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The Makers and Shakers Christmas Market | Woodville | 14 Dec 2019

[ December 14, 2019; ]
The Makers & Shakers Christmas Market
The Makers & Shakers Market at the Woodville Town Hall on Saturday 14 December 2019 will be an excellent opportunity to buy quality locally made Christmas gifts.
The Makers & Shakers Market is an indoor event that focuses on beautiful homewares, delicious gourmet foods and stunning lifestyle products. With 50 top-notch […]

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Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant & Fireworks | 31 Dec 2019

[ December 31, 2019; ]
Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant & Fireworks
New Year’s Eve 2019 will see the 22nd annual Normanville New Year’s Eve Pageant.
The pageant consists of a parade of approximately 40 colourful floats leaving Katherine Drive at 7:30pm sharp, winding its way through the streets of Normanville ending at the beautiful Normanville foreshore at approximately 8pm.

Locals and tourists alike […]

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Red Umbrella Market | Cumberland Park | 24 Nov 2019

[ November 24, 2019; ]
Red Umbrella Market
Red Umbrella Market supports local South Australian makers & creators.
Browse lots of fabulous handmade homewares, giftware, jewellery, clothing, kids’ items & much more at the Red Umbrella Market held at Cumberland Park Community Centre. There will also be tasty food and drinks. The market supports the shopping of local, handmade items this Christmas.
What’s […]

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Adelaide Festival’s 60th Birthday Concert with Tim Minchin | 29 Feb 2019

[ February 29, 2020; ]
Adelaide Festival’s 60th Birthday Concert with Tim Minchin
The Adelaide Festival’s 60th anniversary will welcome the legendary Tim Minchin and his band to the Elder Park stage, free of charge.
Rally your mates, pack a picnic, bring the kids (you know the words, you can choose to cover their ears at judicious moments). Stake your patch of […]

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Pay Your Age Day | Lollipop’s Playland & Cafe | 12 Nov 2019

[ November 12, 2019; 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]
Lollipop’s Playland & Cafe are excited to announce their very first Pay Your Age Day on Tuesday 12 November 2019.
For one day only, customers can visit any Lollipop’s Playland for all day play and their entry fee will only be the age of their child.

1 year old = $1 entry fee
2 year old […]

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The Lighthouse | Patch Theatre & Adelaide Festival | 25 Feb – 7 Mar 2020

[ February 25, 2020 to March 7, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_122630" align="alignnone" width="630"] Image credit: Matt Byrne[/caption]
The Lighthouse
Patch Theatre and Adelaide Festival join forces again to premiere a brand new show, The Lighthouse.
Patch Artistic Director Geoff Cobham continues the celebration of big ideas – ideas that explore some of the world’s inexplicable questions from a child’s point of view. Taking light out of traditional […]

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Sonic Blossom by Lee Mingwei | Art Gallery of SA | 1 Nov – 1 Dec

[ November 1, 2019 to December 1, 2019. ] [caption id="attachment_122568" align="alignnone" width="630"] Lee Mingwei; photo Saul Steed.[/caption]
Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom
An immersive gift of song at the Art Gallery of South Australia.
The Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) welcomes international artist Lee Mingwei and his Sonic Blossom FREE public art installation, a gift of song that audiences can experience at AGSA everyday throughout November […]

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Salisbury Community Hub Opening | 30 Nov & 1 Dec 2019

[ November 30, 2019 to December 1, 2019. ]
Salisbury Community Hub Opening
An exciting weekend of family activities, food and entertainment will mark the beginning of a new chapter with the Salisbury Community Hub opening.
A new social heart of Salisbury, the Hub will offer a home away from home for the community to come together and learn, share ideas and celebrate in a range […]

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Disney on Ice Dare to Dream

Disney on Ice Dare to Dream | Adelaide | 19 – 21 Jun 2020

[ June 19, 2020 to June 21, 2020. ]
Disney on Ice Dare to Dream
A Magical Journey into Disney’s Smash Hits to tour Australia Winter 2020.
Adelaide will experience this magical show on June 19-21 at the Entertainment Centre. Pre-sale Tickets are on-Sale to Feld Priority Customers on Wednesday 6 November 2019 at 9am (local time). General Admission tickets will be released in 2020.

Join Mickey […]

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Remembrance Day Services in Adelaide and around South Australia | 11 Nov 2019

[ November 11, 2019; ]
Adelaide Remembrance Day Service at the South Australian National War Memorial
At 11am on 11 November 1918, the armistice, signed by Germany earlier that morning, came into effect, finally signifying the long-awaited end to the war. As soon as the news was known, cities and towns around Australia erupted into celebrations.
11 November 2019 will mark 101 years […]

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Marion Outdoor Pool Play Dates | Every Tuesday & Thursday During School Term

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Marion Outdoor Pool Play Dates
Every Tuesday and Thursday morning during the school term between 9am – 12pm, Marion Outdoor Pool presents an opportunity to catch up and play safely around the pool during the warmer months.
During Pool Play Dates, it is only $8.50 for an adult and 2 children under 6, plus a coffee.
There will […]

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Triple M & St John Free Santa Photo | Adelaide Railway Station | 9 Nov 2019

[ November 9, 2019; ]
Triple M & St John FREE Santa Photo
Triple M Adelaide 104.7 and St Johns Christmas Home Lottery are running FREE Santa Photos on Pageant Day.
People will be able to sign up online or join the queue at the Adelaide Railway Station on Saturday November 9th from 11am – 4pm for a family photo with Santa […]

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Naracoorte World Heritage Festival & Run | 24 Nov 2019

[ November 24, 2019; ]
Naracoorte World Heritage Festival & Run – Big Fun, Trail Run at the Naracoorte Caves National Park
Head to the Naracoorte Caves National Park for the Naracoorte World Heritage Festival and Run to celebrate 50 years since the discovery of our World-famous fossil beds and 25 years since the Naracoorte Caves were inscribed on the World Heritage […]

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Fire Gardens | Adelaide Festival | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 12-15 Mar 2020

[ March 12, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]

Fire Gardens in the Adelaide Botanic Garden – March 2020
Over four magical nights in March, the Adelaide Botanic Garden will become a dreamspace of mystery and revelation fashioned from thousands of individual flames as part of the Adelaide Festival.
French artistic collective Compagnie Carabosse are renowned for their spellbinding illuminations of public sites all over the […]

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Salisbury Food and Cultural Festival | 2 Nov 2019

[ November 2, 2019; ]
Salisbury Food & Cultural Festival
Enjoy entertainment, music, food vendors, local business/trader stalls, market stalls, children’s activities, and performances by cultural groups.
The festival is showcasing Salisbury’s amazing local cuisine in an outdoor setting with full day entertainment program and plenty of activities for the kids, with a wide range of market stalls offering diverse products.

SPEND $5 […]

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Multicultural Festival | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | 10 Nov 2019

[ November 10, 2019; ]
2019 Multicultural Festival
Taste, experience and celebrate our state’s cultural diversity.
The 2019 Multicultural Festival is coming to Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga from 11am to 5pm on Sunday 10 November.
Featuring over 75 community groups, showcasing up to 50 cultures – there is something for everyone. Experience and immerse yourself in South Australia’s cultural diversity at this vibrant, family friendly […]

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Spring Open Garden | Sophie’s Patch | 9–11 Nov 2019

[ November 9, 2019 to November 11, 2019. ]
Sophie’s Patch Spring Open Garden
There will be a fabulous program of speakers, nurseries, refreshments and surprises providing entertainment and inspiration for the thousands of visitors from across Australia who visit this dry lands garden.
Kids Activities
On Saturday Kate Hubmayer will be running nature craft with kids making nature crowns.
Kristen Messenger from Bugs ‘n’ Slugs will also be there […]

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St Anthony’s School Edwardstown Fete | 17 Nov 2019

[ November 17, 2019; ]
Held every two years, the St Anthony’s School Edwardstown Fete is a favourite in the community.
The day is filled with lots of fun, gourmet food, great entertainment and most importantly, amazing stalls run by the school’s parents and friends.
For the kids, there will be fun-food options like hot dogs and milkshakes, plus the Kids Zone […]

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Return to the Village | Adelaide Botanic Garden | 23 & 24 Nov 2019

[ November 23, 2019 to November 24, 2019. ]
Return to the Village at the Adelaide Botanic Garden
Return to the Village is a collaborative life-sized game with heart, soul and purpose.  Designed for children and their families, it’s an interactive theatre piece which doubles as a role-playing event – like a board game come to life.
Participation is free, but numbers are limited so you must book […]

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Decorate a Gingerbread House | TAFE SA Regency | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; ]

Decorate a Gingerbread House at TAFE SA 
Hey kids, want to spend a fun morning at TAFE SA decorating a gingerbread house for Christmas? 
TAFE SA will supply the gingerbread house (25cm high), lots of lollies and your very own icing bag, all you need to do is decorate it and create your own masterpiece ready […]

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Captioned Screening | Capri Theatre | 3 Nov 2019

[ November 3, 2019; ]
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Captioned Screening
The Capri Theatre will be screening a captioned version of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil on Sunday 3 November 2019 at 3:30pm.
Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new […]

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CluedUpp presents The Latest Krays | Adelaide Detective Day | 14 Dec 2019

[ December 14, 2019; ]
CluedUpp presents The Latest Krays – Adelaide Detective Day
Think you have what it takes to catch a killer? CluedUpp is the exciting outdoor detective game that’s just like a giant version of the board-game Cluedo – and it’s coming to Adelaide on the 14 December 2019.
Transporting you back to 1960’s London, “The Latest Krays” will […]

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Jim Barry in the City | Carclew House | 17 Nov 2019

[ November 17, 2019; ]
Jim Barry in the City – Carclew House, North Adelaide
Join Jim Barry Wines for their pop-up cellar door in the city on Sunday 17 November at Carclew House in North Adelaide.

Enjoy delicious street food by Sookii La La & Tacocat.  There will be a petting zoo, face painting and jumbo garden games to keep the […]

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Adelaide Shorebird and Dolphin Festival | Nov 2019

[ November 1, 2019 to November 30, 2019. ]
Adelaide Shorebird and Dolphin Festival 2019
Celebrate Park of the Month in the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary and the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park-Winaityinaityi Pangkara during November.
Discover amazing wildlife and stunning landscapes with so much to see and do, from bird and dolphin watching to kayaking, snorkelling and mangrove tours.  There will be great outdoor events and activities […]

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Woodend Spring Market | Sheidow Park | 10 Nov 2019

[ November 10, 2019; ]
Woodend Spring Market
This year’s Woodend Spring Market will be held on Sunday 10 November from 9am-12pm.
At the Woodend Spring Market there will be a variety of market stalls, second hand books, plants, car boot sales, free kids activities, entertainment and food.

Enjoy entertainment, coffee, a sausage sizzle and a variety of stalls. Go along for a […]

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Adelaide Hills Food & Fun Fest & SciWorld | Mt Barker | 1 Nov 2019

[ November 1, 2019; ]
Adelaide Hills Food & Fun Fest incorporating SciWorld
The SciWorld Pop Up Science Centre at the Adelaide Hills Food and Fun event will feature some incredible science shows and workshops.
Take part in a range of science-based activities and entertainment. Explore the solar system in the giant Starlab. Everyone can go inside and explore the night sky […]

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Kids Halloween Boat Party | Port Adelaide | 2 Nov 2019

[ November 2, 2019; ]
Kids Halloween Boat Party
DJ JoSH presents Kids Halloween Boat Party on Sunday 2 November 2019 on the Dolphin Explorer in Port Adelaide.
The event includes pop music from 90’s, 2000 to current with DJs JoSH & Filip with an F. Boarding is at 1:30pm with the boat departing at 2pm and arriving back 4pm. Food and […]

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Westfield Tea Tree Plaza Community Christmas Parade | 2 Nov 2019

[ November 2, 2019; 6:00 pm; ]
Tea Tree Gully Community Christmas Parade
On Saturday November 2, Westfield Tea Tree Plaza will welcome Santa to the North of Adelaide at the annual Tea Tree Gully Community Christmas Parade.
Welcome Santa to his home away from home, with a fun-filled morning of family entertainment to celebrate the launch of the festive season from 10am.  This Tea […]

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Freaky Friday – Outdoor Cinema | Eighty Eight O’Connell | 1 Nov 2019

[ November 1, 2019; ]
Freaky Friday – FREE Outdoor cinema at Eighty Eight O’Connell
Enjoy a free Halloween family movie night at Eighty Eight O’Connell!
Pack a picnic or grab a bite to eat from O’Connell Street, and settle in for two spooky screenings:

Coco (PG)
Goosebumps 2 (PG)

There’ll be free face painting from 6:00 pm, St Louis ice creams for […]

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Celebrate Summer Street Party | Gilbert Street, Goodwood | 16 Nov 2019

[ November 16, 2019; ]
Celebrate Summer Street Party
For the fourth straight year, Two Sisters Food & Wine is closing off Gilbert Street and opening up a massive party to celebrate the start of Summer!
They’ve got live music on the street from some of their favourite local artists.
Plus there will be:

Activities for the kids
Summer Cocktails
South Australian Beer […]

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Fleurieu Fondo | Ride the Southern Expressway | 3 Nov 2019

[ November 3, 2019; ]
Fleurieu Fondo – Ride the Southern Expressway – totally CAR FREE!
With ride distances of between 12km and 125km, the Fleurieu Fondo “Road” offers a classic road ride experience featuring the exclusive opportunity to ride along a car-free Southern Expressway and enjoy a scenic cruise along Adelaide’s beautiful southern beaches.

Then head inland to Willunga via an undulating […]

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San Remo Budget Busting Recipes | World Pasta Day | 25 Oct 2019

[ October 25, 2019; ]
San Remo Budget Busting Recipes
World Pasta Day is on 25 October so San Remo want to take the opportunity to remind people of the affordability and ease of making a pasta meal for the family.
San Remo have commissioned some research that found that Australians are spending big on takeaway – with families of young kids and students […]

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Carols on Campus | The University of Adelaide | 3 Dec 2019

[ December 3, 2019; ]
Carols on Campus
Join the University of Adelaide community for a program of Christmas music, readings and traditional carols at the North Terrace campus.
In the tradition of ‘Carols from King’s’ at Cambridge University, Carols on Campus will feature a full academic procession, performers and soloists from the Elder Conservatorium of Music and the magnificent Bonython Hall […]

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Put Your Foot Down Walk for the Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation | Grange | 3 Nov 2019

[ November 3, 2019; ]
Put Your Foot Down Walk Adelaide
On Sunday 3 November, the boardwalk of Grange Jetty Reserve in Adelaide will be awash in a sea of purple as walkers from Adelaide and the surrounding region unite to raise much needed funds and awareness for pancreatic cancer.
Pancreatic cancer is predicted by experts to be the 2nd biggest cancer […]

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National Patio Day | Supporting Australians Impacted by Cancer | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; ]
National Patio Day
Proudly supported by Stratco, National Patio Day is a chance to kick-start summer in style by hosting an event with your family and friends under your favourite patio while raising vital funds to support those affected by cancer.
In 2019, the National Patio Day event will be held on the first Saturday of summer […]

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The Lights Water Fest Adelaide | Floating Lantern Festival |14 Mar 2020

[ March 14, 2020; ]
The Lights Water Fest Adelaide
An event for thousands of families, friends and foodies along with live music, dancing, and the floating of water lanterns.
The Lights Water Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on great food and light up life by sharing personal wishes, […]

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Lights of Lobethal Christmas Festival | 8 – 29 Dec 2019

[ December 8, 2019 to December 29, 2019. ] .
Lobethal Lights
The Lights of Lobethal Christmas festival has been lighting up the Lobethal Valley in the Adelaide Hills for over sixty years. Created by the community of Lobethal, the true spirit of Christmas has now evolved into the largest Community Christmas Light Display in the Southern Hemisphere.
Following the official “Lights On” ceremony residents will turn […]

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Laratinga BirdFair | Laratinga Wetland | 27 Oct 2019

[ October 27, 2019; ]  
Laratinga BirdFair
Enjoy a great day of birding and bird-related fun at the second ‘Laratinga BirdFair on Sunday 27 October from 10am to 4pm.
Organised by Birds SA and the Mt Barker Council, there will be stalls, displays, guided bird walks and guest speakers, plus food, coffee and music. There will also be activities for the kids […]

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Victor Harbor Christmas Pageant & Carols | 14 Dec 2019

[ December 14, 2019; 5:30 pm; ]
Victor Harbor Christmas Pageant & Carols
This year’s Victor Harbor Christmas Pageant presented by the Rotary Clubs of Encounter Bay & Victor Harbor will be held on Saturday 14 December 2019 commencing at 5.30pm from Bridge Terrace.
The Community Carols will commence soon after the completion of the pageant (around 7pm) in the Grosvenor Gardens.
Children will be […]

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Mount Barker Christmas Pageant | 7 Dec 2019

[ December 7, 2019; 10:30 am; ]
The Mount Barker Christmas Pageant
The Mount Barker Christmas Pageant in the Adelaide Hills is held annually on the first Saturday of December.
The pageant features a number of school, sporting, community and business groups taking part in the festivities.
Starting at 10.30am at the Adelaide Hills Recreation Centre Oval, the route travels through Mount Barker and finishes […]

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