W­hat's on in Knys­na

Knysna-Plett Herald - - Letters -

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

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.

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.

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.bi­[email protected] Brid­ge pairs mor­nings

Du­pli­ca­te brid­ge e­very Wed­nes­day and T­hurs­day at the Knys­na an­gling club. R30 playing fee in­clu­des tea/cof­fee. All wel­co­me on a “walk in” ba­sis. Re­gis­ter by 08:45 to play by 09:00. “Sing­les” will be pai­red to play to­get­her. Play­ers can stay af­ter play w­hen Hei­di At­kin­son will ans­wer que­s­ti­ons and go o­ver any dif­fi­cult hands at no char­ge, to en­coura­ge play­ers to im­pro­ve. In­fo: Hei­di 082 776 0238 / hei­[email protected] hi­de­a­loe­rie.co.za

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.

Ma­ke it snap­py

The Knys­na P­ho­to­graphic So­cie­ty holds meet­ings on the thi­rd Wed­nes­day of e­ach month at the Bel­vi­de­re Ma­nor con­fe­ren­ce cen­t­re at 18:30. Vi­si­tors are most wel­co­me to at­tend. Mo­re in­fo: Ja­cqui John­ston 082 4587598 / www.knys­nap­ho­to­so­cie­ty.com. 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.

Lei­su­re­ly strolls

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

San Am­bro­sio C­hurch mu­seum in the Gou­na Fo­rest, Knys­na (dai­ly). In­fo: 044 382 9762 or in­[email protected]­sit­knys­na.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

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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