We held our Open Day on Australia Day, 26th January, but it was an extremely hot day, resulting in very few members of the public attending the park. When we did our parade of vehicles, we observed only a handful of brave souls when usually on such a day there would be hundreds or more. We noticed that the following Monday, the public holiday, and a much cooler day, there were many more picnickers. Our next Open day is ANZAC Day, 25 April, so keep the day clear and pay us a visit.
We previously mentioned the BAVE-U orchard sprayer nearing completion. We have now successfully started its engine, and it just needs a few little jobs done to complete it.
The 1918 International truck restoration project is progressing steadily. The engine from the donated vehicle has proven to be in very poor condition, so attention has been turned to disassembly of the engine Enjoy an evening with Australian artist Ben Quilty. Working across a range of mediums including drawing, photography, sculpture, installation
The Fagan Park museums and Netherby Homestead are open every Tuesday, our volunteering day, and we open the museums on the second Sunday each month during the afternoon. All visitors are welcome.
We would especially like to encourage people to join our group, and ladies are Thursday, March 21
Ian Browning, Honorary Curator, 0419 435 475.