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Perth's most talented artists, designers, craftsmen
and gourmets will again form the creative melting
pot that is Perth Upmarket. With everything from
jewellery to cupcakes and art prints to toys, you'll
leave with a belly and a shopping bag full of the
state's most exquisite creations. UWA Winthrop
Hall, June 27, events.uwa.edu.au.
Nannup Flower and
The picturesque town of Nannup comes alive with
colour as tulips, daffodils and other blooms adorn the
streets and gardens. An art exhibition will be held at
Nannup Lavender Farm while guest speakers discuss
the best flora for different seasons and localities.
Nannup, August 19-23, westernaustralia.com.
A cult figure among skiers and filmmakers, Warren
Miller first merged these fields with his action-sport
documentaries of the 1950s. Combining stunning
cinematography, witty narrative and awesome
athletes, his style is often imitated but rarely
paralleled. Dynasty combines some of the best
footage from Warren's 60 years of filmmaking in a
tribute that will tour Australia. Perth Concert Hall,
June 27, bocsticketing.com.au.
City to Surf
It's not too late to slip on your joggers and start training
for this year's Rebel Sport City to Surf for Activ. Entry
fees will go to Activ, which provides services for
people with disabilities. However, entrants can
choose to raise money via sponsorship for other
charities this year through the new Activ Charity
Challenge. All fitness levels are catered for with
courses ranging from a 4km walk through to the 42km
marathon. Perth, August 29, citytosurf.activ.asn.au.
Avon Descent « Water lovers from all over the country will once again
descend on this epic event. Starting at Northam and finishing near Bayswater,
the course traverses some of the prettiest countryside in Western Australia. Pack
a picnic and observe the spectacle from the banks of the Avon and Swan rivers.
Swan and Avon Rivers, August 7-8, avondescent.com.au
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