North East Tourist News

Power and passion at Yarrawonga

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AUTUMN in Yarrawonga promises to be full of historic and thrilling entertainm­ent.

Kicking off proceeding­s is the Sun Country Historic Vehicle & Machinery Club Inc Picnic on the Lake on March 7.

To be held on the Yarrawonga foreshore between 10am and 3pm, organisers are looking forward to hundreds of car, truck, motorcycle and machinery entries to keep car lovers entertaine­d.

Trophies will be awarded in veteran, vintage, post vintage and historic/classic car categories and if you would like to enter your vehicle, email suncountry­carclub@outlook.com. EC Griffith Cup

Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism & Business (YMTB) has reconfirme­d its partnershi­p with the Victorian Speed Boat Club (VSBC) and will host the popular EC Griffith Cup on April 16, 17 and 18, 2021 on Lake Mulwala.

Offering onshore activities including sideshow alley and thrill rids for kids of all ages, static displays and bar facilities for those 18 years and over, the three day event will be free to enter.

The EC Griffith Cup Carnival has a full schedule of races for a variety of boat classes.

Boats can be of any design to contest the cup, as long as they are inboard and powered by a single automotive engine.

The event is generally the domain of the Grand Prix Hydroplane­s, the world’s fastest circuit race boats which roar across the water at surface speeds in excess of 280kms per hour. Yarrawonga Rod Run

The popular Yarrawonga Rod Run will be held from April 30 to May 2, 2021.

Sponsored by Yarrawonga Mulwala Tourism & Business (YMTB), the event will have free entry and for more informatio­n, send an email to satellitec­itysrc@gmail.com or call 0417 552 140.

All onshore and offshore activities will be held in accordance with the current COVID-safe regulation­s to ensure a healthy and compliant event.

The Yarrawonga Mulwala Visitor Informatio­n Centre is open 9am to 4pm, 7 days a week.

For the latest informatio­n on events in Yarrawonga/Mulwala, visit the Informatio­n Centre or go online at https://www. yarrawonga­mulwala.com.au/whats-on/eventscale­ndar.

 ?? PHOTO: YMTB ?? SHOW AND SHINE: Sun Country Historic Vehicle & Machinery Club Inc Picnic on the Lake and the EC Griffith Cup will be held at Lake Mulwala this autumn.
PHOTO: YMTB SHOW AND SHINE: Sun Country Historic Vehicle & Machinery Club Inc Picnic on the Lake and the EC Griffith Cup will be held at Lake Mulwala this autumn.
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