The first Cohuna Festival, which changed its name and format this year, went off without a hitch on the weekend.KATHLEEN TONINI November 8, 2012 4:45am
Classic cars on display at Cohuna Festival were part of the rock 'n' roll appeal of the revamped event.
Organisers have hailed the inaugural Cohuna Festival a resounding success.
Wendy McGlone said the weekend’s event, formerly Austoberfest, was ‘‘fabulous’’ with about 1000 people in attendance, well above expectations.
‘‘All the food stalls did extremely well — the Lion’s Club was run off its feet.’’
1959 Catalina Swimwear Fashion Parade model Miss Rebecca.
Ms McGlone said the vintage fashion parade, vintage car display and dancing all went down well with the crowd.
‘‘The entertainment (provided by band The Hoffmans) was A-class, it was just superb.’’
Winners of the duck derby were Beth Woods and Kath Bowman.
‘‘Everybody just had a great time, the atmosphere was fantastic and the weather, thank heavens, was on our side, a perfect night.’’
She said the community responded well to the event and the small changes made this year.
‘‘I had a good feeling that it would be a really, really good night.’’
All proceeds to the Cohuna Progressive Association will fund the New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
Police are asking for information about an assault in Shepparton that left a man with serious facial injuries and broken bones last month.
The 2014 Yarrawonga Mulwala Multisport Festival has been hailed a huge success by organisers and participants alike.
The fifth annual King Billy Retreat Open Garden Party will be held at Rushworth on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Emily Umbers has been helping members of the Maasai community to get a toilet.
St Joseph’s Primary School students took part in an extended after-school stay.
Fraser sure has aces in spades
A great day brought big numbers to Station St in Seymour.
Finley's Mark Whiley has been traded from the GWS Giants to Carlton - the club he has supported all his life.
Nominations are being sought for the annual Axedale CWA community youth award.
Access to Ulupna Island has been blocked at key points, leaving local residents and businesses rallying for a re-opening in a bid to save tourism dollars.
Deniliquin McDonald's raised more than $1300 for McHappy Day on Saturday.
Up to14 new full-time jobs will be created at Pactum Dairy Group in Shepparton, with the company set to embark on an $18million expansion at its factory.
Alma Nungarrayi Granites is the most successful of the Warlukurlangu artists who still live at Yuendumu and enjoys teaching children about aboriginal culture and art.
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