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Saturday, October 18
PARTY FOR selection of a Princess, Flower Girl and Page Boy - commencing 9am at Market Square

Friday, October 24
JACARANDA BALL and Official Opening of 68th Festival

Saturday, October 25
Junior Jacaranda Queen and Junior Jacaranda Princess crowned in Market Square

Judging and CROWNING of Jacaranda Queen, Jacaranda Princess and Holiday Princess

Presentation of Awards for Jacaranda Festival Garden Competition

Various other activities throughout the day including - pet show, parade of youth, galleries, golf, bowls, aircraft muster, markets, antique fair, art exhibition, celebrity challenge, speedway, cycle criterium, horse racing, Jacaranda Mile, Youth Art awards, motor show, basketball carnival.

Sunday, October 26
JACARANDA AVENUE REVISITED - commencing at 3.00pm. Pound Street between Alice and Mary Streets
Various other activities throughout the day including - golf, bowls, fun walk, fun run, aircraft muster, markets, hockey, antique fair, art exhibitions, 49th Annual Choral Service, Organ Recital, Family Music Festival and Beautiful Baby Competition.

Monday, October 27
JACARANDA FUN NIGHT, Market Square.
Various other activities including - golf, bowls, woodcraft exhibition, childrens craft expo, pottery, art exhibition, Youth Art awards and Rotary dinner.

Tuesday, October 28
JACARANDA FLORAL WINDOWS JUDGING
AB's TREK FOR KIDS in Market Square commencing at 4.00pm
Various other activities including - Art exhibition, golf, bows, galleries, gems display, handicraft Mini Mart

Wednesday, October 29
CARNIVAL CAPERS at South Grafton
JUDGING OF DECORATED WINDOW DISPLAY and SHOP & OFFICE STAFF DRESS UP COMPETITION at South Grafton

Various other activities including the above as well as Salvation Army Women's morning.

Thursday, October 30
Some shops and offices close at 12 noon
JACARANDA DAY - a fun day where seeing is believing.
Breakfast in Market Square, Judging of festival shops, offices and staff, junior talent quest and most of the above activities
Festival of Flowers, quilters exhibition..
Live recording of Toyota Outback Club Radio Program and live entertainment in Market Square.

Friday, October 31
VENETIAN CARNIVAL on the banks of the Clarence River, featuring fireworks display and Big River Canoe Club pre race dinner.
JACARANDA QUEEN'S AFTERNOON TEA.
VENETIAN CARNIVAL on the banks of the Clarence River.

Plus many of the above activities.

Saturday, November 1
GRAND FLOAT PROCESSION
Live Entertainment Concert in Market Square
Family Ceilidh Concert at South Grafton Ex-Services Club, Wharf Street.
TAFE market day, big river canoe club marathon, bowls, arts, golf, pipe bands, Scottish country dancers, Irish and Highland dancers, cycle criterium, show and shine of cars, plus most of the above activities.

Sunday, November 2
Festival of golf, bowls carnival, mixed volleyball, galleries, Historical Society exhibition and Grafton Vintage Car Jacaranda Festival Run.

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