December 8, 2022

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Weekend Event Guide | Friday 27 May-Sunday 29 May 2022

Enjoy our definitive guide to this weekend's events around the Douglas Shire and beyond....
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Friday 27 May 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Cameron Cusack with Jag the Joker refreshing on $900-tickets with your drink purchase 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 from 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live tunes from 7.30pm

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


HEALTH, SPORT & WELLNESS

MOSSMAN BOAT & FISHING CLUB / Fishing comp kicks off 3pm, weigh in Sunday 3:30pm at the Clubhouse. Target species are any reef or river fish caught by a Junior or Sub-Junior. For the adults, there will be prizes for the heaviest mackerel, heaviest red (Large Mouth Nannygai or Red Emperor), and for keen spearfishers – heaviest crayfish weighed in will win a prize!

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 / “SheShed” from 9am-1pm (also Tuesday and Wednesdays)

MOSSMAN COMMUNITY CENTRE / “Playgroup” each Friday for kids 0-5yrs from 9.30-11.30am

MOSSMAN STATE SCHOOL TRIVIA NIGHT / 6-10pm at Mossman Shire Hall

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


Saturday 28 May 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

MOUNT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Trivia Night from 6pm rising funds for the Mt Molloy State School.

SHAOLIN SEAFOOD SAIL / From 1.30pm, join Shaolin to experience a spectacular 1.5 hour Seafood Sail aboard this unique junk. Enjoy a complimentary drink upon arrival and a serving of crocodile and barra spring rolls, followed by a box of local wild prawns with accompaniments.

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live music from 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Dale n’ Ange live from 7.30m

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

BARRIER REEF TAVERN / Shannon Hunter live from 3-6pm

IRONBAR / Live music from 10.30pm

ALEXANDRA BAY STATE SCHOOL TRIVIA NIGHT / Cow Bay Cricket Club from 6pm


MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

YUNGABURRA / from 7.30am


SPORT, WELLNESS & COMMUNITY

MOSSMAN JUNIOR RUGBY LEAGUE / Home Game at Coronation Park

PORT DOUGLAS CROCS AFL V MANUNDA HAWKS / Cazalys from 12pm

YOGA WITH LUCY / 7am Buffs Hall Mossman

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman

MEET THE TASMANIAN DEVILS / Rainforestation, presentations at 11am and 1.30pm

CAIRNS AFRICAN FESTIVAL / Fogarty Park from 12.30-8pm.

Combining Africa Day and the International Day of the African Child celebrations, the Cairns African Festival 2022 moves outdoors to FOGARTY PARK at the Esplanade. FREE AFRICAN DRUM WORKSHOPS, African craft and charity stalls, African food stalls, a Fashion Parade and an array of talented local and interstate performers. Entertainment includes Jack Manasi and the Afro Kick Band – An 8 piece Congolese Soukous Band with infectious guitar grooves based out of Brisbane. Epizo Bangoura – A multitalented award winning virtuoso of the Djembe (African drum) and other traditional instruments of his homeland Guinea, West Africa. Epizo will be accompanied by his brother, Sibo Bangoura, another amazing multi-instrumentalist.

TICKETS


Sunday 29 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

SHERATON SUNSET SESSIONS / 5-8pm. Spend a laidback Sunday evening than with cool drinks, Mediterranean bites and classic Ibiza chill out tunes as you float in our sparkling blue saltwater lagoons, or settle onto the sandy shore of the resort’s main beach. TICKETS

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $1 Oysters & Live Music by Dale n’ Ange from 1-4pm

TOLGA SUNFLOWER FARM OPENING / 9am


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm

CAIRNS ECOFIESTA / All-free music festival, food festival, children’s festival and environmental expo all rolled into one, and held in the city’s lush tropical Munro Martin Parklands.

Whether you’re a long-time local, new resident or visitor to the region, everyone is catered for at Ecofiesta:
🎶 Music festival vibes with an amazing line-up of bands and roving performers
♻ More than 50 market stalls with a huge array of green tech, re-useable, recycled and sustainable living solutions for eco-conscious consumers
🎓 Workshops and eco-activities to inspire all ages
🥗 Food vans with local eats and vegetarian treats.


WINE & DINE

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

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

BARBADOS / Seafood Sunday Session 3-5pm



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