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Warracknabeal rally part of big Easter weekend

Bill Smith at Warracknabeal Y-Fest parade.

Bill Smith at Warracknabeal Y-Fest parade.

Chaff cutting, gristing, grain cleaning and blacksmithing will be among demonstrations at an Easter Rally at Wheatlands Warracknabeal Agricultural Machinery Museum during Easter.
This year’s rally will feature International Harvester equipment.
Activities will start with many rally exhibitors taking part in Yarriambiack Shire’s YFest Street Parade in Warracknabeal’s Scott Street.
Demonstrations will start at the rally after lunch.
People will be displaying working stationary engines and flying model aircraft as well as parading tractors.
A twilight vintage tractor pull will start about 5pm and continue into the event.
Demonstrations and displays will continue on Sunday and there will be an Easter egg hunt for children in the morning.
The museum’s main exhibition hall will feature various stalls and displays, including ‘Musical Memories’, a display of musical instruments and memorabilia.
Rally organisers have promised coach rides all weekend, full catering and activities for children, including a ‘Wheatlands Walkabout’, similar to a treasure hunt.
The Wimmera-Mallee has a long history of mechanical ingenuity, particularly in the agricultural industry.
The region is home to some of the best-maintained examples of tractors and other farm machinery in Australia.

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