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Arts Connect Inc Open Studios

Open Studios

20 - 28 March 2021

Open Studios Sunshine Coast invites everyone to discover the rich and diverse talents of local artists throughout the region, visiting established and emerging artists in their own creative spaces. This year’s event from 20 to 28 March goes a step further, offering the chance to immerse yourself in workshops to learn, speak and create with…

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Alan Hughes Photography

Hinterland Wedding Summer Showcase

Unlike any other Wedding Expo, the Hinterland Wedding Summer Showcase opens the doors to some of the best wedding venues the Sunshine Coast Hinterland region has to offer. Here you will also find celebrants, wedding planners, entertainers, makeup artists, photographers, cake decorators, venue decorators and all the suppliers of the exquisite extras that create cherished…

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Tracey Beard Photography

Natures Wedding Chapel - Open for Inspection

Are you a nature lover looking for the perfect wedding venue? Are majestic ancient mountains, lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls, crisp fresh air, bountiful local produce, and breathtaking scenery on your wedding wish list? Held on two weekends at different Hinterland Wedding venues on January 16th-17th and February 27th-28th, start the 2021 New Year with a…

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Behind the concept of ‘From Paddock to Plate’

In putting pen to paper on the subject of “from Paddock to Plate” I have to confess that like Me Too, crowd funding, toxic masculinity, search engine optimisation, butler’s pantries and pelvic floors, I had only the vaguest idea of the concept behind the name of what “from Paddock to Plate” really means. We live…

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Strangler Cairn Kenilworth

Kenilworth’s ever-changing Strangler Cairn

Strangler Cairn The first word to come out of my mouth when I first laid eyes on the Strangler Cairn in Conondale National Park, quite honestly, was “wow”. I had trudged for around one hour, along rainforest tracks that were somewhat poorly maintained and lacking in signage – even getting lost at one stage -…

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Maleny Wedding Festival

Returning in 2021

Join us at the Maleny Showgrounds for the exciting Maleny Wedding Festival. Maleny Wedding Festival held under marquees, sperry tents and tipis in a wedfest like you have never experienced before. Capturing the magic of Australia’s most spectacular wedding venues, floral and style design, fashion, custom transport options, catering and gentleman’s turf, workshops, food trucks…

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Maleny Golf Club

Maleny’s Golf Course follows low impact Scottish lead

AFTER 20 years of planning, consultation and construction employing volunteer labour and nous, Maleny’s 18-hole golf course is now open, offering a unique links-style playing experience inspired by a much lauded Scottish design. President Jeff Kruse said Maleny Golf Club’s Par 68 layout had, for both economic and ecological reasons, drawn inspiration from the award-winning…

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Markets in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Have you wondered where and when markets in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland are happening. Here is all you need to know. Blackall Range Growers Markets The Blackall Range Growers markets features a whole range of locally grown produce, including fruit and vegetables, honey, and more. The markets are held in the grounds of the Old…

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Mary Cairncross xylophone creates summer frog symphony

An ingenious new xylophone that utilises the sounds of the various frogs found at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, allowing visitors to play their own “summer frog symphony” has been opened at the reserve’s Discovery Centre. When played like an everyday xylophone – or Gaya-Phone in honour of the traditional local Jinibara word for frog –…

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