South Australians are spoilt for choice with food and beverages, and live entertainment this weekend – so don't miss out.
What’s On: Cellar Door Fest, HomeBrewed and party in Prospect
Taste the best of South Australia, as a mix of wineries, distilleries and food producers combine for Cellar Door Fest at the Adelaide Convention Centre, from February 5 to 7. A series of masterclasses will be hosted by iconic SA brands, including Penfolds, Hentley Farm, Yalumba and Kimbolton. There will also be a series of long table dining experiences, including Gin & Tapas, hosted by Callum Hann. Other highlights include an artisan food market, the return of The Fromagerie, free cooking demonstrations in Jessie’s Kitchen, plus opportunity to discover SA’s latest talent in the Emerging Producers zone.
Bites and sips
Winter favourite, the Beer & BBQ Festival now has a summertime sibling – HomeBrewed. Being held at the Adelaide Showground from February 5 to 7, the event will bring together the state’s largest collection of brewers, cider makers, barbecue flavours and live music in one place. You can expect lots of sips from Barossa Valley Brewing, Adelaide Hills Distillery, Beer Garden Brewing, Mollydooker Wines, Uraidla Brewery and more.
Party in Prospect
Twilight Sessions is back on this weekend at Prospect Memorial Gardens. Get along for live music, food trucks, prizes, children’s activities and more each Friday night in February, from 6pm until 9.30pm. This week, Let’s Party kicks it all off, followed by the Country & Folk Night on the February 12, Cabaret in the Park on the February 19 and Fiesta Latina on the February 26. Each person attending will need to be registered online.
Beyond the curtain
Step behind the curtain at Her Majesty’s Theatre with a documentary produced by Adelaide Festival Centre airing this weekend. Watch Her Majesty’s Theatre A New Beginning on Channel Seven, February 6, at 4.30pm, 7two on February 7 at 1.30pm and afterwards on 7plus and Adelaide Festival Centre’s YouTube Channel. The documentary is hosted by Channel 7’s Jane Doyle and features HMT ambassadors Peter Goers, Greta Bradman and theatre producer John Frost.
History in the making
This weekend marks the opening of the Adelaide Film Festival, kicking off with the world premiere of This is Port Adelaide, from February 5 to 7 at Semaphore’s Odeon Cinema. The film casts a spotlight on the club’s supporters and volunteers, the lifeblood of Port Adelaide. There will be several screenings over the weekend, with past and present Port Adelaide heroes in attendance, as well as director/producer Nicole Miller and producers James Moody and Paul Ryan. The weekend culminates in the Special Legends Screening on Sunday, including a Q&A hosted by seven-time premiership player Tim Ginever.
Step onto vintage steam train Express at the Adelaide Showground for a night of entertainment with extravagant personalities and lots of vocals, dance, intrigue and visual delight.
The David Roche Foundation House Museum is hosting Captain Cook & the Art of Memorabilia, featuring objects connected to Captain Cook and contemporary responses to his effect on Australia. The Resolution Table circa 1810 – a significant piece of English Regency memorabilia – will be on display, along with dozens of nationally important artworks, First Nations artist perspectives and other memorabilia.
For more of what’s happening around SA this month, pick up the February issue of SALIFE magazine, out now.
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