What’s on this weekend

By Madeleine Byron

Have you got plans this long weekend? If not, there is an array of events happening around town that you can be involved with. Take a look at the list below to ensure you get the most out of grand final weekend.


50th Anniversary of the Murchison Meteorite

What: Murchison will celebrate the 50th anniversary as a major event with heaps of activities.

When: Various activities over the weekend.

Where: Various locations, Murchision.

More information: go to

Footy Fun

What: Come say hello to Goulburn Murray AFL, which will be there with its climb and slide and stadium inflatables.

When: 10am to 1pm.

Where:Maude St Mall, Shepparton.

Cost: Free.

More information:Bonnie McIntosh on 04529 478 602 or

Disco Fundraiser

What: Disco fundraiser hosted by The Haven.

When: 6pm to 8pm.

Where: The Haven, 92 Wyndham St, Shepparton.

Cost: $5.

More information: Contact Gwen Fepuleai at


Spring Spectacular of Orchids 2019

What: Come along to our spring show to see a great display of orchids.

When: Saturday 9am to 4pm, Sunday 10am to 3pm.

Where: Kialla Paceway, Melbourne Rd, Shepparton.

Cost: $5.

More information: Contact Chris Ibbotson on 0417 923 874 or

Local Landscapes — Adult Painting Workshop Series (Session 2)

What: Aerial landscape painting with local artist Ann Cremean.

When: 1pm to 3.30pm.

Where: Shepparton Art Museum, 70 Welsford St, Shepparton.

Cost: $55 for a single class ($50 Friends of SAM), $150 for three classes ($130 Friends of SAM).

More information: Phone Shepparton Art Museum on 5832 9861.


Active Nation Day at Aquamoves

What: Free group fitness entry Aquamoves.

When:8.30am to 5pm.

Where: Aquamoves, Tom Collins Dve, Shepparton.

More information: Phone Aquamoves on 5832 9400.

Pot Plant Decorating

What: Join Enchanted Rainbow for some decorating fun! Create your own colourful pot plant and plant your very own sunflower.

When: 10am to 11.30pm.

Where: Youth Spot, Farrell Park, Congupna.

More information: Phone Enchanted Rainbow on 0438 317 332.

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat - Live on stage

What: Children and adults alike are sure to be left in raptures by this zany and imaginative live performance of Dr Seuss's masterpiece,The Cat In The Hat.

When: 10.30am.

Where: Riverlinks Eastbank, 70 Welsford St, Shepparton.

Cost: All $27.50, Group (4+) $25.00 each.

More information: Phone Riverlinks Box Office on 5832 9511.