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  • Wood Dust - The Australian International Timber and Woodworking Festival

    17 October, 2018


    Wood Dust — The Australian International Timber and Woodworking Festival is an authentically new, independently organised woodworking event being held in the Australian woodworking heartland of Southern NSW.
    For five days Queanbeyan and Bungendore will be the centre of the woodworking world as local and international woodworking celebrities descend for a series of ‘Yarns’, woodworking masterclasses, and a world class fine furniture exhibition all topped off with a timber and tool marketplace that you won’t want to miss.
    Visit the Wood Dust website to learn more.

    When:Wednesday 17th October - Sunday the 21st October, 2018
    Where:The Wood Dust festival will take place across a number of venues in Queanbeyan and Bungendore
    Time: various times click here to view the festival timetable 
  • Wood Dust - Yarns at The Q

    17 October, 2018

    Wood Dust Yarns at The Q - Lecture series

    The Wood Dust Festival’s Yarns at the Q are a series of evening ‘Yarns’ featuring celebrity woodworkers from North America and all across Australia. Each Yarn kicks off at 6.30pm with an hour of presentations from our special guests and then breaks into a Q&A styled discussion through till 9.00pm. 
    Yarns provides a forum for our guests to tell their woodworking stories and share their experiences. Come and hear Canadian craftsman Michael Fortune speak, chat with writer and editor of Fine Woodworking magazine Matt Kenney and meet world famous tool maker from the USA, Tom Lie Nielsen.
    Audience members can engage directly with our speakers – ask your burning question, then join us afterwards for a drink in the foyer where you can mingle and chat with our feature guests.
    Visit the Wood Dust website  to learn more.

    When: Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th October, 2018
    Where:The Q
    Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre
    rear of 253 Crawford Street, Queanbeyan 
    Time: 6.30pm - 10:00pm 
    Cost:Ticket enquiries
  • 2018 QPRC Arts Trail

    20 October, 2018

    The Arts Trail weekend is a much anticipated annual arts event which allows visitors to take a self-guided tour around Queanbeyan-Palerang’ s many art studios and galleries.

    The Arts Trail, now in its 12th year, has been expanded over two weekends and includes studios in Queanbeyan, Captains Flat, Bungendore, Braidwood, Bywong, Carwoola, Googong and more!


    More Info

    Dates:Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st October 2018 (Queanbeyan & Bungendore Region)
    Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November 2018 (Braidwood Region)
    Where:Locations throughout  the Queanbeyan-Palerang Region
    Time:10am-4pm (most locations will be open during these hours - please see the event program as some variations may occur) 
    Cost:Entry is free and some locations offer tea and coffee and refreshments for a gold coin donation.
  • QPRC - Garage Sale Trail

    20 October, 2018

    Now a weekend, Garage Sale Trail is a free festival of garage sales that happens in communities across Australia.  It's fast becoming a national movement of reuse-loving, community minded individuals who come together on one weekend to clear out their pre-loved stuff, find treasure and have some fun.
    Further enquiries call 6285 6000 or email vanessa.palmer@qprc.nsw.gov.au
    More Info
     
    When:Saturday 20 - Sunday 21 October, 2018
    Where:Queanbeyan, Bungendore, Captains Flat & Braidwood 
    Click here 
    Times: 8am - 4pm
  • Wood Dust - Timber and Tool Marketplace

    20 October, 2018

    The Wood Dust Timber & Tool Marketplace is two BIG days of woodworking celebration. Everything you would want at a woodworking festival will be there including free live woodworking demonstrations, timber of every species, all the best tools available, great food, coffee and craft beer.
    Visit the Meet-the-Makers Pavilion where you can chat face to face with woodworkers such as Michael Fortune, Matt Kenney and Vic Tesolin. Talk shop with tool makers Tom Lie Nielsen and Terry Gordon. Or kick back, and take in a beverage alongside the Luthier’s Lane live performance stage.
    The Wood Dust Timber & Tool Marketplace will run over the weekend of the 20th and 21st of October 2018 at the Bungendore Showgrounds, a short drive from the village of Bungendore. Onsite parking with a gold coin donation is available.  

    Visit the Wood Dust website to learn more.
     

    When:Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st October, 2018
    Where:Bungendore Showground
    71 Mathews Lane, Bungendore 
    Time:9am - 5pm
    Cost: Ticket enquiries
  • Icon Water Poker Run & Bike Show

    20 October, 2018

    nocaption:QPRCThe 2018 Icon Water Poker Run & Bike Show will be held on October 20th at Queanbeyan Showground.

    Registration commences at 8am with a BBQ brekkie available and the ride setting off at 10am.

    Riders will return to Queanbeyan Showground for a family-friendly bike show and a bar with music for the revellers.

    The event is proudly sponsored by Icon Water and is hosted by the Federal Chapter of the Veterans Motorcycle Club.

     

     
  • Menopause The Musical - Women On Fire!

    23 October, 2018

    The original Australian Menopause The Musical debuted in Melbourne in 2005 for a six week season which was extended to six months. The show then went on to tour other capital cities for five years and was seen by 980,000 theatre goers across the country. Menopause The Musical follows the story of four women who meet at a department store lingerie sale and discover they have plenty in common, including mood swings, night sweats, hot flushes, lacklustre sex drive and much more! A sisterhood is created between these diverse women as they realise that Menopause is no longer ‘the silent passage,’ but a stage in every woman’s life, which is perfectly normal!

    Men love it too! This hilarious musical parody staged to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. The clever changes in words will leave you smiling and even dancing in the aisles!
    More Info

    When:Tuesday 23 October - Saturday 27 October, 2018
    Where:

    ‘The Q’
    Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre
    rear of 253 Crawford Street, Queanbeyan.

    Time:Click here
    Cost:Non-Subscriber Tickets:
    Adult: $62.00
    Concession & Groups 8+: $57.00
    Subscriber Tickets:
    Adult: $52.00
    Concession: $47.00
    Early Bird:
    Adult: $57.00
    Concession & Groups 8+: $52.00
  • Oktoberfest

    26 October, 2018

    Oktoberfest Canberra 'in Queanbeyan!' - The Original and the Best!

    Hallo! Come eins, come all to Oktoberfest 2018!!!

    The Original and The Best! We're back, bigger and better than ever! From the success of Oktoberfest 2017 being held in Queanbeyan, We're back again and locked in for the next 5 years! Wunderbar!

    The Harmonie German Club has been has been providing this exciting Bavarian festival to Canberra and the surrounding regions since 1962. The festival has had many locations in that time and this year we are excited to be back at the Queanbeyan Showground.


    Friday, 26th October until Sunday, 28th October.
    AUTHENTIC GERMAN BEER
    TRADITIONAL GERMAN FOODS
    GERMAN MUSIC and DANCE!
    BEARDMEISTER COMPETITION
    MISS OKTOBERFEST COMPETITION
    STRONG MAN COMPETITION
    FINGERHAKELN COMPETITION
    FREE AMUSEMENT RIDES
    FREE BUS SERVICES (from Canberra City, Tuggeranong, Woden and Bungendore)

    55 years of traditional OKTOBERFEST experience over 3 WUNDERBAR DAYS…. 
     

    When:

    Friday 26 October - Sun 28 October, 2018

    Where: 

    Queanbeyan Showground, Glebe Avenue

  • ActewAGL Queanbeyan Show

    10 November, 2018

    caption:Photo by Lance FearneThe ActewAGL Queanbeyan Show is on again for 2018 at the Queanbeyan Showground.
    There will be a variety of activities and entertainment for the whole family and a fireworks display at 9pm.  Find out more about 'What's On' at this years annual Queanbeyan Show. 
    More Info

    When:10 & 11 November 2018
    Where:Queanbeyan Showground
    Glebe Avenue, Queanbeyan
    Time:Gates open at 8.30am
    Cost:Family (2 Adults and 2 Children) $20; Adults $10; Children (6-16yrs) $5; Child (under 6yrs) free
  • the market @ bungendore

    11 November, 2018

    caption:The market @ BungendoreSimply a great way to spend a Sunday in Bungendore!

    If you like browsing a great variety of wares, in a wonderful old historic building then what better way to spend the 2nd Sunday of each month than at our market.  With a wide variety of stalls, from hand-crafted items and art to giftware, collectables, textiles and hand knits, candles, pottery and local produce.  Enjoy a great cup of coffee and other light refreshments.  
    "There is something for everyone."  

    More Info

    When: 2nd Sunday of each month 
    Where: Bungendore War Memorial Hall, Molonglo St, Bungendore
    Time: 9am - 2pm 
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