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 Sunday, 26 May 2019 
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Goomeri Pumpkin Festival
The 23rd Annual Goomeri Pumpkin Festival will be held in Goomeri from 8:00am this morning through until around 4:00pm this afternoon. As usual, the 2019 Pumpkin Festival will feature a wide range of market and novelty stalls; all-day live entertainment; Giant Pumpkin and Best Decorated Pumpkin competitions; and the Great Australian Pumpkin Roll down Policeman's Hill at 2:00pm in the afternoon with a Lucky Spot prize of $1000 and lots of other cash prizes for section winners. Other things to look out for include cooking demonstrations; live entertainment; antique car and bike displays; billy tea, damper and stew in Dickinson Park (along with an all-day BBQ and lots and lots of food stalls); roving entertainers; and more. The Pumpkin Festival is great fun for all the family and admission is 100% free. You can find out more on the Pumpkin Festival's website.
Kingaroy Lions Trail Ride - Benair
The Kingaroy Lions will be holding the second (and final) day of their popular annual, weekend-long Trail Bike Ride at Watercourse Dip north of Kingaroy today (turn at Ryke Fuel into River Road and follow the signs). The Ride offers Open, Novice and Pee Wee categories along with a raft of prizes. There's free camping onsite and entry fees are $75 for the Open, $50 for the Novice and $15 for the Pee Wee classes. There'll also be food and drinks available on site too. You can find out more details about this event on their Facebook page
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.
Open Mic Afternoon At The Fitzroy
The Fitzroy Hotel in Fitzroy Street, Nanango will be holding an Open Mic Jam Session from 2:00pm to around 6:00pm this afternoon, hosted by Mr Q. Anyone is welcome to put their name up on the blackboard and - when their turn comes - perform up to 20 minutes of originals or covers. All PAs, guitars and drums will be provided by Mr Q. There'll also be meals available from noon to 2:00pm and 6:00pm to 8:00pm if you get hungry. More details? Phone Tony on 0439-077-681.
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.
Trad Bash - Nanango
The Barambah Bowhunters & Field Archers Association will be holding the second (and final) day of their annual Trad Bash at their headquarters in Bowhunters Road, Nanango this weekend - a weekend-long event where young and old can enjoy the traditional forms of archery using traditional archery equipment, including mock hunts and novelty rounds with 3D and 2D Vinyl targets. This year the Association are also adding a new level of fun by encouraging participants to come along in fancy dress (archery style, medieval or cosplay). However, places are limited so early nomination is advisable. More details? Phone Joh Simpson on 0447-032-122, send an email or visit the website.
Hivesville Country Markets
The Hivesville Country Markets will be held at the Hivesville Sports Grounds from 7:00am to around 1:00pm today. These family friendly monthly markets are held on the 4th Sunday of every month and feature a variety of stalls including fresh local farm produce, plants, crafts and lots of food. There'll also be mini auctions running throughout the morning and there's plenty of free parking in the grounds. New stallholders are very welcome too, and you can obtain more details by phoning Trish on 0459-493-511.
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
Helping Hands Charity Golf Day - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Golf Club at 51 Langton Road, Blackbutt will be running a Helping Hands Charity Golf Day today, kicking off with a shotgun start at 10:00am and running to around 5:00pm. This will be a 3 person ambrose and both golfers and non-golfers are welcome to take part. Green fees are $15 per head. More details? Phone the golf club on (07) 4163-0180.
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.
Nanango Campdraft
The third (and final) day of the three-day 2019 Nanango Campdraft will be held at the Nanango Showgrounds in Cairns Street from early this morning until late this afternoon. This year's campdraft was rescheduled from its normal date due to wet weather, but large numbers of competitors are still expected for the event. Admission to the campdraft is free for spectators, and food and drink will be available from the Showgrounds' canteen.
Timbertowns Woodworkers - Blackbutt
The Timbertowns 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

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Sunday, 26 May 2019 
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