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The Jer­ilderie Let­ter Event will be packed into one event­ful day, once again cel­e­brat­ing the role that the town had in un­fold­ing the Ned Kelly leg­end.

The events pro­gram is as fol­lows:

8am: Vin­tage Trac­tor Trek: See a va­ri­ety of vin­tage trac­tors in work­ing or­der as they make their way around Jer­ilderie.

11am-8pm: Jer­ilderie Let­ter dis­play: The orig­i­nal Jer­ilderie Let­ter, dic­tated by Ned Kelly and writ­ten by Kelly gang mem­ber Joe Byrne will be on dis­play for the public in the Jer­ilderie li­brary; Do­ing the Bolt Ex­hi­bi­tion: An ex­hi­bi­tion about Con­victs and Bushrangers.

11am-3pm: Show and Shine: Fea­tur­ing a va­ri­ety of ve­hi­cles in­clud­ing vin­tage, veteran and clas­sic; Au­to­mo­tive Swap-meet: A great op­por­tu­nity to find that gem you’ve been look­ing for; Of­fi­cial Open­ing of the Orig­i­nal Jer­ilderie Print­ery: Re­stored to its for­mer state, this his­toric build­ing was where Ned Kelly hoped to have his man­i­festo pub­lished in 1879; Read­ing of the Jer­ilderie Let­ter: Lis­ten to the Jer­ilderie Let­ter read in full by bush poet Alex Al­litt.

3.30pm-10pm: CWA Craft dis­play and Devon­shire Tea; Street Pa­rade: En­joy the colour and at­mos­phere as you watch the par­tic­i­pants; Reen­act­ment: En­joy a fan­tas­tic his­tor­i­cal play, writ­ten and per­formed by Chris­tine Mid­dle­ton; Luke Park Mar­ket: Find your­self a bar­gain at the Luke Park Mar­ket.

Evening: Fam­ily night by the lake.

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