Image credits: Leo Wiles.
Heritage Showcase

Celebrate the Sunshine Coast’s rich history at the Heritage Showcase event.

Come and enjoy a free, fun day out and step back in time. View displays and meet the experts from more than 15 local museums and heritage organisations. There will be fashion parades through the eras, lost arts, such as wood carving demonstrations, live entertainment, makers demonstrations and much more. The showcase provides a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the region’s heritage all in one location, so get your family and friends together and make a day of it.

Location  Date and Time 
Eumundi School of Arts Hall,
corner of Pacey Street and
Memorial Drive, Eumundi
Sunday 22 April, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

The Heritage Showcase and Discovery Weekend events are funded by the Sunshine Coast Council Cultural Heritage Levy. The levy was introduced in 2009 to ensure the region’s stories, traditions and places continue to be protected and experienced by future generations.

View the Heritage Showcase flyer[2559KB].

Heritage Showcase Program

Time Description Location 
10.00 am Gubbi Gubbi Dance – Welcome to country
Opening by councillor Greg Rogerson
Hall Stage
10.30 am
- 11.30 am
Doo Wop Dolls - vocal harmony group with music of the 40s, 50s and earlier
Hall Stage
10.30 am
- 2.30 pm
Free Cloth Dyeing workshop with Anne Harris – using plant dyes Pacey Street
11.00 am
Guided heritage town walk of Eumundi – takes just over an hour Hall Entrance
11.00 am
Butter making demonstration Buderim Cottage stall
11.00 am
- 12.00 noon
Storytelling with Brent Miller from Gubbi Gubbi Dance
Pacey Street
11.30 am
- 1.30 pm
Musicians Anya Lazanya and Zico – ‘Hartsong’
Hall Stage 
11.30 am and
12.30 pm
Fashion Parades through the eras
Hall Stage
1.30 pm Meet a conservator
All are welcome to join in this discussion and also bring items up on stage
Hall Stage 
3.00 pm Official Close
All day
  • Talk with locals who manger our heritage places
  • See displays from Sunshine Coast Museums and heritage organisations
  • Entertainment with the ‘FlashJack Duet’ - traditional Australian songs played
    on banjo, accordion, mandolin and guitar
  • Great food and coffee at Café Thrive with undercover seating and tables
  • Cooroora Woodworkers - demonstrations of woodcarving, woodturning
    and pyrography
  • Mini Cinema - watch short films on the Sunshine Coast’s heritage
  • Relax a while at the ‘chat, eat, sit, drink, knit’ tables in the side hall
  • Classic cars
  • Qld Air Museum have their jet fighter cockpit to climb in to out the
    front of the hall