February 3, 2023

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Weekend Event Guide | Friday 2 December-Sunday 4 December 2022

Your definitive guide to events in and around the Douglas Shire this weekend!
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Friday 2 December 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

PAWS & CLAWS CHRISTMAS PARTY / Inaugural Christmas Party 5-8pm – bring your 4-legged friend down for a family photo with Santa. No pet – no worries- all are welcome. Food trucks ! Sausage sizzle and Xmas movies on the big screen! Santa photos by Bloom and Zoom studio (donation at your discretion). Portside Galley Food Truck. Xmas Donuts from Duke’s Donuts. Summers ice cream truck.

MT MOLLOY NATIONAL HOTEL / Live music by Lady Valiant and Jag the Joker. 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!)

PADDYS / Live music by Seachange from 8pm

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live music by Front Ear from 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Jag the Joker and live music from 7.30pm

THE TANKS CAIRNS / Tessa Devine from 6.30pm


WINE & DINE

HUGHIES BAR / Mossman open from 4pm, Fridays only.


HEALTH, SPORT & WELLNESS

DAINTREE YOGA / 10am Buffs Hall, Mossman

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

COMPLETE WELLNESS YOGA / Mossman Gym from 9am

DUNWOODY’S RIBBONS LADIES GAME FISHING TOURNAMENT / Cairns Marlin Marina. A fabulous weekend of fishing, fun and friendship. This year marks the 39th consecutive year of this fabulous event and the 2022 competition is one not to be missed. This ladies only fishing event starts with a competition briefing on Friday, 5:30pm @ The Benson Hotel followed by a full day of fishing on Saturday and the annual presentation gala dinner at Pullman Sunday evening.


FAMILY, ART & COMMUNITY

PORT DOUGLAS CWA HALL / Cake Stall every Friday from 1-4 pm. Lots of jams, marmalades, relishes and chutneys. Assorted cakes and lots of Christmas cakes some you should not drive after eating some that will keep you under the radar. All food items range from $4-$10. Leading into Christmas there are handmade items, Christmas Stockings, Christmas Pillow Cases, Cloth Bags, special Christmas Bow Ties for your fur baby.

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

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


Saturday 3 December 2022

SANTIEGO SEAFOOD / Stock up your Christmas prawns with the return of Santiego Seafood trawlers this weekend, back in for the last trip of the season. Selling Saturday start from 7am and Sunday from 8am at the Public Jetty in Port.

ENTERTAINMENT

THE YACHTY / Roots, Rock & Reggae

COURT HOUSE HOTEL / Live music from 7.30-11pm

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live music from 7.30pm

PADDYS / Live music from 8pm


MARKETS

MOSSMAN / 7am-1pm

KOAH CHRISTMAS MARKETS / from 8am at Koah Hall


SPORT, CULTURE & COMMUNITY

DAB END OF YEAR EXHIBITION / Showcasing DABsters’ creations from 2022. Visit DAB to see beautiful wall art, sculptures, jewellery, mosaics, glass work and loads more. Many items are available to purchase – and DAB sells cards too!
Exhibition runs to 17 December. DAB Gallery is open 10 am – 2 pm Monday to Saturday at 11 Mill Street, Mossman.

MOSSMAN LIBRARY / Paper Craft Window Catchers workshop from 10am

YOGA WITH LUCY / 7am Buffs Hall Mossman

DAINTREE YOGA WITH SCHELL / 9am Buffs Hall Mossman


Sunday 4 December 2022

ENTERTAINMENT

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CAROLS / Under the raintrees in Mossman from 5.30pm

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

CENTRAL HOTEL / Live music by Seachange from 7.30pm

ELLIS BEACH BAR & GRILL / $1 Oysters and live music from 1-4pm

THE TANKS / Northlane from 7pm


SPORT, HEALTH & WELLNESS

MEDITATION WITH MANTRAS / Deep Yoga Studio 9-10am. Sharpen the mind to integrate focus and concentration. We will raise our vibration in our physical body through the chantings. Experience the power of Meditating with Mantras; we create a ball of energy together while we are chanting in the same space and at the same time, feeling the journey of the sound waves inside you. Through the vibrations the circle in it self gets higher and higher by breathing consciously, getting in to a powerful trance moving our energy from the inside out. Further information.


MARKETS

PORT DOUGLAS / 8am-1.30pm

HOLIDAY PLANT SALE / Cairns Botanic Gardens 8am-12pm

TOLGA / Christmas markets from 7am

PALM COVE / from 8am


What is the weather doing?

A broad low pressure trough extends over the Gulf and northern Queensland waters. Enhanced northwesterly winds may develop over the Torres Strait waters over the next few days as a weak embedded tropical low moves east towards Cape York Peninsula. The weak tropical low should move over Cape York Peninsula by Friday, before moving further southeast to reach the Coral Sea later that day or over the weekend. Another, stronger low is developing about the central coast, and is likely to move to the southeast during Thursday.


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