Kings Park Festival
What’s on in Perth Events Live Music Things to Do. The festival features thousands of wildflowers and a variety of activities and events. The 2020 Kings Park Festival is presented by Kings Park and Botanic Garden and the Friends of Kings Park. The festival includes Walks and Talks, Arts & Exhibits as well as Entertainment & Wellness.
It wouldn’t be a festival without music. Festival Tunes features a variety of musical delights every Saturday and Sunday in September starting at 10 am. From soulful tunes to funk, folk-pop and R&B. All performances are free.
Dates & Times
1 September- 30 September
Most events are free or affordable
Perth Stamp & Coin Show 2020
What’s on in Perth Events Live Music Things to Do. Among the things to do in Perth includes Perth Stamp and Coin show featuring WA’s best stamp, coin, banknote & postcard dealers. If you have a stamp collection gathering dust, assorted coins & banknotes, or militaria and medals come to this year’s Perth Stamp & Coin Show in September and have them valued FREE of charge, or sell them outright if you wish.
19th and 20th September
South Perth Community Centre
Nocturnal Woylie Walk at Woodland Reserve
Discover what’s in your own backyard in spring. The always popular Nocturnal Woylie Walks return. Come experience Whiteman Park after dark by joining an interactive evening tour of Woodland Reserve. The Reserve is home to many other species too, including the short-beaked echidna, bush-stone curlew and tammar wallaby.
Bookings can be made via www.whitemanpark.com.au or by telephoning (08) 9209 6000.
Dates & Time
4th September – 18th December at 6 pm
The guided tour costs $20 for adults, $15 for children and $60 for a family (2 adults and 2 children).Bookings can be made via www.whitemanpark.com.au or by telephoning (08) 9209 6000. Bookings are essential.
Father’s Day at Riverbank Estate
Spoil your Dad this year with a chilled Father’s Day lunch on the sprawling lawns of RiverBank Estate. It is held against the backdrop of vineyards and the Swan River, and your family will be treated to three live cooking stations as well as live entertainment all afternoon.
6th September from 11 am
The price is $70 per adult and $35 per child (aged 2 to 9). Spots are very limited.
The Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail
Among the events lined up in Perth is the Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail. It is returning for the sixth year with 14 studios open to the public. It is an opportunity to explore the private spaces of artists, discover their processes first-hand and explore the region’s many serene natural attractions. You will discover a variety of unique art styles from Painting, Woodturning, Textiles, Fused Glass, Steel and Leather Handbags.
Dates and Times
11th -20th September from 10 am -4 pm on various days while on some days it is by appointment only.
National Walk Safely to School Day
Primary school-aged children across Australia are encouraged to start incorporating regular walking back into their daily routine with the Pedestrian Council of Australia. The program was rescheduled following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions.
Best foot Forward
Professor Patrick McGorry AO is urging families with primary school-aged children to start putting their best foot forward. There is a significant rise in anxiety, depression, and overall poor mental health among young Australians due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The recent pandemic dramatically interrupted the routines of families with young children as schools closed for extended periods of time and organized sport postponed until further notice.
Open Morning at Arcadia Waters Swanbourne
Feature stalls from Swanbourne locals and Live acoustic music with a local guitarist. Hors d’Oeuvres made by the resident chef as well as a meet and greet session with the Claremont Football players are scheduled. A village tour of the resident facilities and inspections of apartments currently for sale.
12th September from 9.30 -12.30 pm
Call the village reception on 9286 0500 and follow the Facebook Event.
Swan Songs Spring Festival
Among the things to do in Perth is Swan Songs which comes in September for the Spring Festival of Song in Perth. The aim of the four programs is to present the best singers, the widest repertoire. It also allows artists to present a complete musical self-portrait through poetry and music. Artistic Director David Wickham accompanies.
Date & Time
13th September-11th October
Christ Church, Claremont
Find out more about each event at davidwickham.me/David_Wickham/SwanSongs
A celebration including 200 local artists, designers, craftsmen, and foodies under one roof is what Perth Upmarket is all about. It is surely something for everyone, including a Junior Upmarket section in Hackett Hall showcasing all the best local designers for kids’ toys games, décor, and clothing.
Dedicated gourmet section
In addition to original locally designed homeware and giftware, there is also a dedicated gourmet section that will inspire you. To celebrate the Best of the West, Perth Upmarket will have four local chefs demonstrating delicious home-style cooking recipes using retailer products.
Date & Time
13th September from 10 am -4 pm
Free entry and Parking
University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall
York Motor Show 2020
There will be live music, vintage bus rides, R.C. model cars and trucks, and a showcase of cars, trucks, buses, motorbikes and stationary engines. It will be a perfect getaway, especially during a time that has presented a lot of stress due to Covid-19.
Date & Time
13th September from 9 am to 4 pm.
The Small Hours at Stirling Theatre
The Small Hours, is a thriller with international intrigue. Written by Francis Durbridge and directed by Janet Brandwood it is full of Suspense, mystery and murder.
Dates & Time
18, 19, 24, 25, 26, September and 1, 2 and 3 October at 8 pm with 2pm matinees on September 20 and 27.
Tickets are $22, $20 concession – book through Morris News on 9446 9120 or at www.trybooking.com/BHPJF.
Stirling Theatre, Morris Place, Innaloo.
Let The Right One In at Harbour Theatre
Sinister undercurrents and gothic themes flow throughout Harbour Theatre’s latest show, as part of a dark coming-of-age story. Based on the Swedish novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist and adapted for stage by Jack Thorne, Let The Right One In focuses on the bullied teenage boy Oskar who finds a friend in Eli, after she moves in next door.
Both are from dysfunctional families and support each other during a frightening time in Oskar’s life, as a spate of disturbing killings rock the neighbourhood. But Eli has a hidden secret. She doesn’t go to school and never leaves her flat during the day.
Dates & Time
18, 19, 23, 25, 26, 30, September at 7.30 pm with 2 pm matinees on 20, 27 September.
Tickets are $25.50, $23.50 concession and $20.50 students – book at www.TAZTix.com.au or call TAZTix on 9255 3336.
Harbour Theatre, 16 Lochee Street, Mosman Park.
Cannington Book Sale
What’s on in Perth Events Live Music Things to Do. Save the Children is the largest aid and development agency dedicated to helping vulnerable children in Western Australia and overseas. The book sale is being held to raise vital funds for Save the Children. Among the available items are books, sheet music, CDs, DVDs & LPs at bargain prices. It includes Thousands of pre-loved books of exceptional quality which have been donated and will be available for sale at reasonable prices.
Dates & Time
Event: 26th – 30th September from 9-5 pm
Cannington Exhibition Centre
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