Visitors welcome at all events. Simply telephone the Hampton Visitor Information Centre on 1800 009 066 or 46 979 066 for more details.
As this is a real community festival, as community members advise us what they are presenting, we will add to the programme.
Throughout the Festival:
Children's Colouring In competition - through the local schools
See Colouring Competition page
Listen to our local radio station Crow's Nest FM on 88.0 for news items
Keep up to date by purchasing our local newspaper, The Crow's Nest Advertiser. Out each Tuesday.
The Crow's Nest Community Arts & Crafts building in William Street is open 7 days from 10am until 4pm.
Birds of the Bible. Display of Bibles and miniature tapestries of birds of the Bible to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. In the window of the New Creation Op Shop, Curnow St, Crow's Nest.
Friday, 14th October 2011. Let the Crow's Nest Festival begin !! Community Concert hosted by the Lutheran Community of Crow's Nest. 7:30pm at the Lutheran hall. Tickets from Crow's Nest Tyre Service or at the door.
Saturday, 15th October 1011.
InStudio Art Trail - artists in residence in the High Country.10am - 4pm. Drive yourself or join a convoy. Brochures at the Hampton Visitor Information Centre. Also see the events section at http://www.crowsnest.info46 979 066 0408708955
Crow's Nest Historical Society is conducting the Crow's Nest's Heritage in Action at Carbethon, New England Highway, Crow's Nest.10am-4pm.
See page Heritage in Action. Horse cart rides * milking cows * pony rides * damper making * merry go round * butter making * blacksmith * horse whim * wedding re-enactment and more. Contact: 4698 2886
CANCELLED Free entry. Featuring fabulous clothes for the family from our local
THREADZ and The Nazarene. 12noon - 1pm. Lutheran Church Hall, Crow's Nest. Lions BBQ starts at 11:30am, then the fashion parade at noon. All welcome.
Sunday, 16th October 2011.
InStudio Art Trail - artists in residence in the High Country.10am - 4pm. Drive yourself or join a convoy. Brochures at the Hampton Visitor Information Centre. Also see the events section at http://www.crowsnest.info/46 979 066 0408708955
Community dinner and presentation to the community of the Australia Day Citizen of the Year Honour Board. An Australia Day Committee initiative. Guest artist: Pixie Jenkins - Australian comedian & Country & Western entertainer. 200 tickets only on sale from 1st September.
Tickets at Chapman's Entertainment in Crow's Nest. Venue: Crow's Nest Community & RSL Centre. Contact: Barry Miller 0409 874 147
Wednesday, 19th October 2011.
Crow's Nest Garden Gathering in Centenary Park, Crow's Nest. Hosted by the Crow's Nest Garden Club. Special Guest - Brian Sams. Huge multi-draw raffle with proceeds to the Rural Fire Brigade and the plant signage at Hartmann's Park project. Guest speakers, stalls. 9am - 1:30pm.
Supported by The Crow's Nest & District Tourist & Progress Assn Inc. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or
Birds in Backyards. How to attract birds to your backyard by Dr Holly Parsons,
Birds in Backyards Program Manager, Sydney. How to identify birds when they arrive, by Lesley Beaton,
President, Toowoomba Field Naturalists Club. 7:30pm in the big tent in Centenary Park.
Lions Club of Crows Nest worm racing night. Venue: Crow's Nest Bowls Club. 6:30pm. Meal and fun. Book with Rob on 46 981 538
Thursday, 20th October 2011.
Breakfast in the Park. Worm races.Gold coin donation to the Crow's Nest State School P&C. 6:30am - 8am.
The Toowoomba Field Naturalists are having breakfast with the birds at Ravensbourne National Park at 7am, followed by a bird walk. Meet under the big fig tree. BYO breakfast. Free tour. Visit Highfields Falls later.Book on 4698 1727
Friday, 21st October 2011.
Birds Australia Southern Queensland breakfast with the birds at Bullockys Rest at 7am, followed by a bird walk.BYO breakfast. Free tour but book on 4698 1727. Birdwatching along Applegum Walk to Hartmann's Park
Enjoy a walk down to Bullocky's Rest and back to town.
Saturday 22nd October 2011 2011 Crow's Nest Day. This will also be our 30th Annual Crow's Nest Day. See2011 Crow's Nest Day page for more information. Stalls. Entertainment.WORM RACES, procession, hay stacking, fireworks,crow calling, Bollywood Belles, African Dancers, Tall Poppies roving entertainers, Mick Lindsay and more.Guest artist from USA: Jer (for Jeremiah) Gregg
Sunday, 23rd October 2011. 2011 Poets' Breakfast at Highfields Pioneer Village.
$15 a ticket, kids half price. Fundraising for the Highfields Scouts/Guides and the Pioneer Village. 7:30am - 9:30am....then stay on and enjoy the Village. See Bush Poetry page
Guest Poet: Jack Drake, ably assisted by Max Jarrott.Tickets now on sale at Rhonda's Refits, cnr Bridge & Hume Sts, Toowoomba, Chapman Entertainment in Crow's Nest and at Highfields Pioneer Village.