December 8, 2022

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Labour Day Long Weekend Event Guide

Enjoy our definitive guide to the weekend events around the Douglas Shire and beyond....
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Friday 29 April 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music and Jag the Joker 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 / Live tunes by Shannon Hunter from 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live tunes from 7.30pm

CANE TOAD RACING / Chillis from 6pm (weather dependent)

MAREEBA DRIVE-IN / Head inland for a night of family entertainment under the stars. Old-school outdoor cinema screening new releases and serving classic burgers and snacks. Gates open 5.30pm with first movie starting at 7pm. SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 2 (PG) & THE LOST CITY (M) screening on Friday and Saturday. THE ORIGINAL FAST AND THE FURIOUS screening on Sunday.


HEALTH, SPORT & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

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


FAMILY, ART & COMMUNITY

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

BOOMERANG BAGS COMMUNITY SEWING GROUP / Mossman Community Centre 9.30-11.30am

CAPE KIMBERLEY BEACH CLEAN / Hosted by Tangaroa Blue and ReefClean from 9am-3pm. Further information.


Saturday 30 April 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live music from 7.30-11pm

CANE TOAD RACING / Chillis from 6pm (weather dependent)

BARRIER REEF TAVERN / Dave Cooke live

DEVILS THUMB DISTILLERY COCKTAIL PARTY at N17 / 6pm-1 am. Further details.


MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm


SPORT, WELLNESS & COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY TREE PLANTING AT NIGHTWINGS / From 8am

What to bring: Gardening gloves (new or clean to ensure no cross-contamination), a water bottle (we will provide a water refill station), sturdy closed-toed boots/shoes, sun-safe attire (e.g., hat & sunscreen), face mask (if you wish to wear one) and a willingness to get your hands dirty. Locals are encouraged to bring ferry cards & camping chairs.

Rainforest Rescue will provide: First aid kit, healthy snacks, hand sanitiser, gloves & small trowels (locals are welcome to bring their own if they are new or clean), seedlings, pre-dug holes, a great location, and our friendly team.

Overview of the Day-The event will commence at 8:00 am, so we will be finished before noon – before it gets too hot.
After a morning of planting trees to restore rainforest & connectivity, you’re invited to join us as we convoy to the site of our New Native Nursery for a light lunch. We will have ferry tickets available (but we ask that locals bring their Ferry Cards).

YOGA WITH LUCY / 7am Buffs Hall Mossman

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman


Sunday 1 MAY 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

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

COURTHOUSE HOTEL SUNDAY SESSION / Live music from 12-3pm and from 7.30pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live tunes from 7.30pm

PADDYS / Shannon Hunter live from 5pm

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


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm

PALM COVE / from 8am


WINE & DINE

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

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

BARBADOS / Seafood Sunday Session 3-5pm


COMMUNITY

TROPICAL NORTH STEINER SCHOOL / Working bee from 3pm. Come and join us for afternoon tea and connections, putting together helping hands to maintain and beautify our school site. Please RSVP. Bring along a plate to share, your gardening tools or cleaning products. Further details.

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