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Theodore Centenary Celebrations

Start date: 28 May 2022 / End date: 29 May 2022

The Blvd, Theodore

Ph: 0407165752



On the 28th May 1922 a visit from The Right Honourable Lieutenant Colonel Sir Matthew Nathan GCMG and Premier Edward Granville Theodore to tour the district in support of a project of a major irrigation scheme along the Dawson River organised into five zones: Isla, Castle Creek (later Theodore), Huon, Moura and Coolibah, with each zone having a central township.

This celebration recreates this historical event as well as telling local stories from way back when activating the township of Theodore for a day!

Picnic in the Park (Junction Park Theodore) 10am to 2pm

Reenactment

Car Display

School Choir Performance

Lunch

Afternoon Walk (Starting at Junction Park Theodore) 2pm

Guided historical walk/drive/bus from Junction Park to Theodore Showgrounds.

Afternoon tea at Theodore Bowls Club

Old Time Dance (RSL Hall Theodore) 7pm

A share plate for supper is appreciated and don’t forget to wear your dancing shoes.