What's on: Wide Bay
GET CREATIVE IN A PAINTING CLASS WITH LOCAL ARTIST
PAINT your own custom wine glass followed by morning tea. Engage the right-side of your brain in this inspiring morning art session in a convivial atmosphere. On Friday, June 28 from 10am-12noon at Latitude25 RV lifestyle community, 1 Latitude Boulevard, Nikenbah. Bookings essential.
Go to visitlatitude25.com.au /nomadfest or phone 1800 025 025.
THE AC/DC STORY
BE TAKEN on a journey from AC/DC's humble beginnings in 1973 to present day a three hour nap rated Rockumentary featuring big screens rare footage and photos and of course ACCA DACCA performing songs off every studio album AC/DC produced. Get your tickets while still available. On Saturday, June 29 from 7pm-10.30pm at the Brothers Sports Club, 130 Takalvan Street, Bundaberg. Ticket Information: The AC/DC Story: $31.89 ($30 + $1.89 fees).
Go to accadaccarocks.com.au/.
OF SEA & SKY - JOHN LEYLAND
THIS exhibition focuses on the open expanses of our oceans, the ethereal quality of our skies, and the creatures that inhabit these spaces. These works emphasise the artist's own perception of the quiet, yet majestic beauty that can be found along our glorious coastlines. Tickets: free. On now until Sunday, June 30 at Gatakers Artspace, 311 Kent St, Maryborough.
For more information, email gatakersartspace@fraser coast.qld.gov.au or phone 07 4190 5723.
BROOWEENA HISTORICAL VILLAGE AND MUSEUM
THE Brooweena Historical Village provides a fascinating glimpse of the past with its tranquil rural setting in the centre of the township of Brooweena, 47 kilometres north of Maryborough. This area was first settled by Europeans in 1849 and the town developed with the arrival of the railway line in 1889. The local sawmill opened in 1924 and closed in November 2013. Sugar production is also a major industry. Open on the second and fourth Sunday of the month from 10am - 3pm (other times by prior arrangement). Consessions are available for group bookings with homemade lunch, morning or afternoon tea. The Brooweena Historical Village is located on Smith Crescent. Most buildings are wheelchair accessible.
Phone 07 4129 9262.
LITTLE HAVEN GRATITUDE WALK
LITTLE Haven Palliative Care's Gratitude Walk and Fun Run is on Sunday, July, 14 from 8am-12noon at the Gympie Showground, Exhibition RoadWe experience blessings in tragedy as well as joy. In this spirit, we invite you to join us on our "gratitude walk" honouring our patients and families and offering thanks to a community that supports caring for the terminally ill so they may enjoy the best and longest possible quality end of life. Walk and fun run - 1km, 5km and 7km. Entry Fees paid on the day at the Walk attract an additional $5 / person and Group. Online purchases: Adult $20; Child*/Concession** $10; Family (1 adult, up to 3 children) $40; Family (2 adults, up to 2 children) $50; Additional Child $5***; Junior Team (5 children) $35 - additional team members $5 each; *Child is 16 years or younger, children under 3 years FREE; **Concession includes student card, health care card and senior concession card holders; *** Family tickets are a base fee, plus $5 per family member running.
Go to gratitudewalk.com.au/.
TIARO FARMING AND LIFESTYLE FIELD DAY
THE Tiaro Farming and Lifestyle field day is a great family day out, with a range of food, stalls, entertainment and children's activities. But it is also a day of learning, with a range of experts on hand to run workshops and answer questions on various topics. The field day is not just about sharing information, but also an opportunity for many local community groups and business to showcase their products and services. The committee invites organisations and businesses to sponsor the field day. On Saturday, July 20 from 9am-3pm at the Tiaro Recreation Grounds, Inman St, Tiaro. Adult: $5. Door sales only.
2019 FRASER COAST EXPO
EACH year, thousands of home renovators and outdoor adventure enthusiasts make their way to the Maryborough Showgrounds for the annual Fraser Coast Expo. Over 100 exhibitors will showcase some of Australia's best outdoor adventure gear and home renovation products. Don't miss this unique opportunity to compare products and chat with industry experts. On Friday, August 16 from 8.30am-4pm, Saturday, August 17 from 8.30am-5pm and Sunday, August 18 from 8.30am-4pm at the Maryborough Showgrounds and Equestrian Park, Maryborough. Tickets: Adults: $12; Seniors Card: $10; Children under 16 free.
Go to frasercoastexpo.com.au/.