Visit West Wyalong
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AUGUST 2016
20 AUG: BEDGERABONG SHOW

One of the smallesat and friendliest annual agricultural shows.

Attractions include the tractor pull, home-brew competition, ute competition, bike decorating, machinery displays and stalls.

North Condoblin Road, from Forbes.

21 AUG: WEETHALLE SHOW

Annual agricultural show featuring horse events, poultry, sheep and wool, and pavilion displays of farm produce, flowers, photography, arts and crafts, cooking and schoolwork.

Attractions include the tractor pull, home-brew competition, ute competition, bike decorating, machinery displays and stalls.

For more information phone (02) 6975 6125.

Weethalle Showground, Weethalle

SEPTEMBER 2015
3 - 4 SEP: BARMEDMAN SHOW

Annual agricultural show (both days) and 12th annual Beaut Ute Competition (see below).

Admission $10 Adults to enter show (2 day entry).

Entertainment includes Circle Work Demonstrations; "Bear-Fax" playing Saturday evening at the showgrounds; DJ Music - Queensland Hotel Saturday 10.00pm to late; and Tori Darke appearing Friday 8.30pm and Saturday 5.00 - 6.00pm at the Barmedman Hotel.

Includes Circle Work Demonstrations and entertainment at the showgrounds.   Courtesy bus available on Saturday night from showgrounds to Barmedman and Queensland Hotels at 10pm.

For more information phone 0448 766 280 or email barmedmanshowsociety@hotmail.com

Barmedman Showground, Barmedman

Ute Show
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3 SEP: BARMEDMAN UTE SHOW

Annual Beaut Ute Competition on Saturday as part of the Barmedman Show.

  Includes Circle Work Demonstrations, entertainment at the showgrounds and at Barmedman Hotel.   Courtesy bus available on Saturday night from showgrounds to Barmedman and Queensland Hotels at 10pm.

For more information phone (02) 6976 2009 or email robbielawrence@bigpond.com

Barmedman Showground, Barmedman

6 - 7 SEP: WEST WYALONG SHOW

Annual agricultural show established in 1899.

Agricultural and horticultural exhibits, horse events, cattle, championship Dog Show, pavilion exhibits of fine arts, preserves, produce, needlework, cooking and photography.

Features also the Jan Van Egmond Memorial Prize for innovative inventions.

For more information phone/fax (02) 6972 2078 or email wwss@dragnet.com.au

West Wyalong Showground, West Wyalong

10 SEP: UNGARIE SHOW

Annual agricultural show. 

For more information phone (02) 6975 9357; email yarrendalenorth@bigpond.com.

Ungarie Showground, Ungarie

CampdraftSEP: WEST WYALONG CAMPDRAFT

The West Wyalong Campdraft is the first event on the Southern Campdraft Association's calendar.  The event attracts up to 250 riders from southern NSW and Victoria.  

The Campdraft is a charity event with the Wyalong District Hospital being the beneficiary.  

Admission for spectators is free with the action starting at 7.00am each day.  A canteen will be operating over the weekend for meals and refreshments. Camping facilities available.

For more information phone 0428 738 532 or (02) 6975 7370

West Wyalong Showground, By-Pass Road, West Wyalong

OCTOBER 2015

Mirrool Silos 8 OCT: MIRROOL SILO KICK CHALLENGE

The Mirrool silo kick challenge has grown into a post-season pilgrimage since Geelong's Billy Brownless thumped home the first silo kick in 1992.

The concrete silos are 30m high and 10m wide with a walkway across the top adding another few metres. Since the start of the kick, it has grown to incorporate the following events;

Junior Kick (5yrs to 11yrs and 12yrs to 16yrs.)
Ladies Kick
Mens over 40 Kick

For more information phone (02) 6974 1237.

Mirrool Village

29 - 30 OCT: IN THE WEST FEST

This year celebrating the magic of India.

Festivities include Australians vs. Indians cricket match; breakfast and open gardens Sunday; $5000 West Art Prize; other activitiesTBA.

For more information see the website.

Holland Park, West Wyalong.

CROOKED MILE SHOW & SHINE

A chance to show off your special car, or a day out for car lovers - first of an annual show.

Parade in main street 12noon followed by the Western Heelers show & shine.

Vehicle entry $10; open to public at 2.00pm - gold coin entry.

For more information contact 0400 677 144.

Holland Park, West Wyalong.

Tractor Pull
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BARMEDMAN MODIFIED TWILIGHT TRACTOR PULL

Another side of rural living! Amazingly modified tractors and trucks in competition.

Annual festival attracting visitors from around the country (round 2 of NSW championships). Gates open 2.00pm - starts 4.00pm. Fun for all the family. Country market stalls, catering, meet the tractors and competitors, prizes for Best Esky

Entrance $25 adults, $60 family (2 adults, 3 children), $15 age pEnsioners, $15 kids 12 to 16yrs, under 12yrs free. Camping facilities available (phone 6976 2086 for details).

For more information phone (02) 6976 2003 or email wellsbm@dragnet.com.au

Barmedman Sports & Recreation Ground

WEST WYALONG FLOWER SHOW

Annual flower show with guest speaker.

Commences 1.00pm. Admission $6.00 (includes afternoon tea).

Services & Citizens' Club, West Wyalong.

NOVEMBER 2016
5 NOV: WYALONG P.S. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS

Organised by Wyalong P.S. P&C - craft, plant, toy and other stalls with great ideas for Christmas presents. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea available.

Open 10.00am to 3.00pm.

For more information phone 0419 481 378

Wyalong Public School, George Bland Avenue, Wyalong.

DECEMBER 2016
LATE NIGHT SHOPPING

Shops in West Wyalong holding special Christmas promotions all day until 7.00pm.

West Wyalong.

BARMEDMAN CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL

Annual carnival with visit by Santa, BBQ, chocolate wheel and activities for all the family.

Commences 7.00pm. For more information phone (02) 6976 2004.

Barmedman Community Centre, 46 Queen Street, Barmedman.

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT

West Wyalong Hospital Auxiliary event. Commences 8.00pm.

Barnardo Park, West Wyalong.

JANUARY 2017
26 JAN: AUSTRALIA DAY

Annual celebration of Australia Day with the Quota Club Breakfast and Official Australia Day Ceremony.

For more information phone Bland Shire Council (02) 6972 3645.

Barnardo Park, Church Street, West Wyalong

26 JAN: PACE FARM AUSTRALIA DAY PAVLOVA COMPETITION

An inaugural celebration held in 2006 has become an annual event.

To celebrate this great Australian icon and recognise the egg industry in West Wyalong, residents are encouraged to enter their interpretation of an 'Australian' pavlova. The options are limitless from traditional pavlovas to modern day interpretations with that little something different.

Generous prize money is up for grabs within the open adult and children's (ages 15 and under) categories. The Bland Shire Australia Day Ambassador will be the judge.

Entrants are to deliver their pavlovas on Australia Day to the Quota Club Breakfast in the Park by 7.45am for registration and judging.

For further information on the pavlova competition please contact Maggie Westbrook on 6972 3645 or at council@blandshire.nsw.gov.au.  

Barnardo Park, Church Street, West Wyalong.

FEBRUARY 2017
25 - 26 FEB: WEST WYALONG RUGBY LEAGUE KNOCKOUT

Annual football competition. The premier pre-season event in country NSW, an evening competition under lights.

16 teams from the Riverina, Central West, and ACT compete for $12,000 prize money.

Starts 5.00pm on the Friday and 7.40pm on the Saturday (finals Saturday night). Admission $10.

For more information phone (02) 6972 0190.

Ron Crowe Oval, West Wyalong

MARCH 2016

6 MAR: CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY

Help clean up our Shire!

Volunteers are asked to meet at Lion's Park in West Wyalong (at the plane) at 8.00am with gloves, a hat, sturdy shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen, where you will be provided with bags and given an opportunity to fill out the registration forms. You will then be transported by bus to one of the pre-arranged locations. A free BBQ will be supplied afterwards. Volunteers also required at Barmedman, Naradhan, Weethalle and Mirrool.

For more information phone the Visitor Information Centre: (02) 6972 3645.

Various locations - Bland Shire

6 MAR: WEST WYALONG SWAP MEET

Set up a sales site or go along to find cars, bikes, bric a brac, collectables - something for everyone. Includes Show and Shine.

Entrance $4. Overnight camping available. open from 6.00am to 3.00pm.

For more information and bookings phone (02) 6972 3118 (after hours).

West Wyalong Showground

St Barnabas Church 18 MAR: CANDY STRIPE FAIR

Annual fair held from 4.00pm to 8.00pm - all welcome.

Lots of stalls including afternoon tea, BBQ and cold drinks. Second hand book stall and divine discounts; Heavenly Treats; Saintly Sweets; Fresh is Best; Gone Potty; and Krafty Kritters - all allow you to buy something to take something interesting home.

Activities for kids. Entertainment by local schools and organisations. Fashion parade at 5.00pm, and major raffle drawn at 7.00pm.

For more information phone: (02) 6972 2163.

St Barnabas Church Grounds, Court Street, West Wyalong

APRIL 2016
25 APR: ANZAC DAY CELEBRATIONS

Traditional Anzac Day celebrations are held in towns and villages throughout the shire.

Dawn service at West Wyalong at 6.00am and march from Main Street to Memorial at 10.00am.

29 - 30 APR: LADIES DAY OUT

Part of the 'Wellness in West Wyalong' celebrations running from Friday 23rd April and ending with Markets on Saturday 1st May.

Theme this year 'Feeling Good Inside & Outside', reflected in the fabulous array of offers, events, foods & drinks, classes, demonstrations, tastings, samples, and sales available during the day. There will be a sparkling Fashion Show, Prizes.

West Wyalong, main street and various locations

MAY 2016
26 MAY: AUSTRALIA'S BIGGEST MORNING TEA

Join the shire's biggest morning tea and help raise funds for the Cancer Council. Minimum contribution $5.

Open 10.30am.

For more information phone (02) 6972 2266.

Bland Shire Library, Shire Street, West Wyalong

Last updated 31/5/16