The Port Fairy Spring Music Festival
Throughout the weekend, the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival will feature 28 concerts all exploring the 2019 theme 'Emergence'. The festival has both free and ticketed events and showcases a huge array of up-and-coming and seasoned musicians. Head to portfairyspringfest.com.au for more information.
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Camperdown shows off
The Camperdown show is running on Saturday. There will be the dog high jump, animal nursery, a beaut ute competition, vintage vehicle and machinery displays and for the first time the Camperdown arts group will contribute to the craft pavilion and trade stalls.
Full steam ahead
A 951 R-class Westcoaster steam train will arrive at Warrnambool station at 1.55pm on Saturday and depart about 6.50pm after the engine is spun on the turntable about 4pm. Tickets have sold out for the two afternoon shuttle runs. The steam train will race a 1864 designed Grumman Ag-Cat from Camperdown to Allansford on its way into Warrnambool.
The opening round of South West Cricket's new season begins on Saturday at 11.30am. Noorat versus Bookaar at Noorat, Pomborneit takes on Cobden at Pomborneit, Heytesbury Rebels face off against Terang in Timboon and Mortlake takes on Camperdown in Mortlake.
Warrnambool will welcome 100 bridge players will come from across Victoria for the annual bridge congress tournament at Brother Fox Cafe, Deakin University, from 10am-4pm.
Off and racing
Calling all race-lovers, Saturday's Hamilton Cup is not one to miss out on. Enjoy all country racing has to offer at one of Victoria's premier race tracks. Get up close and personal with jockeys and trainers from all over the state, whilst enjoying all of the racing action right from the Mounting Yard to the Winning Post at your leisure. Don't forget to wear your best outfit and try your luck at the Fashions on the Fields. There's activities for the whole family from 10am at the Hamilton Racing Club.
Gigs across the region
Hotel Koroit's stage lights up with Wild Thing starting at 8pm on Saturday. On Sunday the hotel hosts The Sheik from Scrubby Creek and the one and only Chad Morgan performing with The Muirs from 2pm with bookings essential. A great mix of rock'n'roll and country rock comes your way on Saturday night with the Loose Cannons taking to the stage from 9pm at the Vic Bar. Round out the weekend at Hotel Warrnambool with The Big Blue from 3pm. You don't want to miss another jam-packed weekend of music at all your favourite places.