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FROM THE AIR: The Riverina Field Days attract thousands of visitors and highlight some of the best produce Australian agriculture has to offer.

APRIL 16 and 17: Holbrook Easter Fly-In will take place at Holbrook Airfield. The Holbrook Ultralight Club has held this popular Fly-in every year since 2006. Refreshments will be available upon arrival and throughout both days, starting around 9am on Saturday and running until 3pm on Sunday. Lunch will also be available on Saturday and Sunday. The Fly-in dinner “in the middle of the planes” will be served in the hangar of the club on Saturday evening starting with the aperitif at 6:00 p.m. Contact Holbrook Ultralight Club 0488 579 256.

APRIL 29 to MAY 1: Marrar Campdraft Association will organize a campdraft at Marrar Recreation Ground. Organizers are expecting over 1,000 registrations for the multi-day event. The action starts at 6:30 a.m. on Friday. Registration opens April 12 at 10 a.m. for 24 hours iCompetition. The association welcomes spectators and for more details visit the Marrar Campdraft Assoc Facebook page.

MAY 13 and 14: The Riverina Field Days will take place over two days at Griffith Showgrounds, Murrumbidgee Avenue Griffith. Tickets at the door or online.

SEPTEMBER 4: Finley Show will take place in Tongs Street, Finley.

SEPTEMBER 6: The Gala Dinner and National Announcement of the AgriFutures Award for Rural Women 2022 will take place at The Great Hall, Parliament House, Canberra. The ticket office opens on May 2.

SEPTEMBER 9 and 10: The Wagga Show will take place at the Wagga Showground, Lot 1 Bourke Street.

SEPTEMBER 20 to 22: Henty Machinery Field Days returns to the calendar in 2022 after a two-year hiatus. Online exhibitor applications opened this month and online ticket sales for general admission and tickets for the Wednesday evening entertainment will open in June. With the 2019 Field Days attracting over 850 exhibitors at 1,200 locations, the numbers are expected to be high this year.

1 and 2 OCTOBER: The Good Old Days festival will take place in Barellan. Visitors will be able to see harnessed horses, oxen, camels, donkeys, mules and goats, Australian light horse display, camel racing, blade shearing, butter churning, dog jumping , working dogs, blacksmith, rope turning, sheaf throwing, old fashioned children’s games, bush poetry, scone making, market stalls and grand parade.


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