We love to get out and about on the Sunshine Coast. Check out the below listings for events happening near you
KIDS FOR KIDS CONCERT
Today Time: 5.30–11pm
Where: Aussie World, 73 Frizzo Rd, Bruce Highway, Palmview
Enjoy exclusive use of Aussie World then boogie along to live music in The Shed at 7pm. Not only will this be a fun night out but the concert is supporting two local teenagers undergoing cancer treatment. Visit facebook.com/KidsforKidsConcert for more.
MAROOCHY MUSIC AND VISUAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Today Time: 10am
Where: Old Horton Golf Course, entry via Dalton Dr, Maroochydore
In its second year, this festival celebrates contemporary music and visual arts and features some of the hottest Australian bands on one stage. Plus, give drink tickets and queues the flick with a 70-metre cash and card bar. This is an 18+ event.
Today Time: 11am–5.30pm
Where: Mooloolah Recreation Park, Mooloolah
Spread a blanket in the sun to enjoy great indie pop from Coast band Selahphonic, or some quality country from X-Factor’s Caitlyn Shadbolt. Catch the flying bike stunts of JC Epidemic or enjoy the Mooloolah State School’s Spanish dancers. For more details visit www.moofest.com.au or contact Nat Petingill on 0409 670 552.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Today until tomorrow Time: 9.30am–4pm
Where: Sekisui Design Centre, 1443 David Low Way, Yaroomba
The next workshop welcomes French water colourist Muriel Buthier-Chartrain. Muriel’s amazing skills with broad watercolour brushes enables her to capture the nuances of light and float her water and sediments across the paper in a unique style that she has perfected over many years. For more information or to book into the workshop with Muriel, visit www.fishlanestudios/workshop or call
0419 358 859.
FAMILY RETRO-FUN EVENT
Tomorrow Time: 10am
Where: Buderim Men’s Shed, 53 Mill Rd, Buderim
Join in a free family fun day filled with retro games, stilt walking, gym activities, gold coin donation sausage sizzle, coffee, popcorn, classic old cars to view plus take a ride on a real motor-trike. For information contact event co-ordinator Norm Thursby on 0424 112 190.
TINBEERWAH ART GROUP ANNUAL ART SHOW
Time: Gala opening September 16 at 5.30pm Where: Tinbeerwah Hall, Cnr Sunrise Rd and Noosa Cooroy Rd, Tinbeerwah.
Paintings framed and unframed ranging from traditional to contemporary styles in watercolours, acrylics, oils, pastels, charcoal and mixed media. Entry is by gold coin donation. Contact Jan Cooke on 5473 0235.
A TASTE OF BRAZIL
Where: The Bison Bar, C-Square Courtyard, 52-64 Currie St, Nambour
Immerse yourself in the spirit of South America along with some of the finest performers of Brazilian music in Australia. Don’t miss hearing Tom Jobim, Elis Regina, Rosa Passos, Caetano Veloso and Joyce Morena come alive in a myriad of rhythms and arrangements of well-loved Brazilian style jazz tunes, featuring Adelaide’s vocal darling Charmaine Jones with Brazil’s renowned Eddie Gazani on guitar and vocals. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.stickytickets.com.au, or at the door. Bookings are recommended.
CALOUNDRA TWILIGHT MARKETS
September 23 and 30
Where: Bulcock Beach Esp, Caloundra
Featuring 100 unique stalls with street food, gourmet sweets, fashion, jewellery, fun stuff for the kids, live music, street performers and more. Visit facebook.com/twilightmarketscaloundra for further information.
SUNSHINE COAST ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR
Where: Montville Village Hall, Main St, Montville.
Browse and buy 100% locally made craft items including handbags, children’s clothing, pottery, jewellery, knitted goods, jams and spreads. Entry is free. Visit facebook.com/SunshineCoastArtsandCrafts.
The Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival is back for its second year.