Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend

Lights, Camera, Murder

  • The Pride Restaurant, Briggs Rd, Ipswich
  • Saturday, 7pm-10pm

ENTER the world of 1950s Hollywood, witness a horrible murder and help to solve the crime by becoming a detective for the night. Enjoy a freshly cooked 2 course meal, drinks from the licensed bar and come dressed in 50s style glam. A great night out for all the family.

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Bird Spectacular

  • Main Exhibition Hall, Ipswich Showgrounds
  • Sunday, 8.30am-1.30pm

COME along to the 16th Ipswich Festival of Feathers Bird Spectacular this Sunday. There will be plenty of birds for sale, displays, raffles, lucky door prizes and a huge cent auction. Admission is $3 per person or $5 per couple. Children aged 16 and under enter for free. Hot food and drinks available.

For more phone 3201 6886.

Pipe Band Championships

  • Bill Paterson Oval, Limestone Park
  • Saturday, 8am-4.30pm

TAKE the family to the 2015 Queensland Pipe Band Championships for some traditional Scottish music, food and entertainment. A range of market stalls will be on offer. Solo pipe and drum entrants will compete from 8am-11.30am and bands will perform from 12.30pm-4pm. Free entry.

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Quilt Display

  • Ipswich Library, cnr East & South Sts
  • All weekend, 9am-6pm

SEE the intricate quilt display at Ipswich Library before the exhibition closes on June 8. All quilts and hangings are made by Vision Patchworkers Ipswich.

Phone Joy on 3812 2416 for details.

Behind the Red Curtain

  • Studio 188, 188 Brisbane St
  • Sunday, 3pm-5pm

IN THIS session of Behind the Red Curtain, THAT Production Company presents "Art Matters: An Afternoon of Q&A" with Makeshift Dance Collective. All ages are welcome at this free event. Audience members can bring their own food and drinks to the performance. A gold coin donation is appreciated.

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