Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

A QT guide to the best events across Ipswich this weekend.


Rosewood Mad Hatters Ball

  • Rosewood Show Hall
  • Saturday, 6.30pm

COME dressed for the races with your best fascinator, or for a day at the polo in top hat and tails, or even spruce up for a fancy dress ball at the Rosewood Equestrian Group's inaugural celebration of Rosewood becoming the centre of the world of equine in South East Queensland.


World Wildlife Day

  • Ivory's Rock Conventions and Events
  • Saturday, 9am-1pm

CHILDREN can come face to face with some of Australia's amazing wildlife and develop a greater appreciation for them. There will be loads of activities, including a water slide and two brilliant wildlife shows for children - Wildcall Wildlife Show and Snakes Are Us.


Family Fun Day

  • Woodchester Estate, Kurrajong Rd, Gatton
  • Saturday, 10am-1pm

MEET footy legend Gordon Tallis at Woodchester Estate's free Family Fun Day.

There will be a petting zoo, slide and face painting for the children and a coffee van and barbecue for the parents. A range of businesses will be there on the day including real estate agents, GJ Gardener Homes,

Top of the Range Homes, finance experts and National Broadband Network experts.


Roy Orbison Tribute

  • Ipswich Civic Centre
  • Saturday, 7.30pm

ATHOL Matcham's love of Roy Orbison started his musical career when he won a talent quest singing one of the great man's songs. Relieve the long list of hits with his popular renditions.


Country Comes to the City

  • D'Arcy Doyle Place
  • Saturday, 1pm-8pm

COME and celebrate the country with live music from the Smashing Bumpkins and a fair dinkum country bush dance. There will be fun activities for the whole family to enjoy including food markets and a bucking bull ride.

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