10 fun things to do in Ipswich this November

Get your Christmas shopping out of the way at local markets, enjoy some adrenaline charged action or spend the night with some queens. It’s all happening in Ipswich this November. Thanks to our friends over at Discover Ipswich for sharing this list.

The Australian Medium Tour

Charmaine Wilson is a world-renowned Australian medium, who has been recognised for her skill and compassion since awakening to her gift in 1999.

She was the winner of Channel Seven’s inaugural season of The One, and was also honoured as Queensland Psychic of the Year in 2008 and Australian Psychic of the Year in 2005.

Charmaine tours extensively around the country, and runs workshops all year long.

She has lived through a lot of heartache in her life, including the death of her brother and her four-year-old daughter, both to tragic accidents. Her mother passed in late 2006.

These deaths have made her a most compassionate and understanding reader, especially in relating to how her clients may be feeling.

See Charmaine at the Ipswich Civic Centre on November 7.

A night with the Queens

Casa Mia Presents Palace a Night with the Queens on Saturday, 9 November.

Dina Tunnel hosts a line up of Diva Drag Queens.

Show starts at 7.30pm, meals from 6.30pm with all you can eat buffet option. Raffles and lucky door prizes.

Christmas markets at The Boulevard

Markets at The Boulevarde invites you to come along and enjoy a morning of food, fun and fabulous finds on 9 November.

With an array of fresh produce, home made jams and relishes, new and exciting artisan stalls and much more, there is something for everyone.

Introduce yourself to the shops already located at The Boulevarde and grab a coffee or breakfast at Seed Coffee or a unique gift in the treasure trove that is Country House.

Enjoy a free mini cupcake at Little Mode Cupcakery, book in an appointment with M Hair, Beauty on Belle, or Tone Town Music. There’s so much to see and do.

Ripley markets

The Ripley Markets are being held on November 9 from 3pm to 8pm.

​Over 60 stalls featuring live music, delicious food stalls from all around the world, handmade home wares, fantastic fashion and farm animals, a jumping castle and even a circus school.

Located right near the Providence Splash ‘n’ Play.

Pooch, pram and wheelchair friendly.

Nitro Funny Cars

The Aeroflow Outlaw Nitro Funny Cars will return to Willowbank Raceway on 9 November.

It’s coined as the most spectacular show in drag racing.

Featuring the Nitro Express, Terminator, Avenger, Stormtrooper and many more in an extravaganza of 12 nitro cars.

These 4000hp beasts will take to the iconic Willowbank quarter mile.

Also featuring the flame-throwing, wheelstanding funny car – Nitro Sheriff racing the full track on it’s back wheels.

Join in the Official Pit Party from 3pm to 4pm, meet the drivers, see the cars up close, and have fun in our Kids Zone Plus see the Nitro Sheriff Wheelstander flame shows during the hour.

Featuring Queensland’s best Sportsman racers, the action keeps rolling all day with the Final round of the Qld Drag Racing Championship.

Songs That Won the War

Songs That Won the War will showcase the best-loved songs and music of the Second World War in a special show on November 10.

Book now for this one-day event held at the historical Old Courthouse reliving precious memories, hearing wonderful old songs and enjoying Devonshire tea on the veranda at interval.

Costs $20 including Devonshire tea.

99 Bikes Dingo

Over the weekend of November 9 and 10, the 99 Bikes Dingo will take place at Hidden Vale Adventure Park.

There will be mountain biking and trail runs as well as kids events.

On the Sunday the Dingo Enduro will take place, a four hour – three stage ride.

Nearby accommodation is available at Spicers Hidden Vale.

Lawrence Mooney

The Moonman is back and he is completely unleashed in Part of The Problem which hits the Ipswich Civic Centre on November 15.

After spending 18 months as former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Moonman is back sailing close to the wind at his brutally honest, hilarious best.

Often regarded by peers and audiences as one of the most intelligent and dangerous minds in comedy, this three time Barry Award nominee is a must see this year.

Handmade Expo

The monthly Handmade Expo Market will be held at the Ipswich Turf Club on November 16.

Everything is exclusively handmade/baked/grown along with a few quality crafting supplies for you to create your own handmade experience.

This is an outdoor market with up to 100 amazing stalls of products and food.

It is free entry and loads of access to free parking. Come along and join them for a handmade adventure at the market.

Alex Shooter Williamson – live comedy

On November 29 see comedian, satirist, social media megastar and world-conquering content creator Alex Williamson live in Ipswich.

Alex has sold out theatres all over Australia, New Zealand and the UK again this year, adding shows left right and centre to meet extreme demand.

With over 2.5 million social media followers, this comedy juggernaut is steaming through shows like a deranged Thomas The Tank Engine.

Don’t miss Alex Williamson live on stage. Best book early.

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