Darbys Falls rose and flower show raises funds for Motor Neurone Disease research

Lovers of flowers, in particular roses are blooming sure to enjoy the Darbys Falls Rose and Flower Show later this month.

The Darbys Rural Fire Service shed on the left hand side as you pass through the village will be the venue for the annual event which this year will be held on the weekend of November 17 and 18.

Admission to the public is on Saturday is from 1.30pm to 4pm and on Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

An entry charge of $5 will include afternoon tea each day.

A light luncheon will be served on Sunday at $3 per person.

Recent rain has given the local gardens a real boost which organisers hope will be reflected in the level of entries.

Exhibitor entries are $1 per entry.

Entries can be dropped off up until 5pm on Friday, November 16 and again on Saturday morning between 7am and 9am before the show opens to the public at 1.30pm.

Judging will commence at 11am.

Roses and flowers will be sold on Sunday afternoon to the highest bidder when auctioned.

During the weekend a raffle will be conducted and also a lucky door prize.

All proceeds will be donated to Motor Neurone Disease Research.

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a condition which affects the nerve cells (neurons), causing weakness in the muscles that gets worse and eventually leads to paralysis.

Any enquiries can be made to Thora Tarrant after 4pm on 6345 1889.

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