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 Saturday, 20 August 2022 
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Kingaroy Baconfest
The first full day of the Kingaroy BaconFest will be held in and around Kingaroy today, kicking off with a community fun run and cycle rides along the South Burnett Rail Trail that will open for registrations at the Kingaroy entrance to the South Burnett Rail Trail at 8:00am. Meanwhile - in Glendon Street - there'll be markets from 10:00am along with live music and cooking demonstrations, bacon eating contests, a fashion parade and children's entertainment that will run until 4:00pm, followed by an evening of live music that will run until 10:00pm. Meanwhile, the Kingaroy Cinema will be screening the Kevin Bacon Film Festival at its Short Street complex. BaconFest will conclude tomorrow with a ticketed Long Table Breakfast at 7:00am (now sold out) and a second day of markets, cooking demonstrations and general entertainment running from 10:00am to 3:00pm before the BBQ cook-off winners are announced at 4:00pm. Admission to Baconfest is $6 per day or $10 for the weekend, with concessions and family passes available. You can get the full program of events from the BaconFest website (PDF).
Kingaroy Friendship Markets
The third Saturday of the month Friendship Markets will be held at Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy from 7:00am to around 12:00pm today. The markets are run by the Kingaroy Show Society and feature a great range of arts, crafts, food stalls, fruit and garden stalls, plus unusual bric-a-brac. New stallholders are always very welcome! More details? Phone Craig on 0408-880-927
Moore Hall Markets
The monthly Moore Hall Markets will be held in the grounds surrounding the Soldiers Hall just off the D'Aguilar Highway in Moore's CBD from 6:30am to around noon this morning. The markets are held on the third Saturday of each month and new stallholders are always welcome.
Pig On A Spit Night - Cooyar
The Cooyar Hotel on the New England Highway at Cooyar will be running a pig on a spit night with live music from 3:00pm (when the music kicks off in the Outback Bar) until late tonight. Food will start serving at 6:00pm. Tickets are $25 per person for adults and a price per age for children aged 4 to 12 (under 3s are free). However - to plan the catering - bookings are essential. You can make one by phoning the hotel on (07) 4692-6220.
Proston Country Markets
The inaugural Proston Country Markets - organised by the Proston Show Society - will be held at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston from 8:00am to around noon this morning. Stalls are available for just $5 and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone Val on (07) 4168-9391.
Railway Parkrun - Proston
The Proston parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the former railway line and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online at parkrun.com.au and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event.
Wondai Parkrun
The Wondai parkrun group will be holding their weekly 5km timed runs at Coronation Park in Wondai at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the South Burnett Rail Trail and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online at parkrun.com.au and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event. More details? Send an email.
Nanango Parkrun
The Nanango parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run along the Ros Gregor Trail at Tipperary Flat next to the D'Aguilar Highway south of Nanango at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the trail and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online at parkrun.com.au and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event.
Yarraman Markets
The Yarraman Progress Association's Yarraman Markets will be held on the vacant block at the corner of the D'Aguilar and New England Highways (ie opposite Bendigo Bank) in Yarraman from 8:00am until around 1:00pm today. The markets feature trash and treasure stalls, car boot sellers, local produce and hand-made goods, as well as food stalls, and are held weekly. Everyone is welcome and if you'd like to book a stall yourself - it's only $5! - call Joe on (0459) 638-282. Note: All patrons and stallholders are asked to observe proper social distancing to stay safe.
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at their workshop buildings at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston for their regular Saturday morning get-together today, kicking off with a cuppa at 8:00am and continuing on until noon. New members are always very welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.
Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (the shed next to the former Murgon Railway Station) today. The Men's Shed meets every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday to work on projects and new members are always welcome.
Kingaroy Men's Shed
The Kingaroy Men's Shed will be holding their regular Saturday morning meeting at the old Motor Pool building off Geoff Raph Drive at Kingaroy Airport from 9:00am to around noon today. The group meet every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday morning and new members and visitors are always welcome.
Yarraman Men's Shed
The Yarraman Men's Shed at the end of Mill Street, Yarraman will be holding one of its regular get-togethers today. The Men's Shed is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and new members are always welcome. More details? Send them an email
Bowls Club Bingo - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:00pm this evening. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 20 August 2022 
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