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Regular Events in and Around Sale

 

Unfortunately due to SaleCommunity.com being an entirely voluntary project, I do not have the time or resources to maintain this events list. This may change should funds become available.

Please try the Wellington Shire Council Website events page

 



Gippsland Showjumping Championships
Contact: Michelle Telford
Phone: 0429 200 320
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26, 27 & 28 November 2004

Now in its 21st year, the Gippsland Showjumping Championships attracts riders from all over Australia and overseas. The largest showjumping event in the country, this year has an international flavour with young rider teams from New Zealand and the UK. This year's course builders for the World Cup will be South African course designer Brian Lavery and this year he will be assisted by 2000 Olympian and local rider, Gavin Chester.

 

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Radio Controlled Jet Spectacular
Contact: Tourist Info Centre
Phone: 1800 677 520
Contact: Aeromodellers
Phone: 03 5144 4046
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SALE SONIC BOOM

$2 Entry

West Sale Aerodrome - Off Princes Hwy Melbourne Side of Sale

Gates Open 9am - 3pm - Food & Refreshments Available

Solo Roulette Display

Models & over 250 kph

Presented by Sale & District Aeromodellers Club

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2nd Annual Hot Air Balloon Fiesta
Contact: Dr Ali Khan
Phone: 03 5143 1644
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Email: ceo@ramahyuck.org
Website: www.adventureaustralia.net

5-6 June 2004

Last year the first Hot Air Balloon Fiesta was hosted in Sale and was a huge success with over 2000 people attending. This years events are anticipated to be more successful still so stay tuned for more details!

The Night Glow event will host the following:

  • Photography Competition
  • Commercial Balloon Confirmed. FLights to be booked in advance.
  • Local Stalls including Maffra Primary School Students "glow products", and hot food / drinks.
  • Live band
  • Laser Show
  • Night glow effect
  • opportunity to mingle with all walks of life from a variety of places.

Planned Flight times are as follows however these times are dependant on weather conditions:

  • 5th June 2004
    • Morning Flight: 6:30 AM Stevenson Park, Gutheridge Parade, Sale
    • Afternoon Flight: 3:30 PM Stevenson Park, Gutheridge Parade, Sale
    • Night Glow: 6:30 PM Sale Oval, Cnr. Palmeston & MacArthur Street, Sale
  • 6th June 2004
    • Morning Flight: 6:30 AM Stevenson Park, Gutheridge Parade, Sale
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Wellington Farmer's Market
Contact: Liz 03 5143 3225
Phone: or Paul 03 5142 3380
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Location: Greenwattle Racecourse
Sale-Maffra Road , Sale
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From 8am every 3rd Saturday of the Month.

Undercover market featuring local produce. Go and stock up on locally made produce including vegetables, walnuts, cheese, wine and preserves & sauces.

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Sale Charity Sunday Variety Market
Sale Charity Sunday Market  - Sale Gippsland Victoria Community
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Phone: 03 5144 1258 or 03 5143 1414
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Location: Canal Reserve, Sale
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The Sale "Sunday Market" is held on the 3rd Sunday of each month

  • Proceeds to Charity
  • Buskers Welcome
  • Egg & Bacon Rolls for breakfast, BBQ, Hot Dogs and Cold Drinks
  • Stalls $10 Trestles $5 Raffles must be accompanied by a stall

For details on other local markets, visit the Things to Do page.

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Sale Rocks Festival 20th - 22nd February

Held over the weekend of the 20th - 22nd Feb - including great bands and heaps of activities.

Friday 20th Various Activites 12:30pm - 8:30pm

Saturday 21st Various Activites 10am - 4pm

Saturday 21st - FREE family entertainment at Fauna Park, Sale from 5pm

Sunday 22nd Various Activities at Fauna Park, Sale from 10am

HEAPS TO SEE AND DO

Click here to download PDF brochure (310k)

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Austraila Day Celebrations
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Phone: 1300 366 244
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Location: Armed Forces Museum,
Punt Road, Sale
Email: enquiries@wellington.vic.gov.au
Website: www.wellington.vic.gov.au

Flag raising ceremonies, BBQ, singalongs with the Briagalong Bush Band etc.

Announcement of winners of Australia Day Awards to acknowledge outstanding citizens and community organisations.

Sale celebrations will take place at the new Armed Forces Museum in Punt Road, Sale at 5:30pm

For details on other Australia Day events in the region, visit the Wellington Shire Council Website.

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Sale Cup - Greenwattle Racecourse
Sale Charity Sunday Market  - Sale Gippsland Victoria Community
Contact: Sale Turf Club
Phone: 03 5144 2962
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Location: Greenwattle Racecourse,
Sale-Maffra Road, Sale
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Wednesday 11th Feb at the Sale Greenwattle Racecourse on the Maffra Sale Road.

Cancelled due to bad weather

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Sale Agricultural Show
Sale Agricultural Show  - Sale Gippsland Victoria Community
Contact: Sale Agricultural Society
Phone: 03 5144 2603
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Postal: PO Box 391, Sale 3850
Location: Showgrounds, Maffra Road, Sale
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140th Sale & District Agricultural Show - October 31st - November 1st 2003

  • Monster Trucks
  • Fireworks
  • Stock Horse Challenge
  • Pet Parade
  • ESSO Kid's Zone - free activities, learning, competition, games & entertainment
  • MUCH MORE

All show entries close October 17th (fees for late entries will apply)
Beef Challenge entries closes oct 29th

Contact the society to find out where to obtain an entry form

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Wellington Bushracing Carnival
Wellington Bush Racing Carnival  - Sale Gippsland Victoria Community
Contact: Wellington Bushracing Carnival inc
Phone: Sue - 0413 319 772
Kelly - 0408 005 455
Fax: 03 5144 5641
Postal: PO Box 472, Sale 3850
Location: South Gippsland Highway
2 Kilometers out of Longford
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Mixed sports weekend with heritage and traditional themes
Carnival atmosphere with entertainment, competitioins, demonstrations, music, catering and camping onsite. Inquiries welcome
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City of Sale Eisteddfod
Sale Eisteddfod  - Sale Gippsland Victoria Community
Contact:  
Phone: (AH) 03 5144 1959
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Postal: PO Box 653, Sale 3850
Location: Sale Memorial Hall
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Website: salecommunity.com/eisteddfod
The City of Sale Eisteddfod caters for school age children every year.
  • Theatrical Dance
  • Speech & Drama
  • Music
  • Popular Jazz & Country
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Victorian Bush Poetry State Championships
Contact: Dennis Carstairs
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Postal: PO Box 159, Stratford 3862
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Email: carstairs@netspace.net.au
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Victorian Bush Poetry State Championships. Stratford - Gippsland
October 11 & 12th 2003

The Gippsland Bush Poets meet every six weeks at the Rosedale Hotel.

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Past Events Held in Sale.


FREE Family Fun Day - 13th December 2003
Contact: Rev Robert Hayman
Phone: 03 5144 2301
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Location: Sale Baptist Church, Macarthur St
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The Sale Baptist Church are holding a Free Family Fun Day to give families the opportunity to enjoy a day of activities and refreshments at no cost on Saturday 13th December from 12noon to 5pm followed by Carols by Candlelight at 7:30

Activities Include

jumping Castle
6 Hole mini Golf
Giant Bubble wands
Balloon Room, a room full of 2,000 balloons to play in
Water Fountain
Badge/fridge magnet Making
Fairy Floss
Donuts
Popcorn
Personalised Calendars with your picture on them
Devonshire Teas
Sausage Sizzle
Coloring Competition
Lolly Jar Competition
Face Painting
Drink's
Icy Poles
Spring rolls
Sumo Wrestling
Karaoke
Craft Display
Hot Dogs
Hot Chips
Puppet Show
Lucky Dip
Playstation
Showbags
Sponge Throwing
Large chequers Game

For more details contact Rev Robert Hayman on 03 5144 2301

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Sale 545 Primary School 150th Anniversary 2003
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Website: www.saleps.vic.edu.au

Saturday November 1st & Sunday November 2nd 2003

On the first weekend in November the Sale Primary School No 545 will be celebrating its 150th anniversary with “Back to 545” celebrations.

There are a number of activities planned for this weekend consisting of:

  • Souvenir sales (commemorative port, coffee mugs, drink holders, pens, wine and spirit glasses and key tags). Commemorative pavers list names of past students, staff, and families involved in the school that will be laid in a new formal entry path.
  • Maypole – consisting of current and past maypolers
  • Performances by current 545 Band, Choir and Taiko (Japanese) drummers.
  • Displays of class photographs and memorabilia from the different eras of the school, exhibited in ‘decade’ rooms.
  • Photographs will be taken of visitors in the “eras” that they attended the school
  • Official opening by the Minister of Education and local dignitaries, culminating in an afternoon tea.
  • Formal Maypole Ball at Sale Memorial Hall on Saturday evening.
  • Display of the ‘1983 reunion time capsule’ contents.
  • Copies of any classroom photographs displayed can be ordered.
  • Our 2003 Art Show of visual artwork will be on display in the library and hall
  • Canteen will be operating providing sandwiches, hot food tea/coffee and beverages throughout the weekend
  • Local historian Peter Synan will be conducting a historical bus tour around Sale on Sunday morning.
  • Sale Museum will be open on Sunday with 545 and Gippsland Education exhibits on display.
  • BBQ available on the Sunday from 10:00am onwards.

More Details on the 545 Primary School Website

* * * Discuss the 545 150th Anniversary on the Message Board * * *
Catch up with old school friends

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Giant Computer Swapmeet Market & Expo 2003
Sale Charity Sunday Market  - Sale Gippsland Victoria Community
Contact:  
Phone: 0411 123 571
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Location: Memorial Hall, Sale
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Cancelled - planned for later date to be announced

Giant Computer Market Swapmeet & Expo -

You can view & purchase products from the show

Our sponsor Anchor Web Design will be there

Memorial Hall, Sale

Entry $3.50, Students $3.00 Seniors $2.50, Family $9.00 (2 adults, 3 children)

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The Sale Airshow

To celebrate 60 years of RAAF presence, Sale hosted the Sale Airshow in April 2003. The weekend was a great success with more than 5000 people attending the RAAF base open day and over 8000 attending the West Sale Events. Due to it's success,it is anticipated that the Sale Airshow will become a regular event, possibly to be held biannually.

To discuss the Sale Air Show, visit the Sale Events section of the Message Forum on this site.

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