Organisers of the Australian Caravan Club’s muster have already arrived at the Bingara Showground and have begun setting up for a full week of activities next week.
Organiser and Vice President of the event, Tom Smith, told the Advocate that about 90 caravans would arrive on Friday, with another 90 or so coming during the weekend.
Gwydir Shre Mayor, John Coulton will officially open the muster on Monday.
During the week, members will go on a farm tour, where they will see how farmers use solar power to be self sufficient.
The Bingara CWA will serve a charity afternoon tea, and numerous tours of the Living Classroom have been planned.
The Sporting Club will be the venue for barefoot bowls and a dinner, and another dinner, this time at the RSL Club, will be held on Wednesday night.
On Saturday night, members will let their hair down with a dinner dance with a live band. Friends of Touriandi is catering for this event.
There will be a serious side to the gathering, with information sessions with speakers. Among topics for discussion is rest areas for fatigue management and sharing the road with trucks. Members are coming from all states and the ACT. Only the NT will not be represented.