Saturday, 15 November 2008


French Festival 2008 – Provence
The biggest event of its kind in the Pacific region, The French
Festival brings together people from diverse backgrounds to
celebrate French language and culture. Attractions include music,
performing arts, food, wine, and cooking with world famous chef,
Jean Montagard.
Where: Carrick Hill, 46 Carrick Hill Drive, Springfield
When: Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 November 2008, Sat: 11am -
10pm Sun: 11am - 6pm
Prices: Adult: $25 (per person per day), child: free (under 13),
concession: $20 (per person per day), student: $15 (per person
per day.)
Call for info: Media - 8272 4281 or email
Public – visit

Nuts About Fruit Art Exhibition
Working from live specimens and photographs, Botanic Gardens
artists have shown plant development after flowering, expressing
their love and appreciation for flora. Watercolour, graphite and
colour pencil have been used to depict the natural beauty of fruit,
nuts and berries.
Where: North Lodge, Adelaide Botanic Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide
When: Saturday 15 – Sunday 23 November 2008, Mon – Fri and
Sun: 10am 3pm, Sat: 11am - 3pm
Prices: Free
Call for info: Media and Public - 0401 985 994

The Hills Garden and Environmental Expo
The Hills Garden and Environmental Expo aims to become the
premier annual event for those interested in environmental,
gardening and 'green' activities, products and services. Gardening
identity Sophie Thompson will open the event, which will feature
demonstrations from environmental experts. There will also be
various activities and entertainment.
Where: Uraidla Showgrounds, Swamp Road, Uraidla
When: Sunday 16 November 2008, 10am - 4pm
Prices: Adult: $5, child: free, concession: $3
Call for info: Media - 8339 6842 or email
Public – visit


Kate said...

Shame I didn't read this post until Sunday night, Maggie!But thanks for the info anyway. Did you go to anything?

Maggie said...

No I did not get to any of these events but I would like to go and see the roses and garden at Carrick Hill soon, it is within walking distance and I have not been for years.