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Today Time: Noon–6pm

Where: Noosa Reef Ho­tel, 19 Noosa Dr, Noosa Heads.

TWENTY brew­eries small and large from across Aus­tralia will be at the one spot for 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 tastes. 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.


Today Time: 6–9pm

Where: Kings Beach Am­phithe­atre, De Vene Ave, Kings Beach. Put on your plat­forms, dust off the flares and ex­pe­ri­ence the fab­u­lous hits of the 1960s and ’70s in an all-singing, all-danc­ing Motown, soul and disco spec­tac­u­lar. Whether it be re­liv­ing your colour­ful past or dis­cov­er­ing it for the first time, it is a per­fect mu­si­cal event for any age.

Fea­tur­ing hits from Earth Wind and Fire, The Bee Gees, Diana Ross, The Jack­son Five, Ste­vie Won­der, The Four Tops, The Supremes, The Temp­ta­tions, Glo­ria Gaynor and many more.


Au­gust 29 Time: 8am–3pm

Where: The J Noosa, 60 Noosa Dr, Noosa.

DO YOU run your own busi­ness and want to learn some­thing new? Per­haps you have a dream but don’t know where to start?

Some of Aus­tralia’s big­gest busi­ness names and se­ri­ously savvy women are drop­ping into the Sun­shine Coast for a one-off con­fer­ence.

Rub shoul­ders with well-known and suc­cess­ful hus­tlers, dream­ers and cre­ators in­clud­ing Lisa Mes­sen­ger, Jamila Rivzi, the Mer­ry­maker Sis­ters, Christy LadyLau­rence, Ka­rina Sharpe, Kelly Carthy, Natalee An­der­sen, Robyn Gipters and Sym­mone Gor­don.

Each speaker will do a short Q&A with our host fol­lowed by a panel with au­di­ence ques­tions. There will even be a pitch panel in the af­ter­noon where you could walk away with $1000 to­wards your busi­ness or project.

The first and sec­ond-re­lease tick­ets have sold out, so to avoid miss­ing out on this in­cred­i­ble op­por­tu­nity right on your doorstep, make sure you get a ticket be­fore the fi­nal lot sell out. Visit events.tick­et­­self.


Au­gust 30 Time: 5.30–6.30pm.

Where: 6 Ocean St, Ma­roochy­dore.

A GI­ANT street art wall will be cre­ated by two of Aus­tralia’s lead­ing street artists on Ma­roochy­dore’s Ocean St start­ing Mon­day, Au­gust 28, and fin­ish­ing Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 30.

The 17m x 8m long work brings to­gether world-renowned artists Bradley East­man (Beast­man) and Emily Deavers (MIMI) in a live street art project, which will transform a vast blank wall into a scene re­flect­ing the beauty and fragility of Aus­tralia’s seas. The pair will work col­lab­o­ra­tively to cre­ate the first Sea Wall in Aus­tralia.

Sea Walls is part of the PangeaSeed Foundation’s public art pro­gram, which is de­signed to bring oceans to the street and pro­voke a con­ver­sa­tion around con­ser­va­tion of the nat­u­ral en­vi­ron­ment. The project will also be a legacy art­work for Hori­zon Fes­ti­val.

Beast­man and MIMI are set to com­plete the wall on Au­gust 30 at 4pm fol­lowed by a Q&A for the com­mu­nity to get up close and per­sonal with the artists.


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

Where: Maleny Show­grounds, Maleny-Stan­ley River Rd,


EN­JOY the friendly vibe of home-grown and in­ter­na­tional artists while con­nect­ing with the lo­cal com­mu­nity at the Maleny Mu­sic Fes­ti­val. Come for one day or all three.

The week­end is filled with tal­ented mu­si­cians, chances to try out new things and per­for­mances with a dif­fer­ence.


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 a 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.aus­trali­a­ visit-us/cal­en­dar/554-fa­thers-day.


Septem­ber 8 Time: 6–10pm

Where: Maleny Manor, 894 Lands­bor­ough-Maleny Rd, Maleny. SAVE the date – the Vin­tage Cal­en­dar Girls will present their 1950s 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.


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 book­ing are $69, which in­cludes a 3m x 3m area for you to set up your own tres­tle ta­ble and/or racks.

Set up is from 5–7am as doors open to shop­pers at 7am.

For any in­quiries, phone Karen on 0402 229 099.


CRE­ATIVE OUT­LET: Art­work by Beast­man. Beast­man will be work­ing on a 17m x 8 m long wall along Ocean St with fel­low artist MIMI from Au­gust 28–30.


Join Beast­man and MIMI for an artist Q&A on their con­tri­bu­tion to the first Sea Wall in Aus­tralia hap­pen­ing on Au­gust 30 from 5.30–6.30pm at 6 Ocean St, Ma­roochy­dore. GOT AN EVENT? If you would like to sub­mit an event list­ing, email the de­tails to...

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