ACROSS THE REGION: Your weekend of events in CQ

STAGE: The Cathedral College presents Footloose at the Pilbeam Theatre on Friday and Saturday.

Find out what's happening across CQ right here.

What to expect at Birds of Tokyo's Ipswich gig

The band will perform at the Racehorse Hotel on Friday.

BAND member Glen Sarangapany talks music, pub grub and doing shoeys

Bouldy Bush Ballad Bash a country treat

GREAT WEEKEND EVENT: Keith Jamieson at the Bouldy Bush Ballad Bash.

Country music festival to feature Jeff Brown

Revving up for Classics next weekend

Classics by the Coast, Bell Park, Emu Park

Engines set to roar at Emu Park family day out next weekend

Why I laughed in the face of cancer

Mother of six and grandmother of eight Donna Kirkland survived cervical cancer 30 years ago thanks to early detection.

Rocky mum will walk with conviction at Relay for Life

What public holidays are left in 2017

Ipswich residents will get the day off tomorrow for the show.

IPSWICH residents will get tomorrow off for the show

Caitlyn comes home to launch debut album

Gympie's Caitlyn Shadbolt will launch here debut album Songs On My Sleeve at an exclusive all-ages concert in Gympie on Friday, May 26.

Win tickets to Caitlyn's album launch

Late Night Originals

A celebration of CQ's own singer-songwriters.

Music Open Mic

Do you have the music in you?  Let it out at open mic night!

Do you have the music in you? Let it out at open mic night!

Comedy Open Mic

Think you're funny?  You've seen comedians on stage and on YouTube... now come and have a go yourself.

Think you're funny? You've seen comedians on stage and on YouTube... now come and...

Crazy Beat music classes for preschoolers

Major Player Music School will be running an exciting music program for 2-4 year olds each Wednesday morning for 6 weeks, at the Crazy Joker!

Major Player Music School will be running an exciting music program for 2-4 year...

Central Coast - Club 50

Dancing and Entertainment for the Whole Family

Dancing and Entertainment for the Whole Family

Clermont Reunion

Former Clermont residents invited to a reunion 10 June 2017 at Master Builders...

Avenue Q The Musical

From the makers of South Park and The Book of Mormon, a politically incorrect musical comedy with a cast of quirky puppets and a few humans for good measure

From the makers of South Park and The Book of Mormon, a politically incorrect...

Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

Making the most of rock pools on the Sunshine Coast.

All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

10 common snakes and how to identify them

Sunshine Coast Snake Catcher Richie Gilbert holding up a coastal carpet python retrieved from a home at Lake McDonald

Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Major Rocky stadium expansion wins key backers

TWELVE thousand people packed into Browne Park watching an NRL team run around, possibly against our CQ Capras

Hurry up and nominate for the QLD Tourism Awards

Empire Apartment Hotel is the number one accommodation site in Rockhampton according to Trivago users.

CQ's tourism businesses need to nominate for 2017 QLD Tourism Awards

Millions stripped from Tourism Australia in federal budget

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Tourism Australia has had $14m stripped from its budget

Post-Cyclone Debbie visitors hit with fines by council

Some of the damage in the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie.

Fines handed out in 'dawn raid' by local council

Huge boost for investor's bid for international Coast airport

WATER LOGGED: Flooding at the Rockhampton Airport has spurred developer Yoshitaro Iwasaki's push for a Yeppoon airport. Pictured is Dennis Shillington from Caves Rural Fire Brigade hosing down the runway at the Rockhampton airport after the recent flood.

THREE possible locations for CQ's international airport revealed.

Flashing your bum is now a tourist trend, apparently

I first saw "cheeky exploits" on a trip to the northern lights

Crazy costs force group to abandon tourism park project

TRAVELLER: A plan to open caravan sites at the Yeppoon Showgrounds has been dropped by the Show Society.

APPROVED tourism park venture abandoned after group hit with fees.