Weekly events: 20 – 27 August

A bit late but that’s because I was busy compiling activities. Lots of fun festivals set up this weekend! Plenty of excuses to enjoy the fresh air and get out ūüôā

 

Music:

Friday:

Pennywise have cancelled their show at Eatons Hill. Hold your tickets as the tour will be rescheduled.

Bodyjar will be playing their sold out show at The HiFi.

Saturday:

7.30pm: Brisbane girl, Kate Miller-Heidke is playing a sold out show, also at the HiFi. Supported by The Beards.

Royal Headache will be playing at the Valhalla Muay Thai Stables in Fortitude Valley. RSVP now to enjoy a FREE gig and FREE booze.

Sunday:

7.30pm: Kate Miller-Heidke/The Beards are playing a second show, so you don’t have an excuse not to go! Tickets still available.

 

Markets/Festivals:

Wednesday:

All day: Jan Power’s Farmer Markets, weekly. Queen St mall, opp Casino.

Friday:

5-9pm: BrisStyle Indie Twilight Markets are on again in King George Square. These creative markets only happen every two months.

Saturday:

8am-3pm-ish: The weekly West End markets at Davies Park. Make the rounds first, suss out the prices as they vary between stalls. Head in early, avoid crowds, have an early lunch/snack and leave. Catch the high frequency CityGlider bus.

11am-7pm: Home Festival is finally here, despite the initial rescheduling from bad weather. Raymond Park, Kangaroo Point. It’s free for all! Attend free workshops, enjoy delicious food and celebrate community good vibes. Suss out the music and workshop programs to take advantage of the whole day.

4pm-9pm: Every fortnight, hidden in the corner of Wilson and Boundary St, West End, you’ll find the West End Twilight Markets. Find cute little treasures and gifts as the sun sets while listening to live music performances. Grab a cheap dinner whilst there!

Lunch time-ish: Apparently, KRudd is having some sort of community BBQ lunch near the Cliffs Cafe in Kangaroo Point. Probably free. Go meet a pollie and grab a snag.

Sunday:

9am-5pm: The 2012 Bulimba Festival¬†will bring Oxford Street to life with two entertainment stages even featuring Mark Seymour of Hunters & Collectors fame, carnival rides, fashion parades, colourful market stalls and loads of glorious food. Suss out this map and make sure to get public transport (Bulimba ferry terminal would be best/closest) and there’ll be lots of road closures and limited parking.

 

Other Events:

Friday:

5.30pm: “bespoke is a¬†changing designer space located inside the refurbished Collectors Caf√© at the Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. This month bespoke in the Collectors Caf√© will feature Reverse Emporium furniture by Reverse Garbage in Woolloongabba. This furniture collection has been handmade using materials that Reverse Garbage co op salvages from Brisbane‚Äôs waste stream, with each piece having its own story. Every piece used to make the furniture has a story!” Event details on Facebook and here. FREE!

Sunday:

2pm: Remember when people didn’t complain about traffic or public transport? No? Well, revisit yesteryear in style with Tweed Ride. Meet other fine ladies and gentlemen dressed in their finest garments (pantaloons anyone?) who will embark on a leisurely cycle around our beautiful city. Finishing at Orleigh Park, enjoy live music from The Good Ship and The Mouldy Lovers (these guys are great fun). BYO food and drinks to enjoy your evening as you recollect the best of yesteryear and end another week. FREE!

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