Tori and Taneisha Genrich with Lachlan Clark and Clara the Cow are looking forward to kid's club at Farm Fantastic. Photo Vicki Wood / Caboolture News
Tori and Taneisha Genrich with Lachlan Clark and Clara the Cow are looking forward to kid's club at Farm Fantastic. Photo Vicki Wood / Caboolture News Vicki Wood

Top 10 ideas to keep you busy on the Sunshine Coast

1. THIS WEEKEND

Farm Fantastic at Caboolture

THE Farm Fantastic Expo - Queensland's largest outdoor rural, retail, home and lifestyle expo - is promising to be bigger and better than ever in its 14th year this year with a focus on families and clean living, along with more than 700 stalls and displays.

Where: Caboolture Showgrounds, 140Beerburrum Rd

When: Today until Sunday

Details: farmfantasticexpo.com.au or call 5428 1851

A Christmas in July concert is on this Saturday.
A Christmas in July concert is on this Saturday.

2. SATURDAY

Christmas In July Orchestral Concert

THE Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra will be providing an engaging concert including superb classical pieces with the Christmas in July theme, interwoven with some music reflecting the work of the Queensland Air Museum.

Where: Lake Kawana Community Centre, Sportsmans Pde, Bokarina.

When: Tomorrow at 2.30pm

Cost: $25 at the door or $20 for pre-paid on 5413 1400, at http://www.scso.com.au or the Caloundra Community Bank and Old Buderim Post Office.

 

3. SATURDAY 

Not Strictly Ballroom - The Story of Cloudland

DIRECTOR, producer and performer Paul Hayman presents Not Strictly Ballroom - The Story of Cloudland. This musical journey through the complete history of this popular Brisbane building.

Where: The Events Centre, Caloundra

When: Tomorrow at 8pm

Cost: $44.50, concession and child under-16 $39.50, groups of eight or more $36.50 per person

Bookings: Call 5491 4240 or visit http://www.theeventscentre.com.au

 

Sunshine Coast Turf Club, Race 5, July 19, 2015. Photo: Che Chapman / Sunshine Coast Daily
Sunshine Coast Turf Club, Race 5, July 19, 2015. Photo: Che Chapman / Sunshine Coast Daily Che Chapman

4. SATURDAY 

Sunshine Coast Turf Club 30th Anniversary Cup

SUNSHINE Coast Turf Club celebrates its 30th Anniversary Cup Day - a metropolitan race day with $625,000 in prizemoney. The first race is at 12.22pm and the last at 4.47pm.

Where: Corbould Park Racecourse, Pierce Ave, Little Mountain.

Cost: Adults $15, concession $10, under-18 free

 

5. SATURDAY

Coolum Surfers Go Loco charity event

COOLUM'S Compound Surf and Espresso cracks open the beers and lays out the tacos to feed the hungry masses for a Mexican-themed event to raise funds for Christian Surfers Australia.

Where: Compound Surf and Espresso, Heathfield Rd Coolum

When: Tomorrow from 5.30pm

Info: http://www.facebook.com/compoundsurfespresso

 

Caloundra quilters are celebrating Festival of Quilts this weekend.
Caloundra quilters are celebrating Festival of Quilts this weekend.

6. SATURDAY and SUNDAY

Caloundra Quilters' Festival of Quilts

WITH more than 100 members in the Caloundra Quilters group, an impressive display of quilts of all designs and techniques is assured at the Festival of Quilts.

Where: Caloundra Arts Centre, 5 North Street, Caloundra (behind Caloundra Woolworths).

When: Tomorrow from 9am-4pm and Sunday from 9am-3pm.

Cost: $5.

Info: www.caloundraartsandcrafts.org.au

 

7. SUNDAY

Concert band supports Coolum chaplaincy

THE Sunshine Coast Concert Band presents "Seaside Showcase" - a concert to raise funds for Coolum State High School Chaplain Mark Horsfall, featuring vocalists Tanya McFadyen and Alan Winter.

Where: St Peter's Catholic Church in Elizabeth St, Coolum

When: Sunday, at 2pm

Cost: $15 per person

 

Come along to a World of Rhythm with Sunshine Brass on Sunday.
Come along to a World of Rhythm with Sunshine Brass on Sunday. Warren Lynam

8. SUNDAY

A World of Rhythm with Sunshine Brass

SUNSHINE Brass, in conjunction with the U3A Choir, present A World of Rhythm.

Where: Kawana Community Hall in Nanyima St, Buddina

When: 1.30pm

Cost: $12 including afternoon tea. Tickets are available from Bill Dobson (phone 5445 3545) or at the door.

Noosa Botanical Gardens. Photo Geoff Potter / Noosa News
Noosa Botanical Gardens. Photo Geoff Potter / Noosa News Geoff Potter

9. SUNDAY

Noosa Botanic Gardens' Winter Guided Walk

SPEND Sunday morning taking a leisurely guided walk with trained guide volunteers from the Noosa Botanic Gardens Friends group. Where: Noosa Botanic Gardens, Lake McDonald

When: Sunday at 10am

 

10. THURSDAY

The Black Sorrows in concert at Golden Beach

HARLEY and Rose, Chained To The Wheel, Hold On To Me ... The Black Sorrows' legacy to the Australian music industry is undeniable.

Where: Caloundra Power Boat Club

When: Thursday. Doors open 8pm.

Tickets: $30 available at the venue and on 5492 1444.


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