10 things to do this weekend
1. TOP GUN - POP-UP THEATRE
Where: Black Bunny Kitchen, Alexandra Headland
When: Tonight, 6.30-8pm
CELEBRATING the 30th anniversary of Top Gun, Black Bunny Kitchen, Alexandra Headland will screen the classic '80s flick starring Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards and Kelly McGillis. To get you in the (danger) zone, there will be live music from 4.30pm courtesy of the talented Oskar Campbell, and stand-up comedian Soulla Pants will be doing a set right before the film.
2. FRIDAY3LIVE - A FUTURISTIC NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Where: Caloundra Regional Gallery
When: Tonight, 7-9pm
Info: Bookings essential via gallery website
PRESENTED by Dr Andrew Yip, Museum Objects in the Age of the Unreal is a Friday3Live event not to be missed. Museums are traditionally institutions that collect, preserve and interpret real objects, but what happens to collections in the age of the unreal, where virtual reality experiences and high-fidelity copies are commonplace? How will visitors interact with museums of the future? Dr Yip is a researcher in experimental new media and emerging new media technologies in the gallery and museum sector, with a background in art history, galleries and universities. Friday3Live is held at the gallery on the third Friday of every month and includes a range of activities including music, creativity, food, bar, talks and performances.
3. NOOSA LONG WEEKEND - Carnivale Infusion Parade
When: Tonight, 5.15-6.15pm
Where: Hastings St
TAKE the kids and join in the festivity as Hastings St is turned into Rio for one fun-filled hour, kicking off the 2016 Noosa Long Weekend Festival with a free community event. The Carnivale Infusion Parade will include an array of street performers and musicians, circus acts, jugglers, dancers and an abundance of feathers and highly infectious dance music. An exciting finale is in store, as Linsey Pollak and his band of Unusual Suspects become Pied Pipers leading the Carnivale procession and spectators on to Noosa Main Beach for the Super Heroes Spectacular. The parade will start from Noosa Woods, travel down Hastings St and end with the skydiving exhibition on Main Beach in front of the surf club at 6pm.
Where: On the tracks on Howard St
When: Tomorrow, from 5pm
NAMBOUR is set to come alive tomorrow for its monthly street party, Tramfest. Enjoy a wonderful evening of food, stalls and free entertainment. There is a sensational line-up of music organised by Shake It Up Music. The All Stars Show Band will kick off the entertainment on the music stage, followed by Prime Riff, who are primed and ready to rock Nambour, and the Kim Kellie Band playing '60-'70s rock will wrap up the evening. Dinner is sorted thanks to a selection of stalls selling delicious food for a range of tastes, and The Cane Bin Pop-up Bar will be serving drinks until 9pm. There will be entertainment for the kids, as well as craft stalls.
5. ELGAR CONCERTO
When: Tomorrow, 7pm
Where: Lake Kawana Community Centre
Cost: $30 at the door; children free
HEAR Music From The British Isles with the Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra - including Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Elgar's String Serenade, Holst Suite for Band plus English Folk Song Suite by Vaughan Williams.
6. ROOTS, ROCK, REGGAE MUSIC
Where: The Shared, Yandina
When: Sunday, 2-7pm
Cost: $10 all ages
DANCE your worries away to Treading True, Ryan Giles Trio and Melissa Cambon. The Boogieman menu of flavours will be available. BYO welcome.
7. MOVIE MONDAY - LITTLE BIG MAN
When: Monday, July 18 , 6pm
When: The Shared, 13 Railway St, Yandina
Cost: $5 donation
Info: 0458 975 993
LITTLE Big Man is a 1970 American western directed by Arthur Penn and based on the novel Little Big Man by Thomas Berger. It is a comedy about a white male child raised by the Cheyenne nation during the 19th century. The movie stars Dustin Hoffman, Chief Dan George, Faye Dunaway, Martin Balsam, Jeff Corey and Richard Mulligan. Little Big Man is considered an example of anti-establishment films of the period, protesting America's involvement in the Vietnam War by portraying the U.S. military negatively. In 2014, Little Big Man was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.
8. GIANT BOOK SALE
Where: Maroochydore Library, 44 Sixth Ave, Cotton Tree
When: Thursday, July 21 to Saturday, July 23, 9am-3pm
Info: visit council's library website or call 5475 8989
TAKE a bag and be early to grab a book bargain at the giant three-day book sale. Titles include popular authors and bestsellers, classic books and a range of genres including mystery, romance, thrillers and more. There is a book to suit everyone's interests - gardening, computers, cooking, as well as a range of junior titles to choose from.
9. CABOOLTURE ORCHID SOCIETY ANNUAL WINTER SHOW
Where: Morayfield Community Complex, 298 Morayfield Rd (behind Bunnings)
When: Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24, 9am-4pm
THE winter show will feature orchid displays, advice and sales; potting demonstrations; floral art display and sales; art and craft; bromeliads, tillandsia, African violet, cacti/succulent display and sales climbing pitcher plant display and sales.
10. FARM FANTASTIC EXPO
When: July 22-24, 9am-5pm
Where: Caboolture Showgrounds
Cost: $10, conc $8, child free with adult
FARM Fantastic is one of Queensland's largest outdoor rural, retail, home and lifestyle expos, and the 2016 event will be no exception. This event will feature hundreds of displays from local and national companies. Everything from farm machinery and vehicles through to sheds, tools and mowers will be on display, plus products and services for our homes and backyards, gourmet foods, wines and more.