Rains cancel market at the creek

RECENT rains have forced the Apple Tree Creek Markets organisers to cancel this Saturday’s scheduled event.

The markets have been cancelled due to the conditions of the showgrounds.

The markets will return as scheduled on March 13.

Tea for soil

NORTH Burnett residents interested in learning how to improve the quality of their soil have the opportunity to attend a workshop on February 25 in Mundubbera.

The soil biology and compost workshop will teach attendees how to make and use a compost tea on soil in the area.

The workshop is free and will be held at the Mundubbera Community Development Centre from 9am to 2.30pm.

Book your place by February 19 by phoning 4165 3551.

Rumble for kids

BURNETT Heads will come alive with the throbbing of engines for the Variety Ride 4 Kids, which will pass through on March 6.

Riders, who will start on the Sunshine Coast, are expected to arrive at the hotel at 4pm for a night of food and entertainment.

A roast meal will be available from 7pm.

Riders will stay overnight at Burnett Heads before heading to Bundaberg for the last leg of the journey.

Festival fun

AFTER the success of the Q150 festival last year, the Gin Gin and District Community have decided to continue the fun with an annual festival on March 21.

There will be activities and demonstrations throughout the day with rides and stalls.

The day will commence with a parade down the town’s main street.

Food and drink will be available throughout the day. For more information, phone 4156 3381.

Music festival grows

SPONSORSHIP for the year’s inaugural Lighthouse Festival has taken off, with an extra five businesses taking on packages.

Festival organisers expect to announce additional sponsors soon.

The Lighthouse Festival will be held on the Queen’s Birthday weekend, on June 12-13.

For more information, visit www.lighthousefestival.com.au.

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