GOODTIMES SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2011 - ISSUE 22 • A MONTHLY YARRAWONGA CHRONICLE/COROWA FREE PRESS PUBLICATION
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GOODTIMES 2 Spring shows full of life YARRAWONGA CHRONICLE/COROWA FREE PRESS - SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2011 - ISSUE 22
Yarrawonga-Mulwala Spring Show Friday, September 30-Saturday, October 1 September marks the beginning of the local spring show circuit where local towns celebrate their agricultural heritage combined with family entertainment, fireworks and of course showbags.
arrawonga-Mulwala Spring Show will open at noon on Friday, September 30 and will be known as Family Focused Friday. The programme includes Side Show Alley and the Main Pavilion; horse events on the main oval from midday; Brook Hazlett performs at 2pm and 4pm; Bob The Builder performs two shows – one at 3pm and one at 5pm on the main stage with a meet and greet in between; Empire FMX Motorbikes perform between 6pm and 8pm; Fireworks at 9pm; gourmet local food stalls providing food and beverages for lunch and dinner. On Saturday the gates open at 8am with the action packed program concluding with a Grand Parade at 1.30pm so footy fans will be able to head home in time
to see the first bounce of the AFL Grand Final on the same day. The Saturday programme will include the official opening at 10.45am; Empire FMX from 10am; traditional events being held throughout the day - equestrian, wood chop, pet parade, tractor pull; Miss Show Girl at 11am; Grand Parade at 1.30pm. Gourmet local food and beverages stalls will provide lunch and dinner and live music will be performed. Tickets are available at the gate with adults $12 and children (3-15) $3. Visit www.ymshow.com.au for further show details.
Corowa Show Sunday, October 9
here will be plenty of attractions for all ages at this year's Corowa Show on Sunday, October 9. Mojo the Clown, a new act this year, will be roving around the showgrounds all day bringing the entertainment to the people on stilts. Gates open at 6.30am and the last performance of the day is held at 3pm. Two favourites from last year's popular show will be back in action with magicians Elio Simonette and Eva Salleh, and the fire breathing Roy Maloy Circus returning. Everyone is invited to have a go on the rides, enjoy side show alley, watch the horse events and check out the pavilions to see the art and craft, flower and cooking
exhibitions, sheep, poultry, fruit and vegetables, eggs, horticultural, dressmaking, photography exhibits and school displays.
There will also be the judging of the Miss Corowa Showgirl (aged 18-24 years as at May 1, 2012) and Miss Corowa Teenage (15 years and under 18 on day of show) competitions. Take the children along to visit the
animal nursery where the children can play, touch and cuddle with the baby animals.
A new family pass for two adults and four or more children costing $25 is available this year providing even better value. Other fees are $10 per adult, $5 concession and entry for children six to 16 is $2.
Look who’s coming to yarrawonga! Yarrawonga-mulwala agricultural show 2011 • fri 30th september from 12 noon & sat 1st october 2011
bob the builder™ 2 shows on fridaY 3pm & 5pm
fireworks displaY fridaY at 8.45pm
empire fmX freestYle moto-X shows from 6pm fridaY
brook hazlett horsemanship clinics from 2pm fridaY
Local food and beverages stalls. Bring a picnic rug. Live music. Adults $12, children (3-15) $3. Tickets available at the gate. Visit website www.ymshow.com.au for further show details.
This event is proudly sponsored by Moira Shire Council Community Event Funding
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Spring, the time when kiddies thoughts turn to football finals, September school holidays and movies. Each year the term three break is traditionally jam-packed with new releases to provide the family with a few hours of holiday fun. 2011 is no different, so here is a quick look at some of the new releases destined for the big screen in coming weeks; Zookeeper (PG)
The animals at Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker Griffin Keyes (Kevin James), but unfortunately in search of romance he has decided to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. Not happy at the prospect of his departure the animals set about educating Griffin in the ways of the heart – animal style. Featuring the voices of Cher, Nick Noltes, Adam Sandler and Sylvester Stallone. Former Weddings, Parties, Anything singer Mick Thomas.
Spy Kids 4 (PG)
Mick Thomas at Howlong Country Golf Club Legendary singer/songwriter Mick Thomas, a founding member of popular Aussie band Weddings Parties Anything will be performing at the Howlong Country Golf Club on Saturday, October 15.
anything - but they are really good stories and great songs. Mick is truly a legend around the best of fair-dinkum roots venues and festivals around the country. After reconvening with long time musical
eddings Parties Anything released seven albums between 1987 and 1996, and enjoyed a number of hits including Father's Day and Monday's Experts, mixing bush ballads with rock'n'roll. Thomas embarked on a solo career after the demise of WPA in 1999and eventually settled with a new band 'The Sure Thing' which has been through many different lineups. He writes about mates, ratbags, races, places, weddings, parties, funny stuff -
The Smurfs will make their way from their village to the cinema screen in time for the September school holidays.
cohort Mark 'Squeezebox' Wally, 2011 has already proven a bumper year for Mick completing a fantastic tour of Canada with old buddies The Lowest of the Low, and a new album recorded in Portland, Oregon produced by Darren Hanlon (to be released early 2012). He will also join with the old band Weddings, Parties, Anything for a September spectacular. Tickets to see Mick Thomas at the Howlong
City. Featuring Hank Azaria and Neil Patrick Harris this fun-family flick will have humming la, la, lala, la, la…all the way home.
The Smurfs (G)
For a new generation of Smurf fans this much-anticipated movie release comes to the big screen in 3D. Parents are likely to enjoy their own childhood flashbacks as The Smurfs, including Papa, Smurfette and all the usual suspects, do battle with the evil wizard Gargamel in none other than New York
This extremely successful franchise continues with the 3D offering Spy Kids 4. Jessica Alba plays the perfect wife, mother and semi-perfect step mother who just happens to be a retired secret agent. She is doing her best of focus on the daily battles of “normal” life when she is called back into action to save the world from the maniacal Timekeeper.
The Lion King (G)
If you’re feeling sentimental this Spring why not enjoy the re-released The Lion King on the big screen and in 3D. This much-loved Disney classic was originally released in 1994 and came with a great soundtrack including Circle of Life and Hakuna Matata. All these movies and more are starting in September at the Wangaratta Cinema Centre.
Country Golf Club are $10 for members, $15 for non-members. For information and bookings contact the Club on 02 60265321.
Orchids on display The Murray Valley Orchid Club will hold an Orchid Show at the Hammon Pavilion at the Yarrawonga Showgrounds on Sunday, September 18 from 9am to 4pm. All are welcome.
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COUNTRY GOLF CLUB!
Main Pavilion will have horticultural, dressmaking, crafts, and photography exhibits.
Saturday 15th October at 9pm Members
- Art, children’s art, & school displays.
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BIG FAMILY DAY OUT At the Corowa Show
Non Members $15
Live Entertainment by Elio Simonetti, the Roy Maloy Circus, and don’t miss Mojo the Clown!
SUNDAY 9TH OCTOBER, 2011 Main Pavilion entries to the Showground Gates Open 6.30am & last performance at 3pm Adults $10, Conc. $5, Children 6-16 $2 Two Adults + four or more children $25
Come and Join the Fun at
MICK THOMAS’ ROVING COMMISSION The ex-Weddings, Parties, Anything boys going where-ever they like, It’s a new year It’s a ROVING COMMISSION
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VENUE OF THE MONTH
Two years of great entertainment
On the 18 September 2011 the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre will celebrate its 2nd anniversary.
ince opening, the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre has exceeded all expectations with over 200 performances, almost 300 functions and over 162,000 people visiting the venue, with the local community playing a major role in its success. During the month of September the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre has a great variety of performances to showcase its diversity and approach to programming. Some of the many shows on offer this month include the Lux Radio Theatre presents Gone with the Wind, Josh Earl versus Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cookbook, Singing & Signing Workshop,
The centre has attracted over 65,000 people since it opened only two years ago.
Ukulele Workshop Musical Mysteries.
Plans are well underway for Season 2012 and details for this will be released in December but you can be assured that the same quality performances seen in 2011 will be available in 2012. Details for all shows can be found on the website www.wangarattapac.com.au
A hub for regional arts
The Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre is a state of the art multimillion dollar venue which opened in September 2009 and offers a new alternative to regional performing and touring.
roviding contemporary architecture and facilities including a dedicated, fully equipped 530 raked seat theatre with a balcony, flat floor performance facilities for
Dinner and Show packages
or pure entertainment and convenience you can now buy Dinner and Show packages to one of the following great performances • Saturday 1st October Arj Barker • Saturday 5 November Damien Leith • Saturday 12 November John Waters • Saturday 26 November Buddy the Concert Dinner includes 2 courses and a drink at either Intermezzo Cafe at the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre or Watermarc Restaurant and combined with your show tickets offers fantastic value and a memorable night out without the stress. To book visit www. wangarattapac.com.au, click on the 'Buy Tickets' link, select the nominated show, nominate the number of tickets you require, then select which package you would like to purchase or come into the Box Office 10am - 4pm MonFri or phone 03 5722 8105.
Conference facilities are available.
500 or 800 with a custom built marquee, six spacious and modern dressing rooms, shower and laundry facilities, a spacious green room equipped with dance barre and mirror for dance company warm ups and a smaller conference room. The multipurpose centre has been built on 'green principles' utilising passive energy wherever possible. All spaces are flexible in size and room layout and catering can be provided by in-house caterers utilising regional and seasonal produce. The Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre is within easy walking distance of the city's popular cafe and dining venues and a wide variety of accommodation.
The multipurpose centre can be transformed into a majestic reception area or function room.
At your service Penny Hargrave Penny commenced with the Rural City of Wangaratta as Venue Manager – Performing Arts Centre in October 2009 coming from a background in hospitality management and sales and marketing. Penny grew up in Melbourne but always had links back to the north east with family connections in Yarrawonga. Penny’s strengths lie in managing projects from inception to completion and the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre is a perfect example of this. She has worked with Southern Pacific Corporation, Intercontinental Hotel Group and Brown Brothers of Milawa. In her spare time Penny works in the fitness industry and has done so since fluoro lycra and leg warmers were the rage.
Rebecca Bennell Rebecca Bennell is the venue’s resident tech-wizard, her skills and experience as an audio, lighting and operator technician have seen her work in such high profile events as the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe Festivals, The Castlemaine State Festival, Moomba Parade and the Melbourne Grand Final Day Parade. With over 13 years of experience under her belt, Rebecca’s role at the venue encompasses all technical and staging needs across the full spectrum of events, conferences and performances.
On the theatrical side of things, Rebecca has worked in the renowned CUB Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne, was deemed regal enough for The Royal Opera House in London and even ran away with the circus (Circa and the Flying Fruit Fly, that is). Originally a Melburnian, via the University of Ballarat, Rebecca has diplomas in events and entertainment. In her spare time Rebecca enjoys sharing her vast expertise, creating lighting designs for amateur theatre companies.
Lisa Mangelsdorf Being the Marketing Coordinator for the venue, Lisa is responsible for the logistics and coordination of all events. Be it debating with Dorothy the Dinosaur or fitting in the Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra, Lisa’s done it. With a degree in Business and Marketing and a graduate certificate in Commerce, Lisa is well versed in liaising with tourist organizations, ensuring the marvellous amenities of the venue, especially its purpose built conference facilities are available to be enjoyed by all. Lisa is an alumnus of the Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program and is currently undertaking her Masters in Business Administration. Being a woman of many skills, Lisa is not only the venue’s Marketing Coordinator and a Masters student, but also a
The Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre staff Penny Hargrave, Rebecca Bennell, Liza Mangelsdorf, Jemma Galvin and Emily Fitsimons.
skier, tennis player and Bollywood phone sales and distributing flyers to being the first point of contact dancer! for the general public, Emily is one Jemma Galvin of the main forces behind making School teacher by trade, Jemma has sure the venue runs as smoothly as worked in Ticketing, Programming it does. and Customer Service at such notable cultural institutions as A Wangaratta original, Emily Opera Australia, the Australian studied a Diploma of Visual Arts Centre for the Moving Image and relocated to Melbourne (ACMI) and world famous Arts where she gained qualifications Centre, Melbourne. in Business Administration and Jemma’s primary school teacher worked for Melbourne based town experience drives her passion to planning and architectural firms. engage students, children and Emily spent a year in Italy ‘pursuing their families in meaningful and love’, teaching English and eating enlightening arts experiences at mozzarella di bufala (which for the WPAC. us less cultural folk is ‘buffalo mozzarella’). Emily Fitzsimons On return to Australia, Emily joined While all the ‘creative types’ are off the venue team to combine her doing their thing it is the venue’s love of arts with her administrative Administration Officer Emily’s talents. Emily’s spare time is spent duty to bring everything together. maintaining a vegie garden and From sorting finance, dealing with dabbling in arts and crafts.
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What’s on for the School Holidays 2011 Workshops Saturday 24 September 2011 Singing & Signing Workshop 2pm Price: Free – tickets limited & booking essential Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Memorial Hall Auslan is the language of the deaf community in Australia and many Victorian schools now teach Auslan as their Language other than English (LOTE). These school holidays bring your kids along to this fun and educational singing/signing workshop, to learn more about sign language - and to sing with your hands! This workshop will be led by 3 talented primary school students and will include a mini concert of signed pop songs and a ‘hands on’ workshop teaching adults & kids how to sign Advance Australia Fair… Surprise your classmates at Term 4 Assembly!
Thursday 29 September 2011 Ukulele Workshop 11am & 1:30pm Price: $10 for 1 child & 1 adult – learn together! Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Memorial Hall Learn to play the Ukulele with Mike Jackson – renowned children’s ukulele educator for a fun and interactive music making session. Fun times and ukuleles supplied. Adults must be accompanied by their child!
Performances Monday 19 September 2011 Lux Radio Theatre Presents “Gone With The Wind” 7:30pm Price: Adults $30 – Concession $25 – Children $15 Before television, the entertainment highlight of the week was the Sunday night radio play. The iconic romance Gone with the Wind traces the life and loves of Scarlett O’Hara, set amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Her turbulent courtship and marriage to the dashing Rhett Butler is legendary in movie history, and ends abruptly with arguably the most famous line ever spoken on screen: 'Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.' The Lux Radio Theatre recreates the golden age of radio drama with distinguished actors playing multiple roles, complete with tuxedos, applause signs and vintage soap commercials!
with a platter to nibble on throughout the performance....... Platters are only available for pre-purchase and available now through Box Office and online bookings. Cold beverages along with coffee and tea will be available for purchase in the venue at bar prices. Cheese, Cabana & Dips Platter $40.00 up to 10 people. $15.00 2 people. Antipasto Platter $50.00 up to 10 people. $20.00 2 people. Fresh Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Sauce & Fresh Cream $25.00 up to 10 people. $12.00 2 people.
Saturday 24 September 2011 Josh Earl versus Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cookbook 7:30pm Price: All tickets $20.00 Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Alpine MDF Theatre In 1985 Lyn Earl purchased a book that changed her life forever, as well as the lives of her three sons. That book was the Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book. In 2008 Josh Earl performed a show where he briefly mentioned this book. The reaction was like nothing he had experienced before. People wanted to talk about this book. They couldn’t concentrate on the next joke because they were thinking of the cakes in this book. Josh promised that he would come back next year and do a show all about this book. This is that show. Swing by a little earlier to make the most of an old fashioned cake stall!
Monday 3 October Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries 10am & 12.30pm Price: All tickets $28.50 Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre, Alpine MDF Theatre
Jeepers! Scooby-Doo and the gang have been called into Wangaratta to help solve an epic mystery during the September holidays. It appears a trouble-making ghost is haunting the local theatre and Shaggy, Fred, Daphne, Velma and Scooby-Doo are on their way in the Mystery Machine to help solve it! Featuring catchy songs and hilarious antics, SCOOBYDOO LIVE! Musical Mysteries, presented by Warner Bros. Entertainment and Life Like This performance will be held cabaret- Touring Australia will have young audiences style in the Memorial Hall and is a General on the edge of their seats in traditional Admission event. Make the night complete Scooby-Doo fashion. Proudly Presented by Chiltern Tourism & Development Inc
Friday October October 7 7 Friday
Music Night - 6.30 pm - 11.30 pm MusicEntry Night pm13- 11.30 $5- 6.30 (under Free) pm Chiltern Chiltern Memorial Memorial Hall Hall
Saturday October 8
Family Fun Fun Day Day -10am -10am -- 4 4 pm pm Family Entry $6 each. Family Martin Park of four $20 Martin Park Free Free Entertainment, Entertainment, Children’s Children’s Activities Activities Demonstrations, Demonstrations,Face Face Painting, Painting, Sparky Sparky the the Clown, Clown, Food Court and featuring Yackandandah Identity Peter Denahy Skateboarding Competition - From 2 pm Chiltern Skate Park Country Dance - 7pm - 1am Country Dance - 7pm - midnight Chiltern Memorial Tickets $20 each. Drinks atHall bar prices. Chiltern Memorial Hall Sunday October 9 Sunday October 9 to 3pm Chiltern Country Market - 8.30am
Chiltern Country - 8.30am to 3pm Art and Craft StallsMarket and free entertainment Art and Fishing Craft Stalls and free entertainment Competition - 9am Fishing Competition - 9am Lake Lake Anderson Anderson
Lux Radio Theatre presents “Gone With The Wind”, 7:30pm on Monday, September 19.
An enthusiastic and dedicated group of volunteers are busily working on plans for a new look to one of Chiltern’s major community and tourist events, the Ironbark Festival.
eld each year in October, the festival is an opportunity for residents and visitors to the township to celebrate its heritage, sample local produce and enjoy some good old fashioned hospitality. Organisers have planned a weekend that focuses on family and community values, with something for every age group. The Festival begins with a Youth Music Night (Friday, October 7) starting at 6.30pm and showcasing local talent. Despite the title, the Youth Music Night promises fun for both young and the not so young, with a wide range of talent from acoustic to heavy rock. Saturday is Family Fun Day (October 8), with children’s activities and demonstrations in
Martin Park from 10am. A small entry fee will give the little ones (and big ones too) access to a variety of activities, including pony rides and face painting, along with free entertainment including belly dancers, musicians and Yackandandah identity, Pete Denahy. For those who long for the eloquence of eras gone by, Saturday night holds a treat in store. Come along to the Memorial Hall and experience traditional English Country Dancing. With instruction from professional dancers, the Red Raven Dance Company will have even the most novice dancer twirling away in no time. Recover from the night’s festivities with a relaxed Sunday stroll through the stalls at the traditional Country Market. A wide range of handmade, home-grown and commercial stallholders will have their wares for sale, or perhaps just stop a while and be entertained by one of the talented buskers. For more information about the New Chiltern Family Fun Festival please contact the Chiltern Visitor Information Centre on 03 57261611.
What’s On In The School Holidays Lux Radio Theatre presents - “Gone With The Wind” The Lux Radio Theatre recreates the golden age of radio drama with the iconic romance Gone With The Wind. Distinguished actors play multiple roles, complete with tuxedos, applause signs and vintage soap commercials! Monday, 19th September at 7:30pm Price: Adults $30 - Conc. $25 - Children $15 Singing and Signing Workshop Bring your kids along to this fun and educational workshop to learn more about sign language - and to sing with your hands. Saturday, 24th September at 2pm Price: Free - tickets limited & bookings essential Josh Earl versus The Children’s Birthday Cake Book Comedian Josh Earl performs a show about a book that changed his mother’s life forever, The Children’s Birthday Cake Book. Swing by before the show to make the most of an old fashioned cake stall! Saturday, 24th September at 7:30pm Price: All tickets $20 Ukulele Workshop Learn to play the ukulele with renowned children’s educator, Mike Jackson. Fun times and ukuleles supplied. Adults must be accompanied by their child! Thursday, September 29 at 11am & 1:30pm Price: $10 for 1 child and 1 adult - learn together! Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries Jeepers! Scooby-Doo and the gang have been called into Wangaratta to help solve an epic mystery during the September holidays. It appears a troublemaking ghost is haunting the local theatre, and the show will have young audiences on the edge of their seats in traditional Scooby-Doo fashion. Monday, 3rd October at 10am and 12:30pm Price: All tickets $28.50
Book your tickets online at www.wangarattapac.com.au
Box Office: Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm & 1 hr prior to each performance For further information, please ring 03 5722 8105 For more information call 03 57261611 or visit www.chiltenvic.com
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Country racing at its best in Jerilderie Jerilderie comes alive to country racing at its best on Saturday, September 17 at the 2011 Jerilderie Tyre Service Gold Cup.
t's the perfect time and place to savour spring racing in a relaxed family friendly country atmosphere. Bring along the family, enjoy a punt on the six race program and try your luck in the fashions on the field which has great prizes on offer for Couple of the Day, Lady of the Day and Junior Race Goer. There is also a free jumping castle for the kids, full bar, barbecue and local and metro bookies.
Marquee packages are available for the day so get a group together of friends, workmates or family and head off to the races. The Ewing's Courtesy Bus will also operate through the day in Jerilderie so no matter where you are staying you can focus on having a good time. The gold coin donation for a seat will be donated to The Royal Flying Doctor Service. For more information or to book a marquee package phone Kieran Raleigh on 0428 861507 or Jerilderie Race Club secretary Irene Sweeney on 03 58861333, email email@example.com or visit www.jerilderie. com.au.
All the colour and excitement of spring racing at Jerilderie.
Rutherglen Rotary Tour de Rutherglen The Rutherglen Rotary Tour de Rutherglen on Saturday, October 1 offers a choice of bicycle rides with like-minded travellers who enjoy spectacular scenery, fresh air and the gourmet tastes of Rutherglen's wonderful wine region.
his year’s theme is ‘New take on something traditional’ so why not get into the fun of the event by dressing up in something of a bygone era. Breakfast and registration is between 7.30am and 8.30am Saturday morning at Café Viand at the Rutherglen Wine Experience. Choose between a light, medium or the big breakfast before you set off this wonderful ride. You can choose between the short ride of 29km or the long ride of 42km. Riders will take a bus to Morris Wines where the ride will start at 9.30am. On this year’s tour you will
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be visiting Morris Winery, Vintara Winery, Anderson Winery, Scion Vineyard and Lake Moodemere Vineyards. The tour includes morning tea and picnic lunch, informative tasting sessions at each destination, pick-up and delivery of wine purchased en route, a sag wagon for anyone who runs out of puff and Uncle Toby’s bars and munchies to sustain you during the day. Cost is just $75 per participant for the ride, breakfast ranges from $8 to $18. After a hard day in the saddle, let the owners of the historic Victoria Hotel tempt you with a 3 course meal. On arrival, the Rutherglen Rotarians will greet you with a complementary glass of sparkling
to take up the special offers from the
Rutherglen regional traders which will be provided in the registration packs. If you are still keen to get back on the bike, you can
join the local Rutherglen bike group and head off early in the morning. Registrations for the Tour close on Friday,
September 23. For more information Enjoy a tasteful ride through Rutherglen's wine country. wine. Rutherglen wines will be available to purchase during the evening at special prices. Cost for the dinner is $50pp. On Sunday participants will be encouraged
contact Nadine Simpson on 1300 787 929 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www. rutherglenvic.com. Tour de Rutherglen is proudly brought to
you by Rutherglen Rotary and Rutherglen Wine Experience and Information Centre
2011 Numurkah Foodbowl Festival Mark the diary for the weekend of October 14 – 16 and stay in Numurkah and indulge yourself in the local lifestyle, wine and food. or three days, the foodies will spill Tour de through restaurant and winery doors, into
the town square, around the main street and nestle beside rose beds and bubbling creeks 4as&1the 2011 Numurkah 5October October 2008 Foodbowl 2011 Festival begins. The weekend kicks off on Friday from 5pm as Newman’s Town Square&comes Ride, Wine Dine alive with a Foodbowl feast that includes a local produce markets and food tasting with music by folk music experts Ballyragan and the African sounds of Keshie. Saturday morning in Melville Street is the Foodbowl shopping frenzy of Buskers and
Bargains. And the Numurkah Lions Market held on the south bank of the beautiful Broken Creek. In Newman’s Town Square from 9am it’s the Diverse Builders Festival Foodbowl Fun, Food & Games featuring children’s rides, the cup cake competition and music by a variety of buskers and bands. Tastes of the World, a multicultural tasting experience for a gold coin donation, will take place on Saturday from 11am – 3pm at the Numurkah Visitor Information Centre. Music is again a feature of the Festival with all venues having a variety of acts; times vary so check the website: www.foodbowlfestival. com.au. On Sunday, the annual Festival’s long slow brunch is one of the highlights of the weekend followed by the St George High Tea from 12pm at the Anglican Church Hall with great gospel music. On Sunday there are more passport dishes in
Junior Masterchef contestant Lucy Bananno is the junior ambassador of the 2011 Numurkah Foodbowl Festival.
the venues to try as music fills the beer gardens and backrooms. Sort out the desi driver then wander out to the Golf Club for wine tasting and maybe a local cheese plate then it’s over to Monichino Winery for one of Chef of the Murray Francesca’s carefully prepared antipasto plates. Visit www.foodbowlfestival.com.au or call the Numurkah Visitor Information Centre on 03 5862 3458 for more information.
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SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2011 calendar Let us know what is happening
hether you belong to a business, sporting or community group or a charity, let us know what is happening in your world. Email email@example.com. au with details of your event by the first day of the month and we can include them for free in Good Times which will be published each month in the Yarrawonga Chronicle and Corowa Free Press. A brief description of the event including where and when plus a contact number is all you need to start.
Orchid Show, Hammon Pavilion,
Yarrawonga Showgrounds 9am-4pm Yackandandah Lions
Community Market Corowa RSL Club – Truck and Car Show/Safety Expo
Corowa Festival of Dance Corowa Federation Craft Market
Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre – Scooby Doo Live (10am)
Mulwala Water Ski Club – Phil Dalby
15-23 123rd Annual Rutherglen Wine Show
Mulwala Water Ski Club – Party Doctors
ClubMulwala – Maurice and The RumourBluelight Disco Corowa RSL Club –
Y&BGC – Trevor Doddridge Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre – American Temptations clubmulwala – Morning Melodies – A Pommie Night Out
Mulwala Water Ski Club – Gemini Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre – Gala Charity
Mulwala Water Ski Club – Mystical Groove ClubMulwala – Rodney Vincent Corowa RSL Club –
Mulwala Old Time Dance
Corowa RSL Club – Anthony Tenace ClubMulwala – RPM Corowa Festival of Dance
Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show Yarrawonga Showgrounds
Mulwala Water Ski Club – Play It Cool
Mulwala Water Ski Club ClubMulwala – Tom Routledge Mystical Groove
CHILTERN FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL
10 11 12 13
Mulwala Water Ski Club – Brendan Britt
Howlong Country Golf Club – Wizard and Oz Jerilderie Gold CUP Star Theatre Cinema Chiltern
ClubMulwala – Second Nature Mulwala Old Time Dance Mulwala Water Ski Club – The Undecided Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre – Josh Earl Howlong Country Golf Club – Mark Haze Corowa RSL Club – Corowa Community Charity Ball/ Ray McCartney
Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show Yarrawonga Showgrounds ClubMulwala – Rihanna & Lady Gaga Tribute Wang Performing Arts Centre – Arj Barker Mulwala Water Ski Club – Junk Male Tour De Rutherglen Corowa Festival of Dance
CHILTERN FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL
ClubMulwala – Robbie Williams Tribute Mulwala Water Ski Club – Me and The Girl Howlong Country Golf Club – Louise Allen Yackandandah Old Time Dance
Tour De Rutherglen
ClubMulwala – Kisstroyer/ DJ Jordon Mulwala Water Ski Club – Catch 22 Corowa RSL Club – Annual Line Dancing Fun Weekend
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Mulwala Water Ski Club – Anthony Tenace
Corowa Memorial Hall – National Boys Choir
Yarrawonga Farmers Market
Y&BGC Trevor Doddridge
Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre – Lux Radio Theatre
14 13 15 SEPT
NURMURKAH FOODBOWL FESTIVAL
CHILTERN FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL
Rutherglen Farmers Market
ClubMulwala – RPM Cobram Harness Racing Yackandandah Cinema
Mulwala Water Ski Club –
ClubMulwala – Nikki Delayni Mulwala Water Ski Club – Scott and Amanda Howlong Country Golf Club – Mick Thomas and Roving Commission Rotary Market Yarrawonga Showgrounds Corowa Picnic Horse Races
Numurkah Foodbowl Festival
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14th-16th October 2011
www.foodbowlfestival.com.au Phone: 03 5862 3458
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99 Melville St, Numurkah 3636 p: 03 5862 3458 f: 03 58 e: firstname.lastname@example.org • www.numurkahtourism.com
OcTOber 29 Mega raffle
OcTOber 30 $10K worth of Prizes from 4pm including: • Kettle • Toaster • Blenders • Plasma Television •Iron • Nintendo Wii • Nintendo DS • Bar fridge and much more!