CALENDAR OF EVENTS
September - November
Noosa Country Show
The annual country show is on from September 15-16 at the Pomona Showgrounds. It is a chance for the coast dwellers to get a real taste of country living with a dollop of Noosa style. Go to www.noosashowsociety.org.au.
This highly acclaimed arts festival of exhibitions, events and workshops in nature about nature, the highlight of which are the sculptures created in outdoor natural settings around Noosa. Runs until October 15. Go to www.noosa.qld.gov.au/floating-land for details.
Williamson’s Jack of Hearts
The Noosa Arts Theatre hosts this romantic comedy by talented husband and wife team Rory Williamson and Janneke Williamson. This is the 50th stage play from Noosa Arts. Runs until September 23. Go to www.noosaartstheatre.org.au for details.
Living on the Edge and Artcycle
Noosa Regional Gallery exhibits run until October 5 with work by Nicola Moss finalists for the Artcycle Art Prize. Entry free. Go to www.noosaregionalgallery.com.au.
Great Noosa Trail Walk
Starts September 30 and ends October 2 in the glorious Noosa hinterland. A three-day journey through the Noosa farmlands, forests, national parks, lookouts and historic villages. Go to www.greatnoosatrailwalk.com.au.
Noosa International Rugby 7s Festival
Held October 13 to 15 at Noosa Dolphin Oval, Bicentennial Drive, Sunshine Beach with free entry. This features more than 70 men’s, women’s and junior teams playing in more than 150 matches featuring teams from Australia, Fiji, Nauru, Papua New Guinea and Sierra Leone. They will compete in elite, social, under-18 boys and girls and over 14s boys and girls competitions. Go to www.noosainternationalsevens.com.au.
Noosa Landscape Mixed Media Art Weekend
Held October 14-15 at Noosa Shores Resort at Noosa Sound.
A weekend to explore, discuss and create while responding to the beautiful Noosa environment. Go to www.artlaughtalk.com.au.
Noosa International Film Festival
To be held October 26 to 29, the Noosa International Film Festival presents incredible cinematic experiences in three key streams – World Cinema presenting new release feature length films, an international short film competition, and Inside Cinema with special guests. Go to www.niff.com.au.
Noosa Triathlon Multi Sports Festival
Noosa’s showpiece event from November 1-5 featuring the main attraction, which draws athletes and fans to be part of the world’s largest triathlon. The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival celebrates sports, healthy lifestyles, fitness and fun in a mixing of sport and entertainment. Go to www.noosatri.com.au.
Noosa Hill Climb Summer Challenge
The Noosa Beach Classic Car Club hosts this November 11-12 uphill charge to motorhead heaven along Gyndier Dr, Tewantin. The Noosa Hill Climb, celebrating its 20th year, is one of the premier hill climb events in Australia, with plenty of thrills and spills and up-close spectator viewing. Go to www.noosacarclub.com.au.
CROWD FAVOURITE: The Noosa Triathlon is as popular as ever.