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Queen's Birthday Weekend events
There are a number of major events happening in Greater Shepparton during the long weekend.
Victorian Softball Masters
Dates: Saturday 9, Sunday 10 and Monday 11 June
Location: Shepparton Sports Precinct multipurpose fields, Wanganui High School Oval and Rumbalara.
10 softball diamonds will be created with participants from all around Victoria as well as some from interstate and NZ seeing 40 teams and more than 800 players. Participants need to be 35+ to play
Contact: Dot Bourke - Event Manager 0419 634 635
VFL Game Coburg Tigers v Bendigo Gold
Date: Sunday 10 June
Location: Deakin Reserve, Shepparton
VFL Round 11 action will see AFL listed players converge on Shepparton when Richmond's VFL affiliate, Coburg tigers, faces Essendon's VFL affiliate, Bendigo gold.
Contact: Jake McCauley - General Manager Coburg Football Club 0421 413 893
Tatura Rotary Community Art Show
Dates: 8, 9, 10 and 11 June
Location: Victory Hall - Hogan St Tatura
Friday 8 June - Opening Night 7pm - 10pm $10 includes hot savouries
Saturday 9 June - 10am to 5pm
Sunday 10 June - 10am to 5pm
Monday 11 June - 10am to 4pm
In house cafe serving lunch and Devonshire tea
Cost: $5, children - free
Contact: Richard Graves - Exhibition Coordinator 5824 2929
Northern Victorian Sled Dog Classic
Date: 9 - 11 June
Venue: Moira Park, Kialla
Classes included 1-8 dog teams including novice and junior as well as pee wee for the little ones with an adult under the age of 7!
It's a family based sport and this is the only three day, three heat race run in Australia. Entries of up to 200 can be expected along with around 300-350 dogs.
This year will see the 8 dog class run for the first time on dirt in Victoria!
Contact: Sara - 0448 888 852
- Released 6 June 2012