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Casey Tonkin, October 18th, 2018


Oktoberfest is a festival of all things German and will finally be brought in earnest to the Adelaide Hills later this month. A large Volkfest, or folk festival, Oktoberfest celebrates community, agriculture and produce and will feature many opportunities to hold up your stein and say ‘prosit’ in a cheer of good health to new and old ‘freunde’. The Prancing Pony Brewery presents the inaugural Adelaide Hills Oktoberfest. Having grown up in Germany, co-founder and CEO of Prancing Pony Brewery... Read Article

Legend Honoured
Casey Tonkin, October 11th, 2018

Legend Honoured

The Kenny Blake Festival of Motorcycling celebrates a born and bred Strath motorcycling legend who tragically died young after a career of international competition. Born to a dairy farming family, Ken developed a love for motorcycles from a young age that blossomed into an obsession. He rode around the Hills with friends from Strathalbyn High School and... Read Article

Fast Forward
Rebecca Chave, October 04th, 2018

Fast Forward

Hahndorf Clocks and Collectables is preparing for daylight saving but thankfully won’t be tackling the mammoth task of turning back all their clock faces to allow the cuckoo clocks to randomly proclaim the hour throughout the day. The enchanting shop has been a tourist hot spot for over 20 years and owners Greg and Sue Brown... Read Article

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The Weekender Herald is an independent, innovative, good-news paper serving the Adelaide Hills and Mt Barker council areas. Founded in 1992, the paper is the leader in providing up-to-date, relevant lifestyle content. It seeks to maximise its appeal and relevance to readers and consumers on behalf of its advertisters.