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Weekend Event Guide / 25-27 March 2022

Enjoy our definitive guide to the weekend events around the Douglas Shire and beyond....
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Friday 25 March 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music with Cameron Cusack and Jag the Joker sitting on $2200 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 (book early!)

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Lady Valiant 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Sunset Raga from 7.30pm

PADDYS / Lady Valiant from 8pm and Raffles for the Port Douglas Crocs AFL team from 5pm


FOOD & WINE

SALSA BAR & RESTAURANT / Japanese Degustation Lunch 12pm


HEALTH, SPORT & WELLNESS

MOSSMAN BOAT & FISHING CLUB / Fishing Comp kicks off at 3 pm today with weigh in on Sunday afternoon. This weekend’s Target Species is Fingermark and Mud Crab. We will have a mystery weight, whoever gets closest to the Mystery Weight will be the champion!

DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

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

HARP & CRYSTAL BOWL RELAXATION / Port Douglas Yoga Shala 6-7pm .Call or message Kate 0490 954 388

CAIRNS TAIPANS v SOUTH EAST MELBOURNE PHOENIX Basketball / Cairns Convention Centre 6.30pm


FAMILY, ART & COMMUNITY

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


Saturday 26 March 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Front Ear 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Wait-a-While 7.30pm

PADDYS / Walker Brothers live from 9pm

BARRIER REEF TAVERN / Get on down to check out a new muso in town, Mr Dave Dusch, playing between 3-6pm.

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MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

MOSSMAN QCWA / Market Day. Mini cent sale, raffles and morning tea from 8am at the CWA Hall on Front St.

YUNGABURRA / from 7.30am


DINING & DRINKS

SENSES-DINING IN THE DARK / Rocco by Crystalbrook in Cairns. This Earth Hour, we’re turning off the lights at Rocco, so you can turn up your senses. In this unforgettable culinary journey, blindfolded guests will enjoy a four-course menu expertly designed to incorporate the four elements – water, air, earth and fire. Wines will be paired to each dish. A feast as much for your imagination, as it is for your taste buds.

Tickets here.


SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

AFL / Port Douglas Crocs v Cairns City Lions Practice Match @ Holloways Beach. Reserves 11am, Seniors 1pm (TBC)

VARIETY JET TREK / Completing a 7-day trek from Mackay at The Market Park. This space will be utilised by support crews collecting participants and their jet skis as they arrive throughout the morning, resulting in heavy traffic use of the Port Douglas Boat Ramp and car park.The Yamaha Variety Jet Trek is Australia’s largest and most successful charity personal watercraft (PWC) event, taking place annually for over 20 years.

YOGA WITH LUCY / 7am Buffs Hall Mossman

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman

MOSSMAN & DISTRICT RIFLE CLUB / Target Rifle Shooting Afternoon


Sunday 27 March 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

FEAST OF THE SENSES FESTIVAL / The Feast of the Senses is North Queensland’s premier Tropical Food Experience and the Cassowary Coast’s major festival centred around the town of Innisfail, an hour’s drive south of Cairns. The festival showcases our region’s impressive variety of rare and exotic fruits whilst also including an impressive range of produce including meat, seafoods, herbs, spices and wine. Nowhere else will you find such a diverse and tantalising range of produce and culture, as in this region of Australia.

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

COURTHOUSE HOTEL SUNDAY SESSION / Live music by Stane Stone from 12-3pm and Dave Cooke from 7.30pm

PADDYS / Fraser Scott from 5-8pm

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

Fraser Scott live at Paddy’s on Sunday afternoon.

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


SPORTS & WELLNESS

PORT DOUGLAS TENNIS CLUB / AGM from 3pm

MOSSMAN ARCHERY CLUB / Bush Target Shoot 9am-12pm

CAIRNS TAIPANS v NEW ZEALAND BREAKERS Basketball / 4.30pm Cairns Convention Centre


In case you are wondering what the weather is up to 😉

A trough remains slow-moving over the northwest Coral Sea and Torres Strait. A weak ridge extends along the east coast south of the trough, and will remain in place for the next few days. Expect winds south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots today. Saturday will see winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore north of Cairns in the afternoon while on Sunday, expect winds to be southeasterly 10 to 15 knots.

It will be partly cloudy all weekend with a 70% chance of showers on Saturday.

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