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Jenny Woodward Weathering Well.

Festival of Surfing

Noosa’s surf culture soars as perfect waves and the comraderie of the global surfing community combine for the Noosa Festival of Surfing. Find a spot on the sand to watch the action – or bring a board and enter a heat! It’s also your chance to see dogs hang-ten with their human pals in their own special event – 4-5 March.

Jenny Woodward Weathering Well

The long-range forecast is for fun, flashbacks and fashion when ABC’s revered weather presenter Jenny Woodward brings her spectacular one-woman stage show to the Civic Centre at Caloundra on 3 February from 7.30pm. Weathering Well is a potted history of the life and times of the popular presenter who chalks up 35 years with the national broadcaster in 2021. Combining comedy, live music, video projections and a killer script with Jenny’s natural wit and charm, Weathering Well is an 80-minute autobiographical theatre experience with a high probability of intriguing anecdotes and behind-the-scenes revelations. To book tickets phone (07) 5491 4240.

Ballet International Gala

The Ballet International Gala at the Civic Centre at Caloundra on 5 February will feature principal dancers from the world’s leading ballet companies, including American Ballet Theatre and Astana Opera. These international heavy-weights will perform alongside Australia’s own world-class talent including Queensland-born alumni of The Paris Opera Ballet and Stuttgart Ballet, and one of Ballet International Gala’s very own founders. The artists will perform a carefully curated selection of pas de deux from some of the world’s most iconic ballets including Le Corsaire, Spartacus, Don Quixote, Grande Pas Classique and a collaboration with one of Queensland’s most promising musical acts for a stunning grand finale! Phone (07) 5491 4240.

Three legends and a stage show

“Mono” – Nine hilarious monologues, three legendary stars, one wonderful show! Noeline Brown (The Naked Vicar Show), Max Gillies (The Gillies Report) and John Wood (Blue Heelers) are the entire cast of “Mono”; the brand-new classic comedy by Angus FitzSimons (Senior Moments). Tickets from the Civic Centre, Caloundra – show 10 March from 2pm-3pm.

Twilight Markets Caloundra

This family-friendly event features around 100 unique stalls offering handmade and artisan crafts, street food, gourmet sweets, fashion, jewellery, fun games for children and much more. Enjoy the beautiful atmosphere with live entertainment, homemade and artisan stalls, delicious food stalls and colourful street theatre performances as day slips into night on the waterfront at Bulcock Beach. The markets are open from 5 pm to 9 pm on the last Friday of every month at the Esplanade. Closed during the winter months of July and August. Don’t miss the sunset along the boardwalk on Bulcock Beach whilst listening to the tunes of street entertainment which bring life to the market atmosphere. Visit and ‘like’ their Facebook page to stay in touch with the latest news about the Twilight Markets.

The Nambour Expo

Discover a world of adventure at the 2022 Nambour Expo, the region’s longest-running outdoor adventure showcase. Browse and compare the latest caravans and camper trailers, plus holiday destinations, boating and fishing, vehicle accessories, camping gear and more, all in one convenient location. More than 130 local and national companies will be on show, plus daily entertainment, major prize draws and more. From Friday 1 April. For more information 1800 671 588.

Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith – Live on Stage is a celebration of one of Rugby League players. Cameron Smith will spend 100 minutes live on stage sharing the story of his incredible career, family and what’s next on the horizon. Captaining his club, state and country, along with numerous individual and team accolades, this man has done it all. Come and join The Events Centre as he bids farewell. Saturday, 26 February Civic Centre, Caloundra.

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Designed to mesmerise and enthral, the Ocean Film Festival World Tour showcases a three hour celebration of oceans comprised of sublime footage taken above and below the water’s surface. This unique collection of short films from around the globe document the beauty and power of the ocean, and celebrate the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographers who live for the sea’s salt spray; who chase the crests of waves; and who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue. The films feature captivating cinematography, complete with awe-inspiring underwater scenes and fast-paced wave sequences that have been captured from unbelievable vantage points. Each of the festival’s films convey a deep respect and appreciation for the world’s oceans and the creatures that call them home. Find out more at www.oceanfilmfestival.com.au – 23, 24 March at The J, Noosa.

Tripod Sunshine Coast Comedy Festival

When Tripod started doing their thang back in, like, 1874, there wasn’t much of a cabaret comedy scene in Australia. Music comedians in general wouldn’t know an E flat major if it sat up in their porridge. Then Tripod penny-farthinged along and changed all that with their pig-headed insistence on being an awesome music show as well as a complete idiot patrol. Don’t believe me slash us? Go see them at the Sunshine Coast Comedy Festival. The J – 11 Feburary.

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