Maleny Wood Expo From Chainsaw to Fine Furniture

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  • Location: Maleny Showground, Maleny 4552 Queensland

The Maleny Wood Expo is back for 2009! This two-day family event on May 2 - 3 is packed with fun and interest for the whole family. From rustic bush furniture to contemporary design, the Sunshine Coast Hinterland's premier event showcases the region's finest wood artisans.

See THE ARTFUL BODGER, Stan Ceglinski, demonstrating bush and heritage woodcraft skills. Watch the sawdust fly as mobile millers compete in Australia''s FIRST EVER SAWMILL SHOWDOWN.

SPROCKET -- Maleny's mad mobile weapon of mass percussion - will amaze both children and adults and are playing daily. JAMBEZI - is bringing their unique mix of marimbas, kit drums, mbira, congas, vocals, percussion and brass to the Expo on Saturday afternoon.

Pull up a haybale for a beer and burger from the Landcare BBQ or sip a Montville Coffee latte as the kids take time out in the maze.

The Taste Maleny Produce Store is stocked with boutique local produce to taste and take away, and the Sustainable Lifestyle displays will highlight ways for all of us to contribute to a better brighter world.

Bring your family and friends along for a great day out in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and enjoy Maleny''s country hospitality.

MALENY WOOD EXPO 2009 -- on May 2-3, Maleny Showgrounds. Fun for the whole family. The Sunshine Coast Hinterland's premier event showcasing contemporary to rustic bush furniture by the region's finest wood artisans. Mobile mills in action, Maleny produce, music and great food. Bring family and friends for a great day out in the hills! $10 Adults; $8 Concession; Under 16 FREE

Maleny Showgrounds, Maleny, Sunshine Coast
02 - 03 May 2009 - 8.30 am Start, 5.00 pm closure

Event Cost: $10 Adults; $8 Concession; Under 16 FREE (on-site parking included in fee)

Wood expo feels naturally better

Learn more about feeling better naturally and sustainable living at the Maleny Wood Expo from May 2-3 at Maleny Showground in the Sunshine Coast hinterland over the Labour Day long weekend.

Sunshine Coast Regional Council and Caloundra Tourism are supporting this family event that showcases the region's finest wood artisans, environmentally-friendly building, and local produce. There will be woodworking demonstrations and lots of activities for the children. Open Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 5pm, admission is $10 for adults, $8 concession and free for children under 16. Further information at

Why not stretch out your stay with a scenic drive that takes in the heritage-listed Glass House Mountains and a visit to the award-winning Maleny Cheese, who also have some of the best flavoured gourmet yoghurts made in the country.

Caloundra, Queensland's Tidiest Town and Most Sustainable Community, is only 20 minutes away with a breath-taking coastline that includes Kings Beach with its ocean front sea-water swimming pool equipped with shade sails, a lap pool, children's swimming pool and a wading area with disabled access.

Nearby major attractions include Australia Zoo with over 1000 native and exotic animals, an army of Wildlife Warriors, an action-packed 24-hour wildlife hospital and one amazingly adventurous Irwin family.

Aussie World Family Fun Park is located behind the iconic Ettamogah Pub and set in beautiful native Australian gardens with over 30 rides and games to choose from, while the Big Kart Track is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia.

For further information, great deals on accommodation, and activities any time of the year phone 1800 700 899 to speak to a friendly local.

Caloundra Tourism :
77 Bulcock Street, Caloundra
07 5458 8847
Caloundra Tourism

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Maleny Showground, Maleny

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