What’s On in the Sunshine Coast and surrounding area
MOME – Maroochy Originals Music Event
Every Thursday night from 6.30pm
Maroochy Surf Club will play host to some of the hottest talent that the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Don’t miss your favourite act live on stage playing all original music. This is your way to give back and support local music. Acts include,
Gardening on the Edge
When: 10 June 2017
Where: Maleny and Flaxton
Cost: $20 for all six gardens
This year the event has three gardens in the Flaxton area, one in North Maleny, one in Maleny and the other in Booroobin.
All profits are donated to the local community.
There will be a garden market at the Maleny Showgrounds featuring stallholders selling plants, art, craft and produce.
Entry to all six open gardens is $20, while entry to three gardens is $15.
One garden can be visited for $5.
This year Pattemore House will be featured.
Find out more at http://malenygardenclub.org
URL Enquiries: http://malenygardenclub.org/
Sunshine Coast Choral Festival
When: 10 June 2017
Where: Lake Kawana Community Centre
Participating choirs include Cool Harmonies, Global Harmonies Community Choir, Hot Ginger Chorus, INsingC, Inspiration Choir, Joy of Singing – Maleny, New World Rhythm, Sweet Chilli, Sunshine Statesmen Barbershop Chorus and Tapestry.
Get your tickets at the door.
General is admission $15, while children under 12 are free.
Sunshine Coast Bridal Showcase
When: 18 June 2017
Time:10am – 4pm
Where: Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Ocean Drive, Twin Waters
See the spectacular display of cakes, gowns, floral arrangements, wedding cars and much more.
The show will feature must-have products and services for the sophisticated bride and groom.
The season has begun and wedding planning is in the air – come along and you will go in to the draw for any number of lucky door prizes valued at more $10,000.
URL Enquiries: http://www.sunshinecoastbridalshowcase.com.au/
Voices on the Coast
When: 18 July 2017
Where: University of the Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs
More than 4500 students from years four to 12 (aged nine to 18 years) attend the festival.
At the festival, students engage in author talks and writing, poetry and illustration workshops.
The festival is presented by Immanuel Lutheran College and the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Heal Yourself Expo
When: 29 Jul 2017
Where: Millwell Road Community Centre
All physical pain has a specific emotional cause and there is little or no point trying to fix the physical without dealing with the emotional issue that caused it in the first place.
This expo helps with emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing.
Find out more at
For more information visit www.healyourselfexpo.com
Sea Fm 91.9 Festival of Fire
When: 27 May
Where: Caloundra Sharks Rugby League Grounds, Gregory Street, Golden Beach
There will be monster trucks, seven insane fireworks displays, car stunts and more.
The Festival of Fire will also feature live music, giveaways, kids face painting, food stalls and more.
KC’S Fireworks and Brisbane Arts Theatre are conducting a professional fireworks training course.
The participants of that course will each create a unique, full-scale, fireworks spectacular launched live in front of crowd of spectators at the Festival of Fire.
Golden Beach Parkrun
When: Every Saturday
Where: Woorim Park, Lamerough Parade, Golden Beach.
Cost: Nothing – it’s free!
It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock. Run for your own enjoyment or set the pace, it’s up to you. There are no winners or losers.
Kawana Beach Parkrun
When: Every Saturday
Where: Kawana Surf Club 99 Pacific Blvd Buddina
Cost: Nothing – it’s free!
Another 5km fun run for all ages, you don’t need to be an experienced runner to attend, it’s about fun and exercise among friends.
The Eumundi Markets Open Every Wednesday 8am – 1.30pm & Saturday – 7am to 2pm
The Eumundi Market is Australia’s biggest and best art, craft and produce market, held every Saturday and Wednesday (rain, hail or shine) in the heart Eumundi. The market’s policy of make it, bake it, design it, sew it or grow it, ensures quality products and the very best of locally produced goods. You will discover original artworks, sculptures, and furniture, handmade toys, home wares, and skincare, cutting edge fashion and jewellery by local designers, as well as fresh local produce and fabulous food to enjoy while you explore Eumundi.
Sunshine Castle Bli Bli, 292- 296 David Low Way, Bli Bli
The Sunshine Castle is an award winning tourist attraction and function venue. Much in the tradition of Castles all around the world the Sunshine Castle captures the imagination of old and young alike.A stand out landmark in this location this Norman style Castle, with medieval additions, complete with moat, turrets, towers and drawbridge is completely unique in Australia.
The Castle is filled with medieval displays and other exhibitions that you are able to explore at your own pace in a self walk tour. Wander over the drawbridge into another time and feast with Kings in the Great Hall or squalor in shame in the dungeon. The Castle keep is a 24 metre look out tower that offers stunning views from Coast to Hinterland.
Children are sent on a Treasure Hunt and are able to choose a treat from the Kings treasure. A history shields tour offers detailed information on the medieval elements of the Castle and history.
Originally built to house a collection of dolls and fairytales there is still a significant collection of dolls and fairytales on display.
A visit to the Castle is ideal for a family outing or a fun experience for young and old.
90% under cover it is a great option come rain or shine.
Kunara Organic Marketplace Open Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 9am-5pm
Committed to providing an all-round service that revolves around your health and well-being, Kunara is leading the way by offering a one-stop destination for all things natural and organic.
For over 20 years we’ve supported South Eastern Queensland communities to source products, services and information to allow for informed decisions to be made to obtain and maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Eating well and living a healthy lifestyle is the choice of many; it just makes us feel better to know of that we are fuelling our bodies with the purest products available.
Supporting your healthy lifestyle is easy with the huge selection of fresh organic produce, grocery items, meat, dairy, skincare, natural cleaning products and more, that we offer at Kunara.