February 3, 2023

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Halloween Weekend Event Guide / 29- 31 October 2021

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

Golden glow on Four Mile Beach. Credit / @emdv_photog


What is the weather doing?

A weak high [1020 hPa] off the NSW coast extends a weak ridge over northern waters. Until midnight, winds are easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening while on friday, winds are east to northeasterly about 10 knots and over the weekend, variable about 10 knots.


Credit / @kevin.timmerman.10

Friday 29 October 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

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

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Dave Cooke and Jag the Joker standing at $1150 with tickets from 5.30pm. Meat tray raffle at 7pm raising funds for the local community Clubs. 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 from 8pm

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live Music from 7.30pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live Music by SeaChange from 7.30pm

THE TIN SHED / Raffles from 5.30-6.30pm

PORT DOUGLAS STATE SCHOOL HALLOWEEN DISCO / from 5.30pm

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

LADY VALIANT & THE JOKER POKERS / TANKS CAIRNS 7.30-10pm

PORT DOUGLAS STATE SCHOOL / Halloween Disco from 5.30pm


WINE & DINE

PORT DOUGLAS YACHT CLUB / Sunset Tunes & Seafood Session

WHET, CAPE TRIBULATION / Parmy Fridays

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $10 Pizza Specials


HEALTH, SPORT & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

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

DOUGLAS SENIORS GAMES / Presented by Douglas Hockey Association, healthy competition, fun games for all abilities, and prizes. Head to the Mossman Showgrounds for a full day of games and laughter complete with Sports Trivia to close the day. Morning tea and lunch are provided. From 9.30am. Contact Greg Mill to book on 0481 086 056 or info@douglashockey.org

COMMUNITY

DAY FOR DANIEL / MOSSMAN STATE HIGH SCHOOL . Please encourage your children to wear a RED T-shirt and send them along with a gold coin donation.


Saturday 30 October 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

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

COURTHOUSE HOTEL / Live music from 7.30pm

PADDYS / Live music by SeaChange from 8pm

BARRIER REEF TAVERN / Julian James live from 3pm

TOLGA SCARECROW FESTIVAL / Atherton Turf Club, Tolga 4-8pm. Hosted by the Atherton Tableland Chamber of Commerce, this old-school, fete-style event will raise funds for local community groups & good causes.


ECSTATIC DANCE CACAO CEREMONY CAIRNS / WHITFIELD HOUSE LUXURY RETREAT 4-8pm

Join experienced cacao ceremonialist Leilana Grace along with Ecstatic Dance Cairns DJ Spring Jaiah and guest somatic movement facilitator & vocalist Shantelle Marie in a very special, never experienced event before for both men and women. Experience an expansive and ecstatic heart awakening experience right in the heart of Cairns.

Our cacao ceremony will be held outdoors amongst this luxury private space and will be most ideal for the deep connection to self and the immersive ceremonial cacao-dance experience! Be transported to a safe sanctuary for a unique holistic health & wellness experience!The cacao we will be working with is sourced locally in the Far North, home of the Daintree rainforest, grown from an incredible, intentional grower in the area we are continually blessed to able to have access from our tropical environment North Queensland and prepared and ceremonially served by Leilana Grace. No movement or dance or cacao ceremony experience necessary required, just a willingness to show up and explore! Come on your own, come with friends or with your beloved – all adults invited!

WINE & DINE

FV CONDAMINE / Come down to the Public Jetty from 7am to buy fresh reef fish fillets as the boat unloads


MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

ST CRISPINS / 8.30am-1pm

MAREEBA / from 7.30am

Image Credit / @cathyandgaryp

SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

ANANDA MANDALA MEDITATION / Deep Yoga Studio 10.15 am. Book your ticket via https://www.trybooking.com/BSOTR

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.


Halloween Sunday 31 October 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

A HOT & STEAMY HALLOWEEN / Sugar Wharf

Hosted by Port Douglas Hot & Steamy FestivalElectric Dreams and Port Douglas Catering and Events, join us for a brilliant night of outrageous costumes and behaviour.

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 by Class Act 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

PADDYS / Live music by Julian James from 5pm. Julian James Takes a Trip to Devil Town. Julian James has been kicking around Melbourne’s famous live music scene since he was a teenager, and he’s landed on a sound that draws from both a humming Louisiana back-porch swamp, and a roadhouse juke joint. Julian has put in some big miles and two well-received albums to get to where he is right now, on the eve of launching his new collection of tunes ‘Devil Town’.

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


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm

TANKS CAIRNS / 9am-2pm


WINE & DINE

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


HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORT

ECSTATIC DANCE PORT DOUGLAS / REX SMEAL PARK 4-6pm

Get present in your body and one with the ‘here’ and ‘now’. What is ecstatic dance? Free form dance. Allow your body to move exactly how it wants to. This is a journey within. Find presence, flow and joy within your mind, body and spirit, and within our beautiful nature. Wear comfortable dancing clothes, bring water and your presence. Please arrive on-time. We’ll start with a group circle to drop into the session and set our intentions. A live DJ set will be provided by DJ Soothen Movement

SURVIVOR GOLF QUALIFIER / Mirage Country Club What better way to start our new season for the 2021/2022 Survivor Golf Shootout at the home of Survivor Golf.. Mirage Country Club from 8.30am


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