11 things to do in and around the Fraser Coast (Oct 14-15)
Where: Hervey Bay and Maryborough McDonalds
What: Raffles, games and face-painting will be part of the fun activities for this year's McHappy Day. Funds raised go to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Marcus' Legacy Colour Run/Tough Mudder
Where: Maryborough Showgrounds
What: Come along for a fun-filled afternoon getting covered in colour and mud over a 4.5km track. Children's activities, live entertainment and food and bar available.
Cost: $20 per person, two tickets for $40, three for $50
Tipples and Tales
When: From 2.30pm
Where: Bond Store Museum, Maryborough
What: Meet the Gauger and hear amazing stories of the Bond Store's past while enjoying regional ports, liquers and tasting platters.
Pier Park Markets
Where: Pier Park, Urangan
What: Markets operate each Saturday. Plenty of stalls, fresh fruit, vegetables, local wares and much more on display.
Where: PCYC Hervey Bay
What: Parkour and gymnastics classes hosted every Saturday at the Hervey Bay PCYC. No bookings required.
Cost: Prices start at $110, QGA registration of $32.
Maryborough Heritage Walking Tour
Where: Maryborough City Hall
What: Get to know the in-depth history of Maryborough with a guided walking tour. Contact 1800 214 789.
Z-PAC Country, Rock and Blues Club
Where: Zephyr St theatre
What: The Country, Rock and Blues club meets each Sunday from 6pm at the Z-PAC theatre. Music starts 6pm and contunues until 10pm. Licensed bar available. Give it a try whether you know how to play or are just learning.
Cost: Free entry
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Where: Brolga Theatre
What: A spectacular evening of 24 musicians, singers and dancers performing the great classic hits. Dance routines by the Broadway Swing Dancers will also feature.
Cost: Adult $89.90, pensioner $84.90.
Where: Hervey Bay Animal Refuge
What: Markets held on the first and third Sundays of each month. Arts and crafts, trash and treasure, food and more from dozens of stalls.
Hervey Bay Ramblers
Where: Meet at the back of Hervey Bay Dan Murphy's for bus trip
What: Bus trip down to Tinanbar and Poona for a walking trip. Bring your own morning tea and lunch. For more information phone Merle on 4124 2796 or Bunty on 4128 7450.
Bunnings Warehouse Workshops
Where: Bunnings Warehouse, Hervey Bay
What: Variety of kids workshops like canvas art and woodwork held over the weekend from 10am. Bookings essential - contact 4128 5100.