How to spend a day in Naracoorte

Published: Wed, Feb 9 2022
Posted in General, Reviews
A stage with the Adelaide Fringe logo, large patch of grass in front with children running around
Naracoorte Fringe Street Party. Photo: The Chapel Studio Photography, 2021.
 

Roll into South Australia’s beloved Limestone Coast town of Naracoorte on Saturday 12 March and stay for the long weekend. Enjoy photo opportunities with our newly transformed Fringe caravan, local food vendors and markets at the Street Party, see some local art at the gallery and catch some live music in the evening. There’s something for everyone!

Come check out some incredible Fringe artists on stage from 4pm in an event hosted by Kevin Kropinyeri of Aboriginal Comedy Allstars. Get boot scootin with Dolly Parton Dance Party, see the talented Cirque Nocturne artists from Blank Canvas, catch acts from Cafe Musica's worldly lineup, and laugh out loud with one of our favourite comedians, Fabien Clark.

Read on to discover some of the events happening in Naracoorte over the weekend.

Naracoorte Fringe Street Party

Bring your picnic blankets and chairs and settle in for an afternoon of family friendly fun, in the Town Squares featuring the Fringe on Tour caravan, markets, and food vendors. 

Expanding in 2022, the event will also transform local businesses and community spaces in Naracoorte’s CBD into intimate venues and gallery spaces to showcase the diversity and creativity that the community has to offer.

Find out more here.

Bloom

‘Bloom’ with 17-year-old musician, Poppy Moyle-Read in her first solo concert as part of the 2022 Naracoorte Fringe. Take this opportunity to support a small-town artist as she transforms the Foyer of the Naracoorte Town Hall to create an intimate, unusual venue to tell stories with her trusty guitar. Her concert will be a welcoming, all age friendly display of music where she will showcase her original songs alongside covers of everyone’s favourite tunes.

Find out more here.

HOMO FABER and The Tree of Us plus 1

Two visual art exhibitions have travelled from Adelaide to Naracoorte. Sculptures by Union Street Sculptors exploring the sharing of ideas, skills and knowledge will fill the Main Gallery, and a textile installation by The Tree of Us plus 1 will take visitors on a journey through the Bainger Gallery.

Find out more here.

For The Love of Words and Wine

Words AND wine? What more could you ask for?! Settle in for a relaxed afternoon of spoken word poetry paired with your favourite Wild Game wine for this special event featuring spoken word extraordinaire Emelia Haskey. For those who feel inspired to share their talents, register for the open mic section — open to anyone, of all ages. 

Find out more here.

To see all the shows taking place in the region this Fringe, check out the Naracoorte Fringe List.