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A Sporting History of Avoca District

Opening on 25 September, you are invited to walk down memory lane and explore the pictorial history of the past sporting heroes of the Avoca and Rossarden District. See the inventions first created at Bona Vista and the Avoca Racing Track that were copied and then used all around Australia and then the world. Recall the Avoca Roo Shoot that sparked bitter public debate in the 1960s. On display: original trophies, uniforms and memorabilia. Come and enjoy the Avoca Spring Festival and see this amazing exhibition of the many sporting events enjoyed in the district and where several residents went on to achieve fame in their field. Presented by the Avoca Museum and Information Centre.

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A Tribute to Roy Orbison - In Dreams: The Greatest Hits

In Dreams: The Greatest Hits is a Roy Orbison, two-record music album released in 1987 on Virgin records. The double album-set were the means by which Roy Orbison revisited much of his classic repertoire and included a raft of signature Orbison standard bearers including “Crying,” “In Dreams,” “Only The Lonely” and “Oh, Pretty Woman.” In 2017, we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of this iconic album on the back of a SELL OUT Australian national tour in 2016. Aaron W Mansfield, An internationally acclaimed artist in his own right, has a 3-4 octave range, and is able to bridge the gap between baritone and tenor, only comparable to the Big 'O'. Aaron W Mansfield, has the combination of Orbison's powerful, impassioned and distinctive Pitch perfect voice that makes him the perfect candidate to bring the ‘In Dreams: The Greatest Hits' Album to reality. This never-before-seen concert will have fans on their feet as they witness Aaron recreate the magic of Roy’s greatest hits. As one fan recently said, “Aaron W Mansfield is the closest tribute to the Big 'O' anywhere on the planet”.

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A Tribute to Roy Orbison - In Dreams: The Greatest Hits

In Dreams: The Greatest Hits is a Roy Orbison, two-record music album released in 1987 on Virgin records. The double album-set were the means by which Roy Orbison revisited much of his classic repertoire and included a raft of signature Orbison standard bearers including “Crying,” “In Dreams,” “Only The Lonely” and “Oh, Pretty Woman.” In 2017, we are celebrating the 30th Anniversary of this iconic album on the back of a SELL OUT Australian national tour in 2016. Aaron W Mansfield, An internationally acclaimed artist in his own right, has a 3-4 octave range, and is able to bridge the gap between baritone and tenor, only comparable to the Big 'O'. Aaron W Mansfield, has the combination of Orbison's powerful, impassioned and distinctive Pitch perfect voice that makes him the perfect candidate to bring the ‘In Dreams: The Greatest Hits' Album to reality. This never-before-seen concert will have fans on their feet as they witness Aaron recreate the magic of Roy’s greatest hits. As one fan recently said, “Aaron W Mansfield is the closest tribute to the Big 'O' anywhere on the planet”.

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AFL 2017 - Hawthorn v Brisbane

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 8, Hawthorn will face Brisbane. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 1.45pm.

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AFL 2017 - Hawthorn v GWS

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 16 Hawthorn will face Greater Western Sydney. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 1.45pm.

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AFL 2017 - Hawthorn v North Melbourne

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 21 Hawthorn will face North Melbourne. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 3.20pm

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AFL 2017 - Hawthorn v St Kilda

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 6, Hawthorn will face St Kilda. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Launceston with friends and family. Tasmania's football fans will have four AFL match to enjoy at UTAS Stadium this season. Game starts at 1.45pm.

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AFL 2017 - North Melbourne v Adelaide

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 7, North Melbourne meets Adelaide at Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, Hobart. The game starts at 1.45pm. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Hobart with friends and family. Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketek or by purchasing tickets at one of three retail locations: Theatre Royal - 29 Campbell Street, Hobart. Bellerive Oval / Blundstone Arena - 15 Derwent Street, Bellerive. CD Centre, Shop 32 Meadow Mews, Kings Meadows.

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AFL 2017 - North Melbourne v Melbourne

There is nothing as exciting as a live game of football played at the top level, with superb athletes battling it out for the ultimate prize of the right to play in the AFL Grand Final. In Round 19, North Melbourne meets Melbourne at Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, Hobart. The game starts at 1.45pm. Organise your tickets and arrange a fun weekend in Hobart with friends and family. Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketek or by purchasing tickets at one of three retail locations: Theatre Royal - 29 Campbell Street Hobart Bellerive Oval / Blundstone Arena - 15 Derwent Street, Bellerive CD Centre, Shop 32 Meadow Mews, Kings Meadows

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Agfest

A great way to spend a day, this event needs to be experienced, with everything for the farm and the home from machinery to jewellery. Agfest, Tasmania's premier agricultural event, has the second highest attendance of all agricultural field days in Australia. Agfest has grown from a small field day at a racetrack with 100 exhibitors in May 1983 to become one of the State's most popular multi-million dollar exhibitions with almost 80,000 patrons passing through the gates over the three days. Agfest features over 700 exhibitors and has something for everyone. Attractions include agricultural machinery, banking and finance, machinery, hardware and small equipment, leisure, automotive, clothing and home wares, food, horticulture and viticulture and livestock. There are working displays of Tasmania's pioneering agricultural industry including working blacksmiths, draught horse displays and free rides, a selection of vintage machinery from the wool and timber industries, and steam engines and tractors.

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