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Mt Barker Family Fun Day | Steam Ranger Heritage Railway | 27 May 2018

[ May 27, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Steam Ranger Heritage Railway Mount Barker Family Fun Day
There will be Heritage “Redhen’ Railcar shuttle trains to Gemmells with trains departing Mt Barker at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. Fares will be $15 pe adult and $10 for children.
During the Family Fun Day you can also take a section car ride through the tunnel to the Littlehampton […]

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Public Transport Expo | National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide | 19 & 20 May 2018

[ May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018. ]
Public Transport Expo at the National Railway Museum
Celebrating the SA History Festival, held annually in May, the National Railway Museum has put together a great collection of various public transport exhibits for all ages to inspect and enjoy.

The two day event will include the following:

Four former Adelaide buses will be on display over the weekend, […]

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Civic Park Historic Car and Motorcycle Show | Modbury | 20 May 2018

[ May 20, 2018; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Civic Park Historic Car and Motorcycle Show
Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics in conjunction with Tea Tree Gully Library proudly presents the Civic Park Historic Car & Motorcycle Show in support of South Australia’s History Month, and National Motoring Heritage Day.
Featuring vehicles from veteran to classic, street rods and customs, there’s something for everyone.
President of Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics […]

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Adelaide Model Railway Show

Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition | Angle Park | 9-11 Jun 2018

[ June 9, 2018 to June 11, 2018. ]
2018 Adelaide Model Railway Exhibition – June 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 plus free face painting and an activity table for the kids.

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

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Dream Ride Australia | Glenelg | 29 Apr 2018

[ April 29, 2018; 10:00 am; ]  
Balfours and Romeo’s Retail Group launch ‘Dream Ride Australia’ to give special kids an extra special experience!
Glenelg’s Wigley Reserve will play host to 120 supercars from 10am on Sunday 29 April 2018, to make dreams come true for South Australians with intellectual disabilities.
More than 1000 people are expected to attend the event and the local community is […]

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Welcome Back Bill | National Railway Museum | 22 Apr 2018

[ April 22, 2018; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Welcome Back Bill at the National Railway Museum
After spending 9 months in ‘hospital’ the little green steam engine BILL will be back in action at the National Railway Museum in Port Adelaide.

All children under 15 years of age can enter for free (accompanied by an adult) and all children under 8 years of age will […]

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The best spots to see trains in Adelaide – miniature trains, train rides and parks

The best spots to see trains in Adelaide – miniature trains, train rides and parks
We are lucky in Adelaide that there are plenty of spots for a fun day out for train enthusiasts, big and small. If you’re looking for train rides or somewhere to go to see model trains then we hope this list […]

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Pink Stumps Day | Glenelg District Cricket Club | 24 Feb 2018

[ February 24, 2018; ]
Pink Stumps Day

Get up close and personal with every kid’s favourite truck at the Glenelg District Cricket Club Pink Stumps Day at Gliderol Stadium this Saturday from 11am.  Take the whole family and enjoy lots of family fun while helping support the McGrath Foundation.
Family activities include:

Touch-a-truck from 1pm-3pm
Watch-a-match Glenelg vs. Southern District from 11am
[…]

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Rock & Roll Rendezvous | National Motor Museum | 8 Apr 2018

[ April 8, 2018; ]  
Rock & Roll Rendezvous is a full day event of music, dance, fashion and chrome-plated classics held at the much-loved National Motor Museum in Birdwood, South Australia.
There will be hundreds of classic and muscle cars on display along with retro bikes, plus fashion parades on stage, dance demonstrations, and live music. The event is a true […]

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All British Day | Echunga | 11 Feb 2018

[ February 11, 2018; 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. ]
For those that have never been to All British Day before, it is the most Organised Display of over 800 vehicles you’ve have ever seen.
The All British Day Committee spend 3 months planning the two ovals so you can enjoy each Year, Make, Model, Era and Marque from the beginning to Modern day.
The origin of […]

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Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 | On Display at the National Motor Museum | Feb 2018 – Dec 2020

The National Motor Museum has taken on-loan one of the world’s fastest and most expensive cars; a 2008 Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4.
The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is an extraordinary feat of automotive engineering complete with seven gears and special run-flat tyres that cost up to $20,000 each specifically designed to handle top speeds. The Veyron can […]

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Ended: Win Tickets to Monster Slam | Adelaide Showground | 10 Feb 2018

The Methanol Burning Monsters are back to create havoc at the Adelaide Showground for ONE NIGHT ONLY, Saturday 10 February 2018.
Sky wheelies, side by side racing and the ever-popular Freestyle competitions are sure to challenge both man and machine in the Monster Truck Main event. There will also be an exciting line up of additional entertainment […]

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Super Chevy Sunday | Glenelg | 4 Feb 2018

[ February 4, 2018; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Super Chevy Sunday began in 1994 and has shown South Australia and the nation that Adelaide has a strong Chevrolet following, with a record breaking 202 Chevrolet’s on display at the 20th anniversary show in 2013.
This event is always held on the 1st Sunday in February in metropolitan Adelaide.
There is a great line up of […]

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Classic Car And Bike Show’n’Shine | The Port Rocks | 25 Feb 2018

[ February 25, 2018; ]
Adelaide Cruisin’ Classics, in conjunction with the British Hotel, is thrilled to again host a Show’n’Shine as part of the annual Port Rocks festival
This year entries are open to classics cars and bikes built before 1988, as well as street rods and customs.
Entry is only $5 on the day, and trophies are up for grabs […]

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SASMEE Park Adelaide Miniature Train Rides | Millswood

[ November 18, 2017; December 3, 2017; ]
SASMEE Park Miniature Train Rides at Millswood.
The South Australian Society of Model & Experimental Engineers (SASMEE) conduct miniature train rides at Millswood twice a month throughout the year. The park is run by volunteers who maintain the park and the trains. The park offers picnic tables and seating with plenty of shady trees and a […]

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Adelaide Motorsport Festival | Victoria Park | 7-10 Dec 2017

[ December 7, 2017 to December 10, 2017. ]
The 2017 Adelaide Motorsport Festival at Victoria Park is a celebration of Adelaide’s rich motorsport heritage.
The Adelaide Motorsport Festival is a virtual “museum-in-motion”.  A four-day festival that draws upon South Australia’s rich motorsport history and celebrates and re-enacts motorsport competition of a by-gone era.  Incorporating the Adelaide Rally and Victoria Park Sprint, the festival will […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Victoria Park to Callington Oval | 3 Dec 2017

[ December 3, 2017; ]
The 39th MRASA Toy Run 2017 will be on Sunday 3rd of December
The Toy Run collects toys on behalf of the St. Vincent de Paul Society for families in need at Christmas time. The MRASA has held its annual Toy Run for the last 38 years in December.
Traditionally the running of the Toy Run event has been […]

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MFS Open Day | Adelaide | 18 Nov 2017

[ November 18, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. ]
MFS Open Day – Straight after the Credit Union Christmas Pageant!
The annual Metropolitan Fire Service Open Day will be held on Saturday, 18 November, straight after the 2017 Credit Union Christmas Pageant.

Join in for free, post-pageant family fun as the Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) opens the doors to the Adelaide Fire Station at 99 Wakefield […]

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Alice Anderson’s Motor Service Exhibition | National Motor Museum | Opens 17 Nov 2017

[ November 17, 2017; ]
The fascinating story of Alice Anderson and her ‘garage girls’ is on the road to Birdwood.
Anderson was Australia’s first female garage proprietor and employed an all-female staff with the ambition to turn garage work into a suitable career for women.
She opened her garage, ‘Alice Anderson’s Motor Service’ in 1919 after she purchased a […]

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South Australian Aviation Museum Family Day | 29 Oct 2017

[ October 29, 2017; ]  
A great day out for all the family, for ‘kids’ big & small.
The South Australian Aviation Museum will be holding an open day with lots of displays and fun things to see and do. There will be new displays in a New Hangar or you can climb inside and sit in the cockpit of a […]

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Aussie Era Salisbury Car Show | 22 Oct 2017

[ October 22, 2017; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ]
Aussie Era Salisbury Car Show
John Street in Salisbury will turn into a car gallery and Northern Adelaide’s largest car salesroom in Sunday 22 October.  The car show will be celebrating the many brands of cars built in Australia over the years.

This family fun day features people’s choice judging, free entertainment. a KidsZone area, a live […]

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Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition – National Motor Museum | Torrens Parade Ground | 17 – 30 Oct 2017

[ October 17, 2017 to October 30, 2017. ]
Bush Mechanics: the exhibition is based on the incredibly popular ABC TV series of the same name. It shows the adoption of the motorcar as an integral part of Aboriginal life in Central Australia.
More than just a showcase of bush ingenuity, the show was a documentary-style series with strong elements of comedy, music and magical […]

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Touch-a-Truck School Holiday Fun | Modbury | 13 Oct 2017

[ October 13, 2017; 9:30 am to 2:00 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.
Over 23 different trucks will be at this event including rubbish trucks, water trucks, fire trucks, street sweepers, excavators, bobcats, police vehicles and lots more for kids to see.

If you are looking for […]

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All Ford Day SA | Bonython Park | 17 Sep 2017

[ September 17, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  
All Ford Day SA 2017 at Bonython Park
Calling all Ford enthusiasts!  The 2017 All Ford Day SA event will be held on Sunday, September 17th and will be returning to Bonython Park.

Gates open to entrants at 7:30am and then to the general public at 10am.  The event will close at 4pm after the trophy ceremony.

Entertainment […]

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Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway – End of an Era for Adelaide Hills Farming Property | Closing 15 Oct 2017

[ October 12, 2017 to October 15, 2017. ]
End of an era for Adelaide Hills farming property Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway
The end of the October 2017 School Holidays will also mark an end to popular Adelaide Hills tourist attraction, Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway.

Platform 1, owned and operated by Glenn and Karen Liebelt of Littlehampton, has been “train lovers heaven” for families […]

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