The 2021 Reynoldson Reserve Wildflower Festival will be held from the 29th-31st October at “The Station” 1 Wongan Road, Wongan Hills.
The weekend will kick off with our Sundowner on Friday night from 6pm – 10pm at the Civic Centre. Food and Drinks available to purchase (EFTPOS available).
Entertainment by Ari Davis https://grandstandagency.com.au/ari-davis/
Saturday morning a “BIG Breakfast” will be available from 7.30am-8.30am. Breakfast can be purchased at the Visitor Centre for just $10.
Buses will take visitors up to Reynoldson Reserve both Saturday & Sunday, you can book your seat in the Visitors Centre. Buses will leave on the hour every hour from 9.00am until 3.00pm (depending on numbers).
From 9.30am – 2.00pm the Apex Markets will be on, there will be plenty of stalls to wander around and the local community groups will be offering all sorts of yummy food. This year we are having a 9 hole mini golf course and inflatable axe throwing as well as Old MacDonald’s Farm and the Apex Train. Heaps of fun for all the family!
Make sure you pop into the Art Society to have a look at their exhibition as well as the BushCare Wildflower Display. There will also be a fantastic display of School Art in the Function Room and the entries in the Cupcake Competition.
Our Guest Speaker on Saturday is Deryn Thorpe from ‘All The Dirt’ gardening podcast . There will be 2 presentations in the Function Room:
Talk one 10.15pm – Choosing native ground covers for lawn substitutes and verge planting.
Talk two 11.30pm – Cottage gardens with native plants.
Deryn is a garden journalist, garden radio host and podcaster who is passionate about communicating her love of gardening.
She has worked as a garden writer for 30 years, contributing regularly for Gardening Australia magazine, is a regular presenter on ABC Perth garden radio and is a vivacious and popular speaker at garden clubs and community events.
Her award winning podcast, ‘All The Dirt’ , which she co-presents, has been broadcast for four years and is Australia’s most popular gardening podcast.
Check out Deryn’s webpage for further information Deryn Thorpe – Journalist, garden writer and garden consultant and her podcast All The Dirt Podcast – Gardening, Sustainability and Food
Saturday night the Wongan Hills Progress Association have organised a Stargazing Evening at the airport from 7.00pm. Phill from Remtrek Astronomy will have telescopes for everyone to have a look through. Bring a picnic tea or some meat to cook on the BBQ and enjoy a great evening under the stars.
You can check out Phill’s page here https://www.remtrek.com.au/
Sunday from 10.00am – 2.00pm we will have a Vintage Car, Truck and Tractor display as well as Car Boot Sale and Market Stalls. Lunch will be a choice of sausage sizzle by the Wongan Hills Car Club or salad rolls in the Visitor Centre.
Buses will go out to Reynoldson Reserve and the Art Society and Function Room will be open to see the great displays.
For more information contact the Visitors Centre on 08 96711973 or visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/wonganhillsvc
Proudly sponsored by:
We would like to thank our major sponsor, the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu for their support of our Festival and everything they do to ensure we have a great weekend.
We are pleased to advise that we have also received a grant from the Road Safety Commission’s Community Grants Program and thank them for their support.
Shire of Wongan-Ballidu, Wongan Hills Apex Club, Great Southern Fuels, Meers IGA, Wongan Hills Hotel and Highway Fruit & Veg.