YOUR GUIDE: Gladstone market dates for 2016

In the Gladstone region there are plenty of weekend markets while Feast on East will offer mid-week events this year also.

Feast on East market dates for 2016-17

Gladstone's First Feast on East. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

A list of dates for the Feast on East markets for 2016-17

YOUR GUIDE: Ten things to do in the region this weekend

Children enjoy the music and festivities at Beach Arts Music at Tannum Sands.

There's markets, Mother's Day events, cent sales and more.

5 things you need to know today: Gladstone, May 4, 2016

Bert and Dora Lowe.

Bunch of fives. 5 things you need to know: Gladstone, May 4, 2016

5 things you need to know today: Gladstone, May 3, 2016

What a great shot!

Bunch of fives. 5 things you need to know: Gladstone, May 3, 2016

YOUR GUIDE: Ten things to do in our region this weekend

Here's the top prize for the Boyne Tannum HookUp 2016.

There's plenty to do in Gladstone this weekend.

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Chanel College Presents High School Musical

Disney's High School Musical is fun for the whole family.

Vivaldi Bach Mozart

Classical music the world over” –

Classical music the world over” –

The Wiggles - Wiggle Town

With so many sold out shows last year, you better get a wiggle on and get your tickets now as tickets to The Wiggle Town tour will sell like … Hot Potatoes!

With so many sold out shows last year, you better get a wiggle on and get your...

Carl Barron - Drinking with a Fork

After making over 300,000 Australian’s laugh on his last tour and taking a year off to star in his first feature film, Carl returns at his brilliant best.

After making over 300,000 Australian’s laugh on his last tour and taking a year off...

Akmal

Remember, if you go and see any other comedian this year, then the terrorists have won.

Remember, if you go and see any other comedian this year, then the terrorists have...

The Peasant Prince

Audiences will be captivated by this inspiring story. Definitely not to be missed!

Audiences will be captivated by this inspiring story. Definitely not to be...

CounterMove - Sydney Dance Co.

CounterMove will intrigue, move and entertain you. Don’t miss out.

CounterMove will intrigue, move and entertain you. Don’t miss out.

10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Tips on how to respond to cyclone, storm warnings

Mark Fitzpatrick took this photo from a balcony in the Gladstone CBD.

Six tips for what to do if a heavy storm, cyclone is forecasted.

10 spots to visit in the Gladstone region this summer

Aerial View of South End (bottom) and Facing Island. Gladstone. Photo Brenda Strong / The Observer

Want to get out and cool down? Here's where to visit in summer

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

GIG GUIDE: Live music and events this week

Local musician Nathan Bedford will play at the Ryges CBD Restaurant and the Grand Hotel this weekend.

A list of where you can catch live music, bingo and poker this week.

CQ beaches named among the best in the state for weddings

THE secret slices of paradise nestled in the central Queensland region have been named among the best locations for a beach wedding.

First ship-load of Pacific Aria passengers visit Fraser

On a cruise several years in the making, the first ship-load of Pacific Aria passengers has toured World Heritage-listed Fraser Island.

Readers react to Pacific Aria's visit to Fraser Island

Managers bring golden tourism touch to Gladstone plaza

Sketch of what the new Central Plaza building in Gladstone will look like.

Managers bring new direction to Gladstone tourism

AirAsia X arrival in Auckland a boost for Gold Coast

AirAsia X A330-300 lands at Auckland International Airport.

TOUCH down will boost Gold Coast capacity

Backpacker tax under review

TAX REVIEW: Tourism operator Bruce Rhoades thinks backpacker tax review has come too late.

Tourism operator says tax review is too late.

LISTEN: GKI casino deals yet to be done with Tower Holdings

GKI FUTURE: The future of the GKI development project is uncertain after Keppel MP Brittany Lauga said Tower were looking at alternative options that may not include a casino but Tower dismissed those claims saying a casino was essential.

Lauga tabled letters from casino operators Crown and Echo

Rival aquarium in Brisbane won't hurt Underwater World: Trad

EDUCATIONAL ADVENTURES: All the littlies enjoy the new Octonauts zone at Sea Life Mooloolaba.

Proposal: $100m to redevelop Maritime Museum into tourist attraction

IN DEEP: Beautiful fish with venomous spines

ONLY DANGEROUS WHEN PROVOKED: The lion fish.

The butterfly cod is a spectacular-looking fish

Jacks aren’t just a summer species

WHAT’S FOR DINNER?: Local angler Craig Mullet with a mangrove jack out on the water.

Find out how to catch the elusive mangrove jack

Top tips on boat ramp etiquette

Mick Carew offered a few handy hints he thinks will help newbie boaties.

Slow down when your at the boat ramp