Great Fun, Great Food, Great Adventure... a Great Day!!!


Gift VouchersPure stoke: Great longboard surfing at First Point, Noosa Heads for the Noosa Festival of Surfing through to about 4pm on Sat 14 Mar, with finals in several divisions. Also see the Little Humid Costume Party on Fri from 5.20pm and Legends Exhibition on Sat at 2.40pm (times may change). The Beach Bar is open from 3pm Fri and Sat, with live music from 6pm from Band of Frequencies (Fri) and Hi Boys and West Texas Crude (Sat)

Feast of glorious music: Noosa Federation of the Arts presents a dinner performance with Guy Booth, Dominique Fegan, Bernard Wheaton and John Woods at berardo’s restaurant and bar, Hastings St, Noosa Heads, Sun 15 Mar, 6.30pm to celebrate 25 years of the Dame Joan Sutherland Award Vocal Competition. Cost $70pp for 2-course dinner, welcoming glass of wine and entertainment. Must book on 5447 5666

St Patrick’s Day: Celebrate St Patrick’s Day on Tues 17 Mar at KB’s at Nomads, Noosa Heads, with live music from noon to late from Mick Lindsay and Stealing Lincoln and a free BBQ lunch by the pool. Head to Australia Zoo (ask at the Noosa Visitor Information Centre about the return bus and zoo ticket package) for a chance to win your wife’s weight in golden lager (or sister’s or friend’s)! Carry your partner around a 200m obstacle course – the fastest pair wins! The race starts outside the Crocoseum after the midday Wildlife Warriors Show (register by emailing and there’s fun for the kids including free face-painting until 11am, games and the chance to win a free green ice-cream by hunting for gold coins around the zoo
Metropolis: Blues rock band HoneyBird performs a new rock opera to the classic 1927 Fritz Lang film, Metropolis, featuring Adiamus string quartet, at Eumundi School of Arts, Memorial Dve on Sat 14 Mar, 7pm. Cost $29/$19 (children U12 free) – buy Metropolis tickets online

Jazz at the J: Dan’s Hot Five Plus One bring the street sounds of the New Orleans 20s and 30s Jazz Age to The J, Noosa Heads this Sat 14 Mar, 7.30pm. Table seating, dancing, parking, budget bar. Tickets $20 for Noosa Jazz Club members, $25 guests – book on 5447 2229

Silent film: The historic Majestic Theatre in Pomona, the world’s oldest authentic silent movie theatre, screens Buster Keaton classic The Cameraman on Mon 16 Mar, 10.30am. Ph 5485 2330

Live music: Check out great live music in Noosa from 13-19 March
• Sahara Beck, Essick and Jakarta Criers perform at Beach Don’t Kill My Vibe, Noosa Surf Club, Sat 14 Mar, 8pm, cost $10
• Café Le Monde has Band of Frequencies for the Noosa Festival of Surfing this Fri 13 Mar, 9pm; and Noosa Surf Stomp with Pat Capocci, Pete Cullen and Hi Boys on Sat 9pm; Isaac McGovern and DJs Wintex and Massroom, Sun, 4pm; live music at Noosa Songwriters Guild on Thurs 19 Mar, 6.30pm
• Dodgy Rog is free at Harbour Wine Bar, Noosa Marina, Tewantin Fri 13 Mar, 5.30pm
• At Bohemian Bungalow, Eumundi see David Spry Sat 14 Mar, noon-2pm; and Sue Bond on Sun, 12.30-2.30pm
• Michelle Brown is free at Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club Sun 15 Mar, 2pm
• At Noosa Beach House Bar, Hastings St this Fri 13 Mar see Tall Guy With Glasses, 8.30-11.30pm; Andrew Jolly on Sun, 2.30-5.30pm and Soul Temptation on Wed 18 Mar, 6.30-8.30pm
• Coolum Surf Club has a soloist this Fri 13 Mar from 6.30pm and McGiness & Co from 9pm
• Live music at Shades Wine Bar, Noosa Junction on Wednesday and Saturday
• Benny O is free at KB’s at Nomads Noosa, Sun 15 Mar, 7-10pm; Mick Lindsay and Stealing Lincoln on Tues 17 Mar, noon-late for St Paddy’s Day; and Stealing Lincoln Duo on Wed 18 Mar, 8-11pm
• Humidors are free at Sunshine Beach Surf Club this Sun 15 Mar, 3-6pm
• At Crawdaddy’s, upstairs Bay Village, Hastings St see Sunrise Beach, Fri 13 Mar, 9pm; Tea Society, Sat 9pm; Thump soul funk revue Mon 16 Mar, 7.30pm (free)
• Shades are at Tewantin-Noosa RSL Fri 13 Mar, 8pm, $10; Johnny Cash Story is free on Sat 8pm; Fiddle Me Please Duo are free on Thurs 19 Mar, 8pm
• At the Imperial Lionheart Hotel, Eumundi, see Dear Willow on Fri 13 Mar, 6.30pm and Shannon Carroll on Sat 14 Mar, 6.30pm
• Sunday arvo acoustic sessions at Red on Thomas Bar and Grill, Noosaville, 3-6pm
• Cool late-night grooves every Sat from 9pm at the Supper Club, Miss Moneypenny’s, Hastings St, with DJ Keiko and guests – meals available

Ferry cruise: See Noosa from the river on board the Noosa Ferry every day between Noosa Marina and Hastings St, with stops along the river at Noosaville. And find out about Noosa’s beautiful birds, river life and flora on the Noosa Biosphere Cruise – book on 5449 7513

Noosa Fishing tours: Explore the calm, pristine waters of Noosa River while fishing, crabbing and sight-seeing with #NoosaFishingandCrab Adventures. Pull up a few crab pots and taste the yummy #thisisqueensland mud crab or blue swimmer, cooked on-board. Half-day tours for up to 10 people include gourmet crab tasting and lunch, with rods, reels, bait and ice provided, all with an experienced skipper. Private fishing charters are also available. Phone 5449 7984 or 0407 206 062
Boating: Lots of options to cruise and explore the #NoosaRiver, from the river mouth near Hastings Street to the upper lakes past Tewantin. Noosa River and Canal Cruises, Cruising Restaurant, gondola, Noosa Dreamboats, Sunset Cruise or drive yourself on a party pontoon or hire boat. #OBoathire has the biggest and best range of party BBQ pontoons, frontrunners, runabout, jet skis and kayaks at 222 Gympie Tce, Noosaville. 54497513

Noosa Farmers Market: Sunday from 7am to 11am Weyba Road, Noosaville Also each Wednesday and Saturday the Eumundi Markets, Noosa Marina Markets on Sunday morning, Peregian Beach Markets on every second Sunday morning, and the Cooroy Markets on Thursday morning

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