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Winter Reds | Adelaide Hills | 27-29 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021 to August 29, 2021. ]
Winter Reds Wine Festival – SAVE THE DATE
This annual celebration sees wineries open up their cellar doors, light the fire pit, crack open their wines and embrace the last weekend of winter.
NEW DATE: Friday 27 – Sunday 29 August 2021
This year’s theme is ‘What’s Your Red?’ – with wineries creating their own special experiences that champion the […]

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daffodil day

Flower Power | Daffodil Day Appeal | 27 Aug 2021

[ August 27, 2021; ]
Flower Power – Daffodil Day Appeal
The Power of the Flower lies in its ability not only to inspire hope, but to encourage people to take action.
The Daffodil Day Appeal is a chance for Australians to come together and show their Flower Power; their ability to create change in the lives of people impacted by cancer, […]

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National Science Week | South Australia | 14-22 Aug 2021

[ August 14, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
National Science Week 2021
There will be in-person and online events, virtual tours, DIY science and more, all across Australia, from 14 – 22 August 2021 for National Science Week.
National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered […]

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free soccer academy

Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic | Salisbury East | 14 Aug 2021

[ August 14, 2021; ]
Football Star Academy FREE Launch Clinic
Football Star Academy is an award-winning national program creating a movement of change through a soccer platform.
The main focus is to engage all children in an environment where they can have fun, feel comfortable, confident and empower them to believe in their ability. The academy likes to celebrate the launch […]

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heritage on sunday

Heritage on Sunday – Once Upon A Time | Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum | 15 Aug 2021

[ August 15, 2021; ]
Once Upon A Time – Stories of South Australian Childhood
On Sunday 15 August 2021, Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum will be holding a Heritage on Sunday event called Once Upon A Time.
This exhibition, on loan from the History Trust of SA, offers a glimpse into the lives of children living in South Australia over successive […]

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school of rock

School of Rock | Pelican Productions | 5-8 Aug 2021

[ August 5, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
School of Rock at The Arts Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash-hit rock musical School Of Rock will finally make its way to Adelaide this August with award-winning production company Pelican Productions.
Based on the hit film, audiences follow the larger-than-life wannabe rocker Dewey as he takes a class of grade A pupils and turns them into a […]

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walk a mile in my boots

Walk a Mile in My Boots Challenge | Hutt St Centre | 1-7 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 7, 2021. ]
Walk a Mile in My Boots 2021
Held during National Homelessness Week, August 1 – 7, your challenge is to Walk a Mile or more to help end homelessness and reach the collective goal of 60,000 miles – ten miles for every South Australian experiencing homelessness.
Participants can walk 1 mile (1.6kms), 2 miles (3.2kms), or go […]

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City Lights | Free Light Trail | Illuminate Adelaide | 16 Jul – 1 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 1, 2021. ]
City Lights – Free Family Friendly Event – Illuminate Adelaide
Embrace the cold and explore the city, but not as you know it. For 17 nights, Adelaide’s city streets will be transformed; laneways and open spaces will be turned into a nocturnal playground of projections, imagination and light.
This FREE night time light trail is part of […]

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hahndorf lantern festival

Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival | 21 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021; ]
Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival 2021
See a breathtaking display of handmade lanterns light up Alec Johnston Park at the Hahndorf Winter Lantern Festival.
This free family friendly event is an annual community arts workshop programme and Lantern Festival with artful lantern sculptures created by local community members and schools.

The lantern display and parade will be accompanied by […]

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RSPCA Cupcake Day | 16 Aug 2021

[ August 16, 2021; ]
RSPCA Cupcake Day
Grab your apron and preheat those ovens – Cupcake Day is returning on Monday 16 August 2021.
Each year, more than 124,000 animals turn to the RSPCA looking for help. This year, you and your utensils have the power to serve up love, care and forever homes to each and every one.

Whether you’re whipping […]

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SALA 2021

SALA Festival | 1-31 Aug 2021

[ August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
SALA Festival 2021
SALA will run from August 1-31 and is the largest community-based open-access visual arts festival in Australia.
The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival 2021 Program is out now. For the first time, you can pick up a copy through Foodland supermarkets. It will also be available online and through other various outlets. This […]

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Umbrella Festival | Family Friendly Events | 16 Jul – 8 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Umbrella Festival 2021
Tuesday 20 July 2021 Update: Due to SA Health’s announcement of Level 5 restrictions being put in place, all Umbrella Festival celebrations will be temporarily on hold for a week, or until SA Health provides new safety recommendations. 
Umbrella Festival is an open access live music festival presented by not-for-profit organisation, Music SA – […]

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Barossa Medieval Fair | Lyndoch | 21 & 22 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Barossa Medieval Fair 2021
The Barossa Medieval Fair is an annual Medieval festival that takes place in the beautiful Barossa Valley.
This event is family and dog friendly with an emphasis on taking patrons back to medieval times and enjoying the sights, sounds and atmosphere.
Held on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August 2021, enjoy a trip back […]

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Sky Castle by ENESS

Sky Castle in Rundle Mall | Illuminate – Adelaide Light Festival | 16 Jul – 15 Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 15, 2021. ]
Sky Castle in Rundle Mall – Illuminate Adelaide
Sky Castle is a free light display in Rundle Mall, presented as part of City Lights. The display takes you somewhere inside the rainbow, as the heart of Rundle Mall is transformed into an interactive dreamscape of colour and light by Melbourne studio ENESS.
A MESSAGE FROM ILLUMINATE ADELAIDE […]

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Drainpipe Dragsters | Dock 2 Port Adelaide | 22 Aug 2021

[ August 22, 2021; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Make your own Drainpipe Dragsters at Dock 2, Port Adelaide
Construct your own small battery-or-solar powered car (kits supplied), and compete against others on the multi-lane drainpipe drag-strip at Shed 13.
Trim your car for optimum performance, aligning axles and lubricating wheel bearings. Initial heats will be held in the large Shed 13 using battery power, and […]

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Lantern Workshops | Hahndorf Lantern Fest | Jul & Aug 2021

[ July 5, 2021; July 7, 2021; July 12, 2021; July 14, 2021; July 24, 2021; July 31, 2021; August 7, 2021; August 14, 2021; ]
Lantern Workshops – Hahndorf Lantern Festival
Learn how to make candle lit paper and cane lanterns for the upcoming Hahndorf Lantern Festival. 
Make pyramid, curved or original shaped lanterns on multiple dates in July and August. 
It will take 2-3 sessions to finish a lantern depending on complexity. The lanterns stay at the supper room till the festival, […]

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beep

Beep | South Australian Tour | 27 Jul – 16 Aug 2021

[ August 3, 2021 to August 4, 2021. August 6, 2021; August 10, 2021; August 12, 2021 to August 13, 2021. August 16, 2021; ]
Beep – South Australian Tour
The performances of Beep at Murray Bridge Town Hall (Tuesday 27 July 2021) and Shedley Theatre, Elizabeth (Friday 30 July 2021) will be postponed in accordance with the recent lockdown measures in SA.
If you have booked tickets, for either yourself or as a school group, please note they are working hard to reschedule these performances later […]

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Top Things To Do in Adelaide for Families This Winter

[ June 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021. ]
Top 12 Family Friendly things to do this Winter with Kids in Adelaide
As we head into the cold winter months, having to survive chilly nights and rainy days can be a challenge! However, just because the sun isn’t shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to see and do around Adelaide.

Adelaide’s milder climate means that […]

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open days at stangate garden

Open Days at Stangate Garden | 23 May, 27 Jun, 22 Aug & 28 Nov 2021

[ May 23, 2021; June 27, 2021; August 22, 2021; November 28, 2021; ]
Open Days at Stangate Garden
Discover Stangate Garden, one of Adelaide Hill’s best kept secrets.
Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of Australia’s largest […]

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Light Cycles Iluminate

Light Cycles | Illuminate Adelaide | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 17 Jul – 22 Aug 2021

[ July 17, 2021; July 28, 2021 to August 1, 2021. August 3, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Light Cycles at Adelaide Botanic Garden 
Prepare to have your sense of wonder and fascination rekindled. Light Cycles is the perfect winter event for the whole family.
Moment Factory have crafted a world-leading reputation for blending light, technology and feeling to reinvent iconic locations and unshackle imaginations. Now in an Australian first, the Montreal-based studio will reimagine […]

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Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market | Queens Theatre | 7 & 8 Aug 2021

[ August 7, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market at the Queens Theatre
Gathered Design Market has joined forces with the girls from Adelady to bring you a winter fashion event this August – The Adelady + Gathered Fashion Market.
Held at the amazing Queens Theatre in the city, they will have a lineup of all their favourite fashion brands […]

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Little Para Native Forest community planting days

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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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra | 21 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021; 7:30 pm; ]
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert
Experience the spectacular Return of the Jedi on the big screen, with the full score played live by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.
‘I am a Jedi, like my father before me…’
Darth Vader readies the second Death Star to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) joins […]

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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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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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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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Illuminate Adelaide light festival

Illuminate Adelaide | New Annual Winter Light Event | Jun – Aug 2021

[ July 16, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Illuminate Adelaide set to light up Winter in 2021 – Program Highlights
A new annual winter event takes over Adelaide’s city streets, laneways and buildings from June 2021 with light, art installations, immersive technology, music, performance, discussions and ideas. 
Illuminate Adelaide has been launched as a world class event with a distinctively South Australian influence. This festival […]

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Van Gogh Alive Adelaide

Van Gogh Alive | Illuminate Adelaide | 1 Jul – 22 Aug 2021

[ July 1, 2021 to August 22, 2021. ]
Van Gogh Alive in Adelaide – Season Extended
As part of Illuminate Adelaide, a new annual winter event, Van Gogh Alive is a multi-sensory experience to entertain the whole family. 
Van Gogh’s works have been displayed and enjoyed around the world for over a century – but never like this. For a limited time only, audiences will […]

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Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo | Illuminate Adelaide | 8 Jul – 8 Aug 2021

[ July 8, 2021 to July 11, 2021. July 15, 2021 to July 18, 2021. July 29, 2021 to August 8, 2021. ]
Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo
Step into a dazzling and curious night-time world of Light Creatures and experience the wonderful natural world in a whole new light. 
UPDATE 28 JULY 2021 – SEASON EXTENDED TO 8 AUGUST 2021
Light Creatures at Adelaide Zoo as part of Illuminate Adelaide, brought to you with SA Power Networks, is where enormous […]

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CBCA Book Week | Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds | 21-27 Aug 2021

[ August 21, 2021 to August 27, 2021. ]
CBCA Book Week 2021
Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature and you will often see children’s book character parades and talented librarians creating amazing displays.
Throughout the year, the Children’s […]

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Mercedes College | Where Students Flourish | Orientation Walks in 2021

[ August 11, 2021; September 15, 2021; October 15, 2021; November 3, 2021; ]
Mercedes College Adelaide – Nurturing Young Learners
Reception students enrolled at Mercedes College are set-up for lifelong learning through the College’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme.
The co-educational Catholic school incorporates the globally renowned programme with the Australian curriculum to provide students with a world-class education and subjects most relevant to young people today.   The Primary Years […]

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START at the Gallery | Art Gallery of SA | 2021

[ February 7, 2021; March 4, 2021; May 2, 2021; June 6, 2021; July 4, 2021; August 1, 2021; November 7, 2021; December 5, 2021; ]
START at the Gallery of South Australia 
Enjoy art-making, music, performances and tours on the first Sunday of every month with Start at the Gallery – an exciting introduction to art for children and their families.
START is a FREE family-fun day and includes art activities, tours, live performances and entertainment at the Art Gallery of South Australia on […]

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i wish patch theatre

I Wish… | Patch Theatre | Adelaide Festival Theatre & Noarlunga | 13 – 28 Aug & 3 – 4 Sep 2021

[ August 13, 2021 to August 14, 2021. August 20, 2021 to August 21, 2021. August 27, 2021 to August 28, 2021. September 3, 2021 to September 4, 2021. ]
I Wish…by Patch Theatre Co
An acrobatic adventure exploring all of the things we could be.
People are made of stuff – good stuff and bad stuff, happy and sad stuff, stinky, odd, boring, dangerous, funny, sparkling potions of stuff. People also have secret ingredients – what could your secret ingredient be?

I Wish… is an exciting collaboration […]

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