WHAT’S ON upcoming events
BATHURST TRUCK SHOW November 17, 2018. Bathurst Showgrounds, NSW
Sponsored by Gilbert & Roach, Huntingwood. Gates open 9am to 4pm. Featuring over 200 market stalls, food stalls, live entertainment and kids’ rides. Registration fee $40 per category. Public entry $5, children under 10 free. Followed by the annual Bathurst Swap Meet Car & Bike Show on November 18. Supporting 2BS Lions Christmas Miracle Appeal. For further info phone Debbie on 0407 489 634, Haylie on 0438 316 150 or see the website at www.bathursttruckshow.com.au
WESTERN STAR SHOW N SHINE November 17, 2018. Toowoomba, Qld
The 2018 Western Star Trucks Show ‘n Shine will be take place at the Toowoomba Showgrounds. Huge prizes to be won across several truck categories. Includes a meet and greet with DJR Team Penske drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin. Twilight concert features ARIA award-winning entertainer Troy Cassar-Daley. For further into see the Western Star Trucks Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WesternStarTrucksAustralia or the website at www.westernstar.com.au/show-n-shine
I98FM ILLAWARRA CONVOY November 18, 2018. Albion Park, NSW
The Illawarra community’s 14th annual big convoy/bikes will leave Illawarra Coal’s Westcliff Colliery on Appin Rd at around 8am, followed by trucks at Maddens Plains to Mount Ousley, Warrawong, Stockland Shellharbour and on to the Illawarra Regional Airport (across from Albion Park Rail train station) for the family fun day, which includes live music, stalls and activities. Funds raised will be distributed via the Illawarra Community Foundation to charities and families in need within the Illawarra and South Coast regions. For further information visit www.illawarraconvoy.com.au or see the convoy’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/i98fmillawarraconvoy
CASTLEMAINE TRUCK SHOW November 24 & 25, 2018. Castlemaine, Vic.
Sponsored by AdTrans and held at Campbells Creek Recreation Reserve. Organised by the Castlemaine Rotary Club. Show starts midday on November 24, finishes at 4pm Nov. 25. Includes Saturday’s BP Australia Rig Of The Day, Sunday convoy, Sunday’s Rig Of The Show, Classic Ute Show, live music, auction, truckies’ Sunday breakfast, free kids’ rides, new truck displays, full catering, bar and much more. For further info see the website at www.truck.rotarycastlemaine.org.au
MAFFRA TRUCK SHOW November 24 to 25, 2018. Maffra, Victoria
Held at the Maffra Recreation Ground. Run by the American Truck Historical Society. Gates open 10am on Saturday, November 24. Heritage and working trucks, steam and stationary engines. Full catering, Saturday evening meal, exhibitor camping available. For more info phone Terry Whelan on 0408 516 144 or John Burley on 0413 516 233 Or see the Trafalgar Truck Restorers Club Facebook page.
TOORADIN TRUCK SHOW & TRACTOR PULL January 19, 2019. Rutter Reserve, Tooradin, Vic.
The Tooradin Tractor Pull & Truck Show has been a annual event since 1998, growing into a fabulous family day. It is a non-profit event run by a committee of local community people putting all proceeds back into local clubs, schools and various charities. Truck show runs from 10am to 6pm. No BYO. Adults $35, kids $10, family $85. Strictly no dogs. For Truck Show inquiries phone Ashley Gorton on 0408 191 626 or for general enquiries email Allyn Reeve at al[email protected]transport.com.au. Or see the website at www.tooradintractorpull.com.au
PENRITH WORKING TRUCK SHOW March 31, 2019. Museum of Fire, Penrith, NSW
The Penrith Working Truck Show is celebrating with its 32nd year with another huge day of non-stop entertainment, rides and unique exhibits. Top country music artists and entertainers with concert sound and full stage. Major prizes and trophies for truck entries. Adults $35, up to three children free with a paying adult. For further info see www.pwts.com.au or phone 02 4731 3000.