March 11, 2021
What's On

What’s On: Adelaide Fringe Playground, orchestral concert, tuna classic and more

It’s the busiest time of year for events in our state but, whether you're a food enthusiast, music lover or fishing expert, you will find something for everyone this weekend.


Enjoy a day of food, culture and entertainment this Saturday, March 13 at the Summer Garden Festival presented by the City of Tea Tree Gully. Civic Park at Modbury will transform into an Adelaide Fringe playground from 12.30pm to 9.30pm, featuring live performances, food trucks and a licensed bar. Bring a picnic rug or chairs to enjoy an afternoon and evening packed with entertainment. The event is free and everyone is welcome to come along.


This March, gather your work colleagues to host a Taste of Harmony event. A Taste of Harmony is all about recognising and celebrating workplace cultural diversity. Get involved by bringing in a dish that celebrates and represents your heritage. The event runs for two weeks, from March 15 to March 26. It is free to participate, however you must register to gain access to resources.


PETstock Assist is hosting its inaugural National Pet Adoption month in March – an extension of its usual Pet Adoption Day, which will be held Saturday, March 13. There will be pet adoption experts from local animal rescue groups and rescue pets available for adoption in selected stores.


The Adelaide Baroque 2021 season is underway, with four Orchestral Series concerts and five Baroque Explorations chamber concerts. The Art of Musick is the Adelaide Baroque’s first orchestral concert for 2021. The concert highlights the genius of Henry Purcell and is told in the voice of Henry’s wife Frances. The performance will be held in the Adelaide Town Hall on Saturday, March 13. 


The Port Lincoln Tuna Classic will host its 15th competition from March 12 to 14, attracting competitors from all over Australia to tag and release southern bluefin tuna. Home of the biggest commercial fishing port in the Southern Hemisphere, the region is recognised for its pristine waters, some of the freshest and most sought-after seafood in the world.


Get involved in The Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave, from March 10 to 14. The money raised will help the 47 Australians who are diagnosed with blood cancer every day. Get sponsored to shave, cut or colour your hair to take a stand against blood cancer. Register online to make 2021 the year you brave the shave.


For more of what’s happening around SA this month, pick up the March issue of SALIFE magazine, out now.

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