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TASMANIA -- SPRING 2010
Burnie Show, Burnie
This show fits a lot into two days, including exhibits of produce,
animals, home arts, and culture. There are traditional show events, and
a great sense of community and fun.
Tel: 03 6431 5882
Tasmanian Trout Expo, Cressy
Ever dreamt of being paid to go fishing? Well, head to Cressy, where
a trout fishing competition offers a $10,000 prize. There are also
exhibitors, presentations, books, camping and outdoor gear and a lot
Tel: 03 6397 7321
Tasmanian Whipcracking Championships, Launceston
This unique festival sees competitors from interstate and the USA take
up the whip to vie for the glory of being this year's whipcracking
champion. This event is held as part of the Royal Launceston Show,
and is fantastic entertainment.
Tel: 03 6424 3972
Flinders Island Agricultural Show, Flinders Island
You'll find everything in one place at the Flinders Island Agricultural
Show, including displays of livestock, wool, shearing competitions,
equestrian events, dog judging, children's activities, and of course
Tel: 03 6359 6526
Longford Show, Longford
A proud family show, this event attracts thousands of people from all
over Australia. There are plenty of animal events, including equestrian
and a pets parade, as well as woodchopping, tree felling, and all the
usual show attractions.
Tel: 0448 572 312
Oatlands Spring Festival, Oatlands
Come and join this festival with a difference -- dress up in costume from
1820s colonial to 1970s retro. The day is full of historical displays,
activities, and the famous Monster Market, and don't forget some
indulgence with the lovely food on offer.
Tel: 03 6254 1212
Royal Hobart Show, Glenorchy
A major attraction each year, the Royal Hobart Show is a vibrant mix
of primary industries, fashions, cake decorating, dog judging and art.
The show also recognises Tasmania's agricultural contribution to
Tel: 03 6272 6812
OCTOBER 29 -- NOVEMBER 1
Tasmanian Craft Fair, Deloraine
Over 200 stallholders, spread over 12 venues, will tempt visitors with
an array of wares during this great event. Find woodwork, glassware,
leather and metal work, pottery, leadlighting, embroidery, silver and
gold, and artwork.
Tel: 0438 447 780
Seafarer's Festival, Hobart
Held on the Bellerive Boardwalk, this unique festival combines action-
packed activities and great entertainment. There will be water races,
music, drama, activities and competitions, and a wide selection of
Tel: 03 6245 8651
The Zeehan Gem and Mineral Festival, Zeehan
Spring is the time for wildflowers, but there are other pretty things to
look at. Come to this great festival and see exquisite gems from all over
Australia. There are two specimen competitions, as well as some fun
activities to keep everyone amused.
Tel: 03 6471 6553
Tasmanian Beerfest, Hobart
Over 100 boutique beers will be on show here, so come along, relax
and enjoy a beer or two. There will also be food matching and guest
speakers to educate beer lovers about craft beers, and to promote
Tasmanian beverage and food producers.
Tel: 0448 237 935
Spring is a time for being in the garden, and you can do just that in
Hadspen. The Entally Estate's beautiful grounds play host to a variety
of vendors selling their wares, and offering information and advice on
everything garden related.
Tel: 03 6396 6201
Deloraine Show, Deloraine
The Deloraine Show celebrates Tasmania's primary industries with a
thoroughly enjoyable day. See breeder competitions and industry
displays, take a spin on a sideshow ride and load up on showbags. It's
all in a day's show at Deloraine.
Tel: 0427 861 485
Salamanca Market, Hobart
The Salamanca Market is a Hobart institution, set amidst beautiful
plane trees and stone buildings. Delicious food and fantastic music,
with stalls of all varieties create an enjoyable day for all.
Tel: 03 6238 2843
Relish in the pace...
...the soar of the eagle,
the serenity of the shoreline and the thrill of the catch
Michael & Louise Williams
Tel: (03) 6372 2263
7 days a week
8am -- 5.30-6.00pm
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