IT WAS a hive of activity at Yanco Agricultural High School last weekend when old and new paid a visit.
The school's annual gala day was held on Saturday, with various attractions, including shearing, livestock parades and performances by the drum corps some of the highlights.
Hundreds of people attended the event, including a number of Old Yanconians that were holding reunions over the weekend.
YAHS P&C president Elizabeth Dwyer described it as an "awesome day".
"We had a great day," she said.
"Some were saying it's the biggest gala day they've ever been to ... we had another lady say it's the best one she's been to and she's been going for many years.
"There were quite a few reunions for those that attended Yanco Ag held during the weekend, so we had a few Old Yanconians there on the day helping out."
Also held on the day were various stalls, a grand parade, rides, an auction and a bushmen's relay.
The gala day is held each year and is the biggest fund-raiser for the school to be organised by the P&C.
"We're already talking about what we can do next year and how we can make it bigger and better," Mrs Dwyer said.
"Next year we really want to target the wider community to try and get them there as well."
Prior to the gala day, a beach carnival for students on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River is always held the day before.
"The beach carnival is a great way to kick the weekend off," Mrs Dwyer said.
"Everyone really enjoys that aspect as well."