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

According to the weather forecasters, this unseasonal winter rain will ease off over the weekend, with only a small chance of showers on Sunday and maximum temperatures of 28C on Saturday and 27C on Sunday.

In today's edition of Tropic Weekender, we've rounded up the best in sport, live music and fun activities to check out over the next 48 hours.

Whatever you end up doing, have an awesome tropical weekend!

Saturday July 7

1. Bukal at JUTE Theatre: Info

2. ReefBeat 2018 at Cairns Showgrounds: Info

3. Dawn Harvest Market at Orchid Plaza: Info

4. Gallery Kids Art Club with Hayley Gillespie at Cairns Art Gallery: Info

5. Cairns FC vs Olympic FC at Barlow Park: Info

6. Sunday at SIX at Crate59: Info

7. Queensland Ballet presents Swan Lake at Munro Martin Parklands (sold out): Info

8. Zero Waste Masterclass at Crosswell Hall: Info

9. Free entry at Cairns Art Gallery: Info

10. Al Jenkins Band live at Three Wolves: Info

Sunday July 8

11. Stand up comedy show at Suprimo: Info

12. Composting workshop at JCU: Info

13. Pole Play Studios mid-year show 2018: Info

14. Sunday Sessions at Three Wolves: Info

15. Sunday cocktails at Gin Social at Hilton Cairns: Info

16. Hudsons Circus at Cannon Park Racecourse: Info