BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: Jason Ford has created an event combining two of the South Burnett's biggest tourist attractions.
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: Jason Ford has created an event combining two of the South Burnett's biggest tourist attractions. Madeline Grace

Five things to do in the South Burnett this weekend

1. Blue Light Disco

Friday

 

BUST A MOVE: Head to the Blue Light Disco in Kingaroy tonight.
BUST A MOVE: Head to the Blue Light Disco in Kingaroy tonight. Warren Lynam

KINGAROY Town Hall will become a disco club on Friday night to provide hours of entertainment for the South Burnett's youngest residents.

The Blue Light Disco will run from 6-8.30pm for kids from Prep age to 14. High school students will be required to show identification.

Entry costs $5 and parents can collect kids from inside the hall at any time.

 

2. Carrollee Hotel re-opening

Saturday

 

RENOVATIONS COMPLETED: The Carrollee Hotel is holding its grand re-opening on Saturday, June 15.
RENOVATIONS COMPLETED: The Carrollee Hotel is holding its grand re-opening on Saturday, June 15. Elaelah Harley

THE transformation of Kingaroy's Carrollee Hotel is complete and patrons will be gathering at the iconic pub to celebrate its re-opening on Saturday night.

Live entertainment and celebrations will be held from 11am. 

 

3. Taste the Trail

Saturday

 

Riders will cycle along the South Burnett Rail Trail, stopping to enjoy local produce.
Riders will cycle along the South Burnett Rail Trail, stopping to enjoy local produce. SCULLIN GREG

RESIDENTS will have the chance to experience the best of what the South Burnett has to offer as part of South Burnett chef Jason Ford's new event, Taste the Trail.

Riders will meet at 8am at Kingaroy's TJ O'Neill Square before taking to the South Burnett Rail Trail bound for Wondai via Memerambi, Wooroolin, and Tingoora.

At each stop, riders will feast on food made entirely from local produce, cooked by locals.

For more information, call 4189 9100, and visit www.southburnett tickets.com.au to book your place.

 

4. Kingaroy markets

Saturday

 

Stock up on fruit and vegetables at the markets.
Stock up on fruit and vegetables at the markets. Rob Wright

THE Kingaroy Showgrounds will play host to the Kingaroy Friendship markets with a range of fresh produce and arts and crafts from 6am to noon.

 

5. Winter Craft Festival

Saturday and Sunday

 

Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery volunteer Roslynn Smith.
Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery volunteer Roslynn Smith. Madeline Grace

THE Queensland Winter Craft Festival in Kingaroy continues this weekend, featuring mosaic workshops at the Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery.

To book, call 4189 9323.

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