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