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Also on May 5 Stirling Autumn Garden Festival will have around 150 stalls to tempt you to spend your money, all for the admission price of a gold coin. Autumn is a good time to plant native plants, so do your bit for the environment.
On the topic of work, if your job is getting you down and you need a change, maybe it's time to visit the Careers & Employment Expo on May 17-18? But if you're thinking of giving the public service a try, you really should read this first.
Car enthusiasts will be out in force for the 100 years of Morris display at the Torrens Parade Ground on May 19. Gold coin donation required.
If you'd rather something more active, Try Dragon Boating at West Lakes on May 4 - it's suitable for all ages 16-60.
Adelaide people have an endless fascination with tunnels under the city, and until May 2 you can see the tunnels under the Adina Grand Hotel (old Treasury building) and enjoy a fascinating performing arts experience too. (Gold coin requested, closed on Fridays). Definitely not to be missed.
The free but rather scary Tetratologist Exhibition of works from emerging artists continues until May 9. (Why do I always think of caterpillars when someone mentions "emerging artists"). It's showing at Ladybeads Art Gallery in Unley, just south of Adelaide.
And for something for the young ones, have you looked at Nights on North Terrace yet? It's continuing until the end of June.
Another series of events that shouldn't be missed is held during Law Week, which is actually three weeks long.
It's got some great family activities, like the very popular Courts Open Day. Just remember that you are not encouraged to leave your children in the cells when you depart. And if you see any judges in full dress, please don't mock their colour coordination or high heels.
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Meanwhile the Adelaide Night Market continues its run through autumn, but is now only fortnightly until June.
Another place that has not outstayed its welcome is Little Miss Mexico. Originally expected to close at the end of the Fringe, it is still trading but will now close on Sunday May 5. Get in while you can!
If you'd like to try a different cuisine give the Burek Lounge a go. Their Eastern European style of meat dishes won't appeal to everyone, but carnivores are bound to like it.
The Bowerbird Bazaar is back at the showgrounds May 3-5, and entry is still $2, while the Round She Goes market on May 4 offers preloved fashion for women.
Finally, if you enjoy markets and second hand goods places, take a look at The Upcycling Shop - it's got some quite unusual things for sale.
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From out of left field comes the Gumeracha Medieval Fair on May 4-5, just to show that it's not only Supreme Court judges who like to dress up. Kids in Adelaide will love to see this perfomance.
Then the Adelaide Hills will lure you back with Birdwood Farm Day on May 19, a chance for the kiddies to get up close to animals without being eaten. It's not free, but only $7/car.
Take the time to visit Lobethal while you're up there - there's plenty of things to see and do, with a market, cheese and wine tastings too.
Wine lovers will be flocking to Clare on May 18-19 for the Gourmet Weekend. I just wish I could remember more of the enjoyable times I have had there, savouring delicious appetisers while sipping several Sauvignon Blancs. Entry is free, but you may pay a price the next day.
For train enthusiasts the National Rail Museum's 50th birthday celebrations continue with an art exhibition from May 5-19 - only $5 entry!
Before winter sets in, take yourself/the kids/the dog/your partner up into the Adelaide Hills and enjoy the views as they slowly become green.
Maybe try Blackwood Forest, which is a dog off leash area. Or just down the road experience the tranquility of the Sturt River Linear Park and pop in to see the colourful glassware at the old Coromandel Valley Institute building.