Second Birthday

22 Sep 2018-23 Sep 2018 23 Sep
23rd Street Distillery, Corner 23rd Street and Renmark Avenue, Renmark, 5241
08 8586 8500

Twenty Third Street Distillery is turning two! Come and join us for two fun filled days of celebrations. Saturday 22nd September 5pm – late: Complimentary birthday cupcakes, live entertainment, food and drink specials. Sunday 23rd September 10am – 4pm: Lawn games, face painting, live entertainment, food and drink specials. We hope to see you then!

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Loxton's Historic House & Garden "The Pines"

Every Sunday 2.00PM 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 6 Oct, 14 Oct
"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, Tours of historic house - fee applies.
(08) 8584 7785 or 0439 671 256

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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Rhythmic Drumming Riverland

23 Jul 2018-28 Sep 2018 4.15 PM - 5 PM 23 Sep, 24 Sep, 25 Sep, 26 Sep, 27 Sep...
3 Wilson Street, Berri, 5343
$150 per child for the school term
Contact: Mick
0435 852 390

School Term Rhythmic Drumming Sessions.

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Funding Program Information Session

26 Sep 2018 6 PM - 7PM 26 Sep
Renmark Hotel Function Room, Murray Avenue, Renmark, 5341
Contact: Hayley Ashworth

The Office for Recreation, Sport & Racing are presenting a free information session on two of their funding programs: Active Club Program & Community Recreation and Sport Facilities Program.

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Charity Art Auction

28 Sep 2018 6.30pm -9pm 28 Sep
Arrosto Coffee, 152 18th Street, Renmark , 5341
Contact: Nicole

I am a Rose Festival Ambassador for 2018 and raising money for the Riverland Domestic Violence Services in Berri. Come along to Arrosto and view art donated by local artists. All art displayed on the night will be auctioned. There will be raffle & door prizes. Nibbles & drinks are included in the cost of your ticket. Tickets are $20 each. All ticket, raffle & art proceeds will go to the RDVS.

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Waikerie and Districts Machinery Preservation Society Inc OPEN DAY

29th September (long weekend) 10am-4pm 29 Sep
Waikerie Machinery Museum, Rowe St , Waikerie, 5330 Museum is situated next to the Waikerie ferry and pumping station.
Admission by Donation
Contact: Pat Leske

Come and see Farm machinery, Stationary engines, Kitchenalia, Tractors, School memorabilia, Hand Corn Crusher, Vintage Fruit grader, Box nailing machine, videos on Waikerie history, V8 Deutz Generator start-up, Replica Ford Quadricycle (have a ride) Trading Table Hot food, tea and coffee & cold drinks.

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Dad & Me @ the Renmark Paringa Library

Starts Saturday May 5 (during school terms ONLY) 10 AM - 11.30 AM 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct
Renmark Paringa Library, James Avenue, Renmark, 5341
Contact: Renmark Paringa Library
8586 5544

Waikerie Markets

31 Mar 2018-1 Dec 2018 9am - 1pm 29 Sep
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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SA Youth Tri-Series Yachting

29 Sep 2018-30 Sep 2018 29 Sep, 30 Sep
Lake Bonney Yacht Club, Deane Drive, Barmera, 5345
Contact: Emma Short
8346 1934

For the first time ever, Austrlaian Sailing are holding round one of their annual youth interclub event at the Lake Bonney Yachty Club. Over 100 young sailors will compete over two days with events for both beginner and more experieinced sailors.

For spectators - sailing will be easily viewable from the banks of Lake Bonney.

For more information and for entry details contact Emma Short  08 83461934 at Australian Sailing

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Barmera Main Street Markets

30 Sep 2018 9am - 1pm 30 Sep
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.

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Waikeire Street Festival

30th September 12noon to 4pm 30 Sep
McCoy Street , McCoy Street , Waikerie, 5330 Main Street of Waikerie
Contact: Susie Skujins

The 3rd Waikerie Street Festival is a family event to help support the community and there is no cover charge. We have 2 Bands, The Cat Pyjamas which are a Beer and Skiffle Band from Adelaide and the local Rock Duo Matloc from Mildura. Last year we were asked for more children's entertainment so we have endeavoured to please. Bring along the family for a great afternoon and if you don't have children come for the great Food and Music.

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Cobdogla Steam Museum Open Day

1 Apr 2018-30 Sep 2018 9AM - 4.30PM 30 Sep
Cobdogla Steam Museum , Trussell Rd, Cobdogla
Adults $20, Concession $15 & Children 5-18 yrs $10, Under 5 Free

Come & Visit the Cobdogla Steam Museum and see all the steam and working exhibits in operation.Exhibits show the development of the Irrigation areas of the Riverland, settlers history and the WW2 Loveday Internment Camp.

The Museum also houses the unique engineering example of a working Humphrey Pump ( currently awaiting recommissioning) the only one in the Southern Hemisphere.

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99th Loxton Annual Spring Show

30th September & 1st October 2018 8.30am until 5.00pm 30 Sep, 1 Oct
Loxton Showgrounds, 25 Bookpurnong Terrace, LOXTON, 5333
Contact: Kaylene Nickolai
0497 147 890

The Loxton show is the only Riverland show. It is our 99th show and we have exhibits from all over the Riverland. We have a schools display, entertainment, horses in action commencing at 11.00am on Saturday, South Australian yard dogs association trials,and many more items to check out .

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Barmera Library Holiday Activities "Brain Sprouts"

October 2nd 2018 2pm 2 Oct
Barmera Library, 4c Barwell Ave, Barmera, 5345
Contact: Barmera Library

Brain Sprouts with Miriam from Relationships Australia includes garden yoga, Mindful Breathing, Colour me Calm and craft activities. Take a break, relax read and KEEP CALM AND JOIN BRAIN SPROUTS!

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The Wizard Of Oz Interactive Show

5 Oct 2018 10.30am 5 Oct
Chaffey Theatre, Seventeenth Street, Renmark, 5341
Contact: Chaffey Theatre
(08) 8586 1800

Click your heels together and get ready to follow a yellow brick road full of fun, adventure and wacky characters when The Wizard of Oz Interactive Show comes to town on its International Yellow Brick Road Tour through Australia, New Zealand, America, India, Sri Lanka & Singapore. Kids can rap with the Tinman, roar like a Lion, wake up sleepy Shakey the Scarecrow and dance with Dorothy in this interactive, new re-telling of Frank Baum’s classic story. “If great grandfather was alive, I’m sure he would be smiling, clapping along and dancing with your show!” exclaimed Robert Baum, great grandson of Oz author L. Frank Baum after watching the show. Powerful story-telling interacts with striking 3D animation on screen and catchy music to conjure up the magic of Oz in this production by Sydney-based Come dressed up as your favourite Oz character and create some oz-some photo memories these October school holidays. And don’t forget to bring a toy for our Children’s Hospital Toy Appeal. A Pre-show Drama Workshop offers a basic introduction to movement, voice plus a valuable opportunity to perform on stage as munchkins with the Oz cast.

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Riverland Ballroom Dancing

6 Oct 2018 7.30pm - 11pm 6 Oct
Bonney Theatre, Barwell Avenue , Barmera, South Australia, 5345 Please bring a plate of supper to share
$10 admission p/p
Contact: Ken Barnett/Judy Roberts
8588 2481/8583 7208

Everyone welcome!

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Paddle Steamer Industry Cruise

7 Oct 2018 11 AM, 1.30 PM 7 Oct
Renmark Paringa Visitor Infromation Centre , 84 Murray Avenue, Renmark, 5341
Adult $20, Child (5 – 13 Years Old) $10, Concession Holder $15, Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) $50
Contact: Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre
(08) 8580 3060

Experience a bygone era with a scenic cruise 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 as you take in the sights of the Renmark Riverfront area, majestic river red gums and cliff areas upstream of the town area. A delicious Devonshire Tea, with scones cooked in the wood fired oven, and topped with jam and cream are served for your enjoyment. Bookings are recommended – Please contact the Renmark Paringa Visitor Centre.


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Riverland Vintage & Classic Car Club - Renmark River Run 2018 Show & Shine

7th October 2018 10am - 1pm 7 Oct
Lyrup River Front, Ellen Park Lyrup, Lyrup SA, 5333 Show and Shine -display of 100 Vintage and Classic Cars
Contact: Kay Sando

Show and Shine -display of 100 Vintage and Classic cars. Everyone invited to attend to view this wonderful display of old cars from local and interstate areas. These vehicles will be visiting the Renmark and Lyrup areas for the weekend with a run around this area beginning in the car park in 15th street Renmark 0830 travelled through Renmark North to Lyrup and finishing at the Paringa Museum at 4pm on the Sunday.

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Waikerie Lions Club Monthly Auction

14 Jul 2018-13 Oct 2018 Auction from 9am 13 Oct
Waikerie River Front, Leonard Norman Drive, Waikerie, 5330
Contact: David 0428 403 001, Alex 0429846940,

Waikerie Lions Club's Monthly Auction offers buyers a variety of goods for auction, starting at 9am at the Waikerie river front. 

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Riverland Wine & Food Festival

Saturday 13 October 2018 12pm - 6pm 13 Oct
Riverfront Park, Riverbank Drive, Berri, 5343
Contact: Jennie Bell
(08) 8333 0955

Set in a unique environment on the bank of the mighty Murray River at Berri and shaded by huge riverside trees, the Riverland Wine & Food Festival is an opportunity to get together with your friends and enjoy the best the Riverland has to offer – local wine, beer, cider, sangria, and delicious food accompanied by live entertainment and an incredible atmosphere, all in one place.

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Renmark Rose Festival

19 - 28 October 2018 19 Oct, 20 Oct
Renmark, Paringa and other selected events and gardens in the Riverland region
Contact: Michael
0412 733 427

The Renmark Rose Festival is one of the largest festivals of its type in the southern hemisphere. The festival will celebrate its 24th year in 2018 and attracts thousands of visitors into Renmark and the surrounding Riverland towns. Highlights of the festival include the magnificent floral display in the Renmark Institute building, the festival fair and grand opening, open gardens, a range of workshops and exhibitions and gala dinner on the banks of the River Murray. A full festival program will be available in mid-2018.

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Waikerie & Districts Community Flower Show

19 - 20 October 2018 10 AM - 5 PM Friday, 10 AM - 2 PM Saturday 19 Oct, 20 Oct
Waikerie Institute and Memorial Hall, McCoy Street , WAIKERIE, 5330 The Waikerie Institute and Memorial Hall is located across the road from the Waikerie Hotel
$4.00 entry per person, $3.00 for pensioners and school age children are free.
Contact: Renee Thompson

The Waikerie and Districts Community Flower Show brings together the best flowers, plants and floral art that the Waikerie Community has to offer in October each year. If you are a gardener or love flowers,. then linger a little longer at our event. Gardeners compete for prizes in 9 categories including Cut Flowers (section A), Roses (Section B), Australian natives (Section C), Orchids (Section D), Pot Plants (Section E), Floral Art (Section F), Floral Photography (Section G), and Children's Exhibits (Section H). Tea, Coffee and Cake are available in the tea room on Friday and Saturday. A floral design demonstration will take place on Friday the 19th between 2.00 and 3.00 pm by Floral Designer and Floral Art Judge, Alethia Quick. A children's workshop (5 years +) will take place on Saturday the 20th at 10.30 am for approximately 40 minutes. Registrations are preferred for the children's workshop to avoid disappointment.

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Paddle Steamer Industry Rose Week Cruise

20 Oct 2018 3 PM, 6 PM 20 Oct
Renmark Paringa Visitor Informtion Centre, 84 Murray Avenue , Renmark, 5341
Adult $20, Child (5 – 13 Years Old) $10, Concession Holder $15, Family (2 Adults, 3 Children) $50
Contact: Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre
(08) 8580 3060

Experience a bygone era with a scenic cruise 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 as you take in the sights of the Renmark Riverfront area, majestic river red gums and cliff areas upstream of the town area. Delicious Devonshire Tea is being served on the 3 pm cruise and drinks and nibbles are being provided on the 5 pm cruise. *These cruises are a part of the Rose Festival program with details and prices to be finalised*. Bookings are recommended – Please contact the Renmark Paringa Visitor Centre.

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Adelaide Symphony Orchestra In The Riverland

Saturday October 20, 2018 3pm 20 Oct
Chaffey Theatre, Seventeenth Street, Renmark, 5341
Contact: Chaffey Theatre
(08) 85861800

Conductor Ben Northey The first notes of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony are familiar to all – but listen to how they’re answered, wrestled with, and ultimately overcome. Beethoven held nothing back in this symphony, and it still sounds as vital and wild as ever, more than 200 years on.

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Riverland Ballroom Dancing

17 Feb 2018-17 Nov 2018 7.30pm - 11pm 20 Oct
Loxton Peace Hall, Bookpurnong Terrace, Loxton, 5333
Contact: Ray Edwards

Enjoy an evening of Ballroom dancing. Please bring a plate of supper.

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