By Lauren Ferrone
Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
And, just like that, we’re rounding out February and jumping straight into South Australia’s maddest month. Here’s what’s filling our calendars during this manic time of year.
1. Giant Sing Along
When: 14 February–15 March
Where: Lot Fourteen, North Tce
If you’re after a laugh – and fancy yourself the next Australian Idol – head to the Adelaide Fringe’s Giant Sing Along. It’s exactly what you’d expect – people belting out their favourite ballads in one big outdoor karaoke event. Best of all, some of the microphones are equipped with built-in autotune for those who aren’t exactly the next Beyoncé.
2. Tacker Attack
When: 15–16 February
Head to the Riverland for Tacker Attack – a commando course for kids up to the age of 11. Switch their iPads off and let the little ones get a little muddy in the great outdoors. The 1km obstacle course will challenge their minds, building teamwork and strength. We think that beats getting muddy in the backyard any day.
3. Sundown Cinema
When: 29 February
Relax on the lawn with a glass of wine at Sundown Cinema, hosted by Tapanappa Wines in the Adelaide Hills. The movie screening will be Sideways – following 2 middle-aged men who embark on a road trip through California’s wine country. Pack a basketful of goodies or buy a cheese box, then settle into a bean bag for the night. Best of all, Tapanappa will donate $5 from each ticket sold to the CFS and SA Bushfire Appeal.
4. Moonlight Markets
When: 6 March
Summer may be officially over, but we’re hoping for a balmy night when Thorndon Park’s Moonlight Markets kick-off on 6 March. Grab a bargain from 6pm to 10pm, browsing more than 90 craft and fashion stalls, or join a free craft session while enjoying live music. There’s also a massive playground to keep the little ones happy.
5. ASICS Victor Harbor Triathlons and Fun Run
When: 9 March
Where: Fleurieu Peninsula
Competing for the title of the best doesn’t have to be serious business – it can be fun too, especially at the ASICS Victor Harbor Triathlons and Fun Run. Participants can choose from a 5km run, a 10km run or a short triathlon, which includes a swim and bike ride. There’s also the Olympic distance triathlon, which – to be honest – might actually be more painful than fun for most competitors. But don’t let that stop you from bringing the family along, as there are fun run events for children as young as 4.