Keagan Young, 6, lending a hand at the Mt Larcom Show.
Keagan Young, 6, lending a hand at the Mt Larcom Show. Brenda Strong

Mt Larcom brings flavour to show

PUT on your Akubra and your trusty old jeans before you head out to the Mt Larcom Show tomorrow to experience the traditional Australian country show action.

The action line-up includes woodchop and chainsaw events, goat chariot races, showjumping, horse hack events, junior rider events, heavy-horse halter classes, bending races, heavy-horse harness classes, sideshow alley, dressage and cattle competitions.

Gates will open at 8am both days, with the animal nursery open bright and early for the young ones, along with the pavilions for craft and cooking enthusiasts.

Be in early on Saturday to guess the weight of the steer. Contest opens at 8am.

The canteen will provide food throughout the day, while a bar will be open to satisfy thirsty showgoers.

Markets will also be open to cater for the avid shoppers with a need to spend.

Saturday-only events will include the chainsaw championship at 2.30pm, the grand parade at 4pm, the goat

chariot races and a family barbecue at 6pm, fireworks at 7pm and the show’s live entertainment by Nebraska Red until 1am.

Sunday features the McCosker Mt Larcom Ute Muster competition judging at 10am, barrel races and drawing of show raffle at 2pm and sale of pavilion produce at 4pm.

Entry is $10 per adult and $5 for school students.



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