MELBOURNE Cup will be celebrated in great style in Flowerdale with a host of family fun and entertainment at the Flowerdale Hotel.
The annual fundraiser of the Flowerdale Tennis Club, this year’s Melbourne Cup Festival will kick off with the Cup Eve Calcutta on Monday 1st November from 7pm.
You can buy your own racehorse with the chance to win heaps. There will also be plenty of sweeps and a lucky door prize.
The Cup Day family entertainment starts at 12 noon (with gold coin donation) and will include a sausage sizzle, free lollies, face painting and a jumping castle, pony rides and prizes for the best casual shoes.
A feast for music lovers of all ages will be provided by Australian blues master Dutch Tilders, with Barbara Blue, Kim Kelaart, Mark ‘Harpo’ Greenway, Peter Beulke, Peter Hodges and Ken ‘Moosh’ McColm.
For motor enthusiasts, the GT Car Club will put on a display and there will be an auction.
All proceeds will go to the Flowerdale Tennis Club which is working hard to build four new tennis courts.
Flowerdale Tennis Club now has more than 70 members and is working to provide sufficient courts for all to play.
It currently has two courts which are now used five nights a week for the social mixed competition. The courts are also used for coaching and casual play.
All donations are greatly appreciated.
For more details phone Jeannette on 5780 1520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Flowerdale Tennis Cup Weekend Oct 2010B