Renmark Parkrun

5 Oct 2019-28 Aug 2021 16 Nov, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec
Renmark Riverfront, Murray Avenue, Renmark , 5341
Contact: Event Director

Renmark parkrun is a free, timed, 5km run / walk put on by the community for the community at 8am every Saturday morning in Renmark, South Australia.  Meet at the shelter on the Renmark Riverfront (opposite the Renmark Hotel) at 7.45am with an event briefing before the start of the event.  Relax on the lawn and enjoy a chat after the run, or head across the road for a post run coffee.

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Morgan Living River

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2019 10am-4pm 16 Nov, 17 Nov
Morgan Riverfront, Morgan, MORGAN, 5320
$2 entry fee
Contact: Di Hausler
08 85402643 or 0447 495 138

Enjoy the beautiful Morgan riverfront and the celebration of our past rich river history with a display of wooden boats and Paddle Steamers. This year will also include celebration on the 50th anniversary of the last train to leave Morgan in November of 1969. On Saturday come along and enjoy the friendly rivaly between the crews from the Paddle Steamers with the entertaining 'Tug of War'. Cobdogla Traction engine, blacksmith demonstration and many other displays of interest.  

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Strawberry Fete

Saturday 16 November 2019 6 pm - late 16 Nov
Alawoona Hall, Karoonda Highway, Alawoona, 5311
Adults:$25; 7-13 year olds: $15; Under 7's: Free; Family: $80.
Contact: Yae Schoenhenzel
0429 435 762

A night of nostalgia and old-fashioned fun in a unique location. All the Pizza you can eat, from Pete's Mobile Pizzas. Strawberries and ice-cream for desert. Tea & coffee included. BYO drinks. Entertainment by the Wild Matildas Bush Band. You will have a great time being talked through old fashioned dances. Everyone can join in. Bookings and tickets essential. Tickets available from Scarfe's Electronics, East Terrace, Loxton. Free bus available from Renmark, Berri and Loxton - to book, phone Polly: 0427 874 332

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Riverland Wellness Festival

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 November 2019 10am-5pm 16 Nov, 17 Nov
Renmark Hotel Function Centre, Murray Avenue, Renmark, SA
$7 pp one day pass; $12 two day pass; children under 15 free
Contact: Sue Shaw
0421 915 591

Come and meet local qualified health and well-being professionals showcasing their products and services at the 6th annual Riverland Wellness Festival on Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 November 2019, 10am-5pm at the Renmark Hotel in the heart of Renmark. Discover and experience natural ways to live a healthy, balanced and peaceful life. Bring your family and friends, stay for lunch and attend one of the many free workshops and come and try sessions held throughout the weekend. * Well-being and Holistic Therapies * Massage * Reflexology * Natural & Organic products * Aromatherapy & Essential Oils * SA's leading Psychics * Crystals and Gemstones * Books and CD’s * FREE Workshops * FREE Come & Try Yoga Classes * Cafe Entry: $7 One Day Pass; $12 Two Day Pass Children under 15 free Proudly supported the Royal Flying Doctor Service with $1 from every ticket sold donated to the RFDS. More information and tickets available at

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The Christmas Shoppe

November 16th - 1st December 9.00am 16 Nov, 17 Nov, 22 Nov, 23 Nov, 24 Nov...
Barwell Ave, BARMERA, 5345 Open for 3 weekends until Sunday 1st Dec
Contact: Gaylee Drogemuller
0438 887065

We are a pop up shop full of quality handmade Christmas decorations and gifts. Looking for something unique we have it. Christmas wreaths, decorations large and small, candles, necklaces and much much more. Visit us on facebook "The Christmas Shoppe" to view a much larger collection of what we have

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A Great Night of Celtic Music & Dancing - Welcome to the Ceilidh

16th November 7pm for 7:30pm start 16 Nov
Berri Hotel, Riverview Drive, Berri, 5343

Featuring the Mildura District Pipe Band, “The Cauldron” Celtic Trio from Mildura which features a Harpist and the Mildura Irish Dancers. A beautiful supper will be serves and will include the ceremony “To Address The Haggis”. All proceeds go to the Royal Flying Doctor Services. Tickets available from Barmera Visitor Information Centre, Berri Hotel, Scarfe’s Electronics Loxton, Yates Menswear Renmark and McCoy Menswear Waikerie. Neat casual dress - wear your tartan or GREEN.

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Balcony Sessions

16/11/19 7.30pm 16 Nov
Berri Hotel, Riverview Drive, BERRI, 5343
Contact: Berri Hotel

Balcony Sessions with Live Acoustic Music feat Georgette Berry. Doors open from 7.30pm and Music starting from 8pm. Cocktails and other drink specials available on the night.

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Loxton's Historic House & Garden "The Pines"

Every Sunday 2.00PM 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec
"The Pines" Loxton's Historic House & Garden, 18 Henry St, Loxton, 5333 Tours also by appointment
Gardens open 7 days a week FREE of charge, Fee applies for Tours of historic house.
(08) 8584 8071

This beautifully preserved 1909 house, along with it's contents and garden were bequeathed to the people of Loxton by Mrs Ella Kingdon.

Tours of the historic house are available every Sunday at 2.00pm or at other times by appointment. A small fee applies.

The garden is open for the general public to wander through and to bring food and drinks to enjoy amongst the peaceful surrounds.

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Rotary Club of Loxton, Mardi Gras Fundraiser, "NO" Talent Show

17th November 2019 1pm - 4pm 17 Nov
Institute Building @ Loxton Historical Village, Allen Hosking Drive, Loxton, 5333
Adults $10 & Students $5
Contact: Melissa Blythman

The Rotary Club of Loxton are holding a "NO" Talent Show as a Mardi Gras Fundraiser on 17th November 2019 from 1pm till 4pm in the Institute Building at the Loxton Historical Village so why not get a few people together and either show us your talent or just enjoy some afternoon tea while watching others. The Loxton Probus Ladies and some of the local school students will be there to entertain you. Adults $10 and Students $5 and that includes entry into the village and afternoon tea.

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Mundoo Ridge Cellar Door Open Day

17th November, 2019 11am to 4pm 17 Nov
Mundoo Ridge Wine, 77 Battams Road, Moorook, 5332
Contact: Robert Cordy

Mundoo Ridge was just an idea and a dream for owners, Rob & Irene Cordy. Today the winery is producing over 3500 litres a year and alternative varieties such as Sangiovese, Durif and Montepulciano. Their varieties of red and fortified wines are available to sample and purchase at their cellar door. Join us for our final cellar door opening for the year, Sunday 17th November 11am to 4pm. Try some of our fabulous red and fortified wines. Grab a glass of your favourite wine and enjoy a platter.

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Poker Nation

Every Sunday 2 PM 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec
Loxton Club, 27-29 Bookpurnong Terrace, LOXTON SA 5333
Contact: Christie Ashton

$25 for $50,000 in playing chips. Early registration 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Start time 2:00 pm. Late registration until 3:30 pm. For Early registration receive meal purchase and likes on Riverland Players - Poker Nation on Facebook page. someone from this venue will wing the Australian Poker Tour Package (APT) to Brisbane in January 2020. Prize Inlcudes: Return Airfares from Adelaide, 4 Nights Accommodation and Buy-in to the APT Main Event.

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Poker Nation

30 Apr 2019-28 Apr 2020 7:30pm 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec
Barmera Hotel, 31-33 Barwell Ave, Barmera, 5345 This is a recurring event every Tuesday
Contact: Jodie Reynolds

$15 for $20,000 in playing chips Early Registration 6:30pm - 7pm Start time 7:30pm Late Registration until 9pm Extra Chips for Early registration, meal purchease & likes on Riverland Players - Poker Nation Facebook page New games rotated weekly and different buy -ins. SOMEONE from this venue will win: Australian Poker Tour Package (APT) to Brisbane in September.... Prize Includes: Return Airfares from Adelaide, 4 Nights Accommodation & Buy-In to the APT Main Event

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220 for Tammy

Friday 22nd November 2019 22 Nov
Barmera Club, Dean Drive, Barmera, 5345
Contact: Kylan Beech
0401 422 090

220 for Tammy is a fundraiser for Cancer! Kylan Beech and his brothers will ride from Adelaide to Barmera (220km) to raise funds for the Cancer Council. When he arrives at the Barmera Club there will be a live auction, silent auction, raffles, live music, dinner and much more. Great night and a great cause!

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Get Your Blues On Riverland

23 Nov 2019 3pm - 11pm 23 Nov
Jarrett Memorial Gardens, James Avenue, RENMARK, 5341
Contact: David Storer

Come and 'Get Your Blues On Riverland' and enjoy this fabulous new Blue's music event overlooking the Murray River on the lawns of Jarrrett Memorial Gardens in Renmark! 

Presented by Mildura Entertainment, Get Your Blues On will be headlined by Aussie blues legend, Diesel, as a part of his 30 Year Anniversary Tour and supported by Anna Scionti, one of Australia's top Female Blues performers, crowd favorites Old Dogs New Tricks, Mick Kidd and Dave Blight, Train-Wreck Duo and The Rockinblues.
The licenced event will feature -

  • An awesome lineup of first class entertainment
  • A variety of tasty food options / food trucks
  • Onsite bar facilities
  • ATM avaiable at the gate

Tickets are $55* per person with tables available for group bookings at no extra cost.  Tickets are available from The Renmark Hotel or online from  *Booking Fee Applies

Tables can be booked for group bookingsBook a table of 6 or more your table and chairs will be there for you at no extra cost.

Maximum Capacity - 500     |     No BYO Alcohol, Glass or Sharps     |     Bag Cchecks will be in place     |      Smoking Area Available     |     You can bring snacks & nibbles

The event will proceed Rain, Hail or Shine!

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Wednesday November 27, 2019 8pm 27 Nov
Chaffey Theatre, Seventeenth Street, Renmark, 5341
Contact: Chaffey Theatre
(08) 8586 1800

He triumphantly conquered stage and screen in America and Britain. Now the glamorous, international superstar Hans is on the road in Australia. It’s an accordion-pumping, foot-stomping, glittering comedy cabaret blitzkrieg! Dishing the dirt on America’s Got Talent, hilarious Hans will have you slapping your thighs so hard, you’ll think it’s Oktoberfest. “It’s the best lip-smacking, hand-clapping, and foot-tapping hour of your life. You’ll wish it would keep on going.” Weekend Notes “You don’t want him to leave the stage” Tyra Banks. “The gift that keeps on giving” Mel. B. “Like a horror movie… But I loved it” Simon Cowell.

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Dirty Dick's Theatre Restaurant

28th November 2019 6.45pm - 10.30pm 28 Nov
Loxton Hotel , 45 East Terrace , LOXTON SA , 5333
$65.00 per person. Includes dinner and show.
(08) 8584 7266

DIRTY DICK’S – “IT’S SO FUNNY, IT HURTS”! Come and enjoy a brilliant night of Medieval mirth and merriment featuring a spectacular all new stage show with side-splitting comedy, witty ‘n wacky songs, madcap parlour games and hilarious audience involvement plusa most magnificent three course sumptuous feast; hearty home-made roasted butternut soup with bread rolls, alternate plate served prime roast beef or tender roast chicken with house-made traditional gravy and seasonal vegetables followed by delicious sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce and silken vanilla ice cream. Dirty Dick’s is more than just a night out! From the moment you arrive, the fun starts. Join our wondrous wenches, lively lads and merry minstrels as they settle you into the spirit of the evening. Then sit back and be entertained by a host of historical (or should that be hysterical!) stage characters as they recount some of history’s more notable events!! Tickets: $65.00 per person – Includes stage show and course dinner. Bookings essential. 6.45pm arrival for 7pm start.

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Friday November 29, 2019 11am 29 Nov
Chaffey Theatre, Seventeenth Street, Renmark, 5341
Contact: Chaffey Theatre
(08) 8586 1800

Bring the family along for an afternoon of Christmas cheer! Australia’s oldest police band will entertain everyone from the young to the young at heart with a range of classic carols that are sure to bring out the Christmas spirit in all. Even the Christmas Grinch will be singing along to everyone’s favourite carols! So kick off Christmas in the right way with the Band of the SA Police.

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Loxton Christmas Tree Festival

Saturday 30th November - Tuesday 17th December 11am - 5pm 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 2 Dec, 3 Dec, 4 Dec...
CWA Hall, Kokoda Terrace, Loxton, 5333
Gold coin donation appreciated
Contact: Dawn Fielke
0408 841 213

The Christmas Tree Festival opens on Light Up Day 30th November. The Christmas Trees are decorated to this years theme 'The Characters and Colours of Christmas'. Well worth a visit.

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Inhale Inspiration, Exhale Creativity

29/11/2019 till 01/02/2020 Gallery opening hours - please see facebook page 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 2 Dec, 3 Dec, 4 Dec...
Rain Moth Gallery, 4 Peake Terrace, Waikerie, 5330
Gold coin donation appreciated
Contact: Alannah Cheshire

Arts North Elizabeth Art Society is proud to be exhibiting a diverse collection of work at the wonderful exhibition space, the Rain Moth Gallery. Arts North members meet and hold events in Judd House, Elizabeth, their dedicated community art studio, where they can draw and paint in a relaxed and nurturing environment. Arts North artists come from a variety of backgrounds, and will be showing their work in a wide ranging collection of styles and subjects. Their artistic careers range from those who took up art in their retirement for fun and social inclusion, to others who are prize winning and very experienced, but all bring passion and creativity to their work. The artists work in watercolours, pastels, oils and acrylics depicting a wide range of subjects. Their art includes beautiful soft and ethereal watercolours, classic intuitive portraits in a variety of media and inspiring representational works which depict a diverse range of subjects. The artists also enjoy the challenge of drawing from life in charcoal, pencil and other drawing media. All of the work in this exhibition comes from the desire to create from the heart in the wonderful environment of Judd House. The North Elizabeth Art Society has been an active art society in Elizabeth for over 40 yrs. They offer painting classes – oils, acrylics, watercolours and pastels with assistance available for the beginners from experienced artists. They also have portrait drawing classes fortnightly, life drawing classes fortnightly and mixed media monthly.

Rainmoth gallery will be open extended hours on Friday 29th November to coincide with the Waikerie Lions Christmas Pageant.

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Loxton Christmas Lights Festival

From Light Up Day November 30 until December 31 Light Up Day (9.00am-9.15pm); Other nights 8.30pm-11pm 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 2 Dec, 3 Dec, 4 Dec...
Various around Loxton, C/o Loxton Waikerie Council , LOXTON, 5333 Refer website for additional information and map outlining location of various activities
Contact: Pat West
0439 846 256

Loxton Christmas Lights is a celebration of Christmas enjoyed by locals and visitors to the Riverland. Street decorations (including a 10-metre high rope light Christmas Tree on the main roundabout), fireworks, a Christmas Tree Festival, and ‘Christmas Wonderland’ are features which help create a magical world of colour and lights. Festival goers enjoy more than 400 paintings and coloured light displays on ‘Santa’s Walk’ which illuminates a cluster of streets in the town. The festival commences with ‘Light Up Day’ on the last Saturday in November and runs until December 31 each year. The festival attracts thousands of visitors to the region to enjoy a wide range of activities to help capture the spirit of Christmas.

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PS Industry Cruises

First Sunday of the month. 11am, 1.30pm 1 Dec
Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre, 84 Murray Avenue, Renmark, Renmark, 5341
Contact: Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre
1300 661 704

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 redgums 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 carefuly restored by the hard work of the volunteers in 1990.

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


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Loxton Christmas Craft Fair

Sunday 1st December 10am - 3pm 1 Dec
Loxton RSL Hall, 11Tobruk Terrace, Loxton, 5333 Corner Tobruk Terrace and Anzac Cresent, Loxton.
Contact: Marilyn Tonkin
8584 5055

Find real Christmas  treasure at the Craft Fair, with a variety of local, handcrafted and baked goods on offer. Unique Christmas gifts are a specialty at the Fair.

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Waikerie Markets

9 Mar 2019-7 Dec 2019 9AM - 1PM 7 Dec
Waikerie Civic Centre Lawns, Strangman Road, Waikerie, 5330

Enjoy a variety of stalls at the Waikerie Markets.

Held on the Civic Centre Lawns the markets are not to be missed. Enjoy a coffee from the Riverland West Chamber of Commerce Coffee Van and browse the great variety of stalls on offer

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Barmera Santas Cave

8 Dec 2019-22 Dec 2019 Various Times 8 Dec, 13 Dec
Bonney Theatre, Barwell Ave, Barmera, 5345
Contact: Kelsey Hogan, Monique Gordon, Hannah Wegener
08 8588 2289

Barmera Santas Cave held in the Bonney Theatre. Opening 8th December at 9am, Pageant night from 7:30pm, and weekends leading up to Christmas from 10am. Group bookings can be arranged by contacting the Barmera Visitor Information Centre.

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Barmera Main Street Markets Xmas Markets

8 Dec 2019 9am - 1pm 8 Dec
Barmera Main Street, Barwell Ave, Barmera, 5345
Contact: Helen Morgan - Market coordinator
85882289 0418 816596

The Award Winning Main Street Markets is a Family event full of stalls and entertainment. Clothing, craft, woodwork, jewellery, artwork, books, furniture, fruit, vegetables, homewares, dvds, condiments, foods and coffee. Come and join the carnival atmosphere, browse for bargains or that something special.

Join us at our Huge Xmas markets with Santa for the kids, entertainment, Ulysses Toy & Tucker Run and loads of Xmas gift giving ideas.

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Berri Carols by the River

Sunday 8th December 2019 7 pm 8 Dec
Berri Riverfront, Riverview Drive, Berri, 5343
Contact: Rhonda Centofanti

A great relaxing family night on the banks of the Murray River singing Christmas Carols and enjoying our local Guest Artists and Groups. Bring a picnic or purchase from the following - Sausage Sizzle, Coffee, Ice cream and drinks that will be available from 6pm. Everyone welcome. Proudly presented by the Christian churches of Berri and Barmera.

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Barmera Christmas Pageant and Firework Spectacular

Friday December 13th 2019 5:30pm 13 Dec
Main Street of Barmera, Barwell Ave, Barmera, 5345
Contact: Kelsey Hogan
08 8588 2289

This year is the 40th anniversary Barmera Christmas Pageant and Firework Spectacular! Vintage cars, floats, entertainment, music, side shows, food, fireworks and more. A great night for all ages with a wonderful display of fireworks to finish the night off. If you are interesting in putting a float in this years pageant, contact the Barmera Visitor Information Centre. Cash prizes available!!!

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13 Dec 2019-22 Dec 2019 8pm (Dec 13, 14, 20, 21, 22) & 3pm Matinee (Dec 15 & 22) 13 Dec
St Peter's Lutheran Church, 64 Bookpurnong Tce, Loxton SA, 5333
$8 Adult $4 Child (u16) $20 Family (2A 3C)
Contact: Leanne Kaesler

Loxton's highly acclaimed and award winning Little Town Productions returns in 2019, celebrating it's 20th year, with an all new one and a half hour Christmas production. Once again, audiences will be captivated by the story of the nativity as told through the eyes of people who were there (and many who weren't!) allowing them to experience all of the humour, emotion and majesty of an event which ultimately changed the world. Seven performances will be held over the two weekends just before Christmas in the St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loxton, including an outdoor market place, the Bethlehem bakehouse and the Little Town choir all adding to the unique Little Town experience. Tickets will be available for purchase in November. Visit the website for details.

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