BIG WEEKEND: 13 things to do around the Southern Downs
1. Monthly markets
THE monthly Warwick Uber Markets are on this weekend at Leslie Park.
Wander through the stalls and check out the beautiful handicrafts, home-made food and odd bits and bobs.
WHERE: Leslie Park, Warwick.
WHEN: Tomorrow morning.
2. Ride the rail
THE Southern Downs Steam Rail will depart Warwick for a trip to Clifton tomorrow. Bookings are open.
Ticket holders will ride through the Southern Downs, share a hearty meal in Clifton and return through rolling hills of sorghum and corn.
WHERE: Corner Hamilton and Fitzroy Sts, Warwick.
WHEN: Train departs 10am tomorrow.
3. Rock out at the RSL
BRISBANE rockers Ear Candy will perform at Warwick RSL tonight.
The duo consists of Darrel Beasant and Rhonnie Tant. Both are accomplished studio musicians who write, record and produce their own unique styles of music.
They are currently promoting their third studio album release, Back Roads.
WHERE: Warwick RSL, King St.
WHEN: Tonight, 8pm.
4. Women's day yoga
MARK International Women's Day with a little "me” time at Essence of My Heart Yoga studio. The centre will host special ladies' sessions from 5.30pm.
WHERE: 75 Fitzroy St, Warwick.
WHEN: Tonight, 5.30-8pm.
COST: Free for members, $20 for guests.
5. Smell the flowers
THE Warwick Horticulture Society's Autumn Flower Show is in full bloom.
It will be held at St Mary's Hall until Saturday. Come along for two days of wonder and colour and enjoy lunch, morning tea or afternoon tea from a little pop-up cafe.
There will be native flora, dahlias, cacti, orchids, plants in containers, novice sections, floral art, school sections on display and the famous fruit and vegetable section will return.
WHERE: St Mary's Hall, Wood St.
WHEN: Today and tomorrow from noon each day.
6. Resin workshop
WHIMSICAL Creations will host a resin-pouring workshop at the weekend. Participants will learn how to make a resin chopping board in their choice of colours. The workshop is great for beginners. Visit www.facebook.com/ whimsicalcreations for more.
WHERE: Whimsical Creations.
WHEN: Tomorrow and Sunday.
7. Drags on tomorrow
THE Warwick and District Drag Racing Association is holding round one of the four-round DAS Sutton Family Contracting Bracket Series at Warwick Dragway.
There will be racing in five classes, four for dragsters and stars, and one for bikes.
WHERE: Warwick Dragway.
WHEN: Tomorrow, gates open 9am, qualifying from noon, racing from 5.30pm.
COST: $10 for adults, children under 13 free.
8. Barrett Shield
FIVE games of rugby league will be played at Father Ranger Oval tomorrow.
The first games are at 12.30pm and the main game, the A-grade clash for the Barrett Shield, will be at 7pm.
WHERE: Father Ranger Oval.
WHEN: Tomorrow, first game 12.30pm, A grade at 7pm.
COST: Adults $6. Concession $5, kids are free.
9. Grand finals
GRAND finals will be played in Warwick junior cricket tomorrow.
The under-16 grand final will be between Scots and Warwick at Slade Park.
Stars will play Thunder at the Queens Park turf in the under-13 grade.
The under-11 grade will have their weekly game before presentations for all Saturday grades are at Slade Park around noon.
WHERE: Slade Park and Queens Park turf.
WHEN: Tomorrow morning.
10. Cricket finals
WARWICK Cricket Association preliminary finals will be played on Sunday.
The winners of each game will qualify for the March 23 grand finals.
WHERE: A grade at Slade Park, reserve grade at Mayhew Oval.
WHEN: Sunday from 10.30am.
COST: Free to watch.
11. Porsche sprints
THE Porsche Club of Queensland will head to Morgan Park Raceway this weekend for two days of sprints.
There will be 65 starters for multi-make sprints tomorrow and 35 Porsche Club members in action in sprints on Sunday.
WHERE: Morgan Park Raceway.
WHEN: Tomorrow and Sunday from 9am, all day tomorrow and to 2pm Sunday.
COST: Free admission.
12. Karts on track
THE Warwick Karting Club will have round two of its club championships on Sunday at Sandy Creek Raceway.
Racing will be all day, with sprint kart racing for cadets, juniors and seniors.
Practice will be tomorrow.
WHERE: Sandy Creek Raceway.
WHEN: All day Sunday.
COST: Free to watch.
13. Caledonian dinner
THE Warwick Caledonian Society will host a night of dancing and Scottish cuisine at the Swan Creek Hall. Relax and enjoy the festivities and charm of a classic country hall and hit the dancefloor for the perfect end to a wonderful night.
Phone 0401 846 445.
WHERE: Swan Creek Hall.
WHEN: Tomorrow from 6.30pm.
COST: $35 for adults and $25 for primary and high school students.