Edenvale to come alive for annual Pinjarra Festival


Devan McBride (8), Maddie McBride (6), Tara Wood, Pinjarra Shire President Maree Reid and Zahri Retter prepare for the Pinjarra Festival at Edenvale homestead. Picture: Jon Hewson        www.communitypix.com.au   d469454
Devan McBride (8), Maddie McBride (6), Tara Wood, Pinjarra Shire President Maree Reid and Zahri Retter prepare for the Pinjarra Festival at Edenvale homestead. Picture: Jon Hewson        www.communitypix.com.au d469454

THE historic Edenvale homestead will come alive at the weekend for the annual Pinjarra Festival.

Murray’s biggest community event will fill the grounds of the homestead on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

The main stage will be packed with a line-up of local and state acts, including the Amplifiers and Static Rock.

Children will be catered for with circus performances and workshops, art and craft activities, showbags, amusements, laser tag and sand sculpting workshops.

There will also be a range of market stalls, cooking demonstrations and street food vendors.

From paella, chocolate chilli pork and German bratwurst to gozleme, Japanese pastries and barista made coffee, there’s sure to be a treat for everyone.

Visitors can indulge in some of Murray’s historical pastimes by browsing through the vintage car display, quilter’s exhibition, Liveringa Art Gallery, try pottery and watch woodturning demonstrations.

There will be face painting, a farmyard petting zoo, and pony and camel rides.

Shire President Maree Reid said the festival showcased the vibrant and culturally rich elements of the Shire of Murray and celebrated its distinctive rural history and lifestyle, parading local arts, crafts, produce and recreational activities significant to the region.

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