Loads of family entertainment, fun and games to thrill at Summer Fest

EVERYONE’S invited to bring a picnic and enjoy the first Inner West Summer Fest this Saturday (February 8) in Enmore Park, 3-8pm.

Celebrating summer in the Inner West, Summer Fest is a family friendly and fun event featuring circus skills workshops, giant games, side show performances and lots of live music.
They day will feature:
Beeswax & Bottlecaps – featuring variety and vaudeville, loads of fun and a colourful pop-up performance;
Stiff Gins – Indigenous music act by Nardi Simpson and Kaleena Briggs whose stunning harmonies and wicked humour transports you to a world of joy, spirit and song;
A giant raffle with all proceeds going to the RFS and communities devastated by the recent bushfires. Major prizes include the Enmore Theatre Golden Ticket (a 12 month double pass to unlimited shows at the venue), a VIP Sydney FC experience for 10 people, and a signed West Tigers jersey;
Green Mohair Suits – toe-tapping covers and spine-tingling choral perfection;
A second stage, featuring local acts Los Monaros, Wahoo Ghost, The Subterraneans and Latina Dance Group, Juventud;
Erth Roving Shows amazing prehistoric creatures – cute, life-like baby dinos and mischievous Turongs;
Circusworks’ ‘Circus Playground’ interactive workshops for juggling, stilts, spinning and balancing, all under supervision of instructors;
Reuse Maker Space hosted by Reverse Garbage where reusing materials in innovative, useful and creative ways will be showcased;
Summer Screen Printing – make a summer-inspired festival bag as a take home gift;
Lunar New Year wishing tree, lantern-making and colouring-in station, hosted by Community and Cultural Connections Inc. and members of the local Vietnamese community;
Marrickville Metro’s ‘Make Your Own Antipasto Platter’ workshop, partnering with Panetta Mercato; and St Vincent de Paul Society, Rozelle will attend and collect donations for their bushfire appeal.
There will also be a sausage sizzle, kombucha stand and ice-cream van.