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A Fork in the Park | Elder Park | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
A Fork in the Park at Elder Park
In partnership with the Adelaide Festival Centre’s DreamBig Children’s Festival, Fork on the Road will be hosting a weekend long Fork In The Park event. There will be plenty on offer including delicious dumplings, sweet stroop-wafels, a mega-mixed grill, the perfect paella and everything in between.

Held over the […]

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Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days | 22 May, 5 Jun & 1 Aug 2021

[ May 22, 2021; June 5, 2021; August 1, 2021; ]
Little Para Native Forest Community Planting Days
City of Salisbury will plant 10,000 trees along the Little Para River corridor.
These plantings will increase canopy cover and understorey within the City of Salisbury to enhance and conserve natural habitat, contribute to quality of life and the natural environment experience for residents and open space users.

As part of […]

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Clare Valley Gourmet Week | 14-23 May 2021

[ May 14, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Clare Valley Gourmet Week
Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend is now Gourmet Week!
With an eye on the past and a nod to the future, the Clare Valley SCA Gourmet Week will be revitalised and re-imagined into a new week-long format. With the concept of ‘gourmet’ central to the festivities, the new format will allow the region to […]

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Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival

Copper Coast Cornish Festival | Yorke Peninsula | 17-23 May 2021

[ May 17, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]  
Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival
The Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival is held on the Copper Coast in regional South Australia in the coastal towns of Wallaroo, Moonta and Kadina.
In 2017 the festival had a fresh new all ages approach and increased support from the community. With a record amount of associated activities put […]

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Poetry Takeover Challenge | South Australia’s History Festival | 1-31 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. ]
Poetry Takeover Challenge
Throughout May 2021, the History Trust of South Australia is inviting budding poets in years 4 to 9 to participate in the History Trust’s Poetry Takeover Challenge.
Focusing on the theme of transformation, the challenge encourages young people to visit a museum or gallery anywhere in SA during the month of May, choose an […]

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Big Family Weekend

Big Family Weekend | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22 & 23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Big Family Weekend 
Held over a whole weekend in May, this fantastic family event is filled with activities, performances and fun for the whole family. The Big Family Weekend is part of the DreamBig Children’s Festival and includes free and ticketed events, exhibitions and food trucks galore. 
More than 20 free activities will be on offer over […]

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Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games

[ May 2, 2021; May 22, 2021; May 30, 2021; June 12, 2021; July 4, 2021; July 11, 2021; August 1, 2021; 9:00 pm; ]
Adelaide Thunderbirds | 2021 Netball Season Home Games
Be there as your Adelaide Thunderbirds take to the court in the world’s best national netball competition – Suncorp Super Netball.
The Suncorp Super Netball league was launched in 2017 with all teams based in Australia.  With New Zealand sides no longer contesting in the competition, three new Australian-based […]

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Glow in the Dark Ghost Mushrooms | Mount Gambier | May & Jun 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. ]
Ghost Mushroom Lane in Mount Gambier
Ghost Mushroom Lane is a seasonal forest tourism experience proudly presented during May and June annually.
The Ghost Mushroom Lane visitor site is located within a known mushroom breeding ground, among commercial pine forest near Glencoe, just 16km from Mount Gambier. It is open in May and June, during the annual Ghost […]

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The Winter Village – Ice Skating & Igloos in Adelaide | 14 May – 5 Sep 2021

[ May 14, 2021 to September 5, 2021. ]
The Winter Village in Adelaide
Please note, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Winter Village Adelaide is forced to close from Tuesday 20 July – Tuesday 27 July.
If you had a booking during this time, the organisers will be in contact with you to refund or reschedule your booking. 
The Winter Village is coming to Adelaide and is promising […]

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Hidden Creature Gallery | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149396" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image Credit: John Fish[/caption]
Hidden Creature Gallery – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Part laboratory, part performance and all imagination, Hidden Creature Gallery is an exciting interactive work for school-aged children.
Existing between the digital and the real world, this work empowers young people to bring to life the places and objects around them and give […]

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Infinite Monster | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149390" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Peter Matthew[/caption]
Infinite Monster – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Three tents. Three participants. Two minutes to draw, scribble or scrawl your contribution to an ever-changing monster projected in real time on a gigantic tower of LCD screens.
In this extra-special version of the classic game, everyone is invited to draw the head, legs […]

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Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149383" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Dave Pickens[/caption]
Silent Disco with DJ Monski Mouse – DreamBig Children’s Festival
Get your dancing shoes ready as crowd favourite Silent Disco is back at DreamBIG Children’s Festival.
International kids disco queen DJ Monski Mouse, Silent Disco hostess with the mostest, joins the DreamBIG Festival lineup.  Monski Mouse will curate three epic […]

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Ping Pong WoW | A Ball Room Installation | DreamBig Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149117" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: ArtPlay[/caption]
Ping Pong WoW – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
See what happens when you enter a space with 2,000+ ping pong balls.
The Ball Room artists believe play to be an essential ingredient in all creative acts. In Ping Pong WoW, their signature participatory work, the audience’s experience becomes the fabric of the […]

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ZOOOM by Patch Theatre | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

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ZOOOM – Patch Theatre – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
Combining old-school whimsy with state-of-the-art technology, ZOOOM is an enchanting story of a child in her bedroom, unable to sleep and curious to understand.
She begins a transformational journey with light and discovers that the dark is a magical place. With the […]

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The Narrator | DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 22-23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ] [caption id="attachment_149402" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: Gatis Melnacis – Priednieks[/caption]
The Narrator – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
The windows of the bus act as screens through which the audience watches a classic story of childhood rejection and betrayal unfold in real time.
Live actors appear and disappear, and real buildings and pedestrians become part of the story as told […]

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South Australia’s History Festival | 1-30 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to May 30, 2021. ]
South Australia’s History Festival 2021
South Australia’s History Festival is one of the largest open-access community events in SA with hundreds of fascinating places to explore, and exciting events and activities designed just for kids as well as events for the whole family from talks to tours, walks to workshops and exhibitions to special events.
Events happen anywhere: […]

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Wonders from the SA Museum

Wonders: from the South Australian Museum | 10 Apr – 8 Aug 2021

[ April 10, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Wonders from the South Australian Museum – Free Exhibition
Wonders from the South Australian Museum is a free exhibition showcasing fascinating objects from the Museum’s vast collections, many of which have never been on public display before.
Wonders brings the stories of 165 incredible objects to life from across the Museum’s collection of more than 4 million […]

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Chardonnay May | Adelaide Hills | 1-31 May 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. ]
Chardonnay May
A brand-new celebration of one of Australia’s most loved wine grapes, Chardonnay May is launching in the Adelaide Hills this Autumn.
Throughout the whole of May, wineries, restaurants and bottle shops will be honouring this vibrant and versatile grape variety with tastings, paired dinners, promotions and immersive experiences. 2021 will be the first ever ‘Chardonnay […]

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Mother’s Day Brunch | Jodi Lee Foundation Fundraiser | May 2021

[ May 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021. ]
Celebrate Mother’s Day with the Jodi Lee Foundation
Register today to host your own Mother’s Day brunch in the month of May at home, in your workplace, or at a local eatery with your family and friends and collect donations for this worthwhile and special cause. 
It’s a special way to honour mothers who have been impacted by bowel cancer and particularly those who […]

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Sesame Street Circus Spectacular by Silvers | Adelaide | 2021

[ April 1, 2021 to April 5, 2021. April 7, 2021; April 9, 2021 to April 26, 2021. April 28, 2021; April 30, 2021 to May 2, 2021. May 6, 2021 to May 9, 2021. May 12, 2021; May 14, 2021 to May 16, 2021. May 20, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Sesame Street Circus Spectacular is coming to Adelaide in time for Easter and the April school holidays! 
Showtime Attractions and Silvers Circus will present Sesame Street Circus Spectacular at Bonython Park in Adelaide from 1 April to 2 May 2021 and then Noarlunga from Thursday 6 – Sunday 23 May 2021.

Featured in this 90-minute spectacular will be all […]

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DreamBIG Children's Festival

DreamBIG Children’s Festival | 19-29 May 2021

[ May 19, 2021 to May 29, 2021. ]
DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2021
DreamBIG Children’s Festival 2021 has unveiled an amazing family program of shows, online experiences and free activities. This year’s theme, “Be Curious” aims to encourage children to explore new ideas and to see them filled them with wonder. 
Opening Event | 19 May 2021
The DreamBIG Opening Event, to be held at the Festival […]

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Creation Creation | Windmill Theatre Co | Adelaide Festival Centre | 22 & 23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]
Creation Creation – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
Windmill Theatre Co
How did we get here? What is the meaning of life? And is it possible to lick your elbow?

We’ve been on a mission asking you, the general public, what you really want to know.

Then, we chose two of our favourite artists to answer these burning questions using any […]

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Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus | Adelaide Festival Centre | 22 & 23 May 2021

[ May 22, 2021 to May 23, 2021. ]  
Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus – DreamBIG Children’s Festival
Adelaide Premiere by Circa Contemporary Circus
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears tumbling and twirling. To those who know him he is Wolfgang, the dart-playing, pun-loving ratbag. To those who are watching and listening he is the wigged genius Mozart.

Wolfgang’s Magical […]

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