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FynArts Fes­ti­val, Her­manus 10-19 June 2016 Love fine arts, mu­sic, lit­er­a­ture, food and wine? Then you dare not miss the host of work­shops, talks, per­for­mances, con­certs, films, art ex­hi­bi­tions, demon­stra­tions, food and drink, and fun ac­tiv­i­ties for the lit­tle ones… Tick­ets are avail­able at

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Cit­rus Fes­ti­val, Paten­sie 11 June 2016 Unique South African home- and hand­made prod­ucts, a beer and tea gar­den, food stalls, a fruit-and-veg­etable mar­ket, agri­cul­tural show, cit­ru­sor­chard tours, jump­ing cas­tles, moun­tain bike races, even rugby… The peo­ple of the Gam­toos Val­ley are ready for proper party! Time? 09:00 till late Cost R40pp (R10 for kids) Con­tact cit­rusfes­ti­

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Arts & Crafts Ram­ble, Wakker­stroom 16-19 June 2016 Spend the week­end in this charm­ing town, a three­hour drive from Jo­han­nes­burg and Pre­to­ria, and at­tend the third Arts & Crafts Ram­ble where local and other South African artists will ex­hibit and sell their work. Ac­cess to the ex­hi­bi­tions is free, but en­trance fees may be charged for some demon­stra­tions, cour­ses and talks. The restau­rants in town all have spe­cials and there will be an auc­tion at 14:30 on the Sun­day in aid of the Dana retirement vil­lage. Visit wakker­ za to book ac­com­mo­da­tion. Con­tact 083 452 3363 info@dekotzen­ ad­min@ar­tram­ble­wakker


Win­ter Fes­ti­val, Cal­itz­dorp 16-19 June 2016 Com­fort food, mu­sic, en­ter­tain­ment, stalls, com­pe­ti­tions (from wire cars to bi­cy­cles), a street party and much, much more… Con­tact cal­itz­dor­p­win­ter fes­ti­ 044 213 3775


Wilds­fees & Duiwe Fly-inn, Vic­to­ria West 24 & 25 June 2016 The heart of the Ka­roo will be cook­ing to raise money for Vic­to­ria West’s nurs­ing home and pri­vate school: riel dancers, an auc­tion, beer gar­den, moun­tain-bike chal­lenge, food stalls, 4x4 ob­sta­cle course, hunt­ing pack­ages, the an­nual pi­geon event (with a first prize of R80 000!), en­ter­tain­ment for chil­dren, raf­fles to win veni­son, a beauty morn­ing, well-known singers… Con­tact vicweswilds­ Vic­to­ria-Wes Wilds­fees & Duiwe Fly-inn


Sol­stice Fes­ti­val, Hart­beespoort 25 June 2016 Craft beer is king at this fes­ti­val in the Ma­galies val­ley where all the food and drink were sourced within a ra­dius of 50km. Par­tic­i­pate in a va­ri­ety of beer games, buy equip­ment to brew your own beer, get some­thing to eat at the food trucks and quench your thirst with the best beer in the area. Time? 09:00-18:00 Cost R150pp at plank­ Con­tact sol­stice­fes­ti­


Plat­te­land Pre­view Arts Fes­ti­val, Smith­field 26-28 June 2016 This will be the fourth year that fringe pieces cho­sen for the Gra­ham­stown National Arts Fes­ti­val, hold their “fi­nal dress re­hearsal” in in sev­eral in­ti­mate spa­ces in this Free State town. Con­tact ad­min@ plat­te­land­pre­


In­ni­bos art fes­ti­val, Nel­spruit 29 June-2 July 2016 This year’s pro­gramme is once again packed with mu­sic and the­atre pro­duc­tions, and the fes­ti­val site boasts six stages, stalls and much more. Book at Com­puticket. Con­tact in­ni­

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