Look out for these regular events in the Scenic Rim:

Rathdowney Heritage Festival - April, but not every year. Check below or on our calendar.

Rathdowney Campdraft - April

Cultural Trails of the Scenic Rim - May

A World Apart - late May

Arts in the Olives - May

Boonah Show - May

Beaudesert Cup - June

Eat Local Week - June-July

Woodhill Billycart Derby - late July

Aratula Winter Harvest Festival - early July

Jazz at Bigriggen - mid-July

Shepherd's Walk - July

Canungra Show - late August

Beaudesert Show - early September

Tamborine Show - late September

Springtime on the Mountain (Tamborine) - late September

 

And check below or look at our calendar on the home page for what's coming up soon!

 

And here's what's coming up soon!

People's Orchestra

Various times and venues, from now until 14 April 2018. BE A PART OF THE PEOPLE'S ORCHESTRA! Calling all musicians, of all genres and skill levels. to be a part of a unique experience, original musical composition and performance.

Work with talented composer and musician Andrew Veivers, to create the Scenic Rim People's Orchestra for Fires on top of Mountains events in April 2018. Andrew will attend your practice time wherever you are located in the Scenic Rim.

Over the past twenty years Andrew Veivers has established himself as a musician, teacher, director and composer of the highest calibre - touring, recording, composing, and arranging extensively for solo projects, his groups Flamenco Fire and The Saruzu Quartet as well as for great Australian artistic institutions such as The Sydney Theatre Company, Opera Queensland and the Woodford Folk Festival.

Morning meditation for children and parents or carers

Tuesday 9 January-Friday 12 January 2018, 9.30am-10am at the Centre, Beaudesert. Start your day with a clear and alert mind with Monks of Tibet for a special meditation experience. Monks will guide us through mantra meditation - energy-based sounds which produce particular positive vibrations.

Free Family Activity days

Friday 12 January 2018, 9.30am-1.30pm at the Centre, Beaudesert. Create a floating lotus light, a ribbon wand, lantern lights or your own mandala. Then bring them along to the Fire on Water event. Phone 5540 5050 or 5463 3068, or visit www.liveat thecentre.com.au.

Free Family Fun at the Pool

Saturday 13 January 2018, 1-4pm at the Canungra Pool. Soak up the fun with lots of neon pool tubes, games, music and giveaways. For more information visit the website: http://www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/healthy-and-active-community.

Free Family Activity days

Tuesday 16 January 2018, 9.30am-1.30pm at the Centre, Beaudesert. Create a floating lotus light, a ribbon wand, lantern lights or your own mandala. Then bring them along to the Fire on Water event. Phone 5540 5050 or 5463 3068, or visit www.liveat thecentre.com.au

Scenic Rim Super Circus School

Workshop 1 - Wednesday 17 January 2018, 10am-3pm at the Centre, Beaudesert. As part of the Fires on Top of Mountains project, Circa will be working with a group of children who will be the circus performers at the Fire on Water event to be held at the Ramada Resort, Kooralbyn Valley, on Saturday 14 April 2018. Children will need to commit to attend ALL workshops at the Centre, Beaudesert, as well as the final rehearsal day and the performance at the Ramada Resort. Other workshop dates are Saturday 10 February and Saturday 10 March. The dress rehearsal is on Friday 13 April and the final event on Saturday 14 April. Bookings are essential - 5540 5050 or 5463 3068, or visit www.liveat thecentre.com.au.

Free Family Activity days

Thursday 18 January 2018, 9.30am-1.30pm at the Boonah Cultural Centre, High St, Boonah. Create a floating lotus light, a ribbon wand, lantern lights or your own mandala. Then bring them along to the Fire on Water event. Phone 5540 5050 or 5463 3068, or visit www.liveat thecentre.com.au

Christmas Holiday Pottery Workshop

Thursday 18 January 2017, 9-11am at the Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre, 2-14 Enterprise Drive, Beaudesert. This pottery workshop is suitable for children 7-12 years. Cost is $25 per child, per class, with firing an optional $10 extra. Bookings are essential as class sizes are limited; please contact Ruth on 5543 2091 or Fran on 0419 649 995. Pre-payment is required.

Christmas Holiday Pottery Workshop

Thursday 18 January 2017, 12-2pm at the Beaudesert Community Arts and Information Centre, 2-14 Enterprise Drive, Beaudesert. This pottery workshop is suitable for children 7-12 years. Cost is $25 per child, per class, with firing an optional $10 extra. Bookings are essential as class sizes are limited; please contact Ruth on 5543 2091 or Fran on 0419 649 995. Pre-payment is required.

Queensland State Rowing Championships 2018

Friday 19 January-Sunday 21 January 2018, at Wyaralong Dam, 12 km west of Beaudesert. For more information go to https://qld.rowingmanager.com/?regatta=3900.

Tennis Open and Signup Day

Saturday 20 January, 2018, 9am-1pm at the Tennis Centre, Bromelton St, Beaudesert. Come along, pick up a racquet and have a go! Club coaches are Nick Thorpe and Lisa Quast for junior and senior coaching. On the day there'll be food, BBQ, music and fun activities, including ANZ Hotshots and Fitbit Cardio Tennis. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/926669094126460/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/324611064689036/?ti=cl

Free Family Fun at the Pool

Saturday 20 January 2018, 1-4pm at the Tamborine Mountain Pool. Soak up the fun with lots of neon pool tubes, games, music and giveaways. For more information visit the website: http://www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/healthy-and-active-community.

Free Family Fun at the Pool

Friday 26 January 2018, 1-4pm at the Beaudesert Pool. Soak up the fun with lots of neon pool tubes, games, music and giveaways. For more information visit the website: http://www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/healthy-and-active-community.

Free Family Fun at the Pool

Saturday 3 February 2018, 1-4pm at the Boonah Pool. Soak up the fun with lots of neon pool tubes, games, music and giveaways. For more information visit the website: http://www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au/healthy-and-active-community.

Scenic Rim Super Circus School

Workshop 2 - Saturday 10 February 2018, 10am-3pm at the Centre, Beaudesert. As part of the Fires on Top of Mountains project, Circa will be working with a group of children who will be the circus performers at the Fire on Water event to be held at the Ramada Resort, Kooralbyn Valley, on Saturday 14 April 2018. Children will need to commit to attend ALL workshops at the Centre, Beaudesert, as well as the final rehearsal day and the performance at the Ramada Resort. The dress rehearsal is on Friday 13 April and the final event on Saturday 14 April. Bookings are essential - 5540 5050 or 5463 3068.

Scenic Rim Super Circus School

Workshop 3 - Saturday 10 March 2018, 10am-3pm at the Centre, Beaudesert. As part of the Fires on Top of Mountains project, Circa will be working with a group of children who will be the circus performers at the Fire on Water event to be held at the Ramada Resort, Kooralbyn Valley, on Saturday 14 April 2018. Children will need to commit to attend ALL workshops at the Centre, Beaudesert, as well as the final rehearsal day and the performance at the Ramada Resort. Other workshop dates are Wednesday 17 January and Saturday 10 February.. The dress rehearsal is on Friday 13 April and the final event on Saturday 14 April. Bookings are essential - 5540 5050 or 5463 3068.

Fire on Water

Saturday 14 April 2018 at the Ramada Resort, Kooralbyn Valley. The Fires on Top of Mountains Project continues to work towards the Shared Fire Community Events to be held on Tamborine Mountain, Beaudesert and Boonah with a finale event "Fire on Water" to be held at the Ramada Resort. Fire on Water will incorporate the First Nations Shared Fire Project and The Shared Fire Community Story Project in a narrative that weaves fire, light, theatre, community choirs, dance and orchestra in the heart of the Scenic Rim.The event will be held on dusk and conclude in time for attendees to return to their homes or if broadcast rights are viable as part of sponsorship/funding to any of the three outdoor screens to see the Finals of the Games.

It is envisaged that a key part of the event will be sculptural fires and fire installations on floating barges on the water and a welcome ceremony from the Indigenous community.