IRISH GIG: Brisbane-based Irish band Sásta, are providing the live music for the Heart of Ireland show in Caloundra.
IRISH GIG: Brisbane-based Irish band Sásta, are providing the live music for the Heart of Ireland show in Caloundra.

10 top things to do on the Sunshine Coast this month

1. MONTVILLE ART GALLERY

MONTVILLE Art Gallery is located in a delightful turn-of-the century Queenslander opposite the site of the original Montville Art Gallery. Gallery manager Lisa Powell ensures there is a constantly changing exhibition of paintings and sculptures. 138 Main Street. montvilleart gallery.com.au.

2. LIFT

A SACRED space focused on raising human consciousness and regular schedule of concerts, workshops and seminars featuring artists and presenters. 926 Maleny-Montville Road Balmoral Ridge, Maleny. website: experiencealift.com/.

3.ODD MAN OUT

ODD Man Out is by David Williamson, Showing March 23-April 25. Daily at 7.30pm and 2pm Saturday matinee. Price: $62.50 All seats. The J, 60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Junction. Phone: 53296560.

4. SUNSHINE COAST FUNDRAISER

AUSTRALIAN of the Year, Alan Mackay-Sim, will be guest speaker at a local Sunshine Coast fundraising event for the Leukaemia Foundation's World's Greatest Shave. Adoni Lodge, 279 Kenilworth Skyring Road, Carters Ridge at 9am-3pm on Sunday, March 19.

5.ROTARY CLUB OF CALOUNDRA ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF DAY

SUNNYKIDS is thrilled to be nominated as charity of choice again at this year's Rotary Club of Caloundra Annual Charity Golf Day, to be held on Friday, March 17 at Pelican Waters Golf Club. Every $500 raised at the golf day will allow SunnyKids to reach out to another vulnerable child. website: sunnykids.org.au.

6. POMONA RAILWAY GALLERY

INSPIRED by their local natural environment at Boreen point, artists Michele Knightley and Margaret Moon have been tuning into the beauty that nature provides. Their latest artworks combine the mediums of printmaking, eco-dyeing drawing and bookbinding until March 29. Email: margaret.jane.moon @gmail.com.

7. THE SUNSHINE COAST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

SCSO is performing a concert for families, featuring the narrated story of Peter and the Wolf in which all the characters are represented by various instruments in the orchestra. Tickets: website: sunshinecoast symphonyorchestra.com and from the Old Buderim Post Office.

8. SUNSHINE COAST CONCERT BAND

ONE of the Sunshine Coast's iconic bands, the Sunshine Coast Concert Band, will hold its next fundraising concert on March 18 at 2pm. This fabulous 40-piece concert band is into its 21st year of supporting Sunshine Coast charities and not-for-profit groups, Kawana Community Hall, Nanyima St, Buddina. Cost $15. BYO drinks and nibbles. Bookings: Val on 5443 9547 or at the door.

9. COOLUM THEATRE PLAYERS

SYLVIA by Director, Linda Gefken. A modern canine comedy about a marriage and a dog is sensitive and heart-warming. Coolum Civic Centre March 17-26. Phone 54462500.

10. HEART OF IRELAND

BRISBANE'S proud Irish community is eagerly awaiting the Heart of Ireland show. March 16 at Eatons Hill Hotel, phone 33256777 and March 17 at The Events Centre, Caloundra. Phone 54914240.


WATCH: Pianist, 84, stun shoppers with magical performance

WATCH: Pianist, 84, stun shoppers with magical performance

Shoppers delighted as music floats and swirls around the store.

Bride shares saddest wedding photo

Bride shares saddest wedding photo

“He was a nice person and always wanted to help patients"

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

Another prestige brand has arrived.

Local Partners