We love to get out and about on the Sunshine Coast. Check out the listings below for events happening near you
VICTORY ROLLS AND MAKE-UP
Today Time: Where: 1-3pm
Old Ambulance Station, 80 Howard St, Nambour. Join the gorgeous pinup mummas of Sunshine Coast Pinup School and learn how to perfect the iconic victory rolls.
Starting with the right tools, you’ll receive a personalised pinup essentials kit including bobby pins, teasing brush, snood, hair flower, eyeliner, lip liner and lipstick.
Use your kit to learn the many ways to create retro rolls, how to create different looks and which hairstyle is best suited for your face shape and hair type. Top it off with perfect winged eyeliner and a bold red lip using Sunshine Coast Pinup School’s tips and tricks for basic pinup make-up.
WEST END TO BROADWAY
Today and tomorrow Time:
Where: 4pm Saturday and Sunday
The Sunshine Castle, 292-296 David Low Way, Bli Bli. The Underground Opera Company is praised for its extraordinary performances in breathtaking spaces… and the Sunshine Castle provides a spectacular stage.
To celebrate UOC’s 10th anniversary, the exceptional cast of world-class performers is travelling to unique locations across Australia, including abandoned mines, tunnels, caves, castles, aeroplane hangars, power stations and islands to deliver show-stopping concerts of musical theatre.
Tickets are on sale at Ticketmaster.com.au and from Sunshine Castle on 5448 4477.
HEAL YOURSELF EXPO
Today and tomorrow Time:
Millwell Road Community Centre, 11 Millwell Rd, Maroochydore.
Immerse yourself in a community of healers, teachers and change makers who share a passion for supporting and educating others on how we have the power to heal not only ourselves but also the planet.
There will be a great line-up of practitioners, speakers and workshops focusing on teaching the community how humans can take control of their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.
Be assured the little ones will be kept busy at the kid zone while parents and adults rediscover the ways to self-healing.
Tickets available at the door.
SUNSHINE COAST FROG CHALLENGE
August 5 Time:
Registration 8.30-9.30am. 9.45am Long Course and Sprint Compulsory Race Briefing. 10.05am Sprint Race Start. Presentations start at 1pm approximately
Where: The Spit, Mooloolaba.
Are you up for the Frog Challenge? This unique endurance race consists of multiple running and swimming legs over distances from 20km to 45km on a diverse range of courses and surfaces. It’s sure to challenge the most seasoned competitor which is why the event is made for teams of two.
So grab a friend and register at www.frogchallenge.com/register-mooloolaba.html.
QUEENSLAND JUNIOR SURFING TITLES
Time: Various times depending on conditions on the day. Call the event hotline (07) 3030 6388 from 6.30am each morning of the event to find out times.
Where: This is a mobile event with the location determined by the conditions on the day. Call the event hotline (07) 3030 6388 from 6.30am each morning of the event to find out the exact location and start time.
Does your child under 18 dream of becoming a professional surfer?
Follow in the footsteps of high-profile surfers like Mick Fanning, Joel Parkinson and Bede Durbidge who have competed in the Queensland State Junior Surfing Titles. The series is the exclusive qualification pathway for the state’s elite junior competitors aiming for selection in Queensland’s State Junior Surfing Team.
Presented by World Surfaris, this is the first event of the series with four divisions – Under 18 Girls Shortboard, Under 18 Boys Shortboard, Under 16 Girls Shortboard and Under 18 Boys Shortboard. Entries close August 10 at 4pm. Visit www.surfingaustralia.com/states/qld for details and to register.
SUNSHINE COAST ART PRIZE
August 17-October 8
Time: Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am-2pm. Closed Mondays
Where: Caloundra Regional Gallery, 22 Omrah Ave, Caloundra.
One of the nation’s most dynamic and prestigious visual arts awards will be showcased in a stunning exhibition at the Caloundra Regional Gallery.
The Sunshine Coast Art Prize will be home to artworks by 40 finalists from across the country for more than seven weeks.
This is an outstanding exhibition not to be missed, so make sure you drop in to admire the diverse range of work which truly reflects contemporary visual arts practice in Australia.
Time: Various times. Visit www.facebook.com/RetroRocksGlambour for timetable
Where: Town Square and Nambour CBD
Retro Rocks Nambour and PCYC Sunshine Coast have combined to create a retro-inspired weekend-long festival in the heart of Nambour.
Nambour RetroFest begins with a Twilight Car Cruise from 6pm on Friday, August 18. There will be loads of entertainment throughout the weekend including a Retro Show and Shine, live rockabilly bands, dancing, fashion, pinup competitions, the Great Nambour Flamingo Hunt and loads more entertainment and performances. Frock up and rock up to check out The Big Car Show on Sunday from 9am-2pm featuring some show-stopping vintage wheels.
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◗ Miss Fifi La Rouge and Miss Hg Mercury of Sunshine Coast Pinup School. PHOTO: WORTH PHOTOGRAPHY
◗ The 2016 Sunshine Coast Art Prize winner Michael Cook. PHOTO: ERLE LEVEY