Weekend Wrap-Up (Mar 31-Apr 3)

Weekend Wrap-Up (Mar 31-Apr 3)

If you thought you were in for a quiet weekend, the joke’s on you!

By Sarah Taviani | 30th March 2016

Don’t be an April fool – get out and enjoy what’s on in Brisbane this weekend! From guilt-free ice-cream sandwiches to doggone awesome markets, there’s something for everyone.

The Blind Boys of Alabama in concert

Recognised around the world as living legends and modern-day innovator, the original Blind Boys of Alabama joined together in the late 1930s and went on to perform at benefits for Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. in the early 1960s. Founding member Jimmy Carter will lead the group in a one-night-only performance at QPAC. Don’t miss your chance to experience a piece of history with these glorious gospel singers.

Concert Hall, QPAC, Cnr Melbourne St & Grey St, South Brisbane
TICKETS: $35 C-Reserve, $57 B-Reserve, $82 A-Reserve
DATES: From 7.30pm on Thursday, March 31

Ice-Cream Sandwich Pop-Up

Back by popular demand, My Plate Clean Treats is teaming up with Barre Brisbane for a dairy-free, gluten-free and refined sugar-free ice-cream sandwich pop-up! It may start at 8am but it’s never too early (or too late) for ice-cream goodness. You can even work them off afterwards with a class at Barre Brisbane! Or you could just eat a second ice-cream sandwich as you’re walking away. That’s exercise too, right?

Barre Brisbane, 347 Montague Rd, South Brisbane
FREE entry
DATES: 8am to 10am on Saturday, April 2

Outdoor Yoga at Kangaroo Point

Yoga to try this, guys. Power Yoga is holding a yoga class under stars and the light of a full moon! Before you say “namastay at home”, just think about the view! Bring your mates, get your zen on and say “mmmmm” to an amazing weekend.

Kangaroo Point Park, River Tce, Kangaroo Point
TICKETS: $10 on the night
DATES: 5.45pm to 6.45pm on Saturday, April 2

Paws at the Park

If you’ve had a ruff week, take some time to hang out with your furever friend at the Gold Coast’s first ever pet market! Paws at the Park will feature pet-related market stalls, raffle prizes and a fundraising pancake barbecue with proceeds going to Animal Welfare League Qld. There’s even an off-leash play area!

Musgrave Dog Park, Cnr of Musgrave Ave & Kumbari Ave, Southport
FREE entry
DATES: 9am to 12pm on Sunday, April 3

The 24-Hour Musical Project

Auditions have been held and a show has been cast… without anyone knowing their role or the show they’ll be performing. Just 24 hours before the performance, the show is announced from a shortlist, casting is released and rehearsal begins. Check out The 24-Hour Musical Project’s Facebook page to watch as the shortlist is narrows leading up to the event. All profits from the show will go to various charities. Will it be a hot mess or the most amazing piece of theatre you’ve ever seen? We can’t wait to see the results.

Stuartholme School, 365 Birdwood Tce, Toowong
TICKETS: $24
DATES: 6pm to 10pm on Sunday, April 3

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Article by Sarah Taviani

Sarah is a Journalist. She loves lists, stationery and dresses with pockets. Sarah frequently breaks her self-imposed book-buying ban when she’s not looking.