There's plenty of things to do this weekend in the Riverina - find out what with our handy hit list.
Taste the local flavour
Devour Wagga and Riverina | Month of October | Wagga Dining Venues
For the entire month, the fresh flavours of locally sourced, produced and sold delicacies are put on show to kick start the festival season. Whether it be dining in at various cafes, restaurants and alfresco scenes or a picnic in the park, dig in to all the tasty treats on offer through a number of events. Stay in town, or branch out to the wider region.
Illuminate the evening for a good cause
Light the Night | Saturday, October 12, 5:30pm-8:30pm | Victory Memorial Gardens
In a beautiful parade of lanterns through Wagga, the Light the Night event raises money for the Leukaemia Foundation to shine a light on blood cancer. Whether you have been affected personally or through a friend or family member, walk side by side with the ones you love for a good cause.
Get crafty and snag a bargain
St Aidans Spring Fair and Plant Sale | Saturday, October 12, 10am-1pm | St Aidans Presbyterian Church
Well and truly settle into the spring season with a classic morning market. Enjoy a barista made coffee or freshly brewed tea, taste a range of homemade treats and browse through stalls of plants, puzzles and bric-a-brac. There will be a petting zoo for the little ones, face painting, balloons and even a jumping castle.
Hear the engines rev
Wagga Classic Motorcycle Rally | Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13 | Apex Park, Lake Albert
Back for another year, the Wagga Classic Motorcycle Club is bringing a weekend of motoring fun to the city for enthusiasts young and old. Enjoy the display of over 100 motorcycles from veteran and vintage to modern models. Watch the rally of long and short rides on the Saturday followed by presentations on Sunday.
Full blooms on display
Riverina Iris Farm Open Garden Iris Display | Saturday October 12 to Sunday November 3 | Riverina Iris Farm
With over 1000 varieties of irises on sale, enjoy the scents and sights of a garden in bloom, dousing the ground in rainbow petals. Sit, relax and have a bite to eat, with donations going towards various local charities.