OLD FAVOURITE: Maroochydore State High School will perform Grease.
OLD FAVOURITE: Maroochydore State High School will perform Grease.

10 things to do over the weekend

1. Sidewalk Sale

Where: Bulcock St, Caloundra

When: Today and tomorrow

THE Bulcock Street Traders, in conjunction with the Caloundra CBD Project are hosting a sidewalk sale with a spooky theme today and tomorrow. Traditionally Friday 13th is considered an unlucky day by some, but this year you will find yourself in a lucky position with a sidewalk sale and a festival atmosphere in the heart of Caloundra. The sidewalks will be filled with tables and stalls from participating traders plus there will be a host of activities for the kids to get involved in. A pop-up shop at 51 Bulcock St will be the host venue for face painting for the kids, and a free lucky dip. Balloon Awesomeness will be on the street handing out spooky balloon creations for the kids. Today, follow the smell of a sausage sizzle hosted by the Sunshine Coast Daily team from 11am-1 pm outside the newsagent, and tomorrow you will find the sausage sizzle hosted by Smart City College for a gold coin donation going to Steps Charity at the top of Bulcock St, corner of Knox Ave and Bulcock St.

2. To Kill A Mockingbird

What: Pacific Lutheran College presents To Kill A Mockingbird

Where: The Events Centre, Caloundra

When: Today and tomorrow, 7.30pm

Cost: $25 Adults, $18 child, student, concession.

THE Pacific Lutheran College Drama Department, along with the cast of 30 talented students, are very excited to present this iconic, much-loved play based on the now famous novel by Harper Lee. Renowned for its warmth and humour, the play touches hearts, despite dealing with the serious issues of abuse and racial inequality. Set in the Deep South of the United States in 1933, the story follows young Scout as she watches her father defend a man against a potential death sentence, which looms threateningly against him due to racial prejudice.

3. Outrigging

What: Va'a (Outrigger Canoe) World Sprints 2016

When: Today, tomorrow and Sunday

Where: Lake Kawana

ENJOY the excitement of the world's fastest outrigger canoe sprint racing, with 35 invited countries, around 4000 competitors and thousands of spectators. Watch the world's fastest Va'a (outrigger canoe) paddlers with 1 person (V1), 6 person (V6) and 12 person (V12) events. Divisions range from 16 years to over 70 years with a Para division for adaptive paddlers.

4. Fete

What: Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre annual fete

Where: Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre

When: Saturday, 9am to 1pm

Cost: Free

FUN for the whole family. Go along and have a coffee and cake. Listen to live music while the kids run wild and have fun on the jumping castle, face painting and three-hole putt putt.

5. Teddy Bear Fair

What: The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital is hosting its inaugural Teddy Bear Fair

Where: The Sunshine Coast Private Hospital, 12 Elsa Wilson Dr, Buderim (outside, near main entrance)

When: Sunday, 9am-1pm

Cost: Free

EXCITING activities, displays, prizes, entertainment, tours and workshops. Festivities include Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors with animal encounters, Kwazi the Octonaut and the team from Sealife. Jamie Dunn and Agro will also be there to read a popular children's story. There will also be a fully equipped Teddy Bear Hospital ready to patch up a favourite loved toy, a petting zoo, jumping castle, face painting and colouring-in area. For community members thinking about having a baby, there will be opportunities to speak with midwives and obstetricians, and tours through the maternity ward will depart every 30 minutes.

6. Community Gardens Open Day

What: Yandina Community Gardens Open Day with Jerry Coleby-Williams

Where: The Blue House, cnr North & Farrell Sts, Yandina

When: Sunday

Cost: $10 pp (children under 16 free)

Info: YCG facebook page

YANDINA Community Gardens are opening their gates for a celebration of sustainable, organic, healthy gardening and living - bringing together like-minded speakers, community groups, and businesses. The event will feature Gardening Australia presenter Jerry Coleby-Williams. The program will also include talks by Elisabeth Fekonia, Morag Gamble and Anne Gibson. YCG Open Day is a family-friendly event with raffles, giveaways, stalls, activities (basket weaving, kids craft/gardening), live music, and scrumptious food, plants, gardening and sustainable living products for sale.

7. Sunshine Brass

Where: Maleny Community Centre

When: Sunday, 1.30pm

Cost: $15 adult, $13 concession (includes afternoon tea)

Info: Arch Robertson 0409 851 546

SUNSHINE Brass, in conjunction with SCREAM Big Band, will present a Big Band Bonanza. Tickets are available at the door.

8. Cruise Expo

Where: Maroochydore RSL

When: Sunday 10am to 2pm

Info: Ucango Travel and Cruise 5437 4000 (Caloundra); 5451 8600 (Maroochydore)

CRUISE travellers will have the opportunity to speak directly with cruise line representatives plus pick up a special or two at the fourth annual Sunshine Coast Cruise Sale Day. All visitors will go into the draw to win a Mastercard Multi Currency Cash Passport worth $1000; plus those that make a booking will go into a draw for Mekong River Cruise with APT. Most major cruise lines will be present on the day including Scenic, Princess Cruises, P&O, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, APT, Azamara, Celebrity and Avalon Waterways.

9. Quilt Show

When: Tomorrow and Sunday, 9am-4pm

Where: Peachester Hall, Beerwah-Kilcoy Rd

Cost: $5

FEATURING quilts and textile art, traders and demonstrations, refreshments and country hospitality.

10. Grease

What: Musical Production

Where: Jubilee Hall, Maroochydore State High School

When: Tuesday, May 17, Wednesday, May 18, Thursday, May 19, 7pm for 7.30pm start.

Cost: Students/Concession $14, Adults $22 Family (2 adults, 2 students) $65

MAROOCHYDORE State High School students are staging their musical production Grease - a fun and exciting look at the friendships, romances, and adventures of high school kids in the 1950s. Grease promises to be a great night out for kids to discover what it was all about, and for the adults to reflect on those days and the great songs.