Friday August 7 thru to Sunday August 16 // Online with Ekka
The Show may not technically go on this year, but you can keep the spirit of the Ekka alive with their ten day online offering – complete with farmer meet and greets, up-close animal encounters and even takeaway strawberry sundaes and dagwood dogs!
THE POWER OF GREAT NUTRITION
Friday August 7, from 9.30am until 11.30am // Quest Hotel, Robina
Join host Fe Taylor, Fitness Professional and Wholefood Coach and guest speaker, Ronaldo Fulleri, Naturopath and Nutritionist as they bring Nutrition to LIFE! Learn about signature foods, food prepping, simple and delicious recipes, meal planning and the POWER of eating well and supplementing well to live well. Ronaldo will be prepping food as he presents, and yes – there will be taste testing!
Friday August 7, from 10am until 5pm // GoMA, South Bank
GoMA is set to reopen with free timed-entry tickets, which means you and your fam can see new exhibitions, enjoy the Children’s Art Centre with Raquel Ormella‘s ‘Now is the Time’, explore the GoMA Store and so much more.
THE VILLAGE MARKETS // INSTA MARKET
Friday August 7 thru to Sunday August 9 // Online with The Village Markets
It began as a way to keep the Village Markets going through COVID, but now the Insta Market has taken on a life of its own! Don’t miss their curation of small creative businesses on TVM’s Instagram Stories all weekend long.
THE CITY COMES TO THE COUNTRY
Friday August 7 thru to Sunday August 16 // Various locations, Scenic Rim
Get a taste of country life with farmers’ markets, cooking classes, a hoedown, farm and wagon tours, camel rides and guided hinterland adventures – all part of Scenic Rim’s 10-day event!
EVENT CINEMAS // BEST OF THE 80’S
Saturday August 8 & Sunday August 9 // Various locations, Event Cinemas
Relive the decade that brought us the joys of leg warmers, lovingly-curated mix-tapes, big hair and epic power ballads – it’s officially the 80’s again at Event Cinemas. This weekend, ‘The Breakfast Club’ graces screens in all of its misfit, coming-of-age glory.
KIDS COLLECTIVE // MAGGIE MOO MUSIC
Thursday August 13, from 9am until 1pm // Flowstate Pavilion, South Bank Parklands
Don’t miss the exciting, interactive music and movement stylings of Maggie Moo Music! Children will have the opportunity to sing, dance, play games and explore different instruments and materials, improving their memory, language, coordination and confidence in the process.
FLICKS & FOOD PASS
Now thru to Friday September 18 // Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Broadbeach
If you’re looking for value for money, look no further than Pacific Fair’s Flicks & Food pass! Save up to 50% when you catch a flick at Event Cinemas and pick a delicious meal of your choice at one of Pac Fair’s participating restaurants. Passes are just $15 for kids and $20 for adults.
FOR THE ADULTS…
WISH YOU WERE HERE // A CELEBRATION OF PINK FLOYD
Saturday August 8, from 7pm // The Triffid, Newstead
Hallelujah – live music is back! This weekend, as part of The Triffid’s Cabin Fever Festival, don’t miss out on the chance to (almost) see Pink Floyd in the flesh when a collection of local and notable artists bring you the iconic album, ‘Wish You Were Here’.
CAMARGUE ANNUAL WAREHOUSE SALE
Saturday August 7 & Sunday August 8, from 9.30am until 5.30pm // Victoria Park Golf Course, Herston
Score up to 90% off this Australian and international fashion brands – including clothing, accessories, bags, shoes and more. We’re talking Acne Studios, GANNI, Bassike, Commes Des Garcons, Romance Was Born and so many more.