12 things to do this weekend in Warwick

Pig races.
Pig races.

Golf day

THE footballs are away for a few months and the golf clubs will come out on Sunday for the Warwick Cowboys Charity Golf Day.

WHEN: Sunday frtom 11am

WHERE: Warwick Golf Club

COST: Book at Pro shop on the day

Boxing action

THE courts at the Warwick Indoor Recreation and Aquatic Centre will transform into a battlefield from 2pm tomorrow when the Warwick Boxing Tournament kicks off.

Doors open at 1.30pm with the first fights at 2pm and going into the night.

WHEN: Tomorrow


COST: $15 adults, $10 children and children under 10 free

Karara Pig Races

THE Karara Tavern and Motel are hosting the very first Karara Pig Races this Sunday.

The event will feature six races and punters will be able to bid on the pigs in a calcutta prior to racing.

There will be a pig on the spit, live music, cold beer and raffles throughout the day.

Camping is available nearby if people want to stay, but Karara is only half an hour drive from Warwick.

Proceeds will go to the Karara community.

WHEN: Saturday from 10am

WHERE: Karara Tavern and Motel, 18509 Cunningham Hwy, Karara

COST: Free

Lawdogs show

THE amazing Lawdogs Australia is celebrating its fifth birthday and will be open to the public all weekend.

It's a great chance to see puppies and adult dogs going through law enforcement training and doing demonstrations of protection, detection and agility in a one-hour sit-down show.

WHEN: Saturday and Sunday. Shows at 11am and 2pm

WHERE: 355 Church Rd, The Summit

COST: Adults $25, Seniors $20, high school $10 and primary students $5.

Seasonal Feast

THIS weekend, the Seasonal Feast markets will be on at the Piazza in Stanthorpe.

Swing by and pick up some mushrooms, eggs, baby broccoli and Micro Market Garden microgreens for a fresh spring omelette.

WHEN: Tomorrow from 8am

WHERE: The Piazza, Maryland St

COST: Free, but don't forget your spending money

Free tennis

WARWICK and District Tennis Association is offering some free family fun for tennis fans.

Come down to the tennis courts this Sunday from 4.30pm to 5.30pm for some free community play.

Free court use will be available for adults and community play sessions will be available for juniors with community coaches on hand to run the activities.

WHEN: Sunday from 4.30pm to 5.30pm

WHERE: Warwick and District Tennis Association, Fitzroy St, Warwick

COST: Free

Rock Up Day

THE Ballandean Winery, in conjunction with the Stanthorpe Historic Vehicle and Machinery Group, is holding a Rock Up Day this Sunday.

Head along and see the historic wheels in the vineyard or get hunting in the swap meet.

No time constraints, just a casual easy-going get together in the country.

WHEN: Sunday from 9am

WHERE: Ballandean Estate Winery, Ballandean

COST: Free


EVERY Saturday morning at 7am a large band of dedicated walkers and runners heads to Queens Park for a couple of laps of our beautiful Riverwalk.

Before you head down, download the Strava app on your smartphone and join the Daily News running group to help us become the fittest state in Queensland and NSW.

WHEN: Saturday from 7am

WHERE: Queens Park, Warwick

COST: Free

Get Fido fit

THE Warwick Lure Coursing Club will hold an event on Sunday at its grounds in Henry Joppich Park.

Prospective new members always welcome at the club grounds off Wentworth St, just north of the Warwick Cemetery.

Dogs of all breeds and sizes are welcome.

WHEN: Sunday from 8.30am

WHERE: Henry Joppich Park

COST: $5 members, $6 non members

Excel Circuit event

THE first Excel Circuit Nationals will be held at Morgan Park Raceway tomorrow. There will be drivers from as far as Adelaide at the event which has attracted 29 Excel vehicles. An additional attraction tomorrow will be 60-minute race for production sports cars (prodsports) from a wide range of makes.

WHEN: Tomorrow, from 8.30am.

WHERE: Morgan Park Raceway

COST: Free


PISTOL shooting at the Inglewood range this weekend will start with a 25m standard pistol format for competitors to see where their pistol is hitting, then move along to action pistol rules. Then it will be back to the pistol bay area for some cap and ball revolver contests and a Kentucky muzzle loading pistol.

WHEN: Saturday, from noon and 10am Sunday

WHERE: Inglewood SSAA range

COST: Free for spectators

Cowboys night

THE Warwick Cowboys will hold the club's annual trophy presentations tonight at the clubhouse at Father Ranger Oval.

The club won the TRL club championship for a second successive time this season as well as making grand finals in A and under-18 grades. There will be presentations to players for all four grades, plus perpetual trophies. Popular musician Butch Collier will provided the entertainment.

WHEN: Tonight from 6.30pm.

WHERE: Cowboys clubhouse at Queens Park

COST: $20 per person

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