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HORI­ZON FES­TI­VAL OF ARTS AND CUL­TURE

Au­gust 25-Septem­ber 3

Time: Var­i­ous times. Check web­site for timetable. hori­zon­fes­ti­val.com.au

Where: Mul­ti­ple lo­ca­tions around the Sun­shine Coast.

The Sun­shine Coast’s cre­ative spirit is set to take over the re­gion for 10 days filled with arts, cul­ture and cre­ativ­ity. More than 200 events in visual art, film, lit­er­a­ture, per­for­mance, street art, com­edy, mu­sic, theatre and ex­hi­bi­tions will make up the Hori­zon Fes­ti­val. The fes­ti­val pro­vides a plat­form for col­lab­o­ra­tion and artis­tic ex­pres­sion, de­vel­ops emerg­ing and ex­per­i­men­tal works, and en­cour­ages projects which foster growth and leave a legacy for the re­gion. See pages 18-24 or visit hori­zon­fes­ti­val.com.au for more in­for­ma­tion on the up­com­ing events and ac­tiv­i­ties.

NOOSA CRAFT BEER FES­TI­VAL

Au­gust 26 Time: 12noon-6pm

Where: Noosa Reef Ho­tel, 19 Noosa Dr, Noosa Heads. Twenty brew­eries small and large from across Aus­tralia will be at the one spot a day full of beer, food and good times.

Go on a de­li­cious jour­ney of sip­ping, sam­pling and tast­ing some of the 80 beers, craft beers and ciders as well as in­ter­na­tional food stalls serv­ing up authen­tic chews.

Chat to the peo­ple be­hind these brews while try­ing their prod­ucts. There will be talks on brew­ing tech­niques, face paint­ing, bal­loon mak­ing and a jump­ing castle to keep the kids busy as well as char­ity raf­fles in sup­port of Breast Cancer and Sun­shine But­ter­flies. En­try is a gold coin do­na­tion with all pro­ceeds do­nated to­wards these char­i­ties.

MALENY MU­SIC FES­TI­VAL

Septem­ber 1-3 Time: Starts Septem­ber 1 at 5pm

Where: Maleny Show­grounds, Maleny-Stan­ley River Rd,

Maleny.

En­joy the friendly vibe of home­grown and in­ter­na­tional artists while con­nect­ing with the lo­cal com­mu­nity at the Maleny Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. Come for one day or for all three. The weekend is filled with tal­ented mu­si­cians, chances to try out new things and per­for­mances with a dif­fer­ence.

FATHER’S DAY AT AUS­TRALIA ZOO

Septem­ber 3

Time: Zoo opens 9am-5pm

Where: Aus­tralia Zoo, 1638, Steve Ir­win Way, Beer­wah.

Treat your dad to an ac­tion-packed day at Aus­tralia Zoo. Kick off the day with a free bar­be­cue break­fast pro­vided by Ro­tary and served by the Jun­gle Girls. You’ll need the en­ergy to tackle the gi­ant in­flat­able ob­sta­cle course. Com­plete the chal­lenge in record time for your chance to win an Oz­tent RV5 val­ued at $1399. Don’t miss Chloe Styler per­form at the Mount Franklin Cro­co­seum at 11.35am, the an­nual Koala Throw­ing Com­pe­ti­tion at 10.30am plus en­ter the ma­jor prize draw for your chance to win dad one of the ex­hil­a­rat­ing ex­pe­ri­ences, in­clud­ing two jet ski hire vouch­ers thanks to The Hire Hut, a Tim McIvor Pho­tog­ra­phy voucher, an Adult Ca­ble pass at Bli Bli Wa­ter Sports Com­plex or an Aus­tralia Zoo Ripper prize pack. You must be in it to win it, for more in­for­ma­tion visit www.aus­trali­a­zoo.com.au/ visit-us/ cal­en­dar/ 554 -fa­thers-day.

VIN­TAGE CAL­EN­DAR GIRLS PRE­MIERE CAL­EN­DAR LAUNCH

Septem­ber 8

Time: 6-10pm

Where: Maleny Manor, 894 Lands­bor­ough-Maleny Rd, Maleny.

Save the date! The Vin­tage Cal­en­dar Girls will present their 1950’s Au­drey Hep­burn in­spired cal­en­dar with a de­lec­ta­ble din­ner and dessert cock­tail evening. The ex­clu­sive edi­tion print for 2018 fea­tures Aus­tralian en­ter­tainer and Danc­ing with the Stars judge Todd McKen­ney, the gor­geous celebrity queen Cherie Bar­ber, TV pre­sen­ter and celebrity stylist Kate Bol­lard, founder of The Next Step Spinal Cord In­jury Re­cov­ery Centre Rhi­an­non Tracey and Sun­rise host David Koch. Tick­ets are $89 each and this in­cludes a com­pli­men­tary drink, nib­bles and two-course din­ner.

BEAU­TI­FUL YOU WARDROBE

Septem­ber 9

Time: 7am-1pm

Where: The Big Pineap­ple, 76 Nambour Con­nec­tion Rd, Woom­bye.

Ex­plore a charm­ing retro and vin­tage mar­ket for a cause. Sup­port­ing the not-for-profit lo­cal char­ity, the Beau­ti­ful You Cancer Pro­gram, en­try to this trea­sure chest of pre-loved good­ies is $2 with all pro­ceeds sup­port­ing women with cancer. It is also ap­pre­ci­ated to do­nate an old piece of jew­ellery or a hand­bag you no longer use to be sold with pro­ceeds go­ing to­wards set­ting up the Beau­ti­ful You Re­treat. Want to hold a stall? Stall book­ings are $69 which in­cludes a 3x3 area for you to set up your own tres­tle ta­ble and/or racks. Set up is from 5am-7am as doors open to shop­pers at 7am. For any in­quiries, phone Karen on 0402 229 099.

PHOTO: JOHN MCCUTCHEON

Jessie Favell and Pa­trick Fer­ris at the Maleny Mu­sic Fes­ti­val.

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