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There is something fun for everyone at Grafton Show

TAKE THAT: Woodchopping steward at Grafton Show Chris Owen in action. Photo Adam Hourigan
TAKE THAT: Woodchopping steward at Grafton Show Chris Owen in action. Photo Adam Hourigan

THE Maclean Show may be over for another year, but dust off your boots and scoot back into action because the Grafton Show is about to get started.

The annual event commences tomorrow with gates to open at 7am.

The horse ring events, including western led and ridden, breed led and ridden, showjumping and heavy horses, will commence at 8am.

Another highlight on the opening day will a display by the South Services Junior Dirtwerx motorcycle team.

The team will put on a show at 6pm. It will be followed by plenty of entertainment.

On Saturday, horse events start at 8am with hack classes and pony club events among the list.

The Grafton Showgirl will be announced at 2pm during the official opening, followed by a host of entertainment including the young farmers challenge at 7.15pm and a monster fireworks display at 8.30pm.

ENTRY FEES
Grafton Show
Adults: $15
Students: $10
Children under 14: $5
Aged or war veteran pensioners: $10
Family pass (two adults and two children under 14) $35

Topics:  grafton show, woodchopping




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