Over 100 used and bruised 4×4 on display.
Special guests, including Roothy and the legendary Milo. Over $8000 in raffles and prizes.
NOTE for MEMBERS : Our Club will have 10 Vehicles on Display . . .
For more information on that and additional event info / Club participation etc refer to May edition of CatChat OR go to Members Area “Documents / Download Page” of the Website . . .
When: 19 May 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm
WHERE: National Motor Museum, Shannon Street, Birdwood SA,
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
CELEBRATION of FOUR WHEEL DRIVING
National Motor Museum (NMM), Birdwood SA
10.00am Museum gates open.
4WD club members and friends will pay normal admission at the entrance door on Saturday, and on request get a receipt docket with a next day stamp, and are be able to stay for the music on Saturday night, and return through the Museum door on Sunday with your receipt from Saturday at no extra cost.
7pm – 9pm Music, Hills Hiest on stage
4.00pm 3 official Campfires started (no other campfires allowed).
5.00pm Museum gates close.
9.30 Butler’s Pantry Coffee van closes.
9.30 Lobethal Bier Haus (Local craft brewery) and Wine Jeanie, closes.
9.30 Public out of hour’s gate closes.
10pm Members re entry gate closes, Call 0427618390 for access
Normal admission and concessions apply to the National Motor Museum, with full access to the Museum. Adult: $15.50 Concession: $12.50 Children: $6.50 (children under 5 free) Family: $35.00 (2 adults, up to 6 children)
8.30am Naracoorte Club Breakfast, bacon and egg or sandwiches. Butler’s Pantry Coffee van opens
9.30 Lobethal Bier Haus and Wine Jeanie open
10.00am Museum gates open.
10.10 Mike & Gayle Quarmby, of Birdwood. Gayle is the daughter or Rex Battarbee, famous for teaching Albert Namatjira how to paint, and together, the founders of Outback pride, Bush tucker demo.
11.00 Roothy on stage, for a chat. NMM director, Paul Rees is the interviewer for the day
11.20 Music, Western Branch on stage.
Camp cooking demonstration starts, First Damper & Main course preparation.
11.30 Doug Sprigg, part owner of Arkaroola and was in the first vehicle to cross the Simpson Desert in a Nissan 4×4.
11.50 Music, Western Branch on stage.
Results/judging of the damper, “main course” updates.
12.00 Valmai Hankel, 4×4 identity whose car is in the NMM, travelled all round Australia.
12.20 Music, Western Branch on stage. Raffle promo, and more??
Second damper demonstration prep starts
12.30 Kristin Weidenbach, author of Mailman of the Birdsville track, story of Tom Kruse.
A chat on stage about her interaction with the famous Mailman
12.50 Music, Western Branch on stage. Raffle promo, and may be rig demos??
Mains demonstration judging, second Damper judging
1.00 Helen Hamp, daughter of Tom Kruse, on stage for a chat about her Dad, and stories of Marree.
1.20 Music, Western Branch on stage.
Promo of Custom printed labels on, Beer and Wine bottles.
1.30 Roothy on stage, doing what Roothy does, PLUS the handover of Milo!!
2.00 Music, Western Branch on stage. Raffle promo!!
2.20 Bush Tucker chat. Repeat of 10.10 presentation, where to find them.
2.30 Roger Vickery, “Creek to Coast “
2.50 Western Branch finish. Clean up starts.
On stage President of F.W.D.S.A Greg Chase for thanks and credits
5.00 Museum gates close.
Our thanks to the National Motor Museum for the use of their grounds to hold our event
To John Rooth for attending, our Sponsors, and supporting businesses that made this happen