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  • Paulina Bernhardi

    TropicWeekender editor

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    Tropic Weekender: Your insider guide to the best events this weekend

    The weekend weather is predicted to be much the same as the last; partially cloudy with maximum temperatures of 32C.

    Perfect then for a wonderful weekend of events right across the Cairns region. 

    You can choose from the Cairns Taipans vs. Illawarra Hawks game, a Musical Theatre Workshop and a big selection of markets around the region.

    On top of this, the festive spirit will continue with A Cairns Christmas Carol, as well as a Carols Spectacular at Edge Hill.

    It's all in the TropicWeekender guide, now with a BONUS Holiday Program list!

    Saturday 17 December

    1. Cairns Taipans vs. Illawarra Hawks: Info

    2. A Cairns Christmas Carol: Info

    3. Cross Cultural Christmas Celebration at Manoora: Info

    4. Holloways Beach Carols by Cadlelight: Info

    5. Musical Theatre Workshop: Info

    6. School Holiday Bat Chats: Info

    7. Gift Wrapping at Mount Sheridan Plaza: Info

    8. National Portrait: Info

    9. Saturday Afternoon at McGinty's: Info

    10. Rusty's Markets: Info

    11. Cairns Esplanade Markets: Info

    12. Mossman Markets: Info

    13. Cairns Parkrun: Info

    Sunday 18 December

    14. Carols Spectacular at Edge Hill: Info

    15. Christmas Markets: Info

    16. AJ Hackett Sunday Sessions: Info

    17. Santa visits Edge Hill Bowls Club: Info

    18. Yungaburra Markets: Info

    19. Taste Trio at Bluewater: Info

    20. Jazz Up North: Info

    21. Live Jazz: Info

    22. School Holiday Bat Chats: Info

    23. Gift Wrapping at Mount Sheridan Plaza: Info

    24. Christmas Carols: Info

    25. Sunday at McGinty's: Info

    26. LUNAR Sunday Sesh: Info

    Do you need your kids out of your hair these holidays?

    Here is a list of activities that will keep your kids active and out of the house...

    • Cairns Indoor Multi-Sport Madness: Info
    • South Cairns Gymnastic Club's Holiday Activities: Info
    • Christmas Markets at the Mount Sheridan Plaza: Info
    • Craft and Sewing Studio Classes: Info
    • Cairns Esplanade Activities: Info
    • Aussie Farm Entertainment: Info
    • Cairns Recreation Centre School Holiday Program: Info
    • Jump Mania Trampoline Park: Info
    • Cable Ski Kids Club: Info
    • Kids Club at Cazalys: Info