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BOYUP BROOK COUNTRY
MUSIC FESTIVAL, FEBRUARY
15-19, Boyup Brook, Blackwood
Beccy Cole, Gina Jeffreys, Sara
Storer and Jason Lee feature in this
five-day celebration of country music,
which promises to be a fabulous
entertainment experience for all ages.
BUSSELTON JETTY SWIM,
FEBRUARY 4-5, Busselton,
Two days of family-friendly events
culminate in the 3.6km swim around
the famed Busselton landmark,
estimated to pull in more than 1000
competitors from around the world.
LEEUWIN CONCERT SERIES,
FEBRUARY 11-12, Leeuwin Estate,
Marina Prior, David Hobson and the
Perth Symphony Orchestra combine
to perform a selection of operatic and
show numbers from such favourites as
To s c a , La Traviata and West Side Story.
GEOGRAPHE BAY RACE WEEK,
FEBRUARY 17-24, Busselton,
Taking in a variety of sailing classes
and courses, this annual event will be
a drawcard for yachting enthusiasts
from around the state and the country.
Northcliffe for a series of racing events,
with the MTB Challenge at the top of
the program – 100km of terrain split
into four 25km legs.
PEMBERTON, MARCH 3-4,
Cycling fans are spoilt for choice
in March: Pemberton’s own race is
also taking place on the Labour Day
long weekend, heading through both
the town itself and the winding forest
tracks around it.
MARGARET RIVER WINE
REGION FEST, MARCH (date yet
to be announced), Margaret River
The best of Margaret River’s food
and wine are given the chance to
shine in this carnival of produce. Wine
tastings and cookery demonstrations
are supplemented by exhibitions and
NUKARA MUSIC FESTIVAL,
MARCH 17, Nanson, Chapman
Valley, Coral Coast
Covering genres from blues to soul,
reggae to country and more, this
regional festival will see guests from
interstate and abroad on stage.
WAGIN WOOLORAMA, MARCH
9-10, Wagin, Great Southern
The biggest regional agricultural show
in the state, Woolorama will celebrate
its 40th anniversary in 2012 with
livestock shows plus exhibitions of
art, jewellery and fashion.
CHANNEL SEVEN CRAB FEST,
MARCH 16-18, Mandurah, Peel
With 100,000 festival-goers expected
to attend, the Crab Fest will be
laying on live performances, market
stalls, cookery demonstrations and a
fireworks display on the Saturday night.
KARRI CUP MTB CHALLENGE
2012, MARCH 4, Northcliffe,
Mountain bikers will converge on
Busselton Jetty Swim (Photography by Simon Mansfield).
Geographe Bay Race Week
(Photography by Bernie Kaaks).
Nukara Music Festival (Photography
by James Thompson).
The Pemberton Classic
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