LET'S SMASH IT: Chinchilla Melon Festival Committee Vice-President Darryl O'Leary and WDRC Mayor Paul McVeigh are literally bursting with excitement ahead of the fourteenth Chinchilla Melon Festival.
LET'S SMASH IT: Chinchilla Melon Festival Committee Vice-President Darryl O'Leary and WDRC Mayor Paul McVeigh are literally bursting with excitement ahead of the fourteenth Chinchilla Melon Festival. Western Downs Regional Council

Western Downs is bursting with excitement

WESTERN Downs Regional Council Mayor Paul McVeigh is quite literally bursting with excitement for the Chinchilla Melon Festival.

To mark the seven day countdown Mr McVeigh took to Heeney Street yesterday for some melon smashing and seed-spitting practice.

With less than a week to go until the launch of the fourteenth Melon Festival, Chinchilla businesses are also starting to get well and truly into the melon madness spirit.

Heeney Street store fronts are decked out to the nines to commemorate 25 years of marvellous melon festivities.

The week of wonderful community events starts this Saturday evening with the Chinchilla State High School P&C trivia night at the Cultural Centre.

Cost is $20 per person with doors open at 6pm and the first round of trivia starting at 7pm.

For any inquiries contact 0408 205 750.


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