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Event 171019: Twilight Ghost and History Tour – Tuesday 17th to Thursday 19th October

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Twilight Ghost Tours

Come along for a twilight ghost and history adventure, and be taken on a guided group tour to Roma’s most alleged haunted locations, discover the ghostly tales of Roma’s yesteryear and learn why these legends still survive today.

You will be led by one of Roma’s most knowledgeable and expert historians and folklorists who will take you on a journey, turning back the pages of time, to uncover the secrets of Roma’s past, and the remarkable tales of how Roma came to be. During this, you will learn of the eerie ghost stories, urban legends and true tales of this 19th century mining town, researched from archives, libraries and locals.

Tours will take place on Tuesday 17 and Thursday 19 October, during “Australia’s Grande Country Carnivale” 2017. Tours will run with groups of 10 or more. Children must be over 5 years, and all children/teenagers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bus departs from the Big Rig Roma at 7pm (be sure to arrive by 6:45pm), and enjoy multiple stops along the way, with guided walking tours at several eerie locations. Total duration will be approx. 1.5 hours.

Bookings are essential. Limited spots available, so claim your tickets now … if you Dare!

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Event 171020 – St John’s Moonlight Fair – Friday 20th October

Moonlight Fair 2017

St John’s Moonlight Fair – Friday 20th October – 5 to 9 pm

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Event 171021: Australia’s Longest Single Line Dance – 21st October

Longest Single Line Dance

FREE REGISTRATIONS THROUGH EVENTBRITE
Here’s your chance to be part of “Australia’s Longest single line dance” official record 2017!

No obvious dance experience required! All ages welcome! Registrations essential!

This record will be adjudicated by The Australian Book of Records (TABOR).

Australia’s Longest Single Line Dance 2017 will be held on Saturday 21 of Australia’s Grande Country Carnivale” and offers a unique opportunity for attendees of the “Mega Weekend Celebrations” to be part of a national record. Tickets for the “Mega Weekend Celebrations”, are available for purchase through Eventbrite.

A percentage of your ‘Mega Weekend Celebrations” admission fee will be donated to LifeFlight (formerly CareFlight QLD), as a result of your participation.

LifeFlight Rescue is a not for profit organisation which offers an emergency medical rescue helicopter service to the people of Queensland and northern NSW at no cost to patients. Over a third of LifeFlight’s operating costs are raised through the community they serve. To find out more about LifeFlight please visit www.lifeflight.org.au

Please Note: Your “Mega Weekend Celebrations” ticket is required to accompany your registration ticket for “Australia’s Longest Single Line Dance”, for valid participation in Australia’s Longest Single Line Dance 2017.

* All participants will receive a certificate of participation recognising their achievement.

* All participants will be in the running to win $1000 worth of prizes. Exact prizes to be announced closer to the event date.

* Please Note: you must physically participate in the record attempt to receive your certificate of participation and entry into the raffle.

* Additional Fundraising opportunities will be available on the day.

* Participants can learn the dance via a link sent via email to each online registrant in the months prior.

Australia’s longest single line dance ceremony will begin at 9:30 am at Bassett park Roma (gates open 9:00am), with a special personal appearance by Australian Country music icon Tania Kernaghan.

The official record attempt session will begin at 10:30am, with participants being led onto the track to form one single line.

A 10 minute dance lesson, will run through the steps (+ optional workshops held prior), followed by the official attempt, lasting around 5 minutes.

Raffles will be drawn following the record attempt.

Australia’s Longest Single Line Dance 2017 is to be adjudicated by The Australian Book of Records (TABOR). A successful record attempt will be featured in the next edition of the “The Australian Book of records” – published by 93 World record holders “John and Helen Taylor” who will be present on the day.

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Event 171021: Denim & Diamonds Grande Country Ball – Saturday 21st October

Don’t miss the incredible “Denim & Diamonds Grande Country Ball” on the Saturday night of Australia’s Grande Country Carnivale 2017.
Enter on a fabulous red carpet with golden bollards…
Then enjoy an unforgettable night, featuring Wild Diamonds fun casino, ‘Western Belle’s’ Saloon girls, Mechanical bull, Colourful bush characters, Comedy Cowboy, The Red Velvettes, DJ Johnny Mac Australia and illusionist Joshua Norbido!

Throughout the night, you will be treated to an assortment of stylish savoury canapes and gourmet selections and enjoy a candy bar of sweet treats and decadent desserts.

Keep an eye out for a gang of infamous Australian bushrangers having a drink at the Can Can Saloon bar…

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Event 171021: FMX Stunt Show

FMX Stunt Show* AT THE MEGA WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS

Witness world class international freestyle team FMX Kaos at the MEGA WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS 21-22 oct -Bassett Park, Roma Qld- the weekend of Australia’s Grande Country Carnivale 2017.

And what’s more is not only will you see these amazing riders perform dangerous and death defying stunts right before your eyes… but you can see it twice!

Featuring two edge-of-your-seat shows on Saturday 21 Oct, so you don’t miss out! See these guys perform at 1pm and 5pm Saturday.

Get in early for the Grande Opening special where tickets are just $22 (adult) and $11.50 (child 3-12) for the whole weekend. Children under 3 are free and a family is $58.50

Early Bird tickets available for a limited time only and can be purchased online through Eventbrite or by phoning 0408463976.

Dont miss out!

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Event 171021: Hancock Horsemanship Show – Grande Country Carnivale

Hancopck Horsemanship Show* AT THE MEGA WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS

Witness Australian international horseman Donal Hancock of Hancock Horsemanship as he showcases the spirit and beauty of the horse and skill of trick riding – At the Mega Weekend Celebrations.

Early Bird tickets to the Mega Weekend Celebrations can be purchased for $22 (adult), $11.50 (child 3-12) and $58.50 for a family (2 x adults + 2 x children) for the entire weekend.

Tickets are now available online through Eventbrite or by phoning 0408463976.

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Event 171021: International Stunt Rider – Grande Country Carnivale – Saturday 21st October

Stunt Rider

 

International stunt rider Tom Robinson FMX – 1st stunt rider in the world to perform the ‘twist top body varial’ – will be performing with FMX Kaos at Australia’s Grande Country Carnivale 21 Oct Roma QLD this year at the “Mega Weekend Celebrations”

Early Bird tickets to the Mega Weekend Celebrations are just $22 (teen/adults), $11.50 (child 3-12), or $58.50 (Family) for the whole weekend and are now available online through Eventbrite or by phoning 0408463976.

Early Bird tickets are for a limited time only!
Don’t miss it!

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Event 171022: Bullride – Mega Weekend Celebrations -Sunday 22nd October

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Bullride

* AT THE MEGA WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS

Don’t miss the Sunday night rodeo and Edge of your seat entertainment at the MEGA WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS 21-22 Oct of Australia’s Grande Country Carnivale 2017.

Early Bird tickets for the Mega Weekend Celebrations are just $22 (teen/adult) , $11.50 (child 3-12) or $58.50 for the family (2 x adults + 2 x children) for the entire weekend!

Early bird tickets are available for a limited time only and can be purchased online through Eventbrite or by phoning 0408463976

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Event 171022: Bush Balladeers Campfire Shows – 21st and 22nd October

Bush BalladeersBUSH BALLADS & CAMPFIRE YARNS

Join in the fun with the quintessential Australian art of “Bush Balladeering” at The Mega Weekend Celebrations 2017. These lively 30 minute shows will be held twice daily on the weekend (21-22 Oct) and located in a novelty historical village, themed to capture the essence of our “True-Blue” Australian colonial heritage. Shows will feature Golden Guitar winner “Keith Jamieson”, Award winning guitarist Alisha Smith and new talent Caitlyn Jamieson. In between shows, enjoy rides around the park in the horse drawn coach, departing the “Visions of Pioneers” Historical Village at regular intervals each day.
…. and so much more
all at The Mega Weekend Celebrations (Bassett Park) – 21-22 Oct ROMA QLD.
Early Bird tickets available now (not at the gate).
Two day early bird tickets are:
$22 Adults/teens, $11.50 children (3-11), $20 pensioner, $58.50 family (2 adults + 2 children)
Don’t miss it!

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Event 171022: Fireworks – Grande Country Carnivale

Fireworks

* AT THE MEGA WEEKEND CELEBRATIONS

Top the weekend off with an explosion of colour!

Sit back and enjoy a spectacular fireworks display on Sunday Night at the Mega Weekend Celebrations immediately following the night bull ride.

Early bird tickets to the Mega Weekend Celebrations can be purchased for $22 (Adult), $11.50 (child 3 – 12), and a family is $58.50 for the entire weekend and are now available online through Eventbrite or by phoning 0408463976.

 

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