Program of Events

Program of Events

Quandialla Centenary

Program of Events

Saturday 4th October 2014:

10:30am-3pm Train Rides: The rail motor will be running between Quandialla and Bribbaree and Quandialla and Caragabal throughout the day as well as on Sunday.

5pm  St Brigid’s School Reunion at the Bland Hotel

6:30-11pm  Centenary Bush Dance at the Quandialla Soldiers Memorial Hall.  Centenary Quilt unveiled during intermission.

Sunday 5th October 2014:

8am Mass at St Brigid’s Catholic Church

9am Stallholders set up and open for business

10am-3pm Cobb and Co Royal Mail Coach running from behind Quandialla Memorial Hall

10am Blade Shearing display at the Bland Hotel

10am Grenfell Town Band perform

10am-4pm Art display and Echidna Sculpture Competition at Quandialla Central School

10:30am  Thanksgiving Blessing near Hall

11am Official Opening and Unveiling of Fettlers and Settlers Wall

11am-2pm Finger food lunch, tea and coffee available at Quandialla Central School

11am-4pm BBQ available beside Quandialla Soldiers Memorial Hall

11am-4pm Quandialla Pool grounds open.  Static Display in Bryson Troy Swimming Clubhouse

12pm-3pm Quandialla Pool open for swimming

12-2pm Lunch available at the Bland Hotel

12pm Blade Shearing display at the Bland Hotel

12pm Grenfell Town band perform

2pm Blade Shearing display at the Bland Hotel

2-4pm Devonshire Tea and Hospital History Display at the Quandialla Health Centre

3pm The Great Quandialla Pavlova Race in the main street

3:15pm Centenary Raffle drawn

6pm Evening events at the Bland Hotel including food and entertainment

6:30pm Roast Dinner with Country Music at the Quandialla Bowling Club

Monday 6th October 2014:

9:30am Farewell breakfast beside the Quandialla Memorial Hall.  Bacon and egg sandwich, orange juice, tea and coffee.

All Day Activities – Sunday 5th October:

Train Rides:  The rail motor will be running between Quandialla and Bribbaree and Quandialla and Caragabal throughout the day.  The timetable can be found on this website under The Centenary Celebrations drop down menu.

Echidna Scavenger Hunt:  This competition is open to all primary aged children.  Entry forms are available at the Information tent.  Winner drawn 3pm

Centenary Find a Word:  Open to all Secondary students.  Entry forms available at the information tent.  Winner drawn at 3pm

Food:  Quandialla Central School COLA finger food lunch, Bland Hotel, Quandialla Café, open all day.  Caragabal P&C BBQ, West Wyalong Lions Club BBQ and coffee carts near the Hall.

Art show, Quilt display and Best Echidna Competition: These activities will be held in the Quandialla Central School COLA.

CWA Baby Clinic Room:  Static display on CWA

Quandialla Centenary Quilt: The Centenary quilt will be on display at the Quandialla Soldiers Memorial Hall.  All fabrics donated by local residents.  Created by Judy McAlister and local sewers.

Cobb & Co. Royal Mail Coach: Travealy Horsedrawn Carriages from Cowra will be giving rides all day from behind the Hall.

History displays, Small Engines, Vintage Cars, Lawn Mowers and Bush Ranger Memorabilia: These will be on view near the Quandialla Fire Brigade Shed and various locations around the town.

Kids Corner:  Jumping castle, face painting, and morning and afternoon tea will be available all day near the back of the Quandialla Memorial Hall.

Produce Stalls:  Stalls will be open for business along Second Street and Margaret Street.

Vintage Cars:  Members from the Young Vintage Car Association will have their cars on display at the end of Second Street.

Helicopter rides: Helicopter rides will be available throughout the day.  More information on helicopter rides can be found on this website under The Centenary Celebrations drop down menu.

Buskers: Entertainment all day down Second Street.

The Centenary Store Pop Up Shop:  Open all weekend at the CWA rooms in Second Street.  More information can be found on this website under The Centenary Celebrations drop down menu.

General Information: 

Information Tent:  The Information Tent will be set up beside the Quandialla Post Office. Centenary memorabilia, raffle tickets, train tickets and our history book – Quandialla the First 100 Years will be on sale here.  Event programs, maps, train timetables, shuttle bus timetables and all other information can be obtained from this central site.

Shuttle Bus: The Shuttle bus will be running every hour and stopping around town.  Gold coin donation.  Timetables at INFORMATION tent near Post Office.

Parking:  Parking will be available along all streets except Second Street and Margaret Street. There will also be parking available at the showground, football field and other safe areas.  Do not block roads.

Disabled Parking: Behind CWA Rooms – access via lane.

Toilet Facilities:  Toilet facilities are available in the Quandialla Central School COLA, Quandialla Swimming Pool, Bowling Club, Blamey Park, Bland Hotel, Quandialla Memorial Hall, CWA Rooms, Quandialla Health Centre, Showground.

Wheelchair Accessible Disabled Toilet: Quandialla Central School

Please find following a printable version of the Official Centenary Program

Official Centenary Program

Centenary Programs will also be available at the Information Tent on Sunday