BACK ON THE TRACK: V8 Dirt Modifieds will dominate the Speedway this Saturday.
BACK ON THE TRACK: V8 Dirt Modifieds will dominate the Speedway this Saturday. Matthew McInerney

WHAT'S ON: Your guide to the weekend on the Fraser Coast


Maryborough Speedway

When: Gates open 1pm for a 4.30pm start

Where: Maryborough Speedway

What: The Fraser Coast's premier Speedway hosts the V8 Dirt Modifieds for an action-packed weekend on the track.

Cost: General admission is $25 for adults, $20 for pensioners, students under 18 $20, children under 12 are free and a family pass is $75.

Cooper's Walk 4 Brain Cancer

When: Registration starts 7.30am for an 8am start.

Where: Bill Fraser Park

What: Join the Hervey Bay community to help support the fight against brain cancer on this annual walk. Lucky dip raffle, merchandise and food and drinks can be purchased.

Cost: Adults $30, children $20, family (2 adult, 2 children) $90. Children under 5 free.

Acoustic Guitar Spectacular

When: 6pm

Where: Gatakers Art Space

What: This event showcases a diverse range of guitar talent from across the globe. One Fraser Coast local will be invited on stage to play at the event.

Cost: All tickets $25

Legends of League game at Stafford Park, Hervey Bay.
Legends of League game at Stafford Park, Hervey Bay. Matthew McInerney

Legends of League

When: Gates open 10.30am. Main game at 7pm

Where: Stafford Park

What: First game (Police vs. Legends) kicks off 11am. Primary and high school games together with a girls school demonstration game, masters, womens and men's games before the main game at 7pm.

Cost: Adult $12.00 at the gate; Children 5-12 years $5.00; Family Pass $25.00 at the gate.

Urangan Pier Markets

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

Tiaro Lions Children's Christmas Party

When: 5pm

Where: Tiaro Recreational Grounds

What: Ham wheel, food and drink, licensed bar and entertainment. Santa arrives 7.30pm. Fireworks display at 8.30pm.

Cost: Free entry


Men of League Golf Day

When: Registration from 8am for a 9am shotgun start

Where: Maryborough Golf Club

What: Raffles, memorabilia auctions and great prizes. Come in company colours, rugby team colours or just colourful outfits.

Cost: Members $25, non members $30. Includes barbecue lunch.

Dragon Boats Come and Try Day

When: 7.30am

Where: Hervey Bay Boat Club, Buccaneer Dr

What: Join the club for a Come and Try day for anyone aged 12 to 60 plus years. Bring a hat, sunglasses, shoes and bottle of water.

Cost: Free

Christmas Craft Fair

When: 9am-3pm

Where: Hervey Bay RSL

What: Hervey Bay Crafters are hosting a two-day Christmas fair at the RSL from this Sunday. Lucky door prize and raffle supporting Meals on Wheels will be available.

Cost: Free entry

Z-PAC Country, Rock and Blues Club

When: 6pm

Where: Zephyr St Theatre

What: Music starts at 6pm and continues until 10pm. Come for the whole evening or just drop in for a drink at the licensed bar.

Cost: Free


Bunnings Warehouse Workshops

When: 10am-11am

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.

Cost: Free

Queen's Baton Relay: Road closures across the Fraser Coast

Queen's Baton Relay: Road closures across the Fraser Coast

Road closures will start at 5.30am on Sunday in Hervey Bay.

Maryborough Correctional Centre to be examined

Maryborough Correctional Centre to be examined

These matters may become the subject of separate investigations.

YOUR PHOTOS: Celebrating puppy love

YOUR PHOTOS: Celebrating puppy love

Check out these seriously cute pets from across the Fraser Coast.

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