10 things to do in Ipswich on the weekend
1 Miss Saigon Orpheus Productions
- Ipswich Civic Centre,Limestone St, Ipswich.
- Tonight 7.30pm and tomorrow 1.30pm, 7.30pm
FROM the producers who brought hits such as Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Cats and Spamalot to Ipswich comes the popular musical hit Miss Saigon. The love story set in the midst of the Vietnam War has won more than 40 awards and is sure to be the musical must-see of the year. Tickets cost $35 for adults, $28 for concession card holders and $15 for children.
To book tickets visit ipswichciviccentre.com.au
2 Cambrian Choir Road to Rio
- Cambrian Centre,10 South Station Rd, Booval.
- Today and Tomorrow 7pm - 10pm
EXPERIENCE the colours, sounds and tastes of South America in the Cambrian Choir's Road to Rio theatre restaurant. Ticket price includes a three course meal and show. Tickets $40, $35 per person for groups of 15 or more. Bookings are required.
For more information visit cambrianchoir.org.au
3 Old Time Dancing Free lessons
- Rosewood Show Hall,Railway St, Rosewood.
- Tonight 6.30pm - late
FREE dance lessons are on offer at the Rosewood Show Hall from 6.30pm. Old time and new vogue dance begins at 7.30pm for the more experienced. Come along and support the new dance committee for a great night of dancing and friendship. Music by White Heather. Supper, raffle and lucky door prizes all included on the night.
For more information phone Ken on 0409 628 149.
4 Art Exhibition Studio Tour
- 177 Mountain Scrub Rd,Tallegalla.
- Tomorrow and Sunday 10am - 5pm
ARTIST and author Lyne Marshall offers a rare chance to look into an artist's studio with two rooms of paintings, digital works, etchings and books along with great views. Refreshments will be served, children welcome.
For more information contact Lyne Marshall on 0418 876 230.
5 School Fete Markets and Entertainment.
- Brassall State School,Hunter St, Brassall.
- Sunday 10am - 4pm
FOR its first school fete since the 2011 floods, Brassall State School will host a day full of music, entertainment, markets and rides for the whole family. Brassall's Got Talent finals will be held on the day as well as a "Dunk the Principle" gold coin donation fundraiser. Food and drinks stalls on offer at the fete.
For more information phone the school on 3813 4333.
6 Goodna Little Athletics Sign On
- Evan Marginson Sporting Complex,Woogaroo St, Goodna.
- Tomorrow 10am-1pm
GOODNA Little Athletics is about to celebrate its 35th season which begins on September 5. Registration available at the Goodna Little Athletics sign-on day on Sunday for children ages 3-17.
7 Country Music Heritage Foundation Monthly Social
- Community Hall,School Road, Grandchester.
- Tomorrow 11am-4.30pm
SPECIAL guest artist Alec Beckett will perform at the Country Music Heritage Foundation's monthly social on Sunday. A sausage sizzle will start at 11am with music starting at noon. Admission for visitors is $7 which includes the sausage sizzle and an afternoon tea.
For more information visit countrymusicheritage.org or phone 0439 788 778.
8 Burnouts Unleashed Stadium Spectacular
- Queensland Raceway,Champions Way, Willowbank
- Tonight 6-10.30pm
THE annual Burnouts Unleashed event will display the talent of 65 of Australia's best and most daring drivers. Lucky door music, DJs on the track, market stalls, food and drinks and children's entertainment offered on the night.
For more information visit burnoutsunleashed.com.au
9 Night Market Ipswich Musical Theatre Company
- Old Court HouseCnr Roderick and East Sts, Ipswich.
- Tonight 5-9pm
TASTE the world in one delicious event. About 30 food stalls with dishes from across the world will be on offer. The event will feature live entertainment and kids' rides.
Entry is $1 for adults and free for kids younger than 15 years and pensioners. For more information phone 3123 2800.
10 Creative Generation Art Exhibition
- Ipswich Art Gallery,d'Arcy Doyle .
- Today and Tomorrow 9am-3pm
SEE the work of Australia's talented youth in the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art exhibition at the Ipswich Art Gallery. The work of Queensland's year 11 and 12 visual art students will be displayed.
For more information contact the Ipswich Art Gallery on 3810 7222.