Enjoy the fireworks display out at Allora this New Year’s Eve.
Enjoy the fireworks display out at Allora this New Year’s Eve. Contributed

10 things to do this weekend

Killarney Extravaganza

HEAD down to the Killarney Bowls Club this New Year's Eve to indulge in a smorgasbord dinner and sweets from 6pm to 8pm.

Entertainment will kick off at 8pm with a live band, and club promotions will be drawn throughout the evening.

Bookings are essential, so call the club on 4664 1214

Where: Killarney Bowls Club

When: 6pm New Year's Eve

Cost: Free entry, $20 for dinner

Old Time Dance

PUT on your dancing shoes and boogie down to the Swan Creek Hall this New Year's Eve.

The event is for all the family and a delicious supper will be served.

Janelle Perry Lewis playing the music, so go along and enjoy yourself. To book, call Anne Coy 4666 1507.

Where: Swan Creek Hall.

When: 7.30pm until late NYE.

Cost: $10

Soak up some sun with a park visit

HAVE a picnic in the local park and soak up the mild summer sun. If you're feeling a bit more active, a bike ride or stroll along the Queens Park paths could be a healthy way to kick off the new year.

With weather this good it should be everyone's resolution head out and enjoy it.

A sunny forecast for Saturday.

Where: Local park

When: Anytime

Cost: Free

Scenic Drive

WITH so many tourists making the most of the beautiful southern downs country side it seems only fair to have a look as well.

Sunflowers are blooming, crops are bailed and the grass is green so it is time to get behind the wheel and enjoy the best this area of the world has to offer.

Where: Paddocks full of sunflowers on the highway out to Allora.

When: Anytime you feel like a cruise

Cost: free

Allora Fireworks

THE Allora community's New Year's Eve celebrations include: anything goes competition, mini bikes performance and fireworks.

There will also be a bar so you can enjoy a few cheeky ones and a barbecue.

For more information, contact Ted Cowley on 0418731514.

Where: Allora Showgrounds

When: Gates open at 5, fireworks at 8 New Year's Eve

Cost: All funds raised for the Allora medical centre.

Yangan Rodeo and Ute Muster

YANGAN is playing host to an action packed New Year's Eve celebration.

With a Ute muster and Bull ride on show all adrenalin junkies will be well entertained.

Where: Yangan sports ground for the Ute Muster and Yangan Hotel Motel plays host to the bull ride.

When: New Year's Eve, ute judging starts at 3pm and the bull ride kicks off at 5.30pm.

Cost: Only $25 for a family pass.

Take in some culture in a Gallery visit

GAZE into the world of magnificence and catch the Cottage Industry art exhibition.

Where: Warwick Art Gallery

When: 17 Nov to 8 Jan 2012.

Cost: Free

New Year's Resolution

WRITE out your New Year's resolution this weekend, and begin 2012 with a positive and motivated attitude.

Where: Anywhere you can find a paper and pen!

When: New Year's Eve

Cost: A life changing decision, free of charge.

Wine to flow at Lucas Estate Party

JOIN in the festivities at Lucas Estate where bands will be playing and the bubbles flowing.

For more information or to make a booking, call Louise on 4683 6365.

Where: Lucas Estate Winery Stanthorpe

When: 11am New Year's Eve

Cost: $28 for adults and children are free

Strike yourself rich

TRY your luck gold fossicking out at Glendon.

Call 4667 4756 to book.

Where: Glendon, 32km West of Warwick.

When: Whenever you please

Cost: $20 per car load.

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