Open House Events

What's on in Maryborough

 

With a full program of guided tours, events and entertainment, there is plenty to do over the weekend.

2017 Events to be confirmed.
 

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2016 EVENTS

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2016

Maryborough Walking Tour  

Heritage City Walking Tour

Departs City Hall.  Time: 9.00am

Take a free tour around the city with a heritage-costumed guide.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

Jacob Cardover

 

Special Open House Concert Jacob Cordover

Gatakers Artspace.  Time: 6.00pm

Enjoy a special live concert by Jacob Cordover in the magical ambience of Gatakers courtyard. Supported by local duo, Melange.

Ph: 07 4122 6060. Cost:  $25 per person

CLICK HERE FOR BOOKINGS

Maryborough Stories by Night

 

Maryborough Stories by Night

Departs Bond Store. Time:  6.00pm

Discover the art of storytelling and join this guided Maryborough Story Trial tour led by a member of ancient guild of story tellers. 

Bookings Essential. Ph:  07 4190 5722

Cost:  Adults $15

 

 

SATURDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2016

Maryborough Walking Tour

 

Heritage City Walking Tour

Departs City Hall. Time: 9.00am

Take a free tour around the city with a heritage-costumed guide.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

Bells

 

Ring the Bells

St Paul’s Bell Tower. Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm

Experience the thrill of ringing the oldest church bells in Queensland at St Paul’s Bell Tower.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

Aerodrome

 

Aerodrome Tour

Maryborough Airport. Time:  9.00am

Take a guided tour of the airport grounds and explore remnants of RAAF buildings.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

Brolga Backstage Tours

 

Brolga Theatre Backstage Tours

Brolga Theatre (Entry via Backstage). 

Time:  10.00am to 3.00pm

Learn the history of the theatre and backstage secrets on a 45 min tour.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

Music in the Tank

 

Music in the Tank

Ann Street Water Tower. Time: 11 am, 12pm and 1pm

Live performances in the unique setting of the water tower.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

 

Pop Up Performances

Maryborough Court House. Time: 11am, 12noon, 1pm and 2pm.

Re-enactments of the trial of James McPherson "The Wild Scotchman" a bush ranger who was tried and convicted in Maryborough 150 years ago.
Performed by the Maryborough Players.

No bookings required. Cost: Free

 

Locomotive 299 Handover

Maryborough Railway Station Time:  12pm.

Official Handover of Locomotive 299 to the care of Maryborough City Whistlestop Inc.

No bookings required. Cost:  Free

 

Maryborough Cemetery Tours

Departs Cemetery Gates. Time:  4.30pm.

A guided tour of Maryborough’s heritage listed cemetery.

No bookings required. Cost:  Gold Coin Donation

Gatakers By Night

 

Gatakers By Night

Gatakers Artspace. Time:  5pm to 9pm.

Portside will come alive with music, art, food and wine on Saturday evening at Gatakers Artspace. Live performance by Soul City.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

 

 

Outdoor Movie Night - Due to unforeseen circumstances the movie night has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Queens Park. Time:  CANCELLED

 

SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2016

Sunday in the park

 

Sunday in the Park

Queens Park. Time:  9am to 1pm

Enjoy a wonderful morning of steam train rides and brass bands held in Maryborough’s Queens Park.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

 

Original Township Tour

Original Maryborough Site, Aldridge (river end). Time:  10am

Explore the fascinating history of this unique historical site and the gardening habits of the pioneers.  Join local historians as they point out the historical points of note, remnants and landscape from what was once a bustling frontier port town.

No bookings required

Cost:  Free

 

Other Community Events

Fair Haven Aged Care 50th Birthday Celebrations - Morning Street. Saturday 24 September from 9.30am

Creative Co op Handmade Markets - St Stephens Church Hall, Sussex Street. Saturday 24 September 8am -1pm