The Westbury Show organisers say they are preparing for its biggest and best event yet.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is this year's show charity, with the organisation's chief executive John Kirwan to open the November 9 show.
The RFDS will showcase its aeromedical simulator and provide information on the new primary health care services they offer to the Meander Valley district, including dental and mental health programs.
"Their wonderful staff and volunteers will be on hand to discuss all their services and offer some fun to adults and children alike by using their exercise bikes to make healthy Fender Bender Smoothies, plus other special play activities which include virtual goggles for the children," committee member Stacey Tweedale said.
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Entertainment will include music and maypole dancing from Westbury Primary School, the U3A Ukulele Singing Group, Fiddle Stix and Taiko Drummers.
A tradition that makes all country shows great is their animal nursery.
Seedhouse's exotic birds, a reptile display and some miniature goats will be at the show for all to meet.
Hagley Rural Youth will run a dog high jump competition, while a new and more adventurous addition to the free kid's corner will be laser tag. Another feature in 2019 will be alpacas, with children from Hagley Primary School going through the paces of learning to show these charming animals.
Steam engines from Pearn's Steam World will be one display including the Carnival Organ, vintage cars, trucks and tractors.
Home Industries, another country show staple will have a selection of art, cooking and hotographs, plus this year showcasing a special feature for the celebration of 180 years of education in Westbury by the town's primary school.
A new six-bar horse jumping event is being held with $1000 prize money is on offer to help raise awareness of Parkinson's Disease.
Gates open at 8.30am. Entry is $10 for adults, $5 for children aged between 6-16, under 6 are free and family pass cost $25.
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