What’s on this Month: January & February 2020

The Moreton Bay Region’s calendar of events is jam-packed this month with a range of cultural and musical entertainment plus family-fun and foodie events. Check out what we’ve got coming up below.

January

Exhibition: Making Do

What: During times of hardship, like the Great Depression and the war years, ‘making do’ was a way of life, and people made the most of what they had to make ends meet. This exhibition developed by Moreton Bay Regional Council showcases fascinating ‘make do’ objects from the past and repurposed objects.

Where: Pine Rivers Heritage Museum

When: Friday 6 until March 15

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/Galleries-Museums/Events

Arts Markets

What: Creative Samford Inc will showcase local artists during this market day, which will include stalls from painters, illustrators, jewellers, graphic designers, potters, fibre artists, photographers and buskers.

Where: Samford Farmers Hall, Main Street

When: Saturday 7, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Visit: creativesamford.com

Lego Kids

LEGO Engineers Club

What: Develop design thinking and engineering skills as you build and create with LEGO® bricks. The club for 6-12 year olds meets on the first and third Monday of the month. Meet other brick fans and complete challenges. Registration is required.

Where: North Lakes Library

When: Tuesday 6, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/Events

Street Science Show

What: Discover the magic of real science in a stage show filled with mind-blowing demonstrations. Let Street Science show you the wonders of the natural world and prove science can be seriously fun.

Where: Redcliffe Library (10am); Strathpine (1pm); Deception Bay (Jan 13, 10.30am); North Lakes (Jan 13, 1pm)

When: Friday 10, times vary

Admission: FREE

Visit: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/Events

Theatre Moreton Bay Region

Captain Hook’s Revenge

What: Mousetrap Theatre Company presents this pantomime written by Richard Coleman, which promises to entertain the whole family.

Where: Lamington Drive, Redcliffe

When: January 19 at 2pm

Tickets: Adults $10, children (under 14) $14, concession $17, family $54, members $12

Visit: mousetraptheatre.asn.au

DNA for Genealogists

What: Discover how DNA testing can be used to enrich family history research. Participants can watch pre-recorded webinars from DNA genealogists, as well as listen to local speakers. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month.

Where: Bribie Island Library

When: Thursday 16, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/Events

Pine Rivers Art Gallery Unseen Exhibition Moreton Bay Region

Beamafilm

What: View quality documentaries, mainstream movies and indie films from the libraries of Beamafilm and Kanopy. These sessions, on the fourth Thursday of the month, are for adults only. No bookings needed.

Where: Redcliffe Library

When: Thursday 23, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/Events

Exhibition: Know Your Neighbour

What: Participating artists will examine ideas surrounding friendship, social connection, community and civic responsibility. This exhibition curated by Moreton Bay Regional Council will ask who we are, what it means to be a good neighbour, not just in a local context but also further abroad?

Where: Pine Rivers Art Gallery

When: Saturday 25 until May 2

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/Events

Holy Green Music Festival

What: This diverse Australian music festival, held each year over the Australia Day long-weekend will feature Bastille, The Jungle Giants (pictured), Meg Mac, Winston Surfshirt and more.

Where: Eatons Hill Hotel

When: Saturday 25 from 12:30 pm

Tickets: From $106.59

Visit: eatonshillhotel.com.au

Aussie Arvo Pool Party

What: Celebrate Australia Day at this pool party, which will also have free rides, poolside disco, entertainment, competitions, giveaways, and splash’n’movie at 7.15pm.

Where: Lawnton Aquatic Centre

When: Sunday 26, 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: www.visitmoretonbayregion.com.au/whats-on/aussie-arvo-free-pool-party

Australia Day at Redcliffe & Bribie

What: Enjoy live music, lamington eating contests, beach cricket or volleyball, games and activities and a spectacular fireworks finale.

Where: Suttons Beach, Redcliffe, and Brennan Park, Bongaree

When: Sunday 26, 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: visitmoretonbayregion.com.au/australia-day

Manpower Australia

What: The boys are coming to town as part of their 2020 Australian Tour and promise a show like no other.

Where: Norths Leagues and Services Club

When: Wednesday 29 from 7:30 pm

Tickets: $35

Visit: northsleagues.com.au

Redcliffe Festival Legends Lunch Live Music

Declutter and Organise

What: Get a fresh start with Donna Donaldson from Declutter & Organize it. Learn to make the most of your space and how to part with what you don’t need.

Where: Caboolture Library

When: Friday 31, 11:00 am - noon

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: moretonbay.qld.gov.au/libraries/Events

Legends of Doo Wop

What: The Lions Den features the music of the Legends of Doo Wop in a celebration of the legendary boy bands of the 20th century including The Drifters, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Bee Gees, The Stylistics, Righteous Bros, The Beatles, The Platters, Everly Brothers, and more.

Where: Redcliffe Entertainment Centre

When: Friday 31, 7:30 pm

Tickets: $38 + booking fee

Visit: redcliffeentertainmentcentre.com.au

February

Luna New Year

What: Discover and experience Asia at the annual Moreton Bay Region Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rat.

Where: Caboolture Town Square

When: Saturday 1, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: visitmoretonbayregion.com.au/whats-on/moreton-bay-region-lunar-new-year

Scarborough Originals

What: This free, monthly, live music Redcliffe gig series is no joke – on the first Saturday of each month a line-up of talented musos will bring a mixed bag of sweet tunes to Scarborough Beach Park for the enjoyment of locals and visitors alike.

Where: Scarborough Beach, Landsborough Avenue, Scarborough

When: Saturday 1, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission: FREE entry

Visit: facebook.com/events/608720436599705

Pennywise 'Straight Head' Tour

What: Hermosa Beach legends PENNYWISE Australian tour, where for the first time ever the So Cal punk rock band will be performing their album ‘Straight Ahead’ in its entirety plus fan favourites.

Where: Eatons Hill Hotel, South Pine Road, Eternity Rise, Albany Creek

When: Saturday 8, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission: From $79.90 per person. Purchase tickets here

Visit: eatonshillhotel.com.au/event/pennywise

2020 Moreton Bay Caravan, Camping, Boating & 4x4 Expo

What: Browse and compare the latest caravans, camper trailers, motorhomes, 4×4’s, vehicles, accessories and more, plus discover new holiday and touring destinations, all in the one convenient location.

Where: Redcliffe Showgrounds, Scarborough Road, Redcliffe

When: Friday 14 - Sunday 16, 8:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission: From $12.00 per person. Purchase tickets here

Visit: bayexpo.com.au

QSEC Horse Home Show

What: Over 100 exhibitors will be on site with performances and presentations throughout the day from local and interstate trainers and educators.

Where: EQSEC (Queensland State Equestrian Centre) Cnr Tuckeroo Drive and Beerburrum Road, Caboolture

When: Saturday 15, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Admission: From $25.00 per person. Purchase tickets here

Visit: qsec.com.au/Events/QSEC-Horse-Home-Show

7th Annual Brisbane Beer Fest

What: Grab your tasting paddles and enjoy the Queensland summer sampling from over 130 beers and ciders brought to you by the best in industry.

Where: Eatons Hill Hotel, South Pine Road, Eatons Hill

When: Saturday 15, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Admission: From $13.60 per person. Purchase tickets here

Visit: eatonshillhotel.com.au

Bribie Triathlon

What: Test your endurance by taking part in the 2019 Bribie Island Triathlon organised by Run Inn Promotions. This 4 race triathlon series has been running for 34 years, growing from its humble beginnings to become one of Bribie’s biggest sporting events.

Where: Sylvan Beach Esplanade, Bellara

When: Saturday 15 - Sunday 16, 6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Admission: From $60.00 per person. Register here

Visit: bribietri.com

NRL Trail Match: Brisbane Broncos vs. Gold Coast Titans

What: Dolphin Stadium, will play host to a blockbuster match between the Brisbane Broncos and Gold Coast Titans

Where: Klingner Rd & Ashmole Rd, Redcliffe

When: Saturday 29, 1:30 am - 9:30 pm

Admission: From $17.75 per person. Buy tickets here

Visit: redcliffedolphins.com.au/dolphin-stadium

Fiona O'Loughlin Comedy Show

What: Much-loved comedian & 2018 I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! winner, FIONA O’LOUGHLIN is coming!

Where: Bribie RSL 99 Toorbul Street, Bongaree

When: Saturday 29, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission: From $79.00 per person.

Visit: bribiersl.com.au

Planning your year? Check out the events calendar for 2020!

Moreton Bay Region is host to some of South-East Queensland biggest and best events, including The Planting, Redcliffe KiteFest, Abbey Medieval Festival, Moreton Bay Food + Wine and Woodford Folk Festival.

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