THE annual Home Hill Harvest Festival will rise towards its climax in the early weeks of November, as the wide range of festival functions that commenced in October continue through to more programmed events that will conclude with the Gala Ball on Friday and the Street Party planned for Saturday, November 11.
Four Queen entrants have been nominated by local sponsors for the 2023 Harvest Festival Personality and Charity Queen titles.
They are –
- Dayna Linton, representing the Burdekin Netball Association
- Ally-Jo Farry, representing the Home Hill Lions Club
- Zoe Oaks, representing the Home Hill Rotary Club and
- Kaitlyn Warren, representing the Home Hill Prawn Stop.
Those entrants will face the judges prior to the annual Rotary Gala Ball, which is to be held at the Burdekin Memorial Hall on Friday night, November 10, ahead of what will be a continuing busy period of events into November, finishing with the finale at the Street Party on Saturday, November 11.
The November program includes the Burdekin Race Club’s Derby Day Program on Saturday, November 4, with strong fields and a sold-out crowd of patrons enjoying the Ladies Day’s festivities.
The Home Hill Golf Club’s annual Ambrose competition will take place on Sunday, November 5, while the younger generation will feature at the annual Pet Show, in association with the Bolt for Bucks on Watson’s Green on Wednesday, November 8.
The final events of the 2023 Festival will include the Home Hill Rotary Gala Ball at the Burdekin Memorial Hall on Friday, November 10 and the Street Party on Watson’s Green on Saturday, November 11, following the Grand Parade that will move along Eighth Avenue.