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The Scenic Rim: Providing A Full Country Experience

Need an excuse to get out of the hustle-and-bustle of the city and explore more of what our beautiful Queensland has to offer? Experience the true country lifestyle in the Scenic Rim from the 7th-16th of August. For those who are eager to learn where their food comes from, meet the farmers, shop local and fill your empty esky with some incredible locally sourced goodies! 

Scenic Rim Brewery: Grain to Glass Farmhouse Feast

With no Ekka being held this year, producers from the Scenic Rim are offering an alternative, encouraging people from the city to visit the country. Thankfully, the Scenic Rim Brewery are offering their thirst-quenching craft beers to satisfy our palates. Nothing beats a cold beer on a winter’s day, am I right? Each beer hosts its own flavoursome character, harnessing the true larrikin nature of us Aussies. Each beer has been handcrafted in their 130-year-old heritage listed building, and the brewery aims to reduce their environmental impact by promoting sustainable practices.

When: Wednesday, August 12, 12pm. 
Where: Scenic Rim Brewery, 898 Reckumpilla Street, Mount Alford. 
Cost: $98.15 per/ticket.
More Information: Click here for more information and to book your tickets. 

Towri Sheep Cheeses High Tea

Nothing says high tea better than sparkling wine, pots of tea, tiered trays of scones, and most of all, delicious Towri Sheep Cheese! Bring your family and friends along for a blissful traditional high tea experience nestled amongst their gardens with a breathtaking view of their sheep property. If this event couldn’t get any more delicious, Signature Emporium’s Executive Pastry Chef, Alex Liddle will be whipping up a storm and leaving us all wanting more. With adorable lambs ready for some cuddles and pastries baked to be enjoyed, book your tickets now before they sell out! 

When: Wednesday, August 12, 2:00pm – 4:00pm.
Where: Towri Sheep Cheeses, 206 Saville Road, Allenview.
Cost: $80 per ticket.
More Information: Book tickets online here.

Show Day on Tommerup’s Farm

Although they’re missing the Ekka this year, Tommerup’s Dairy Farm has plenty on offer this August, so wherever you are, jump in the car and head on over to the countryside! With a range of fun and educational activities on offer, there’s so much to do on this sixth generational dairy farm. There’ll be animal feeding, a smashing pumpkin pig feeding tours, a selection of delectable ice cream on offer and many more. So, if you’re a fan of farm animals or just want an excuse to escape the city, Tommerup’s is the place for you! 

When: Sunday, August 9, 10:30am – 2:30pm.
Where: Tommerup’s Dairy Farm, 2142 Kerry Road, Kerry.
Cost: $0 – $32 .74.
More Information: Find ticket prices and information here.

Summer Land Camels

Pic: @summerlandcamels

Yep, you heard it right – camels! Who knew there was a camel farm so close to home? This hidden gem is Australia’s largest commercial camel Dairy that produces sustainable and ethical camel milk and wellness products. With a skincare selection of hair products, body wash, and other goodies, this handcrafted range are the perfect superfood for your skin. Not only is Summer Land Camels home to some adorable furry friends available for visitors to ride, but there’s also a café on site. 

When: Sunday, August 9, 9:00am.
Where: Summer Land Camels, 8 Charles Chauvel Drive, Harrisville.
More Information: Find ticket prices and information here

Now, if you think these events are the only ones being held this month, you are certainly wrong as the Scenic Rim has so much more on offer. There’ll be farm tours and animal feeding at the Greenlee Macadamia Farm, Scenic Rim Cooking Classes showcasing local produce, the Boonah country markets will be hosting some amazing stalls and there’ll be a traditional Cobb & Co. wagon tour that cannot be missed!

CORONAVIRUS DISCLAIMER: these are ticketed events and businesses are following Government advice and regulations surrounding COVID-19. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the event organisers directly.

Are you planning to be out and about at one or more of these festivals this month in Brisbane? Let us know! Show us what you’re up to by snapping a photo and tagging @Brisbane & #MyBrisbane on Instagram.

Bella Haighhttps://www.mybrisbane.com
Always planning her next getaway, Bella is a Journalism student with a passion for all things travel, lifestyle and fashion. Being Brisbane born and bred, Bella is always up-to-date with the latest events and loves sharing her hometown’s hidden gems on her socials.

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