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2012 Carnival Day

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2012 Carnival Day

OUTintheOPEN is Shepparton’s newest Festival celebrating community diversity. Carnival Day is our BIG event! Come and play with us in the park at Queen’s Gardens on Saturday 17 November from 10.30am – 4.30pm (cnr. Wyndham & Nixon Streets, Shepparton). Wander through the stalls and markets; savour the smells and tastes of fresh local produce. There’s music, entertainment, food & info galore. Bring your friends, family and loved ones and don’t forget your picnic blanket! Also, please keep in mind as you plan for the day, that Carnival Day has a no glass policy. Check out the Art Show while the kids bounce on the jumping castle! FREE family fun for everyone!!


Live performers to include:
Vanessa Wagner – your hostess with the mostest! (click here)
Jayne Lilford – ‘The X Factor’ contestant (click here)
JAM (Jake Dix & Madeline Galbraith)
Rhubarb Rouge (click here)
Hurt But Hopeful
Andy Horton & Sheridan
Charlotte Gemmill
Jade Leonard
 (click here)
Drew’s Dirty Dozen (click here)

Cruppens & Thruppens (click here)
(“Cruppens” and “Thruppens” pronounced “OO” as in “bOOk” “Cr-OO-pens AND Thr-OO-pens”.)  Cruppens and Thruppens were founded with: 12 year old bassist: Bailey slade, 16 year old drummer: Cameron slade and 26 year old manager: Lachlan slade.  The Slade brothers continue to write music & jam.  Just for the occasion, they designed an “OUTintheOPEN Festival” themed C&T Logo.

Michael Trenkner (click here)
To be able to create music which touches and holds truth for others, strangers even, is a gift often wasted. For me however, it’s an opportunity I endeavor to seize with both hands (and my guitar!); it’s my turn to give back and contribute to the indelible source from which I drew much needed inspiration and strength when I needed it most. Music drives me…It has the same intensive affect on my soul as love or joy. It offers me a selection of explanations and perspectives for all I have been through and a glimpse of what has yet to be traversed by my soul and I. If music can make me dance, laugh, love or cry – it is a gift – one I want to share.

This opportunity is a privilege and I hope to add something valuable to a world which constantly thrives on and undoubtedly needs musical strength – inspiration for all the spiritual fighters dealing with morality, inquisition, love and war. I feel honored to provide a soundtrack for this battle!!! My music is derived from a multitude of varied influences: country, soul, pop, and Indie alike but throughout, still holds true to the one important constant which drives it – its origin, my soul. I can’t wait to share my music and the music which has shaped me with all of you.

Stallholders and other entertainment

Stalls to include:
JOY 94.9 (roving reporter)
Victoria Police GLLO
Flashy Bits
Sunglasses & Hats
Goulburn Valley Pride
GV Health / Papscreen Victoria
Liz Arcus Photography
PFLAG Greater Shepparton
UnitingCare Cutting Edge – Diversity Project & Diversity Group
Cobaw Community Health – WayOut
Wollongong University – Research
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre / Wulumperi Unit
General Health Check-ups
Uniting Network Australia
OUTintheOPEN information
St. John’s Ambulance

Amusements/Food vendors to include:
Dippin’ Dots Ice-cream, yoghurt, flavoured ices and sherbets
Delicious Mauritius
Lions Club of Shepparton BBQ
Dreamworks Jumping Castle
Happy Snaps Photobooth – FREE
Crackles the Clown – Face painting
Karen’s Baked Potatoes
Cross Country Pizza
Ice Cream Delights / Fairy Floss
Cafe Buzz Box (Coffee)
La Crepe (Gluten free crepes)

This event is part of the Out in the Open Festival.

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