August 10, 2023
What's On

Food on the Fleurieu and Transcend at Penfolds

Experience something special at Penfolds, catch the Fleurieu Food Festival before it comes to a close and see the beautiful glass sculptures from Tom Moore.

Enjoy Transcend by Penfolds, an intimate two-hour exclusive tasting, where wine becomes a symphony of sensations. This highly immersive experience combines a soundscape, storytelling, visuals and lighting, to bring to life the collection in a new and exciting way.​ Delicious canapés will also be served, including the Grange palette cleanser canape, designed specifically for this experience by Magill Estate executive chef Scott Huggins. The experience is on until October 29.

JamFactory’s Icon series celebrates the achievements of South Australia’s most influential visual artists working in craft-based media. Tom Moore is one of Australia leading glass artists and over the course of his career has carved out a singular voice within Australian glass art making. Abundant Wonder is on Glenelg Town Hall until August 21, and is combined with animation by Jonathan Nix.

Fleurieu Food Festival has entered its second week and there are still events to get experience before it comes to a close. Get along to Ivybrook Farm on Friday, August 11 for Twilight Fridays with live music, gourmet pizzas, platters and wine by the fire. Swagman Country Dining experience is on August 11 and 12, with native flavours on show while you dine with a view of the billabong. Truffles and Treasures in McLaren Vale on the Saturday features canapes loaded with black perigord truffle paired with limited-release wines from the Maxwell cellar. There’s also the Strawberry Fair at Kuitpo Brewing on Saturday and the Sunday Lunch at Our Place.

Get ready to journey into the enchanting world of Disney’s Winnie the Pooh as the beloved characters come to life in a new musical stage adaptation, on at the Adelaide Festival Centre until August 20. After receiving critical acclaim in New York, London, and Chicago, the show is finally making its Australian debut, and Adelaide audiences are in for a treat. Created by Australian-American creative Jonathan Rockefeller, Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Stage Adaptation will captivate audiences of all ages with its stunning life-size puppetry and heartwarming storyline.

Join Kings of Comedy for a solid night of live entertainment with one of Australia’s best underground comedy clubs at the Duke of York Hotel on Saturday, August 12. Showcasing some of Australia’s best new talent, supported by celebrity headline acts. Previous headliners include; Steve Hughes, Dave O’Neil, Dave Hughes, Lehmo, Bob Franklin, Luke Heggie, Denise Scott, Fiona O’Loughlin, Tony Martin, Richard Stubbs, Nick Cody and Dilruk Jayasinha.

Be inspired by the Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Tour showing at Capri Theatre on Saturday, August 12. The films are designed to represent women chasing adventure in the outdoors, to encourage other women to break down barriers and pursue their passions. This year’s line-up features four films about Australian women including Momentum, a true story of Canberra-born Angie Scarth-Johnson and her journey conquering world-class climbs; Bibbulmun: A Shared Adventure following runner Erika Lori as she sets off on the Western Australian track; and Speed of Sound, the inspiring story of how Australian Olympian Carina Edlinger won gold at the Beijing Winter Paralympics in 2022.

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