 2019

    A Vietnamese twist on brunch, with optional bottomless cocktails.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Callum Preston: Everything Is Borrowed

    The 'Milk Bar' artist is undertaking a five-week residency at the Rialto's bar, which will culminate in an exhibition dedicated to the items we accumulate throughout life.

  • Food & Drink

    Vegan Day Out Fitzroy

    Take a vegan walking tour of Fitzroy (and scout out some free samples) at this two-day event.

  • Food & Drink

    Say Cheese Festival 2019

    Prahran Market's day dedicated to cheese in all its forms.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hustlers

    Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu sizzle in this smart, sultry crime drama, which brings a scathing true story to the screen.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Darebin Music Feast 2019

    Over 85 parties, gigs and film screenings held all across this vibrant pocket of Melbourne's north

  • Design & Style

    Finders Keepers Spring/Summer 2019

    Support the next wave of independent artisans at this biannual art and design market.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Keanu Reeves-A-Thon

    Step through the inimitable actor's career every Friday night — from the original 'Bill and Ted' to the first 'John Wick' flick.

  • Food & Drink

    Highballs and Pizza at Capitano

    Settle in for a night of top-notch food and Johnnie Walker highballs at this cosy Carlton spot.

  • Food & Drink

    Tall, Dark and Then Some at Bar Margaux

    Try a Johnnie Walker highball like you've never tasted before from the creative Made in the Shade legends.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Festival of Short Walks

    Head out on foot and explore the Victoria's High Country with this series of guided and self-led walks.

  • Design & Style

    Garage Sale Trail 2019

    Save your life's clutter from landfill or land yourself some bargains.

  • Food & Drink

    Oktoberfest in the Gardens

    German brews, bratwurst, schnitzels and a giant beer hall.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Zombieland: Double Tap

    Covering similar territory to the original, this zombie sequel just manages to justify its existence — but the best material comes from its new cast members.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    John Waters: Make Trouble

    The cult filmmaker and queer icon returns to Melbourne to dive into his 50-plus years in the business.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne Music Bus Tour 2019

    Take a bus ride through Melbourne's music history.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

    Despite its great cast, this dark fairytale fantasy is muddled and overblown with screensaver-like special effects.

  • Food & Drink

    Messina Gelato Appreciation Classes 2019

    Devour a five-course gelato degustation and discover the secrets behind Messina's sweet treats.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Teamlab: Reversible Rotation

    The art collective behind Tokyo's digital art museum is bringing a new immersive work to Melbourne.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Petrina Hicks and Polixeni Papapetrou

    The Ian Potter Centre is hosting dual exhibitions from two of Australia's most celebrated photographers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    American Express Openair Cinema 2019

    Embrace the outdoors this spring, with movies, live music, good food and adorable doggos.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Melbourne International Arts Festival 2019

    The Flaming Lips, an immersive dinner in a historic house and a new exhibition by the creators of Tokyo's Digital Art Museum make up this year's psychedelic program.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Souvenir

    Starring alongside her mother, Honor Swinton Byrne is a revelation in this moving and perceptive 80s-set drama.

  • Food & Drink

    Arbory Afloat 2019

    This time, the Yarra's floating bar has Miami-inspired cabanas and an onboard pool.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness

    The world-renowned artist is bringing his vivid murals and large-scale pop culture sculptures to the NGV.

  • Food & Drink

    Mirror on Melbourne

    Catch a free live music performance inside the magic of the Famous Spiegeltent every day of the Melbourne International Arts Festival.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hope Dies Last

    Proudly one of the most depressing exhibitions of the year is appearing at Gertrude Contemporary.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Joker

    Joaquin Phoenix is in stunning form as Gotham’s clown prince of crime, but this nightmarish film often proves as thematically muddled as it is striking.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Black Is the New White — Melbourne Theatre Company

    A cutting rom-com from award-winning playwright Nakkiah Lui.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lichtenstein to Warhol: The Kenneth Tyler Collection

    This free exhibition showcases the great American prints of the 20th century, including works by Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Mitchell, Claes Oldenburg and Andy Warhol.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Archibald Prize 2019

    See Tony Costa's winning portrait along with a slew of other notable works.

  • Food & Drink

    Four Pillars Gin High Tea

    Mary Eats Cake is hosting a series of gin-fuelled high teas with unlimited scones.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Birds of Passage

    Engrossing from start to finish, this distinctive Colombian drug drama doubles as a breathtaking study of the country's Wayúu culture.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Lucy McRae: Body Architect

    The self-proclaimed 'body architect' fuses sci-fi and art in this survey of her boundary-pushing work.

  • Design & Style

    Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

    Step into fashion history with more than 100 pieces, archival sketches and fabric samples from the influential designer.

  • Food & Drink

    Wonka Bar

    You don't need a golden ticket to enjoy this 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'-themed dessert and cocktail bar.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    The hit sugar-dusted Broadway show has made its way to Melbourne.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Random International: Rain Room

    Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    A Midnight Visit

    A thrilling new immersive theatre experience takes up residency in an abandoned Melbourne warehouse.

  • Food & Drink

    High Cheese 2019

    Swap cucumber sandwiches for gooey camembert this winter.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Gut Feelings: Your Mind, Your Microbes

    An immersive, multi-sensory exhibition that explores the (literal) ins and outs of gut health.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    JK Rowling's acclaimed two-part West End play has landed in Melbourne.

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