Gympie gig guide: Bikini barmaids to MC Hammer music
BUST a beat that no one can touch (MC Hammer style) in Billy's Buzz Karaoke, 8.30pm. Gourmet toasties and coffee available from the kitchen, all night long.
TAKE advantage of free entry, free pool and promotions before midnight. Doors open 10pm.
PLAY your favourite songs on the Railway Hotel jukebox for free until 3pm, seven days a week.
SEE Sunshine Coast bikini barmaids keep the night lively. Enjoy free bar snacks while listening to the latest and greatest party hits from 7pm.
RAINBOW BEACH SPORTS CLUB
IT'S all about knowing when to hold 'em and fold 'em at the Rainbow Beach Sports Club. Register at 5.30pm to play games of APL Poker.
SIT back and relax as Matthew Johnstone eases your working weeks worries with his easy listening tunes, 6pm until late.
SILKY OAK TEA GARDENS
SCRUMPTIOUS wood-fired pizza available for your footy finals football viewing.
TEST your luck in Joker Draw and raffles tonight. Jackpot of $1700.
WATCH footy finals in large. Big screen viewing from 6pm. Monster raffles running.
TEST your luck and get involved in raffles or the TAB section. No need for a designated driver, The Victory have their courtesy bus running after 5pm.
CURRA COUNTRY CLUB
DINE from 5.30-8pm with social poker matches following. The kids will have a ball in the fully lit playground.
SUPPORT the community by getting a ticket in Friday raffles. All proceeds go to junior sporting clubs in Gympie, 6pm in the public bar.
FROM 1am you'll be able to purchase delicious homemade pies and toasties. Sit in the restaurant or bar lounge to get something in your belly before you finish your night on the town.
PARTY the night away and catch the Tremors' courtesy bus for free. Ask the front door staff for run times and destination points.
BAND Shot Gun Duo perform live from noon. Raffles running and barbecue lunch available.
SILKY OAK TEA GARDENS
FROM noon Cliff Top entertains on stage.
NEIL Jenkins performs live 1-5pm. Raffles and bar games running. Free pool all day. Free nibblies to paying patrons after 3pm.
TIN CAN BAY RSL
ENJOY the easy going atmosphere at the Tin Can Bay RSL with a barbecue lunch on the deck. Listen to live entertainment from noon until 4pm.
VANDERAA are back at the Royal for another stella show 8pm September 26.
TEST the grey matter each Monday at trivia night. A great source of fun and laughter for all who attend.
SILKY OAK TEA GARDENS
A SUCCULENT pig on the spit meal will be available next Friday, September 25.
DRAG Queen Bingo is coming soon to the Silky Oaks every first Friday of the month.
Four people going to Hollywood to contest in the World Performing Arts Championships will be doing a series of fundraisers with plenty of music and dancing. Watch this space.
GYMPIE TURF CLUB
WELCOME spring trackside. The Gympie Times Ladies Race Day September 26 will offer you the chance to win fabulous prizes. Wear your best black and white attire.
New and improved features and events are in the pipeline. Watch this space. Free entry for all ladies. Book your marque now by calling 5482 1584.
LEISA'S Pink PJ Party will honour the life of beloved friend Leisa Hehir, originator of the fundraising event. All proceeds to go to Cancer Council via the Hope Hold On Pain Ends - Gympie Relay For Life team. Join the festivities with your friends 6pm Friday, October 2.
Sport your favourite pyjamas or pink outfit. Prizes for best dressed. Caitlyn Shadbolt and DJ Roly will rock your slippers off until late.
Drinks from licensed bar and hot finger food available. Major prizes up for grabs in cent auction and on lucky door.
Tickets $25 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
COOLOOLA BERRIES, WOLVI
CHECK out the Meet the Producer market stalls, pony rides, farm tours and sausage sizzle 10am to 2pm.
The annual strawberry festival hosted by Cooloola Berries will be fun for the whole family.
Nestled in the beautiful hinterland of Wolvi, they are just 20 minutes from Gympie, 35 minutes from Noosa and 40 minutes from Rainbow Beach. Festival on October 3.
HAVE fun, get fit and get colourful.
A fundraising event for Miss Pavilion Showgirl 2016, Mikaela Calvert will be held Sunday, October 18 at the Gympie Showgrounds.
The event set to be a spin of the famous Colour Run will cater to all fitness levels.
There will be five obstacles and four colour stations along the track.
Afterwards a live DJ will finish the day with an upbeat concert and cloud of colour. BYO whites.
DANCE the night away to the tunes by The Sunshine Swing Band and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with cocktails, mocktails, a light supper and prizes to be won.
Tickets for Miss Dairy Show Girl's Christmas Ball are available from Curtain Talk (210 Mary St) and Petticoat Junction (1 Little Channon St).
For more information or to reserve a ticket, call Anna Hanlon on 0401 651 120.