See horses in action at GV Western Riding Club — Summer Sizzler Show, shop at Summer City Market and Riverside Plaza Community Market or view the film The Sapphires at Dookie Quarry.February 21, 2013 11:11am
GV Western Riding Club — Summer Sizzler Show
What: Prestigious five-day event showcasing quarter-horses and western riding with more than $60 000 in cash and prizes.
When: From 9 am until Sunday.
Where: Tatura Park Exhibition & Events Complex.
More information: Visit www.gvwesternhorse.org.au
Fishing in the Park
What: Bring the whole family and try your luck at catching a big one. BYO fishing equipment, bait, rod, picnic and chairs.
When: 6 pm to 8 pm, registration opens 5.30 pm in the blue tent at the south end of the lake.
Where: Victoria Park Lake.
More information: Phone 5832 9431.
What: Awesome entertainers, industry professionals, everyone you want to meet all in one place. Come and have your say on what happens next in your region or just enjoy the surrounds and find out who’s doing what.
When: 5.30 pm to 8 pm.
Where: Friar’s Café, 127 Fryers St, Shepparton.
More information: Visit www.facebook.com/GatheringAtFriars
ACA Cricket Masters Match
What: See the legends of Australian Cricket play against the Goulburn Valley’s finest in a night cricket match.
When: From 7 pm.
Where: Deakin Reserve, Shepparton.
Cost: Gold coin donation to Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation.
More information: Visit www.auscricket.com.au
Summer City Market
What: Shepparton’s summer city market, including camping and fishing displays, retail discounts, live music, children’s activities and culinary treats in the food marquee.
When: Friday 9 am to 7.30 pm, Saturday 9 am to 3 pm.
Where: Shepparton CBD (Maude St Mall, Fryers, High and Wyndham Sts).
More information: Phone 5832 9857.
Summer Film Festival — Dookie
What: Bring the whole family and enjoy the atmosphere of a film in your local environment.
This event will feature Australian film The Sapphires.
When: 8 pm to 10 pm.
Where: Dookie quarry, Baldock St, Dookie.
More information: Phone 5832 9431.
Riverside Plaza Community Market
What: More than 100 stalls and activities for children, including the Baby and Children’s Goods Market.
When: 9 am to 2 pm.
Where: Riverside Plaza, 8025 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla.
Cost: Gold coin entry.
More information: Visit www.greatershepparton.com.au/events
Body Balance in the Park
What: A yoga-influenced, pre-choreographed exercise program set to uplifting music. A combination of freeflowing moves with a focus on improving strength, flexibility and relaxation.
When: 8 am to 9 am.
Where: Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton.
More information: Phone 5832 9400.
Tatura & Shepparton Racing Club Official Trials
What: Come for the form, stay for the barbecue. Join us to watch some of the Goulburn Valley’s up-and-coming stars of the track.
When: 9 am to noon.
Where: Tatura Racecourse, Ross St, Tatura.
More information: Phone 0417 000 835.
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