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Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival 2017

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A retired business owner, my passions are cooking, photography and eating. I use all three of these when I write for recipeyum.com.au which is on HubGarden
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This festival is huge with so much for all to do
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Fresh cherries grown right here! image: www.facebook.com/Manjimupcherryfestival


EVENTS
1. FRIDAY NIGHT



2. CHERRY HARMONY SOIREE
This promises to be a new experience in Long Table Dining and it will be held in the picturesque Newton's Cherry Orchard.



This year, there will be three chefs producing a spectacular dining experience using the finest and freshest produce from the region's Southern Forests.

The chefs are WA's Food Ambassador:
Don Hancey
Ardal and Sue Nigg from Hidden River Estate
Raj Prithvi from Cilantro, Manjimup

Make sure you book your tickets as there will only be 200 tickets available and you can get your tickets here.

3. TWO LITTLE BLACKBIRDS - LITTLE TASTES OF MANJIMUP
This will be held at the Two Little Black Birds on Friday 8th December at 6.30 pm.

You can see the five-course menu here and it looks delicious.

Seating for 80 persons only and book directly with Two Little Black Birds – 0467925596 or theditris@outlook.com

4. VEHICLE PROCESSION - SATURDAY
Competition for the " The best Show and Shine" sponsored by Manjimup Economy Auto Parts -Luke and Sonia Porter.



Presidents Choice Award to be chosen by David Savage - President of Warren Blackwood Car Club and sponsored by Professionals Warren Blackwood Realty.

5. LOG CHOP EVENT
This will be held between 11.00 am and 3.00 pm at Coronation Park and there will be six different heats. Also at this event will be Mitch Argent (NSW) - Stihl Timbersports Champion trophy winner and Josh Adamson - 2014 National title winner.



6. FASHION PARADE
Parade commencing at 1.20 pm at Southern Belle Boutique.



7. COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS
West Australian Food Ambassador Don Hancey will be returning once again for this year's festival. Don will be hosting cooking demonstrations throughout the day and joining Don will be Manjimup local Paul Wood, Jessica Wijayanti and Scott Arnold-Eyes as MC.

For times, check out this page, and you can catch Don and one of his Cooking Demonstrations at the food tent on Brockman Street.

8. LETS TALK GARDENING
Come and listen to Sabrina Hahn as she shares her fantastic gardening knowledge with you.



9. WINE TASTING - SATURDAY
There will be ten wineries partaking in this event.

ENTERTAINMENT
The following are just some of the things that will be on offer during this fabulous Festival:

1. FOOD AVENUE
The Southern Forests Food Avenue showcases the finest produce this region has to offer and it will be held in Brockman Street.

2. KIDS ENTERTAINMENT
Heaps of entertainment for the children!

3. WASAMBA
Back for a second year due to popular demand, Wasamba will be there for this year's festival.

Wasamba is a community-driven drumming group based in the port city of Fremantle and they began early in 2003.

4. TIMBER PARK
While you're in town, why not check out the Manjimup Timber and Hertitage Park. It is just a short stroll from the town centre and it now features a brand new giant slide!

5. STREET THEATRE
a. Gertrude WellEase:
Liz is a performance artist and singer-songwriter, manager of Gertrude WellEase and the Chamber of Blessings plus CEO at the Denmark Chamber of Commerce.

b. Macedonian Dancers:
KUD Goce Delcev is the name of the Macedonian dancing group established back in the 1960s. The colourful costumes and traditional choreography represent dances from different regions of Macedonia.

c. Steampunk'd:
Lady Aurora Grace and Dr. Baron Vontraption are coming to sell you a new vision for the future - a future filled with hope, peace and prosperity, and powered by all natural, clean-steam!

6. SAND WIZARD
SandWizard is the largest and most established Sand Art business across Australia. Enjoy educational fun, creative times, great fun with friends, and a fantastic finished product.

7. WA POLICE PIPE BAND
They will be joining the parade and performing on the main stage.

The Western Australia Police Pipe Band was formed in 1966 and proudly wears the Napier tartan. The band represents the Western Australia Police at numerous community and policing engagements.



They will be performing in the streets of Manjimup on Saturday.

8. GIBLETT STREET MARKETS
Some fabulous market stalls along Giblett Street!



9. EXHIBITIONS
a. Out of the Box Art Exhibition, held at the Déjà vu Café.
The artist's brief is to produce a piece of work which is out of the box. Each piece will be for sale on the night.

Come see these on opening night Saturday 18th November from 6 - 8 pm for drinks and nibbles (gold coin donation). Winners choice announced at 7.45 pm.

b. Kristoffersson Furniture:
Display and purchases - Brockman Street

c. Manjimup Wood Turners:
Display and purchases - Manjimup Town Hall

d. Children's Art Exhibition:
Corner of Rose & Brockman Street

10. MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT
a. Marisa and Mark will be on from 3.00 - 3.40 pm

b. Jason and the Stirling Rangers will be on from 10.20 - 11.00 am

c. Greg Butcher - South West Entertainment will be on from 11.20 am - 12.00 pm

d. Elavina will be on from 9.15 - 9.55 am and 1.00 - 1.45 pm

You can read all about these artists here.

11. TROY BENNELL
Troy is an artist, cultural performer, gallery curator and ambassador for tourism in Australia. Closest to his heart are those that celebrate and commemorate the historical and cultural contributions of the local Noongar people in the region.

12. RICOCHET CIRCUS
This will be on Friday, and Morgan from Ricochet Circus will be attending Manjimup Primary School, Kearnan College and East Manjimup Primary School to conduct a 90-minute​ "circus skills workshop" for 30 children.



On Saturday, Morgan will be conducting a "have a go circus' at the festival which brings fun, interactive and a lively atmosphere to enhance the activities for children. It builds hand-eye coordination and is suitable for all ages.

Morgan will also be performing two 30 minute circus shows at the main stage. This is a show unlike any other, featuring world-class diabolo, juggling skills and hilarious comedy and audience participation.

COMPETITIONS
There will also be heaps of competitions and you can see all the details of these here.

WHEN
Friday night and Saturday 9th December 2017



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When: 8th and 9th December, 2017
Where: Manjimup
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