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Events Calendar

September, 2018

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Dinghy Derby - Chris Sinko Isuzu Ute Enduro
Date: September 22, 2018 | Location: Many and various - refer to the website for more information

Proudly sponsored by the team from Chris Sinko, the Enduro is Round 5 of the Club’s Championship Series held on Saturday 22th September. This race is run in the open river and creeks.

Racers compete in a two lap time trailed course, competing for double point scores.

Event Information
The race starts and finishes at the Renmark Club concluding with a Trophy presentation inside the club from 5.30pm allowing racers to remove their boats from the water and return to the club. After the race the committee requires a period of time to finalise race positions, disputes and any possible scrutineering issues. It is also important to allow spectators who have been upriver sufficient time to return to the club along with Duty Boat personnel and other volunteers who have worked tirelessly to run the event.

Race 1 starts at 10.30 and race 2 at 12.30

More information here.

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Waikerie Markets
Date: September 29, 2018 | 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 great morning out.

The Markets run from 9am to 1pm

Call 0455 483 669 for bookings or further information.

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Riverland Farmers Market
Date: September 29, 2018 | Location: Berri Senior Citizens, Crawford Tce, Berri

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.

More information here.

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Riverland West Garage Sale Trail
Date: September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018 | Location: Waikerie, Cadell Morgan & Blanchetown

The Riverland West Garage Sale Trail will offer visitors and locals another activity to do in the region over the October long weekend and will also coincide with the Waikerie Street Festival.
It will be on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, from 9am until 4pm on both days.
Locals and visitors will have the opportunity to pick up bargains throughout the Riverland West region.
A booklet will be printed with maps of Blanchetown, Cadell, Morgan, Waikerie and districts, including a list all of the participating garage sale addresses in the region.
Call Sandra on 0499 097 240 for more information.

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Barmera Main Street Market
Date: September 30, 2018 | Location: Barwell Ave, Barmera

The award winning Barmera Main Street Markets are a must visit for locals and visitors to the region.

The market atmosphere is warm and friendly and there is something on offer for the whole family. There is always a large variety of stalls including local produce (fresh fruit, dried fruit, vegetables, sauces, jams & condiments), clothing, craft, woodwork, jewellery, artwork, books, furniture, homewares, plants, food and coffee.

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.

Stallholder enquiries can be made by calling 08 8588 2289.

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Waikerie Street Festival
Date: September 30, 2018 | Location: McCoy Street Waikerie

The 2018 Waikerie Street Festival is a family event with fun, food and music. This year there is no entry fee and it will run from 12noon to 4pm. We have 2 fantastic bands, food stalls and plenty of children's activities.

More information here.

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Loxton Show
Date: September 30, 2018 - October 1, 2018 | 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.

October, 2018

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Riverland Cruising Boat Club Inc.
Date: October 5, 2018 - October 14, 2018 | Location: Paringa to Lock 9

Riverland Cruising Boat Club Inc. will be holding our River Run from Paringa to Lock 9 on October 5th - 14th October 2018.
Various types of boats involved in this event will be small wooden putt putts, river cruisers to houseboats.
Along the way will be fundraising in support of the work of Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.
For more information please email us at riverlandcbc@gmail.com

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Distillery Days Festival
Date: October 6, 2018 - October 6, 2018 | Location: Twenty Third Street Distillery - Cnr 23rd Street & Renmark Ave RENMARK

The Distillery Days Festival is back on again in 2018. Saturday Oct 6th. Great entetainment & great food. A great day guaranteed.

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Morgan Swap Meet
Date: October 7, 2018 | Location: Morgan School Oval - Seventh St

MORGAN & DISTRICT LIONS CLUB INC Annual SWAP MEET
Morgan Primary School Oval
SELLERS: $15.00 Indoor Stalls $10.00 Outdoor Site - BOOKINGS REQUIRED
BUYERS: $5.00 Kids under 15 Free
Bring along your " Collectables" "Rusty Treasures" "Automotive" "Potted Colour"
Gates open at 6.30am
Inquires and bookings contact Colleen - 0438 892 905

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Riverland Wine & Food Festival
Date: October 13, 2018 | Location: Riverfront, Riverview Drive, Berri

The Riverland Wine & Food Festival is an opportunity to celebrate some of the best that the Riverland has to offer while having a great day out with with your friends. On offer is local wine, beer, cider, sangria, and delicious food accompanied by live entertainment and an incredible atmosphere, all in one place - the beautiful riverfront in Berri. This section of the riverfront has shade aplenty and complete lawn cover so provides an excellent location for this event.

Join us for an unforgettable day of wine, food, friends and fun. One of the highlight's on the Riverland events calendar.

The festival runs from 12pm – 7pm.

More information here.

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Renmark Rose Festival
Date: October 19, 2018 - October 28, 2018 | 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.

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Riverland Relay For Life
Date: October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018 | Location: Berri Oval

Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the Riverland community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives.

Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year in the fight against cancer. Start or join a team for the Riverland 2018 Relay. Event times: from 2pm Sat to 9am Sun.

More information here.

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Dinghy Derby - Paul Hutchins Loan Centre Hunchee Run
Date: October 27, 2018 | Location: Many and various - refer to the website for more information

Proudly sponsored by Paul Hutchins Loan Centre, the Hunchee Run is Round 6 of the Club’s Championship Series held on Saturday 27th October. This race is run 99% in the creeks.

Event Information
The race starts and finishes at the Renmark Club concluding with a Trophy presentation inside the club from 5.30pm allowing racers to remove their boats from the water and return to the club. After the race the committee requires a period of time to finalise race positions, disputes and any possible scrutineering issues. It is also important to allow spectators who have been upriver sufficent time to return to the club along with Duty Boat personel and other volunteers who have worked tirelessly to run the event.

More information here.

November, 2018

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Waikerie Markets
Date: November 3, 2018 | 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 great morning out.

The Markets run from 9am to 1pm

Call 0455 483 669 for bookings or further information.

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Barmera Main Street Market
Date: November 4, 2018 | Location: Barwell Ave, Barmera

The award winning Barmera Main Street Markets are a must visit for locals and visitors to the region.

The market atmosphere is warm and friendly and there is something on offer for the whole family. There is always a large variety of stalls including local produce (fresh fruit, dried fruit, vegetables, sauces, jams & condiments), clothing, craft, woodwork, jewellery, artwork, books, furniture, homewares, plants, food and coffee.

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.

Stallholder enquiries can be made by calling 08 8588 2289.

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Waikerie Christmas Pageant
Date: November 23, 2018 | Location: Waikerie township

Commencing at 6.30pm - The Waikerie Lions Community Christmas pageant.
Jumping Castles & Merry-Go-Round - Show Rides - Sideshow Alley - Live Bands - Entertainment - Food Stalls - Face Painting.

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Loxton Lights Festival
Date: November 24, 2018 - December 30, 2018 | Location: Loxton & surrounding districts

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, 2018

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Waikerie Markets
Date: December 1, 2018 | Location: Civic Centre Lawns, Dowling St, Waikerie

Waikerie Markets are held several times throughout the year on the Civic Centre lawns and our Christmas Market is one of our bigger ones. 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 great morning out.

The Markets run from 9am to 1pm

Call 0455 483 669 for bookings or further information.

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Renmark Christmas Pageant
Date: December 1, 2018 | Location: Renmark Town Centre

The Renmark Xmas Pageant is a Renmark institution and a fantastic family day. We hope you can make it along.

4pm - 8pm Santa Claus Lane Markets

4.30 - 6.30 Visit Santa in his cave

7pm Christmas Pageant procession

9pm Fireworks display

More information here.

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Barmera Main Street Market
Date: December 2, 2018 | Location: Barwell Ave, Barmera

The award winning Barmera Main Street Markets are a must visit for locals and visitors to the region.

The market atmosphere is warm and friendly and there is something on offer for the whole family. There is always a large variety of stalls including local produce (fresh fruit, dried fruit, vegetables, sauces, jams & condiments), clothing, craft, woodwork, jewellery, artwork, books, furniture, homewares, plants, food and coffee.

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.

Stallholder enquiries can be made by calling 08 8588 2289.

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Monash CFS Carols Night
Date: December 19, 2018 | 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 and soft drinks (children under 12 free)

Features of the night include;
- Hayride at 8.00pm
- Appearance by Father Christmas
- Face Painting
- Raffles
- Door prize

Please bring a small salad to share.

February, 2019

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Loxton Mardi Gras
Date: February 22, 2019 - February 24, 2019

Loxton celebrates its 62nd Mardi Gras in 2019 commencing Friday 22nd of February and running over the weekend with a fun filled program of events and activities on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th as well.

Events include street parade with floats, markets, craft & food stalls, games, BBQ's and the Nippy's Loxton Gift athletics carnival.

The Mardi Gras is a family fun day, with money raised going towards community projects. Most years the event raises thousands of dollars through the efforts of many volunteers.

More information here.

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Nippy's Loxton Gift
Date: February 23, 2019

Nippy's Loxton Gift Carnival is the richest foot race event in SA after the Bay Sheffield. A twilight event attracting high calibre athletes competing in 50 non stop races under handicap conditions for exciting finishes.

Venue: Loxton Oval - Admission Free

Run as a twilight event from 5pm to 10 pm.

The event attracts high calibre athletes from SA, interstate and overseas.

All races are under handicap conditions making for exciting finishes.

For further details and information contact: Sonya Altschwager 0427 064 825

More information here.

May, 2019

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Monash Mammoth Market
Date: May 26, 2019 | Location: Monash Primary School Oval Jackson St Monash SA

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