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