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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 July 2017 
Raising Hell In Maidenwell
The main public day of the three-day Raising Hell In Maidenwell Car Show 'N' Shine camp out weekend will be held at the Maidenwell Sportsgrounds (right next to the Maidenwell Hotel) all day today. This popular event - which is run by the South Burnett Gas Guzzlers to support local charities - features live music; a big Show'n'Shine focussing on hot rods, street machines and pre-1975 customs; and vintage and veteran caravans. Today's activities will kick off at 8:00am for Show & Shine exhibitors, and at 9:00am for the public. There'll be food stalls, raffles, engine blow-ups, market stalls and a swap meet, along with a free jumping castle, face painting and a colouring competition for the kiddies. In the evening there'll also be a great pig-on-a-spit dinner at the Maidenwell Hotel, an auction, and live entertainment until the wee hours. Everyone is welcome! For more information, contact Terry on 0409-496-167 or Wayne or Veronica on (07) 4162-4784 or email them.
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.
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 Toptunes 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.
Pig On A Spit Night - Maidenwell
Maidenwell's historic Maidenwell Hotel will be holding a special Pig On A Spit night in honour of Raising Hell In Maidenwell from 6:00pm until late tonight (dinner is served from 6:00pm to 8:00pm). There'll be lots of cold beer, along with more pork than you can poke a fork at, all served up with with roast potatoes, pumpkin, corn, peas, carrots, applesauce and gravy! There'll also be roast beef and spit roasted chicken on the menu tonight for those who prefer a non-pork option, plus a vegetarian option (ie vegies only). In addition, there'll be a Meat Raffle run as a fundraiser for Tanduringie State School, with three quality meat trays from The Little Butcher in Kingaroy up for grabs. And all of this will be followed by an upbeat Rock & Roll Dance in the pub's dining room featuring Jeff Hancox until the wee small hours. Everyone is very welcome! More details? Phone the pub on (07) 4164-6133.
Reserve Forces Day Preparations
Reserve Forces Day will be commemorated in Wondai tomorrow, and today a couple of events have been organised to welcome people travelling to the South Burnett for this annual event. At 1:00pm, the Wondai Country Club at the Wondai Sportsgrounds on the Bunya Highway north of the CBD will be holding a social bowls match between any ex-servicemen and women who may wish to compete for a perpetual trophy, and everyone is welcome to take part. And at 5:30pm, there'll be a Meet & Greet at the Hotel Cecil in Mackenzie Street, Wondai.
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at the old railway station building at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston for its regular Saturday morning meeting today, kicking off with a cuppa at 9:00am. The meeting will run until around noon, and new members are always welcome. More details? Phone Geoff on 0439-694-000.
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 parkrun 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.
Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding their Saturday meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (the former Murgon Railway Station) today. The Men's Shed meets every Wednesday and Saturday to work on projects and new members are always welcome.
At The Wineries
Three of the South Burnett's wineries will be open for lunch today. At Moffatdale, Moffatdale Ridge will have their cellar door verandah cafe open for light meals and snacks from 10:00am to 4:00pm. And in Kingaroy, Cranes Winery and Kingsley Grove will be open the same hours, serving up wines and platters (at Cranes) and wines, cheese platters and wood-fired pizzas (at Kingsley Grove). You can find out more about all three wineries (including location maps and phone numbers) on South Burnett Wine.
Bowls Club Bingo - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Bowls Club at 141 Youngman St, Kingaroy will be running bingo matches from 7:30pm this evening with over $1000 in prizes on offer. More details from the club on (07) 4162-1404
BVRT Bike Ride - Yarraman/Blackbutt To Moore
A Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Cycle Ride from Yarraman or Blackbutt (depending on where you want to start) down to Moore will be held on the Rail Trail from 8:00am to 4:00pm today. Cyclists who want to take part should drive to Moore, where the organisers will pick up riders and their cycles and deposit them at Blackbutt (or Yarraman) for a downhill ride through the Blackbutt Range and back to their car. The cost of the transport service is $25 to $27.12 and riders should also bring a blanket to protect their bike in transit - but everything else is the rider's responsibility (ie food, water, taking part in the ride, your personal itinerary etc). Places in the ride can be booked on EventBrite.
Saturday Golf - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Golf Club on the Bunya Highway south-west of town will be holding its Burke and Wills Open Day today - a single stableford for men, women and non-golfers. Names need to be in by 10:30am for a shotgun start at 11:00am. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4162-1720.
Smooth & Groove - Kingaroy
Popular entertainers Smooth & Groove will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:00pm until late tonight. Admission is free. More details from the RSL on (07) 4162-1755

 Saturday, 01 July 2017 
Wine and Food, Great Lakes, Bunya Mounains... Discover The Wonderful Towns Of The South Burnett
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NANANGO (07) 4171-6871  ·  KINGAROY (07) 4162-6272  ·  WONDAI (07) 4168-5652  ·  MURGON (07) 4168-3864

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