Blues, Beers & Bikes – February 23
Mount Barker’s Prancing Pony Brewery will host the fifth annual Blues, Beers & Bikes festival from 10am. The carpark will be flooded with more than 500 bikes on display in a family-friendly celebration. Blues will be provided by legendary local musos Dave Blight and Mick Kidd with the brewpub providing plenty of food and ale.
15 Shades of Rosé – February 22
North Terrace’s 2KW Bar and Restaurant hosts one of its most popular events this week — 15 Shades of Rosé. The rosé festival, from 1pm to 3.30pm, showcases 15 different styles of rosé from around the globe in a party-like atmosphere. The dress code is pink and white. Wines include the likes of Cullen, Longview, Bird in Hand, Howard, Deviation Road and Murdoch Hill.
Willunga Farmers Market’s 18th birthday – February 22
South Australian chefs Simon Bryant and Cheong Liew will be cooking up a storm in the Willunga Farmers Market kitchen at 10.30am. There will also be face painting for children and cutting of a birthday cake at 10am. The Willunga Farmers Market operates every Saturday morning from 8am until 12.30pm in the Willunga Town Square.
Plant-based cooking class for teens – February 20
Plant-based cafe and cookery school at Hyde Park, Plant B Life,will host a special cooking class for teenagers with special guest host Roger Rasheed, the former performance coach of South Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt. This program aims to inspire teenagers and get them excited about both their health and cooking. Each guest will walk away with the knowledge of how to prepare five different meals, snacks and breakfast ideas. Tickets are $80 per person.
KI Spirits Gin Tasting for Bushfire Relief – February 22
The Maid Hotel will host Kangaroo Island Spirits for an afternoon of gin tasting from 4pm to 7pm to raise funds for the island’s bushfire appeal. The event will be held across both the hotel and its outdoor venue, Captain Moonlights. Bottles will be available to order on the day, with $10 from each bottle donated to the Kangaroo Island bushfire appeal.
Margarita Day at Pizza Meccanica – February 22
From 5.30pm, Bowden’s Pizza Meccanica is putting on an evening to celebrate Margarita Day, with specials on margarita cocktails and margherita pizzas. Bookings are essential.
Adelaide Hills Wine Tour — February 23
To raise funds for those affected by the recent bushfires, The Holdy is hosting an Adelaide Hills wine tour with all proceeds from ticket sales going towards the respective wineries and the South Australian Country Fire Service. Kicking off at The Holdy in the morning, the wine tour will visit Petaluma Cellar Door and LOT.100, the home of Vinteloper wine. Tickets are $85.
Champagne Sessions with Sara Underdown – February 25
Apoteca Bar and Restaurant offers an opportunity for Champagne lovers to experience a casual guided tasting with Sara Underdown, founder of Vine & Bubble Champagne magazine. Enjoy Champagne on arrival, then compare four Blanc de Blancs from two vintages, plus Champagnes from smaller producers. Canapés and a grazing table will accompany the 6.30-8.30pm tasting, with tickets costing $80.
Indian Mela 2020 — February 28 to 29
To be held in Victoria Square, the Indian Mela is an annual showcase of Indian art, culture and food. India’s rich culture and diversity will be displayed in this biggest Indian event of the year. Various food stalls, exhibition stalls, children’s rides, cultural performances, plays, art displays and on-ground workshops. Entry is free.
Last Day of Summer — February 29
Hosted at the historic Kuitpo Hall, Last Day of Summer is a chance to send off the season with a party hosted by the Kuitpo Kollective from 3pm to 10pm. There will be food from Udaberri and Wood Fired Pizza Co, wines by Kuitpo wine makers and beer by Kuitpo Brewing, with music by DJ Ryley. The event sold out last year, so be quick to secure your $20 ticket.
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