QDS - The annual Queensland Diesel Spares open day is back on June 30. The doors will be wide open for you to come in and grab a bargain. There will be something there for the whole family, from giveaways, slot cars, and a jumping castle to promo girls, with Optimus Prime even making an appearance. So bring the family along, meet Will Davidson and get a great deal. The day is at the Rocklea branch on Ipswich Rd, from 8am-noon. For more information call (07) 3277 5377.
Brown & Hurley - Grab a bargain, Brown & Hurley's Darra branch pallet sale is back. On June 30, from 8am-1pm, there will be specials galore. With face-painting, a sausage sizzle, jumping castle and a balloon clown, even the kids will be spoilt as you look to secure a bargain from the pallets and pallets of parts on offer. So get on down and check out what's on sale. You will be surprised by what's available. For more info you can call (07) 3363 8000.
Farm Fantastic 2012 will be held on Pumicestone Rd, just off the Bruce Hwy, Caboolture. There are nearly 900 exhibitors, an exciting line-up of entertainers and activities for the whole family. Check out the thrills and spills on the four-wheel-drive track or meet Jack Reed from the Broncos on July 21 and Sheree and Spida Everett from The Great Australian Doorstep.
Fantastic Farmer is running again this year. So crack out your inner cowboy to bowl over haybales, trudge through troughs, and slop through the mud to success. Winners walk away with all the glory and share in $1000. Open 8am-5pm, Friday and Saturday and 8am-4pm on Sunday. Free parking. Adults $15, seniors on Friday $10, under 14 free for the three days. Visit farmfantastic.com.
Big Rig Spectacular
Saturday, July 28
THE Mt Gravatt Show presents the Big Rig Spectacular competition. Classes include Best Rig of Yesteryear (pre-1980). Best Fleet (three or more), Best Artwork, Best Working Truck (1980-90, 1991-2000, 2001-current) and Rig of the Show. Contact Guy McEntrye on 0401 003 037. Entry forms are available on the day. Entry cost is included in show admission, enter via Broadwater Rd, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, Qld. Register on the day by 10am.
Yesteryear Truck and Machinery Show
THE Timbertown Steam and Oil Engine Club Inc is endeavouring to fill the void from the now defunct Kempsey Truck Show by inviting both historic and late-model working trucks to their two-day Yesteryear Truck and Machinery Show to be held at the Wauchope Showground on the weekend of August 18-19. For general inquiries phone Rod Hickson (02) 6585 3540, trucks Kirby Maxwell 0407 594 149, swap sites Phil Constable 0411 690 422.
Big Rigs Race Day
GET ready for the Big Rigs race day at the Ipswich Turf Club on Friday October 12. Cost is $75 a ticket, get in now before they are all gone. Call Dee on 07 3817 1735.