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May 2018

BLUE FEET – NEW WORK BY CHILDREN’S BOOK ILLUSTRATOR AND ARTIST, MARSHA WAJER

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Balnaves Of Coonawarra, 15517 Riddoch Hwy
Coonawarra, SA 5263 Australia
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$5

“Blue Feet” an exhibition by illustrator Marsha Wajer, showcases those gorgeous, goofy dancers…the Blue Footed Boobys. Why do they love to dance? Why do they show their feet off all the time? Marsha has created a delightful series around these (increasingly) rare and cute birds. It's full of fun, it's full of colour and has iguanas, octopuses and stripey hats included! “Moo and the Sleepy Secret” (illustrated by Marsha) will also be read aloud by the author (Catherine Clarke) out in the garden. Followed by a drawing demonstration where the kids can join in. Crayons and paper provided. Cupcakes for the kids and wine for the adults will be available to purchase. www.marshawajer.com Official opening by Anna Copping, Saturday 19th May, 2pm. Bookings for reading & drawing demonstration essential. Contact cellar door 08 8737 2946 or email [email protected] BALNAVES OF COONAWARRA, RIDDOCH HWY, COONAWARRA THU MAY 17 - SUN MAY 20 (EXHIBITION) | 9.00AM – 5.00PM | FREE ENTRY SAT MAY 19 (BOOK READING & DRAWING DEMONSTRATION) | 10.30AM & 2.30PM $5 PER PERSON | SUN MAY 20 (BOOK READING & DRAWING DEMONSTRATION) 10.30AM | $5 PER PERSON

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ART ROCKS

May 19 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm
Penola Memorial Park, 55 Church Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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Make some rocking art. These are the coolest rocks around. Draw or paint your designs on some colourful stones. What will it be? A racing car, a beautiful butterfly or an intricate Mandela. Take them home or send them on a journey. All materials supplied. PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 & SUN MAY 20| 9.30AM – 4.00PM ALL AGES | COST: One for $2 or three for $5 No booking required, just walk in.

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BIG MUSIC

May 19 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Penola Memorial Park, 55 Church Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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Drop into the Park any time of the day and pick out a tune or drum up a storm on our custom made giant musical instruments. Featuring the return of the colourful giant xylophone and the intricate pipe marimba. What will this year's new instrument be? FREE ENTRY | ALL AGES No booking required, just walk in. PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 & SUN MAY 20 | 9.00AM – 4.00PM

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PAVEMENT ART

May 19 @ 9:00 am - May 20 @ 5:00 pm
Penola Memorial Park, 55 Church Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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Calling all budding artists. Unleash your inner Picasso with colourful chalk. Create your own masterpiece and decorate the paths of the Park. What will our pavement artists have to show? PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 & SUN MAY 20 | 9.00AM – 4.00PM FREE ENTRY | ALL AGES No booking required, just walk in.

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FACEPAINTING AND GLITTER TATTOOS

May 19 @ 10:00 am - May 20 @ 3:00 pm
Penola Memorial Park, 55 Church Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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$7

Unique face painting and glitter tattoos from Funky Flix face painting. facebook.com/FunkyFlix PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 & SUN MAY 20 | 10.00AM – 3.00PM COST: $7+ PER PERSON | ALL AGES

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TOP PUTT MINI GOLF

May 19 @ 10:00 am - May 20 @ 3:00 pm
Penola Memorial Park, 55 Church Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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$5

TOP PUTT Mini Golf is a fun activity not just for Little Kids but Big Kids too! Come along for a great day in the park with a 'Play all day" pass also available for $10 per player. See you there for lots of Mini Golf fun! PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 & SUN MAY 20 | 10.00AM – 3.00PM $5 PER PERSON | ALL AGES No booking required, just walk in. Contact: Sam Sandie Slattery 0407 213 958 or [email protected]

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ROVING PERFORMANCES

May 19 @ 10:00 am - May 20 @ 3:00 pm
Penola Memorial Park, 55 Church Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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Roving in the park… what might you see? Dancers? Singers? Who might there be? Perhaps a juggler or a man with a bike. Come see for yourself. It's well worth the hike! PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 & SUN MAY 20 | 10.00AM – 3.00PM FREE ADMISSION | ALL AGES Contact: Nicole Lear 0407 727 165 or [email protected]

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CANVAS/PLASTER PAINTING WORKSHOP

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Penola Primary School, Riddoch Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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$20

Back by popular demand! Karen and friends are back again this year to run some wonderfully creative art workshops for the youngsters! 3 x 1-hour workshops will run during the day. The artist can choose from a range of canvas animals, birds and insects to paint! Plaster painting will also be available for children of any age. $10 per shape. PENOLA PRIMARY SCHOOL GYM | SAT MAY 19 | 10.00AM – 3.00PM WORKSHOP TIMES: 10.00AM / 12.00PM / 2.00PM | AGES 6+ COST $20 PAYMENT IN CASH ON THE DAY (ALL MONEY DONATED TO CHARITY) Workshop bookings to Karen Burow 0419 825 699. Limited spaces.

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MYSTERY BOX BISCUITS

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Penola Memorial Park, 55 Church Street
Penola, SA 5277 Australia
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Open the box. What will you find? What will you have to decorate and turn your cookie into a masterpiece? Each box will be different. Release your inner MasterChef. Be quick, limited Mystery Boxes available! PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 | 10.00AM – 4.00PM $5 FOR THE BOX | ALL AGES No booking required, just walk in.

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HENNA BY KYRA SYKES

May 19 @ 11:00 am - May 20 @ 4:00 pm
Penola Penola, South Australia 5277 Australia + Google Map
$10

Get your own one-of-a-kind henna design by quirky South East artist Kyra Sykes. Henna is a plant-based paste which temporarily stains the skin and has been used across the globe for centuries. At this year's festival Kyra will add her own stylish flair to this historical medium to create her own unique body art designs for all ages. Designs can last for up to a week so for $10 you can be reminded of the fabulous festival weekend days after it finishes up. https://www.facebook.com/kyrajsykes/ PENOLA MEMORIAL PARK | SAT MAY 19 | 11.00AM – 4.00PM $10 PER PERSON | ALL AGES PETTICOAT LANE, PENOLA | SUN MAY 20 | 11.00AM – 4.00PM

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