Brisbane September Top 10 Things To Do 2015
Goodbye winter and hello spring! To welcome this new season, Brisbane is playing host to a range of exciting events this September. It’s time to soak in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh air, so spring into the warmer months with our list of the top ten things to do this September.
1. WRITERS OF WYNNUM MANLY 1 September, 2015 (Wynnum Central)
The Writers of Wynnum Manly is a community event that encourages writers around Brisbane to come together and share, inspire and transform their work into masterpieces. Held in the Wynnum Library, this event allows you to explore the worlds of others as well as discover what more you have to offer. Grab your pen, it’s time to get creative!
2. BRISBANE WHALE WATCHING Throughout September (Redcliffe)
As whale watching season has just begun, what could be more exciting than to keep watch for the most majestic creatures of the sea world? On board the Eye Spy you will be able to enjoy a buffet lunch while watching in awe as the whales play, bond and blow in your presence. This great marine adventure is one you will not want to miss!
3. THE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET: SWAN LAKE 3 – 4 September, 2015 (South Brisbane)
Featuring a world of magic and mystical creatures, Swan Lake, is one of the most performed and loved ballet classic. With technique that will leave you in awe and the subtle appropriation will leave you on the edge of your seat. Featuring over 40 of the best ballet dancers in Russia, this show will not disappoint!
4. BRISBANE FESTIVAL 5 – 26 September, 2015 (Brisbane City)
The Brisbane Festival is a vibrant and contemporary arts festival hosting some of the best talent Australia has to offer. For those who enjoy live music or discovering the art of theatrical performance, this festival brings Australia’s art culture to your doorstep! With the iconic River Fire to end the festival, you must not miss out!
5. THE STAMPEDE 5 September, 2015 (Woodford)
If winter has left you in hibernation, The Stampede will surely get you out of your pyjamas and into your gym gear! Carefully designed by personal trainers, The Stampede is an obstacle course in the mud and is guaranteed to get your blood pumping and finally put those joggers to use. Make sure you and your team register early for this popular event to ensure a spot. There is also a Junior Stampede for those little ones who want to join in the fun.
6. NORMAN CREEK CATCHMENT WORKING BEE 5 September, 2015 (Greenslopes)
If you prefer exploring nature’s wonders and getting your hands a little dirty, the Norman Creek Catchment Working Bee hosted by the Museum of Brisbane is perfect for you. This event not only aims to preserve one of Brisbane’s most beautiful urbanised catchments, but also to discover the variety of ecosystems within the catchment and all things creep crawly. The working bee, allows you to join in the community spirit and to nurture the beauty nature has to offer.
7. BIG SOUND 9 - 11 September, 2015 (Brisbane City)
For those music loving, toe-tapping and head-banging enthusiasts, do we have a treat for you! Big Sound is one of the most talked about music festivals, showcasing over 50 contemporary artists. All on either a national or international scale, you are guaranteed to hear some of the most talented musicians in the industry. The event caters to most music tastes, so for the love of music, come along!
8. MUMMY TREE MARKETS 20 September, 2015 (Morningside)
For those who enjoy unearthing treasures or capturing bargains, the Mummy Tree Markets has something all the family can enjoy. The Mummy Market prides themselves on offering the ‘hard-to-find’ and unique items you’ve been searching for. Throughout the day, you can expect live entertainers for the children while you roam around the array of stalls until something takes your fancy. With free entry and parking available, the amount of fun at this market is limitless!
9. ACHAEOLOGICAL SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM 21 - 30 September, 2015 (Caboolture)
This month, the Abbey Museum is hosting an archaeological adventure for your little ones! This fun and educational event will have your kids entering a world of discovery. With a mini archaeological dig, an archaeological lab experience, craft and rock carving, be sure to register to ensure a spot! So bring them along this September, your kids will dig it!
10. MID-AUTUMN MOON FESTIVAL 23 September, 2015 (QUT Gardens Point)
The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is an opportunity to embrace a taste of Vietnam without having to leave Brisbane. This South East Asian event celebrates its culture through mooncake tasting, calligraphy lessons, craft workshops and traditional dance. This multicultural event can be enjoyed by all family members and will surely be a memorable experience.
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