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Broke Village Fair & Vintage Car Display

General Events At McNamara Park, Broke NSW 2330 McNamara Park, Broke NSW 2330

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Sunday 12th September
9:00am - 3:00pm

Join us at the Broke Village Fair on Sunday, 12th September from 9am – 3pm at McNamara Park, Broke. The Vintage Car Display showcases hundreds of vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, trucks and tractors and an amazing array of vintage farm machinery.

The kids will love the rides, animal display and laser tag while mum and dad enjoy the festival atmosphere. Over 40 market stalls, food trucks, children’s activities and rides, whip cracking, live music, bush poetry and so much more throughout day.

Free mine tours to Bulga Open Cut mine will operate between 10am and 1.30pm for the whole family.

Entry: gold coin donation.

The Fair Line-up

Whip-cracking with Andrew Thomas 

Former Australian Whip-cracking Champion Andrew Thomas will get the Fair off to a cracking start!   He’ll share his passion for whip cracking and plaiting with a kids coaching clinic and plaiting demonstrations.  Bring your own whip or use one provided.

Andrew’s tricks include cracking out nursery rhymes, imitating hoof beats and much more. Local Singleton boy Andrew, who holds the Guinness Book of Records title for the most whip cracks with one hand in one minute, will wow the crowd with his whip cracking and rope spinning tricks.

Rocker Cover Car Racing: Prizes to win!

Fun for the family! Build your own car from a rocker cover and bring it along -- these mighty little cars have no motor, they are gravity powered! The cars will race in timed heats on our custom made 9 metre, 2 lane track. If you would like to enter a car, see below for the rules or email JodyThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mine Tours to Bulga Open Cut – Bus Area

Jump on a bus for a Mine Tour to Bulga Open Cut at 10am, 11.30am and 1.30pm. You’ll learn about the whole mining process from our mine tour guides and you will see the mine equipment at work from the viewing area. Tours will leave on the hour from the designated bus area at the Fair. (Subject to weather conditions)

Vintage and Classic Car Display

 Make sure you allow plenty of time to wander through the vintage and classic car display - hundreds of vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and trucks for you to discover and enjoy as car clubs from all over NSW make the trip to Broke for the day.

Vintage Farm Machinery Display 

Come and check out the vintage farm machinery which will be operating thanks to the Hunter Valley Vintage Farm Machinery Club.

Bush Poetry - Centre Stage

For a cracking good yarn, join master storyteller and bush poet Bob Skelton AKA the Minmi Magster as he entertains the audience with his hilarious tales of mishaps, mayhem and calamity with poems, yarns and jokes relating to all facets of Aussie life. You can join in and share a story, yarn, poem or joke with him.

Market stalls, local wines and food

With over 60 market stalls featuring local arts and crafts there will be something for everyone. Make some time to chat to local winemakers and olive growers and taste our local wines and olives.

Grab a bite to eat from our food outlets

Try the good old fair food from Lions and Rotary, pizza, or indulge in some Texas BBQ style or Mexican cuisine. There will be plenty of tables and chairs to soak up the atmosphere while you eat.

Music – Centre Stage

Live musical entertainment will be provided by local band The Broke Boys with some guest appearances by undiscovered local talent.

And there will be dancing, singing and karate demonstrations from our local groups, keep listening to the announcements for times of the display.

And something for the kids…


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