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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, 

Noosa International film Festival - Forest Glen Resort - Big4

Event: Noosa International Film Festival

When: Oct 26

Time: Various

Where: Various venues in Noosa and Eumundi

Cost: From $16

Immerse yourself in 100 inspiring and thought-provoking short and feature-length films from around the world, plus talks from cinema greats, a fusion of music and film, and workshops for the aspiring filmmaker.

A diverse program of drama, comedy, animation, thriller and documentary will keep you glued to the screen all weekend – all set in the beautiful backdrop of Noosa.

Tickets are on sale now at www.niff.com.au

Conscious Life Events - Forest Glen Resorts - Big4

Event: Conscious Life Festival 2017

When: Oct 28

Time: 9.30am – 5pm

Where: Lake Kawana Community Centre, 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina

Cost: $10 day / $15 weekend

Get inspired to transform your life at the seventh annual festival, a two-day family friendly event promoting all aspects of conscious living.

Join us as we support and celebrate your journey towards living a healthy, self-aware and sustainable life.

Our jam-packed program is guaranteed to uplift the spirit and inspire you to expand and awaken in our supportive, sacred environment.

Renowned practitioners, pioneers, speakers and specialists unite for an entire weekend of interactive workshops, meditations and seminars.

Learn about the latest in health and wellbeing, mindfulness and meaning, and discover new ways of living lightly on the earth.

Explore more than 120 exhibitor stalls of eco-friendly, healthy living and personal growth products and services.

Soak up the vibrant vibes of creativity, spontaneity and collective consciousness.

Chill out on the green while enjoying an all-day music program and a fresh healthy lunch, organic coffee or juice.

And don’t forget to treat yourself to a massage, reading or healing!

Bring the young ones for fun and educational kids activities as well as seminars on positive parenting.

Empower yourself for positive change and learn how to thrive and live with purpose and passion.

Don’t miss the 2017 Conscious Life Festival!

Heal Your Body - Heal Your Life workshop - Inna Segal - Forest Glen resort

Event: Heal Your Body – Heal Your Life workshop

When: November 4

Time: 9:30am-1:30pm

Where: Best Western Plus Lake Kawana Hotel, 9 Florey Boulevard, Birtinya

Inna Segal is a gifted healer and a pioneer in the field of energy medicine and human consciousness. She claims she can ‘see’ illness and blocks in a person’s body by intuitive means, explain what is occurring, and guide people through self-healing processes.

Inna is the award-winning bestselling author of The Secret Language of Your Body: The Essential Guide to Health and Wellness and The Secret Language of Color Cards.

Find out more about this workshop at:  


Event: Wanderlust Festival Sunshine Coast 2017

When: November 10

Where: Novotel Twin Waters Resort, 270 Ocean Drive Twin Waters

Cost: $29 – $470

At Wanderlust, the mission is to help you find your true north — to lead a healthy & inspired life. Wanderlust Sunshine Coast is a step down that path. Choose your own adventure with multi-level yoga and meditation sessions, mouthwatering local organic dinners, heart-pumping music, inspiring lectures and workshops, and outdoor activities from SUP to camping surrounded by a breathtaking tropical landscape.

Ocean St - Nights on Ocean - Forest Glen Resort - Big 4

Event: Nights on Ocean

When: November 10

Time: 5pm

Where: Ocean Street, Maroochydore

Cost: FREE

Enjoy cool drinks, exotic tastes and live music. Nights on Ocean is held on the second Friday of each month.

Event: Big Boys Toys Show Nambour Sunshine Coast

When: November 18

Time: 9am

Where: Nambour Showgrounds

This event showcases a huge range of big boys (and girls) toys in one big festival-style expo.

It provides the public with the opportunity to see, touch, experience, and buy all the ‘toys’ that they’ve ever dreamed of!

Gizmos, gadgets, outdoor equipment, adventure experiences, camping, 4WD, sports, motorbikes, cars, boats, tech and hobbies are all in one action-packed location!

Featuring the latest products and experiences from a great range of local, national and international brands, this expo is not only going to be unique, but it is also going to be fun and a great experience for the whole family!

Visit www.bigboystoysshow.com.au or contact info@bigboystoysshow.com.au

Spring Swim - Maloolabah - Forest Glen Resort

Event: Spring Swim

When: November 18

Time: 6am

Where: Mooloolaba

The event offers distances for every ability, a simple course layout for kids and beginners and longer events for competitive swimmers and triathletes in training. Choose a distance, get training and kickstart your summer!

Find out more http://worldseriesswims.com.au/spring-swim/

Heal Your Body – Heal Your Life workshop

Event: Queensland Triathlon Series

When: November 19

Time: 5am

Where: Lake Kawana, Sportsmans Parade, Birtinya

Cost: various

The Queensland Triathlon Series welcomes athletes of all ages and abilities to compete in a fun, friendly environment. From the Kool Kids 7yrs+ races, to the beginners getting a feel for a triathlon, to challenging yourself to take on the sprint and super sprint distance races, there has never been a better time to tri!

Each venue has a range of distances so for a more detailed overview specific to your location, make sure you check out the event manual on the events page.

Go to: qldtriseries.com.au  

Golden Beach Park Run

Golden Beach Parkrun

When: Every Saturday
Time: 7am
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 Park Run

Kawana Beach Parkrun

When: Every Saturday
Time: 7am
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.

Eumundi Markets

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 Coast Castle

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

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.