Weekend Activity Ideas

Have A Fabulous Weekend

What: Tommy Little – Self-Diagnosed Genius


The Shed – Aussie World, 1 Downunder Drive, Palmview, Queensland

Saturday 24 August 2019 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Description: Idiot or genius? For many, the jury has been out on Tommy Little but he’s here to set the record straight.

I mean would an idiot bungee jump nude on live TV? Or sign up to run one of the toughest marathon’s in the world, in minus 20-degree celsius in Antarctica with no previous experience or training? We rest our case.
Miraculously, Tommy is back on Australian soil after surviving the marathon and has a cracking story to share.

Tommy Little is the most exciting comedian of his generation. His comedy bubbles with an irresistible energy – bursting to tell you the next story. He’s smart, engaging and capable of holding a room in the palm of his hand Just for Laughs Stand Up Series live from the Sydney Opera House and he continues being everyone’s favourite fill in host and correspondent for The Project. Tommy Little is going places.

What: Ceramic Hand Building Workshop


Syndicate Creative, 9 Golf Street, Maroochydore, Queensland

Saturday 24 August 2019 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Description: Create your own hand-built ceramics at this workshop presented by potter and teacher, Bree-anne Jeffrey. Perfect for beginners and those new to pottery, across a blissful 90 minutes you will learn to create your own hand-built cup or planter.

Please be sure to wear enclosed shoes. All materials, firing and glazing is included. Held over two consecutive weekends, the first session will see participants create their ceramic masterpiece, and return the following weekend to glaze the piece.

Participants will need to collect their work approximately two weeks after the workshop once pieces have been fired.

What: Cabaret and All the Jazz


The J Noosa, Noosa Heads

Friday, 23rd August 2019 7:00pm till 9:00pm

Description: Noosa Chorale and The Australian Jazz Ensemble are celebrating five years of launching Noosa’s 10-day Jazz Party, this time with their sparkling, toe-tapping “Cabaret and All that Jazz”, an extravaganza of all-time great hits from the musical “Cabaret” and the Roaring Twenties and Thirties. Enjoy classics which bring back the magic of the time like “Cabaret,” “Anything Goes,” “All That Jazz” and “Makin’ Whoopee.” Add the talented queen of Melbourne jazz, chanteuse Juliarna Clark and her Ensemble of Australia’s top jazz musos, and you’ll agree “Life is a Cabaret, old chum. Come hear the music play!” Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes including an intermission. Phone 53296560 or email marketingthej@noosa.qld.gov.au

What: Sunshine Coast Collective Markets


Coolum State Primary School, Coolum Beach

Sunday, 25th August 2019 8:30am till 12:30pm

Description: The Sunshine Coast Collective Markets is a boutique and unique market that showcases local, up-and-coming homegrown talent. Whether it be fashion, skincare, jewellery, art, decor, furniture, pottery, treats for your fury friends, tunes or food…we have a select collection to share with you! Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month at the Coolum State Primary School. *Free Entry and Parking. Email hello@sunshinecoastcollectivemarkets.com.au

What: Music on the Mountain


Buderim Sound Shell, Buderim

Sunday, 25th August 2019 1:30pm till 4:00pm

Description: Sunshine Brass and Buderim Concert band will provide an afternoon of free music in the beautiful parklands of the Buderim Sound shell. Bring a blanket and enjoy. http://sunshinebrass.org.au/  Email: sunshinebrassband@gmail.com

What: Gympie Music Muster


Amamoor Creek, Gympie Area 22 – 25 August 2019

Description: Muster is a four day festival in a camping village in the Amamoor State Forest on the edges of the Mary River Valley not far from the town of Gympie.
With a focus on country and the music that is made there, they also make sure that everyone is involved, from boot scooting mornings to poetry cocktail hour readings, smoko songwriting sessions and lazy arvo blues guitar jams, so at the Muster, you feel like you belong.

The final week in August sees the hoop pine valley come alive with the campfires, stage lights and camaraderie. Effectively run by 1500 local community volunteers, the Muster makes music not just for the four days, but resounds with a regional social impact that lasts at least until next Muster.

What: Weekend Party


The Wharf Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba


Description: There will be loads of free family fun at the massive combined 30th Birthday for The Wharf Mooloolaba and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August.

The huge weekend will include plenty of free activities as well as kids go free deals at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast *conditions apply.

The free activities include a giant super slide, face painting, jumping castle, reptile display as well as free stand up paddle boarding and kayaking at Sunreef Mooloolaba, free river cruises with Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba as well as aerial skills acrobat displays from Just Acrobatics.

There will also be live music and other performances as well as a very special fireworks display at 7pm on Saturday night. Visit: https://mysunshinecoast.com.au/events/events-display/weekend-party,62377



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