WHAT’S ON: 9 Warwick events you can’t miss this weekend
WARWICK’S events calendar is filling up fast this weekend, with plenty of reasons to get out and about in the community.
From sporting days out to inaugural arts events and more, there’s something for every Rose City resident this weekend.
Check out the list below to see what’s on!
BOOTCAMP FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Hybrid Strength N Fitness is inviting the Warwick community to an outdoor bootcamp this weekend, with a special focus on raising awareness for mental health.
The first hour will be devoted to the fitness session with a morning tea to follow.
All funds raised on the day will be donated to Beyond Blue.
WHEN: Saturday, October 17 from 7am to 9.30am
WHERE: Hybrid Strength N Fitness at 3 McEvoy St
COST: $10 per person. To book tickets, click here.
MORGAN PARK RIDE DAY
Warwick’s motorsports hub is hosting another of Champion’s Ride Days this weekend, offering riders at all levels the chance to hit the track in a non-competitive field.
All attendees must have a motorbike licence prior to the event, though bikes and leathers will be available for hire on the day.
WHEN: Saturday, October 17 from 8am to 4pm
WHERE: Morgan Park Raceway
COST: $200 per person – click here to book.
WARWICK ARTISTS’ EVENT
The inaugural Condamine Country Art and Craft Trail is kicking off this weekend, with a dozen artists ready to turn the Warwick region into an artistic haven.
Working in tandem with GBART, the trail is Warwick’s own interactive tourist map of studios and galleries, showcasing painters, candle makers, mosaic artists, and more.
For more information on individual artists and booking a workshop, click here.
WHEN: October 17 and 18
WHERE: Multiple locations across Warwick, Killarney, and Allora
COST: Prices may vary
SPRING ART AND CRAFT EXPO
Rose City Warwick Probus Club is running their annual Spring Art and Craft Expo this weekend at the Churches of Christ centre.
The markets will feature the work of several homegrown artists, along with live demonstrations, a landscape art competition, and local food stalls.
WHEN: Saturday, October 17 from 9am to 4pm
WHERE: Warwick Churches of Christ at 223 Dragon St
COST: Free entry, stall prices may vary
COMMUNITY SPORTS BONANZA
You’ll be able to catch a number of men’s and junior matches across the town, with a tight leaderboard meaning every team will be hunting for a win.
WHEN: Saturday, October 17 to Sunday, October 18
WHERE: Slade Park or Allora Cricket Club
Warwick Baptist Church is doing it for the girls this weekend with their annual Ladies Conference, with all funds raised to go towards the Ordinary Heroes for Om Project Freedom.
Attendees can attend in-person with a morning tea and lunch included, or participate online.
For more information, contact Lydia Corcoran on 0427 516 045.
WHEN: Saturday, October 17 from 9am to 3pm
WHERE: Warwick Baptist Church at 50 Guy St
COST: $30 for in-person attendees or $10 for the livestream. To register, click here.
UNITING CHURCH’S SPRING MARKETS
The second instalment of the Warwick Uniting Church’s Spring Markets is on this weekend, featuring plant and craft stalls from local producers.
A number of food stalls and other organisations such as Southern Downs ARK will also be setting up camp for the day.
WHEN: Saturday, October 17 from 9am to 12pm
WHERE: Warwick Uniting Church at 33A Guy St
COST: Free entry, though stall prices may vary.
If you’re looking to relax this weekend, Essence of My Heart in Warwick is holding a workshop this weekend to help restore emotional balance.
The class aims to help attendees alleviate symptoms of anxiety, depression, and mood swings with natural remedies.
Bookings are essential.
WHEN: Sunday, October 18 from 3pm to 4pm
WHERE: Essence of My Heart at 75 Fitzroy St
COST: $35 per person. To book tickets, click here.
SOY CANDLE WORKSHOP
Warwick studio Whimsical Creations and Designs is hosting a soy candle workshop this weekend, ideal for those looking to start a new creative hobby.
Attendees will finish the workshop with their own soy wax candle in a 500g marble jar.
Bookings are essential.
WHEN: Sunday, October 18 from 10am
WHERE: Whimsical Creations and Designs Studio
COST: Contact Whimsical Creations and Designs via their Facebook page for ticket information.