With the weather predicting warm sunny days, what better way to enjoy the holiday than on Keppel Bay. The Sail Capricornia crew are launching their new boat, “Grace II”, and to celebrate they’re inviting you to spend the day with them and bring a friend for free. A full-day cruise on the new catamaran is just $115 for two people (a whopping saving of $115) for the June long weekend only.
Once you’re back on land, how about a critter encounter with the cutest new residents on the Capricorn Coast? Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary is welcoming a family of tiny marmoset monkeys by inviting you to meet them one-on-one in an animal encounter. 15 minutes of primate play is just $50 and park entry starts from $15. While you’re there, enjoy the other 300 animals, have a BBQ and enjoy the 1pm show. Book your Monkey Encounter today to avoid missing out.
Nothing says winter like a trip to the show and the whole region can enjoy the fun with not one but two shows taking place this weekend. Rockhampton Show is celebrating 140 years and will commemorate with a memorabilia exhibition on top of the action-packed entertainment for the whole family. The massive entertainment program includes a variety of acts and interactive events and don’t forget to try your luck and test your stomach on the rides of side show alley. This is an event which tends to get bigger and better every year.
The Yeppoon Annual Show is a true Agricultural Show, where the whole family can experience animals and CQ-unique agriculture at one of the most successful shows in Queensland. With a variety of competitions, displays and the excitement of sideshow alley, the show is the perfect family day out for those wishing to share their childhood show memories with their kids.
Take advantage of the beautiful days to get a few rounds of golf in and feel good about supporting charity at the same time. Mercure Capricorn Resort Yeppoon is hosting the Battle of the Mines Charity Golf Challenge, a 2 ball Ambrose where the winning pair will receive entry into the 2014 Sydney Invitational Pro-Am, with other fantastic prizes also up for grabs. Entry includes the competition, accommodation and presentation dinner, so why not enjoy a guilt-free weekend of golfing and relaxation.
If it’s a little bit of culture you’re after, make sure you do not miss Animal Farm at the Pilbeam Theatre. George Orwell's classic has been adapted into one of the most shocking, exciting, relevant and wickedly funny theatre events of the year. One of the most controversial and studied political commentaries combines physical theatre and storytelling in simple yet intensely powerful fairy tale illustrates how greed and absolute power corrupts absolutely and, with devastating consequences, can change the course of history.
Celebrate the visual arts in Central Queensland at the opening weekend of the Bayton Award at the Rockhampton Art Gallery. Open to Central Queensland artists, the exhibition will feature the finest of the region’s new art in a variety of mediums. View the winning entry and vote for your favourite in the People’s Choice Award.
Not exhausted yet? Well, then the adrenaline-junkies of Capricorn will love the incredible mix of death defying stunts, mind-blowing tricks and crazy antics on show at Nitro Circus Live Rockhampton. Fresh from a string of sell-out shows across the USA and Europe, the Nitro Circus Live crew will be bringing a show like nothing you've ever experienced before. Not only will the Nitro Circus Live crew be performing the biggest tricks in FMX and BMX, they will also be pushing their limits and skill on a range of crazy contraptions on the amazing multi-million dollar set.
Join the Central Queensland Filipino-Australian association (CQFAA) for the Philippine Independence Day Celebration at Frenchville Sports Club with Filipino cultural dances and colourful traditional fashion parade and more.
Wind your weekend down with some relaxing music at the Rockhampton Chamber Music Society Concert. Come and enjoy a concert of fine music free of charge - with a variety of performers and instruments, there will be something just for you!
For more information on these and other events please contact Capricorn Enterprise.