What's on this weekend in Shepparton

Inaugural event: White Night is coming to Shepparton.

Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Friday

STAG sings ... The Gershwin Song Book

Inspired by one of the world’s most popular and successful composers of the 20th century, George Gershwin, the Shepparton Theatre Arts Group is ready to take audiences through a journey of jazz, broadway and a touch of Hollywood in three shows.

The shows will take place at the Bakehouse Black Box Theatre, 17 Wheeler St, Shepparton, kicking off on Friday, June 24 at 7pm, with two more following on Saturday, June 25 at 6pm and Sunday, June 26 at 2pm. Tickets are $30, available via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/shepparton-theatre-arts-group-17741572715

Saturday

White Night

Shepparton is set to be illuminated in its first ever White Night event. Transforming the city through illuminations, projections, music and interactive works from talented local and international artists, complete with pop-up food trucks from businesses and more. The event is free, running on Saturday, June 25 from 6pm at Victoria Park Lake, Shepparton Art Museum, Welsford St and Sobraon St, and Monash Park.

Best of the Bee Gees

More than a concert, the Bee Gees tribute band is hitting Riverlinks Eastbank, Shepparton. Performing all the best hits with original band member Colin ‘Smiley’ Peterson, and recounting some of their best memories, the show will begin at 8pm. Tickets are $79, with concession at $69, taking place at 70 Welsford St, Shepparton. To book, visit https://riverlinksvenues.online.red61.com.au/event/829:1310/829:1789/

Sunday

All Aboard — free skateboarding lessons

Skateboarders of all ages and abilities are welcome to attend free lessons in Greater Shepparton as part of the All Aboard program by the YMCA. The lessons will take place across the weekend with the Sunday sessions at Ferrari Park, McLennan St, Mooroopna, from 10am to 12pm, and at CWA Gardens in Dookie, from 2pm to 4pm. For more information, visit https://visitshepparton.com.au/events/calendar/event-details/!/323/event/all-aboard-skateboarding

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Mooroopna Country Music

Mooroopna Country Music is on Sunday, June 26 at the Sir Ian McLennan Centre, with guest artist Ray Macartney. Walk-up artists are also welcome. The event will start at noon and run until 5pm. Entry for members is $7 and non-members $8, which will include tea and coffee. A barbecue lunch is available for purchase, BYO cups and nibbles. For inquiries, phone Robin on 5824 1871.

Shepparton Croquet Club

Winter playing times are Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 12.30pm for a 1pm start. A game for all ages — beginners welcome. All equipment supplied, flat sole shoes must be worn. Proof of vaccination must be shown. Inquiries to the secretary at sheppartoncroquetclub@gmail.com or phone 0419 002 682.

Calling all bagpipers

Goulburn Valley Pipes and Drums members desperately need experienced pipers and drummers to join the band. Members would also welcome people wishing to learn to play the bagpipes or side, tenor or bass drum. Members practise on Thursday from 7pm in the hall at The Hub, Morrell St, Mooroopna. For more information phone Eileen Mackie on 0420 350 216.

Over-60s Friendship Group

A friendly social group meets every second Tuesday of each month at 6pm at Casablanca Restaurant, 125 High St, Shepparton, for a meal and to discuss the coming months’ itinerary for day and evening outings. Singles, friends and couples all welcome. No committee, fees, or commitment to attend outings. For information, phone David on 0409 133 044 or Jan on 0458 211 104.

Lodge Eshcol

Members of the public interested in joining Lodge Eshcol are encouraged to apply. The Freemason group is looking for new members to join its ranks to help give back to the Shepparton community. Contact Alan Thomson on 0402 284 797 for details.

Safe vehicle plates drive

Kiwanis Club of Mooroopna and Greater Shepparton Neighbourhood Watch are hosting a safe plates day for community members to come to the car park behind Mooroopna Woolworths on McLennan St and have safe screws fitted to their number plates for a gold coin donation. Running on Saturday, July 9 from 10am to 1pm.