What's On In The South Burnett Today?
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What's On In The South Burnett - our region's most comprehensive daily calendar
 Saturday, 27 April 2024 
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Birds Of A Feather Giant Garage Sale - Kingaroy
The Birds Of A Feather cancer support group will be holding the second (and final) day of their 20th annual Giant Garage Sale in Kingaroy today to raise funds for the Cancer Council Queensland. The garage sale will run from 7:00am to 12:00 noon at 28 Arthur Street in Kingaroy and there will be a wide variety of quality goods for sale including household items, bric-a-brac, collectibles, plants, cakes and jams, tools, silverware, clothing, crockery, manchester and much more - just perfect for bargain-hunters!
Murgon Men's Shed
The Murgon Men's Shed will be holding a meeting at their shed in Macalister Street, Murgon (the shed next to the former Murgon Railway Station) today. The Men's Shed meets every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday to work on projects and new members are always welcome.
Pig Day Out - Nanango
Pig Day Out - a fundraising event to support Nanango's Bushy Blue Beavers team taking part in this year's Variety Club Rally - will be held at the Nanango Services Club in Henry Street, Nanango from 1:00m until late this afternoon. The event will feature live entertainment, hot food and a bar inside the club and outside in the rear car park there'll be pig racing from 2:00pm (always a lot of fun!) and a Fashions Of The Field competition for the best dressed patrons. Entry is just a $5 donation and everyone is welcome!
Cent Sale & Auction - Murgon
Murgon RSL's Citizens Auxiliary will be holding a Cent Sale & Auction at the Welfare Drop-In Centre at 44 Stephens Street West in Murgon from 9:00am (when doors open) for a 9:30am start. There'll be great prizes up for grabs and the $5 entry fee includes a sheet of tickets and morning tea. Everyone is welcome!
Witness For The Prosecution - Nanango
The Nanango Theatre Company will presenting their final performances of Agatha Christie's gripping courtroom drama "Witness For The Prosecution" at their playhouse at the corner of Elk and George Streets, Nanango at 2:00pm this afternoon, and again at 7:00pm tonight. Tickets to see this three hour show are $25 for adults (or $20 for concessions and NTC members) and they can be booked online.
Nanango Men's Shed
The Nanango Men's Shed at the corner of Mt Stanley Road and Heathermore Lane, Nanango will be open from 8:30am to around 12:30pm today for its regular Saturday get-together. The Men's Shed meets most Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and new members are always welcome! More details? Phone 0491-102-087
Wondai Country Markets
The Wondai Regional Art Gallery's monthly Wondai Country Markets will be operating at Coronation Park in Wondai's CBD from 7:00am to 12:00 noon this morning. The markets feature stallholders selling fresh fruit and vegetables, arts and crafts, useful knick-knacks and clothing. There'll also be live entertainment; lots of other stalls selling great gifts and goodies; and special hand-made treasures from local artisans. The BBQs will also be firing up from around 6:45am to dish out hearty breakfasts for early bargain hunters. New stallholders are always very welcome (stall fees range from $10 with power and water available, if needed), and you can obtain more details by phoning the Wondai Regional Art Gallery on (07) 4168-5926.
Junior Motorcycle Club Practice Day - Kingaroy
The Kingaroy Junior Motorcycle Speedway Club will be holding a Practice Day on the main oval of Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman Street, Kingaroy (but use the Avoca Street entrance) with racing from around 10:00am through until early this afternoon. The club is for young motorcycle riders aged 4 to 16 and spectators are very welcome, with free admission. More details? Phone 0407-623-012. You can also read more about the Junior Motorcycle Club on our website. Note: This meeting was originally scheduled for May 25 but has been swapped to today to allow riders to attend a southern junior motorcycle racing event.
Final Day For Farm 2 Fork - Wooroolin
The Farm 2 Fork collective will be closing their shop on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin today. The shop specialised in selling locally-produced foods and wines and will be clearing out the last of its remaining stock today. You can read more about Farm 2 Fork on our website
Nanango Mini Market
The Nanango Mini Market, which runs on the 4th Saturday of each month (except January) outside the Churchyard Opp Shop at the corner of Drayton and Burnett Streets in Nanango, will be running from 7:00am to around noon this morning. Apart from offering great bargains at great prices - ranging from plants to craft work, DVDs, bric-a-brac, glassware, books, jewellery, photographic work and mosaic art - the markets also have a $3 sausage sizzle, $1.00 soft drinks ($2 for a coke) and gold coin donation tea and coffee if you get peckish. Entry is free and new stallholders are also very welcome, with stall fees starting at just $5. More details? Phone Sue on 0419-319-981.
Goodger Farmers Market
Kingaroy Country Meats at 207 Stuart Valley Drive in Goodger will be running a Farmers Market featuring foods, arts and crafts from 8:00am to 1:00pm this morning. This market runs on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. More details? Phone Tom on 0418-744-331
Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers & Heritage Muster - Boondooma
The fifth day of the six-day Spirit Of The Bush Balladeers & Heritage Muster will be held at Boondooma Homestead at 8262 Durong-Mundubbera Road, Boondooma today. This popular annual campout week features lots of Australia's top bush balladeers and poets (more than 20 will be appearing at the Muster this year) along with walk-up artists. The Muster routinely attracts 700 to 800 caravanners plus day-trippers and in addition to lots of non-stop music there'll also be great camp oven meals, a licensed bar, BBQ, stalls, and displays of vintage cars and engines, photography and historical items. Admission to today's Muster is $42.63 (bring cash - there's no EFTPOS on site). Bush camping is also available and can be booked by phoning the Homestead's caretakers on (07) 4168-0159. You can also get more information about this year's Muster on Boondooma Homestead's website.
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 (ie opposite Bendigo Bank) in Yarraman from 7:00am until around 12:00 noon today. The markets are held on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Saturday each month and they feature trash and treasure stalls, car boot sellers, local produce and hand-made goods, as well as food stalls. Everyone is welcome and if you'd like to book a stall yourself - it's only $10! - phone 0498-540-340. Note: Today's markets will also feature holistic items including essential oils, natural therapies, crafts, energy readings and food vans.
Proston Men's Shed
The Proston Men's Shed will be meeting at their building at 5-23 Rodney Street, Proston from 9:00am until around 12:00 noon today. The Men's Shed is open every day (except Sundays) and new members are always very welcome! More details? Phone the Men's Shed on 0477-235-429
Wondai Parkrun
The Wondai parkrun group will be holding their weekly 5km timed runs 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.
Ros Gregor Parkrun - Nanango
The Nanango parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run along the Ros Gregor Trail at Tipperary Flat next to the D'Aguilar Highway south of Nanango at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the 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.
Railway Parkrun - Proston
The Proston parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run at Railway Park in Rodney Street, Proston at 7:00am this morning. Runners follow a course along the former railway line 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.
Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Parkrun - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt parkrun group will be holding its weekly 5km timed walk/run along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail at Blackbutt from 7:00am this morning. The starting line is adjacent to the Roy Emerson Museum, off Bowman Road. Runners follow a course along the former railway line and the parkrun group is free to join. All you need to do is register (once) online (it's officially called the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail parkrun) and bring the printed barcode to any parkrun event.
Manumbar Campdraft
The second day of the three-day 62nd Annual Manumbar Campdraft will be held at the Manumbar Campdraft Grounds at 3896 Manumbar Road today, kicking off at 6:00am this morning with the Jack Perrett Memorial Novice Draft, followed after lunch by the Leon Franz Memorial Novice Draft which will run until dusk. This year's campdraft will feature Maiden, Novice, Open, Juvenile and Junior drafts, along with pony club events for children aged from 1 up to 17 running from 10:00am this morning. Free in-site camping is available if you want to stay over, and takeaway meals are available too if hunger strikes. Admission to the campdraft is 100% free for spectators and everyone is welcome. More details? Message the Manumbar Campdraft's Facebook page.
Kingaroy Eisteddfod
The first day of the 2024 Kingaroy Eisteddfod will be held at the Kingaroy Performing Arts Centre in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 10:45am onwards today, with competitors in the junior group dancing section battling it out for line honours. Spectators are very welcome and a nominal entry fee applies.
Saturday Morning Tennis - Blackbutt
The Blackbutt Tennis Club in Hart Street, Blackbutt (just up the road from the Radnor Hotel) will be running Saturday morning social tennis games from 7:30am this morning. New players are always welcome. More details? Phone Roy on 0407-378-795
MisFitz - Linville
Popular South Burnett acoustic duo MisFitz (aka Rob & Clare Fitz-Herbert) will be performing at the Linville Hotel in George Street, Linville from 4:00pm until late tonight. The hotel's kitchen will also be operating from 11:00am for lunch, dinner and snacks and there's free camping across the road or paid accommodation at the pub if you want to stay overnight. More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 5424-7280
Cent Sale - Murgon
The Murgon RSL Sub-Branch Citizen's Auxiliary will be holding a Cent Sale at the Welfare Drop-In Centre at 44 Stephens Street West in Murgon this morning. Doors will open at 9:00am (for a 9:30am start) and the $5 entry fee includes morning tea and a sheet of tickets. There are great prizes on offer and everyone is welcome.
Pig On A Spit Night - Maidenwell
The Maidenwell Hotel's popular monthly Pig On A Spit Night will be running from 6:00pm until late this evening. The Mr Q Acoustic Duo will be performing on the hotel's deck from 7:00pm to 11:00pm, and guests can get stuck into more pork than they can poke a fork at, all served up with with roast potatoes, pumpkin, corn, peas, carrots, applesauce and gravy for $25 per head (chicken and beef options are available too). There's also free camping nearby if you want to stay over. Everyone is welcome! More details? Phone the hotel on (07) 4164-6133.
Junior Landcare Meeting - Kingaroy
The South Burnett's Junior Landcare group will be holding their monthly meeting at the Kingaroy Library in Glendon Street, Kingaroy at 10:00am this morning. Today's focus will be on ways to care for the environment, and new members are very welcome. You can find out more about Junior Landcare on their website
Animal Adoption Day - Wondai
Karma's Place Rescue will be holding their 4th Saturday of the month Animal Adoption Day from 9:00am to 12:00 noon this morning at 36 Scott Street in Wondai. Puppies, adult dogs and young adult cats will all be available for adoption (a fee applies). Note: All animals will be flea and worm treated, vaccinated, desexed and microchipped before rehoming.
Wooroolin Line Dancers
The Wooroolin Line Dancers will be holding a line dancing class for beginners and intermediate line dancers at Wooroolin Hall on the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin from 9:00am to 10:00am this morning (for beginners) and 10:00am to 12:30pm (for intermediates). Course fees are $5 each for the beginners and intermediate classes, or you can do both for $10. Everyone is welcome.
Seafood Smorgasbord - Wondai
Dimities Cottage at 49 Haly Street in Wondai will be holding another of their monthly all-you-can-eat Seafood Smorgasbords from 6:00pm this evening (dinner starts at 6:30pm). The buffet features all your favourite hot and cold seafoods fresh from the trawlers, as well as non-seafood dishes, desserts, tea and coffee. Cost is $70 per head (BYO) and since these dinners are nearly always a sell-out, bookings are essential if you want to be certain of a seat: (07) 4168-5744.
Damien Barnes Trio - Kingaroy
The Damien Barnes Trio will be performing at the Kingaroy RSL in Markwell Street, Kingaroy from 7:00pm to around 10:00pm tonight. Admission is free. More details? Phone the RSL on (07) 4162-1755
Saturday Soccer - Nanango & Kingaroy
Football South Burnett's men's teams will be playing two matches today. At 1:00pm, Nanango Blue will play Nanango White at the Alan Downie Sportsfields in Burnett Street, Nanango; and at 6:00pm, Kingaroy West will play Barambah at Tom Alford Oval in Oliver Bond Street, Kingaroy. Spectators are very welcome at both games.
Saturday AFL - Toowoomba
South Burnett Saints fans will need to travel to Rockville Oval in Toowoomba today to cheer the home teams on as they play in the second round of the Darling Downs competition. All three Saints teams (ie men, women and U14s) will be in action, with the men's and women's teams keen to clock up another win after both teams convincingly trounced the Toowoomba Bombers last Saturday.
Saturday Rugby League - Kingaroy
Rugby league fans should head to T.J. O'Neill Oval in Youngman Street, Kingaroy today, which will be hosting junior games in the morning and Round 1 of the local competition in the afternoon. The day will; kick off at 8:00am with U6s, U8s and U10s games, followed by U12s at 9:40am and then an U14s match between Chinchilla and Murgon at 12:40pm. This, in turn, will be followed by an U17s match between South Burnett and Highfields in the TJRL competition, before the local season gets underway at 3:00pm with an A-grade match between Kingaroy's Red Ants and the Wondai Wolves, followed by a second clash at 4:30pm between the Nanango Stags and Cherbourg Hornets. A canteen will be operating in the grounds (a bar will also open once the junior games conclude) and spectators are very welcome.
Maidenwell Country Markets
The Maidenwell Country Markets will be held outside the Maidenwell Hotel from 8:00am to 1:00pm today. The markets will feature arts and crafts, plants, fruit and veg, clothing and local produce and run on the last Saturday of every moth. Intending smallholders should phone Jenny or Darryl at the hotel for more information on (07) 4164-6133.

South Burnett CTC - Working For Our Community
 Saturday, 27 April 2024 
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