Experience a ride on a historic steam train through the scenic Glasshouse Country area on Saturday 25 October. There will be fun activities at the main train stops along the way. Train rides will be running from Brisbane, Glass House Mountains and Landsborough. Sponsored by the Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre. Tickets available at the Landsborough Museum. Click here for full details.
The Beerwah Celebration will launch the Glasshouse Country Festival and will commemorate the completion of the Simpson Street Upgrade. Entertainment includes a showcase of school student talent, buskers and professional acts.
The CWA Arts & Crafts Market will be present unique locally sourced items a children's zone and a young entrepreneur's youth space.
The program of events will begin with the Beerwah Celebration where the festival and upgraded main street will officially open with stalls, a kids zone and live music from schools, the Super Dads and headline act, the Cheap Fakes.
The ever popular steam train will be hitting the tracks again with carriage loads of visitors from Brisbane. Locals will also be able to take a ride, stopping in Glass House Mountains to hear about local history, Landsborough for the WW1 themed Landsborough Day festivities and Mooloolah for the Fun Fair with live music and a kids market.
Experience the natural, creative and cultural highlights of the area with art exhibitions and workshops, a musical, markets, local live music, tours of a recycle centre and organic farm, guided bushwalks around the Glass House Mountains, Nungeena Indigenous yarning circles and open day with NZ flavour at Marae Gardens.
For the sporty there will be a skate comp, Hinterland Relay for Life, an aquathon and walks.