Around Ararat Today: August 15

Today is International Relaxation Day!

Weather:

Partly cloudy and areas of morning frost and fog today before clearing to a mostly sunny day an a top 14 degrees. We are also in for a rainy weekend.

Around Ararat Today:

Marian College's production of The Drowsy Chaperone continues tonight at the Ararat Performing Arts Centre beginning at 8pm. Tickets are available at trybooking.com

Around Ararat This Weekend:

The football season is nearing the business end of the year with tomorrow being the final round of the Mininera and District Football League home and away season, with close matches at Mininera (SM&W Rovers vs Tatyoon) and Lake Bolac (Wickliffe/Lake Bolac v Ararat Eagles).

The Ararat Rats also play their final home match at Alexandra Oval as they look to keep their Wimmera Football League season alive.

On Sunday from 11am at Richardson Oval, Bombers and Mounties will go head-to-head in the Ararat and District Junior Football Association grand final.

Pic of the Day:

Ella Cox (left) on Millie and Taryn Wilde on Bano participate in last Sunday’s Ararat Pony Club Endurance Ride.

Ella Cox (left) on Millie and Taryn Wilde on Bano participate in last Sunday’s Ararat Pony Club Endurance Ride.

Quote of the Day:

“We are thinking about a name for the restaurant at the moment and my money is on ‘Utopia’ because that is exactly the feeling you get of finally having achieved this." - Ararat College principal Geoff Sawyer on the school's  state of the art hospitality trade training centre which is due for completion at the end of this month.

Trains:

All services are running on time according to V/Line.

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