123 Bisley St: Park your car and tune into 97.9 FM and enjoy the Christmas light show.
123 Bisley St: Park your car and tune into 97.9 FM and enjoy the Christmas light show. Lara Brackin

14 things to do on the Southern Downs this weekend

Killarney carols

HEAD out to Canning Park in Killarney tonight for Christmas in the Park.

It's always a huge event for the community and with school singers and favourite local entertainers, it's sure to be another hit with families.

WHEN: Tonight from 6pm

WHERE: Canning Park, Killarney

COST: Free

Seasonal Feast markets

THE final Seasonal Feast market for the year is on tomorrow.

Come down to the Art Gallery in Warwick and create your own special, seasonal and regional Christmas hamper.

WHEN: 8am to midday

WHERE: Warwick Art Gallery courtyard

COST: Free

Yangan Farmer's Market

DON'T miss the Yangan Farmer's Market this Sunday in Yangan.

A great opportunity to pick a great handmade gift or some beautiful fresh or preserved goodies for the table.

WHEN: Sunday from 8am to midday

WHERE: Bicentennial Park, Yangan

COST: Free

Allora carols

AFTER the storms knocked out the Creekside Carols two weeks ago, the Allora RSL got in and decided to arrange a fun community carol sing-along so people wouldn't have to miss out on the Christmas fun.

Local artists and performers will entertain the crowds and it all kicks off at noon tomorrow at the Allora RSL Hall.

There will be a barbecue lunch from the Allora State School P&C and refreshments available.

There will also be a Men's Shed ham raffle and a SCOPE of Allora grocery raffle.

WHEN: Tomorrow from midday.

WHERE: Allora RSL Hall, Warwick St Allora.

COST: Free.

Lights tour

GRAB our 2016 Warwick Christmas Lights map or check it out online and go for a tour of our magnificent Christmas light show.

See all the hard work that's gone into putting on these displays and make sure you take the kids because they will absolutely love it.

This is the sort of thing that will create treasured memories for the little ones.

WHEN: All weekend.

WHERE: See the Daily News Christmas lights map.

COST: Free.

Meet Santa

POP into Rose City with the kids over the weekend and say g'day to Santa Clause.

You can have your photo taken as well for those lasting memories of Christmas 2016.

Take your list and make sure Santa knows what you want.

WHEN: Today and tomorrow from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm and on Sunday from 11am to 2pm.

WHERE: Rose City Shoppingworld.

COST: Photo packages start at $30.

Fern Bros gig

CHECK out Warwick's Fern Bros, twin harmonies and such a great selection of tunes to entertain you.

They're playing at the Seasonal Feast Markets tomorrow morning and then at the Bluebird Cafe tomorrow night and Sunday.

WHEN: Tomorrow from 8.30am to 11.30am at the Seasonal Feast Markets at the Art Gallery and at the Bluebird Cafe from 7pm to 9pm.

Then on Sunday again at Bluebird from midday to 2pm.

COST: Free at the markets, cost of a coffee or meal.

Live show

MERLIN will grace the stage at the Warwick RSL tonight.

Come along and be entertained.

WHEN: Tonight.

WHERE: Warwick RSL.

COST: Free.

Cricket fixtures

THE last round of cricket fixtures for the year will be played this weekend.

There will be games on Saturday at Slade Park, Allora and Inglewood and a game on Sunday at Slade Park.

WHEN: Tomorrow from 12.30pm and Sunday from 10.30am.

WHERE: Slade Park (Warwick), Allora and Inglewood.

COST: Free to watch.

Rifle shoot on Sunday

THE Southern Downs Rifle Club will hold its weekly shoot from 7.30am Sunday.

The club is always keen to talk to prospective members and can be called on 46661018.

WHEN: Sunday.

WHERE: Risdon Range, Connolly Dam Rd.

COST: $10 members, $15 non-members.

Warwick parkrun

IT doesn't matter the day or the week or the season, Warwick parkrun is on.

Runners, walkers, parents pushing prams, people leading dogs, are all welcome to cover 5km in each Saturday's parkrun.

WHEN: Tomorrow, 7am.

WHERE: Queens Park below rugby union oval.

COST: Free, print out barcode from website before turning up for the first time.

Dine in style

WHY not head down to the classic Warwick pub, the Criterion Hotel for a feed.

Tonight enjoy some complimentary bar snacks with your cold beverage and take part in the bar raffles from 6pm.

If pokies are your thing then there'll be some pokie promotions happening from 7pm.

On Saturday you can play free pool until 5pm and buy any main meal and get a free kids meal.

WHEN: Tonight and tomorrow.

WHERE: The Criterion Hotel.

COST: Cost of your drinks and meals.

Walk the falls

HOW long has it been since you headed out to Queen Mary Falls.

It's the perfect family outing.

Walk to the bottom of the falls and back up around, enjoying the lush rainforest and wildlife you'll see along the way.

Afterwards grab a cold drink at the kiosk and buy some seeds so the kids can feed the birds.

You haven't lived until a parrot has perched on your head.

WHEN: All weekend.

WHERE: Queen Mary Falls, Killarney.

COST: Free.

Star Wars

IF YOU are a fan then all reviews would suggest you don't want to miss this.

It's being called the best Star Wars movie yet.

WHEN: Check session times.

WHERE: Warwick Twin Cinema.

COST: $8 for kids, $9 for concession, $11 for adults.



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