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What’s On Without Leaving: From Live Music To Actually Hosting Friends Again

Every single world food and drink day seemed to happen this week. There was World Cocktail Day, World Whiskey Day and World Baking Day all in the space of a working week, and we’re not mad about it. It gives us a lot of things to do, after all.

It’s also starting to get quite cold, which makes staying home and snuggled up in bed less cumbersome and more exactly what I’d want to be doing anyway. Especially with the right show to watch or book to read (or cross stitch, I have an actual cross stitch addiction at this point).

Whatever you’re in the mood for, we’ve got your best weekend sorted.

See

#1 Hamilton. That is all

Broadway sensation Hamilton has been fast-tracked to your home screens, set to be released on Disney+ from July 3. Details here.

#2 Catch a live show from Australia’s finest

Watch The Wiggles, Matt Moran, fashion icon Laura Brown, the Outback Wrangler Matt Wright and so many more on Tourism Australia’s Live from Aus event this weekend. Details here.

#3 Relax to YouTube Cooking channels

Whether you actually want to cook or just find it soothing to watch someone else do it, we’ve rounded uo the most satisfying cooking channels on YouTube. Details here.

#4 Be inspired by the waves

Follow the journey of four times World Surfing Champion Carissa Moore in her new documentary, RISS. A Film about More Love with Carissa Kainani Moore. Details here.

Consume

#5 Create a cocktail

 

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It may not be World Cocktail Day any more, but it’s always a good time for cocktails — whether you make them yourself or have them delivered. Details here.

#6 Get Maccas delivered for free

McDonald’s are offering free delivery every weekend through May and June, with a unique code each week. We’re lovin’ it. Details here.

#7 DIY bubble tea cocktails

 

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The Burwood Hotel are helping you make their famous bubble tea cocktails at home, with a new range of DIY kits for sale. Details here.

#8 An old Oporto fave

The previously sold out Hallouken (Halloumi & Chicken burger) is back at Oporto now they finally managed to source more Halloumi. Details here.

Do

#9 Host a wine tasting

 

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Now most states are able to have a few friends over, why not host your own wine tasting? We asked an expert for her top five tips. Details here.

#10 Blockbuster is back

It’s movie night weather, and only a little nostalgia could make it better. So thank god for this Melbourne bar that brought Blockbuster back. Details here.

#11 Take a hike

 

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Or at least start planning your next one for when we get the green light, with this round up of epic Queensland hikes. Details here.

#12 Have a party for mental health

KFC and ReachOut are announcing a Couch Party with pop duo Client Liaison at 6pm today. It’s all in good fun, but also to shine light on free online mental health resources. Details here.

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