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Events July 2017

Toodyay Farmers Market

Date: 16th July 2017

Venue: Stirling Park, Toodyay

Contact Details: 

Please visit the website or Facebook Page for more information

www.toodyayfarmersmarket.org.au 

 

3rd Sunday of each Month

9am - 1pm

Stirling Park (main street) Toodyay.

Supporting sale of regionally grown produce and value added products, plus education, art, lifestyle and fun!

TFM MISSION: 
To create a space for local and regional people to sell, promote and advertise locally grown, produced and raised goods. To share knowledge and educate on topics that will bring value to people’s lives. To encourage and support sustainable living and back to basic principles, that promote human and environmental health. 

The Toodyay Farmers Market is an Incorporated not-for-profit group.

Events August 2017

Wildflowers in Toodyay

Date: 1 August - 31 October- 2017

Venue: Toodyay and surrounding areas

Contact Details: 

 

Toodyay Visitor Centre

7 Piesse St, Toodyay

(08) 9574 9380

visitorscentre@toodyay.wa.gov.au

 

WILDFLOWER SEASON IN TOODYAY

Experience the beauty and vibrant colours of the wildflowers in Toodyay. Only an hours drive from Perth you can 'smell' Spring in the air in Toodyay.

With more than 10 Nature Reserves within the Toodyay area wildflower enthusiasts will not be disappointed. The countryside Bursts into an array of colour during Spring.

Flora Roads

The Toodyay Flora Roads are sign posted and identified. The pull in bays offer spectacular sights during Spring. Each Flora Road is an example of excellent conservation, is in direct observation of landscapes, and is easily accessible by all vehicle types. A town map which highlights Flora Roads and Reserves, is available from the Visitors Centre.

So why wait? Take a drive up to Toodyay today and

Pick up a copy of our "Wandering & Wildflowers" guide from the Toodyay Visitor Centre and set off to enjoy this wonderful time of the year. Friendly staff can guide you onto the wildflower trails to continue your journey throughout the Avon Valley region.

The Wildflower season varies depending on the start of the Winter rainfall.  Please check with the Staff of the Toodyay Visitor Centre for an update on the wildflowers in this area.

 

Avon Descent

Date: 4th-6th August 2017

Venue: Toodyay

Contact Details: 

 

www.avondescent.com.au

The Avon Descent is Western Australia’s own unique sporting event that attracts competitors and spectators from throughout Australia and increasingly, overseas. Competitors challenge the Avon and Swan Rivers in a variety of power and paddle craft. The Avon Descent is the world's longest white water event.

This exciting two-day time trial is over 124 gruelling kilometres offering competitors conditions ranging from long stretches of flat water that can test the endurance of the fittest athlete through to rapids, sure to test the skills of all who attempt to navigate their unknown contours.

 Day 1 is a 57 kilometre stretch beginning at the Town of Northam, 100 kilometres east of Perth. The course proceeds downriver through the town of Toodyay into the upper reaches of the Darling Range escarpment. The half-way point and overnight stop is the Boral Campsite located at Cobbler Pool 20 kilometres west of Toodyay.

Day 2 is 76 kilometres long and sees competitors tackle the valley containing the major white water obstacles and challenges of the event including Supershoot, Emu Falls, Championship Rapids and Bells Rapids. The rush of the valley leaves competitors with the marathon 30 kilometre, flat water stretch to Bayswater. While the victorious burst their way over the Finish Line the achievers are happy just to finish.

Sit on the banks of the Avon River or watch from the many bridges in and around Toodyay. Feel the prickle of excitement as the competitors battle vicious rapids and harrowing tree infested shallows. Catch all the action in Toodyay.

 


 

 

 

International Food Festival

Date: 5th August 2017

Venue: Duidgee Park, Stirling Park Toodyay

Contact Details: 

 

 

Tel: (08) 9574 9380 - Toodyay Visitors Centre

or 9574 9392 (Food Festival Coordinator)

Stall holders: (08) 9574 9300

E: Events@toodyay.wa.gov.au

 

 

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL

5th August 2017

10am - 3pm

In conjunction with the Avon Decent

 

Combined a spectacular view of the world famous Avon Descent with delicious food and FREE all day family entertainment, nestled in the picturesque rolling green hills of the Avon Valley.

The Toodyay International Food Festival is held on the banks of the Avon River in Stirling Park & Duidgee Park, Toodyay, allowing the festival goers and race spectators the perfect view of the Avon Descent. Combine all of the thrills and spills from the race with delicious international cuisine and a fantastic entertainment line-up and you have a FREE fun filled day for the whole family! 10 am - 3 pm

 

 

 


 

Quit TARGA West Rally

Date: 12th August 2017

Venue: Toodyay

Contact Details: 

info@targawest.com.au

The Targa West Rally is an exciting and highly prestigious tarmac rally which will be run in various Toodyay locations. This rally is one of the premier motor sport events in WA and will satisfy those seeking the thrill of a world class race. Come and watch world class rally action as it comes to the streets of Toodyay and take advantage of joining the competitors after the day's rallying to share tall stories,engage in lively debate and reminisce over an unbelievable day behind the wheel. A truly unique experience not only for the motor sport enthusiasts.

Please visit the Targa website for road closures:

http://www.targawest.com.au/spectator-information/spectator-guide/ 

 

 

Toodyay Farmers Market

Date: 20th August 2017

Venue: Stirling Park, Toodyay

Contact Details: 

Please visit the website or Facebook Page for more information

www.toodyayfarmersmarket.org.au 

3rd Sunday of each Month

9am - 1pm

Stirling Park (main street) Toodyay.

Supporting sale of regionally grown produce and value added products, plus education, art, lifestyle and fun!

TFM MISSION: 
To create a space for local and regional people to sell, promote and advertise locally grown, produced and raised goods. To share knowledge and educate on topics that will bring value to people’s lives. To encourage and support sustainable living and back to basic principles, that promote human and environmental health. 

The Toodyay Farmers Market is an Incorporated not-for-profit group.

Events September 2017

Earth Sculptures -Montage in the Garden

Date: 10 September 2017

Venue: 23 Francis St -off Toodyay West Rd

Contact Details: 

Paula Greenway

T: 95742116

E: pagreenway@telstra.com

 

A Sculpture, Plant and Garden Fair, with an emphasis on quality, is to be held Sunday 10th September, 2017 - 9am-2pm - at

Earth Sculptures Studio TOODYAY

This boutique event, is to be held in the cottage garden surrounding Earth Sculptures Pottery Studio.

On display will be a unique collection of hand made products for the garden, culinary delights, personal items and so much more...

Stalls are unique, stylish and attractive, a perfect opportunity for those seeking something special for themselves or early Christmas shopping

Recycled Regatta

Date: 16th September 2017

Venue: Avon River Toodyay

Contact Details: 

Toodyay Community Resource Centre

9574 5357

tcrcmanager@westnet.com.au 

TOODYAY'S 1ST 

RECYCLED REGATTA

Teams will construct a boat made from recycled products that is (hopefully) capable of completing the course.  Awards for most spirited Team, most creative design & first across the finish line afloat.

Open to the Toodyay community for raft entry.

Can’t swim build a Land Boat

 

BUILD RULES, RACE RULES & REGISTAION FORMS AT THE TOODYAY COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE

Registrations are being taken now and all entry’s must be in by August

 

Sausage Sizzle/Drinks/Tea & Coffee 

Throw  a thong competition

Tug of war

In Duidgee Park at completion of the rafting event

 

Toodyay Farmers Market

Date: 17th September 2017

Venue: Stirling Park, Toodyay

Contact Details: 

Please visit the website or Facebook Page for more information

www.toodyayfarmersmarket.org.au 

3rd Sunday of each Month

9am - 1pm

Stirling Park (main street) Toodyay.

Supporting sale of regionally grown produce and value added products, plus education, art, lifestyle and fun!

TFM MISSION: 
To create a space for local and regional people to sell, promote and advertise locally grown, produced and raised goods. To share knowledge and educate on topics that will bring value to people’s lives. To encourage and support sustainable living and back to basic principles, that promote human and environmental health. 

The Toodyay Farmers Market is an Incorporated not-for-profit group.

Toodyay Picnic Races

Date: 23rd September 2017

Venue: Toodyay Race Course

Contact Details: 

Toodyay Picnic Races

Toodyay Race Club: www.toodyayraceclub.com.au 

Secretary Geoff Appleby 0427 299 330  Email; gand@iinet.net.au

Saturday 23rd September 2017

Come and have  FUN, FUN, FUN, Kids Entertainment, Fashion, Music and Horse Racing. Licenced strictly no BYO

Events October 2017

Toodyay Agricultural Show

Date: 7th October 2017

Venue: Toodyay Showgrounds

Contact Details: 

http://www.toodyayagsociety.com.au/

 Toodyay Agricultural Show

Saturday, 7th October 2017

 

The Toodyay Agricultural Show offers a forum for local businesses and producers to exhibit, display and participate in different arenas, eg. Chickens, Cattle, Sheep, Goats, Alpacas, Horses, Home Produce, Arts & Craft and many more. The Show displays unique stall exhibits by local artists, crafters and business, Equestian Events, Side show gallaries and rides. Also an extensive entertainment programme through out the evening. Finishing up with a grand finale of FiReWOrks

Experience a country show and enjoy the entertainment, displays and exhibitions. 

Opening times: 

Equestrian Ring events will commence at 8.00am with all the Local Rider Classes.

 

 
‚ÄčTOODYAY COMMUNITY BUS

If you choose to park in town, the Community Bus will be running from outside the Toodyay Visitor Centre from 9.30am to 3.00pm - gold coin donation.

Call 9574 2498 for information.

The Toodyay Agricultural Show is a 'No Smoking Event'.

Please note that No dogs are allowed onto the Showgrounds during the Show.

 

 

Toodyay Farmers Market

Date: 15th October 2017

Venue: Toodyay Farmers Market

Contact Details: 

Please visit the website or Facebook Page for more information    

www.toodyayfarmersmarket.org.au 

3rd Sunday of each Month

9am - 1pm

Stirling Park (main street) Toodyay.

Supporting sale of regionally grown produce and value added products, plus education, art, lifestyle and fun!

TFM MISSION: 
To create a space for local and regional people to sell, promote and advertise locally grown, produced and raised goods. To share knowledge and educate on topics that will bring value to people’s lives. To encourage and support sustainable living and back to basic principles, that promote human and environmental health. 

The Toodyay Farmers Market is an Incorporated not-for-profit group.

Events November 2017

Toodyay Bush Poetry Festival

Date: November 2017

Venue: Toodyay Townsite & adjacent areas

Contact Details: 

Bill Gordon - 0428 651 098

www.wabushpoets.asn.au

WA Bush Poets & Yarnspinners

Act-Belong-Commit

Toodyay Bush Poetry Festival

hosting the

Australian Bush Poetry

Championships

Fri 3rd - Sun 5th Nov 2017

 

Come & join an exciting weekend of traditional & contemporary performances.

FREE ENTRY to all events, however a donation would be much appreciated.

Please see the WA Bush Poets website for detailed times and programme  www.wabushpoets.asn.au

Toodyay Car and Motorcycle Show

Date: 12th November 2017

Venue: Toodyay Showgrounds

Contact Details: 

julian.ford@mainroads.wa.gov.au

Wayne 0409 843 906

Julian 0459 057 819

https://www.facebook.com/toodyaycarmotorcycleshow 

 

 

 

Toodyay Car and Motorcycle Show
Toodyay Agricultural Showground, Toodyay Street, Toodyay
12th  November, 2017 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

 

The Toodyay Car & Motorcycle Show is being held on Sunday 12th November 2017 at the Toodyay Agricultural Showground.

Catch up with friends, admire some steel bumpers and maybe even win a prize or one of the custom trophies. Food and drinks will be available and stall holders offering motoring merchandise and local products will mean there will be something for everyone.

Donation entry for spectators. Car and bike entry from 8-10am, donations accepted. Hope to see you there.

 

Toodyay Farmers Market

Date: 19th November 2017

Venue: Stirling Park, Toodyay

Contact Details: 

Please visit the website or Facebook Page for more information    

www.toodyayfarmersmarket.org.au 

3rd Sunday of each Month

9am - 1pm

Stirling Park (main street) Toodyay.

Supporting sale of regionally grown produce and value added products, plus education, art, lifestyle and fun!

TFM MISSION: 
To create a space for local and regional people to sell, promote and advertise locally grown, produced and raised goods. To share knowledge and educate on topics that will bring value to people’s lives. To encourage and support sustainable living and back to basic principles, that promote human and environmental health. 

The Toodyay Farmers Market is an Incorporated not-for-profit group.

Events December 2017

Toodyay Farmers Market

Date: 17th December 2017

Venue: Stirling Park, Toodyay

Contact Details: 

Please visit the website or Facebook Page for more information    

www.toodyayfarmersmarket.org.au 

3rd Sunday of each Month

9am - 1pm

Stirling Park (main street) Toodyay.

Supporting sale of regionally grown produce and value added products, plus education, art, lifestyle and fun!

TFM MISSION: 
To create a space for local and regional people to sell, promote and advertise locally grown, produced and raised goods. To share knowledge and educate on topics that will bring value to people’s lives. To encourage and support sustainable living and back to basic principles, that promote human and environmental health. 

The Toodyay Farmers Market is an Incorporated not-for-profit group.