Festival in need of floats
THE Biggenden Apex Rose Festival is only a month away and organisers are keen to hear from businesses, schools and individuals planning to enter floats in the iconic parade.
With a theme of Treasures of Biggenden, the festival will be held on Saturday, October 20 but only 10 floats have nominated for the parade and least 20 are required before road closures can be scheduled.
Festival celebrations will commence on Saturday, October 4 with the Rose Ball at the Show Hall.
Tickets are available from Deb’s Country Outfitters.
Already four young women have nominated for the Rose Queen pageant and while the Miss Personality and Charity Queen titles will also be contested. Anyone aged from 18 to 30 interested in nominating should contact Michelle Radel.
Plans for the festival weekend include and art exhibition, rose and flower show, scarecrow competition, Henry Walsh Climb to Mt Walsh as well as markets and live entertainment from 2pm on the Saturday.
The parade will start at 4pm.
For information or to nominate for the various events, go to the Biggenden Apex Rose Festival 2018 webpage.