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A9 Olivewood -- Cnr Renmark Avenue &
Twenty First Street, Renmark (see town
map) Browse through this 1889 homestead
of Charles Chaffey. Learn about the history
of irrigation and Renmark in the adjacent
museum buildings; special display of granny’s
kitchenalia. Stroll in the beautiful gardens.
Morning /afternoon teas and light luncheons
available by appointment. Admission $5,
Conc., $4.00, Children $2. Discount for groups
of 20 or more. Coaches by appointment.
Phone 8586 6175.
A9 (1) Candle-lit Supper, Olivewood (see
town map) On Sunday 19th and Monday 20th,
from 7 to 8pm. Enjoy Rosie Clark’s Dancers
with yesteryear desserts served with tea and
coffee. View display of Granny’s kitchen of
utensils and homeware. Bookings essential
for catering purposes Cost $15. Phone 8586
A10 Steaming Down the River on the PS
Industry -- Visitor Information Centre, Murray
Avenue, Renmark (see town map) Steam
along the river on the P.S. Industry, an old
paddle steamer built in 1910. Relive the old
days when the paddle steamers were prevalent
on the mighty Murray. Devonshire Tea will be
served as you steam along on the river cruise.
Adults $20.00, Concession $15.00, Children
aged between 5 to 15 $10.00, Family $50.00.
Phone 8586 6704.
A11 Chef in the Garden – Set in Jenny & David
Nattrass's Garden Pyap Street, Renmark (see
town map) Join the Renmark Hotel chefs in the
garden as they cook up some delicious dishes
with local produce. Simple dishes which can
be prepared at home but made to look elegant
for your next dinner party. Food tastings with
Angoves wine and a glass of bubbly as you
enter. Limited Numbers Bookings Essential by
the 20th Oct. for catering purposes. Admission
$35. Phone 8586 5282. Proudly sponsored
by Renmark Hotel and Angove Family Winery.
Thurs 23rd October.
A12 Champagne Breakfast – Renmark Club
– 14th St, Renmark (see town map) Enjoy the
view on the Deck while having breakfast at
8am on Sunday the 19th October. Phone 8586
A12 Wild about Wine – Renmark Club – 14th
St, Renmark (see town map) A showcase
of local boutique wines and a platter of local
produce. $20 a head which will entitle you to
2 glasses of wine and a shared tasting platter.
Wine makers to give a brief talk about their
wine. Bookings essential to allow for catering.
8586 6611 Wednesday 22nd Oct. at 6pm.
A13 Uniting Church - Renmark Avenue,
Renmark (see town map) Trading table of cakes
and handicrafts. Light luncheon available from
12n--1.30pm. BUS BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Phone 8595 5015. Friday 17th October.
A14 River Gems High Tea, set in Malcolm
& Lorna Rogers' garden, 5 Bookmark Ave
Renmark West (see district map) River Gems
CWA are raising money for their emergency
relief fund. (Caring for rural South Australians)
Enjoy a delicious High Tea set in a tranquil
garden setting. Tea, coffee and a glass of
champagne to accompany decadent and
delightful sweets, exquisite appetising club
sandwiches and more. Sunday 19th October
2--5pm. Bookings essential. Bookings to Mary
0429 865 682.
A15 Mystery Bus Tour - At 9am board the
bus at the Renmark Library, James Avenue,
Renmark (see town map) Enjoy a tour of
Riverland gardens with morning tea, lunch and
wine included. Tour concludes back at the
library at 4pm. Maximum 40 people. Cost $50
Bookings during Business hours with payment
essential by Friday 25th to Renmark Paringa
Visitor Information Centre. Phone 8586 6704.
A16 Spring Carnival, Multicultural Food
Evening - Renmark High School, Eighteenth
Street, Renmark (see town map) 24th October
Take a leisurely walk around the school
grounds to admire the school’s rose gardens
whilst enjoying a night of Multi Cultural Food.
Phone 8586 6974 (B.H.).
A17 Crafty Capers – Masonic Hall, Ral Ral
Ave, Renmark. (see town map) Open 9am to
4pm 17th, 18th, 19th October. Quilts and craft
items for sale. Great Christmas gift ideas. Gold
A18 Aussie Eggshell Carvers -- (Maureen
& Roger Williams) 250 Bookmark Avenue,
Renmark (behind Lorna & Malcolm Roger’s
garden) (See district map) Walk around past
the orange trees and visit the Egg Lady's
workshop. Unique gifts, wearable eggshell
jewellery, carved and Faberge-style eggs for
sale. Try your hand at eggshell carving if you
wish or wander through the delightful garden
featuring a variety of roses and other plants
and trees. Oranges for sale. Phone 8586
5435. Gold coin entry.
A19 Greek Taverna -- Renmark Greek Hall,
Twenty First Street, Renmark (see town map)
Sat 18th October, 7.00pm. Great Family night.
Enjoy a Greek meal and entertainment. Drinks
available. Lucky door prize. Tickets available
on the night at the door or make a booking by
phoning Andrew 0411 557 774 (Proﬁts raised
from the rafﬂes on the evening will be donated
to the Renmark Paringa Aged Care ) Cost
Adults $25.00 Children $15.00.
A20 Paringa Paddock – Renmark. Take the
opportunity for a self guided walk or bike ride
through the Paringa Paddock. Visit natures
bush garden on shared walking trails that
wind past Lock 5, canoe tree, ﬂood plains, etc.
whilst surrounded by the plentiful bird life. If
you’re lucky you may sight a kangaroo or even
a koala. For the more adventurous cyclist you
can continue on, ending up at Ruston’s Rose
garden before returning to Renmark. For more
information contact 8586 6704.
A21 Evening Star Quilters, Ral Ral Avenue,
Renmark (At the old High School) (see district
map) There will be a quilt display and a trading
table. Phone Kate 8595 5140.
A22 Renmark Wood Workers -- Craft Centre
(Rear Old Renmark High School), Ral Ral
Avenue, Renmark (see district map) Riverland
woodworkers was formed 8 years ago. There
is a comprehensive range of woodworking tools
and machines. Members are able to learn skills
in wood turning, scroll sawing, pyrography and
furniture making. Wooden toys, turned bowls
etc. for sale at various prices. Phone Brian
A23 Children's Rosy Tea Party -- Renmark
Library (see town map) Aimed towards
pre-schoolers with story telling, rosy craft
activities, face painting and other fun activities.
Wednesday 22nd October at 10.30am.
Enquiries 8586 5544.
A24 mARTerdom Gallery -- 28 Fifteenth St,
Renmark (see town map) This features the
work of award winning husband and wife team
of Lorraine and Terry Marter. Lorraine uses new
fabrics and recycled garments by re-cutting,
adding to and embellishing with machine
embroidery, felting and knitting. Terry works
his photographs to become Photographic/
Digital Art. Open every day during the Festival
between 10am and 4pm. mARTerdom will also
have a stall at the Festival Fair. Phone 0419
808 454 or www.marterdomgallery.com.
A25 Rose Festival Family Bike Ride -- A
“Riverlife be in it” event – suitable for all ages
and ﬁtness levels, enjoy a morning bike ride
in the picturesque Riverland – grab your bike,
helmet and water bottle and meet on the lawns
(shelter shed side of the information centre)
at 10am. This will be a relaxed ride, with time
to smell the roses and breathe in the fresh
morning air. Saturday the 25th Oct.
A26 Wilkadene Woolshed Brewery -- Wilkinson
Road, Murtho (see district map) Open 11am
– 5pm Monday 20th to Friday 24th October.
Lunch available from 12 to 2pm, bookings
essential. Launched in 2009, Wilkadene’s
Woolshed Brewery offers a range of craft
brewed beers. Made onsite in the property’s
old shearing sheds using natural ingredients,
rain water and solar energy. A unique location
on the banks of the Murray, the perfect spot to
kick back and relax. Phone 8595 8188 or email
A27 Bella Lavender Estate – Dalziel Road,
Winkie, off Sturt Hwy onto Winkie Road (next to
Berri Winery) Drive 400m then right into Dalziel
Road. Experience the aromatic fragrance of
Lavender set amongst a beautiful backdrop of
family-owned vineyards and Olive Trees. Step
into the Mediterranean style cafe and relax
with our famous cappuccinos, gourmet teas,
light lunches and mouth watering home-made
cakes. Exquisite products on sale including
arthritis cream, massage oil, gourmet teas.
Wheel chair friendly. Mario & Lucy Centofanti.
Phone 8583 1184.
A28 Steam Museum – Park Terrace Cobdogla
(follow signs) The Cobdogla Irrigation and
Steam Museum was originally built as the
pumping station for the district’s vineyards and
horticultural crops. As a major contribution to
South Australia’s Jubilee 150 year, the then
Engineering and Water Supply Department,
(now SA Water) refurbished one of the world
famous Humphrey Pumps and the Pumping
Station grounds to form the Cobdogla Irrigation
and Steam Museum. On the fully accredited
railway, both steam and diesel locomotives
pull the train on a 30 minute trip through the
museum grounds along the channel and out
through the vineyards, while elsewhere in the
museum you may see a huge steam traction
engine, smaller steam engines, stationary
IC engines, and special displays at work.
Train Rides Both Sundays and for Halloween
(27th) Admission Adults $10, Conc. $5, Family
$20, Children under 5 free. Phone Dennis
0417 883 353.
A29 The Pines -- 18 Henry Street, Loxton
(see Loxton Map) Built in 1909, this historic
six roomed sandstone villa and its contents
were bequeathed to the people of Loxton in
2002 for display and entertainment purposes.
The wide driveway lined with mature pine
trees makes a welcoming entrance, opening
up to spacious gardens of roses, hibiscus and
other assorted plants, as well as a lawn area.
There is a covered breezeway between the
house and kitchen which is used for a variety
of community events and functions. Cost $8
a guided tour through the house. $12 with
refreshments. Phone 0429 055 139.
A30 “The Village”, Historic Loxton – Allan
Hosking Drive, Loxton (see Loxton Map)
The Village is a treasure trove of memories,
experiences and exhibits from an era past.
It captures the development of a typical rural
community with over 45 buildings, each telling
a unique story of the struggle and heartache
of the pioneers who dared tame the “outback.”
Admission Adults $12.50, Children $6.50,
Conc. $10.50, Family $32.00 10% discount
during Rose Festival. Phone 8584 7194.
A31 Wilabalangaloo – Old Sturt Highway 4kms
NE of Berri. Wilabalangaloo showcases a 1 km
stretch of imposing ochre-coloured sandstone
cliffs (about 30 metres high), providing
spectacular scenery from the river and from
the cliff-top viewing platform. The name of the
reserve is thought to be based on the Aboriginal
word meaning “place of red, yellow and brown
stones”. As you comfortably wander along the
nature trail, you will encounter a rich variety of
plants and birds. The reserve features a self-
guided, interpretive nature trail, picnic area and
toilet facilities. The site is open daily (‘dawn till
dusk’) but CLOSED on designated Riverland
Fire Ban Days. Glynis and Keith Berry. Phone
A32 “Banrock Station”
– Holmes Road,
Kingston on Murray offers a great day of
Wine, food and nature experiences for all the
family to enjoy, mouth watering menu featuring
regional ﬂavours - spectacular sunsets over the
wetlands - Wetland walks. Open until 10pm
on Friday Nights - entertainment and menu
specials. Take a break over coffee and scones
- or a glass of Banrock Wine. We look forward
to seeing you soon. Bookings appreciated.
Phone 8583 0299.
A33 Renmark Lions Garage Sale -- Saturday
25th October 8am to 2.00pm. Special Rose
Festival Sale which includes an ANTIQUE
& COLLECTABLE AUCTION. This includes
china, ceramics, silver, books, Australiana etc.
There will also be plants for sale.
A34 “Legacy Golf Day” at the Renmark Golf
Course – October 19th -Shotgun Start at
9.30am. 4 ball Ambrose. Mens, Mixed, Ladies
and Junior teams all welcome. Handicaps
will be allotted to non golfers. Entry fee $20
which includes a chef prepared meal at the
conclusion of play. All proceeds go to Legacy.
Food and drink available on course. (No BYO)
Contact Jeremy Sweet to enter or with any
queries. 8586 8200.
A35 “Bookmark Creek Wetland Walk” Entrance
off 21st Street near bridge, approximately 3.5
km (1 to 1.5 hour) moderate difﬁculty. A loop
walk with half following creek. Map on site or
from Visitor Information Centre.
A36 Riverland Concrete Creations – 473
Balfour Ogilvy Ave, Loxton North A locally
owned business that has been operating at
Loxton North for the last 6 years. Its owners
Ken & Bridgette McKenzie have established
a successful small business making concrete
garden statues to suit any garden environment.
The range includes statues, planters, pots, bird
baths, wall plaques and water features. 20%
off all purchases over the week of the Rose
Festival. Open 10am to 4pm weekends and by
appointment after 4.30 weekdays. Phone 0438
A37 Bus to see Waikerie gardens -- Wednesday
22nd Oct 9am. From the Renmark Visitor
Information Centre. Bookings must be made at
the VIC prior to Friday the 17th Oct. If we do
not ﬁll a bus then we will not go. Cost $55 a
head, includes lunch and morning tea.
A38 McCormick Centre – Ral Ral Ave,
Renmark. Riverland Health & Wellbeing
Festival. Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 October.
Entry $8 pp, children under 12 free. Come
and experience a hands-on healing session or
massage in the relaxing and peaceful Day Spa
Room. Meet qualiﬁed local and Adelaide based
Health and Wellbeing Practitioners showcasing
their products and services. Attend one of the
many free workshops in the lecture theatre.
Stay for a healthy lunch at the Blissful Tummies
Café. Check out the wetlands, bush walks and
aquariums at the McCormick Centre.
A39 The MV Barrangul offers you the
opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy one of
nature's wonders -- the mighty River Murray.
With all facilities on one level (no stairs) and
with your host Captain David Bean, enjoy the
spectacular all round views, and experience
the atmosphere of the river, in one of its most
picturesque locations. A 2 hour Devonshire tea
cruise will depart from the Renmark Wharf at
2pm daily. $30 pp with bookings essential. Ring
0407 395 385. BBQ cruises for clubs or groups
by charter only, booked in advance.
Sunday October 26th
"Rose Festival Supplement", 2014 - 5
Renmark Town Map
For all Details on Art Trails See Rose Festival Booklet
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