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10 things to do this weekend

Allman Park, Warwick, is the place to be this weekend.
Allman Park, Warwick, is the place to be this weekend.

Picnic time at the races

PULL out the make-up ladies and spruce up men, because this weekend is the Warwick Picnic Races and they've promised not to disappoint.

Come along to watch the thoroughbreds race, the fashions rock the fields or perch yourself at the bar for a day of fun in the sun - and don't forget to bring your picnic basket.

When: Saturday, noon

Where: Allman Park, Warwick

Cost: $15-$45

 

Mountain Markets

TAKE mum along to relax and join in the fun at Market in the Mountains in Stanthorpe this Mother's Day.

When: Sunday 8am-noon

Where: Stanthorpe Civic Centre

Cost: Depends on your purchase.

 

Lunch down south

WHY not treat mum to a gourmet lunch in the southern region of Stanthorpe, where the wine is flowing and the food is amazing.

When: Sunday from 12.30pm

Where: Vineyard Cafe, Stanthorpe

Cost: Varied

 

Steam train ride

SOUTHERN Downs Steam Railway will be running again this weekend.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday

Where: Tomorrow to Clifton and Sunday to Wallangarra.

For further information visit southerndownssteamrail way.com.au or phone 46619788.

 

Legume Dinner

THE Legume Community Church Committee is holding a pre-mother's day dinner tomorrow night.

Treat mum to a three-course meal and a night out.

When: Tomorrow 6.30pm for 7pm.

Where: Legume Community Hall

Cost: $12 adults.

 

Big league game

WIRAC will come alive tomorrow afternoon when the Warwick Wildcats debut in D-league in Queensland basketball.

Three players with QBL experience will be in the home team.

When: Tomorrow from 4pm.

Where: WIRAC.

Cost: $3 adults, $1 children, $5 family.

 

Go on, spoil mum

SPOIL mum this Mother's Day.

Let her have a sleep in on Sunday before you race in to serve her breakfast in bed.

Or, why not take her to lunch at her favourite restaurant? What ever you choose, show her how much she truly means.

 

St Mark's Fete

KIDS, get ready for some fun because the St Mark's Fete is back in town.

Have a ride on the merry-go-round, bounce on the jumping castle and listen to the entertainment.

When: 8am-1pm

Where: St Mark's Anglican Church, at the corner of Grafton and Albion Sts

Cost: Free

 

Cowboys at home

WARWICK Cowboys host Goondiwindi in three grades of rugby league at Father Ranger Oval tomorrow. The first game starts at 3pm - which is earlier than usual - with reserves firing up at 4.30pm and A grade at 6pm.

When: Tomorrow from 3pm.

Where: Father Ranger Oval.

Cost: $8 adults, $5 concession, children under 14 free.

 

Raceway action

HISTORIC motor racing comes to Morgan Park this weekend, with the annual Autumn Historic Motor Race Meeting.

Part of the field includes 28 Historic Formula Ford and Open-wheelers.

When: Both days this weekend, at 9am.

Where: Morgan Park.

Cost: $15 a day, children under 14 free.

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