Dessert burgers at Burger Burger with Duck Island Ice Cream and DOE doughnuts. Photo / Supplied

Where To Get Dessert Burgers This Weekend Plus More Fun Things To Do

Find birthday icecream doughnuts at Burger Burger, film screenings, gigs and much more to do this weekend

MUSIC 

• Virginia singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus is one to watch with her impressive second album Historian and dreamy indie pop collaboration with singers Phoebe Bridgers and Julien Baker on the acclaimed boygenius EP. Off the back of a worldwide touring schedule, don't miss a rare treat to catch a one-off show at The Tuning Fork. When: Thursday 4 April  Where: The Tuning Fork   Tickets: Ticketmaster.co.nz 

EAT

Burger Burger is celebrating five whopping years of serving Aucklanders tasty burgers with a four-week long party from this week until Monday April 15. Look out on the menu for special menu items — this weekend will be birthday doughnuts — as well as special offers and giveaways. When: Until Monday April 15   Where: Burger Burger Auckland locations; Ponsonby, Newmarket or Takapuna

Even more delicious burgers at La Cigale Market this week. Photo / Supplied

• La Cigale Market will celebrate the glorious burger with a line-up of burger food trucks including Wise Boys Burgers, The Hungry Swine, Dixie BBQ, Double Dutch Fries, Peach’s Hot Chicken and JoBros Burgers. Plant-based and vegan options available from Wise Boys Burgers and JoBros Burgers. When: Thursday April 4, 5pm-9pm   Where: La Cigale French Market, 69 St Georges Bay Rd, Parnell 

• Perrier-Jouet will set up a new Champagne Garden at Euro throughout April. The menu features the exclusive Perrier-Jouet Belle Epoque Brut and Rose, and Perrier-Jouet cocktails. A Bluff oyster lunch special will be available for a limited time, as well as two chef’s table dining events featuring a five-course degustation by executive chef Gareth Stewart matched with Champagne. Tickets: Eurobar.co.nz 

All the champagne you can handle at Euro Bar this weekend. Photo / Supplied

SHOP

• Dress for Success' annual Designer Sale returns this weekend. A new location will see even more pre-loved clothing, shoes and accessories from local and overseas labels. Everything is priced from $15-$60 per garment. When: Saturday April 6  Where: Studio 230, 230 Ponsonby Rd, Auckland

• Walk in for some fresh ink at The Great Auckland Flash Party at Sunset Tattoo, held over two days this weekend. Onsite will be a line up of traditional tattooers and leading innovators in the local tattoo scene. When: Friday April 5 – Saturday April 6, 11am-11pm   Where: Sunset Tattoo, 4A Cross St, Auckland Central

FILM

• Hollywood Avondale will screen survival film The Edge followed by a behind-the-scenes director's talk with Lee Tamahori himself. The film was billed as “Jaws with Paws” and features Sir Anthony Hopkins, Alec Baldwin and Elle Macpherson. When: Thursday April 4, from 7pm   Where: 20 St. Georges Rd Avondale, Avondale   Tickets: Ticketing.oz.veezi.com

•  Dive deep with The Ocean Film Festival World Tour at The Civic this week. The film screening includes a selection of short films that show the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrate the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographer. Each film is filled with interviews and narrations that expresses appreciation for the ocean and our duty to take care of it.  When: Thursday April 4, 7pm-10pm   Where: Civic Theatre, Cnr of Queen Street &, Wellesley St W   Tickets: Aucklandlive.co.nz

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