FUN AND GAMES

Country Style - - A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY -

NT Au­gust 10th–27th, Dar­win Fes­ti­val This fes­ti­val is packed with free out­door events, the­atre, opera, mu­sic and dance, plus fan­tas­tic food and a teddy bear pic­nic. (08) 8943 4200; dar­win­fes­ti­val.org.au

VIC­TO­RIA Un­til Au­gust 27th, Twi­light Ski­ing Hit the Bourke Street run as the sun goes down over the slopes be­tween 5.30pm and 8.30pm, Wed­nes­day to Satur­day, at Mt Buller. Tick­ets $23 be­fore 3pm, or if you pur­chase a lift pass af­ter 3pm, twi­light ski­ing is in­cluded. Sub­ject to snow and weather con­di­tions: check snow re­port. (03) 5777 7800; mt­buller.com.au

NT Au­gust 19th, The Ro­tary Hen­ley on Todd Re­gatta Get a team to­gether and bring your own boat, or just join the fun from the side­lines in the leg­endary an­nual boat race on the dry sands of the Todd River, Alice Springs. hen­ley­on­todd.com.au

NT Au­gust 28th–septem­ber 1st, Brumby Week An event cel­e­brat­ing the world’s wild horses. Held at Kings Creek Sta­tion, Kings Canyon, lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional guest speak­ers will talk on Prze­wal­ski’s horses, mus­tangs and, of course, brumbies, with a range of ac­tiv­i­ties on offf­fer from work­shops to tours. brum­by­week.com

This month, cel­e­brate Aus­tralian brumbies.

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