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Published July 22nd 2019
There is something for everyone with this list of events
This August be entertained with the list below of free & ticketed events for all to enjoy.
Events include festivals, fairs, concerts, theatre, comedy, family-friendly, workshops, musicals and more.
1. Les Meserables Musical
When: Friday, 26 July 2019-3 August 2019 :7pm-10pm & 2pm-5pm Where: Scotch College, Carruth Rd, Torrens Park Cost: Adults: $40pp, Concession: $20pp & Children: $20pp Details: This musical is based on the epic novel by Victor Hugo. Set in 9th century France, a man named Jean Valjean breaks parole after serving many years of unjust imprisonment. Inspector Javert, who believes people can never change their ways, tries to track Valijean down.Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from Scotch College Adelaide Facebook
3. Top Dog Film Festival When: Saturday, 3 August 2019: 2:30pm-5pm
When: Capri Theatre, 141 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood
Cost: Adults: $27.38pp & Children under 15yrs: $18.01pp
Details: This cuteness overload film festival will showcase a collection of stories about dogs and their people. Meet dogs from all walks of life on the big screen, from husky dogs of Alaska to the working dogs of Australia. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from Top Dog Film Festival Facebook
4. Exhibition on Screen- Young Picasso
When: Sunday, 4 August 2019: 4pm-5:30pm
Where: Capri Theatre, 141 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood
Details: This film takes us back to the beginning of the legendary artist's career and explains how Picasso acquired his art. It focuses on two periods of his work - his Blue Period and Rose Period and also highlights the creation of his painting Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. Click here for website.
5. Play School Live- Humpty's Showtime
When: Saturday, 10-12 August 2019
Where: Norwood Concert Hall, 175 The Parade, Norwood
Cost: See website.
Details: This concert will present songs that will get the little ones moving as well as enjoying some quiet time to just watch and listen. The concert will also be presented by two Play School presenters, along with everyone's favourite Play School toys. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from Kids Promotions - Live Facebook
6. Hugh Jackman- The Man. The Music. The Show
When: Saturday, 10-27 August 2019
Where: Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Port Rd, Hindmarsh
Cost: See website.
Details: Academy Award nominated, Golden Globe, Grammy and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman, is bringing his 'The Man. The Music. The Show' World Tour to Australia this August. He will be accompanied by a live orchestra, as Jackman performs hit songs from Broadway and film projects including 'Les Miserables' and of course 'The Greatest Showman'. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from Adelaide Entertainment Centre Facebook
7. SA Variety Bash- Mawson to Murray
When: Saturday, 10-17 August 2019: From 7am
Where: From Mawson Lakes to Murray Bridge- see website
Cost: Fundraising event
Details: This motoring event supports kids in need on the road and also focuses on both raising money during the lead up and throughout the event. Entrants will be taken to numerous spectacular tracks, including many private beautiful countryside properties. Click here for website.
8. Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale
When: Saturday, 10 & 11 August 2019: 8am-2pm
Where: Queen's Theatre, Cnr Playhouse Lane & Gilles Arcade, Adelaide
Cost: Free entry.
Details: There will be more than 150 different species for sale including fiddle leaf figs, monster, bird of paradise, devil's ivy, a whole heap of ferns, plus more. There will also be "designer" pots, style advice from staff and plant-care tips from a horticulturalist, pop-ups, displays and more. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from The Jungle Collective Facebook
9. Drop-in Meditation Class
When: Monday, 12, 19 & 26 August 2019: 7:30pm-9pm
Where: Blackwood Uniting Church, 266 Main Rd, Blackwood
Details: In each class a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. The Classes will help you to understand how to use challenges to develop inner strength and resilience. Heal your body and mind, and find peace through the practice of mindfulness. Click here for website.
When: Wednesday, 17 & 18 August 2019: 9am-7pm
Where: Latvian Hall, 4 Clark St, Wayville
Cost: See website.
Details: This convention event will showcase the best of Brony fandom together with panels, special guests, concerts, pop-ups and more. Click here for website.
11. Dealing with Stress & Anxiety- A Meditation Day Course
When: Sunday, 18 August 2019: 10am-3pm
Where: Fullarton Park Community Centre, 411 Fullarton Rd, Fullarton
Details: This day class will help you learn how to identify and remove the causes of anxiety and worry, and enjoy a more balanced and happy life. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Centre - Adelaide Facebook
12. The Big Bike Film Night
When: Tuesday, 20 August 2019: 6:30pm-8:50pm
Where: Wallis Piccadilly Cinema, 181 O'Connell St, North Adelaide
Cost: Adult: $26pp & Junior under 16yrs: $16.50pp
Details: Pedal punters will certainly be entertained at this film night event! The event will feature best cycling short films from around the world, action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspirational films. Click here for website.
Image Courtesy from The Big Bike Film Night Facebook
13. Gawler Show
When: Saturday, 24 & 25 August 2019
Details: This show is the largest country show in SA and will feature a massive lineup of events including family-friendly entertainment, displays, exhibitions, activities, carnival rides, games, competitions, market stalls, expo of trades, craft and local businesses, pop-ups, food & drinks stalls and more. Click here for website.
14. Royal Adelaide Show
When: Friday, 30 August 2019- 8 September 2019
Where: Adelaide Showground, Goodwood Rd, Wayville
Cost: Tickets range from $15.50-$24.50pp
Details: This family-friendly show is the longest running and largest community event on SA's calendar and it will feature a jam-packed lineup of entertainment, activities, produce, market stalls, carnival rides, sideshows, animal shows, firework displays, food & drink stalls, displays and more. Click here for website.