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Events Calendar

November, 2019

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Pizza and Mini Golf Nights
Date: November 27, 2019 - November 30, 2019 | Location: Berri Riverside Holiday Park, 87 Riverview Drive, Berri, 5343

Pizza and Mini Golf Nights at the Berri Riverside Holiday Park!
For $16.00, purchase your Margherita Pizza Starter Kit and have a game on our BRAND NEW Mini Golf Complex!
Hang around to toast marshmallows by the fire pit, underneath the gorgeous Riverland sky.
Coffees & Cakes, Milkshakes, Cold Drinks and Snacks available at our Kiosk.

*Numbers are important, please contact us in advance or for more information on (08) 8582 3723.

More information here.

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Waikerie Santa’s Cave
Date: November 29, 2019 - December 31, 2019 | Location: Santa’s Cave located in the Waikerie Soldiers Memorial Hall, McCoy

Open following the Lions Christmas Pageant, through to December 31st, closed Christmas day
Open 7 days a week 10am till 5pm from November 30th to Christmas Eve and from 10am to 2pm from December 26th to 31st

Santa in residence .. check our Facebook page via the link below

An award winning magical wonderland, captivating Christmas themes, colour and lights galore.
Santa’s gift shop full of gifts for all ages, including home made craft.

More information here.

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Waikerie Christmas Pageant
Date: November 29, 2019 | Location: Civic Park

The Waikerie Lions Community Christmas pageant.

From 5.30pm to 9.30pm

Jumping Castle - Show Rides - Sideshow Alley - Pony Rides - Entertainment - Food Stalls.

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Renmark Lions Club Bazaar
Date: November 30, 2019 | Location: Old Wood Pavilion near the Renmark No.2 Oval , Renmark

Renmark Lions Club Fundraising Bazaar

Held on the last Saturday of every month - 8am to 11am

Usual goods for sale each month include furniture, beds, tables/chairs, electrical goods, whitegoods, crockery/cutlery, books, tools, bric-a-brac, household items, etc.

A BBQ/Sausage Sizzle and Bacon & Egg Sandwiches, Donuts, tea/coffee and cans of drink are also available during each sale.

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Loxton Lights Festival
Date: November 30, 2019 - December 31, 2019 | Location: Loxton & surrounding districts

Loxton Light Up Day is Saturday 30th 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.

More information here.

December, 2019

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PS Industry Cruises
Date: December 1, 2019 | Location: Renmark Rivefront

We cruise on the first Sunday of every month with additional cruises on some long weekends and during festivals. Cruises may be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions.

Experience a bygone era with a scenic 90 minute cruise, cruising on the historic PS. Industry. Hear the unique sounds of the paddle wheels, the hiss of steam and see the wood fired boiler being stoked. Devonshire tea with scones cooked in a wood fired oven is served. During the cruise, passengers will see wildlife consisting of waterfowl, and even a koala or two may be seen as you pass between majestic river red gums and limestone cliffs.

Commissioned in 1911 as a work boat for S.A. Water keeping the Murray River open to traffic by removing snags and later in the construction of locks and weirs. After being retired in 1969, the PS. Industry was carefully restored by the hard work of the volunteers in 1990.

Bookings are essential and can be made at the Renmark Visitor Information Centre: 1300 661 704.

More information here.

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Pizza and Mini Golf Nights
Date: December 4, 2019 - December 7, 2019 | Location: Berri Riverside Holiday Park, 87 Riverview Drive, Berri, 5343

Pizza and Mini Golf Nights at the Berri Riverside Holiday Park!
For $16.00, purchase your Margherita Pizza Starter Kit and have a game on our BRAND NEW Mini Golf Complex!
Hang around to toast marshmallows by the fire pit, underneath the gorgeous Riverland sky.
Coffees & Cakes, Milkshakes, Cold Drinks and Snacks available at our Kiosk.

*Numbers are important, please contact us in advance or for more information on (08) 8582 3723.

More information here.

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Waikerie Markets
Date: December 7, 2019 | Location: Civic Centre Lawns, Dowling St, Waikerie

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

Upcoming Market Dates are Saturday December 7th

Call 0455 483 669 for bookings or further information.

More information here.

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Barmera Main Street Markets
Date: December 8, 2019 | Location: Barwell Avenue Barmera

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 December 8th, 2019

Stallholder enquiries can be made by calling 08 8588 2289.

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The Riverland Toy & Tucker Run
Date: December 8, 2019 | Location: Riverland wide

The Ulysses Club Mallee Branch presents the 2019 Riverland Toy & Tucker Run on Sunday December 8th, on behalf of the Riverland Christmas Appeal.
All motorcycle riders are invited. Pillion passengers must be aged over 8 years old.
Ride from either end of the Riverland.
Departure times are:
Waikerie Hotel - 8.45am or Renmark (Maccas) - 9.15am
Moorook - 9.45am
Loxton (East Tce) - 10.30am
Berri (Vaughan Tce) - 11.15am
Concludes at Barmera

Gifts of non-perishable foods & cash donations (to buy food) are welcome and preferred over toys.

More details - Simon Jackson 0490 854 426 / Scott Crockett 0402 500 037

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Carols by the River
Date: December 8, 2019 | Location: Berri Riverfront Riverview Drive Berri

A great relaxing family night on the banks of the Murray River with Christmas Carols, Guest Artists and Community Groups.
BBQ by donation and Coffee, Ice cream and drinks available from 6pm prior to the concert at 7pm.
Everyone welcome.
Proudly presented by the Christian churches of Berri and Barmera.

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Pizza and Mini Golf Nights
Date: December 11, 2019 - December 14, 2019 | Location: Berri Riverside Holiday Park, 87 Riverview Drive, Berri, 5343

Pizza and Mini Golf Nights at the Berri Riverside Holiday Park!
For $16.00, purchase your Margherita Pizza Starter Kit and have a game on our BRAND NEW Mini Golf Complex!
Hang around to toast marshmallows by the fire pit, underneath the gorgeous Riverland sky.
Coffees & Cakes, Milkshakes, Cold Drinks and Snacks available at our Kiosk.

*Numbers are important, please contact us in advance or for more information on (08) 8582 3723.

More information here.

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Waikerie Lions Club Monthly Auction
Date: December 14, 2019 | Location: Waikerie Riverfront Lawn, Leonard Norman Drive, Waikerie,

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

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Loxton Community Carols
Date: December 15, 2019 | Location: East Terrace Rotunda

Get the family together for Loxton's very own Carols by Candlelight! The combined churches of Loxton invite you to gather and sing along to your favourite carols on the rotunda lawn in East Terrace. From 7.30pm (prelude from 7pm). If inclement weather, Carols will move to the Life Centre, Loxton Luther School, Luther Road. Bring a chair.

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Monash CFS Carols Night & Hayride
Date: December 18, 2019 | Location: Monash Fire Station - Randall Terrace Monash

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.

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Renmark's Christmas On The Murray
Date: December 20, 2019 | Location: Renmark Riverfront on Murray Avenue

Renmark's Christmas On The Murray is on Friday December 20th. It will a fantastic family day. We hope you can make it along - from 6pm

Christmas parade
Gift Marks
Food stalls
Family Entertainment
Unique sound & light show

January, 2020

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Riverland Gem & Mineral Show
Date: January 25, 2020 - January 26, 2020 | Location: Loxton Lutheran School Auditorium

Come and join us in the Airconditioned Basketball Stadium for our Bi-annual Gemshow. We expect 70 tables of goods for inspection and sale showing everything "Gem & Mineral" from raw specimens through demonstrations of cutting, shaping & polishing of stones (Cabachoning), Faceting of stones, Wire wrapping of cabachoned stones. Also books, fossicking equipment, jewellery, etc. will all be on sale and our Raffle will be drawn. The doors will be open from 9:00am - 4:00pm each day and there will be refreshments available. Cost of entry is $6.00 for over 14's with Under 14's FREE. Our raffle tickets will be sold from October 2019 at various locations in the Riverland as well as at the Gemshow and will be drawn on Sunday afternoon.

March, 2020

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Riverland Super Kick
Date: March 6, 2020 | Location: Berri Riverfront Precinct

The Berri Hotel is proud to host the second annual Riverland Super Kick.
Test your skills in our accuracy round, or try to kick it the furthest over the river.
The Opens Winner can win $1000 for their nominated sporting club and $500 Cash & $500 Berri Hotel voucher for themselves.
Heaps of other prizes on the day. Friday March 6th 2020 from 5pm.
For more information or to register your kick call 08 8582 1411.

More information here.

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Renmark Rocks On
Date: March 12, 2020 - March 16, 2020 | Location: Greek Community Hall & Renmark riverfront

Join us for a weekend full of Rock'n'Roll music, dancing and fun on the beautiful banks of the River Murray. March 12th to 16th.
VENUE ~ Greek Community Hall
21st Street Renmark
* Thursday Partner Dance with DJ Ron
​* Friday Shake-2
* Saturday FREE Market Day with Shake-2, Classic Car Display, Dance Demos and lots more on the Renmark Riverfront Lawns
* Saturday Itchy Fingers
* Sunday Breakfast & Relaxing afternoon
* Monday River Rock Rockers Club Night

More information here.

April, 2020

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Anzac Day Service - Kulcurna Homestead
Date: April 25, 2020 | Location: Kulcurna Homestead, Cal Lal Rd Kulcurna, via Renmark

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.

More information here.

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Anzac Day Service - Barmera / Berri
Date: April 25, 2020 | Location: Upper Murray Garden of Memory, McKenzie Rd, Barmera.

Berri RSL & Barmera RSL are holding a combined Dawn Service - commencing at 6am - at the Upper Murray Garden of Memory on McKenzie Road Barmera.

All welcome.

Details of breakfast to follow at the respective RSL clubrooms will be advised at the conclusion of the service.

Lest We Forget.

May, 2020

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Monash Mammoth Market
Date: May 31, 2020 | Location: Monash Primary School Oval Jackson St Monash SA

The 33rd 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

September, 2020

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Riverland Field Days
Date: September 11, 2020 - September 12, 2020 | Location: Sturt Hwy between Barmera & Monash

The Riverland Field Days are a very popular 2 day annual event that attracts thousands of people from throughout South Australia and beyond. Hosted on a purpose built facility just out of Barmera on the Sturt Highway.

With over 350 exhibitors and approximately 30 caterers there is something for the whole family. The field days include the latest in agricultural machinery, equipment and services, demonstrations & information sessions. There are also numerous and varied retail & trade sites including automotive, marine, building trades & services, food producers, clothing & footwear, hardware, electrical, camping & fishing, welding & engineering, and much more. Many local service providers also take the opportunity to promote their services, for example, disability & support services.

A large program of events, parades and other various entertainment enhance the static displays and there are a range of food & wine tastings as well.

We invite you to come along and experience one of the Riverland's major events. New exhibitors are always welcome.

More information here.

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Mindarie-Halidon Races
Date: September 19, 2020 | Location: Halidon

Known as the “Melbourne Cup of the Mallee”, the Mindarie-Halidon races are held annually in September. Come and join us for some fun.

Some of the events features include –
- Full Bar & Catering Facilities
- Marquees available
- Seven Races
- TOTE Facilities
-Sky Channel
- Children’s entertainment

Organise a group and hire a marquee - for more information contact Krystina on 0427 540 373

October, 2020

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Loxton Show
Date: October 4, 2020 - October 5, 2020 | Location: Loxton Oval, Bookpurnong Tce, Loxton

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.

More information here.

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Renmark Rose Festival
Date: October 16, 2020 - October 25, 2020 | Location: Renmark & surrounds

The Renmark Rose Festival is held annually, commencing on the third weekend in October which is the optimum time in the region for experiencing the first spectacular spring rose blooms. A majority of the festivals events are conducted by the Renmark Rose Festival Committee which is a group of volunteers with a common love of Roses, Renmark and the Riverland.

Each year the Rose Festival Committee is committed to looking at new and exciting initiatives to complement the existing festival’s events and activities and the festival has a constantly changing array of open gardens to enjoy, spread out over numerous towns throughout the Riverland. In this, we hope
to keep the Renmark Rose Festival as fresh and vibrant as our wonderful roses.

The Renmark township’s rose gardens provide a spectacular backdrop and are immaculately presented during the Rose Festival thanks to the Renmark Paringa Council. There are 51 garden beds consisting of in excess of 3,500 rose bushes spread throughout the town and it is well worth taking a walking tour to discover them.

The Renmark Rose Festival is a celebration of the region and its communities. It is an opportunity to showcase the region’s produce, enjoy our spectacular weather and experience the beauty of the magnificent Murray River. Be welcomed by our diverse multicultural community and experience our friendly and accommodating hospitality.

More information here.