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FE­BRU­ARY 4-5 HERITAGE FES­TI­VAL

Co­lac P& A So­ci­ety Heritage Fes­ti­val will be held at Co­lac Show­grounds, Bruce St, 9am4pm. Massey Fer­gu­son, Massey Har­ris, HV McKay and other farm ma­chin­ery will b eon show, along with dis­plays of Mec­cano, cars, crafts, work­ing horses and don­keys, bikes, trucks, and small en­gines and a vin­tage clas­sic trac­tor pull. Free chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties. De­tails: Alan 0429 312946 or Peter 0428 523694.

FE­BRU­ARY 4 BER­WICK SWAP MEET

Head to Akoonah Park, Princes High­way, Ber­wick for a swap meet. Gates open 5am for sell­ers and 6am buy­ers. Seller sites $10 (en­try not in­cluded). Ad­mis­sion for sell­ers and buy­ers $5, un­der-14 free. De­tails: Roger 0407 568 488 or Ian 0419 312 304.

RIDE & DRIVE TOUR

The Sun Coun­try Yar­ra­wonga Mul­wala Tourism Inc and Boosey Creek Cruzers are host­ing the Twin Shire (Fed­er­a­tion and Moira Shires) Ride & Drive Tour. Starts at noon at Mul­wala Pioneer Mu­seum. De­tails: Barry Ben­nett 5873 4267 or Yar­ra­wonga Mul­wala Tourism Inc 5744 1989.

SATUR­DAY NIGHT FEVER

Come to the monthly fam­ily get to­gether of Chrome, Clas­sic, Mus­cle, Rod, Rat and Cus­tom cars and bikes. Head to Mac­Don­ald’s at the Home Maker Cen­tre op­po­site North­land on Murray Rd, Pre­ston. From 5.30pm. De­tails: North­ern Gal on Face­book.

FE­BRU­ARY 5 GRAMPIANS RIDE

Reg­is­tra­tions are now open for the an­nual Grampians Ride to Re­mem­ber. The 196km ride is open to all li­censed mo­tor­cy­cle en­thu­si­asts, with pro­ceeds sup­port­ing the Ja­son Bond Pe­ri­op­er­a­tive Unit at East Grampians Health Ser­vice (Ararat Hos­pi­tal). Cost is $30 a rider/pil­lion. De­parts at 9am from the Ararat Performing Arts Cen­tre precinct. De­tails: reg­is­ter on­line via trybooking.com/NPTU or re­mem­ber.org.au or Diane 0419 316 920.

RACV RALLY

The RACV Great Aus­tralian Rally ral­ly­ing for a cure will be held at Morn­ing­ton Race­course. It is one of the big­gest vet­eran, vin­tage and clas­sic car events, with up to 25 car clubs pro­mo­tional dis­plays and 1000 cars tak­ing part. The event is a ma­jor fundraiser for Peter MacCal­lum Can­cer Cen­tre. De­tails: greataus­tralian­rally.com for en­try de­tails or Rex Hall 0408 303 129.

SHOW & SHINE

The Charger Club of Vic­to­ria is hold­ing its an­nual Show & Shine at Caribbean Gar­dens from 9.30am, with tro­phy pre­sen­ta­tion at 2pm. Open to all Chrysler and Mopar ve­hi­cles. De­tails: Des 0409 936 545.

SHOW & SHINE

Yar­ra­wonga Mul­wala Tourism Inc and Boosey Creek Cruzers present the fourth Sun Coun­try Mo­tor­cy­cle Show & Shine, Swap Meet and Life­style Fair. Fea­tur­ing vin­tage to modern mo­tor­cy­cles with spe­cial dis­plays. Gates open 7am for mo­tor­cy­cle ex­hibitors and 8am for pub­lic. En­try $2, un­der- 15 free. De­tails: 5744 1989 or tourism@yarra­wonga­mul­wala.com.au

SHOW & SWAP MEET

La­trobe Val­ley Street Ma­chine Show and Trar­al­gon Swap Meet will be held at the Trar­al­gon Show­grounds, with pro­ceeds go­ing to the Good Fri­day Ap­peal. There will be a car show, food ven­dors, kids en­ter­tain­ment, tro­phies. Gold coin do­na­tion for spec­ta­tors, $15 en­try for show en­trants/ stall­hold­ers. Off-street park­ing avail­able. De­tails: Face­book/LVStreetMachineShow

SHOW & SWAP MEET

The 12th an­nual David Calleja Me­mo­rial Show fea­tur­ing cars, trucks, bikes, live mu­sic, stalls, BBQs, kids rides and a swap meet. Com­peti­tors $10 a ve­hi­cle, pub­lic $5, un­der-14 free. Raising funds for Djer­ri­warrh Health Ser­vices. Maddingly Park, Bac­chus Marsh. De­tails: Nadine 0431 444 920.

CAR TORQUE

The Hob­sons Bay Men’s Shed Mo­tor­ing Group will meet at 280 Queen St, Al­tona, from 10am-3pm to show their cars and talk the torque. The pub­lic are free to show clas­sic and cus­tom cars and mo­tor­bikes,

traders also wel­come. There will be a sausage siz­zle, too. De­tails: 9398 2383.

BAL­LARAT KART CLUB

Up to 200 karters from around Vic­to­ria and South Aus­tralia are ex­pected for the first round of the 2017 Vic­to­rian Coun­try Se­ries at Bal­larat Kart Club, Race­course Rd, Haddon. The Vic­to­rian Coun­try Se­ries is a six-event kart­ing se­ries, with rounds held at Bal­larat (Feb 5), Cob­den (Apr 23), Hor­sham (May 21), Port­land (Jul 16), Hamil­ton (Sep 10) and War­rnam­bool (Oct 14-15). Spec­ta­tor en­try is free. De­tails: vic­to­ri­an­coun­try­series.com or face­book.com/Vic­to­ri­an­Coun­try­Series

FE­BRU­ARY 7 PENINSULA CRUISE

Cruise on the Peninsula Link to the Peninsula Cruise Night at the Peninsula Home­maker Cen­tre, Bun­gower Rd, Morn­ing­ton. All pre ’75 Street Rods, Pick Ups, Mus­cle Cars and Chrome Bumper Clas­sics wel­come from 5.30pm. En­trant’s prizes drawn at 7pm, meals avail­able at new Sober Mule. De­tails: lets­gocruisin.com.au or Face­book Let­sGoCruisin1

FE­BRU­ARY 8 LANG LANG SHOW N’ SHINE

Hot Rods, Cus­tom and Clas­sic Cars, Bikes, Swap Meet and stalls, Mo­tor Mow­ers “Rac­ing May­hem” will meet from 9am

for the pub­lic and cars, swap meet and stall­holder en­try at 7am. There will be kids ac­tiv­i­ties. En­try is $5. De­tails: langlang­shown­shine.com or Jan 0408 307 458.

FE­BRU­ARY 10 CAR CRUISE

NE Car Club and Ro­tary Club Car Cruise presents a Car Cruise at Shep­par­ton Show­grounds from 6-10pm. The event is fam­ily friendly, no driv­ing events or tro­phies, static dis­play only. En­try is by gold coin do­na­tion at the gate. De­tails: Bill King 0427 116 602.

FE­BRU­ARY 11 CLAS­SIC CRUISES

North­ern Clas­sic Cruis­ers is host­ing a Char­ity Car Show from 4-8pm at Ep­ping RSL, 195 Har­vest Home Rd, Ep­ping. The of­fi­cial char­ity is Vic­to­ria Po­lice Legacy and sup­port­ing Ep­ping RSL. Pre-1985 Clas­sic Cars and Bikes in­vited. En­try for cars is $10, bikes $5 and un­der-16 free. En­try for gen­eral pub­lic is by gold coin do­na­tion. De­tails: North­ern Clas­sic Cruis­ers Face­book page.

HILL­CLIMB CHAM­PI­ONSHIP

Gipp­s­land Car Club will con­duct Round 3 of the 2017 Vic­to­rian Hill­climb Cham­pi­onship at Bryant Park, Bill Schulz Drive, Yal­lourn. The event is a twi­light event, from 1-7pm. The event caters for all classes of cars. De­tails: gipp­s­land­car­club.com.au

Up to 200 karters from around Vic­to­ria and South Aus­tralia are ex­pected for the first round of the 2017 Vic­to­rian Coun­try Se­ries at Bal­larat Kart Club on Fe­bru­ary 5.

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