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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend
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Things to do on the Gold Coast this weekend

How great is this autumn weather? Make sure you get out and about to soak it up this weekend – don't worry, there's plenty to keep you occupied! From beer-themed puppy parties to 90s nights, fashion markets and the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, here's what's on across the Gold Coast this weekend. Enjoy, friends! more

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From puppy parties to winter feasts – five unmissable events happening on the Gold Coast this June
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From puppy parties to winter feasts – five unmissable events happening on the Gold Coast this June

With these cooler days and nights, it's mighty tempting to snuggle up in a blanket cocoon and go on a Netflix binge – but the coast’s event calendar has other plans in store for you. There’s plenty going on throughout June, from 90s masquerade-ball rock shows to bottomless brunches and puppy-themed plant markets. So, we've hand picked five of the best events happening on the Gold Coast this June. Diaries at the ready! more

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Beers, bites and beats – venture south to Stone & Wood's annual brewery party, Festival of the Stone
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Beers, bites and beats – venture south to Stone & Wood’s annual brewery party, Festival of the Stone

Fresh beer, food trucks and live music – is there a better combination? We think not. If you're keen to get stuck into all three, then make sure you've got Saturday June 8 in your diary – because Byron Bay's Festival of the Stone is back and you need to be there! The wildly popular festival, put on by craft-beer wizards Stone & Wood, is set to be bigger and better in 2019, with the sell-out event to be held for the first time at the newly opened Stone & Wood brewery in Byron Bay. more

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Eat, drink and linger a little longer at Cucina Vivo's Italian Long Lunch
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Eat, drink and linger a little longer at Cucina Vivo’s Italian Long Lunch

The hustle and bustle of life can get pretty crazy at times and it's not always easy to take a step back and just breathe. Here at The Weekend Edition, we're all about slowing down and enjoying life, so we're always on the lookout for fun and delicious new ways to savour the moment. If you're looking for the perfect way to relax just (for a little while) with a wine in hand, then the Italian Long Lunch could be just what you're after. more

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Experience eight (mystery) courses from the big blue at Nineteen's Sustainable Seafood Dinner
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Experience eight (mystery) courses from the big blue at Nineteen’s Sustainable Seafood Dinner

Here in Queensland, we're surrounded by some of the best seafood imaginable. While we enjoy, savour and appreciate every sweet mouthful, the story of how that seafood actually makes its way to your plate also deserves some attention. On Thursday May 16, Nineteen at The Star will be delving deeper by hosting a Sustainable Seafood Dinner, a delicious evening designed to educate diners about the importance of sustainability. more

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Enjoy seaside sips with a side of live entertainment at pop-up beachfront bar The Burleigh Bleach* Club
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Enjoy seaside sips with a side of live entertainment at pop-up beachfront bar The Burleigh Bleach* Club

While the temperature gauges may be starting to back off slightly, things are really heating up on the Gold Coast this April. It's Easter, yes, but adding to the buzz is Bleach* Festival and all of its goodness. This year, Bleach* is pouring into Burleigh to bring us the ultimate seaside sipping venue – a pop-up beach bar called the Burleigh Bleach* Club. It's a festival first that is sure to quench your thirst ... here's what you need to know. more


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Indulge in fine fare and bottomless bubbles with Champagne Weekends at The Star
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Indulge in fine fare and bottomless bubbles with Champagne Weekends at The Star

Sure, after-dark revelry is fun, but how great are daytime sessions and long lunches? You can enjoy the glorious sunshine, indugle a little, and be all tucked up in bed at a respectable hour. If you're searching for a long lunch where all the hard work is done for you (including pouring your own bubbles) then Champagne Weekends at The Star could be just what you're looking for. more

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Loosen those belt buckles – here's five local foodie events you need to be at this autumn
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Loosen those belt buckles – here’s five local foodie events you need to be at this autumn

While we're loving that the daily temperatures are a little more bearable now, one of our favourite things about transitioning into the (slightly) cooler months is seeing a new wave of seasonal produce hit the kitchens. Summer may be over, but things are starting to heat up on the events circuit, so we've cut through the crowd and hand picked five fun and seriously tasty food (and drink) events happening across the Gold Coast to help you celebrate the best of autumn. more

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Attica's Ben Shewry is heading to Harvest Newrybar for a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience
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Attica’s Ben Shewry is heading to Harvest Newrybar for a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience

Iconic Australian chef Ben Shewry, the brilliant mind behind three-hatted Melbourne restaurant Attica (which this year reached number 20 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list) is coming to Byron Bay for an exclusive once-in-a-lifetime dining experience. It's happening on Wednesday May 1 at Harvest Newrybar – this is a true bucket-list situation, friends, so do not miss out. more

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Experience some of the Barossa Valley's finest drops at the St Hugo Wine Dinner at The Fireplace
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Experience some of the Barossa Valley’s finest drops at the St Hugo Wine Dinner at The Fireplace

The team behind one of the Barossa Valley's most iconic vineyards, St Hugo, is descending on the Gold Coast this March for an unmissable one-night-only wine event. The Fireplace at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is opening the doors to its intimate dining space (and its glorious wood-fired oven) to host the exclusive evening on Friday March 22 – and you're invited. more

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Get schooled while you sip at the rooftop gin degustation at Mr PP's
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Get schooled while you sip at the rooftop gin degustation at Mr PP’s

Gin is king, but you already knew that. Though, what you might not know is how your favourite gin is made, the nuances between different gins and what pairing ingredients will really make your gin shine. If you're ready to learn a little more about your favourite drops of juniper, then get your fine self along to the three-course Gin Degustation event at Mr PP's in Southport this month. more

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Celebrate the Year of the Pig with these vibrant Lunar New Year events
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Celebrate the Year of the Pig with these vibrant Lunar New Year events

Get set for lion dancers, red lanterns and Peking duck – Lunar New Year is upon us! The vibrant festivities celebrate the turn of the lunar calendar, and this time around it's the Year of the Pig. There are plenty of events happening across the Gold Coast throughout the month of February, so if you're keen to get in on the Lunar New Year action, here are a few top picks. more

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Newrybar dining icon Harvest shakes up dinners with a wild new approach
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Newrybar dining icon Harvest shakes up dinners with a wild new approach

From time to time we've brought you delicious news about the Wild Harvest nights at Newrybar dining gem Harvest – the events where noteworthy chefs from around the country descend on the leafy hinterland region and spend a day foraging with the Harvest team, before coming together to create and deliver an innovative menu based on the day's edible discoveries. If you loved the concept but never got to experience it, here's some news for you. more