december 2020 Articles
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Gathered Christmas Design Market Hahndorf | 11-13 Dec 2020

[ December 11, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Gathered Christmas Design Market
This December, Gathered Design Market heads up the Hill once again to the German Village of Hahndorf for a special Christmas Edition, as they gather together to shop and support local SA designers, artisans and small businesses.
Celebrate the excitement and spirit of Christmas and shop up a storm for yourself and your […]

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MRASA Toy Run | Donation Drop & Go | 13 Dec 2020

[ December 13, 2020; ]
MRASA Toy Run
The MRASA is pleased to announce that the Annual Toy Run will be held on Sunday 13 December 2020. 
The Toy Run Committee determined very early in the year after the COVID pandemic hit that the event should still go ahead as the need to help the children and Vinnies with their Christmas appeal […]

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Kidsafe Centre Hilton | Opening 14 Dec 2020

[ December 14, 2020; ]
Kidsafe Centre Hilton
Kidsafe SA are opening a brand NEW Kidsafe Centre in Adelaide with a focus on child car restraint fitting and hire services.
The new Kidsafe Centre at Hilton will be a one stop safety shop for families, Educators, health professionals and the general public. Transport accidents are the number one cause of injury-related deaths […]

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ReConnect! | Woodville Town Hall | 9 & 10 Dec 2020

[ December 9, 2020 to December 10, 2020. ]
ReConnect 2020
In this year’s ReConnect, the Annual Showcase Performance from No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability, all No Strings performers will return to the stage for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown.
We all know that online no-one cares if you are wearing pants… but this show is live and in person so pants are […]

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COVID-19 Update 30 Nov 2020 | Changes to Restrictions in SA from 1 Dec 2020

COVID-19 Update 30 November 2020 – Changes to Restrictions in South Australia
As of 12.01am Tuesday 1 December 2020, there will be further changes to COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia. This includes changes to density requirements, gathering provisions, requirements for fixed seating venues, the COVID-Safe check-in and mask requirements for health services.

Summary:

Density Requirements:

Indoor Place (other than […]

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Japanese Film Festival Plus: Online | Streaming Films for Free | 4-13 Dec 2020

[ December 4, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Japanese Film Festival Plus – Free Streamed Festival
From tales of time travel to enchanting animated adventures and a geisha-inspired musical comedy, the Japanese Film Festival returns from 4 – 13 December 2020 with JFF Plus: Online Festival, a free streamed Festival featuring the very best in Japanese cinema.
The 2020 Festival, presented by The Japan Foundation Sydney, will screen over 25 […]

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Boho Luxe Market | Adelaide Showground | 11-13 Dec 2020

[ December 11, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Boho Luxe Market at the Adelaide Showground
Boho Luxe Market is coming to Adelaide.  They will bring together a curated selection of products from 200+ creatives, including glamping, sustainable fashion, jewellery, artworks, homewares, furniture and skincare, with vegan options in a bohemian wedding setting.

Join them from the 11th to 13th of  December 2020 for an amazing […]

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Treasure of Pageants Past Exhibition | Adelaide | 29 Nov – 24 Dec 2020

Treasure of Pageants Past Exhibition
Hunt for the hidden treasures and relive the magic of pageants past at the Adelaide Town Hall and Adelaide’s City Library this festive season.
This dual-site exhibition features Adelaide Christmas Pageant floats, float designs and small-scale models, artworks, photography, costumes, props and archives from its 88-year history as a South Australian icon.
This […]

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Christmas at the Mortlock | State Library of South Australia | 25 Nov 2020 – 4 Jan 2021

[ November 29, 2020 to December 31, 2020. January 1, 2021 to January 4, 2021. ]
Christmas at the Mortlock 
This year the magic of Christmas comes to the Mortlock Library, one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. There is something for everyone to see and discover, from the largest indoor Christmas tree in Adelaide, to fascinating and fun displays of all things Christmas from the collections of the State […]

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Santa’s LEGO® Sleigh | Central Market Arcade | Adelaide | until 24 Dec 2020

[ November 29, 2020 to December 24, 2020. ]
See Santa’s LEGO® Sleigh in the Adelaide Central Market Arcade
See Santa’sLEGO® sleigh up close at the Central Market Arcade this Christmas.
While Santa is busy preparing for Christmas Eve, he’s welcoming you to take a photo of Rudolph and his sleigh at the Adelaide Central Market.  The coolest part is, everything is made of LEGO® bricks […]

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Adelaide Carols by Candlelight | 13 Dec 2020

Adelaide Carols by Candlelight
Thanks to Sealink Travel Group, Adelaide’s Carols by Candlelight will still go ahead in 2020 – they will just be a little different this year.
We know Christmas won’t be the same this year with so many events not going ahead due to the pandemic, but Santa couldn’t let the people of South […]

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Farrell Flat Silo Art | Clare Valley | South Australia

Farrell Flat Silo Art
South Australia’s latest silo art instalment has been completed. 
Artists Jarrod Soden and Matt Knights of Perplswet Designs have just completed the silo art masterpiece in Farrell Flat, in the Clare Valley (20 kilometres east of Clare and 22 kilometres southwest of Burra).
Before the lockdown, Jarrod and Matt spent 2 weeks and 140 […]

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Elves Trail along Melbourne Street | North Adelaide | 28 Nov – 20 Dec 2020

[ November 28, 2020 to December 20, 2020. ]
Christmas Elves are hiding along Melbourne Street!
Take a walk along Melbourne Street in North Adelaide, starting at the Elf secret garden on the corner of Melbourne and Jerningham Street, to see how many you can find.
Melbourne Street has a great selection of cafes, restaurants and retail shops, and is only a short drive to the […]

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Glandore Carols | Virtual Event | 2 Dec 2020

[ December 2, 2020; ]
Glandore Carols Go Virtual in 2020
Embrace the Christmas spirit and join in as the Glandore Christmas Carols Go Virtual in 2020.
Join ‘South Aussie with Cosi’, Andrew Costello as he hosts the first ever Virtual Glandore Carols event.  Supported by some amazing live acts including Rachael Leahcar, Michael Griffiths and Jas French alongside the City of […]

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COVID-19 Update 27 Nov 2020 | Further Easing of Restrictions in SA from 1 Dec 2020

Further Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions in South Australia from 1 December 2020
COVID-19 restrictions in South Australian will ease from Tuesday 1 December 2020. This includes a lifting of border restrictions with Victoria, gatherings of over 1000 people will require a COVID safe plan and masks will be required where social distancing cannot be maintained.
Summary: 

Border restrictions […]

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Help Backpacks 4 SA Kids with Christmas Donations | by 4 Dec 2020

[ November 27, 2020 to December 4, 2020. ]
Help Backpacks 4 SA Kids reach their Christmas goal of supplying 11,000 presents to children entering emergency care.
Christmas is just a few weeks away and Backpacks 4 SA Kids Christmas sorting and wrapping must start next week to give them enough time to deliver the gifts to all SA regions in time for Christmas day.
Backpacks […]

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Carrick Hill House Reopening | 28 Nov 2020

[ November 28, 2020; ]
Carrick Hill House Reopening to the Public Following Renovations
Following a $3.3 million renovation at Carrick Hill, the 1939 estate and former residence of Sir Edward and Lady Hayward in the Adelaide foothills will re-open to the public from Saturday 28 November 2020. The house has been closed since July 2019 for renovation work.
The renovation has […]

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Tarnanthi Art Fair | Adelaide | 27 Nov – 6 Dec 2020

[ November 27, 2020 to December 6, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_142259" align="alignnone" width="630"] Maicie Lalara and Bernadette Watt with ghost net baskets, image courtesy the artists and Anindilyakwa Arts.[/caption]
Tarnanthi Art Fair
The Tarnanthi Art Fair is going ahead both as an in-person event as well as online in 2020. 
The name Tarnanthi (pronounced tar-nan-dee) comes from the language of the Kaurna people, the traditional owners of […]

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Adelaide Strikers BBL10 | Adelaide Oval Home Games | Dec 2020 & Jan 2021

[ December 28, 2020; December 31, 2020; January 5, 2021; January 8, 2021; January 11, 2021; ]
Adelaide Strikers Big Bash Home Games at Adelaide Oval
The Adelaide Strikers will now play five evening matches at Adelaide Oval in a revised KFC BBL|10 fixture released by Cricket Australia.
The Strikers are still scheduled to play the Perth Scorchers on Monday, 28 December 2020 and on New Year’s Eve at Adelaide Oval, and will now […]

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Monski Mouse’s Christmas Baby Disco Dance Hall | Norwood | 19 Dec 2020

[ December 19, 2020; ]
Monski Mouse’s Christmas Baby Disco Dance Hall 
It’s time to rock around the Christmas tree with DJ Monski Mouse and her fabulous dancers in this friendliest of discos that lets parents and 0-5s loose on the dance floor.
With sell out shows at festivals around the world, go along and find out why Monski Mouse is ‘a […]

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Christmas Gift Market at Plant 4 Bowden | 12 & 13 Dec 2020

[ December 12, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Christmas Gift Market at Plant 4 Bowden
Plant 4 Bowden are excited to announce their Christmas Gift Market will be held over 2 days this year.
The space will be filled to the brim with local Adelaide makers who spin, weave, grow, create and construct excellent handmade gifts, perfect for all ages. The Christmas Gift Market will […]

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Does your child want to be on Play School? | Video Submissions Close 7 Dec 2020

[ November 23, 2020 to December 7, 2020. ]
Does your child want to be featured on ABC’s Play School?
Play School are going ‘Through The Windows’ with kids across Australia. Share your home videos with them and they might appear on their TV show. 
The Play School team are looking for 3–6 year olds to show them a slice of their life for an upcoming series […]

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Adelaide School Holiday Guide | Best Ideas for Summer School Holidays | 2020/21

Adelaide School Holiday Guide – Summer 2020/21
Your guide to all the best activities & ideas and school holiday programs in Adelaide during the December & January School Holidays.
South Australian Summer School Holiday Dates: Saturday 12 December 2020 – Tuesday 26 January 2021
Summer is the perfect time to get the kids out and about during the […]

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Hope Valley Reservoir – Opening to the Public from 13 Dec 2020

[ December 13, 2020; ]
Hope Valley Reservoir
Hope Valley Reservoir in Adelaide’s north eastern suburbs will open to the public for the first time in its 150-year history in time for the summer school holidays.
From Sunday 13 December 2020 a range of land-based recreational activities such as walking, cycling and picnicking will be available at the Hope Valley Reservoir, with planning […]

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Dreambuilders | In Cinemas 31 Dec 2020

Dreambuilders
Discover a world where dreams are made! Dreambuilders is an animated film for the whole family, a story full of fantasy and humour.
Dreambuilders centers on Minna, a young girl who misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people’s dreams to teach her bothersome stepsister a lesson.
Minna’s life is turned upside down when her […]

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Pinocchio | Madman Films | In Cinemas 19 Nov 2020

Pinocchio
Pinocchio returns to the silver screen in an award winning live-action adaptation of the classic story of a wooden puppet who longs to become a real human boy.
In this new imagining of the iconic classic, Matteo Garrone returns to the authentic roots of the Pinocchio story.
With this ground-breaking live action film shot in stunning Italian […]

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How to Prepare Your Child for a COVID-19 Test | SA Health Advice

Advice from SA Health on how to prepare your child for a COVID-19 test.
It’s a daunting thought for many who are yet to undergo a COVID-19 test for the first time, yet children understandably can have a higher level of anxiety and are likely to have lots of questions for their parents.  
No matter your […]

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Krispy Kreme doughnuts with NUTELLA | Krispy Kreme and OTR Stores | 18 Nov – 15 Dec 2020

[ November 18, 2020 to December 15, 2020. ]
Krispy Kreme doughnuts with NUTELLA – Available from 18 November – 15 December 2020
Set to fill a hole in the doughnut market (pun intended), Krispy Kreme doughnuts with Nutella will make a welcome return to South Australian Krispy Kreme and OTR stores for a limited time from Wednesday 18 November.
Krispy Kreme doughnuts with Nutella first […]

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A Christmas Celebration | Adelaide Symphony Orchestra | 10-12 Dec 2020

[ December 10, 2020 to December 12, 2020. ]
A Christmas Celebration – Tidings of Comfort and Joy!
In this collaboration with the Adelaide Festival Centre, let the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and a line-up of special guests bring you tidings of comfort and joy this festive season.
In this festive program, you’ll hear some of your favourite carols and traditional Christmas songs, sung with sophistication and style […]

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Santa’s Magical Show | Hopgood Theatre | 22 Dec 2020

[ December 22, 2020; ]
Santa’s Magical Show at Hopgood Theatre
A magical experience for children and families with Santa in South Australia, Hopgood Theatre presents an amazing magic show filled with Christmas cheer and surprises galore.

It’s more than a visit – it’s an intimate magic show that has all the children excited and entertained with the magic of Christmas and […]

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Christmas Twilight Market | 2 Day Christmas Twilight Market  | 4 & 5 Dec 2020

[ December 4, 2020 to December 5, 2020. ]
Victoria Square 2 Day Christmas Twilight Market 
A fun 2 day Christmas gift market in the heart of the city showcasing local South Australian makers.
On the first weekend in December under the giant Christmas tree in Victoria Square, over 40 stalls will be selling locally made products including jewellery, art, vintage clothes and homewares.

Food trucks and […]

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Christmas Festival | City of Tea Tree Gully | 27 Nov 2020 – 4 Jan 2021

[ November 27, 2020 to December 31, 2020. January 1, 2021 to January 4, 2021. ]
City of Tea Tree Gully’s Christmas Festival 
Experience the magic and joy of the festive season with the City of Tea Tree Gully’s Christmas Festival from 27 November 2020 to 4 January 2021.
There are numerous events the whole family can enjoy during the City of Tea Tree Gully’s Christmas Festival.
Carols at Home – 13 December 2020
At the […]

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Pick Your Own Cherries – Adelaide Hills & Fleurieu Peninsula

Cherry Picking around Adelaide and Cherry Shed Door Sales
There’s nothing that says summer more than when fresh, juicy, red, sweet, local cherries are available. When the cherry season arrives it reminds us that Christmas is near. 
If you love eating cherries, a fun way to get them is to pick your own. Similar to picking strawberries […]

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Top 10 Christmas Things to See and Do Around Adelaide

[ November 13, 2020 to December 31, 2020. ]
Christmas in Adelaide – Top 10 Things to See and Do
Christmas time brings a sense of wonder and excitement to little people as the big day draws near. For this magical time of year, we’ve put together a list of things to see and do and places to go around Adelaide that are sure to […]

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Christmas Tree Farm | Chandlers Hill | South Australia

[ November 24, 2020 to December 23, 2020. ]
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill
The Christmas Tree Farm at Chandlers Hill is the oldest farm in South Australia, providing Christmas trees since 1955.
There is plenty to see and do for the whole family at Christmas Tree Farm in Chandlers Hill.  You can explore their acres of farmland, take photos with their reindeer mascot, […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas & Christmas Events in Adelaide

[ November 13, 2020 2:11 am to December 24, 2020 2:11 am. ]
Christmas Gift Ideas & What’s On In Adelaide Christmas 2020
Christmas may look a little different this year, but there are still plenty of fun events, and things to do and see around Adelaide at Christmas.
Find the best Christmas lights around Adelaide, visit Father Christmas and have your photo taken, and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere at […]

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Adelaide’s Christmas Festival | Adelaide & North Adelaide | 13 Nov – 25 Dec 2020

[ November 13, 2020 to December 25, 2020. ] [caption id="attachment_142185" align="alignnone" width="630"] Photo credit: @clickfilmsadelaide[/caption]
 
Adelaide’s Christmas Festival 2020
The City of Adelaide is bringing the gift of joy and cheer this Christmas with the return of the Giant Christmas Tree in Victoria Square and life-size Lego sleigh at the Adelaide Central Market. Plus, you can discover a range of community events, maker markets, window […]

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Adelaide Christmas Lights 2020 | Best Streets to See Christmas Lights Around Adelaide

Christmas Lights Adelaide
YOUR 2020 GUIDE TO THE BEST STREETS TO SEE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AROUND ADELAIDE!
Every year the number of home owners who adorn their properties in sparkling lights seems to grow, making our suburban streets come to life after dusk.
It’s a fabulous FREE family activity to wander along and admire the huge effort some families […]

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Room On The Broom | Adelaide Festival Centre | 20-23 Dec 2020

[ December 20, 2020 to December 23, 2020. ]
Room On The Broom – Live on Stage
The team behind The Gruffalo and The 91-Storey Treehouse return this Christmas with songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up – and their grown-ups.
Room On The Broom, presented by CDP Theatre Producers in Association with Adelaide Festival, will be performed at the Dunstan Playhouse […]

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Ninth Avenue Christmas Lights Display | St Peters | 1 Dec 2020 – 1 Jan 2021

[ December 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020. ]
Ninth Avenue Christmas Lights Display
Residents of Ninth Avenue are set to bring joy to the local community this festive season with their annual Christmas lights display.
The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is delighted to announce that Ninth Avenue residents will once again adorn their homes with decorations and turn on the lights for […]

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