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Oc­to­ber

■ 1–22 – ICONIC QUEENS­LAND AT MUN­DUB­BERA RE­GIONAL ART GALLERY: This is a tour­ing ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tur­ing artists who en­tered in the Queens­land Re­gional Arts Com­pe­ti­tion awards in 2017. The gallery is lo­cated at the back of Mun­dub­bera Li­brary and is open li­brary hours. We have vol­un­teers man­ning the gallery most days.

■ VAR­I­OUS DAYS – CHIL­DREN’S STORYTIME: Check the North Bur­nett Re­gional Coun­cil web­site or phone 1300 696 272 for times and days. Chil­dren’s storytime is all about shar­ing sto­ries and rhymes, singing, talk­ing and play­ing is not just fun but good for lit­tle brains too. Come along to your town’s li­brary each week for a fun filled in­ter­ac­tive ses­sion to en­hance your child’s lan­guage de­vel­op­ment

■ 5 – OLD TIME DANCE: At Coalstoun Lakes Hall. Doors open 6.30pm. Raf­fle and sup­per.

■ 5 – NIGHT BOWLS: At Biggen­den Bowls Club. Starts with a sausage siz­zle at 6pm. Names in at 6pm for games to get un­der­way at 6.30pm. Phone names to 4127 1268.

■ 6 – BIGGEN­DEN ROSE FES­TI­VAL BALL: Tick­ets avail­able un­til Satur­day from Deb’s Coun­try Out­fit­ters for $70. Live mu­sic by Pur­ple Hills. The ball runs from 5.30pm un­til late at Biggen­den Show Hall. Three-course meal and free drink on ar­rival. Full bar fa­cil­i­ties. Strictly for­mal event. In­quiries phone Michelle on 0401 241 411.

■ 6 – MONTO COUN­TRY CRAFT MAR­KETS: Held at the Lis­ter St Art Walk on the first Satur­day of each month from 8am-noon. Phone Mar­garet Nagy on 0408 499 342 for more in­for­ma­tion.

■ 6 – COME UNITY AUC­TION FOR HEIDI PRINGLE. An auc­tion will be held at Gayn­dah’s Old Tin Shed from 5pm to raise money for lo­cal Heidi Pringle, who is un­der­go­ing chemo­ther­apy for acute promye­lo­cytic leukaemia. The com­mu­nity has gath­ered to­gether 25 auc­tion items and a night of great en­ter­tain­ment. Free en­try.

■ 6 – EIDSVOLD RACES: FIVE-race meet­ing. Gates open 11.30am. ATM, book­mak­ers, lo­cal tote. Free buses from Eidsvold and Mun­dub­bera. Free overnight camp­ing with hot show­ers. De­li­cious food and bev­er­ages. Night time en­ter­tain­ment, fash­ions of the field, kid’s en­ter­tain­ment. Ad­mis­sion adults $10 and aged pen­sion­ers $5. More in­for­ma­tion phone 0427 651 923.

■ 7 – GAYN­DAH MAR­KETS: Held first Sun­day of each month in Rotary Park.

■ 7 – OLD TIME DANCE. Mt Perry Dance Club in­vites you to its dance start­ing at 1pm.

■ 8 – AQUA FIT FUNDRAISER: At Biggen­den Swim­ming Pool from 10.15am. Pro­ceeds to Biggen­den Drought­busters.

■ 13 – MONTO OES OLD TIME DANCE: Held at Mulgildie Hall, start­ing 7.30pm. $10 en­try, sup­per, lucky door, lucky spot, Monte Carlo, raf­fles. For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Kaye on 4166 2081.

■ 13– MUN­DUB­BERA QCWA CENT SALE. Starts at 1.30pm. En­try $5 plus tick­ets. Af­ter­noon tea, great prizes, lucky door prize and raf­fle.

■ 14 – MT PERRY MU­SEUM MAR­KETS: Items for sale at the mar­kets in­clude leather goods, bric-a-brac, plants and seedlings, cro­chet and knit­ting, arte­facts made from stain­less steel forks and spoons. En­joy break­fast from the Men’s Shed. Stalls are $5 and $5 for the an­nual mem­ber­ship to cover in­di­vid­u­als for in­sur­ance pur­poses. For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Bep­pie on 4156 3185.

■ 15 – IN­TER­NA­TIONAL RU­RAL WOMEN’S DAY: BIEDO will be host­ing a Bur­nett In­land Women in Agri­cul­ture Day at the Biggen­den Memo­rial Hall from 9am to 3pm. A great day for ru­ral women to con­nect, share, learn and laugh. Var­i­ous trade and agency stalls. RSVP by Oc­to­ber 11 to con­nect@ biedo.org.au or phone 0400 695 456.

■ 19 – OPEN­ING OF BIGGEN­DEN APEX ROSE FES­TI­VAL CHAR­ITY ART

EX­HI­BI­TION: Or­gan­ised by Biggen­den School Chap­laincy pro­gram, the ex­hi­bi­tion will open with a wine and cheese evening. Ad­mis­sion $10, 17 years and un­der $5. Lucky door and raf­fle. Lo­cal artists in­clud­ing chil­dren are wel­come to dis­play their work, take or­ders or sell their art. Ex­hi­bi­tion along with the rose and flower show will be open from Oc­to­ber 19-21. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about the ex­hi­bi­tion, phone Moira Thomp­son 0458 365 051, or phone Rhanni McCosker 0477 896 483 or 0409703456 in re­la­tion to the rose and flower show. ■ 20 – MUN­DUB­BERA COUN­TRY MAR­KETS: From 8am-noon at Mun­dub­bera Unit­ing Church grounds. New stalls are al­ways wel­come. Phone Jan on 4165 4528 or 0427 654 528.

■ 20 – CAR BOOT SALE: Hosted by Biggen­den Men’s Shed in the for­mer rail­way yards from 7am. Bring your junk, trash, trea­sure, tools, ve­g­ies or plants. Car spa­ces only $5 per site. Sausage siz­zle and cold drinks. Book­ings ap­pre­ci­ated. Phone Ron on 0427 779 966. Also check out the book fair at QCWA Rooms and the side­walk mar­kets at The Den op­po­site Beiers Park.

■ 20 – BIGGEN­DEN ROSE FES­TI­VAL: Trea­sures of Biggen­den and Be­yond Art Ex­hi­bi­tion with wine and cheese night, Henry Walsh Climb of Mt Walsh, scarecrow com­pe­ti­tion, mar­ket stalls, en­ter­tain­ment, Snake Boss rep­tile show, pony and kids’ rides, an­i­mal farm, laser skir­mish, fash­ion pa­rade. Pa­rade of Biggen­den floats down Ed­ward St. To reg­is­ter floats, stalls or for queen com­pe­ti­tion, visit www.rose fes­ti­val.com.au/pro­gram.

■ 20 – GARAGE SALE TRAIL: Keep an eye on North Bur­nett Re­gional Coun­cil’s web­site for fur­ther de­tails.

■ 20 – MUN­DUB­BERA

COUN­TRY MAR­KETS: From 8am to noon at Mun­dub­bera Unit­ing Church grounds. New stalls wel­come. Phone Jan on 4165 4528 or 0427 654 528.

Novem­ber

■ 10 – SEC­OND AN­NUAL GRAND HO­TEL CAR, BIKE AND HOT ROD: Grand Ho­tel at Biggen­den from 10am to 4pm. Funds raised on the day will sup­port Apex. $10 en­try fee for car and bike own­ers.

■ 10 – FUNDRAIS­ING DIN­NER: Hosted by Biggen­den Drought­mas­ters at Memo­rial Hall. Multi-draw raf­fle, silent auc­tion and two-course din­ner for $20.

■ 11 – RE­MEM­BRANCE DAY

■ 20 – CAR BOOT SALE: Hosted by Biggen­den Men’s Shed in the for­mer rail­way yards from 7am. Bring your junk, trash, trea­sure, tools, ve­g­ies or plants. Car spa­ces only $5 per site. Sausage siz­zle and cold drinks. Book­ings ap­pre­ci­ated. Phone Ron on 0427 779 966. Also check out the book fair at QCWA Rooms and the side­walk mar­kets at The Den op­po­site Beiers Park.

PHOTO: FILE

COM­ING AROUND THE BEND: The horses are rac­ing at Eidsvold on Satur­day.

PHOTO: ERICA MUR­REE

Biggen­den Apex Rose fes­ti­val will have a new queen on Satur­day night.

Aqua Fit at Biggen­den is hold­ing a day Mon­day to raise funds for the farm­ers.

PHOTO: WEL­COME TO QUEENS­LAND WEB­SITE

Old time dances will be held at Coal­so­tun Lakes and Mt Perry.

PHOTO: ERICA MUR­REE

Mar­kets ga­lore this week­end.

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