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Weekend Event Guide / 19-21 November 2021

Enjoy our definitive guide to the weekend events around the Douglas Shire and beyond....

Santiego will be selling their fresh catch direct from the boat all weekend at the public jetty-get in early!

ALL WEEKEND

SANTIEGO BUY DIRECT FROM THE BOAT / from 7:30am Saturday and from 8:30am Sunday

All sized green and cooked prawns available as well as meal packs-Scallop Kilpatrick | Seafood Marinara | Garlic Prawn

Take time out to appreciate our local talent by popping in to DAB to visit their End of Year Exhibition which opens tomorrow. This is a great way to support our local artist community (and to snaffle some unique Christmas gifts made with love).

THE GREAT CAPE TRIB ART EXPO / Dragonfly Cafe Saturday 9am-9pm and Sunday 9am-3pm

DAB “END OF YEAR” EXHIBITION / Come along to enjoy the results of DAB’s many workshops, classes and courses.  The exhibition will be open daily from 10am to 2pm (except Sundays) from 13 November to 11 December.   Many pieces of artwork will be for sale at affordable prices.  

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What is the weather doing?

A high [1024 hPa] extends a firm ridge over northern waters. The ridge will gradually weaken over the next few days as the high drifts east. today, expect winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Cairns in the early morning. Inshore winds south of Innisfail decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Tomorrow winds are east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning while on Sunday, winds ease back to east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.


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Friday 19 November 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

CROSSROADS CAFE / Fish N Chips & Open Mic Night from 6pm. Next weekend, Friday 26 November will be the last open mic and fish & chip night for 2021. Cafe hours will still remain the same for the rest of the year, Thursday-Sunday from 9am to 3pm.

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Lunar and Jag the Joker standing at $1300 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 by Simmo from 8pm

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live Music from 7.30pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live Music by Vivien Aisi Duo 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


WINE & DINE

PORT DOUGLAS YACHT CLUB / Sunset Tunes & Seafood Session

WHET, CAPE TRIBULATION / Parmy Fridays

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $10 Pizza Specials

HERITAGE LODGE / International Men’s Day


HEALTH, SPORT & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

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

FREE PROMOTION/INFO NIGHT on modalities offered at the Port Douglas Day Spa from 5-7pm.

Join us in the Comfort Zone Lounge for a fun night to try out a taster of our new modalities.


FAMILY, ART & COMMUNITY

MOSSMAN COMMUNITY CENTRE PLAYGROUP / Each Friday for kids aged 0-5 year from 9.30-11.30am


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Saturday 20 November 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 Shannon Hunter from 8pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live music by Midnight Martini from 7.30pm


MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

ST CRISPINS / 8.30am-1pm

CLIFTON BEACH/ 9am


COMMUNITY, ARTS & CULTURE

UNDERSTORY FILM FESTIVAL 2021 FILMMAKERS SYMPOSIUM / CAIRNS PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE 2pm. The Understory Symposium is the annual filmmaker’s talk in Far North Queensland that is designed to stimulate discussion, debate new ways of thinking and encourage stronger cross-artform and cross-sector partnerships, networks and collaboration.Facilitated by Douglas Watkin from Double Wire Productions, join a live panel of industry experts and emerging filmmakers including Molly Reynolds, Leroy Button and Jasmine Bryan who will discuss their career highlights and what inspires them as filmmakers, together with the challenges their work can present.The Symposium is a free event and open to the general public. We strongly urge all filmmakers who have submitted an entry to Understory to engage in this incredible opportunity to learn and be motivated by our talented team of creatives


SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

RALLY FOR FREEDOM / Businesses and people of Cairns unite and march for freedom and against discrimination and segregation of our community. Cairns north Esplanade.

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman

MOSSMAN & DISTRICT RIFLE CLUB / Target Rifle Shooting Afternoon

CASSOWARY HOCKEY for KIDS / 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. 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.


Sunday 21 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.

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

PADDYS / Live music by Kiki Courtidis 5-8pm

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

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


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm

PALM COVE / 8am-2pm

SPEEWAH / 6.30am


WINE & DINE

ZINC / SMALL FRY WINE DINNER An intimate five course wine dinner in conjunction with Small Fry Wines. 6.30pm arrival. $130 per person. Limited seats available. Email info@zincportdouglas.com to make a booking.

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

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

CAPE TRIB BEACH HOUSE / Sunday Roast 6-8pm


FAMILY, COMMUNITY & CULTURE

SEA SHEPHERD CAIRNS BEACH CLEAN UP MARINE DEBRIS CAMPAIGN / Are you looking for a meaningful way to contribute by helping the environment? Then why not commit to protecting our beaches and oceans. We guarantee you will feel a sense of pride and accomplishment. Come and join our Sea Shepherd Cairns MD team and help us to make differences. All our events are inclusive and family-friendly! Cairns Esplanade, Muddy’s Lawn. 8.00 am Contact-less registration starts and event commences with a safety briefing. 10.30 am finish


SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

EXPERIENCE KALARI YOGA / PORT DOUGLAS YOGA STUDIO FROM 10am – 11:30am. Join Lalita in a 1.5 hour workshop where you will explore traditional concepts of Hatha yoga combined with ancient martial movements from Kalaripayattu; practices for focus, concentration, salutations, and flowing body mudras.



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Help Mossman Community Centre help our community this Christmas.  We are calling for small gifts for not only children but men and women of all ages. Gifts are handed out on Christmas day at our Christmas Day lunch. We also welcome monetary donations so that we may shop for appropriate gifts for those age groups who may miss out on donated items.

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