AUTUMN COLOUR: THE Australian Hibiscus Society Sunshine Coast will be holding the 2017 Hibiscus Spectacular with over 150 hibiscus blooms on show on May 13.
AUTUMN COLOUR: THE Australian Hibiscus Society Sunshine Coast will be holding the 2017 Hibiscus Spectacular with over 150 hibiscus blooms on show on May 13. Anastassia Perets

WHAT'S ON: Top things to do on the Sunshine Coast in May

ENJOY what the Sunshine Coast is offering in May with all sorts of entertainment, historical outings, food, wine and more.

2017 ANNUAL HIBISCUS SPECTACULAR

THE Australian Hibiscus Society Sunshine Coast will be holding the 2017 Hibiscus Spectacular with over 150 hibiscus blooms on show on May 13 at the Woombye School of Arts Hall, Blackall Street, Woombye from 9am to 12.30pm. Free entry. For more details contact Audrey Marshall 5476 2771 or Ted Herbert 0407 440 999.

NOOSA WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL

JOIN food and wine enthusiasts from all over the nation as they descend on Noosa for Noosa Food and Wine. Event-goers can look forward to discovering new flavours alongside great Australian wines, artisan foods, culinary talent with some of Australia's leading chefs and producers and the finest Queensland produce in one of Australia's leading food destinations, Noosa. On from May 18 to 21. Tickets cost start at $15. For more details call 1 300 066 672 or go to www.noosafoodwinefestival.com.au.

AN ORCHESTRAL TREAT FOR MUM

THE Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra is performing Symphony by the Sea on May 13 at 2pm at Coolum Civic Centre, Park Street, Coolum Beach. Tickets available from: www.developmentwatch.org.au or phone 4770 20561 or 0417 001 590.

COOROY-NOOSA GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL RESEARCH GROUP

COOROY Fusion is on May 13. Come and visit our stall for family history advice as well as plants and homemade jam and chutney. For more details, phone 5442 5570 or visit www.genealogy-noosa.org.au

NAMBOUR MUSEUM

REMEMBER Bayards? Collins Cafe? Lowe's Sawmill? Revive your memories of past Nambour businesses on May 6 and 7 at the Nambour Museum at 18 Mitchell Street. Admission is adults $4 and children $1.

WALKING IN SUNSHINE

A MUSICAL tribute from the Palmwoods Singers Theatrical Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the naming of the Sunshine Coast. On May 13 at 2pm to 4.30pm and again at 7pm to 9.30pm, at Palmwoods Memorial Hall, Main Street, Palmwoods. For more details contact 5478 9539 or palmwoodshall@gmail.com.

NIGHTS ON OCEAN

IMMERSE yourself amongst the bustle of people, the ever changing atmosphere of sounds, fragrance, local art and produce, great food and music. Held on the second Friday of each month from 5pm to 9pm. Ocean Street, Maroochydore. Free entry. For more details, go to http://www.nightsonocean.com.au.

SURF SHOW AND SHINE

THE festival will celebrated the years gone by when Kombis were common in beach-side car parks on the coast whilst the owners were out surfing. Features exhibits of Kombis, surfboards and surf related items along with food and entertainment. On May 28, open from 9am to 3pm at Mooloolaba State School, Venning Street, Mooloolaba. Entry costs $5. For more details contact info@surfshowandshine.com.au


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