Things to do on the Fraser Coast this weekend
When: Friday, from 2.30pm.
Where: Urangan marina.
What: A small but fun market is held every Friday at Urangan, with stalls offering toys, jewellery, wallets, charms, children's clothes and much more.
When: Friday, 7.30pm and Saturday, 2pm.
Where: Z-PAC Theatre from, Zephyr St, Pialba.
What: Have a laugh while watching Neil Simon's Plaza Suite, which tells stories about marriage and love dramas which take place in suite 719 of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
Cost: Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for concession and Z-PAC members, $15 for students and $10 for Addictive Dramatics kids.
SKATE NIGHT WITH HB ROLLERZ
When: Friday, 7pm to 9pm.
Where: Yarrilee State School gym.
What: Join the Hervey Bay Rollerz for a night of fun skating. The evening is open to all ages. Skate hire is available. Phone 0412 421 371 today if gear is needed.
Cost: Gold coin donation.
When: Saturday, from 6.30am.
Where: Teebar Sports Grounds, Teebar Hall Rd, Brooweena.
What: Enjoy watching saddle, bareback, rope and tie, bull rides and steer wrestling.
Cost: Tickets are available from 6am, with adults priced as $12, concession $10, students $5 and children $2.
When: Saturday, from 7am.
Where: From Lions Park near Urangan Pier, The Esplanade, and Anzac Park's Ululah Lagoon, Cheapside St, Maryborough.
What: It's you against the clock in a 5km run.
PIER PARK COMMUNITY MARKETS
When: Saturday, 7am to 1pm.
Where: Pier Park, Urangan.
What: The Pier Park Community Markets operate each Saturday. You will find plenty of market stalls, fresh fruit, vegetables and much more.
Cost: Free to look.
BURRUM HEADS MARKETS
When: Saturday, 7am to 11am.
Where: Burrum Heads Community Hall.
What: The Burrum Heads Markets are held on the second Saturday of each month with over 30 stalls offering a variety of arts, crafts, gifts and foods to suit everyone. Come and enjoy the plentiful stalls full of colour and smells to tantalise your senses in the beautiful Burrum Heads a quaint little holiday township near the mouth of the Burrum River and only half an hour from Hervey Bay.
TORQUAY BEACHSIDE MARKETS
When: Saturday, from 8am.
Where: Esplanade, Torquay (near the post office).
What: Whether you are a local or a visitor to beautiful Hervey Bay, a visit to the Torquay Beachside Markets should be on your to do list. This popular and busy market is located on a tranquil paved area of the foreshore. There are plenty of stalls offering top quality, wonderful and unique products.
When: Saturday, from 7pm.
Where: Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre, 5 Walker St, Maryborough.
What: Enjoy this high energy Brisbane brass band in a concert performance. Musical selections include well-known jazz standards, traditional marches with solo feathers including George Gershwin's Someone to Watch Over Me, Caravan by Duke Ellington and original music by award-winning, home-grown composer-in-residence, Kerry Thomas.
Cost: Ticket prices start from $10. Visit www.brolgatheatre.org.
When: Sunday, from 6am.
Where: Kruger Crt, Urangan.
What: The iconic Koala Markets has an abundance of stalls to browse with fresh fruit and vegetables, bric-a-brac, jewellery and more.
REIKI HEALING DAY
When: Sunday, 9am to 1pm.
Where: Hervey Bay Community Centre, Charles St, Pialba.
What: Fraser Coast Reiki Practitioners have volunteered their time and are offering Reiki and other hands on healing at an open day. A Reiki treatment is wonderful for relieving stress, it is the highest form of healing energy and is always safe.
FRASER COAST BRIDAL AND FORMAL EXPO
When: Sunday, 9.30am until 1.30pm.
Where: Hervey Bay PCYC, O'Rourke St, Pialba.
What: Wander around more than 80 exhibits, demonstrations, fashion shows, music, entertainment, giveaways and more
Cost: $5 general admission.
DUNGA BOOT BBQ
When: Sunday, 1pm to 4pm.
Where: Seafront Oval, Pialba.
What: This will be a fun afternoon, swapping yarns and getting to know the other participants. Bring the whole family. There will be jumping castles for the kids (and adults) and the unveiling of the Dunga Derby Pace Car.
If you are bringing your car down, gates will open from 11.30am and you must be parked by 12.30pm, or there will be a fine (donation) applicable.
When: Sunday, from 4pm.
Where: Anglican Church hall, Adelaide St, Maryborough.
What: Kids can have fun with the messy church crew on an imaginary trip to the beach, the African jungle or out in a space ship. Bring a pen to write with. Enjoy a sit down dinner afterwards.