What's on this week

There is plenty to do in Naracoorte and the surrounds. Photo: ELISABETH CHAMPION
There is plenty to do in Naracoorte and the surrounds. Photo: ELISABETH CHAMPION

Check out what's on in Naracoorte, Lucindale and further afield this week, this month and later in the year.

If you have an event, market or fundraiser to add, simply email elisabeth.champion@austcommunitymedia.com.au or phone 0476 816 071.

THIS WEEK

FRIDAY

Adelaide Crows visit Lucindale - Centenary Park

Cost- By donation

Adelaide Crows players Tex Walker, Darcy Fogarty, Lachlan Sholl, Kieran Strachan and Jackson Hately are visiting Lucindale on Friday, January 22, to raise money for victims of the Blackford fire. There will be a meet and greet with players at 5pm, everyone is welcome. The event will then move to Lucindale Hotel's Back Paddock. Wristband entry only. A signed guernsey and boots will be auctioned.

SATURDAY

parkrun- Naracoorte

COST- Free

parkrun is held every Saturday morning, leaving at 8am from the Naracoorte Swimming Lake. Walk, jog or run the 5km course and aim to beat your personal best. All welcome.

Learn about parkrun here - Naracoorte Parkrun returns

SUNDAY

Limestone Coast Food Group Farmers and Makers Market - Robe

COST- Free

Held on the foreshore, near the Robe Visitor Information Centre and Library between 9am and 1pm for a range of fresh and made products from local producers and makers across the Limestone Coast. Throughout January the markets will be held weekly in Robe on Sunday mornings. Stallholders will vary week to week.

THIS MONTH

January 26

Australia Day Celebrations - Naracoorte

Cost - free

Naracoorte's Australia Day celebrations will be held in the Naracoorte Town Square at 7am on Tuesday 26th January. The celebrations will kick off with a free community breakfast provided by local service clubs, followed by performances showcasing our local heritage and multicultural influences as well as the presentation of Australia Day Awards and a citizenship ceremony.

Australia Day Celebrations - Lucindale

Cost- free

Lucindale Australia Day Celebrations will be held at the Rotunda in Centenary Park, Musgrave Avenue, Lucindale, at 11am on Tuesday 26th January. The celebrations will kick off with the official ceremony at 11am, including performances showcasing our local heritage and multicultural influences as well as the presentation of Australia Day Awards, followed by a free community lunch supplied by the Lucindale Community Economic Development Board (LINC).

January 20 to March 7

Loving Our Land exhibition - Naracoorte Art Gallery

Cost- free

Angela Walker, Joan Goad, Joan Johns, Sue Devlin, Peta Adamson, Ron Penrose & Yvonne Preusker. Seven artists with seven different techniques of working. All are a visual description of each member's response to our land. Some are memories of past adventures travelling this vast continent, some are using colour and light to impart the sensations a place gives and some impressions or realistic representations. All are from the soul and show as individuals how we love our land. Some of the artists are planning on demonstrating their work during the exhibition. Dates are yet to be confirmed.

January 30

Burns Night - Naracoorte

Cost - $45

Hosted by the Naracoorte Caledonian Society, a Burns supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, the author of many Scots poems. Starting at 6pm at Gather on Gordon, guests will be treated to a three course meal. Bookings must be made by Tuesday, January 26. Tickets available at Terry White Chemist. For more information, phone Ed Coventry on 0475 428 989 or Shirley Dickinson on 0484 299 256.

FEBRUARY

February 1 to March 14

Australia Wide Seven exhibition- Naracoorte Art Gallery

Cost- Free

40 specially chosen small quilts from 40 different textile artists will be on display, reflecting their experiences of Australia's vast and varied landscapes.

February 6

Mega Fundraising Auction- Lucindale Country Club

Cost- by donation

The auction will raise money for the victims of the Blackford fire. More details to come, donations for auction prizes welcome.

February 7

2021 MiniJumbuk Naracoorte Cup - Naracoorte Racecourse

Cost- general admission $20

Gates open 11am. Buses to and from the town square available.

February 13

Historic Vehicle Club Markets - Sheep's Back Museum, Naracoorte

Cost - Free

Held every month on the 2nd Saturday, there is local produce, homemade goods, arts and crafts, plants and Bric-A-Brac. The historic vehicle display is open, and there will be a BBQ and a devonshire tea available.

MARCH

March 13

Sophie Thompson Open Garden Event - Naracoorte

Hosted by the SACWA Limestone Coast Ladies Branch. Market stalls focusing on sustainability and sustainable living welcome. For more information phone Kate on 0427 688 805