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What’s on around the Douglas Shire this Weekend 12-14 March 2021

Enjoy our definitive guide to ‘What’s On’ in, and around, the Douglas Shire this weekend.

THE weekend events open with a huge smorgasbord of entertainment tonight, with Lady Valiant kicking it off in Mount Molloy where there is also a $1650 Jackpot Joker. Head on down to Mossman for more music and raffles at the Exchange or choose from nearly event venue in Port Douglas for more live entertainment and great vibes!

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Lady Valiant, rocking the Mount Molloy National Hotel tonight.
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Local Musician Shannon Hunter appearing live at Paddys tonight. Image Credit/ Shannon Hunter

If you love local markets, there are plenty to choose from in Mossman, Port Douglas, Mareeba and Holloways Beach over the weekend.

If you head over to Mossman on Saturday morning, pop in for some relaxing yoga with Schell at Buffs Hall at 9am then over to the Mossman RSL for their Cent Sale-make a day of it, before chillaxing at the Gorge for what promises to be not too bad of a weekend, weather-wise.

Art lovers rejoice, as there is plenty of art on show in Cairns this weekend, with Saturday being the last day for you to catch Ben Quilty and the Albert Namatjira exhibitions at the Cairns Regional Gallery.

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Hubert PAREROULTJA Arrernte, Luritja 1952 Western MacDonnell Ranges, North of Jay Creek 2010 watercolour on board  48 x 65 cm Collection of Les Fallick, Sydney © Hubert Pareroultja/Copyright Agency, 2020

Call of the Running Tide is on display at the Northsite Contemporary Gallery, featuring local Douglas Shire artists.

Enjoy your weekend!


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Weekend Weather Forecast

A high [1030 hPa] moving east across the Tasman Sea maintains a ridge along the east coast. The ridge will weaken through the end of the weekend as a trough approaches the eastern interior.


Forecast for Friday 12 March until midnight

Winds / Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots

Seas / 1 to 1.5 metres

Swell / East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef

Weather / Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers


Saturday 13 March

Winds / Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots

Seas / Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef

Swell / East to southeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef

Weather / Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers


Sunday 14 March

Winds / Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening

Seas / Around 1 metre

Swell / Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres outside the reef, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon

Weather / Mostly sunny


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