Eat, drink and have fun

Daily Dispatch - - Weekender - Non­sindiso Qwabe E-mail gig@dis­* Fax 043 748 1723 Madeleine Chaput


● East Lon­don ladies are in­vited to the Ladies Craft Day tak­ing place at Madi­son’s Mar­ket Café in Stir­ling from 9am. There they will have an op­tion to ei­ther cre­ate their own clock or dec­o­rate their own Christ­mas an­gel, tree and rein­deer. Tick­ets are R370 per per­son. To book con­tact Taryn Pet­zer on 082-442-8621.

● Cel­e­brate the global 6th World­wide Aquathon Day at the East Lon­don beach­front Vir­gin Ac­tive from 9am for three hours of water fun. Do­nate tinned food at the event. Non-gym mem­bers are re­quested to bring their IDs. For more info email aquaby­

● Dance the night away at Gonu­bie Farmer’s Hall start­ing at 8pm. En­trance is R30 per per­son and at­ten­dees are to bring their own bar. For more de­tails con­tact Jenny Hol­land on 083-948-1141.

● Catch the an­nual Gar­dens of East Lon­don Sat­ur­day and on Sun­day from 9am to 5pm. Hosted by Pam Gold­ing Prop­er­ties, var­i­ous gar­dens around EL will be on show and the funds raised will go to­wards sup­port­ing more than 15 lo­cal char­i­ties. Tick­ets avail­able from Pam Gold­ing Prop­er­ties of­fice at R50 per per­son. Chil­dren un­der 12 free.

● Don’t miss mu­si­cian Ray Dy­lan at the Guild Theatre from 8pm. Dy­lan will spoil his fans with all his great­est hits as well as a com­pi­la­tion of coun­try, rock and modern pop. Tick­ets at R140 from Com­puticket.

● Join Liesel Bezuiden­hout aka Liesel train­ing 101 for this year’s Mis­sion Pawsi­ble at Body Cul­ture Gym from 8am. Tick­ets are avail­able at Body Cul­ture at

R35 for adults and R25 kids. Funds raised will go to­wards as­sist­ing Fur­ever Fixed An­i­mal Res­cue.


● The Ox­ford Strid­ers Light­ning Fast 10km run is hap­pen­ing from Voortrekker road in Wil­so­nia to Ox­ford Strid­ers in Na­hoon. The race starts at 7am. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact He­len on 083609-6708.


● Black Cof­fee will be kick­ing off his tour in East Lon­don at the Buf­falo Park Cricket Sta­dium from 5pm. Gen­eral ac­cess tick­ets are R150 per per­son or R500 for VIP ac­cess. Tick­ets are avail­able at Com­puticket.

● Catch the All Things Fine, Cheese and Wine pop up shop and pic­nic at Hun­ters Es­tate, 3 Lido Av­enue, Na­hoon Val­ley. Visit from 4pm to 7pm to en­joy some shop­ping, cheese and wine on the banks of the Na­hoon River.

● En­joy a Cheese and Wine evening at Stir­ling High School from 6.30pm. Live en­ter­tain­ment from mu­si­cian and theatre guru, Kerry Hiles and great wines in­clud­ing Spier and Kleine Zalze will be the or­der of the evening. Tick­ets are R150 per per­son and can be booked atg the school on 043735-1444.

● Visit Vin­cent Park for a mag­i­cal movie drive-in ex­pe­ri­ence. Movie park­ing opens at 6.30pm with the fea­ture film screened at 7.30 pm. En­try is free, but park­ing is re­stricted to 200 cars.


● Visit Kim’s Cor­ner in Quigney for the Gar­dener’s Mar­ket from 9am to 1pm. Con­tact Jerry Ley­land on 084075-4064 for more in­for­ma­tion.

● Catch the Madis­ons Mar­ket at Madis­ons Cafe in Stir­ling from 9am. Con­tact Tar­ryn Pet­zer on 082-4428621 for more in­for­ma­tion.

● En­joy the Sea Res­cue Open day at the East Lon­don NSRI base from 10am to 4.30pm. Jump­ing cas­tle, face paint­ing, food and drinks stalls, and boat rides will be on of­fer.

● Join the SA Cake Dec­o­ra­tor’s Guild for a Christ­mas Work­shop at Vin­cent Methodist Church Hall from 10am to 4pm. Tick­ets are R200 per per­son and in­cludes re­fresh­ments and a gin­ger­bread kit. To book please con­tact Su­san Mor­gan on 072-124-7799.

● Catch Is­abel Cosa’s Spring/Sum­mer 2018 fash­ion show at the Ann Bryant Art Gallery from 4pm. Tick­ets are R250 for VIP ac­cess. Gen­eral ac­cess is R120 in­clud­ing a wel­come drink. Con­tact Gugu For­tuin on 062-413-2624 or Nosipho Nceka on 083-335-9096 to book tick­ets or for more in­for­ma­tion.

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SWIM TO YOUR HEART’S DE­LIGHT: East Lon­don’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in the an­nual World­wide Aquathon Day will be at the Vir­gin Ac­tive gym along the Es­planade on Sat­ur­day.

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