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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, 08 July 2017 
Wondai Winter Race Day
The South Burnett Race Club will be holding their annual Wondai Winter Race Day meeting at the Wondai race track in Cadell Street, Wondai from around 11:30am today (the first race leaves the barriers at 1:35pm). The theme of today's meeting is "Winter Wonderland" and guests are encouraged to dress to this theme to be in the running for great prizes in the Fashions Of The Field competition. As usual, the meeting will feature an on-course TAB; live telecasts of Brisbane and interstate races (along with interstate betting fluctuations); a vigorous undercover betting ring; a great BBQ and bar and a Punters Podium. The always popular Lady Luck Cocktail Bar will be in full swing too, along with the track's canteen, and admission to the meeting is just $10. Today's meeting will feature a full card of five races and everyone is welcome. More details? Phone the race club on (07) 4168-5530.
Wooroolin Community Markets
The Wooroolin Community Markets will be held inside the Wooroolin QCWA Rooms on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 6:00am until around 12:00 noon this morning. The markets offer stalls, a sausage sizzle, fresh produce, plants and crafts and are run on the 2nd Saturday of every month except January. Stall fees are just $5 and new stallholders are always welcome. More details? Phone Janice on 0439-073-160 or send her an email.
Freedom Of Entry To Kingaroy
The South Burnett Regional Council will grant Freedom Of Entry to Kingaroy to army, navy and air force personnel from Cabarlah's Defence Force School Of Signals - Electronic Warfare Wing in a ceremony held in Kingaroy's CBD from 9:00am this morning. 100 troops, accompanied by the Australian Army Band Brisbane, will march along Youngman, Alford, Haly and Glendon Streets before being inspected by Mayor Keith Campbell at the Glendon Street forecourt, and then being granted Freedom Of Entry to Kingaroy at around 10:15am. The ceremony renews a connection between the region and Cabarlah that was lost in the 2008 Council amalgamations (Cabarlah troops formerly had Freedom Of Entry to Nanango), and everyone is welcome to come and witness this spectacular military ceremony.
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 in Yarraman from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon today (ie opposite Bendigo Bank). The markets feature trash and treasure stalls, car boot sellers, local produce and hand-made goods, as well as food stalls, and are held on the second Saturday of every month. Everyone is welcome and if you'd like to book a stall yourself - it's only $5! - call Joe on (0459) 638-282
Super Saturday Soccer - Nanango
After a one week break for the school holidays, the South Burnett's 2017 soccer season will hold its eleventh round at the Burnett Street Soccer Grounds in Nanango today, and it will be another Super Saturday involving all 12 teams in the league that will be played on two fields. On Field 1, Nanango will play Wests in 2nd Division at 11:00am, Women's Division at 12:30pm and 1st Division at 2:00pm. And on Field 2, Gunners will play Barambag in 2nd Division at 11:00am, Women's Division at 12:30pm and 1st Division at 2:00pm. Admission to view the matches is free, and a canteen will be running. Spectators are very welcome!
Kaffene - Kingaroy
Popular entertainers Kaffene 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
Art Exhibition Opening - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery in Haly Street (opposite the peanut silos) will be opening the second half of their two-month long "Queensland Winter Craft Festival" at 11:00am this morning. This month's exhibition will feature pottery from the Refire Project at Cherbourg, paper tole craft works by Rosemarie Matthews-Frederick, wearable art by Gladstone artist Beryl Wood and textile works by the Darling Downs Textile Art Group. Admission is free and everyone is welcome! Note: After today's opening the exhibition will remain on display until July 30.
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
Astronomical - Murgon
Full Throttle Theatre and the Townsville Astronomy Group will be performing their new touring show "Astronomical" at the Murgon Showgrounds in Macalister Street, Murgon at 6:30pm this evening. Astronomical blends actors with large, computer-controlled telescopes for an exciting, fun look into astronomy and the production is touring 65 towns around Queensland this winter. It's an outdoor show so guests should BYO chair and picnic and dress warmly, and you can read more about it on our website. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children or $50 for a family and audience numbers are strictly limited to 90 per show to ensure everyone gets a good look through the telescopes. Tickets can be booked online through Full Throttle Theatre's website. Tickets will also be available at the gate unless earlier sold out.
Scrubby Creek Bar Entertainment Night - Blackbutt
The Bunya Nut Cafe's Scrubby Creek Bar at 39 Coulson Street in Blackbutt will be holding an entertainment night with a local performer from 5:00pm until late this evening. More details? Phone the Cafe on (07) 4163-0375.
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.
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.
Nanango Stamp Club Meeting
The Nanango Stamp Club will be holding its second Saturday of the month meeting at Nanango RSL in Henry Street, Nanango from 10:00am onwards this morning, followed by lunch for those who'd like to stay on for a bite afterwards. The club is the South Burnett's sole affiliated member of the Queensland Philatelic Council and promotes the hobby of stamp collecting in our region. It meets on the second Saturday morning of each month, and anyone interested in stamp collecting is very welcome to come along for a fun morning out with fellow collectors. More details? Phone Doug on (07) 4163-3013.
Kumbia Pop-Up Library
The Kumbia QCWA Rooms in Bell Street, Kumbia will become a pop up library, craft and cuppa stop from 9:00am to 11:00am this morning. The QCWA Rooms will have cold drinks, hot drinks and a freshly baked morning tea on offer combined with hundreds of books, DVDs, CDs and magazines, and everyone is welcome along to browse and socialise. The pop up library occurs every 2nd and 4th Saturday.
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.

 Saturday, 08 July 2017 
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NANANGO (07) 4171-6871  ·  KINGAROY (07) 4162-6272  ·  WONDAI (07) 4168-5652  ·  MURGON (07) 4168-3864

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