Usher in Jaca Fest and have a ball

THE 77th annual Grafton Jacaranda Festival will be officially opened by guest of honour Des Harvey at the Jacaranda Ball on October 21.

This year's ball will be held at Grafton Racecourse and is sponsored by Newcastle Permanent Building Society.

Tickets are $45 per person and can be purchased from October 4 at the Jacaranda Festival office, Dougherty House, 46 Prince St, Grafton. For more information contact the office on 6642 3959 or email

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