10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
1. WEEKEND MARKETS
PICK up a bargain or some fresh produce at an array of markets this weekend.
The Toowoomba Farmers Markets will set up in its usual Cobb and Co spot today from 8am-noon.
2. GET COOKIN’ THIS WEEKEND
The Australian Camp Oven Festival is on again over the long weekend in Millmerran attracting travellers from across the country.
This Millmerran based festival encourages us to get back to the campfire and cook delicious treats like damper and billy tea.
A range of community events, entertainment and performances add to the weekend’s festivities.
The festival is on all day Saturday and Sunday in Millmerran.
For more information, go to www.acof.com.au
3. SPRING VIBES TWILIGHT MARKET
Back by popular demand, another amazing twilight market featuring over 70 amazing stalls will be held at Mills Precinct on Saturday afternoon and into the evening.
The night will include entertainment for the whole family with live music by the talented Victoria Q, jumping castle, face painting, giant slide for the kids. Make a night of it and come for dinner and grab a tasty bite to eat from the many food trucks!
The markets will be held between 3-8pm
4. YOUNG ONES TO BELT OUT BALLADS
Do you know a future superstar in the making who loves to get behind the microphone? If so, be sure to take them along to Kidioke on Sunday at the Shamrock Hotel.
Giving kids the opportunity to belt out karaoke ballads from 2pm, this event is sure to attract future singers.
5. COUNTRY AT THE CREEK
Country music lovers are spoilt for choice this weekend for the music and camping festival for the Murphys Creek Tavern’s Country at The Creek 2021.
Music icons Casey Barnes, Brad Cox and Natalie Pearson will take to the stage on Saturday while The Wolfe Brothers, Brooke Schubert and others will perform on Sunday with the NRL grand final on the big screen.
Plus there will be American BBQ and a mechanical bull.
Tickets at trybooking.com
6. DIP YOUR TOES INTO THE WORLD OF RESIN ART
There’s nothing like a glass of wine and creating art.
That’s exactly what’s on offer at Toowoomba Coffee Club’s Sip and Dip session from 5pm on Saturday. This class is considered perfect for beginners who want to dip their toes into the world of resin art while enjoying food and wine.
For more information call Toowoomba Coffee Club on 4591 7801.
7. HEAD DOWN THE RANGE TO GATTON VILLAGE MARKETS
The Gatton Village Markets combine live music, quality coffee and international food trucks with local growers which makes for a great Sunday morning adventure to the Lockyer Valley.
Held on the first Sunday of month from 6.30am until 12pm at the Lake Apex Precinct.
8. SEE THE CLASSICS OF ALANIS MORISSETTE
Covid-19 may have prevented many international artists from touring Australia, but that doesn’t mean you can’t experience the classics of Alanis Morissette.
The Empire Theatre will feature the show Uninvited - the songs of Alanis Morissette on Saturday night from 8pm with vocalist Katie Weston and an all-star live band.
For more information, head to www.uninvitedtour.com.au
9. FAITH EVENT TO HELP THOSE IN INDIA
These have been challenging times, especially for those living in India that were hit badly by the second wave of the Covid pandemic. The fundraising Gospel event, Voices of Praise Vol 1 at Highfields Cultural Centre on O’Brien Rd from 5pm on Saturday will be used to assist the brethren in India (Visakhapatnam province) with food and necessities of life. General admission is $20, couples $30 and a family of 4 is $60.
10. ENJOY THE LAST OF THE BEAUTY OF CARNIVAL
The month-long Carnival of Flowers may be over, but the gardens across Queens Park and Laurel Bank still look spectacular. Enjoy the first sunny day in several days on Sunday to enjoy the colour and vibrancy of the Garden City.