Have bush fun in the heart of the city

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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

OC­TO­BER 2-3

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

OC­TO­BER 3

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.

OC­TO­BER 10

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

OC­TO­BER 16-17

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

OC­TO­BER 16-21

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.

OC­TO­BER 17

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.

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