10 things to do this weekend

Santa's coming

TELL Santa what you want for Christmas in person this weekend when he visits Rose City Shoppingworld for their annual Santa Parade.

At 10.30am the famous gift-giver will head out of the Grafton St entrance of the shopping centre, continue down Palmerin St before going around the roundabout and heading back to the centre. He'll be pulled to his seat in front of Bi-Lo by his reindeer (and yes they will be real). They will be gifts and lollies for the kids.

When: Tomorrow, 10.30am.

Where: Rose City Shoppingworld.

Cost: Free.


Touch rugby

WARWICK touch rugby finals will be played tomorrow at St Mark's Oval on Jackie Howe Drive.

The finals have been moved from the traditional mid-week time slots this year.

When: Tomorrow from 4pm and into the night.

Where: Touch rugby fields.

Cost: Free to watch.


Fundraising barbie

CUTE, furry and fluffy - Warwick Animal Welfare look after creatures big and small and will hold a barbecue this weekend to raise money for the not-for-profit organisation.

They will also be selling raffle tickets with all funds raised go to helping rehome the lost, abused and abandoned animals of the wider Southern Downs.

When: Sunday, 9am to 2pm.

Where: Warwick IGA, Palmerin St entrance.

Cost: $2.


Swim carnival

THE Allora Swimming Club hosts its annual Rotary carnival at the Allora pool tomorrow. There are 170 nominations from 13 clubs.

When: Tomorrow, 9am to 2pm.

Where: Allora pool.

Cost: $2 for spectators and non swimmers, free for swimmers and children under 15.


Tee off for dementia

THE Dementia Support Group hosts its annual charity day at the Warwick Golf Club on Sunday.

There will be an auction after the golf.

When: Sunday, shot gun start at 10.30am.

Where: Warwick Golf Club.

Cost: Usual charges for charity day.


Fun day for lure coursers

THE Warwick Lure Coursing Club holds its final event for the year on Sunday.

It will be a practice day, fun day and Christmas party all combined.

When: Sunday from 9.30am.

Where: Lure coursing venue at Henry Joppich Park.

Cost: $2 members per dog, $3 non members.


Team penning at showgrounds

THE Warwick Hack and Pony Club has a team penning competition planned at the Warwick Showgrounds this weekend.

In team penning, teams of three have to cut three specific cattle from a mob and yard them at the other end of the arena.

When: Tomorrow afternoon and Sunday morning.

Where: Warwick Showgrounds.

Cost: Free for spectators.


Crafters at art gallery

MANY artists and crafters are taking advantage of the online creative community to show and sell their work. Local artist Loretta Grayson has invited a group of Australian woman who operate their own creative business to exhibit with her at the Warwick Art Gallery. Cottage Industry opens today.

When: Today until January 8.

Where: Warwick Art Gallery.

Cost: Free.


Part of history

STEP back in time with a visit to Glengallan Homestead. The unique piece of history has attracted the attention of history lovers from all over Queensland and it is right on our back step.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday, 10am-4pm

Where: New England Hwy, north of Warwick.

Cost: Adults $10, children $4 or family rates available.


Pick your own

BERRY season is here and you can pick your own. Take a trip to Strawberry Fields just off the New England Hwy at Stanthorpe.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday, all day.

Where: Strawberry Fields, 2 West Rd, Stanthorpe.

Cost: $12 per kg to pick your own.

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