What's on in Brisbane this week: November 11-21
09 Nov 2015
Wednesday November 11 Pay it Forward | The Foraging Quail | New Farm Join The Foraging Quail for a night of Hospitality with Heart, with a 7 course dinner dedicated to raising money for a Christmas Eve party for disadvantaged families in Logan. Dine on exquisite gourmet fare from Head Chef Minh Lee, made even more delicious by the knowledge that all of the profits will go towards ensuring that struggling families, victims of domestic abuse, children, the homeless and refugees will have a very merry Christmas. Tickets are $150 and can be booked by contacting The Foraging Quail. Friday November 13 Summer Night Markets | The Old Museum | Bowen Hills Taking over The Old Museum’s beautiful heritage gardens every Friday night until January 22, the Summer Night Markets are here to change the way you shop. Enjoy the cool night air as you eat your way through the many food trucks, indulge in a drink at the bar and get a head start on your Christmas shopping at the maze of artisan market stalls, with live music to keep you entertained until late. World Food Markets at Recreate Twilight Market | King George Square | CBD Pop into the city and celebrate National Recycling Week at the Twilight Markets and Paper Fashion Show. You won’t go hungry watching the paper couture fashion parade or browsing the handmade artisan wares with food trucks like Little Back, Ruby the Little Red Ice Cream Van, Sate House Catering, The Bone Lorry, The Bun Mobile, Vira Lata Food Truck and Puerto Taco in attendance from 4-9pm. Saturday November 14 Spring Hill Alive | Boundary Street | Spring Hill You might think of Spring Hill as the boring suburb next to the Valley, but this weekend it comes alive! Boundary Street will be closed off for a street party of epic proportions, with food trucks, market stalls, kids activities and live music from 10am to 5pm. Spring it on! Sunday November 15 Brisbane Thai Festival | Roma Street Parklands | CBD Can’t afford a trip to Thailand this weekend, but busting to get involved in the culture of the Land of Smiles? Get yourself over to the Roma Street Parklands to watch some traditional Thai dance and Muay Thai performances while you sip Singha Beer and nibble on delicious Thai dishes from over 20 food stalls. Lunch on the Lawn | Bulimba The headline event for this year’s Bulimba Festival, Lunch on the Lawn is a family affair celebrating good food and great wine. With licensed bars and a never-ending flow of amazing music from some of Brisbane’s best performers such as The Grates, there’s no better event to help you unwind on the lawn this Sunday afternoon. When it’s all over, head over to the Official After Party at Barcadia and Oxford 152 to continue the good vibes. Tuesday November 17 Spring Whisky Pop Up | Cobbler | West End If you love whisky, then you’ll know all about Laphroaig. Celebrating 200 years of the iconic distillery, the Laphroaig Spring Whisky Pop Up, hosted by Cobbler, will treat whisky lovers to a night of tastings followed by Islay oysters. The highlight of the night will be a fresh and exclusive cocktail, The Stone Wall, a tribute to the stone walls of the remote distillery and features a tantalising combination of Laphroaig Select Cask, Laphroaig Whisky Marmalade, Triple Sec and fresh lemon juice. Tickets are only $25, email firstname.lastname@example.org to book. Thursday November 19 Garden City Sounds | Westfield Garden City | Mt Gravatt Finished your late night shopping at Garden City and ready for a relaxing feed? Head to the Town Square and nab a table at one of the delicious restaurants and you can tuck into a well-earned dinner while you listing to live music from local talent. Garden City Sounds kicks off from 6.30pm-9.30pm, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Friday November 20 Drive-In Outdoor Cinema | Eat Street Markets | Hamilton Missed #throwbackthursday? Eat Street Markets have got your back with their new retro Pop Up Drive-In Cinema just minutes away from the Eat Street Markets. With the option of enjoying the movies from the comfort of your own car or from one of their comfy moon chairs, as well as portable candy bars (read: waiters on segways), it’s the best place to catch a popular release or a classic Hollywood blockbuster every Friday and Saturday night. Saturday November 21 Sunnybank $2 Food Trail | Sunnybank Plaza | Sunnbank Back by popular demand, Sunnybank Plaza is hosting its Summer Edition of the Sunnybank $2 Food Trail. Experience the food packed suburb with over 30 local restaurants and vendors offering $2 tasting plates and drinks – think bubble teas, dim sums, noodle salads and more, plus roaming performers and musicians.