Spoil mum with a unique day out in the Scenic Rim’s Lost World this Mother’s Day.
The Arts in the Olives festival is part of Scenic Rim Open Studios and is a hugely-popular Mother’s Day event.
It’s a relaxed event, held among the Worendo Olive Grove.
As well as art and craft workshops, there is live music, beautiful hot and cold local food, artisan stalls and fabulous children’s’ activities.
This year’s event is themed, Celebration – a Decade of Creativity – and will feature workshops in blacksmithing, watercolour painting, shibori, flute making and weaving.
The event is held on Sunday May 14 and some workshops do book out.
Entry is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children under five are free.
Studios of the Scenic Rim is a month away and it’s shaping to be the biggest year yet.
This celebration of culture and creativity features 300 artists, in 27 locations across five weekends.
The event kicks off on Tamborine Mountain on May 6 and 7 and continues each weekend through to June 3 and 4.
A diverse range of artforms will be on show at different studios, including painting, ceramics, printmaking, books, drawings, sculpture, illustration, rugmaking, floral art, fibre art, eco-dying and leadlighting.
Details of participating artists and studios are included in the Council’s Studios & Events booklet. Download it here or find a hardcopy at Council customer service centres, libraries and Visitor Information Centres throughout the region.
Put these dates in your diary:
Tamborine Mountain – May 6 & 7
Lost World Valley – May 13 & 14 (Arts in the Olives)
Beaudesert – May 20 & 21
Boonah & District – May 27 & 28
Canungra & Beechmont – June 3 & 4
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