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Weekend Event Guide / 5-7 November 2021

Some say the silly season in the Douglas shire kicks off with Melbourne Cup celebrations...and with the range of activities and events around the region, they're probably not wrong. Whether you choose to chill or to play social butterfly, there's something for everybody happening this weekend...
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Golden glow on Four Mile Beach. Credit / @emdv_photog

Some locals say the silly season in the Douglas Shire kicks off with Melbourne Cup celebrations…and with the range of activities and events around the region continuing, they’re probably not wrong! Whether you choose to chill or to play social butterfly, there’s something for everybody happening again this weekend…


What is the weather doing?

A high [1031 hPa] near New Zealand extends a weakening ridge over northern waters. Weather is expected to be mostly sunny all weekend, with wind conditions improving over the next couple of days. Winds today are east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cairns at times. Tomorrow expect east to southeasterly winds blowing 10 to 15 knots while on Sunday, winds are expected to be easterly 10 to 15 knots.


Friday 5 November 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

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

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Shannon Hunter and Jag the Joker standing at $1200 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 by Portamento Belle from 7.30pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live Music by Seachange from 7.30pm

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

Seachange live at the Central Hotel Friday night.

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


COMMUNITY

MIALLO STATE SCHOOL ART SHOW / Come and join in the School’s major fundraiser for the year. Fabulous food, drinks and live music.There will be the school art show, silent auction, roll ’ems, raffles and lucky door prizes. Entry is $5 for adults and kids are free.

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Saturday 6 November 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

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

COURTHOUSE HOTEL / Live music by Dave Cooke from 7.30pm

PADDYS / Live music by Fraser Scott

DOUGLAS UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB / End of Year Break Up at the Port Douglas Sports Complex from 5pm

TRAVELLING FILM FESTIVAL / Sydney’s Travelling Film Festival heads to the tropical north with 12 films being screened at Cairns Central Cinema from Friday to Tuesday. Full programme and booking via link.

Featuring at the Sydney Travelling Film Festival is Limbo, in which a promising young Syrian musician Omar is one of a group of refugees stuck on a remote Scottish island in an hilarious and poignant award-winner and BAFTA nominee.

MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

ST CRISPINS / 8.30am-1pm

MOUNT MOLLOY

KOAH / 8am

GORDONVALE / 6am

Image Credit / @cathyandgaryp

SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman

MOSSMAN & DISTRICT RIFLE CLUB / Target Rifle Shooting Afternoon

CASSOWARY HOCKEY for KIDS /

Chics-for kids aged 2-4 years. Every Saturday from 8.30 am at Saint Augustines School Mossman. Fun activities include jumping, running, crawling, co-ordination & balance and a little bit of hockey thrown in.

Cassowary Minis (5-7 years) at 8.30 am

Cassowary Juniors (8-16 years) from 9am

Bring the kids down to try these fun team activities, all equipment supplied. Call Greg for more information 0481086056

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.

Image / Douglas Hockey Association

Sunday 7 November 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.

PADDYS/ Live music by Kiki Courtidis

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 by Yahdoh from 12-3pm

CLINK THEATRE / Hamlet

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


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm

PALM COVE / 8am-2pm

REDLYNCH / 8am


WINE & DINE

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

MOUNT MOLLOY HOTEL / Sunday Roast Lamb Lunch 12-2pm


HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORT

NOVEMBER NEW MOON CEREMONY / A gentle return to self, held by intuitive crafted sound-scape and the sacred medicine cacao. Join Wairua Sound at Port Douglas Yoga Studio at 10am for a 2 hour surrender to heart medicine, guided meditation and new moon ritual. Bookings via https://www.trybooking.com/BUVMD or contact murphy@wairuasound.com to secure a place and pay on the day.


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