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‘Lekkerland Carnival’ aims to make it lekker this Mother’s Day


TREAT your mom to all things lekker at the Lekkerland Carnival on May 13, where the theme of the day is fun and entertainm­ent for the whole family.

The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is the backdrop for the event where music, food and carnival rides will reign supreme. Kids under 15 enter free.

Hosted by King Price Insurance, the annual festival started in 2017 in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga.

The public can expect an outdoor world-class stage and sound experience, a carnival area offering super rides, food trucks, a beer garden and fun activities for the kids.

Every act in the line-up is known for stellar live performanc­es and it includes one of SA’s legendary rock groups, Prime Circle, who will share the stage with the popular multi-instrument­alist folk pop group Georgetown and a golden string of the country’s most loved solo artists, including Elandré, Matthew Mole, Irene-Louise van Wyk, Ryno Velvet, Pedro Barbosa and Zaan Sonnekus.

Comedians Bouwer Bosch and Themba Robin will be the hosts of the event.

De Wet van Deventer, head of marketing at King Price, said: “We’re super excited about the Lekkerland Carnival and encourage everyone to bring the entire family.

“In fact, that’s why kids aged 15 and under enter for free.

“With some of SA’s best local acts, carnival rides, bars, food stalls and an awesome vibe, there’ll be something for everyone, so get ready for lots of lekker fun.”

Gates open at 8.30am and close at 6pm. Tickets are available on Computicke­t.

General access is R280.

uMama Concert

Art of Superwoman presents uMama Concert at the NIROX Amphitheat­re on Mother’s Day. The event is hosted by Olwethu Leshabane, a mother, blogger and the award- winning media entreprene­ur behind Art of Superwoman.

Leshabane said: “The programme and line-up will showcase an array of performanc­es from formidable female artists, who will pay homage to Mama Africa – the iconic Miriam Makeba.”

The music line-up will be headlined by award-winning hitmakers Zoë Modiga, Buhlebenda­lo and The Fem Band, Zolani Mahola, Sky Dladla, Austebza, Jude Harpstar and Bianca Blanc.

Where: NIROX Amphitheat­re, R540 Kromdraai Rd, Kromdraai, Krugersdor­p.

When: May 14.

Cost: Tickets are priced between R540 and R600 on Howler.

Makiti Mother’s Day Festival It’s mom’s day off from cooking, so why not take her to the Makiti Mother’s Day Festival in Krugersdor­p for an outdoor experience among good food, craft and jewellery stores, fun activities and more?

The Makiti Mother’s Day Festival is a celebratio­n of all the incredible moms out there who have dedicated their lives to raising their families.

The festival features a musical performanc­e by Martin Bester and his band. They will be playing some of their most popular songs as well as some special Mother’s Day dedication­s.

If you haven’t yet bought her a gift, there will also be opportunit­ies to shop for unique and thoughtful gifts for mom. The market boasts a range of vendors offering handmade crafts, jewellery, and other items.

Where: Makiti Wedding Venues and Lodge, Sterkfonte­in Cave Road, Krugersdor­p.

When: May 14 from 8am to 6pm. Cost: Tickets cost R30 for children and R50 for adults. Book via joburg.

Mother’s Day Sip and Paint Session

Treat your mom to an afternoon of art therapy at the Mother’s Day Paint Session at the Apples and Raisins Wedding and Conference Venue located in the tranquil countrysid­e of Walkervill­e.

Each guest will be served a non-alcoholic drink and a sweet treat. Included in your ticket fee is a canvas, which is yours to keep, and painting supplies for you to create your masterpiec­e.

You will have the creative freedom to paint as you like, and there will be reference photos to boost your creativity. Please note that this is not a guided event. This is a perfect opportunit­y to bond and create memories together.

Where: Apples and Raisins Wedding and Conference Venue,163 Nettleton Road, Elandsfont­ein.

When: May 13 at 1pm to 3pm. Cost: R230. Book via

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