175 years Queanbeyan

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The Way They Wore

An exhibition of wedding dress and wedding photographs from the 1880s to 2000s

A Capital Idea –  Exhibition Launch
Thursday 5th September at The Q @6pm

Queanbeyan Museum Open Day
Saturday 7th September 12 noon
Queanbeyan’s Living History
Oral History Exhibition Launch

Caring for Your Photographs
Monday 9th September @10am @ QCC Library

History and Heritage Meeting
Thursday 12th September @6pm @ QCC Library

Queanbeyan’s 175th Birthday – Proclamation Day Celebrations
Saturday September 28th

A parade with the theme of 175 years of Transport will start the day’s events and will commence at approximately 11:00am.

Following the parade, the day’s activities will take place beside the Queanbeyan River in Ray Morton Park, Wanniassa Park and Queen Elizabeth Park.


11:00-11:45am* Parade showcasing 175 years of Transport

11:00am-4:00pm* Static transport display

12.00-1.00pm* Formalities – Smoking Ceremony; Welcome to country; Opening of Sensory Gardens; Tree planting; Cake Cutting

12:00-5:00pm* Entertainment and food stalls including indigenous games and other traditional children’s games

5:00-7:00pm* Concert

7:00pm* Fireworks (river bank)

7:30pm* Gala Dinner Dance

*Times are indicative and are subject to change

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