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What's On In The South Burnett
The South Burnett's live regional daily events calendar!
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 Saturday, 01 April 2017 
Kingaroy Show Cabaret Ball
You'd be an April Fool to miss this! The annual Kingaroy Show Cabaret Ball, the traditional curtain-raiser for the Kingaroy Show which will run on May 6-7, will be held at the Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 6:00pm until late tonight. This fully licensed affair offers live music (this year, with the incredible Memphis Moovers) and a great roast dinner, dessert and supper. Dinner will be served at 7:00pm and dancing will get underway at 8:00pm. The Ball will also see the judging and announcement of Kingaroy's Miss Showgirl and Rural Ambassador for 2017, along with Junior Showgirl and Junior Rural Ambassador (for young people 12-17), and Show Prince and Princess (for children under 12). Tickets to this year's Kingaroy Show Cabaret Ball are $30 per adult (or $55 with a meal); $15 for children aged 12-17 (or $40 with a meal); and children under 12 are admitted free, but can get a meal for $10. Tickets can be obtained in advance from Coppards Menswear in Kingaroy Street; Raine and Horne's offices in Haly Street; at the Kingaroy Show office at the Youngman Street showgrounds; or by contacting Ros Tigel on 0428-228-839. No meal tickets will be available at the door, and they need to be booked by March 27, but non-dinner tickets will be available at the door tonight.
Nanango Country Markets
The Nanango Show Society will be holding their regular monthly Country Markets at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street from 6:00am to around 12:00 noon today. As usual, the markets will feature a wide variety of craft stalls, new and used goods, plants, poultry and pets. The Nanango Markets are the largest rural market in south east Queensland and routinely attract 300 to 400 stallholders. But new stallholders are always very welcome too! More info? Phone the Market Co-Ordinator on (0427) 631-273 during business hours.
Gympie/South Burnett Division Handcraft School - Murgon
The QCWA's annual two-day Gympie/South Burnett Division Handcraft School will be held at the Murgon QCWA rooms in McAlister Street, Murgon from 8:30am to 3:00pm today and tomorrow. Six different crafts will be taught - Candle wicking by Elaine Ballin; Australian Crosses by Judith Marek; American Smocking by Diedre Lee; Sashiko by Lois Thurecht; Pattern Darning by Lyn Eggleton; and Beading by Melissa Dunn. Participants don't have to be QCWA members to attend, and they can attend for one day only if they wish. However, spaces are limited so a booking is essential. You can make one and/or find out more details by phoning Lyn Eggleton on (07) 5483-7483 or by emailing her.
Art Exhibition Opening - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street (opposite the peanut silos) will be opening their latest monthly exhibition at 10:00am this morning. This month's "Autumn Antics Art Exhibition" showcases the diverse work of the Jumping Ants Art Group, whose 14 members work in everything from painting, printing and textiles to ceramics, jewellery, clay sculpture and mixed media. There'll also be raffles this morning for art prizes, and refreshments will be served as well. A working studio will be running throughout April in conjunction with the exhibition, providing demonstrations and workshops (a full program is available on the Jumping Ants website. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.
SR Automotive Manumbar Rally - Nanango
The SR Automotive Manumbar Rally - the first round of the Queensland Rally Championship - will kick off from the Peanut Wagon at Tipperary Flat on the D'Aguilar Highway south of the CBD at 7:00am this morning. The rally will run through the Manumbar and Gallangowan foresty areas for most of the day. Various spectator points will be set up along the route, and spectators are also welcome to join in the post-race festivities in the evening after the race concludes. The rally's headquarters will be at the Manumbar Campdraft Association Grounds, and the Campdraft Association will be providing catering all weekend. Camping will also be available in the grounds if you want to overnight there. More details about the Rally can be found on the web.
Wondai Parkrun
The Wondai parkrun group will be holding their weekly 5km timed run at Coronation Park in Wondai at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the South Burnett Rail Trail and the group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online at and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event. More details? Send an email.
Double Or Nothing - Kingaroy
Acoustic duo Double or Nothing (Tony Cisneros and Rowan Edwards) will be performing at the Commercial Hotel in Glendon Street, Kingaroy from 7:30pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the hotel on (07) 4162-1380.
Dance - Inverlaw Hall
A dance will be held at Inverlaw Hall on the Burrandowan Road (roughly 20km from Kingaroy) from 8:00pm until late this evening. Music will be supplied by Chattanooga and there'll be the usual great supper and novelties, along with a Lucky Door draw. Admission fees are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for high school students and everyone is welcome! More details? Phone June on (07) 4162-1195 or David on 0459-228-882.
Creative Art Workshop - Wondai
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery at 40 Haly Street in Wondai will be holding two Creative Art Workshops for school children this morning as a school holiday activity. The first workshop will be for children aged 6-11 and will begin at 9:00am; the second will be for young people aged 12-18 and will begin at 12:30pm. Children attending either workshop should bring along a $10 workshop fee and a pair of cheap white canvas tennis shoes that they can paint up and decorate. They're also welcome to bring their parents, too. However, places are limited. More details? Phone Maria on 0435-377-258.
Super Saturday Soccer - Kingaroy
CANCELLED: The South Burnett's 2017 soccer season will hold its second round today, and all matches will be held at Tom Alford Oval in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy because today's get-together will be a Super Saturday where spectators can get to watch all this year's teams in action at the one venue, as well as enjoy a bumper day of soccer. The day will get underway at 11:00am when 2nd Division teams Wests and Panthers battle it out, followed at 12:30pm by a clash between the Barambah Bears and Gunners. After this, the Women's Division will take to the park at 2:00pm when Wests play Panthers, followed at 3:30pm when the Gunnettes take on the lady Bears. The really big action will follow at 5:00pm in 1st Division when Wests play Nanango, followed by Gunners and Barambah at 7:30pm. A canteen will be open on the grounds all day, admission is free and spectators are very welcome! Note: Due to heavy rain on Thursday saturating Tom Alford Oval, this event has been cancelled.

 Saturday, 01 April 2017 
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