What’s on in Shepparton this weekend?

By Shepparton News

Get ready for a weekend of art, fun and show 'n' shines in Shepparton.

The Country Music Festival arrives today, as does Fame The Musical.

But there is also Lady Boss Events and the Shepparton Model Railway Exhibition on tomorrow and Sunday.

For car enthusiasts, there is a car/bike/truck show 'n' shine at Ribs for Kids tomorrow while the HSCCA Statesman Nationals is on at the Shepparton Motor Museum tomorrow and Sunday.

Shepparton Country Music Festival

What: Artists including Terry Leonard, Sandie Dodd, Callum Gleeson, Brendan Scott, Col Thomson, Venessa Waara, June Newman, Marke Kelly, Graham Eyer, Kerran Keats and Denva Band.

When: Today until Sunday.

Where: Shepparton Harness Racing Club, 7580 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla.

Cost: Various, for more details go to the Greater Shepparton website.

Contact: Joyce Yates on 0408 218 411 or [email protected]

Fame The Musical

Riverlinks WestSide: Initial Stages youth theatre group presents Fame The Musical today, tomorrow and Sunday. Phone 5832 9511.

Social Badminton

What: Come along and try your luck at free badminton sessions. This fast-paced sport has opportunities for all ages — from juniors to seniors, from social to competitive. All equipment is provided.

When: Today, 9am.

Where: Shepparton Sports Stadium, 120 Numurkah Rd, Shepparton.

Contact: Shepparton Sports Stadium on 5832 9480 or email [email protected]

Beyond the Blues

What: A music day which features local musicians and a Melbourne-based blues band to raise money for Beyond Blue, which supports people battling mental health problems.

When: Tomorrow from 2pm-9pm.

Cost: Entry is a gold coin, with all proceeds going to Beyond Blue.

Contact: [email protected] or 5798 5203.

Lady Boss Events

What: Join Lorinska Merrington (Yummy Mummies), Bec Douros (The Block), Shannon Kelly White (Shannon's Kitchen Australia), Tess Shanahan and Dr Nat Kringoudis (traditional Chinese medicine) as they discuss women's health, motherhood, small business and life's sticky bits.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday.

Where: Woolshed Emerald Bank, 7719 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Shepparton.

Cost: $85 to $99.

Contact: Amanda McCulloch at [email protected]

Shepparton Model Railway Exhibition

What: A model, miniature and prototype rail exhibition.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday.

Where: McIntosh Centre, Shepparton Showgrounds.

Cost: Adults $10, Children $4 (ages 5 to 16), Families $20 (two adults, two children).

Contact: Ross Musolino on 0407 845 247.

Ribs for Kids

What: An American-style low and slow barbecue, car/bike/truck show 'n' shine, live entertainment and a KidsQue competition.

When: Tomorrow, 9am to 6pm.

Where: KidsTown, Midland Hwy, Mooroopna.

Cost: Gold coin entry.

Contact: Cheryl Wilson on 0438 797 049 or [email protected]

Kids Space - October

What: Council is inviting the children of Greater Shepparton to try their hand at one of Australia’s favourite sports, golf, as part of its new initiative, Kids Space.

When: Tomorrow 10am to 2pm.

Where: Maude St Mall, Shepparton.

Cost: Free.

Contact: Bonnie McIntosh on 0429 478 602 or [email protected]

HSCCA Statesman Nationals

What: Celebrating all things Holden there will be a show 'n' shine at the Shepparton Motor Museum tomorrow and a 30km cruise from the Shepparton Motor Museum to Murchison on Sunday, where there will be a community BBQ on the river, complemented by a community market.

When: Tomorrow and Sunday, 10am to 3pm.

Where: Shepparton Motor Museum, 7717 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla.

Contact: Peter on 0427 958 727.