Relay for Life on October 8 and 9.
Relay for Life on October 8 and 9. Barclay White

What's on in the South Burnett in October

LOOKING for something to do in the South Burnett over the coming month?

Well this comprehensive list should provide plenty of options.

September 30

South Burnett and Cherbourg on Show

A long weekend of events kicks off with a progressive dinner at Wondai.

Tickets are $40 and can be brought from the Wondai Art Gallery or from www.eventbrite.com.au, make sure you search for South Burnett Progressive Dinner.

To plan the rest of your South Burnett and Cherbourg on Show itinerary, visit www.sbconshow.com.au.

October 1

Nanango Country Markets

The monthly country markets at the Nanango Showgrounds from 6am-12pm.

South Burnett and Cherbourg on Show

Yhurri Gurri Us Mob Arts and Cultural Festival is being hosted in Cherbourg at the Jack O'Chin Oval, 1pm-6pm.

Performances include Chad Morgan, Roger Knox, Deadly Wayz, local dancers and so much more.

Tickets for this family friendly event are available at Us Mob Radio, phone 41683400 or 0428469757.

To plan your South Burnett and Cherbourg on Show itinerary, visit www.sbconshow.com.au.

Colours of Yarraman

The Colours of Yarraman Festival kicks off with Jazz on the Platform.

This concert will be held in Station Park from 3pm to 6pm.

This is a long table event so make sure you bring a basket/plate of food to share as well as a chair.

A multi-draw raffle will also be available to purchase tickets for.

There will be a bar as well as tea and coffee for sale.

Colours of Yarraman gardening competition will brighten up the town in October.
Colours of Yarraman gardening competition will brighten up the town in October.

October 4

Colours of Yarraman

Triples bowls at the Yarraman Bowls Club on Margaret St.

The cost is $10 per person.

Morning tea starts at 8.30am with the actual event starting at 9am.

A light lunch will also be provided.

October 5

Colours of Yarraman

There will be a movie in Errol Munt Park for all to enjoy.

Arrive at 6pm for a 6.30pm start.

There will be food and drinks available.

October 6

Seeds of Hope Markets

This weekly market is on Glendon St, Kingaroy near the Alford St roundabout.

You can find fruit and vegetables, craft, plants and wood fired pizza.

The market runs from 9am to 5pm.

Kingaroy Research Station 100 year anniversary

Members of the public are invited to tour the research station and meet local scientists and inspect research facilities and the latest chickpea and wheat field trials.

From 9am-noon, at 214 Kingaroy-Cooyar Rd, Kingaroy.

Enclosed footwear is required for access to some areas.

Colours of Yarraman

A free seniors morning tea and concert at Yarraman Memorial Hall from 10.30am.

October 7 & 8

Nanango Theatre Company Performance

The Nanango Theatre Company's two-act comedy You Can't Beat the House at the Nanango Playhouse on the corner of George and Elk Sts from 7pm.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for pensioners and students and include supper.

Tickets are available from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre on Henry St or at the door.

October 8

Colours of Yarraman

The garden competition awards evening will be held at the Yarraman Heritage House from 5pm-8pm.

The friends of Yarraman Creek morning walks will also be held at 9am and 11am.

October 9

Colours of Yarraman

Gardens from the Colours of Yarraman Garden Competition will be open for viewing.

October 8-9

South Burnett Relay for Life is on the main oval at the Kingaroy Showgrounds in Youngman St, Kingaroy from 3pm Saturday to 9am Sunday.

The Relay's annual Candlelight Ceremony - held in remembrance of friends and relatives lost to cancer - will be held about 6.30pm.

There will be food and drink stalls.

October 13

Seeds of Hope Markets

Weekly market on Glendon St, Kingaroy near Alford St roundabout. Find fruit and vegetables, craft, plants and woodfired pizza.

The markets are on from 9am-5pm.

October 14

Junior Blue Light Disco

An event for people aged 14 and under at Kingaroy Town Hall in Glendon St, 6-8.30pm.

Entry is $5.

The Kingaroy Town Hall will host the Blue Light Disco on October 14
The Kingaroy Town Hall will host the Blue Light Disco on October 14 Rhiannon Tuffield

QCWA KINGAROY

Branch meeting 9.30am for a 10am start. For more information, phone Janelle Reeves 0419861616.

Nanango Theatre Company Performance

The Nanango Theatre Company's two-act comedy You Can't Beat the House will be held at the Nanango Playhouse on the corner of George and Elk Sts from 7pm.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for pensioners and students and include supper.

Tickets are available from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre on Henry St or at the door.

October 15

Nanango Stamp Club Meeting

Nanango RSL, Henry St From 10am, followed by lunch for those who'd like to stay on for a bite.

The club is the South Burnett's sole affiliated member of the Queensland Philatelic Council and promotes the hobby of stamp collecting .

It meets on the second Saturday morning of each month, and anyone interested in stamp collecting is welcome to go along for a fun morning out with fellow collectors.

Phone Doug on 41633013.

Blackbutt Community Dinner Dance

This fundraiser for the Roy Emerson statue is at Blackbutt Showgrounds, 5.30pm-late.

The $25 ticket includes dinner, live entertainment, and tennis star Daphne Fancutt. There will be an auction of celebrity memorabilia.

Tickets available at Nukku Nook Museum or phone 0408517399.

Nanango Theatre Company Performance

The Nanango Theatre Company's two-act comedy You Can't Beat the House will be held at the Nanango Playhouse on the corner of George and Elk Sts from 7pm.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for pensioners and students and include supper.

Tickets are available from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre on Henry St or at the door.

October 16

Nanango Theatre Company Performance

The Nanango Theatre Company's two-act comedy You Can't Beat the House will be held at the Nanango Playhouse on the corner of George and Elk Sts from 1.30pm.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for pensioners and students and include supper. Tickets are available from the Nanango Visitor Information Centre on Henry St or at the door.

October 13- 16

Waterhole Rocks - Rock n Roll Camp out

The camp out weekend will be held at the Nanango Showgrounds.

Devoted to all things associated with 1950s and 1960s rock'n'roll, there'll be hot rods, custom cars, vintage caravans, driving games and dance lessons and rock'n'roll acts.

A bar and canteen will operate.

Admission on Friday and Saturday is $20 or it is $30 for a four-day pass.

Powered and unpowered campsites will also be available at the showgrounds for a small fee.

For more information phone Sue on 0457656 086 or Terry on 0409496167.

October 17

Murgon Neighbourhood Watch

The neighbourhood watch meeting starts from 5.30pm at the Murgon Police Station at 38 Krebs St.

October 20

Murgon and District National Seniors

To be held at the Murgon Bowls Club on Macalister St.

If you would like more information, phone Paula on 4168 3114

Seeds of Hope Markets

Weekly market on Glendon St, Kingaroy near Alford St roundabout. Find fruit and vegetables, craft, plants and woodfired pizza. 9am-5pm.

October 21

The Singing Politician

The ARIA Award nominated show performed by Topology and The Australian Voices, sets Prime Ministerial speeches to music and has been described as an artistically absorbing musico-political event and quite serious, quite moving and absolutely hilarious.

Held at Saint Mary's Catholic College, tickets are $30 at the door and discounts are available for concessions, student and groups.

Go to www.trybooking.com to book in advance.

October 22

Chaplain Fundraising Dinner

Help support Chappy Liz and Chappy Jo who look after students at Kingaroy and Taabinga State Schools and Kingaroy High School. The dinner is at SB Care in Avoca St, Kingaroy, 6pm-10pm.

There will be a guest speaker, music by Dr Mad Pink Rivers, a silent auction and dinner.

Tickets are $50 a head and can be booked at the school offices.

For more information on the dinner phone Kingaroy State High School on 41600666.

Nanango Funfest Super Cent Auction

The action will be at the Nanango Cultural Centre on George St.

Be there at 9am for a 10am start.

A $5 entry fee includes two sheets of tickets and morning tea.

You can buy extra sheets of tickets for $2.

There will be more than 100 items. Tickets available at Winds of Change Art Gallery and at the door.

October 27

Seeds of Hope Markets

Weekly market on Glendon St, Kingaroy near Alford St roundabout.

Find fruit and vegetables, craft, plants and wood fired pizza.

The markets are on from 9am-5pm.

October 30

Walk for Mental Health

The Kingaroy Rotary Club is holding a walk for mental health from 7:30am at the Bob Jane car park.

The walk will go from the Toyota corner out to TAFE Queensland South West and back.

The cost is $15 for adults, $5 for children and $30 for families.

All proceeds from the walk go to Australian Rotary Health research into rural and regional health.

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