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Events Calendar

April, 2019

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Anzac Day Service - Kulcurna Homestead
Date: April 25, 2019 | 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 & March - Renmark
Date: April 25, 2019 | Location: Cross of Sacrifice, Ral Ral Avenue

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.

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Anzac Day March - Morgan
Date: April 25, 2019 | Location: Cnr Fourth and Tenth Street Morgan

Anzac Day March followed by a service at Morgan RSL Sub Branch from 11am

Commences at 10.30am

Lest We Forget.

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Anzac Day Service - Loxton
Date: April 25, 2019 | Location: Cross of Sacrifice, Tobruk Terrace

Dawn Service from 6.15am at the Cross of Sacrifice

Breakfast to follow at the RSL Hall at 1 Anzac Crescent

Lest We Forget.

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Anzac Day Service - Barmera / Berri
Date: April 25, 2019 | 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.

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Riverland Farmers Market
Date: April 27, 2019 | 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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True Grit
Date: April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019 | Location: Caudo Vineyards - Hogwash Bend Rd Cadell

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.

More information here.

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Waikerie International Food Fair
Date: April 28, 2019 | Location: Waikerie Riverfront

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.
Giant Raffle

More information here.

May, 2019

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Riverland Rock and Roll Festival
Date: May 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019 | Location: Various venues in Waikerie

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

More information here.

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Waikerie Markets
Date: May 4, 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

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.

More information here.

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45th Annual Riverland Cycling Weekend
Date: May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019 | Location: BERRI HOTEL Riverview Drive BERRI South Australia

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

More information here.

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Waikerie Show "N" Shine
Date: May 4, 2019 | Location: pin Civic Centre Grounds, Strangman Rd, Waikerie

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.

More information here.

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Loxton Pedal Prix - UniSA HPV Super Series
Date: May 5, 2019

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.

More information here.

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Waikerie Lions Club Monthly Auction
Date: May 11, 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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Olivewood Mother's Day event
Date: May 12, 2019 | Location: Corner of Twentyfirst Street and Renmark Avenue, Renmark, SA

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.

More information here.

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Berri RSPCA Million Paws Walk
Date: May 19, 2019 | Location: Martins Bend Picnic Area, Berri

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

More information here.

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Berri Golf Club Veterans Classic
Date: May 21, 2019 - May 24, 2019

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

More information here.

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Berri Hotel Open Golf Championship
Date: May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019

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 berri.golf@bigpond.com

More information here.

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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

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SA Country Music Festival & New Talent Awards
Date: May 31, 2019 - June 10, 2019 | Location: Various venues around the Riverland

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.

More information here.

June, 2019

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Waikerie Citrus Festival
Date: June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019 | Location: Waikerie main streets

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 marmalade
Best citrus cocktail
Best citrus mocktail
Best lemonade
Best savoury citrus dish
Best citrus themed photography
Best citrus themed art/painting
Best dressed
and "Australia's Best" Best Rainbow Citrus Cake competition

And bring along your craziest, weirdest & ugliest orange

More information - 0455 483 669

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Barmera Main Street Markets
Date: June 9, 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 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.

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Cobdogla Irrigation & Steam Museum open day
Date: June 9, 2019 | Location: Trussell Rd, Cobdogla

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)

More information here.

September, 2019

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Overland Corner Time Capsule
Date: September 22, 2019 | Location: Overland Corner Hotel, Overland Corner

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.

More information here.

October, 2019

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Loxton Show
Date: October 6, 2019 - October 7, 2019 | 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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Morgan Swap Meet
Date: October 6, 2019 | Location: Morgan School Oval

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

More information here.

November, 2019

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Morgan Living River Festival
Date: November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019 | Location: Morgan riverfront

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

More information here.

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Loxton Lights Festival
Date: November 23, 2019 - December 31, 2019 | Location: Loxton & surrounding districts

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.

More information here.

December, 2019

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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.