Whats On

What's on across Rocky and Capricorn Coast in next 72 hours

Medicinal Porpoises at OMFest 2012. OMFest returns this weekend to Waru Gardens.
Medicinal Porpoises at OMFest 2012. OMFest returns this weekend to Waru Gardens. Contributed

Today

10am: Cooberrie Park is open until 3pm with an animal show at 1pm.

6pm: The Ferryman at the Berserker Tavern.

7pm: Public skating session in the Exhibition Pavilion, Rockhampton Showgrounds until 9.30pm. Entry via gate 6, Lion Creek Road. Entry - $7, Skate Hire - Quads $1, Inlines $2. Barbecue and snack shop available. Contact Judi on 0487 472 951.

7.30pm: Adrian Brown at the Albert Hotel in Monto.

8pm: Chenai Boucher at the Biloela Anzac Club.

8pm: The Sugar Daddies at the Longreach RSL Club.

8.30pm: Aaron Hamilton Duo at the Frenchville Sports Club.

8.45pm: Elsewhere at the Tannum Sands Hotel.

9pm: Jay Hoad at the Glenmore Tavern.

9pm: Scotty Foden corner bar and DJ Pickles at Giddy Goat.

9pm: Mirror Image at the Allenstown Hotel.

Saturday

9am: Petbarn is inviting Rockhampton locals to learn more about the benefits of owning aquatic pets at Aqua Fun Day

10am: Author and illustrator Verena Strathearn will host a free book signing event at The Crazy Joker (family fun centre and cafe), 100 Bolsolver Street, Rockhampton until noon.

10am: Cooberrie Park is open until 3pm with an animal show at 1pm.

10am: Roving snakes from Rockhampton Zoo will be one of the features at this weekend's Homemade Expo Markets at the Botanic Gardens. The snakes will make an appearance at 10.30am

10.30am: The Rockhampton Branch of the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS) will be holding its annual lecture at the Coast at the B. Griffin Cultural Centre at St Ursula's College. The talk will be about Empress Josephine of France, wife of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Noon: Head to Waru Gardens at Yeppoon for the annual OMFest where local musicians will be showcasing their original music. The festival goes until 10pm.

2pm: More than 100 locals will take to the track at the inaugural St Lawrence Relay For Life this weekend, in an effort to give hope to all Queenslanders affected by cancer. Saturday from 2pm to Sunday until 8am at St Lawrence Recreation Grounds.

2pm: Capricorn Edible Plants Inc will meet at Fitzroy Nurseries, Edmistone Road, Link Lily. All welcome. Club meeting, auction, raffle and tour. Bring a cup, chair, repellent. Contact: Ann on 4927 9791.

3pm: Gates open for supercharged V8 Monster Trucks at Rockhampton Showgrounds. The fun gets underway at 3:30pm with an hour-long pit party; and the show starting at 5pm. Pre-purchase tickets online at www.monsterevents.com.au or at Autobarn Rockampton. Tickets can also be purchased on the night from the ticket office at the venue.

6pm: Blues, roots and reggae troubadours the Jesse Morris Band at Great Keppel Island Hideaway.

7:30pm: An old time/new vogue dance will be held at the QRI hall. For more information, please phone Cliff on 49381860.

8pm: The Sugar Daddies at the Longreach RSL Club.

8.30pm: Velocity at the Frenchville Sports Club.

8.45pm: Amelia and The Grizzly at the Tannum Sands Hotel.

9pm: Blues Train at The Strand Hotel.

10pm: BENIBEE supported by the Askins and DJ Pickles at the Giddy Goat.

Sunday

8am: The Arcade Car Park Markets in Bolsolver Street Rockhampton. Large variety of fresh local fruit and vegetables, organic produce, home made cooking; craft and beautiful fashion. The markets are on until noon. Over 120 Stalls. For information contact Madonna 0419848005.

9am: The Archer Park Rail Museum in Denison Street, Rockhampton will be open until 1pm.

9am: Petbarn is inviting Rockhampton locals to learn more about the benefits of owning aquatic pets at Aqua Fun Day.

10am: Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary is open until 3pm with an animal show at 1pm.

1pm: Andrew Thomson at the Tannum Sands Hotel.

2pm: Blues, roots and reggae troubadours the Jesse Morris Band at Pine Beach Hotel at Emu Park.

Topics:  entertainment, gettingout, omfest, v8 monster trucks, whatson



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