SUMMERTIME SESSIONS IN THE VILLAGE
Friday November 2 from 5.30pm ‘til 7.30pm // Cuddihy Park, Mudgeeraba
Having recently found major success at Buskers by the Creek, award-winner Tonesandi will bring her unique pop music to Mudgeeraba for this week’s Summertime Session. Catch support acts Harry J Hart and Chloe Flanagan, as well as all of the typically tasty SSITV food and drink samplings.
DAY OF THE DEAD // CELEBRATE ARTISTS PASSED
Friday November 2 from 6pm ‘til 10pm // Dust Temple, Currumbin Waters
Think a joyous and surprising celebration! This is the ultimate fancy dress party in the Dust Temple backyard “Bothy Bar & Courtyard Space”. Pay your respects to the Great Artists Passed at the epic oversized Day of the Dead altar flower installation, expertly designed and installed by sought-after floral artist, Julia Rose. Ticket holders will be welcomed to an enchanting and colourful landscape featuring pop-up performances by roving theatre artists, The SKULLS who will surprise and entertain at random throughout the evening. Typical ‘Catrina’ (skulls) face painting and flower crowns available once inside the party. Once the sun is down, Energy Entertainments have developed “Day of the Dead” themed fire performances that will set the real Mexican style celebration!
POSH PETS PARADE
Saturday November 3 from 2pm ‘til 3pm // The Marine Mirage, Sanctuary Cove
This free pup-friendly parade is sure to get tails wagging as the styles and accessories for spring are paraded down the dogwalk. See the latest in pet couture across categories like swim, hats and accessories, sunglasses, bridal, sleepwear and the highly-coveted spring capsule collection. Bring your pets along for what is sure to be a paw-some day out!
CORNERSTONE STORES // TWILIGHT
Saturday November 3 from 4pm ‘til 8pm // Cornerstone Stores, Currumbin
Bring your family, friends and picnic rugs for the next Twilight night at Cornerstone. Stable Coffee & Kitchen will have share boards available for purchase, Quince Fromagerie will have cheese boards and ready made “picnic on the grass” packs. Or – BYO!
MOVIES UNDER THE STARS // PADDINGTON 2 + THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
Saturday November 3 from 7pm ‘til 10pm // Burleigh Waters & Southport
There’s no better way to watch a movie than underneath the starlight, so be sure to catch one of the screenings around town this weekend! ‘Paddington 2’ is on at Burleigh Waters, while ‘The Greatest Showman’ will delight audiences at Southport.
MELBOURNE CUP LUNCH
Tuesday November 6 from 12pm ‘til 3pm // Kalinda Seafood Buffet & Videre High Tea, RACV Royal Pines Resort, Benowa
There’s no better reason for a long lunch than the Melbourne Cup, so gather your girl gang, don your fascinators and buckle in for a day of excitement and frivolity. Indulge in a seafood buffet or a high tea at RACV Royal Pines, soaking up the views of the stunning golf course or tropical pool.
STORY-TELLING, ARTS & CRAFTS
Wednesday November 7 at 10am // Australia Fair, Southport
Listen up, kids – shopping just got fun. Head to the Australia Fair Little Kidz Zone for free interactive storytelling and fun craft sessions, perfect for kids aged two to six years old. The sessions are free, and bookings are not required. Don’t miss this!
CUPCAKE DECORATING COMPETITION
Thursday November 8 at 3.30pm // Southport Library, Southport
Ready, set, decorate! Kids are invited to the Southport Library for a cupcake decorating extravaganza – decorate a cupcake inspired by your favourite book, with prizes awarded for creative use of ingredients and the most visually pleasing cupcake.
GIRLS WHO STEAM // CONSTRUCT IT!
Friday November 9 from 9.30am ‘til 2pm // Upper Coomera Library, Upper Coomera
Come along to this session, part of a program of monthly workshops dedicated to girls – take part in exclusive activities across the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics that will inspire and unite girls aged eight years and over in their passion for science.
VIP SHOPPING NIGHT
Friday November 9 from 5pm ‘til 7pm // The Marine Village, Sanctuary Cove
The most popular and well-loved retailers at Sanctuary Cove’s Marine Village will open their doors for a twilight shopping experience like no other. Shoppers will enjoy exclusive one-night specials, as well as live entertainment as they shop up a storm. Participating retailers include Soho Girl, Latitude Clothing Co., and more.
KIN (KIDS IN NEED) SCHOOLS DAY CHARITY DINNER
Friday November 16 at 6.30pm // Twin Towns, Tweed Heads
This November, one of the Tweed’s most heartfelt school charity events will roar into action with the second KIN Schools Day Charity Gala. AFL star and Gold FM breakfast radio host, Peter “Spida” Everitt and dual-code international rugby legend, Mat Rogers will join Australian television presenter and model, Chloe Maxwell on stage for an evening guaranteed to entertain as the charity dinner hits Twin Towns! Spearheading the charity dinner is 13-year-old Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School student and founder of KIN Schools Day, Samuel Smith who has a dream that all children can, one day, experience and believe that anything is possible regardless of their circumstances.
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Now thru to Saturday November 10 at 11am & 2pm (select days) // Brisbane Arts Theatre, Petrie Terrace
This is one journey down the rabbit hole you won’t soon forget! Join Alice as she ventures to the world of a very White Rabbit, a Mad Hatter and the evil Queen of Hearts, but make sure you’re prepared for an adventure that gets curiouser and curiouser. Featuring all of your favourite characters, Alice is sure to be a hit for the whole family.
INFAMOUS THE SHOW
Now thru to Sunday November 18 at 7.30pm // Victoria Park, Herston
The circus is in town! Catch all of the crass, crazy cabaret fun in the big top at Victoria Park, Herston, with Infamous – the 18+ circus that you won’t want to miss. Sexy singers, gravity-defying stunts and full-frontal comedy (and nudity) are all on the menu, so grab your partner or your best girl gang and buckle in for the ride of your life.
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