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Published July 18th 2016
Fill up your calendar this August with this list of events
Celebrate the end of the winter season with the list below of free & ticketed events for all interests:

1. Winter Inspiration

When: 1-31 August 2016: 8am-5pm
Where: SA Writers Centre, Level 2, 187 Rundle St, Adelaide
Cost: General Admission: $31pp
Details: Stay motivated this August with this creative event. There will be an inspirational program for your creative writing throughout August, you will be provided with discipline and structure, dedicated online forum and more. Click here for website.

2. Sala Festival
When: 1-31 August 2016
Where: 19 Gouger St, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This event is an innovative open access visual arts festival which will showcase thousands of artists through unique collaborations and exhibitions. Click here for website.

3. Australian Alpaca National Show & Sale
When: 4-6 August 2016: 9am-5pm
Where: Globe Derby Park, 2 Globe Derby Park Drive, Adelaide
Cost: Free
Details: This fun and exciting event will feature more than 775 competition entries from around the nation, livestock auction, Alpaca product stalls, displays, exhibits, Stud Service Auction and Industry Dinner and more. Click here for website.

4. Amazing India
When: 6 August 2016: 6pm-8pm
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Tickets from $33.30pp
Details: This cultural event will showcase a journey through India with classical, contemporary, fold as well as Bollywood performances and entertainment. Click here for website.



5. The Big Lunch
When: 7 August 2016: 11:30am-3pm
Where: Adelaide Central Markets, Gouger St, Adelaide
Cost: $125pp
Details: This fund-raising event will include a celebration of South Australia's fine food, community and culture with a gourmet feast prepared by foodie favourites Callum Hann and Bree May, alongside well-known chef Simon Bryant and Hilton Adelaide executive chef Daniel Fleming. All funds raised will go to The Big Issue who supports homeless and disadvantaged men and women. Click here for website.

6. Guitar Festival
When: 11-14 August 2016:
Where: Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Rd, Adelaide
Cost: Free & Ticketed events- see website.
Details: This four day unique music event will feature a celebration of the world's most popular instrument with entertainment, performances, free & ticketed workshops, masterclasses, artist talks, panel discussions, programs and more. Click here for website.

7. Gem & Mineral Show
When: 13 & 14 August 2016: 10am-4pm
Where: Enfield Primary School, Clarice Ave, Enfield
Cost: Adults: $3pp, Children under 13yrs free & Family of four: $5
Details: This family-friendly event will include all things gems and minerals with demonstrations, gem cutting, jewellery making, bone carving, market stalls, entertainment, food and more. Click here for website.

8. Athlete's Foot Adelaide Marathon Festival
When: 14 August 2016:
Where: Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide
Cost: See website for all fee pricing.
Details: This event is Adelaide's largest marathon event and it will include 42.2km Mizuno Marathon, 21.1km Half Marathon, 10km run/walk or Family 2km Mini-Marathon. The course is fast, flat and scenic with a wonderful atmosphere. Click here for website.

9. Labels Style Markets

When: 26 August 2016: 6pm-9pm
Where: Hotel Richmond, 128 Rundle Mall, Adelaide
Cost: $2pp
Details: If you love fashion then you will love this event! The event will showcase a range of Australian fashion labels, boutique stock, samples, second hand, accessories and more. Prices starting from $5. Click here for website.
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Why? Celebrate the end of winter with this list of events
When: 1-31 August 2016
Where: See above for all address details
Cost: Free & ticketed events - check above
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