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Light The Night | Every two hours, someone in Australia will lose the fight against blood cancer.
Light The Night aims to raise awareness in a spectacular way this September. Participants are given a glowing
balloon and walk three kilometres through the city, creating a path of light that represents hope in the face of
the disease. Register to be a part of the fight. Perth Foreshore, September 15, lightthenight.org.au .
Finally, an opportunity to pull on your beer wench
attire and down some German beer. There will
be dozens of events taking place for this year’s
festival, with pubs and clubs all around Perth
participating. Various locations, September
18-October 3, hofbrau.com.au .
Perth Royal Show
All the best things in life converge at this iconic
event – wood chopping, cat shows, huge
chunks of salty, buttered corn and, of course,
the epic dairy pavilion. What more could you
ask for? Well, maybe just a few showbags of
sugar-loaded treats, washed down with the
stomach-churning rides of sideshow alley.
Ah yes, everyone loves the show. Claremont
Showgrounds, September 25–October 2,
Spring in the Valley
Get among the wines and the vines this October,
when the Swan Valley hosts its first-ever, month-long
Spring in the Valley festival. Featuring wine tastings,
concerts, art exhibitions, cooking classes and plenty
of family-based activities, the festival makes for a
great time to explore this beautiful region. Swan
Valley, October 1-31, swanvalley.com.au .
Heritage Perth Heritage Days
History buffs will love this event, which explores
Perth’s heritage going back many thousands of years.
The program includes tours of Perth buildings, Stirling
Gardens and important colonial and indigenous sites,
along with various photographic exhibitions and
creative performances. Various locations in Perth,
November 13-14 , heritageperth.com.au .
Australia Cup | Australia’s premier international yacht-racing event takes place here in Perth.
You can catch all the action on the Swan River from viewing points along the Perth foreshore, Matilda Bay
or Kings Park. Swan River, November 24-27, australiacup.org.au.
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