Event preview: Maryborough Wings n Wheels 13-14 September

This is the first of what is hoped to be an annual event.
The Maryborough (Victoria) Wings and Wheels event will combine a vintage and classic cars rally, a car show and sprints over the two days. Additionally there will be a vintage aircraft fly-in and display at the Maryborough aerodrome at the aircraft museum. A more detailed description is listed below.
On Saturday
It is expected people will drive in and be arriving at Station Domain from 10.00 am. Station Domain is located directly in front of the impressive Maryborough Railway Station. Station Domain is now around 3 years old and suited to car displays with extensive grassed areas, some 200 sealed car parking spaces, an outdoor amphitheatre, a two story meeting and conference building. The station backdrop makes it ideal for photographs. The railway station combines a quality restaurants and antique sales. Station Domain is in the heart of Maryborough so the retail areas are within walking distance.
On the Saturday prior to the rally, partners may wish to walk across the road from Station Domain to the Maryborough Flower Mill Gallery, which has a large sewing machine collection along with artwork and brick-a-brack.
From 1.00 pm there will be a car rally to key interest points yet to be finalised, but could include private vehicle collections, country bakeries, historic gold towns. The roads are ideal for touring with little traffic, good roads and without too many hills.
At 4.00 pm there will be a Mayoral reception at the aircraft museum at the aerodrome for those attending.
In the evening it is expected visitors will avail themselves of the fine food outlets and restaurants, accommodation etc.
On Sunday
There will be further vehicle and aircraft displays at the aerodrome along with sprints.
From 10.00 am to 4.00 pm there will be car sprints on the main runway. Areas will be set aside for with vintage car and aircraft displays.
The Talbot Farmers Market is also on that weekend which partners may wish to visit. Council will run a bus service to Talbot for those wanting to attend the Market. The Talbot Farmers Market is held in the streets of historic Talbot. Talbot is the original and genuine Wild West look-a-like town. The market is one of the major provincial farmers markets. The following is a detailed program.
Maryborough is around a 2 to 2.5 hour drive from Melbourne depending on where you are traveling form. Most of the trip is by freeway. The drive into Maryborough from Castlemaine, Bendigo and Ballarat is very picturesque.

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