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Melbourne Cup celebrations in Stroud

Stroud Lions Calcutta

And they’re off …first to the Stroud Country Club for the Lions’ annual Melbourne Cup Calcutta on Saturday November 04, and this year promises to be better than ever!

Starting from 6.30pm, there will be prizes for best dressed ‘filly’ and ‘colt’, nibblies, free courtesy bus, full restaurant and club facilities, plus live music from former Footy Show houseband “The Nevilles” rocking until midnight.

For a night of music, friendship and fun, frock up, and rock up, for the race that stops – no, rocks, a township.

WHAT | Melbourne Cup Calcutta + ‘The Nevilles’ from 9pm
WHEN | SATURDAY 4 NOVEMBER – Calcutta draw from 8pm, band from 9pm
WHERE | Stroud Country Club
TICKETS | Calcutta and band tickets available now from Stroud Country Club or at the door

And on the big day itself you’ll be spoiled for choice ….

Miss B Haven Melbourne Cup Garden Party (and Grand Opening!)

Pack your bubbles and pop along for a dual celebration of the race that stops a nation … and Stroud’s funkiest retail premises. Free champagne on arrival, finger food, dessert, sweeps and prizes for best dressed and best hat.  Dress code strictly race attire!

WHEN | TUESDAY 7 NOVEMBER from 11.30am
WHERE | Heidi’s Hairalicious
ENTRY | Free
RSVP | Text 0459 101 271 or 0400 788 858 by 31 October 

Stroud Central Hotel

And at Stroud Central Hotel it’s a day of celebrations with lunch off the regular menu or one of the chef’s Melbourne Cup Specials. Sweepstakes available. Full TAB facilitieis. Book a table to guarantee a prime seat for you and your friends or just rock up on the day  Live band 6pm til 9pm.

WHERE | Stroud Central Hotel
ENTRY | Free
RSVP | Book a table or just tock up! 


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