The Benalla Festival kicks off Friday and runs through to Sunday.November 8, 2012 4:55am
The Benalla Festival kicks off in two days’ time and this year’s event is not to be missed.
Friday night’s Mair St party starts at 6
Don’t miss Saturday’s street parade at 12.30
The new Skate Park will be officially opened by Bill Sykes at 2
On centre stage at the foreshore from 2
Later in the afternoon live band Junk Male takes to the stage singing an array of popular covers that will guarantee to have the crowd up dancing.
Then at 8
As part of his successful Million Suns Tour, Shannon’s presence at the festival is guaranteed to be a huge hit with the crowd.
The weekend will be fun for all with the popular bungee trampolines and bungee run, as well as a rock-climbing wall, jumping castle and raft races on the lake.
A Day in the Gardens on Sunday is always a great day out with face painting, art displays, market stalls and much more including the ever popular teddy bears picnic.
Bring family and friends and enjoy the beautiful foreshore environment and the 2012 Benalla Festival celebrations. See the centre page spread for a full program of events and activities.
McDonald's owners to pass on baton
The first preliminary final on Saturday saw the Tungamah seniors start their campaign against Waaia at the Rennie Recreation Reserve.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
If too much footy is never enough for you then get down to Echuca South’s oval on Sunday and catch the Echuca Moama United masters, the EMUs, in action.
TRUCKS, cars and vintage machinery took over Rochester Recreation Reserve on Tuesday last week.
KYABRAM’S Margaret and Leonard Flint have come a long way since meeting in the early 1950s.
Avenel win over Nagambie to take top spot
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
YOU probably wouldn’t expect to find an intensive care nurse running an award winning hotel and brewery, but that’s exactly what you will find when you visit Tooborac.
The preparations for the 10th Cobram Swap Meet have been given a boost with a brand new line marker. The Rotary Club of Cobram, which organise the swap meet, applied for a volunteer grant from the Federal Government, from which it received $4600.
At 77 years of age, popular local golfer Paul ‘Tango’ has claimed his second hole-in-one.
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