23 December 2012

Friday nights at Eumundi Markets this summer



Eumundi will be the place to be on Friday nights this summer with the return of SUMMER NIGHTS from 5 – 9pm on five Friday nights, commencing 14 December 2012.


There’s no better place for a relaxed meal at the end of the week – with the bonus of laid-back free entertainment under the stars.


It’s a great night out for tourists and locals alike, with a wide range of market food stalls, art and craft stalls, massage therapists and fabulous entertainment including live music and free family-friendly outdoor movies.


The movies are being presented by ‘Flicks in the Sticks’ at around 6.30pm, and we’ll be screening a different movie each week of SUMMER NIGHTS.


The dates for EUMUNDI SUMMER NIGHTS are: Friday 14 December, Friday 21 December, Friday 28 December, Friday 4 January and Friday 11 January.

13 October 2012

Sunshine Coast Home, Caravan & Camping Expo


The Sunshine Coast Home Show & Caravan, Camping & Boating Expo will be held on 19th/20th October and it has over 200 exhibitors with a major Home Show event in the giant pavilion PLUS dozens of displays of caravans, camper trailers and motorhomes PLUS a select range of the best boating outlets on the coast with a great range of tinnies, ski boats, runabouts and off shore fishing craft. 

There will also be casting and fishing talks on the giant fish tank, lifestyle cooking demos with Ranger Nick and Ecopot, free kids rides and massive prizes to win including $5,000 worth of European appliances for your home and a $1200 
Shimano fishing pack. 

22 September 2012

Free School Holiday Magic Shows

What do you call a lady magician? Magicianess of course! And back in time for the school holidays at the Ginger Factory are the very popular Magicianess and her two sidekicks, who will dig deep into their amazing box of tricks and leave the little ones spellbound, giggling and gasping for more. 

With her big white fluffy bunny, called Magic and friendly wizard Grumbledore to assist, these not-to-be-missed free magic shows will run twice daily during weekdays. The fully interactive shows will be filled with a mesmerising line-up of illusions, theatre, puppetry and tricks, including one that will leave everyone gasping and asking 'How did they do it?'


Magicianess Magic is coming to the Ginger Factory this school holidays.

September 24 - 28 &
 October 1 - 5, 
2 Free Shows Daily 11AM & 1PM

08 September 2012

2012 Womens Lifestyle Expo

Women’s Lifestyle Expo 2012 is about connecting.  The Expo provides exciting and refreshing opportunities.  Be spoilt and captivated by the wonderful surprises we have for you!  Enjoy more than 100 Exhibits and a huge variety of workshops all designed to meet the needs of women of all ages, cultures and interests.

Pamper Room – Be Spoilt!
Over 100 Exhibits to view.
Huge variety of Workshops.
Art Show & Sale.

2012 Womens Lifestyle Expo
Lake Kawana Community Centre, Sportsmans Parade, Lake Kawana Friday 14 Saturday 15 September 2012, 9am – 4pm


*FREE Admission *WIN loads of prizes and giveaways

20 August 2012

Great Whale Watch Season Specials

From May to Late September enjoy our long stay special.

Stay for 4 weeks or more and enjoy our 2 Bedroom winter rates.

(From $650 per week). 

Stay for 2 weeks or more in a 2 Bedroom unit .

(From $750 per week). 

Make the Most of our fantastic ocean view !!!!!!!!!!! 
Keep an eye out for the whales Migrating!!!!!

We can help you organise airport shuttles.

Ring direct 07 54435988
* Conditions apply. Subject to availability.

17 July 2012

Win Your Sunshine Coast Holiday!


One lucky winner will choose from a selection of accommodation and activity options to create their own unique Sunshine Coast Holiday Package.
To enter, head to the Sunshine Coast destination facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/sunshinecoastQLD/ and describe in 25 words or less what would be your ideal Sunshine Coast holiday.
A romantic getaway or a fun filled family adventure? The great outdoors or resort relaxation? Enter competition, for your chance to WIN!

01 July 2012

Sunshine Coast Winter Bowls Carnival 2012


“Jack high!” will be the cry that goes out more than once during the 2012 Sunshine Coast Regional Council 50th Winter Bowls Carnival from 3 – 15 July.
The Sunshine Coast Winter Bowls Carnival always attracts a large contingent due to the lovely winter days. Get involved or simply watch from the sideline as mixed pairs, opens, medley, fours and singles battle it out in a friendly and social environment.
Elouera Tower is beautifully situated near the Maroochydore Beach Bowls Club which is located at Cotton Tree. We have been putting special bowls packages together for many years now - check out some of our package possibilities.

11 June 2012

Sail Mooloolaba 2012

Sail Mooloolaba is truly a celebration of sailing. From little dinghies through to big keel boats and everything in between including disabled sailing, Etchells radio controlled boats and fierce match racing, it's on in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast from 23rd until 1st July. 

Racing is on the open water right in front of Mooloolaba Beach and on the Mooloolah River in the centre of town. Kids and adults can join in one or more of the sailing experiences, visit the local attractions, laze on the white sands of Mooloolaba Beach and enjoy an affordable, warm winter family holiday on the Sunshine Coast. 

The racing is easily from vantage points along Mooloolaba Beach and from The Wharf on Mooloolah River.


03 June 2012

Sunshine Coast Agriculture Show 2012


The Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show enjoys strong volunteerism that has enabled the Show to prosper and volunteers work in all areas through the traditional sections of cake making to arts and craft. 

The ring still remains a focus point as it did 104 years ago, with the number of horse entries remaining strong.  

The Show remains strong to its traditional theme and events with strong community support, school participation, and a growing attendance each year. Add to that 
Silver Spike competition, bushwhacker bonanza lumberjack show, fireworks, monster trucks, animal nursery, spirited speedway cars, be a seven local news star and much more!

27 May 2012

Sunshine Coast World Environment Day Festival


The core of the festival, held on 3rd June, is made up by ‘Gateway to the Green Economy’ which is organised around 7 main areas:

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Fashion & Lifestyle
  • Home & Garden
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Water
Each area will house business exhibitors along with research and innovation displays and a series of stations providing information on easy to implement sustainable living practices for the home.

  • Green Feats - To engage audience each area will also feature one of ‘Green Feats’ challenges and activities designed to educate, engage and entertain the audience around core sustainability messages
  • Speaker Program- Local people at the forefront of specialised sustainability fields (from private enterprise, community and academia) will be speaking on their experiences and expertise on what it will be like to live in a world powered by a Green Economy
  • Children’s area – The Children’s area will provide a wide range of hands on educational activities for all those that are young at heart.
  • Community Forecourt – The community forecourt will provide an area for community environmental groups (such as Landcare and Waterwatch groups) to engage with the community and put on show their activities and achievements.
  • Festival trail – All visitors will be invited to follow trail which will take them on a journey that will engage, inspire and educate leading them through all areas of the festival. Along the trail visitors will be asked to participate in activities and find information that will lead them to a better understanding of environmental impacts and empower them to live more sustainably.
Of course there will also be an ample supply of food and entertainment to provide a genuine festival atmosphere.

20 May 2012

It's My Wedding Expo

Planning a wedding is a full time job. Visit the it's my wedding Expo - Sunshine Coast at the Maroochy RSL and speak one-on-one with celebrants, hair and makeup stylists, photographers, caterers, venue operators, entertainers and florists. 

Everything for the bride - all under one roof.


Fashion Parades: 11.30am & 2.30pm

Free bags for brides bridal magazines and discount vouchers
Fantastic prizes: Including two bridal gowns, honeymoon accommodation, photographic shoots and more

12 May 2012

Opera in the Castle

Elouera Tower is proud sponsor of the Opera in the Castle, held 18, 19 and 20th May at the Bli Bli Castle. Resonating through the magnificent Great Hall, some of Australia’s finest voices will perform a selection of pieces from popular operas and musical theatre showstoppers! 

Featuring nationally and internationally acclaimed artists Glenn Lorimer, Darian Johns, Kathryn Bradbury, Dominique Fegan, pianist Mr Brendan Murtagh and your host Bruce Edwards.


This production makes for a wonderful experience and is recommended to anyone who loves music. With complimentary canap├ęs served during interval in the Castle Courtyard and an audience limited to one hundred “Opera in the Castle” has set the standard for an intimate evening of beautiful music and extraordinary voices in a wonderful setting.

06 May 2012

Lifeline Annual Fashion Show

Annual fashion show highlighting the great range of pre-loved and new clothes/accessories for men/women/children that are stocked at the Lifeline shop. A fantastic team of volunteers will model up to 100 outfits between them, including casual, smart, formal, retro and eveningwear.

All proceeds go towards assisting with the invaluable and varied counselling services that Lifeline provides to the community. Entry is free, there will be discounts on purchases on the day and door prizes.

Where: 
The Lifeline shop, 88 aerodrome road, Maroochydore
When: 12th of May 2012, 2-4pm
Price: Free entry

28 April 2012

Sunshine Coast Business Expo 2012

Recognised as one of the Sunshine Coast’s premier business events, the 2012 Sunshine Coast Business Expo will incorporate a comprehensive program of keynote presentations, workshops, seminars, exhibitors and networking opportunities.


Dates: Thursday 10 and Friday 11 May 2012
Venue: The Mooloolaba Campus of the Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE [Maps]


Entry to the exhibition area is free. You'll need to book for events during the Expo.

16 April 2012

Maleny Music Weekend


The Maleny Music Weekend is being held to coincide with and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Maleny Folk Festival. The music and camping weekend will have two indoor venues, bars, two workshop tents, and a session tent. 
Entertainment includes concerts, workshops, chalkboard sessions, poets’ breakfasts, roving outdoor performers and a bush dance. The event will be running from sunset Friday 20th April to afternoon Sunday 22nd April.
There will be a raffle during the festival. Prizes include fab musical instruments and music CDs.

25 March 2012

Aero Engine Run Day

The Queensland Air Museum Caloundra presents the Aero Engine Run Day on 31st March with a special display of aviation horsepower. The museum will be firing up its collection of historic operational aircraft engines and aircraft. 

The museum's operational engines and aircraft cover a range of engine styles dating from the 1940s. Close inspection of the engines in between the runs is encouraged, when you can meet and talk to the restoration volunteers.

An all day barbecue Sausage Sizzle will be operating with cold drinks, tea and coffee. 

18 March 2012

Bloomhill Annual Monster Garage Sale

Bloomhill Cancer Help is hosting its second annual Monster Garage Sale on Saturday, 31 March, following the success of last year.

Held at the Bloomhill Distribution Centre, 1/10 Endeavour Drive, Kunda Park, the sale opens from 7am to 1pm and will offer a wide range of discounts on good quality items such as furniture, appliances, clothing, sporting equipment and much more.


Bloomhill Cancer Help is a Sunshine Coast based charity and provides support and assistance to those affected by cancer. Operated by a team of dedicated staff and hundreds of volunteers, Bloomhill offers counselling, transport to appointments, respite care and a range of complementary therapies and other practical help.
 

12 March 2012

Garden Tourism Week

From 18 - 24 March a special week of garden related activities combined with enjoying the delights of the Sunshine Coast will happen at Buderim. 

The activities are a special event in the celebration of the Buderim 150th Anniversary of foundation. The activity also coincides with ‘The Year of Chinese Culture, in Australia’. Buderim Garden Club and Sunshine Coast Sister Cities Association are joint hosts.


The week is designed for home gardeners, plus landscapers and ‘parks-n-garden’ officials as well. The Autumn Plant Exhibition will service the cultural needs of gardeners and garden lovers.

27 February 2012

Queensland Junior Surf Life Saving Championships


The Queensland Junior Surf Life Saving Championship is the blue-ribbon junior surf sports event in the state and showcases future champions in the making.

The largest and most prestigious event for our younger members, the Queensland Junior State Championships sees the finest talent from around the state go head to head.

In 2012, the event will see more than 1,500 of the state's top junior lifesavers flock to Maroochydore to battle the surf and sand in their quest for state glory.

Event Details:  
  • Date:  9-11 March 2012
  • Venue:  Maroochydore SLSC, Sunshine Coast

18 February 2012

Long Stay Easter Special


1,2 and 3 Bedroom - (Stay 10 nights or more and pay low season Tariff  )
All Units for this deal still have Incredible Ocean Views.
Prices based on 2012 Low Season Tariff.
Valid 1st  to the 28th April   2012.
Ring direct 07 5443 5988
* Conditions apply. Subject to availability.

29 January 2012

Caloundra International ATP Challenger 2012


The Australian Tennis Pro Tour will return to Caloundra from 4-12 February 2012.
With $50,000 in prize money and world ranking points up for grabs, this year’s event will attract exciting Australian rising star James Duckworth, Taiwanese Lu Yen-hsun and 2011 Wimbledon Junior Champion, Luke Saville.
International players love playing at the beachside destination with the event attracting over 80 players from 21 different countries in 2011.
To get courtside for all the action, the ATP Tour Event will be held at the Caloundra Tennis Club, Cnr Arthur and Bowman Road, Caloundra. Entry $5 Adults and $2 Children.

22 January 2012

Australia Day at Aussie World



26 January is Australia Day and fun and games at Aussie World and the Ettamogah Pub on the Sunshine Coast start at 9.00a.m. Activities and events include the famous Dunny Races, a Ute Show and over 30 rides and games inside Aussie World, including brand new water ride Plunge, thrill ride Redback and fun Giant Slide! 


Australia Day is assured to be a rip-roaring day out for the whole family. Grab our family and friends and go where the locals go for family fun - Aussie World and the Ettamogah Pub! It's the only place to be this Australia Day.


Please visit the web site or call for further information.

16 January 2012

The Havaianas 2012 Australia Day Thong Challenge


The Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge is back in 2012 - bigger and better than before!
Australia’s most iconic summer event is back this Australia Day and it will see participants once again attempt to break a new world record of the longest line of Giant Inflatable Havaianas Thongs joined in the water.

The Havaianas 2012 Australia Day Thong Challenge Australia Day – Thursday 26th January 2012: NSW – Bondi Beach, VIC – Torquay Beach, QLD - Mooloolaba Beach, SA - Glenelg Beach, WA - Cottesloe Beach

For just $30 ($25 if registered online, participants will be registered to join in on the fun. As part of the registration, participants receive a Giant Inflatable Havaianas Thong (valued @ $49.95).


So come to the Mooloolaba Beach this Australia Day and be involved in Australia’s most iconic summer event and help attempt to break a world record!

07 January 2012

February Specials @ Elouera Towers


How Good is This  !!!
Great Hot Deal Rates for February!!!

1,2 & 3 Bedroom - (Stay 4 nights pay for 3 )
1,2 & 3 Bedroom - (Stay 7 nights pay for 5 )

All Units for this deal still have Incredible Ocean Views.

Prices based on Low Season Tariff.

Valid 1st Feb  till 29th Feb 20012.


Ring direct 07 54435988.

* Conditions apply. Subject to availability.