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Arts in August

Each year, the Arts in August campaign promotes the diversity of the region’s thriving arts and culture sector, supporting local community projects and their development.

The program offers an assortment of exciting events and workshops right across the Central Highlands.

 

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DATE EVENT VENUE TIME TICKETS
26 July Astronomical Bauhinia Hall, Bauhinia 6.00pm to 9.00pm $20 per adult

$10 per child

$50 per family

Book your tickets here

27 July Astronomical Beazley Park, Meteor Street, Rolleston 6.00pm till 9.00pm $20 per adult

$10 per child

$50 per family

Book your tickets here

29-31 July Roaming Artist Retreat with Kasey Sealy, Emerald Sat – Tutoring Emerald Art Group

Sun – Plein Air – Library, Emerald

Mon – Botanic Gardens, Emerald

Contact Sharon Gimbert

on 0409 820 790

Daily cost of $50 per participant.

For newcomers – paints will be available for hire for $15 per day.

1-2 August Roaming Artist Retreat with Kasey Sealy, Blackwater 1/8 – Tutoring/Plein Air, Pony Club Blackwater

2/8 – Plein Air – Japanese Gardens, Blackwater

Contact Sharon Gimbert

on 0409 820 790

Daily cost of $50 per participant.

For newcomers – paints will be available for hire for $15 per day.

 

3-4 August Roaming Artist Retreat with Kasey Sealy, Springsure 3/8 – Tutoring/Plein Air

4/8 – Plein Air, Virgin Rock

Contact Sharon Gimbert

on 0409 820 790

 

Daily cost of $50 per participant.

For newcomers – paints will be available for hire for $15 per day.

5-6 August Roaming Artist Retreat with Kasey Sealy, Water Colour Tuition and Workshop, Emerald Emerald Art Group Contact Sharon Gimbert

on 0409 820 790

Daily cost of $50 per participant.

For newcomers – paints will be available for hire for $15 per day.

5 August Gigs and Digs Festival Emerald Showgrounds 3.00 pm – 11.00pm Children under 13 years of age are free

Family passes available

Ticket information here

5 August Drumming & Music Workshop Emerald Showgrounds Contact Nye Stewart on nyestewart@gmail.com Free registration
6 August Astronomical Duaringa State School, Duaringa 6.00pm till 9.00pm $20 per adult

$10 per child

$50 per family

Book your tickets here

9 August  Astronomical Blackwater State School  6.00pm till 9.00pm $20 per adult

$10 per child

$50 per family

Book your tickets here

10 August  Astronomical Emerald Showgrounds  6.00pm till 9.00pm $20 per adult

$10 per child

$50 per family

Book your tickets here

11 August Astronomical Springsure Show Grounds 6.00pm to 9.00pm $20 per adult

$10 per child

$50 per family

Book your tickets here

12 August Astronomical Oaky 1 Oval, Tieri 6.00pm till 9.00pm $20 per adult

$10 per child

$50 per family

Book your tickets here

10-13 August Gemfest Festival Allan King Memorial Park, Anakie QLD Various times over the 4 days Daily Entry:

  • Adult $10
  • Child (under 16) $2
  • Child (under 12) free

4-day Passport: $20

10-13 August Sara Storer – Legend and the Locals Gemfest Festival Various times over the 4 days Entry Fees as above for Gemfest
12-13 August Fabulous Film! “Through my eyes: the art of digital storytelling” Emerald Photographic Club, Artist Precinct behind the Emerald Library Visit Emerald Photographic Club Facebook Page Book your tickets here
14-18 August

National Science Week
Fitzroy Basin Association (Education and Science) McIndoe Function Centre, Emerald Contact Karen Newman

on 1300 242 686

Free entry
19 August Eliza Cottage Craft Day Blackwater International Coal Centre Contact Karen Newman

on 1300 242 686

Free entry
26-27 August Mosaic Tables Workshop Emerald (Library Park) Contact Sharon Gimbert after 15/08/17 on

0409 820 790

Free entry
27 August Poets Brunch Rainworth Fort, Springsure Contact Karen Newman, 1300 242 686 Free entry
30 August Mzaza – Children of the Road – Community Workshop McIndoe Function Centre, Emerald 4.30pm – 5.30pm Register here
30 August Mzaza – Children of the Road McIndoe Function Centre, Emerald Contact Karen Newman

on 1300 242 686

Performance: 7.00pm

Book your tickets here

Adult: $20.00

Senior: $10.00

Student: $10.00

Child: $10.00

9 September Capella Pioneer Village Heritage Day Capella Pioneer Village, Capella Contact Maureen Burns, 4984 9425 Entry Costs Here

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