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What's On In The South Burnett
The South Burnett's live regional daily events calendar!
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 Sunday, 20 August 2017 
Scots In The Bush - Boondooma
The fourth - and final - day of this year's Scots In The Bush Scottish and Celtic Festival will be held at Boondooma Homestead at 8262 Mundubbera-Durong Road at Boondooma today. The Festival features Scottish pipe bands and dancers, folk singers and poets as well as Scottish food, games and more; and special guests this year include the Ishka Ceilidh Band, Celtic Psychosis, Velcro, the Leaping Lizards, the Noosa Pipe Band, Darryl Craft, Blackheather and the Rum City Highland Dancers, amongst others. A licensed bar will be running throughout the event and meals will be available too, as well as on-site camping and Highland games. Tickets for the full four days are $65 per head for adults (which includes a bush camping site) but you can just attend today for $10 if you prefer (children under 14 are free). A special feature of today will be a Kirkin' 'o' the Tartan ceremony this morning. More details? Phone Buddy or Lynne on (07) 4168-0168, or the Caretaker on (07) 4168-0159. You can also see photos and read more about what last year's Scots In The Bush Festival was like on our website.
Kingaroy Junior Redbacks Carnival Fun Day
The Kingaroy Junior Redbacks soccer club will be holding a Carnival Fun Day for U6-U11 and U12-U16 players at their fields in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy today. More details will be published as they become available.
The Wizard Of Oz - Kingaroy
The South Burnett Musical Comedy Society will be presenting their fourth performance of the much-loved musical comedy The Wizard Of Oz at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon Street, Kingaroy at 2:00pm this afternoon. The SBMCS will be presenting several things never seen in the South Burnett before during this jam-packed production and tickets - which will be available at the door - are $20 for adults, $18 for concession card holders, and $15 for young people aged 5-17 (under 5s are free). Note: Three additional performances of this production will be held on August 25 and 26.
Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertown Woodworkers group will be holding their regular Sunday morning meeting at the Blackbutt Showgrounds in Bowman Road, Blackbutt from 8:30am until around 12:00 noon today. New members who are interested in learning woodwork are always welcome and you can obtain more details by phoning Marcia on (07) 4170-0389
Sunday Poker - Kingaroy
Sunday afternoon poker games will be played at Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy today. Registrations start at 2:00pm and play begins at 2:30pm. All games are free to play and there are prizes for first, second and third. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755
Kumbia Museum
The Kumbia and District Historical Society's museum, located in the Federation Heritage Centre behind Kumbia Hall in Bell Street, will be open from 1:30pm to 3:30pm this afternoon. The museum contains an excellent photographic display of local history and is well worth a visit. More details? Phone Josie on (07) 4164-4384 or Gayle on (07) 4164-4175.
Sunday Bingo - Wondai
Bingo games will be held at the Wondai RSL in Mackenzie Street, Wondai this afternoon, with eyes down from 1:30pm. There will be 3 jackpots and 15 games on offer, and the kitchen will be open for light meals. Proceeds will go to help Wondai RSL veterans. More details? Phone (07) 4168-5297.
Blackbutt Country Markets
The Blackbutt Lions Country Markets - run on the third Sunday of every month - will be held next to the Blackbutt Community Hall in Coulson Street, Blackbutt from 7:00am until around mid-day today. The markets offer a wide range of locally produced arts, crafts and and freshly harvested foodstuffs and everyone is welcome along! More details? Phone Ivan on (07) 4170-0068.
Kilkivan Railway Markets
The weekly Kilkivan Railway Markets will be held in Lester Millar Park in Kilkivan from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon this morning. The markets feature an array of locally produced fruit, vegetables and merchandise and new stallholders are always welcome! More details? Stall Bookings? Phone (0407) 772-741 or visit the website.
Benarkin Forestry Trail Ride - Blackbutt
Horsetrax Oz will be holding a 20km, half day BYO horse ride for novice and intermediate riders around the Benarkin forestry areas today for a maximum of four riders. The ride will depart from the Benarkin Rail Trail reserve around 10:00am. The cost of the ride is $15 (to cover insurance) and participants should bring along their own smoko. Bookings are essential and payment is required prior to the day via Paypal or EFT. More details? Phone Melanie on 0417-634-981.
Nanango Home Produce Share
The monthly Nanango Home Produce Share will be held in the grounds of Ringsfield House at 45 Alfred Street, Nanango from 9:00am to about 10:30am this morning. The share is for people who have excess home produce they would like to swap or gift to others (non-food items can also be swapped) and it has been organised by the South Burnett Permaculture group. Everyone is welcome along! More details? Visit the group's Facebook page. You can also read more about the Nanango Home Produce Share on our website.
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.
Second Hand Book Sale - Nanango
A Second Hand Book Sale will be held at the Nanango CWA Hall in Fitzroy Street, Nanango from 9:00am this morning. There'll be hundreds of books to choose from including kids, travel, cooking, novels, comics, and more. Free tea and coffee will be available too, and everyone is welcome to come and browse.

 Sunday, 20 August 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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