This Day in History: 1986-09-07

The 3rd Moondyne Festival was held in Toodyay, run by the Moondyne Festival Sub-Committee of the Toodyay Tourist Centre. Peter Chiffings played Moondyne Joe. Richard, Gavin and Lindsay Watson of Bolgart won the Wowser James Wheelbarrow Race prize of $300. A sheaf tossing competition, a tug of war and a 4km fun run were also on the bill. Town Librarian David Pitcher won the moustache competition.

Toodyay herald, Aug. 1986, p.8; Oct. 1986, pp. 8 (photo), 9 (photos); Nov. 1986, p.15; May 1994, p.3.