Get ready to celebrate
The race that stops the nation
Ladies it's time to put on your best dress and gents it's time to dust off your best suits as we get ready to celebrate the 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup. There's no better time to support your local after coming out of lockdown. It's the perfect excuse to head out for the afternoon and enjoy the race that stops the nation. The Lithgow Mercury has compiled a guide so you know everything that's happening around the Lithgow area on November 2.
The big race
Lithgow Workies is hosting its annual Melbourne Cup Day event on Tuesday, November 2. Early bird betting will be open from 8am, TAB help desk opens at 9am, Sweeps from 10am, bingo at 11am, Bistro lunch and specials at 11.45am, ESK luncheon at 12pm and then the race that stops the nation at 3pm live and loud on the big screen. There will be dinner specials in the bistro from 5.45pm. There will be plenty of promos and giveaways.
Melbourne Cup Day at the Na
The Tarana Hotel is hosting Cup Day with a two course lunch at $45 per person. There will be sweeps and prizes for best dressed. The event will kick off from 11am. Book now by calling 6337 5841.
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Frankie's, Zig Zag Motel
Join Frankie's at Zig Zag Motel for a Melbourne Cup lunch on November 2 from 12.30pm-4.30pm. Bubbles on arrival followed by a delicious main and dessert. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at https://www.inzgroup.com/event-details/lithgow-melbourne-cup-2021 or call 6352 2477.
Celebrate the Cup
Club Lithgow will celebrate Cup Day with live entertainment, meal and drink specials, sweeps, fun and games and of course the screening of the race of nominations. The event is free but bookings are recommended to avoid missing out. Call 6351 3375.
Melbourne Cup at the Fox
The Blue Fox
Shake off your fascinator, it's racing time. The Blue Fox is hosting a two course grazing style luncheon from 12.30-4pm. Bubbles on arrival and live coverage of the race. Tickets are $55pp. Book now on Facebook messenger or call 6352 1259.
Lunch on the green
Wallerawang Community and Sports Club
Join AJ's restaurant at Wallerawang Community and Sports Club for a delicious Melbourne Cup luncheon between 11am-3pm. Head to Facebook to see their menu. Book now by calling 0439 290 773.
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