GNN's award winning City of the Month for November

is Eumundi

 Eumundi is just over an hour north of Brisbane on Queensland's Sunshine Coast in Australia.

This historic town holds it's wonderful markets each week whatever the weather.  You can sample and buy local produce such as organic foods, jams, treats, nuts, view original art and craft work including local photography,  buy homewares and clothing. There are many musicians and other entertainers.

The markets, with over 600 stalls, are held every Saturday and Wednesday throughout the year and on Thursdays in December there are the delightful twilight markets between 5pm and 9pm.

 

Live music at Eumundi Markets

 

A local drinking hole in Eumundi by SRAQLDRIDE

 

Sand art by LookOutBack  

 

    Universal Winds flags at markets
Eumundi Markets
   Photo thanks to saschmid's album

1927 Eumundi Rugby League Team 

So what is Eumundi's history?
  • 1850's cattle runs
  • 1867 1st road due to gold discover at gympie
  • Pioneer settlers 1879
  • 1900 stores start opening - general stores, a bakery, saddler, blacksmiths, butcher shops, auctioneers and agents. Some of these old buildings still stand today.
  • 1900 Timber milling
  • Dairy farms and butter factories 1900's

from Eumundi & District Historical Association

Local colour  

Katz Tatz ( Katrina Farrar )creates unique temporary tattoos and body art.    The designs are airbrushed onto the skin in an endless selection of colours or black and white which looks like a permanent tattoo.

Kat was the winner at Airbrush the Australian Body Art Carnivale. 

(see the image below)

Australian Body Art Carnivale Winner 2007
 
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