Fashion, fillies and food: we have the lowdown on this weekend’s best Brisbane events.
If you’re lost for what to do this weekend, fear not! We have you covered with the pick of the best Brisbane events, festivals, concerts and markets. Sweat it out with Commando Steve or listen up as the stunning songstresses from Women in Voice knock your socks off.
WOMEN IN VOICE 2016
Formidable songstresses take the stage in the 2016 season of Women in Voice at the Judith Wright Centre. The production has been delighting audiences for 20 years with their mix of singers and song variety. Avoid disappointment and book your ticket today.
Judith Wright Centre: 420 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley
TICKETS: From $49pp
DATES: From 7.30pm on Thursday November 3, Friday November 4 and Saturday November 5
RECREATE TWILIGHT MARKET AND PAPER FASHION SHOW
Celebrate National Recycling Week in style. The free event features market stalls, food trucks and a plethora of paper-craft activities. The runway show will feature paper and cardboard creations from some of Brisbane’s best designers.
King George Square, Brisbane CBD
DATES: 4pm-9pm on Friday, November 4
ISLAND ELEMENTS FESTIVAL
Get zen at the Island Elements Festival on North Stradbroke Island. Featuring a mix of world music, rejuvenating workshops, yoga and a vibrant market village, it’s the perfect way to unwind after a long week.
Adder Rock Campground: Point Lookout, North Stradbroke Island
TICKETS: From $50pp
DATES: From 4pm on Friday, November 4 until 10pm on Sunday, November 6
RESPONSIBILITY TRAINING TOUR WITH COMMANDO STEVE
Join The Biggest Loser’s Commando Steve for an intense workout experience. It’s a free session but participants must register to participate. Go get your sweat on!
North Ipswich Reserve, North Ipswich
FREE EVENT | REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL
DATES: 7.30am-9am on Saturday, November 5
BRISBANE FINDERS KEEPERS MARKET
Held in the glorious Old Museum Building and featuring more than 100 independent art and design stalls, the Finders Keepers Market is sure to help you find a new piece to add to your wall or wardrobe.
The Old Museum Building: 480 Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills
TICKETS: $2pp (children under 12 free)
DATES: 9am-4pm on Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6
ST VINCENT’S PRIVATE HOSPITAL STAKES FAMILY RACEDAY
Celebrate the end of the Spring Racing Carnival with the whole family at Doomben. With plenty of free activities for the kiddies, live racing, Fashions on the Field and food trucks, the only tough choices you’ll have to make are what to eat and which horse to bet on.
Doomben Racecourse: Hampden St, Ascot
TICKETS: From $5pp
DATES: Gates open at 10.30am on Saturday November 5
END OF THE LINE FESTIVAL 2016
Come along to the best free all-ages block party in Brisbane to celebrating the fantastic music, art, food and fashion that Brisbane and the Gabba have to offer.
45 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba
DATES: 10am-11pm on Saturday, November 5
BECOME A STYLIST WITH THE AUSTRALIAN STYLE INSTITUTE
Do you have a passion for fashion? Learn from the best in the biz about how to start your own styling business, curate your stylist wardrobe, discover the power of style and image, and get an insight into what makes Australian Style Institute’s community of successful stylists so unique.
The Johnson Hotel: 477 Boundary St, Spring Hill
DATES: 10am-4pm on Saturday, November 5 | 10am-3pm on Sunday, November 6
FREE DRIVE-IN MOVIE/OUTDOOR CINEMA: ZOOTOPI
If you need to keep the kiddies entertained, head along to the free screening of Zootopia at Jindalee Home on Saturday afternoon. With face-painting and a jumping castle plus free popcorn and fairy floss, the little ones are guaranteed to have a ball.
Jindalee Home: 34 Goggs Rd, Jindalee
DATES: From 4.30pm on Saturday, November 5
JIMBOOMBA FOOD FESTIVAL
Hungry for a feast? Get yourself to the Jimboomba Food Festival this Sunday. Spanish, Turkish, German and Mexican specialities are just some of the culinary delights on offer. With a licensed bar and face-painting for the kids, it’s fun for the whole family.
Tully Memorial Park: Beryl Pde, Jimboomba
TICKETS: Adults $10pp, children $5pp
DATES: 10am-6pm on Sunday, November 6
A DAY ON THE GREEN AT SIRROMET WINERIES
With an all killer no filler Aussie line-up and a great location, you can’t ask for a better day out. You Am I, Spiderbait and Something For Kate along with Jebediah and The Meanies are sure to keep the party pumping!
Sirromet Wineries: 850-938 Mount Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton
TICKETS: From $99.90pp
DATES: From 2pm on Sunday November 6
NEXT WEEK: DESIGNER POP-UP SALE AT WINTERGARDEN
Ladies, does your wardrobe need a refresh? With luxe designer labels including Alice McCall, Ringuet, Keepsake the Label and Honey & Beau at up to 80 per cent off, you’d be crazy to miss this sale! Prices start from $10 and everything is under $100; cash and PayPal are both accepted.
Shop 11, Ground Floor, Wintergarden, Brisbane CBD
DATES: 9am-5.30pm from Monday, November 7 to Sunday, November 13 (9am-9pm on Friday, November 11)
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