We’ve put together a quick snapshot of events around the city, if you’re looking for places to go and things to do this weekend.

Sophie Cuffe has more.


The skies of Brisbane continue to light up this weekend, with the Santos GLNG nightly light show.

Catch the colour on Saturday at 7, 8 and 9pm, and on Sunday at 7 and 8:30.

Santos GLNG Light Show
WHEN: Saturday at 7, 8 and 9pm
Sunday at 7, 8:30pm
WHERE: Southbank Cultural Forecourt
COST: Free
For more info, visit www.brisbanefestival.com.au

The Spiegeltent plays host to the talents of four QUT bands this weekend from 2pm each day.

In the past, the likes of Kate Miller-Heidke and Ball Park Music started out at QUT – you may just see the next big thing!

QUT Sessions
WHEN: 2pm both Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Speigeltent
COST: Free
For more info, visit www.brisbanefestival.com.au

On Saturday the RSPCA host the first annual Big Adopt Out at the RNA Showgrounds.

More than 150 dogs will be up for adoption between 10am and 4pm at the venue.

RSPCA Big Adopt Out
WHEN: Saturday 1am-4pm
WHERE: RNA Showgrounds
COST: Free
For more info, visit www.rspcaqld.org.au

It’s easy to lose yourself in the Kelvin Grove Markets with fresh produce, coffee and entertainment on offer for all ages.

The Markets open every Saturday from 6am.

Kelvin Grove Urban Village Markets
WHEN: Saturday 6am-1pm
WHERE: Blamey Street, Kelvin Grove
COST: Free
For more info, visit www.kgurbanvillage.com.au

Finally, La Boite Theatre has a wide range of performances on offer during the Brisbane Festival from finger puppetry to cabaret.

La Boite Theatre
WHEN: Varying performance times
WHERE: QUT Kelvin Grove
COST: Varies
For more info and show times, visit www.laboite.com.au