December 8, 2022

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Weekend Event Guide | Friday 10 June-Sunday 12 June 2022

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

Black Mountain Unplugged Picnic ’22 is on again this weekend, two epic days and nights of unplugged cosmic blues in a cosmic destination south of Cooktown. Enjoy performances by Blues Arcadia, 8 Ball Aitken, Whodafunk, Good Cowboy Bad Cowboy and Lady Valiant, amongst plenty of other talent. BYO. Tickets $95.

2022 NQ Working Dog Trials will be held on both Saturday and Sunday at 164 Tati Rd. Enjoy dogs working on the cattle, canteen on site (no EFTPOS), bring along a chair and enjoy family friendly entertainment.

If you feel like a classic prawn sandwich on Sunday, it’s your lucky weekend, as both the Santiego crew and FV Condamine are home early from Princess Charlotte Bay, loaded up with fresh local bugs, crabs, scallops, cuttlefish, octopus and of course prawns. Available to the public from 7am on Saturday, and from 8am on Sunday at the public jetty in Port Douglas.

Tomorrow and the weekend are your last days to see the Archie 100 at Cairns Art Gallery. The collection of 100 Archibald works spanning the past century is an incredible opportunity for the region. It is free to visit.

Don’t forget the Cairns Airport Ironman event is being held this weekend, with the closure of the Captain Cook Highway. For full event details and road closure information, click here.


Friday 10 June 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Big Pups and Jag the Joker sitting on $1000-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 by DnA from 7.30pm

KIKI COURTIDIS / Live acoustic solo Daintree Bar at Sheraton Grand Mirage 8-9pm

CANE TOAD RACING / Chillis from 6pm

MOSSMAN BOWLING CLUB / Meat and seafood tray raffles for Mossman Boat & Fishing Club 5-7pm

TIM ROGERS LIQUID NIGHTS IN BOHEMIA / The Tanks Cairns. Live music, interviews and musings rolled into one from 7.30pm. Tickets $45.


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 / “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 11 June 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

BARRIER REEF TAVERN / DNA from 2pm and ‘Your Mates Bar Shout’ from 5pm

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live music from 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Wait a While live from 7.30m

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

IRONBAR / Live music from 10.30pm


MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

MAREEBA /


SPORT, WELLNESS & COMMUNITY

WORKING DOG TRIALS / 164 Tati Road Miallo

PORT DOUGLAS CROCS AFL V CENTRALS TRINITY BEACH / The Croc Pit from 12pm

PORT DOUGLAS REEF RAIDERS V SOUTHSIDE at Peterson Park from 4pm

YOGA WITH LUCY / 7am Buffs Hall Mossman

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman


Sunday 12 June 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

BODIES IN MOTION MID YEAR SHOWCASE/ St Augustines Mossman from 11.30am

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

IRONMAN SUNDAY / Free sausage sizzle, refreshments, entertainment and prize giveaways at Teamsters Park, Craiglie hosted by Douglas Shire Council.

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

Ellis Beach. Image / Facebook.

MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm


WINE & DINE

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

BARBADOS / Seafood Sunday Session 3-5pm


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