10 things to do in Ipswich on the weekend

1  Show Day at the Plaza

  • Redbank Plaza, Collingwood Dr, Redbank
  • Tomorrow, 9am - 3pm

REDBANK Plaza will be hosting a family fun day full of unlimited rides, entertainment and more. Come along and enjoy the fairy floss, snow cones, jumping castle, face painting and showbags on offer at Redbank Plaza's favourite time of the year. Present any receipt from the shopping centre for a purchase of $5 or more and receive four free armbands for unlimited rides all day.

Showbags on sale from 9am, rides begin at 10am. For more information visit redbankplaza.com.au/


2 Classic Car Show

  • Marburg Showgrounds, Queen St
  • Tomorrow, 10am - 4pm

OVER 300 classic cars will visit Marburg Showgrounds for a fundraising family day out. Trade stalls, food stands, drink vendors and more will also be available. A percentage of money raised on the day will go to Variety children's charity. Gates open at 10am with entry for spectators costing $5 per person.

For more information visit monaroclubqld.asn.au/

3 Multicultural Markets

  • Ipswich Mall,Ipswich CBD
  • Today, 8am - 12pm

MULTIPLE market stalls and food options will be on offer at the Ipswich Multicultural Projects' fortnightly market on Saturday. Entertainment including live drumming demonstrations, a maypole and traditional dancing will also be on offer at the market to get participants involved in the multicultural fun.

For more information phone Heddy Keogh on 0414 703 842

4 Outdoors Expo

  • Ipswich Showgrounds,Warwick Road
  • Today, 9am - 4pm

THE Australian Lure & Fly Expo is a celebration on Australian-made lures, lure making and fly tying. Come to the showgrounds for one of the most extensive and diverse exhibitions of lures, flies and all things fishing.

For more information visit lureshow.com.au

5 Showplace Markets

  • Ipswich Showgrounds, Warwick Rd
  • Sunday, 6am - 11.30am

DOZENS of stalls offering a huge variety of services and products from plants and crafts to fresh farm produce and handmade treasures. Stallholders always welcome, sites available from $8.80 to $15.40.

Parking and admission is free.

For more information phone organisers on 3281 1577.

6 Road to Rio restaurant

  • Cambrian Centre, 10 South Station Rdl
  • Tonight, 7pm

THE Blackstone-Ipswich Cambrian Choir is inviting Ipswich theatre buffs to enjoy the spirit of South America with their latest theatre restaurant event, "Road to Rio". The choir will showcase their versatility performing multiple South American hits along with choreography. Tickets cost $40 and include a three course meal and live entertainment.

To book tickets visit cambrianchoir.org.au/concerts.html or call organisers on 3351 6062.

7 Oz Night Market

  • Booval Fair Shopping Centre
  • Tonight, 5pm - 10pm

TASTE the world in one delicious event. About 30 food stalls with dishes from across the world will be on offer at this market.

The indoor event will also feature live entertainment and kids' rides.

Entry is $1 for adults and free for kids younger than 15 years and pensioners.

8 Greyhound Racing

  • Ipswich Showgrounds, Warwick Rd
  • Tonight, first race 6.59pm

HEAD to the showgrounds for some great greyhound racing action.

The event will feature a full range of racing from maidens to 5th grade races.

The restaurant, TAB and bar will be open from 5.30pm.

Admission costs $5.50 for adults, $3.30 for concessions and children under 18 are free. For more information phone 3202 2977.

9 Art Display

  • Ipswich Art Gallery, Darcy Doyle Place
  • Tomorrow, 12pm - 3pm

THE Ipswich Art Gallery will host ultimate halfpipe session for thrill seekers, the skate clinic will operate from 12pm to 1pm before the halfpipe is open to all contenders at 1pm as they compete for the ultimate skater prize pack. No bookings required, free entry.

For more information phone 3810 7222.

10 Band Night

  • Studio 188, Brisbane St
  • Tonight, 7pm

SUPPORTING local talent, Studio 188 will host three up-and-coming young acts, What The Naff, Worlds Away and Adam Spain-Mostina. Pre-purchased tickets $8, tickets $12 at the door.

To book phone 3810 6699.

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