Thursday, September 28, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

The Race That Stops The Whitsundays

The glitz and glamour is coming to Bowen, with the annual Bowen Cup making our spring perfect.

Dressed in your best and taking to the race course, Bowen Turf Club will be the place to be.

For those wishing to ease the day away, perhaps The Field VIP Marquee package, sponsored by Filby’s Motors Mitsubishi is perfect.

Including an exclusive drinks package, gate entry, access to the VIP Marquee and so much more, as well as an up-close look at the Bowen Cup Fashions of the Field.

The Brown Brothers Premium Trackside Marquee is a great option for those who wish to be close to all the track action.

Including gate entry, access into the Trackside Marquee, and five standard drinks of beer and wine, this is a great premium package for those wishing to have a good energy day, watching the races carefully.

Outside of packages, the Bowen Turf Club has everyone covered, with six local races, a bar and a myriad of delicious food vendors, the Grand View courtesy bus, and TAB and bookmakers available onsite all day.

And don’t forget to get your ticket for the bus, ensuring no one is a designated driver and everyone can have the best time on the Bowen fields.

Get your tickets while you can, as this is sure to be an outstanding day of quality racing.

WHAT: Bowen Cup

WHERE: Bowen Turf Club

WHEN: Saturday October 14

TICKETS: and available at the gate

October 14 is gearing up to be an awesome day at the Bowen Turf Club

The King Is Back At Proserpine Entertainment Centre

The Proserpine Entertainment Centre is looking after the Whitsundays, with the king of swingers, Rhydian Lewis and his band, The Residuals, gracing the stage, bringing the absolute charm and perfection of Frank Sinatra with them.

Dedicating and catering his craft to lovingly recreate the charisma of Frank Sinatra, Rhydian’s performance is intimate and personal, creating the allure of times gone past.

Set against a captivating backdrop of classic and iconic stories and pictures, the audience is swept up, encompassed in the unmissable and most recognisable voice and face in American history.

Featuring and showcasing many of the hits, including Come Fly With, The Lady Is A Tramp, Fly Me To The Moon, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, That’s Life, My Way, and the theme from New York New York, this show will be a highlight of the season.

WHAT: Morning Melodies: King of the Swingers – Sinatra Through The Years

WHERE: Proserpine Entertainment Centre

WHEN: Thursday, October 12, from 11am


Rhydian Lewis and The Residuals are pushing us back in time with classic tunes. Photo supplied

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