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What’s On Guide

We’ve found all the best events in Cairns to check out this month, so you don’t have to!

FRIDAY 1 OCTOBER

Pride Month Starts
Runs until 31 October

Be Kind to Animals Week
Runs until 7 October
bekindtoanimalsweek.org.au www.edgarsmission.org.au

Luca – Movie Screening
Gordon White Library
2.00pm – 4.00pm / FREE / children 5 – 12 years
www.mackay.qld.gov.au/libraries

SATURDAY 2 OCTOBER

Rhythm and The Reef
Music, Arts and Action Sports
Wakehouse Australia Rhythm & The Reef
11.00am – 8.00pm / Tickets from $52.78 / 18 +
www.rumbleonthereef.com 

Rumble on the Reef – Hydrofoil Pro Tour
Runs until 4 October
Lamberts Beach, Mackay
Various times and events / FREE for spectators / G
www.rumbleonthereef.com

MONDAY 4 OCTOBER

Beach Yoga Meditation Session
Seabreeze Hotel
8.00am – 10.00am / FREE / G
www.rumbleonthereef.com

FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER

Bella Mackenzie Live
Eimeo Pacific Hotel
6.00pm / FREE / G
Bella Mackenzie at The Eimeo Pacific Hotel

SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER

Official / Unofficial Jumping Equitation and Showjumping
Runs until 10 October
Sarina Showgrounds
Sarina Pony Club Inc

Professional Bull Riders Mackay Invitational
BB Print Stadium
7.00pm – 9.30pm / $30.00 / G
www.pbraustralia.com.au

SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER

World Mental Health Day
www.lookafteryourmentalhealthaustralia.org.au

TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER

Baby/Tots Disco
Runs every Tuesday during term
All Abilities Mackay – Summer House
10.00am – 11.00am / $8.75 – $13.86 / ages 0 – 6
www.summerhousemackay.com.au

Seniors Expo

Big Shed, Mackay Showgrounds
9.00am – 1.00pm / FREE, registration required
www.mackay.qld.gov.au

TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER

safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training
Ocean International, 1 Bridge Road, Mackay
6.00pm – 9.00pm / FREE / M – 15 years +
www.grapevinegroup.org.au

WEDNESDAY 13 OCTOBER

Baby and Child First Aid – Hosted by Mumbodz
Also runs 15 October
138 Wood St, Mackay
10.00am – 12.30pm / $7.00 – 89.00 / Parents of children aged 0 – 4
www.babyed.com.au

THURSDAY 14 OCTOBER

Basic investment, Superannuation and Insurance
Financial education
Gordon White Library
10.30am – 12.00pm / FREE / 18 +
www.mackay.qld.gov.au

When The Rain Stops Falling
Also runs 15, 16 and 21 – 23 October
Kucom Theatre, Andergrove
7.30pm – 10.00pm / $20.00 – $30.00 /G
Kucom Theatre

SUNDAY 17 OCTOBER

Mackay Two Feet And A Heartbeat Charity Walk
John Breen Park
9.00am / G
www.heartkids.org.au

Nicky Bomba’s Bustamento
Airlie Beach Hotel
2.00pm – 5.30pm / FREE
www.airliebeachhotel.com.au

TUESDAY 19 OCTOBER

BMA Kidspace Art Space Toddler Program
Artist run workshops
Artspace Mackay
10.00am – 2.00 pm / FREE
www.artspacemackay.com.au

FRIDAY 22 OCTOBER

Art Exhibition – Jenna Lee: Cont.ained
Runs until 9 January 2022
Artspace Mackay
FREE / G
www.artspacemackay.com.au

Sign Time! Learn and practice Auslan
Bluewater Quay Mackay Sign Time!
6.00pm – 8.00pm / FREE / G
www.deafservices.org.au

Little Shop of Horrors
Runs until 24 October
Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music
Various Times / $20.00 – $40.00
www.cqu.edu.au

SATURDAY 23 OCTOBER

Global Grooves Multicultural Event
Mackay
3.00pm – 8.00pm / G
www.themecc.com.au

FRIDAY 29 OCTOBER

Camp and sCare 2021
Runs until 30 October with Halloween fun and activities all weekend
BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort, Airlie Beach
Book your stay to enjoy the fun. All powered sites are just $42.00 for the Friday night with ALL proceeds made going to charity.
www.adventurewhitsunday.com.au

SATURDAY 30 OCTOBER

Dads ‘n’ Bubs Baby Bounce
Dudley Denny City Library
10.00 – 10.30 / FREE / Booking Essential
www.mackay.qld.gov.au

Mackay Charity Zombie Walk
Dudley Denny City Library
3.00pm / FREE for under 2’s, Children $5.00, Adults $10.00, $2.00 gate donation
www.zombiewalkmackay.com.au

Agro: Up Late
MECC Auditorium
7.30pm / $46.00 – $110.00 (VIP) / 18 years +
www.themecc.com.au

Halloween Masquerade Ball
Sarina Leagues Club
6.00pm / Tickets Coming Soon
Sarina Sporting and Services Club

SUNDAY 31 OCTOBER
Sarina Sugar Shed Sunday Halloween Party
Free fairy floss for kids (and adults) in costume. Free trick or treat for kids. Spooky cocktails for adults, frightening yummy Café menu, and Pumpkin carving competition
3.00pm – 7.00pm / FREE Entry, Half price tour tickets for people in costume (Bookings Essential) / G
sarinasugarshed.com.au

Santa Claws Halloween Circus Event
10 Hicks St, Mackay
6.00pm / $25.00 family pass, purchase tickets prior to event
Sensory Circus Tribe

TUESDAY 2 NOVEMBER

The MECC and Shake & Stir Theatre Co. Presents Animal Farm by George Orwell
MECC Auditorium
7.30pm / $22.00 – $42.00
www.themecc.com.au

FRIDAY 5 NOVEMBER

John Williamson “Winding Back” – Celebrating 50 Years
MECC Auditorium
7.30pm / $35.00 – $64.00 / G
www.themecc.com.au

Airlie Beach Festival of Music
Runs until 7 November
Whitsunday Sailing Club and various locations around Airlie Beach
Various Times / $300.00 – $1000.00 / 18 +
www.airliebeachfestivalofmusic.com.au