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Blackbutt Avocado Festival 2019 Saturday - September 14th *8am – 5pm*

Assisted Parking  (Thanks for your donation)                 Pet Friendly (on a leash please)

                                         Saturday Programme Events

7.00 Breakfast at the Avofest Country Canteen (environmentally friendly packaging)

8.00 The Festival Begins

7am – 6pm Avofest SPAR Country Canteen – Burgers and Chips; Avo products

8.00 – 5.00 Avo Central Stage CROW FM Announcements, Music, Fun and Games

8.00 – 4.00 Bendigo Community Bank Kids Central (Kids Central Program)

8.00 – 4.00 Ken Mills Machinery Machinery Alley -

8.00 – 4.00 South Burnett Farmers Markets (opposite High Street Café and Bar)

9.00 - 4.00 Live and Local Bands at the Butt (Avo Central)

9.00 – 11.45 Green Nugget Orchards Avocado Juggling and Googa Farms Avocado Strongman and Strongwoman (See Avo Games Program)

9.00 - 3.00 Mt Binga Orchards Avo Games the “Avo “Roll” ”Avo Toss” ”Avo Golf” (Avo Games Program)

9.00 – 4.00 Blackbutt Medical “Get your Avo On” Photo Shoot at Avo Central.

8.00 - 4.00 Tarong Power Stations and Meandu Mine Avocado Central Activities – cooking, competitions, photo and art displays, demos and talks (See Avo Central Program)

10:00, 11.00 and 2.30   Tarong Power Stations and Meandu Mine Avocado Central - Jason Ford

8.00 - 4.00 CWA High Street Café and Avo-Bar-do (See High Street Café Menu)

1.00pm Ken Mills Toyota Street Parade - Starts Blackbutt SPAR to the Showgrounds Arena

2.00pm Look skyward – Rod Benson Skydiving Avo Drop (lands in Showgrounds)

10:00 - 11.30 Woodchop Demonstrations and Woodcutters Bar

9.00 – 2.00 Rod Benson Skydiving – Avo Drop (buy a cup, place on Avo Joe Showgrounds Arena –winning cup prizes)

11.30 - 2.00 Woodchop demonstrations and The Little Butcher Post Rip Competition

On Going Festival Events

Avo Central Stage – School performances, registrations, announcements, avo games, music, seating, etc

Avo Central in Memorial Hall – grafting demos, games, competitions, craft, cooking demos,

Australian Dreamtime Reptiles at Bendigo Community Bank Kids Central

Panasonic Steel Band - Ken Mills Toyota Street Parade and along Festival Trail

Anne Bavin as Sax and the Single Girl - Parade & along the Festival Trail

Mask Family Trio and Manoeuvre Solo -Ken Mills Toyota Street Parade and Festival Trail

Blazer and Bushy will be out and about -Ken Mills Toyota Street Parade and along Festival Trail

Alvin the Avocado - Ken Mills Toyota Street Parade and along Festival Trail

Horse drawn carriage rides (Gold Coin Donation)

Trackless Train rides - along Festival Trail

Bendigo Community Bank Kids Central - Jumping castles; face painting, Pony rides and Animal Farm, Bunnings Craft, Dreamtime Reptiles, Games and activities, Laughing Clowns and more.

Food Court, Avofest Country Canteen, CWA High Street Café

Woodcutters Bar and Avo-BAR-do

Blackbutt Medical Centre “Get your Avo On” Photo opportunity.

Avofest Stall - Avo Clothing, Avo Bling, Avo Kitchen and Beauty – along Festival Trail

Street Performers

9.00 - 3.00 4-piece Pantastic Steelband

9.00 -12.00 On the Festival Trail

1.00 -2.00 In the Street Parade

2.00 - 3.00 On the Festival Trail


11.00 - 11.45 - The Mask Family Trio 

11.30am - 12.15pm - Manoeuvre Solo

1pm - The Mask Family Trio & Manoeuvre Solo - Street Parade (30 Min)

 1.45 - 15Min on the Festival Trail.


1.00 -2.00 The Clan Pipes and Drums  In the Street Parade


11.00 - 4.00 Sax and Single Girl  (TBA)

9.00 -10.00n Around Town

11.00 -12.00n In the Street Parade

1.00 - 2.00 On the Festival Trail


9.00 – 2.30  Dreamtime Reptiles

This map is a souvenir of the Blackbutt Avocado Festival drawn with thanks to David Daniel and is designed only to be representative of the Festival Trail. It is not to scale. It is not accurate. It is a fun and whimsical interpretation of the Festival. It is a piece of art. Hope you enjoy the creative strokes of David Daniel.