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Brisbane Events // October 6 to October 13, 2017

Brisbane Events // October 6 to October 13, 2017

Wednesday October 11 thru to Sunday October 15 // QPAC, Playhouse, Cnr Grey & Melbourne St’s, South Bank

If you’re looking for an excuse for a family outing to the theatre, Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories will be showing at QPAC from October 11 – 15. Some of Australia’s brightest creative minds, including Luke Kerridge and Dan Giovannoni, have joined forces to create Bambert’s Book of Lost Stories, which is about Bambert, an impossibly small man with an enormous love for writing. Bambert is a puppet brought to life by an ensemble of players.

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Friday October 6 from 5.30pm – 8pm // Cultural Forecourt, South Bank

Join in for an inspiring walk at South Bank – an evening for the whole family full of entertainment with food stalls available. By raising money and carrying a lantern at a Leukaemia Foundation Light the Night event, together we can provide support and services to beat blood cancer.

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Friday October 6 thru to Sunday October 8 from 4pm // Brisbane Showgrounds, 600 Gregory Tce, Bowen Hills

Enjoy Australia’s biggest German Festival for a fun filled night for the entire family with loads of entertainment, traditional foods and of course beer!

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Saturday October 7 at 1.30pm & 7.30pm // Queensland Convention & Exhibition Centre, Cnr Merivale & Glenelg St’s, South Bank

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Queensland Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score, while the film plays in high-definition on a large screen. In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ cars fly, trees fight back and a mysterious house-elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry.

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Saturday October 7 from 4pm – 9pm // Chinatown Mall, Duncan St, Fortitude Valley

Join in the Chinese Moon Festival celebrations with Asian-inspired performances and festivities featuring lion dances, roving entertainment, traditional music and workshops.  Roving entertainment includes lion dance and lantern parades as well as stilt walking. This festival is an exciting cultural experience for people of all ages in our vibrant and creative city.

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Saturday October 7 at 6pm // Queensland Sports & Athletics Centre (QSAC), Kessels Rd, Nathan

The spectacular, action-packed moto-tainment extravaganza Monster Jam® returns to Australia with Brisbane the first to host all the revved up action on Saturday October 7! The Monster Jam 2017 tour is at a new family-friendly show time – 6pm, with the famous Party in the Pits® running from 1pm where fans can get up close with their favourite Monster Jam trucks, before meeting the superstar drivers, taking pictures, getting autographs and more!

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Saturday October 7 & Sunday October 8 // Various locations, Event Cinemas

Finally a chance for the little ones to sing as loud as they like to their favourite Disney tunes without being told to ‘Shhhh’….and a great excuse for adults to express their love of Disney through song with fellow fans, as Event Cinemas prepares for its Disney Sing Along Season this October! Weekends throughout October at BCC and Event Cinemas will finally realise dreams as audiences can enjoy vocal participation with the Disney Sing Along Season featuring some of the most beloved Disney films in Sing Along form.

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Sunday October 8 from 10am – 4pm // Various locations, Southbank Parklands

Hip, hip, hooray! South Bank Parklands is celebrating 25 years and you’re invited to join the fun at Picnic in the Parklands, a free event for the whole family. Picnic in the Parklands features kid’s activities, roving performers, live music and more. Remember to bring your favourite picnic snacks along – all activities are designed to be enjoyed with friends, family and food. Bookings are not required.

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Now thru to Sunday October 15 // Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Melaleuca Dr, Boondall

Cirque du Soleil in a stunning new light Inspired by James Cameron’s Avatar, Cirque du Soleil transports you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting. Experience a storytelling odyssey through a new world of imagination, discovery and possibility.

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Now thru to Sunday October 15 (excluding Monday & Tuesday) // Mitchelton Rugby League Club, 20 Prospect Rd, Mitchelton

Your family will enjoy the Circus Phoenix Extreme show that gathers all elements of an awesome performance and extreme sports. The two hour high energy show features clowns, extreme motorbike riders, illusionists, aerialists and more. Tickets from $25 per person.

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Check out our October calendar for all of the coolest food, fashion and art and craft markets in Byron Bay, Brisbane and the Gold Coast!
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