Wimmera Machinery Field Days activities cater for all | Video


THE Wimmera Machinery Field Days could not disappoint with an abundance of activities and entertainment that catered for all patrons. 

A community spirit and family atmosphere shone throughout the field days site with many pausing for a moment to share friendly chats with one another. 

While enough enjoyment was found from conversations among friends, the field days went above and beyond with the family-friendly activities on offered throughout the event.

The field days auditorium was jam-packed with exciting entertainment from storytelling, fashion parades, singing and dancing.

George the Farmer was live on stage for a special story time for the children at the field days.

The children were infatuated with the book, George the Farmer: Shears a Sheep. To wrap up the show, the children up on their feet dancing to the catchy tune, Mate where’s the next sheep. 

The factory freestyle motocross team entertained crowds each day during the stunt show.

As the motocross team demonstrated their incredible stunts, Marnoo Primary School student Emily Polkinghorne watched in awe. 

Emily said the riders were impressive, but it was scary to watch them perform. 

“It was very scary because he kept moving the truck he was jumping over back and then he put a tractor in the middle,” she said. 

The gourmet pavilion’s stallholders were tantalising tastebuds continuous with many delicious treats to be found. 

Farmgirl Produce's Bindi Rollinson had a stall located in the gourmet pavilion.

Ms Rollinson said it was her first time showcasing her products to the community at the field days. 

“I did not know what to expect when I decided to take my products to the field days, but the organisers and the community are very welcoming,” she said. 

“Not only have I been meeting different members of our community, but this event is a great networking opportunity for me.” 

The farm sculpture competition dazzled crowds with spectacular constructed from recyclable metal.

Farm sculpture winner

People were able to choose the winner by nominating their favourite sculpture.

Penshurst woman Cheryl Roads said the sculptures showed much creativity.

“They are incredible and so elaborate. A lot of patience must have gone into creating each one,” she said.

Horsham College students’ work was showcased on day two of the field days.

Horsham College student showcase

Students performed dance routines and modelled clothing that they made in class.

The younger children also had the opportunity to walk down the catwalk during the children’s fashion parade. With beaming smiles on their faces the children modelled clothing from Kawaii Kids. 


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