World-class polo is coming to the heart of the Rutherglen wine district. All Saints Estate will host the final game of the Victorian Polo Club calendar. Guests will experience high-level polo, classic country hospitality and live music. The program will feature two games of polo, a Royal Salute Divot Stomp and Fashions on the Field. The gates open at 11am with polo matches and entertainment from noon until 5pm.
Giant Pumpkin Competition and Harvest Festival, Bowmans-Murmungee Hall, Murmungee, Saturday, April 13, 9.30am to 2.30pm
A harvest festival and creative arts exhibition is rolling into Murmungee. A giant pumpkin competition features prizes for heaviest pumpkins, best dressed pumpkins, ornamental pumpkins and pumpkin pies. There will be a special prize for the overall winner of 2019. Feed your face with Devonshire teas, barbecue and, of course, pumpkin soup! There will be stalls, live music, face-painting and family-friendly games.
Dinomania, Buller Wines, Rutherglen, Sunday, April 14, 10.30am to 3.30pm
Take a walk on the wild side! You can bring your child's imagination to life these school holidays with a special show by Toby the T-Rex and Razor the Raptor at Rutherglen. These prehistoric creatures will captivate the minds of both young and old and have everyone up on their feet dancing to their new song Dance with the Dinosaurs. After the show take that everlasting photo memory with one of your favourite dinosaurs.
The 2019 edition of the Holbrook and District Race Club Cup will be a cracker with 15 strong nominations for Saturday's feature event. The meeting itself has attracted 93 nominations across six races. Fashions on the Fields comprise the Most Elegant Lady, Young Miss Race Goer, Most Fashionable Man, Best Dressed Local and Best Hat. There will be family-friendly activities including jumping castles.
Howlong Half Acre Market, main street of Howlong, Saturday, April 13, 9am to 1pm.
Who doesn't love a country market? New stalls at the Howlong Half Acre Market include artisan felted products, silk scarves, tools and homemade soaps. Bags and clutches made from imported Japanese Obi sashes are a highlight. The Scouts will offer a sausage sizzle while the pre-school has a monster raffle. Every person who buys something at the market goes in a raffle for an Easter hamper, which will be drawn at 12.30pm. Proceeds go to the local volunteer fire brigade.
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