If you’re stuck for what to do this weekend, then never fear, we’ve got you covered with our list of the hottest events and activities happening in and around Brisbane this weekend.
THE OYSTER FESTIVAL AT THE SANDSTONE POINT HOTEL | SAT NOVEMBER 18
The Oyster Festival is back again this Saturday at the Sandstone Point Hotel. Get ready to experience different taste profiles of oysters from all over Australia, or try your hand at oyster shucking, you never know you may just be the new Australian oyster opening champion! With live music, special performances by Spongebob Squarepants, seafood and wine stalls, kids rides, and celebrity chef demonstrations it’s a great day out for all the family.
ALL YOU CAN EAT ITALIAN BANQUET AT CAFÉ PANE E VINO | SUN NOVEMBER 19 AND SUN NOVEMBER 26
All you can eat Italian? You don’t have to tell us twice! Café Pane e Vino is hosting the all you can eat Italian banquet that will also feature live music – if having a mouth-watering Italian feast isn’t enough. For the bargain price of just $22.50 per person, you can indulge in as much pizza, pasta, lasagne, bruschetta and tiramisu as you want in Brisbane this weekend. Comfortable clothing to accommodate the carb-loading is a must!
THE ADSY EFFECT SUNSET AFFAIR | SAT NOVEMBER 18
Get nautical at Northshore, Hamilton for a cruise-themed cocktail event in Brisbane this weekend – The Adsy Effect Sunset Affair. All profits raised from the event will be donated to the charity Mates in Construction, to provide support those affected by and help prevent suicide in the construction industry. Wear a splash of yellow to show your support and enjoy four hours of cocktails and canapés. Don’t miss the boat! Snap up your tickets now.
A PLASTIC OCEAN FREE SCREENING AT METRO ARTS | SAT NOVEMBER 18
A Plastic Ocean is a new feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. Filmed over the course of four-years and in over 20 locations around the globe, A Plastic Ocean uncovers the shocking truth about what is truly lurking beneath the surface of our seemingly pristine Ocean. This highly informative and free screening will take place at 8pm on Saturday, November 18 in Brisbane this weekend.
PALESTINIAN FILM FESTIVAL BRISBANE | FRI NOVEMBER 17 – SUN NOVEMBER 19
Celebrate Palestinian cinematography and escape on a cinematic journey that features creative and thought-provoking storytelling and unforgettable imagery. Beautiful documentaries and heartfelt dramas make up the bulk of the program that aims to showcase Palestinian arts and culture in a multicultural Australian context. Head along and experience a slice of culture that most Australians know little about in Brisbane this weekend.
HELLO AUSTRALIA SURFING LESSON DAY | SUN NOVEMBER 19
If you’ve always wanted to learn how to surf this is the perfect event for you! With return transport from Brisbane or the Gold Coast to Fingal Heads, a three-hour surf lesson, all surfing equipment (including rashies, boards and sunscreen) and a visit to Fingal Lighthouse all for $75 per person, having fun in the surf and sun will be the perfect way to spend your Sunday.
FLOWER CROWN WORKSHOP AT BRICKLANE FLOWERS | SAT NOVEMBER 18
Flower Crowns are still a trending fashion item and you can learn how to create your own floral masterpiece with Bricklane Flowers. All materials are supplied, as is a cheeky glass of champagne to get your creative juices flowing. It’s a great way to celebrate a birthday or hen’s weekend and learn a fun and fashionable new skill.
HARCOURTS FOUNDATION BUTTERFLY BALL | SAT NOVEMBER 18
The Butterfly Ball is always a night to remember with live entertainment, raffles and competitions, guest speakers and a sensational three-course meal. Supporting the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital’s smallest patients, beautiful babies, the Harcourts Foundation Butterfly Ball aims to raise funds to help buy new equipment for the hospital’s Neonatal Unit. Money raised will also fund vital research into conditions such as stillbirth, prematurity and birth-related injury. Secure your ticket and slip into your best black tie attire for a glorious evening supporting a fabulous cause.
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