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SteamRanger | Railway Journeys | May-Nov 2017

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SteamRanger Train Journeys in South Australia
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mt Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mt Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the tourist […]

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SteamRanger Family Open Day | Mount Barker Railway Station | 28 May 2017

[ May 28, 2017; ]
SteamRanger Family Open Day
SteamRanger’s Family Open Day will be held on Sunday the 28 of May as part of South Australia’s History Festival. As usual there will be ‘Bugle Ranger’ and section car rides as well as some fantastic free kids’ activities taking place at the Mount Barker Railway Station.

This family-friendly event will feature:

$10 heritage railcar […]

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Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway School Holiday Activities | Apr 2017

[ April 18, 2017 1:30 pm to April 19, 2017 1:30 pm. April 27, 2017; 1:30 pm; April 29, 2017; 1:30 pm; ]
April School Holidays at Platform 1
All aboard … for school holiday fun at Platform 1
Throw on a jumper, breathe the fresh air and let’s go ‘check on the cows’… at Platform 1’s Paddock to Plate and Train Ride Experience.

What is the name of a female sheep? What does hay taste like? How do you know if your horse […]

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Open Cockpits and Engine Run Family Fun Day

Open Cockpits and Engine Run Family Fun Day | South Australian Aviation Museum | 9 Apr 2017

[ April 9, 2017; 9:30 am; ]
Open Cockpits and Engine Run Family Fun Day
South Australian Aviation Museum
Go along for an action packed day at the South Australian Aviation Museum, with lots of fun for big and little kids guaranteed.

Aircraft engines will be running, there’ll be 9 aircraft cockpits open to sit in, and you can view aircraft up close e.g. the […]

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Cars 3 | In Cinemas 22 Jun 2017

[ June 22, 2017; ]
Cars 3 | In Cinemas 22 June 2017
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), […]

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Barossa Air Show | 2 Apr 2017

[ April 2, 2017; ]
Amazing aerial action, exciting entertainment and a fun, family day out with food and wine in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
The day begins at 10am and finishes at 4pm.

On the day you should be prepared to see aircraft from all vintage, old and new. Three of Australia’s top aerobatic champions will be there giving displays that […]

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Unveiling of Guards Brake Van 8394 | National Railway Museum | 18 & 19 Mar 2017

[ March 18, 2017 to March 19, 2017. ]
“Ever ridden in a heritage carriage more than 100 years old, or ridden in a train with a 1950s diesel up the front?”
The National Railway Museum is presenting a special Heritage Diesel Train weekend, with an opportunity to ride in a vintage carriage, hauled by a 1956 built diesel electric locomotive.

Diesel 801 was built in […]

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Macclesfield Gravity Festival | 8 & 9 Apr 2017

[ April 8, 2017 to April 9, 2017. ]
Macclesfield Gravity Festival
Testing the Gravity in Macclesfield with a gravity-powered go-kart race

There have been reports of strange, unexplainable things occurring around Macclesfield recently.Newly erected shelves falling down, washing falling from clothes lines, bathroom scales refusing to show weight loss. On Saturday night a person even stepped from a local pub and mysteriously fell to the […]

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Clipsal 500 Adelaide | What’s There for Families | 2 – 5 Mar 2017

[ March 2, 2017; ]
The Clipsal 500 Adelaide, a round of the V8 Supercar Championship Series, is Australia’s largest domestic motor sport event and this year will be the 19th race to be held in Adelaide.
Motorsport fans with families are a big part of the Clipsal 500 Adelaide. A range of ticket options are available for families in both […]

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Penfield Park Railway Open Day | Edinburgh | 11 Mar 2017

[ March 11, 2017; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Penfield Park Railway holds open days on the last Sunday of each month, January to November between noon and 4:30pm. Also, on the second Saturday during October, November, December, January, February and March, a twilight open day is held from 6pm until 9pm.
The ride on miniature  railway has a total track length of about 1.9km supporting […]

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Pre 1931 Historic Vehicle Gathering Day | Adelaide | 20 Mar 2017

[ March 20, 2017; 10:30 am; ]
Pre 1931 Historic Vehicle Gathering Day 2017.
The Pre 1931 Historic Vehicle Gathering Day 2017 will be held on Sunday, 20th March 2017. More than 200 veteran and vintage cars, trucks and motorcycles will converge on the Adelaide Parklands for a public display on the event. Organised by The Vintage Sports Car Club of South Australia, […]

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Muddy Puddles Family Fun Day Fundraiser | Morphett Vale Miniature Railway | 5 Mar 2017

[ March 5, 2017; 12:00 pm; ]
Muddy Puddles Family Fun Day Fundraiser
A fun day out for the whole family, while supporting a worthwhile charity!
Come along and support the Muddy Puddles Foundation during a day of fun at the Morphett Vale Miniature Railway. Pack your own picnic and picnic rug and enjoy the train rides, face painting and bouncing castle. Tickets are $10 per […]

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Sprint Auto Parts Monster Slam | 11 Feb 2017

[ February 11, 2017; 4:30 pm to 9:45 pm. ]
Sprint Auto Parts Monster Slam is smashing into the Adelaide Showground on February 11th 2017 for one night only.
The four-wheeled Monsters are set to create absolute carnage in this massive show when The Americans come to take on our Aussies. Huge Air, Head to head Races and Explosive Freestyle competition are the key elements at […]

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Cars of Australia Show | Strathalbyn Oval Complex | 29 Jan 2017

[ January 29, 2017; 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]
On Sunday 29 January 2017, Strathalbyn Auto Collectors Club Inc. are hosting the Cars of Australia Show at Strathalbyn Oval Complex.
The idea for a ‘Cars of Australia Show’ came from the then Club President Glyn Morris who thought this an ideal way to contribute to the town and community of Strathalbyn and also promote the […]

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Adelaide Motorsport Festival

Adelaide Motorsport Festival | 19 & 20 Nov 2016

[ November 19, 2016 to November 20, 2016. ]
Adelaide Motorsport Festival
Adelaide comes alive to the sound of Classic Motorsport again over the weekend of 19 and 20 November 2016 as the Adelaide Parklands venue is transformed into the hub for the coming together of two significant motorsport events, both with a nostalgic theme: The Shannons Classic Adelaide Rally and the Victoria Park Sprint.
The […]

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Festival of Vintage | Boats, Planes, Trains | 15 & 16 Oct 2016

[ October 15, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. October 16, 2016; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
The Festival of Vintage
Set aside October 15-16 to visit Port Adelaide and step-back-in-time at The Festival of Vintage: Boats, Planes and Trains
With the world’s largest operative wooden Tall-Ship, Tenacious, docked at the Wharf, The Festival of Vintage will see the Lipson Street precinct, the three museums and Hart’s Mill come alive.

The bustle of the vintage […]

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Platform 1 Ghost Train | Littlehampton | 29 Oct 2016

[ October 29, 2016; 8:00 pm; ]
“These rusty rails will tell their tales… and make your blood run cold!”
Hop aboard the Platform 1 Ghost Train on Saturday 29th October for a ride of scares, shocks and frights. Travel through the mysterious dark paddocks by train, past eerie graveyards, skeletons and perhaps a ghost or two!
You can even add to the spine-chilling atmosphere […]

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Touch-A-Truck | Civic Park, Modbury | 14 Oct 2016

[ October 14, 2016; 10:45 am to 3:45 pm. ]
Touch-A-Truck is FREE school holiday fun where kids can get up close and personal with their favourite trucks to see how they work.
The event will be in Civic Park, Modbury where there will be rubbish trucks, water trucks, a fire truck, street sweepers, excavators, bobcats, police vehicles and lots more for kids to see. If you are […]

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Bay to Birdwood on Rundle Street | 11 Sep 2016

[ September 11, 2016; ]
Bay to Birdwood to visit Rundle Street!
The Bay to Birdwood is coming to Rundle Street in the East End on Sunday 11 September, two weeks prior to the main event.

Around 80 veteran, vintage and early classic vehicles manufactured up to 31 December 1959 will be on display on Rundle Street.

From 10 am until 4 pm […]

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Fabulous Old Fire Engines | Willunga | 10 Sep 2016

[ September 10, 2016; ]
Celebrate our firefighting history!
Some of South Australia’s oldest fire engines and the Fire Chiefs 1950s Jaguar XK120 Roadster are coming to the Willunga Courthouse. There will be displays of Fire Service memorabilia, vintage weapons and old tools to see.

Entry is by gold coin. A sausage sizzle will be on hand to dispel your hunger.

The Willunga Courthouse […]

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Bay to Birdwood Run | 25 Sep 2016

[ September 25, 2016; ]
The Bay to Birdwood is the largest, continually held motoring event for veteran, vintage and classic vehicles held anywhere in the world boasting a reach across a broad demographic. This is an event that truly has no age limit.
With a history spanning back to 1980, the Bay to Birdwood is one of the strongest and […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to Monster Jam | Adelaide Oval | 15 Oct 2016

Win Tickets to Monster Jam at the Adelaide Oval, 15 October 2016
One of the biggest family shows, Monster Jam® is heading back to Australia with its big trucks and high-powered vehicles including some familiar favourites plus up to five brand new trucks and drivers. With even more super-charged moto-tainment providing a unique sensory experience like […]

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Australian Performance Nationals | 22 Oct 2016

[ October 22, 2016; 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. ]
The Australian Performance Nationals (OZ NATS) is here! 22 October 2016, at the famous Adelaide International Raceway.
OZ NATS is an action packed event that brings a wide variety of performance and show cars together for a huge day of fun & competition.

There will be Burnouts, Street Drags (heads up drag racing on the iconic AIR […]

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Adelaide Model Railway Show

Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition | Angle Park | 11 to 13 Jun 2016

[ June 11, 2016; 9:30 am; June 12, 2016; 9:30 am; June 13, 2016; 9:30 am; ]
28th Annual Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition – Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend!
Go and see Adelaide’s premiere model train show, with operating layouts, commercial sales, modelling demonstrations and kids activities.  There will be over 30 working model railway layouts to view, Kitty Kat Face Painting and an activity table for the kids.

Find yourself a bargain on the secondhand table or […]

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Rail in War | National Railway Museum | 16 May – 13 Jun 2016

[ May 16, 2016 to June 13, 2016. ]
Come and see the significant part railways played in Australia’s war effort.
From the transport of war equipment, to troop trains transporting soldiers and nurses; railways played a significant part in Australia’s war effort. The National Railway Museum is hosting the Workshops Railway Museum travelling exhibition Railways 1914-18, which complements their latest exhibit South Australian Railways and the World […]

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