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Weekend Guide / 24- 26 September 2021

Enjoy our definitive guide to ‘What’s On’ in, and around, the Douglas Shire this weekend.Feature events include Roots in the Rainforest, Reef Rumble and Call of the Running Tide Art Festival.

Image Credit / @katrina.mayy


School holidays continue, with the ever popular Wallaby Creek Festival being held up in Rossville this weekend. Wallaby is a three day family-focussed festival that celebrates music and the arts in a tropical rainforest with swimming holes and mountain streams. Choose from three stages of music, street theatre, kids festival, the daily Poets Breakfast, workshops, dancers, circus performances.

Most pubs and clubs will be broadcasting tomorrow night’s AFL Grand Final if you want to join the crowds in support of Western Bulldogs or the Melbourne Demons playing in Perth.

Have you been to visit and ponder the amazing multimedia pieces for the Call of the Running Tide Environmental Sculpture and Multimedia Festival? The festival features indoor and outdoor galleries, multimedia and installation art, with thoughtful works and contemporary ideas acting as a connection with culture help to uplift the community. Only displaying until Monday!

If you are a lover of fabulous fresh local seafood, Santiego is back in town this weekend, selling prawns and scallops direct off the back deck at the Public Wharf. Hours are Saturday from 7am and Sunday from 8am.

PS / Lovers of the exuberant Spanish rock trio Kallidad will perform live on Monday night at PK’s Village up at Cape Trib from 7pm.

Delicious local prawns available direct to the public this weekend from FV Santiego. Image Credit / Santiego Seafoods Port Douglas.
” Flow “by Alison McDonald , as part of Call of the Running Tide
A large, disturbing work that brings a tide of discarded bottle tops across the ocean and onto the periphery of Rex Smeal Park.
Image Credit / @alimcd125


What is the weather doing?

A high [1022 hPa] over the northern Tasman Sea extends a ridge over northern waters. The high will move eastward across the Tasman Sea today, with the ridge over northern waters weakening over the next few days. Today, winds are east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns. Inshore winds south of Innisfail decreasing to about 10 knots in the evening. Tomorrow and Sunday, winds will drop east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.


Friday 24 September 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

CROSSROADS CAFE / Fish N Chips & Open Mic Night from 6pm

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Dave Cooke & co. sitting at $900 with tickets from 5.30pm. Meat tray raffle at 7pm raising funds for the local Pistol Club. Enjoy Happy Hour and a transfer bus home.

EXCHANGE HOTEL MOSSMAN / Live Music 6pm & Meals on Wheels Raffles 5pm

CANE TOAD RACING / Chilly’s Pizza & Trattoria from 5.15pm-6pm

BARRIER REEF TAVERN / Members Draw from 6.30pm

PADDYS / 5pm Raffles and live music by The Walker Brothers from 8pm

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live Music by SeaChange from 7.30pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live Music

HEMINGWAYS / Lunar live from 5-8 pm

DAINTREE BAR, SHERATON GRAND MIRAGE / Kiki Courtidis live from 8pm-10pm. Guests, visitors and locals are all welcome.

THE TIN SHED / Raffles from 5.30-6.30pm

LADY DOUGLAS FRIDAY MUSIC CRUISE / Music Cruise package with the Yacht Club every Friday. Enjoy a delicious Seafood Platter for two and a bottle of wine at the Yacht Club then dance the night away to Live Music onboard the Lady D. BOOK NOW on 0408 986 127


WINE & DINE

INN FRONT / Tapas & Drink Special 5-6 pm

MAMAN / Live Acoustic Music Fridays 4-6pm

PORT DOUGLAS YACHT CLUB / Sunset Tunes & Seafood Session

WHET, CAPE TRIBULATION / Parmy Fridays

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $10 Pizza Specials


SPORT & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

ACTIVE8 FITNESS / Free Seniors Movement and Parkour at Mossman Gymnastics Club & Kindergym 10.30am


COMMUNITY & CULTURE


CALL OF THE RUNNING TIDE ENVIRONMENTAL SCULPTURE & MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL

Image Credit / @simoncoombe

Saturday 25 September 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

Call of the Running Tide / Details from Victoria Park’s @victoriaparkartworks work transforming ugly waste into beautiful artworks, “Alien Landscapes” is made from marine debris: fishing floats, rope and line.

PADDYS / SeaChange and Kiki Courtidis live after the AFL Grand Final

CANE TOAD RACING / Chilly’s Pizza & Trattoria from 5pm for 5.15pm start-6pm

PADDYS / Live music from 8pm


MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

ST CRISPINS / 8.30am-1pm

YUNGABURRA

Image Credit / @discovering_port_douglas/

COMMUNITY & CULTURE


CALL OF THE RUNNING TIDE ENVIRONMENTAL SCULPTURE & MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL


SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman

MOSSMAN & DISTRICT RIFLE CLUB / Target Rifle Shooting Afternoon

FOUR MILE BEACH SOCIAL SWIM / A weekly social Ocean Swim around the buoys in front of the patrol hut, which makes about a 500m course. Meet in front of the patrol hut on Four Mile Beach at 9am. Please note this is a social swim without any organised water safety and you swim at your own risk. For safety reasons we swim in front of the patrol hut during lifeguard hours.


Sunday 25 September 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

OAKS RESORT PORT DOUGLAS / Locals Sunday Session by the Pool 12-5pm : House DJ, live music, food and drink specials

CROSSROADS CAFE / Sunday Sesh 11am-4pm, live piano with Nikolaos, draught beer, wine, coffee, cake, cheese platters and lunch served.

TURTLE ROCK CAFE / Safari Sundays are back! Live tunes and great food and drink specials.

PLANTATION RESORT / Sunday Session by the Pool with live tunes from 4pm

BARBADOS / Sunday Seafood Session from 3-5pm with live music from 4-6pm

THE TIN SHED / Live music from 1.30-4.30pm and Members Draw from 4-5pm

COURTHOUSE HOTEL / Live music from 12-3pm

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $1 Oysters & Live Music from 1-4pm


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm

TANKS, CAIRNS


WINE & DINE

PALMER SEA REEF GOLF CLUB / Sunday Roast from 11.30am-2.30pm


COMMUNITY & CULTURE


CALL OF THE RUNNING TIDE ENVIRONMENTAL SCULPTURE & MULTIMEDIA FESTIVAL


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