The Road Ahead : February 2011
WWW.ROADAHEAD.COM.AU THE ROAD AHEAD FEB/MAR 2011 34 GEM OF A SHOW Those who enjoy all that glitters can't miss the 27th annual Gem and Jewellery Festival on March 5-6. Held at the Aviation High Assembly Hall, Widdop St, Hendra, the festival features gorgeous cut and uncut gemstones, fossils and mineral specimens. www.nblc.com.au TRIATHLON TREAT MOOLOOLABA HOSTS CARNIVAL The world's best triathletes will converge on Mooloolaba from March 26-28 for a jam-packed sporting program including the Asics Twilight 5 km Run, Mooloolaba Ocean Swim, The Courier-Mail Mooloolaba Superkidz Triathlon, Mooloolaba Individual and Teams Triathlons, as well as the ITU World Cup. www.usmevents.com.au CALENDAR GIG WITH A JIG RIVERDANCE HITS TOWN The world-renowned Irish dancing spectacular Riverdance will dazzle Queensland fans with a series of shows in Brisbane from April 12-17. This is the last chance to experience the energy of Riverdance during its farewell tour of Australia. Since it first hit the stage 15 years ago, Riverdance has captivated more than 22 million people worldwide with its unique fusion of Irish and international music and dance. For the first time the shows will be performed in an intimate theatre setting to give audiences a unique experience of the energy, sensuality and magic of Riverdance. Performances will be held at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC. For bookings telephone 136 246 or go to www.qpac.com.au. Make the most of what Queensland has to offer by tapping into one of the state's many colourful events. WHAT'S ON MUSIC: Feb 25 Rihanna: Last Girl on Earth Tour BNE ENTERTAIN CENTRE FESTIVAL: Feb 26 Soundwave 2011 RNA SHOWGROUNDS MARKETS: Feb 27 Markets 7.30 am-12.30 pm CABARLAH MUSIC: Mar 3 KE$HA Live in Concert BRISBANE RIVERSTAGE EXPO: Mar 11-13 Townsville Home Show SHOWGROUNDS FESTIVAL: Mar 12 Wine and Food in the Park KINGAROY FESTIVAL: Mar 18-27 Feast of the Senses INNISFAIL SPORT: Apr 2-10 Aust Surf Lifesaving Champ GOLD COAST MUSIC: Apr 6-10 The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber LYRIC THEATRE, QPAC TRAVEL WHAT'S ON GEM OF EMAIL EVENTS AND PHOTOS TO BELINDA.PETERS@RACQ.COM.AU. PUBLICATION CANNOT BE GUARANTEED. THREE TO FOUR MONTHS NOTICE PREFERRED. SEE RACQ ENTERTAINMENT (P62) FOR SPECIAL MEMBER EVENT OFFERS.