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Published October 7th 2019
Join in the fun this October
October is the perfect month to head to the Scenic Rim. Just one hour from Brisbane, the Scenic Rim is known for its food, wine and nature. Whether you're looking to escape the city for the day or a weekend, there are plenty of events on offer. Here are 6 fun events for all ages:
1. Kalbar Country Day
Held on Saturday 19 October 2019, this is one festival not to miss. Kicking off at 7am with a free bush poetry breakfast, Kalbar's main street will transform into a buzzing hive of activity with markets, games, fashion parades, entertainment and scrumptious country fare.
Enjoy Kalbar's country hospitality by tucking into a delicious Devonshire tea or grabbing a bite to eat at one of the food trucks before relaxing on one of the many hay bales lining the street. Local bands will be performing throughout the day. If you're feeling lucky, don't forget to try your luck at one of the raffles.
Date: Saturday 19 October 2019 Time: From 7am Cost: Free Entry Location: George Street, Kalbar, Queensland
A visit on an empty stomach is recommended as there will be some delicious home-made baked treats available for sale.
Date: 19 & 20 October 2019 Time: Saturday 9am-4pm, Sunday 9am - 1pm Cost: $3 for adults Location: Boonah High School, Macquarie Street, Boonah QLD 4310
5. Art for Mindfulness with May
This class is all about relaxing and cultivating a positive mind and body balance. Learn simple mind exercises through art to release worries and find your calm. This is an adults-only class and bookings are required on 07 5463 3064.