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Whats on Scenic Rim July 2010


Athol Guy & Friends
July 2, Boonah Cultural Centre

Athol Guy and friends have collectively pooled their unique musical talents to offer this entertaining event. As well as the Seekers songs, the group will play music from Buddy, Sinatra, Bobby Darren and others. This laid-back musical experience will appeal to all ages.
Tickets cost $16 for adults and are available from the Cultural Centre or online at

Concert of the Classics HEAR THE CLASSICS

Boonah Cultural Foundations Concert of the Classics

July 3, Boonah Cultural Centre

The Boonah and District Cultural Foundation presents the Brisbane Piano Quartet in this Concert of the Classics.
The quartet will play a stunning list of classics, including Handels Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Bachs Concerto in D Minor for two violins and Schuberts Ave Maria serenade.
All money raised will help the Cultural Foundation support cultural diversity within the region.

Tickets cost $10 and children are free. Buy them from the Cultural Centre or online at


Shorter + Sweeter
July 6, Boonah Cultural Centre

Shorter+Sweeter showcases a tasty selection of the very best works gathered from the 2010 Short+Sweet biggest little play festival in the world. It features some of Australias best young writers and is presented by some of the countrys best actors and directors.
The ten-minute works cover the theatrical spectrum, from controversial to rib-tickling, dramatic to absurd.

Tickets are $38 for adults and $30 for concession card holders. Buy them from the Cultural Centre or online at


Wombat Stew, the musical
July 29 and July 30, The Cultural Centre Beaudesert

One day on the banks of the billabong a very clever dingo caught a wombat and decided to make gooey, brewy, yummy, chewy wombat stew.
This big bonza Aussie musical is based on the book by the same name. First published in 1984, Marcia K Vaughans book has never been out of print. This year marks the 25th anniversary o the publication which has become a modern day classic for thousands of children.

Garry Ginivan Attractions has developed the first major stage adaptation of this story. The production features six actors and incorporates acting, singing, dancing, puppetry and mime.
The performance is suitable to school and pre-school groups and is set to provide laughs and much entertainment.

Tickets are $15.50 for adults and $10 for children and area available from The Centre and online at


Forbidden Broadway
July 31, Boonah Cultural Centre

Dont miss this hilarious production by the Boonah Community Theatre Group, under the direction of Centre Manager Graeme Crouch.
This revue show sharply spoofs show tunes, characters and plots from contemporary and current Broadway musicals. It mocks popular shows like Cats, Westside Story, The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables.

Forbidden Broadway sends up major theatre topics like the insane price of tickets, the confusion between Chita Rivera and Rita Moreno and the difficulty of Sondheims lyrics.
This promises to be a great night of entertainment. Tickets are available from the Cultural Centre or online at


Off the Beaten Track
July 17, OReillys Rainforest Retreat

With cooler, comfortable conditions, Winter is perfect bushwalking season on the mountain. OReillys annual Off the Beaten Track program offers experienced bushwalkers the opportunity to visit some of the spectacular areas of Lamington and surrounds that cant be accessed by graded pathways, including the site of the ill-fated Stinson plane crash.

Visit for more information

Shepherds Walk


Shepherds Walk
July 17, Beaudesert and surrounds

The annual Shepherds Walk leaves from the monument in Christmas Creek Rd and enters local properties. It is held in recognition of the Chinese Shepherds and Aboriginal people who died in the Beaudesert district during early settlement. Walkers are bused to Christmas Creek Rd and the local auto club provides lunch. This is a popular event with bushwalking clubs and is always well supported.

The event is organised by the Beaudesert Historical Society. Call 5541 3740 for more information.

Tour of the Scenic Rim 2010 Cycling Event


Tour of the Scenic Rim 2010 Cycling Event
July 24 & 25, Boonah and surrounds

This two-day cycling event is presented by the Goldstar Cycling Club and has been run with great success for the past two years. The tour provides cyclists from around Queensland and Northern NSW with an opportunity to hone their racing skills ahead of the National Titles, while enjoying the spectacular scenery.
The tour will attract about 250 cyclists who are challenged by the local terrain.

For more information on how to be involved email

Tamborine Mountain Bridal Expo


Tamborine Mountain Bridal Expo
July 4, Vonda Youngman Community Centre, Knoll Rd, North Tamborine

Thinking of holding your wedding at Tamborine Mountain? Then donít miss this Bridal Expo, which brings together all the people you will need to meet to help plan your wedding on the mountain.

More than 16 venues will be involved, as well as a myriad of suppliers.
Entry is free and the doors are open from 10am to 4pm. A free shuttle bus will operate between the community centre and various wedding venues on the Mountain.

Call Di on 0438 764 233 for more information.

Canungra Rodeo


Canungra Rodeo

July 10, Canungra Showgrounds, Coburb Rd, Canungra

You dont have to travel far for a taste of the country this weekend. Visit the Canungra Rodeo for an action-packed day and night of thrills and spills.

Gates open at 1pm for this NRA full points score event. Food and drink are available and there is rides and entertainment for the kids.

Go to for more information.

A Photographers Dream


Ultimate Lightroom Photography Weekend
July 30, August 1, OReillys Rainforest Retreat

OReillys Plateau provides stunning pictorial opportunities for photographers. Join Darran Leal and special guest Philip Andrews as they assist you in your passion for photography. This special workshop will target Adobe Lightroom and touch on its combined use with Photoshop.

World leading expert, Philip Andrews joins us for a full day. This is a rare chance for you to have one of the worlds leading digital exponents demonstrate and help you to use Lightroom. Go to for more information.

Visting any of these Scenic rim, Beaudesert, Boonah, Canungra or Tamborine Mountain events and need accommodation then email us now to make a booking.

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