Show packs in raft of en­ter­tain­ment

Harvey-Waroona Reporter - - 88 WATTONA SHOW -

T his year’s Wa­roona Show will be awash with re­turn­ing and new en­ter­tain­ment at­trac­tions, both lo­cal and from fur­ther afield.

St Joseph’s Catholic Pri­mary School choir will be per­form­ing from 9am fol­lowed by lo­cal mu­si­cian Sil­vio Romeo and Top Jazz Bal­let.

At 11.45am the Wild Wings Bush Fairy Magic Show will kick off for the younger ones be­fore the of­fi­cial open­ing at 1pm.

Straight after will be a per­for­mance by lo­cal mu­si­cians the Ricky Green Duo, who opened for the John But­ler Trio ear­lier this year.

Ten Grand Tourist is re­turn­ing as the head­line act for 2018 after wow­ing or­gan­is­ers and the au­di­ence alike in 2017 and will play a range of songs from the 70s to the present be­tween 5.30pm and 8.30pm.

Dur­ing the band’s in­ter­val, the new ad­di­tion of Wal­ter Whip and the Flames Show will daz­zle crowds in a master­ful dis­play of skill, fire and co­or­di­na­tion.

Colo­nial Cly­des­dales will be of­fer­ing horse and cart rides around the show through­out the day, while Crit­ters up Close will be re­turn­ing with a free show and pet­ting zoo.

New at­trac­tions for 2018 also in­clude slot car rac­ing and Seg­way scoot­ers as well as a bungy and ob­sta­cle cas­tle cour­tesy of Radrock.

As ev­ery year, the vin­tage en­gines will be re­turn­ing ac­com­pa­nied by a black­smiths dis­play by Dale Whit­ney.

For the younger show go­ers, Fun­land will be set up at the south­ern end of the grounds, specif­i­cally de­signed and cater­ing for un­der-fives.

Bumper boats, free po­tato dig­ging, free soft toys and mini dig­gers will all be present to keep the lit­tle ones en­ter­tained for hours, plus a huge range of agri­cul­tural demon­stra­tions in­clud­ing cow milk­ing, sheep dog dis­plays, sand art, gi­ant chess and rock climb­ing.

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