A busy weekend for the south-east so time to look at what’s happening around town with Celeste Skinner.


Halfway through the Queensland school holidays and you may be wondering if there is anything left in Brisbane to entertain the kids.

But have no fear, as Brisbane Festival draws to a close this weekend, there are plenty of activities on the calendar.

Theatre Republic will be presenting their final performances on Saturday evening at Queensland University of Technology’s Creative Industries precinct.

What: Theatre Republic
Where: QUT Creative Industries Precinct, Cnr Kelvin Grove Rd and Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove
When: Until Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Price: Free- $25
Website: www.brisbanefestival.com.au/whats-on/destination/theatre-republic

Depending on which show you’re interested in, costs range from free to $20. Tickets and show times are available online.

Queen Street Mall will see a musical display with The City Sounds running from Friday through to Saturday.

What: The City Sounds.
Where: Queen Street Mall, Brisbane.
When: September 26-28, 2014.
Price: Free.
Website: www.visitbrisbane.com.au/the-city-sounds

Marcia Hines will be doing a special live performance and signing from 1PM on Sunday.

Enjoy the fine weather by combining Australia’s largest free, live music program with the outdoor shopping atmosphere.

And to mark the finale of the Brisbane Festival, tomorrow will see the fireworks display at the Sunsuper Riverfire at Southbank Parklands.

What: Sunsuper Riverfire.
Where: Southbank Parklands, Southbank.
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 3.30 PM.
Price: Free.
Website: www.brisbanefestival.com.au/whats-on/sunsuper-riverfire

The annual event will see a display of super hornets and helicopters will run at inervals starting at three-thirty in the afternoon, and, the fireworks will run from 7.30PM.

This is a free event, and you can find more details online, including a map of the best vatage points around the city to view the firework display.