What’s On This Weekend (expired)

Circa 1936, Corowa among the properties 'unlocked' this weekend.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five suggestions.

History – Rutherglen & Corowa Unlocked

A number of historic Rutherglen and Corowa sites, will be ‘unlocked’ this weekend, allowing visitors to explore areas not normally open to the public and learn more about the rich history, stunning architecture and current use of each property.

Details: https://www.explorerutherglen.com.au/rutherglen-and-corowa-unlocked/

Explore – Border Caravan and Camping Expo, Wodonga

The 2018 Border Caravan and Camping Expo in Wodonga promises to deliver more caravans, pop-tops, tents, camper trailers, fifth wheelers, motorhomes, campervans and 4×4 off road and touring accessories than ever.

Some of these products will be on display for the first time. There will also be tourism information available from all over Australia to help plan your next great adventure.

The expo is at Wodonga Racecourse Friday to Sunday.

Details: https://borderexpo.com.au/Home

Wodonga Racecourse transformed for the expo. Photo credit: Border Caravan & Camping Expo

Community – Dragon Boat Club official launch, Wodonga

Brave Hearts Dragon Boat Club officially launches its season with a ‘blessing of the boats’ and ‘awakening of the dragons’ ceremony.

Community members are invited to watch the official ceremony, which also includes an Indigenous Paddle launch from 12:00pm on Sunday at Gateway Lakes, Lincoln Causeway Wodonga.

Photo credit: Brave Hearts Dragon Boat Club Facebook Page

Action – Kangaroo Hoppet, Falls Creek

Australia’s International Cross Country Ski Marathon is on at Falls Creek on Saturday.

Watch hundreds of competitors as they take off on an arduous course through the snow starting from the Falls Creek Nordic Bowl.

42km Kangaroo Hoppet – The main event – 9:30am
21km Australian Birkebeiner – 9:40am
7km Joey Hoppet – 9:50am

Visitors are also encouraged to attend the ‘Welcome to Country’ ceremony in the Village Bowl prior to the presentations.

Details: http://www.hoppet.com.au/

Kangaroo Hoppet – event pics by Chris Hocking, Finn Marsland & TJ Balon

Live Music – Albion Hotel Albury

The Chesterfield Band are hitting the road in the wake of their latest single release ‘Home’ and will appear at the Albion Hotel Albury on Saturday night.

Throwing out their pop/roots sound the band is on an 18 show run along the east coast from Byron Bay to Melbourne.

Details: https://www.facebook.com/albionhotelalbury/

The Chesterfield Band.

What’s On – Extra (from our Border Cafe partners)

August Headline Acts, Live & Free, The Studio @ SSA

Friday Aug 24 – Night Fever – Bee Gees Tribute Show

Saturday Aug 25 – James Birmingham as George Michael

Friday Aug 31 – Mahalia Barnes

Details: http://www.ssaclub.com.au/studio/