MELON TIME: 2017 Melon Fest arena games.
MELON TIME: 2017 Melon Fest arena games. File

6 things to do around the region

THE Chinchilla Melon Fest is here! Don't miss the weekend of melon madness, including ...

Kids' Movie Night - Trolls

GATHER the children for a movie night under the stars after a community sausage sizzle.

When: Friday, February 15, from 6pm.

Where: Chinchilla primary school grounds (front oval).

Cost: FREE.

Melon Rodeo

DON'T miss the action at the rodeo, purchase your tickets at the gate.

When: Friday, February 15, from 6pm.

Where: Chinchilla Showgrounds.

Cost: Adults $15, children aged eight-17 years $5, under-eights enter free.

Street Parade

THE street parade will be full of entertainment including colourful floats, buskers and more, so don't miss out.

When: Saturday, February16, from 10am.

Where: Chinchilla CBD.

Cost: FREE.

Free Family Concert

SIT back, relax and enjoy and free entertainment for the whole family.

When: Saturday, February16, from 6pm.

Where: Chinchilla primary school oval.

Cost: FREE.

Chinchilla Pool Party

BEAT the heat this weekend at the Chinchilla Pool Party, brought to you by SwimFit and Western Downs Regional Council.

When: Sunday, February 17, 10am to 12pm.

Where: Chinchilla pool, Middle St.

Cost: $2 entry.

Adra Op Shop Melon Fest Sale

THERE'S plenty on sale at the Adra Op Shop Melon Fest Sale this weekend, from bric-a-brac items to furniture, clothing, CDs and DVDs - and it all starts at just $1.

There will also be a sausage sizzle, face painting and cold drinks, so come on down and finish the Melon Festival with a bang!

When: Sunday, February 17, 9am to 2pm.

Where: Adra Op Shop, Railway St.


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