Maude St Mall will be transformed into a winter wonderland of bargains and entertainment from today for the annual Shepparton Winter City Market.JENNA BISHOP August 22, 2014 3:28am
More than 50 unique retailers will have market stalls with plenty of sales and bargains, while the mall will host plenty of free activities to entertain children.
A jumping castle, mini golf, train rides, roving entertainment, face painting, balloon creations and an undercover petting zoo will also be part of the market.
Two stages will host entertainment and Jamie Deboucherville will headline today, playing from 6.30
Greater Shepparton City Council’s economic project development officer Rohan Sali encouraged people to visit the mall for a great family day out.
‘‘Come down to the mall, it’s all about the bargains,’’ he said. ‘‘We’re also encouraging people to shop locally and support their local retailers.’’
Mr Sali said this year’s market would also feature stalls from shops outside Maude St Mall.
People can also buy a bunch of daffodils for $3 for Daffodil Day to raise money for cancer research.
Shepparton Show Me co-ordinator Mat Innes-Irons said the organisation was proud to support the Summer and Winter City Market initiatives.
‘‘It’s about really getting Shepparton humming,’’ he said. ‘‘It’s a great opportunity to show off Shepparton and have a look at what all our local traders have to offer.’’
A SBS documentary examining Shepparton's issues, such as high youth unemployment, drug use, school retention rates and poverty, will screen on Tuesday.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons have secured a vital win over Wangaratta Magpies at JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga.
On Wednesday, April 22, 11 walkers from Shepparton Adventure Club travelled to Strathmerton then on to Ulupna Island.
Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Moama storage facility last night.
A Rochester woman who stole more than $250 worth of money, cigarettes and food from her workplace of four years has been convicted and fined $500, plus court costs.
The final 25 players have been chosen to represent the Goulburn Valley Football League in their quest to regain the number one football ranking in country Victoria.
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