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FREE OUT­DOOR AD­VEN­TURE (WOMEN ONLY)

To­day Time: 8.45am–4pm. Where: Cur­rimundi Recre­ational Camp, 80 Cur­rimundi Rd, Caloun­dra. Don’t feel quite ready for the Noosa Triathlon? Join this free out­door ad­ven­ture and get your body mov­ing in a girl-only, be­gin­ners’ en­vi­ron­ment. There will be three ses­sion blocks across the day, with reg­is­tra­tion 15 min­utes prior to the start time. Choose from 9–11am (8.45am reg­is­tra­tion), 11.30am–1.30pm (11.15am reg­is­tra­tion) or 2–4pm (1.45pm reg­is­tra­tion). Each ses­sion in­cludes snacks and re­fresh­ments pro­vided at the end of the ac­tiv­ity. Num­bers are strictly lim­ited, so make sure you reg­is­ter at www.jointhe­move­ment.qld.gov.au/ad­ven­tures to avoid miss­ing out!

NOOSA TRIATHALON MULTI SPORTS FES­TI­VAL

To­day till to­mor­row Where: Noosa and sur­rounds. Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Fes­ti­val is a five-day event for all ages and abil­i­ties, in­clud­ing a Break­fast Fun Run and a Run Swim Run event. Su­per Satur­day is one of the high­lights of the event, with the Su­perkidz and Spe­cial Triathlon and a Le­gends Triathlon. Sun­day is the main event, the Noosa Triathlon, the largest stan­dard dis­tance race in the world. With more than 12,000 ath­letes com­pet­ing dur­ing the event week, it is cer­tainly one event you need to ex­pe­ri­ence for your­self.

SUN­SHINE COAST TURF CLUB – MEL­BOURNE CUP

Novem­ber 7 Time: gates open 9.30am. Where: Cor­bould Park Race­course, 170 Pierce Ave, Caloun­dra. A six-race lo­cal pro­gram starts at 12.47pm, plus all the ac­tion live from Flem­ing­ton on tele­vi­sions through­out the course. There’s also plenty of en­ter­tain­ment on course, in­clud­ing lo­cal band Ta­pes­try per­form­ing be­tween races, iStyle TV Fash­ions on the Field, a me­chan­i­cal bull ride, the Iron Jack Bar, and, of course, full Tote and Book­maker fa­cil­i­ties to have a bet. Ta­mara Wrigley from iStyle TV will be run­ning the iStyle TV Fash­ions on the Field with amaz­ing judges Richard Reid, Kim McCosker and Nikki Stacey. The three cat­e­gories in­clude Most Fash­ion­able Lady, Most Fash­ion­able Male and Most Fab­u­lous Millinery, with a to­tal prize pool of more than $10,000. Reg­is­tra­tion is from 9.30am–12pm just in­side the Main Gate En­trance. This is an 18+ event, adult tick­ets $20. For more de­tails, head to www.sctc.com.au.

MEL­BOURNE CUP LUNCH AT VIEW RESTAU­RANT

Novem­ber 7 Time: 12.30–3.30pm. Where: View Restau­rant Pep­pers Noosa Re­sort and Vil­las, 33A View­land Dr, Noosa Heads. Mel­bourne Cup is the pre­mier event of the spring sea­son. En­joy cock­tails and canapes on ar­rival, a two-course plated lunch and un­lim­ited three-hour bev­er­age pack­age. There’ll also be big-screen race cov­er­age, sweeps, prizes and a fash­ion pa­rade by Who In­vited Her Bou­tique. Tick­ets are $90 each (book­ings es­sen­tial). For more de­tails, go to www.pep­pers.com.au/noosa/din­ing/.

WAN­DER­LUST FES­TI­VAL

Novem­ber 9–12 Where: Novo­tel Twin Waters Re­sort, 270 Ocean Dr, Twin Waters. Wan­der into a world of health, in­spi­ra­tion and good vibes at Wan­der­lust Fes­ti­val. Choose your own ad­ven­ture with multi-level yoga and med­i­ta­tion ses­sions, mouth-wa­ter­ing lo­cal or­ganic din­ners, heart-pump­ing mu­sic, in­spir­ing lec­tures and work­shops, and out­door ac­tiv­i­ties from stand-up pad­dling to camp­ing and glamp­ing. Fea­tur­ing big names in mu­sic, fit­ness and food in­clud­ing Ar­rested De­vel­op­ment, Toni Childs, Sarah Wil­son, Janet Stone, Dun­can Peak and so much more. For tick­ets and fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, visit wan­der­lust.com/fes­ti­vals/sun­shine-coast.

PEREGIAN ORIG­I­NALS

Novem­ber 12 Time: 1–5pm. Where: King­fisher Dr, Peregian Beach. Pack the pic­nic rug, kick off your shoes, slap on the sun­screen and bring your coin jar as hun­dreds of fel­low mu­sic-lov­ing lo­cals and tourists trek to the lit­tle town of Peregian Beach to dance, shake, laugh, clap, sing and jump with joy to orig­i­nal mu­sic in the park. This month’s head­line acts in­cludes Elec­trik Lemon­ade (Gold Coast nine-piece funk), The Moon­sets (for­merly the Flumes), Hobo Magic (Sun­shine Coast’s favourite heavy blues-rock­ers) and Ar­pier (lo­cal emerg­ing artists on the rise). The tunes kick off at 1pm and the drum cir­cle is on at 2.30pm (BYO drum). This is a fam­ily-friendly event, all ages are wel­come.

IG­NITE CHILLI FES­TI­VAL CALOUN­DRA

Novem­ber 25 Time: 1–8pm. Where: Bul­cock St, Caloun­dra. Caloun­dra is turn­ing up the heat, with the in­au­gu­ral Ig­nite Chilli Fes­ti­val fill­ing Bul­cock St with all kinds of spicy good­ness. There will be cook­ing demon­stra­tions, in­for­ma­tion tents, live en­ter­tain­ment and ac­tiv­i­ties, plus loads of unique stalls of­fer­ing all kinds of chilli-in­spired prod­ucts in­clud­ing arts and crafts, fash­ion, street food, jew­ellery, home­wares and hand­made life­style prod­ucts.

FAM­ILY FUN DAY

Novem­ber 26 Time: 10am–3pm. Where: Cot­ton Tree Park, Ma­roochy­dore. Help our na­tive wildlife by join­ing Wildlife Res­cue Sun­shine Coast for a fam­ily fun day. The kids will love the rep­tile dis­play, plus there will be a jump­ing cas­tle and face paint­ing. Fuel up with a sausage siz­zle ore check out the food and mar­ket stalls. There will also be raf­fles and loads of prizes to give away. All pro­ceeds go di­rectly to the res­cue and care of our wildlife.

THE AINTS PLAY THE SAINTS (1973–78)

Novem­ber 26 Time: Doors open 4pm. Where: The Shed, Dow­nun­der Dr, Palm­woods. Cel­e­brat­ing the 40th an­niver­sary of The Saints’ al­bum (I’m) Stranded, found­ing mem­ber, gui­tarist and song­writer Ed Kuep­per re­vis­its the iconic ma­te­rial from 1973–78. Ed is joined by Sun­ny­boys bassist Peter Ox­ley, drum­mer Paul Lar­son from The Celi­bate Ri­fles and key­boardist Alis­ter Spence. The Aints will per­form the songs that spanned The Saints’ first three ground-break­ing al­bums: the punk clas­sic (I’m) Stranded (1977), the hugely in­flu­en­tial Eter­nally Yours (1978), and the genre-de­fy­ing Prehistori­c Sounds(1978).

JUN­GLE LOVE FES­TI­VAL

Novem­ber 30 to De­cem­ber 2 Where: Bo­rumba Deer Park, Yabba Creek, Im­bil. A bou­tique mu­sic fes­ti­val that cel­e­brates up-and-com­ing lo­cal mu­si­cians, artists and art work­ers. This is a fes­ti­val like no other, set in the beau­ti­ful nat­u­ral sur­rounds of Bo­rumba Deer Park and back­ing onto the lush Yabba Creek, where pun­ters of­ten take a swim be­fore another dance.

WOOD­FORD FOLK FES­TI­VAL

De­cem­ber 27 to Jan­uary 1 Where: Wood­for­dia, Wood­ford. Es­cape from ‘re­al­ity’ and im­merse your­self in cul­tures from near and far. The Wood­ford Folk Fes­ti­val is a place where artists in­spire, com­mu­nity spirit en­gulfs and life mem­o­ries are made. More than 2000 per­form­ers and 400 events are pro­grammed, fea­tur­ing lo­cal, na­tional and in­ter­na­tional guests. This year’s fes­ti­val fea­tures con­certs, dances, street the­atre, writ­ers’ pan­els, a film fes­ti­val, com­edy ses­sions, acous­tic jams, an en­tire chil­dren’s fes­ti­val, an en­vi­ron­men­tal pro­gram fea­tur­ing talks, de­bates and films, art and craft work­shops, cir­cus per­for­mances and work­shops, late-night cabarets, pa­rades and spe­cial events in­clud­ing a spec­tac­u­lar fire event. There are 35 per­for­mance venues, plus restau­rants, cafes, stalls, bars, street per­form­ers, tree-filled camp grounds, but­ter­fly walks, ponds and wildlife.

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The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Fes­ti­val.

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Wood­ford Folk Fes­ti­val.

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The Wan­der­lust Fes­ti­val.

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