5 of the best OUR WEEKEND PICKS
1 It’s the biggest event on the calendar for Townsville petrol heads — the Supercars are back in town. The Townsville 400 will kick off at Reid Park today with races from 8.20am to 3.45pm. The weekend will be packed with track races from 8am to 6pm both days. On Saturday night Aussie music legends Jimmy Barnes and James Reyne will rock out under the SuperTop, behind the Supercars Paddock. Visit http://www.supercars.com for more.
2 Neighbourhood Sessions organisers Sam Wright and Nicole Cross are hosting their largest event ever this weekend — a one- day live music festival Neck of the Woods. Head to Hervey’s Range on Saturday for a day of tunes and food trucks and bring your own drinks. Details at http://www.neighbourhoodsessions.com
3 This weekend is your last to roam with dinosaurs at the Museum of Tropical Queensland. Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous gives you a chance to experience life on Earth 145 million years ago, featuring a herd of animated, life- size dinosaur models. The exhibition ends this Sunday, normal admission entry applies.
4 The RocKwiz gang are on the road and heading to Townsville for a live show tonight. Julia Zemiro, Brian, Dugald and the RocKwiz OrKestra will light up the Townsville Convention Centre tonight with all your favourite segments — Who Can It Be Now, Million Dollar Riff, The Furious Five and Contestant Karaoke. Adult tickets are $ 89, for more visit rockwizlive. com. au
5 Want to try something new this weekend? All are invited to join the Full Moon Drum Circle at The Strand on Saturday from 6pm to 7pm. No experience is required and within minutes you will be banging away on the drums with the entire circle. All drums and percussion instruments are provided. For details visit www.therhythmconnection.com or search for Townsville Drum Circle on Facebook.