Upcoming Events

Langhorne Creek

  • Bremerton Wines’ art exhibition in April features Moira Hixon.  Born from the clarity of experience, Moira’s work seeks to create evocative, vivid and compelling images and demonstrates a highly refined sense of style – come and view upstairs in the cellar door.
  • The Strathalbyn Roosters will play the Victor Harbor Roos in Strathalbyn on Saturday 30 April, and the Langhorne Creek Hawks will play Myponga/Sellicks Mudlarks in Langhorne Creek on Saturday 7 May.

Strathalbyn

  • Stationmaster’s Gallery exhibition in April and May features the spiritual works of Althea Mallee plus the horses and birds paintings by Catherine MacKenzie.  The Gallery is open 7 days 10am-4pm and entry is free.
  • Gaynor Hartvigsen is holding Holiday Art & Craft Workshops for Kids at her StoneMill Studio at Willyaroo – on Thursday 28 April there is a “Wild for Watercolour” workshop from 10-11.30am and a “Fun with Clay” workshop from 12.30-2pm.  Cost is $30 for each workshop, bookings 0409 363 907.  Adult workshops and after school classes also available.
  • The Strathalbyn Roosters will play the Victor Harbor Roos in Strathalbyn on Saturday 30 April, and the Langhorne Creek Hawks will play Myponga/Sellicks Mudlarks in Langhorne Creek on Saturday 7 May.
  • Steamranger’s “Southern Encounter” will departing at 10am from Mt Barker to Goolwa returning 6pm on Sundays 1, 15 and 21 May and 5 and 19 June via Strathalbyn, connecting with the Cockle Train to Port Elliot and Victor Harbor.  Bookings 1300 655 991.
  • Di Oxley from OxArt is holding back to back workshops on Saturday 1 May with her Terrazzo Workshop from 9am til 12pm and her Resin Workshop from 1.30-4.30pm at Oasis Gardens Function Centre.  Learn how to make your very own décor with this step by step aprocess and items you make will be ready to take home.  Cake and coffee included in the price, bookings at www.resinworkshops.com.au or check out more on her Facebook page.
  • May is History Month, and once again you have the opportunity to experience “Kirk and Town” the popular interactive “History with Hilarity Tours” exploring the background of St Andrew’s and early Strathalbyn.  Rejoice with bagpipes, colourful characters, songs, sketches and country style afternoon tea.  These tours will be held on Saturdays & Sundays 7 & 8 and 14 & 15 May at 2pm, starting from St Andrew’s.  This is a “Save our St Andrews” event – tickets $23 ($20 concession) area available from Trybooking or from The Bookkeeper 0438 847 329.
  • Glenbarr Homestead on Paris Creek Road, originally a homestead for Scottish pioneers, built in 1842, also has free guided tours of the homestead and grounds during History Month – on 4, ,7 & 8 May and 18, 20, 21 & 22 May from 11am-4pm.  Devonshire teas and refreshments available.  Bookings essential through Trybooking.com.au/BXEEU.  Contact 0419 679 829.
  • Don’t miss the big Garden Gala on Saturday 7 May from 9am til 2pm as the Strath Neighbourhood Centre celebrates the completion of their big new shed, the opening of their all-access toilet, and the launch of their Repair Café.  Plant sales, Cut Above garden tools, A-poo ‘n’ beans, Sausage Sizzle, Devonshire Teas, music, gardening and craft demos and much more!  See attached flier.
  • It is Mothers’Day on Sunday 8 May so why not treat her to a delicious lunch at Oasis Gardens Restaurant with very special menu – $54.90 pp.  Bookings 8536 4815.
  • Wednesday 11 May –enjoy the “Neil Diamond Experience” with all the great favourites at Ruffino’s.  Featuring internationally acclaimed Italian tenor Antonio Villano and New Zealand soulstress Kate Viillano.  Pizza and show $45pp.  From 6.30pm, show begins 7.15pm.  Seating strictly limited, bookings 8536 2355.
  • So much to choose from on Sunday 15 May!  It is Open Day at the Strathalbyn Woodshed at 97a Milnes Road from 11am til 2pm.  All are welcome to come and see woodturning demonstrations, computerised router cutting, furniture, homewares, hobbies, artworks and display of members’ projects.  Food and drinks available for purchase from the Lions Club Van.  The Woodshed is an inclusive non-gender environment to learn or develop your skills.   Experience the joy of your own creativity with the benefits of a variety of expertise and advice available in a relaxed social atmosphere.
  • The Daish Irrigation Family Race Day will be held at Strathalbyn Racecourse on Sunday 15 May from 10.30am until 5pm.  A true family event with resident Track Fairy from “A Sprinkle of Magic” and Fairy Belle entertaining the kids with crafts, activities and face painting.  Full TAB and bar facilities plus a variety of food options.
  • The Strathalbyn High Street Market will be held on Sundays 15 May and 19 June (third Sunday of each month) next to Gilberts Motor Museum.
  • The Strathalbyn Auto Collectors Club is holding a “Coffee and Chrome” morning at 8.30am on Sunday 15 May in Colman Terrace and a Breakfast Run from Ashbourne Oval at 8.30am on Thursday 19 May (BYO bacon and eggs with you).  If you are interested in joining them on any of their runs, please contact Mike on 0412 702 850.
  • The Chapel Theatre comes alive with “Bluesapalooza”, a night of musical wonder featuring SA Music Hall of Fame duo – Gwyn Ashton and Chris Finnen.  This one-night-only event will showcase two incomparable music souls in an intimate cabaret-style setting that will fill your hearts with joy!  Tickets $30 ($25 concession) from Trybooking or via cash at the door.  Strictly no BYO drinks, bar available.  Proudly sponsored by Nikola Amplifications, Maidments Meats and The Old Market Shed.  See attached flier.
  • The Adelaide Baroque Orchestra “Forces of Nature – a French Connection” featuring the music of Marais, Lully, Rameau and  premier new work will be held at St Andrew’s Church on Sunday 22 May as part of the Save our St Andrews concert program.  Tickets $35 (concession $30) will be available through Trybooking, or at the door subject to availability.
  • She’s back!  After a hit run at the 2022 Fringe with a five star review and standing ovations, Vicki Vegas s returning to Oasis Gardens Restaurant on Saturday night 4 June in her one woman show “This is Me” as she takes you on a roller coaster of memories with songs, stunning costumes, impersonations and comedy.  Two course dinner and show $69.90 – bookings essential from 8536 4815.
  • Wednesday 22 June – “Encore” will be presented at Ruffino’s with songs from stage and screen including Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Miserables, Jekyll & Hyde, Phantom of the Opera, Requiem, Evita, Cats and more …  Featuring internationally acclaimed Italian tenor Antonio Villano and New Zealand soulstress Kate Viillano.  Pizza and show $45pp.  From 6.30pm, show begins 7.15pm.  Seating strictly limited, bookings 8536 2355.
  • On Saturday night 9 July at 7.30pm the Strath Players are pleased to welcome back Wined Up Theatre with their latest production, an original Steampunk musical – an evening at “The Music Hall” with the background of a steam-driven live band in technically advanced Victorian London in the shadow of the Jack the Ripper murders.  Phone 0449 727 088 to reserve your tickets, and pay by cash at the door.  $20 or $15 concession.  No BYO drinks, bar available.  See attached flier.
  • It’s coming again – the 2022 Strathalbyn Antiques & Collectables Weekend will be held during Saturday 20 (10am-5pm) and Sunday 21 August (10am-4pm), with shuttlebuses running between the Show Hall, Gilbert’s Motor Museum and the Town Hall.  $10 entry per day (U12 free).  Explore our heritage town, the halls, the museums and Strathalbyn’s renowned antique shops.  On the Sunday don’t miss the Treasure Market at Strathalbyn Oval from 7.30am, brought to you by the Rotary Club of Strathalbyn.  Entry $2 (U16 free) with huge variety of market stalls – enquiries to Craig 0438 166 528.

News:

  • Soon you will be able to visit the new Windsong Wines cellar door and art space in Langhorne Creek.  You will be welcome to bring your own picnic, buy their wine and chill out – as well as enjoying poems, paintings and stories from from local South Australians. 
  • A big thank you to members of the Strath Auto Collectors Club for the donation of a bird bath to the Strath Neighbourhood Centre after their other one “disappeared”.