Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure FestNovember 5-6, 2016, August, Australia's South West
There's something on offer for everyone at the Act-Belong-Commit Augusta Adventure Fest. Competitors can choose from three different events for adventurers of all ages, and four different off-road disciplines, including ocean swimming and kayaking, trail running and mountain biking. Recognised as the world's biggest adventure race, the multi-race, multi-adventure weekend has something for everyone, taking place amidst the rugged landscapes of the South West.
Margaret River Gourmet Escape
The Margaret River Gourmet Escape has an unparalleled line up of international and local food and wine celebrities, iconic and breathtaking host locations, money can't buy culinary experiences and a premium focus on 'the world's best'. World-famous television cook and food writer Nigella Lawson will be experiencing Gourmet Escape for the first time in 2016, along with an all-star line-up of international chefs, including Dominique Crenn, Janice Wong, Rick Stein, Ashley Palmer-Watts and Mauro Colagreco.
A 50-tonne, fire-breathing spider will land at Perth's Elizabeth Quay this November for three exclusive shows as part of Arcadia, which will include a performance of Yallor Keeninyarra (Dance of the Wadjuk Nyungar people), lead by Noongar representative Barry McGuire. The Arcadia Spectacular is an Australian-first and will combine theatre, circus, music, aerial performance, robotics and pyrotechnics. Artists will perform in the belly of the beast, allowing audiences to stand under and around the 360-degree structure.
King of the Cut
Australia's premiere ocean race, King of the Cut, offers paddlers the chance to experience one of the best downwind runs in the coastal city of Mandurah. The 24 kilometre course is considered one of the finest downwind runs on the planet. The event is also the headline act of Wardan Marr Week, which combines five races in the space of a week, attracting plenty of world class ocean athletes.
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Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival
The Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival is a celebration of the cultural diversity of Manjimup, highlighting and promoting the horticultural products that are grown (particularly cherries) and the value they add to the region. The festival attracts visitors from around the State and is held during the optimum cherry season in December.