It's all about Mount Panorama this week ...
Bev Brock at Books Plus
OCTOBER 2019 marks 50 years since Peter Brock first raced at Mount Panorama.
The famous track would define his career with a record nine wins and the title of undisputed "King of the Mountain".
To commemorate Brock's spectacular racing record, his long-term partner Bev Brock joins team-mates, racing rivals and friends to relive every race of Brock's legendary life.
Join Bev at BooksPlus this Wednesday, October 9 at 10am for this very special event.
With never-before seen photos and previously untold stories and insights, Brock at Bathurst is a fascinating charge down memory lane.
For more information, call BooksPlus on 6331 5994.
John Smailes book talk in the library
MOTOR RACING journalist/commentator John Smailes will discuss his brand new book that captures the magic and moments of Mount Panorama at Bathurst Library this Thursday, October 10 at 2pm.
Based on in-depth research and first-hand interviews with drivers and those behind the scenes, Mount Panorama: Bathurst - The Stories Behind The Legend details the famous racing circuit's early beginnings, the controversies, the legends and its unique place in Australian motor racing history.
For more information, call 6333 6281.
Dick Johnson and John Bowe at BMEC
STRAP in for what is sure to be an unforgettable evening this Saturday, October 12 at 8pm with two of motorsport's most remarkable careers.
Supercars legends, friends and former team-mates Dick Johnson and John Bowe will take to the Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre stage on Bathurst weekend for Bathurst - Stories From The Mountain.
Join them right here in Bathurst as they share their stories and their thoughts on motorsport today and this year's Bathurst 1000.
Take note that this is a 15 and over age-restricted event.
For bookings, please call BMEC on 6333 6166.
National Motor Racing Museum
THE National Motor Racing Museum at the base of Mount Panorama houses a collection of approximately 50 cars and 60 bikes, and includes an extensive collection of images, trophies and other important racing history memorabilia.
The National Motor Racing Museum at 400 Panorama Avenue will be extending trading hours during the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 as follows: Thursday, October 10 and Friday, October 11, 8am to 5pm; Saturday, October 12, 8am to 6pm; Sunday, October 13, 8am to 5pm; Monday, October 14, 8am to 4.30pm.
For more information, call 6332 1872.
And one other thing
THE Saturday Street Fair will be held this Saturday, October 12 from 10am to 4pm in Kings Parade.
There will be a bit of something for everyone: food and market stalls, entertainment by local artists and activities for the kids, including rides.
You can find lots more local and regional arts events at artsoutwest.org.au