Weddin Shire Australia Day ceremonies

Weddin Shire Australia Day ceremonies is finished

Weddin Shire Australia Day ceremonies

When

Date
26 January 2019
Time
08:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Where

Taylor Park, Weddin Street and Middle Street, Grenfell, NSW, 2810

Other information

Accessible event

$Free access

There's plenty to do with your family, friends and local community this Australia Day in Weddin Shire.

Grenfell

  • 8am – The Lions Club BBQ Breakfast. Entertainment by the Grenfell Town & District Band.
  • 9am – Official Ceremony. Features the national anthem, flag raising, presentation of awards, bush poetry, musical entertainment and a presentation by our ambassador Zoe Naylor. The ceremony generally finishes by 10:30am.
  • 3pm – Australia Day Golf Fun Day at the Grenfell Country Club, Gooloogong Road. $15 per person - 9 hole, 3 person Ambrose. Sausage sizzle & prizes to be won on the day! Voodoo Shuffle will be live from 8pm, free entry, food will be available. 

Quandialla / Bimbi

  • All day – a yabbie competition held at the Bland Hotel.
  • 6pm – weighing and measuring at the Bland Hotel.
  • 8pm – races after the BBQ.
  • The Quandialla Pool will open from 3:30pm – 8:30pm. Free entry, fun novelty events. Come and have a relaxing time at the pool before the community BBQ.
  • Community gathering on the lawn at the Bland Hotel. 7pm start, the BBQ will commence directly after the official welcome. Each family is asked to please bring a salad to share with no BYO. 

Greenethorpe

  • 8:30am – Cricket Match – Northern Tillers V Southern Silo Busters. A cricket match like no other. Cool drinks provided. If you would like to play and are old enough, please be at the ground at 8:30am to warm up and put on some sunscreen for a 9am start.
  • Noon –  Following the game there will be a free Australia Day BBQ at the hall and the announcement of the winner for the Christmas lights competition. Please contact Jill Allen on  6342 6208 if you are able to make salads for the day or assist in other ways.

Caragabal

  • 7am – Breakfast held at the park in Caragabal. We will be serving bacon, eggs, sausages, toast and tea and coffee. Spend your Australia Day evening at the pub for dinner.

This event is brought to you by Weddin Shire Council.

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