WHAT'S ON: Events over the weekend on the Fraser Coast
Saturday, 8am to 2pm
Where: Torquay Esplanade, opposite the Torquay Post Office.
What: Wander around to enjoy the stalls and atmosphere while soaking up the sun
PIER PARK COMMUNITY MARKETS
When: Saturday from 7am to 1pm.
Where: Pier Park, Urangan.
What: The former Pier Up-Markets are now the Pier Park Community Markets, operating each Saturday in the same location.
When: Saturday, from 7am to 11.30am.
Where: Burrum Heads Community Hall, Howard St.
What: Browse hand made craft, fruit and veg and more.
Cost: Free to browse.
When: Saturday, from 7.30 to11.30pm.
Where: Tinana Hall, Gympie Rd.
What: Dance hosted by Dance Promotions Maryborough with High Noon entertainment, raffles, and lucky door. All proceeds to charity.
Cost: Entry is $8.
When: Today until April 30, between 10am and 4pm.
Where: Hervey Bay Library.
What: Kids aged four and over can get busy with more than 30,000 pieces of Lego to make Canberra-inspired buildings.
SEE A CROC
When: Saturday, from 11am to 1pm.
Where: Eli Waters Shopping Centre.
What: Kids can learn about reptiles and do fun activities.
KIDS MOVE NIGHT
When: Saturday, 5.30pm.
Where: Fraser Coast Discovery Sphere, 166 Old Maryborough Road, Pialba.
What: Take the children along to watch DreamWorks flick How to Train Your Dragon 2. Best dressed prizes will be given out and popcorn, drinks and a sausage sizzle can all be enjoyed.
Cost: Kids are $4.50 with accompanying adults free. Those aged 15 years plus are $5.50.
When: Saturday, from 10am for ages up to eight and 1pm for those nine up to 14 years.
Where: Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, 166 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba.
What: Kids can watch and learn how to draw comics and animations.
Cost: $15 non-members and $11 members
RACE IN THE BAY
When: Saturday, from 6.30am.
Where: Locations along the foreshore in Scarness, Torquay and Urangan.
What: Sign up for runs of 2, 5 and 10km, a 280 metre ocean swim, open and professional bike races or a beach walk in the Bay Break multi sports volunteer run event. For more, visit http://www.herveybaybreak.com.au. All profits donated to charities.
Cost: Prices vary from $7.50 to $80 for competition entries.
MAKE A ROBOT
When: Saturday and Sunday, from 11am.
Where: Australian Geographic, Pialba's Stockland Shopping Centre.
What: Kids can build their own robot made out of household items to enter a draw to win a $500 real robot.
MARTIAL ARTS CHALLENGE
When: Saturday, from 11am to 2.30pm.
Where: Hervey Bay PCYC.
What: Watch about 29 martial arts battles happen in an octagon at the PCYC.
Cost: $7 for spectators.
MARTIAL ARTS CENTRE OPENING
When: Sunday, 11am until 4pm.
Where: Integrated Martial Arts Well being centre, 87 Islander Rd, Pialba.
What: Enjoy a barbecue lunch and try out kick-boxing and other fitness activities.
When: Sunday, 6am.
Where: Kruger Crt, Urangan.
What: Browse arts and crafts, fresh produce, trash and treasure, cakes, jams and more.
Cost: Free entry.
FAMILY FUN DAY
When: Sunday, from 10am to 1pm.
Where: Panorama Estate at Dundowran Beach.
What: Look at land lots while the kids enjoy frisbee throwing, digger static displays and a special visit from a children's character.
HORSE AND CARRIAGE WATCHING
When: Sunday, from 10am to noon.
Where: Maryborough Showgrounds.
What: Watch about eight horses lead carriages through an obstacle course.