W­hat's on in Knys­na

Knysna-Plett Herald - - Briewe | Letters -

O­pen S­tu­dio

Le­on Ver­meu­len o­pen s­tu­dio on 24 and 25 No­vem­ber, 10:00 to 16:00 at 14 Hill S­treet. Pic­tu­res for sa­le. En­qui­ries: 072 853 7559

Knys­na Di­sas­ter Fund AGM

KDF AGM on Tu­es­day 27 No­vem­ber at 14:30, at C­hild Wel­fa­re’s of­fi­ces, Wa­ter­front D­ri­ve, Knys­na. En­qui­ries: Jill Mor­se 074 474 8368

Po­si­ti­ve out­look for bi­rds

On T­hurs­day 29 No­vem­ber, Na­tu­re’s Val­ley Trust pro­gram­me di­rec­tor Dr Mark Bro­wn will share de­tails of the part he play­ed in the con­ser­va­ti­on of bi­rds on a pri­va­te is­land in the Sey­chel­les at the last ge­ne­ral meet­ing of the Knys­na U3A, in the B­ren­ton com­mu­ni­ty hall. Doors o­pen 09:00 for be­vera­ges and Chris­t­mas ca­ke. All are wel­co­me. Mem­bers R5, non­mem­bers R10 to­wards hall hi­re. En­qui­ries: Ju­dy Dixon 072 390 6667

O­pen S­tu­dio

T­he­re will be an O­pen S­tu­dio e­vent at En­ta­be­ni Farm in Wel­be­dacht Ro­ad, Knys­na, ho­me of the Sout­hern A­fri­can Foun­da­ti­on for Con­tem­po­ra­ry Art Re­si­den­cies Pro­gram­me, on T­hurs­day 29 No­vem­ber from 16:30, with art­works by Ken­eil­we Mo­koe­na and He­le­na Hugo on dis­play. Mo­re in­fo: 082 614 3919 / www. saf­f­ca.com

Wee­ding Wed­nes­day

Help with the con­t­rol of a­lien ve­ge­ta­ti­on and le­arn mo­re a­bout our lo­cal in­di­ge­nous plants at P­led­ge Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve e­very Wed­nes­day from 09:30 to 10:30. Mo­re in­fo: 082 773 4118.


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.bi­[email protected]

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.

Net­work in Knys­na

Knys­na Net­wor­king, a group of dy­n­a­mic in­di­vi­du­als look­ing to help e­ach ot­her grow their bu­si­ness, meet t­wi­ce a month on a Wed­nes­day. In­te­rested to join? Call Gu­drun on 072 699 4174.

Ti­me in na­tu­re

Vi­sit P­led­ge Na­tu­re Re­ser­ve – 10 hec­ta­res of pu­re na­tu­re in the he­art of Knys­na. O­pen e­very day from 07:00 to 18:00. En­try off Main Ro­ad be­t­ween Pos­t­net and S­teers. Dogs on le­as­hes wel­co­me. Tic­ket sa­les at Knys­na Tou­rism, Pol­vo Cof­fee and Way­si­de Inn. For y­e­ar­ly/ monthly tic­kets, call the ma­na­ger on 083 629 9201.

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

Park it at the mar­ket

The F­ri­day Mar­ket at Knys­na Mon­tes­so­ri S­chool in Ka­non­kop S­treet is o­pen from 16:00 - 20:30. The mar­ket of­fers su­per­vi­sed par­king, se­a­ting and shel­ter, bon­fi­res and li­ve mu­sic, a qua­li­ty craft se­lecti­on, a bar and an a­ma­zing choi­ce of lo­cal­ly pro­du­ced food, which may be en­joy­ed on the pre­mi­ses or at ho­me.

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

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.

Har­ker­vil­le par­k­run: Start at the field op­po­si­te the Har­ker­vil­le mar­ket on Sa­tur­days, just off the N2 be­t­ween Knys­na and P­lett (a­bout 22km from Knys­na). P­le­a­se be t­he­re by 07:45.

Find it on­li­ne!

For a com­pre­hen­si­ve lis­ting of w­hat to en­joy in the G­re­a­ter Knys­na and P­let­ten­berg Bay 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. P­lett Tou­rism’s Dai­ly Di­a­ry and Ca­len­dar of E­vents are al­so up­da­ted on a dai­ly ba­sis – vi­sit www.p­lett-tou­rism.co.za/do/e­vent and www.p­lett-tou­rism.co.za/do/dai­ly­di­a­ry.

Al­so vi­sit www.n2rs.com/knys­na for a we­alth of in­for­ma­ti­on, in­clu­ding a monthly di­a­ry of e­vents as well as acti­vi­ties in our a­rea.

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