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Every year we conduct a dawn service on ANZAC DAY, on the banks of the Murray, under the flag .. usually attended by around 100 people.
All welcome. No dogs or motorbikes please.
Lest We Forget.
Dawn Service from 6.15am at the Cross of Sacrifice Ral Ral Avenue followed by breakfast at the Renmark Hotel Galaxy Room
March from 10.30am commencing from the Renmark Club followed by a ceremony at the Cross of Sacrifice and refreshments at the Renmark Hotel Galaxy Room.
Lest We Forget.
Anzac Day March followed by a service at Morgan RSL Sub Branch from 11am
Commences at 10.30am
Lest We Forget.
Dawn Service from 6.15am at the Cross of Sacrifice
Breakfast to follow at the RSL Hall at 1 Anzac Crescent
Lest We Forget.
Berri RSL & Barmera RSL are holding a combined Dawn Service - commencing at 6am - at the Upper Murray Garden of Memory on McKenzie Road Barmera.
Details of breakfast to follow at the respective RSL clubrooms will be advised at the conclusion of the service.
Lest We Forget.
Every Saturday morning - 7:30am to 11:30am at the Berri Senior Citizens Hall (& carpark), Crawford Tce, Berri.
The Riverland Farmers Market is a Riverland icon, having commenced in 2005, and has a strong following amongst both local residents and visitors to the region.
There is always a large variety of seasonal local fresh produce available. Also dried fruit, nuts, eggs, honey, sauces & condiments, olive oils, lavender oil, metwurst & smallgoods, cakes & slices, and much more. Locally produced craft is also available from a limited number of craft stalls.
Food & coffee available.
The number and types of stalls vary each week depending upon the season and stallholders.
New stallholders welcome.
True Grit is the first Australian designed military style obstacle course.
A True Grit course is 10-12km in length with 30+ obstacles around a course that highlights regional natural terrain. Our aim is to deliver a truly unique experience to those that dare. True Grit will challenge your mental resolve and stamina, with an emphasis on tackling obstacles, not running a marathon.
We design our layouts based on our military experience, by utilising unique obstacles tailored around the vegetation and terrain of the land. Our aim is to deliver a truly unique experience to those that dare.
A great variety of food and fun with our Open Mic entertainment. International cuisine will include Asian, French, Italian, Greek, German, Mexican and Indian along with donuts, ice-cream, wine, beer and soft drinks stalls.
Great for all the family as the last day before school starts again.
Fully catered - no BYO
Gold coin donation entry.
The Riverland Rock and Roll Festival is held in Waikerie on the first weekend in May each year. 2019 will be the 26th consecutive festival.
The festival kicks off on Friday night and a number of events are held over the weekend at various venues in and around Waikerie. Visit our Facebook page for a full program.
Enquiries to Jenny on 0427 975 251
Waikerie Markets are held several times throughout the year on the Civic Centre lawns. There are always a variety of stalls, including Fresh Fruit & Veg, Jams, Honey, home made pastries & baked goods, Jewellery, hair accessories, ducks & chickens, dried fruits, plants, face painting and kids corner, fabrics and crafts, hot coffee, BBQ , soy candles and much more
Head along and enjoy a day morning out.
The Markets run from 9am to 2pm
2019 Market Dates are:
Saturday May 4th - Saturday June 8th - Saturday September 7th - Saturday October 5th - Saturday November 2nd - Saturday December 7th
Call 0455 483 669 for bookings or further information.
Day 1 - Saturday May 4th - Handicap
Seniors: 86km Handicap "Barry Skinner Classic"
Juniors: Downer Junior Tour Stage 1 - Handicap U15/17, 8.5km Scratch Race U13
Day 2 - Sunday May 5th - Graded Scratch Races
Seniors: Riverland Water Graded Scratch Races
Juniors: Downer Junior Tour Stage 2 - Graded Scratch Races
As always there will be prizes galore over the weekend and Saturday Night Presentation festivities at The Berri Hotel.
Promoted by NORWOOD CYCLING CLUB
Do you have an old car/bike you would like to register in our Show "N" Shine?
Or perhaps you are just interested in seeing all the old cars?
Come along on Saturday 4th May from 9am - 2pm to our Waikerie Show "N" Shine and also the Rock N Roll Festival at the Civic Centre grounds in Waikerie, South Australia.
Gold coin entry for cars to Novita Children's Services.
Prizes for Judge's Choice & People's Choice.
The UniSA Australian HPV Super Series is staged by Australian International Pedal Prix Inc. and is a competition where teams race Human Powered Vehicles (HPV’s) on a closed controlled circuit.
Race 2 for 2019 returns to the sunny Riverland to be held in the CBD of Loxton. This event is unique. Conducted in part on the main street of the town it has a wonderful fun community atmosphere and is a popular draw card for locals and visitors alike. It attracts more teams every year as the word spreads and we expect 2019 will be a fantastic race. Around 100 teams are expected to be on the track in 2019
Loxton's shops will be open during the day with plenty of food, drinks and bargains to be found. A trophy presentation ceremony will be held in East Terrace at the completion of the event.
The race is on Sunday May 6th, commencing at 10am and runs for 6 hours.
Held every 2nd Saturday of the month, Waikerie Lions Club's Monthly Auction offers buyers a variety of goods for auction, starting at 9am at the Waikerie river front. All types of goods Welcome.
Fee applies to contribute to Auction
Donations also appreciated.
Enquiries: David Liebich 0428 403 001 or Alex McPherson 0429 846 940
Olivewood is celebrating Mother's Day at on the 12th May, 10am - 4pm, Entry is a gold coin donation.
There will be market stalls, food stalls, operating forge display, printing machine demo (health permitting), epic creatures on display (for the lovers of insects) and restored vehicles display.
Calling all Woofers and Woofettes!
The RSPCA Million Paws Walk is an annual fundraising event that brings together fuzzy friends on two- and four-legs for a fun, family friendly day for pets and animal lovers alike.
Starting with a walk along the beautiful Murray River, the day will then have a village style atmosphere with market stalls, a barbeque, coffee truck, activities and more!
All proceeds raised on the day go to the RSPCA to help fight animal cruelty.
Entry Cost (AUD):
Child Price: $10.00
Adult Price: $15.00
Family Price: $35.00
Pensioner Price: $10.00
Tuesday May 21st ~Friday 24th May 2019 - eligible to golfers 55 years and over.
Trophies to the value of $800.00
Tuesday: Stableford 12pm start - $15
Wednesday & Thursday: 36 hole Stableford A, B & C Grades - $50
Friday: 18 hole 2 person ambrose - $10
Wednesday night 6pm - Woodfired Pizza night - at the Berri Riverside Holiday Park
Presentation Dinner -6.30pm Thursday at the Big River Tavern
Come and play the Berri championship golf course. It is one of the best you’ll play in regional South Australia.
After the game enjoy the full bar & bistro facilities of the Big River Tavern or relax on the deck overlooking the 18th green.
Event registration: $60.00 for men and $45.00 for women
Send entries (including entry fee) to:
Berri Golf Club, PO Box 399 BERRI SA 5343
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The 32nd Annual Monash Mammoth Market - A fun filled day for everyone.
Plenty of entertainment (music, face painting, jumping castles), plenty of food and stall holders selling a wide variety of goods.....come for a quick look around or come for the day. Something for everyone.
$2 entry for adults and kids are free. 9am to 2pm. We hope to see you there.
Stallholder bookings and enquiries can be made on 08 8583 5361
The 41st Annual South Australian Country Music Festival & Awards to be held throughout the Riverland from May 31st to June 10th.
SA Country Music Festival and Talent Quest is held over 10 days throughout the Riverland. There are a variety of events held at a variety of venues and at different times. We have campfire sing a longs, poetry, country rock, classic country, talent quest, stalls and many more activities.
"Talent Quests" and "Songwriters Competition" are on again in 2019. For a full program click on the "More information here" link below.
Thousands of visitors from across Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand make the trip to the Riverland to enjoy a festival of fun and Country Music, each year fans visiting Australia from places as far away as Sweden, England and the USA have stayed to attend this wonderful event, many visitors come to every Festival and catch up with old friends, and many come for the first time and make new friends, one thing is certain they all continue to come back, and the month of June is the perfect time to visit the Festival with days spent in the winter sun that filters through and crisp cool nights in warm cosy Venues.
Celebrate the Riverland's citrus industry at the Waikerie Citrus Festival on the June long weekend. The monthly Waikerie Markets will be moved to McCoy St, from 9am until 3pm on Saturday, and local retail outlets will run their own street stalls in front of their businesses.
There will be a heap of citrus themed competitions including;
Best citrus cocktail
Best citrus mocktail
Best savoury citrus dish
Best citrus themed photography
Best citrus themed art/painting
and "Australia's Best" Best Rainbow Citrus Cake competition
And bring along your craziest, weirdest & ugliest orange
More information - 0455 483 669
The award winning Barmera Main Street Markets are a must visit for locals and visitors to the region.
Held in Barmera's main street, Barwell Avenue, the markets comprise a large variety of stalls including clothing, craft, woodwork, jewellery, artwork, books, furniture, fruit, vegetables, homewares, DVD's, condiments, plants, food and coffee. From one market to the next there is usually some different stallholders mixed in with the regular favourites.
Stallholders can change from market to market so there is often something new to see and buy.
Market organisers always try and incorporate live music and also a display or demonstration of some kind which adds to the atmosphere and range of activities to enjoy so head along, have a browse, listen to the music and enjoy a variety of foods and great coffee.
Market Dates are:
Sunday June 9th, 2019
Sunday October 6th, 2019
Sunday November 3rd 2019
Sunday December 8th, 2019
Stallholder enquiries can be made by calling 08 8588 2289.
Located at Cobdogla in the Riverland of South Australia, the Irrigation & Steam Museum is a popular place for steam engine enthusiasts as well as being a fun and educational experience for children and their families.
The Museum has special operating days throughout the year with working exhibits and train rides. Our open dates for 2019 are: Sunday June 9th / Sunday July 14th / Sunday October 6th
Open from from 9.30am to 4pm.. Admission - Adults $20, Concession $15 & Children 5-18 yrs $10, Under 5 Free.
A special feature at the museum is the WORLD'S only Humphrey Pump in working order, (although the pump is currently having some repair & maintenance work done at the moments so is currently not being operated but will be again very soon)
On the 14th of September 1969 over 4000 people attended the lowering of the time capsule. Come along and celebrate with us as we raise the capsule and see what it contains......
The event will be held on Sunday 22nd of September 2019 from 11.00am to 2.00pm.
More details of the days events will be added as they become available.
The Loxton Show is an annual event held on the October Long Weekend each year which brings people from across the Riverland & Mallee together to celebrate the agricultural and horticultural heritage of the region. The Show caters for its patrons with many exciting sights, including livestock, grain and fodder, handicrafts, gardening, competitions, vintage machinery, specialty trade sites, sideshows, live entertainers and Show rides. One major aspect of the Show is the exhibits. Amateur hobbyists from far and wide are exhibit their work in a variety of interest areas.
The Loxton Show is open to the public from 8.30 am each day.
MORGAN & DISTRICT LIONS CLUB INC Annual SWAP MEET Morgan Primary School Oval
SELLERS: $15.00 Indoor Stalls BOOKINGS REQUIRED $10.00 Outdoor Site
BUYERS: $5.00 Kids under 15 Free
Bring along your " Collectables " Rusty Treasures " Automotive " Potted Colour
Gate open at 6.30 am
Inquires and bookings contact Colleen Anderson - Peters 0438 892 905
A weekend celebration of Putt Putt and wooden boats
Come and enjoy a great day out on the river at Morgan.
See lots of wooden boats
PS Marion will be there for 1 hour cruises at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm
Stalls, food and entertainment for all ages
Loxton Light Up Day is Saturday 24th of November and features all day trading, special activities for the kids, music and performances, a ferris wheel, bouncing castle, a visit by Santa and Fireworks Spectacular at 9pm.
The Loxton Lights Festival then continues through to December 31st as Loxton shines during this joyous festival with thousands of twinkling fairy lights, bright colourful banners, sparkling garlands and tinsel to create a magic spectacle.
An enormous Christmas tree dazzles in the heart of town and from there, large clusters of residential streets feature homes adorned with over 350 illuminated Christmas scenes, paintings and coloured light displays.
Wander the shopping precinct and soak up the atmosphere of the festive season with music playing in East Terrace. Delight at the beautifully decorated shops that explode with gifts for all the family .
The festival includes a host of events and activities including Light Up Day, Town Lights, Santa's Walk,
Christmas Tree Festival, Christmas Wonderland, Santa's Cave, Santa's Workshop, Reindeer Road, Little Town stage production, Craft Fair & more.
Monash CFS 'Carols Night' commences with a meal at 6.30pm
Cost is $5 per person which includes a BBQ / Roast and salad. (children under 12 Free)
Soft drinks - $1
Novelty Raffle - $1
Features of the night include;
- Hayride at 8.00pm
- Appearance by Father Christmas
- Face Painting
Please bring a small salad to share.