STEAM UP: Pearn’s Steam World at Westbury will be holding t he annual Steam Up event this weekend. This year the event celebrates Henry Ford and members of the public are invited to bring their Fords along. Details: Gerard Gelston 0407 681 1 61.
FOCUS ON VEGIES: The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture’ s vegetable research farm at Forth side will have an open day on November 14 from 8.30 am to 1.30 pm at 124 Forth side Rd. Later in the day the facility host san industry forum on potato diseases and soil borne health from 2 pm to 4. 30pm. Details: www. utas. edu. au/ ti a or Leonie White 0407 865 640.
RODEO: The Melton Mow bray Community Association presents the 2017 Annual Melton Mowbray Rodeo, The Tasmanian Fine Wool Championships, The Wolfe Brothers and Moose Knuckle tomorrow, Saturday. Gates open from 7:30 am, with the Tasmanian Fine Wool Championships starting 8 am. Rodeo events start 2 pm, with all major rodeo events, including the local Barrel racing and Steer riding events. More information see Facebook page.
DOG SCHOOL: Paul Macphail from Be loka Kelpies will be conducting a two- day sheep dog training course from November25-26.Topics covered include yard work, paddock work, obedience and control. BYO dog or dogs to Lewisham, between Ross and Campbell Town. Cost $ 385. Details: 0418 335 306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHOWTIME: The 1 09th Circular Head Show will be held on December 9 at t he Stanley Recreation Ground. Cost: $ 1 0, $5 chi l dren to 1 4, under-fives free. Details: 0456 003609 or email email@example.com.
FLOWER SHOW: The Claremont summer flower show will showcase li liu ms and roses. The show will be hed from January 13-14,2018, at Claremont Memorial Hall, corner of Main Rd and Bil t on St. On the Sarturday the show runs from 1 pm to 5 pm and on the Sunday from 10 am to 4pm. Details: Stan Walker 6275 2285.
CRAFTY GROUP: New members are welcome to the Happy Hookers group every Monday to create textiles. The group meet sat the British Hotel in Deloraine from 10 am to noon. Refreshments $ 2. Details: Joanne Wild 6368 1 373.
EXPLORE HISTORY: An exhibition shed slight on Jimmy Possum, a Tasmanian mystery. The display is at the Deloraine and Districts Folk Museum, 98- 1 00 Emu Bay Rd, Deloraine. Details: 6362 5280.
PONY CLUB SHIELD: The Leven Pony Club on Monday, November 6 hosts the annual inter-club gymkhana, the J. P. Warnock Shield. The Warnock Shield is named after Ulverstone veterinarian, Dr J. P. Warnock, who donated the first trophy for inter-club competition in 1962. Four clubs have held the shield in 55 years and host club Leven will defend the shield at the North Mott on Equestrian Centre. Riders from all Tasmanian pony clubs are eligible to enter, with 9 am start for flat classes before novelties and showjumping. 0409 507 682.
RED MEAT INDUSTRY: The Red Meat Advisory Council( RMAC) launched a publication “the State of the Industry: the Australian Red Meat& Livestock Industry ”. A copy of the State of the Industry 2017 can be accessed at www.rmac.com.au/state-industry- 2017/ .
To order a hard copy contact RMAC directly who will arrange for a copy.