V8 Supercars, world-famous musicians, and school fetes, they are all in Ipswich this weekend.


Breakfast for Men

  • Saturday 7.30am
  • Laidley Uniting Church Hall

Join guest speaker Brian Vickery, a retired mine worker active in the Lockyer Valley.

Breakfast is still only $5, RSVP to 5465 1411 or 0407623014.


Tell Me on a Sunday

  • Saturday 7.30pm
  • Ipswich Civic Centre

Lauren Lee Innis-Youren (Christine in 2014's hugely successful production of The Phanton of the Opera ) returns to Ipswich Civic Centre in the rarely performed musical by Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Tell Me on a Sunday.

Tickets from the centre.


Coates Hire Ipswich Super Sprint

  • Friday to Sunday
  • Queensland Raceway

See all the V8 Supercars race action this weekend at the famous "Paperclip" track.

Will defending champion Mark "Frosty" Winter- bottom retain his crown, or will perennial favourites Craig Lowndes and James Courtney take the honours?

Full program of support events.


Fun night with the Desperadoes

  • Saturday
  • George Hogg Performance Venue

Ipswich Orpheus Chorale is proud to present Desperadoes, a fun-filled theatre-restaurant experience.

Desperadoes is a wise-cracking Western full of wild characters, great laughs, and wonderful songs.

Enjoy a great two-course meal in air-conditioned comfort. Book online at www.ipswichorpheuschorale



A Morning with Keith Potger

  • Friday 10am
  • Ipswich Civic Centre

The founding member of the internationally famous group The Seekers Keith Potger is coming to Ipswich.

Potger's solo performance will feature original ballads from his three solo CDs and covers from some of his all-time favourites, as well as his own version of a few Seekers hits.

Tickets from Ipswich Civic Centre.


Lowood Bunyip Markets Christmas in July

  • Clock Park, Lowood
  • 2pm-8pm

There will be a band, jumping castle, chook wheel and prizes, community barbecue, and Santa gifts for children. Come along and support your community.


Tabeel Lutheran Home Staff Reunion

  • Saturday 11am-3pm
  • Laidley Lutheran Church Hall

All former staff of Tabeel Lutheran Home in Laidley are invited and meet up with other former and current staff members.

Call Debbie on 54651133 or debbie.elliot@lccqld.org.au for more information.


Sacred Heart School and Parish Fete

  • Sunday 10.30am-3.30pm
  • Cothill Rd, Booval

Enjoy all the fun of the fair, including activities, rides, a sideshow alley, market stalls, traditional favourite fete foods, homemade cakes and sweets, hamburgers, sausages, snow cones, popcorn, fairy floss and hot dogs.

Enjoy the Dunk Tank, your chance to dunk a teacher or even the principal, plus a guest appearance by Agro.


Charity Golf Day

  • Sunday 9am-5pm
  • Hatton Vale Golf Club

Golfers can help a worthy cause while enjoying their favourite game.

The event is a four-person Ambrose, with a 10am shotgun start.

Proceeds benefit the volunteer Hatton Vale Summerholm Rural Fire Brigade.


Photographs by Anna Carey

  • Daily 10am-5pm
  • Ipswich Art Gallery

Growing up on the Gold Coast sparked Anna Carey's fascination with mid- twentieth century architecture.

Carey's work overlaps photography and sculpture as she meticulously creates small architectural models of buildings, then photo- graphs them to create an illusion of space.

The exhibition is free.

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