What's on around the region

BARGAINS: Shirley Waters from Windmill Woodburns at the Naracoorte Historic Vehicle Club Markets. The Markets are on this Saturday. Photo: ELISABETH CHAMPION
BARGAINS: Shirley Waters from Windmill Woodburns at the Naracoorte Historic Vehicle Club Markets. The Markets are on this Saturday. Photo: ELISABETH CHAMPION

If you have an event coming up that you want to share, email elisabeth.champion@austcommunitymedia.com.au or phone 0476 816 071.

THIS WEEK

SATURDAY

Historic Vehicle Club Markets - Naracoorte

Cost- Free

Held on the second Saturday of every month, you can find local produce, homemade goods, arts and crafts, bric-a-brac and more. There will be a sausage sizzle available and the historic vehicle display will be open. Open from 8 to 11.30am at the Sheep's Back Museum Complex. New stallholders welcome. For more information, contact Daphne 0438 622 143

SUNDAY

Artist visit - Naracoorte Art Gallery

Cost- Free

Horsham Artist Joan Goad will be demonstrating acrylics at the Naracoorte Art Gallery. Her work can be seen in the gallery's current Loving our Land exhibition.

THIS MONTH

January 20 to March 7

Loving Our Land exhibition - Naracoorte Art Gallery

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.

February 1 to March 14

Australia Wide Seven exhibition- Naracoorte Art Gallery

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 20

Lunch with the governor - Lucindale

Naracoorte Lucindale Council is inviting all volunteers and community members involved in the fire fighting and recovery efforts for the Blackford-Avenue Range fire to enjoy lunch with the Governor of SA, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, at Yakka Park on February 20. After lunch, His Excellency will travel to Avenue Range to visit affected landowners.

February 20

Opening of the Children's Museum - Naracoorte

Naracoorte Lucindale Council has invited the community to the official opening of the Children's Museum at The Sheep's Back by the Governor of SA, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC. Morning tea will be provided after the official opening at 10am.

February 22 and 25

Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

The Red Cross will be in town this month and is looking for people willing to donate blood. 1 in 3 people in Naracoorte will need blood, and need people to give it. Don't forget to pre-book your spot at donateblood.com.au, on our app or on 13 14 95.

February 26

Fanny Lumsden Fallow Album Tour- Naracoorte

Join ARIA winner and three times Golden Guitar winner, Fanny Lumsden and her incredible band, The Pack, as she celebrates the release of her latest album 'Fallow' in an entirely new show. Known for her all-in community night out Country Halls Tour, which has sold out more than 130 halls all across Australia, this tour will bring something a little different to the live stage. For ticket bookings and more information, go to https://www.ticketebo.com.au/fanny-lumsden-fallow-album-tour-naracoorte.html

February 27 and 28

Lucindale Show - Lucindale

Entries for the horse events are open now. Programs are available in town from local businesses.

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

March 13

Naracoorte Fringe Street Party - Naracoorte

The Naracoorte Fringe Street Party will be held in the Naracoorte Town Squares. Market stallholders, performers and artists of all kind and community groups are invited to register expressions of interest before February 19 to jessie.lumb@nlc.sa.gov.au

March 18

Casting Off - Naracoorte

Naracoorte residents can to enjoy Casting Off, a funny, politically profound and heart-warming acrobatics show. The show will take place at the Naracoorte Town Hall on March 18 at 6:30pm, and will start conversations on pressing topics, such as; gender politics, age expectations, personal histories, and life advice. Starring three generations of intrepid women in their 30s, 40s and 60s, the show is a joyous accumulation of moments that shine a light on women relating to each other in playful, fruitful relationships. Read more on the show here.

APRIL

April 10-11

Task Force 72's National Annual regatta - Naracoorte

Naracoorte Swimming Lake will host Task Force 72's 25th anniversary National Annual Regatta on April 10-11. Task Force 72 is a group of scale model ship enthusiasts who specialise in building military and non-military model ships to a uniform scale of 1:72. Activities over the regatta weekend will include model displays and a sunset sail. More information is available at www.taskforce72.org