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40th Her­vey Bay Ac­tive Rid­ers An­niver­sary Show

What: En­joy a day of en­ter­tain­ment as the Her­vey Bay Ac­tive Rid­ers cel­e­brate their 40th An­niver­sary Breed Show. Where: 316 Lower Moun­tain Road, Dun­dowran

When: From 8.30am, Sun­day from 8am

Cost: $5 per class, mem­ber­ship $15, en­try on day $5.

Rockin’ Mary­bor­ough Vin­tage Fes­ti­val

What: This fes­ti­val is a vi­brant weekend cel­e­brat­ing all things vin­tage and retro. In par­tic­u­lar, the iconic mu­sic, fash­ion, pin ups and hot rods of the era. There’s no short­age of events with the Miss Rockin’ Mary­bor­ough Pinup Pageant, the Rock­a­billy Dance Party and more. Where: Ade­laide St and Elena St When: 9am - 5pm and Sun­day 9am - 2pm

Cost: Hot Rod Rides $5 Dance lessons $10, Dance party $25

Spring Orchid Show

What: Hosted by Mary­bor­ough District Orchid So­ci­ety, the event will showcase about 400

orchid plants on dis­play. Where: St Paul’s Memo­rial Hall, Ade­laide St, Mary­bor­ough When: 8.30am - 1pm

Cost: $2 en­try Wide Bay Tat­too Show What: Show of your tat­toos at the Wide Bay 2nd Tat­too Show. There are a num­ber of cat­e­gories to en­ter with ex­pe­ri­enced judges and great tro­phies. All pro­ceeds from the day go to­wards char­ity. Where: 405 Alice St, Mary­bor­ough When: 1pm-7pm, reg­is­tra­tion 11am-12pm

Cost: $10 en­try fee, con­tes­tant reg­is­tra­tion $5

Jour­ney Through Life and Na­ture ex­hi­bi­tion & Beach to Birrabeen ex­hi­bi­tion

What: Ex­pe­ri­ence a wide va­ri­ety of art pro­duced by a num­ber of tal­ented artists at two ex­hi­bi­tions this weekend. You’re bound to be in­spired.

Where: Her­vey Bay Re­gional Gallery

When: 10am-4pm week­days and 10am-1pm week­ends Cost: Free

An evening with Peter Rowe

What: Join Peter Rowe for an evening of in­spi­ra­tion. Hear Peter’s story and take part in a pub­lic art work­shop. Where: Her­vey Bay Re­gional Gallery When: 4.30pm-7.30pm Cost: Free en­try Fraser Coast Small Wheels What: Packed with en­ergy, the Small Wheels event will get your adren­a­line pump­ing as you watch bikes and karts race on tracks.

Where: Fraser Coat Su­per­moto Race­way, 300 Gympie Road, Tinana

When: From 8am

Cost: Free

Mu­sic from Al Davies

What: If you fancy some live mu­sic to make your Satur­day night per­fect, then make sure you catch Al Davies as he per­forms live at the Fraser Coast Cul­tural Cen­tre.

Where: Fraser Coast Cul­tural

Cen­tre When: 4.30-6.30pm Cost: Free

TO­MOR­ROW Tour de Bay

What: A cy­cling event for everyone, Tour de Bay has rid­ers en­joy­ing ei­ther a 50km or 100km dis­tance across a scenic and chal­leng­ing route. Par­tic­i­pants raise funds to help sup­port the Her­vey Bay Youth Men­tor­ing pro­gram.

Where: Her­vey Bay Neigh­bour­hood Cen­tre, Charles Street.

When: 6am

MS Swimathon

What: Show your sup­port for the MS Swimathon to­mor­row as teams spon­sored by friends and fam­ily take part in a 12 hour re­lay. The event raises funds for Queens­lan­ders liv­ing with mul­ti­ple scle­ro­sis (MS).

Where: 202 - 204 Boundary Rd, Torquay

When: 6am - 6pm

Cost: Adult $30, stu­dent $20, Fam­ily (2 adults, 2 chil­dren) $75.

Niken­bah Mar­kets

What: Spend your Sun­day morn­ing pot­ter­ing around the Niken­bah Mar­kets. Where: Her­vey Bay An­i­mal Refuge.

When: 6am-12pm

Cost: Free

Rockin' Mary­bor­ough Vin­tage Fes­ti­val ‘s Blonde Bub­bles from Gympie, Ivory Rose from Her­vey Bay and Rosie Le Fleur from Tin Can Bay. PHOTO: ALIS­TAIR BRIGHTMAN

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