WHAT'S ON: 9 things to do on the Fraser Coast (Sept 15-16)

SATURDAY

Maryborough Street Party

When: 5-10pm

Where: Maryborough CBD

What: This weekend's street party will take on the technology theme to run in conjunction with the Fraser Coast Technology Challenge. Vendors, amusement rides, games and a pop-up bar will feature. Soul City will perform.

Cost: Free entry

International Coastal Clean-up

When: From 11am

Where: Scarness Jetty

What: Pacific Whale Foundation Australia is hosting a beach clean-up as part of the International Coastal Clean-up. Volunteers should bring their own gardening gloves.

Cost: Free entry

Rotary Book Sale

Book sale for Rotary
Book sale for Rotary Hayden Johnson

 

When: 8am-2pm

Where: Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre

What: Hundreds of books for all ages and categories at this sale, hosted by the Rotary Club of Hervey Bay Sunrise.

Cost: Free entry
 

Urangan Pier Markets

Urangan Pier Park Community Markets - (L) Marcos,6, Ella,7, and Ashley,4, Woods enjoying a visit to the market.
Urangan Pier Park Community Markets - (L) Marcos,6, Ella,7, and Ashley,4, Woods enjoying a visit to the market. Alistair Brightman

When: 7am-1pm

Where: Pier Park, Urangan

What: Pier Park community markets run every Saturday, with plenty of food, drink and entertainment on offer.

Cost: Free
 

Torquay Beachside Markets

Torquay Beachside Markets - beekeeper Ivan Neilsen from Maryborough with his honey for sale.

Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Torquay Beachside Markets - beekeeper Ivan Neilsen from Maryborough with his honey for sale. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle Alistair Brightman

 

SUNDAY

Maryborough Heritage Walking Tour

When: 9am, Sunday

Where: Maryborough City Hall

What: Get to know the in-depth history of Maryborough with a guided walking tour. Contact 1800214789.

Cost: Free

Z-PAC Country, Rock and Blues Club

When: 6pm

Where: Zephyr St theatre

What: Music starts 6pm and continues until 10pm. Give it a try whether you know how to play or are just learning.

Cost: Free entry for members, $5 for public

ALL WEEKEND

Fraser Coast Technology Challenge

Fraser Coast Technology Challenge - The Red Hot Rookies.
Fraser Coast Technology Challenge - The Red Hot Rookies. Alistair Brightman


When: 8am-2.30pm today, continuing tomorrow  with the HPV race

Where: Street circuit around Maryborough State High School

What: Join the Maryborough community for this year's Technology Challenge, featuring top-notch designs from Maryborough students. Trophy presentations start this  afternoon and will continue tomorrow with the HPV race.

Cost: Free entry

Lines in the Sand Writer's Festival

Attendees at last year's Lines in the Sand Festival.
Attendees at last year's Lines in the Sand Festival. Contributed


When: Workshops from 9am over today and tomorrow,  full program available from frasercoast.qld.gov.au/lines -in-the-sand

Where: Fraser Coast USC and Hervey Bay Library

What: Join writers and speakers like Helene Young, William McInnes and Garry Crew for discussions on writing, book publishing and editing tips.

Cost: Ticketed events from $10. Book at frasercoast.qld.gov.au/lines- in-the-sand



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