THINGS TO DO: Completing the Kokoda Challenge last year are (from left) Megan Harvey, Jorga Bolton, Sam Sargood, Matthew McNamara and Andrew Christian.
THINGS TO DO: Completing the Kokoda Challenge last year are (from left) Megan Harvey, Jorga Bolton, Sam Sargood, Matthew McNamara and Andrew Christian. Bev Lacey

9 things to do in Toowoomba this weekend

1. Garden Releaf

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday

WHERE: Springs Garden World

ENJOY a weekend of inspiration, fun and great discounts to support Beyond Blue.

Events include in-store specials, an organic kitchen garden workshop at 10.30am on Saturday, a bonsai workshop at 2.30pm on Saturday, a make your own flower crown workshop at 10.30am on Sunday and a container gardening workshop at 2.30pm on Sunday.

Other activities will include tai chi demonstrations, face painting and kids planting.

Weekend workshops are $25 and bookings are essential. Phone 46368484.

2. Choral Concert

WHEN: Sunday, 2pm

WHERE: St Luke's Anglican Church

A VARIETY of sacred music will be a treat to hear in the surrounds of the church.

Tickets are available at door. Adults are $15 and students are $12.

For more information phone 0407570517.

3. Classic Cabaret

WHEN: Saturday, 7pm, Sunday, 2pm

WHERE: Choral Hall, Bridge and Raff sts

TOOWOOMBA Choral Society's Classic Cabaret is back, this time with music from stage and screen, featuring wonderful songs from such shows as Westside Story, Lord of the Rings, Sister Act, Tangled and Harry Potter.

The show will feature the TCS Classic Choir, together with solos, duets and trios.

Tickets are $20 and available at or by phoning Leona Carter on 0427690558.

4. Buggy's Beginner Fitness Boot Camp

WHEN: Saturday, 8am

WHERE: Captain Cook Reserve, Wilsonton

GET fit with Buggy's Beginner Fitness Boot Camp.

Bring along your water bottle and towel and a gold coin donation.

All proceeds are donated to Eva's Place and Relationships Australia.

5. World's Greatest Shave event

WHEN: Saturday, 10am to noon

WHERE:Grand Central Shopping Centre, outside H&M, level 2

WORLD'S Greatest Shave is the Leukaemia Foundation's major fundraising event aiming to raise $3.7 million in Queensland in 2017.

The Leukaemia Foundation is holding its Toowoomba World's Greatest Shave event today and residents are encouraged to attend the event to have their hair shaved, cut or coloured.

Those who are not registered are also invited to attend the event and are welcome to shave, cut or colour for a donation.

6. City Designer Markets

WHEN: Saturday, 9am

WHERE: Toowoomba Civic Square

TOOWOOMBA'S Designer Markets is a unique concept mixing shopping, food, live music, free family activities and good vibes.

There will always be something edgy and one of a kind on offer.

7. As You Like It

WHEN: Saturday, 7pm

WHERE: USQ Arts Theatre

TONIGHT is your last chance to watch the USQ third year students perform William Shakespeare's hilarious comedy As You Like It.

Tickets are $25 for adults. Book by phoning 46311111.

8. Oakey Show

WHEN: Saturday, 8am, official opening

WHERE: Oakey Showgrounds

DON'T miss the fun Oakey Show.

Entertainment will include fireworks, the Crack Up Sisters, the Young Farmers Challenge, a fashion parade, chainsaw events, a pet parade and more.

Livestock on show will include horses, stud beef cattle, angora goats, poultry, pigeons, and the dog championships.

9. Toowoomba Backyard Gardeners Market

WHEN: Saturday, 7am to 12.30pm

WHERE: North State School, Taylor St

THE Toowoomba Backyard Gardeners Market is increasing stalls to include produce.

The gardeners and plant stalls will still be there, but produce including fruit, vegetables, chutney, jams, olives and honey.

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