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Oc­to­ber

■ 1–22 – ICONIC QUEENS­LAND AT MUN­DUB­BERA RE­GIONAL

ART GALLERY: This is a tour­ing ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tur­ing artists who en­tered in the Queens­land Re­gional Arts Com­pe­ti­tion awards in 2017. The gallery is lo­cated at the back of Mun­dub­bera Li­brary and is open li­brary hours. We have vol­un­teers man­ning the gallery most days. ■ VAR­I­OUS DAYS – CHIL­DREN’S STORYTIME: Check the North Bur­nett Re­gional Coun­cil web­site or phone 1300 696 272 for times and days. Chil­dren’s storytime is all about shar­ing sto­ries and rhymes, singing, talk­ing and play­ing is not just fun but good for lit­tle brains too. Come along to your town’s li­brary each week for a fun filled in­ter­ac­tive ses­sion to en­hance your child’s lan­guage de­vel­op­ment.

■ 11 – BIGGEN­DEN CHRIS­TIAN WOMEN’S FEL­LOW­SHIP: Gospel Chapel in Ge­orge St, Biggen­den will host a 9.30am ser­vice with the theme Praise and Thanks­giv­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion phone Madge Poole 0434 435 494 or Ruth Clifford 0488 725 750.

■ 12 – NIGHT BOWLS: At Biggen­den Bowls Club. Starts with a sausage siz­zle at 6pm. Names in at 6pm for games to get un­der way at 6.30pm. Phone names to 4127 1268.

■ 13 – GAYN­DAH RACES: GAYN­DAH Race Club will cel­e­brate 150th an­niver­sary of the Queens­land Derby with a six-race meet­ing. Fash­ions of the Field. Gates open at 11am. Book­mak­ers on course. Food vans and bar fa­cil­i­ties avail­able. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion $25 at the gate. Mar­quee tick­ets $120 each bought on­line via the Gayn­dah Jockey Club Face­book page. ■ 13 –AN­NUAL WOOD CHOP AT MT PERRY GRAND HO­TEL: Or­gan­ised by Mt Perry Axemen & Sawyers from 10am. Var­i­ous wood chop events, chain­saw rac­ing and demon­stra­tions, tree climb, cross cut saws. Bar­be­cue lunch, band till late, jump­ing cas­tle, evening bistro, Mt Perry Car and Bike Club dis­play in main street. Also check out the art ex­hi­bi­tion while in town. En­quiries phone pub on 07 4105 9708, Michael Din­gle 4156 3383 or Brian Gerdes 4156 3916. ■ 13 – MONTO OES OLD TIME DANCE: Held at Mulgildie Hall, start­ing 7.30pm. $10 en­try, sup­per, lucky door, lucky spot, Monte Carlo, raf­fles. For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Kaye on 4166 2081. ■ 13 – MUN­DUB­BERA QCWA CENT SALE. Starts at 1.30pm. En­try $5 plus tick­ets. Af­ter­noon tea, great prizes, lucky door prize and raf­fle. ■ 14 – MT PERRY MU­SEUM

MAR­KETS: Items for sale at the mar­kets in­clude leather goods, bric-a-brac, plants and seedlings, cro­chet and knit­ting, arte­facts made from stain­less steel forks and spoons. En­joy break­fast from the Men’s Shed. Stalls are $5 and $5 for the an­nual mem­ber­ship to cover in­di­vid­u­als for in­surance pur­poses. For more in­for­ma­tion, phone Bep­pie on 4156 3185. ■ 15 – IN­TER­NA­TIONAL RU­RAL WOMEN’S DAY: BIEDO will be host­ing a Bur­nett In­land Women in Agri­cul­ture Day at the Biggen­den Memo­rial Hall from 9am to 3pm. A great day for ru­ral women to con­nect, share, learn and laugh. Var­i­ous trade and agency stalls. RSVP by Oc­to­ber 11 to con­nect@ biedo.org.au or phone 0400 695 456.

■ 19 – OPEN­ING OF BIGGEN­DEN APEX ROSE FES­TI­VAL ROSE AND FLOWER SHOW AND CHAR­ITY ART EX­HI­BI­TION: Or­gan­ised by Biggen­den School Chap­laincy pro­gram, the art ex­hi­bi­tion will open with a wine and cheese evening. Ad­mis­sion $10, 17 years and un­der $5. Lucky door and raf­fle. Lo­cal artists in­clud­ing chil­dren are wel­come to dis­play their work, take or­ders or sell their art. Ex­hi­bi­tion along with the rose and flower show will be open from Oc­to­ber 19–21. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about the ex­hi­bi­tion, phone Moira Thomp­son 0458 365 051, or phone Rhanni McCosker 0477 896 483 or 0409 703 456 in re­la­tion to the rose and flower show. ■ 20 – MUN­DUB­BERA COUN­TRY MAR­KETS: From 8am-noon at Mun­dub­bera Unit­ing Church grounds. New stalls are al­ways wel­come. Phone Jan on 4165 4528 or 0427 654 528. ■ 20 – CAR BOOT SALE: Hosted by Biggen­den Men’s Shed in the for­mer rail­way yards from 7am. Bring your junk, trash, trea­sure, tools, ve­g­ies or plants. Car spa­ces only $5 per site. Sausage siz­zle and cold drinks. Book­ings ap­pre­ci­ated. Phone Ron on 0427 779 966. Also check out the book fair at QCWA Rooms and the side­walk mar­kets at The Den op­po­site Beiers Park. ■ 20 – BIGGEN­DEN ROSE FES­TI­VAL: Trea­sures of Biggen­den and Be­yond Art

Ex­hi­bi­tion with wine and cheese night, Henry Walsh Climb of Mt Walsh, scare­crow com­pe­ti­tion, mar­ket stalls, en­ter­tain­ment, Snake Boss rep­tile show, pony and kids’ rides, an­i­mal farm, laser skir­mish, fash­ion pa­rade. Pa­rade of Biggen­den floats down Ed­ward St. To regis­ter floats, stalls or for queen com­pe­ti­tion, visit www.rose fes­ti­val.com.au/pro­gram. ■ 20 – GARAGE SALE TRAIL: Keep an eye on North Bur­nett Re­gional Coun­cil’s web­site for fur­ther de­tails. ■ 20 – MUN­DUB­BERA

COUN­TRY MAR­KETS: From 8am to noon at Mun­dub­bera Unit­ing Church grounds. New stalls wel­come. Phone Jan on 4165 4528 or 0427 654 528.

■ 21 –GARAGE SALE TRAIL:

The MEA Her­itage Rail Group will be con­duct­ing the Garage Sale Trail at the Mun­dub­bera Rail­way Precinct on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 21 start­ing at 8am. Stall sites avail­able for $10. En­joy a sausage siz­zle and cof­fee pro­vided by the Men’s Shed. For book­ings or en­quiries phone Bur­nett Map­ping on 4165 4468.

Novem­ber

■ 10 – SEC­OND AN­NUAL GRAND HO­TEL CAR, BIKE AND HOT ROD: Grand Ho­tel at Biggen­den from 10am–4pm. Funds raised on the day will sup­port Apex. $10 en­try fee for car and bike own­ers. ■ 10 – FUNDRAIS­ING DIN­NER: Hosted by Biggen­den Drought­mas­ters at Memo­rial Hall. Multi-draw raf­fle, silent auc­tion and two-course din­ner for $20.

■ 10 JAYCETTES GIRLS

NIGHT IN. At Mun­dub­bera Bowls Club from 4–8pm. Fab­u­lous af­ter­noon with guest speak­ers, pi­anist, multi-draw raf­fles. Wear some­thing flo­ral for the best dressed com­pe­ti­tion. $30 a per­son. RSVP to Gayle 0427 654 223 or email muntyres@big­pond.net.au. Pro­ceeds to Can­cer Coun­cil Queens­land. ■ 11 – RE­MEM­BRANCE DAY ■ 20 – CAR BOOT SALE: Hosted by Biggen­den Men’s Shed in the for­mer rail­way yards from 7am. Car spa­ces only $5 a site. Sausage siz­zle and cold drinks. Book­ings ap­pre­ci­ated. Phone Ron on 0427 779 966. Also check out the book fair at QCWA Rooms and the side­walk mar­kets at The Den op­po­site Beiers Park.

De­cem­ber

■ 22 – BIGGEN­DEN APEX CHRIST­MAS FAIR: En­ter­tain­ment, food stalls.

PHO­TOS: CON­TRIB­UTED

Six-race pro­gram at Gayn­dah this Satur­day to cel­e­brate 150th an­niver­sary of the Queens­land Derby.

PHOTO: TOBI LOF­TUS

BIEDO Women in Agri­cul­ture event is be­ing held in Bund­aberg on Mon­day.

PHOTO: WEL­COME TO QUEENS­LAND WEB­SITE

Old time dance is hap­pen­ing at Mulgildie Hall Satur­day night.

Don’t miss Sun­day’s mar­kets at Mt Perry.

Mun­dub­bera QCWA have a cent sale on Satur­day.

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