Regional Tourism Guide for theMurray River
New South Wales , Australia  
Nathalia Go Kart Club's Family Fun Day
Date Sun 2nd Sep 2018 to Sun 3rd Feb 2019
Nathalia Go Kart Club welcomes all members new, past, present as well as spectators. Gather up the kids, tell some friends and come and check it out.

The Family Fun Days are traditionally held on the first Sunday of the month, 11:00am to 3:00pm with a barbecue and soft drinks available to purchase.

They ask if any members can arrive a little earlier to help set up for the day it is greatly appreciated.

Please phone or stay up to date with additional information, any last minute changes or weather watch updates by 'like and following' the Nathalia Go Kart Club on Facebook.

Please bring your own Helmet.

Cobram Harness Racing's Sunday Trials
Date Sun 16th Sep 2018 to Sun 18th Aug 2019
Cobram Harness Racing conducts Qualifying Trials on the third Sunday of each months. First trial is at 9:30am.

Enthusiasts can enjoy a barbeque breakfast/brunch on trials morning.

Trial dates are Sunday September 16, October 21, November 18 and December 16.
Goulburn Valley Kart Club Australasian Kart Titles
Date Fri 21st Sep 2018 to Sun 23rd Sep 2018
The Numurkah raceway has hosted the Australasian titles since 1991.

Kart drivers will descend on the Numurkah track from across Australia, and compete in up to 17 classes, from the youngest seven-year-old drivers in Cadets, to teenagers in Junior National and senior drivers, including those over 40, in TAG and Sportsman.

Practice for the titles will begin on Friday, with qualifying on Saturday morning. Two heats will be held for drivers on Saturday afternoon and another on Sunday morning before the afternoon’s 20 lap final.

The Numurkah track is 532 metres with eight technical corners. Drivers can reach speeds of up to 80 kilometres per hour.

Entry to the Australasian Titles is free for spectators who are sure to enjoy this action packed event. The Numurkah Raceway is located on the Numurkah-Katamatite Road (C361) and only a short three kilometre drive east of the Numurkah Hospital.

The canteen is open from 6:00am for breakfast on Saturday until the last chequered flag on Sunday.
Art Fest
Date Sat 22nd Sep 2018 to Sun 23rd Sep 2018
Have you ever wanted to learn to paint or draw or to create with wood, metal or clay?

Have you wanted to learn felting or tie dying or to improve your skills in sewing or knitting?

Over 20 taster workshops of fun and creativity will be offered with some sessions available for half day, full day or two days. Choose one or two, or maybe three or four, it's your choice.

Plus there will be a display of tutor's work.
Albury Wodonga Farmers' Market
Date Sat 22nd Sep 2018 to Sat 23rd Feb 2019
The Albury Wodonga Farmers Markets is the place to spend your Saturday morning.

Shop for the best seasonal fare while supporting the local growers and producers of freshly prepared foods - all sourced from North East Victoria and Southern New South Wales regions.

The markets are held each Saturday in alternate locations: Hovell Tree park in Albury, and Gateway Village on the Lincoln Causeway in Wodonga.

Come along to browse, buy, and support the fresh produce and prepared foods that have been grown and made on your doorstep. At the Farmers Market, all produce has come from within a 160 kilometre radius, so you can be guaranteed that what you are buying is local, fresh, and made with passion.

By buying direct from the producer you are able to understand more about what you are buying, including peaks and fluctuations in the product itself, as you get a chance to talk direct with the people behind the product.

Bonegilla by the Weir
Date Sat 22nd Sep 2018 to Sun 14th Oct 2018
Join a guided tour at Bonegilla held at 11:00am and 2:00pm daily over the spring school holidays.

Take the opportunity to bring a picnic and enjoy the surrounds for a little longer and play one of the traditional games which are only available during the holiday period. Bookings are not required.
Yarrawonga Farmers' Market
Date Sun 23rd Sep 2018
Yarrawonga sits on the shores of Lake Mulwala which is part of the Murray River system in North East Victoria, Australia. North East Victoria is renowned for a large diversity of produce including wines, nuts, olives, stone fruit, apples, prime beef, lamb, vegetables, honey, cheese and citrus.

The rich diversity of farm produce at this farmers market entices anyone interested in food or foodie products. It is also a great way to meet and chat with regional producers.
Katamatite's Big Day Out in a Little Town - Spring Festival
Date Sun 23rd Sep 2018
Enjoy a day of full fun and entertainment for all the family. Come to Katamatite and be greeted with smiling faces and feel old fashioned warm country hospitality.

Featuring Live Chainsaw art by 2017 Australian Chainsaw Carving Champion Rob Bast, along with vintage cars, club cars, tractors and motorbikes.

Over 50 market stalls. Great entertainment such as live music, bush poetry, dog jumping, dunking tank, whip cracking, live action theatre and dancing.

The latest drone technology will be displayed as well as filming parts of the event and the great lolly drop. Try your luck in the Great Yabby race. There will be plenty of fun for the kids with a visit from Mickey Mouse, jumping castle, face painting, clowns and much more.

There will be local art, craft and photography exhibits as well as Mural Art by all of the schools in the surrounding district.

If you would like to exhibit or have a market stall or would like to provide some form of entertainment, contact the event organisers.
Nathalia Ukulele Tuneful Strummers (NUTS) Group
Date Tue 25th Sep 2018
The Nathalia Ukulele Tuneful Strummers are a casual, fun group getting together every Tuesday (1:30pm to 3:30pm) for a strum and a song.

Beginners are welcome and there are a couple of spare ukeleles to lend you during the session. Be prepared to smile and laugh, they certainly do not take themselves too seriously.

Cost: Gold coin donation or free if you are a member of U3A.
Cobram and District Spinners and Weavers Inc. Yarroweyah
Date Tue 25th Sep 2018
The Cobram and District Spinners and Weavers Inc meet every Tuesday from 10:00am to 3:00pm to promote and share their craft and to swap ideas and resources. Everyone is welcome regardless of experience. Please bring your own lunch. Tea and coffee provided.

Join this friendly group of crafters for the day to learn about spinning, weaving and allied crafts.
Date Wed 26th Sep 2018 to Sat 29th Sep 2018
Nunsense begins when the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters, and they are in dire need of funds for the burials. The sisters decide the best way to raise the money is to put on a variety show, so they take over the school auditorium, which has been set up for the eighth grade production of Grease.

Here you meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister Mary Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina and, the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head.

Featuring star turns, tap and ballet dancing, an audience quiz and comic surprises, this show has become an international phenomenon.
Wednesday Poker at Numurkah Golf and Bowls Club
Date Wed 26th Sep 2018
Whether you are a first timer, amateur or ‘pro’ player, try bluffing, raising or playing short stacked. It is perfect for those who just want to have a good time.

Registration opens from 6:00pm for a 7:00pm start.

Season Venue Leader Board Winner receives an Australian Poker Tour (ATP) Package to either Sydney, Brisbane or Gold Coast dependent on the time of the year. Checkout The Scoop for the latest Poker Nation season and event prizes.
Chat and Sew Yarroweyah
Date Thu 27th Sep 2018
Chat and Sew group encourage everyone with an interest in craft to bring their current project along to work on.

Members provide advice to others regarding their different skills and interests.

Everyone is welcome, some people are happy just to chat and enjoy the company of others. The group meet on alternative Thursdays . Bring your own lunch,tea and coffee and enjoy a day out with this friendly group

Blumes Fashions Show
Date Thu 27th Sep 2018
Nathalia Holy Trinity Guild welcome you to there annual fashion parade and afternoon tea.

Featuring Australia's ever so popular mobile fashion group - Blumes Fashions with the latest Summer Collection available to purchase.

Where you will find a mix of new styles and familiar favourites, updated with a new palette of colours and texture, designed with timeless styling our garments are chosen for quality, price and comfort.

Thursday 27 September at 2:00pm at the Nathalia Community Centre in the Dancocks Room.
Cobram Lions Log Cabin Market
Date Sat 29th Sep 2018
Cobram Lions Log Cabin Market is an outdoor market with over 40 stalls raising money for Cobram Lions Club.

A huge variety of stalls in the beautiful setting of Federation Park offering local produce and crafts, tools, plants, clothing, household goods, pet supplies, jewellery, soaps, candles and more.

Held on the last Saturday of the month from 8:00am with specialty markets on holiday weekends.
Social Art Group Numurkah
Date Mon 1st Oct 2018
Bring your own art projects, paints, easels or just come for coffee and a chat at an informal friendly weekly art sessions. Come and meet fellow district artists. Tea and coffee provided.

Weekly on a Monday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Numurkah Croquet Come and Try Event
Date Tue 2nd Oct 2018
As part of the Victorian Seniors Festival, Numurkah Croquet Club invites you to a Come and Try event.

Enjoy free event with afternoon tea. Please wear flat soled shoes or sneakers. All are welcome.
Sip 'n' Sew Social Group
Date Wed 3rd Oct 2018
Bring your own craft projects and enjoy a tea and coffee and chat at the informal friendly fortnightly Sip 'n' Sew sessions. Held fortnightly on a Wednesday from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

A great way to meet new people. Tea and coffee provided.
3 Speed Crunch Rebooted
Date Thu 4th Oct 2018
Laugh out loud stupidity and side-splitting slapstick. Nail biting circus tricks and a phenomenal finish.

The world-touring, crazy stunt people from Dislocate are back with their brand new show, 3 Speed Crunch Box Rebooted.

In this hilarious story of a family of outlandish stunt people, expect impressive aerobatics, spectacular circus tricks and - you will not believe it - even more stupid characters in this absurd, side-splitting slapstick comedy.

Suitable for all ages.
Swan Hill Show
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018 to Sat 6th Oct 2018
Swan Hill Show is an annual two-day community event held the first Saturday in October each year.

Friday 5 and Saturday 6 October, 2018, it will be a jam packed with two days of events, exhibitions, rides and free activities. Make it a long weekend in Swan Hill and escape the crowds in Melbourne.

Swan Hill Show is located right in the centre of town so it is easy to find. Gates open each day at 9:00am.

Friday will finish at 9:00pm when the amazing firework display concludes. Saturday will finish at about 5:00pm when the horse events are completed.

Tickets area available at the gate.

Please visit the website for more information.
Swan Hill Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018 to Sat 6th Oct 2018
The Swan Hill District Agricultural and Pastoral Society Inc. is an annual event held on the first Friday and Saturday of October, at the Swan Hill Recreation Reserve.

The show attracts over 5,000 people, all enjoying the array of attractions, rides, entertainment and activities associated with regional shows.

The Friday night fireworks are one of the many highlights associated with this great community event.
Club Mulwala Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018 to Sat 6th Oct 2018
This year's Yarrawonga Mulwala Agricultural Show will see some of the most exciting entertainment, including the return of the wood chop competition - where the best wood choppers will show off their brilliant skills with the axe.

Amazing bubble fairy called Becky Bubble will be performing a magical bubble show that will wow the audience of all ages with bubbles of all shapes and sizes.

The Wild Action Pack Zoo is back again with shows during the day.The Zoo will feature wildlife that can be found in the region and also some added extra creatures. The tractor pull will kick off at 12:00pm with an array of vintage style tractors.

In the main pavilion two state championship Table Tennis players will show you their skills and answer any questions you might have. They will take you through a skills session and you can watch them play a game against each other or someone from the crowd. Pop in and have a look at one of their sessions during the day.

The fireworks are back and proudly sponsored by Club Mulwala which will be held on the Saturday night to end the 2018 Yarrawonga Show.
Naturally Loddon - Terrick Terrick National Park Activities Weekend
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018 to Sun 7th Oct 2018
Organised by the Friends of the Terrick Terrick National Park, activities include park tours, evening presentations, static displays, plant walks and a birdwatching session.

Free overnight camp sites available at the Davies homestead site. BYO camping gear and food. This event starts on Friday 5 October from 2:30pm through to Sunday 7 October, ending around 12:00pm.

For more information, contact the operator.
Fridays on my Mind
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018 to Fri 5th Apr 2019
The popular music series Fridays on my Mind, returns again in 2018, promising to be packed with entertainment and a selection of gourmet food and wine.

Relax, unwind and come join Fridays on My Mind to be entertained with live music, performance, talks, and art while enjoying gourmet food and wine. The Cube Wodonga Courtyard will light up with the sounds of local band 'Grooveyard Hammond Combo'.

Make sure you pop into the Wodonga library for themed activities and Arts Space Wodonga for amazing new exhibitions.
Arj Barker - We Need To Talk
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018
You had better sit down for this.

Hey, you got a hour? Look, Arj Barker has been doing a lot of thinking, and where the world is headed. It is not easy easy, but he needs to be 100% honest with you, even if what he says makes you laugh, very, very hard.

Australia's adopted son of comedy returns with his brand new show We Need To Talk.
The GRAIN Store School Holiday Program
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018
Working with local artists, the GRAIN Store will create an artistic response to natural habitats in the local area using clay and printmaking techniques. Both sessions will cater for pre-school to primary age groups.

They will run two sessions: 12:00pm to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 3:00pm.
Nathalia Agricultural Show 2018 - Carnival Extravaganza
Date Sat 6th Oct 2018
The Nathalia Agricultural Show is a country show for the whole family. Some of the attractions on the day include sheep dog trials, Challenge Nathalia, 'Carnival Extravaganza' Show Quest, poultry show, market stalls and community group stalls, cattle and face painting.

There is the opportunity to get involved and participate in competitions on the day such as the cattle, sheep and motorbike sections, and the day before with many pavilion competitions including cooking, crafts, woodwork and produce.

Special sections this year include the 'Angel Babies' knitting competition, with all entries donated to the hospitals for premature babies. There will also be a decorated bra and decorated underwear to add some more fun to the needlework/craft section.

Nathalia Show has a full horse program including Pony Club ring.

This year Nathalia Show is celebrating its 124th show with a 'Carnival Extravaganza ' theme, and the organisers would love to see you there!
Border Dimension
Date Sat 6th Oct 2018
Border Dimensions follows in the footsteps of Oz Comic-Con and Supernova. Here you will be able to find all about the Pop Culture activities from gaming to comics as well as cosplay to animation within the Albury Wodonga region.

R2D2 and his Storm Trooper mates from 501st Legion will be scooting around greeting guests and excited to see anyone in a Star Wars costume. Actor and stand-up comedian Rob Lloyd, will be returning for nerd trivia.

Bajo (Steven O'Donnell) will be doing signings along with a Q and A panel session. "Astrokerrie", a pro at all things cosplay, will judge the junior and adult cosplay competitions. Chris Kennett, will explain his role as an illustrator and be available to sign his latest books especially the Star Wars "Golden Books" series.

Plus the courtyard of the Cube will have the team from Sword Craft demonstrate live action medieval outfits and fight scenes.

Accessible Video Marketing Workshop
Date Sun 7th Oct 2018
Moira Arts and Culture Inc. and the G.R.A.I.N. Store are joining forces to present a workshop that will provide participants with the knowledge and confidence to produce their own video marketing campaigns in a comprehensive and affordable manner.

The full day workshop will be conducted by Danny Cleary in a studio scenario equipped with equipment from entry to pro level. They will cover all steps interactively throughout the production process and produce a demonstration project within the event.

Participants will leave with an improved understanding of: marketing and the importance of video marketing, production methods from pre to post-production, understand the order, the importance and ways to save time/money for each step.

Receive practical training by observing as well as have an opportunity to operate a variety of equipment and software.

If you are planning your video marketing campaign, you may get some private or group feedback on your approach.
The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer
Date Thu 11th Oct 2018 to Fri 12th Oct 2018
After years of delighting family audiences all over the world, intrepid explorer Alvin Sputnik finally visits a little corner of the planet. In a masterpiece of invention, creator and performer extraordinaire Tim Watts uses puppetry, live and recorded music, and animation to present an exploration of the next and oldest frontier: the deep blue sea.

In the not-too-distant-future the seas have risen, and those who survive live on farms atop skyscrapers and mountains. In a last ditch effort to save the human race, our hero Alvin Sputnik must journey down through the mysterious depths of the deep blue sea, to find a new place for humankind to live.

Debuting in Perth in 2009, Alvin Sputnik is one of Australia’s most loved and toured shows, playing to sold out houses and rave reviews in Sydney, Melbourne, Edinburgh, Dublin, Seoul, Taipei, Auckland, and New York – and garnering a huge swag of awards along the way.
Ukulele Lessons for Beginners
Date Thu 11th Oct 2018
Join Hans, an accomplished ukulele player, and learn how to play this great instrument. Not only will you learn to play but you will also learn some basic theories of music. This class is designed to get you strumming in no time. Join in, learn to play and have a lot of fun.

You will need your own ukulele, but a discount can be arranged through the class with Shepparton Music Shop.

The course run over a 10 week period and classes for children from nine years to 14 years run from 4:00pm to 5:00pm and adult classes from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
Old Time Dance at Yarroweyah
Date Fri 12th Oct 2018
The old time dance at Yarroweyah has long been a favourite with locals and visitors alike. A visit to the Yarroweyah Memorial Hall is like stepping back in time.

The original hall is approximately 110 years but has seen many upgrades , such as heating and cooling and new floors, making it the perfect venue for and old time dance.
The music is carefully chosen to make sure there is something for everyone. The dance is held on the second Friday of every month.

Everyone welcome. Please bring a plate of supper to share. Tea and coffee provided.
Picola Old Time Dance
Date Sat 13th Oct 2018
The friendly town of Picola hosts an old time dance monthly at the Picola Town Hall. The community welcomes both locals and visitors to join them for a wonderful evening of dancing. The program features a range of dances including old time and new vogue. Local and visiting bands and musicians provide dancers with a range of great music.

A delicious supper will be served and is included in the entry cost. So come along to Picola Town Hall for a great night out with family and friends.
Cobram Barooga Oktoberfest
Date Sat 13th Oct 2018
Cobram Barooga Business and Tourism proudly present the 2018 Cobram Barooga Oktoberfest.

Join in the fun of Oktoberfest in Cobram Barooga. Beer, sausage, music and so much more. Pre-sale tickets are available online via Eventbrite or facebook for $20 or in person at Mentha's Cobram. Book a table of 10 and drink your Steins in the Beer Hall area on your own designated table.
Movie Afternoon at Yarroweyah
Date Wed 17th Oct 2018
Are you a movie buff? Yarroweyah Memorial Hall committee host a movie on the third Wednesday of the month at the Yarroweyah Memorial Hall from 1:30pm to 4:00pm.

Gather your friends for a wonderful afternoon of movies with the friendly community of Yarroweyah.

Afternoon tea is available after the movie.
Cobram Harness Racing's October Race Meeting
Date Wed 17th Oct 2018
Cobram Harness Racing's October Race Meeting is a great day in picturesque surrounds featuring spacious green manicured lawns and beautiful flowering rose gardens.

The day will also be a celebration of the newly laid walking paths for the convenience of patrons and a raised stage area for such activities as Fashions on the Field held on Melbourne Cup Day and Cobram Cup Day.

The Strathmerton Lions are in charge of the kiosk and offer a wide range of food for patrons.

Harness Racing at Cobram is an event not to be missed and is always a great day out in a friendly atmosphere.
It’s Dark Outside
Date Wed 17th Oct 2018 to Fri 19th Oct 2018
It’s Dark Outside is an epic tale of adventure and redemption, ingeniously exploring a subject matter close to the hearts of families the world over – the state of dementia. The show has played to critical acclaim around Australia, as well as in Japan, Taiwan and the UK.

Created through a stunning blend of puppetry, mask, animation and live performance, It’s Dark Outside is the story of an elderly man chasing his dearest memories as they escape
into the wild. As the sun sets, and the old man ventures into the great unknown, he is swept up in a surreal Western adventure, on the run: WANTED

As he moves farther away from the life he once knew, he must evade an ominous, shadowy figure – a mysterious cowboy tracker, hell-bent on hunting him down.
Movies at Numurkah / Numurkah Foodbowl Festival Special Night
Date Fri 19th Oct 2018
Share a family friendly picnic movie night at the Louis Hamon Rose Gardens on Melville Street, Numurkah next to the Broken Creek, provided by Movies at Numurkah Film Society.

Paddington 2 - Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington the bear is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. One fine day, he spots a pop-up book in an antique shop - the perfect present for his beloved aunt's 100th birthday. When a thief steals the prized book, Paddington embarks on an epic quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration.
Nathalia Ladies' 18 Hole Tournament
Date Fri 19th Oct 2018
A day of golf for ladies, including morning tea and lunch, playing 18 holes stroke. The course consists of nine grass greens approached from 18 tees.
The Gruffalo
Date Sat 20th Oct 2018
Whether their favourite food is roasted fox, owl ice cream, scrambled snake or Gruffalo crumble, audiences eat up this delectable tale about the adventures of a clever little mouse in a forest full of predators.

Join Mouse on an adventurous journey through the deep, dark woods in this big scary monster of a show. Mouse can scare hungry animals away with tall stories of the terrifying Gruffalo, but what happens when she comes face-to-face with the very creature she imagined? Let your imagination run wild with songs, laughter and fun.
Bet 365 Caulfield Cup Day at Wodonga Race Course
Date Sat 20th Oct 2018
The Bet 365 Caulfield Cup carnival kick starts the Wodonga Spring Racing calendar with a bang. From activities for the kids to marquee packages for the adults, this event has something for everyone.

The Border Ovarian Cancer Awareness Group will again host their charity event on the deck overlooking the stunning Huon Hill and main straight and the after-party on the Members Lawn will definitely not disappoint.

Numurkah Lions Club Foreshore Market
Date Sat 20th Oct 2018
The Lions club Market is held bi-monthly on the third Saturday of each even month.

Market opens at 8:00am to 1:00pm.

Featuring Local produce and other traders.

Food and fun activities available.

Numurkah Foodbowl Festival
Date Sat 20th Oct 2018
Numurkah’s annual family friendly event, the Numurkah Foodbowl Festival, will once again hit the streets and fill the venues of the quaint country town. Join on Saturday 20 October for Melville Street festivities and community celebrations.

Experience and celebrate local makers and producers, music, art, dance and community. Enjoy the market stalls, food trucks and festival bar, or check out the local shops in Numurkah who are ready to welcome you.

With an action-packed, family friendly program, you are invited to participate in any way you wish. From a enjoying a delicious lunch, to a day of shopping until your heart is content, to sitting on a picnic rug relaxing while listening to the best musical talents, Numurkah is your oyster.
Sweat vs Steam
Date Sun 21st Oct 2018
The Sweat vs Steam is a footrace against one of Echuca's famous Paddlesteamers the PS Pevensey.

The Sweat vs Steam is considered to be the one regional fun run not to be missed. Why? Some say the tracks are the best you will find, others say it's the scenery and because you have a real chance of beating the PS Pevensey.

The run is a unique experience and walkers are encouraged to participate.

There are two options to choose from, a five kilometre or 13 kilometre track.

All registrations need to be done online prior to the day.

Yarrawonga Mulwala Rotary Club Market
Date Sun 21st Oct 2018
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Rotary Club Market is on every third Sunday of the month. 135 stalls featuring clothes galore, baby clothes and pet accessories, collectibles from the shed to the kitchen - simply everywhere.

There are toys, gardening tools, kitchen tools, sunglasses, rugs and carpet, pets leads, clothing and bedding, quality second hand books, homewares and records and more.

Discover for yourself and come and have a field day.
I.G. Big Band
Date Sun 21st Oct 2018
Back by popular demand, the I.G. Big Band will celebrate its fifth year performing at The Cube Wodonga.

All home-grown talent, the I.G. Big Band is a favourite on the Border, and with its swing-era tunes, fans will hear some of the favourite numbers from the likes of Michael Bublé, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Junior, Ella Fitzgerald and others.

With big music and big stars, it is guaranteed to be a big afternoon of entertainment.
Picola United Football Netball Club Ambrose Golf Day
Date Sun 21st Oct 2018
The annual 18 hole golf "Ambrose" event is a fundraiser for the Picola United Football Netball Club.

The event is conducted at the Nathalia Golf Club as an open event for all local and visiting players to participate in.

Pick up your entry form from Nathalia Printers or the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre Nathalia.
Numurkah Show
Date Wed 24th Oct 2018
The 2018 Numurkah Show will be on Wednesday October 24 and the theme this year is “hats” - farmers’ hats, tennis hats, Melbourne Cup hats, beach hats, gardening hats, school hats and any other hat you can think of.

There is a competition for the Best Senior Hat and for the Best Junior Hat with prize money of $50 for each. The Show will again have all of the attractions you associate with an Agricultural Show - beef cattle in record numbers, a new type of dairy cattle show, interbreed-horses, show jumping, sheep, a Championship Dog Show with 500 dogs, side shows, poultry, animal nursery, cookery, art, craft, beautiful flowers, sheep shearing, bush poetry, tots to teens judging and many, many more attractions.

There are free entertainments such as Professor Wallace’s Puppets, Crackles the Clown face painting and a miniature train.

There is something for everyone. The gates open at 9:00am for the general public and judging of Horses and Cattle starts then too.

Rotary Club of Nathalia's Seventh Annual Art Show - Official Opening
Date Fri 26th Oct 2018
The Rotary Club's Art Show will be held at the Community Centre in Robertson Street Nathalia.

The Rotary Club of Nathalia invite you along with family and friends, to join us on opening night. The judge's awards will be announced.

Drinks and nibbles provided, please see the website for more information.
Date Fri 26th Oct 2018 to Sat 27th Oct 2018
FAG/STAG is basically two blokes sitting on chairs, talking about their feelings. Or more accurately, not talking about their feelings.

Corgan and Jimmy are BFFs. Their lives are filled by Tinder, Grindr, white lies, big nights and too many pints, lawn bowls, Donkey Kong, unanswered texts, bad sex – having to move back in with Mum and Dad. It is the month before the wedding of Corgan’s ex-girlfriend, and Corgan and Jimmy are struggling to get their acts together enough to hire suits.

Two of Australia’s sharpest writers, Jeffrey Jay Fowler and Chris Isaacs, command the stage as two unreliable narrators telling the same story from different points of view. Mining the idiosyncrasies of the gay man/straight man friendship, FAG/STAG offers a truthful, comic insight into the mind of the modern Australian male.
Cobram Agricultural Show
Date Sat 27th Oct 2018 to Sun 28th Oct 2018
The Cobram Agricultural Society would like to welcome all visitors, competitors, volunteers and exhibitors to the 2018 Cobram Agricultural Show, It will provide a show, full of fun experiences and entertainment for many patrons of all ages.

Further information regarding tender requirements can be obtained by emailing or calling Karen.

All applications should be forwarded to the Secretary of Cobram Agricultural Society.
Music of the oceans
Date Sat 27th Oct 2018
Instrumental and vocal ensembles from the Murray Conservatorium feature in a musical exploration of the oceans, seas, lakes and rivers.

Let the music take you into storms, beautiful sunsets, waves, pirates, coral reefs and an abundance of life.
The Seventh Annual Rotary Art Show
Date Sat 27th Oct 2018 to Sun 28th Oct 2018
The History of the Rotary Club of Nathalia Art Show: In June 2012 the yearly art show at Tatura was attended and its popularity among people and artists was seen. Glenda Cornell was the in house artist and plenty of questions were asked; she also offered to help however she could with the very successful inaugural exhibtion.

In 2018, the art show returns to warmer October, but late in the month so as not to clash with Echuca's event. This year's dates are Friday 26, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October and it is hoped that many more people will attend and enjoy the beautiful art that will be on display.

Entries come from Victoria, New South Wales and even Queensland. There are paintings, photographs and sculptures entered and all work is for sale.

The past few years entries have been judged, professionally, by Dr Julie Gross McAdam and prizes awarded to first and second placegetters in the three categories; art is expected to continue getting judged.

Some nibbles and drinks are included in your admission.
St Georges Road Food Festival
Date Sun 28th Oct 2018
St Georges Road has a vibrant cultural shopping strip which has hosted the St Georges Road Food Festival.

The initial concept came about with the aim to support and raise Shepparton’s profile through food while providing opportunities for St Georges Road and other cultural businesses to grow and profile themselves. This event has now established itself as an annual must go to event and you will not be disappointed with the taste, smell and selection of delicious food.

Come and watch traditional performances and emerce yourself in Shepparton’s rich diversity.
Nathalia Fire Brigade Motorcycle Show
Date Sun 28th Oct 2018
The Nathalia Fire Brigade Motorcycle Show is open to all types of motor bikes and several categories will be judged on the day.

The Bike Show will be held at the Nathalia Rec Reserve Sunday 28 October 2018.

Gates open to the Public at 8:00am, judging to start at 11:30am, then the trophies presentation 12:30pm.

​Cost of stall site will be $10 per site payable on the day before trading.

If you wish to travel to Nathalia on the Saturday, chill out with a couple of coldies and a barbecue. Camping spots will be available at the Reserve or the caravan park or motel.

Please see website for more details.

Wodonga Children's Fair
Date Sun 28th Oct 2018
Since its inception in 1990, the award-winning Wodonga Children's Fair has been a major success and is a feature of Wodonga's calendar of events.

It is held in October each year and is a free event for families - both local and from afar, attracting up to 16,000 people. Children's Fair is a free community event, hosting live entertainment on three stages and offering children's activites such as craft, reading, cooking, dance.

Market stalls offering a range of itmes, including children's clothes and toys. This is also a great opportunity for local schools and community groups to promote their services.
Bonegilla Reunion
Date Fri 2nd Nov 2018 to Sat 3rd Nov 2018
An annual back to Bonegilla Migrant Camp gathering.

Daily activities include tours; film screenings; author and genealogy talks; dinner; displays and exhibitions; food and music.

A full program of activities and booking information will be published soon. Join the newsletter at the website and follow Bonegilla on Facebook to stay up-to-date with event details and booking information.
Movies at Numurkah Film Society Inc Trivia Night
Date Fri 2nd Nov 2018
Join in the fun at the annual Numurkah Film Society Inc trivia night. The money raised from this will help us purchase a new projector for the movies each month. The projector will be available to all hall users along with the retractable 250 inch screen that we are about to install.

Movies at Numurkah Film Society Inc is a not for profit community group that is run by its members for the benefit of its members and the rest of the area.

So far the society has acquired and adapted 63 movie seats from the Capitol Theatre in Melbourne which was financed with the profit from last year's event.

The society has also applied for and been granted money from the Moira Shire to install a new movie screen to replace the one that is now about 50 years old and damaged. They have been hard at work doing technical drawings, making brackets for installation and sourcing a supplier. The screen is on its way from America.
Billabong Ranch Brumby Run
Date Sat 3rd Nov 2018
Billabong Ranch Brumby Run, twelve kilometres and over 25 obstacles. Are you up for the Challenge?

Run, walk or scramble. It doesn't matter how you finish as long as you have a go. Enter your group or team for the chance to win the lucky group prize. Largest group entry also receives a prize.

Bar open all weekend, no BYO alcohol please, with music and drinks around the camp fire Saturday night.
Date Sat 3rd Nov 2018
Hear the acclaimed vocalist Lior in a manner harking back to archetypal salon concerts, where both audience and performer share an evening enjoying the connection that only proximity can offer.

One of Australia’s most successful and respected singer-songwriters, Lior performs songs drawn from his most recent release as well as selections from his vast back catalogue of recordings. Known for his dynamic and moving performances, he is part of a rare breed of artists that has achieved a great degree of success and critical acclaim, while maintaining an independence and individuality in their craft.

Do not miss the chance to see Lior in this one-off intimate solo show, with special guest Domini Forster.
East Coast Sidecar Roundup Round Three
Date Sat 3rd Nov 2018
The East Coast Sidecar Roundup is a not-for-profit entity and is a speedway sidecar series that is run up and down the east coast of Australia. We have grown in popularity since commencing the series in 2015, that was formed to encourage and support the growth of sidecar racing for both juniors and seniors on the east coast.

They have teams from all across the country race in the series as well as a number of teams from across the ditch in New Zealand. Introducing live streaming this year will not only promote the sport across the world, but will expose their sponsors, supporters and race teams to the world audience.

Come and see the speedway sidecars chew up the speedway oval on their methanol burning 180HP rocketships. This huge motorsport event will see speedway sidecar teams from most states of Australia and even a couple of Kiwis coming across the ditch to take it to the Aussies.
Quilt Show for Boosey Creek Quilters
Date Sat 3rd Nov 2018 to Sun 4th Nov 2018
The Boosey Creek Quilters will host their inaugural Quilt Show with a magnificent display of quilts and small items.

The group has been running for 10 years and its members are very excited to have this opportunity to display their work. The range of quilts will be diverse, beautiful, sophisticated and thought-provoking. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the work of these talented quilters.

The group has created a quilt for a raffle called Shenandoah Stars. Tickets are available from group members and Lyn’s Craft Nest in Cobram and all proceeds will go to the Boosey CFA. A traders table will also be operating.

So put these dates in your diary and take a trip to Boosey for a great day out. Delicious cakes, slices and tea and coffee will be available.
Family Fun Carnivale
Date Sun 4th Nov 2018
The Family Fun Carnivale is a free community event. Come and browse a large variety of market stalls.

Commencing at 8:30am, why not call in and grab your coffee and egg and bacon roll from the Lions Club and enjoy breakfast by the wonderful Lake Mulwala as you start your day.

Fresh local produce, plants, clothes, hand made products, art, novelty items, wooden collections, hats, jewellery items, fishing rods, ice cream, petting zoos, stilt walkers and much more are the order of the day.

If you would like to be a stall holder and include your unique product or service, please contact the Yarrawonga Mulwala Visitor Information Centre by telephone or email for more information.
Melbourne Cup Day Luncheon at Nathalia Golf Club
Date Tue 6th Nov 2018
Nathalia Golf Club's Melbourne Cup luncheon will feature chicken and champagne on the menu as well as afternoon tea, novelties and competitions and a Lady of the Day prize. What is not to love?

Get the family and your friends organised and book a table. Gentlemen most welcome, so ladies, bring your partner. It really is a great fun day for the entire family.

Drinks are available at bar prices. Local transport is available if required.

Bookings are essential. Please make contact via phone and inform the Nathalia Golf Club of any dietary requirements in advance.

This day is a major fundraiser for the Nathalia Golf Club so your help and support is greatly appreciated.
Cobram Harness Racing's Melbourne Cup Carnival Family Day
Date Tue 6th Nov 2018
Enjoy the child-friendly relaxed picnic atmosphere on the spacious green lawns adorned with picnic tables and umbrellas; a great day for non-traditional racegoers looking for a new experience.

For those preferring a picnic type atmosphere or to be close to the parade ring instead of sitting in the grandstand, large umbrellas will be available to provide comfort and shelter.

There will also be a large marquee set up with tables and chairs for the convenience of groups and business to celebrate the day or a special occasion - tables can be booked with the Secretary for a small fee. Patrons will be able to view the Melbourne Cup on Large television screens set up in the Betting Shed.

A special trackside feature of the day is the musical entertainment by The Delirious. Also featured will be the popular Fashions on the Field for all age groups both female and male with great prizes on offer. There is also plenty of children's free activities such as face painting, jumping castle and icy poles. The pony trots will also feature on the track which are always popular with the younger generation.

This event is proudly supported by the Victorian Govt.
Kyabram RV Country Music Corral
Date Thu 8th Nov 2018 to Sun 11th Nov 2018
The Kyabram RV and Country Music Corral is an exciting time for all country music fans from near and far. The event hosted a swag of fantastic performers from all around with a great line up of shows.

The festival is swarmed with - motorhomers, caravaners, troopies, fifth wheelers, camper trailers, tents and of course the general public.

Information on artists are displayed on the events website once performers are confirmed.

Please see the event Facebook page for more information and to access the flyer.
Kyabram Bush Market
Date Fri 9th Nov 2018
Held in conjunction with the Kyabram RV and country music corral, Kyabram Bush Market is a great day of shopping, just in time to start your Christmas shopping.

Allen Street (main street of Kyabram) is blocked off to traffic and traders come out into the street with their wares, along with many activities for the kids to see and do.
2018 Lake Mulwala Rod Run
Date Fri 9th Nov 2018 to Sun 11th Nov 2018
Celebrating the sixth anniversary of Lake Mulwala Rod Run held over three days. Free to come and watch the spectacle of hot rods all around and about.

More information to come on the programme over that weekend.

Visit the Lake Mulwala Rod Run Facebook page for more information.
Bollywood presented by MAC Inc.
Date Fri 9th Nov 2018
Moira Arts and Culture Inc presents the final performance in the 2018 Café Culture Series.

A singer dances within, a dancer sings within. Parvyn Singh is both, and exudes a seemingly effortless grace and purity in her movement and voice. A colourful and exotic end of year treat. A celebration of Indian culture both traditional and contemporary.

This show offers traditional Indian music featuring tabla, sitar and vocals as well as beautiful classical Indian dance contrasted by vibrant, energetic Bollywood dance routines.
Scene Changes - A Comic Farce On Stage, and Off
Date Fri 9th Nov 2018 to Sat 17th Nov 2018
Missed cues, dodgy sets, absent sound effects and misplaced props are ordinarily a Director's nightmare, and in this original play, there is no shortage of mishaps.

Scene Changes is set on the opening night performance of, “The Curse of the Ming Vase,” a period murder mystery performed by the fictional Crampston Regional Amateur Performers.

The audience is first treated to a backstage view of the cast and crew as they prepare to wow the audience. Of course, with such an eccentric cast of characters both on the stage and off, everything has to (and will) go wrong.

After intermission, the tables are turned, literally, and the audience will get to see the consequences on stage of all the mistakes that have been made.

Written and produced locally, it is great family entertainment.

Sinbad the Sailor
Date Sat 10th Nov 2018
PROJECTion Dance is thrilled to be bringing this large traditional classical ballet to Wodonga. A world premiere, two act performance, Sinbad the Sailor is classical ballet at its finest.

Featuring wonderful sets and costumes filled with colour and opulence, beautiful music is matched only by Sinbad’s adventures in magical lands filled with riches and crazy creatures. Sinbad promises to be a visual delight for all ballet and dance lovers.
Chronicles of a Sleepless Moon
Date Sat 10th Nov 2018
Moira Arts and Culture Inc. partnering with the Katamatite Community Plan Committee and Regional Arts Victoria present Chronicles of a Sleepless Night on Saturday November 10.

Chronicles of a Sleepless Moon unfolds in the heart of Australia, in a small, dusty, outback town. Three men become embroiled in a devious and sinister plot. Doors open 7.30pm and the show starts at 8:00pm. A light supper will be served.
Nathalia Angling Club's Kids Fishing Competition
Date Sun 11th Nov 2018
Come on down to the Broken Creek in Weir Street at Nathalia and give the kids a chance to try the Nathalia Angling Club's Fishing Day, guaranteed fun for all.

Registrations from 9:00am and presentation at 2:30pm and results at 3:00pm.

Get your raffle ticket, for your chance to win a Cubby House for the kids, raffle drawn after presentations.

B2M - Mamanta
Date Sun 11th Nov 2018
Mamanta – meaning ‘friend’ in Tiwi – is a pumping R'n'B performance, Tiwi style.

Come and see this seven-piece band of indigenous performers from the Tiwi Islands as they showcase their new album with its unique blend of contemporary and traditional sound. Incorporating footage and imagery of the Tiwi Islands, Mamanta is a vibrant cultural experience told through a mix of dance, chants and song.

Hailed as "Australia's answer to the Backstreet Boys", this unique boy band have conquered China, East Timor, Taiwan and Ireland. You will find yourself dancing as they bring you a rare insight into their island culture delivered with their trademark wit, musicality and charm.
Tatura 200 Charity Bike Ride and Walk
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
The Tatura 200 Charity Bike Ride and Walk, affectionately known as the Tat 200, was an initiative of the Tatura Milk Industries board aimed at extending its community support beyond its traditional stakeholders.

You are invited to ride or walk a variety of distances, the most illustrious of which is the 200 kilometre ride. The event caters to all levels of fitness, so you are encouraged to challenge yourself or enjoy a fun day out with family and friends. Try the new Gears and Graze Ride, and spend a leisurely afternoon amongst the vines at Longleat Wines.

Last year the event raised over $120,000 for charities, groups and organisations in the Goulburn Valley and surrounds.

To ensure you receive a jersey or running shirt with your registration, please register by 1 October 2018.
Nathalia and District Poultry Auction
Date Sat 17th Nov 2018
The Nathalia and District Poultry Auction is held the third Saturday of every second month from March to November each year. All bird bookings must be called and booked in through the Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre and Visitor Information Centre.

Sundries from 9:30am followed by the Poultry Auction at approximately 10:00am.
Massive Murray Paddle - Incorporating the Murray Marathon
Date Mon 19th Nov 2018 to Fri 23rd Nov 2018
The Massive Murray Paddle is an amazing five-day paddling adventure that raises funds to assist local community driven programs.

This paddle is 404 kilometres over five days down the Mighty Murray River. It starts at Yarrawonga and finishes at Swan Hill, passing through beautiful towns like Tocumwal and Echuca.

This paddle has been running for 50 years and assists many people and community groups in need. You can paddle the full distance 404 kilometres or you can choose to paddle only one day or half days.

The event runs from Monday to Friday and for 2018 is on November 19 to 23.

You can paddle a canoe, sea kayak, surf-ski, out rigger, stand up paddle board, surf boat, prone paddle board or any home-made paddle craft you have made in your shed.

Join the Massive Murray Paddle for this amazing five day adventure. The 2016 and 2017 events raised over $283,600 for charity and community services.
Date Fri 23rd Nov 2018 to Sun 25th Nov 2018
The 26th anniversary celebration of the Shepparton Springnats returns to the Shepparton Showgrounds on the traditional last weekend of November.

This year promises to be bigger than ever for the famous Shepparton event with many inclusions to mark this milestone event. The Shepparton Springnats is Victoria's largest performance car festival that provides the true motor vehicle enthusiast with the opportunity to display their skills and vehicles against other enthusiasts in a safe, controlled and friendly environment.

The Shepparton Springnats will again be all about admiring the best cars in the land including Street Machines, Hot Rods, Kustoms, Restored / Authentic, as well as imports. Spend quality time with family and friends, whilst witnessing some of the most powerful cars compete side by side in high octane action events such as Go To Whoa, Autokana, Indoor and Outdoor Show N Shine, Dyno Challenge, Autofest Corkscrew and everyone's favourite, the fiercely competitive Burnout Title.
McRae Motors Wodonga Gold Cup
Date Fri 30th Nov 2018
The McRae Motors Wodonga Gold Cup is Wodonga’s premier social event where the city stops to celebrate. This is a magnificent social day to simply relax and enjoy the picturesque surrounds of the Racing Wodonga Precinct.

With the City of Wodonga enjoying a public holiday, make sure you are here to experience everything the day has to offer. Join in the excitement, colour and fashion that the McRae Motors Wodonga Gold Cup is renowned for and, it is right at your doorstep.

There are several on course packages available to suit groups of all sizes, from the ever popular all-inclusive package, right through to a tailor made packages designed specifically to suit your group’s individual needs. The choice is yours.

Lock Friday November 30 into your calendar right now, and do not miss the premier event of the year.
Christmas Monster Market
Date Sat 1st Dec 2018
The annual Christmas Monster Market will be held at the Yarrawonga Foreshore. Running from 8:30am to 1:30pm.

The Christmas Monster Market offers a large variety of stalls and the opportunity for some last minute Christmas shopping for some quirky items. There are some fun rides and petting zoo to entertain the children.

With the gorgeous backdrop of Lake Mulwala, why not make a day of it and pack yourself a picnic lunch and bring along some fold out chairs and really soak up the atmosphere.
Show Us Ya Wheels
Date Sun 2nd Dec 2018
Since 2001, Show Us Ya Wheels has been a family fun day, regularly attracting over 5,000 visitors, and has become a permanent and well-loved fixture on the Victorian car show circuit.

Show Us Ya Wheels regularly features 600 vehicles including cars, bikes, trucks, buses, hot rods, street cars and a swap meet and Show and Shine. Held at the show grounds in the friendly country town of Numurkah, Show Us Ya Wheels has something for everyone.

This year’s features will include The Chuck a Motor On Something. Show us Ya Wheels invites you to chuck a motor on something that would not normally have a motor on it such as a esky, couch or shopping trolley. Or build a custom machine, a hot rod, go kart or lawn mower racer. Cost of entry is only $10 and includes entry to the event. There are some great trophies up for grabs too.

Children are well catered for with a variety of activities including rides and a free jumping castle.

A huge range of catering including food trucks will be available at the show grounds and all proceeds raised will go to local charity groups.

Date Thu 13th Dec 2018 to Sat 15th Dec 2018
The circus is unleashed.

Following last year’s runaway success, the world famous circus-in-residence returns to The Cube Wodonga with their popular summer festival of thrills and skills.

The entire National Youth Circus ensemble of young artists aged between eight and 18 perform across three exciting productions - Circus Allsorts, The Grad Show and The Last Hoorah.

Full of dynamic fun with plenty of special guests and surprises. Unpredictable, unmissable and uniquely Albury-Wodonga.
Wodonga Carols by Candlelight
Date Sun 16th Dec 2018
Bring a chair, relax, have a picnic and sing along while you enjoy this traditional outdoor concert.

Free family entertainment provided by local artists, Wodonga Brass, Sing Australia Choir and others. The event will be broadcast on 1494 2AY and live over the internet on

A full program supplement will appear in the Border Mail.

Local groups will provide pre carols entertainment from 6:00pm so come along and enjoy a picnic in the park prior to the main event. An APEX barbeque and other food vendors available from 5:30pm
Carols by Candlelight - Wodonga
Date Sun 16th Dec 2018
Join in the Festive Fever with the 42nd Wodonga Carols by Candlelight. A time to celebrate and sing and spend time with family and friends.
Carols by Candlelight Lions Club of Numurkah
Date Fri 21st Dec 2018
Celebrate Christmas in Numurkah at the Lions Club, Carols by Candlelight in Newman Square. Bring the family for a fun night out in the lead up to Christmas Day. This festival has been in Numurkah for many years and is a much anticipated event by the local community and visitors are most welcome to join in.

Bring your best singing voice, relax on the lawn or bring a chair and join in with the Numurkah Town band as they play your favourite carols. There will be local entertainers and school children performing their festive music.

Face painting by Crackles the Clown, merry go round and jumping castle are just some of the activities available for the children.

Bring a picnic or buy some cheap eats and refreshments for the family.

Santa will arrive at 6:30pm, be sure to get there early. Carols begin at 8:00pm.

Yarrawonga Rodeo
Date Fri 28th Dec 2018
Yarrawonga rodeo gates open at 4:00pm along with the bar.

There will be plenty of side shows and attractions for the kids as well as stalls for the parents.

So make sure you get in early to get a good spot to watch all the action.
Numurkah Lawn Tennis Club Annual Tournament
Date Fri 25th Jan 2019 to Sun 27th Jan 2019
Over the Australia Day long weekend, the Numurkah Lawn Tennis Club Inc hosts their Australia Day Tournament - an annual family oriented tournament that attracts players from all over Victoria as well as interstate.

Numurkah boasts ten wonderfully maintained lawn courts and two artificial grass courts. This small town is 25 minutes north of Shepparton and less than three hours from Melbourne. Numurkah is on the picturesque Broken Creek and the friendly town offers several catering and accommodation options.

The club offers members the opportunity to play socially or as part of organised competitions at weekends and during the week. Juniors are able to learn the great game of tennis, with their two Tennis Australia Qualified coaches and participate in appropriate levels of competition. The courts are also available for green fee players.
A Midsummers Night Dream
Date Sun 3rd Feb 2019
The cast of eight professional actors will take you on a spell binding ride, as Byramine Homstead transforms into the magical land of Athens.

On a Midsummer’s night, four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dream-like arms of an enchanted forest where sprites play and fairies rule. While a feuding Fairy King and Queen are at war, their paths are crossed by Bottom, Quince and their bumbling mates presenting a play within a play.

Leading mischief-maker Puck is on-hand to ensure that the course of true love is anything but smooth, and games of fantasy, love and dreams ensue in Shakespeare’s most wondrous comedy.

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has been loved for over four hundred years and continues to weave it’s spells world wide.  Bring the whole family, as this one delights and tickles everyone’s imagination!
Riverboats Music Festival
Date Fri 15th Feb 2019 to Sun 17th Feb 2019
The Riverboats Music Festival returns in 2019 with its signature combination of world class live music and family-friendly vibes, all within the superb natural surrounds of Echuca's Aquatic Reserve.

With historic paddlesteamers meandering past the festival all weekend and located just two and a half hours north of Melbourne, come and join in for a weekend by the river.

For tickets and further information visit the website. Tickets go on sale October 15.
Lake Hume Cycle Challenge
Date Sat 23rd Feb 2019
The Lake Hume Cycle Challenge 2019 will be held on Saturday, February 23, with rides to cater for all fitness levels and abilities. The road rides take in spectacular undulating hills, attractive farmlands, river flats and the impressive Lake Hume. Shorter town and family friendly rides meander along paved and gravel bike paths incorporating natural bushland, friendly streets and picturesque creeks.

The start and finish will be at the Wodonga Racecourse and from 11:00am, as riders begin to return, the Chill Zone will allow them to rest and revive. It is here that riders and their families can be part of the 'cycle community' catching up with old mates and making new friends. Savour some satisfying stall food and enjoy the sweet chill out sounds of talented local musicians.

The aim of the event is to raise money for very worthy local causes. Also to promote regular exercise, encourage family participation and social connections, raise the profile of cycling in the local area and promote the Albury Wodonga region as a great base for safe and scenic recreation cycling.
Red Hot Summer Tour - Wodonga
Date Sat 2nd Mar 2019
The Red Hot Summer Tour is back and are thrilled to announce the return of the legendary Suzi Quatro to headline series two of the 2019 Red Hot Summer Tour. Joining Suzi on this select run of dates will be The Angels, Baby Animals, The Screaming Jets, Moving Pictures and Chocolate Starfish.

Terms and Conditions apply and can be found on the tours official page and ticketing suppliers page.
Yarrawonga Mulwala Lifestyle Fair
Date Sun 3rd Mar 2019
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Lifestyle Fair Showcases special interest groups, sporting clubs and health and wellbeing organisations from the Yarrawonga Mulwala region.

There is fun for the whole family with food and drink stalls and kids entertainment.
Kyabram Rodeo
Date Fri 8th Mar 2019
One of the oldest rodeos in Australia, the Kyabram Rodeo is a great night out for the whole family.

Enjoy watching the riders take on the bucking bulls and horses while horsemanship skills are put to the test in the Barrel Races and Team Roping events.

The sideshow ally is lots of fun featuring all of the traditional rides and games.

Kyabram Engine and Machinery Rally
Date Sat 16th Mar 2019 to Sun 17th Mar 2019
The Kyabram Vintage Engine and Machinery Rally is held annually in March.

The rally features vintage engines, machinery, tractors, steam vehicles and road vehicles. There will also be historic memorabilia, hobbies, woodcraft, hay making, blacksmithing and sheep shearing.

The rally will also incorporate the Australian White Truck Muster. The Australian White Truck Muster is held biannually on even years.
Converge on the Goulburn
Date Sat 16th Mar 2019
More than just a festival, Converge on the Goulburn brings together food, culture and performance from Shepparton’s Aboriginal and multicultural communities.

Enjoy traditional and contemporary music and performance, check out the vibrant marketplace with authentic craft, culture and visual arts. Participate in interactive cultural workshops and activities and relax in the outdoors while trying authentic foods cooked by local communities.

Converge on the Goulburn is a part of the Shepparton Festival program along with the opening event of Cultural Diversity week which will be a colourful, high energy, cultural community festa at Victoria Park Lake.

This free family event is alcohol free and an inclusive cultural celebration. Come along and enjoy the sound, colour, movement and tastes of Shepparton.
Nathalia Annual Easter Tennis Tournament
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
The Nathalia Annual Easter Tennis Tournament begins on Good Friday and is completed on Easter Monday.

The program includes mens and womens singles and doubles knockout championships along with graded round robin events. Players may play for one or two days or commit to all four days.

There are 14 lawn courts set beside the beautiful Broken Creek with excellent camping facilities next door at Riverbank Caravan Park, or nearby at the Nathalia Recreation Reserve. The club caters for for tennis players of all standards, with a focus on families and opportunities for everyone.

To enter, download the tournament details/entry form and conditions of entry through the website.
121st Annual Easter Lawn Tennis Tournament
Date Fri 19th Apr 2019 to Mon 22nd Apr 2019
Yarrawonga Lawn Tennis Club is pleased to be hosting the 121st Annual Easter Tennis Tournament in 2019. This event will suit all players, from novice to open events, including juniors, veterans and graded sections.

Come and join the fun with all the family.
Koori Arts and Craft Market
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019
Experience a taste of Aboriginal culture with a great day out for the whole family at the Koori Arts and Craft Market.

The market will be held at Hopwood Gardens and will showcase local artists with items for sale including paintings, lino prints, silk scarves, didgeridoos, jewellery and bags, boomerangs as well as traditional foods such as emu, kangaroo, crocodile and damper.
Annual Easter Market
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019
Nathalia Easter Market takes place on Easter Saturday in the Central Plantation Area, Blake Street Nathalia from 9:00am to 1:30pm.

Enjoy a range of street stalls, the spinning wheel, visit from the Easter Bunny, line dancing, pet parade, Gopher Show n Shine and face painting.
Yarrawonga Mulwala Rotary Club Special Easter Market
Date Sun 21st Apr 2019
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Rotary Club Market is on every third Sunday of the month. Although each year there is the Special Easter Market.

There will be over 135 stalls featuring clothes galore, baby clothes and pet accessories, collectibles from the shed to the kitchen - simply everywhere.

There are toys, gardening tools, kitchen tools, sunglasses, rugs and carpet, pets leads, clothing and bedding, quality second hand books, homewares and records and more.

Discover for yourself and come and have a field day.
Revving The River Festival
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sat 27th Apr 2019
Revving The River Festival is an annual bike and music event supporting the Zaidee's Rainbow Foundation.

Friday night will kick off with registrations in Murray Esplanade, Echuca followed by a two hour paddle steamer cruise. The evening will finish with live entertainment.

Saturday will include a Show 'n' Shine of the bikes in Murray Esplanade then an afternoon Poker Run. Live music will again be on the Echuca Wharf.

For more information visit the website.
22nd Annual Club Mulwala Mercury Classic
Date Fri 26th Apr 2019 to Sun 28th Apr 2019
The 22nd Annual Club Mulwala Mercury Classic is the perfect family fishing competition.

Over $30,000 worth of prizes to be won, with $500 of tackle for the early bird winner. Be sure to get your entries in on time.

Meals are provided with compliments of the organisers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
John Williamson – The Butcherbird Tour
Date Fri 10th May 2019
Australian icon John Williamson will celebrate the release of his 52nd album, ‘Butcherbird’, with a national tour of the same name.

The tour will again see Williamson take his audience on a journey through the country, combining humour, romance, environmental issues, travelling songs and campfire stories woven together by the master storyteller’s songs.

It’s no wonder he is one of the most sought-after live performers in Australia.
Festival of 1,000 Voices
Date Fri 17th May 2019 to Sun 19th May 2019
Visit Yarrawonga for the Festival of 1,000 Voices.

In 2018, the event featured Dr Jonathon Welch AM with the Choir of hard Knocks and THE CHO!R, Deborah Cheetham AO and the Dhungala Children's Choir, Andrew Brown and the Lakeside Voices.

Stay tuned for more information on 2019's event.
BMX Australia National Championships
Date Mon 20th May 2019 to Sat 25th May 2019
The 2019 BMX Australia National Championships will be held at the Shepparton BMX Club in Northern Victoria.

Located just two hours outside of Melbourne, Shepparton has proved to be a hotspot of BMX competition for a number of years. Regular hosts of the BMXA National Series, the club also hosted the national titles back in 2014 and 2010.

With support from the Victorian State Government and Greater Shepparton City Council, it is expected that there will be 2000 entrants for Australia's premier BMX race week.
Marina Prior and David Hobson - The 2 of Us Tour
Date Fri 21st Jun 2019
Their 50 date national tour of 2018 has been a huge success, selling out around the country, with such demand from fans, Soprano and Tenor powerhouse legends, of Musical Theatre and Opera, Marina Prior and David Hobson announce their 2019 tour.

The 2 Of Us, Up Close and Personal is accompanied by renowned pianist David Cameron, in a two-hour intimate performance. Marina and David will perform their classics from productions such as The Phantom of The Opera, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and La Boheme, to name but a few, as well as favourites from their award-winning albums.

Hear the classics, their recorded favourites and a hint of humour thrown in. Definitely a show not to be missed.
Yarrawonga Mulwala Kids Festival
Date Sat 6th Jul 2019 to Sat 13th Jul 2019
The 2019 Yarrawonga Mulwala Kids Festival runs from July 6 to 13, with the program incorporating a multitude of activities held and hosted by a variety of businesses from Bundalong to Burramine including Yarrawonga Mulwala.

Fun for the festival will include a variety of sporting clinics in basketball, football, netball, golf, tennis and bluearth skills for adjudication assistance to empower and support children in team and individual environments, indoor hosted events will include a themed movie marathon, performing artists and shows for the enjoyment of all ages.

Book a sand castle workshop with the world class sand sculpturer Dennis Massoud.

Keep an eye open for cafe specials.

Enjoy the Winter Wonderland.

Be sure to keep these days free and look out for the full program of activities and what is happening where, so you can book in and register to enjoy the week long list of events.

Mallee Almond Blossom Festival
Date Sun 18th Aug 2019
The Mallee Almond Blossom Festival is an annual event which coincides with the largest explosion of almond blossom in the southern hemisphere.

The Festival is held on the third Sunday in August at the Robinvale Community Centre, on the picturesque banks of the Murray River.

Come prepared for a wonderfully relaxing day sampling and purchasing local produce. Enjoy live entertainment, food and wine, giveaways and activities for all ages.

Be sure to book your spot on one of the free almond farm tours running throughout the day where you can admire the fields of beautiful white blossom as your guide shares a wealth of knowledge about the local almond industry.