Roma-based band, Venice on Fire will be one of the bands competing in the Raw Fusions competition on Sunday.
Roma-based band, Venice on Fire will be one of the bands competing in the Raw Fusions competition on Sunday. Louise Wilson

What's on in the Western Downs

Fantastic film premiere

NATIONAL Youth Science Forum candidate Isabelle Jurss is hosting her first fundraising event this Friday night with a movie premiere at Chinchilla Cinema of Captain Fantastic.

Doors open at 7.30pm for refreshments, raffles and lucky door prize draw, before the movie screens at 8.30pm. Tickets are $20 each and includes nibbles and a drink, and can be purchased from Mensland Chinchilla, Jan's Country Kitchen or Chinchilla Cinema.

Oktoberfest at the Bowlsy

THE Chinchilla Bowls Club is going German on Friday night with an Oktoberfest party.

There's prizes for best dressed, tasty German food on the menu, a multi-draw raffle, key jackpot raffle, membership draw, DJ and courtesy bus all running on the night. The fun kicks off at 6pm.

Book ahead by phoning Sandra on 0431 359 272 or Sue on 0448 082 457.

International Day of Rural Women

TO CELEBRATE the International Day of Rural Women on Saturday, the PWNC are hosting events in twoseparate locations.

From 8.30am-noon at Fuller Place, activities will include market stalls, fitness fun, fashion parades, art workshops and a feature film at the cinema.

From 9-11am at the Uniting Church grounds will be a jumping castle, Lions Club information stall and a visit from the fire engine.

Battle of the bands

IN THE lead-up to Chinchilla's first ever music, Fusions on the Field (November 4), four up and coming bands will be competing for a chance to win the opportunity of opening the festival.

On Sunday at the Commercial Hotel Woodshed (Brisbane), Venice on Fire (Roma, pictured), Woodlem (Chinchilla) and Sang-Froid (Toowoomba) will be playing in the beer garden. Music will start at noon, with bands kicking off their sets from 2pm.

Also on the Commy's weekend bill will be a pig on a spit, all you can eat night on Saturday from 5.30-9pm, plus a DJ to entertain from 9pm.

Book ahead to avoid disappointment on 4662 7524.

Condamine Bell Campdraft

THE Condamine Bell Campdraft is on from October 14-16 at the Condamine Showgrounds.

Not to be missed!