Event Calendar

Start: Sun 9th Sept. 9 a.m. END: Sun 9th Sept. 3 p.m.

McNamara Park, Broke NSW 2330

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The famous Vintage Car Display brings all sorts of vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, trucks and tractors and an amazing array of vintage farm machinery.

Join us at the Broke Village Fair on Sunday, 9th September from 9am – 3pm at McNamara Park, Broke. The famous Vintage Car Display brings all sorts of vintage and classic cars, motorbikes, trucks and tractors and an amazing array of vintage farm machinery.

The kids will love the amusement rides, laser tag and the petting zoo while mum and dad can enjoy the festival atmosphere. Over 60 market stalls, children’s activities and rides, live music, magic, bush poetry, Tug-o-War, rocker car racing and so much more throughout day.

Free mine tours to Bulga Open Cut mine will operate between 10am and 1.30pm for the whole family.

Entry: gold coin donation. Monies raised will go to local community groups including the Broke Fire Brigade and Broke Hall.


The Fair Line-up


Tug-O-War Novice and Amateur Event - 12.30pm

Fancy yourself a bit of a tug-o-war champ from way back? Nudge and the boys from the Macquarie Tug-o-War team are ready to take you on. It’s 6 a side, open to female and male, with junior and senior competitions. Don’t be shy – grab your burly mates (or not so burly) and see if you can bring them down!


Whip Cracking demonstration – 10.30am 

Three-time men’s Australian Whip cracking champion Andrew Thomas will perform two shows for the crowd; his tricks include cracking out nursery rhymes, imitating hoof beats and much more. Local Singleton boy Andrew, who holds the Guinness Book of Records title for the most whip cracks with one hand in one minute, will wow the crowd with his whip cracking and rope spinning tricks.


Shannon-logo Rocker Cover Car Racing: Prizes to win! - 1pm

Fun for the family! Build your own car from a rocker cover and bring it along -- these mighty little cars have no motor, they are gravity powered! The cars will race in timed heats on our custom made 9 metre, 2 lane track. If you would like to enter a car, see below for the rules or email Jody


Prizes from Mike's Auto Parts

1st Prize: $200 Voucher + Light Bar
2nd Prize: $100 Voucher
3rd Prize: $50 Voucher
Mine Tours to Bulga Open Cut – Bus Area
Jump on a bus for a Mine Tour to Bulga Open Cut at 10am, 11.30am and 1.30pm. You’ll learn about the whole mining process from our mine tour guides and you will see the mine equipment at work from the viewing area. Tours will leave on the hour from the designated bus area at the Fair. (Subject to weather conditions)


Vintage and Classic Car Display 

Make sure you allow plenty of time to wander through the vintage and classic car display - hundreds of vintage and classic cars, motorcycles and trucks for you to discover and enjoy as car clubs from all over NSW make the trip to Broke for the day.


Vintage Farm Machinery Display 

Come and check out the vintage farm machinery which will be operating thanks to the Hunter Valley Vintage Farm Machinery Club.


JD’s World of Magic - Magic for young and old! - 11am – 12.30pm

Coins in your ear? Cards in your sleeve? Rabbit in your hat? Magician Joel Howlett will be performing marvels of magic right under your nose and even in your own hands at the Broke Fair.


Bush Poetry - Centre Stage - 11am and 12pm

For a cracking good yarn, join master storyteller and bush poet Bob Skelton AKA the Minmi Magster as he entertains the audience with his hilarious tales of mishaps, mayhem and calamity with poems, yarns and jokes relating to all facets of Aussie life. You can join in and share a story, yarn, poem or joke with him.


Chainsaw sculptor Stan Ray will amaze as works of art emerge from wood. It’s well worth a look!


Artist Blacksmith Doug Moseley will share his passion with smithing demonstrations on his portable forge.


Market stalls, local wines and food

With over 60 market stalls featuring local arts, crafts and fresh produce there will be something for everyone. Make some time to chat to local winemakers and olive growers and taste our local wines and olives.Grab a bite to eat from our food outlets – try the good old fair food from Lions and Rotary, pizza, or indulge in some Greek, Thai or Mexican cuisine. There will be plenty of tables and chairs or pull up a hay bale and soak up the atmosphere while you eat.


Music – Centre Stage

Live musical entertainment will be provided by local band The Broke Boys with some guest appearances by undiscovered local talent. And there will be dancing, singing and karate demonstrations from our local groups, keep listening to the announcements for times of the display.


And something for the kids…


GJ’s Laser Tag

15 minute sessions for $5, play with your mates or the whole family. Take no prisoners!


Petting Zoo

Come and meet, pat and feed the animals at the Broke petting zoo. Check out the chooks, sheep and guinea pigs all from our local farms. Don’t forget to guess the weight of the cow. Get up close and personal with the rescue donkeys and meet 'Humphrey' the donkey. In addition to the petting zoo, there will be plenty of children’s entertainment including the jumping castles, face painting and more.


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September, 2018

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