What’s On in Charters Towers

If you’re looking for some entertainment this weekend we’ve got plenty of options for you in this week’s What’s On.


Starting tonight there’s the North Queensland Extreme Offroad Challenge, running through until Sunday.

Catch rollovers, winch cables snapping and drivers pushing themselves and their vehicles to the extreme.

It’s at the Millchester Motor Sport Facility on Mafeking Rd.

There will be food, a licensed bar and plenty of activities for the kids to enjoy also.

Art exhibit

Also on tonight is the Into the Light Dillinga’s Dreaming art exhibition launch at the World Theatre at 7pm.

The local artist behind the exhibit will be free to meet and greet with fans, answering any questions you might have.

If you can’t make it tonight, the exhibition is open until March 12, take the family along one weekend.

If you’re a rock & roll fanatic you’d better not miss music legend Lonnie Lee live on Saturday afternoon.

For just $15 you can enjoy two hours of the rolling tunes from the man they called Australia’s Elvis Presley.

Rock out to songs such as I Found a New Love and Star Light, Star Bright from a born performer.

Lonnie Lee live

If you’ve got some spare change head down to the PCYC on Saturday afternoon for the Towers Players Cent Sale.

There’s some great prizes to be won and all of the proceeds go to funding the Towers Players production of Beauty and the Beast Jnr which will be held next month.

It’s on from 1pm-4pm and promises to be a nice family afternoon out.

Finally for all the hard-core fitness addicts out there we have the Reebok Spartan Race 1km burpee challenge.

spartan logo

That’s right, burpees, for 1km.

It’s all for a good cause though with money going towards raising awareness for White Ribbon and The Unite project.

Two Australian charities that help support those affected by domestic violence and youth homelessness.

If you’re competing, bring your runners and your active wear, or if you’re just there as voice to support make sure it’s loud.

It kicks off bright and early at 6am at the Charters Towers School of Distance Education.

At the World Theatre cinemas this weekend you can catch Deadpool, Zoolander 2 or Dirty Grandpa.

Or if you prefer the Drive-in you can see The Heart of the Sea and The Hateful Eight, gates open at 6:30pm.