December 17, 2020
What's On

What’s On: Wine down, hit of golf and last minute shopping

Start the weekend relaxing with a wine in hand, meander through a market, hit the beach or see golf in a whole new way.

Christmas shopping

The Makers & Shakers Market is on from December 18 to 20, at 88 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide. The gift market is all about supporting local micro and small businesses, with homewares, interiors, gourmet foods and lifestyle products on offer. More than 50 makers will be on hand to chat about their wares, including specialty food and beverages.

Knock off drinks

The weekend starts at Amadio Wines’ Felixtow cellar door with their Wine Down Friday event from 6pm. Pan and Vine will be serving wood fired pizzas – perfect to go with Amadio’s drops.


Beachside bliss

From the team at Hortas restaurant, the pop-up Cabana Club and Cabana Beach Club hit the sand at Port Noarlunga over summer. It’s all about bringing Mediterranean beach club vibes to South Australia. From December 20 to January 26, Cabana Club will serve food inspired by owner Filipe’s Portuguese heritage and, of course, there will be plenty of cocktails to be had. Cabana Beach allows guests to lounge around on day beds under the shade of umbrellas in a fully licenced area. It will be open on weekends and every day during the school holidays from noon until 9pm (closed Christmas Day).

Stocking up

The Adelaide Central Market has been busy stocking up on all the Christmas essentials and favourite treats, and has extended trading hours. The market will l be open for 10 consecutive days in the lead up to Christmas Day. There will be free live music every Friday lunchtime and evening in December and roving entertainment from December 20 to 23. The market is open from 7am on December 22 and 23, and bright and early from 6am on Christmas Eve.

Teeing off

Try your hand at Blitz Golf this summer, when it returns to Glenelg Golf Course on January 10. The afternoon is designed for all ages, with fun and entertainment for the family, in addition to the ten-hole golf tournament with 32 players – including golfing greats, rising stars and local celebrities. The little ones can take part in a junior putting clinic, and music and food and beverages will be on offer.

A still from Open Air by Grayson Cooke.

All natural

The biennial Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize exhibition starts today at the South Australian Museum, giving artists the chance to investigate the world around them and present their perspectives on natural science. The exhibition features finalist entries and runs until December 21.

On the hunt

Purchase a self-guided kit online and head to the Adelaide Botanic Garden from Saturday, December 12, until January 26 for the Botanical Treasure Hunt. Children and parents can work together to follow a map around the garden, learn about trees from all over the world and unravel clues to solve the Plant Hunter’s secret message.

For more about what’s happening around South Australia this summer, pick up the December/January double issue of SALIFE, in newsagencies and selected supermarkets now.

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