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!

Wheel of well-being

From Friday 25 August 2017-Friday 13 October 2017, in Jubilee Park and at the Beaudesert Library. This council initiative includes lots of information and activities for all ages:

Spring Fashion Parade

Saturday 23 September 2017. 2pm-5pm at 128 Barney Gordon VC Rd, Beaudesert. Zonta Club of Beaudesert invite you to a Spring Fashion Parade and High Tea in a country garden. Fashions are by Dolly's Boutique; high tea by Zonta. Tickets are available at Dolly's Boutique in Beaudesert. Contact Ann Beulah on 0409 101 631. Cost is $25, includes first glass of bubbly or punch.

Women Like Us

Friday 29 September 2017, 7pm for 7.30pm start at the Beaudesert RSL Club, William St, Beaudesert. Shooting from the Lip presents 2 hours of rapid fire, outrageously honest, delightfully irreverent comedy!!! Tickets - $35 - are available at the RSL Club or online at womenlikeus.com.au or on 07 5541 1810.

Rathdowney Rodeo

Saturday 7 October 2017, at the Memorial Grounds, Rathdowney.

Cello-guitar duo of Umberto Clerici and Karin Schaupp

Saturday 14 October 2017, 7.30pm at the Cultural Centre, Boonah. The cello-guitar duo of Umberto Clerici and Karin Schaupp brings together two of Australia's finest and most expressive instrumentalists in a fiery program of music from around the world. German-born Australian guitarist Schaupp and newly-arrived-in-Australia Italian cellist Clerici were asked to collaborate for 2015's 70th anniversary Musica Viva Festival in Sydney. They found an immediate musical rapport within the engaging tonal combination of the cello and the guitar.

"... spellbinding ..." Limelight Magazine, April 2016

In 2017 and 2018, Schaupp and Clerici will continue their critically acclaimed collaboration with a programme exploring song throughout the ages. From gentle Spanish lullabies to fiery contemporary works, from Schubert to De Falla, Clerici and Schaupp reinvent beautiful melodies with lush accompaniments for the unique and intoxicating combination of cello and guitar. The listener is taken on an emotional journey through life, with songs drawn from all over the world and from different life stages, interwoven with anecdotes about the inspiration behind these timeless melodies.

Clerici is in high demand as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide, as well as holding the position of principal cellist with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Clerici and Schaupp form a formidable duo in what is certain to be an unforgettable and moving musical journey.

Tickets $48; Members/Pens $38; Student $18. Tickets available online or at the door, or phone the Centre.

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.

Hartley Newnham Concert

Sunday 22 October, 2.30pm at the home of Hartley Newnham, Prior St, Rathdowney.