There's something to keep everyone entertained around South Australia this weekend, whatever the weather.
What’s on: Trains, wines and music for everyone
All the fun of the fair
The National Railway Museum’s Family Fun Fair will be held from July 18 to 21. The popular steam trains will run all day for the duration of the fair, with Bub the little blue engine and Bill the big green engine taking visitors around the site. There will be children’s entertainment, stalls and a sausage sizzle.
Cheers to charity
Eight Coonawarra wineries will converge on Jen’s Hotel for Mount Gambier’s Coonawarra Wine Festival, on Sunday, July 21. The day will feature Rymill Coonawarra, Bellwether Wines, Zema Estate, Blok Coonawarra, Hollick Estate, Patrick of Coonawarra, Raidis Estate, and Koonara Wines. There will be tastings, music and food. Profits will benefit the Stand
Like Stone Foundation.
Winter in the city
Music SA’s Winter City Sounds will heat up the city and suburbs from July 12 to 28, with more than 350 live music events. There will be performances by local, national and international artists in a range of genres – pop, rock, hip-hop, punk, jazz, world music, metal and folk. For a full program, visit the website.
Kingswood hits the street
Headlined by Australian rockers Kingswood and supported by some of the best in the Adelaide live music scene, free street festival Cry Baby Fest will be held on July 20, as part of Umbrella Winter City Sounds. The dive-bar inspired venue Cry Baby, which opened on Solomon Street last year, will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a free event featuring five bands, food stalls and an outdoor bar.
Choir of King’s College
July 22 to 23
Adelaide Town Hall
Founded in the 15th century, the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge is arguably the world’s most famous choir in the tradition of British church music.
Breast cancer experts will be on hand for a chat during a public Q&A session at Elder Hall on Wednesday, July 24, from 6pm to 7.30. Hosted by Mia Freedman, the session, Directions in Breast Cancer Research, allows members of the public to ask questions and hear about the latest research, treatments and preventions in breast cancer.
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