AVO TOSS: Volunteers Amanda Hough, Ken Hough, Chris Hvalica and Shayne Burns ran one of the avocado competitions at the Blackbutt Avocado Festival in 2018.
AVO TOSS: Volunteers Amanda Hough, Ken Hough, Chris Hvalica and Shayne Burns ran one of the avocado competitions at the Blackbutt Avocado Festival in 2018. Jessica McGrath

WHAT'S ON: Five things to do around the region this weekend

CHECK out some of the great events happening across the South Burnett this weekend.

Blackbutt Avocado Festival

Avocado lovers will descend on Blackbutt for the annual festival this Saturday.

Held at the showgrounds and throughout the town's CBD, the celebration of all things avocado will start at 7am, rolling through until 5pm.

The Avo Roll and Avo Toss will be just some of the family-friendly entertainment on offer at the beloved event.

The Kransky Sisters at the Blackbutt Avocado Festival in 2018.
The Kransky Sisters at the Blackbutt Avocado Festival in 2018. Jessica McGrath

Heritage Nanango Country Music Muster

Hosted at the Nanango Showgrounds, this year's muster event will be pumping with entertainment.

From Friday to Sunday, artists will be taking to the stage from 9am until 11pm.

Entry costs $35, or $20 if you attend after 3pm.

Camping options are also available.

Nanango Spring Races

Guests will be dressing up in their best floral-themed attire for this spring carnival.

Held at the Nanango Race Club, gates will open at 10am with an entry fee of $10 for adults and $5 for pensioners.

Sue Edward, Narelle Wicks, Janelle Horne and Mandy Johns at the Nanango Races on August 3.
Sue Edward, Narelle Wicks, Janelle Horne and Mandy Johns at the Nanango Races on August 3. Jessica McGrath

Golden Hits of Yesterday Tribute Show

One of Queensland's most versatile entertainers is bringing her show to Kingaroy this weekend.

See Debbie Robertson at the Carrollee Hotel from 7-10.30pm on Saturday.

Tickets are available at the venue.

Singer Debbie Robertson.
Singer Debbie Robertson. Contributed

SBCO Dinner Concert

This Saturday night, the South Burnett Community Orchestra will be hosting a Heroes, Villains and Freddie Mercury Dinner.

Held at the Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon St, the doors will open at 6pm.

Tickets are $60 per person and the money raised will go towards QCWA's Public Rural Crisis Fund.

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