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Knysna-Plett Herald - - Briewe | Letters -

Gal­le­ry turns 20

Vi­sit Knys­na Fi­ne Art gal­le­ry at T­he­sen Hou­se on T­hurs­day 9 No­vem­ber, 18:00, to ce­le­bra­te its two de­ca­des in the won­der­ful wor­ld of art. For the oc­ca­si­on, mo­re than a hund­red works by 80 es­ta­blis­hed and new ar­tis­ts will be on show.

P­lett o­pen gar­dens

It is that ti­me of the y­e­ar a­gain w­hen beau­ti­ful gar­dens a­round P­let­ten­berg Bay can be ap­pre­ci­a­ted by a­nyo­ne wil­ling to part with R100 in aid of the P­lett A­ni­mal Wel­fa­re Ser­vi­ce (PAWS). Da­te & ti­me: Sa­tur­day 11 No­vem­ber, 10:00 to 16:00. Tic­kets will be a­vai­la­ble at the gar­dens. And don’t f­or­get to en­joy a cup of tea and ca­ke at Ou­land Roy­a­le. Wa­tch the press for de­tails a­bout the gar­dens. In­fo: Marsja Hall-G­reen 073 645 9476 / 044 533 4578.

Test your b­lood su­gar le­vels

Knys­na Li­ons, in con­juncti­on with re­gis­te­red nur­ses from Knys­na Pro­vin­ci­al Hos­pi­tal as well as Li­fe Hos­pi­tal Knys­na, will pro­vi­de a free ser­vi­ce to the pu­blic in li­ne with Wor­ld Di­a­be­tes Day on 14 No­vem­ber. Vi­sit them on 11 No­vem­ber at par­k­run, 08:00 to 11:00, and 14 No­vem­ber at Pick n Pay, 09:00 to 15:00. They will al­so pro­vi­de the ser­vi­ce on 18 and 25 No­vem­ber at Wood­mill La­ne and 1 De­cem­ber at Horn­lee c­li­nic.

In­to the woods

The Ou­te­ni­qua branch of the Den­dro­lo­gi­cal So­cie­ty of SA is ha­ving an ou­ting on Sun­day 12 No­vem­ber at 10:00 at the Krans­hoek Fo­rest Walk (1km) in Har­ker­vil­le. Jo­han Baard from SANParks and Georg von dem Bussche will dis­cuss the in­flu­en­ce of the fi­re and droug­ht on the in­di­ge­nous fo­re­sts and ad­joi­ning fyn­bos. Af­ter­wards, en­joy a BYO lunch at the pi­cnic si­te (bring chairs). Di­recti­ons: Half­way be­t­ween Knys­na and P­let­ten­berg Bay on N2, turn in at Sa­sol, fol­low signs to­wards Krans­hoek, 7km a­way from N2. Bring wild cards or pay at en­tran­ce. We­ar wal­king shoes, suns­creen and hats. Vi­si­tors R20, child­ren free. Con­tact: Georg 082 415 4321.

A P­led­ge for na­tu­re

As part of a Wes­sa fun­drai­ser for P­led­ge Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve in Knys­na, Nan­na Jou­bert and Pat Nur­se will le­ad us on Sa­tur­day 18 No­vem­ber a­round the re­ser­ve, which is lo­ca­ted in the cen­t­re of town. The fi­res of Ju­ne vir­tu­al­ly an­ni­hi­la­ted the re­ser­ve, but with the re­cent rains, re­gro­wth has star­ted. Join us from 10:00 to 12:00 for this oc­ca­si­on, but ple­a­se book with Chris­ti­ne be­fo­re 15 No­vem­ber at wes­sa­ge­or­ge@ i­sat.co.za. Par­ti­ci­pa­ti­on fee of R50 pp but lar­ger do­na­ti­ons most wel­co­me!

Di­sas­ter fund AGM

Notice of Knys­na Di­sas­ter Fund AGM on Tu­es­day 28 No­vem­ber at 14:30 at C­hild Wel­fa­re, Wa­ter­front Dri­ve, Knys­na. In­fo: 074 474 8368

Sum­mer Sa­tur­days

Co­me to Mit­chell’s B­re­we­ry for a tas­te of the Gar­den Rou­te li­fe­sty­le, e­a­sing in­to your Sa­tur­day fes­ti­vi­ties with li­ve DJs playing co­as­tal be­ats in our o­pen-air ve­nue from 14:00 to 18:00. O­ri­gi­nal craft beer, ful­ly li­cen­sed bar, food me­nu and spe­ci­als a­vai­la­ble. See you all this Sa­tur­day!


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 (Mon-Sat). 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.


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 a­ward-win­ning 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!

Run free

Knys­na par­k­run, free, ti­med 5km run e­very Sa­tur­day at 08:00, star­ting at gras­sed a­rea next to the scout hall in George Rex Dri­ve. The aim is to pro­mo­te he­alth and fit­ness. To re­gis­ter go to www. par­k­run.co.za. For as­sis­tan­ce, call in at John Win­field Op­to­me­trist’s of­fi­ce 28 Wa­ter­front Dri­ve (be­low Glow beau­ty sa­lon).

* 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 get-to­get­hers, to ri­a­nas@grou­pe­di­tors.co.za. This must re­ach us by NOON on a Mon­day.

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