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Events/ What’s On

 

Our Events page will give you an insight into some of the upcoming events on Mt. Tamborine. Try the JBT quick quiz but more importantly get ready for a great time as you experience the joys and beauty of this magnificent region.

 

 

Our Weekly Quick Quiz courtesy of our friend the effervescent  JBT.

Match approximate dates to these events:

Match approximate dates to these events:

 

1/  Romantic Era

2/  Stone age

3/  Renaissance

4/  England first inhabited

5/  Baroque

6/  Bronze Age

7/  Classical Period

8/  First Aboriginal Australians

9/  Iron Age

10/ Medieval / Middle Ages

 

A/ 1825 – 1900

B/ 8700 – 2000BC

C/ 476 – 1450

D/ Up to 60,000 ago

E/ 1600 – 1750

F/ 1450 – 1600

G/ 3000BC – 1050BC

H/ 1050BC – 500AD

I/  800,000 years ago

J/ 1750 – 1825

 

 

 

If you want to check your answers with those of JBT then they follow after the Property Information Images on our reservation page. Just click  HERE  and scroll just below the images for JBT’s answers. GOOD LUCK.

 


 

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 Events - What's On grab some fresh produce. Close to our Tambourine Mt accommodation.

Green Shed Produce Market as featured on our Harvest Trail Map.

Green Shed Produce Market Tamborine

October 2nd @ 7:00 am12:00 pm EST

The “Green Shed”, located at The Showground, 386-398 Main Western Rd, Mount Tamborine, Queensland, is the local market for fresh fruit & vegetables, and is open EVERY Sunday from 7.00am to noon.  Flowers, honey, nuts, herbs and plants are also in bountiful supply. A wide variety of high quality, freshly picked produce, is always available. The range available, depends on the season. Prices are set at a level which provide farmers a return sufficient to encourage them to continue their farming activities and provide exceptional value to their customers. We also feature the Green Shed on our Harvest Trail  Map.

Stroll to the School Markets, just down the road from your Tamborine Mountain accommodation.

School Markets at Mt. Tamborine.

Tamborine Mountain Country Markets

October 9th @ 8:00 am2:00 pm EST

Saturate your senses at the Mount Tamborine Country Markets. Held at the 6 acre Tamborine Mountain Showgrounds complex on the second Sunday of every month. Duck and weave through the 200 or so stalls filled with everything from original and exciting arts, crafts, clothing, potions and jewellery.

School Markets Mt Tamborine

Tamborine Mountain School Markets

October 30th @ 8:00 am2:00 pm EST

Held on the last Sunday of each month, the ‘Markets on the Mountain’ is sponsored by the local State School on land at the corner of Curtis and Long Road. Renowned for some of the best burgers in town, here you can enjoy a walking breakfast with pancakes….

Tamborine Mountain Scarecrow Festival

September
  • Date: 30 September – 2 October 2016
  • Location: Various locations – Tamborine Mountain
  • Website: View the Event Website
  • Email: scarecrow@tamborinemtncc.org.au

Whales in Paradise – Gold Coast Whale Watching 

Gold Coast Whale Watching with Whales in Paradise. Whales in Paradise are the original Gold Coast Whale Watching company and the only whale watch operation whose cruises depart from the heart of the Gold Coast in central Surfers Paradise.

The crew have a combined whale watch experience of over 15 years and are dedicated to providing their guests the closest Gold Coast Whale Watching encounter possible. The vessels are purpose built and specifically selected for whale watching. They are modern, large and spacious with Whale and Dolphin friendly design features. This provides guests with the ultimate uncrowded Gold Coast Whale Watching experience.

Whales in Paradise boats a 100 per cent Daily Sightings Record (Guaranteed Whale Sightings or Free Return Cruise). Enjoy the small groups and personalised services that they have to offer. Included is a scenic route through the Gold Coast Waterways, valued at AUD45.00, where you can see the homes of the rich and the famous with commentary.

The water level viewing deck provides the closest whale watching experience. Walk around the decks, where there is a guaranteed railside position – perfect for photos.

October

Opera in the Park.

Spread your blanket, bring a chair and relax under the stars for Opera in the Park an evening of free entertainment from your favourite Opera and Broadway shows in Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach on Saturday October 1 from 6pm.Bring the whole family to enjoy this not to be missed evening starring the incredible talents of Ian Stenlake, Lucy Maunder, Judit Molner and a host of local talent with the Gold Coast Youth Symphony Orchestra and Gold Coast Youth Choir and featuring hits from shows including Carmen, Paganini and Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more. Plus a magical fireworks display to conclude the evening.

LOCATION:

Kurrawa Park
Old Burleigh Road, Broadbeach

Start Date: 01-Oct-2016
End Date: 01-Oct-2016

Buskers by the creek

Awarded “Queensland’s Best New Event” and “Gold Coast’s Music Event of the Year”!

In a celebration of the old-fashioned art of busking, nearly 300 performers will showcase their talents along the banks of Currumbin Creek. People of all ages will soak up the atmosphere, vibe and sunshine and immerse themselves in the melting pot of creativity, culture and surprise.

A variety of singer/songwriters, artistic fire, magicians, bands and dancers will be scheduled into the program, with a full schedule of acts announced closer to the event date! Australia’s first ever floating BMX half pipe will also take centre stage in the creek, with Chris James gearing up for a showcase of tricks and stunts!

Throughout the park grounds, international festival fare will be available to tempt all tastebuds and artisans will be showcasing their creative wares and talents.

Come and ‘Discover the Undiscovered’! It’s a weekend of magic and marvel not to be missed.

LOCATION:

Duringan Street, Currumbin

Start Date: 15-Oct-2016
End Date: 16-Oct-2016

QSO Plays the Firebird

Dynamic orchestration, captivating rhythm and a smoldering finale; Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird is his most fantastic creation; it is no wonder that this is one of the most loved and popular ballet scores to make its way to the concert hall stage. Included on the program is Prokofiev’s divine Classical Symphony, renowned for its petite, intimate melodies and one of Haydn’s best known works, his Symphony No.88. In an exciting display of local talent, the concert will also feature some of the Gold Coast’s finest young musicians, performing on stage with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

The Arts Centre Gold Coast and Queensland Symphony Orchestra present QSO plays The Firebird.

LOCATION:

135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise

Start Date: 28-Oct-2016
End Date: 28-Oct-2016

O’Reilly’s 38th Annual Bird Week

November
  • Date: 6-13 November 2016
  • Location: O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Lamington National Park
  • Website: View the Event Website
  • Email: reservations@oreillys.com.au

Pan Pacific Masters Games

The majority of sports are for the over 30s with no qualifying standards or times required to enter. The only criterion is that participants meet the minimum age requirement for their respective sport. Participants compete in their age group ensuring the sport is played fairly, competitively and in tremendous spirit.In addition, a jam-packed entertainment program during the event provides participants the opportunity to celebrate achievements, socialise with teammates, friends and family and enjoy the camaraderie for which the event is renowned.Some of Australia’s biggest artists have graced the Games Village stage over the years including Dragon, Ian Moss, Melbourne Ska Orchestra, 1927, Daryl Braithwaite and The Black Sorrows with this year’s program set to host a stellar line-up.

LOCATION:

Level 2 105 Upton Street , Broadbeach

Start Date: 05-Nov-2016
End Date: 13-Nov-2016

Event Locations:

Hinterland Sports Festival

November
  • Date: 18th-20th November
  • Location: Tamborine Mountain
  • Website: View the Event Website
  • Email: events@theeventsagency.com.au

Event Locations:

Red Bull Water Maze

The stand up paddle (SUP) boarding community will flood the intricate waterways of Runaway Bay, Gold Coast on Saturday 19th November for the return of the Red Bull Water Maze. Ramping up after a successful inaugural event in 2015, the orienteering style format encourages competitors of all abilities to test not only their SUP skills, but also their endurance and strategy.

All competitors in the Red Bull Water Maze will race simultaneously with a variety of divisions to suit all participants! SUPers will battle to find their way through the iconic Gold Coast waterways in search of checkpoints. The two Elite Divisions will need to find seven checkpoints over a 12-15km distance while the two Community Divisions will need to find four checkpoints over a 7-10km distance.  A winner will be awarded for all four divisions!

LOCATION:

Runaway Bay

Start Date: 19-Nov-2016
End Date: 19-Nov-2016

Tamborine Mountain Arts Collective Artisan Fayre

December
  • Date: 3rd to the 4th December 2016
  • Location: Tamborine Mountain Showgrounds
  • Website: View the Event Website
  • Email: localartisanfayre@gmail.com

Australian PGA Championship

The Australian PGA Championship will welcome the world’s best Professional golfers to the Gold Coast.

With AUD1.75 million being contested, the Australian PGA Championship is where everyone plays and is sure to attract the best Australian and European Professionals to RACV Royal Pines Resort from 1-4 December 2016.

Renowned as the players’ favourite Australian tournament, the Australian PGA Championship boasts an incredible list of past champions with recent winners including Adam Scott, Greg Chalmers, Peter Senior, Robert Allenby and Geoff Ogilvy.

The Australian PGA Championship is about more than just the action on course the week includes activities for all the family such as autograph signings, interactive zones and putting practice areas – it’s a fun way to spend the day.

LOCATION:

Ross Street, Benowa

Start Date: 01-Dec-2016
End Date: 04-Dec-2016

 

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Tamborine Mountain Orchestra – Christmas Concert December 2016

December 4 @ 5:00 am8:00 pm EST

The Tamborine Mountain Orchestra is a community orchestra and consists of around 20 to 25 members with ages ranging from 85 to 16 years of age! We play a range of works from Broadway to Jazz to Big Band to light classical to Australian traditional. A Christmas Concert to celebrate this wonderful time of year!…

Events - What's On why not walk to a waterfall, just 15 minutes from your Tamborine accommodation.

The Waterfall known as Curtis Falls a short stroll from Amore B&B.

 

    Tamborine Mountain Rainforest

 

Museum of Brisbane events

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Museum of Brisbane is a purpose-built gallery sitting on Level 3 of Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street, Brisbane). The museum is part of the living history of the city, examining how Brisbane and its people continue to change over time and revealing how each of our individual and collective stories are the milestones of the city’s evolution.

Museum of Brisbane is open seven days a week from 10am to 5pm (except for the listed public holidays). It is closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day and is open from 1pm to 5pm on Anzac Day. To get to the museum, enter City Hall via the King George Square foyer and take the lifts outside of Shingle Inn to Level 3.

Visit Museum of Brisbane to find out more about Museum of Brisbane, its facilities and what’s on at this venue

The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)

It is a single institution located across two adjacent river-side buildings in the Cultural Precinct at Brisbane’s South Bank. The vision is to be the leading institution for the contemporary art of Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

QAGOMA holds a Collection of over 17,000 works of historical, modern and contemporary art, and stages a dynamic program of Australian and internatioal exhibitions. It is the home to the Children’s Art Centre which collaborates on interactive artworks with leading artists from around the world, and the Australian Cinémathèque, the only dedicated cinema facility in an Australian art museum.

 

TOUR

VOLUNTEER GUIDED TOUR
INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN ART

11.00AM 26 APR – 16 OCT 2016
QAG | MELBOURNE ST ENTRANCE | FREE

TALK

SNAPSHOTS
A 10 MINUTE LOOK AT THE MOVING PICTURES EXHIBITION

12.00PM 11 JUL – 30 NOV 2016
QAG | GALLERY 5 | FREE

TOUR

VOLUNTEER GUIDED TOUR
A WORLD VIEW: THE TIM FAIRFAX GIFT

1.00PM 13 JUN – 30 OCT 2016
GOMA | GOMA FOYER | FREE

TOUR

VOLUNTEER GUIDED TOUR
GALLERY HIGHLIGHTS

1.00PM 4 JUL – 16 OCT 2016
QAG | MELBOURNE ST ENTRANCE | FREE

CINEMA

BURIED COUNTRY: THE STORY OF ABORIGINAL COUNTRY MUSIC

1.30PM SAT 1 OCT 2016
GOMA | CINEMA B | TICKETED

TOUR

VOLUNTEER GUIDED TOUR
GALLERY HIGHLIGHTS

2.00PM 26 MAR – 30 NOV 2016
QAG | MELBOURNE ST ENTRANCE | FREE

TOUR

VOLUNTEER GUIDED TOUR
GALLERY HIGHLIGHTS

2.00PM 21 MAY – 30 OCT 2016
GOMA | GOMA FOYER | FREE

3.00PM SAT 1 OCT 2016
GOMA | CINEMA A | TICKETED

CINEMA

DIXIE CHICKS: SHUT UP AND SING

3.00PM SAT 1 OCT 2016
GOMA | CINEMA B | TICKETED

EXHIBITION

AH XIAN
NATUREPHYSICA

28 MAY – 3 OCT 2016
GOMA | FREE

EXHIBITION

CINDY SHERMAN

28 MAY – 3 OCT 2016
GOMA | TICKETED

EXHIBITION

CONTEMPORARY ASIAN COLLECTION

7 MAY – 9 OCT 2016
GOMA | FREE

EXHIBITION

POSED

23 APR – 30 OCT 2016
GOMA | FREE

EXHIBITION

LINE + FORM
PAINTINGS AND SCULPTURE FROM THE INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN COLLECTION

21 MAY – 30 OCT 2016
GOMA | FREE

EXHIBITION

INTO VIEW

16 JUL 2016 – 12 FEB 2017
QAG | FREE

EXHIBITION

THE GABORI SISTERS
GATHERING BY THE SEA

25 JUN 2016 – 12 FEB 2017
GOMA | CHILDREN’S ART CENTRE | FREE

EXHIBITION

A WORLD VIEW
THE TIM FAIRFAX GIFT

11 JUN 2016 – 17 APR 2017
GOMA | FREE

EXHIBITION

ANISH KAPOOR
UNTITLED 2006-07

14 MAY 2016 – 14 MAY 2017
GOMA | FREE

EXHIBITION

MOVING PICTURES
TOWARDS A REHANG OF AUSTRALIAN ART

28 MAY 2016 – 6 AUG 2017
QAG | FREE

EXHIBITION

INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIAN COLLECTION
EVERYWHEN, EVERYWHERE

PERMANENT
QAG | FREE

EXHIBITION

INTERNATIONAL AND ASIAN COLLECTION

PERMANENT
QAG | FREE

EXHIBITION

THE WORLD TURNS

PERMANENT

 

 

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If you would like to speak to a real person about Tamborine accommodation give Kay or John a call, your hosts here at Amore B&B in Tamborine Mountain formerly referred to as Amore B&B in Eagle Heights on Tamborine Mountain.

150 Long Road,
Tamborine Mountain Qld 4272
Tel: (07)    5545 2330