Glasshouse Country Festival, Sharing our unique spirit

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  • Location: Glasshouse Country, Glass House Mountains 4518 Queensland
Glasshouse Country Festival

Glasshouse Country Festival, Sharing our unique spirit Explore one of the Sunshine Coast's most stunning areas at the Glasshouse Country Festival (17 - 26 October). Celebrate the unique arts, culture, heritage and environment of Glasshouse Country. Immerse yourself amongst the vibrant, community atmosphere over ten days of activities spanning from Beerburrum to Glenview and across to the foothills of the Blackall Range. The program of events will begin with the Beerwah Celebration where the festival and upgraded main street will officially open with stalls, a kids zone and live music from schools, the Super Dads and headline act, the Cheap Fakes.

The ever popular steam train will be hitting the tracks again with carriage loads of visitors from Brisbane. Locals will also be able to take a ride, stopping in Glass House Mountains to hear about local history, Landsborough for the WW1 themed Landsborough Day festivities and Mooloolah for the Fun Fair with live music and a kids market.

Experience the natural, creative and cultural highlights of the area with art exhibitions and workshops, a musical, markets, local live music, tours of a recycle centre and organic farm, guided bushwalks around the Glass House Mountains, Nungeena Indigenous yarning circles and open day with NZ flavour at Marae Gardens. For the sporty there will be a skate comp, Hinterland Relay for Life, an aquathon and walks. Most events are free. Visit and like us on Facebook.

Friday 17th October
Festival Opening: Beerwah Celebration, 4pm – 9pm, Simpson Street, Beerwah.

Saturday 18th October
Trachyte Circuit Bushwalk, 7:30am – 10am, Glass House Mountains
Skate Competition and Projection Art Display, 2pm – 9pm, BADYACC, Beerwah
Car Boot Country Market, 8am – 1pm, Glass House Mountains Neighbourhood Centre
Nungeena Yarning Circles, 1pm – 4pm, Glass House Mountains
Hinterland Relay for Life, 3pm (Saturday) – 9am (Sunday), Glasshouse Mountains Sports Club

Sunday 19th October
Peachester Showcase, 1pm – 4pm, Peachester Hall
“Spirit of the Pioneers” Cemetery Tour, 4pm – 6pm, Peachester Cemetery
Ngungun Aquathlon, 7.30am – 9.30am, Beerwah & District Swimming Pool
GMAN Scientific Bushwalk, 7.45am – 10am, Glass House Mountains

Tuesday 21st October
Marae Gardens Open Day, 10am – 2pm, Steve Irwin Way, Beerburrum

Wednesday 22nd October
Glasshouse Country Menshed Information Morning, 8.30am – 12.30pm, Peachester Road, Beerwah
Sandy Creek Organic Farm Tour, 10am – 11.30am, Old Gympie Road, Beerwah

Thursday 23rd October
Beerwah Recycling Tour, 10am – 11am, Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre

Thursday 24th October
“Lester and Clyde, the story book drama” Musical, 6.30pm, Glass House Mountains State School Hall

Saturday 25th October
Steam Train from Brisbane RtnGlass House to Mooloolah RtnLandsborough to Glass House Rtn, 8.45am – 5.20pm10.55am – 1.25pm1.05pm – 2.25pm, Glass House Mountains, Landsborough and Mooloolah Train Stations
Beerwah Scientific Area Bushwalk, 7.45am – 10am, Glass House Mountains
Mooloolah to Landsborough Walk, 8.30am – 11am, Martin Rungert Park, Mooloolah
Landsborough Day, 10am – 3pm     Railway Park and Landsborough Museum
Glasshouse Country Art Exhibition and Workshops, 10am – 4pm, Glass House Mountains Scout Hall
Glass House Mountains Train Stop Talks, 10.15am, 1.25pm, Glass House Mountains Information Centre and Train Station
Mooloolah Fun Fair, 10am – 2pm, Martin Rungert Park, Mooloolah

Sunday 26th October
Soldiers Settlers Walk, 7.15am – 10am, Beerburrum
Festival Closing event, 8am – 1pm, Glass House Mountains Sports Club
Glasshouse Country Art Exhibition and Workshops, 10am – 4pm, Glass House Mountains Scout Hall

Glasshouse Country Festival, Sharing our unique spirit
Glasshouse Country, Glasshouse Mountains
17th of October to the 26th of October 2014
Event Cost: Most events are Free!

For further information please contact Natasha Odgers on 0418 720 515

Glasshouse Country Festival :
PO Box 116, Beerwah
0427 606 240
07 5496 9910
Glasshouse Country Festival

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Glasshouse Country, Glass House Mountains

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