Calendar of events 2017

Here’s our upcoming calendar of events for your diary.

SADDLE AND PADDLE: The annual Gregory Canoe race is on April 30 as part of a big weekend at Gregory Downs with its annual horse races the day before.

SADDLE AND PADDLE: The annual Gregory Canoe race is on April 30 as part of a big weekend at Gregory Downs with its annual horse races the day before.

As usual if you have anything to add or change to the list, email us at editorial@fairfaxmedia.com.au.

Feb 18 Mount Isa Lead Balloon Darts competition, Services Bowls Club 1pm

Feb 18 Leichhardt Lions High Tea, Terrace Gardens, noon

Feb 18 Saturday Twilight Markets Mary Kathleen Park Cloncurry

Feb 19 Triathlon Race to the Creek 1 enticer, sprint, teams, Lake Moondarra 7am

Feb 19 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Feb 21 Welcoming Babies Day, Civic Centre 10am

Feb 23 Book launch - 'Whispers Through the Spinifex' 6pm

Feb 24- Mar 18 Ma Bakers Tonic MITS comedy production

Feb 25 MIA race Lake Moondarra 3pm

Mar 4 Mount Isa races

Mar 5 Triathlon Race to the Creek 2 enticer, sprint, teams, Lake Moondarra 7am

Mar 5 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Mar 11 Zonta Club of Mount Isa International Women’s Day Dinner

Mar 17 St Patrick’s Day

Mar 18 Mount Isa St Patrick’s Day races

Mar 19 St Patrick’s Market 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Mar 19 Cloncurry Heat Triathlon

Mar 24 Good Shepherd College Fete

Mar 25 Cloncurry races

Mar 25 Malouf Holden Rotary Charity Ball, Irish Club Ballroom 6.30pm

Mar 26 Triathlon Race to the Creek 1 enticer, sprint, teams, Lake Moondarra 7am

Mar 31-Apr 9 Youth Week

Apr 1 Maxwelton races

Apr 2 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Apr 7-9 Dirt N Dust Festival Julia Creek

Apr 8 Julia Creek races

Apr 14-16 Easter weekend

Apr 14-16 Yelvertoft campdraft and rodeo

Apr 15 Boulia races

Apr 16 Mount Isa community markets Easter Sunday 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Apr 21-23 Hughenden campdraft

Apr 22 Winton races

Apr 22 Cloncurry Battle of the Bands, Equestrian Centre

Apr 22-23 Camooweal cricket weekend

Apr 28-30 Winton campdraft

Apr 29 Gregory Downs races

Apr 30 Gregory River Canoe race

May 6 Mount Isa races

May 6 Birdsville Bronco Branding, Campdraft and Rodeo

May 7 Mount Isa community Mothers Day markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

May 13 Hughenden races

May 16-18 MineX at Buchanan Park

May 19-28 Mount Isa Eisteddfod

May 19-21 Julia Creek campdraft

May 20 Mount Isa races

May 20 Arthur Beetson outback rugby league challenge, Cloncurry

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May 21 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

May 26- Jun 16 There goes the Bride MITS comedy production

May 27 Cloncurry races

Jun 2-4 Camooweal Campdraft and Rodeo

Jun 3 Mount Isa races

Jun 4 Colours for Cancer, Lake Moondarra 9am

Jun 4 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jun 8-11 Normanton Rodeo

Jun 9-10 Richmond Field Days

Jun 10 Richmond races

Jun 11 Birdsville Rugby Nines

Jun 15 Cloncurry Cattleman’s Dinner

Jun 16-17 Cloncurry Show

Jun 23-24 Mount Isa Show

Jun 17 McKinlay races

Jun 18 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jun 23-Jul 2 Winton Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival

Jun 24 Birdsville Motorbike and Horse Gymkhana

Jun 24-30 Cairns to Karumba bike ride

Jun 30-Jul 2 Saxby Round-Up

Jun 30-Jul 2 Rockhana Gem and Mineral Festival in Cloncurry

Jun 24 Mount Isa races

Jul 1-2 Bedourie Campdraft, Rodeo, Bronco Branding and Gymkhana

Jul 2 Mount Isa community WinterWonderland markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jul 2-9 NAIDOC Week

Jul 4-6 Big Red Bash

Jul 9 Mount Isa Motor Show & Swap Meet

Jul 13-16 Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge

Jul 14-16 Boulia Camel Races

Jul 16 Mount Isa community Winter Wonderland markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Jul 22 North West Qld Breast Cancer Support Group Debutante Ball, Civic Centre 6pm

Jul 23 Outback to the Stack running festival

Jul 23 Winton camel races

Jul 29-31 Hughenden Country Music Festival

Jul 30 Quamby Rodeo

Jul TBA Zonta One Million Stars

Aug 3-6 Cloncurry Merry Muster

Aug 6 Mount Isa community Rodeo markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Aug 11-13 Mount Isa Rodeo

Aug 18-Sep 9 Rinse the Blood of my Toga MITS comedy production

Aug 20 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Aug 25-27 Camooweal Drovers Camp Festival

Aug 26 Camooweal races

Sep 1-2 Birdsville Races

Sep 3 Mount Isa community Fathers Day markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Sep 8-9 Bedourie Races and Rodeo

Sep 15-22 Cloncurry 150 years celebration

Sep 17 Run with Dad, Mount Isa prostate cancer fundraiser

Sep 17 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Sep 19-23 Outback Festival in Winton

Oct 1 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Oct 15 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Oct 27- Nov 18 Right to Remain Dead MITS comedy production

Oct 27-29 Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

Nov 5 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Nov 7 Melbourne Cup day

Nov 19 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Dec 3 Mount Isa community markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Dec 17 Mount Isa community Christmas markets 10am-2pm Overlander Hotel

Dec 25 Christmas Day