Fact: the more you know about a type of alcohol, the less guilty you feel about indulging in it. On Thursday night, Miami Marketta will have you walking away a connoisseur in beer and gin. Balter Brewing and Husk Distillers will host classes on their locally brewed drops for $10 a ticket, including two tastings, from 5pm.
Go to: miamimarketta.oztix.com.au
There’s nothing better than cooling off with an ice cream on a hot day, and NightQuarter will be delivering the treat in spades … and cones … at its ice cream festival. Salivate and celebrate the humble scoop with ice cream cocktails, ice cream sandwiches, ice cream filled doughnuts and much more. Doors open 4pm, entry into NightQuarter is $3.
Go to: 1 Town Centre Drive, Helensvale
Every Saturday QT Gold Coast’s Calypso Terrace invites you to sip on Belvedere Vodka drinks and alcoholic snow cones while a DJ spins tunes. Entry to the Summer Soiree is free, from 2-9pm.
Go to: 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers
Unleash your inner diva at The Island’s Broadway Drag Brunch. Guests will be treated to a drink on arrival and a shared banquet brunch while hosts Sellma Soul and BeBe Gunn put on a hilarious show with interactive games, fashions on the brunch field and fabulous prizes. The fun begins at 11.30am and tickets are $45.
Go to: bit.ly/IslandDragBrunchClub