Wingham Wrap: June 28

Akoostik: Aussie music icons James Reyne, Grace Knight and Rick Price will head the line-up for this year’s Wingham Akoostik Festival, being held from October 17 to 19. The announcement was made at an exclusive gig at Bent on Food with Bill Chambers on Thursday.

Buddies: Two Wingham High School students are taking part in the Smith Family's student2student program. This groundbreaking program is designed to improve the reading skills of children in year's three to eight, who have a reading age up to two years behind their chronological age. Madeleine Barwell and Abbey Drury will be reading buddies via the phone with the younger students.

Open garden: George Hoad's Winchelsea Gardens will be hosting an open day on Sunday, titled 'Art in the Garden' and showcasing works of 'garden art' by well known local artists.

Winchelsea Gardens is located at 52 Alfred Road, Killabakh, 18km from Wingham on the Comboyne Road. Open from 10am to 5pm on Sunday, June 29, admission is $5, with children free

Fun Day: There will be a fun day in Mount George today (Saturday)

The markets will be held from early morning combined with games for the children around lunch time. Country and Western music will supplied by the Mid North Coast Country Music Association after that.

You can make a day of it as there will be a barbecue going to feed the family. There will also be raffles throughout the day.

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