What's on: Sunshine Coast
THE CALOUNDRA CHORALE AND THEATRE COMPANY
THEY are set to proudly present their 2018 Christmas Concert; NOEL NOEL featuring the award winning Caloundra Chorale conducted by the very accomplished Mr Kim Kirkman. Come and be imbued with the spirit of Christmas as you listen to traditional carols, some fun swing numbers, and other beautifully moving songs telling the Christmas story and to top it off you can make some unique Christmas purchases from our Christmas market. Performances: Friday, December 7 at 7pm, Saturday, December 8 at 2pm, Sunday, December 9at 2pm. CCTC Theatre, 3 Piringa St, Wurtulla. Tickets: Adults $22, Concession $20, Groups, members and FOC $18, Children $10. Supper/afternoon tea included. For bookings, phone 07 5491 4937. Tickets sell quickly so book early!
BUDERIM COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CAROLS
THE Buderim Village Park will come alive with festive spirit, with the date set for the Buderim Community Carols on Sunday, December 9. With pre-show entertainment from 6pm for a 6.30pm start, along with a special appearance by Santa Claus, locals and visitors alike are invited to join in on the popular annual event, hosted again this year by the BWMCA and Buderim Bendigo Community Bank. In the event of severe weather, the show will go on, simply by moving into the Buderim War Memorial Hall next to the park. Entry to the Buderim Community Carols at the Buderim Village Park is by gold coin donation. To keep up to date with weather conditions in the lead up to the event stay tuned to 104.9 Sunshine FM and the BWMCA Facebook page.
HERITAGE CHRISTMAS GIFT AND ANTIQUE COLLECTABLE FAIR
SUNSHINE Coast will host the inaugural Heritage Christmas Gift and Antique Collectable Fair. The venue will become an old-style Department Store. Sellers from Queensland and New South Wales will gather with thousands of unique items. These items from the past offer an opportunity to choose a lifetime Christmas Gift. On offer will be a range of heritage, retro and decor items. Buyers can add to their collection or start off in this fast-growing hobby. You could find unique items for your home decor or to give as a lasting Christmas Gift. Held at Lake Kawana Community Centre, Bokarina from 10am-3pm on Saturday, December 9. Cost $5 and children under 14 years free. Contact Aussie Antiques Fairs on 0427465407.
FABULOUS FOODIE FARE
HEAD along to Eumundi Markets on December 7 from 8am - 5pm for an evening of fabulous and flavour-filled fare, as we bring you delectable food from around the globe on Friday, December 7 and 14 from 5pm-9pm. Grab your foodie loving friends and head on over to Eumundi for the very best in street food, while being entertained with free live music by Joel Wiggins. Keep an eye out for Santa who will be arriving on the Eumundi Fire Truck at approximately 5.30pm.
NOOSA CHORALE CHRISTMAS WASSAIL
TIS the season to be jolly so book now to sing along with Noosa's own community choir, Noosa Chorale, at its annual and much-loved Christmas Wassail! Noosa Chorale presents something special for its 11th anniversary Christmas Wassail, promising a birthday extravaganza with a feast of carols and glorious music. Joy is the theme for this year's extravaganza of carols and glorious music highlighted by Beethoven's inspirational 'Ode to Joy'. This is the choir's 11th annual Wassail. It's eagerly anticipated and a packed theatre is expected again this year. Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes with 2 x intermissions. December 14 and 15 at 7pm. Buy tickets from $35 at The J, Noosa Heads. Phone 07 5329 6560 or go to thej.com.au.
POMONA NIGHT OF LIGHTS
THIS festive celebration - Laser Show Spectacular with Coruno Laser Productions is a free event and being held on Thursday, December 13 from 5.45pm-8pm at Stan Topper Park, Pomona. The event includes: community carol singing, santa visit, raffles, music, food, coffee, ice-cream and more.
JOIN the BUZZ at the coast's hottest community concert event. Sound Feast. Featuring awesome touring bands and the best local acts, this monthly five hour concert extravaganza kicks off with an Open Mic section between 6pm-7.30pm, all ages. Sign-on from 5.30pm. Featured Acts and Headline Bands 7.30-11pm. And the best bit - It's free. December 21 at 6pm-11pm. Refreshments available. No unaccompanied minors please. Come enjoy these terrific acts Live, at Noosa's premier concert venue. Free. Organiser: Jay Bishoff. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Venue The J, Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, 07 5329 6560 or go to thej.com.au for more.
FRIDAY Evening Twilight Market from 4pm-8pm and Saturday morning farmer's market from 8am-noon. The markets are a great way to celebrate fresh food, music and good times. This is a free event. At 10 Lorraine Ave, Marcoola. Phone 0497 974 568.
EUMUNDI MARKET MUSIC
'FOOT-stompin' folk infused blues and roots multi-instrumentalist Dan Horne joins us on main stage from 9am on Saturday, December 8. Dan is a must-see 'one-man'style' act featuring a mesmerising blend of foot drums, harmonica and multiple guitars. Find Andrea Kirwin at the Food Hub on Second Terrace, as she entertains market visitors. Have a great time at the original Eumundi Markets.
GRANDCHILDREN AND THE BIG WEDGIE
THE Big Wedgie, the world's tallest and most extreme standalone inflatable waterslide - we even have the world record to prove it! At a whopping 18.2m tall and 82m long, The Big Wedgie is not for the faint hearted and is definitely a thrill ride! With a massive 55 degree drop, you are sure to have a blast rocketing down the steep slope being soaked in water! The Big Wedgie is also a four lane racer, so it can be enjoyed by families & friends at the same time! The Just Right Wedgie is the perfect slide for those looking for a wedgie that's just right! Not quite as extreme as The Big Wedgie but still loads of fun! The Little Wedgie is the smallest wedgie of them all! A mini version of The Big Wedgie, it's a 3 lane racer perfect for young ones. From December 8-January 28 from 9am-5pm. Contact: Sunshine Coast Stadium, phone 07 5437 7666.