What’s on in the Wimmera Mallee this June

Pioneer Rally

Get ready for a diverse range of upcoming events this June, that will keep you entertained and captivated. From side-splitting comedy nights to soulful musical performances, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Stay tuned as we delve into these exciting events, providing you with all the details you need to make the most of your trip to the Wimmera Mallee.

Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum Vintage Rally

Saturday 10 June – Sunday 11 June
10AM – 4PM
Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum, 72 Charles Street, Jeparit

Travel back in time at the Wimmera Mallee Pioneer Museum’s Vintage Rally—a captivating event showcasing restored tractors, cars, and motorcycles. Explore interactive demonstrations, browse market stalls, and witness working displays. Immerse yourself in the charm of vintage machinery and connect with like-minded enthusiasts. Experience a nostalgic celebration of the region’s history and heritage, and even dress up in a pioneer costume if you fancy!

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Smoke on the Water

Sunday 11 June
12PM – 10PM
Maydale Reserve, 22 McBryde St, Horsham

Embrace the winter spirit at Maydale Reserve’s inaugural event! Join locals and visitors alike for a delightful weekend filled with food, wine, and family activities. Set against the scenic backdrop of the Wimmera River, this family-friendly affair offers a variety of treats, from delicious food trucks and enticing wine tastings to cozy pop-up bars and a coffee van. Groove to live music while enjoying the warmth of the Maydale Pavilion, where kids can have a blast with face painting, drawing, and exploring the community garden and historic buildings. Gather around fire drums or a bonfire for toasty marshmallows, and challenge each other to a game of giant Jenga. Plus, don’t miss out on the chance to leave your mark on Horsham’s largest chalkboard. With plenty of activities for all ages, this event promises a sensational Sunday afternoon for everyone to enjoy.

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Apsley Cup

Sunday 11 June
11AM – 6PM
Edenhope Racecourse, 311 Wimmera Hwy Edenhope

Feel the excitement build as skilled jockeys and their magnificent horses thunde

r down the track, racing towards victory. Witness the intense competition and marvel at the incredible athleticism and teamwork displayed by these equine athletes. The Edenhope Apsley Cup is a true spectacle of speed, power, and grace that captivates both racing enthusiasts and casual observers alike.

Beyond the exhilarating races, the Edenhope Apsley Cup offers a vibrant social experience for all attendees. Indulge in a delectable array of food stalls, savoring culinary delights as you soak in the festive atmosphere. Enjoy live music performances that add to the electric energy of the event. Families can partake in various activities and entertainment options, creating a memorable experience for all. Join us at the Edenhope Apsley Cup and be part of a community celebration that combines the thrill of horse racing with a joyful ambiance, creating unforgettable moments for everyone involved.

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John Flanagan at Murtoa Mechanics Institute

Friday 9 June
7:30PM
Murtoa Mechanics Institute, 35 Duncan St, Murtoa

Accompanied by soaring harmonies, powerful horn melodies, and a grooving rhythm section, Flanagan’s warm and stirring vocals breathe life into each song. Prepare to be captivated as the Mechanics Institute in Murtoa becomes the backdrop for an unforgettable evening of captivating music and heartfelt storytelling. Join John Flanagan and his band for a performance that will leave you moved, inspired, and wanting more.

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Aden and Friends Stand-up Comedy Show

Friday 16 June
8PM
Rex Theatre, 30-34 High St, Charlton

Join emerging comedian Aden Hitchins and his hilarious companions for an uproarious night of comedy as they bring their talents to the country roads after a successful run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Fresh from his debut solo show, “Everything I’ve Got,” Aden Hitchins is ready to leave audiences in stitches alongside his friends Nick Trapani, Drago Ivan, and Cavie.

Prepare for a laugh-out-loud experience as this comedic quartet takes the stage at the Rex. With their unique styles and witty humor, they promise to deliver an evening filled with side-splitting jokes and uproarious stories that will keep you entertained throughout the night.

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On the Road Comedy Night

Commercial Hotel, 39 Commercial St, Kaniva
Friday 23 June
9PM

Mark your calendars for an uproarious night of laughter and entertainment at the Commercial Hotel in Kaniva! On June 23, prepare to be entertained by a stellar lineup of comedians at the On the Road Comedy night. Get ready to chuckle, giggle, and roar with laughter as talented performers Billy Stiles, Jess Pearman, and Jarryd Goundrey take the stage for an evening that promises non-stop hilarity. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable comedy experience that will leave you in stitches!

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