Have bush fun in the heart of the city
IF YOU’RE into the outdoors, head to the National 4x4 & Outdoors Show, Fishing and Boating Expo at the Melbourne Showgrounds this weekend.
The event runs from 10am-8pm today, from 9am-6pm tomorrow and from 9am-5pm on Sunday.
Show visitors will go into a draw for a $12,000 Anaconda adventure gear pack.
Adults $16, seniors $11 and under-15s free. Visit www.4x4show.com.au The Tour de Kangaroo is heading to the 50th running of the Great Race. Leaving the Learning& Life Centre on October 2, it will traverse western Victoria andNSW before ending up at Mount Panorama for the Supercheap 1000. A few spaces remain. Visit www.tourdekangaroo.com.au
VINTAGE RALLY The Dunmunkle Sumpoilers Machinery Preservation is holding its annual vintage rally at Wimmera Highway, Murtoa, in conjunction with the Murtoa Big Weekend. Stalls and swap meet on Saturday from 10am. Free camping and entry for exhibtors, public entry $5. Ph: 5389 1308 or 5382 5728 or visit www.murtoa.net
EUROA SHOW ’N’ SHINE Euroa hosts this annual event for cars and motorbikes. Gold-coin entry and showbag for entrants. Gold-coin entry for the public. Ph: 5795 1347 or 0439 398 195 or visit euroashowandshine.com.au CORA LYNN SWAP MEET Sixth Cora Lynn Country Car Show Market/Swap Meet starts at 8am at Cora Lynn Recreation Reserve. Includes vintage hot rod display, vintage and classic truck show, stationary engines and trophies. Entry $5, under-12s free. Free entry for display car and driver. Ph: 0409 861 088 or 0421 520 504. RILEY DISPLAY The Riley Motor Club is holding its annual display and concours d’elegance at Caribbean Gardens, 1280 Ferntree Gully Rd, Scoresby from 10.30am. All Riley owners and members of the public welcome. Ph: 9439 3706.
GIPPSLAND CAR CLUB SPORTING REGISTER Gippsland Car Club Sporting Register breakfast club on the second Sunday of each month. Bring your special vehicle, chat with fellow enthusiasts and have a coffee or breakfast. All welcome. Warragul CBD from 8am-10am. Visit www.sportingregister.wordpress.com
FX-FJ STATE TITLES A social event on Saturday night will precede a show ’n’ shine on Sunday at Ballarat Airport’s polocrosse venue. All Holdens welcome on the day — FX-FJs for judging and display and all other Holdens for display, plus stalls and activities. Ph: 0419 106 264 or visit bdehcc.com
TOUR AUSTRALIS A luxury tour for classic cars, Tour Australis is the on-road highlight of Motorclassica, the Australian International Concours d’Elegance & Classic Motor Show. In the six-day tour up to 30 classic cars will head along the Great Ocean Road, inland through the Western District wine country and the Grampians, then return to Melbourne along gold-rush roads.
ALL FORD DISPLAY Inaugural All Ford Display Day and Cruise to Nagambie at Nagambie Lakes Regatta Centre, Loddings Rd. Arrivals from 10am, display cars $10, spectators $10. Ph: 9890 0524 or visit www.allmakesswapmeet.com.au CHRYSLER SHOW’N’ SHINE More than 200 vehicles are expected to roll into Caribbean Gardens, cnr Stud and Ferntree Gully roads, Scoresby, for the Chrysler Restorers’ annual show ’n’ shine. Entry is cost of admission to Caribbean Gardens: adult $2.50, child $1. www.chryslerclubvic.org.au
Wild one: (left) the Sampson monster truck is one of the drawcards at the 4x4 show.