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BUD­ERIM RE­MEM­BRANCE DAY COM­MEM­O­RA­TION

To­day Time: 10.30am Where: Eric Foote War Memo­rial Sanc­tu­ary, Park Ln (off Fountain St) John Dahl, of Bud­erim, was 44 years old when he signed up for the Aus­tralian army in 1916. While he had to say he was younger to get into the ser­vices, he wasn’t shy of let­ting it be known his dis­ap­point­ment of the younger gen­er­a­tion be­ing “too scared and not pa­tri­otic enough” to join the fight. Each year, the Bud­erim War Memo­rial Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion’s An­zac and Re­mem­brance Day Com­mit­tee chooses a Bud­erim hero to be re­mem­bered along with more than 60,000 of his com­rades who died in World War 1. This year, John Dahl’s life and death in ac­tion will be re­called.

2017 SUN­SHINE COAST CHILLI EAT­ING CHAM­PI­ONSHIP

To­day and to­mor­row Time: To­day 2.30–3.30pm (reg­is­tra­tion from 2pm) and to­mor­row 2–3pm (reg­is­tra­tion from 1.30pm). Where: To­day at the Caloun­dra Ho­tel, Caloun­dra, and to­mor­row at The Creek Tav­ern, Moun­tain Creek The search is on for the Sun­shine Coast’s spici­est chilli fan this week­end, just two weeks out from the hottest event to hit the Sun­shine Coast, the Hot 91.1 Ig­nite Chilli Fes­ti­val. Con­tes­tants will race to fin­ish a bowl of su­per-hot, blow-your-head-off type chicken wings, made from a se­cret recipe com­bin­ing both chill­ies and spices. Heat one is on to­day at Caloun­dra Ho­tel and heat two is on to­mor­row at the Creek Tav­ern. The four fastest chicken wing eaters of each heat will au­to­mat­i­cally go in to the Chilli Eat­ing Cham­pi­onships which hap­pen on the day of the Hot 91.1 Ig­nite Chilli Fes­ti­val on Bul­cock St, Caloun­dra, Novem­ber 25. The win­ner will score brag­ging rights, a tro­phy and the ti­tle of the 2017 Sun­shine Coast Chilli Eat­ing Cham­pion.

PERE­GIAN ORIG­I­NALS

To­mor­row 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.

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.

JUN­GLE LOVE FES­TI­VAL

Novem­ber 30 – 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.

ROCK N ROOTS

De­cem­ber 2 Time: Doors open 2.30pm with the first act kick­ing off at 2.45pm Where: The Caloun­dra RSL Func­tion Room, 19 West Tce, Caloun­dra. En­ter­ing a new era of Sun­shine Coast En­ter­tain­ment, the in­au­gu­ral Rock ‘n’ Roots event hosts a tal­ented mix of Sun­shine Coast rock and roots mu­si­cians do­ing great things lo­cally and na­tion­ally. Acts in­clude Bear­foot, Buck Dean and the Green Lips, Chris Flaskas Trio, The Un­knowns, Pete Al­lan Col­lec­tive, Olivia Ruth, Dan Horne, Deano, Van Larkins and Dear Wil­low. Tick­ets are $17 pre-sold at http://bit.ly/2gVA­fiY or $20 at the door.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

Bear­foot will per­form at Rock n Roots event on De­cem­ber 2 at The Caloun­dra RSL. .

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