There is a lot happening this August in our beautiful corner of the world.
Take the scenic drive to beautiful Nannup from the 15th to the 18th of August to join in the fun and see the beauty of the Nannup Flower and Garden Festival. With open gardens, flower displays and workshops there will be lots to see and do.
If you’re into mountain bike riding then Dunsborough is the place to be for the Down South MTB. There will be something for everyone including clinics to help you build your skills and some fun stuff for the kids.
The Gourmet Escape will take place throughout the Margaret River Wine Region from the 22nd to the 24th of November. Star chefs including Heston Blumenthal and Neil Perry will be travelling to the area to take part in this annual event.
CinefestOz is a five day film festival featuring Australian and French Films that we may not otherwise have the opportunity to see. So join us in Busselton from the 21st to the 25th of August 2013 for this engaging collection of films from every genre as well as filmmaker forums and gala events.
Busselton will host one of the regional City to Surf events on the 11th of August 2013. Get the family together or make a pact with your work mates to compete in the 12km or 4km course. You can run, walk or wheel your wheelchair through the finish line.
Whale watching season is here again! Enjoy a stay at Mandalay and let us book your Whale Watching tour from Augusta boat ramp. We can then help you out with ideas of all the places you can visit between here and there to make it a fabulous day out in Australia’s South West.
Excited to build on the success for the event last year, organisers of the 2013 Dunsborough Down South Youth Festival are looking forward to entertaining young and old in Seymour Park on the 25th and 26th of May. There will be plenty to get involved with including vocal, art and percussion workshops. If you prefer to stand back and watch others perform there is a great line-up of concerts, a street parade and prepare for flash choirs to feature throughout the town centre. Tickets cost $25 for a weekend pass and $15 for a day pass. For more information, visit the JAMPACT Facebook page or call 0439 511 823.
On Friday 10th and Saturday 11th May 2013 Busselton will be hosting the Sunsmart Ironman 70.3 event. The competitors will be competing in a 1.9km swim, a 90.1km bike ride and a 21.1km run. This year the Centre for Cerebral Palsy is Triathlon WA’s nominated chairty. Charity Breakfast A Charity breakfast will be held on Friday 10th May 2013 from 7:30am to 9:30am at the Goose Cafe. Tickets cost $45 per person. $20 per ticket purchased is donated to The Centre for Cerebral Palsy. Buy tickets Your donation from purchasing a ticket for the charity breakfast will help Marc, a triathlon WA member reach his goal of raising $100,000 for the Centre for Cerebral Palsy. Marc is running the Coast 2 Coast run where he will run from Albany to Cottesloe, in May. The SunSmart Ironman event attracts people to the region to compete in and watch the triathlon. SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton will offer the 25 age group qualifying slots to the 2012 Ironman 70.3 World Championships. For more information please visit the Sunsmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton Triathlon website.
Kids, can you swim, ride a bike and run? Of course you can!! If you are aged between 7 and 15 years old come along and have some fun at the Sunsmart kids triathlon on Friday 10th May 2013 at Busselton. The Kids triathlon is part of the Busselton Sunsmart Triathlon 70.3 Festival being held in Busselton. Teams or individuals can enter and the event is all about having fun. The event will not be timed and kids can have their photos taken with professional athletes!!! To find out more information and to enter the triathlon visit the Sunsmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton website.
To all the dads... Happy Father's Day... Have a great day! #FathersDay
There's plenty of Cinefest Oz events happening around the region this weekend - should be a great weekend!