What’s on this October in Port Lincoln
What’s on this October in Port Lincoln
October is almost here and that means the school holidays are here!! There is plenty to see and do in Port Lincoln during this holiday break. October Long Weekend is a great time to head outdoors and go camping in one of the fantastic National Parks located on Eyre Peninsula and discover the beautiful coast. Take the family out fishing or just sit on the beach and enjoy the sunshine while the kids have fun in the surf.
05 Oct 2018 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Adapted For The Stage By Shake & Stir Theatre Co. Coming straight to Port Lincoln from a sold out Sydney Opera House season! Only SA Venue! Roald Dahl‘s legendary book, George’s Marvellous Medicine, bounds off the page to become a spectacular new live show. Set to completely lift the roof, it’s packed (to the rafters) with mischief, magic and giant laughs.
05 Oct 2018 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM Tickets from $15-$25
Friday 5 October 2018
Let’s light up Australia for blood cancer at the Port Lincoln foreshore. Join in and reserve your lantern. An evening for the whole family! Entertainment and food available. Event opens at 5pm with the collection of lanterns, entertainment from 6pm and lantern ceremony and walk from 7.30pm. The event is an important platform for the community to raise vital funds for breakthrough research in the hope of achieving a future free of blood cancer.
Families, friends and community will come together at twilight for a gentle walk carrying one of three coloured lanterns; gold to remember a loved one, white for their own blood cancer journey, or blue to show support. Location of the event is the Foreshore Lawns Tasman Terrace Port Lincoln
Lincoln National Park Rangers are inviting you to family-friendly Beach Detective activities at September Beach as part of the 2018 Nature Play Festival. You can join the rangers and volunteers from the Friends of Southern Eyre Peninsula Parks on Saturday 29 or Sunday 30 September, 10 AM to 12pm The Beach Detectives activity is suitable for supervised children aged four and upwards. Activities include beach combing and learning about the local weird and wonderful plants and animals. Rangers will be on hand to explain how you can help look after these creatures in the wild. Bookings are essential!
One of this year’s Tunarama Ambassador Quest entrants Miss Drakes Port Lincoln, Darian Abraham, has planned a camping fundraiser at Mikkira Station. People are encouraged to bring their tents or swags and camp under the stars and wake up to a catered breakfast in the morning. Spend the afternoon playing games and exploring Mikkira Station and a night of music and fun around the campfire. Del Giorno’s and Catering on Eyre will provide meals and local group Rafikee will perform live music
12 Oct 2018 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The Port Lincoln Hotel presents, “Farmers Fundraiser Quiz” raising funds for drought affected farmers on the Eyre Peninsula. Hosted by Quiz Meister Liam, this is an Australian themed quiz night and silent auction, along with loads of laughs! Live entertainment by Lukes of Hazzard, drink specials and platters available for purchase. Get your mates together for a fun night out and support a great cause! All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to drought affected Farmers on the Eyre Peninsula
Mental Health Week Gala Ball 2018
Life is a Circus!
Saturday 13th October 6.30 pm – 1:00am Sunday 14th October
Mentally Fit EP began when a passionate group of people organised a Gala Ball during the 2014 Mental Health Week in Port Lincoln and named it ‘Life is a Circus! This year will be the third ‘Life is a Circus’ Gala Ball at the Tumby Bay Soldiers Memorial Hall on Saturday 13th October.
Entertainment will be by the talented local band, The Marksmen. There will be plenty of Auctions and a raffle and the bar will be open! Proceeds will go towards running community events and courses across the Eyre Peninsula with a focus on mental wellness, prevention and intervention.
Tickets are $75 for 3 course meal created by Jeremy Hartwich and dessert by Kristy McFarlane of Sugar Daisy Cakes, seated at a table of 10. Please note *to be seated together, you must ensure you book tickets together!
Local Community Fundraiser 20/10/2018 to 21/10/2018
2:00pm – 9.00 am Poole Oval Port Lincoln
Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for the Cancer Council’s research, prevention, information and support services. Relay is a chance for the community to recognise and celebrate local cancer survivors, patients and their carers, to honour and remember loved ones lost to cancer and to raise money to help save more lives. Join the thousands of Australians who take part in Cancer Council’s Relay For Life each year in the fight against cancer. Start or join a team in the Port Lincoln 2018 Relay today!
Sunday, 28th October, 2018 11:00am – 5:00pm
This Sunday, October 28th is another one of our special Family Days.
Prebook a picnic table and umbrella along with a picnic box for two for $45. This includes:
Course Entry for two, Reserved Premium Trackside Picnic Table & Umbrella, Gourmet Picnic Box
2 x Drink Vouchers and Live Music
Come visit the picturesque grounds at Ravendale Racecourse and bring the kids for a relaxing day at the races. Entry is $10 for adults and kids are free with plenty of free activities to keep them entertained. Family Fun Days also have a visit from ‘ARCHIE the PONY’, our ‘LIVE MASCOT’.
Head to “THE LITTLE BIRD CAGE” for games, puzzles, colouring in, TV or just somewhere quiet and safe to sit down in the air-conditioning and play on your iPad or phone – device charging available! Adults can enjoy a relaxing day at the races with full bar and catering at Coco Loco Canteen and betting facilities.