What’s On This Weekend (expired)

Bright Days Festival. Photo credit: visitbright.com.au

With activities galore on the Victorian side of the border for the public holiday long weekend, there’s no shortage of things to do. Here are five fabulous ideas.

Festival – Brighter Days Festival, Bright

Bikes, cars, live music and community generosity come together in Bright, for the seventh annual Brighter Days Festival.

There’ll be live music from Thirsty Merc, Jack Jones, Eurogliders, Brian Cadd, INXSive, regular favourites The Screamin’ Eagles and many more.

There’s entertainment for the kids, bike and car show and shines and the massive 6 prizes mega raffle, including: a Ford Mustang, Harley-Davidson Road Glide, Ducati Multistrada 950, Harley-Davidson Ftreet 750, Kincrome Tool kit and Premier Artist golden ticket, with funds going to children’s charities.

Details: https://www.brighterdays.org.au/

Brighter Days Festival. Photo credit: visitbright.com.au

Action – Australian Motor Racing Series, Winton

Some of the nation’s fastest open-wheel race cars highlight an action packed opening round of the Australian Motor Racing Series at Winton Motor Raceway this weekend.

The Australian Formula 3 Series has a history of providing a spring board for national and international racers. Also in action is the Mazda RX8 Cup, the Aussie Racing Utes and the Thunder Sports series.

Details: https://amrseries.com.au/

Mazda RX8 Cup in action this weekend at Winton.

Arts & Culture – Cheers: the Hidden History of Albury’s Vineyards

A new exhibition at the LibraryMuseum will celebrate a hidden secret in Albury’s history.

In the late 1800s, Albury was one of the biggest producers of wine in Australia.

This exhibition brings together decades of research to showcase the people and places that once put Albury on the national wine making map.

Family Fun – The Myrtleford Festival

Celebrate fun, food, fine arts, live music and more at the Myrtleford Festival this weekend.

Historically the festival has been held in the centre of the picturesque town, however in 2019 they will be taking advantage of the stunning tree lined recreational reserve, located on the outskirts of town

There’s a full program of free events, live entertainment, markets, food stalls, exhibitions, night street party, street parade, princess ball and much, much more.

Details: https://www.themyrtlefordfestival.com.au/

The Myrtleford Festival. Photo credit: visitbright.com.au

Inspirational – All About Women Satellite Event, Thurgoona

Charles Sturt University will host the All About Women Satellite Event as part of International Women’s Day.

All About Women is one of the Sydney Opera House’s flagship festival which includes talks and discussion about ideas that matter to women and provides a platform for women’s choices.

The event will be live streamed from Charles Sturt University Albury-Wodonga Campus, C.D Blake Theatre on Sunday.

Details: https://www.visitalburywodonga.com/event-calendar/all-about-women-satellite-event-thurgoona/

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

Live & Free, The Studio @ SSA

Fri Mar 8 – Electric Mary

Sat Mar 9 – Absolute Live – The Doors Show

Sun Mar 10 – The Lachy Doley Band

Fri Mar 15 – King Jeremy – Pearl Jam Tribute

Sat Mar 16 – MRJO – Buble & Williams Tribute

Fri Mar 22 – The Chantoozies

Sat Mar 23 – Red Belly Black

Fri Mar 29 – Wendy Matthews

Sat Mar 3- – Man in the Mirrors

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