Harrisons infamous Melbourne Cup celebrations return in conjunction with the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Port Douglas. Frock up for a day of fabulous food, wine and frivolity!
$179.00 pp includes- Snacks & Champagne on arrival Canapes 4 course sit down meal 4 hour beverage package Sweeps & prizes for best dressed, best hat and more TV screens to watch the big race
Melbourne Cup at Melaleuca
3rd November Melbourne Cup at Melaleuca
Champagne on arrival, prizes for best dress and best fascinator PLUS live music by Seachange.
Fun starts at 11.30am. $150 per person
Bookings essential via phone on 07 4099 5167 or via the website
8 to 15th November NAIDOC Week Mossman
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To learn more about NAIDOC Week, head on over to www.naidoc.org.au.
Christmas Spirit Appeal
9th November to 21st December Christmas Spirit Appeal
Now in it’s ninth year, The Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre is once again reaching out to those in need in our community, in their annual Christmas Spirit Appeal. In conjunction with What’s On In Port, we are introducing the “Twelve Days Of Christmas”. We are asking our wonderful local Shire residents to participate by donating goods relating to each of the twelve days as will be published over the coming weeks.
12th November Undertow – Shock Therapy
It is an honest and powerful look at the hidden forces, beneath the surface that move us and determine the choices we make and the actions we take. Centering around a high school community, the show follows a group of individuals, from a range of backgrounds, all dealing with their own unique challenges. Shock Therapy draw on a range of film conventions and physical theatre techniques to push their signature style in a new direction, blurring the line between different realities.
End of Year Art Exhibition
14th Nov to 12th Dec End of Year Art Exhibition at DAB
“DAB Gallery End of Year Exhibition 14 November – 12 December It’s almost time for our annual End of Year Art Exhibition! This event showcases a wide variety of quality work that has been created by local artists during the year. Art on display includes fabulous range of acrylic and watercolour paintings, botanical paintings, urban sketches, pottery, glass work, jewellery and mosaics. Come in, grab some unique and affordable Christmas gifts, and support your local artists. DAB Gallery is open Monday to Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm. Everyone is welcome. We are located at 11 Mill Street Mossman, just opposite the library.”
17th November Half Day Art Retreat
Please note NO art experience required!!!! Join me for a welcome/ sharing circle, sound healing, journaling and letting our creativity and what ever is there sitting with us on the day come through…May it be for healing, growth, fun or meditation I will guide you into connecting with that and holding space for you to express it out! Art is such a wonderful way to connect with parts of you that you never knew exsisted.. pop a circle of amazing people, sound healings and nature in the mix, some powerful medicine for your soul xxx We will be in a lovely area on the beach shaded by big beautiful palm trees 9am till 1pm (longer if needed sometimes time just flys by trust me!) $120 per person *please note this will include lunch that will be provided at 1230pm in the beautiful restaurant at Thala lodge with hills and ocean views. ( Menu will be provided upon registration to event)
Mayors Christmas Lunch
19th November Mayors Christmas Lunch
Join us for the 2020 Mayor’s Christmas Luncheon at the iconic Salsa Bar & Grill, and help us make a difference to those doing it tough in our community this Christmas.
Tangaroa Blue Beach Cleanup
22nd November Tangaroa Blue 4 Mile Beach Cleanup
4 Mile Beach in Port Douglas is one of our longest running QLD beach monitoring sites, which we clean and record data on every month. Our Tangaroa Blue coordinator will be meeting volunteers at Bruno Reidwig Park at the end of Solandar Blvd, Port Douglas at 8:30am on September 12th for a beach clean-up and data collection activity. All equipment will be provided, we just need volunteers to wear enclosed shoes, bring sun/rain protection, a reusable water bottle and lots of energy. To register or for any questions, please email email@example.com
End of Year Concert
22nd November End of Year Concert
Lynda’s Music students end of year concert and award presentation. Come and see the talented students perform at the Mossman Shire Hall.
25, 26, 27, 28, 29 November Steel Magnolias
Pivoting around the lively Truvy Jones’ Louisiana beauty parlour, a tightly-knit band of friends, confront griefs, loss, life’s unforeseen tragedies and heartaches with what they do best: gossiping and sharing. Between Wednesday 25 November 2020 7:30 PM and Sunday 29 November 2020 7:30 PM
Twilight Christmas Fair
27th November Twilight Christmas Fair at St Crispin’s
Join us for an evening to celebrate the coming Festive Season, with a traditional Twilight Christmas Fair! There will be market stalls featuring products made with love by our talented local artisans, face painting, lucky dips and Christmas Crafts for the kids, Christmas Carols by Creative Souls Choir, music AND the cafe will be open serving food and drinks!
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