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Best Events in Brisbane's Western Suburbs This September

Thursday August 23, 2018 ● By Georgina Auton // Place Graceville


September is just around the corner, and with it comes a lot of great events.

This is the month when everyone seems to come out of hibernation, so if you’ve been lying in bed all winter watching Netflix, then now’s your chance to get out and about in the local community.

From Father’s Day events to school fete, this month is looking fantastic!

Father’s Day Guy Tea

When: September 2, 10am - 1pm

Where: Pig & Whistle Indooroopilly

Does Dad always complain about dainty sandwiches and petit fours? Then this is the “high tea” for him.

Introducing - the Guy Tea.

This Father’s Day, the Pig & Whistle is doing things a bit differently and have created a Guy Tea fit for the dads out there. This meal consists of three tiers of tasty morsels served with a beer for $42.50 per person.

Better book quickly!

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Our World Art Fest

When: September 7-9, 9am - 4pm

Where: Graceville Uniting Church

Milpera State High School will be presenting their annual art show from September 7th to 9th. This is a great opportunity to purchase some stunning artworks from students part of our local communities.

The event will not only showcase the artworks of these students, but also feature live music, Indigenous activites, a Milpera breakfast on the Saturday and a coffee van on Friday and Saturday mornings.

This exhibition is always worth attending, and you may find just the piece you’ve been searching for.

Chapel Hill State School Festival on the Hill

When: September 8, 12pm - 4pm

Where: Chapel Hill State School

The Chapel Hill State School Festival on the Hill is back again, and it’s guaranteed to be bigger and better than ever.

With a dunk tank, plenty of rides and the famous cake stall - there’s truly something for everyone.

Whether you’ve got kids, need jam or just want to have a fun afternoon while helping your local school with their annual fundraiser, this is an event worth heading along to!


Oxley State School Trivia Night

When: September 8, 6pm

Where: Oxley State School

If you’re a fan of trivia, then it’s time to test your skills at the Oxley State School Trivia Night.

Even if you’re not a member of the school community, you’re welcome to attend, and $25 gets you entry to the trivia and a burger on the night.

The theme this year is “Through the Decades” and there are plenty of prizes on offer, including best dressed!

Round up your seven most well-rounded friends (teams of eight) and view the event and book tickets here.

Weeds - from Foe to Friend!

When: September 8, 1pm - 3pm

Where: 49 Arras St, Yeronga

Did you know that many of your common garden weeds are not only great for your garden, but are actually edible? Neither did we!

This workshop aims to provide education about many of these weeds, and you’re even invited to bring along a weed from home you’d like to learn more about.

$45 will get you the workshop with consulting gardener Kate Wall, afternoon tea and a (non-weed) plant.

View the Facebook event here.