The 2019 Reynoldson Reserve Wildflower Festival will be held from the 1-3 November at “The Station” in Wongan Hills.
Friday night, the Festival kicks off with a “Sundowner at The Station”, food & drinks available to purchase plus entertainment by locals, Pippa & Alan.
Start your Saturday with a “Big Breakfast” at the Visitor Centre from 7.30am, just $10 per person.
The Apex Market Stalls are on from 9.30am – 2.30pm and there is a wide variety of stalls and food outlets. The BushCare Room in the Function Centre has a variety of interesting exhibits including a Reptile Display, Birdlife WA & a great display of work by the Students from the WHDHS. There is also a Wildflower Display (by BushCare) and a “Reuse & Recycle” exhibition by the Art Society.
Book yourself a place on the bus & go out to Reynoldson Reserve (29km north of Wongan Hills) and learn about the stunning Verticordia and the history of the Reserve.
SciTech will be there to keep the kids amused as well as Old MacDonalds Farm & the Quairading Vintage Club’s Li’l Louie will take the kids for a ride in the little Truck. There will be a Jumping Castle, Chittering Wildlife Carers will bring along some native wildlife and there will be a face painter. So plenty to keep the kids occupied.
About 10.30am there will be a joint demonstration by the local Fire Brigade and St John Ambulance on how they rescue people trapped in a vehicle after an accident. Pop along and watch them do this delicate work and support our volunteers. St John’s will have First Aid items for sale as well as Snake Kits for the upcoming Summer.
Our Special Guests are:-
- Neville Passmore who is a passionate horticulturist and one of Western Australia’s most recognised gardening identities. Neville will give 3 different talks during the day at 10am, 12noon and 2pm. Find out more about Neville here Neville Passmore
- Jo Clews from Melangata Station who does Camp Cooking Demonstrations. Jo’s demonstrations will be at 11am and 1pm, come and see what exciting things you can make in the Camp Oven. Find out more about Jo here Jo Clews
Saturday night come Stargazing with us at the Airport. Bring along a picnic tea and your deck chairs, you will learn all about the night sky and how to take great photos using your phone and telescopes. Great Family Fun!
A “Big Breakfast” will be available to purchase again on Sunday for just $10 per person.
In the Function Room at 10am the “Seniors Morning Tea Sing-a-long”, commences featuring the Wongan Voices Choir and a Demonstration by the local Dance Club, everyone is welcome.
The Festival is made possible by the generous support of the following:
Thank you also to all the wonderful Volunteers who help at the Visitor Centre, your hard work and dedication is very much appreciated.