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The Treehouse Kids Christmas Party

The Treehouse Kids Christmas Party

When: Sunday, 17 December 2017
Where: Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina

Enjoy a big day out celebrating Christmas and helping to raise funds for a worthy cause at the Treehouse Kids Christmas party.

Help raise funds that allow The Treehouse to continue to provide support to the local community with access to resources, life skills programs and social events.

The day will include heaps of family friendly and fun activities including:

  • Face painting
  • Balloon animals
  • Slime zone
  • Jumping castles galore
  • Chair swing ride
  • Pony rides
  • Tea Cup ride

There will also be a chill out zone where you can rest and recuperate for a while on one of the comfy bean bags.

The Treehouse kids Christmas party starts at 9am and finishes at 2pm. Tickets are $5 for general entry and $10 for entry and rides and are available from The Autism Treehouse 

Why not have a Sunshine Coast weekend away prior to Christmas with us here at Portobello By The Sea and relax in the comfort of a one, two or three bedroom apartment adjacent to Dicky Beach, Caloundra. BOOK NOW

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Melbourne Cup Day @ Sunshine Coast Turf Club

Melbourne Cup Day at Sunshine Coast Turf Club

When: Tuesday 7 November, 2017
Where: Sunshine Coast Turf Club

Dress up in your finest and get trackside this Melbourne Cup Day at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club. Watch live horse racing action on the track and try to back a winner! There will be a full schedule of horse racing on the day as well as strategically placed large screens to watch “the race that stops the nation” – the Melbourne Cup.

Keep amused between races with roving entertainment or watch the entrants strut their stuff in the fashions on the field.  There are a selection of hospitality packages available, so get your group of friends together and book a table. Select from a Phar Lap Trackside Marquee, Corporate Cocktail Marquee or Corporate Buffet Marquee priced from $120 per person.

Melbourne Cup Day at Sunshine Coast Turf Club is an 18+ event. General admission is $20 per person. You can pre-purchase your entry tickets online at Sunshine Coast Turf Club.  Gates open at 9.30am.

There is free parking at Corbould Park Racecourse or catch the free shuttle bus to the event.

Sunshine Coast Turf Club is located at 170 Pierce Avenue, Caloundra

Come along to Melbourne Cup Day on the Sunshine Coast and stay with us here at the conveniently located Portobello By The Sea. So come and enjoy a relaxing beach holiday with us here and see for yourself why it is the Perfect holiday accommodation for your next vacation. BOOK NOW

 

 

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Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival

Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival

When: 20 & 21 October, 2017
Where: The Events Centre, Caloundra

Putting the spotlight on emerging Sunshine Coast designers, the Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival will take place over two days on 20 and 21 October at The Events Centre.

In its 10th year, the show presents talented emerging and established local and national labels, and a host of international design talent. Everyone from VIP’s, celebrities, media to the general public will experience a glittering weekend of fashion, encompassing couture, ready to wear, swimwear, and ethical design.

You will see all the latest designs for the upcoming seasons of Spring and Summer with Catwalk Shows and will have the opportunity to purchase the labels at Pop-up Stores. There will also be a presentation for the Sunshine Coast Style Awards/Best Dressed List.

On Friday evening the the Sunshine Coast Design Awards & Hall of Fame will be named for fashion designers based on, or have begun their label while living on the Sunshine Coast. Categories include: Swim, Resort, Accessories, Couture, Indigenous, Ethical//Sustainable, Active, Young Designer & Hall of Fame.

The show, occurring at the end of the global fashion week circuit in Australia, is perfectly placed in the glamorous resort environment of the Sunshine Coast. Get your tickets and come along for a fashion feast!

Tickets start from $65.00 and are available at Sunshine Coast International Fashion Festival.

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for the Fashion Festival in Caloundra at Portobello By The Sea. Located opposite beautiful Dicky Beach in Caloundra, directly opposite the unspoilt stretch of sun-drenched white sand, on Queensland’s magnificent Sunshine Coast. BOOK NOW

 

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Arj Barker @ The Events Centre

Arj Barker @ The Events Centre

When: Friday 22 September, 2017
Where:  The Events Centre, Caloundra

Standup Comedian Arj Barker is arguably Australia’s favourite American comedian and is coming to The Events Centre for a hilarious night of entertainment on 22 September.

Arj has spent more time in our country than his own and has come to understand Australian culture perhaps better than we understand it ourselves. His superbly astute observations and comic genius is unparalleled.

In Arj’s words:

“As always, I start with the finest free-range topics, nurture them until they’re brimming with wholesome hilarity, and ready for the tellin’. Remember, my cruelty-free jokes are ALWAYS tested on animals, and 100% goat-approved by the time you hear them. That’s quality you can trust.”

What people are saying about his show:

“He’s an absolutely brilliant comedian- extremely sharp, incredibly creative & hilariously funny!! ”

“Hilarious from start to finish.”

Tickets are $49.90 and are available at The Events Centre

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this event at Portobello By The Sea and make a weekend of it. Relax in the comfort of a spacious one, two or three bedroom apartment located opposite Caloundra’s Dicky Beach. BOOK NOW

 

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Caloundra Film Festival

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When: 2 to 10 September, 2017
Where: Numerous Venues in Caloundra

This year the Caloundra Film Festival is bigger and better than ever! The festival will present its largest ever program as well as host the very popular monthly foreign language and art-house screenings.

Screenings include:

2 Sept – Thicker Than Water – The Events Centre Caloundra

5 Sept – Francofonia – Big Screen Cinema, Caloundra

5 Sept – Life Animated – Big Screen Cinema, Caloundra

5 Sept – Janis: Little Girl Blue – Big Screen Cinema, Caloundra

6 Sept – A War – Big Screen Cinema, Caloundra

6 Sept – A Mustang – Big Screen Cinema, Caloundra

6 Sept – A Sunset Song – Big Screen Cinema, Caloundra

8 Sept – Shorebreak: The Clark Little Story – Moffat Beach Brewing Co.

8 Sept – Beauty & Chaos – Moffat Beach Brewing Co.

Plus don’t forget the Student Showcase on 10 October, featuring the best student films from schools in the region across Short Narrative, Documentary-Mockumentary and Arts-Experimental categories.

For more information regarding the festival visit Caloundra Film Festival.

Book your Sunshine Coast/Caloundra Accommodation at Portobello By The Sea for a week of exciting films.  We are located opposite beautiful Dicky Beach, an unspoilt stretch of sun-drenched white sand, on Queensland’s magnificent Sunshine Coast. BOOK NOW

 

 

 

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Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture

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When: 25 August to 3 September, 2017
Where: Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast’s multi-arts festival is set to deliver more than 200 events spread across venues on the Sunshine Coast for ten days.

Horizon celebrates all aspects of arts with visual art, film, literature, performance, street art, comedy, music, theatre and new media. It brings together local artists alongside Australian and international guests, building the capacity of local creative talent with unique arts experiences.

Small towns such as Eumundi and Maleny in the Sunshine Coast region will set up Art Streets, plus there will be Art Trails to explore. Caloundra will contribute with the Caloundra CBD Street Art Trail.

Caloundra Arts Centre Association is running three bespoke exhibitions demonstrating how lost arts and crafts including lacemaking, embroidery, spinning and weaving can be revived and reinvigorated in a contemporary context.

Artworks by forty finalists from across the country will be showcased in a stunning exhibition at Caloundra Regional Gallery for the ten days of the festival.

In performing arts there will be A Night with Opera Queensland on Tuesday 29 August at The Events Centre Caloundra. An extraordinarily moving dance theatre piece, Vincent, about the man behind the brush of Vincent Van Gogh will also take place at The Events Centre on Saturday 2 September.

For the children there will be the mini musical production of We’re Going On A Bear Hunt at the Event Centre on Friday 25 August. For more information and tickets see The Events Centre Caloundra.

To download a program of events visit Horizon Festival of Arts & Culture

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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

Portobello by the Sea at Dicky Beach, Caloundra boasts a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom self-contained holiday apartments that are perfect for families, groups door couples holidaying in Queensland. With great onsite facilities including heated swimming pool with kids wading area, electric BBQs and a free wi-fi allowance. Book your Sunshine Coast accommodation today!

 

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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.

Portobello by the Sea at Dicky Beach, Caloundra boasts a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom self-contained holiday apartments with  onsite facilities including heated swimming pool,  free wi-fi allowance and more. Book your Sunshine Coast accommodation today!

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Caloundra Foreshore Fun Run Accommodation

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When: Sunday June 18th 2017
Where: Caloundra Foreshore, Sunshine Coast

Caloundra Foreshore Fun Run

The Caloundra Foreshore Fun Run is coming around soon! On Sunday 18th June 2017, Caloundra Sunshine Coast will welcome hundreds of runners & walkers, all out to enjoy one of the most picturesque and scenic beachfront fun runs in Australia.

Affordable Family Weekend Away on the Sunshine Coast

Whether it’s the 10km run, the 3km run or the 3km family walk, why not plan a weekend getaway in Caloundra at Portobello By The Sea and compete in the Caloundra Foreshore Fun Run.  Portobello By The Sea is only a short distance from the finishing area at Moffat Beach, so why not take the family to Portobello By The Sea for a family weekend away and enjoy the Caloundra Fun Run too.

The Caloundra Fun Run is a great weekend for the whole family so book soon to ensure you get the best Caloundra Sunshine Coast accommodation at Portobello By The Sea Holiday Apartments. BOOK accommodation NOW

 

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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.

Portobello by the Sea at Dicky Beach, Caloundra boasts a selection of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom self-contained holiday apartments that are perfect for families holidaying in Queensland. With great onsite facilities including heated swimming pool with kids wading area, electric BBQs and a free wifi allowance. Book your Sunshine Coast accommodation today!