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Tequila Sunrise -Top Events on the Sunshine Coast in February 2014

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by Nikkii Joyce (subscribe)
I'm a Sunshine Coast journalist who jumped out of a lengthy mainstream media career 18 months ago to do some hearty work for the soul. A pescatarian sharing with you her secrets on our little piece of coast paradise.
Published February 5th 2014
Valentine's Day, February, what's on, Sunshine Coast, love, date ideas
Get the lovin feeling...


ARE you in love with love and want to shout it to the world for the next 28 days? Or has recent luck got you checking local timetables for kickboxing classes? I'm a very lucky girl being able to fit into the former, but never you fear - I remember all too well the latter. So which ever category you slot into this February 14, take the pressure off and be inspired by my pick for the best reasons to see the sun rise on the Sunshine Coast this romance-riddled month of FEBRUARY





SATURDAY, February 1

* "The Big Pineapple Markets" THEY truly are my pick for the BEST place on the Sunshine Coast to get fresh ORGANIC fruit and veg. The Big Pineapple markets are the sweet sensation that's on everybody's lips every Saturday, with these all-weather markets at the revitalised Sunshine Coast tourist icon that is the Big Pineapple. 6.30am - 1pm, The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "Kawana Waters Farmers Market" - INDULGE the senses, relax, taste, listen to the live music, let the kids go wild on the jumping castle, wander and unwind as you discover an array of sumptuous and flavoursome organic fruits and vegetables, gourmet condiments and exquisite fruity jams amongst some of the most beautifully hand crafted products you will find. 7am - 12noon. Kawana State College, 119 Sportsman Pde, BOKARINA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "The Sunshine Coast Bazaar Saturday Markets" - THE Bazaar showcases regional small businesses bursting with fresh produce, delicious snacks, clever crafts, original fashion and loads more. 7am to 1pm. Corbould Park Racecourse, Pierce Avenue, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

eumundi Markets, famous, Wedneday and Saturday, gift ideas, authentic cuisines
Art both gritty and unique


* "Eumundi Markets" - RAIN, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open from 7am to 2pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE






SUNDAY, February 2

* "Cotton Tree Street Markets" - SEE why, after 20 years, locals and tourists can't get enough of these markets famed for works from local artisans, designers and inventors in a precinct designed for the most selective of market dwellers. Your patronage at these markets also helps support people living with cancer - the popular fair managed by the team at Bloomhill Cancer Help. 7am - 12noon. King Street, COTTON TREE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

Fishermans Road markets, Sunshine Coast, food, fun, fashion
Hidden treasures


* "Fishermans Road Markets"
- WITH over 128 stalls at your fingertips and an unimaginable display of fresh food, new and pre-loved clothes, pet treats, hand tools, books, home made toys, plants and seedlings and furniture - not to mention the coffee and massages! 6am - 12noon, Fishermans Road Markets, car David Low Way and Fishermans Road, MAROOCHYDORE. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE


* "Caloundra Bulcock Street Markets" - HELD right in the heart of Caloundra, these markets feature unique arts and crafts, family entertainment, fresh produce, flowers, plus local cafes, boutiques and over 50 specialty shops. 8am - 1pm. Bulcock St, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼

* "Noosa Marina Markets" - IT'S for good reason that the locals boast that there are no better markets than right here on the Noosa Marina. Set your own pace with a casual stroll through the seemingly endless lines of stalls, following it up with a relaxing ride on the Noosa Ferry. 8am to 2pm. Noosa Marina, 2 Parkyn Crt, TEWANTIN. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

MONDAY, February 3

* "BMX Racing - Training Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. 5.30pm - 7.30pm. $4 per rider, coaching from 6pm. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

TUESDAY, February 4

* "Community Day - Centre for Growing Sustainability" JOIN the worldwide phenomenon that is creating sustainable gardens. CGS Community Days involve an educational and entertaining schedule of activities to bring the grounds and living classrooms to life including mulching, pruning, planting, propagating and compositing. 9am to 3pm, The Nut Factory at The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ✎ ✿ ☼ FREE

WEDNESDAY, February 5

* "Eumundi Markets" - Rain, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open today from 8am to 1.30pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "BMX Racing - Race Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. From 6pm, from $6 per rider. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

solbar, open mic night, bar, hot nightspot,
Hump day happiness

* "SOLBAR Open Mic Night" - GOT some musical talents you want to share? Or are you looking to discover some of the region's future superstars? See for yourself why the Solbar has become the coast's most popular live music venues for every possible musical genre you can imagine! BYO instrument, lead, strap etc. Every Wednesday in the lounge bar from 6pm until late. Solbar, 19 Ocean St, MAROOCHYDORE. Ⓐ ❥ ♋ ☾ ☄ ♫ FREE





FRIDAY, February 7

* "The World Peace Diet - Dr Will Tuttle" IT'S the best selling book heralded as the beacon of a new world focusing on peace, freedom, wellness and harmony as a real future. Dr Tuttle, currently on a national tour, shares hidden keys to becoming the positive individual who can help make a wider change to the world - for the better! Tickets $10-15, 6.30pm start. Lake Kawana Community Centre, 114 Sportsman Pde, BOKARINA.

*"Starry Nights Feature Film - The Lion King" - IT'S as close to a drive-in as we get here on the Sunshine Coast, and on a clear night - there is truly nothing better than your favourite movie under the stars. Starry Nights host one of my all-time favourite Coast low-key nights out. 6.30pm start. So tonight, stretch out under the stars right next to the Noosa Library and Events Centre, Wallace Drv, NOOSAVILLE. ღ ☾ ♫ ☼ ◈

* "On My Way - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Catherine Deneuve stars as an aging beauty queen whose husband leaves her for a much younger woman.Tickets $14, 6.30pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

* "The Friday Workers Club - The Velo Project" - IT'S one of two hot new Sunshine Coast spots whose word of mouth alone has locals busting their hop to get down too. This addition to their weekly schedule is an after works drink club which provides the old English style grub and eclectic live music (if you get an early mark) - YOU provide the BYO drinks. Every Friday. The Velo Project, 19 Careela St, MOOLOOLABA. ☾ ♫ ◈

* "Five-O-Five Club" - NO longer need Nambourians resign themselves to a night in or being a designated driver for end of week drinks. The Five-O-Five club is Nambour's long awaited answer to the Friday night social scene enjoyed by so many of her coast side peers. Meet like minded business professionals wanting to unwind - with some great music and free canapés at the Nambour Civic Centre on the first Friday of every month. Start from 5pm. Nambour Civic Centre. Top Level, Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. Ⓐ ❥ ☾ ℉ FREE

SATURDAY, February 8

* "Raw Food Workshop - New Year Cleanse" RAW foodie expert Tansy will introduce you to raw foods you can incorporate into your diet to cleanse and restore your body without having to starve yourself and forgo good taste. All receipts 100% sugar, dairy and gluten free. Class - $65, 2pm to 5pm. Kunara Marketplace, 330 Mons Rd, FOREST GLEN. ✎ ✿ ℉ B

Big Pineapple, markets, Saturday, fresh food, fresh fruit and vegetables
Family fun


* "The Big Pineapple Markets" THEY truly are my pick for the BEST place on the Sunshine Coast to get fresh ORGANIC fruit and veg. The Big Pineapple markets are the sweet sensation that's on everybody's lips every Saturday, with these all-weather markets at the revitalised Sunshine Coast tourist icon that is the Big Pineapple. 6.30am - 1pm, The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE


* "Kawana Waters Farmers Market" - INDULGE the senses, relax, taste, listen to the live music, let the kids go wild on the jumping castle, wander and unwind as you discover an array of sumptuous and flavoursome organic fruits and vegetables, gourmet condiments and exquisite fruity jams amongst some of the most beautifully hand crafted products you will find. 7am - 12noon. Kawana State College, 119 Sportsman Pde, BOKARINA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "On My Way - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Catherine Deneuve stars as an aging beauty queen whose husband leaves her for a much younger woman.Tickets $14, 7.30pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

* "The Sunshine Coast Bazaar Saturday Markets"[ - THE Bazaar showcases regional small businesses bursting with fresh produce, delicious snacks, clever crafts, original fashion and loads more. 7am to 1pm. Corbould Park Racecourse, Pierce Avenue, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "Eumundi Markets" - RAIN, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open from 7am to 2pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

SUNDAY, February 9

Cotton Tree markets, Sunshine Coast, fashion, food, jewellery, cheap buys
Surprise that special someone

* "Cotton Tree Street Markets" - SEE why, after 20 years, locals and tourists can't get enough of these markets famed for works from local artisans, designers and inventors in a precinct designed for the most selective of market dwellers. Your patronage at these markets also helps support people living with cancer - the popular fair managed by the team at Bloomhill Cancer Help. 7am - 12noon. King Street, COTTON TREE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE




* "Fishermans Road Markets" - WITH over 128 stalls at your fingertips and an unimaginable display of fresh food, new and pre-loved clothes, pet treats, hand tools, books, home made toys, plants and seedlings and furniture - not to mention the coffee and massages! 6am - 12noon, Fishermans Road Markets, car David Low Way and Fishermans Road, MAROOCHYDORE. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "Caloundra Bulcock Street Markets" - HELD right in the heart of Caloundra, these markets feature unique arts and crafts, family entertainment, fresh produce, flowers, plus local cafes, boutiques and over 50 specialty shops. 8am - 1pm. Bulcock St, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼

* "Noosa Marina Markets" - IT'S for good reason that the locals boast that there are no better markets than right here on the Noosa Marina. Set your own pace with a casual stroll through the seemingly endless lines of stalls, following it up with a relaxing ride on the Noosa Ferry. 8am to 2pm. Noosa Marina, 2 Parkyn Crt, TEWANTIN. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "On My Way - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Catherine Deneuve stars as an aging beauty queen whose husband leaves her for a much younger woman.Tickets $14, 4.30pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

MONDAY, February 10

* "BMX Racing - Training Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. 5.30pm - 7.30pm. $4 per rider, coaching from 6pm. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

TUESDAY, February 11

* "Community Day - Centre for Growing Sustainability" JOIN the worldwide phenomenon that is creating sustainable gardens. CGS Community Days involve an educational and entertaining schedule of activities to bring the grounds and living classrooms to life including mulching, pruning, planting, propagating and compositing. 9am to 3pm, The Nut Factory at The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ✎ ✿ ☼ FREE

WEDNESDAY, February 12

Eumundi Markets, famous, Wednesday and Saturday, gift ideas, authentic cuisines
Famous around the world..

* "Eumundi Markets" - RAIN, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open today from 8am to 1.30pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE


* "BMX Racing - Race Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. From 6pm, from $6 per rider. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

* "SOLBAR Open Mic Night" - GOT some musical talents you want to share? Or are you looking to discover some of the region's future superstars? See for yourself why the Solbar has become the coast's most popular live music venues for every possible musical genre you can imagine! BYO instrument, lead, strap etc. Every Wednesday in the lounge bar from 6pm until late. Solbar, 19 Ocean St, MAROOCHYDORE. Ⓐ ❥ ♋ ☾ ☄ ♫ FREE

FRIDAY, February 14

Starry Nights, outdoor movie, Sunshine Coast, night out, family night
The way your favourite flicks were meant to be seen...
*"Starry Nights Valentine's Special Feature - The Notebook" - IT'S as close to a drive-in as we get here on the Sunshine Coast, and on a clear night - there is truly nothing better than your favourite movie under the stars. Starry Nights host one of my all-time favourite Coast low-key nights out. 6.30pm, So tonight, stretch out under the stars on the rooftop of Cooroy's Library, Maple St, 54 Eumundi Road, COOROY. ღ ☾ ♫ ☼ ◈.



* "Five-O-Five Club" - NO longer need Nambourians resign themselves to a night in or being a designated driver for end of week drinks. The Five-O-Five club is Nambour's long awaited answer to the Friday night social scene enjoyed by so many of her coast side peers. Meet like minded business professionals wanting to unwind - with some great music and free canapés at the Nambour Civic Centre on the first Friday of every month. Start from 5pm. Nambour Civic Centre. Top Level, Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. Ⓐ ❥ ☾ ℉ FREE

* "Flickerfest: Best of Australian Shorts" AUSTRALIA's only Academy®Accredited International Short Film Festival is returning with an entertaining award winning selection of Australian (and International) shorts handpicked from over 2,300 entries all sure to inspire audiences with the most 'Spectacular Short Films With Soul' available in world cinema today.Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Adults $15, 7.30pm start.

SATURDAY, February 15

* "Spice Blending Classes" - PUT some spice into your every day life with flavours from ancient times. The vivacious and incredibly insightful Vicki Taylor literally took my breath away on our first meeting and she is sure to leave an equally memorable impression with you at her workshops - sharing with you actual hands on experience that will send all of your senses on an adventure around the world! you actual hands on experience with her workshops which will sweep your senses away. $75 pp, 2.30pm start. Red Hot Chilli Pepper, Shop 4 Monaco Bulcock Street, CALOUNDRA. ♒ ✎ ℉

* "4th Annual Sunshine Coast Yoga Day" - WHOEVER said yoga is easy, isn't doing it right. As an avid amateur of just about every possible variety known to man, yoga remains my nemesis - albeit it is lessoning. But the benefits are truly astounding. 3 yoga halls, back to back classes and the most incredible location new recruits are yet to see. Tickets discounted online $50 or $60. 9am start. Lake Kawana Community Centre, 114 Sportsman Pde, BOKARINA.

* "Full Moon Dance" - WORD of mouth on Verrierdale's monthly free-spirited groove is spreading like wildfire, earning a reputation as one of the coolest and thankfully, largely undiscovered must's to lock in on the calendar. Tonight reggae-got-soul band King Tide, conscious lyricist Saritah, pyromaniac Pocketlove and DJ Roland West will keep you dancing until the sun comes up. Tickets $25, 7pm - 11.45pm. Verrierdale HalL, 268 Verrierdale Road, VERRIERDALE. Ⓐ ♋ ☾ ♫ ℉

* "The Big Pineapple Markets" THEY truly are my pick for the BEST place on the Sunshine Coast to get fresh ORGANIC fruit and veg. The Big Pineapple markets are the sweet sensation that's on everybody's lips every Saturday, with these all-weather markets at the revitalised Sunshine Coast tourist icon that is the Big Pineapple. 6.30am - 1pm, The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "Kawana Waters Farmers Market" - INDULGE the senses, relax, taste, listen to the live music, let the kids go wild on the jumping castle, wander and unwind as you discover an array of sumptuous and flavoursome organic fruits and vegetables, gourmet condiments and exquisite fruity jams amongst some of the most beautifully hand crafted products you will find. 7am - 12noon. Kawana State College, 119 Sportsman Pde, BOKARINA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "The Sunshine Coast Bazaar Saturday Markets"[ - THE Bazaar showcases regional small businesses bursting with fresh produce, delicious snacks, clever crafts, original fashion and loads more. 7am to 1pm. Corbould Park Racecourse, Pierce Avenue, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "Eumundi Markets" - RAIN, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open from 7am to 2pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "Night Train to Lisbon - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Jeremy Irons stars as Raimund Gregorius - a Swiss professor, abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself..Tickets $14, 7.30pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

SUNDAY, February 16

"Full Moon Dance" - EVER danced with the devil in the pale moonlight? Okay so Jack "The Joker" Nicholson said it much better circa 1989, but you can sure dance like him at this party.
This Verrierdale party cloaked in the light of the full moon overhead, is one of the grooviest monthly events you need to lock in on your calendar every month.
The Full Moon" is renown for bringing together some of the hottest alternate acts touring Australia. This month it's Aria award nominees Kingtide, the colourful and dynamic Saritah, bombastic rhythm junkies Pocket Love and regular fan favourite DJ Roland West. It's a magical setting but what makes this party truly unique is the magical vibe created by the soul and enthusiasm of the crowd - people just like you. 7pm until late. The Verrierdale Hall, 268 Verrierdale Road, VERRIERDALE. Ⓐ ❥ ♋ ☾ ☄ ♫

* "Cotton Tree Street Markets" - SEE why, after 20 years, locals and tourists can't get enough of these markets famed for works from local artisans, designers and inventors in a precinct designed for the most selective of market dwellers. Your patronage at these markets also helps support people living with cancer - the popular fair managed by the team at Bloomhill Cancer Help. 7am - 12noon. King Street, COTTON TREE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

Fishermans Road markets, Sunshine Coast, food, fun, fashion
Yummy treats...


* "Fishermans Road Markets"
- WITH over 128 stalls at your fingertips and an unimaginable display of fresh food, new and pre-loved clothes, pet treats, hand tools, books, home made toys, plants and seedlings and furniture - not to mention the coffee and massages! 6am - 12noon, Fishermans Road Markets, car David Low Way and Fishermans Road, MAROOCHYDORE. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "Night Train to Lisbon - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Jeremy Irons stars as Raimund Gregorius - a Swiss professor, abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself.Tickets $14, 4.30pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

* "Caloundra Bulcock Street Markets" - HELD right in the heart of Caloundra, these markets feature unique arts and crafts, family entertainment, fresh produce, flowers, plus local cafes, boutiques and over 50 specialty shops. 8am - 1pm. Bulcock St, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼

* "Noosa Marina Markets" - IT'S for good reason that the locals boast that there are no better markets than right here on the Noosa Marina. Set your own pace with a casual stroll through the seemingly endless lines of stalls, following it up with a relaxing ride on the Noosa Ferry. 8am to 2pm. Noosa Marina, 2 Parkyn Crt, TEWANTIN. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

MONDAY, February 17

* "BMX Racing - Training Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. 5.30pm - 7.30pm. $4 per rider, coaching from 6pm. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

TUESDAY, February 18

* "Community Day - Centre for Growing Sustainability" JOIN the worldwide phenomenon that is creating sustainable gardens. CGS Community Days involve an educational and entertaining schedule of activities to bring the grounds and living classrooms to life including mulching, pruning, planting, propagating and compositing. 9am to 3pm, The Nut Factory at The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ✎ ✿ ☼ FREE

WEDNESDAY, February 19

* "Eumundi Markets" - Rain, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open today from 8am to 1.30pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "BMX Racing - Race Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. From 6pm, from $6 per rider. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

Solbar, open mic night, bar, hot nightspot,
Solbar: Soul music with soul friends


* "SOLBAR Open Mic Night" - GOT some musical talents you want to share? Or are you looking to discover some of the region's future superstars? See for yourself why the Solbar has become the coast's most popular live music venues for every possible musical genre you can imagine! BYO instrument, lead, strap etc. Every Wednesday in the lounge bar from 6pm until late. Solbar, 19 Ocean St, MAROOCHYDORE. Ⓐ ❥ ♋ ☾ ☄ ♫ FREE


FRIDAY, February 21

* "Five-O-Five Club" - NO longer need Nambourians resign themselves to a night in or being a designated driver for end of week drinks. The Five-O-Five club is Nambour's long awaited answer to the Friday night social scene enjoyed by so many of her coast side peers. Meet like minded business professionals wanting to unwind - with some great music and free canapés at the Nambour Civic Centre on the first Friday of every month. Start from 5pm. Nambour Civic Centre. Top Level, Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. Ⓐ ❥ ☾ ℉ FREE

* "The Book Thief - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Australian author Markus Zusak's international best seller about Nazi Germany hits the big screen - starring fellow Aussie Geoffrey Rush. Tickets $14, 4pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

SATURDAY, February 22
Cotton Tree markets, Sunshine Coast, fashion, food, jewellery, cheap buys
Bag a bargain..

* "The Big Pineapple Markets"
THEY truly are my pick for the BEST place on the Sunshine Coast to get fresh ORGANIC fruit and veg. The Big Pineapple markets are the sweet sensation that's on everybody's lips every Saturday, with these all-weather markets at the revitalised Sunshine Coast tourist icon that is the Big Pineapple. 6.30am - 1pm, The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE




* "Cooking Class - A Persian Adventure" SPICE connoisseur and advocate Vicki Taylor shares her passion for food, herbs and spices
taking you on adventures that will literally awaken within you a new "zest" for life. This month Vicki's destination is exotic Persia where she shares the country's passion for fruit and nuts with a special focus on thyme, sumac and cumin - infusing them in some of the most extravagant yet refined dishes the entire world has come to know as Persian cuisine. 9am. Golden Beach State School, Earnshaw Street, CALOUNDRA. Ⓐ ✎ ℉


* "Kawana Waters Farmers Market" - INDULGE the senses, relax, taste, listen to the live music, let the kids go wild on the jumping castle, wander and unwind as you discover an array of sumptuous and flavoursome organic fruits and vegetables, gourmet condiments and exquisite fruity jams amongst some of the most beautifully hand crafted products you will find. 7am - 12noon. Kawana State College, 119 Sportsman Pde, BOKARINA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "The Sunshine Coast Bazaar Saturday Markets"[ - THE Bazaar showcases regional small businesses bursting with fresh produce, delicious snacks, clever crafts, original fashion and loads more. 7am to 1pm. Corbould Park Racecourse, Pierce Avenue, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

* "Eumundi Markets" - RAIN, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open from 7am to 2pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

*"Starry Nights Special Feature - Mamma Mia" - IT'S as close to a drive-in as we get here on the Sunshine Coast, and on a clear night - there is truly nothing better than your favourite movie under the stars. Starry Nights host one of my all-time favourite Coast low-key nights out. 6.30pm, So tonight, stretch out under the stars at the Eumundi Ampitheatre, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ☾ ♫ ☼ ◈.

* "The Book Thief - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Australian author Markus Zusak's international best seller about Nazi Germany hits the big screen - starring fellow Aussie Geoffrey Rush. Tickets $14, 7.30pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

SUNDAY, February 23

* "Eumundi Live - Music Festival" - IF there is a musical soul to be found on the Sunshine Coast, then Eumundi is its centre. The final day of the monthly festival that has received rapturous recent praise brings together the coast's most authentic and natural performers in a family friendly picnic event in the heart of Eumundi. This month incredible local lineup includes In2Nation, the Flumes, Asa Broomhall and headline act Art of Sleeping. Proceeds go to essential local charities Sunshine Coast Hospice, Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre and Riding for the Disabled. Event includes a special kids zone. 1pm to 5.30pm, Tickets $22. Eumundi Ampitheatre, Memorial Drive, EUMUNDI. ღ ☄ ♫ ✿ ✌ ☼

* "Kellog's Nutri-Grain IronMan and Ironwoman Series - Final Round"- Forty-one of the game's most elite athletes will leave nothing in the tank in this final round combining surf ski, board paddle, ocean swim and that fight-to-the-death beach sprint. 9am - 4pm, David Low Way, COOLUM BEACH. ღ ☼ FREE


* "Cotton Tree Street Markets" - SEE why, after 20 years, locals and tourists can't get enough of these markets famed for works from local artisans, designers and inventors in a precinct designed for the most selective of market dwellers. Your patronage at these markets also helps support people living with cancer - the popular fair managed by the team at Bloomhill Cancer Help. 7am - 12noon. King Street, COTTON TREE. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼ FREE

FISHermans Road markets, Sunshine Coast, food, fun, fashion
He just loves the food at Fishermans!


* "Fishermans Road Markets" - WITH over 128 stalls at your fingertips and an unimaginable display of fresh food, new and pre-loved clothes, pet treats, hand tools, books, home made toys, plants and seedlings and furniture - not to mention the coffee and massages! 6am - 12noon, Fishermans Road Markets, car David Low Way and Fishermans Road, MAROOCHYDORE. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE



* "Caloundra Bulcock Street Markets" - HELD right in the heart of Caloundra, these markets feature unique arts and crafts, family entertainment, fresh produce, flowers, plus local cafes, boutiques and over 50 specialty shops. 8am - 1pm. Bulcock St, CALOUNDRA. ღ ♒ ♫ ☼

* "Noosa Marina Markets" - IT'S for good reason that the locals boast that there are no better markets than right here on the Noosa Marina. Set your own pace with a casual stroll through the seemingly endless lines of stalls, following it up with a relaxing ride on the Noosa Ferry. 8am to 2pm. Noosa Marina, 2 Parkyn Crt, TEWANTIN. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "The Book Thief - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, Australian author Markus Zusak's international best seller about Nazi Germany hits the big screen - starring fellow Aussie Geoffrey Rush. Tickets $14, 4pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾

MONDAY, February 24

* "BMX Racing - Training Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. 5.30pm - 7.30pm. $4 per rider, coaching from 6pm. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

TUESDAY, February 25

* "Community Day - Centre for Growing Sustainability" JOIN the worldwide phenomenon that is creating sustainable gardens. CGS Community Days involve an educational and entertaining schedule of activities to bring the grounds and living classrooms to life including mulching, pruning, planting, propagating and compositing. 9am to 3pm, The Nut Factory at The Big Pineapple, 76 Nambour Connection Rd, WOOMBYE. ღ ✎ ✿ ☼ FREE

WEDNESDAY, February 26

* "Eumundi Markets" - Rain, hail or shine, even locals can't get enough of the world famous Eumundi Markets whose ethos "we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it" has had visitors flocking back for decades. These world famous markets are open today from 8am to 1.30pm, Memorial Drv, EUMUNDI. ღ ❥ ♒ ♋ ♫ FREE

* "BMX Racing - Race Night!" Racing for all ages at the Sunshine Coast BMX Club's Race Night. Ages 4 and up. From 6pm, from $6 per rider. Sunshine Coast BMX Club, Yandina Sports Complex, Yandina Coolooabin Road, YANDINA. ღ ✔ ☼

* "SOLBAR Open Mic Night" - GOT some musical talents you want to share? Or are you looking to discover some of the region's future superstars? See for yourself why the Solbar has become the coast's most popular live music venues for every possible musical genre you can imagine! BYO instrument, lead, strap etc. Every Wednesday in the lounge bar from 6pm until late. Solbar, 19 Ocean St, MAROOCHYDORE. Ⓐ ❥ ♋ ☾ ☄ ♫ FREE

FRIDAY, February 28

* "The Spirit of 45 - Arthouse Film" THE alternative entertainment options are truly the best part of living on our fabulous coast, and our art house films are a must. In this week's feature, it's Ken Loach's film about the spirit of a pivotal year, as changes in the social & political landscape redefined Britain. Tickets $14, 6.30pm. Nambour Arthouse Cinema, Top Level Centenary Square, Currie St, NAMBOUR. ♛ ☾


KEY ღ =FAMILY, Ⓐ = ADULTS, ☪=KIDS, ☃ - XMAS EVENT, ❥= LICENSED, ♒ = MULTIPLE EVENTS/ACTIVITIES, ♋ = DANCE ♛ = THEATRE, ✤ = FILM ☾ - NIGHT OUT, ☄ = CONCERT, ♫ = ENTERTAINMENT, ✎ = EDUCATIONAL, ✿ =ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY, ✔ = EXERCISE ✌ = FUNDRAISER, ℉ = MEAL/SNACK INC, B=BEGINNERS, A=ADVANCED, ☼ =OUTDOORS, ◈ = GOLD COIN DONATION, ☺= SCHOOL HOLIDAY FUN, ✘ - ALCOHOL FREE
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Nikki, well done on reaching 25 fantastic articles - so well researched and something for everyone.
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