COMEDIC PLAY: The cast of the Plaza Suite includes Steve Dixon (Jesse Kiplinger), Liane Mills (Muriel Tate), Mark Thomson (Roy Hubley) and Theresa Saunders (Norma Hubley).
COMEDIC PLAY: The cast of the Plaza Suite includes Steve Dixon (Jesse Kiplinger), Liane Mills (Muriel Tate), Mark Thomson (Roy Hubley) and Theresa Saunders (Norma Hubley). Valerie Horton

Things to do on the Fraser Coast this weekend

FRIDAY

TWILIGHT MARKETS

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.

Cost: Free.

 

PLAZA SUITE

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.

 

SATURDAY

TEEBAR SHOW

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.

 

BULL RIDE: David Mawhinney was barely lucky to make it out of the gate before being ejected off this bull. File picture.
BULL RIDE: David Mawhinney was barely lucky to make it out of the gate before being ejected off this bull. File picture. Brendan Bufi

 

PARKRUN

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.

Cost: Free.

 

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.

Cost: Free.

 

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.

Cost: Free.

 

BRISBANE BRASS

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.

FLASH BACK: Brisbane Brass Band competing in Best of Brass in Maryborough in 2012.
FLASH BACK: Brisbane Brass Band competing in Best of Brass in Maryborough in 2012. Robyne Cuerel

 

SUNDAY

KOALA MARKETS

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.

Cost: Free.

 

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.

Cost: Donation.

 

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.

Cost: Donation

 

MESSY CHURCH

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.

Cost: Free.

MESSY CHURCH: Mayah, Grace, Declan, Oscar, Chloe and Nancy Hammond at the resurrection garden activity table. File picture.
MESSY CHURCH: Mayah, Grace, Declan, Oscar, Chloe and Nancy Hammond at the resurrection garden activity table. File picture. Valerie Horton


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