A small one day community show with a strong emphasis on family activities and entertainment. Gates Open to the general public at 9:30am and equestrian events at 8:30am. Entertainment: Vintage and steam engine/machinery display. Billy cart competition. Ag bike challenge. Local trade and volunteer displays. Local entertainment including highland dancing. Animal nursery, pet parade. Fully catered with BBQ and small bar, local CWA dine in and take away. Indoor displays and exhibits including cookery, craft [...]
ART TALK & WALK 10am to 10.45am Starts at The Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre for a guided tour of the Earth Canvas exhibition. Portland Artist Carmel Wallace will share her experience creating an art piece while working at Glenhuntly. FARM TOUR & LUNCH 11am to 3.30pm Travel to Glenhuntly 51 Bones Road, Eight Mile Creek SA 5291, 15 minutes from Mount Gambier. A mixed farming business combining production, conservation and regenerative farming practices. Producing The Splendid [...]
Pine Country Caravan Park is dog-friendly all year round, but what does that actually mean? Mount Gambier is the perfect destination for you, your family and your pets to explore! It has loads of great dog-friendly experiences including multiple off-lead dog parks, walking trails, attractions, and many cafes and pubs. For your pet's guide to Mount Gambier, click here. Pine Country Caravan Park have recently introduced a new dog-friendly cabin in addition to their [...]
Bring the kids along to the Mount Gambier Marketplace to get up close and personal with a range of cute and cuddly baby farmyard animals when Old MacDonald's Travelling Farm comes to visit Wednesday 24th April from 10am to 2pm. There's Free Face Painting on Tuesday and Free Balloon Animals on Wednesday. Entertain the Kid's with Free School Holiday Fun at the Mount Gambier Marketplace these school holidays!
Global Event. Red Cows. Down Under. 2019 International Red Dairy Breeds Federation Conference On behalf of the International Red Dairy Breeds Federation (IRDBF), the Australian Red Dairy Breed will be hosting an eight day tour in South Australia and Victoria, including three days of conference and activities based around Mount Gambier. IRDBF exists to facilitate opportunities for breeders, industry stakeholders and enthusiasts of red dairy cattle, to build networks and share information. Also to [...]
70 Shearers coming together to shear sheep non-stop on Sunday 10th March to raise awareness for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the farming industry. An event filled with music, old school blade shearing and fundraisers held in the historic Glencoe Woolshed, Glencoe, South Australia. The shearers comprises of 35 female shearers, known as 'Ducks on the Pond', and 35 male shearers, known as 'Its great to be Alive' from across several generations and locations [...]
Close encounters with curious creatures! A really beautiful spot and completely unexpected, Umpherston Sinkhole is a must see when visiting Mount Gambier it is hard to believe it is only a couple of minutes out of town. This captivating sinkhole has been turned into a beautiful garden, with stunning vegetation and wild possums! At night when Umpherston is bathed in light, possums emerge from their daytime hideouts to feed. The friendly little critters let [...]