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.
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.
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.
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.
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