The Road Ahead : August September 2007
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 WHAT'S ON... August 17th-19th ORCHID BONANZA Botanic Gardens Auditorium, Mt.Coot- tha Drive, Toowong, Brisbane, 9am-4pm daily. Adults $3, children under 16 free. Call Maree 3800 3213. October 7th CHRYSLER EXPO The Chr ysler Expo of Queensland at Mt Gravatt Showgrounds will feature a range of veteran, vintage, classic and modern Chr ysler vehicles, trade displays and the famous 'Chr ysler Swap Meet'. Call 3202 3763. 12th-14th CHRISTMAS CRAFT Pick up some locally handmade crafts at the Christmas Craft Extravaganza, Vonda Youngman Community Centre, Main St, Nor th Tamborine, 10am- 4pm. Free entr y. Call Dorothy on 5545 2822 or 0407 738 799. 13th GEM SHOW Opals, cr ystals, lapidar y suppliers, fossicking and practical demonstrations. Nambour Showgrounds. Call 5448 4183. 17th MELBOURNE CUP TOUR The 2007 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour is coming to Kilcoy Showgrounds. The celebrations will take place from 10am to 3pm. Visit www.kilcoy.qld.gov.au or call 5497 1878. u 19th-21st SWAP MEET The Militar y Jeep Club of Queensland Inc. is holding its annual Swap Meet and Field Day at the Canungra Spor ts and Recreation Reser ve, featuring militar y re-enactments, site displays and more than 100 vehicles. Camping available. Call 3821 2657 or 3289 5403. 19th MOTORLINE BMW POLO Australia's premier annual polo event hits Logan Downs, Nor th McLean (30 minutes south of Brisbane). Picnic entr y $20, children under 12 free. Call 3229 3766. 21st-26th MUSIC MUSTER The Toyota National Countr y Music Muster takes place at Amamoor Creek State Forest Park, 40 km south-west of Gympie. Visit www.muster.com. au or call 5482 2099. u 25th-2nd Sept HERITAGE FESTIVAL Celebrate pioneer lifestyles at The Australian Heritage Festival at Jondar yan n Woolshed. Visit www w. ww jondar y woolshed.com ndar yanw m m ca l 469 229. or all 4692 2229 2 9 2 31t ept p 1st-1st Sept 31 3 3 p 1 BIRDSVILLE RACES T orses from all over Australia Top horses over a A A ra om A rmal tra f A A co or the covet d XXXX Gold mpete for tedXX G X d h t c e e X co X t G XX e d c he Bir p Visit rdsville Cup. V B it B isi i Vwwwd ll races w.birdsviller s. a ac w c w com com o all 4656 3300. or ca 0 ll 3 6 0 30 656 4 a 6 September 6th-8th QUILT & CRAFT EXPO The Laidley Uniting Church's annual Quilt and Craft Expo takes place at Patrick Street, Laidley. Call Robyn on 5466 5436 or email email@example.com. 8th PEANUT FESTIVAL A celebration of Kingaroy's peanut heritage. Kingaroy Showgrounds, Youngman St, Kingaroy, 11am-late. Visit www.peanutfest.southburnett. com.au or call 4162 8466. 22nd-23rd FISHING CLASSIC The Bowen Family Fishing Classic and Wet Weekend on Bowen's Front Beach promises a fun-filled weekend of fishing, enter tainment, trade displays, and thousands of dollars in prizes and give-aways. Phone 4786 3899 or 0417 769 617. 28th-30th OPEN GARDENS TRAIL The Tamborine Mountain Garden Club Inc. is holding the Springtime on the Mountain Festival, featuring eight private mountain gardens with plant/jam stalls, nurseries, live music and local produce. Call 07 5545 3334 or visit www.tamborinemountaingardenclub.com. 26th-30th OUTBACK FESTIVAL Winton's Outback Festival will feature a diverse range of enter tainment, including 40 individual events spread over five days providing par ticipation and fun for all ages. Visit www.outbackfestival.org or call Robyn on 0429 806 140. 28th-30th WRITING FESTIVAL Maleny Festival of Books and Writing features talks, workshops and relaxed conversations with authors. Visit www.mfbw.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 28th-30th DRAGON BOATS The Abreast in Australia Dragon Boat Regatta at Kawana Lake, Quad Park, Sunshine Coast features more than 2000 breast cancer sur vivors from around the world racing in 60 dragon boats. Visit www.dragonsabreast.com.au/Australia_ 2007/index.htm or call 1300 889 566. 3 34 3 AUG/SEP 07 07 AG/ US U PHOTOS, CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: They're racing at Birdsville. Muster mob. Bowen Family Fishing Classic. Dragon boats battle.
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