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Neo: You Are Here | AGSA | 12 Dec 2020

[ December 12, 2020; ]
Art Gallery of SA’s Neo: You are Here
As part of AGSA’s response to COVID-19, Neo You Are Here has transformed into a chilled summer afternoon of creative labs. Get a taste of four awesome workshops with local artists, including street art, animation, drawing and a silent disco. 
Neo is a FREE event by the Art Gallery […]

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Bowerbird Design Market | Adelaide Showground | 11-13 Dec 2020

[ December 11, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Bowerbird Design Market
After the cancellation of the May and November dates, Bowerbird is back with new dates in December just in time for Christmas. Bowerbird Design Market is Adelaide’s much loved event brings together a curated selection of products from 200+ Australian creatives.
Enjoy three days of great art, design, artisan food and craft beverages, with brands […]

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Fringemas in the Square | Hindmarsh Square Adelaide | 18 Dec 2020

[ December 18, 2020; ]
Fringemas in the Square
Fringemas in the Square is a free activation for anyone and everyone to be entertained with Fringemas magic at Hindmarsh Square.
Thanks to the City of Adelaide, this event will feature two hours of entertainment for the whole family including some of your favourite Fringe artists. Food trucks will also be present on […]

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Twilight Christmas Farmers’ Market | Adelaide Showground | 23 Dec 2020

[ December 23, 2020; ]
Twilight Christmas Farmers’ Market at the Adelaide Showground
Support local farming families when you shop small and local this Christmas.
Pick up all those last minute fresh produce items for Christmas Day at the Twilight Farmers’ Market on Wednesday 23 December 2020. You’ll find a host of last-minute gourmet gifts and ultra-fresh produce straight from the farm. […]

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Makers & Shakers Christmas Gift Market | North Adelaide | 18-20 Dec 2020

[ December 18, 2020 to December 20, 2020. ]
Makers & Shakers Christmas Gift Market
The Makers & Shakers Market returns at a new location – 88 O’Connell Street in North Adelaide in 2020.
This event is all about quality.  The market will feature 60+ stalls of handmade gift ideas, delicious gourmet food and drinks and fun entertainment. Shoppers can meet some of Adelaide’s best makers, […]

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Carols By The Sea | Victor Harbor | 12 Dec 2020

[ December 12, 2020; ]
Carols By The Sea
This year has been a bit different, but Christmas festivities are definitely happening in Victor Harbor this year thanks to Rotary Victor Harbor who have planned a whole week of Christmas fun.

The Festival of Bands and Carols By the Sea will be held on Saturday 12 December 2020, with the bands starting […]

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Victor Harbor Christmas Beachside Market | 13 Dec 2020

[ December 13, 2020; ]
Victor Harbor Christmas Beachside Market
Share the spirit of the festive season and celebrate Christmas with a huge Christmas Market in Victor Harbor
Victor Harbor Beachside Market presents: Christmas on The Esplanade.  This will be an amazing opportunity for everyone to find that special Christmas gift nowhere else to be found and to support local artists, makers […]

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Light Up Christmas in the Square | Adelaide | 18 & 19 Dec 2020

[ December 18, 2020 to December 19, 2020. ]
Light Up Christmas in the Square
Prepare to be amazed by the team from Bamboozled Productions with a sunset show over two nights in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga.
With roving Christmas characters, live musicians and street circus shows, all with the backdrop of the spectacular Giant Christmas Tree, families can enjoy free evening performances on Friday 18 December […]

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Campbelltown City Council & North East Salvos Christmas Dinner | 25 Dec 2020

[ December 25, 2020; ]
Campbelltown City Council & North East Salvos Christmas Dinner
This year, North East Salvos and the Campbelltown City Council are teaming up again to provide Christmas dinner for those people who are on their own on Christmas Day.

If you are in this situation or know of somebody who is, you are invited to attend the Campbelltown […]

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Countdown to Christmas | Santa Beard Advent Calendar

Countdown to Christmas Printable Santa Beard for Kids
As Christmas day draws near children will often ask “How many days until Christmas?”
There are some gorgeous advent calendars on the market, from wooden trees to felt wall hangings, but there are also loads of homemade versions you can make at home for very minimal cost.
This Santa’s Beard […]

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Glenelg Sunset Markets | Dec 2020 – Mar 2021

[ December 13, 2020; January 24, 2021; February 21, 2021; March 14, 2021; ]
Glenelg Sunset Markets
The Glenelg Sunset Markets aim to deliver the ultimate outdoor market to the beach.
Everyone’s favourite beachside marketplace returns this summer to the foreshore of iconic Glenelg Beach.  The market hosts over 60 traders, live music and just good beach vibes.

Head on down to Jimmy Melrose Park, the lawns in front of the Stamford […]

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Christmas Sounds | Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga | Adelaide | Dec 2020

[ December 4, 2020; December 5, 2020; December 11, 2020; December 24, 2020; ]
Christmas Sounds in Adelaide
Celebrate the festive season with a series of Christmas performances underneath the twinkling lights of the giant Christmas Tree in Adelaide’s Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga.

Throughout December each performance will be held from 7:30pm to 9pm.  For a meal beforehand the Adelaide Central Market is open until 9pm on Fridays.

All are welcome at these free community […]

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Christmas Time at Melba’s Chocolates | Woodside | 18-23 Dec 2020

[ December 18, 2020 to December 23, 2020. ]
Celebrate the Magic of Christmas this year at Melba’s Chocolates. 
This festive season, Melba’s will be opening late again with lots of fun festivities for the kids. From 18 – 23 December, 9am to 10pm, their Woodside factory will have a range of activities to entertain the kids while you shop. Santa is on his way, […]

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Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE | Water Safety Education Campaign

Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE Water Safety Education Campaign
The Don’t Duck Out. Make It SAFE campaign launched last summer is designed to educate parents and carers about the drowning dangers associated with portable pools. They’re encouraging consumers to use these products safely in their backyards.
This campaign is in response to statistics showing that on average […]

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Nairne Community Carols | 12 Dec 2020

[ December 12, 2020; ]
Nairne Community Carols
The people of Nairne have been determined to keep their traditional Community Carols going in 2020 and have worked tirelessly to ensure they can put on a COVID safe event.
The Nairne & Districts Residents’ Association is delighted to announce that the Nairne Community Carols for 2020 will proceed at the Nairne School Oval from […]

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Festival of Christmas | Carols, Lights & Markets | Victor Harbor | 7-13 Dec 2020

[ December 7, 2020 to December 13, 2020. ]
Victor Harbor’s Festival of Christmas 2020
Victor Harbor is presenting a week long Festival of Christmas from Monday 7 to Sunday 13 December 2020.  It will be launched at the Giant Christmas Tree on Warland Reserve, followed by the Harcourts Home Christmas Lights trail, coordinated by The Victor Harbor Times newspaper with prizes for the best display.

There […]

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Summer Sounds Festival | Bonython Park Adelaide | 30 Dec 2020 – 30 Jan 2021

Summer Sounds Festival
The Summer Sounds Festival is a new SA Health approved summer concert series that will bring live music, summer sounds and all the party vibes back to South Australia.
Taking place between 30 December 2020 until 30 January 2021, more than 20 epic shows will be staged during the summer festive season in Bonython Park/Tulya […]

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Ended: WIN Tickets to the Adelaide Gaol Fortune Teller Trail | Dec 2020

Adelaide Gaol Fortune Teller Trail – Summer School Holiday Activity
Saturday 12 December 2020 – Sunday 31 January 2021
Visit the Adelaide Gaol these Summer school holidays to discover your 1920’s Adelaide Gaol fortune. Seek out the 10 psychic visions around the Gaol and answer the mystic questions to find out what your destiny would be… Working? […]

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Ended: WIN a Family Camping & Activity Pass for Woodhouse | Dec 2020

WIN a Family Camping & Activity Pass for Woodhouse Activity Centre
It’s cooler at Woodhouse in every sense of the word.
Aside from the fact that it’s generally 4 degrees cooler at Woodhouse than it is in the city, what’s cooler than being on a 54 hectare natural wonderland where you can climb, crawl, swing and splash […]

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Play & Go Christmas Reverse Advent Calendar

Reverse Advent Calendar
Christmas is about joy and hope, so why not bring a little joy and hope to people in need every day until Christmas with our Reverse Advent Calendar. 
COVID-19 has created great need across our society, so if you can contribute, only even in a small way, your assistance will help support worthwhile charities […]

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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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24 Hours in the City of Adelaide | Family Staycation in South Australia | Review

Weekend Family Staycation in the City of Adelaide, South Australia
Choose your own adventure in the heart of Adelaide, encompassing everything from fun shops to trendy laneways and historic hotels.
by Carla Caruso
The idea of staying the night in our very own city – and exploring it from ‘the inside’ – has always appealed.
So, when the State […]

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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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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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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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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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