CHRISTMAS RUN: Get into the holiday spirit with Christmas music this weekend at the weekly parkrun.
CHRISTMAS RUN: Get into the holiday spirit with Christmas music this weekend at the weekly parkrun. Gerard Walsh

10 things to do this weekend on the Southern Downs

Last chance to potter for gifts
CHRISTMAS shoppers have just one more week to drop in and shop for gifts at the Warwick Potters House.
The Potters Christmas Shop is full of handcrafted gifts including pots and sculptures.
The shop will be open tomorrow, Tuesday and Wednesday from 10am-4pm.
Where: Potters House, Horsman Rd (opposite Warwick Christian College)
When: Tomorrow, 10am to 4pm
Cost: Free (remember to bring your spending money)

Senior cricket at Slade Park
CONDAMINE Cup cricket will be played at Allora and Slade Park this weekend.
Wheatvale and Maryvale will take to Slade Park tomorrow while Allora host Inglewood from 12.30pm.
On Sunday the Sovereign Animals and the Railway Rascals return to Slade Park for the final game of 2015.
Where: Allora and Slade Park
When: Tomorrow and Sunday
Cost: Free to watch

St Mark's carols and sausage sizzle
ST MARK'S Anglican Church is inviting residents to join in song tonight to celebrate Christmas.
Jesus is the Reason for the Season carols and a free sausage sizzle from 5.30pm.
Followed by a family Christmas carols service, with the East Street Singers and candle/glow sticks from 7pm.
Where: St Mark's Anglican Church
When: Tonight, 5.30pm
Cost: Free

Christmas lights up the streets
CHECK out the Christmas lights on display across Warwick.
From bright lights and music to nativity scenes there's plenty to see as the town comes alive for Christmas.
For a full map guide to the displays in your area grab a copy of tomorrow's Warwick Daily News.
Where: Warwick
When: All weekend
Cost: Free

Star Wars wait is over
GET your lightsaber ready, the new instalment of the iconic Star Wars movie series is now showing at Warwick Twin Cinema.
Get your popcorn ready for the biggest movie event of the year.
For a full list of showing times over the weekend visit www.warwickmovies.com.au.
Where: Warwick Twin Cinema
When: All weekend
Cost: Tickets are $8 for children, $9 concessions and $11 for adults (plus $1.50 for 3D)

Take advantage of sunny days
TAKE to the water this weekend and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine at Leslie Dam. Summer is well and truly here so time to get back on the water and into those exciting summer sports.
Take out the rod and reel, the tinny or the water skis for a fun family day out.
With the sunshine predicted for this weekend it promises to be a fantastic free weekend activity that everyone can enjoy.
Where: Leslie Dam
When: All weekend
Cost: Free

Thanes Creek a top spot for fossickers
FOSSICKING for rock crystal, citrine, smoky quartz, purple amethyst and topaz in the beautiful Southern Downs countryside?
A popular location is at Thanes Creek, about 40km west of Warwick.
Take the Cunningham Hwy travelling towards Inglewood.
Fossickers require a fossicking licence in all areas which can be purchased online.
For more information call the Warwick Visitor Information Centre on 4661 3122.

Make tracks at parkrun tomorrow
WARWICK Parkrun is on again, with a Christmas carols performance to entertain the runners.
Runners and walkers will assemble for a 7am start on the banks of the Condamine River below the Warwick rugby union fields.
Where: Queens Park
When: Tomorrow 7am
Cost: Free, barcode needed from website



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