FEELING like seeing a French film or kicking butt at trivia?
Here are 15 events in the Rockhampton and Capricorn Coast region to keep you entertained today and tomorrow:
1. French Film Festival.
Oui, oui. The annual French Film Festival will be held at Birch Carroll and Coyle this weekend, starting tomorrow night.
The festival features five films in French, with English captions, screening throughout the weekend. Read about the films here and how to buy tickets: French Film Festival to hit Rocky cinemas
2. Bouldy Bush Ballad Bash
The annual event celebrates all forms of country music, including the squeezebox and even the spoons as, well as the art of storytelling with bush poetry. It kicked off on Monday and continues until Sunday: Bouldy Bush Ballad Bash
3. The 2016 All Australian Ride-On Mower Racing Championships
The mower racing championships are being held on May 21 and 22 and is being staged by Central Queensland Mower Racing Club at its race track at Yaamba (opposite the Royal Oak Hotel). Read more here: Rocky mower races revved up for national competition
4. Rockhampton Little Theatre is looking for performers
Rockhampton Little Theatre is looking for performers to take part in their upcoming production, Summer of the 17th Doll, with auditions being held from 2pm Sunday May 22, and 7pm on Monday May 23, at the clubrooms at the Walter Reid Centre.
The production will take to the stage on July 22, 23, 29 and 30. Read more here: Auditions this weekend for Summer of the 17th Doll
5. Blues band to hit stage
Blues outfit Cleveland Blues will return to play Rockhampton this weekend as part of the Northern Exposure travelling artist series.
The Outlaw and the Angel as they are known on stage, Cleveland (guitarist/vocalist) and Bam Bam (drums), have put an astonishing 500 original gigs under their belt over the last six years, hitting the road on over 30 tours of the country with regular inclusion on a host of major festivals including Motor City Music Festival, Echuca Blues Festival, Mojo Burning and more. Read more here: Blues train rolls back into town this Saturday night
6. Have a cuppa and raise funds for Cancer Council
Livingstone council is hosting four events start Friday at Yeppoon and Emu Park libraries for this year's Australia's Biggest Morning Tea: Have a cuppa for Cancer Council and raise valuable funds
7. Trivia Night at The Cri
A TRIVIA night will be held at The Criterion Hotel on Saturday to raise money for Beyond Blue.
Doors open at 6pm for a 7pm start.
Cost is $15 and teams of six can enter.
The night also includes a lucky door prize, raffles and $200 cash to the winning team.
Team must register and pay on booking. To do so, contact Nicole 0428 808 231.
The Diggers Ladies Bowls Club will hold its annual afternoon tea and concert on Saturday at 1.30pm.
9. Hoe Down for Aussie Helpers!
An old-fashioned bushdance to support this great farming charity.
All part of Wholly Cow month. Saturday with an 8pm start. 18+ event. Adults $20, Student/ Concession $15. Tickets online and at the bar. www.workshoprockhampton.com.au
10. Tonight at East St Market
SATURDAY: My Streetfood Kitchen Rules! 5pm-7.30pm
Bulgogi House vs Indogrill: who will cook the best beef dish?
Chau Kung Kong
Taste of Everest
11. Save Our Boobs
Sian will host a Save Our Boobs fundraiser at Kanangra Height this weekend and is inviting the community to come along. Read more here: Sian is shaving for a cure to 'Save Our Boobs' this weekend
12. Celebrating the work of Capricorn Coast chappies
As this week celebrates annual Chappy Week, the Capricorn Coast Local Chaplaincy Committee wanted to acknowledge the hard work of our six local chaplains, with two fundraising events coming up. Read more here: Events to acknowledge work of Capricorn Coast chappies
13. Country Music Club night
THE Keppel Coast Country Music Club's next function will be held at 61 Millroy Dr, Yeppoon, at 6pm on tonight.
Free entry, licensed bar, burgers and dessert available, plus raffle, money board and good music including country, 60s and 70s, country rock, dancing, plus a members draw.
14. Steampunk afternoon tea fundraiser
CQ Steampunk invites you to an Antipodean afternoon of steampunk delights tomorrow from 1pm.
Highlights include Parasole Dueling, Costume dislays, Fashion Parade and Photo Booth, steampunk inspired micro stalls and the most delicious high tea menu in town.
This event supports Rockhmpton Women's Shelter Inc.
Tickets are only $50.00 or $45.00 for CMG Members and concession holders.
15. Round Three of Beaches Got Talent
Inspired by TV show Australia's Got Talent, Yeppoon's Ross O'Reilly has started his own local version, giving performers an opportunity to have their voices heard and gain valuable experience along the way.
The O'Reilly's Real Estate, Rosslyn Bay Resort and Beaches Restaurant owner said the idea came about after he had been approached by many young local musicians looking for gigs at his venue.
With eight contestants per heat, two contestants from each heat progress through to the final, while the winner of each final progresses through to the grand final.
The grand final winner's prize is the chance to play with a special guest on stage at the upcoming Village Festival Day at Beaches. Read more here: Australia's Got Talent inspires Capricorn Coast quest