MMM's Discover the Downs

What's On This Weekend

MMM's Discover the Downs

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TOOWOOMBA

Festival of Rail:

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WHEN:          SATURDAY APRIL 29

TIME:             10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

WHERE:        RAILWAY PRECINCT

COST:           FREE

 

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the opening of the Toowoomba – Ipswich rail link.  Queensland most significant transport infrastructure program.

Witness the arrival and departure of two working steam trains.  Take a ride on a steam train and learn about the historic rail precinct.

You will have the opportunity to walk through one of Australia’s last surviving air-raid shelters – with so much more!

If you’re a train buff you’re not going to want to miss this one.

 

Toowoomba Hospice Trivia Night:

 

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WHEN:          SATURDAY APRIL 29

TIME:             6:30 Pm – 7:00 PM

WHERE:        TOOWOOMBA CITY BOWLS CLUB, VICTORIA STREET

ENTRY:         $15 PER PERSON / 6 PEOPLE PER TEAM

CONTACT:   admin.toowoombahospice@bigpond.com / 4659.8500

 

Come and join MMM’s Focus on the Downs Graham Healy who will be your Quiz Master for the evening while putting the fun back into fundraising.

 

  • BYO light supper for your table to share
  • Tea and coffee will be provided
  • Come early and have a few drinks, the bar will open

 

Oh, and don’t forget to bring $5 notes to bribe Professor (Peter Swannell) and some gold coins for the Lucky Number Board.  You have to be in it to win it!

 

PITTSWORTH

Pittsworth Rumble Fight:

 

Image Credit:  Pittsworth Rumble Fight Facebook

WHEN:          SATURDAY APRIL 29

TIME:             6:00PM

WHERE:        TOWN HALL           

ENTRY:         $20.00 for ADULTS / $10.00 for KIDS / CHILDREN under 5 - FREE

A great night of entertainment!  An amateur fight presented by Body by You.

More details go to:  https://www.facebook.com/Pittsworth-Rumble-448755808798094/

 

DALBY

The Biggest Race Meet – The Dalby Picnic Race Day:

 

Image Credit:  Dalby Picnic Races 

WHEN:          SATURDAY APRIL 29

WHERE:        BUNYA PARK RACE COURSE

TIME:             GATES OPEN AT 11:00 AM

It will be the 105th running of this fantastic event which will include a seven race program with more than $70,000 in prize money up for grabs!

Large crowds are expected at Bunya Park so there are several function areas available.

The Dalby Shopping World Fashions on the Field is a highlight of the event with prizes totally $7,500.  There will be five categories including the Best Dressed Couple and the Best Headwear.

More details here:  http://www.dalbypicnicraces.org.au/index.html

 

ALLORA

Second Annual Allora Festival:

 Image Credit:  Allora Festival

Our very own Lee Faulkner will be there tomorrow so make you sure you go and say hi!  He will be at the Festival from around 10:00am for a few hours. 

You can also attend the bush dance at the Allora State School Hall which will in celebration of a whole host of things including the 150th year, the Dinner of Drayton under the stars, street markets just to name a few.

For more details on the event go to:  www.allorafestival.net 

 

WHERE:        HERBERT STREET ALLORA

WHEN:          SATURDAY 29 and SUNDAY 30 APRIL

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