The Road Ahead : December January 2008
SUBMIT YOUR EVENT AND PHOTOS TO: THE ROAD AHEAD, PO BOX 4, SPRINGWOOD, QLD 4127. FAX TO 3257 1863 OR EMAIL BELINDA.PETERS@RACQ.COM.AU. PUBLICATION CANNOT BE GUARANTEED. THREE TO FOUR MONTHS NOTICE REQUIRED. QUEENSLAND EVENTS December 19th-23rd STABLE RE-CREATED A re-creation of the town of Bethlehem takes over Strand Park, Townsville. Free admittance. Visit stableonthestrand. com.au or call Richard on 4723 169 u or 0407 231 690. February 1st-10th BRISBANE MOTORSHOW Featuring hundreds of vehicles representing more than 35 brands and a wide range of attractions and enter tainment. Be sure to visit the RACQ stand. Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre, South Brisbane. Visit brisbanemotorshow. com.au, phone 1800 177 951 or 3237 8777. 3rd HELL OF THE WEST The Goondiwindi Hell of the West Triathlon promises some hot racing action for par ticipants and spectators. Visit hellofthewest.com or email m email@example.com. 9th-10th FISHY STORY A family focused fishing competition will be held at Lake Boondooma, via Proston. Lakeside camping, cabins, and powered sites available. Call John 0427 112477 or email jeb51@ bigpond.com. 15th-17th RALLY AROUND The 7th annual Vino Collapso Rally and Bike Show and Shine promises a weekend of family fun for motorcycle enthusiasts at Killarney Recreation Centre, Willow St, Killarney. Camping available onsite with all amenities. Contact 0412 168 955 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 16th-17th ORCHID SHOW Aspley Orchid Society is holding its annual summer show at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium, 8.30am to 4pm. Adults $3, children under 12 free. Call 3269 7537. 22nd LIGHT SPECTACLE Visit Capricorn Caves at Rockhampton to experience the Summer Solstice Light Spectacle. On December 22, the light beam is at its brightest but the effect can be enjoyed until mid-Januar y. Cave tour 11am daily -- bookings recommended. Visit capricorncaves.com.au or call 4934 2883. 23rd SPRINGFEST CAROLS Featuring musical enter tainment and a visit from Santa at Rotar y Park, Palm Beach. Call Frank on 5535 2482 or Bev on 5534 2834. 26th FRIENDS OF THOMAS Thomas the Tank Engine returns to The Workshops Rail Mu um, Ipswich, ail Museu ringing ge of b ging a rangg o g g s mmer h id ctiv ties. summ r holiday activit e e RAQ m bers receive scounted ACQ member receive discoun RA R R t e e A v en h the 'Show You Card and tr y with the ur Card en e ' h a ' ho ShwYo o d d S a Sa am. Continues un l Januar y ave' program es unti J S a C y l S S o C C C n u o S l on m nua o o y C l 28 8. Visit 2 28 2 eworkshops.qm q dgv.au thewo qm.qld.gov sh ksh a a k p vau p or call 3432 5100. 4 or call 3432 32 2 0 51 2 4 0 0 January 1st SCOTTISH GATHERING Enjoy a family day of Scottish enter tainment at the Fred Logan 13th New Years Day Scottish Gathering at Petrie Park, Nambour, from 10am to 4pm. Call 5492 8344 or 5491 8436. 1st GRANITE BELT BLUES Bring in 2008 with great wine and music at Severnlea's Lucas Estate Winer y, from 11am to 5pm. Visit lucasestate.com.au or call 4683 6365. 3rd-6th CUCKOO'S NEST Jally Productions presents a production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at The Cavern Theatre, Ben Lexcen Drive, Sunshine Beach. The production will then travel to Brisbane, War wick and Sanctuar y Cove on Januar y 12, 18 and 19 respectively. Contact info@ jallyproductions.com or 5448 0055. 6th-17th COUNTRY CRICKET State countr y cricket teams from around Australia converge on Harrup Park Countr y Club, Mackay for the Australian Countr y Cricket Championships. Visit harruppark.com.au or call 4944 0000. 26th SAMFORD MUSEUM Enjoy a day of enter tainment and demonstrations of Australian bush life at Samford Museum, Station Street, Samford, from 9am to 3pm. Call 3289 2743. 26th AUSSIE WORLD Celebrate Australia Day at Aussie World with dunny racing, keg lifting and mullet tossing competitions, games for the kids and more than 30 rides and attractions. Bruce Highway, Sunshine Coast. Call 5494 5444 or visit aussieworld.com.au. 26th-27th HERITAGE WEEKEND War wick Veteran and Vintage Vehicle Club's annual Allora Heritage Weekend showcases 100 years of T Model Fords, Mack Trucks, rare tractors and all English vehicles at Allora Showgrounds. Call 4666 3286 or 4666 3554. WHAT'S ON PHOTOS, CLOCKWISE FROM BELOW: Thomas returns. Celebrate Australia Day. Orchids on show. Samford nostalgia.
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