September 13, 2012

Tractor Tattoo is now in top gear and speeding into Kingaroy for the big festival spectacular on Saturday afternoon.

The action will get underway at the Glendon Street forecourt from 4:00pm until around 8:00pm.

There’ll be exhibitions, entertainment and children’s activities which will continue through until 6:00pm when local performers take to the stage.

At 7:00pm, the winners of the “Gathering Of The Tractors” tractor cut-out competition will be announced.

And then there’ll be the unveiling of the Festival’s centrepiece: a musical tractor.

There’s also heaps of things happening in the Kingaroy Library, including a photographic exhibition by the Murgon Camera Club.

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Families all over the South Burnett are getting in the mood for Tractor Tattoo!

Cloyna State School recently held a “decorated mailbox” competition as a school fundraiser so the Gray and Keighley families at 49-52 Smiths Road, Tablelands, naturally did up their’s like a tractor. See the “Before” and “After” photos:

Tractor Tattoo mailbox at Smiths Road, Tablelands    (Photos contributed)

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At 2:30pm on Saturday, Jumping Ant Arts will be holding a “Mad Hatter’s Teapot Tea Party” at the Kingaroy Art Gallery which includes the auction of the the funky teapots crafted at recent RADF workshops. The event is a fundraiser for women and children escaping domestic violence.

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While you’re at the Art Gallery, why not check out the yarn-bombed tractor … see the YouTube clip below:

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