The cold weather won’t stop us. Here are your things to do in July!
CUA Toowoomba Family Fun Day – Saturday 1 July
A free family fun day in the new CUA Hub space in Walton Stores. Find out more on Facebook.
Snowflakes in Stanthorpe – Friday 30 June to Sunday 2 July
Winter markets, ice skating, and a frosty fun run are just some of the fun activities waiting for you in Stanthorpe. Find out more on snowflakesinstanthorpe.com.au
Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn – Sunday 2 July
One of the biggest fights ever is happening down the road in Suncorp Stadium. If you can’t make it to the Battle of Brisbane head to The Spotted Cow, The Wilsonton Hotel, The Southern Hotel, The Irish, or the National Hotel.
NONSTOP x Darcy Campbell – Friday 7 July
Toowoomba photographer Darcy Campbell has mega talent, and he’s hosting a solo exhibition of photography and a label launch for NONSTOP. It’s on at Bunker Records at 7pm, check the Facebook event for details and dress code.
Fitzy’s Feast with Wendell Sailor – Friday 7 July
The ultimate boys lunch with rugby league great Wendell Sailor. Enjoy beer, wine and a prime beef feast to remember. All funds raised through raffles and auctions will be donated to the Toowoomba Hospital Foundation. Book your spot today: firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 07 4631 3700. The lunch is from 12.30 to 4.30pm.
Theatre: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Saturday 8 July
100 school kids and a flying car. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will be performed at the Empire Theatre for the first time this July. There are two shows, 2pm and 7pm on Saturday 8 July. Tickets are available now through the Empire Theatre Box Office 1300 655 299 or online www.empiretheatre.com.au.
State of Origin Game III – Wednesday 12 July
See if Queensland can be a winner winner chicken dinner in game three and wrap up the series. Just a guess, but the places that screened the first two games will probs have this one too: Blue Mountain Hotel, Fitzy’s, Wilsonton Hotel, The Southern Hotel and Muller Bros.
Winter Wine Dinner – Preston Peak – Friday 14 July
Death by Chocolate Degustation – Golf Club – Friday 14 July
A five course chocolate themed meal with matching wine. Tickets are $65 (food only). Bookings essential, call the house manager Mark on 07 4635 1219 and RSVP on Facebook.
Dine Down Town – Friday 14 July
The monthly street food market at St Luke’s will again feature 20 food vendors. Entry is $2 per person cash only. RSVP on Facebook.
The Good Life – Sunday 16 July
The ultimate Sunday session will be at the Mill Precinct from 12pm. This worthy day out is aimed at raising awareness for mental health and suicide. There’ll be beer, music, lawn games, a live auction and raffles. Tickets are $25 and funds raised will go to charity Livin. RSVP on Facebook.
Sausage Fest 2017 – Saturday 22 July
It’s all about the sausage. Live music, craft beer, cider, and so much sausage. At the new Blank Space venue at Mills Precinct. Check out the Facebook event for details and your RSVP.
USQ Bookcase Writers’ Festival – Saturday 22 July
The University of Southern Queensland’s (USQ) annual Bookcase Writers’ Festival will once again invite book-lovers, aspiring authors and the wider community to enjoy a jam-packed weekend of literary events. From 9.30am to 4.30pm. You can view the program here.
Opera at Jimbour – Saturday 22 July
Take a little trip out Dalby way for local festival favourite Opera at Jimbour. Good food (over 80 vendors), wine, handcrafted items, artisan wares and a production of The Merry Widow all set on the beautiful grounds of Jimbour House. There will be free bus services from Thomas Jack Park, Dalby, to the Jimbour Amphitheatre. Seats are limited so bookings are essential, head to eventbrite.com.au or call 4679 4461 to secure your return trip.
Toowoomba Charity Dinner – Monday 31 July
The Toowoomba 100% hOPE Charity Dinner will be an evening of celebration to raise funds for the construction of girls’ homes in Uganda. Experience a mix of traditional and contemporary acapella singing, dancing and African rhythm drumming by the 100% hOPE Children’s Choir all the way from Uganda! At Gabbinbar Homestead from 6.30pm, tickets are $65.
Here’s what’s on and when for markets in Toowoomba this month.
My Local Feast Farmers’ Market – Every Thursday 3pm to 7pm at the Empire Theatre and every second Saturday from 7am to 12pm at Cobb and Co
PCYC Markets – Every Sunday from 7am to 12.30pm
Margaret Street Markets – On winter break
Highfields Village Markets – Saturday 8 July from 12pm to 5pm
Queens Park Markets – Sunday 16 July from 8am to 1pm