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GRAEME CONNORS

MAY 7, 7.30pm

The best lessons from the last two years are:- Yesterday is yesterday. Tomorrow is uncertain. Life is a live performance – so says singer songwriter Graeme Connors who heads to Rockhampton Leagues Club with his band ‘In Concert’, to present classic hits, favourites, and new songs. Rockhampton Leagues Club, Cambridge St.

CAPELLA COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2022

MAY 3-8

23 Hibernia Rd, Capella QLD 4723

The 2022 Capella Country Music Festival will be a six-day extravaganza between Tuesday the 3 May and Sunday, 8 May. The headline acts include the Godfather of Australian Country Music and Country Music Awards of Australia Lifetime Achievement Recipient – Chad Morgan (OAM) as well as the cream of Australian Country Music – The Hill Billy Goats, Keith Jamieson, Jeff Brown, Roger Knox, Terry Gordon and Pixie Jenkins.

EMERALD LIBRARY – VINTAGE SESSIONS

FRIDAY MARCH 4 10:30am – 11:30 am

44 Borilla St, Emerald QLD 4720

Vintage Sessions are an ongoing program for adults and seniors to relax, learn, connect and discover. Each session is different, enjoying activities such as craft, robotics, workshops, local history, and more. Other dates include: 1 April and 6 May.

TWILIGHT ON EGERTON

MARCH 12

Egerton Street, Emerald QLD

Markets are held under the fairy lights of Emerald’s main street. Interested stall holders can contact Tamara at Future Hope: Other dates: 11 June, 10 September.

EMERALD BBQ AND BEER FEST

SATURDAY 26 March, 11am

Capricorn Highway, Emerald

The Emerald BBQ and Beer Fest is back! Featuring the Low and Slow Cook Off, kids entertainment, great food, a HUGE craft beer and cider bar, music and markets.

New in 2022, we are introducing a range of food and drink masterclasses and a new section to our cooking competition – Camp Oven Cooking!

Tickets: Adults – $10, Under 18s – FREE

Skip the queue and pre-purchase your gate pass online now for fast entry.

EMERALD SHOW

MAY 31-JUNE 1

Capricorn Highway, Emerald

A community based event that showcases the local agriculture industry through entertainment, education and competitions. Children will love the Agventure Discovery Trail where they can get hands-on experiences of the local agriculture industries

ROCKYNATS

APRIL 15-17

Get fired up for three-days of high-octane automotive awesomeness over the 2022 Easter long weekend 15-17 April. The city of Rockhampton will take centre stage for a revving-good time at the second Rockynats car festival. Lovers of horsepower, show cars, burnouts and drifting will experience some of the wildest modified cars in the country. https://www.rockynats.com.au/Home

CENTRAL QUEENSLAND’S LARGEST CHARITY RUNNING EVENT

MAY 22

7Rocky River Run is a charity fun run held in Rockhampton, Queensland, raising funds to address youth mental health issues and the prevention of youth suicide.

The event is a major contributor to funding local community groups, and has become a great tourist attraction for the Rockhampton region. https://www.sevenrockyriverrun.com.au/

Cake Club @ Southside Library

MARCH 3, 4pm-5pm

A second Cake Club program has started at Southside Library. Already a firm favourite at Gracemere Library, you can now share conversation, cake and a cuppa at the 4pm-5pm session held in the Fitzroy Room. Bookings can be made via the Libraries Administration office on phone 4936 8043. Libraries@rrc.qld.gov.au

BOOK LAUNCH

MARCH 21, 9.30am-11.30am

Fitzroy Room, Rockhampton Regional Library

Explore Rockhampton in the 1800s through the eyes of Edwin Macaree, featuring stories of fires, shipwrecks, Councils, medicines, entertainment and more! Free. All welcome. Bookings on 4936 8043.

PARKS WEEK 2022

March 5-13, 8am-5pm

Location: Tondoon Botanic Gardens 672 Glenlyon Road, Gladstone Q 4680

Join Gladstone Regional Council in celebrating Parks Week 2021. This year’s focus is on how spending time in our parks and open spaces positively influences our wellbeing.

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