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Knysna-Plett Herald - - Briewe | Letters -

Bi­kers u­ni­te

S­pring­bok Ral­ly in Oudts­hoorn from 29 Sep­tem­ber to 1 Oc­to­ber at De Hoek Moun­tain Re­sort, or­ga­ni­sed by No­mads. Food and cam­ping and tra­de stalls, lots of pri­zes for young and old, gre­at mu­sic and en­ter­tai­n­ment, che­ap cash bar, con­cour­se and ga­mes, big screen al­so a­vai­la­ble. For the ad­ven­tu­re ri­ders, a trip in­to Die Hel for lunch on Sa­tur­day ar­ran­ged by Ke­vin van B­lerk. In­fo: No­mads on 082 559 7729, www.no­mads.org.za or Fa­ce­book/S­pring­bok Ral­ly.

Boog­ie-woog­ie

Gor­di Bro­wn and his Big Ti­me har­mo­ni­ca will be blo­win’ the blu­es at Bel­vi­de­re Ma­nor ho­tel, Knys­na on Tu­es­day 3 Oc­to­ber, 19:00 to 20:15. Tic­kets R120 a­vai­la­ble from The He­a­ring & He­alth Cen­t­re, Up­per Floor, Knys­na Mall 044382-1168. All pro­fits to Na­ti­o­nal Sea Res­cue In­sti­tu­te, Knys­na. Gor­di de­li­vers the blu­es in the tra­di­ti­on of the C­hi­ca­go mas­ters, ad­ding West Co­ast swing and jazz.

Ar­ty vi­bes

An exhi­bi­ti­on of pain­tings will ta­ke pla­ce at Knys­na Mall from 4 to 6 Oc­to­ber. Grab t­his op­por­tu­ni­ty to see and pur­cha­se so­me of the be­st o­ri­gi­nal art­works at very re­a­so­na­ble pri­ces. Ex­pect works by Peter Bar­rett, Lynn S­cha­e­fer, Mar­gie Bolt, Bar­bie Law­son and Sal­ly Bek­ker, a­mong ot­hers. Lo­cal ar­tis­ts who would li­ke to be part of t­his show can e­mail O­wen Ro­berts on o­jro­berts@tel­kom­sa.net.

Gar­de­ning @ Lei­su­re

On F­ri­day 6 Oc­to­ber we will be vi­si­ting three gar­dens, all within half-a-ki­lo­me­t­re on Lei­su­re I­sle. Ti­me: 10:00. Ve­nue: 26 S­teen­bok C­res­cent, Lei­su­re I­sle. Par­king is very li­mi­ted, ple­a­se either park in Ken­sing­ton Gar­dens or on the front ne­ar Bol­lard Bay. Ple­a­se we­ar com­for­ta­ble shoes. Tea will be ser­ved. Re­mem­ber to bring a mug for your tea and mo­ney for the raf­fle. Mem­bers and their gue­sts are wel­co­me with a small char­ge of R20 for gue­sts.

Bi­r­ding

La­kes Bi­rd Club ou­tings e­very first Sa­tur­day of the month, al­so ot­her ou­tings and talks. In­fo: Pat 044 382 0638 / S­te­ve 082 785 6152 / la­kes.bi­rd.club@gmail.com.

Lei­su­re­ly strolls

The Mo­tor­cy­cle Room mu­seum, T­he­sen I­sle, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 082 414 5167 or www.the­mo­tor­cy­cle­room.co.za

San Am­bro­sio C­hurch mu­seum in the Gou­na Fo­rest, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 044 382 9762 or in­fo@vi­sit­knys­na.co.za

Fo­rest Le­gend Mu­seum & Café, Diep­wal­le, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 044 382 9762

Mil­l­wood Hou­se mu­seum, Knys­na (MonSat). In­fo: 044 302 6320

Ho­ly T­ri­ni­ty c­hurch, Bel­vi­de­re, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 044 382 1293

Ti­me in na­tu­re

S­teen­bok Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve, Lei­su­re I­sle, Knys­na (all y­e­ar). Dog friend­ly. In­fo: Knys­na Tou­rism 044 382 5510

Ro­ta­ri­ans get to­get­her

The Ro­ta­ry Club of Knys­na meets at the Knys­na Yacht Club e­very Tu­es­day from 12:30 on­wards for the lunch meet­ing from 13:00 to 14:00. All vi­si­ting Ro­ta­ri­ans are wel­co­me as well as po­ten­ti­al new mem­bers.

Em­broi­de­ry

The Knys­na Em­broi­de­ry Guild meets e­very first Wed­nes­day of the month at 09:30 at the Knys­na Bo­w­ling Club in Raw­son S­treet. Vi­si­tors wel­co­me, R20. In­fo: Ber­ry 082 216 9666 or da­vid­pren­ti­ce25@y­a­hoo.co.uk.

Net­work in Knys­na

Knys­na Net­wor­king meet and share bu­si­ness i­de­as and sup­port our mem­bers e­very se­cond Wed­nes­day. For mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on con­tact Gu­drun on 072 699 4174.

Park it at the mar­ket

Sed­ge­field: Wild Oats Com­mu­ni­ty far­mers’ mar­ket e­very Sa­tur­day mor­ning (an a­ward­win­ning mar­ket with o­ver 60 stalls of the fi­nest lo­cal farm pro­du­ce, ho­me ba­kes, plants and flo­wers, out­door bre­ak­fast and li­ve mu­sic), S­ca­rab Craft Vil­la­ge and Mo­saic Mar­ket, all in c­lo­se prox­i­mi­ty al­ong the N2.

P­let­ten­berg Bay: Har­ker­vil­le Mar­ket e­very Sa­tur­day mor­ning of­fers food, art and craft and mo­re, on the N2 mid­way be­t­ween Knys­na and P­let­ten­berg Bay.

It’s a Sun­day thing

Li­ven up your Sun­day by ta­king a lei­su­re­ly d­ri­ve to a po­pu­lar P­lett land­mark, The He­ath, and sup­port lo­cals who exhi­bit their han­d­craf­ted pro­ducts and ot­her goods, amid a fes­ti­ve at­mos­p­he­re and li­ve en­ter­tai­n­ment - 09:00 to 15:00. You’ll still ha­ve ti­me for your af­ter­noon nap!

* For a com­pre­hen­si­ve lis­ting of w­hat to en­joy in the G­re­a­ter Knys­na a­rea, from s­port and en­ter­tai­n­ment, na­tu­re walks and cy­cling, pla­ces to stay and di­ning, to arts and cul­tu­re, go to the Knys­na Tou­rism web­si­te on www.vi­sit­knys­na. co.za/t­hings-to-do.

* Send de­tailed no­ti­ces of your e­vents, from meet­ings and fun­drai­sers to re­gu­lar get­to­get­hers, to ri­a­nas@grou­pe­di­tors.co.za. T­his must re­ach us by 15:00 on a Mon­day.

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