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We have your weekend plans sorted with our jam-packed weekly calendar of events. There’s something there for the whole family – from the region’s premier events, to all things cool, quirky and entertaining. Get your plans sorted now!

Saleyard Tours | Every Wednesday | Dalby Saleyards
Need something to do in the middle of the week? Why not experience day-to-day operations at the Dalby Saleyards! These guided tours are the perfect way to see the country in action. Walk through a working saleyard and witness a live auction on sale day. 9:30am – 10:30am. Pay on site.

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Guided Museum Tour | Monday to Friday | Miles Historical Village Museum
Go back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of 19th and 20th century Australia. Explore all this wonderful museum has to offer with a 90-minute guided tour. Be sure to book 48 hours in advance for the best experience.

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Smoked Wagyu Beef Meal | Every Friday | Charley’s Creek, Chinchilla
Join Steve and Ursula Keating as they show you around their properties, learn about how they sustainably manage their lands, and more! This is the perfect opportunity to try some of the best Wagyu beef in Australia, smoked to perfection. $35 per person. Call to book: 0437 149 610 or book online.

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Dalby Pioneer Park Museum | Open daily, 8:00am – 4:00pm
The Western Downs is full of history, why not experience some of it firsthand! This museum features a blacksmithing shop, colonial buildings, and a huge collection of vintage machinery. Get ready to be truly immersed in the rich culture and history of Dalby. Tours can be arranged: (07) 4662 4760.

John Mullins Memorial Art Gallery | Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 5:00pm, Sat 9:00am – 12:00pm | Dogwood Crossing, Miles
This local gallery features high-quality exhibitions, curated artwork collections, and more! Gather your family for a trip to Miles and explore the variety of artworks, sculptures, and displays that will inspire your imagination.

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Live Music

Are you ready to pump up the jam with awesome live music and cheers to the weekend? We’ve gathered some of the best local venues, delivering a packed calendar of live music in the Western Downs for you to check out this week.

FRIDAY 31 MAY

Club Hotel Chinchilla | DJ Bags | from 9:00pm
Criterion Hotel Dalby | Maribel | from 8:00pm

SATURDAY 1 JUNE

Commercial Hotel Chinchilla | Deal’n | from 4:30pm

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Markets

If there was ever a time to shop local, it’s now, and our region has plenty of markets that feature local creators, producers, makers and bakers. These stall holders have everything to fill your home, fridge, pantry and belly with the freshest local produce you can buy.

SUNDAY

Markets at the Museum, Tara Museum. 9:00am – 2:00pm

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Acknowledgement of Country

Southern Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.