SEPTEMBER is already shaping up to be a very busy month entertainment wise, across the region.
Please check the Facebook pages of the individual venues/organisers for more details and bookings.
Friday, September 16, 2022
Big Aussie BBQ – PCFA Fundraiser
COME AND join the team at Coral Sea Marina for a BIG AUSSIE BBQ to raise much needed funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA).
For the month of September, the team will be fundraising for the PCFA. Prostate cancer threatens the lives of one in six Aussie men.
“We are hosting a Big Aussie BBQ to raise money for research, nursing and support for those affected,” an organiser said.
From 4.30pm to 6.30pm, on Friday, September 16,you can enjoy sunset at the marina, grab a burger and a drink, and listen to some live music.
Everyone is welcome at the family-friendly event, with all proceeds being donated to the PCFA.
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Fairy Tales on Ice – The Ice-Skating Spectacular
DELIGHT in the spectacle, as award-winning skaters bring your favourite fairy tale characters to life through ice skating, singing, and music.
The show, on Saturday, September 17, features stories and characters from The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, and more.
Fairy Tales on Ice is on at the Proserpine Entertainment Centre, Main Street, Proserpine, running from 7.30pm to 9.20pm.
Friday, September 16, to Sunday, September 18
Annual Mushroom Valley Festival is back!
THIS YEAR is the 10th anniversary, and it is shaping up to be one of the best festivals yet.
The 2022 festival – which brings people together to ‘celebrate life’ and learn and experience new things – will be held from Friday, September 16, to Sunday, September 18.
Mushroom Valley is described by organisers as ‘an amazing psychedelic wonderland where we pride ourselves on providing a safe, friendly and fun environment’.
“It’s a place where people from all walks of life can connect with a range of people from all communities and demographics,” the organiser said.
Festival goers can expect to see a variety of music genres including drum and bass, progressive trance, tech house, breaks, dubstep, psytrance, and bass music.
The festival will feature some of the freshest acts from around the world, alongside Australia’s finest talent, according to organisers.
“Mushroom Valley Festival offers a chance to escape from the pressures in our day-to-day lives and connect with likeminded people, in a safe and truly awe-inspiring natural environment.
“It is set in a beautiful location by the O’Connell River, bordering the Cathu State Forest, near Yalboroo.”
Saturday, September 17 to Friday, September 30
Whitsundays Arts Festival
THE WHITSUNDAYS Arts Festival is reimagined in 2022 and will take place in multiple venues this year, running from September 17 to 30.
There will be free workshops, from September 21 to 23, assisting the artists-in-residence with the major art pieces.
Artworks will be installed on the festival site, on the Airlie Beach foreshore, on Saturday, September 24.
The artists-in-residence will create a magnificent outdoor art exhibition in Fairy Tree Park.
Everyone is invited to watch the spectacle unfold as the artists in residence bring their installations, created in collaboration the week before with the local community, to the festival site.
So come along to Fairy Tree Park, on the Airlie Beach Foreshore, and marvel as stingrays soar, memory boards flutter in the wind, and nature comes alive.