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Local school holiday fun

By David Rak

What to do in the school holidays across Seymour and district:

Seymour Market: September 21 at Kings Park. There will be coffee, hot food, clothes, DVDs, giftware, jewellery, fruit and veg, pet food, candles and plenty more. Search Seymour Community Market on Facebook for more information.

The Seymour Show: October 4, from 4 - 9pm and October 5 from 9am - 4pm at Kings Park. Celebrating 161 years the Seymour Show is set to be bigger and better than ever. Get up close and see, pat and feed hundreds of farm animals at the expansive animal precincts and attractions. Meet and greet adorable baby animals in the animal nursery. There will be carnival rides, food, entertainment and ever popular show bags. Visit seymouragshow.org.au for more details.

Vic Fish Kids: October 6 at Goulburn Park, Seymour. A free event aiming to get more children fishing, more often. Everything is provided when you sign up for the guided fishing clinic, so youngsters can cast a line and try fishing in a safe and supportive environment. Fishing personalities Lee Rayner and Rex Hunt are Vic Fish Kids Ambassadors for the day. Visit vfa.vic.gov.au/recreational-fishing/featured/vicfishkids for more details.

Tallarook Farmers Market: October 6 at CWA Park, Tallarook. The market boasts a variety of authentic locally-grown produce from local farmers. Seasonal produce includes fruit, vegetables, eggs, bread, mushrooms, cheese, pork, beef, lamb, goat, wine, beer, olives, olive oil, garlic, honey, ferments, jams, preserves, chocolate, pastries, cakes and much more. As well as all the superb local produce there's also handmade craft items. Search Tallarook Farmers Market on Facebook for more information.

Avenel Maze: 471 Upton Rd. Ned Kelly-themed maze with hedge maze, mini golf, rock labyrinth, Ned’s knot maze, barbecue facilities, local wines, covered decking area and outstanding views of the ranges. Groups are welcome and group packages are available. The venue can also be booked for functions, concerts, birthday parties and corporate events.

Mitchell Youth Services: Mitchell Shire Council is offering heaps of activities during the school holidays for various age groups. Visit mitchellshire.vic.gov.au/our-region/events for all upcoming events.

Seymour Skate Park: 27 Halpin St. Features quarter pipes, spine bowl, decks, street section and grind rail.