What's on: Wide Bay
EXHIBITION OPENING: ART AFTER DARK
ART, music, drinks - be inspired, listen to free live music, watch artist demonstrations and enjoy some drinks while you peruse the latest exhibitions at the Hervey Bay Regional Gallery exhibition opening night. Free entertainment, live music, nibbles and a cash bar is available. On Friday, October 25 from 6pm-8pm at the Fraser Coast Cultural Centre, 166 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba.
For more, email regionalgallery@ frasercoast.qld.gov.au, 07 4197 4206 or go to ourfrasercoast.com.au.
FRASER COAST RUM (RODEO- UTES-MUSIC) FEST
CONDUCTED by Hall Rodeo & Fraser Coast Ag Show Society on Saturday, November 9 at the Maryborough Showgrounds & Equestrian Park, 23349 Bruce Hwy, Maryborough. Gates Open 12pm, Ute Judging 2pm, Rodeo 5pm-9.30pm, Live band 2-5pm and Afterparty 9.30pm to midnight. Bar & food and Market Stalls from Midday. Cost: Adults 18yrs & over $20; Children 5-14yrs $10; Concession/Student/Uni Students-15 to 17yrs $15; Family (2Ad 4Ch) $50; Under 5 free. Tickets at the Gate (Cash only-ATM on site). Camping $5 unpowered site, $20 powered site - must be booked online. Entry through Gate 4. No BYO.
Phone 07 4123 5311, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to frasercoastshow.com.au.
BELTANE FIRE - THE GATHERING
COME one, Come all to gather by the fire and celebrate as our ancestors did many moons ago.
For it is Beltane! A time of great celebration and joy, a time to harvest what we have sown and make sacred vows. We shall honour the deities, we shall perform sacred rituals, we shall feast and we shall dance by the flame on Friday, November 1 from 2pm-5pm at the Gympie Showgrounds, 77 Exhibition Road, Gympie . All welcome to join us for this sacred Sabbat. Stall applications for our village fair, Bards for our music, presenters for our workshop spaces and volunteers are all now available.
During the Festival we will have a Feast, Ritual and Wickerman (Burning Man) on Saturday, Handfasting, Broom Jumping, Maypole Dancing and lots of Music on Sunday. Tickets to the Festival start at $45, go to stickytickets.com.au.
Phone Sargolais (Wayne) on 0415 800 888 or email email@example.com.
FRASER COAST POETS
A PLACE to meet other poets who love to write and share. Learn tips and techniques to make your words come to life. Prompts, brainstorming, discussion, feedback and fun with like-minded writers. Wednesday, November 20 from 1pm-3pm at the Hervey Bay Library (media room), 161 Old Maryborough Rd, Pialba.
Date: Third Wednesday of the month from February to November.
Phone 0401 767 127 or just come along. Facebook Fraser Coast Writers and Poets. No bookings required. All are welcome.
ENERGY & WELLBEING EXPO MARYBOROUGH
A WELLNESS event welcoming people to share their knowledge, skills, gifts and products. Always from the heart. Readers, healers, aura photos, good food, great coffee, handmade goods, oracle and tarot cards, crystals, and so much more. On Saturday, November 23, 9am-4pm at the Brolga Theatre and Convention Centre, 5 Walker St, Maryborough. Tickets: $5 (pay at event). Hosted by Energy & Wellbeing Expo Events.
ISAAC BUTTERFIELD - WHY SO SERIOUS
AFTER selling out over 55 shows across Australia in 2018, Isaac Butterfield returns to the stage for his brand new hour of unfiltered and raw social observations of the society we live in today. 'Why So Serious?' explores the PC culture of our ever so changing world - from the good, the bad and the ugly; Butterfield doesn't hold back! This is more than just a night of comedy; this is the beginning of a movement. 18+ Show. Performing live at the Hervey Bay RSL on Friday, November 29.
Doors open 7.30pm, show starts 8pm - No allocated seating, theatre style seating only. General Admission - $45.41 + GST. VIP Admission - $90.86 + GST (numbers limited). This ticket includes: Admission; Private Meet & Greet Pre-Show with Isaac; Signed Poster; Official Buttsmarn Cap; This price includes a booking fee of $5.95 - (Starts 6.30pm- Late Comers will be refused entry for Meet & Greet); Tickets only available through verve promotions.
Go to vervepromotions.vtix.com.au/HerveyBayWSS/.