HONOURING TRUCKIES: The Lights on the Hill convoy is in October.
HONOURING TRUCKIES: The Lights on the Hill convoy is in October. Contributed

10 top truckin' things to do

1. August 24: Lowood Truck Show

WHERE: Lowood Showgounds, QLD

THE Lowood Truck Show starts with vehicle parade through Main St, Lowood at 11am.

Trucks, bikes, cars will be on display and the kids' rides, trade and food stands, bar and live music.

For further details, email thelowoodtruckshow@ hotmail.com, phone Robert on 0467 530 349, or see the Facebook page.

2. August 31: Wondai Truck Show

WHERE: Wondai Showgrounds

THE Wondai Truck Show is back for 2019, bigger and better than last year.

If you would like an entry form for this year please sent a text with your email address through to Bree on 0418 160 977.

3. September 7-8: Echuca Truck show

WHERE: Rotary Park, Echuca, VIC

THE American Truck Historical Society's Australian Chapter is hosting a truck display in Echuca.

The Australian Chapter aims to bring people with similar aims and interests in trucks the trucking industry and its history together.

More details at www. americantruckclub.com.au.

4. September 14: Kempsey Truck Show

WHERE: West Kempsey, NSW

HOSTED by the North Coast Trucking Social Club, the parade will start at 9.30am from South St, South Kempsey Industrial Estate, bound for the Kempsey Showgrounds.

For details, email northcoasttruckingclub @gmail.com, or see the NCTSC Facebook page.

5. September 21-22: Clarendon Classic Rally

WHERE: Clarendon, NSW

THE two-day event includes vintage trucks, restored tractors, stationary engines, vintage cars, bikes and antique tools.

Go to www.sydneyantique machineryclub.com or phone Steve Muscat on 0418 453 203 for more.

6. September 28: HCVAQ Historic Truck and Tractor Show

WHERE: Gatton Showgrounds, QLD

THIS year's feature is Mack Trucks, supported by vintage and classic trucks, show trucks, buses, tractors, engines, parades and trade stands, food and drink.

For further details, go to the website www. hcvaq.org.au.

7. October 5 and 6: Lights on the Hill Memorial Convoy

WHERE: Gatton, QLD

THE Lights on the Hill convoys leaves Nolans Interstate Transport and United Petroleum Heinemann Road Toowoomba at 9am on October 5. Showground gates open 9am.

Truck/vehicle convoy entry $50.

Memorial service at nearby Lake Apex Park on October 6 at 10am.

8. October 6: Edinburgh Truck Show

WHERE: National Military Vehicle Museum, Edinburgh Parks, SA

THE Edinburgh Truck Show will showcase military and civilian trucks of the past and present.

Highlights will include military displays, military vehicle rides and a restored tracked load carrier.

Further details at www.military-vehicle- museum.org.au.

9. October 12: Wickham Freightlines Open Day

WHERE: Wickham Freightlines office, Warwick

THE open day is on at the depot in East St in Warwick, so come check out the K200 Office.

It's on from 10am-2pm and there will be giveaways, face painting, live music and much more.

10. October 26: Deniliquin Truck Show and Industry Expo

WHERE: Memorial Park, Deniliquin, NSW

THE expo includes truck and motorbike show 'n' shines, a monster auction and more.

Hay transport company owner Phyl Jones will attend the event as a guest speaker.

The memorial service at the north Deniliquin truck stop will be on Sunday, October 27. To organise a memorial wall plaque, email denitruckshow@gmail. com.au.