Five things to do in Ipswich this weekend
1. Imagine This
Ipswich Art Gallery, d'Arcy Doyle Place
CHECK out Ipswich Art Gallery's latest exhibition this weekend. Use colourful and creative craft materials to imagine and make something, then take your creation home or display it in the gallery for others to see. The exhibition is open daily until November 27. Children under three years can explore the baby and toddler play space. For more visit ipswichartgallery.qld.gov.au.
All weekend, 10am-5pm
2. Ipswich Woodcrafts Club Open Day, 14 Mihi St, Brassall
WATCH demonstrations including wood turning, carving, scroll sawing and pyrography for free at this popular event. Browse displays and purchase handmade creations while enjoying a sausage sizzle and sweets. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0422450972.
3. Country Music Festival, Swifts Sports Fields, Yamanto
HEAD out for a family day of county music featuring local artists and more. The kids can enjoy the animal nursery while adults test their strength in the gum boot throwing competition. Check out the utes and vintage cars on display or grab a bite to eat. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $5 for children 15 and under, and $30 per family. For more, phone 0408884357.
4. Handmade Expo Market, Ipswich Turf Club, Bundamba
START your Christmas shopping early at this popular handmade products market. Browse more than 70 quality stalls for unique gifts or a treasure to take home. There will also be plenty of coffee, food and a jumping castle on offer. The pioneer steam train will be running alongside the market, which is pram and wheelchair friendly.
5. Boonah Orchid Show
Boonah State High School hall
SEE trade displays, plant sales, cooking and craft stalls and enjoy gorgeous Devonshire teas at the Boonah Orchid Show. Celebrate the beauty Boonah gardens have to offer by supporting this Anglican Parish of Boonah-Harrisville event. Entry costs $3 and children are free. For details phone 0408889172.
Saturday, 9am-4pm and Sunday, 9am-2pm.