Myrtleford Times

Wandi geared up for its nut festival

- By LEAH ANDERSON-BYRNE

THE Wandiligon­g Nut Festival is set to host up to 2000 visitors this weekend, much to the delight of organisers.

President of the Wandiligon­g Nut Festival committee, Lee Rosser, said the festival is designed for everyone and will bring your “inner child to life”.

“There is so much on offer this weekend, we’re so excited,” he said.

“There will be a large, open-air circus tent for all weather, rustic chestnut roasting with the Bright

Men’s Shed, nut cracking tables and circus performer Kinetic Chaos.

“We also have tree nut stalls from Tawandi Chestnuts, Alpine Walnuts, Wahrina Pistachios, all-day live local music entertainm­ent from Benny Williams, Tim and Lee and Howard and Frog, jumping castles, pony rides and more.

“A big thank you to our sponsors for helping our dream come to life; Alpine Shire Council, Bendigo Bank, Wandi Pub, Bright Brewery, Nightingal­e’s, Beechworth Bakery, Tawandi Chesnuts, Skyline Firewood, Alpine Walnuts, Intersales, 24/7 Events and Unique Attraction­s.”

This year’s festival will again be held in Wandiligon­g’s historic Alpine Park and is set to take place on Saturday, April 24 from 9am to 4pm.

This event is ticketed and will run in accordance with the COVID-19 guidelines set out by the Victorian Government.

Tickets are $5 for those aged 12 years and over; to secure a ticket you can visit www.trybooking.com/ BPREZ.

 ??  ?? READY TO GO: Wandiligon­g Nut Festival committee members (from left) Deb Douglass, Karly Mansfield, Kerri Chalwell and Lee Rosser are excited for the weekend.
READY TO GO: Wandiligon­g Nut Festival committee members (from left) Deb Douglass, Karly Mansfield, Kerri Chalwell and Lee Rosser are excited for the weekend.

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