FROM CRAFT BEER GATHERINGS TO MUSIC FESTIVALS, THE COAST HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
CRAFT BEER SUNSHINE COAST FESTIVAL November 25 Time: from 3pm Where: Sunshine Coast Stadium, 31 Sportsmans Pde, Bokarina Craft beer lovers of the Sunshine Coast unite! This festival is all about tasting and finding brews you’ll love. A true celebration of craft beer and cider creativity and diversity. Enjoy rides, photo booths, food pairing and competitions. Tickets on sale at craftbeersunshinecoast.com.au IGNITE CHILLI FESTIVAL CALOUNDRA November 25 Time: 1-8pm Where: Bulcock St, Caloundra Caloundra is turning up the heat. The inaugural Ignite Chilli Festival will fill 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 or 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 (’73-’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 to ’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 proto-punk classic (I’m) Stranded (1977), the hugely influential Eternally Yours (1978), and the genre-defying Prehistoric Sounds (1978). THE WAIFS 25Th ANNIVERSARY TOUR November 29 Time: 8pm Where: The Events Centre, Caloundra. 2017 marks the continuation of The Waifs 25th Anniversary tour across Australia. The Waifs are celebrating and commemorating this event having released their critically acclaimed double album "Ironbark" which took out the number one position on the Aria charts, the first time for the band to have achieved this milestone. An Evening with The Waifs features over two hours of music that spans their 25-year history of touring with their sets determined with input from you, and laced with your stories. 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 on to Yabba Creek. 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 will have concerts, dances, writers’ panels, a film festival and more.
Magic happens at Woodford Folk Festival.