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Blackall-Tambo Events – Come and join in the fun!

Make your trip to Blackall-Tambo even more memorable by attending an event in the region. From agricultural shows to country racing and art exhibitions; events occur throughout the year and all are welcome to attend.

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August 2019

Larry & the Dame

August 9, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tambo Shire Hall, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Free
Larry & the Dame

Larry and the Dame is a light-hearted cabaret/comedy for audiences who love music and laughter, and attending a show that has a few underlying witty jokes.
CARITA FARRER SPENCER brings together, the theatrical cyclone that is The Fabulous Dame Farrar and the International Sex-Symbol, Larry Paradiseo in this world-class DOUBLE ACT (with herself).

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Past to Present

August 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - October 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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$15
art exhibition Tambo

$15 per person, meal provided, bar operating on Saturday August 10.

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Blackall Cultural Association’s Annual Art Exhibition

August 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Blackall Cultural Centre, Shamrock St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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Free

The annual art exhibition and competition has been running for over 20 years  has built up a solid reputation as the place for artists to display, compete and sell their art works. The 2019 Exhibition opening night and award presentation will be no exception with over $9000 in prize money on offer.

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2019 Acrylic Workshop & Retreat with artist Craig Penny

August 17, 2019 @ 8:30 am - August 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Blackall Living Arts Centre, Hawthorn St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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$40
Art workshop in Blackall

2019 Acrylic Workshop with Craig Penny The 2 day workshop is available to regional artists only. “Out There” 5 Day Artist Retreat with Acrylic and ‘Pen and Wash’ Watercolorist Craig Penny When: 21 – 25 August 2019 Cost:  $2100 p/p – 5 Days 6 Nights *Price includes Blackall accommodation, meals, transfers, tutor and workshop fees. All levels welcome, including non-painting partners. Payment plans available.

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September 2019

Tambo Teddy Bears Picnic

September 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - September 21, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Tambo Campdraft Grounds and Mayne Pavillion, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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FREE

Head to the home of the famous Tambo Teddies for their annual teddy bears picnic; a fun filled family day. Bears and their owners are invited to visit Tambo to join in the fun of country games, music and mayhem of the teddy bear parade and teddy bear challenges. And for adventurous teddy bears, a flight from the teddy bear catapult. There will be rides, market stalls and plenty of entertainment for young and old.

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Shoot the Outback – Blackall

September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blackall Clay Target Club, Evora Rd
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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A mid-week competition in Blackall between the Tambo and Scrubby Creek two-day shoots. 50 Targets Points and 50 Target Continental competition. For more information contact the Blackall Clay Target Club 4657 5955.

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October 2019

Queensland Outback Geocaching Muster

October 3, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Free
Geocaching in Blackall and Tambo

Whether you are a new or current geocacher, come to the outback to discover new and exciting geocaches and have FUN!

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Gifted Country by John Elliott

October 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Photographer and writer John Elliott has been taking portraits of people who make Australian music for over 30 years and this exhibition brings together a selection of his iconic images of stars such as Chad Morgan, Slim Dusty, Kasey Chambers and Shane Howard.

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November 2019

Colour Me Happy

November 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Coolibah Walk, Dawson Development Rd
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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$15

Family friendly fun walk with loads of colour & laughter.
Suitable for all ages and  abilities (pram friendly).
$15 Adults - $10 Children- $5 Shirts

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Christmas Bonanza Markets

November 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Market Day
Tambo Shire Hall, 10 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Tambo markets

Tambo State School Markets is your opportunity to purchase homemade giftware, homewares, arts & crafts, baking, fruit & veges and plants - the ultimate Christmas Shopping experience

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100 Target Challenge Event – Blackall

November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Blackall Clay Target Club, Evora Rd
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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Part of the Western Queensland world-series 100 target  handicap. A regional clay target competition across the central west. The highest points scorer over the 100 targets wins! For more information contact the Blackall Clay Target Club on 4657 5954.

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Tambo 100 Target Challenge Event

November 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tambo Racecourse, Dawson Development Rd
Tambo, Queensland 4478
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Part of the Western Queensland world-series 100 target  handicap. A regional clay target competition across the central west. The highest points scorer over the 100 targets wins! For more information contact the Target Clay Target Club on 4654 6197.

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Clay Target Coaching Clinic

November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Blackall Clay Target Club, Evora Rd
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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2 day Clay Target Coaching Clinic at Blackall. 2 day clinic for anyone clay target shooter wishing to improve their skill set. Limited places to the first 25. For more information contact: Joe Taylor or Anita Dennis blackallctc15@gmail.com  

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Grassland Art Gallery – 10 Year Celebrations

November 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Free

It’s our Birthday!
November will be the 10 anniversary since the opening of the Grassland Art Gallery and this milestone will be celebrated with an event and exhibition opening on Saturday November 23rd.

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Christmas on the Barcoo – Blackall Living Arts Centre

November 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - December 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Blackall Living Arts Centre, Hawthorn St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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$15

Blacakll Cultural Association's annual Christmas gallery markets.
Handcrafted giftware from across the region.

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December 2019

Tambo Christmas Shoot

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tambo Racecourse, Dawson Development Rd
Tambo, Queensland 4478
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The annual Tambo Clay Target Christmas Shoot. A relaxing day which can be enjoyed with friends.

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January 2020

Australia Day – Blackall 2020

January 26 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Blackall Aquatic Centre, 1 Salvia St
Blackall, Queensland 4472 Australia
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Free
Blackall Australia Day Celebrations

Australia Day Breaky at the Blackall Aquatic Centre.

Free entry and breakfast from 7.00 am to 10.00 am. Presentations at 8.30 am.

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Australia Day – Tambo 2020

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tambo Cricket Field, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Australia Day Tambo 2020

Join the Tambo Community for a Cricket Bush Bash.

Cricket match and awards ceremony from 4 pm - all comers welcome.

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Dress the Central West – Art Installation

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - March 18 @ 10:00 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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$10
Art exhibition at the Grassland Art Gallery

'Dress the Central West’ exhibition is an installation showcasing the creations and narrative of this cross-regional community project which created ‘Wearable Art’

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February 2020

Blackall Race Day

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blackall Racecourse, Blackall Racecourse
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Free
Races at Blackall

Gates open at 12.00pm, first race at 1.30pm. 5 Race program. Bookmakers and Sky Channel. Fashions of the Field. Bar & Canteen.
Races at Blackall are lively events enjoyed by locals and the wider western community, celebrating a great Queensland pastime and a unique country community event.

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March 2020

My Country Life by Maree Angus

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Grassland Art Gallery, 30 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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$10

Exhibition opening of My Country Life by Maree Angus

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April 2020

Tambo Stock Show

April 18
Tambo Racecourse, Tambo Racecourse
Tambo, QLD 4478 Australia
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The 2020 Tambo Stock Show scheduled for April 18th has been cancelled. Tambo Stock Show will return in 2021 to celebrate 50 years on the 24th of April. 

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Blackall Agents Race Day

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blackall Racecourse, Blackall Racecourse
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Free
Races at Blackall

Racing Queensland has advised all race meetings across the state will be conducted without patrons until further notice. 

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Anzac Day – Tambo

April 25
Tambo Dam, Tambo Lake Park
Tambo, QLD 4478 Australia
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Anzac Day Services are cancelled for 2020. Community members are encouraged to commemorate this significant event by standing at the end of their driveway at 6.00 am to share a minutes silence.

Tune to the ABC offering the National Ceremony. 

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Anzac Day – Blackall

April 25
Blackall Memorial Park, Memorial Park
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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Anzac Day Services are cancelled for 2020. Community members are encouraged to commemorate this significant event by standing at the end of their driveway at 6.00 am to share a minutes silence.

Tune to the ABC offering the National Ceremony.

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May 2020

Blackall Show

May 1 - May 2
Blackall Showgrounds, Blackall Showground
Blackall, QLD 4472 Australia
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The 2020 Blackall Show scheduled for May 2nd has been cancelled. The Committee will endeavour to present  an event on behalf of the
Barcoo Pastoral Society at a later and more suitable date.

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The Owl & the Pussycat

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tambo Shire Hall, 10 Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Free

Postponed until 2021

The Owl and the Pussycat is an enchanting and intimate theatrical experience for families.
Bring along your picnic basket and join us on the Shire Hall lawn for an entertaining afternoon.

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Tambo Polocrosse

May 16 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
Tambo Polocrosse Grounds, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Tambo Polocrosse

The Polocrosse Association of Australia have suspended all polocrosse carnivals until further notice.

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Tambo Campdraft

May 22 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 10:00 pm
Tambo Campdraft Grounds and Mayne Pavillion, Arthur St
Tambo, Queensland 4478 Australia
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Free
Tambo Campdraft

The Tambo Campdraft committee welcomes everyone to join them for an enjoyable family weekend that brings the community together from far and wide.
Free entry for spectators.

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Tambo Races

May 30
Tambo Racecourse, Tambo Racecourse
Tambo, QLD 4478 Australia
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Tambo Races

Racing Queensland has advised all race meetings across the state will be conducted without patrons until further notice. 

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