June All Wrapped Up

June is the joint-coolest month of the year (it ties with July) and so outdoor pursuits are a must in these months – all fun and no sun (burn). Do wear some sunscreen if you’re out all day though, because it’s not the UK…

UBET Moreton Cup Race Day June 2

The month kicks off with the Sunshine Coast’s biggest race day – there’s $1 million at stake here! With seven races in total, it’s a brilliant day out for the entire family and you’ll find lots of food and friendly faces at the Sunshine Coast Turf Club. You need to book in advance, so call 54916788.

Sea n Sound Festival June 9

Head to Mooloolaba’s Wharf Tavern to soak up all the best that the Sunshine Coast has to offer – music from headliners like Paul Kelly and Kingswood, as well as Harts and Sea Gypsies; there’s also food, craft beers and lots more, so call 54448383 for more information.

Arts and Crafts Fair at Caloundra June 9 – June 10

This small but friendly affair at Caloundra’s Arts and Crafts Centre lets local artists and craftspeople showcase their work, as well as give visitors the chance to pick up cakes, jams and even a few second-hand books. Call 0409948604 to find out more.

Urzila Carlson: Studies Have Shown – June 10

Some studies have shown that spending an evening listening to amusing anecdotes, ribald observations and top-notch swears can lift anyone’s spirits. South African-turned Kiwi stand-up Urzila Carlson is bringing her trademark humour to The Events Centre in Caloundra; call 54914240 to book tickets but remember it’s 18+ only!

Knitfest Yarn and Fibre Arts Festival Jun 30 – July 1

This two-day event is a Maleny special as it brings together all the crafty folk in a glorious riot of colour and tangles. There’s something for everyone, from yarn and knitting workshops to displays, classes and demonstrations. When you can’t feel your fingers anymore, it may be time to catch the Knitfest Mystic Bus to see where you end up… Call 0417626167 for more info.