Fillies, fair ladies and French food – fabulous!
If you’re stuck for plans this weekend, we have you covered. From Broadway musicals to beer festivals and everything in-between, we’ve found the best Brisbane events to keep you busy or help you plan that catch-up with friends.
UNTAPPED | THURSDAY, APRIL 20 – SATURDAY, APRIL 22
Get ready for some high-octane action with this dance, music and comedy extravaganza fit for the whole family. With a mix of jazz, tap, funk and even flamenco, everyone’s favourite styles will be on show in this production featuring expert hoofers from around the country.
MY FAIR LADY | THURSDAY, APRIL 20 – SUNDAY, APRIL 23
It’s the second-last weekend to catch up on Broadway smash-hit My Fair Lady before the production moves to Melbourne. Directed by the original Eliza Doolittle, Julie Andrews, this production features a stellar Australian cast and all the songs we know and love.
KNOCKOFF COMEDY AT THE POWERHOUSE | FRIDAY, APRIL 21
Knock back some after-work drinks with a side of comedy at the Powerhouse this Friday night. Each week, a variety of local and national comedians tread the boards to provide the side-splitting laughs – and best of all, the comedy show is free!
FRIDAY NIGHT CRAFT AT THE MUSEUM OF BRISBANE | FRIDAY, APRIL 21
Get crafty at the Museum of Brisbane’s Friday night craft. This week is focusing on upcycled jewellery and how to create a bespoke piece for yourself. The ticket price includes a complimentary drink and all the tools and materials required to make your masterpiece.
BLOKES’ DAY OUT | SATURDAY, APRIL 22
Round up your mates and head along to the Blokes’ Day Out at Doomben Racecourse. With live racing, live music from the Radiators, and the Cowboys vs Knights NRL game on the big screen, it’s the perfect way to spend your Saturday. Plus, $5 from every general admission ticket sold goes towards Mandate, The PA Research Foundation’s Men’s Health initiative.
FRENCH HIGH TEA AT C’EST BON RESTAURANT | SATURDAY, APRIL 22
Enjoy a très chic high tea at C’est Bon Restaurant this Saturday afternoon. Featuring French-inspired sweets and savouries, a glass of sparkling rosé on arrival and tea or coffee, it’s a great way to catch up with friends and indulge a little.
NETBALL DOUBLE HEADER: FIREBIRDS VS FEVER AND LIGHTNING VS THUNDERBIRDS | SATURDAY, APRIL 22
Round 9 of Suncorp Super Netball kicks off at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre this Saturday night. It’s a Queensland affair with the Sunshine Coast Lightning taking on the Adelaide Thunderbirds before the Lorna Jane Queensland Firebirds tackle the West Coast Fever.
THE 4TH ANNUAL BRISBANE BEER FESTIVAL | SATURDAY, APRIL 22- SUNDAY, APRIL 23
The 2017 Brisbane Beer Fest is bigger and better than ever! With more than130 beers and ciders to try, you’re sure to find the perfect brew to wet your whistle. Live music and DJs feature over the weekend with Aussie band Taxiride taking the stage on Sunday.
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