EVENTS:

We love to get out and about on the Sun­shine Coast. Check out the be­low list­ings for events hap­pen­ing near you

Life & Style Weekend - - WELCOME // INSIDE TODAY - Event sub­mis­sions in­cluded at dis­cre­tion of the Life&Style Week­end editorial team.

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.

MOOFEST

To­day Time: 11am–5.30pm

Where: Mooloolah Recre­ation Park, Mooloolah

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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

Septem­ber 16–18

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

Septem­ber 18

Time: 3–6pm

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

Time: 5–9pm

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

Oc­to­ber 22–23

Time: 9am–4pm

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.

PHOTO: CHE CHAP­MAN

The Maroochy Mu­sic and Visual Arts Fes­ti­val is back for its sec­ond year.

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