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Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

When: 10 & 11 January, 2018
Where: The Events Centre, Caloundra

The perfect idea to entertain the kiddies during the summer holidays. Storytime Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty is coming to The Events Centre Caloundra for five performances only.

The ballet presented by Australian Ballet Company is an enchanting ballet experience for children aged three and up.

Experience all the dazzling wonder of The Sleeping Beauty in a live, interactive production created especially for children. There will be fairies in glittering tutus, storybook characters, and a prince’s quest – all set to Tchaikovsky’s hum-along score.

Running for under an hour, and packed with favourite characters like Red Riding Hood and Cinderella, this narrated version of The Sleeping Beauty will entertain adults and kids alike. Don’t forget to dress up in your favourite ballet-inspired outfit!

Tickets start from $42 and are available from The Events Centre

Performance Times: Wednesday 10 January 2018 – 11am, 2pm or 4pm
Thursday 11 January 2018 – 11am or 2pm

Caloundra is a wonderful holiday destination for families. There are plenty of fun activities for children of all ages and even some great adult entertainment. For more ideas on what to do in Caloundra check out Portobello’s Blog. Book your Caloundra Accommodation for the Christmas Holidays with us here today. BOOK NOW

 

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Ignite Chilli Festival

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When: Saturday, 25 November 2017
Where: Bulcock Street, Caloundra

The Hot 91.1 Ignite Chilli Festival will be heating up the streets of Caloundra with a diverse range of chillies on Saturday 25 November.

The festival features unique stalls offering products related to anything chilli including; arts and crafts, fashion, street food, jewellery, home-wares and lifestyle products with a focus on handmade and local wares.

Shops, restaurants, bars and other businesses based in the heart of Caloundra will also be participating and celebrating the mighty chilli. There will be competitions and draws done throughout the afternoon with some great prizes.

To accompany good food and good vibes there will be lively bands and entertainment plus a full program of activities on the boil. Lets just say it will be “hot” ! Plus there will be the popular annual chilli eating competition to really get things heated up!

This is a must do for all those thousands of people who love and idolise chilli. For more information check out Ignite Chilli Festival

Time: 1 to 8pm
Place: Bulcock Street and flowing into surrounding laneways
Cost: FREE

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Conscious Life Festival

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When: 28 & 29 October, 2017
Where: Lake Kawana Community Centre

Connect, empower and transform at the Conscious Life Festival at Lake Kawana Community Centre on the weekend of 28 and 29 October.

This two day event, promotes health and wellbeing, lifestyle and environment, awareness and education. It is suitable for both men and women of all ages and backgrounds who are interested in conscious, healthy and sustainable living.

There will be over 120 exhibitor stalls of eco-friendly, healthy living and personal growth products and services.   Exhibitors range from promoting services to selling products, or both. The festival brings together like-minded, inspirational people to promote and learn about the benefits of living a conscious life.

The Conscious Life Festival program also offers a number of FREE seminars on a variety of topics, delivered by experts from near and far. Meditations or Quiet Spaces will be on offer with an array of beautiful meditations and divine vibrational sound healings led by amazing facilitators.

Chill out on the green while enjoying the all-day music program and a fresh healthy lunch, organic coffee or juice. And don’t forget to treat yourself to a massage, reading or healing!

Admission is $10 per person or $15 for a 2 day pass. Children under 15 years are FREE.

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What’s On @ The Events Centre Caloundra

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The Events Centre performing arts and conference centre is the prime entertainment venue on the Sunshine Coast. You will be entertained by a kaleidoscope of concerts, music, dance, plays and shows for all ages. Here’s what’s on at The Events Centre Caloundra over the next few months:

Thu 2 Nov – Abba-Solutely Fabulous
Sun 5 Nov – Jett Williams
Fri 10 Nov – The Tap Pack
Sat 11 Nov – Acoustic Guitar Spectacular
Sat 11 Nov – The Rhythms of Ireland
Sun 12 Nov – Australian Army Band
Sat 18 Nov – Sunshine Dance Centre
Sun 19 Nov – Beats Per Minute Performing Arts
Wed 22 Nov – Vov Dylan Sunshine Melodies
Thu 23 Nov – A Festival of Russian Ballet
Sat 25 Nov – Gone Bush Merryatric Players
Sun 26 Nov – Amy Beccari Dance Studios
Wed 29 Nov – The Waifs 25th Anniversary Tour
Fri 1 Dec – Kitty Flanagan

For more upcoming events visit The Events Centre What’s On Page

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Kitty Flanagan @ The Events Centre

Kitty-Flanagan-SmashedWhen:  Saturday 19 August, 2017
Where:  The Events Centre, Caloundra

One of our favourite standup comedy acts in Australia, Kitty Flanagan is coming to The Events Centre for one show only on Saturday 19 August.

Kitty is a writer and performer and can be seen as herself on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (ABC) and not as herself in the Working Dog series Utopia (ABC). Previously she appeared in her own segment on The Project every Tuesday night. She also shows up regularly on the comedy news quiz programme, Have You Been Paying Attention.

In  her brand new smashing show Kitty will peform love songs, talk about sex, algorithms, chimps, clowns and psychics and everything is getting “smashed”. The show runs for approximately 80 minutes with an interval.

Don’t miss the side splitting satirical comedian, Kitty Flanagan – she is a riot! Tickets are $54.90 and are available from The Events Centre

The Events Centre is located at 20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra.

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Caloundra Quilt Show @ Caloundra Arts Centre

Caloundra Quilt Show

When: 29th to 30th of July, 2017
Where: Caloundra Arts Centre, Sunshine Coast (5 North Street)

If you’re going to be visiting Caloundra on the weekend of the 29th to 30th of July, why not pop into the Caloundra Arts Centre and check out the local talent at the Caloundra Quilt Show. Over 120 members are in The Arts Centre group and they will be presenting their handmade quilts with the theme ‘Circles of Friendship.’

With the charm of a local country event their will also be raffles, homemade sandwiches, cakes and slices and other homemade goods for sale.  Entry to the Caloundra Quilt Show is very affordable at just $5.00

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Rockwiz Live Caloundra

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When: Tuesday the 18th of July, 2017
Where: The Caloundra Events Centre, Sunshine Coast

The talented team for RocKwiz are coming to Caloundra Events Centre as part of their Twenty Seventeen tour!  Don’t miss the laughs as the gang break free from the constraints of television and on to the LIVE star!

Featuring all of your favourite segments – Who Can it Be Now, Million Dollar Riff, Contestant Karaoke and The Furious Five.

Tickets to Rockwiz Twenty Seventeen at The Caloundra Events Centre cost:
$89 for full price, $79 for concession tickets, students and children aged from 2 to 17 years.
Pre-show buffet dining is also available for purchase with general meal tickets costing $32.

For further information and tickets visit Rockwiz Live at The Events Centre Caloundra. Find them at 20 Minchinton Street, Caloundra.

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Open Cockpit Weekend at Queensland Air Museum

Queensland Air Museum CaloundraWhen: 1st to 2nd of July, 2017
Where: Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast

Ever dreamed of sitting in the cockpit of a vintage plane? Queensland Air Museum are holding an ‘Open Cockpit Weekend’ these coming school holidays on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July.

Several aircraft will have their cockpits open for public inspection, visitors to the event will have the chance to sit in the cockpits of selected aircraft including the iconic F-111, WESSEX, DC3, and Starship.

The 2017 Open Cockpit Weekend at Queensland Air Museum will also feature:

  • ‘Planes’ Fire & Rescue Jumping Castle, free for kids.
  • Star War characters
  • Airport flight line display of vintage aircraft
  • Sausage sizzle, plus other food options and a coffee van
  • Memorabilia on sale in the shop (10% discount with family pass)
  • Classic car displays

Entry costs: $15 Adults, $8 Children $35 Family Pass, Concession/student $10.  The event will operate from: 9am to 4pm on the weekend of 1st-2nd July.

Visit Queensland Air Museum at Caloundra Airport, 7 Pathfinder Drive, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast.

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Ryno Insurance Downunder Beachfest Caloundra

Caloundra Sunshine Coast eventsWhen: Wednesday the 7th to Sunday the 11th of June, 2017
Where: Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

For five days this June, the coolest Retro Car festival will roll into Caloundra to celebrate all things to do with Hot Rod and Classic Car lifestyle.

If you’re a fan of cars and retro, then don’t miss the Ryno Insurance Downunder Beachfest. There will be show’n shines, driving events, dancing, street parties, a Mega Car Show in the Main Street and Esplanade of Caloundra and the popular Sunday Evening Dinner Dance.

You’ll also be treated to the live rockin’ tunes of ‘the Dirty Dukes’, ‘Old 45’, ‘Billy Guy’ and more

If you have a Hot Rods, pre-1983 cars, motorcycles or vintage caravans you can also register your car for just $50 for the entire festival.

For more information please visit Ryno Insurance Downunder Beachfest.

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SEA FM ‘Festival of Fire’ Caloundra

SEA FM ‘Festival of Fire’ CaloundraWhen: Saturday May 27th, 2017
Where: Caloundra Sharks League Club 

Come along to a high-octane family variety spectacular when the biggest and best monster trucks roll into the Sunshine Coast this May 27th!

This fun Caloundra event will include a wide range of amazing stunts and entertainment including:

*Monster Trucks – USA style monster trucks performing freestyle jumps, battles, sky wheelies and a world record attempt to jump 13 cars!

*Smash Up Derby – see drivers battle to the last car standing in this ‘Crashrama’ demolition derby.
*Freestyle Motocross – witness bike stunts, jumps including the flaming wall and more!
*Jet Wars – see 20000 pounds of jet engine thrust as it melts a car, in seconds!

*Roll over cars – the kids will love the hilarious ‘Dipsy and Tipsy’ comedy car roll-over act.
*Stunts – watch the ‘Hell Raiser’ as it crashes into a flaming car.
*Monster truck rides – don’t miss the chance to ride in a real monster truck with ‘Captain Koala’.
*Fireworks – this epic battle between two nations is not to be missed! Who will be victorious in the firework challenge; Australia or China?

*1 Million Crackers – That’s Right! 1 Million Chinese firecrackers will all go off in less than a minute!

*And more … live music, kids face painting, food stalls, amusement rides and more!

Tickets are on sale now and start at $35.00 per adult, $20 for kids 3-11 years, $25 for teens 12-15 years, family tickets and VIP tickets are also available.

For more information please visit SEA FM ‘Festival of Fire’ Caloundra.

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