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Regional Tourism Guide for Clare Valley
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The 60 Four Clare Valley
Date Sat 29th Sep 2018
Fast becoming one of the state’s most popular acts, The 60 Four will bring the sounds of the sixties to
venues across South Australia.

The 60 Four’s incredible talent, with their slick moves and flawless four-part harmonies, has seen them go from strength to strength in the Adelaide entertainment industry.
The critically acclaimed quartet
have performed over 100 times, in public, private and corporate settings at venues including the Adelaide Oval, St Peter’s Cathedral, The Entertainment Centre, Ayers House, and the Royal Adelaide Show.
They have also performed as a part of two Adelaide Fringe Festivals, performing to over 2000 people in 10 sold out performances over two years.

This show will make it impossible for the crowd to stay seated as the boys perform a selection of their favourite 60s hits, paying homage to artists including: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The Beatles,
The Beach Boys, Johnny O’Keefe, The Monkees, The Turtles, The Foundations and The Temptations.

Everyone will be singing along in no time!
'Breathe It In' with Terroir and Grosset
Date Fri 5th Oct 2018
‘Breathe It In’ at the Clare Valley Wine, Food and Tourism Centre for this year’s ‘Clare with Fresh Air’. Featuring Grosset Wines and Terroir Auburn, it’s a match made in heaven! Wines available by the glass, paired perfectly with a selection of seafood dishes crafted by Terroir at $15 per plate. Indulge your senses with two of the Clare Valley’s most prestigious, gourmet experiences.

One night only, so mark it in your diary and don’t miss out!
Balaklava Race Day
Date Wed 10th Oct 2018
Join us at Balaklava Racing Club for our Wednesday race meet on the 10th of October. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.
Clare Show
Date Sat 13th Oct 2018
The 155th Horticultural & Agricultural Show;s theme will be Back to the Farm, showing the following competitions - Yard Dogs, Alpacas, Cattle, Sheep, miniature Goats, Ag produce, over $6000 free entertainment, side shows farm nursery.
The Barn at Wombat Flat: 2018 Tamworth Golden Guitar Winner
Date Sat 13th Oct 2018
Experience great live original music from Australia’s best touring musos. The Barn at Wombat Flat is a restored 150-year-old stone Clydesdale barn. This performance venue with outback charm and character will immerse you in local history, good food, wine, music and artwork. It’s a hidden gem of a venue that you will tell your friends about!

The Barn at Wombat Flat just cannot wait to host the A+B=Country in Your Town Tour featuring Aleyce Simmonds and Brad Butcher! Highly Respected for their songwriting prowess and musicianship, both artists have been award finalists and winners many times over.

The A + B = Country tour sees Aleyce and Brad, touring the Country, delivering their honest and unique styles of Australian Country Music, radio singles and deep cuts in an intimate and collaborative setting.

More information about this event will be found on The Barn website.
Gates open 5:30pm Music at 7pm
Fish & Sips
Date Sat 13th Oct 2018
Ahoy! Seafood lovers, skipper Brendan Leslie of O’Leary Walker Wines invites you to come aboard for a five-course voyage of the freshest S.A. Seafood, paired perfectly alongside our iconic, delicate & aromatic Rieslings.

On arrival look for the Sparkling ‘Hurtle’ Pinot Noir Chardonnay bar, where you can enjoy a cold 'bubbly' complimented by the creamy taste of freshly shucked S.A. Oysters.

Owner & Winemaker David O’Leary will take you on a journey of sipping the old from the new. Special guest and celebrated food & wine guru to be announced shortly – watch this space.

Breathe in the fresh Clare Valley air, while stretched down long tables under the comfort of a clear top marquee, surrounded by unparalleled panoramic views, that is a sea of sweeping vineyards, making it the most sublime long lunch.

As you treat your taste-buds to the multi-sensory experience that is the zesty flavours of a Clare Valley Riesling, dancing on your tongue & melt - in - your - mouth sensations of freshly harvested seafood, relaxing on board entertainment will be brought to you by Matt Higgins Music.

Attire , Guests are asked to please dress in white & blue
Burra Districts Open Gardens and Spring Garden Expo
Date Sat 20th Oct 2018 to Sun 21st Oct 2018
The Burra District opens sixteen colourful and quirky regional gardens to the public over two days. The only Combined Open Gardens and Expo event in SA.

Meet ABC's Angela Smallacombe and garden and sustainable living writer Karen Montgomery, they will officially open the Gardens on Sat morning in Burra and be talking and meeting people.

With in a 2 hour drive of Adelaide you can breathe in the country air and view some very exciting gardens that tolerate frosts and Dry windy conditions.

Visit The Spring Garden Expo in the Town Hall, Guest speaker
Sophie Thompson.

Buy a plant or do a workshop. Take the Bus tour.

Relax with Live Music by Tamarisque while having morning or afternoon Tea in Meredith's Garden .

Come and relax in The Gardens, soak up the country air and talk to the the gardeners about their failures and successes.

The Barn at Wombat Flat: Cookie Baker Band and special guest Mauve
Date Sat 27th Oct 2018
Experience great live original music from Australia’s best touring musos. The Barn at Wombat Flat is a restored 150-year-old stone Clydesdale barn. This performance venue with outback charm and character will immerse you in local history, good food, wine, music and artwork. It’s a hidden gem of a venue that you will tell your friends about!

Cookie Baker is a pint-sized melodic force to be reckoned with.

As gutsy in person as she is empathetic on stage, as careful with her picked guitar as she is unapologetic with her incisive words.

Raised on a farm by the seaside in rural South Australia, the deceivingly gentle melodies, cool wordsmithery, and sparkling grit of her vocals that audiences have come to adore have taken Cookie performing around Australia and brought her to share stages with many esteemed Australian artists, including Augie March, Kate Miller-Heidke, Ben Lee, Angie Hart, Mick Thomas, Little Birdy, and The Audreys. She arrives at The Barn in full band mode and we are excited!

Opening the show for Cookie will Adelaide's MAUVE, a wonderful singer/songwriter.

More information about this event will be found on The Barn website.
Gates open 5:30pm Music at 7pm

Fred Smith - Dust of Uruzgan
Date Sat 3rd Nov 2018
Remembering the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day 2018

Fred Smith is no ordinary singer-songwriter...

and this is no ordinary show...

Dust of Uruzgan is a collection of songs Fred wrote while working as a diplomat alongside Australian soldiers in Uruzgan Province, southern Afghanistan. The show combines songs, humour, and commentary with a stunning set of images from military and civilian photographers.

Fred is a true raconteur; a masterful and entertaining storyteller, who has been compared to great Australian songwriters, Eric Bogle, John Schumann and Don Walker. His songs are stories put to well-crafted music; telling the real life experiences of some 20,000 Australian soldiers who served in Afghanistan.

Fred’s experiences in Uruzgan are also the subject of an Australian Story feature, a critically acclaimed album and book The Dust of Uruzgan published by Allen and Unwin. In the live show you will be transported to Afghanistan, to the experience of life as a soldier: the dust, the heat, the frustration, the fighting and the camaraderie.

The show is 2.5 hours including a 20 minute interval

Saturday November 3, 7pm at the Burra Town Hall

Brought to you by the Burra Presenters Group: Burra Regional Art Gallery and Burra Town Hall
Burra AGL Country Music Festival
Date Fri 16th Nov 2018 to Sun 18th Nov 2018
The Burra Country Music Festival

Now in its fifth year, has continued to build from the inaugural event, held in 2014, and is on track to deliver another quality packed three days of country music entertainment.

An ideal location for an event of this type, Burra is strategically located in the State’s Mid North with direct access to Adelaide, the Riverland and Far North regions.
With a rich heritage, the unique outdoor acoustics of the Burra Showgrounds, and an energetic group of people, it makes the perfect mix for a great Festival.

A quality line-up of local and interstate talent is sure to delight all country music enthusiasts for the duration of the three days, which kicks off with a vibrant Country Rock ‘n’ Roll show on the Friday night.
Talent quest, offering scholarships to attend "The Academy of Country Music" held in Tamworth valued at $6,000, workshops which include Stage craft, vocal techniques recording and songwriting are all offered to encourage and develop new artists.

Food stalls and bar facilities are available along with camping sites (powered and un-powered) at the venue.
Balaklava SA Legends of Sport Race Day
Date Wed 21st Nov 2018
Join us at Balaklava Racing Club for our Wednesday race meet on the 21st of November 2018. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.

Take the day off and treat your friends, family and even colleagues to a great day at The Races.
2018 Clare Cup
Date Sun 25th Nov 2018
Wine lovers rejoice! The 2018 Clare Cup is a wonderful celebration of all that makes this region great - great food, great wine and great entertainment at the track!

This year's Clare Cup will be one for the whole family with entertainment for the young and old!

For the fashion savvy, there will be a Fashion at The Races competition.

Tailor your own race day - whether you choose a hospitality package or a casual day on the lawns, you're sure to have a great time.
Balaklava Race Day
Date Wed 12th Dec 2018
Join us at Balaklava Racing Club for our Wednesday race meet on the 12th of December. Because there’s nothing like a day at The Races. Full bar and catering facilities are available.
South Australian Autumn Garden Festival
Date Sun 7th Apr 2019
The South Australian Autumn Garden Festival will be held at the Clare Showgrounds.



There will be presentation talks by Tino Carnevale, Karen Montgomery & Amanda Reynolds. 70 plant stalls, garden sculptures, and food stalls. Other highlights include Iris, herbs, Pelargoniums, garden sculptures, potted colour, seedlings, and native plants. All sites pertaining to the garden.



The festival is unique with it being the the largest in South Australia and it will be an interesting, informative, exciting and fun experience for all those who attend. Visitors are encouraged to stay for the day or the weekend and enjoy the beautiful Clare Valley.


Visit the wineries , the art galleries, Clare Valley Wine Food & Tourism Centre.

Free face painting between 11:00 and 2:00pm. Children admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

2019 Clare Valley Easter Races
Date Sat 20th Apr 2019
Make the most of the long weekend and enjoy an Easter escape to one of South Australia's most beautiful wine regions. With gorgeous scenery, gourmet food and wine and the thrill of live racing all at your fingertips, there's something for everyone at the Clare Easter Races.

As usual we will be holding the popular Fashion At The Races competition with excellent prizes, including a $1000 womenswear cash prize, so come dressed to impress.

Plan ahead and book your own private marquee or pack a picnic and enjoy a day on the rails.