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!

Brain Break Morning Tea

Friday 11 August 2017, 10am-11.30am at the Beaudesert Library. Celebrate National Science Week at the Brain Break Morning Tea with a cuppa, science quiz and activities - topics from marshmallows to robots! Bookings are appreciated 55405142.

U3A August Lunch

Friday 11 August 2017, from 12 noon at the Greenbank RSL, 54 Anzac Avenue, Hillcrest. Remember to book your place with Di Johnson - email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mobile 0468 849 448. Your spouse, partner, and friends are also very welcome to attend. The RSL has a $15 (on presentation of your seniors card) buffet lunch available, as well as an extensive menu from which to chose.

Tradies Auction Night

Saturday 12 August 2017, 6pm at the Jimboomba Hall. Do you need stuff done around the house? Then come to our fundraiser for families in the area with cancer patients. Tradies offering their services include plumbers, builders, electricians, painters,cleaners,mechanics,panel beaters, fencers, landscapers, equipment hire and more!!! Tickets of $60 include a buffet dinner and band. For more information or to book tickets call Wendy on 0415 511 172 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Check out also The Facebook page Chicks Conquering Cancer and https://ww.eventbrite.com.au/e/tradies-auction-night-tickets-34223749155.

Zonta Dinner

Tuesday 15 August 2017, 6pm at the Beaudeseert RSL. Come along to hear Jennifer Sanders talk about her recent experience of the Camino de Santiago walk through Spain. You must book for dinner ($25) with Pam Greenway on 5546 9863 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Country and Western Morning

Tuesday 22 August 2017, 9.30am at St Thomas' Parish Hall, 7 Albert st, Beaudesert. Entertainment is by local lads Ken Jurd, Tom Moore and Darryl Dennis. Presented by the Anglican Ladies' Guild, there will be a lucky door prize, multi-draw raffle and trading table, plus a prize for the most colourful shirt! Come along and enjoy toe-tapping music! RSVP by 15 August to Jenny Walker on 5541 2979 or I May on 5541 2035.

Mardi Gras

Wednesday 23 August, commencing 10.00 am, at the Ken Moran Centre, 64 Tina Street (behind the Beaudesert Hospital). Beaucare are holding a Mardi Gras (a seniors' week event) and you are all invited. There are two sessions and you may attend either or both sessions. A 3-course lunch is included (session 1) and a 3-course cultural meal (session 2) included. If you would like to attend, please RSVP by 17 August - phone Beaucare Centre, 5541 2833.

Rock and Roll Trivia Night

Saturday 26 August 2017, 6pm, at the Beaudesert Golf Club, 135 Kerry Road, Beaudesert. Doors open at 6pm; trivia starts at 7pm. Organised by Beaudesert Scouts. Tables of 8 people, but single players are welcome. Cost is $15 per person, $35 including a 2-course meal. There will be a best dress prize, cent auction andraffles. Contact Alison on 0413 076 625 to reserve your table by 12 August.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Wednesday 28 August 2017, 3.12pm-4.47pm at the Beaudesert Library. Celebrate Children's Book Week at the Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Come dressed as your favourite book character. Free afternoon tea, craft and silliness. Bookings essential by Monday 21 August 5540514.

Beaudesert Show

Friday 8-Saturday 9 September 2017 at the Beaudesert showgrounds, William St, Beaudesert. Free day time entertainment, Brophy Bros circus, Viv's petting zoo, Australian living history, blacksmith display, vintage steam engine display, gold mining and panning, Luke's reptile kingdom, clown and face painting, along with traditional show events.

Brophy Brothers Family Circus

Friday 8 September 2017, at 1pm and 5pm; Saturday 9 September at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 4.30pm, at the Beaudesert showgrounds.

Scenic Rim Bioblitz

Sunday 15 October 2017 10am-Tuesday 17 October 10am. The Scenic Rim branch of the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland is organising a 2-day Bioblitz on private and public land on the western slopes of Tamborine Mountain, followed by a week of accepting photos and descriptions of animals, plants and fungi from across the shire. The aim is to identify as many species as possible within a given area for 48 hours starting from 10am Sunday morning (after opening by "Bilby Brother" Frank Manthey) 15 October. There will be experts on hand to assist with identification. One of the aims is community education; participants can join in for just an hour or two if they wish. For more information, or if you'd like to be involved either as a participant in searches or as an expert in a particulat taxonomic group (e.g. fungi, spiders, orchids etc.), contact Ronda Green at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.























Queensland Music Festival presents Bach to Bush featuring internationally renowned cellist, Louise King and legendary percussionist John Morrison brought together for a special tour across the state.

Travelling to seven regional Queensland towns with an entertaining and accessible program. Featuring music from Bach to Blues, Jimi Hendrix to Egyptian dance, the Bach to Bush tour is an eclectic celebration of the early and modern classics that all can enjoy… they may even get you dancing!


Louise King is an inspiring concert performer, teacher and recording artist who has worked all over the world from London to
Hong Kong. Based on the Sunshine Coast, Louise works as a freelance musician performing with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Topology, The Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Southern Cross Soloists, Endeavour Trio, Tulipwood Quartet and Chamber Orchestra. Louise records and performs as a session musician for singer songwriters such as Katie Noonan and international touring artists such as Il Divo and Josh Groban.


John Morrison is an Australian jazz drummer, band leader, music educator and (in his spare time) an experienced commercial pilot.
On top of his busy playing schedule, John is a gifted educator, producer, and patron of many outstanding youth bands and orchestras. He has mentored literally hundreds of young musicians into successful playing careers and is an outspoken proponent of music as a collaborative experience, not a competitive one. "Play with each other - not against each other!"