Plant-based tacos are on the menu this Thursday at Forest. Photo / @forest.akl

Where To Find Plant-Based Tacos & More Fun Things To Do This Weekend

Plus Eno x Dirty, Church & AP, Bailey Wiley, High Hoops and more will perform to raise funds at Neck of the Woods

Forest Taco Night 
Plant-based eatery Forest is whipping up its signature tacos this Thursday and we'd suggest arriving early to make sure you nab a few. Toppings are made with ingredients sourced or foraged locally on homemade authentic tortillas making these vegetarian morsels are delicious. There will also be dishes of fried cauli, housemade chips and dips, and Garage Project brews adding to the feast. The Eden Terrace restaurant is small so there's also the option to BYO a takeaway container and get the tacos to go. No bookings required. Thursday, January 30, from 5pm until sold out. 177 Symonds St, Eden Terrace

The Pop-up Globe's Farewell Season
Don't miss your chance to pop along to the Anthony Harper Pop-up Globe before it's dismantled later this year. The farewell season includes Much Ado About Nothing — a new take on the Shakespearean comedy set in the South Pacific at a raucous house party. There are also tickets to Romeo & Juliet still available. Various dates (including this weekend) until Sunday, March 1. 100 Ascot Ave, Ellerslie. Find tickets at Eventfinda.co.nz

Deep Sleep x Checks Australian Bushfire Relief Gig at Neck of the Woods
Some of New Zealand's coolest music acts are lending their talents for a fun night out in support of Australian Bushfire relief. Head along to Neck of the Woods to hear sets from Eno x Dirty, Church & AP, Bailey Wiley, High Hoops, and Vayne. Ticket price is $15 on the door with all proceeds going to Australian Bushfire relief charities. Donate a little more ($70) and nab one of the custom-designed T-shirts made specially for the event. Thursday, January 30, from 7.30–11.0pm. 55B Karangahape Rd, CBD

Arjuna Oakes at  Anthology Lounge 
K Rd is hot with music this weekend, and come Friday is a performance from up and coming songwriter Arjuna Oakes at Anthology Lounge. Oakes has been playing the summer circuit, including a spot at Rhythm and Vines. $10 at Undertheradar.co.nz on the door. Friday January 31, from 8pm. 375 Karangahape Rd, CBD

Studio Red Meditation Workshop 
Take some time out for yourself and learn about meditation in this 90-minute workshop. Yoga teacher Kylie Rook will teach her top tricks and tips for Mindfulness-Based Stillness Meditation techniques that should hopefully leave you feeling a little calmer going into the new year. $50, book at Studioredyoga.com. Thursday January 30, from 6.30pm. City Works Depot, Wellesley St

Silo Cinema: The Farewell
Film festival favourite The Farewell is screening outdoors at Silo Park. If you missed it at last year's NZIFF it's well worth a viewing and is free. Friday January 31, from 5pm. Cnr Beaumont St and Jellicoe St, CBD

Vintage Market at Urbanaut Brewery 
A treasure trove of vintage clothing, hats, posters, books, and more will be on offer at Urbanaut Brewing's popular vintage market. There's also ramen from Miso-ra onsite. Sunday February 2, 1pm-5pm. 597 New North Rd, Kingsland

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