The Abbey Open Day and Christmas Boutique Markets

Saturday 18th November 2017 between 10 am to 3 pm
Where:  Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, 1 – 63 Abbey Place, Caboolture Qld

We are happy to say that this is the third consecutive year for this special event which has become very popular. The day offers free admission the the Abbey Museum, the
Abbey Church is open for tours, and if you’d like a look around St Michael’s College, feel free!  There is no cost for the public to attend and car-parking is also free at the adjacent St. Michael’s car park.  Come along and enjoy a wide variety of specialty stalls selling hand-made crafts for Christmas gifts, have a photo taken with Santa and don’t forget the delicious food! 

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Maleny at War

Maleny at War

Discover local WWII history!

Where?  At the Maleny Library – When? 1st to 30 November 2017.

Discover Maleny’s World War II heritage through an exhibition of local memorabilia, imagery and educational displays.

Get involved in a local heritage recipe swap.  Bring in your treasured family recipe and share it with the community.  Free viewing during library opening hours.

Fundraising for ‘Glenferna’ – at Maleny

We need your help for us to save ‘Glenferna’

The Maleny Historical Society needs your help to save ‘Glenferna‘, a local farmhouse that was built just after the end of the 19th century. They are fundraising to move this beautiful old house from its present situation at 1010 Maleny Landsborough Road, just a couple of kilometres down the road to the Maleny Historical grounds and are asking for donations.  It is a huge project for a small but dedicated band of Volunteers – so if you can help please either:

  • Email to  infomhs@iinet.net.au advising that you wish to give a cash donation  or
  • Make a cheque payable to – Maleny History Preservation & Restoration Society Inc. or
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to:
    • BSB 124 156
    • Account Number 100020620
    • Amount $
    • Subject: Glenferna

Note:   Donations over $100 will be recognised.  Please send your name, address, and email with the total amount donated.  Please indicate if you don’t want your name publicised.

Glenferna Garage

About Glenferna:   at 1010 Maleny/Landsborough Rd, was built as a farmhouse by Edward Thynne on land purchased from Isaac Burgess in 1902.  It was registered as a Receiving Office for Mail from 1904 – 1912.  Edward Thynne sold the property in 1912 and several dairy farmers lived there until it became a Mater Art Union Prize Farm in 1976.  The winner tenanted the farm & house for years; Glenferna has been home to many families over the decades.

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Maleny Music Muster 2015

The Maleny Music Muster 2015 – held last week of September ie 21st to 27th,
Pioneer Village, Bryce Lane, Maleny.  Award Winning Artists throughout the week. Check out the flyer below – there are Walkups & Bash, and Old Time Dance (cost $5 pp),  a full Uke Day & Workshops plus a Sunset Dinner.  Food Stalls are available from Wednesday through Sunday.  On Saturday there is a Coad Family Concert (invited guests evening).  A Talent Quest ($5 pp) which is affiliated with the Queensland Championships.  On Sunday there is breakfast, a service and Poets.  For further information check out the website.

Bush camping ($5 pp per day – no power).  Note powered sites are available at the Maleny Showgrounds).
Contact Harvey on 07 5494 4220 / 0427 944 220, Email: harvey.bryce@bigpond.com

Maleny Music Muster 2015

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