There’s lots to get you out of the house and entertained this weekend.
Organise your weekend with this handy hit list.
1. Steampunk Ball Fundraiser
Discover your inner steampunk and dress up for a good cause.
The Demonstration Gardens is hosting their annual fundraiser in the form of a ball on Saturday night.
Costumes aren’t compulsory, but think ironed suits with vests and top hats, then add a roguish variation with high leather boots and goggles.
Tickets can be purchased at the Demonstration Gardens, 53A Shaw Street on Saturday morning from 9am.
For more information check out their Facebook page.
2. Aggies Race Day
The Wagga Ag Races were created to raise money for Peter Worsley, an old boy of Ag college who broke his neck in a game of rugby, leaving him a quadriplegic.
The students of WAC continue their support of Peter and his family each year.
The 30th annual event is on this Saturday. For tips when it comes to picking the perfect race day look, click here.
3. Ardelethan Show
Missed out on the Wagga Show, or maybe you didn’t get enough?
Ardlethan encourages people to enjoy all the fun of a small town country show, the usual side shows, pavilion and horse events.
Included this year, the Food and Lifestyle Marquee featuring local produce across the Riverina, Wagga Caravan and National Drone display.
Also Australian Reptile Display, cooking demonstrations, Canberra Rocketeers, Trophy Kart Racing and Bushmans Relay.
Finish up with renown local duo Glen and Marissa Lucas from 5:00 till 8:00 at the Bar.
4. Q & A with Artist Simon Yates
Saturday 15 September, 2018 | 10am – 12pm
Join Australian artist Simon Yates to discuss uses of defunct technologies, found objects and readily available materials to create robots and curious inventions.
Yates will be joined by Wagga Art Gallery Curator Learning and Engagement Linda Elliott, who will discuss the Soft Core Museums and Galleries NSW Engagement Program.
For a peek into a project click here.
5. Wawi Festival Cultural Day
The Wawi Festival is set to become an annual cultural event you will not want to miss!
It made its debut earlier this week in Wagga, hosting a week-long cultural festival celebrating local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture through storytelling, art, music, dance, native food and bush tucker, performances and cultural workshops.
The Wollundry Lagoon will come to life on the final day of the festival for the Wawi Cultural Day.
Bring the family and a picnic rug, pick a spot on the picturesque lagoon as they celebrate the many stories and traditional practices of the Wiradjuri people.
Be enchanted by a traditional dance performance, listen to the soulful tunes of local Indigenous performers, sample native bush tucker, browse the Indigenous market stalls or join in one of the many cultural workshops on offer throughout the day.
Suitable for all ages, this free community event is guaranteed to be a highlight of your Spring.
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