ALL roads will lead to the upper Derwent Valley tomorrow (March 4) for the 70th running of the Hamilton Agricultural Show. The gates at the Hamilton Showground will be open to the public from 8am to 4pm and the event will be officially opened by the Governor of Tasmania at 10am.
The long list of entertainment and attractions includes live music, sideshow games, showbags, food stalls, vintage cars and machinery, animal nursery, fire brigade demonstrations and more. There will also be displays of art, craft and photography, a junior speed sheep shave, running races and novelty events, as well as equestrian events, the wool room, campdrafting, dog high jump, clay target shooting, shearing and woolhandling. The popular ute competition and working yard dogs will also be there again.
Tickets will be available at the gate, but patrons are encouraged to buy tickets in advance at hamiltonshowtasmania.com. Entry is $20 per family or $10 for adults and $5 for children. Find the show on Facebook for more information or look up the website.