W­hat's on in knys­na...

Knysna-Plett Herald - - Briewe | Letters - Send de­tailed no­ti­ces of your e­vents, from meet­ings and fun­drai­sers to re­gu­lar get­to­get­hers, to ri­a­[email protected]­pe­di­tors.co.za. T­his must re­ach us by NOON on a THURSDAY.

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

Towns­hip tou­rs

Ex­pe­rien­ce the vi­be in the towns­hip, meet the pe­op­le, vi­sit the pres­chool in the mor­ning, vi­sit the hai­r­dres­ser, gro­cer, cob­bler and li­bra­ry. En­joy tea in a ho­me in the towns­hip with drum­ming and singing. T­his tour gi­ves back to the com­mu­ni­ty. De­part dai­ly at 10:00 and 14:00. Cost: a­dults R400, c­hild­ren R150. The tour las­ts be­t­ween two to three hours. To book: 082 338 6289 or 044 382 1087 / [email protected] e­m­zi­ni­tours.co.za

Con­cor­dia free pet cli­nic

E­very first Wednesday out­si­de the Con­cor­dia li­bra­ry from 09:00 to noon. Free in­o­cu­la­ti­ons for dogs and cats, by Knys­na Ve­te­ri­na­ry Cli­nic and E­m­zi­ni Tou­rs. We try to gi­ve col­lars to the dogs, gi­ve so­me pet e­du­ca­ti­on to e­ver­yo­ne t­he­re, sign up as ma­ny for ste­ri­li­sa­ti­on at KAWS as pos­si­ble, then all the dogs get de­wor­med, in­o­cu­la­ted, chec­ked for fle­as and man­ge and any ot­her pro­blems. Each dog re­cei­ves a book­let with their in­for­ma­ti­on.

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, to pla­ces to stay and di­ning, 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/dai­ly-di­a­ry.

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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