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Weekend Event Guide / 26-28 November 2021

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

Credit /@sarahlouise_manning

Tonight , sadly, is the final Open Mic and Fish ‘n Chips night at Crossroads for the year, so be sure to pop by for delicious fresh local fish, extraordinary musical talent and all-round wicked local entertainment. The team at The Yachty are hosting a jam-packed Family Fun Day tomorrow with a swag of great entertainment and live music.

Should you feel like doing something kind for the planet, perhaps consider taking the family along for a tree planting day hosted by Rainforest Rescue in upper Daintree tomorrow.


ALL WEEKEND

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] near New Zealand extends a weakening ridge over the coast as a trough over inland Queensland moves east towards the coast. Winds up to 10 knots over the weekend, partly cloudy with the chance of thunderstorms daily.


The Yachty, credit / @steve.o.66

Friday 26 November 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

CROSSROADS CAFE / THE last Fish N Chips & Open Mic Night for 2021 from 6pm. 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 Dave Cooke and Jag the Joker ($1350) with tickets from 5.30pm. Meat tray raffle at 7pm raising funds for the local RSL and CWA 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 6pm

BARRIER REEF TAVERN / Members Draw ($2400) from 6.30pm

PADDYS / 5pm Raffles and Live Music by Lady Valiant from 8-11pm

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live Music from 7.30pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live Music by Vivien Aisi Duo from 7.30pm-11.30pm

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

 The ever fabulous Vivien Aisi Duo perform at the Central Hotel on Friday night.

WINE & DINE

PORT DOUGLAS YACHT CLUB / Sunset Tunes & Seafood Session

WHET, CAPE TRIBULATION / Parmy Fridays

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $10 Pizza Specials

MOSSMAN BOTTLE-O / Lambert Estate (Barossa Valley) free wine tasting from 3.30-5.30pm.


HEALTH, SPORT & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

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

DOUGLAS DISTRICT SWIMMING CARNIVAL / Mossman Pool from 9am. Age qualifiers 9-12yrs old from Douglas District Schools compete together at the Mossman Bicentennial Pool.


FAMILY, ART & COMMUNITY

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


Mount Molloy National Hotel sketched by @therainforeststudio from the shaded garden. Art available to purchase from the Saturday Mossman Markets.

Saturday 27 November 2021

ENTERTAINMENT

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

THE YACHTY / Live music by DNA from 2-5pm. A chilled-out afternoon at the Family Fun Day. There’s a sausage sizzle, raffle, kids activities, and free one-hour sailing trips for the big and small kids alike.

COURTHOUSE HOTEL / Live music from 7.30pm

PADDYS / Live music by Shannon Hunter from 8-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live music from 7.30pm

KOAH HALL / Community Film Screening: The Seeds of Vandana Shiva. Come be part of the community screening and play with some seeds in our workshops. This is a collaboration with the Seeds Savers Organisation, Nature Kids Club Permaculture for Families, One Living Earth, Earth Heros, the EarthEartisan & Arohanui Living Foods.

DNA are performing live this weekend at the Yacht Club’s Family Fun Day. Enjoy this fresh new cover band with over 20 years experience singing in bands across Australia and the UK. Dale and Angela are available for pubs, clubs, weddings, private functions and corporate events.

MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

ST CRISPINS / 8.30am-1pm

YUNGABURRA / 7.30am

YORKEYS KNOB / Christmas Twilight Market from 4-8pm


COMMUNITY, ARTS & CULTURE

TREE PLANTING DAY / Rainforest Rescue, upper Daintree from 8am


SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

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.

Credit / @xandrsnaps

Sunday 28 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 Cam Kettle from 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 from 12-3pm

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


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm


WINE & DINE

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


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Did we miss anything? Let us know! Our calendar event listings are FREE!

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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